Cross Syke Barn is a detached barn conversion near the town of Barnstaple. It has three bedrooms made up of a king size, a twin room and a bunk room, there is also a cloakroom and a family bathroom, the property can sleep six people. Also inside the cottage you will find an open plan living area with a kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area with a woodburning stove. To the outside there is off road parking for two cars and an enclosed rear garden with a gravelled area, a patio and a decking with tables, chairs and a gas barbecue, there is also a shared lawn with a lake. Cross Syke Barn is a homely cottage in a brilliantly secluded spot.
Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin, 1 x ground floor child bunk. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Open plan living area with a kitchen, dining area and a sitting area with a woodburning stove.
Oil central heating, woodburning stove. Gas range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine. TV, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair available of request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Enclosed rear patio, decking and gravelled area with furniture and a gas BBQ. Shared use of land with lake and stream. Sorry no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 5 miles. Note: Children must be supervised when outside due to lake and stream. Note: Please note, this property has a private water supply.
Barnstaple is at the mouth of the Taw Estuary, on the North Devon coastline between Westward Ho! and Croyde and is a short drive from the Exmoor National Park. Barnstaple is a coastal town with a market, shops, restaurants and bars, along with two beaches popular with surfers and families. The town is renowned for its floral displays having won a Britain in Bloom award and flowers are found around every corner. Barnstaple lies at the end of the Tarka line railway journey, which takes you through the North Devon countryside of valleys, moorland and a coastline, plus close by is the village of Clovelly. A combination of beaches and family attractions makes Barnstaple a desirable holiday destination.
Devon has quite a few claims to fame such as being the backdrop to many films, including; War Horse - starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, and directed by Steven Spielberg. Sense and Sensibility - starring Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant and Kate Winslet. The French Lieutenant's Woman - starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. Edge Of Tomorrow: Live Die Repeat - starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Brendan Gleeson. So you may recognise a few of the locations from their appearances on the big screen.
Did you know that Agatha Christie, Reverend John Russell, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir Walter Raleigh all hailed from Devon? Agatha Christie went on to become a best-selling novelist, Reverend John Russell developed the Jack Russell Terrier, Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the world, and Sir Walter Raleigh became a famous explorer.
South Devon is home to over 20 miles of Torbay coastline which is otherwise known as the 'English Riviera'. Brixton, Paignton and Torquay are the three Riviera towns and are great places to enjoy a day at the seaside. So if you fancy some fresh sea air and picturesque views then visit the 'English Riviera'.
The Dartmoor National Park can be found in Devon and offers visitors a dramatic moorland landscape, ancient woodland, rare wildlife and notable influences, such as the location for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes case 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'.
We hope you enjoy your break in Devon!