A Quiet Cottage in the Remote Devon Countryside

You approach the cottage from a charming lane through a small gate and follow the path up to the front door. The front door is housed by a covered porch, ideal for coats and boots after a long days walking. You enter the cottage via the dining room and head into the lounge overlooking a garden, with low beamed ceiling, an original open fireplace inset with a multi-fuel burner. The room is delightfully furnished with sofa and chairs, TV (Free-serve Satellite), DVD/video.

Lounge with sofas and multi-fuel fire

The room opens out into the spacious conservatory, furnished with cane seating, a two seater sofa and two chairs. Double doors open to a paved and gravel patio area supplied with garden furniture.

Conservatory with sofa and outside patio. On the Patio is a outdoors table and seating

To the other side of the front door is a pretty, low-beamed dining room with a CD player, a dining table to seat 6 and a feature ornamental inglenook fireplace. Off the dining room is the lovely fitted pine kitchen with an electric hob and oven, washer/dryer, dishwasher, large fridge/freezer, microwave, dresser, table to seat 5 and access to a lovely garden patio with beautiful set of garden table and chairs, perfect for an early evening drink whilst watching the sun set over the hill.

Dining Room with inglenook fireplace Kitchen

Upstairs there is an attractive master bedroom with a 4ft 6in pine bed, wardrobe and en-suite bathroom with whirlpool bath, power shower over, basin and WC.

Master Bedroom with Double Bed En-suite with Whirlpool Bath

Along the corridor is a single bedroom with large range of fitted cupboards and 3ft bed.

Single bedroom

Steps up lead to a twin bedroom with two 3ft iron beds, pine furniture and lovely garden views. There is a family bathroom with bath, electric shower over, basin and WC.

Twin bedroom Main Bathroom with shower, basin and WC

The cottage is surrounded by a stone wall and stunning mature gardens. To the side there is a parking bay for 2-3 cars and a gate that leads into the enclosed gardens that surround the cottage at the rear. A natural running, stream with two bridges is a feature at the rear of the property and sloping lawns, with mature shrubs offer a very private suntrap. Sun loungers, garden furniture and barbecue provided.

Garden with tables, trees and bbq Garden with table and surrounding views

Crooked Lake Cottage is situated in a unique valley of ancient woodland through which flows the River Yeo, a tributary of which also flows through the garden. Goshawks/Nuthatches/Woodpeckers and Dormice are natural residents of this area, and badgers are seen from time to time in the garden

Property Features

  • Bed linen
  • Electric blankets
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Electricity
  • Initial supply of logs
  • Night storage central heating
  • Payphone
  • Garage Storage
  • Multi-fuel wood-burner
  • Large fridge/freezer
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • Welcome pack
  • Unlimited WiFi
  • Large Screen Free View TV
  • DVD player
  • Puzzles and board games
  • Music System
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Duvet with fresh linen
  • Hair dryers
  • Outdoor sitting & dining facilities
  • BBQ
  • Parking for 2/3 cars

Towels are not included (except for overseas visitors). There is a pub and popular resturant with 3/4 of a mile, and a shop within 2. Beaches can be found at Instow and Westeard Ho! which are about 8 miles away.

Nearby Villages Include: Bideford (6 miles), Clovelly village (7 miles), RHS Rosemoor (10 miles), Bude (21 miles)


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