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House | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

 

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£655 - £1755 / week

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  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 3 properties in delightful valley setting in 70 acres this refurbished semi-detached farmhouse is situated within a small farm setting, believed to date back over 700 years. within the chambercombe valley you will be a short stroll to the historic chambercombe manor and tea rooms. The town of ilfracombe is a 20 minutes stroll away (please note the return journey is quite steep) and offers a choice of shops, restaurants and pubs with a beach, theatre, aquarium and harbour for fishing trips and day trips to lundy island aboard the oldenburg. There is much to see and do in north devon with attractions including watermouth castle, valley of the rocks, lynton cliff railway, arlington court and a choice of long sandy surfing beaches. all properties are furnished and equipped to a high standard including some hand made soft furnishings, original artwork and antique furniture. Outside: use of communal grounds. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. 2 dogs welcome. Additional info: breakfast and family meals can be purchased from the main farmhouse (by arrangement). Location: beach, shops and pubs all within 1 mile. offering five bedrooms: all upstairs, 2 doubles, both with en-suite with bath, shower and wc. 1 twin with en-suite with bath, shower and wc. 2 singles. Shower room: upstairs with wc. Lounge: feature room with flatscreen tv and dvd. Second lounge/snug with open fire (logs available from the owner at a small charge). Kitchen/diner: farmhouse style and equipped with range cooker, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and microwave. Outside: private enclosed patios with seating.    …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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£395 - £800 / week

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  • No pets allowed
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walking distance to the beach this conveniently positioned cottage is ideal for small families or groups of friends who want to be close to the beach and what a fantastic beach, with 2 miles of golden sands and the pebble ridge dominating this seaside town. the beach has excellent facilities and offers a superb spot for keen surfers or body boarders. Lots to see and do nearby with spectacular scenery along the coastal footpaths that lead down the coast towards the famous cliffside village of clovelly, or join in the various children's activities organised (seasonal) by the northam burrows country park. Play a round of golf on the oldest links course in the country at the royal north devon golf club or wander along the promenade with an ice cream and enjoy the sea air. All in all the property offers an ideal holiday location with every amenity close to hand. the accommodation offers three bedrooms: 1 king-size double with washbasin, 1 twin with room for a travel cot, 1 small twin bedroom. Bathroom: bath with shower over. Separate wc. Lounge: large with tv/dvd and selection of videos, books, games and puzzles. Kitchen/diner: with gas range-style oven with gas hob, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, hi-fi and many useful extras. 1 step up into conservatory with seating and french doors leading to outside enclosed area and also offers a separate wc. Outside: small, enclosed gravelled area with seating, bbq, rear pedestrian access and the added advantage of an outdoor shower good for washing off sandy toes! amenities: nearby roadside parking. Bed linen, electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking. Regret no pets. Location: beach, shops and pubs all within walking distance. Arrival: 3pm.  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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£455 - £1100 / week

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unrivalled views over westward ho!, lundy island and bideford bay this modern detached dormer bungalow with garage and parking offers the highest standards of holiday accommodation. Relax in the enclosed decked area and garden and enjoy the views. A 15 minute downhill walk takes you to the centre of westward ho! with its 2 miles of golden sandy beach, pubs, shops, tennis, riding, cliff-top walks and former championship golf club. North devon itself offers attractions to suit all tastes which include the big sheep, milky way, tapeley park and more. The regional centre of bideford is less than 2 miles away and offers an open-air and pannier market. the accommodation offers three bedrooms: upstairs is 1 double with fantastic views, en-suite shower room and wc, 1 twin with en-suite shower room and wc and 1 further double downstairs. Bathroom: family size with shower over bath and wc. Lounge: with views, flatscreen tv, freeview, dvd, video, hi-fi and gas fire, patio doors to decking. Dining room: separate, with doors leading out onto a patio area. Kitchen: well-equipped with cooker, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher and microwave. Outside: enclosed garden with patio, decking and bbq. Amenities: off-road parking plus a garage available for parking. Bed linen, electric and central heating included (central heating surcharge of £10 applies off-peak, please pay direct to the owner on arrival). Towels for hire. Regret no smoking or pets. Location: beach, shops and pubs all walking distance.  …see more

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House | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 11

7 Nights min stay

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from £121 /night

£845 - £1755 / week

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  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
grand spacious house in the heart of popular fishing village. this stunning period house is just a short stroll along the harbour from the vibrant centre of appledore. Historically a buoyant fishing village, appledore retains much of its original charm, yet has now become a popular destination for visitors to the area. just a short drive along the bay is the blue flag beach of westward ho! enjoying 2 miles of golden sandy beach and its characteristic pebble ridge that naturally protects the country park of northam burrows that houses royal north devon golf club, england’s oldest golf course. 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 and the oldenburg for pleasure trips to lundy island, and more. The market town of bideford is close by and offers a pannier market and high street shops. In the evenings, relax in the walled garden. the accommodation offers five bedrooms laid out over three floors: 1 master double with en-suite bathroom with roll-top bath, separate shower and wc, and 2 further spacious double rooms all located on the first floor. 2 twin bedrooms, one with a futon bed and one with a pull-out 3ft bed on the second floor. Shower room: with wc on the first floor. Bathroom: with shower attachment and wc on the second floor. Lounge: with flatscreen tv/dvd, xbox, and working open fireplace. Snug lounge: with flatscreen tv, gas fire and games cupboard. Dining room: adjacent to kitchen with woodburner. Kitchen: with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer. Utility room: with washing machine, separate tumble dryer and dishwasher. Outside: the rear enclosed walled garden offers patio and lawn area with ample garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: roadside parking is usually available within walking distance of the property, or alternatively there is a pay and display car park 100 metres away. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and bt infinity wi-fi included. Regret no smoking within the property. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome. Additional info: 2 people can be accommodated in addition to the 10 but please note that the dining table only seats 10. Location: beach 2 miles, shops and pubs all within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm.  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

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from £60 /night

£420 - £840 / week

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  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
walking distance to harbourside, beach, restaurants and pubs nestling in the beautiful english riviera, situated in this picturesque part of devon means you will be spoilt for choice with some of the best beaches in the country. Brixham offers beautiful harbours and some colourful cottages housing seafood restaurants, cafés, shops and pubs. You will be able to stroll the sandy beaches and coves which are a short drive away or hop onto a fishing or pleasure boat situated in the bustling harbour. If an active holiday is more your style then there are plenty of things to keep you busy ranging from golf, walking, cycling and a wide range of water sports. Come rain or shine there is always something to do in the area including over 40 top attractions across the county of devon including kents cavern, paignton zoo, living coast and quay west. this terraced cottage offers three bedrooms: approached via steep, twisting cottage-style steps, 2 doubles and 1 single. Bathroom: downstairs with shower over bath and wc. Lounge: small area with woodburner, tv, dvd and freeview. Second quiet lounge with hi-fi. Kitchen/diner: with cooker, fridge with small freezer compartment and microwave, regret no washing machine however there is a launderette a short walk away. Outside: enclosed patio area with seating (accessed via 4 stone steps) and bbq. Amenities: roadside parking close by. Bed linen, electric and central heating included. 1 dog welcome. Location: beach 1 mile, family pub opposite with other pubs and shops walking distance. Arrival: 3pm.  …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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from £86 /night

£600 - £1410 / week

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  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
very spacious property with extensive gardens situated in a private lane on the outskirts of the town, within a short walk of a small collection of shops, pub and take-away restaurants. A short stroll directly from the property takes you to the extensive riverside parkland at rock park, with tennis courts and children’s' play area. within a short distance from the north devon link road you have an ideal touring base for the entire region. The fine sandy beach at instow is therefore easily accessible via a short scenic drive or enjoyable level walk or cycle on the tarka trail. The town centre amenities of barnstaple including indoor swimming pool, theatre, cinema and wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants are within a mile. Slightly further afield the foothills of exmoor a 10 mile drive beyond. the property retains much of its original character and is decorated, furnished and equipped to a high standard. Four bedrooms: 1 spacious dual aspect double with en-suite shower room and wc. Tv and views over the garden and surrounding countryside. 1 further spacious double with fitted wardrobe and bay windows also offering lovely views, 1 twin room with handbasin, and 1 further twin room on the ground floor (2 steps down from living room), with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and wc. Bathroom: with shower over bath and separate wc. Further wc with handbasin on ground floor. Lounge: with woodburner in feature fireplace, parquet solid wood flooring, original oak paneling, beamed ceiling, tv, dvd and large bay window with window seat to take full advantage of the delightful garden and country views. Dining room: spacious living/dining room with seating for 5, sofa bed, oak dining suite, woodburner in feature fireplace, tv, dvd and selection of children's games. Large bay window and french doors leading onto the patio. Kitchen: with gas range cooker, microwave, freezer and dishwasher. Utility room: accessed externally and adjoining the property with washer/dryer. Outside: small enclosed front garden area and large, south facing fully enclosed rear garden backing onto the countryside, with patio area, garden furniture, barbecue, well-tended lawns, flower beds and shrubs, leading to further large lawned area with trampoline and swing, ideal for children's play. Amenities: off-road parking for 3/4 cars. Bed linen, towels, wi-fi, electric and central heating included. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome. Location: beach 7 miles, pubs and shops all within easy walking distance. Arrival: 4pm.  …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
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  • 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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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £57 /night

£395 - £680 / week

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  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
purposely converted property nestling on smallholding 25% discount for couples during the off peak period available on request this delightful farm property has been lovingly fitted and furnished to a high standard and offers a relaxing and comfortable base from which to explore both devon and cornwall. Situated in a small rural hamlet, it offers lovely countryside views with dartmoor on the horizon. a selection of pretty fishing villages and sandy beaches can be found close-by on the north coast, including the excellent surfing beach of widemouth and several small sandy coves around the seaside town of bude. The latter also boasts a good selection of amenities including shops, pubs and restaurants. The nearby market town of holsworthy offers a golf club, swimming pool, restaurants, shops and pubs. Other attractions include horse riding, walking, watersports and fishing at tamar lakes and family days out at the milky way, the big sheep and the eden project. Alternatively, relax in the courtyard or stroll around the lake and see the animals. Farm activities: children welcome to watch the animals pigs and chickens being fed. the accommodation is attached to the main farmhouse and offers three bedrooms: 1 master super king-size, 1 double and 1 bunk bedroom, all arranged on the first floor. Shower room: with wc. Lounge/diner: with large flatscreen tv/dvd, nintendo wii, and open fireplace (first basket of logs included). Kitchen: modern with electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and washer/dryer. Outside: use of large enclosed communal garden space including gravelled courtyard with garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: private off-road parking for 2 cars. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no pets or smoking inside the property. Additional info: the owner is able to offer extra accommodation in the main farmhouse, please call to enquire. They are also able to provide home-reared food hampers, cooked breakfasts and evening meals by arrangement direct with the owner. Location: beach 9 miles, pubs, shops and restaurants in holsworthy 3 miles, forestry commission woodland in walking distance.    …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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from £82 /night

£570 - £1755 / week

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  • Pets welcome
unrivalled riverside position a stroll to renowned inns  sitting in a truly idyllic position on the edge of the river with far-reaching views in the quaint fishing village of appledore. enjoy a walk along one of the village's quaint streets or the bustle of the quayside when the fish are landed. Take a short drive over the river to instow with its sandy beach and the royal north devon yacht club for boating and sailing enthusiasts. Westward ho! with its 2 miles of beach and the royal north devon golf club offer many family amusements. Close by is the big sheep and the milky way adventure parks, tapeley park, arlington house and watermouth castle. Shopping is well catered for in the market towns of bideford and barnstaple. this unique luxury property with accommodation arranged on three floors and furnished to a high standard, offers four bedrooms: lower ground floor master bedroom with double bed with en-suite bath, separate shower and wc. Large patio windows open on to a balcony with sitting area and pot plants. On the first floor three bedrooms, 1 double and 1 bunk bedroom, both with river and estuary views and 1 twin. Bathroom: on the first floor with shower over bath and wc. Also a separate wc. Lounge/diner: on the ground floor with dining area and patio doors opening onto another balcony with seats. There is a tv, freeview, dvd and hi-fi. Kitchen: with dishwasher, microwave, fridge, coffee maker and many useful extras. Utility room: on the lower ground floor with fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. Amenities: garage for 1 small car along with parking for 1 more car, further parking available in car park close by. Bed linen, towels (please bring own beach towels), wi-fi, electric and central heating included. Towels for hire. 1 dog welcome. Regret no smoking in property. Location: close to children's play park. Beach, riding, royal north devon golf club and indoor pool all within 2 miles. Fishing, pubs, boat trips, restaurants, shops, slipway for boats, maritime museum all within walking distance.  …see more

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House | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

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from £348 /night

£2435 / week

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  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
set in 60 acres detached luxurious property outdoor children's play area 6 nights commencing 24 october 2014 was from £2435 now from £1150  this simply stunning country residence, which was fully rebuilt in 2007, is situated at the end of a long drive 4 miles from the seaside town of bude; a perfect location for a great family holiday. Enjoy a stroll across the fields with unimpeded coastal and country views. bude boasts a wide range of shops, restaurants, craft shops and a choice of three sandy beaches plus many more leisure facilities to choose from. The north coast of cornwall and devon is renowned for its rugged coastline and picturesque fishing villages such as clovelly, boscastle and port isaac and many family attractions within driving distance including the milky way, the big sheep, trethorne leisure park or locally, why not explore tamar lakes with a wealth of water sports, superb fishing and great walks. Play facilities: wooden playhouse and trampoline. Farm activities: guests are welcome, with the owner's supervision, to meet, interact and feed the animals ranging from the chickens, cows and lambs. (when in season) the immaculate accommodation is arranged over three floors to take advantage of the spectacular views and offers five bedrooms: on the first floor 1 king-size double with tv, dressing room and en-suite shower room with wc, 1 twin with tv and 1 further double with tv. On the 2nd floor with a selection of books and dvd's, 1 king-size and 1 twin with tv. Bathroom: on the first floor with separate shower and wc. Shower room: on the second floor, with wc. Separate wc downstairs. Lounge: with open fire (first basket of logs included), tv/dvd, wii games console and wi-fi available. Kitchen/diner: granite worktops, integrated appliances, double oven and hob, including dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave, oil fired aga and island unit with pull-out larder racks and integrated speakers for stereo system. Dining area with ample seating for 6. Lounge area: tv/dvd and french doors to garden. Conservatory: wonderful room taking full advantage of the views with seating for 10 and gothic style windows. Utility room: with washing machine, tumble dryer, belfast sink and plenty of room for boots, wetsuits etc. Outside: a patio area with garden furniture and gas bbq. A large enclosed expanse of level lawn with children’s play equipment. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, electric, central heating, underfloor central heating on the ground floor and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. 1 well behaved dog welcome. Additional info: outside kennels and stabling avaliable. Shooting trips off-site can be arranged through the owner, details required at time of booking your holiday. Location: beach 4 miles, shop and pub 0.5 miles (red post).  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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£315 - £715 / week

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  • Private garden
relaxing riverside house, easy walking distance to bideford quayside this property offers wonderful views of the river torridge as well as being perfect for those wishing to explore the delights of north devon. the quaint fishing village of appledore is only a 10 minutes drive where there are many small craft shops and friendly local pubs and restaurants with fresh seafood always on the menu. The 2 miles of golden sandy beaches at westward ho! is only a 10 minutes drive offering many family amusements. Close by are a wealth of popular attractions including the big sheep, the milky way, tapeley park, arlington court and more. For the sporting enthusiasts, visit the royal devon yacht club at the village of instow or perhaps a game of golf at the royal north devon golf club. Shopping is well catered for in the market towns of barnstaple and bideford, the town centre of bideford being only a 10 minutes level walk. In the evenings, enjoy a meal out in bideford or venture further afield to the many local village pubs all serving excellent food. Alternatively, enjoy fishing over the back wall at high tide. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double with hairdryer and a lovely view of the river torridge and 1 twin. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Separate wc downstairs. Lounge/diner: with flatscreen tv, freeview, dvd and cd/radio. Kitchen: with oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, and washer/dryer. Outside: enclosed garden with outside table, seating and bbq overlooking the river. Amenities: off-road parking for 1 car. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included (heating surcharge of £15 applicable 1 november - 1 march, payable direct to the owner on arrival). 1 dog welcome. Regret no smoking. Location: pubs and shops walking distance, beaches 2 miles. also owned by this owner is property code rives  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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£570 - £1310 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
newly modernised property located within extremely sought after village christmas and new year - complimentary high quality hamper with full week booking this stunning private semi-detached property, recently completed to the highest of standards with new england decor, is nestled on a hillside that makes the most of the sea and rugged coastal views. Ideally located only a short stroll from the village shops, pubs and park as well as the beach at rockham bay. the family-friendly, sandy beaches of woolacombe, croyde and saunton are within easy reach, providing excellent surfing. Access to rockham bay and the south west coastal path is directly opposite the property, and offers some of the finest walks in the country. The tarka trail, a 6 mile section of cycle path following the route of the disused railway line through woodland and unspoilt countryside, gives direct access to the lively coastal town of ilfracombe. Venturing slightly further afield, the national trust property of arlington court, combe martin wildlife park, exmoor national park and barnstaple, the regional town of north devon, are all a leisurely drive away. this charming accommodation reached via a number of external steps offers three bedrooms: 1 master double benefitting from sea views and an en-suite shower room with wc, 1 further double and 1 twin. Bathroom: with shower over bath, wc and baby bath. Lounge: this spacious room enjoys a woodburner (first basket of logs included),  flatscreen smart tv, with dvd and selection of dvds, internet tv and ipad point. Kitchen/diner: with electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Outside: enclosed paved area surrounding the property with garden furniture and bbq, perfect for whiling away your evenings. Amenities: off road parking for 2 cars. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking within the property. Regret no pets. Location: woolacombe and rockham beach, shops and pubs all within walking distance.  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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£810 / week

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fabulous views, walking distance to sandy blue flag beach of westward ho! this attractive victorian house is situated on a quiet private no through road in an elevated position, with enviable views over westward ho! beach, bideford bay and beyond to saunton sands. a 5 minute stroll, via the public footpath situated almost opposite the house, will take you down to the seaside village of westward ho! with its renowned golden sands and surf. It is an ideal base from which to explore all that north devon has to offer. You can make use of the many surf schools, enjoy a round of golf at royal north devon golf course, go horse riding at the follyfoot riding centre, play a set or two of tennis on the public courts. You can also walk along the coast path and take in the spectacular sea views towards bucks mills, clovelly or instow. Nearby attractions such as the big sheep and the milky way offer a great day out for all ages, both having indoor play areas should the weather be wet. The larger town of bideford has a wider selection of shops, pubs and restaurants and the neighbouring smaller fishing village of appledore with its bustling quayside, quaint little streets and maritime connections is also worth a visit. the accommodation offers three bedrooms: 1 double room and 1 twin room both with spectacular sea views and 1 further twin overlooking the courtyard. Bathroom: downstairs with shower over bath and wc. Upstairs cloakroom with wc. Lounge: large with multi-fuel woodburner, comfy sofas, wooden floor and freeview tv/dvd. Kitchen/diner: with a 'hole in wall' gas fire, hi-fi and dining table, small step up to kitchen area with integrated appliances such as dishwasher, fridge/freezer, double electric oven and hood, gas hob and washing machine. Outside: from the kitchen there is access to a small courtyard and a few steps lead to a second courtyard with decking, seating and shed containing bbq, wetsuits and belly boards for guests use. There is also a sloped woodland garden across the private lane from the house, with steps leading down to a secluded deck area with seating and views over the beach and sea. Amenities: allocated roadside parking space plus an additional off-road parking space. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. 1 dog welcome. Additional info: fuel for fire is provided in the shed. 2 clothes airers are provided. Location: pubs, restaurants and shops all within a short walking distance. Arrival: 3pm.  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £55 /night

£380 - £760 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
enclosed large private lawn area with swings and slide, sleeps 4+1  enjoy some peace and tranquillity at this renovated, detached cottage set in a very quiet spot, with its own large lawn garden. Very well-equipped and furnished and offering an ideal holiday retreat. plenty to see and do in the nearby area such as the big sheep, the milky way, dartington crystal, tamar otter park and more. Holsworthy has a weekly cattle and produce market and a variety of shops and pubs, golf course, sports centre and indoor swimming pool with sauna. Just 11 miles to the beach at bude or just over 1 hour you will find the famous eden project, the lost gardens of heligan and much more. Lovely coast paths for walkers and a short distance from the tamar lakes with its wildlife, fishing and sailing. Play facilities: swings, slide, football goal net and various lawn games in the garden. the accommodation retains many of its original features such as beamed ceilings, exposed stonework and slate floors with three bedrooms: 1 double bedroom, 1 zip-and-link double (can be made into 2'6" twins on request) and 1 child's 2'6" single. Bathroom: with bath, separate shower and wc. Lounge/diner: spacious with woodburner (logs extra), tv with freeview and dvd. Kitchen/diner: with fridge, electric hob, oven, microwave and dishwasher. Utility room: off the kitchen with washing machine and counter-top freezer. Outside: large enclosed garden with play facilities. Sunny patio with garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: off-road parking for 2 cars. Bed linen, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi included. 1 dog welcome. Additional info: property can sleep 4 plus a child or 4 plus an infant in a cot. Garage with selection of small toys. Location: beach 8 miles, shop and pub 1 mile.  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £65 /night

£455 - £1060 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
former coach house with outdoor swimming pool and woodland walks this lovely detached former coach house nestles in the grounds of an historic 16th century manor house with 30 acres to explore including woodland walks. Stroll to the tranquil lake with bench to relax and enjoy this wonderful peaceful spot. Surrounded by rolling countryside, ideally placed for touring the whole area. a few miles from the a30, you can be in cornwall within 15 minutes. The lovely, long, sandy beaches on the north coast are a short drive as well as attractions to suit all tastes which include numerous national trust properties and gardens, launceston steam railway, morwellham quay and roadford reservoir which is a 20 minute walk and offers boating, fishing, kayaking, windsurfing and more. In the evenings, the area has many popular family pubs, or you can relax on the suntrap patio. Leisure facilities: enclosed outdoor solar heated swimming pool with seating. Games room: with dart board and football table. the spacious accommodation offers three bedrooms: 1 double with tv and 2 twins. Bathroom: with shower over bath. Separate wc. Lounge/diner: with tv, dvd, freeview and open fire (first basket of logs free). Kitchen: has a slate floor and is well-equipped with cooker, aga, washing machine, fridge, dishwasher and microwave, freezer in the garage. Outside: enclosed garden with seating and bbq. Amenities: bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no pets. Additional info: on-line grocery deliveries accepted from all major supermarkets. Location: beach 20 miles, pub 3 miles, shop 3 miles.  …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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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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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
lovely semi-detached house with sea views and a stroll to the local thatched inn in the sought after village of abbotsham, this well-equipped and nicely furnished house has lovely sea views over open fields and is a stroll to the village inn, well known locally for its food. with access from country lanes to the shingle beach at greencliff, you will be able to enjoy picturesque national trust cliff-top walks to westward ho! or bucks mills in the other direction. The popular family attraction, the big sheep, is a 5 minutes walk and has a range of shows and play areas. There are 2 miles of golden sandy beach a 10 minutes drive away and you will be ideally placed for enjoying a host of popular attractions within a short drive, including the oldenburg in bideford for day trips to lundy island, the milky way, the cobbled village of clovelly, tapeley park, watermouth castle and more. The area is famed for its natural beauty and you will be within very easy access of both dartmoor and exmoor. the property is arranged over three floors and many of the rooms have lovely sea views. The accommodation offers four bedrooms: situated on the first floor, 1 double with en-suite shower room with wc. 1 twin room and 1 double which leads through to the stairs to the second floor which offers 1 twin bedroom and opens out to a child's lounge/play area with tv. Bathroom: on the first floor with shower over and wc. Lounge: with woodburner, tv and dvd. Kitchen/diner: situated on the ground floor, well-equipped with cooker, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, many extras, and patio doors leading to garden. Utility: with washing machine, tumble dryer and wc. Outside: enclosed garden with lovely views and seating. Amenities: roadside parking, normally right outside the property. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available. Regret no pets. Additional info: all short breaks are 85% of the weekly cost. Location: beach 1 mile, shop and pub 2 minutes walk. Arrival: 4pm.  …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 11

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from £94 /night

£655 - £1190 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 2 properties, 240 acres, organic dairy farm located in stunning countryside with the tamar lakes just 10 minutes walk from the farm. set in a rural position offering stunning surrounding countryside, visitors are able to wander freely over the open farmland and explore all it has to offer or simply sit and relax in the lovely grounds. The properties are a few miles from the 2 charming villages of bradworthy and kilkhampton, both offering pubs, shops, post office and church. The properties are perfectly positioned to enjoy the north devon and cornwall coast which is famed for its spectacular scenery. There are many sheltered coves and fishing villages to explore, as well as sandy surfing beaches the closest beach is 4 miles away. Hartland abbey, tapeley park and rosemoor are all within a short drive with spectacular houses and gardens to wander. Lots to see and do in the area including walking, shooting, watersports and fishing at the nearby tamar lakes, the lakes are a 10 minutes walk away, where you'll find newly laid paths to allow for lake side circuit walks. amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking within the property. Additional info: if both are booked together (sleeping 17) you will receive a 20% discount off beehive cottage. Location: beach 4 miles, shop and pub 2 miles. Arrival: 3pm a spacious, self-contained wing of the owner's farmhouse offering four bedrooms: 1 twin bedroom situated on the ground floor with en-suite shower wet room and wc. This room could be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. On the first floor there are 3 further bedrooms all with far-reaching countryside views, 1 family room with four-poster bed and 2 singles with en-suite shower over bath and wc, 1 double room with additional single bed and 1 twin room. Large landing area with sofa bed if required. Bathroom: on the half-landing with shower over bath and wc. Lounge: with two-way woodburner (during winter months first basket of logs included), tv, freeview and dvd. A sun lounge leads from the lounge offering woodburner and comfortable seating. Kitchen/diner: with electric range cooker, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and microwave. Dining room table can be made into a pool table. Outside: large lawn garden with swings and slide. Patio with garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: 2 dogs welcome. Tumble dryer available by request. please see the owner's other property on site: beehive cottage - sleeping 6. If both booked together (sleeping 17) you will receive a 20% discount off beehive cottage.  …see more

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House | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

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from £163 /night

£1140 - £2995 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
large family home close to town centre with large garden and hot tub. Short brreaks for 3 nights 80%, 4 nights 85%, 5 nights 90% of the full weekly cost. friday changeover from 30 january 2015 this newly renovated period property offers spacious, contemporary accommodation over three floors in a sunny south facing location close to the pretty port town of bideford, with delightful views across the town to open countryside beyond; an ideal choice for families or groups of friends. conveniently located to suit all ages. Take a 15 minute riverside walk to the market town of bideford, where there is a choice of shops, pubs, a pannier and open-air markets. The 2 miles of sandy beach at westward ho! is a 5 minute drive. Horse riding, tennis and golf are available and the south west coast path offers cliff-top views. Cyclists and ramblers will love the famous disused railway line the tarka trail, offering off-road, traffic free cycling. Inland lies the rugged beauty of dartmoor and exmoor national parks. Keen golfers can enjoy championship golf courses at westward ho! or saunton and surfers will love the waves at westward ho! saunton, croyde or woolacombe. Family attractions include the milky way, the big sheep, superbowl and leisure centre for the children. Tapeley park, dartington crystal, arlington court and rhs rosemoor for the adults. Games room: situated on the lower ground floor with pool table and table tennis and darts. the stylish accommodation adjoins the owners' property where a warm welcome awaits but privacy is assured and offers six bedrooms: on the 2nd (top floor) 1 double with en-suite bathroom with separate shower cubicle and wc and 1 twin with tv and en-suite shower room with wc. On the 1st (middle floor) 2 doubles both with en-suite shower rooms, 1 twin with en-suite shower and wc and 1 further twin. Bathroom: large with bath, separate shower cubicle and wc. Further shower room with wc located on the lower ground floor. Lounge: situated on the ground floor, with large wall mounted tv/dvd and wii games console. Kitchen/diner: on the ground floor. Large, open-plan, well- equipped with electric double oven, hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave, tv/dvd and wi-fi connection. Ample dining space for 12 people. Utility area situated on the lower ground floor with washing machine. Door to garden. Outside: large enclosed lawn area with fenced pond, garden furniture and bbq accessed from the private, sheltered decked area with hot tub and access to games room. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Towels available for hire. Regret no smoking in the property. 1 dog by arrangement. additional info: short breaks for 3 nights 80%, 4 nights 85%, 5 nights 90% of the full weekly cost. location: beach 2 miles, shops, pubs and restaurants all within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm.  …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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from £86 /night

£600 - £1540 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
spacious riverside modern property, just a stone’s throw from lynton located in the quiet village of barbrook just a short trip from the popular areas of lynton and lynmouth, with its pretty narrow streets, quaint shops, tea rooms and a choice of good places to eat. The perfect getaway for discerning visitors to explore beautiful exmoor, or simply just relax.There is an abundance of coastal and moorland walks, right on the doorstep. You will be within a short distance of the valley of the rocks, the beautiful waterfalls of watersmeet, woody bay, heddons mouth, and the lynton and lynmouth cliff railway which takes you to the picturesque harbour of lynmouth. the property offers four bedrooms: spread over 3 floors, 1 master double offering en-suite shower room and wc on the first floor. 1 further double with en-suite shower and wc, 2 twin bedrooms. Bathroom: bath with wc situated on the second floor. Separate downstairs wc. Lounge: located on the first floor with comfortable seating, woodburner, flatscreen tv, dvd and skytv. Kitchen/diner: situated on the ground floor with integrated oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Utility room: separate. Outside: enclosed with large patio, garden furniture, bbq and a grassed area. There is also access to a separate paddock that offers meadow land bordered by the stream and established woodland. Amenities: ample off-road parking for 4 cars. Bed linen, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking in the property. 3 dogs welcome. Additional info: towels are not included. location: pub and shingle beach 1 mile at lynmouth, shop within walking distance. Arrival 4pm.  …see more

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House | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

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from £105 /night

£730 - £1540 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
nestling in an idyllic wooded valley with countryside views special offer any short break during xmas and new year 2015 now £1250 this beautifully restored spacious former farmhouse is approached by a half mile private wooded drive with a small stream meandering through the land. Offering unobstructed views of fields and wooded valley with access to 240 acres of beautiful devon countryside, teaming with wildlife you are likely to seered, roe or fallow deer wandering past. Perfect location for people seeking peace and tranquillity whilst offering great opportunities for walkers. The property also benefits from large gardens. situated on the edge of exmoor national park and close to the somerset border, an ideal centre for much to do and explore ranging from shops, traditional market towns, good pubs, riding, golf, tennis, shooting and fishing with other attractions to suit all tastes including diggerland, wimbleball reservoir, historic exeter city with its museums, leisure facilities, restaurants, high street shops, cinema, theatre and much more. Or tiverton castle and canal, grand western horseboat, crealy adventure park, various national trust properties and gardens. The english riviera with the deep and kents caverns and a variety of sandy family beaches are also a short drive away to the north and south. In the evenings, enjoy the sizable patio area as an area for relaxation. Games room: child's snooker/pool and table tennis table in the sun room. this accommodation offers five bedrooms: all with tv, dvd and freeview. 1 double with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and wc, 1 second double with wc and washbasin and 2 twins. 1 further double is situated on the ground floor next to its own generously proportioned wet room. Bathroom: a large family shower room with wc. Separate wc. Lounge: with inglenook fireplace and original bread oven, woodburner, 42" tv, dvd and freeview. Second cosy sitting room with tv, dvd, freeview and woodburner. Airy large sun room overlooking the patio area. Dining room: spacious room with large oak table seating ten. Kitchen: large room with double oven and grill, five ring gas hob burner, microwave, food processor, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Utility room: with washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside: large garden, patio area with seating and bbq. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included except from 1 october - 30 april when there is a £30 charge per week payable to the owner on arrival. Regret no smoking in the property. 2 dogs welcome, more by arrangement. Additional info: 2 kennels available. Location: pub 1.5 miles, shop 5 miles, beach 40 minutes. Arrival: 3.30pm.  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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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
nestling in a north devon fishing village with estuary views this delightful terraced property has been lovingly decorated and furnished by its owner. With a selection of beaches and amenities within easy reach it provides a great base for a families and couples looking for a relaxing coastal escape. the whole of north devon is yours to explore; there are attractions to suit all tastes including rhs rosemoor gardens, the big sheep, the milky way, clovelly and the oldenburg for pleasure trips to lundy island. Across the water is instow with its sandy beach, and access to the famous tarka trail. The 2 miles of golden, sandy beach at westward ho! is a 5 minute drive away and perfect for surfing, body boarding or exploring the rock pools at low tide. For those who just want to relax, why not stay closer to home and explore the quaint, cobbled streets of appledore or just sit on the quayside and enjoy a locally made hockings ice cream. the upside-down style accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double (please note that limited space around the bed) and 1 twin, both on the ground floor. Shower room: on the ground floor, with electric shower and wc. Bathroom: on the first floor, bath with electric shower over and wc. Lounge/diner: open-plan, approached by steep cottage-style stairs from the ground floor with low beam at the top. Tv/dvd, coal effect gas fire in the lounge area, woodburner effect gas fire in the dining area and views over the shipyard towards the estuary. Kitchen: with gas hob and oven, fridge with freezer compartment, microwave and washer/dryer. Outside: small viewing terrace approached via steep steps, with garden furniture and estuary views. Amenities: private off-road parking for 1 small car (please note that access is narrow). Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi (available from june 2014) included. Strictly no smoking. Regret no pets. Location: beach 2 miles, quay, a selection of pubs and shops within a short walk.  …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 7

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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
inspirational coastal setting wing of 17th century fortified farmhouse. this delightful 17th century farmhouse wing offers a stunning rural retreat in the heart of a designated area of outstanding natural beauty and set in a spectacular cliff-top location with breathtaking views across rolling countryside towards the atlantic ocean and lundy island. The property is within 2.5 mile from the village of hartland, originally a georgian market town where you will find hartland point and quay and a selection of shops, post office, craft shops and pubs. the character farmhouse was built in 1627 and is listed in the doomsday book. Guests are encouraged to explore the farm and enjoy the wonderful walks particularly in the cliff meadows 2 minutes from the house which are sssi graded (site of special scientific interest) great for bird watching and wildlife enthusiasts. Easily accessible from the house is the coast path winding along high cliffs to unspoilt rocky coves and sandy beaches. If you can tear yourself away from the activities and beautiful location, the wide, sandy beaches and amenities around bude or bideford are within a 20 minute drive and are perfect for those that enjoy sunbathing or surfing. There is also clovelly which is well worth a visit, with its steep, stepped, cobbled streets leading down to a pretty harbour. Visit a wealth of nearby family attractions including the big sheep and the milky way to name a few. At the end of the day, you can relax in the shared lawn garden and watch the sunset or sit in the private courtyard which is perfect for alfresco dining and enjoy the peace and tranquillity. Farm activities: on site, meet the resident ponies and donkey, feed the chickens, feed the ducks by their fenced wildlife pond and enjoy the butterfly garden and seating area. Guests are welcome to observe various farming activities throughout the year including calves to feed, lambing from january to may, harvesting in august and september. Play facilities: enclosed play area for children with football area, swings, climbing frame, slide and trampoline (children to be supervised). the accommodation offers four bedrooms: 1 large double with washbasin, 1 further king-size double with washbasin, 1 twin and 1 single. all bedrooms have countryside views. Bathroom: with heated towel rail. Separate wc. Shower room with heated towel rail and wc. Large landing with library. Downstairs there is a large entrance hall with plenty of space for coats and boots. Lounge: spacious and comfortable with tv, dvd, freeview and woodburner effect electric fire. Kitchen: traditional farmhouse style with 8 place table which is wonderful for family meals, range-style electric cooker with ceramic hob, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine and fridge/freezer. Outside: enclosed courtyard garden area and garden furniture. Further lawn garden. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and night storage heating included. Private water supply. Maximum of 2 dogs strictly by arrangement. Dogs allowed in large hallway and kitchen. no smoking inside the property. Baby rucksack available, baby alarm, stairgate, booster seats, 2 travel cots and 2 highchairs included. Additional info: tesco, sainsbury & waitrose on line delivery accepted. Location: beach under 1 mile within walking distance, shops and pubs 2.5 miles. Arrival: 3pm.  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £63 /night

£435 - £840 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
great river views, ideal for a relaxing break the perfect base for touring north devon, ideally located for a relaxing holiday on the edge of the river torridge with wonderful views. Conveniently located a 5 minute walk from the shops, pubs and restaurants of bideford where you can take a trip from the historic quayside to lundy island or visit the burton art gallery. a short drive takes you to the 2 mile sandy beach at westward ho!, ideal for sunbathing and watersports, or enjoy a picnic in the sand dunes at instow. Discover the quaint fishing village of appledore or the steep cobbled fishing village of clovelly. Leisure activities include golf at the royal north devon golf course, horse riding, surfing, tennis and many coastal and countryside walks. The local area offers a selection of attractions including the milky way, the big sheep, tapeley park and gardens, dartington crystal and rhs rosemoor gardens. the mid-terrace accommodation offers three bedrooms: 2 doubles and 1 bunk bedroom. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/diner: with sky tv, dvd and french doors leading outside. Kitchen/diner: on the ground floor with electric oven, gas hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside:enclosed patio garden accessed through patio doors from the lounge with pedestrian access to riverside footpath, river views, garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: parking for 2 cars. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. 2 small dogs by arrangement. A security deposit for dogs is required. Location: pubs and shops walking distance, beaches 2 miles.  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

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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
  • Private garden
pretty holiday home within a short stroll of sandy beach this delightful property has been lovingly fitted and furnished by its owners. Situated in the quaint coastal villagevillage of instow, which boasts a beautiful stretch of sandy beach along with a selection of small shops. It offers a comfortable base for a fun-filled family holiday. take the seasonal passenger ferry across to the historic fishing village of appledore or venture further afield and explore the many attractions north devon has to offer including a range of surfing beaches, tapeley park, the big sheep, national trust arlington court, dartington crystal, the oldenburg for day trips to lundy island and much more. The famous tarka trail, just on the doorstep, is perfect for walkers and cyclists and follows the estuary towards braunton. In the evenings relax on the pleasant patio, enjoy village hospitality in a selection of restaurants and pubs, or a stroll along the promenade with a hocking’s ice cream in hand. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin. Bathroom: bath with electric shower over and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: lovely open-plan living space with tv/dvd, freeview and woodburner effect electric fire. Kitchen area with electric oven and hob, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer and microwave. Outside: enclosed courtyard garden with garden furniture and bbq, to the rear of the property. Amenities: private off-road parking for 1 car. Bed linen, electric, electric heating and wi-fi included. Towels on request. Stairgate available. 1 well-behaved dog welcome by arrangement. Regret no smoking inside the property. Location: beach, a selection of pubs, shops and restaurants, all within easy level walking distance.  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

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from £68 /night

£475 - £950 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
charming former chapel enjoying a central village location, sleeps 5+1 this former chapel has been renovated throughout to a high standard and lies a short walk from the centre of the traditional south hams village of modbury and its selection of restaurants, shops and pubs. a short drive leads you to the stunning, rugged coastline and the picturesque village of bigbury-on-sea with its golden sandy beach, shop and café that look out to the unique and historic burgh island, reached via the sea tractor when the tide is in. The area offers some of the most spectacular of coastal walks and views. Situated within this area of outstanding natural beauty famous for its numerous beaches and tourist hot spots such as dartmouth, salcombe and torquay, it means that there are a wealth of trips and activities that are a stone's throw away, including national trust properties such as agatha christie's greenway, woodlands adventure park and the city of plymouth, to name but a few. this spacious accommodation offers three bedrooms: 1 spacious master double with en-suite shower and wc, 1 further double and 1 single with fold up bed for an additional guests. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Further wc on the ground floor. Lounge: offers hi-fi with ipod connection, flatscreen tv with dvd and freesat. Kitchen/diner: with oven, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Outside: regret no garden. Amenities: off-road parking available in front of integral garage or inside garage. Bed linen, electric, central heating and wi-fi  included. Regret no smoking within the property. Regret no pets. Location: beach 5 miles, shops and pubs all within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm.  …see more

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House | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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£600 - £1310 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
picturesque country house in a prime location for exploring dartmoor sleeps 8 + 1 standing in its own grounds, the house is a short walk away from the family 500 acre cattle and sheep farm. the property is an ideal base for exploring the picturesque villages and rugged scenery of dartmoor. Take an organised tour on the moor to visit the film locations for the recent box office film war horse, as well as the dramatic cornish coastline. Roadford lake nearby is another beautiful area for walking or why not discover the other nearby attractions including lydford gorge, two bridges, widecombe in the moor, castle drogo, buckland abbey as well as many national trust properties. Cycle hire is available in okehampton with the bikes being delivered to your door if required. The larger regional centres of plymouth, exeter and torbay are also nearby which offer theatres, shops, restaurants, cinemas and indoor swimming pools. Plymouth also has an ice rink and a dry ski slope. Farm activities: you are welcome to see the animals including horses, cattle, sheep and chickens. Guests are welcome to take a short stroll through the lane on the farmland and watch the wildlife around the lakes. Games room: in the property with darts, table skittles and pool table. the accommodation offers five bedrooms: 1 master bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite shower room, 2 doubles, 1 twin and 1 single. Bathroom: upstairs with shower over bath and wc. Separate additional wc. Downstairs wc. Lounge: with open fire (logs included), flatscreen tv, sky and dvd. Kitchen: with fridge/freezer, electric cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and microwave. Adjoining dining room. Sun lounge with table and chairs. Outside: large enclosed level garden to the rear perfect for outdoor games with seating and bbq. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. 1 dog welcome second by arrangement. Location: beach 30 miles, riding 4 miles, shop 2 miles, supermarkets and cinema in okehampton 2 miles, pub and golf 1 mile, pub and licensed restaurant within walking distance. Arrival: 3pm  …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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from £94 /night

£655 - £1410 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 3 properties close to beaches with shared play area situated in a peaceful spot this detached stylish farmhouse provides excellent accommodation for larger families or groups of friends wishing to holiday together. Nestling within beautiful countryside the farmhouse offers glorious views over the surrounding fields and beyond. lots to see and do close by, leisure facilities, family attractions and huge selection of bars, restaurants, cafés and pubs in the regional centre of barnstaple a few miles away. The glorious sandy beach of westward ho! and the surfing paradise of croyde, woolacombe and saunton are all less than half an hour’s drive. play facilities: shared play area for the children. Outside: enclosed private lawn gardens with patio areas, outside furniture and bbq. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and initial supply of logs included. Wi-fi available (£10 per week). regret no pets or smoking. Location: beach 7 miles, shop 4 and pub 1.5 miles. Arrival: 3.30pm. the spacious split level home offers four bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, 1 double with en- suite shower room with wc and downstairs 1zip-and-link double. Bathroom: with step up to bath with shower over and wc. Separate wc downstairs. Lounge: with woodburner tv/dvd and wi-fi. Dining room: with ample seating for 8 and feature fireplace. Kitchen/diner: down 4 steps, this impressive room has tiled flooring, and quality kitchen units with island unit with granite work surfaces, large electric range oven, induction hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and dining area with ample seating for 8 and large wall mounted tv. Utility room: with washing machine and tumble dryer with plenty of space for boots and coats.  …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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House | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

Short stays welcome

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from £122 /night

£850 - £3030 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
breathtaking views over bideford bay towards lundy island refurbished to a very high standard and newly renovated in 2014, this spacious detached single storey property is situated in one of north devon’s most prestigious locations and enjoys some of the finest views across northam burrows, westward ho! with its sandy beach and lundy island beyond. on the outskirts of popular appledore, you will be a 15 minute stroll to the quayside which is steeped in nautical history. Enjoy fishing trips, numerous pubs, restaurants, galleries and the maritime museum within the village or take a boat ride across to instow with its sand dunes and beach. Westward ho! is a popular seaside resort less than a mile away and has 2 miles of long sandy beach perfect for surfers and sandcastle builders. It also gives you access to the national trust cliff-tops for walkers in addition to having a championship golf course. The market town of bideford is a 10 minute drive and offers high street shops, pannier and open-air market and is home to the oldenburg for day trips to lundy island which is a landmark trust island and world famous for its wildlife. Venture further afield to see the many delights north devon has to offer with a range of popular attractions which include the big sheep, tapeley park, arlington court, the milky way, clovelly, with its steep cobbled streets, and more. In the evening, enjoy the sunsets whilst relaxing in the garden. the spacious accommodation is arranged on one level with many rooms having lovely views and offers five bedrooms, all with tv: 1 master suite, accessed via 2 steps, with double bed, large walk-in wardrobe, views over the bay and en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and wc. 1 double with en-suite shower room and wc. 1 further double. 1 twin and 1 further twin accessed via a small step. Bathroom: with bath, shower and wc. shower room: with wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan bright and airy with fabulous views, ample seating, large tv with dvd and full sky package. Kitchen/dining area with feature kitchen area with twin ovens, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave. The dining area has a large refectory style dining table. Utility room: with washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside: large enclosed tiered garden with patio and seating. Amenities: off-road parking for 4 cars. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking in property. 2 dogs welcome. Location: beach, shops and pubs all under 1 mile.    …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Short stays welcome

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from £82 /night

£570 - £1410 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 3 properties, lovely river views and close to beaches and attractions converted to a high standard and offering panoramic views over the river taw, this delightful house offers a unique holiday experience. you will be a short distance to the market town of barnstaple with its shops, pubs, restaurants, cinema and theatre. The north devon coastline is within easy reach and has many beaches to enjoy including saunton and croyde. The 2 miles of golden sandy beach at westward ho! is a short drive or enjoy the sand dunes at instow with its seafront, restaurants and pubs. Nearby you will find the tarka trail great for walking or cycling and exmoor is close by offering moorland walks and quaint villages. Discover one of the many local attractions including the milky way, the big sheep, arlington court, tapeley park and rhs rosemoor gardens. Riding, fishing and golf can all be accessed locally. outside: enclosed shared garden. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. regret no smoking. Location: beach 4 miles, pub and shop within walking distance. the upside-down accommodation offers four bedrooms: 1 king-size and 1 twin located downstairs. 1 king-size and 1 twin located upstairs. Shower room: upstairs with heated towel rail, wc and bidet. Downstairs shower room with heated towel rail and wc. Lounge/diner: with tv, freeview, dvd, hi-fi and panoramic views over the river and patio doors leading to the balcony area. Kitchen: with cooker, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Games room: located downstairs with full size snooker table, hi-fi and seating. Outside: decked area with garden seating and bbq. Amenities: 1 dog welcome. Wifi included.  …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 7

Short stays welcome

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from £105 /night

£730 - £1540 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
victorian town house in enviable position situated in the exclusive wellswood area of torquay this lovely house is perfect for families wishing to have a taste of luxurious living whilst on holiday. wellswood has coffee shops, boutiques, restaurants and a convenience store, all within a leisurely stroll. In addition, a 5 minute walk will take you to anstey’s cove whilst meadfoot beach is 10 minutes away. You will be ideally placed for exploring the english riviera and sampling all that this beautiful area has to offer including torquay marina and harbour, living coasts; torquay's award-winning coastal zoo and cafe mambo, with panoramic views of the harbour, serving food by day and turning into a vibrant bar and music venue by night. Further afield within driving distance are brixham, a small fishing town, exeter with its shopping centre and dartmouth. the house is arranged over three floors and offers four bedrooms: on the first floor 1 single room and 1 twin room with playstation games console. On the second floor, 1 king-size with sea views, flatscreen tv/dvd and en-suite shower room with wc and 1 king-size with flatscreen tv/dvd. Bathroom: situated on the first floor, bath with shower over and wc. Downstairs wc. Lounge/diner: benefits from high ceilings with finely crafted covings and an opulent italian marble fireplace with gas fire and complete with large wall mounted tv, dvd. Kitchen: with integrated appliances, including cooker, gas hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and washing machine. The living areas are all situated on the ground floor. Outside: enclosed terrace and lawn area with garden furniture and bbq so you can dine alfresco. Amenities: parking behind electric gates for up to 2 cars. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no dogs. Location: beach, pub and shop walking distance. Arrival: 5pm. Departure: 12pm midday.  …see more

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House | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

Short stays welcome

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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
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 4 properties in a delightful setting within easy reach of the beach 4 nights commencing 10 november 2014 was from £531 now from £480 these charming properties retain much of their original charm and character. Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, perfectly located for exploring the north devon coastline and beautiful surrounding countryside. situated a few minutes drive from the pretty village of parracombe which boasts a traditional pub and village shop. With public footpaths direct from the farm, this is perfect setting for those wishing to explore the stunning countryside by foot or make the most of the riding stables nearby. Venturing further afield, you are a short drive from the sandy beaches of croyde and woolacombe famous for their surf and popular with bathers and sandcastle makers. Visit the historic villages of lynton and lynmouth often referred to as "little switzerland" and take a ride on the famous cliff railway. Local family attractions include watermouth castle, the wildlife and dinosaur park and exmoor zoo. leisure facilities: the farm is set in 10 acres and guests are welcome to walk the owner’s fields, perfect for those with dogs, however please be warned that some of the fields are set on steep slopes. Farm activities: by arrangement with the owner, guests are welcome to collect the chicken’s eggs, visit the sheep with their lambs in the spring and see the pigs with their piglets (due to the nature of farming these activities are seasonal) amenities: bed linen, towels and electric included. Regret no smoking. Additional info: private water supply. Shared washing and drying facilities situated in outbuilding onsite, free of charge. 1 basket of logs included per woodburner, additional wood can be purchased onsite for £5.00 per wheelbarrow load. Location: beach 3 miles, shops and pub 2 miles. this rustic, grade ii listed farmhouse dating back to the magna carta, has many original features including oak beams throughout, welsh slate flooring, original low doorways and some original doors and offers six bedrooms: 2 doubles, 2 singles and 1 twin situated upstairs and split over different levels. 1 further double situated downstairs, with wide doorway and directly next to the bathroom. Bathroom: situated downstairs, with bath, separate walk-in shower and wc. Shower room also situated downstairs with wc. Separate wc upstairs. Lounge: 2 steps down, with exposed beams, double aspect windows, woodburner, seating for 10 and flatscreen tv with sky package (not including movies/sports). Snug/play room: 2 steps down, with seating, decorative aga (not in use), tv, nintendo wii, playstation2, selection of videos, dvds and games. Kitchen/diner: accessed via 5 steps up, large farmhouse style with high ceilings, oak beams and woodburner, 2 farmhouse tables that can be joined together to seat 10 and reading/seating area with cd player, the perfect place to sit in front of the woodburner with a glass of wine and a good book. Kitchen area, well-equipped with 2 belfast sinks, butchers block, electric oven, halogen hob, dishwasher, american style fridge/freezer, microwave and patio doors leading out onto the veranda. Cloak room area: with belfast style hand basin, ideal for storing muddy boots and coats. Outside: there are two patio areas both with seating, one located off the kitchen/diner with countryside views out to exmoor, the second patio is located at the front of the property with access to an enclosed garden with seating, child’s summer house and rotary line. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Central heating and wi-fi included. 2 dogs welcome, more by arrangement. Arrival: 3.30pm.  …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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from £86 /night

£600 - £1410 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
superb cottage with countryside views set in 2 acres of garden and grounds, this completely renovated and refurbished cottage, originally three separate dwellings with no immediate neighbours, is well furnished and retains much of its original charm and character with two staircases, inglenook fireplaces to the lounges and dining room and exposed beams to the master bedroom. conveniently located on the a3124, you will be close to the village of beaford some 0.8 miles away with its arts centre and 5 miles from the cavalier town of torrington, making it a convenient place to holiday, being close to a huge range of amenities such as rhs rosemoor gardens and torrington 1646. Watch glass being blown at dartington crystal before enjoying a traditional devon cream tea in the adjoining restaurant. Family theme parks such as the big sheep and the milky way are a short distance away and offer families of all ages a great day out. Other interesting places to visit include clovelly, a cliff-side fishing village with steep cobbled streets leading down to the harbour. The market town of bideford with its weekly pannier market, burton art gallery, victoria park and historic quayside are worth a look. For those who enjoy walking or cycling the tarka trail (a former railway line which runs from braunton - meeth) is nearby and offers a safe and level walkway for children and adults alike, with a few welcome watering holes along the way. the accommodation retains many original features including exposed beams, wooden flooring, low/narrow doorways and split levels offering four bedrooms: all on the first floor which can be accessed by 2 staircases and with countryside views. The first stairway takes you up to 1 twin and 1 master double with exposed beams, tv, dvd, washbasin and vanity unit. The second staircase leads to 2 spacious twin rooms. There is an interconnecting door in 1 of the twin rooms between the 2 sides of the cottage which can be open or closed depending on your party make up. Bathroom: from the first staircase with shower over bath and wc and a separate shower room. Further family bathroom is reached by the second staircase. 2 separate wcs on the ground floor. Lounge: downstairs with feature inglenook fireplace, tv with skyplushd, dvd, ipod dock  and lovely views over the patio and garden. Smaller cosy lounge with woodburner, tv, dvd and hi-fi, excellent for quiet time or a separate area for children. Dining room: perfect for special occasions, with inglenook fireplace, woodburner and hi-fi. Kitchen: with a range of fitted units, dishwasher, dual fuel cooker, washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge/freezer, microwave, tv and many useful extras. Utility room: rear storage perfect for shoes and coats or fishing rods, surfboards and bicycles. Outside: large enclosed rear garden and patio area with bbq and garden furniture. Amenities: ample off-road parking to the front of the property. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available. Regret no smoking. 2 dogs welcome. Additional info: please note that the maximum occupancy is 8 including any infants in the party. Secure gun cabinet also available. Location: sandy beach at westward ho! 14 miles, shop 2.3 miles. Arrival: 4pm.  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Short stays welcome

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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
detached house walking distance to the village of bucks mills, the beach and sea this delightful property, formerly the village school house and where prunella scales once attended has been stylishly renovated and provides a unique and comfortable holiday home at the head of this pretty valley. the house is south facing and enjoys a high degree of privacy and is just within a mile off the coast and a two minute stroll from the coast path with its stunning vistas of the north devon coastline. Much to see and do nearby with the beach at bucks mills offering opportunities for prawning, fishing and rock pooling. If you can tear yourself away from this idyllic spot there are also long, sandy surfing beaches at westward ho! and bude. Family attractions include the big sheep, the milky way and clovelly, with its steep cobbled streets. In the evenings relax in the garden that can become a real sun trap or enjoy a meal at one of the many local pubs within a 10 minute drive. play facility: outdoor table tennis table located on the terrace. the light and airy accommodation offers three bedrooms: 1 king-size double with tv and 2 twin rooms. Bathroom: bath with shower over and wc. Landing cupboards house the washing machine and tumble dryer. Separate wc downstairs. Lounge/diner: with wooden flooring, exposed beams and feature fireplace with woodburner (first basket of logs provided), tv/dvd and wi-fi connection. Boot room off the lounge/diner ideal for walking boots, surf boards, etc. Kitchen/breakfast room: with electric oven and gas hob, fridge, dishwasher and microwave and french doors leading out to the south facing terrace and having utility area with fridge/freezer. Outside: gated but not totally enclosed lawn with steps leading to further lawn area, garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: ample off- road parking. Bed linen, towels, electricity, gas, underfloor heating throughout and wi-fi connection included. Regret no smoking. 1 dog welcome. Location: beach 0.9 miles, post office/stores a short walk up the lane, pub 2 miles. Arrival: 4pm. Departure time: midday.  …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 9

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from £74 /night

£515 - £1060 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
perfectly situated on the edge of exmoor originally a country pub, the property has been carefully refurbished to provide comfortable accommodation with the owner occupying the fully self contained ground floor. A warm welcome awaits but privacy is assured. The house has its own private entrance and is approached via gated stone steps. set on a quiet country road you will be ideally situated to visit the market town of south molton, which is 2.5 miles away, where 2 markets are held each week and where you can browse around an array of shops, a supermarket and numerous pubs and restaurants. You will be within easy reach of the wonderful sandy beaches at saunton, croyde, woolacombe and westward ho! walkers will be spoilt with country footpaths from the village of alswear and exmoor easily accessible, whilst on exmoor you could visit the zoo or one of the local fishing lakes. The picturesque coastal villages of clovelly, lynton and lynmouth are also within easy reach along with the larger town of barnstaple which is 12.5 miles away and has numerous shops, a theatre, cinema and many pubs and restaurants. the accommodation offers four bedrooms: each with its own private bathroom or shower room, on the first floor you will find 1 small double with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and wc and 1 twin with a neighbouring separate bathroom with bath, shower and wc. On the second floor 1 large double with a step down and low doorway into an en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and wc (low beams) and 1 further large bedroom with 3 single beds and an en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and wc. Lounge: on the first floor is a spacious lounge with a flatscreen tv, freeview and dvd. Dining room: seats 9 with feature rayburn that can be lit in the winter, 2 steps lead to the kitchen: with cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Outside: 2 enclosed private gardens with seating and bbq. Amenities: ample off-road parking across the road in the former pub car park which is now privately owned by the owner. Bed linen, towels, wi-fi, electric and central heating included. 2 dogs welcome. Location: pub 2 miles, shops 2.5 miles and beach approximately a 30 minutes drive.  …see more

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House | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

Very Good 4.5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £212 /night

£1480 - £2270 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
an ideal family retreat with games room, excellent opportunities for walking and riding with many beautiful beaches suiting all tastes this impressive 5 star accommodation on the fringes of exmoor has been thoughtfully renovated to capture the true character of the impressive house and adjoining annexe featuring barn style a-fames and beams, open fires, slate and polished wood flooring. a 3 minute drive will take you to the picturesque village of combe martin, which claims to have the longest main street of any village in the country. It also boasts a highly recommended 17th century inn, spectacular views over a sandy bay, hidden coves and a harbour. From here the south west coastal path offers walks with breath-taking views to baggy point or lynton and lynmouth which are well worth a visit forming part of exmoor national park. Other family attractions in the area include the wildlife and dinosaur park (2 minutes down the road), exmoor zoo, the north devon farm park and watermouth castle. the superb accommodation offers six bedrooms: with 5 being en-suite. Upstairs 2 king-size doubles with en-suite bathroom, hand held shower and wc. A further king-size double with en-suite shower and wc and a twin bedroom with en-suite shower and wc. Downstairs a further kingsize double room. Bathroom: downstairs separate wc and shower room. The well-equipped farmhouse-style kitchen with slate flooring has a large dining table seating 12, aga, built-in oven and hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher. A separate laundry room holds a washing machine, tumble dryer, table top freezer and has space for coats and wellies, etc. The cosy sitting room with polished wooden flooring is extremely comfortable and seats 8, with an open fire style woodburner, wide screen tv with freeview, dvd and hi-fi. A second snug sitting room (seats 4) is located down a few steps into the adjoining converted barn and is ideal for the children also with log fired woodburner, tv and dvd. This level also offers a twin bedroom with tv, en-suite bath, shower and wc. With french doors into the garden and a door into the courtyard. This part of the accommodation being in a separate wing of the house would be ideal for a noisy teenager or those needing peace and quiet. The accommodation is of a high standard throughout and will ensure a very comfortable stay. Outside is a games barn with table football, table tennis and dart board. An enclosed private garden and patio with seating and bbq, also large grassed area suitable for children to play ball. Off-road parking for 4 cars. Bed linen, towels, electric, oil, first basket of logs, wifi and full central heating included. Regret no smoking or pets. Beach, shops and pubs 1.5 miles. Arrival: 4pm. £100 security deposit payable directly to owner prior to arrival.  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Short stays welcome

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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
newly decorated in a rural village location, countryside setting this link-detached cottage has been constructed to a very high standard, combining modern amenities with traditional character. A splendid base for a holiday whatever the time of year, situated in the extremely popular rural village of parkham. There are many quaint villages that await your discovery nearby, appledore offers all the old world charm of a fishing village, famous for its arts, crafts and maritime heritage. Beach lovers will delight in the wide sandy beaches, the nearest being the beach at westward ho!, being just 9 miles away. Alternatively take a short drive to the picturesque coastal villages of clovelly and bucks mills with their pebbled beaches. Walkers can enjoy the spectacular scenery of the coastal path and the tarka trail which provides miles of traffic-free cycling. There are also a wealth of attractions to choose from including the big sheep, the milky way, tapeley park gardens and rosemoor gardens. the accommodation offers three bedrooms: 1 king-size with character sloping ceilings and en-suite shower room, wc and underfloor heating. 1 double bedroom and 1 single. Bathroom: family size with full length bath with 2 fitted grip handles, mixer taps and shower attachment (although this is not for use as a stand in shower), wc, heated towel rail and underfloor heating. Lounge: with leather sofas, tv, freeview, dvd, hi-fi and woodburner effect fire. Kitchen: with cooker, microwave, integrated fridge, freezer, dishwasher and dab radio with ipod dock. Utility room: small with washer/dryer. Separate downstairs wc. Outside: small enclosed lawn area at the back of the property with garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: parking for 1 car. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available. Regret no smoking. 1 pet welcome but restricted to the ground floor only. Additional info: cot and highchair are not provided, however guests are welcome to bring their own. Location: beach 9 miles, shop 2 miles, award winning pub walking distance. Arrival: 3.30pm.  …see more

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House | 8 Bedrooms | sleeps 15

Very Good 4/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £254 /night

£1775 - £3795 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
As well as the swimming pool, relax in the home cinema room or get competitive in the gamesroom with its pool table. Enjoy the welcoming beamed living room with woodburner in a lovely inglenook fireplace and sit around the family sized kitchen table in front of the Aga. A 12 minute walk to the beautiul Teign Estuary and 2 1/2 miles from the nearest beach.  …see more

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House | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £161 /night

£1125 - £2700 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
As featured on ITV and in The Guardian. This is an amazing ocean-side holiday home located right on the beach. Sit on the terrace overlooking the bay and watch the sunsets or, when it's cooler, enjoy the log fires, listening to the sounds of crashing waves.  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £72 /night

£500 - £1350 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Gull View is set in a stunning location only a ten minute walk from Woolacombe's famous three mile sandy beach. The house opens out onto a fantastic sun terrace and large mature gardens, making this a wonderful place for a relaxing family holiday.  …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £100 /night

£700 - £1800 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Hill Green is set in a beautiful location only a short walk from Woolacombe Bay. While only 10 mins walk from the sea, the house is situated in secluded and private gardens of about an acre, boasting stunning views of both the sea and the surrounding countryside. Hill Green is an ideal place to have a relaxing holiday for 1 to 2 families.  …see more

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House | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

3 Nights min stay

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from £98 /night

£684 - £847 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Little Owl Cottage is a dog friendly luxury grade II listed thatched character cottage for 2 hidden away in the small village of Knowstone on the edge of Exmoor with a hot tub. The village boasts a Michelin Starred Pub - The Masons Arms which is 50yds from Little Owl. We welcome one well behaved dog  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 7

Short stays welcome

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from £58 /night

£400 - £630 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Conveniently located in the midst of the the town ( 2 mins), the estuaryside (3 mins) and the beach (2 mins).  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

1 night min stay

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from £47 /night

£323 - £755 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Sunny Meadow is a lovely recently refurbished three bedroom detached house close Preston Sands and Paignton Beach Graded 4 Stars by VisitEngland  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £57 /night

£395 - £829 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Hesketh Mews is a holiday home in Torquay Devon and the accommodation is prepared for a maximum of 4 Adults plus Children. This delightful house is a recently built small select development of executive style homes just a short stroll to the popular Meadfoot Beach.  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

1 night min stay

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from £46 /night

£321 - £899 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
A modern well fitted house with all the amenities supplied for a great holiday. Awarded 4 Stars + Gold Award by VisitEngland  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

1 night min stay

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from £45 /night

£309 - £855 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Abbey Mews is a holiday home in Torquay Devon. This delightful mews house is set in a quiet location a short level walk from the extensive local shops at St Marychurch.  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £57 /night

£395 - £1079 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
A super 3 Bedroom House - Waves End is a spacious three bedroom detached house situated in a very convenient location in the Babbacombe district of Torquay. The house has very recently undergone an extensive refurbishment  …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 7

1 night min stay

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from £48 /night

£335 - £659 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Trumlands is a super 4 bedroom semi-detached house in a peaceful residential area on the edge of the very popular St Marychurch district of Torquay.  …see more

Devon is home of the ‘British Riviera’ – Torquay, Paignton and Brixham offer traditional seaside breaks complete with tearooms the local speciality of clotted cream and scones. Other popular South Devon locations include the naval port of Dartmouth and popular family holiday bay of Salcombe. The rugged north coast of Devon is home to the surf capitals of Croyde and Woolacombe. Unspoilt Dartmoor and Exmoor offer great walking and hiking options. Devon’s variety of self catering cottages, apartments and holiday accommodation offers a great place for your holiday or last minute get away.