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Fantastic Seafront Apt. with heated indoor pool and balcony, on the Devon Coast

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Indoor Pool
  • non smoking only
  • Fireplace
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Prime Position 120 Metres From Putsborough Sands, near Croyde, North Devon

Sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom self-catering apartment is in an elevated position, with panoramic sea views extending from National Trust countryside to the glorious 3 mile Woolacombe Bay, Baggy Point and across the Bristol Channel to Lundy Island. The extensive surf washed golden sands of Putsborough Beach, North Devon, one of the finest Blue Flag beaches in Britain, is just 5 minutes walk away. The communal indoor pool is situated just 15 metres from the front door. Perfect for both winter breaks and holidays all year round. Watch the sun set over the ocean from your private balcony, accessed from the sitting room. You will have your own key to the indoor heated swimming pool which is just outside the front door. Pop over for a swim before breakfast! This apartment is very comfortable and well set out, with all its windows looking out towards the blue-flag Putsborough Sands Beach and the 3 miles wide stretch of Devon coastline known as Woolacombe Bay. We constantly upgrade to provide a delightful self-catering holiday location for our family and guest's enjoyment. Free use of Wi-Fi Broadband... bring your iPhone, laptop or IPad. Welcome Pack including locally sourced sachets of tea, coffee and hot chocolate, biscuits and fresh milk, so put the kettle on as soon as you arrive and relax!

We have a parking space just outside the apartment, plus additional parking in the top car park for a second car.

Short breaks available during autumn through to early spring. From £80 per night.....minimum 3 nights.

More Details

Property Manager
Mrs Rachel Snaith
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2017

About Mrs Rachel Snaith

The Osborne family spent many holidays at this property when it was The Putsborough Sands Hotel. We always enjoyed family holidays at this beautiful beach and when we had the opportunity to purchase an apartment here( in 1989) we jumped at the chance.

Mrs Rachel Snaith purchased this apartment in 1989

Why Mrs Rachel Snaith chose North Devon

During the conversion from hotel to the present day apartments we were able to choose a prime position, with all six windows directly overlooking the beach. It is still very much a family apartment and although we let it out to holiday guests, we use it ourselves and constantly upgrade the equipment and furnishings.

What makes this apartment unique

Comfortable spacious accommodation in an exclusive and uniquely desirable clifftop setting. Swim in the heated indoor pool which is situated just a few yards away in a separate, locked building, which is for residents of the apartments only. During winter the apartment is warm and cosy with night storage heaters in every room and an electric fire to give a warm glow on chilly evenings.

There are many walks which lead directly from the apartment and walking along the beach to Woolacombe is definitely a family favourite. If you are too tired to walk back you can always catch a taxi! We also enjoy sitting on the balcony and watching the surfers.........even in winter they are out in the surf and it's fascinating to watch them catching the waves.

The apartment is very accessible as our parking space is near the front door. There are just a couple of steps down and along a walkway and you enter the front door at ground level. As the building is set into the hillside you are then high up (3rd floor) when you look out of the apartment windows and the views are fabulous. The architect designed interior takes advantage of the setting from every aspect. Both bedrooms, sitting room and dining area all have windows which look out towards the panoramic sea views.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Owner uploaded Review, as requested by guest, therefore no Star Rating....



This year was our fourth year at 21 Clifton Court. We have always felt so fortunate to have our holiday in this excellent apartment.



The sea views from the balcony (and every window) are wonderful beyond belief-as are the breathtaking sunsets. The apartment is equipped with everything one needs and always immaculate. It has a superb kitchen, comfortable sofas, special paintings, games, puzzles, books, DVDs, maps and informative folders on places to visit in this beautiful area. Child friendly too!!



The swimming pool is an extra plus and the amazing beach only a five minute walk away. We love it all!



Finally, but most importantly, Rachel and her staff are always easy to contact, efficient and so helpful in every respect.



Would highly recommend- 5 star with many +++++
Jul 2015
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Amenities

Putsborough Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • En-suite bathroom to master bedroom with power shower over bath, wash basin and toilet. Shower room with enclosed walk-in power shower, wash basin and toilet - opposite bedroom two.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , Twin Beds with sea views across Woolacombe Bay
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Twin Beds with sea views across Woolacombe Bay.
  • Bedroom 1 with twin beds, en-suite bathroom and panoramic sea views across Woolacombe Bay, North Devon. Chest of drawers, bedside tables and built-in wardrobe. Bedroom 2 also with twin beds and sea views across Woolacombe Bay to Lundy Island. Built in clothes storage area and bedside cabinets.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Bicycles - An uncovered storage area for bicycles has been created behind the electricity substation in the middle car park. Racks are provided to which bicycles can be padlocked. Bikes are not permitted to be stored in the apartment, on the balcony or in the hallway, as this could cause a fire escape hazard. An alternative is to hire bicycles from either Braunton or Barnstaple on a daily basis.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Fantastic Seafront Apt. with heated indoor pool and balcony, on the Devon Coast
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews
5

Wonderful apartment with amazing views from every window

  • 5 of 5

just returned from 7 lovely days at 21 Clifton Court. Lovely clean apartment with everything that you could possibly need provided .Great coastpath walks from the door which we certainly made the most of in both directions and visiting all the lovely little villages around Putsborough.

Would recomend

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you had a lovely time and enjoyed the views from the apartment. We hope you will think about booking with us again.....you would be very welcome. Rachel
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5

Mini break in February

  • 5 of 5

Despite experiencing four seasons of weather in one day , we had a thoroughly relaxing and enjoyable stay at this wonderful, very well appointed apartment. The views are breath-taking, and can be enjoyed most especially from the living room windows and balcony. The kitchen is very well equipped which meant it was easy to keep the family happy. The views from the dining table are incredible, and caused us to linger longer than usual over each meal. If you want a few days, or longer, enjoying the beach, surfing, walking or cycling you could not choose a better place. I look forward to returning soon.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at our apartment. The views from the dining table are indeed breathtaking, so that in winter long leisurely meals are thoroughly entertaining! Watching the surfers, paddlers, dog walkers and occasional group of horses on the sands below never fails to draw you in. We hope to welcome you again in the near future.
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5

Awesome property with views to die for.

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in a lot of properties in devon & Cornwall but this one is one of the better ones, every mod con you could need & spotlessly clean it's hard to find one that's pet free , shame we were not informed about the pool been shut for our first 3 days we were there but the owners were quick to sort a refund out but we did get a swim in the pool on our last night & was awesome all on our own now that's rare . Only one thing I would have liked a tv in the master bedroom had to put up with big brother & Corrie hence finding a place I good go for a swim in the evening , would definitely go back & have told my friends all about this place 😀😀

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful flat, both in terms of the view and the comfort and it felt like being at home. Well equipped kitchen, everything spotlessly clean and the rooms were well heated. The pool was very warm too. Well situated in terms of walks and sightseeing. We will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you found the apartment comfortable and warm. It's important to us that even in winter it is cosy and that the pool is warm enough to enjoy a swim. You would be welcome back any time.
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5

Fantastic views!

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to the Woolacombe area for over 20 years and this is by far the best place we have stayed!! The apartment is very clean, well equipped and has good WiFi!! However what makes this place is the view - it is amazing - we even saw dolphins/porpoise from the balcony!! We have already booked again for next year. Highly recommended!!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You must know the area very well after all those years. It's such a beautiful part of the country and we were delighted to hear that you like our flat so much. You were extremely lucky to see dolphins, what a bonus. I saw a pod of them once, quite a few years ago now, but several of our guests have spotted them. We were very pleased to accept your booking for next year. Regards, Rachel
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All Five Star

  • 5 of 5

Every thing was as described - even the weather was kind to us.

Had a really enjoyable stay - the only thing on our wish list would be a lift down to the beach or a free pass if we take the car down (the knees are not what they used to be)

We explored all the local attractions and eating places and had a great time.

Must come again!

  • Submitted: May 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you had a great time. You were certainly lucky with the weather! We hope you will think about booking with us again.....you would be most welcome. Rachel
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Map

Barnstaple
Arlington Court
Woolacombe
Nearest Airport
62 Miles
The nearest airport is Exeter.
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Kings Arms or The Rock
Nearest Ferry
108 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Golf
3.7 Miles
Saunton Sands Golf Course
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Barnstaple
Nearest Motorway
46 Miles
M5
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Kings Arms or The Rock
Nearest Beach
120 Metres
Putsborough Sands.
Car: recommended

Blue-flag Putsborough beach is perfect for surfing, rock pooling and walking. Take the coastal cliff path all the way to Baggy Point and watch seals swim and cormorants nesting on the rocks below. A little further along the path you reach Croyde with its picturesque cottages, fabulous beach, coffee shops, pubs, surf shops and post office. In the opposite direction, from the apartment (top path behind the apartment) walk along the coast path to Woolacombe and come back along the beach, or walk it the other way round!

Woolacombe is an ideal center for all kinds of adventure sports.........including surfing, kayaking, paragliding, coasteering, horse riding and much more. From Ilfracombe you can take a boat trip to Lundy Island, a coastal Wildlife Cruise or enjoy a day out on a deep-sea fishing boat. At Croyde saddle up and go horse riding on Putsborough Sands or across the sand dunes and bridle ways.

This 3 mile stretch of golden sand holds an 'England for Excellence Gold Award' and has been voted Best British Beach in the Mail on Sunday. It has won both Blue-flag and premier Seaside Beach Awards for its cleanliness, water quality and facilities. Surfers come from all over England to enjoy the great waves and clean water. Watch them from the balcony as they ride the waves, just below the apartment.

If you want a trip inland you can hire bikes from Braunton or Barnstaple and cycle the Tarka Trail all along the estuary to Instow. This carefully maintained path is open to walkers and cyclists, but is particularly popular with cyclists, as the path is an old railway line, so is totally flat and very easily cycled by both young and old alike.The Big Sheep, The Milky Way and Funder Zone will keep the children happy on wet days. For older children there is Mill Adventure Centre, Lets go Superbowl, quad biking and paint balling facilities.

The National Trust's property, Arlington Court is within a short drive. This stunning house has extensive grounds to explore, a carriage exhibition and many activities going on all year round.

If you enjoy Open Gardens...visit Foamlea at Mortehoe. This beautiful garden is open from May to September via private appointment or a few days over the summer under the NGS. Details can be found in the apartment.

There are many pretty towns and villages in within a walk or short drive of the apartment....Mortehoe, a beautiful stone village with tea rooms and pubs, is a welcome stopping place for walkers and cyclists. Ilfracombe, an ancient harbour town with its now famous Verity Statue and Damien Hurst Restaurant. Combe Martin, bordering the Exmoor National Park. Barnstaple, the main market town, shopping centre and business centre in the North Devon region. The daily pannier market in the old market building is famous for its local food produce, fudge, arts and crafts etc. Clovelly, with its steep cobbled streets, built into a cleft in a 400 ft high cliff, is a pretty seaside village and is definitely worth a visit. The maritime atmosphere, stunning views and whitewashed cottages are both historic and very unusual.

All this information and many more ideas can be found in a folder within the apartment.....there is always something new to do!

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Rates & Availability

Putsborough Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Pre Easter Break
Mar 19 2017 - Apr 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$595
 
 
Easter Break
Apr 2 2017 - Apr 22 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$845
 
 
Late Spring
Apr 23 2017 - May 27 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$814
 
 
May half term
May 28 2017 - Jun 3 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,127
 
 
Early Summer
Jun 4 2017 - Jul 8 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$939
 
 
Mid July
Jul 9 2017 - Jul 15 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,096
 
 
High Season
Jul 16 2017 - Sep 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,409
 
 
Early Autumn
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 16 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$845
 
 
Autumn
Sep 17 2017 - Oct 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$814
 
 
Late Autumn
Oct 8 2017 - Oct 21 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$752
 
 
Autumn Half-term
Oct 22 2017 - Oct 28 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$877
 
 
Late Autumn
Oct 29 2017 - Dec 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$100
From
$113
Fri,Sat,Sun
$501
 
 
Christmas
Dec 24 2017 - Dec 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$188
$1,253
 
 
New Year
Dec 31 2017 - Jan 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
$188
$1,253
 
 
Low Season
Jan 7 2018 - Feb 10 2018
3 night minimum stay
$100
From
$113
Fri,Sat,Sun
$564
 
 
February Half term
Feb 11 2018 - Feb 17 2018
7 night minimum stay
$752
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $125

Short breaks are priced based on number of nights booked (minimum 3), please enquire. Please email with your price enquiry as the website sometimes miscalculates the rates!
Note-cancellations:Cancellation and early termination
(1) If the Tenant terminates this contract before the arrival date and doesn’t name a replacement that accepts the same terms, they are responsible for paying the following penalty fees to cover costs (excluding cleaning), as long as a further rental is not possible:
Termination
- up to 49 days before rental period: 10 % of rental price
- up to 35 days before rental period: 30 % of rental price
- up to 21 days before rental period: 60 % of rental price
- up to 14 days before rental period: 90 % of rental price
- Less than 14 days before rental period: 100 % of rental price.
The Owner can thereafter let the property to someone else.
(2)If the Tenant terminates their stay before the departure date for any reason, they are still obliged to pay the full rental price.
Liability and responsibilities of the Tenant
(1)The rental property including the furniture and the other contents are to be treated with care. The Tenant is held responsible for the actions of other people, including any guests or visitors they might have, within the apartment. The Tenant is liable for any damaged goods, damage to the property or damage to anything else related to the property, whether caused by themselves or their accompanying guests or visitors.
(2)Faults that are found before or during the rental period are to be reported to the owner immediately.
Refundable Deposits: We ask that you leave the apartment as you found it, tidy and ready to clean. We expect the dishwasher to be emptied and rubbish to be taken up to the large bins in the top car park. We would also ask that if furniture is move you put it back where it was. Once our house keeper has been in to check the property your deposit will be refunded, usually within 5 days.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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