"Fabulous food, wonderful wine, cracking company and all in THE best house ever. Thank you for making the end of 2012 and the beginning of 2013 so fantastic and memorable. See you next year! x"
"It was AMAZING!!! The hot tub was cool (I mean awesome not cold!) the beds were comfy and the location is perfect for walks with the dogs. We had great fun especially with the snooker table. It was a really special holiday, a lovely house and it was Christmas (of course). THANK YOU!!! Lloyds and Pamplins. Dec 2012"
"Another beautiful break at Southclay. Our second time here and will definitely be back again. Thank You xx Carly and friends. October 2012"
"We have had a really super holiday. The house, pool and hot tub were fantastic and there has been a lot to do. Many thanks from the Jones, the Williams and the Brooks. August 12"
"The Bagley family had a BLAST! Thanks for everything July 2012"
"We've had a fantastic week rain or shine. Southclay is excellent and more than fulfilled our expectations. Will definitely recommend it to our friends and hopefully we will be back again soon. Thank you. O'Neils from Solihull. July 2012"
"Southclay is a fantastic house & excellent location. Our welcome cream tea was delicious, thank you Jacquie! Hot tub was fab & tennis was entertaining! weather really quite good & wet days gave us an excuse to explore further afield. It's been great!! Thank you very much :-) Teresa, Martin, Lauren, Jake & Coco. June 2012"
"What a wonderful house for our first family holiday together. We all loved Southclay! Thank you for the warm welcome Jacqui. We even had some lovely weather (and not so lovely weather!) Debra & Craig Polese & family. June 2012"
"Baby Gordon’s 1st holiday aged 5 months old. Southclay was a great fit for all 10 of us + Gordon – a good find thanks to Pauline and Michael. The older boys loved the hot tub. Sunsets at dinner time in the conservatory well appreciated. Finley is now obsessed with snooker (Thanks….!) Thank you Jacqui for such a lovely welcome to this lovely house. We enjoyed being invited to join the village Jubilee celebrations – they were good fun and the weather was kind. Less kind for the rest of the week but we found ample distractions! Aylings, Cox and Reids. June 2012"
"How can we complain about the weather...what a beautiful location, the sunsets were amazing! What a lovely location for the views and scenery! Wonderful week. House amazing. Perfect for our growing family. Thanks. The Edwards and Berrys. May 2012"
"Beautiful house, lovely views + wonderful weather. Thanks for a really great holiday. Eakins & Haworth families May 12"
"We had a fantastic weekend at this wonderful house. We loved the hot tub, tennis court and even ventured in the pool! Thank you for the scones, that was a lovely touch which we really appreciated - will definitely recommend this house! Leigertwood May 2012"
"Extremely well equipped and comfortable accommodation with lots of thoughtful extras. Tasty warm welcome. Loved hot tub/tennis/swimming. Recommend walks in house folder at Hartland and Bucks. x Woodwards, Osbornes & Thurrells. April 2012 "
"Thank you very much for the loan of your lovely house! We have particularly enjoyed Woolacombe, Clovelly, Arlington Court, Padstow, Port Isaac, Combe Martin, Lynton & Lynmouth. The scones and welcome were wonderful - Thank you for making our holiday an absolute triumph! The Barrons and Hurleys Easter 2012"
"Lovely house with every comfort, super weather and a warm welcome, who could ask for more? See you again soon. Thank you Dan & Barbara March 2102"
"Beautiful place to spend a birthday, fantastic views and smashing weather. Made to feel very welcome :-) Loved hot tub Thank you Jacqui. Nicola March 2102"
"Fantastic house for a lovely girly weekend! Loved the hot tub + the whole house is amazing! Thanks you! Laura & hens March 12"
"Thank you - lovely house, great place to visit! Felt very welcome as soon as we walked through the door - definitely 5 stars! Will be back again soon! xx Carly + friends Feb 2012"
"Party of eight had a fantastic time, lots of fun, food and laughter. House is fantastic, brilliant for cooking in! Would come again. James Dec/Jan 2012"
"Luxury accommodation comprehensively equipped. Extremely comfortable. Picturesque surroundings. The energetic and the sybaritic both catered for! Thank you B. Mulley Dec 11"
"Thank you for lovely scones and friendly welcome. A fabulous weekend of friends, food and laughter. We loved the house and the chance to stop and relax in such a super setting. Lovely dinner at The Hoops Inn and great Sunday roast at The Thatched Inn (fab Halloween decorations) The Ladies from Somerset! Oct 2011"
"We had a really great weekend, didn't want it to end. Thank you so much, what a lovely place. Cath West Sept 2011"
"We've all had a fabulous time. The house has been so spacious + we all enjoyed using the facilities. The view is lovely and the location was perfect. Thank you Jacquie for making us so welcome here. The Hounsell Family September 2011"
"Thank you once again for a fantastic holiday. Our two families have been holidaying together for the past 9 years and we were all agreed that your house is the best we have stayed at for its combination of location, facilities and outstanding view. I am sure that you will see us again in the future. PS. Please could you also pass on our thanks to Maddy for babysitting. This was the first year the four of us had gone out for an adult meal - it was much appreciated! Bain and Urwin families. Aug 2011"
"Very well equipped house, great walks - recommend Hartland for walking and The Abbey for rainy days, loved the tennis court, shame the pool was too cold for us but overall a great family holiday house! The Nicolls, Hodgsons, Cantrells August 2012"
"Had a great time. Lovely house. The little ones loved the pool. We all want to take the hot tub home! Thanks you Linnells & O'Beirnes Aug 12"
"Very friendly welcome, very helpful, lovely house - all enjoyed very much. Peaceful setting, love the view. Hot tub fab! Thanks very much :-) The Dobbs, Sounders & Hunt families Aug 2011"
"Lovely spacious house in fantastic location. We enjoyed cliff walks, Tarka Trail, High Ropes, beaches at Saunton Sands + Croyde, the pool, tennis court hot tub + of course the pool table was a real winner! Many thanks Rutlands, Wrights & Patersons July 2012"
"Had a lovely week in this fab house. 5 boys had a great time using the tennis court, hot tub & pool. The weather has been great. Enjoyed surfing at Westward Ho!and also had a great day at The Big Sheep. Thanks to Jacquie for her warm welcome and her scones!! The Smiths & Willis Families June/July 2012"
"Had a fantastic hen party - amazing venue and facilities. Would definitely recommend. Many thanks. Helen June 2011"
"What a lovely treat The Annex was! We've had an absolutely lovely time in this gorgeous place. I am now a hot tub convert! We are already planning a return trip! Thank you for your fantastic hospitality. Lorna, Joe & Matthew McTigue Sept 2012"
"We were so impressed when we walked into the Annex. It exceeded our expectations and was absolutely beautiful. A fabulous location too. Westward Ho! beach is so perfect for the kids and we all loved playing tennis. If the weather had been better we would have made plenty more use of the pool too. Thank you for a wonderful week x The Wilson Family August 2012"
"We have had a lovely week in The Annexe, thank you. Despite the weather we've swum, surfed, played tennis, walked, cycled and generally worn ourselves out! We'll definitely be back! Thank you. The Jenkins August 2012"
"Dear Jacquie Thank you SO much for making our stay so stunning! We had a wonderful time! Will definitely be back PS Thank you for the South African flag, we will fly it proudly and were honoured to have you fly it for us outside the Annex during the Olympics! The Cadans (South Africa) July/Aug 2012"
"WOW! What a week... Clear blue skies from beginning to end... Better weather than we had in the South of France last year!!! And as for The Annex - superb! Thank you Jacquie and Steve, loved meeting you and sharing some incredible sunsets. Without a doubt we will be returning, in fact you may find one of our kids hidden in a cupboard! Many many thanks xxx (The best house I have ever stayed in - love Sam. See you next year, look after jelly cat and dragon, love Kim xx Totally awesome love Scot) The Anderson family July 2012"
"The Annex was lovely. Surfing was great, Clovelly was great, The Big Sheep was great family fun. Fabulous week. WILL BE BACK xx Rutherford family June/July 2012"
"We were extremely excited to be the first guests to stay at The Annex. It lived up to its luxurious billing! While the weather was awful so we didn't get to take full advantage of the pool and tennis court, we had a great time cooking, relaxing & enjoying the area. Our hosts were fabulous - Jackie lent us fishing knives and gave us a crash course on gutting, & gave us lots of great local knowledge.
We loved our stay at The Annex - comfy bed, good kitchen, DVDs - a home away from home! Thanks so much for a great stay - we'll be back! :-) Jules Cavey & Antony Iredale Queen's Jubilee 2012"
"Thank you once again for a fantastic holiday. Our two families have been holidaying together for the past nine years and we were all agreed that your house is one of the best we have stayed at for its combination of location, facilities and outstanding view. I am sure that you will see us again in the future. Jackie Bain, Sept 2011"
"We had a fantastic time, thanks so much for all the little etras which make your house so special. Kiad and Adults loved the hot tub, and the log stove. Litle ones wanted to take the whole house home with them at the end of the week. Already talking about rebooking with more friends. Thanks. Matthew White & Family. May 2011"
"A wonderful break! Had some fabulous weather - no rain all week. Southclay was perfect for us all. We loved stargazing from the hot tub on the frosty evenings and long walks on the cliffs. Will definitely be back soon. Feb 2010 "
"A beautiful setting for a New Year break. Weather 2nd half of the week chilly but glorious! Hot tub a delight at the end of every day and a real fire a wonderul treat! Thank you! Crawleys, Salmons & Jones's, Jan 2010"
"Thank you so much for a lovely holiday and for heating the pool! Enjoyed the tennis, swimming, hot tub and pool table. Can recommend Meddons Lane fish and chips on the road into Bideford and the pasty shop a few doors down from there. Also had a good meal at the lovely "Thatched Inn". The boys enjoyed The Big Sheep and the High Ropes. Also enjoyed cycling the Tarka Trail & visiting Appledore. Thank you again for your hospitality & lovely house! Davies & Ward families (including 5 boys!) April 2010"
"Amazing location, fabulous facilities and a wonderful weekend had by all. Thank you so much! Rosie, Holly and "the hens...!" May 2010"
"Wonderful House, beautiful views, fantastic weather - what more could you want? John & Jannice, May 2010"
"Great house! Fantastic location wih amazing views. Very very comfortable - would definitely come back!! Thanks Jacquie. Hughes/Pellen Families, May 2010"
"The house and weather were amazing - the pool was an absolute delight, could have been in the Mediterranean! Who would ever travel abroad when we have the West of England on our doorstep? June 2010"
"Lovely house, beautiful views and fantastic hot tub! We've had a great break. Thank you Jacqui for such a warm welcome! Sahajpal Family, June 2010"
"Lovely house, plenty to do. Despite the weather, pool and hot tub had plenty of use. Eden Project is sworth a visit. The beach was fun at Westward Ho and the kids loved the arcades. The Balls July 2010"
"The Borrill Family - Thank you for a wonderful time and allowing us to bring our puppy who loved your garden! Was great having the hot tub, pool and tennis court also! We will be back! July 2010"
"Fabulous house - we had a great time. Beaches are lovely, boogie boarding was brilliant at Westward Ho! Tarka Trail from Torrington to Bideford is a must! The Margretts Family "
"Had a lovely time with my family in your lovely home. Area fantastic (even weed in the sea!!!) Bennet Seniors Aug 2010 for 2 weeks."
"A lovely house which worked well for our large group. Despite the weather we had a great time. The hot tub was particularly fab after a very cold kayaking session! Foster/Moffatt/Harrisons. 20th Aug 2010"
"Wonderful accommodation with first class facilities. Pool table and hot tub were great hits. We even managed to use the tennis court and pool. Despite the wet weather everyone enjoyed themselves Baird/Griffiths/Carter, Aug 2010"
"4th Sept 2011: This week a motley collection of Kiwis, runners, surfers and other cool people (George) stayed at Southclay to celebrate the wedding of Chris and Paula from New Zealand. Facilities were excelent and our stay was truely enjoyable."
"Had a fantastic week - great house and facilities. Grandad loved the snooker table and the kids had great fun in the pool and the hot tub. Learnt to surf at Westward Ho! - great rental facilities behind the beach. Our youngest enjoyed the Big Sheep + High Ropes. Many thanks - The Lazenbys, October 2011"
"What a lovely location for a winter break! The coast is spectacular! Many fabulous walks and bike rides with a huge but warm and cosy "home" to come back to. Three generations all loved it and GREAT value at this time of year! Thank you - the extended James family, Nov 2010"
"NEW YEAR 2011 - Jacquie, thank you so much for such a wonderful few days. This was the perfect way to welcome in the New Year. We hope to return in warmer months if you will have us! Vicky, Melissa et al xxx"
"Wonderful family house, child friendly (and parent friendly – as plenty to keep them occupied even when the weather is not good!) and very comfortable – highly recommend. Weldon & Hunt families"
"Wish we could have stayed longer! We had such a GOOD time and the house was gorgeous – the whole place is beautiful. It is a great place for a party and a special thank you to Jackie who was really helpful. If you will have us we will definitely be back! Ps. Had a good laugh at the Big Sheep just down the hill. “The Guernsey Girls”"
"What a wonderful place! Perfect for a family reunion. The amenities enabled us to have such fun amongst ourselves. We will always remember this special holiday, thank you. Bennett family, Aug 2009"
"We had some lovely sunshine on some days but every day went to the beach – playing sports on the sand and surfing in the waves. Thank you Jacquie for helping us make this a very special week with our families. Quantrils, Paynes & Saggers"
"This is our 3rd visit here and it has been as wonderful as ever. Hopefully we will be back next year! Liz"
"Thank you Jackie – fabulous house – despite RUBBISH weather we have had an amazing week. We love the hot tub & the fact we can “lose” all our children in loads of different activities here! Thanks for all your helpfull tips and advice – Hope the weather gets better next week! Desperate Housewives on Tour! Aug 2010"
"Lovely house, wonderful view! We had a fantastic time celebrating 2 40th birthdays! Happy days! Laura"
"Lovely Devon scones & cream!! Fantastic break in a beautiful house + stunning views. Many thanks Jacqui for your hospitality. A weekend to remember. The Stockley & Rumsby Families, Sept 2009"
"Happy, happy time! Beautiful place! Phil & Sue"
"Fabulous house with great facilities. Tennis was a great hit with all. Thank you for the lovely welcome – scones were delicious!! Hextall & Frame families"
"Beautiful house, amazing hot tub, tennis court and pool and fantastic location – thank you so much! Liz & Ryan"
"A lovely house in a great spot. Fab weather has made it an even more enjoyable week than anticipated. Thank you! Goughs, Underwoods & Woods"
"A wonderful house and a wonderful welcome. We felt so at home here - & adore the hot tub & that incredible view!An excellent holiday venue, we would love to take it with us & would heartlily recommend it to anyone! Norcross & Woodwand families"
"A good time had by all in a great house and environment – 2 sunny days much appreciated but damp didn’t dampen our fun! Suzanna,"
"2 weeks of bliss! What a great house! We will definitely be recommending it and hope to be back (shame about the weather!)"
"Jacquie was really helpful and was able to provide lot of local knowledge e.g. about suitable horseriding for the children. The house was great for our three generations with something for everyone and was spacious enough for us to feel that we all had plenty of room. The tennis court and hot tub were well used. The area meant that there was lots to do from visiting sculpture parks and national trust properties to surfing at Westward Ho!, climbing on the high ropes and making use of the retail outlet a mile up the road. Rating 5 out of 5, Mike & Denise, Oct 2009."
"Great Property, Excellent facilities inside and out. Lots of room and GREAT views to the sea. Easy reach of local attractions. Rating 5 out of 5, Steve, Apr 2010."
"Very luxurious and comfortable with lots of facilities on site (pool/snooker table, tennis court, swimming pool). Owner very friendly and approachable. Property situated in lovely village with post office, pub, play park, high ropes course and adventure centre all within a couple of minutes. Excellent house for a large family group – plenty of space, lovely large, social kitchen. Rating 4.5 out of 5 (only loses half a mark because 2 of the hob rings weren’t working!), Sarah, Apr 2010. "
"The house is very luxurious; everything you could possibly need is there. Lots of room for everybody and enough bedrooms and bathrooms to maintain your own personal space if you need it!! Loads to do in and around the house, and easily accessible to the coastal path and local beaches. We went on a family holiday ages from 6-64 and all had a great time. Rating 5 out of 5, Lynn, June 2010."
"Southclay is a beautiful spacious property which easily accommodated our 6 children and 4 adults. The hot tub was a particular favourite of the younger children. The house is beautifully decorated to a high standard and the views are amazing. Jacquie is very approachable and accommodating. You will not be disappointed if you choose to stay in this house. Rating 5 out of 5, Manjit, June 2010."