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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £51 /night

£352 - £906 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
A beautiful and luxurious lodge house with 2 large bedrooms, one featuring a super king (6') bed, separate lounge, dining room and kitchen with spacious private garden and secure parking for 2 cars, all set within 14 acres of private land including a large lake. Complimentary welcome hamper on arrival, plus bread & milk. Cot & highchair available for free on request.  …see more

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Chalet | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £31 /night

£212 - £578 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
On a small site of 12 chalets, with own parking space, Little Nod is very comfortable and well equipped. Lovely, unspoilt area good for exploring Devon and Cornwall. The beach is accessible down a wooded valley & has a free car park. The Old Smithy welcomes dogs & kids. Electricity payable by £1 meter. Second bedroom has bunk beds. Garden furniture for patio. Free wifi in pub.  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

3 Nights min stay

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from £72 /night

£500 - £700 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
Unique, uninterrupted ocean views. Quality accommodation.  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £72 /night

£500 - £750 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
The waterfront accommodation is situated directly behind the promenade for the ocean, it is next to the private access from our holiday village onto the promenade. With the amazing location and the luxurious feel of the accommodation you will not be disappointed! Golden Bay Holiday Village is set beside the blue flag award winning beach 'Golden Bay' of Westward Ho!  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 7

7 Nights min stay

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from £86 /night

£602 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Luxury Coastal Holiday Cottage on Devon Cornwall Border Please note we are in the middle of the countryside. A vehicle is required  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £58 /night

£403 - £721 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Rose Cottage is located on the Penhaven Estate which is just five miles from Bideford, in the lush and tranquil North Devon countryside, on the edge of the small village of Parkham, just a couple of miles from the unspoilt north Devon coast. Close to Exeter and Bristol  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £57 /night

£398 - £843 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Large Private Garden set in peaceful Setting Use of 20 Acres of Woodland, Lakes and Orchards Patio, Large seating Area and BBQ Private Garage with toys & bikes for visitors use (useful to store wet suits or dingy) Cot, Highchair and Stair Gate  …see more

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Chalet | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Very Good 4/5 

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from £36 /night

£250 - £495 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
2 bedroom holiday chalet nearest the sea, woods and sw coastal footpath, at the edge of Bideford Bay Holiday Park, close to facilities including heated indoor pool and children's playground..  …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Short stays welcome

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from £86 /night

£600 - £1310 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
short stroll to the delightful quayside, peacefully located. Off-road parking all short breaks are charged at 90% of the full weekly cost situated in one of appledore’s most popular streets it is the perfect property for gathering friends and family, the house offers a great blend of character and modern amenities. the village of appledore offers all the old world charm of a fishing village and is a hive of activity when the fishing boats come ashore, there is also an array of good pubs, cafes and restaurants all within walking distance. Many quaint villages await discovery nearby, clovelly being of particular note with its steep, stepped, cobbled streets which lead down to a pretty harbour, instow with its sandy beach, wealth of pubs and restaurants, and the ancient pannier market town of bideford that is home to the oldenburg with its boat to lundy island. Beach lovers will delight in the wide sandy beaches, the nearest being westward ho! walkers can enjoy the spectacular scenery of the coastal path and the tarka trail, which gives you many miles of safe track for walking or cycling, and are close by. Nearby are the family attractions of the milky way and the big sheep, both hugely popular with children. the accommodation arranged over three floors, is spacious and beautifully furnished offering four bedrooms: on the second floor there is 1 king size and 1 twin capturing views over the river. On the first floor is 1 super king, 1 twin and 1 baby room with cot, nursing chair and changing facilities. Bathroom: on the first floor, large with period bath, large walk-in shower cubicle, wc and underfloor heating. On the second floor a high specification shower room with wc. Ground floor cloak room with wc is located just off the utility room. Lounge: with coal effect gas fire, leather sofas, 42” tv, freeview, dvd, a selection of films and books. Second lounge located on the first floor with tv, freeview and dvd and a selection of toys and games. Kitchen/diner: well-equipped with original floor tiles, farmhouse-style units, range cooker, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and ipod dock. The dining area has solid wood floors, with seating for 8, perfect for everyone to sit and enjoy meals together. Utility room: adjoining the kitchen houses the washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave and an additional fridge. Outside: from the hallway there is a door leading out to the wide stone sun-trapped terrace with seating, perfect for a drink or a bbq. From here there are steps leading up to a large enclosed parking area. Amenities: off-road parking for 3 cars. Bed linen, towels (but not beach towels), electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no pets or smoking. Additional info: a security deposit of £100 applies and is payable direct to the owner 2 weeks prior to your holiday, all short breaks are changed at 90% of the full weekly cost. Location: shops and pubs walking distance, beach 1 mile. Arrival: 3pm.    …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Short stays welcome

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from £45 /night

£315 - £630 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
stone's throw from appledore quayside this charming corner cottage, tastefully decorated, is a stone's throw from the bustling quayside of this pretty fishing village and is a level walk to the pubs, shops and restaurants. there is much to see and do to suit all ages and tastes including the big sheep and the milky way which offer fantastic indoor and outdoor facilities. Other interesting places to visit are clovelly, a unique cliff-side village with steep, stepped, cobbled streets leading to a pretty harbour, rhs rosemoor gardens or dartington crystal where you can watch glass being blown or browse around their sparkling showroom. The 2 miles of golden, sandy beach at westward ho! is a 5 minute drive away and is perfect for surfing, body boarding or exploring the rock pools at low tide. Other activities such as riding, golf, swimming, tennis and cliff-top walks are all close by. In the evenings enjoy appledore's famous hospitality with a wide range of traditional pubs serving good food. For those who just want to relax, why not stay closer to home and explore the quaint, cobbled streets of appledore, watch the boats out on the estuary or just sit on the quayside and enjoy the local delicacy a locally made hockings ice cream. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: steep open tread cottage style stairs lead up to 1 double and 1 twin located on the first floor. Bathroom: shower over 3/4 bath and wc. Lounge/diner: with tv, freeview, electric effect fire and a selection of dvds. Kitchen: with cooker, fridge with ice compartment, washer/dryer and microwave. Amenities: roadside parking nearby or in car park (fee payable). Bed linen, towels, central heating included. regret no smoking or pets in the property.  location: beach 1 mile, pubs and shops walking distance.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Short stays welcome

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from £48 /night

£335 - £675 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
cosy cottage in the heart of appledore sleeps 4+2 this pretty terraced cottage nestles in one of appledore's most popular streets and has been lovingly refurbished to offer high quality accommodation. A short stroll will lead you to the quayside with stunning views of instow, a selection of quaint shops, restaurants and galleries to view. enjoy watching the fishing boats bring in their catch or take the 20 minute walk to westward ho!, with its 2 miles of golden sandy beach and northam burrows country park. There is much to see and do in north devon with popular attractions including the big sheep, the milky way, watermouth castle and dartington crystal. In the evenings, relax on the patio or enjoy a meal in one of the many local pubs or restaurants serving good food. this quaint cottage offers three bedrooms: spread over 2 floors, 1 single, situated on the top floor, with limited headroom, flatscreen tv, computer console and a selection of games, a pull-out bed is also available on request. Steep stairs lead down to 1 double bedroom with flatscreen tv, dab radio and 1 small double bedroom situated on the middle floor with dab radio. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/diner: situated on the ground floor, with comfortable seating, log effect electric fire, hi-fi with ipod dock, flatscreen tv and blu-ray dvd. Kitchen: well-equipped with electric oven and hob, belfast sink and microwave. A washer/dryer and separate freezer is situated outside. Outside: small private courtyard to the rear of the property with seating and bbq. Amenities: limited roadside parking, long stay car park nearby. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. No smoking in the property. 1 dog by arrangement (dog crate available by request if required). Stairgates provided on each floor. Wi-fi available. additional info: £100 security deposit payable by cheque 2 weeks prior to arrival, direct to the owners. location: beach under 1 mile, south west coast path, shops and pubs all in easy walking distance.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Short stays welcome

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from £47 /night

£325 - £650 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
cosy cottage, sleeps 4+2 this delightful cottage which is arranged over three floors has far-reaching views over the river torridge. the property is ideally positioned nestled within the hills above the river torridge and a few steps away from the famous tarka trail and close to all the amenities of bideford including the ancient bideford bridge, the pannier market, shops, pubs and restaurants. The golden sandy beaches of instow and westward ho! are a short drive away, as well as the pretty village of appledore. There are numerous other attractions to suit all tastes within short driving distance including the big sheep, atlantic village, the milky way, the oldenburg for trips to lundy island, tapeley park and the picturesque village of clovelly. There is also a bike hire a short walk away, for touring the local area. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double with views over the estuary and 1 twin. A sofa bed is also available (no bedding provided). Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/diner: cottage style steps lead upstairs to an open-plan living area with tv, dvd with freeview, ipod dock, dab radio and electric effect woodburner. Kitchen: with cooker, washer/dryer, fridge, microwave and radio. Outside: steps down to the property. A small grass and gravelled area with seating for guest and pet use (neighbours very occasionally use their right of way to pass through the area) amenities: roadside parking is at the top of a flight of approximately 30 stone steps, along a public footpath which is directly outside the cottage. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating, regret no smoking and wi-fi included. 2 dogs welcome. Location: beaches 2 miles, pub and shops all walking distance.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Short stays welcome

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from £65 /night

£455 - £890 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
1 of 2 properties, high quality barn conversions offering sea and rural views perfectly located on the edge of the cornish border, these beautifully converted properties are ideal for enjoying a tranquil holiday. surrounded by farmland and open fields, there are some lovely walks direct from each property, either to the beach which is less than 1 mile away and is a mixture of sand and rock pools, or the character thatched village pub which is perfect for families and is renowned for its food. Slightly further away is a post office/stores selling local produce. The coastline in both directions offers some of the most breathtaking scenery in the west country and there are some well-known long sandy beaches within a short drive as well as many hidden sheltered coves to explore. In addition to the natural beauty on offer there are attractions to suit all tastes which include clovelly with its steep stepped cobbled streets, bude canal and splashpool, the milky way, the big sheep, tintagel with its arthurian legends and much more. both properties benefit from panoramic coastal and sea views over open fields from the lounge, which is situated upstairs. Play facilities: 0.5 acre enclosed lawn complete with swings, slide, wendy house and other play equipment. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, electric, central and underfloor heating and wi-fi included. Regret no pets or smoking. Additional info: babysitting and home cooked meals available by arrangement. Location: beach and pub less than 1 mile, shop less than 2 miles. Arrival: 4pm. converted to a high standard in an upside down style to take advantage of the magnificent views. The accommodation is spacious with solid oak flooring throughout offering two bedrooms: 1 king-size and 1 double with bunk beds, tv and freeview. Bathroom: high quality fittings with corner bath, luxury multi-jet/steam spray shower cubicle and wc. Lounge/diner: with flatscreen tv, freeview and dvd. Off the main lounge is a second snug/quiet area with tv and hi-fi. Kitchen: located upstairs, fully fitted with cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and washing machine. Outside: patio area with hot tub.  …see more

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Apartment | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £94 /night

£655 - £1410 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
modern apartment enjoying this breathtaking spot located within this highly sought after development of luxury apartments resting on this fantastic spot just off the sea wall, enjoying an intoxicating view of the breaking waves and the bay. Situated within the traditional victorian seaside destination of westward ho! named after the famous book by sir charles kinglsey. the village is home to a wealth of restaurants and pubs, all within a gentle level stroll from your apartment, and its 2 miles of blue flag, golden sandy beach is perfect for surfing or sand castle building. A short walk leads to england's oldest golf club, royal north devon that stretches out on to the northam burrows country park which is protected from the sea by the unique pebble ridge and offers some of the finest walks through the dunes and along the shoreline. Within a short drive north devon offers a host of popular attractions including the big sheep, the milky way, dartington crystal, rhs rosemoor gardens and clovelly to name but a few or simply relax within your private balcony and listen to the waves lap against the shoreline and enjoy the breathtaking view. this luxury duplex apartment, accessed from the ground floor, offers three bedrooms: located on the second floor, 1 with super-king-size, enjoying sea views and which benefits from en-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower and wc. Located on the first floor are 2 twins one with en-suite shower room and wc and 1 spacious twin (both of these rooms have zip-and-link beds which can be made up as a super-king-size on request for an additional £25 charge per room payable to the owner prior to arrival). bathroom: with wc is also located on the first floor. Lounge/kitchen/diner: located on the second floor, open-plan area with ample seating around the flatscreen tv with dvd and freeview. Sliding doors leading to the private balcony. Well-equipped kitchen area with integrated oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher, with the washing machine housed just off. Outside: spacious and completely private balcony, perfect for enjoying the sun setting over the sea. Amenities: underground parking for 1 car and additional parking for 1 car in the car park. Bed linen, electric and central heating included. Towels for hire. Regret no smoking within the property. Regret no pets. Location: beach, shops, pubs and restaurants all within walking distance.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £65 /night

£455 - £770 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
thatched cottage on 250 acre dairy farm this pretty cottage, set on a working dairy farm, offers visitors an opportunity of experiencing country life yet positioned just a 10 minute drive to the north devon coastline and sandy beach at westward ho! and instow. the regional centre of barnstaple, which has a vibrant array of family leisure facilities and a huge selection of pubs, restaurants and shops, is equal distance and well worth a look. Other interesting places nearby and worth a visit include the quaint fishing village of clovelly, the historic town of great torrington and the coastal villages and towns such as croyde, woolacombe, lynmouth and ilfracombe. Closer to home why not sit and relax in the garden or watch the farming activities on this working family farm. the character accommodation with high ceilings, exposed beams and stonework offers three bedrooms: 1 double with washbasin, 1 twin and 1 further twin situated downstairs. Bathroom: on the first floor, bath with shower over and wc. Additional bathroom situated on the ground floor, bath with shower over and wc. Lounge: spacious with woodburner (first basket of logs included), tv/dvd and wi-fi available. Kitchen/diner: with electric cooker, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer, microwave and belfast sink. Outside: enclosed garden with covered patio area, garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome. Location: beach 5 miles, shops and pubs 4 miles. Arrival: 3pm.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £63 /night

£435 - £455 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 3 cottages close to sailing town of instow with stunning views across surrounding countryside, sleeps 4+1 these comfortable cottages are converted from former barns and have exposed beams and stonework which adds to their character. Situated on the owners' farm adjacent to the farmhouse, but where privacy is assured. Guests can enjoy the countryside views from the land and benefit from being a 5 minute drive from the sandy beach at instow. lots to see and do nearby with tapeley house and gardens being a 5 minute drive away. Other attractions include the big sheep, the milky way, both offer indoor and outdoor activities and events for all the family. The golden sands at westward ho! are popular with beach lovers and offer excellent opportunities for surfing and body boarding. Instow itself has a selection of small shops, an excellent mini-supermarket, superb riverfront hotel and a selection of restaurants and pubs all of which offer food. Wander along the promenade and enjoy a locally made hockings ice cream, sit amongst the sand dunes and watch the sailing boats bobbing up and down, or have a go at a variety of water sports which can be organised on the beach. Across the estuary is the small fishing village of appledore, which has a history of seafarers and ship building and is worth a trip across the water. farm activities: guests are welcome to feed the chickens. Outside: shared use of extensive lawns with garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen and central heating included. Electric by meter. Regret no smoking. 1 small/medium dog welcome in each cottage, please note that dogs must be kept on leads at all times due to the animals on site. Shared laundry room with washing machine and tumble drier. Additional info: wi-fi hotspot in the farmhouse by arrangement. Location: beach, shops, pubs, restaurants 1.5 miles.  a cosy cottage offering two bedrooms: on ground floor 1 king-size and z bed, 1 twin on first floor. Shower room: with wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan, with open fire and electric effect woodburner and tv/dvd. Kitchen area with electric oven and hob, fridge with small freezer section and microwave. Dining area.  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £82 /night

£570 - £1195 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
superb riverside position a short stroll to all village amenities this comfortable riverfront home is situated in the quaint fishing village of appledore and has unrivalled estuary views. guests can enjoy the village's quaint streets or the bustle of the quayside when the fish are landed. You can throw a crabbing line over the balcony and at high tide fish for bass! take a short drive, or catch the passenger ferry (seasonal) over the river to instow with its beach, sand dunes, pubs/restaurants and the royal north devon yacht club for sailing enthusiasts. Westward ho! has 2 miles of golden sand as well as typical seaside amusements. Northam burrows country park incorporates the oldest 18 hole golf course in the country, the royal north devon golf club. Close by are family adventure parks: the big sheep and the milky way. Manor houses and gardens worth a visit are tapeley park and arlington court. Shoppers are well-catered for in the market towns of bideford and barnstaple. this property is furnished to a high standard and offers three bedrooms: lower ground floor master bedroom with king-size bed, en-suite bathroom with shower cubicle and wc. Private balcony with seating overlooking the estuary. Situated on the first floor, 1 double and 1 adult bunk bedroom both with river and estuary views. Bathroom: family style with bath, separate shower cubicle and wc. Lounge/diner: situated on the ground floor with tv and dvd. Kitchen: with electric oven and hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge and many useful extras. Utility room: with freezer and washer/dryer. Outside: doors from lounge/diner leading out to a further balcony with seating. Amenities: parking for 1 car on hard standing (care needed when parking), ample additional parking nearby. Bed linen and central heating included. Towels for hire. Regret no smoking. 1 dog welcome. Location: adjacent to children's play park. beach, riding, golf and indoor pool all within 2 miles. Fishing, pubs, boat trips, restaurants, shops, slipway for boats, maritime museum all within walking distance. Arrival: 3pm.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £60 /night

£420 - £840 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 2 renovated terraced cottages with river views sleeps 4+1 these refurbished cottages have been completed to a high standard and are well located for touring north devon. The end and mid terrace cottages are situated on the road to bradworthy and have river and yeo valley views. A short drive to various local surfing beaches (20 minutes drive to the 2 miles of golden sandy beach at westward ho!) the market town of bideford has a range of shops, pubs, restaurants and a pannier market and is home to the oldenburg which offers boat trips to lundy island. Other attractions close by include rhs rosemoor gardens, dartington crystal, the big sheep, the milky way and some of the finest national trust cliff-top walks in the area. The property is also close to the tarka trail, popular with walkers and cyclists and is located on a favoured cycling route up the yeo valley. Relax in the conservatory with reflective glass to keep cool in the summer and warm in the winter or sit on the raised patio in the garden overlooking the valley. There are also a range of village inns close by serving food.   outside: shared use of 'iris hideaway', situated in its natural riverside setting 160 yards away with private fishing. Amenities: shared adequate private parking available. Bed linen, electric and electric heating included. Regret no smoking in the property. 4 dogs welcome (downstairs only). Additional info: camping at the hideaway may be possible at an extra charge by arrangement with the owner. Both cottages can be booked together for larger parties. Location: beach 6 miles, shop 3 miles, pub 2 miles.   the spacious cottage accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 double with single. Bathroom: luxury with double ended oversize bath and separate shower. Further small bathroom located on the ground floor with shower over bath and wc. Lounge: with skytv, wi-fi and woodburner (first basket included). Lounge leads to a large conservatory with fine views. Kitchen/diner: delightful and well-equipped with cooker, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and microwave. Outside: enclosed garden with seating on raised patio area (please note that edgemill cottage has shared access through the garden).     …see more

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Bungalow | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £53 /night

£370 - £610 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
detached bungalow in a quiet location a short drive to the beach this comfortable detached bungalow is situated in a quiet residential area close to the village of northam and a short drive to the sandy beach at westward ho! ideal for couples, small families or friends wishing to holiday together, this convenient spot offers much to see and do for all ages and tastes. For walkers there are splendid coastal footpaths to enjoy with superb sea views which reach out to lundy island and beyond. Families will love the adventure theme parks at the big sheep and the milky way both offer all-weather play area, the milky way also has it's own roller coaster. For those who wish to experience a more relaxing holiday then why not sit back and enjoy an alfresco meal or drink on the decked area. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: both double, having fitted wardrobes, one with tv and one with ipod dock. Bathroom: fully-tiled with bath, separate shower, heated towel rail and wc. Lounge: with woodburner effect electric fire, tv/dvd and hi-fi. Kitchen: well-equipped with washing machine, tumble dryer, electric oven, hob and hood, fridge/freezer, microwave and many useful extras. Outside: french doors open out from the kitchen directly onto the large decked area with table/chairs and bbq. At the front of the property is a large driveway and large lawn. At the rear is an enclosed smaller lawn area and raised deck with garden furniture. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. 2 small-medium dogs welcome (larger than labrador/additional by arrangement). Regret no smoking inside the property. Location: beach 2 miles, shops and pubs 1 mile.  …see more

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Cottage | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

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from £74 /night

£515 - £1540 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
picturesque thatched devon cottage, close to the beaches of north devon situated on the edge of a traditional north devon village, this splendid detached thatched cottage retains much of its original charm and character yet offers all modern amenities. ideally placed for touring the whole of north devon, there are a wealth of attractions to suit all tastes which include the big sheep, the milky way, dartington crystal and rhs rosemoor gardens. The market town of bideford is a 5 minute drive where you can catch the oldenburg to lundy island or visit the shops, pubs, restaurants and pannier market. The 2 miles of golden sandy beach at westward ho! is less than 4 miles away and in the evenings visit one of many local family pubs serving good food, the nearest being less than 1 mile away. the accommodation offers four bedrooms: 2 doubles (1 being a king-size) and 2 twin bedrooms. Bathroom: with elevated roll-top bath and step up to separate shower cubicle with wc. Further shower room and wc downstairs reached via a step up. Well-equipped kitchen/breakfast room: with low beams, range cooker. Second kitchen area: with fridge/freezer and microwave, electric hob and oven, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. Dining room reached via small step down with ample seating for 8. Lounge: with feature fireplace with woodburner (first basket of logs included), tv, dvd full sky package, wi-fi available. Outside: spacious enclosed lawned garden, ideal for children to run around, patio area with seating and bbq. Amenities: ample parking for 4 cars. Bed linen, towels, electric, full central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no pets or smoking. Location:  beach 7 miles, pub 1 mile, shop 2 miles. Arrival time 3pm.    …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

7 Nights min stay

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from £65 /night

£455 - £950 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
former lodge house to historic hartland abbey in hartland village  7 nights commencing 20th december 2014 was from £800 now from £680 this lovely traditional stone property is positioned overlooking a wooded valley in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Situated on the edge of the village in a quiet cul-de-sac, it is a very short stroll to the village square with its excellent pubs and shops, post office and nearby park with tennis courts and play area. being adjacent to the footpath that leads down the vale to hartland abbey, there is easy access to beautiful countryside. This is an excellent base for walkers and those wishing to explore the local dramatic cliffs, waterfalls, coast paths and secluded coves and beaches. Other attractions to suit all tastes include the milky way, the big sheep, bude splash pool and more. In the evenings relax in the lovely gardens with a bbq. Games room: that offers a dart board, table tennis and small snooker table. the accommodation, which retains much original charm and character offers three bedrooms: 1 double and 2 twins. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Separate downstairs wc. Lounge: with woodburner effect electric fire, flatscreen tv, dvd and hi-fi. Dining room: with slate flooring and woodburner set in a feature fireplace (logs included). Kitchen: well-equipped with cooker, microwave, fridge, separate freezer, dishwasher and kitchen table. Utility room: adjacent to the kitchen and separated by a dog gate, with washing machine and tumble dryer, deep sink suitable for rinsing wet suits. Amenities: off-road parking for at least 2 cars. Bed linen, electric, wi-fi and central heating included. Regret no smoking. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome. Additional info: outside tap with hose. Location: beach 2 miles, pubs and shops easy walking distance.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £44 /night

£305 - £595 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 3 properties, free-range chickens, ducks, pigs, sheep, stunning countryside views, shared hot tub, fishing, riding and golf nearby. Sleeps 2+2. situated in 10 acres and tucked away to enjoy maximum seclusion whilst offering a base for touring the whole of devon and cornwall. The land offers stunning scenery which you can explore, making it a truly magical stay. If you can tear yourself away from the property, you will be close to many attractions including some popular and secluded beaches. Two nearby towns, bideford with its pretty quay and good range of shops and weekly pannier market. Torrington offering rhs rosemoor, dartington crystal and 1646 civil war museum. Dartmoor and exmoor for exploring. Also nearby clovelly a pretty fishing village and harbour with its famous cobbled streets. For the more adventurous, water sports such as canoeing windsurfing, sailing and fishing at tamar lakes . Other popular adventure parks for families are, the milky way and the big sheep. The tarka trail is great for cyclists to explore the area. After all that excitement you can relax in our two excellent local pubs with superb food and atmosphere. The beautiful lundy island can also be visited from bideford or ilfracombe. leisure facilities: shared hot tub. Stabling: diy livery available. Farm activities: children and adults can enjoy the free roaming ducks and collecting the chickens eggs. Play facilities: shared play area with swings and climbing frame. Amenities: bed linen, towels, electric, logs and heating included. 2 small well-behaved dog welcome, more by arrangement. Regret no smoking. Stair gates are fitted in all properties. Additional info: secure garage lock up for motorcycles/bikes available. Cream tea and warm welcome upon arrival. Home produce breakfast baskets available for sale, with sausages, bacon, eggs and honey. Location: beach 8 miles, shop and pub 2 miles. a delightful attached cottage offering two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 bunk bedroom. Bathroom: with shower cubicle and wc. Lounge/diner: with freeview tv, dvd and hi-fi with a choice of dvds. Kitchen: with electric cooker, microwave, fridge and washer/dryer. Outside: enclosed decked seating area with bbq. Amenities: night storage heating included. Arrival: 3pm.  …see more

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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £57 /night

£395 - £800 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
apartment with sea views, walking distance to the beach this spacious second floor apartment has fantastic sea views and is furnished to a high standard. Perfectly situated in walking distance to the sandy beach of westward ho!, it is ideal for couples and families wanting to get away from the everyday hustle and bustle of general life. westward ho! benefits from england's oldest golf club, royal north devon, that stretches out onto the northam burrows country park, protected from the sea by the pebble ridge which offers some lovely walks through the dunes and along the beach. Visit the nearby fishing village of appledore and its galleries, shops and cafes. Other attractions in the area include the big sheep, the milky way, dartington crystal, rhs rosemoor gardens and clovelly, to name but a few. the apartment offers two bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room, wc and hair dryer and 1 twin room. Both rooms have tv/dvd. Bathroom: bath with shower over and wc. Kitchen: with sea views, equipped with fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, cooker with separate grill and microwave. Lounge/diner: large with sea views, tv, dvd, blu-ray, wi-fi and stereo. Outside: patio doors from the lounge lead to a small balcony area with patio furniture where you can relax in the evening and watch the sunset. Amenities: secure off-road parking for 1 car and large communal car park at rear. Lift from parking area. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking or pets. Additional info: landline for incoming and emergency calls. Location: beach, shops and pubs all within walking distance. Arrival 3pm.  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

7 Nights min stay

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from £44 /night

£305 - £595 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
nestles in one of appledore's most famous quaint streets. regret no babies and regret no children set in the heart of appledore, this former fisherman's cottage is a stone's throw from the quayside. the 3 miles of golden sandy beach at westward ho! is 1 mile away or enjoy the sand dunes at instow. The property is in an idyllic spot to enjoy the many lovely locations and attractions the area has to offer including clovelly, hartland, the ancient pannier market town of bideford, arlington court and rosemoor gardens to name but a few. For the sporting enthusiasts visit the royal devon yacht club at the village of instow (5 minute drive), a game of golf at the royal devon golf club in westward ho! or perhaps take a boat trip from appledore quayside to go deep sea fishing. In the evenings enjoy a meal out at one of the many good pubs and restaurants in appledore that offer excellent meals, seafood being a speciality. the accommodation offers one bedroom: double with oak flooring and wall mounted flatscreen tv. Shower room: modern with wc and underfloor heating. Lounge/diner: open-plan with solid oak floor, library, tv, dvd and hi-fi. Kitchen: modern with gas range cooker and hood, integrated appliances including microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher, stand alone stainless steel fridge/freezer, quartz work surfaces. Outside: small enclosed courtyard with decking and outside seating. Amenities: parking close by. Bed linen, wi-fi and central heating included. regret no pets or smoking. Additional info: regret no babies and regret no children. Location: 20' from slipway to beach, shops and pubs walking distance.  …see more

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Barn | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £74 /night

£515 - £1060 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 3 properties set in countryside surroundings, yet within 15 minutes of the beach. Sleeps 6+1 in a tranquil spot for a relaxing rural holiday, ideally situated for exploring north devon's beautiful, rugged coastline and unspoilt countryside. The cottages are situated on the owner's 200 acre working dairy farm. the sandy beaches and surfing waves at westward ho!, woolacombe and saunton are all within easy reach by car. You can hire bicycles and cycle, traffic free, on the disused railway track, the tarka trail and stop for a drink or bite to eat at one of the many watering holes on route. The property is 3 miles from the atlantic highway giving access to popular attractions including the big sheep, the milky way and dartington crystal. The popular market towns of bideford and torrington, with their famous pannier markets, are also close by offering good pubs, shops and restaurants. The villages of monkleigh, buckland brewer and littleham are a short drive away and all offer good village pubs. farm activities: by arrangement guests are welcome to enjoy and play on the farm after a guided tour by the farmer and even help feed the calves and watch the cows being milked. Amenities: ample off-road parking available. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included, (the farm has installed a solar water heating system). Wifi included although due to the location the wifi can be limited at times. Regret no smoking. 2 pets welcome, 3 by arrangement and must be kept downstairs. Cot, travel cot and highchair available. Location: beach at westward ho! 6 miles, beaches at peppercombe and greencliff under 5 miles, shops 4 miles, pub 1 mile, tarka trail cycling/walking 1 mile. an impressive and stylish barn conversion offering three bedrooms: 1 large family room with 1 king-size and far-reaching countryside views, 1 single and tv, 1 zip-and-link bed (which can be a super-king-size or a twin on request) and 1 twin room. Bathroom: with 6' cast iron bath, shower over and wc. Downstairs wet room with wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: large open-plan area with slate flooring incorporating lounge with comfortable sofas, woodburner (first basket of logs included), tv, dvd, freeview and hi-fi. Kitchen with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine. Outside: french doors from the lounge lead onto a small enclosed south west facing terrace area overlooking the countryside, ideal for lazy bbqs after a trip to the coast or a walk on one of the many footpaths nearby. Garden furniture and bbq provided..  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £39 /night

£270 - £450 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
secluded devonshire bolthole with countryside views elm cottage is modern, well-designed and part of a small development of barn conversions with delightful rear-facing countryside views. The accommodation has a light and airy atmosphere with high ceilings and beautiful exposed beams to provide a real sense of space. this property is close to the magnificent north devon/cornwall coastline with its heritage cobbled cliff side village of clovelly, rugged hartland quay and sweeping sandy beaches. The area's many attractions include rhs rosemoor gardens, queens theatre in barnstaple and dartington crystal. The area is also good for walking the coast path and tarka trail, which gives you many miles of safe tracks for both walking and cycling. the studio-style accommodation offers: lounge/kitchen/diner/sleeping area, open-plan with tv and dvd. Sleeping area has a double bed, alternatively there is a sofa bed in the lounge area if you prefer. Dining table. Kitchen area with cooker and fridge. Shower room: with shower and wc. Utility room: separate shared laundry room. Outside: rear enclosed south-facing garden with views, patio area with furniture and bbq. Shared, extensive wild gardens with wildlife ponds. Amenities: parking for 2 cars. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking inside property. 2 dogs welcome, more by arrangement. Location: beach 4 miles and shop 2 miles. Arrival: 3pm.  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £71 /night

£495 - £1000 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
renovated to a high standard with spectacular sea views this cottage is situated in the well known fishing village of appledore and offers the most spectacular sea views over the estuary and beyond. The cottage offers comfortable accommodation and is an ideal holiday retreat, being within easy walking distance from the bustling quayside. With an array of restaurants, pubs, shops and galleries there's something for everyone. The coastline, with its 2 miles of golden sand, is perfect for surfers and sunbathers alike. A wide choice of attractions, including the big sheep, the milky way, clovelly, rhs rosemoor gardens and day trips to lundy island, are all within easy reach and after a busy day exploring, you can relax on the beautiful patio and watch the boats sail by. the accommodation offers three bedrooms: 1 double bedroom on the second floor offering incredible sea views, 1 double bedroom and 1 twin bedroom situated on the first floor. Bathroom: situated on the third floor with shower over bath and wc. A further shower room with wc and underfloor heating is situated on the ground floor. Lounge: downstairs with flatscreen tv, blu-ray and freeview hd. Kitchen/diner: with electric oven and hob, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer, microwave, wall mounted flatscreen tv, further seating and bi-folding doors leading to the patio. Outside: enclosed patio area with table, seating and sea views. Amenities: parking available in the public car park or roadside parking a 2 minute walk. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking in the property. 2 dogs welcome. Location: beach 1 mile, pubs and shops walking distance. Arrival: 4pm.  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £74 /night

£515 - £1310 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
lovely views over river torridge and stroll to village 1 of 3 three-storey houses with fantastic river and village views, furnished and equipped to a high standard and is perfect for exploring this traditional north devon fishing village with its nautical past dating back for centuries. within a 5 minute walk are shops, galleries, family pubs serving good food, restaurants and the maritime museum. An ideal base for exploring the whole of north devon, there are attractions to suit all tastes and these include rhs rosemoor gardens, the big sheep, the milky way, the oldenburg for pleasure trips to lundy island and more. The 2 miles of golden sandy beach at westward ho! is a 5 minute drive as are leisure facilities such as tennis, riding, swimming pool and royal north devon golf course which is the oldest links course in england. The market town of bideford is close by and offers a pannier market and high street shops. In the evenings relax in the garden or enjoy a glass of wine and the views on the balcony. the accommodation is arranged over three floors and offers three bedrooms: on the top floor 1 spacious king-size double with superb views. 1 twin room. The ground floor offers a master double with en-suite shower room. All bedrooms have tvs. Bathroom: on the top floor with shower over bath and wc. Separate wc on the first floor. Lounge/diner: on the first floor with flatscreen tv, dvd, hi-fi and french doors leading to small balcony. Kitchen: well-equipped with double oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher. Utility room: separate, on the ground floor with washing machine, freezer and access into the garden. Outside: enclosed garden and patio area with seating. Amenities: parking for 2 cars. Bed linen, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Towels available for hire. 3 dogs welcome. Location: beach 1 mile, pubs and shop within walking distance.  …see more

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House | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

Excellent 5/5 

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from £163 /night

£1140 - £2585 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
a magnificent detached stone farmhouse in a wonderful, tranquil countryside setting this beautiful traditional devon farmhouse is grade ii listed and dates back to the early 17th century. It has recently been refurbished to the highest standard yet retains the original charm of exposed beams and stone fireplaces. the luxurious and spacious accommodation is set in large private grounds, with its own private terrace to the front. The stunning north devon coastline is 10 miles away along with the south west coast path. Local attractions such as the milky way, the big sheep, dartington crystal and rhs rosemoor to name a few, are all within an easy drive, you will never run out of things to do and see. Or if you fancy a relaxing break away, you can unwind in the garden with an evening bbq and glass of wine. Play facilities: there is a double swing to keep the children occupied. the stylish accommodation offers six bedrooms: on the first floor 2 king-size rooms with tvs, 1 with en-suite with bath, separate double shower and wc, 1 double, 1 twin with zip-and-link beds which can be made as a super-king-size on request and 1 further zip-and-link twin with tv and en-suite shower room and wc. 1 downstairs king-size adjacent to the shower room. Bathroom: large with original roll-top bath, separate shower and wc. Downstairs shower room with wc. Lounge: impressive sitting room with exposed beams and inglenook fireplace with original bread oven housing the woodburner (first basket of logs included), a couple of steps up leads into a further lounge with woodburner, flatscreen tv/dvd and freeview. Dining room: striking antique dining table and chairs, seating 8 in style. Kitchen/diner: extremely well-equipped with slate flagstone floor tiles, feature fireplace, three oven aga with additional aga electric oven and four plate electric hob, american style fridge/freezer, fridge, dishwasher, microwave and many useful extras. The dining/breakfast area, with seating for 12, is a perfect space for getting together with french doors lead into the garden. Utility: with washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside: large private sunny terrace with bbq which leads up steps to a large lawn area for your own use. Amenities: ample parking for at least 8 cars in private courtyard. Bed linen, towels, electric, heating and wi-fi included. A winter heating surcharge of £50 per week is payable to the owner prior to arrival between 1 october to 1 april inclusive. Up to 2 dogs welcome, more by arrangement. Additional info: £200 security deposit payable to owner 2 weeks prior to arrival. Tesco and waitrose on-line delivery accepted. There are 2 travel cots, 2 highchairs and 4 stairgates provided. Location: beach 10 miles. Pub serving food with takeaway service, butchers shop 3 miles. Small convenience shop 2.5 miles. arrival: 4pm.  …see more

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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £65 /night

£455 - £890 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
1 of 2 apartments with panoramic river views situated in a truly wonderful location nestled on the river's edge with panoramic views looking out to instow, this superb apartment makes an ideal holiday retreat. You will be able to enjoy walking through the quaint streets of appledore where fishermen drop off their daily catch or enjoy one of the many restaurants or pubs producing local food. You will be a short drive to westward ho! with its 2 miles of sandy beach. You will also be close to many attractions including the big sheep and the milky way adventure parks, tapeley park, arlington house and watermouth castle. amenities: parking close by. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Regret no pets. No smoking inside the property. Location: beach 2 miles, shops and pubs walking distance. the accommodation on the first floor offers two bedrooms: 1 double with panoramic sea views with doors leading to balcony area and 1 further double. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/diner: with panoramic sea views, coal effect gas fire, tv, dvd and hi-fi. Kitchen: with cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine. Outside: balcony off the double bedroom with table and chairs. Children must be supervised at all times on the balcony area. arrival time: 4pm. Departure time: midday.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £55 /night

£380 - £840 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
fisherman's cottage located a stone's throw from appledore quayside this refurbished former fisherman's cottage furnished in a comfortable and contemporary style is a stone's throw to the popular quayside of appledore with its many family pubs and shops. take a short drive to instow with its sandy beach or venture further afield with north devon offering attractions to suit all tastes which include tapeley park, maritime museum, the big sheep, the milky way, and the oldenburg for day trips to lundy island to name but a few. The 2 miles of golden sandy beach at westward ho! is a 5 minutes' drive. the spacious accommodation is arranged over 3 floors and offers three bedrooms: 2 doubles on the first floor and 1 twin on the top floor accessed via a cottage style staircase. Bathroom: new with separate walk in shower, roll-top bath and wc. Lounge: with tv, dvd and woodburner. Dining room: with gas fire. Kitchen: new with electric oven, gas hob, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, freezer, microwave and cd/radio. Outside: french doors leading from the dining area to a small enclosed patio area with seating and outside wc (ideal for sandy kids!). Amenities: nearby roadside parking. Bed linen, electric and central heating and wi-fi included. 1 small dog welcome. Location: beach 5 minute drive, shops and pubs all walking distance.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £57 /night

£395 - £800 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
situated within walking distance of the beach, with sea views tucked away in a small courtyard of cottages, situated on the edge of westward ho! and occupying an elevated position enjoying some beautiful distant views extending across the atlantic ocean. The property is within walking distance of the popular village of northam with its full range of amenities, and the little town of bideford with its pannier market and ferry to lundy island is nearby. A 5 minute drive will bring you to the village of westward ho!, with its surf-washed sandy beach, royal north devon golf club, riding stables and restaurants. The charming fishing village of appledore is also just a few minutes drive, with its narrow, cobbled streets, seafood restaurants and bustling quayside. Wherever guests explore, this cottage will make a comfortable base for happy holidays in this unspoilt and peaceful location. the accommodation is approached via external steps and offers three bedrooms: 1 double on the first floor with en-suite bath, separate shower and wc. 1 double and 1 further small double on the ground floor. Additional pull-out bed for a child if required. Bathroom: on the ground floor, with shower over bath and wc. Stairs lead to the first floor (the stair banisters are open and stairgates are provided at the top and bottom for safety with children) where there is a lounge: large, offering tv, dvd, hi-fi and woodburner electric effect fire. French doors lead to a balcony with sea views, the perfect spot to sit and relax. Kitchen/diner: with cooker, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and tv. Utility room: with washing machine, tumble dryer and a door which is accessed via several steps to a narrow paved area ideal for storing wetsuits and surfboards. Outside: regret no garden. Amenities: parking for 1 car, second space by arrangement with the owner. Bed linen, tea towels, hand towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available. Regret no smoking inside the property. 1 small dog welcome. Location: beach 15 minute walk, shops and pubs 5 minute walk.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

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from £53 /night

£370 - £740 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
set within a delightful riverside village, easy access to the coastline sleeps 4 + 1 this beautiful wing to the owners’ house is situated in the heart of an idyllic village overlooking the river torridge and 500 yards from the traditional village pub serving local ales and food. Opposite the property is the cricket green and a park with a children’s play area. the area is perfect for walkers with woodland walks and an abundance of wildlife on the doorstep and only a stone's throw from the tarka trail, where you can enjoy traffic-free walking and cycling (bike hire available locally). There is also the opportunity to launch canoes. Westward ho! with 2 miles of golden sands, is a short drive away. The nearby town of bideford offers shops, pubs, restaurants and day trips to lundy island. Torrington is 3 miles away and offers shops, golf, indoor swimming pool, the plough arts centre, which houses a cinema and theatre, and dartington crystal, where you can watch glass being blown and even have a go yourself. the accommodation is arranged over three floors and offers three bedrooms: 1 spacious double and 1 zip-and-link bed made as twin beds, which can be made into a double on request, both situated on the ground floor and 1 further single bedroom, located on the third floor and reached via steep cottage stairs. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc, located on the ground floor. Lounge/kitchen/diner: located on the first floor, open-plan, spacious room with skytv, dvd and french doors leading to a large balcony with seating that overlooks the garden and winding river beyond. Kitchen area, accessed via two steps down from the lounge/diner and equipped with cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, freezer, microwave and views of river and playing field. Outside: large, beautifully presented garden with seating and bbq. Amenities: off-road parking for 2 cars, opposite the property. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking in the house. Regret no pets. Wi-fi available. Location: beach 6 miles, shop 3 miles, pub walking distance.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £47 /night

£325 - £650 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
a short stroll to bideford town centre and the tarka trail this spacious terraced cottage is set back from the approach road to the port town of bideford, on the east side of the river torridge. A five minute stroll across the ancient bridge you are in the town centre which offers a range of shops, pubs, restaurants, pannier market and park. you will be a minute's walk to the tarka trail for some of the best riverside walks in the west country, either through rural north devon countryside or the sand dunes and restaurants at instow. 2 miles to the long sandy surfing beach at westward ho! and also close to a choice of attractions which include the big sheep, the milky way, dartington crystal, tapeley park and much more. Or just relax with a bbq in the garden. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double with river views and 1 further double.  bathroom: bath with shower over and wc. Lounge: with woodburner, tv and dvd. Kitchen: with cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, radio and ipod dock. Dining room. outside: enclosed small patio area and lawn garden, accessed by steep steps. External wc. external shed with washer/dryer. amenities: parking in car park (virtually opposite) or roadside parking a few minutes walk. Bed linen, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Towels for hire. 2 dogs welcome. Regret no smoking. Additional info: small welcome pack provided including bath/shower gel, shampoo, conditioner and soap. Location: beach 2 miles, pubs and shops all walking distance.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £53 /night

£370 - £760 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 3 properties. Working farm with free-range chickens, ducks, pigs, sheep, stunning countryside views, shared hot tub, fishing, riding, surfing and golf nearby situated in 10 acres and tucked away to enjoy maximum seclusion whilst offering a base for touring the whole of devon and cornwall. The land offers stunning scenery which you can explore, making it a truly magical stay. If you can tear yourself away from the property, you will be close to many attractions including some popular and secluded beaches. Two nearby towns, bideford with its pretty quay and good range of shops and weekly pannier market. Torrington offering rhs rosemoor, dartington crystal and 1646 civil war museum. Dartmoor and exmoor for exploring. Also nearby clovelly a pretty fishing village and harbour with its famous cobbled streets. For the more adventurous, water sports such as canoeing windsurfing, sailing and fishing at tamar lakes. Other popular adventure parks for families are, the milky way and the big sheep. The tarka trail is great for cyclists to explore the area. After all that excitement you can relax in our two excellent local pubs with superb food and atmosphere. The beautiful lundy island can also be visited from bideford or ilfracombe. leisure facilities: shared hot tub. Stabling: diy livery available. Farm activities: children and adults can enjoy the free roaming ducks and collecting the chickens eggs. Play facilities: shared play area with swings and climbing frame. Amenities: bed linen, towels, electric, logs and heating included. 2 small well-behaved dog welcome, more by arrangement. Regret no smoking. Stair gates are fitted in all properties. Additional info: secure garage lock up for motorcycles/bikes available. Cream tea and warm welcome upon arrival. Home produce breakfast baskets available for sale, with sausages, bacon, eggs and honey.  location: beach 8 miles, shop and pub 2 miles. a wonderfully converted upside down barn conversion taking full advantage of the countryside views. The accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double bedroom with tv and 1 twin room. Shower room: with power shower and wc all arranged on the ground floor. Lounge/kitchen/diner: situated on the first floor with pine table and chairs, leather sofas and freeview tv, dvd with selection of dvd's. The kitchen has been fitted to a high standard and includes electric cooker with halogen hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment and dishwasher. Washer/dryer in located under the stairs. Outside: enclosed decking area with seating and bbq. Amenities: central heating included. Arrival: 4pm.  …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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from £94 /night

£655 - £1290 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
situated on the banks of the river torridge situated on the water's edge, adjacent to the coastal footpath and looking down the river torridge towards the village of instow, this property is a 15 minute riverside walk to the pubs, shops and leisure facilities of bideford. This lovely detached house offers unrivalled views across the riverside and estuary. relax in the large gardens and enjoy watching the boats sail by from the terrace or venture further afield and explore the many delights north devon is famous for. The 2 miles of golden sandy beach at westward ho! is a 5 minute drive, as is horse riding, tennis, golf at the royal north devon and national trust cliff-top walks with breathtaking scenery. Other nearby attractions include exmoor, rhs rosemoor, bideford's pannier market, the big sheep, the milky way, watermouth castle, clovelly with its steep stepped cobbled streets and boat trips to lundy island aboard the ms oldenburg to name but a few. the accommodation is split-level and well-equipped offering four bedrooms: 2 with river views, 1 double and 2 twin rooms on the first floor and 1 double on the lower ground floor. Bathroom: with bath and separate wc on first floor. Shower room with wc on ground floor. Lounge/diner: large with river views, tv and dvd. Suntrap conservatory. Kitchen: with cooker, fridge, dishwasher, microwave and washing machine. Fridge/freezer and tumble dryer in the garage. Outside: large enclosed gardens (not suitable for ball games) with seating and bbq. Bring binoculars to enjoy river wildlife, ideal position for landscape sketching. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen and electric included. Central heating extra. Regret no pets. Location: beach 2 miles, pubs and restaurants walking distance. Arrival: 4.30pm.  …see more

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Barn | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 13

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from £142 /night

£990 - £2275 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
spectacular countryside views in peaceful location. this large spacious bungalow is set in 1.5 acres of grounds with beautiful, mature, level enclosed gardens with 2 more tranquil seating areas to sit and admire the stunning far reaching views towards dartmoor. situated a few miles from the traditional devon villages of buckland brewer and woolfardisworthy, both offering a pub (serving food), village shop, post office and church and are easily reached. Ideally placed for touring the whole of north devon and cornwall, with a wealth of popular sandy surfing beaches and beautiful sheltered coves, as well as a host of attractions to suit all tastes which include clovelly, hartland abbey, the milky way, the big sheep, rhs rosemoor, dartington crystal and the tarka trail, to name but a few. Leisure facilities: 4 adult bicycles for use. Play facilities: play equipment, trampoline and football nets. the accommodation, which is on one level and well suited for disabled access, offers six bedrooms: 4 king-size and 1 super - king (1 with en-suite shower room and wc) and 1 triple with en-suite shower room and wc (super - king is accessed via the triple bedroom). Bathroom: family size with wc, fully wheelchair accessible. Another separate wc off the hall. Lounge/kitchen/diner: seamlessly flowing open-plan room with 55" tv, blu-ray, surround sound, cosy seating, woodburner (first basket of logs free), dining table and chairs. Well-equipped modern kitchen with range cooker, microwave, washer/dryer, dishwasher and american style fridge/freezer. Large spacious conservatory with 9ft american pool table and further seating. Outside: extensive decked areas, one to the front of the bungalow giving added accessibility to the property. Mature, large, level gardens and 2 patio areas, 1 at the front and the second decked area leading off the conservatory, both with patio furniture and large stainless steel bbq. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, central heating and wi-fi included. First £20 of electric included. Please be aware that the property is strictly no smoking. 3 dogs welcome. Additional info:there are two travel cots and two highchairs available. On-line delivery available from tescos, sainsburys and waitrose. location: shop and pub 4 miles, beach 12 miles. Arrival: 4pm. any property identified with increased accessibility may have different levels of provision, it is therefore advisable you contact us before you book to ensure the property meets your specific needs and requirements.    …see more

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Barn | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £48 /night

£335 - £675 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 2 properties. Cosy, yet contemporary, barn on a working farm with sea glimpses from the patio these lovely barn conversions are situated close to the owner's farmhouse at the end of a long private drive benefitting from wonderful countryside views. you can stroll out direct from the farm on many circular walks. Cliff-top and coastal walks can be accessed via a 3 mile walk from the property along rugged terrain but your efforts will be rewarded by the breathtaking views of hartland point and welcome. Conveniently placed on the devon/cornwall border, you will be within a 30 minute drive from the north cornish town of bude with its numerous sandy beaches ideal for all to enjoy from sunbathing to surfing. Many other cornish attractions are within easy reach including tintagel, the village of padstow, the eden project and the many sandy beaches around the camel estuary. On the devon side there is also a wealth of nearby attractions which include the big sheep and the milky way, and many coastal towns and villages including clovelly, bideford and westward ho! the local village of hartland which was originally a georgian market town offers traditional family pubs and shops as well as a wealth of history including hartland abbey and quay. At the end of the day, enjoy a meal at a local village pub or relax with a bbq in the garden. both barn conversions have been refurbished to a very high standard and retain much of their original charm and character. Farm activities: guests are welcome to explore the 260 acre farm and see the many farm animals on-site. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, wi-fi, electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking or pets. Cot bed available for a child up to the age of 5. Location: beach and shop 3 miles, pub 2 miles. the accommodation offers one bedroom: with double bed and wall mounted flatscreen tv with integral dvd. Bathroom: modern and fully tiled with bath, electric shower and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan with oak flooring, ‘a’ frame exposed beams and french doors to patio. Lounge area with comfy sofa, large flatscreen tv/dvd with freeview. Dining area with table and chairs. Kitchen area is fully fitted with dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, built-in oven and microwave with electric hob. Outside: private patio area with countryside views and sea glimpses and has seating and bbq. Arrival: 4pm.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £60 /night

£420 - £800 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
quaint cottage with lovely estuary and river views this former fisherman's cottage has been renovated to provide stylish, comfortable accommodation. nestling in one of appledore's quaint streets you can enjoy the lovely views over the water towards the seaside village of instow. Watch the boats sail by from the raised decking area in the enclosed patio garden. Enjoy days exploring the hidden cobbled streets around the village, or visit one of the areas popular attractions including the big sheep, the milky way, clovelly, dartington crystal, rhs rosemoor and tapeley park to name just a few. Take a short drive over to the sand dunes of instow, or enjoy the 2 miles of golden sand at the beach of westward ho! which is only a short 5 minute drive away. In the evenings stroll along the quayside or eat out at one of the many family pubs and restaurants serving good food. the accommodation offers three bedrooms: accessed via steep cottage stairs. 1 double and 1 bunk room with river views on the first floor and 1 large double on the second floor via a narrow flight of stairs. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge: large, with tv, dvd, woodburner effect electric fire and ipod docking station. Dining room: area off the lounge with dining table and chairs and small selection of games. Kitchen: newly fitted with cooker, fridge and microwave. Utility: external, with low ceiling, washing machine and freezer. Outside: enclosed patio garden via steps, with decked area and lovely river views. Amenities: roadside parking nearby. Bed linen, electric, towels and wi-fi connection included. regret no smoking. 2 dogs welcome. Location: estuary beach 1 mile. Pub and shop walking distance.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £57 /night

£395 - £840 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
located on 130 acre working sheep farm with shared swimming pool relax in the peace and tranquility of this delightful countryside setting in this detached cottage, which boasts far reaching countryside views. The cottage is privately situated at the beginning of the farm lane yet is just a few minutes walk to the shared swimming pool at pillhead farm. less than 3 miles to the popular north devon coastline with long breathtaking cliff-top walks, sheltered coves to explore and long sandy surfing beaches. The market town of bideford is a 5 minute drive and offers pannier and open air markets, small shops, restaurants, pubs and park. There is much to see and do in the area with attractions to suit all tastes, which include tapeley park, dartington crystal, the big sheep, rhs rosemoor gardens, the milky way and more. Relax on site and see the animals in surrounding fields and in the evenings visit one of many local family pubs all serving good food. Leisure facilities: shared enclosed solar heated pool with adjacent paddling/toddler pool (open mid may - mid september). this completely private yet readily accessible cottage with large secure garden has been lovingly refurbished and individually equipped. The accommodation offers three bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin and 1 adult bunk. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Separate wc downstairs. Lounge: with tv/dvd, selection of books and cds. Conservatory: with seating overlooking the garden. Dining room: with cd player. Kitchen: with double oven, electric hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. Outside: large private enclosed garden with outside seating and patio. Bbq available. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, towels and central heating included. Wi-fi available. Regret no smoking. 2 dogs welcome. Location: beach 3 miles, pubs and shops all within 5 minute drive. Arrival: 4pm.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £47 /night

£325 - £650 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
traditional fisherman's cottage a short walk to appledore quayside cosy late 18th century fisherman's cottage on a small quiet shorefront road, a few metres from a slipway to the estuary. This end-terrace property is within a level walk of the quayside, pubs, shops and galleries, and enjoys views from the upstairs living room. take a short drive to the sand dunes and beach at instow, or use the cottage as a base to explore the wide range of natural and cultural attractions that north devon has to offer, from stretches of golden sands at westward ho! to the italian gardens at tapeley park. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: downstairs 1 twin (2'6" beds), on the first floor reached by a steep cottage staircase 1 double bedroom with flatscreen tv, freeview and dvd. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge: also on the first floor with river glimpses, dab digital radio and ipod dock. Kitchen/diner: on the ground floor with dining area, small sitting area offering flatscreen tv with freeview and dvd, ipod dock and old stone fireplace with woodburner effect electric fire. Kitchen area with breakfast bar, cooker, fridge, microwave, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Outside: small decked terrace with garden furniture, bbq and river views reached via very steep communal steps (not suitable for unaccompanied small children or dogs). Amenities: roadside parking nearby or in car park approx £15 per week. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available. 1 well-behaved dog by arrangement. Location: beach 2 miles, pubs and shops walking distance. Arrival: 3.30pm  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £45 /night

£315 - £650 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
riverside apartment with stunning estuary views located a short walk from the quayside and amenities of quaint fishing village, sleeps 2+1 the apartment is situated in one of appledore’s most desirable locations. This converted former cinema has been arranged to provide first class accommodation boasting superb views extending across the twin estuaries of the taw and torridge and the surrounding coastline. this unique period property is in the quaint and historic fishing village of appledore where you will be a level walk to the quayside as well as some popular village inns, most of which serve good food. There is also a choice of shops, galleries and a maritime museum. Less than a 10 minute drive is the seaside resort of westward ho! which boasts 2 miles of golden sandy beach, ideal for bathers and surfers, tennis, championship golf course, riding and more. The town of bideford offers a pannier and open air market as well as a range of high street shops. Other attractions within a short drive include clovelly with its steep, stepped cobbled streets, the milky way, the big sheep, national trust arlington court and the oldenburg for day trips to lundy island  this apartment is situated on the ground floor and offers one bedroom: double with en-suite shower room and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: large well-equipped with cooker, fridge, washing machine, microwave, flatscreen tv, dvd, and freeview, along with juliet balcony with river and estuary views. Amenities: roadside parking or car park close by. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. 1 dog welcome.  additional information: extra person must be a child 12 years of age or under. Location: beach 1 mile, shops and pubs walking distance.  …see more

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Barn | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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from £74 /night

£515 - £1410 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 3 properties. Working farm with free-range chickens, ducks, pigs, sheep, stunning countryside views, shared hot tub, fishing, riding, surfing and golf nearby situated in 10 acres and tucked away to enjoy maximum seclusion whilst offering a base for touring the whole of devon and cornwall. The land offers stunning scenery which you can explore, making it a truly magical stay. If you can tear yourself away from the property, you will be close to many attractions including some popular and secluded beaches. Two nearby towns, bideford with its pretty quay and good range of shops and weekly pannier market. Torrington offering rhs rosemoor, dartington crystal and 1646 civil war museum. Dartmoor and exmoor for exploring. Also nearby clovelly a pretty fishing village and harbour with its famous cobbled streets. For the more adventurous, water sports such as canoeing windsurfing, sailing and fishing at tamar lakes. Other popular adventure parks for families are, the milky way and the big sheep. The tarka trail is great for cyclists to explore the area. After all that excitement you can relax in our two excellent local pubs with superb food and atmosphere. The beautiful lundy island can also be visited from bideford or ilfracombe. leisure facilities: shared hot tub. Stabling: diy livery available. Farm activities: children and adults can enjoy the free roaming ducks and collecting the chickens eggs. Play facilities: shared play area with swings and climbing frame. Amenities: bed linen, towels, electric, logs and heating included. 2 small well-behaved dog welcome, more by arrangement. Regret no smoking. Stair gates are fitted in all properties. Additional info: secure garage lock up for motorcycles/bikes available. Cream tea and warm welcome upon arrival. Home produce breakfast baskets available for sale, with sausages, bacon, eggs and honey. Location: beach 8 miles, shop and pub 2 miles. a beautifully converted barn, tastefully converted with all modern amenities, many original features and offers four bedrooms: 1 double downstairs with en-suite shower with wc, 1 king-size double and 2 twins. Bathroom: family size with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/diner: with wooden floors, woodburner, freeview tv, video, dvd, plus a selection of videos and dvds. Kitchen: 2 steps down, slate floored with cooker, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and microwave. Outside: garden area with bbq and patio seating. Off-peak short breaks available. Arrival: 3pm.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £55 /night

£380 - £840 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
charming character cottage in a great location for exploring the area. Sleeps 6+1 this delightful cottage is situated in a quiet, residential, area on the outskirts of the "little white town" of bideford. Nestling between a variety of different styled properties, the cottage offers an excellent base from which to explore the whole of devon. lots to see and do close by with the sandy beach of westward ho! being a short drive away, the sand and surf is great for the surfing enthusiast or for those who just wish to relax. Another interesting places to visit is the port town of bideford with its selection of shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as a pretty public park, the burton art gallery and the bustling quayside. Clovelly, the quaint cliffside fishing village, with steep cobbled streets that lead down to the harbour, is a short drive. Appledore and instow, which sit either side of the taw/torridge estuary, have a charm of their own and are well worth a look. Also an ideal location for golf enthusiasts as there are 10 golf courses within 30 miles of the property! this character cottage offers three bedrooms: ground floor twin reached by 2 steps. First floor second twin accessed via a cottage style staircase and up 2 further steps is a large double room with additional single bed. Bathroom: on the first floor, with freestanding roll-top bath with hand-held shower and wc. Ground floor shower room with wc accessed by 2 steps. Lounge: enjoys ample seating around the woodburner with flatscreen tv, dvd, ipod docking station, hi-fi and a selection of games, childrens toys and dvd's. dining room: offers ample seating. Kitchen: with fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, oven with hob and microwave. Outside: benefits from a modest, secluded private courtyard with seating area, separate table and chairs and bbq. Amenities: allocated off-road parking for 2 cars. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking within the property. 2 dogs welcome. Location: beach 3 miles, shops and pubs within walking distance. Arrival: 3.30pm.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

7 Nights min stay

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from £51 /night

£355 - £715 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
tastefully refurbished with superb quayside and river views situated in the centre of this historic and very picturesque fishing village of appledore, renowned for its tidal estuary setting, brightly painted cottages, maritime links and annual book festival. this delightful cottage, which has un-obstructed views of the estuary from the lounge and master bedroom windows, is just a short walk to the waterfront with its rock pools, boat ramp and area of sand (at low tide) and is perfectly situated to enjoy the best of north devon and north cornwall's holiday attractions.  the stylish accommodation consists of two bedrooms: both situated on the first floor, 1 double with estuary views and ensuite shower room and 1 further double. Bathroom: situated on the second floor, with spa bath, separate shower, wc, heated towel rail and underfloor heating. Lounge: situated on the second floor, light and airy and has superb views of the estuary and quayside. Real wood floor, comfy sofas, tv/dvd, freeview, hi-fi, sink unit and cupboard ideal for making tea/coffee and light snacks, a relaxing place to sit and plan your next day's adventures. Kitchen/diner: open-plan with underfloor heating, taking up the whole ground floor. Fully equipped with washing machine, dishwasher, electric/steam oven plus a separate microwave combi-oven, fridge/freezer, island unit with hob and ample storage. Ground floor wc. Outside: door from kitchen/diner leads out to a shared patio area with seating, bbq, and undercover storage for bicycles. Amenities: roadside parking if available or in the large car park on the quay (weekly ticket can be purchased). Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available. Regret no smoking within the property. 1 dog welcome. Location: beach 2 miles, shops, pubs and restaurants all within walking distance.  …see more

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House | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

7 Nights min stay

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from £130 /night

£910 - £1620 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
grand designs style house set in 7 acres close to beaches this stunning family home nestles in a pretty part of the north devon countryside, surrounded by lawn, large paddock, woodland and stream providing a peaceful haven for adults as well as an adventurous place for children to explore. close to the sandy, surfing beaches and coves which are dotted all along the coastline with national trust land and coal paths within an easy stroll. There is an abundance of wildlife. Locally there are many places to visit including clovelly, a unique cliffside fishing village and the nearby small town of hartland, together with lots of good pubs and eating places within easy reach. There are interests for every age and taste. Family attractions include the big sheep and the milky way and are ideal on wet weather days. Games room: staircase leads up from the library to a lofted games room with tv/dvd, wii (guests are advised to bring their own games for the wii), a selection of toys and games. Garage outside with table tennis. the accommodation offers five bedrooms: 1 king-size with walk-in closet, en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and wc, 3 further doubles and 1 twin room. Bathroom: bath with shower over and wc. Downstairs wc. Lounge: feature fireplace with open fire (first basket of logs included) tv/dvd and wi-fi available. Library: situated upstairs, with wide selection of books, floor to ceiling glazed window with juliette balcony with seating and views over the terrace and lawn. Dining room: down a step with large table seating 10, woodburner (first basket of logs included) and large dining table, this room opens up into a light and airy swedish style seating area with views over the patio and beyond. Kitchen/diner: with granite worktops, split level, with large range style aga, gas hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave. Utility room: washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside: large gardens surround 3 sides of the property, with a vegetable patch, fruit cage, apple trees, patio and covered bbq area. A stream with a small bridge over links the patio area to the lawn, care needed with young children. Amenities: ample private off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, electric, gas, wi-fi and initial supply of logs included. Regret no smoking. Regret no pets. Additional info: regret no short breaks. Laundrey shoot. Location: beach 2 miles, shop and pub in village within short walking distance.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £45 /night

£315 - £760 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
walker's paradise in a peaceful location this wonderful detached cottage with beamed ceilings in the dining room is located in a peaceful position within easy walking distance of the picturesque village of hartland, with its family pubs, shops, scenery and beautiful walks. Wander the gardens at nearby docton mill and enjoy a cream tea. you will also be ideally located for visiting the many nearby beaches and attractions which include hartland quay and point, the milky way and the big sheep. Relax in the garden and enjoy the varied wildlife which can be seen. the accommodation offers three bedrooms: 1 double with cot in small room adjoining and 2 singles. Bathroom: with wc. Shower room and wc downstairs. Lounge: large room with tv, dvd, piano (for non-professionals!), woodburner (first basket of logs free) which provides heating for the double and single bedroom and the dining room. Second upstairs sitting area with tv and dvd. Dining room: separate area downstairs with payphone and a selection of books. Kitchen/diner: with micro/conventional oven, hob, fridge with freezer compartment, washing machine and rayburn (for heating water, central heating radiators in single bedroom, bathroom and towel rail). Small conservatory: with children's toys. Outside: enclosed rear garden and seating area with garden furniture both accessed via steps. amenities: parking for 1 car. Bed linen included. Electric by £1 coin meter. Internet access available. Regret no pets. Regret no smoking in the cottage. Babysitting by arrangement. Child's buggy and stairgate available to use. Additional info: welcome tray on arrival. Location: beach 2.5 miles, shops and pubs walking distance.  …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 9

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from £82 /night

£570 - £1310 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
200 acre working farm, play area, ponies, tractor rides, hot tub, sand school and stabling a warm welcome awaits you at this beautifully appointed property, which adjoins the owners' farmhouse, on a working farm with dairy cattle, sheep and cereal.  in a peaceful and scenic location and ideally situated for touring the area with numerous local attractions including the big sheep, the milky way and watermouth castle. If it is relaxation you require, there are superb walks coupled with panoramic views of surrounding countryside right on the doorstep. Enjoy a pleasant walk to the unspoilt cove at peppercombe, or the bucket and spade beaches of westward ho! and instow are within a short car ride. In the evenings why not take the 5 minute stroll up to the coach and horses, the local pub, for a drink or a bite to eat, or relax with a glass of wine and take in the views. Leisure facilities: hot tub. Stabling: stabling and grazing are available for guests' own horses which can all be arranged with the owners. Farm activities: visitors are welcome to roam the farm and observe the many interesting activities such as harvesting and milking by the friendly and helpful owners. The owners will, by arrangement, introduce you to the ponies, which, for a small fee, will take children for a ride around the sand school. Tractor rides by prior arrangement with the owners. Play facilities: there is a well-equipped play area with 12' trampoline, basketball post, swings/slide and fireman's pole, plus a small bucket swing for the toddlers. the very spacious and comfortable accommodation offers four bedrooms: all with handbasins, 1 single room, 1 double with en-suite shower cubicle, 1 further double with tv and en-suite shower cubicle which follows through to another bedroom with double bed and bunk beds.  bathroom: bath with wc. A separate wc downstairs. Large hallway with quarry-tiled floor and stripped pine staircase. Lounge: spacious and comfortable with original shutters, antique pine dresser, table and chairs, 3 sofas, tv, freeview, dvd and woodburner effect electric fire. Kitchen: modern, with pine table, electric cooker, microwave, washing machine, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Outside: attractive walled garden with 2 picnic tables, seats and 12' trampoline. Large gas bbq. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and night storage or panel heating included. Wi-fi available in kitchen and bedrooms. 1 well-behaved dog welcome. Additional info: free range eggs available. Free babysitting by arrangement. Home cooked takeaway food or breakfast served in the farmhouse available from the owner on request. Location: beach 1.5 miles, pub 0.5 miles.  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

7 Nights min stay

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from £57 /night

£395 - £800 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
stunning riverside position with views over the river this modern, stylishly presented, attached property is on the banks of the river torridge in the picturesque north devon town of bideford. It is arranged over three floors, all having stunning uninterrupted views of the river and town over the rear garden. downstream is an impressive stone bridge dating back to the 13th century which is the focal point of the town. A comfortable stroll across the bridge takes you to the bustling quayside where you can watch the fishing boats and daily life go by, or settle into one of the quayside coffee shops or pubs. A few yards upstream from the property there is a public slipway to the river, a kayak and bike hire centre and access to the tarka trail, a traffic free path stretching for 30 miles, perfect for country walks and bike rides. The excellent surf beach at westward ho!, the quaint fishing village of appledore, and the marina and beautiful sands at instow are all within 3 miles. In the evenings, there are numerous pubs and restaurants in the town to explore. Alternatively, you can relax in the riverside garden for a bbq, watch the bird life on the river, try fishing from the small deck or soak up the fabulous sunsets and lights of the town on the hillside opposite. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: set in the eaves on the second floor, 1 king-size with en-suite shower room and wc, and 1 twin with tv/dvd. Bathroom: with shower over and wc. Separate wc on the ground floor. lounge/kitchen/diner: located on the first floor enjoys river views and juliet balcony, with tv ,dvd, freeview, hi-fi with docking station for ipods and other mp3 players. Second lounge area, located on the ground floor, with seating and tv. Kitchen offers electric oven, gas hob, dishwasher, fridge and microwave. Utility room: on the ground floor with a washing machine, freezer and drink cooler. outside: reached via patio doors from the second lounge, enclosed patio area with seating and bbq, with glass safety panels on the riverside edge of the decking. amenities: parking for 2 cars. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Regret no pets. 2 adult mountain bikes and child trailer available for use. Location: beach 2 miles, pubs and shops walking distance.  …see more

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Barn | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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from £74 /night

£515 - £1060 / week

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Key info:

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
access to tarka trail and river torridge. Sleeps 6+2 this unusual and deceptively spacious property offers simple comfort in a peaceful and sheltered setting (devon county wildlife site) and is suitable walkers, cyclists, families and couples. ideal base for active people who enjoy walking, cycling, canoeing, bird watching or river fishing. For those wanting to relax, the surrounding area is tranquil and the scenery is breathtaking. There is direct access to the tarka trail (traffic free) and the property is within easy reach of weare giffard and bideford. With private riverside walks and conservation areas (with bird hide) a variety of wildlife may be seen. Many sandy beaches and attractions are close by. originally part of a 19th century shipyard and adjacent to the entrance of lord rolle's canal, being lovingly restored by the owners, this property has exposed beams/timbers throughout. The 3 large, glazed, front doors provide wonderful views across the torridge valley. The ground floor is tiled, the loft floor and stairs are varnished timber. The accommodation offers three bedrooms: on the first floor 2 bedrooms each sleeping 3 (1 double and 1 single). On the ground floor there is 1 twin. Shower room: 2 fully-tiled rooms with wc on the ground floor, 1 additional wc with washing machine and tumble dryer which is accessible from outside the barn. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan area with tv, freeview, dvd, video and hi-fi, a well-equipped kitchen with cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and solid fuel rayburn. Outside: enclosed garden with bbq, picnic benches and camp fire, meadow area beyond. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen and electric included. Central heating and hot water provided by rayburn (fuel supplied). Regret no smoking, pets or fireworks. Additional info: camping available for larger groups by arrangement. Location: beach 6 miles, shops and golf 4 miles, village cricket/playground 1 mile, pub 1.5 miles.  …see more