BRAUNTON GRANGE | 7 Bedrooms | Braunton | Sleeps 17 Ref 26391
BRAUNTON GRANGE OVERVIEW
BRAUNTON GRANGE is a stunning 7 bedroom property sleeping 17+ people, perfect for families, friends and couples. GRANGE, in the rural hamlet of Lobb, very close to Saunton, is the beautiful original kitchen and servants quarters of the old manor house (that sadly burned down after WW2), lovingly and thoughtfully modernised with a wealth of original features and tremendous charm. Throughout the property are original beams, stone niches, deep-set windows and exposed stonework. Slate grey flagstone floors abound on the ground floor, natural wood doors with rustic style fittings can be found throughout. Owing to its elevated position, open windows afford gorgeous country views. The beaches of Croyde, Putsborough & Woolacombe are nearby, as well as two championship courses in Saunton..
As you step through the front door into the double aspect dining room the high beamed ceiling never fails to impress. The lofty ceiling, with its exposed beams, combined with a slate grey flagstone floor, cream washed natural stone walls, hardwood table and high backed chairs give this room a medieval feel. This a great room for dining, socialising or relaxing. You can choose to illuminate the room using the halogen down lights, but, for a more atmospheric feel, make use of the candle lantern hanging from a central beam. This room has 2 x dining tables seating 10 + 6.
Enter the main lounge via the hallway leading from ground floor bedrooms or the dining room. This is a large, sociable room – perfect for family and friends gatherings. Entertainment features are the 51” wall-mounted TV and log-burning fireplace. Seating is arranged with 2 x large corner settees. Classic chandeliers complete the historical feel of this property.
The first floor snug room has a really cosy feel, enhanced by soft cream leather sofas and an armchair, guests are encouraged to relax and enjoy the entertainment hardware, which includes a 32” TV, DVD player (very large collection of DVD’s), Freeview, inclusive Wi-Fi broadband, plus a selection of classic children's books.
The adjoining farmhouse style kitchen, reached through a low doorway topped with substantial wooden lintel, is well equipped with modern appliances. The slate effect work surface, white porcelain sink and burnished brass mixer tap tone well with the rustic solid wood kitchen units and stone floor. The focal point of the room is the solid fuel decommissioned Rayburn cooker set in the natural stone fireplace. There is a secondary double oven, grill and ceramic hob, dishwasher, microwave oven, fridge/freezer, coffee maker and 4-slice toaster. A further farmhouse dining table and 4 chairs are located in this room as well as a wall mounted flat screen TV with integrated DVD player.
Bedroom 1 is a ground floor twin bedroom, a bedside table with reading lamp is set between the two metal framed beds. Storage is provided by a 5 drawer chest and wardrobe. There is a wall-mounted flat screen TV with integrated DVD player. This is a cosy and comfortable carpeted room.
Bedroom 2 is a double bedroom, also on the ground floor, with a flagstone floor. The good sized metal framed bed is set opposite a quirky low arched doorway that can be opened to reveal stunning countryside views. In this room there is a chest of drawers plus wardrobe, a wall-mounted flat screen TV with integrated DVD player provide guests with entertainment facilities.
Bedroom 3, also ground floor has a kingsize bed, large wall-mounted 32” TV, pew bench, bedside table and lamps. There is a walk-in babiy’s room with travel cot, high chair and changing table.
A beautiful, handmade oak staircase leads up from the flagged hallway to the first floor galleried landing, glass wall mounted candle holders are a great touch, use them to cast a warm glow of candlelight over the landing.
Bedroom 4 is a very large versatile room, ideally aimed at children, with a pair of triple bunk beds (double below with single above) that sleep up to 6. There is a large wardrobe, providing not only storage, but a home for a comprehensive range of children's games, books and soft toys as well as selection of classic wooden toys and dolls house. A colour TV with DVD player, Wii games console with games & DVDs, will also be found in this room.
Bedroom 5 is a lovely double bedroom, with 32” TV with integrated DVD player, Freeview, wardrobe. This bedroom has an en-suite shower, WC and basin
Bedroom 6 is a single bedroom with single bed wardrobe, bedside table and lamp.
Bedroom 7 leads through to the snug living room. This room is equipped with double bed, wardrobe, electric-effect coal fireplace, wall-mounted 32”TV and dresser.
There are 2 family bathrooms and 1-en-suite shower room. All bathrooms are upstairs.
Family bathroom 1 has a key-shaped bath with electric shower-over, WC and hand basin.
The family bathroom 2, located at the end of the galleried landing, enjoys a view of the walled courtyard garden, the walled lawned garden and the hills beyond. There is a white suite, comprising, bath, separate shower cubicle, low level WC and pedestal wash basin with large mirror above.
There is an additional WC facility in the outside utility room, which houses the washing machine, tumble drier and ironing facilities. There is also a wash basin.
OUTDOORS This character home is set in a landscaped walled, block paved and gravelled courtyard with a large walled garden beyond, as well as a further extensive lawned area and gravel parking area.
The wonderful courtyard exudes a Mediterranean feel and provides an amazing suntrap, well furnished for dining and barbequing. There is a heavy-duty telescopic rotary clothesline, as well as an outside utility room for all laundry needs. In addition, a large, flat, lawned and semi-walled garden with children’s play area, provides further private outdoor social space. A really lovely family home and a stunning holiday destination for all.
AT A GLANCE Location - Lobb, Midway between Braunton Village and Saunton Beach; Dog Friendly; 7 Bedrooms; Sleeps 17 ; Postcode EX33 1JF; Ideal for families, friends, couples, special celebrations; Changeover day - Friday in peak weeks (otherwise flexible); Private parking for 6 cars; Welcome basket (for humans and dogs as well); Flatscreen TV; DVD and VHS players; Wi-Fi Broadband inclusive; Wii games console; Washing machine; Tumble drier; Dishwasher; Double Oven; hob; Microwave; Kettle; Toaster; Central heating ( 2 x 40kg propane cylinders are included in the rental cost, thereafter bottles must be purchased at £50 each); Memory foam mattresses for 2 doubles and 2 single beds.
Location - England, Braunton
WALK TO – Croyde is a magical place nestling around a stream running down to the sea. This award-winning sandy beach is fine and flat, ideal for children and good for surfing. Rock pools are in abundance and dunes a haven for young and intrepid explorers. Local fun parks for the children such as Cascades Pool Park are a great way to spend the day. Croyde Bay is renowned as a premier surfing beach destination in England for short and long boards. For the more adventurous, kite surfing, volley ball, kayaking and horse riding is on your doorstep. Within walking distance of Croyde beach enjoy its ice cream shop, gourmet restaurants, superb village pubs, surf shops, and art gallery. This classic 'chocolate-box' village is steeped in old-world charm and echoes the feeling of life in Britain in times gone by. Coastal and Countryside walks include the majestic Croyde cliff path to Baggy Point, (and for those energetic), to Woolacombe and beyond.
CYCLE TO - A day at historic Braunton Burrows is great. Cyclists can enjoy the 30-mile Tarka Trail tracking the scenic coastline of North Devon.
DRIVE TO – explore the beautiful Exmoor National Park. Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, The Milky Way and The Big Sheep all within a short driving distance. Cultural days can be passed at Arlington Court, historic Clovelly Village, Watermouth Castle, Lynton, Lynmouth, Victorian-styled Ilfracombe with its quaint fishing harbour and many more. Saunton Golf Course is a mere 3 miles down the road with its 2 famous links courses. Finally, picturesque walks through beautiful forested areas and running rivers such as at Watersmeet will complete your wonderful stay in this beautiful part of England.
PETS - North Devon features five all year round pet friendly beaches.
|Per property 7 nights *||Quoted in||Approximate equivalent in|
|4 Sep - 22 Oct 2015||£1200||EUR1633|
|23 Oct - 29 Oct 2015||£1404||EUR1911|
|30 Oct - 17 Dec 2015||£1241||EUR1689|
|18 Dec - 24 Dec 2015||£1866||EUR2539|
|25 Dec 2015 - 7 Jan 2016||£2329||EUR3170|
|8 Jan - 11 Feb 2016||£1303||EUR1773|
|12 Feb - 18 Feb 2016||£1474||EUR2006|
|19 Feb - 24 Mar 2016||£1186||EUR1614|
|25 Mar - 31 Mar 2016||£1303||EUR1773|
|1 Apr - 14 Apr 2016||£1474||EUR2006|
|15 Apr - 26 May 2016||£1303||EUR1773|
|27 May - 2 Jun 2016||£1959||EUR2666|
|3 Jun - 30 Jun 2016||£1303||EUR1773|
|1 Jul - 14 Jul 2016||£1474||EUR2006|
|15 Jul - 21 Jul 2016||£1959||EUR2666|
|22 Jul - 1 Sep 2016||£2445||EUR3327|
|2 Sep - 20 Oct 2016||£1303||EUR1773|
|21 Oct - 3 Nov 2016||£1474||EUR2006|
|4 Nov - 15 Dec 2016||£1303||EUR1773|
|16 Dec - 22 Dec 2016||£1959||EUR2666|
|23 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017||£2445||EUR3327|
Notes to Rental Rates
Includes linen for: Double Beds x 4; Single Beds x 3; Triple Bunks x 2 (double bed below, with single bed above), WiFi internet access, heating and electricity.
Your booking is subject to our Terms and Conditions as displayed on choice-cottages.co.uk
Changeover day is Friday during peak weeks, otherwise flexible (conditions apply).