Tarka View

Located in Bideford, Devon

Bijou cottage situated in an elevated position overlooking the harbour town of Bideford, with its own private hot tub, garden, and far-reaching views to the River Torridge.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 2

Description

This cottage is situated on the grounds of the owner s home on the outskirts of the historic harbour town of Bideford. The town, with its quaint cobbled streets, traditional pannier market, independent shops, and range of well-regarded eateries, is a great place to enjoy a slice of authentic Devonshire life and is a fantastic base for exploring the surrounding area. The two-mile-wide beach at Westward Ho! is just three miles away, as is the pretty village beach at Instow. A ferry runs from Instow, taking passengers across the estuary to the neighbouring fishing village of Appledore, where visitors will find a number of bistros and a pretty quay where they can watch the fishermen return with the day s catch. This single-storey property offers comfortable accommodation, which makes a fantastic base for a couple who want to enjoy a relaxing break in North Devon. The open plan living area, comprising of a lounge/kitchen/diner, is a light-filled space where guests can forget about the stresses of every day, sit back on the sofa, and enjoy the wood burner effect electric fire, Smart TV and DVD. A breakfast bar separates the lounge area from the kitchen, which is equipped with an electric oven, hob, microwave, and fridge/freezer. The property s one bedroom has a king-size bed with an en suite shower room and WC. Outside, there is a shingled patio area with bench seating to the front of the property, whilst to the rear, there is a well-appointed garden, again, mostly shingled, which is home to the wonderfully relaxing hot tub, as well as garden furniture, and a BBQ which can also be used as a fire pit and a pizza oven, making this a wonderful space in which to enjoy the tranquil surroundings and the views over the neighbouring countryside. To the left of the cottage, a private woodland can be found with a short trail, perfect for a quick morning walk. Or for those longer walks Fords Wood nature reserve is located a short walk away. There is ample off-road parking

Facilities

  • Pretty cottage with private hot tub in the garden enjoying far-reaching views, the perfect romantic retreat away from it all
  • Within walking distance of the historic market town of Bideford with bustling quayside, quaint shops, pubs and restaurants
  • 1 king-size bedroom
  • Shower room with WC
  • Smart TV/DVD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Electric oven, hob, microwave, and fridge/freezer
  • Accessed via a long sloping partially gravelled driveway
  • BBQ
  • Regret no infants
  • Regret no washing machine
  • Bed linen, towels, electric, and heating included
  • Private hot tub (bathrobes provided)
  • Ample off road parking
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Beach 2 miles, shops, pubs and restaurants within walking distance

Features

BBQ
Close to coast
Downstairs bathroom
Downstairs bedroom
Fishing
Garden
Great View
Ground floor facilities
Hot Tub
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
TV
Washing machine
WiFi

Location

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Area Details

Bideford

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!

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