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Three 5* Cottages Nr Awarded Putsborough Beach & Tennis (sleeps 4-8 people)+cots - Putsborough Thatched Barn



Updated: 15-Oct-2016
Award wining cottages private gardens & Tennis Free Wifi Full SKY BBQs, 400m Walk to Beach Child & Dog Friendly, Devon, England

These beautiful and well appointed award winning cottages, each with its own private secure garden, are located in an area of outstanding natural beauty adjacent to the acclaimed blue flag Putsborough/Woolacombe beach 400m away (dog friendly all year). A private path leads to the beach, there is a private tennis court and a children’s play area. Two award winning, child and dog friendly Devon pubs 1 mile away both with roaring fires and great food. The village of Croyde is 3/4mile walk with several pubs/restaurants and shops.

Unit 1: Putsborough Manor Cottage a beautiful grade II listed thatched cottage is arranged on two floors with bedrooms upstairs, and lounge and dining room, kitchen, cloakroom and bathroom on the ground floor. All rooms have lovely views over the gardens. The lounge has a wood burning stove, large TV with full SKY channels and DVD. The bathroom has a jacuzzi bath. The recently fitted kitchen is very well equipped and has granite worktops and quality neff appliances. Outside there is a patio with tables and chairs and a BBQ. You can also bring your horse on holiday with you, a secure paddock and water nearby, ride on Putsborough or Saunton beaches, on Exmoor or on the bridal paths next to the cottage.

Unit2: Putsborough Garden Cottage a new built award winning stone cottage set in the walled garden of the Manor. A 3 bedroomed and 3 bathroomed property is beautifully appointed with underfloor heating throughout, large slate flagstone floors, one of the bathrooms has a lovely jacuzzi/spa bath to luxuriate in after a day at our fantastic beach. The cottage is set over two floors but has two bedrooms (both with TVs) and two bathrooms downstairs making it ideal for the mobility impaired. There is a large family bedroom upstairs with 1 double bed and 2 singles and ensuite shower, walk in wardrobe, TV. There is a large entrance hall leading to the bedrooms and the utility room with washing facilities. Sliding doors then lead to the huge vaulted open plan lounge / kitchen / dinning room, with 42" full SKY TV, comfortable leather sofas, top of the range Neptune kitchen and Siemens appliances, antiqued and polished slate work surfaces complete the picture for this 5* cottage. The gardens are a real feature of this property with two sun trap patios, one for alfresco and bbq eating right off the lounge with its fully sliding patio doors, another private patio with sun loungers for a chill out! There is also an outdoor shower and hanging rack for wetsuits and storage area for boards etc. The rest of the gardens are beautiful established boarders and specimen plants, ancient apple arbour and herb gardens. very peaceful with lots of birds.

Further information for both cottages can be found on www.putsboroughmanorcottages.co.uk

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Details for holiday barn Putsborough Thatched Barn, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 2 Bathrooms

This beautiful Grade II listed Barn has its own private and secure garden, patio and BBQ. There is a large open plan lounge, and fully fitted kitchen with marble worktops and dining area, there is SKY TV in the lounge, windows look out toward the garden. There are two lovely bedrooms both with ensuite bathrooms (one with spa bath), one bedroom has a kingsize bed and one with 2 singles. There are limestone floors with underfloor heating throughout. Our award winning Putsborough / Woolacombe beach is a 400 m walk and we have a private tennis court and parking onsite.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I moved to North Devon about 8 years ago because I love the area so much. It is a truely beautiful place to be, the magnificant scenery, beaches, pretty villages and outdoor lifestyle is very appealing.

I really enjoying holiday letting, it is lovely to meet people from all walks of life, from near and far. I take great pleasure in people coming here and enjoying not only the lovely accomodation I can offer them but the whole North Devon experience.

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1 holidaymaker review


Really special location for a peaceful break

  • 5 of 5

As one of the first people to stay in the barn I was concerned that it would ready for us. I was more than happy with the standard of the refurb. Everything was new and top quality. The beach is close and the walks available on the doorstep are amazing. The gardens and tennis court added to the overall feeling of tranquility... We enjoyed the local pubs in Georgeham The Rock and the Kings and mentioning the owners helped us a table one night...

I will go back again next year as it has left us with fond memories.. Thanks Jon and Claire...

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

Our recently converted thatched and listed Putsborough Manor Barn is well appointed, with two brooked and two ensued bathrooms, a large open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area, and its proving very popular with our guests! Our smaller 2 bed Manor Cottage is a listed, picture perfect, thatched cottage Our larger new 3 bed Garden Cottage is a beautiful stone cottage in the fabulous walled garden, both v close to Croyde village and Georgeham village with there shops and pubs & ideally very close to Putsborough / Woolacombe beach. All in the curtledge of Putsborough Manor House with its history stretching back to Doomsday. The gardens and surrounding hamlet are very pretty and in a conservation zone and also an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Surrounded by National Trust land and lots of lovely walks. There is also a superbly positioned tennis court. In short I feel it has everything to offer the holiday maker who wants to 'get away' from it all and enjoy beautiful Devon at its finest.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Exeter at 50 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Kings Arms or The Rock Inn at 1 Miles Nearest Ferry : Ilfracombe at 8 Miles Nearest Golf : Saunton Sands at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Barnstaple at 9 Miles Nearest Motorway : A361 at 5 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Rock Inn or The Kings Arms at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : Putsborough Woolacombe at 400 Metres Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Bicycles available to hire in Croyde

Surfing equipment available to hire in Croyde and Braunton.

Surf lessons available also.

Fishing - boats from Ilfracombe, also lake and river fishing nearby.

Clay pigeon shooting 8 miles away.

Horse riding stables in Croyde.

Horse allowed secure paddock available.


Putsborough beach - 400 metres

Croyde beach - 1.5 miles

Woolacombe beach - 2 miles

Saunton Sands - 2 miles


Exeter Airport 60 miles


Georgeham village - 1 mile

Croyde village - 1.5 miles

Braunton - 5 miles

Woolacombe - 5 miles

Barnstaple - 9 miles

Further Details:

Putsborough is surrounded by National Trust land with breathtaking views and numerous walks. The popular surfing Mecca of Croyde and Saunton Sands are very close by and within a few minutes drive, there is a path to Croyde approx 3/4 mile. Woolacombe is also close by, either a couple of minutes drive or a leisurely walk along the beach.

Locally facilities include excellent golf courses, horse riding, boat/fishing hire, clay pigeon shooting at the renowned South West Shooting Club, Lundy Island is a 19 miles by boat from Ilfracombe or Appledore.

There are several adventure/children parks nearby, and National Trust properties to visit. The beautiful and dramatic landscape of Exmoor is also close by. The coast line is rich in beautiful colour washed villages and towns to visit.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Half Term
21 Oct 2016 - 27 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Nov & Dec
28 Oct 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
December 2
16 Dec 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
23 Dec 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year
30 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
3 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Half Term
10 Feb 2017 - 23 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
24 Feb 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
31 Mar 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
21 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
28 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
May Half Term
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early June
2 Jun 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late June
16 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early July
30 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer Holidays
14 Jul 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £35
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Rates are subject to change at owners discretion. Ask about short break rates during low season

30% of total cost required at time of booking with balance due 8 weeks prior to the holiday.

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From the Owner

Walk to our fabulous beach (400 m) voted No 1 UK Beach in 2015 and No 2 UK beach by Trip Advisor in 2013 and 2014! Garden Cottage was awarded a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for its first year 2014. Free wifi and full Sky tv Beautiful private gardens for each cottage, one with childrens play area and both with BBQ areas Child, dog and horse friendly Beautiful private tennis court There is two award winning pubs 1 mile away. It is a magical place to visit.

Property Type

  • barn


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • rural


  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Jacuzzi
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • 2 ensuite bathrooms both with shower one with spa bath.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • The Master bedroom has a kingsize bed with hotel quality bedding, bed side tables and reading lights, walk in wardrobe, window seat, sliding doors into the ensuite bathroom which has a shower and spa bath. Underfloor heating throughout and heated towel rail, there is also a shaver socket and backlit mirror. Upstairs there is a bedroom with 2 singles, this has oak floors and beams (some low at 190cm) there is also an ensuite shower room with heated towel rail, shaver socket and backlit mirror, there is a walk in wardrobe.


  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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