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“Penthouse 60” is a Luxury Apartment With Amazing Sea Views In Westward Ho!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Penthouse 60 is Situated Front and Centre of this Iconic Buliding in North Devon

This luxurious modern fifth floor penthouse apartment with two double size bedrooms offers simply stunning 180 degree coastal views both westwards over the Atlantic Ocean to Lundy Island and also up the long wide Blue Flag surfing beach of Westward Ho! It’s ideal for Holidays or Short Breaks. It has high speed BROADBAND WiFi through the apartment. We have had the apartment completely redecorated in January 2017 to ensure that we keep the 5 star ratings our guests give the apartment.

Horizon View was built around 2012 as a landmark waterside development and is one of the more modern contemporary buildings in the increasingly popular and sought after coastal village of Westward Ho!

There are stairs and lifts to all floors from the underground car park and ground floor level. The building also has stylish communal areas with an entry phone system on the main gate and pedestrian entrance.

Inside, the apartment has oak flooring and a clean neutral decor with attractive contemporary fixtures and fittings throughout. The open plan living room/kitchen has floor to ceiling sliding glass doors out to the full width balcony and superb views. The attractive kitchen includes granite work tops and a full range of integrated appliances. The master bedroom suite also has floor to ceiling sliding doors to the balcony, a dressing area with built in wardrobes and a ensuite bathroom. There is a further twin bedroom also with a built wardrobe a lovely separate shower room and various storage cupboards including a useful utility cupboard. This apartment has an allocated parking space in the underground car park.

On your doorstep you will find a selection of restaurants, bars, shops and activities for all ages and interests. To name a few: - Sunbathing and Sand Castle Building. - Kite flying, Kite surfing, Kayaking and Surfing (inc lessons and equipment hire). - Cycle Hire. - Golfing (Westward Ho! is home to the oldest golf course in the country – Royal North Devon GC) - Boat trips. (Visiting Lundy Island) - Fishing. - Stunning coastal walks. - Local National Trust and Royal Horticultural Sites.

Westward Ho! offers an array of seaside amenities, quaint streets, colourful architecture and fascinating curiosity shops. The beach in front of the development is known as the Golden Bay whilst the South West Coastal Path also runs through Westward Ho! – a must for keen cyclists and walkers - plus swimming, surfing, canoeing and fishing are all close by. The Tarka Trail is also in close proximity, providing the unique opportunity to follow a disused railway line amidst some of Devon's finest countryside and scenery.

For visitors seeking a piece of Devon life then the town of Barnstaple provide the opportunity to wander during their weekly pannier market with a host of local produce and crafts on offer.

Guest should be aware that there are some building work at the back of the building which has been going on since 2015, however none of our guests have said it has caused them any problems. This maybe due to the fact that we are situated on the top floor so further away from the works.

More Details

John and Barbara
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 March, 2018

About John and Barbara

We are both retired and live in North East London near Epping Forest. Barbara was an Infant school Head Teacher and John was a Divisional Manager. At least once a year, since retiring, we have done a House Exchange with folks in Australia, New Zealand and the USA. The trips we have enjoyed most have always been in modern homes near the sea so buying somewhere with a real sea view back here in the UK was always our dream.

John and Barbara purchased this apartment in 2015

Why John and Barbara chose Westward Ho!

We rented an apartment at Horizon View, twice in 2014...we liked it so much with its amazing ‘wow’ factor sea view we asked the owners if they wanted to sell! That wasn’t to be but as soon as number 60 came up for sale we snapped it up. Westward Ho! is such a great little seaside town...the kind of place that reminds you of your own visits to the seaside as a child. It has an amazing beach, coastal path, restaurants and cafes and a full range of small shops for all your holiday requirements.

What makes this apartment unique

The extra high ceilings and full height windows in the lounge and master bedroom make the views from this apartment fabulous. It’s furnished in a modern style 'with a twist of seaside’ that we think visitors will enjoy. It’s extremely comfortable and well appointed and sitting on the balcony with a glass of wine watching the sunset will give you those extra special holiday memories.

Oak wood strip flooring to living room, kitchen and hall, gas central heating and hot water. Washer dryer, Egyptian cotton linen and luxury towels included. Secure underground car park with lifts to all floors, security gates and building front door with video entry system to let in guests.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Westward Ho! in Torridge District

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Lift ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom on Ensuite with mirrored bathroom cabinets - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower screen fitted to bath. Heated towel rail.
    Bathroom walk-in shower and with mirrored bathroom cabinets - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Heated towel rail
  • Both bathrooms are well appointed with generous mirrored bathroom cabinets.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Main Bedroom with Sea Views, 2 Double wardrobes - 1 Large Double Bed , Sit in bed and look at the sea and beach view.
    Bedroom with 2 single 1500 pocket spring Mattresses - 2 Single Bed , Double wardrobe, under bed drawers and bed side cabinets.
  • Master bedroom, with en suite bathroom, has floor to ceiling windows and the view. A sliding door opens onto the balcony. It has a 5ft double bed, bedside cabinets, generous built in wardrobes with internal drawers, a leather swivel chair and a 32" flat screen TV on the wall. Bedroom two has two 3ft single beds, bedside cabinets and a double wardrobe. Travel cot available. No bedding provided for the cot.. In each bedroom, by each bedside, there is a double socket with twin USB power points for charging up mobile phones and tablets.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Our Property Manager provides a full meet and greet service. Once a booking has been made we will supply you with his contact details and you will need to contact him 48 hours prior to the first day of your holiday with an approximate arrival time. On the day of your arrival you will need to phone him when you are about 20 minutes away to ensure he (or one of his team) is here to greet you. They will show you around the apartment explaining everything. If you would like to know the best places to eat or visit just ask. They will hand over two sets of keys and tell you the arrangement for when you leave. If you have any problems at all during your stay just give him a ring as he is your go to man. We do hope you have an enjoyable stay in our apartment.


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“Penthouse 60” is a Luxury Apartment With Amazing Sea Views In Westward Ho!
average rating of 4.979592 based on 49 reviews

Perfect stay as always

  • 5 of 5

Thankyou for having us again, we had a wonderful stay in your lovely apartment. This is our third visit which was just as special as our first. Many thanks Sharon, Julien, Jaden and Cody xxxx

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sharon Thank you for your kind review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay at Penthouse 60 and hope to welcome you again. John & Barbara
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A fantastic apartment

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here - apart from the “obvious” (fabulous views/lovely spacious apartment very well furnished, equipped to a very high standard, tastefully decorated and well maintained) it is the attention to detail that makes the difference for us - a warm and informative welcome from Andy, good towels and bedding, instructions on how to use the appliances, the information pack, hand soap in the dispensers in the bathrooms, washing up liquid, salt and pepper provided etc etc. John and Barbara understand what their guests require - that’s what makes the difference and really sets this apartment apart from all of the others we have stayed in whilst holidaying in the UK and Overseas - thank you for making this a great Christmas holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautifully appointed and spotless

  • 5 of 5

2nd visit iin as many months ..my husband has mobility issues and he can use a wheelchair from the car park right to the apartment with no problems ... views as ever are to die for ....will rebook again for January / February as you could never tire of the view whatever the weather !

  • Review Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderfully clean and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

This is our 2nd stay at The Penthouse and we loved it as much as our first visit. It is equipped with everthing you could possibly need. Very comfortable bed and amazing views.

John and Barbara are great hosts.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Home from home

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful view, location. All you could need in walking distance. Spectacular!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect apartment.....attention to detail and cleanliness excellent..location amazing

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay ...Andy excellent ....views awesome ..will return .

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carol. Barbara and I are very pleased you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to welcoming you to Penthouse 60 again in the future. Regards John.
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Nearest Airport
52 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Royal North Devon Golf Club
Nearest Train
8.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
A39 2 Miles. M5- Junction 27
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Morans Restaurant & Bar
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Westward Ho!
Car: recommended

Whilst its hard to tear yourself away from the view at the apartment there is much to do in and around Westward Ho! When the tide is out its a delight to walk along the two miles of sandy beach and when the tide is in the Southwest coastal path passes right in front of our building. Enjoy a coffee in the village two minutes away (we recommend the Rock Pool cafe) or sit on the Green with a locally made ice cream. If you want to eat in, there are three local supermarkets and if you want to eat out locally theres quite a choice. We would highly recommend Cafe Italia Pizzeria and Morans Thai Restaurant. Along the prom is the Pier House with a large deck to watch the sunset. Its best to book in advance at all three. Around/near the Green theres a variety of shops and pubs as well as a few small amusement arcades.

A car ride away are the pretty villages of Appledore, Instow and Croyde, all great places to explore with plenty of places to eat. The many attractions in the area include RHS Rosemoor Gardens, Dartington Crystal, The Big Sheep, The Milky Way, Clovelly, Exmoor Zoo and many more.

Barnstaple is the oldest borough in the country and is the commercial and agricultural centre of North Devon. A must visit for anyone seeking serious retail therapy. Saxons first settled in Barnstaple (Barum) over 1000 years ago; In 930 AD it was a Saxon stronghold serving as a market for the surrounding countryside.

Barnstaple has a wonderful mixture of Victorian, Medieval and Georgian architecture and is proud to be a multiple winner of Britain in Bloom. Visit the Barnstaple Heritage Centre, sited in a fine Grade 1 listed building to learn more about the town's 1000 year history.

We have a large collection of leaflets in the apartment of places to visit and explore. Enjoy.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Westward Ho!, Devon

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Weeks 12 & 13
17 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Easter weeks 14 & 15
31 Mar 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Weeks 16 & 17
14 Apr 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Weeks 18 to 21
28 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
May Half Term week 22
26 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Weeks 23 to 25
2 Jun 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Week 26
23 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Week 27
30 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Week 28
7 Jul 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Week 29
14 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Weeks 30 to 35
21 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Weeks 36 to 38
1 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Weeks 39 to 42
22 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Half Term
20 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Weeks 44 to 51
27 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
New year 2018/19
29 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Weeks 2 to 6
5 Jan 2019 - 8 Feb 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Please see Rental and Cancellation Agreement for the Cancellation Statement.

Homeaway / Owners Direct charge a booking fee which is added to the Deposit at time of booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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