Self Catering in Devon - Bideford
Areas: North Devon, Devon
Sleeps a maximum of: 12
Pricing From: £1095.00 - 4795.00
LOVELY RIVERSIDE WALKS AND STONES THROW FROM THE TARKA TRAIL. INDOOR GAMES ROOM Tastefully refurbished this south facing detached house is virtually on the banks of the River Torridge with lovely riverside walks on the famous Tarka Trail. Equipped and finished to a very high standard this superb spacious property is situated in one of Devon's most prestige locations and benefits from stunning river views.
Within a short drive is a wealth of popular safe sandy beaches and attractions to suit all ages. Take a 15 minute riverside walk to the market town of Bideford where there is much to see and do with a choice of shops pubs as well as a pannier and open-air markets. North Devon's coastline is never far away and Westward Ho! beach is a 5 minute drive offering 2 miles of golden sands popular with bathers and surfers.
Horseriding tennis and golf are also available and the National Trust coast path offers breathtaking cliff-top views. Cyclists and ramblers will love the famous disused railway line called The Tarka Trail offering stunning views and wildlife spotting. Away from the coast is the rugged beauty of Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks.
Keen golfers can enjoy the nearby championship golf courses at Westward Ho! and Saunton and surfers will love the waves at nearby Westward Ho! as well as Saunton Croyde and Woolacombe. Nearby family attractions include The Milky Way The Big Sheep Superbowl and leisure centre for the children and Tapeley Park Dartington Crystal Arlington Court and RHS Rosemoor for the adults. Why not take a day boat trip to Lundy Island or explore the pretty harbour at Clovelly the sand dunes at Instow or the pretty quayside at Appledore.
After all this activity there are plenty of family village pubs and restaurants in the area to relax in all serving good food local beers and ciders. Games room: with pool table full size table football and table tennis.The accommodation offers SIX bedrooms: all of which are on the first floor and have wall-mounted TVs 3 have river views.
1 king-size with en-suite bathroom with separate shower and WC. 1 further king-size with en-suite shower and WC. 1 double with en-suite shower and WC.
1 twin with en-suite shower and WC. 1 twin and 1 double. Bathroom: with shower over corner bath.
Separate WC. Separate downstairs WC. Lounge: downstairs and reached from the impressive hallway seating 8 with leather sofas 42" TV and french doors leading to the patio area.
Further large sitting room with adjoining conservatory overlooking the river and fenced carp pond. Leather sofas seating 12 and 47" TV/DVD with Sky package and Wii games console ideal for children. Dining room: with seating for 12 again with river views.
Kitchen: well-equipped with 3 ovens American style fridge/freezer dishwasher microwave and casual seating for 4. Utility room: with washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside: fully enclosed garden comprises of a lawn patio and raised decked area with covered gazebo and BBQ facilities all overlooking the river where you can relax and watch the sunset and boats come and go ideal for breakfast and evening drinks.
Carport ideal for storing bikes surfboards and drying wetsuits or walking boots. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen electric central heating and wi-fi included.
Towels for hire. Regret no smoking in the property. 2 dogs welcome.
Additional info: all short breaks between 1st November to 1st April are charged at 90% of the full weekly cost and 1st April to 1st November are at full weekly cost. Location: beach at Instow 2.3 miles shops and pubs within walking distance.
Services / Facilities:
Sea / river views | Enclosed garden / patio | Internet access | Games / Play facilities | Pub nearby | Shop nearby | Beach within easy reach | Family friendly | Towels for hire | Travel cot available | Highchair available
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Nearest AttractionsHeritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Tapeley Park - 1.6 miles (Historic House)
Rosemoor Garden - 6.2 miles (Garden)
Braunton, St Brannock's Church - 6.3 miles (Historic Church)
Marwood, St Michael's Church - 8.3 miles (Historic Church)
Marwood Hill - 8.3 miles (Garden)
Atherington, St Mary's Church - 8.5 miles (Historic Church)
Clovelly Court Gardens - 9.4 miles (Garden)
Clovelly, All Saints Church - 9.4 miles (Historic Church)
Cobbaton Combat Collection - 9.5 miles (Museum)
Swimbridge, St James Church - 10.1 miles (Historic Church)
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