Lovely lounge area
Light and bright lounge area
View from the sleeping area over the lounge
Split level studio living
Split level shows both areas
Contemporary living
Cosy kitchen/dining area
Dining area with doors to your small enclosed area
Let the outside in
Split level shower room
A short stroll to Instow beach
Watch the boats and world go by
Instow's shops and pubs are on hand
View towards the property
1 / 14  Lovely lounge area
2 / 14  Light and bright lounge area
3 / 14  View from the sleeping area over the lounge
4 / 14  Split level studio living
5 / 14  Split level shows both areas
6 / 14  Contemporary living
7 / 14  Cosy kitchen/dining area
8 / 14  Dining area with doors to your small enclosed area
9 / 14  Let the outside in
10 / 14  Split level shower room
11 / 14  A short stroll to Instow beach
12 / 14  Watch the boats and world go by
13 / 14  Instow's shops and pubs are on hand
14 / 14  View towards the property

Sandy Vista,

Instow, Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs allowed 2
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Newly refurbished in 2017 in the centre of Instow, perfect for couples
  • Contemporary, stylish and conveniently placed for the sand dunes and beach
  • Enjoy a day’s walking or cycling on the Tarka Trail, cycle hire available on the trail
  • Catch the passenger ferry over to the fishing village of Appledore (seasonal)
  • Walking distance of Instow’s shops, several pubs and restaurants
  • Enjoy a day exploring Tapeley Park and Gardens, Dartington Crystal or RHS Rosemoor
Property code: 54734

A perfect location to explore all that North Devon has to offer. The sandy estuary beach of Instow is just a short stroll to the end of the road, enjoy a drink or an ice cream.

This delightful semi-detached property has been lovingly fitted and furnished by its owners, it offers a comfortable base for couples. Centrally located in the quaint coastal village of Instow, boasting a beautiful stretch of sandy beach along with a selection of small shops.  Take the seasonal passenger ferry across to the historic fishing village of Appledore or venture further afield and explore the many attractions North Devon has to offer including a range of surfing beaches, Tapeley Park, The Big Sheep, National Trust Arlington Court, Dartington Crystal, The Oldenburg for day trips to Lundy Island and much more. The famous Tarka Trail, just on the doorstep, is perfect for walkers and cyclists and follows the estuary towards Braunton.

Enter into your holiday accommodation which adjoins the owners' property via a side gateway. Step into the utility area, which is an ideal area for sandy shoes, coats and pets. Underfloor heating throughout the property ensures it's always comfortably warm. A step up leads you into the stylish kitchen/diner with electric oven and hob, microwave, and fridge. French doors open out onto the enclosed rear patio where you can enjoy al fresco dining on an evening. A spacious split-level shower room is also on the ground floor. A staircase leads up to a large split-level studio style room which has a double bed at one end and a stylish lounge area at the other, oak flooring, comfy sofas and well-placed lamps provide a relaxing vibe. The unique arched window overlooks the rooftops to the beach and estuary beyond, sit back and watch your favourite TV channel or a movie on the Smart TV/DVD.

Venturing outside there is an enclosed rear patio with small lawn area, garden furniture and charcoal BBQ. There is shared side access where you can store bikes, canoes and surfboards. Off-road parking for one car is available on the shared driveway.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • Bedroom area with double bed
  • 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge
  • Electric and underfloor heating included
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Regret no infants or young children
  • Beach, shops, pubs and restaurants within walking distance
  • Storage for bicycles, canoes and surfboards available
  • Smart TV/DVD in lounge
  • Charcoal BBQ available


This property joined our collection in 2017 and is managed by Vicky.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 12 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
Overall equipment
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Reviewed by Michelle, 12th October 2019

A beautifully situated little apartment, well appointed and very comfortable. Owners friendly, nice people. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Elaine, 7th September 2019

The cottage is in a wonderful location. Were in our seventies and found the property layout wasnt very good for us. E.g. having no upstairs loo and having to go downstairs for the loo in the middle of the night. Also, having to carry drinks upstairs. We felt the cottage was fairly well equipped. The owner was friendly and helpful.

Reviewed by Amanda, 13th July 2019

Fantastic little cottage ideal for us 2 adults and 2 dogs. Literally 2 mins walk from dog friendly beach and dog friendly pubs. Instow Arms pub give out free dog biscuits. Cottage owners very welcoming. So peaceful in the garden.

Reviewed by Sally, 6th July 2019

Lovely stay at Sunny Vista and very helpful and friendly owners nothing was to much trouble ideal for the beach just and few yards away and good restaurants and pubs loved the area a lovely memory thank you

Reviewed by Keith, 7th June 2019

A very nice property, dog safe, 2 minutes from sea front, very glad to have stayed here.

Reviewed by Bruce, 11th May 2019

location is fantastic with easy access to the beach. Very friendly owners who are happy to either have a chat and impart local information or leave you to your devices. Local pubs extremely friendly especially for the dog.

Reviewed by Jo, 4th May 2019

Clean modern cottage with everything you need for self catering. Friendly owner on hand if needed. Loved it.

Reviewed by Melanie, 13th April 2019

Lovely property, beautifully presented, in a great location. Close to sandy beach, nice places to eat and very dog friendly. friendly hosts who respected our privacy.

Reviewed by Steve, 31st March 2019

Ideal place and position for a break with dogs Great walks (even in the bad weather we had when we were there) Pubs (dog friendly) are only within a few steps of the property Beach just down the road (dog friendly)

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Lovely lounge area
Light and bright lounge area
View from the sleeping area over the lounge
Split level studio living
Split level shows both areas
Contemporary living
Cosy kitchen/dining area
Dining area with doors to your small enclosed area
Let the outside in
Split level shower room
A short stroll to Instow beach
Show 2 moreWatch the boats and world go by


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