Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Two minutes walk from restaurants, pubs, shops, galleries & Appledore's Quay. Listen to the sound of the waves lapping up the slipway as you drift off to sleep in this delightful cottage. Perfectly positioned for touring the area, attractions include The Big Sheep, Milky Way, RHS Rosemoor Gardens, Dartington Crystal, Tarka Trail (with cycle hire), sea-fishing trips and much more. The golden sands at Westward Ho! are just 2 miles away or picturesque coastal villages of Clovelly, Hartland Quay and Bucks Mills are within a short scenic drive.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Appledore Beach|
|Will consider||House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter, Nearest railway: Barnstaple|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
•King size bed with feature fireplace, hairdryer & TV. En-suite offering shower, washbasin & WC.
•King size four poster bed with feature fireplace, hairdryer and TV.
•Twin bedroom overlooking the garden.
•Optional Double ground floor bedroom with feature fireplace, TV and en-suite offering shower, washbasin and WC are also available (at additional cost).
•Bathroom offering shower over bath, wash basin and WC.
•Sitting room with feature fireplace, gas fire, TV, DVD/CD player, freeview and selection of DVDs.
•Dining room with feature fireplace, gas fire & a selection of board games.
•Kitchen is fully equipped with oven & hob, dish-washer, fridge freezer, microwave, washing machine and tumble dryer.
•Telephone for incoming and emergency calls.
•Enclosed garden with patio furniture.
•Bed-linen, electricity and central heating included.
•Travel Cot, bedding & high chair available at no extra charge.
High chair and travel cot with all bedding supplied at no extra charge on request.
All utilities included in rental price - no card or coin meters.
Guests are requested to bring their own towels.
The West Country region
Pretty coloured houses adorn this querky fisherman's village. Appledore offers a host of craft shops, venues with live music and great food. With a well stock delicatessan and local store along with crab fishing, rock-pooling there is no need to leave the village at all.
Perfectly positioned for touring the area, attractions include The Big Sheep, Milky Way, RHS Rosemoor Gardens, Dartington Crystal, Tarka Trail (with cycle hire), sea-fishing trips and much more. The golden sands at Westward Ho! are just 2 miles away or picturesque coastal villages of Clovelly, Hartland Quay and Bucks Mills are within a short scenic drive.
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5 Jun 2013
"Our place of refuge"
Holly ( the owner) posted us the keys and gave us great instructions.
Catboat is a beautifully kept, well equipped, spacious cottage. We have rented the cottage for several years and it has always been our time to "recharge the batteries". It is located among fishermans cottages on the road to the lifeboat station right in the heart of the village. Over the road from the cottage is a slipway onto the estuary. The water laps up the slipway at high tide and at low tide you can explore the shore (but take your wellies!)
The "Beaver" and " George" are 100 and 200 yards away and their food is wonderful. There is a short promenade between the 2 which hosts a firework display, in aid of the Lifeboat, at the end of October.
The beach at Westward Ho offers 2 miles of golden sand and all kinds of sport. Walks, both around the village, across the golf course and around the "skern" are breathtaking. The wild life and natural beauty of the place really helps you unwind. The village itself has lots of galleries and shops to explore.
Local places we would recommend are Instow ( especially the Boathouse Restaurant) and Hartland Quay.
Tip:- The street is too narrow to park a car outside. We unload quickly outside the cottage and then park the car (everyone does). At the side of the cottage there is a passage that leads up to a road where you can park. We have never found it difficult to park near to the top of the passage 25yds from the front door!!
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