3 The Old Boatyard

Located in Appledore
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Pet Friendly: 1


3 The Old Boatyard is a sleek and contemporary newly built with far-reaching fabulous estuary views and just a short stroll to the quaint village centre of Appledore. This stunning house has been finished to a very high spec and boasts a spacious kitchen diner with all mod cons and bi-fold doors onto the sunny garden. There is also a chic living space with adjoining patio to enjoy these wonderful views. Arranged over 4 floors, there are 3 very well-appointed bedrooms, with two stylish bathrooms complete with underfloor heating. The outside provides a patio area with tables, chairs and rattan sofa, and a large lawn creating a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the evening sun. The whole property has been finished with style in mind, with many creative touches giving a wonderful holiday home to indulge in!

Appledore is a quirky old fishing village, which oozes history and charm with its narrow and colourful winding streets. It lies upon the River Torridge and the passenger ferry runs regularly to take visitors to the opposite village of Instow with its sheltered stretch of sandy beach and many other activities for a day out. Westward Ho! beach is within walking distance of the cottage and is a great place to visit through the whole year. Appledore itself offers a plethora of pubs, restaurants and tea rooms including the luxury Seagate Hotel, and the popular Beaver Inn. Many of the nearby pubs also have live music nights throughout the year which prove a great evening out.  The ancient town of Bideford is also within easy reach and is home to boutique shops and cafes and has a regular ferry to Lundy Island. 


Entrance to hallway with cloakroom. Down steps to open plan kitchen diner with integrated fridge, freezer, electric oven/grill, microwave and induction hob and a table to seat 6, large sofa, and bi-fold doors to garden. Upstairs to lounge with sofas, TV with Freeview/DVD player and bi-fold doors to balcony with far-reaching views. Upstairs to bedroom 2 with twin 3ft beds. Bedroom 3 with twin 3ft beds. Family bathroom with underfloor heating, bath, separate shower, basin, WC and heated towel rail. Upstairs to master bedroom with 5ft king-size bed, full-height doors/windows enjoying the stunning views and Juliet balcony with glass balustrading. Ensuite bathroom with underfloor heating, large walk-in shower, basin, WC and heated towel rail.


Balcony from lounge enjoying far-reaching estuary views with rattan sofa and external steps with glass balustrading leading down to garden. Decked terrace accessed directly from kitchen diner via bi-fold doors with garden table and chairs and step down to the fully enclosed level lawn area.


Parking on driveway for 2 cars.


  • Included: Bed linen and hand towels (guests must provide their own bath and beach towels). Electricity, water, heating. High chair. Charcoal barbeque.
  • Pets: Sorry, no pets are allowed.
  • WiFi: Available free of charge.
  • Telephone: No landline telephone at the property. Mobile reception fair.
  • Local facilities: Shops and pubs all within walking distance in Appledore;
  • Westward Ho! beach - 2 miles; Instow beach - via ferry; Bideford - 4 miles; North Devon Golf Club - 2 miles; Clovelly - 14 miles.


Close to coast
Great View
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Near River/Estuary
Off road parking
Pet Friendly


Area Details


Appledore is a small fishing village in North Devon. The village celebrates its local artists. The village is full of narrow streets, many of them cobbled. Here you that will find a lot of arts and crafts shops showcasing their work. A variety of pubs and restaurants offer a large range of local seafood. The village is has a privately owned shipyard that employs a lot of the locals. The quay is often occupied by local shipping vessels and yachts. Cruises are available to go up and down the estuary. A ferry takes passengers to the pretty village of Instow which has a sheltered Sandy beach and pier. A short walk away, along the river is Bideford Bay and Westward Ho. The nearest town is Barnstaple 21 minutes away.

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