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Seaside Cottage, Close To Shop, Beach, Pub

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Instow, Nr. Bideford, Devon, England - Ideal Cottage For Families With Young Children, Within 100 Yards Of Beach And Shops

200 year old seaside cottage, in a quiet North Devon village. Situated within 40 yards of the sea front, with a small enclosed garden, with sand-pit. Ideal for small children, also good for sailors, golfers, surfers, walkers or fishermen.


Owner
Bruce Tulloh
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, Italian
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2017

About Bruce Tulloh

Bruce and Sue Tulloh are both natives of North Devon. They have three children and seven grandchildren, which means that the cottage is often occupied during school holidays. Bruce is a retired teacher and is also actively involved in coaching runners, while Sue plays golf at Westward Ho!

Bruce Tulloh purchased this cottage in 1970

Why Bruce Tulloh chose Instow

North Devon is where we spent our childhood, so we wanted to have a holiday home near to our parents.

We love the scenery, the coast, Exmoor, and the towns - Bideford and Barnstaple.

What makes this cottage unique

There is always something to do. In the summer there is sailing, golf, surfing, prawning. When it is less sunny we go for walks on Exmoor or cycle on the Tarka Trail. The beach and the sand dunes are a constant source of enjoyment for children.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Instow in Instow

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Tiled bathroom with bath, shower (instant hot water), WC, basin and shaver point.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Main bedroom has a double bed, dressing table, chest of drawers, hanging space, and the two twin bedrooms have chest of drawers and mirrors. There is also a folding cot.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Use of the sail loft subject to negotiation. Outside: Small enclosed lawn with seating, sand-pit. Utility Room: Washing machine, dryer and central heating boiler. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All sheets, Duvet covers and towels supplied for lets of 5 days or longer. Other: The sail loft has a shower room, wc and basin, with 4 beds, suitable for children or pirates.

Reviews

4/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

Seaside Cottage, Close To Shop, Beach, Pub
average rating of 4.0 based on 3 reviews
2

Great Location

  • 2 of 5

Lots of issues,owner advised, that need to be addressed to be considered a rental property of more than 2 stars.

Online picture of lounge 2 easy chairs nothing like what is actually there.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The reviewer made a couple of points that will be rectified.We have received very few complaints in forty years of renting.
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5

Beauty by the sea

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is full of character and charm, the location is fantastic, quite and away from the main traffic yet close enough to the beach for a urgent sand castle.

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely seaside cottage

  • 5 of 5

Primrose cottage is a lovely old cottage full of character

  • Review Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Barpub
40 Metres
The Quay Inn
Nearest Ferry
200 Metres
to Appledore
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Westward Ho!
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Barnstaple
Nearest Motorway
70 Kilometres
M5
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
The Boathouse
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Instow
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Sailing is available at the North Devon Yacht Club, 200 yards away. Surfing is 10 minutes away, at Westward Ho!

Cricket at NDCC, 1 mile.

Excellent beach for running.

Old railway line is excellent for safe walking and cycling

Coast/Beach:

The sandy beach and the dunes are ideal for children, only 300 yards from the cottage. The sailing club is 200 yards away. Excellent surfing at Westward Ho! only 4 miles.

Travel:

Exeter airport is 45 miles. Train station with excellent bus connections is at Barnstaple. Buses run past the cottage every 15 minutes.

Distances:

Bideford 3 miles, Barnstaple 6 miles.

Further Details:

The village has four good pubs with restaurants. Swimming pool at Northam (4M) and cinema at Barnstaple.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Instow, North Devon

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
July
2 Jul 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
September
2 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£357
for 5 nights
£500
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please enquire.

Changeover Day:
Saturday preferred, but we are flexible.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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