OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992

Luxury Penthouse Apartment Overlooking The Estuary With A Large, Sunny Balcony

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Appledore Penthouse, North Devon, England - Waterside Apartment Offers Privacy & Stunning Views In The Heart Of The Village

A luxury penthouse apartment on the top floor of the converted, grade-II listed Victorian cinema sleeps four people in two bedrooms and two bathrooms. With a large sunny, private balcony high above the waterfront with wonderful uninterrupted views of the estuary, village and out to sea, this unique apartment captures all the charm and character of Appledore while offering modern facilities and a feeling of space and proximity to the water.

Offering stunning views of the estuary and village from the top floor of this converted Victorian cinema, the penthouse apartment gives visitors an unparalleled perspective of this popular North Devon fishing village.

In decades past the building seated 300 cinema goers, but now the Gaiety Penthouse offers luxury accommodation for four people, with modern amenities and an uninterrupted 180° + vista from the breaking waves of Westward Ho! to the sandy beach at Instow and the village of Appledore.

The open plan living room with kitchen and dining area provides an abundance of natural light as well as access to a large, sunny balcony overlooking the water. Two en-suite bedrooms (one double, one double/twin) benefit from plenty to space, as well as views over the village and the estuary. Situated a few hundred yards along the narrow, partially cobbled Irsha Street which is part of the South West Coastal Path and full of quaint, colourful fishermen’s cottages, the Penthouse is a short walk from Appledore’s quayside.

Now with WiFi!

More Details

Owner
Chris Ritchie
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
27 April, 2017

About Chris Ritchie

This is my first holiday property and I am torn between spending more time in the Penthouse and letting it out!

With family living in the area for 20 years, I have spent many happy hours in North Devon and I'm pleased to be able to share it with visitors.

My sister runs a holiday park locally and she and her family help me to manage the penthouse to offer you a special holiday.

Chris Ritchie purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Chris Ritchie chose North Devon

I had been looking for a property in North Devon for several years and as soon as I walked into the Penthouse knew it was the right place. The light airy apartment, the sunny balcony above the water and the stunning views indicated this was somewhere to spend many happy hours.

In the heart of characterful Irsha Street in the ever popular Appledore, the Penthouse is a short walk from pubs, restaurants and the shops on the Quay and a short drive from great beaches, surf and golf courses.

If you like the outdoors this area has lots to offer.

What makes this apartment unique

While the Penthouse is just a short walk from some great pubs and restaurants and has easy access to the beaches, walks and cycle trails of North Devon, you will also want to spend as much time as possible talking in the views and watching the world go by from the sunny balcony!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Highest rating in all respects.

Excellent accommodation - comparable to 4 or 5 star hotel.

Very comfortable furnishings.

Balcony and view good for relaxation.

Appledore Penthouse is equipped to a high standard throughout.

A great place to be.

We look forward to coming back.
Apr 2016
  • 1 of 2

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Appledore in Devon

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village
  • waterfront
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Both bedrooms have en-suite facilities. The double room has a bath with an overhead shower while the twin room has a bath and a separate shower. Showers in both rooms operate at mains pressure.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Two large bedrooms, one king size double and one twin. The double also has a small sofa as well as bedside tables, a large chest of drawers and an wardrobe. The twin has a wardrobe bedside tables and two dressing small tables.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • surfing
Notes:
Outside: French windows in the lounge lead to a large, private and sunny balcony with stunning views. Right on the waterfront the top floor balcony offers uninterrupted views from the villages of Appledore and Instow in the south east, across the Taw and Torridge estuary to Saunton Sands and Crow Point and all the way to Westwood Ho! and the sea in the west. A small table and comfortable chairs mean that this is a wonderful place to spend a day from breakfast until evening drinks! Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen are included and are changed on a weekly basis, as is the apartment if required during longer lets. Other: There is a large entrance hall on the lower level that offers storage space. In addition to the en-suite bedrooms, a separate toilet at the top of the stairs provides added convenience.

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website:

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

4

Super spot.

  • 4 of 5

We loved the property.

It was really very clean and uncluttered.

It had everything we needed.

A super place to stay. Plenty of space, nice and light and airy.

Beautifully warm and cosy on the cold wet days.

Good bed(double) lovely linen.

Good towels.

Kitchen was great to cook in. Owners left tea towels, wash up clothes, brush, dishwash tabs, etc(which so often is missing when we rent a property. So that was really good. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Brilliant stay in Appledore

  • 5 of 5

Our half term stay in Appledore was fantastic and this great apartment played a big part in that. It is large, bright and modern and comes with everything you need for a family break. It is lovely to wake up to the view from the balcony overlooking the estuary and, weather permitting, have your coffee sitting outside and watch the tide rise and fall and the boats go by. Everything in Appledore is within walking distance, the local pub has a great atmosphere and there are some wild walks on Northam Burrows. Whatever we did in the day it was always lovely to come back to the space and comfort of the apartment. We will definitely be going back.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

property was very well presented with everything inside the property you would expect to find

  • 5 of 5

the property was beautiful, lovely big sofas in the living room. Nice en suite in the main bedroom. Great views over the estuary. We know Appledore very well and had some lovely food in the Seagate. overall a great place for a short break would recommend to all our friends and would definitely return for another short break.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

A gorgeous apartment with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a short stay in the Appledore Penthouse Apartment, which turned out to be a brilliant choice of accommodation. We chose it mainly for the views, which were even better than expected. The apartment was warm, comfortable and very well equipped. The linen was good quality and everything was very clean. If we ever return to Appledore we won't even bother looking for anywhere else to stay because this apartment is just perfect.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic well equipped, well laid out apartment. Furnished to a high standard and has a balcony with a great view. Would love to return again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
4

Appledore Penthouse

  • 4 of 5

Lovely Penthouse and well equipped, wonderful views of the estuary,quite location.Only thing not in our favour was the weather that could have been kinder !

I would recommend the penthouse,a most enjoyable stay

Don Preece

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Location

Photos

Prices & Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£80
From
£110
Fri,Sat
£720
 
 
High Season
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
From
£110
From
£125
Fri,Sat
£835
 
 
Mid Season
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£95
From
£110
Fri,Sat
£715
 
 
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
From
£110
From
£130
Fri,Sat
£835
 
 
Peak Season
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
£935
for 6 nights
From
£140
From
£150
Fri,Sat
£995
 
 
Autumn Season
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£85
From
£110
Fri,Sat
£720
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£75
From
£85
Fri,Sat
£595
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £75
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Enquire Now Enquire Now
Available
Unavailable

Partner Offers

Partner Offers

 
Portable wifi hotspot

You might like these similar holiday rentals