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Ferriwais

Appledore, Devon (Ref. 1071891)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Enjoying a scenic quayside position in the charming North Devon town of Appledore, Ferriwais offers three couples or a family of six a tranquil retreat spread over three floors.

Admire river views from this North Devon dwelling, and delight in being just three miles from the shores of Westward Ho! and the South West Coast Path.

Soak up the scenic views of the water before stepping into the front door, leaving coats and boots in the entryway and coming through the classic inner stable door.

Discover a bespoke fitted kitchen with ample cupboard space, an impressive range cooker with large gas hob, and a quaint window seat area so you can keep an eye on the cooking whilst soaking up the views and watching the world go by.

Head further into the open-plan living space to lay the table for the evening meal at the lovely dining area tucked in the alcove, with two sofas to unwind on following a tasty meal.

Watch a film on the TV (Sky, Netflix or Amazon Prime are available) with the group or listen to your favourite music playing through the Sonos Play:5 sound system.

Continue the evening over some wine, or head outside into the courtyard garden to appreciate the balmy summertime warmth.

A shower room with toilet completes the ground floor layout, also home to a washer/dryer, whilst upstairs on the first floor an excellent bathroom can be found too, providing multiple places to freshen up and get ready for your days of adventure.

On the first floor two delightful bedrooms offer lovely sleeping spots, with one facing the quayside offering pretty scenes to wake up to, as does the second-floor double bedroom, benefitting from an elevated view.

Step out of the front door and be right on the quayside of Appledore, with all you need just a short stroll away, including a fantastic deli selling a myriad of tasty treats and essentials, as well as plenty of takeaways and fish and chip shops, and several pubs and bars for indulging in evening drinks.

The village is home to the North Devon Maritime Museum thanks to its rich heritage in fishing and boat building, and plays host to the Appledore-Instow Regatta each year where you can cheer on the boat crews racing along the quay!

Enjoy your own seafaring adventure with a range of boat and fishing trips available from the village, or hop on the seasonal ferry over to Instow for lovely views of Appledore and a walk along the shores of Instow Beach.

Head over to Westward Ho! for a fabulous day on the glorious sandy beach here, with vast space at low tide for sunbathing, beach games and walks, or venture into the Northam Burrows Country Park.

Travel along the South West Coast Path whether by foot or bike to soak up the serene sea views and coastal scenery, coming to the dramatic Abbotsham Cliffs.

Take a trip back in time to the Bideford Railway Heritage Centre to take afternoon tea in an old rail car and explore the exhibits, before further exploring the lovely town, also home to The Burton Art Gallery and Museum and Victoria Park.

Enjoy a relaxing stay to the tranquil quayside setting of Ferriwais for a wonderful North Devon adventure.

Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x second-floor double with TV and Sky Q, 1 x double, 1 x superking with views over the quay
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating with underfloor heating on the ground floor and thermostatically controlled radiators in each bedroom
  • Range cooker with gas hob, microwave, large French Style fridge/freezer, coffee machine, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Sky Q and Samsung sound bar plus DVD player, Wi-fi and Sonos Play:5 speaker
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Unrestricted parking on roadside and nearby public car park, charges apply
  • Courtyard garden with table and chairs
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 mile
  • Please note: The property does not have suitable dog toileting facilities

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About the location

APPLEDORE

Bideford 4 miles;

Where the Taw and Torridge rivers meet, sits the delightful quayside village of Appledore, next to the River Torridge. Appledore boasts a small but great range of shops, pubs, guesthouses and art galleries. A thriving fishing and trading village since the 14th century, Appledore has been a famous boat-building centre for many years and the shipyard is still active today. Picturesque Appledore provides a peaceful base from which to explore North Devon, and is close to surf beaches.The Quay is very central to life in the village and it is here you will find many activities including fishing trips, crabbing contests on the quay, and sometimes Morris Dancers. This quaint fishing village has a maze of narrow streets leading to the quay.
Just four miles from Appledore,straddling the Torridge estuary, is the quaint bustling town of Bideford boasts a medieval bridge, town quay, quaint pannier market and vibrant shopping area - all well worth a visit. For the more active, several major surfing beaches, golf courses, theme parks and other attractions are nearby and the South West coast path passes close by on its way into Cornwall. The beautiful cliff-top fishing village of Clovelly is half an hour by road, and the delights of Exmoor and Dartmoor can be reached in under an hour. Surf the waves, stroll through pretty villages, wander along the Tarka Trail, visit a famous garden or have some fun at one of the local theme or farm parks – it’s all on the doorstep.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas