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Self-Catering Holiday Cottage Bideford

House in North Devon in Bideford, Devon

House in North Devon Self-Catering

Located right on the picturesque quayside at Instow, this handsome property is within easy walking distance of the local pubs and a deli, perfect for enjoying hearty meals and stocking up on local supplies for your stay. Enjoy a stroll on the thirty two mile traffic free Tarka Trail suitable for walkers, wheelchair users and cyclists. Try a walk along the riverside path to the market town of Bideford, famed for its pannier and open air markets and tempting selection of local shops and pubs. Enjoy the stunning wildlife rich countryside on your doorstep , or walk on the scenic and rugged South West Coast Path soaking up the sea views. Also within a few minutes' walk is the sandy Instow beach, ideal for those looking for a beach holiday, where children can make sand castles and explore the sand dunes .There are a wealth of other sandy beaches and attractions which can be reached within a short drive, including Westward Ho! with its 2 miles of golden sands where surfing, fishing , golf and horse riding are available. Other nearby attractions include The Milky Way Adventure Park, The Big Sheep, Tapley Park and RHS Rosemoor or take a day trip to the gorgeous Lundy Island famous for its Puffins. Ramblers will want to explore the rugged Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks. Instow boasts it s own Yacht Club and Cricket Ground, and with so much to choose from this property is the perfect place to enjoy a special holiday with friends and family. Inside, this large period property offers a beautiful blend of old and new, as bay windows, wooden flooring and decorative cornicing combine with fresh decor and contemporary fittings. On the ground floor the spacious kitchen is a lovely space to socialise and has all the equipment you will need to prepare family lunches or celebratory dinners, containing a double range style oven and separate single oven, American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and built in wine cooler, while a utility room houses the washing machine and tumble dryer. Also in the kitchen, which features slate floors and a window seat, is a large dining table to seat 16 for sociable meals overlooking the river. For those with a competitive nature why not retire to the ground floor games room where there is a TV and Xbox and Wii games consoles, together with a table football, and a further 3 in 1 table featuring pool, air hockey and table tennis for those holiday tournaments. On the first floor you will find a grand lounge boasting fabulous river views from the bay window opening onto a balcony where you can watch the boats go by, also in the lounge is a Smart 50 inch TV/DVD with SKY and an ornamental fireplace. On the first floor there is also a king size bedroom with river views and en suite bathroom WC and separate shower. Main bathroom with bath and a useful separate WC. The first floor also has a double bedroom with en suite shower room and WC. On the second floor you will find one large family room benefiting from stunning river views, with a king size bed and additional single bed, en suite bathroom WC and separate shower. Also on this floor you will find a twin bedroom with an adjoining shower room with WC and a further king size bedroom with an en suite shower room also enjoying those gorgeous river and quayside views. On the third floor, you can find a single bedroom with an en suite shower room and a twin bedroom, along with a shower room with WC, and featuring charming porthole windows overlooking the river estuary. All bedrooms are fitted with wall mounted TVs and are tastefully decorated in keeping with the house and its desirable location. Outside you will find an enclosed patio with private hot tub and seating, steps lead you up to a large decked area with garden furniture and BBQ and a large lawn beyond, perfect for whiling away warm summer afternoons. Beautifully stocked with colourful borders and beds, all in all the perfect way to unwind after a busy day of walking, cycling and exploring.

Cottage amenities

  • Waterside views
  • Enclosed garden / patio
  • Hot tub
  • Internet access
  • Games / Play facilities
  • Pub nearby
  • Shop nearby
  • Beach within easy reach
  • Fishing onsite / nearby
  • Luxury
  • Family friendly
  • Sky TV
  • Cottage
  • Does not allow pets
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