Stepps Farm is in a delightful, rural location tucked away in a tiny picturesque hamlet ten minutes from the popular village of Braunton and just a little further from the fabulous beaches of Saunton, Croyde and Woolacombe. This very spacious, detached 18th century farmhouse and barn conversion has been lovingly renovated with many modern features added, yet the property retains its appealingly rustic character and charm with exposed beams and many original features. The expansive kitchen/breakfast room is located next to the fabulous dining room complete with attractive handcrafted large oak table and feature original bread oven. Whether it is coffee and croissants before a trip out onto Exmoor or preparing a small banquet for a special occasion, those wanting to indulge their culinary credentials will love the well-equipped and sociable kitchen.
**Free parking for one car provided in Croyde Down End Beach Car Park (up until end February 2018)**
The generous number of welcoming reception rooms are a real bonus. After returning from a fun filled day in the surf and sand you might choose to play pool in the games room, join your friends for a chat in front of the log burner in the living room or perhaps watch a movie in the sitting room. It's easy to find a quiet space before getting together again for a convivial meal, board game or adventure out.
Upstairs the bedrooms and bathrooms are all finished to a high standard with tasteful decor. The truly spacious master bedroom is a real gem (it is huge!) and has a Superking bed and its own en suite facilities with powerful shower. Guests also benefit from a King room with en suite facilities, bath and shower and there are also a Twin room and a King room (which can be made into Twin on request). The fifth bedroom is sure to become a firm favourite with the younger party members with its two sets of full size bunk beds catering for up to four. However, if just two children share the bedroom, imagine no fights over who gets the top bunk! The main bathroom is very generously apportioned with both a bath and separate corner powerful shower.
Outside there are plenty of places to relax in the sunshine with a cool drink on a summer's evening. From the kitchen door there is a patio area with seating and, on the other side of the house, steps lead up to a quiet lawned courtyard garden. For the more energetic, Stepps Farm has more to offer; up the lane there is a mown area of garden that can be used to play five-a-side football or other games and a wild meadow where, at the top, seats are provided for you to enjoy a sundowner, look down the wooded valley, admire the countryside and look out for the local wildlife.
In addition to Woolacombe Beach, the UK's best beach (named by travellers two years running in the TripAdvisor reviews 2016), as well as the lovely sandy surfing beaches of Saunton, Putsborough and Croyde there are numerous other attractions within driving distance from the house. Along the rugged north coast you will find exhilarating hikes on the South West Coast Path, days out on Exmoor, including Lynton and Lynmouth known as 'Little Switzerland.' Boat trips from Ilfracombe harbour to Lundy Island. Plus there are plenty of local attractions for the children including the Combe Martin Dinosaur Park, Watermouth Castle and Arlington Court.
Nearer to Stepps Farm are the beautiful Marwood Gardens and the Muddiford Inn is approx. 2 miles away. Braunton offers a great selection of individual shops, family-friendly cafes and restaurants. The village has easy access to the Tarka Trail cycle path and golfers are spoiled with a variety of courses to suit all standards in easy reach.
Stepps Farm is perfect for families, extended families or groups of friends, at any time of year, you will simply not want to leave this really special, spacious holiday home!
Accommodation: Ground Floor: Entrance Hall. Kitchen/Breakfast room with large range cooker (six rings, two ovens and grill), microwave, dishwasher and American style fridge/freezer. Coffee machine. Radio/iPod dock. Living room with wood burning stove and freeview TV. Sitting room with freeview TV and DVD. Dining room. Games room with pool table. Utility room with sink unit, washing machine and tumble dryer. Cloakroom with WC and basin. First floor: Bedroom 1 with Super King, freeview TV and en suite shower room with separate corner shower cubicle, WC and basin. Bedroom 2 with King and en suite bathroom with shower attachment, WC and basin, freeview TV. Bedroom 3 with Twin with zip 'n' link option to King on request. Bedroom 4 with King with zip 'n' link option to Twin on request. Bedroom 5 with two sets of full size bunk beds (sleeps a total of 4). Bathroom with bath, separate corner shower cubicle, WC and basin.
Facilities and Services: Linen and Towels. Oil CH. Wi-Fi Broadband. No smoking. 2 pets welcome. Selection of games, books and DVDs. Highchair and stairgate available. Complimentary basket of logs. Garden furniture. One acre of natural grounds/meadow. Barbecue. Secure cycle store. Ample private parking. Free parking for one car provided in Croyde Down End Beach Car Park (up until end February 2018). £200 refundable security deposit. Short breaks available. 4pm arrival time. Arr/Dep for weekly bookings is Friday.
- Sleeps 12
- 5 Bedrooms
- 2 Pets allowed
- WiFi available
- Private parking
- Friday changeover
- 3 Bathrooms
- Bed linen provided
- Towels provided
- Travel cot available
- 6 miles to a beach
- 1.7 miles to a pub
- Open fire/woodburner
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
|Band||Date Range||7 night price *|
|26th May 2017 - 2nd June 2017||£2,495.00|
|2nd June 2017 - 30th June 2017||£1,750.00|
|30th June 2017 - 21st July 2017||£2,150.00|
|21st July 2017 - 1st September 2017||£2,950.00|
|1st September 2017 - 22nd September 2017||£1,699.00|
|22nd September 2017 - 20th October 2017||£1,350.00|
|20th October 2017 - 27th October 2017||£2,195.00|
|27th October 2017 - 15th December 2017||£1,195.00|
|15th December 2017 - 6th January 2018||£2,950.00|
* Please note: guide prices are based on the current year's prices and do not include optional items such as pet fees.
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