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Water’s Edge

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Instow, Bideford, Devon
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps7
Bedrooms3
Bathrooms1
Pets 1
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Description

With waterside views, this stunning house sits next to the beach and with fantastic views this is an ideal hideaway.

Fabulous waterside views can be enjoyed from this stunning house which is literally a stone’s throw from the beach - an ideal all year round hideaway. Furnished in a New England style, the well-appointed holiday cottage adjoins another property and is a stylish retreat for family and friends. The grand drawing room at first floor level has French doors opening onto the balcony and is the perfect spot to sit and watch the myriad of boats bobbing in the water or sailing by at high tide. There is also a small kennel for a dog in the courtyard.
Instow is an unspoilt seaside village with large stretches of sandy beaches and dunes, fishermen’s cottages, shops and a good selection of pubs and restaurants specialising in locally caught seafood whilst the local village store and delicatessen is a delight. The area is a must for watersports, sailing enthusiasts and fishermen, whilst walkers and cyclists will enjoy the famous Tarka Trail which passes close by.
Further afield, the rugged North Devon coastline and wonderful surfing beaches of Croyde or Woolacombe are just a short drive away. North Devon is well positioned for visits to Exmoor, Dartmoor and North Cornwall including the local beauty spots of Bucks Mill, Clovelly and Hartland. With so much to explore in this lovely part of North Devon, this is the perfect base for a memorable holiday. Golf is available locally, and Bideford is just 3 miles away, with family attractions including The Big Sheep and The Milky Way adventure parks. There is an excellent choice of restaurants within a 5-minute walk. Shop 30 yards, pub 250 yards.

Dining room with slate floor. Kitchen with tiled floor. Double bedroom with 5ft bed and TV. Half landing: Bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet. First floor: Large drawing room with Victorian feature fireplace and French doors onto balcony overlooking sea. Double bedroom with 5ft bed. Second floor: Twin bedroom with additional single bed (for +1) and Velux windows. Most rooms with painted wooden floor.

  • Electricity, full gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Two Sky+ TVs
  • Two DVDs (small library)
  • Radio/CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • American fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Enclosed courtyard and furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • Cycle store
  • Pet free of charge
  • No smoking
  • NB: 2 steps to decked terrace

Show amenities 

Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Stairgate
    Stairgate
  • Satellite TV
    Satellite TV
  • Wifi
    Wifi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • 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
  • Waterside Breaks
    Waterside Breaks

Customer Comments

  • 10

    10/05/2018
    Confirmed guest, 05/05/2018
    A lovely well equipped cottage with gorgeous views. Owner extremely helpful. Would highly recommend.


  • 9

    08/01/2018
    Confirmed guest, 02/01/2018
    A beautiful house that is warm, clean, well equipped and very homely. Instow is one of our favourite locations in the UK and we have stayed in several houses in this area over the years and this is probably one of the best we have found. I am surprised that their rating is not higher. We stayed for two weeks over the Christmas and New Year period and wanted for nothing. The owner deserves a particular mention, nothing was too much trouble. Lucy went out of her way to ensure we had the perfect family Christmas (which we did) by ensuring that we had all we needed and more, she obviously really cares that her guests have all they need which unfortunately is not always the case with holiday rentals! There were so many thoughtful touches around the house which were so appreciated by myself and my family. It goes without saying that Waters Edge is in an absolutely prime position in the beautiful village of Instow, with the most dog friendly beach ever, a wonderful deli and lovely pubs! In short a lovely, lovely house in a fantastic location. Highly recommend.


  • 8

    23/11/2017
    Confirmed guest, 05/11/2017
    Pretty cottage and great location with lovely estuary/sea view and dog friendly locations with great walks. Old style cottage so characterful but only single bathroom and single glazing but heating worked well. Very helpful owner and would recommend the cottage to others.


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