Lifeboat Cottage

Appledore, North Devon

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Views from the property - Lifeboat Cottage
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Lounge area with water views - Lifeboat Cottage
Lounge area with water views
Large lounge area - Lifeboat Cottage
Large lounge area
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Welcome on board
Well equipped kitchen/dining area - Lifeboat Cottage
Well equipped kitchen/dining area
Double bedroom with ensuite - Lifeboat Cottage
Double bedroom with ensuite
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Double bedroom with water views - Lifeboat Cottage
Double bedroom with water views
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View towards the property
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Views from the property
Views from the property - Lifeboat Cottage
Views from the property

At a glance

  • Property code: LIFEB
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Dogs allowed: 1
  • Changeover day: Saturday
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available


  • Waterside views
  • Enclosed garden / patio
  • Internet access
  • Pub nearby
  • Shop nearby
  • Beach within easy reach
  • Family friendly

About the property


This former lifeboatman's cottage is situated in Appledore's most prestigious street and enjoys fabulous estuary and sea views. Enjoy watching the fishing and pleasure boats passing from most of the rooms or from the pleasant public garden area with benches immediately in front of the property. The cottage has been lovingly restored by the present owner who has had the property in the same family for over 100 years.

Stroll the quaint small lanes of Appledore with its quayside, Maritime Museum, galleries, shops and many traditional family pubs. Explore North Devon with attractions to suit all tastes which include The Big Sheep, The Milky Way, Dartington Crystal and more. The two miles of long sandy surfing beach of Westward Ho! is less than a 5 minute drive as is the sandy beach at Instow. Leisure facilities including swimming, tennis, golf, riding and more are within easy reach.

The accommodation is arranged over three storeys with cottage-style steps and offers FIVE bedrooms: on the first floor are 2 doubles, 1 with TV/DVD and freesat and 1 with en-suite shower room with WC and 1 single bedroom. On the second floor is 1 4' double, 1 twin with TV/DVD and freesat. Four of the bedrooms enjoy fabulous sea views. Bathroom: on the first floor with shower attachment and WC. Lounge: with flatscreen TV, freesat, video, DVD and hi-fi. Kitchen/diner: with fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, cooker and microwave. Outside: enclosed patio area with seating and BBQ. Amenities: roadside parking close by. Bed linen, electric and central heating included (small charge in winter months). Wi-Fi, broadband included.1 well-behaved dog welcome (regret no dogs during the peak summer weeks). Regret no smoking. Location: Lifeboat Station, small beach and rock pools 2 minute walk. Surfing beach 5 minute drive, pubs and shop walking distance.

Dogs are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

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