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Fabulous Victorian Seaside House Modernised 2011 By Architect-owner - Cromlech House

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Description

Cromlech House

Bedroom 1, 2 and 3 have double beds. Bedroom 4 has two single beds and a bouble sofabed. First floor WC and shower. 2nd floor bathroom with bath, showerhead, WC.

Beautifully designed kitchen: glass splashbacks, slate worktop, Smeg cooker with 5-ring hob, fridge-freezer, washing machine, microwave, large extendible dining table for up to 10, electric blender, all new range of kit and crockery. Back entrance leading to communal outdoor laundry hanging area. Washing machine, drying facilities.

A wonderfully light-filled room. Double sofa, armchair, long window seat, Smart TV with DVD/VHS. Hi-fi with Ipod dock, DAB etc.

More property info at mortehoeholiday.co.uk which is owner's website.

More Details

About the property

E3569

The Buttery is a wonderful self-catering holiday home in Mortehoe, near Woolacombe, North Devon. We bought this property in the village's Victorian 'crescent' in July 2010 and have worked non-stop since then until July 2011, together with our excellent builder Pearce Barnstaple, to create what we feel is an ideal holiday home in a perfect North Devon village. The Buttery is now our own much-loved family holiday home and is also available for rent. If you choose The Buttery for a holiday we aim to make you want to come back again and again.


Owner
Dominic Parkinson
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2017

About Dominic Parkinson

I am an architect living in London. I know North Devon well, having holidayed here and worked on design projects in the area. Mortehoe has always struck me as a gem - amazing location and people, and not spoiled by excessive tourism. When in 2010 my husband Dominic and I had the opportunity to buy a run-down hotel/restaurant in the terrace at the heart of the village we jumped at the chance. The next 12 months were incredibly busy and satisfying ... with a huge effort by excellent local builder and a lot of design, structural work, conservation, inspiration and management, The Buttery was reborn as our own holiday home, which we are also going to rent out. We hope to have a lot of the same guests renting year after year. We would welcome you to our house in Mortehoe!

Dominic Parkinson purchased this house in 2010

Why Dominic Parkinson chose Woolacombe

If you don't know Mortehoe - come and discover it! An ideal place for a family holiday, golfing holiday, walking odyssey, cycling, dog-walking, socialising .... relaxing all year around.

What makes this house unique

Carefully designed for style, comfort, convenience and fun!

Available Rentals

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Notes

Booking Notes:
Full payment required 6 weeks before arrival date. 25% booking deposit payable when you decide to book. £200 good housekeeping
deposit payable when making full payment. Deposit will be returned within 4 days of end of tenancy. This house has only been made available in Aug 2011, so there is good availability. Update Nov 2011: to date we've had fab tenants and high occupancy, never had to retain a penny from anyone's deposit ... Thank you Owners Direct! Iona and Dominic.

Changeover Day:
Fridays in high season. Some flexibility out of season.

Notes on prices:
See owner's website link mortehoeholiday.co.uk for more info including graph of seasonal pricing variations. Our preferred payment is by electronic transfer, but if you need to you can pay by cheque and if your booking is at least 3 weeks in advance.


Amenities

Woolacombe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Shower room 1 - shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Cleaning/Linen/Towels: Our excellent changeover/cleaning team will ensure that all is spic and span. Bedlinen and towels are included. Both houses have solar thermal panels on roof. This automatically supplements the gas boiler with carbon-free energy whenever the sun is shining. Outside: Front of house is on Mortehoe's lovely Victorian terrace leading down the hill to the sea. There is also rear access to house... path leads leads down the hill towards the sea. So you can get to the beaches by the front or the back of the house. More property info at mortehoeholiday.co.uk which is owner's website.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
5

really lovely house, very scenic location.

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved staying here.

warm and cosy (it was winter!), but also very light and spacious.

Spitting distance from the sea, loads of beautiful walks to be walked.

well equipped kitchen, modern and tasteful everything.

Thanks!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay! :)
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4

Very good. The house was ideal for the family and provided everything we needed in space and bedroom

  • 4 of 5

Parking was in the nearby public car park and within easy walking distance. The beach below Mortehoe at Woolecomb was lovely. we will definately return to this area of North Devon and the accommodation

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Stuart, great to hear that the holiday went well, and that you were inspired to return to Mortehoe! :)
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5

Comfortable and inspiring location and house.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great few days here writing music and finding inspiration in the local area. Walks, surfing and nature on the doorstep. And very comfortable house! Definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear that you found inspiration in Mortehoe, and that you will be returning!
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5

“Accommodating house with lots of space"

  • 5 of 5

ayed for a week to celebrate our Wedding Anniversary. Our family joining us for the weekend. Cromlech House is very well equipped with all that you need. It is very clean, comfortable and practical. Plenty of games to amuse the children. My husband and I then explored the local area and thoroughly enjoyed the 'locals' in the village of Mortehoe. The Ship Aground pub was very welcoming with good food and our son's dog Dora, really enjoyed visiting and being fussed over. The whole area has plenty to offer for young and old alike...hopefully we can return in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear that the holiday went well, and that you might return to Mortehoe! :) Dom
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5

Incredible house and location

  • 5 of 5

The house was absolutely incredible, very clean, modern, spacious and

true to the photos. In a great location, in the heart of Mortehoe,

with a range of places to eat and drink. A 5 minute walk to the beach

(slightly on a hill), or a short 5 minute drive to Woolacombe beach.

The owners could not have been more helpful or friendly. Would

recommend to anyone wanting somewhere near the beach, whether friends

or families.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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It's always a pleasure to come back!

  • 5 of 5

I've been back to stay at either The Buttery or Cromlech house a few times and each time I never want to leave! I'll be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lucy, you'll be very welcome to return to Mortehoe!
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Map

Nearest Airport
97 Miles
Bristol
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Chichester Arms pub
Nearest Ferry
6.6 Miles
Ilfracombe to Lundy Island
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Mortehoe Golf Club
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Barnstaple
Nearest Motorway
45 Miles
M5 Tiverton
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Rockleigh
Nearest Beach
697 Metres
Grunta
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

10 minutes very pleasant walk to Grunta Beach - a bit longer to get back up the hill! Walking distance to other great beaches at Combesgate, Barricane and Woolacombe, and 20 mins drive to Croyde beach.

Travel:

Buses pass the house (to Barnstaple). National Cycle Route 27 is also directly outside the house. Nearest rail station: Barnstaple. Airports: Exeter, Bristol. Driving: M5, North Devon Link Road.

Distances:

At the heart of North Devon's best village! 10 mins drive to Ilfracombe, 30 mins cycle to Ilfracombe via disused railway, 20 mins drive to Barnstaple.

Further Details:

Landline phone: free outgoing calls to UK landlines. Other calls (very cheap int'l calls) will be itemised and deducted from your damage deposit. Non smoking.

Guestbook comments:

Have been exploring the area - its simply sensational. House is a dream, reflects brilliantly on u both. Everything is beautiful and perfect. Had a truly fantastic time, thnx so much. A lovely week in your beautiful house.

Jill, Tunbridge Wells.

We all really enjoyed our week in Mortehoe. The Buttery is an ideal place to stay, and we are certainly intending to visit again.

Diane, Birmingham.

We had a great stay and really enjoyed sharing your property. We would not hesitate to come back. We thought the property was finished well with a refreshing modern simple feel to it that made it very relaxing.

Rory, Tunbridge Wells.

The house presented well and was very comfortable. A great kitchen, good beds and nice bathrooms.

Andrew, London.

We had a great weekend in Mortehoe and you and Iona have done a very good job of renovating the Buttery.

Mary, Twickenham.

We had a really good holiday and very much appreciated the excellent accommodation at The Buttery. Everything was very comfortable.

Andrew, Bristol.

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