Located in Bideford, Devon
This cottage is situated in the town of Bideford, near Westward Ho!, and can sleep five people in three bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 5
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: 2
Pillhead Cottage is a charming retreat located in the town of Bideford, Devon. Hosting three bedrooms; a double, twin, and a bunk room, along with a bathroom, and a cloakroom, this property can sleep up to five people. Inside you will also find a kitchen, dining room, sitting room with electric fire, and a sun room. To the outside is off-road parking for two cars, a lawned garden to the front, and rear garden with picnic bench and barbecue. 130-acre natural grounds and orchard with terrace sun loungers (shared with owner and other properties on-site). There is also a shared outdoor heated swimming pool. Resting in a peaceful setting with lovely garden views, Pillhead Cottage is a unique retreat situated in a memorable part of England.
This beautiful cottage lies in the town of Bideford, home to a medieval bridge, town quay, quaint pannier market and vibrant shopping area. Pillhead Cottage invites guests to the rural delights of the destination, benefiting from a shared outdoor swimming pool during the summer months. Four steps from the parking area take you to a small patio and then inside to a lovely sun room, your own snug, wrapped in views of the garden, a chance to truly get away from it all. In contrast, the lounge looks out over the landscape to the rear, featuring a picnic bench, with sheep and countryside beyond. Close by, an all-white kitchen is freshly designed, a modern country addition to the cottage. And lastly, three bedrooms complete the interior, presented in a variety of styles for you and the children, all well-appointed for the fashionable family bathroom.
- Oil central heating with electric fire
- Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
- Fuel and power inc in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc in rent
- Stairgate, two highchairs, and two travel cots
- Off-road parking for 2 cars
- Lawned garden to the front, and rear garden with picnic bench and BBQ
- 130-acre natural grounds and orchard with terrace sun loungers (shared with owner and other properties on-site)
- Two well behaved dogs welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop and pub 1 mile
- Note: Outdoor heated swimming pool (shared with other properties on-site, 4
- 5m x 9
- 1m, depth 1
- 5m, open 10am-evening mid May-mid September)
- Toddler pool (shared, 3m x 2
- 7m, depth 0
- Note: Steps up to the entrance, and steps between rooms
- Note: Check-in time 4pm
This pretty group of cottages, all but one with its own private sunny garden - the perfect spot to enjoy an alfresco supper or a lazy breakfast whilst you plan your day, is in rural North Devon at tranquil Pillhead Farm. The cottages have been furnished to a very good standard providing the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of life and the ideal location to make some glorious holiday memories. The beach is just three miles away, whilst the shop and restaurant are located within 1 mile; these properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 22 guests. Outside you will discover 130-acres of extensive, natural grounds and a fabulous heated swimming pool and a small separate pool designed for the toddlers all set around a sunny terrace with loungers and a shared picnic area with benches. The pretty beach at Instow is just 3 miles away, or the wide golden sandy beach of Westward Ho! which is popular with surfers is 4 miles away. Walkers can join the coastal path, or alternatively, cycle or walk the famous Tarka Trail which passes close by. The delightful port town of Bideford has a good selection of town amenities and a weekly market. Garden lovers will appreciate the nearby RHS Rosemoor and Docton Mill. There really is something for all the family to explore, including The Ultimate Adventure Centre, The Big Sheep and The Milky Way adventure parks, not to be missed. Take a boat trip to the nature reserve at Lundy Island, or uncover many of the fishing villages, including nearby Clovelly (National Trust), and Hartland.
The historic maritime town of Bideford lies on the River Torridge on the North Devon Coast and makes for an excellent base to explore this area of Devon. With a great selection of shops, cafés, pubs, tea rooms and restaurants you won't need to leave the town for anything but there is so much to see and do in the area you will surely want to. Just a couple of miles away is Westward Ho!, with 2 miles of spectacular coastline and a Blue Flag awarded sandy beach. Just sit and enjoy the views or perhaps make a sandcastle or partake in one of the many water-based activities on offer including surfing. The walking is especially good around here with both the South West Coast Path and the Tarka Trail within easy reach. North Burrows Country Park provides 253 hectares of diverse landscapes to enjoy while the award-winning Big Sheep all-weather family attraction and the Ultimate Adventure Centre are just 1 mile away. In summary, this area offers so much for all ages with breathtaking scenery thrown in for free!