Westcroft Cottage,

Appledore, North Devon
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 4
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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Property code: WESCR


Backing directly onto the estuary, where the rivers Taw and Torridge meet, this period four bedroom home has been refurbished to a high standard and offers excellent views in an ideal location.

It is a few yards from the rockpools and one of Appledore's best family pubs, and a 5 minute, level walk from Appledore's quayside, with its fishing boats, crabbing lines, galleries and restaurants. There is much to do in the area. Across the estuary is the pretty village of Instow with its sand dunes and sailing club. Or 1 mile in the other direction takes you to the sandy beaches of Westward Ho!, the salt marshes of Northam Burrows, and the site of England's oldest golf course, The Royal North Devon. Other attractions which are short trips away include Clovelly, Lundy Island, The Big Sheep and The Milky Way. Or you could just enjoy the evening views of the estuary from the small enclosed patio area. Seals have been spotted just below the house.

The accommodation is arranged over three floors and retains much charm including steep, cottage-style stairs. There are FOUR bedrooms: on the second floor there are 2 singles both accessed via a step up, 1 with estuary views and additional trundle bed (can be made into a double or twin on request) and 1 with en-suite shower and WC. On the first floor is 1 large double and 1 bunk room with 2'6'' beds (suitable for children under 12). Bathroom: on the first floor has 4'6'' bath with shower over bath, heated towel rail and WC. The ground floor offers an open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner: well-equipped with cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine (in understairs cupboard), microwave, and seating area with a step down to bi-folding patio doors leading to a terrace. The lounge area offers a sitting area with TV and DVD. Outside: glass balustrade terrace with uninterrupted views over the estuary and towards the sea. Amenities: parking is in nearby car park or roadside parking within 5 minute walk. Bed linen, Wi-Fi, electric and central heating included. Cot and highchair available. 1 dog welcome (2 small dogs by arrangement). Regret no smoking within the property. Location: rock pools 15 yards, beach 1 mile, pubs and shops short walking distance. Arrival time: 3:30pm

Dogs fees 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.

This property joined our collection in 2011 and is managed by Sarah.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 8 guest ratings

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Reviewed by James, 28th October 2016

This is a beautifully located cottage on the waterfront with stunning views across the estuary. The cottage is well appointed and equipped and has been carefully modernised. It is more suitable for the young than old - two steep and narrow staircases!

Reviewed by Sue, 16th September 2016

The location of the cottage wasn't easy once we arrived on Irsha street. The house numbers didn't run in sequence but the friendly landlord of The Beaver pub explained as he handed over the keys. We didn't have any problems unloading our luggage outside the cottage on double yellow lines. I think the locals are used to having to wait a minute or soRead more. Parking on the street was not a problem. The view from the lounge and the double bedroom on the first floor were amazing. We had a fab stay! Hide

Reviewed by Nicola, 9th September 2016

If you like to be close to water then you cannot beat this cottage for proximity! At high tide the water laps at the wall below the little patio which is wonderful during the daytime and a lovely sound to go to sleep to at night. The views across the estuary are fantastic. The cottage is well equipped, clean and generally comfortable although the sRead moreofas in the front sitting room are a little small and hard and the stairs are fairly steep. Parking nearby was easy and wifi connection good. Hide

Reviewed by Susan, 22nd July 2016

Fantastic location with amazing views out over the estuary and a short walk into Appledore. Living space a little snug, but as we spent so much time outside, this wasn't an issue. Would thoroughly recommend it!

Reviewed by Nicholas, 1st July 2016

Very poor value for money. Everything was done "on the cheap" Have used Holiday Cottages before but this will be the last time. I feel like I have been robbed.

Reviewed by Philip, 17th June 2016

Ideally situated situated cottage in lovely friendly village.Cottage could do with a few improvements but overall was fine.Bottle of wine and milk in fridge on arrival was a nice touch.Good base for exploring larger places nearby.Dot be put off by having no parking wasn't a problem in week we stayed at the end of June.Washer /dryer would have been Read morean advantage as nowhere outside to dry towels/clothes etc when been to the beach otherwise well equipped for a short stay. Hide

Reviewed by Mary, 27th May 2016

Crabbing from the balcony is great if the tide is high enough. Level walk to village with good local stores, play area, ice cream van and chip shop. Locals friendly and the location wonderful for crabbing. Drive to several sandy beaches OK. Car park handy. Typical fisherman's cottage - STEEP steps and steps between areas downstairs. Due to inadequaRead morete seating OK for 4 but not 6 (even when 2 were under 6). Don't take too many belongings. Apart from master bedroom storage space is limited. Hide

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Uninterrupted views over the estuary from the terrace
Open plan living area with bi-folding doors and estuary views
Seating area leading to terrace with estuary views
Appledore estuary views
Double bedroom with estuary views
Estuary views from the double bedroom
En-suite single bedroom
Single bedroom with estuary views
View towards the cottage


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