You can view or make payments on your booking by clicking 'My Account'. Close and don't show this message again. x
An Awaze Company Over 21,000 quality assured cottages 30+ years of experience 98% would book again
You can view or make payments on your booking by clicking here x.

Copperfield

Bideford, Devon
Grade 5 Star rating

Customers'

choice award

Customers'

choice award

2019-12-18
View Map Shortlist
Sleeps14
Bedrooms7
Bathrooms5
Pets 2
Prices are per property not per person includes a £40 booking fee.

 
Sorry there is no availability for your selection. Please change the date or duration to see availability.
Start date and duration
×
previous month
next month
Updating the calendar...
Looking to leave tonight, or arrive on a different day?
Call us on 0345 498 6900Call us on 0345 498 6900
×

Why Us?

  • 1.7 million happy customers a year
  • 98% of guests would book again
  • 30 years of experience
  • Independent reviews
  • Recognised grading standards
  • Exclusive ferry travel offers

This property is part of our English Country Cottages collection

An inspiring collection of properties chosen for their character, luxury and heritage, all graded 4 star and above.


Description

Private outdoor heated swimming pool, and hot tub, ideal for walking or cycling with the Tarka Trail only 2 minutes walk away.

Large porch. Large living room with open fire, window seat and river view to Bideford. Double door to spacious well-equipped kitchen with quartz worktops, TV and central island, open-plan with large dining room with window seat and river view, double doors to terrace and river views to Bideford. Utility/laundry room. Cinema room with TV. Oak floors throughout ground floor, except cinema room. First floor: Two large double bedrooms, each with 5ft bed and river view; one with en-suite bathroom with TV, Jacuzzi bath, separate shower cubicle and toilet, one with en-suite shower room with toilet. Further small double bedroom. Twin bedroom with additional pull-out bed (for alternative sleeping only). Shower room with toilet. Second floor: Large double bedroom with 5ft bed and en-suite bathroom with TV, modern roll-top bath, twin basins, walk-in shower and toilet. Double bedroom with 5ft bed. Twin bedroom with additional pull-out bed (for alternative sleeping only). Bathroom with river views to Bideford, modern roll-top bath, shower cubicle and toilet. All bedrooms with TV.

  • Open fire - initial logs inc, thereafter avail locally
  • Elec, full gas (partial underfloor) CH, bed linen, towels inc
  • Two t/cots
  • Two h/chairs
  • Two satellite TVs (full package)
  • Nine TVs (satellite and Freeview)
  • Five DVDs and library
  • HD projector, screen and surround sound
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox 360
  • PS3
  • 6-ring hob, double oven and further separate large oven
  • M/wave
  • Two w/machines
  • Two t/dryers
  • Two d/washers
  • American f/freezer
  • Additional fridge
  • Wi-fi and internet connection
  • Two computers with wi-fi
  • Lawned garden with Yorkstone patio, mood lighting and teak furniture
  • Fire pit
  • BBQ
  • Parking on drive (for 4 cars); additional off road parking for 2 cars; further roadside parking
  • Private outdoor, above-ground swimming pool (18ft 6in x 11ft, depth 4ft), heated May-Sep
  • Private hot tub
  • No smoking
  • Please note: This property has a security deposit of £200.

This impressive, detached late Victorian merchant’s house enjoys a delightful outlook across the River Torridge to the pretty port town of Bideford with its pastel-coloured houses alongside a tree-lined quay. The house has been completely refurbished in a light and airy contemporary style whilst retaining much of its original charm and character. Equipped to a very high standard and arranged over three floors, there is plenty of space for family and friends to gather, but also to escape to a quiet corner. Pretty gardens surround the holiday property and offer plenty of space for al fresco dining, summer barbecues and for the children to let off steam. The panoramic views from the living areas and many of the bedrooms are breathtaking, and with a fenced 18ft 6in outdoor heated swimming pool, York stone patio with mood lighting, fire pit and teak furniture, hot tub and sheer indulgence of the cinema room with 50in plasma TV, HD projector and 84in screen, surround sound, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PS3, together with two satellite boxes, it will be hard to leave this unique property.
On the doorstep there is plenty to see and do with the famous Tarka Trail 2 minutes’ walk away for walking or cycling. Alternatively, meander around the many delightful shops, pubs and restaurants that Bideford has to offer, with its regular pannier and waterfront markets, all within a 10-minute stroll of the property.
Visitors can take a boat trip to the nature reserve at Lundy Island or explore many pretty fishing villages including nearby Clovelly and Appledore. Instow is just 2 miles away and is a pretty, 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. The wide, golden sandy beach of Westward Ho!, popular with surfers, is just 3 miles away with Saunton, Croyde and Woolacombe a short drive across the Taw Estuary.
There are numerous NT properties in the area including Arlington and Hartland Abbey, as well as the RHS gardens at Rosemoor and Docton Mill. Hartland Quay and Lighthouse are well worth a visit and for family fun, the Big Sheep and the Milky Way Adventure Parks are close by. Golf, riding, fishing, surfing, mountain boarding, karting and high ropes are available locally and the wild beauty of Dartmoor, Exmoor and Bodmin moors are all within easy driving distance, as is the famous Eden Project. With so much to discover in this lovely part of North Devon, this is the perfect holiday choice. Shops ¼ mile, pubs 300 yards.

Show amenities 

Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Open Fire
    Open Fire
  • Horse Riding Nearby
    Horse Riding Nearby
  • Stairgate
    Stairgate
  • Satellite TV
    Satellite TV
  • WiFi
    WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Luxury Collection
    Luxury Collection
  • Swimming Pool
    Swimming Pool
  • 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
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath
    Walk-in Shower/Bath
  • Hot Tubs - Private
    Hot Tubs - Private
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Cinema Room
    Cinema Room
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle
  • Celebration Houses
    Celebration Houses
  • Active Family Holidays
    Active Family Holidays


Customer Comments

  • 10

    15/05/2019
    Confirmed guest, 12/05/2019
    It really was amazing! The whole family loved it. Will definitely go again. Cant reccomend it enough and have sent the link to allot off my friends.


  • 10

    01/05/2019
    Confirmed guest, 29/04/2019
    We chose Copperfield because of what the house had to offer. The number of bedrooms and bathrooms suited our needs, as well as the open plan dining, kitchen area and comfortable lounge. The cinema room was a bonus and we did find ourselves chilling out in there with a movie Saturday afternoon. The hot tub outside was great, and I'm sure would've been used more if the weather was better (storm Hannah decided to join us!). The location is great, minutes walk from the Tarka Trail which some of our party used for a jog Sunday morning, and 10 mins walk into local town where there are many little shops, bars, cafes.... I would thoroughly recommend Copperfield and would like to return again when the sun is shining so we can make more use of the garden, pool & hot tub.


  • 10

    12/04/2019
    Confirmed guest, 11/04/2019
    We visited as a family of 10 for my Dad’s 70th Birthday and it was fantastic. Everyone throughly enjoyed themselves. The cinema room was a huge hit with the kids (aged between 5 and 17) Communication from Janet the owner was excellent.


  • 10

    03/04/2019
    Confirmed guest, 23/03/2019
    Had a lovely week with all the family. Great location and plenty of room for everyone. Hot tub was great.


  • 10

    27/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 26/11/2018
    Amazing house. Very clean and well equipped. Great weekend. Owner and David the caretaker very nice and helpful. Recommended place to stay 5x


  • 10

    03/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 02/11/2018
    We loved Copperfield. One of the best, if not the best, holiday homes we've stayed in over our 17 years of staying in big houses around the UK at October half term! The house is cosy whilst being airy and light, and traditional but with all the facilities and gadgetry you could wish for! And the view over the estuary to Bideford was great. We were a group which included teenagers - the hot tub and cinema room went down well with them. The location was ideal. Plenty to do without getting in the car - the Tarka trail was well used by our group - but also lots of beaches and villages to visit a short drive away. We highly recommend a stay at Copperfield.


  • 10

    21/10/2018
    Confirmed guest, 19/10/2018
    The house was perfect for our large family . We all had space to ourselves and lots of family space too. The cinema room with large screen , play stations and sky were all well used . The toddler with us had plenty of room to run around safely with stair gates on every landing . Everyone felt comfortable and relaxed as the week went on. All the available equipment was of a high standard and the owner was very approachable if there were any issues . ( although we didn’t need to actually contact her ) . Everyone left feeling they had enjoyed the week together leaving us with lots of happy memories .


  • 10

    29/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 24/09/2018
    We’re a group of ten friends, who go for a long weekend away together every year. I have to say that this is absolutely the best house we’ve ever stayed in! The owner Janet was lovely and friendly, providing lots of useful information in advance, tailored to our needs. David and the team had done a fab job with the cleaning, the place was spotless. The house itself is spacious and welcoming, and the little touches such as speakers, Amazon Echos and phone chargers in every room was brilliant. The boys loved the cinema room for chilling out watching football and films, and the girls made the most of the hot tub! Couldn’t recommend Copperfield highly enough- thank-you for having us!


  • 10

    16/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 14/09/2018
    Brilliant


  • 10

    24/06/2018
    Confirmed guest, 22/06/2018
    We had an amazing stay, beautiful location with great facilities and friendly helpful hosts. We will definately return. Thank you


  • 10

    02/06/2018
    Confirmed guest, 01/06/2018
    Absolutely wonderful - you couldn't wish for anymore. Visited as a family occasion and there was something for everyone from teenagers to pensioners. All amenities within walking distance - only downfall was the hill back up to the house. Short drive to a lovely beach where you can take your dogs.


  • 10

    15/05/2019
    Confirmed guest, 12/05/2019
    It really was amazing! The whole family loved it. Will definitely go again. Cant reccomend it enough and have sent the link to allot off my friends.


  • 10

    01/05/2019
    Confirmed guest, 29/04/2019
    We chose Copperfield because of what the house had to offer. The number of bedrooms and bathrooms suited our needs, as well as the open plan dining, kitchen area and comfortable lounge. The cinema room was a bonus and we did find ourselves chilling out in there with a movie Saturday afternoon. The hot tub outside was great, and I'm sure would've been used more if the weather was better (storm Hannah decided to join us!). The location is great, minutes walk from the Tarka Trail which some of our party used for a jog Sunday morning, and 10 mins walk into local town where there are many little shops, bars, cafes.... I would thoroughly recommend Copperfield and would like to return again when the sun is shining so we can make more use of the garden, pool & hot tub.


  • 10

    12/04/2019
    Confirmed guest, 11/04/2019
    We visited as a family of 10 for my Dad’s 70th Birthday and it was fantastic. Everyone throughly enjoyed themselves. The cinema room was a huge hit with the kids (aged between 5 and 17) Communication from Janet the owner was excellent.


  • 10

    03/04/2019
    Confirmed guest, 23/03/2019
    Had a lovely week with all the family. Great location and plenty of room for everyone. Hot tub was great.


  • 10

    27/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 26/11/2018
    Amazing house. Very clean and well equipped. Great weekend. Owner and David the caretaker very nice and helpful. Recommended place to stay 5x


  • 10

    03/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 02/11/2018
    We loved Copperfield. One of the best, if not the best, holiday homes we've stayed in over our 17 years of staying in big houses around the UK at October half term! The house is cosy whilst being airy and light, and traditional but with all the facilities and gadgetry you could wish for! And the view over the estuary to Bideford was great. We were a group which included teenagers - the hot tub and cinema room went down well with them. The location was ideal. Plenty to do without getting in the car - the Tarka trail was well used by our group - but also lots of beaches and villages to visit a short drive away. We highly recommend a stay at Copperfield.


  • 10

    21/10/2018
    Confirmed guest, 19/10/2018
    The house was perfect for our large family . We all had space to ourselves and lots of family space too. The cinema room with large screen , play stations and sky were all well used . The toddler with us had plenty of room to run around safely with stair gates on every landing . Everyone felt comfortable and relaxed as the week went on. All the available equipment was of a high standard and the owner was very approachable if there were any issues . ( although we didn’t need to actually contact her ) . Everyone left feeling they had enjoyed the week together leaving us with lots of happy memories .


  • 10

    29/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 24/09/2018
    We’re a group of ten friends, who go for a long weekend away together every year. I have to say that this is absolutely the best house we’ve ever stayed in! The owner Janet was lovely and friendly, providing lots of useful information in advance, tailored to our needs. David and the team had done a fab job with the cleaning, the place was spotless. The house itself is spacious and welcoming, and the little touches such as speakers, Amazon Echos and phone chargers in every room was brilliant. The boys loved the cinema room for chilling out watching football and films, and the girls made the most of the hot tub! Couldn’t recommend Copperfield highly enough- thank-you for having us!


  • 10

    16/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 14/09/2018
    Brilliant


  • 10

    24/06/2018
    Confirmed guest, 22/06/2018
    We had an amazing stay, beautiful location with great facilities and friendly helpful hosts. We will definately return. Thank you


  • 10

    02/06/2018
    Confirmed guest, 01/06/2018
    Absolutely wonderful - you couldn't wish for anymore. Visited as a family occasion and there was something for everyone from teenagers to pensioners. All amenities within walking distance - only downfall was the hill back up to the house. Short drive to a lovely beach where you can take your dogs.


View All Guest Reviews
×

9.9 out of 10 – based on 18 reviews collected by Reevoo
You can use a postcode, location or attractions to calculate your drive time:

Local Area

Content to be added.

Subscribe to our latest deals & offers

Book with confidence. We are a member of ABTA. Read full details of our ABTA membership and where financial protection might apply to your booking.

CLOSE