The Anchorage - Instow,

Instow, North Devon
Sleeps 15
Bedrooms 7
Change Fri
No Dogs
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Sky TV
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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Property code: THEAN



In a very sought after location this impressive, south facing house is located on Instow Quay and is virtually on the banks of the River Torridge. Just a short walk to the sandy beach and many amenities.

Equipped and finished to a very high standard, this superb period property, located 200 yards from a sandy beach and estuary with quayside pubs and restaurants, is situated in one of Devon's most prestigious locations and benefits from stunning river views. The North Devon Yacht Club is opposite, allowing you to watch the boats come and go from your lounge window. Within a short drive is a wealth of popular, safe sandy beaches and attractions to suit all ages. Take a riverside walk to the market town of Bideford with a choice of shops and pubs, pannier market and open-air markets. North Devon's coastline is never far away and Westward Ho! beach is a 5 minute drive, offering 2 miles of golden sands, popular with bathers and surfers. Horse riding and tennis are available and the South West Coast Path offers breathtaking, cliff-top views. Cyclists and ramblers will love the famous disused railway line, The Tarka Trail, which is 10 yards from the property. Explore the rugged beauty of Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks. Keen golfers can enjoy the nearby championship golf courses at Westward Ho! and Saunton. Attractions include: The Milky Way, The Big Sheep, Superbowl, Tapeley Park, Dartington Crystal, Arlington Court and RHS Rosemoor. Why not take a day boat trip to Lundy Island or explore the pretty harbour at Clovelly or take a short ferry ride to the pretty fishing village of Appledore. After all this activity, there are plenty of family village pubs, serving food and restaurants in Instow to relax in, all serving locally caught fish, local beers and ciders and all within a 5 minute walk. Leisure facilities: hot tub and games.

The accommodation is arranged over four floors and offers SEVEN bedrooms: all of which have wall mounted TVs, 5 with river views situated on the first floor, 1 king-size with en-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC and 1 twin with en-suite shower and WC. On the second floor 1 king-size with additional single and en-suite with bath, separate shower and WC. 1 twin bedroom and 1 double with additional single located next to a shower room. On the third floor: 1 twin and 1 single, both located next to a shower room. Bathroom: with bath and WC on the second floor. Shower rooms with WC on the second and third floors. Separate WC on half landing between the ground floor and first floor. Lounge: situated on the ground floor, seating 8, with 40" TV/DVD and Wii games console and Xbox. Further lounge on the first floor, seating 15, 40" TV/DVD with full Sky package including Sky sports. Balcony enjoying breathtaking views across the River Torridge and the estuary. Kitchen: on the ground floor, well-equipped with a double oven range and a separate single oven, American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, separate built in freezer and seating for 16, with river views. Utility room: with washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside: fully enclosed garden comprising of lawn, patio with hot tub and raised decked area with BBQ facilities, ideal for breakfast and evening drinks. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and Wi-Fi included. Regret no smoking in the property. Regret no pets. Location: beach 200 yards, shops and pubs within 100 yards.

This property joined our collection in 2012 and is managed by Danielle.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 14 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Christopher, 16th June 2017

Absolutely loved the house and the location, clean and tidy and plenty of space for all of us 15 in total.

Reviewed by Christopher, 26th May 2017

This is a brilliant property for large family groups. We were three generations with an age range from six months to sixty seven. Lots for everyone to do, plenty of comfortable accommodation. Loved the hot tub. Instow is a family friendly holiday resort which we would all happily return to.

Reviewed by Wendy, 19th May 2017

Fantastic holiday home which is well equipped and incredibly clean. Wonderfully situated in a beautiful village with lovely pubs, restaurants and the most amazing view. It's totally fantastic

Reviewed by Diane, 7th April 2017

A lovely family house in great location.

Reviewed by Christine, 17th February 2017

A real holiday home. Well equipped, perfectly situated,warm ,very comfortable beds,and a welcome cream tea basket....what more could you ask for?? Our family (10yrs to 78yrs) had a most enjoyable holiday.Thank you.

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View of the property
Estuary views from the lounge
Hot tub
Spacious lounge with balcony and estuary views
View from the balcony
Kitchen leading off from the dining area
Kitchen details
Dining area with river views
Master bedroom with stunning views
Master bedroom with stunning views
Family room with stunning views
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