Tucked away in one of Appledore's ancient narrow lanes this 17th Century property once belonged to the local sail maker. It's just a short stroll to the centre of the village where visitors will find several shops and cafes as well as an excellent food store selling delicious local produce. A wander through Appledore's winding cobbled streets to emerge at the quayside is always a pleasure. Here boats bob in the river with views across the estuary to Instow. Appledore has a rich maritime history dating back hundreds of years and the North Devon Maritime Museum is well worth a visit. Westward Ho! with its wide sand surfing beach and sea-side shops and cafes is five minutes drive away and nearby Skern Lodge offers a wide range of outdoor activities for all ages. The town of Bideford is easily accessible and has a greater selection of shops and restaurants as well as ferry trips from the port. Sailmakers Cottage is a historic property decorated in a modest older style. Upstairs there are three bedrooms and downstairs the cosy lounge has a wood burning stove and interesting picture displays. The kitchen leads out to a small courtyard and private terraced garden. There are 13 steps up to a level lawn and walled garden with a garden seat and more steep steps to another lawned area with garden furniture.
Accommodation: Ground floor: Living room with woodburner, TV and DVD. Separate dining area. Kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, spin dryer. Bathroom with bath and electric shower over, WC and basin. First floor: Bedroom 1 with Double and en-suite WC and basin. Bedroom 2 with Twin. Bedroom 3 with Single.
Facilities and services: Linen and towels. NS heaters. Wi Fi Broadband. Logs available locally. Regret no pets. Travel cot Highchair and fixed stairgate. Telephone for incoming calls. No smoking. Cob walls may make the property unsuitable for asthmatics. Off road private parking for 1 car outside owner's garage 60 yards away (luggage trolley provided). Short breaks available. Arr/Dep for weekly bookings is Saturday.
- Sleeps 5
- 3 Bedrooms
- Sorry, no pets
- WiFi connection available
- Saturday changeover
- 1 Bathroom
- Bed linen provided
- Private parking
- 0.5 miles to the nearest pub
- Towels provided
- Highchair available
- Travel cot available
- 0.5 miles from the coast
- Open fire/woodburner
Love North Devon first time stay in Appledore but would go again ,Instow very nice too.love the Tarka Trail,great for older walkers like us as it is nice and flat.Great views of the Torridge Estuary Mrs Kathleen Gee - 2nd October 2017
Lovely place, will come back!Mrs Charlotte Moore - 28th August 2017
A very well appointed cottage with many thoughtful touches. I particularly liked the many pictures especially those depicting local views.Rev O Parry - 19th June 2017
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