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Instow House

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Instow, near Bideford, Devon
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps6
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms2
Pets 2
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Description

Overlooking the beach, this property is in the perfect location for making memories on your family holiday by the sea.

The small seaside village of Instow, with its stretch of golden sand and dunes, provides the setting for this lovely house. Adjoining another property on Marine Parade, it overlooks the beach, making it ideal for a family seaside holiday. Memories are to be made in this very unique and unspoilt part of North Devon; water sports, sailing, fishing, golf and riding can all be enjoyed locally, with scenic walking and cycling along the original coastal railway, now forming part of the famous ‘Tarka Trail’. Bideford, Barnstaple and Westward Ho! offer their own blend of attractions close by, while just yards from the house are two excellent restaurants specialising in seafood and offering fine views across the bay towards Appledore.

Step down to large living/dining room with elec woodburner, panoramic sea views, day bed (for +2), TV and French doors to garden. Modern kitchen. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Two bedrooms with sea views; one double, one twin. Bathroom with over-bath shower, toilet.

  • Electric woodburner included
  • Electricity, full gas central heating, bed linen, towels included
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • 28in LCD TV
  • Stereo/CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Large enclosed garden, patio, furniture, overlooking beach
  • Barbecue
  • Parking
  • Cycle store
  • No smoking

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Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Fuel and Power Included
    Fuel and Power Included
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Sea View
    Sea View
  • Horse Riding Nearby
    Horse Riding Nearby
  • Romantic Getaways
    Romantic Getaways
  • Shower
    Shower
  • Television
    Television
  • Decorated at Christmas
    Decorated at Christmas
  • Wifi
    Wifi
  • Winter Short Breaks
    Winter Short Breaks
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
    Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site
    Fishing Nearby/On-site
  • Coastal within 1 mile
    Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 10

    23/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 20/04/2018
    First time at Instow House and we were not disappointed and thankfully not as we have booked for May & September this year and three times again in 2019. The location is amazing, great parking and views of the beach from the lounge and bedrooms. We met the owner and her sister who were extremely friendly and helpful. Back in three weeks and can’t wait.


  • 9

    09/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 06/04/2018
    We had a brilliant holiday, and the cottage was a great base for the family to explore the beach. The cottage was really well equipped and we felt instantly welcome and at home. My only minor complaint is that the ‘enclosed’ garden had one section that was grassed up to a sheer drop of about 2m down to the road. Having selected enclosed garden as one of the filters on the website I had expected to find and enclosed garden. This was an important criteria to us as a family with young children and a young dog!


  • 10

    07/03/2018
    Confirmed guest, 02/03/2018
    Loved it! I was almost tempted not to write a review because I don't want anyone else finding this gem of a house but I just can't do it an injustice! The house is really well located in Instow with a beautiful view of the beach and just moments from some fab eateries. Inside everything you could need is catered for, it is exceedingly comfortable and well decorated. Can't wait to come back!


  • 8

    22/10/2017
    Confirmed guest, 13/10/2017
    Great place to stay. Location fantastic enough to do locally without needing to travel too far. Waking up to the estuary view every morning was fantastic. Cottage very comfortable and handy for the pubs , shop and beach what more could you want!


  • 8

    30/09/2017
    Confirmed guest, 29/09/2017
    An excellent property in a prime location. Local to pubs and restaurants and an excellent deli. Safe beach and great for walking the dog.


  • 10

    05/08/2017
    Confirmed guest, 04/08/2017
    A fantastic location and house. We booked this property for the dog and it did not disappoint, good enclosed garden, great dog friendly beaches and pubs. We felt relaxed in the property with our dog but it was clean and did not smell of dogs. Lots to explore in North Devon, we had a great holiday, thank you.


  • 10

    24/06/2017
    Confirmed guest, 16/06/2017
    Ideal holiday location with stupendous view. House was really well equipped & comfortable. The house owner was very helpful. Ideal location for touring North Devon coast.


  • 9

    11/05/2017
    Confirmed guest, 05/05/2017
    We had a lovely time at Instow house and plan to go back soon.


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