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Beachstyle tasteful open plan detached home, near beach, 24 Aug week available .

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2 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Croyde, Braunton, Devon, England
The Porthole has the coast lover in mind, comfortable and contemporary with sea views, ideally located half way between the beach and Croyde village with facilities for both active and restful days. This high standard fully renovated detached holiday home is perfect for families and over 24s friend groups only. At the end of a quiet cul-de-sac it has a safely enclosed back garden which is a sun trap, with a generous 10m decked area and a grass for relaxing on too. Inside it is warm and comfortable with new double glazing and central heating making it super cosy all year round. An airy newly appointed and furnished open plan ground floor is perfect for a sociable holiday. Superfast WIFI and smart TVs in both bedrooms and lounge will keep you entertained. You can choose to open up the patio sliding doors to the garden deck which is equipp... Read more
Listing #HL454213
About the Owner
Jane B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Being local I can advise on any activities you might like and where to book. I will try to respond to any queries or problems as soon as possible so as not to impact on your holiday. Prior to your visit I will contact you with details of your arrival and am always available if you need to chat about anything. My priority will always be to help you have a really good holiday experience...that is what it is all about and I will always do my very best to support my guests in any way I can when needed.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Porthole is a lovely, fresh & bright house at the end of a small, quiet cul-de-sac; the location is ideal for walking to the village or to the beach down a convenient series of public footpaths. The house is fully equipped and I'd definitely...More

Thank adale50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Porthole is amazing, it is beautiful contemporary living by the sea, extremely clean bright and welcoming (a lovely cream tea awaited us on our arrival) very spacious throughout, comfy beds, beautiful linens, amazing decked garden where we enjoyed a BBQ one night, stunning views...More

Thank mia7199
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

A total pleasure to have you staying at the Porthole. I couldn't he happier that it all worked well for you all and you had a super holiday.

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

It was our first trip to Devon and the the Porthole was fantastic. We had a six month old and two year old in tow and the layout was perfect. We were blessed with glorious sunshine all week and the garden was ideal for all...More

Thank pollysharpe29
Management response:Responded 6 June 2018

I'm so glad you love the Porthole and my favourite village too. It has so much to offer all ages. Come back soon.

  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No groups of under 24 year olds, no stag/hen, no non-residents, no face paint, max 4 people. Please contact me at the time with issues rather than at the weekend when tradesmen...
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights --
R 28 198
£1 600
24 Aug 2018 -
30 Aug 2018
7 nights --
R 17 624
£1 000
31 Aug 2018 -
6 Sep 2018
7 nights --
R 10 574
7 Sep 2018 -
13 Sep 2018
7 nights --
R 10 134
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 2 644 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
If you would like Saturday changeover look at our sister properties Silver Sea 5653539 and Sandy Way 8795782. Check in time is from 4pm. Check out is strictly before 10am. Check out after this time will result in a non-negotiable fine of your damage deposit. We need enough time to keep cleaning standards high and I pay cleaners from 10.
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About the neighbourhood
Croyde is a large village following the curve of its wonderful sandy bay, one of Britais finest surfing beaches. It boasts a popular Thatched pub, several beach and surf related shops, good restaurants, 2 indoor heated leisure pools one of which is literally at the end of the road you will stay on. This also has a Gym, Jacussi and Sauna perfect for relaxing. There are lakes renown for wildlife, rock pools, and tea shops for the all important cream tea. You can hire a horse in Croyde and ride it through the surf for miles. The highly regarded golf course at Saunton is a 5 minute drive and you can pick up the coastal path 800m down the road. You will see Baggy Point, famous for its cliff climbs, from the bedroom window as you can the sunset over Lundy Island. Georgeham 2 miles up the lane al... more
Getting around
Buses run through Croyde hourly and the nearest train is in Barnstaple.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 50.0 km
Railway: Barnstaple: 12.0 km
Ferry: Plymouth: 70.0 km
From the M5 exit at Junction27 sign for North Devon/Barnstaple 3rd exit A361. At Barnstaple take signs to Ilfracombe. At Braunton turn left towards Croyde. This is the nearest petrol station and supermarket to Croyde. Once you go past the Croyde sign Ora Stone Park is the 2nd road on your right just past the first central island. The Porthole is right at the top of the cul-d-sac on your right. Park on the drive or the gravel directly outside avoiding the lane which has right of way for the summer residence further along the lane. The key safe is by the front door.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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