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Swallow Tail – Home 13603 Houseboat

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Houseboat / 2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Swallow Tail offers a unique opportunity to stay aboard a traditional canal barge without the worry of locks and waterways. She is custom built to offer the maximum comfort and style for 4 people sleeping in two cabins. Both cabins have their own shower/wc, the double is en suite and also has its own deck from which to watch the world go by. Alongside there is a boat house for additional storage or simply chilling out on shore. Blagdon Water provides the visitor with the peace and tranquility nowadays rarely found. Swallow Tail offers the perfect location in which to relax and enjoy the surrounding countryside and wildlife which freely roams around her. Swallow Tail enjoys the last of the setting sun on Blagdon Water which can be enjoyed from the aft deck or boat house.

Interior photographs of this property will follow shortly.

One small dog per boat.

Further details

Swallow Tail, Painted Lady and Clouded Yellow share the 35 acre site. They are close

Swallow Tail offers a unique opportunity to stay aboard a traditional canal barge without the worry of locks and waterways. She is custom built to offer the maximum comfort and style for 4 people sleeping in two cabins. Both cabins have their own shower/wc, the double is en suite and also has its own deck from which to watch the world go by. Alongside there is a boat house for additional storage or simply chilling out on shore. Blagdon Water provides the visitor with the peace and tranquility nowadays rarely found. Swallow Tail offers the perfect location in which to relax and enjoy the surrounding countryside and wildlife which freely roams around her. Swallow Tail enjoys the last of the setting sun on Blagdon Water which can be enjoyed from the aft deck or boat house.

Interior photographs of this property will follow shortly.

One small dog per boat.

Further details

Swallow Tail, Painted Lady and Clouded Yellow share the 35 acre site. They are close enough together that a large party can rent all three boats and not be too far away, however individual parties can enjoy their own privacy without being overlooked from either boat.

As the project tries to follow environmental lines, the boat is solar powered which means that all electricity on board is 12v. There is also additional mains electricity in the boat house. There is plenty of lighting and a cd/radio unit with ipod adaptor.

One small dog per boat.

Further details indoors

Swallow Tail has the luxury of plenty of space rarely found onboard a boat. The main salon is light and airy, double doors enter the boat from a spacious aft deck from which the visitor can view the lake and all its goings on.

Further details outdoors

Swallow Tail is located at Blagdon Water. 35 acres of natural habitat, exclusive to visitors of either Swallow Tail or Painted Lady, her sistership. Due to the nature of the site, the newly planted woodland, lake and wetland, a variety of wildlife has made it home. Sitings include deer, rabbits, hares, foxes, hunting birds, barn owls, cockoos, kingfishers and many many waterbirds. Fishing is available for those that enjoy the sport or simply need an excuse to sit and watch the water.

Location description from owner

The England region

Devon is one of the most beautiful and diverse counties in England and is reknown for its dramatic and unspoilt northern coast line. Both Exmoor and Dartmoor provide wonderful walking and horseriding opportunities with breathtaking countryside, peace and tranquility. Many National Trust properties such as Castle Drogo, Cuckland Abbey, Saltram House, Finch Foundry, Lydford Gorge are within easy reach. Theme Parks are in abundance around Bude and further along the Atlantic Highway.
Blagdon Water offers the visitor to this wonderful county an ideal location from which to explore.

Holsworthy

Holsworthy is a small rural market town in North Devon 14 miles from Launceston and the Cornish border. The holiday town of Bude only 8 miles to the west offers many seaside activities and great shopping. Bude is the home of the reknown Jazz Festival on the August Bank Holiday weekend. Roadford Lake offers many watersports such as sailing and windsurfing and is only 10 miles away. Holsworthy priovides the visitor with everyday shopping, a good sized supermarket, a weekly famers market on Wednesdays. An organic farm shop only 1 miles away provides excellent quality meat and vegetables. Horse riding can be arranged. Cycle routes surround the property. There are many places to eat in the surrounding area varying from the exceptional to the everyday.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Cot available

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 2 En suites

Amenities

  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • CD player

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Carolyn O.
Response rate:
80%
Calendar updated::
06 Feb 2017
Years listed:
10
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, Spanish


This Houseboat has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 19 Jul 2006. Located in Torridge, it has 1 review with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £450 to £830.

The Owner has a response rate of 80% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 06 Feb 2017.

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