The Crab Shell

Located in Appledore, Devon

This three bedroom terraced house is one three levels and is situated in the Devon village of Appledore. It can sleep six people in three bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 2


The Crab Shell is an excellent terraced house, set over three levels, with estuary views and is situated in the Devon village of Appledore. The house sleeps six people and has one king bedroom with en-suite, two double bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is an open plan kitchen, dining and sitting area and an enclosed patio area. Walking distance to the estuary and the village amenities, The Crab Shell is the perfect choice for a family holiday.

Property Details

Enjoy estuary views from this lovely house which provides excellent accommodation in the village of Appledore North Devon. Within walking distance to the village amenities this is a fabulous house for a holiday with the family or friends. The three bedrooms offer plenty of space with the master benefitting from an en-suite and one of the doubles having its own WC. The living area is modern and spacious and being open plan means the whole family can enjoy some quality time together and with the log burner for the cooler evenings you can really snuggle up and stay warm. The quaint fishing village of Appledore sits where the Taw and Torridge rivers meet before flowing into the Atlantic Ocean. Explore the maze of winding lanes housing quirky cafes, shops and pub/restaurants along with brightly coloured cottages, take a stroll along the quay or hop on a ferry to the pretty village of Instow with its stretch of sandy beach. Sun worshippers and children will love the two miles of glorious sands at Westward Ho! a popular area for surfers where the white waves of the Atlantic come rolling in. Separated by a pebble ridge from the beach, golfers can find a great links course here along with horse-riding and coastal trails for walkers and cyclists. The Big Sheep and The Milky Way are wonderful days out that the whole family can enjoy and the historic market towns, of Bideford and Barnstaple are within easy driving distance and offer an array of shops, eateries and entertainment along with the fabulous Pannier Markets selling lots of local produce. This is a lovely house with beautiful views which makes it perfect for a holiday at any time of the year.


Close to coast
Cot Available
High Chair
Near a Pub
Near River/Estuary
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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