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Seaquel

(Ref. 1067509)

Westward Ho!, Devon Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • property (13)
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  • great (9)
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28 Customer Reviews

  • "Sequel is beautiful holiday home, comfortable, clean and all that you need for an enjoyable stay."

    The kitchen is very well equipped. Beds are very comfy and the en shower suites in both rooms are to a high standard. The view is lovely from the balcony with fields and the sea in distance. A nice seating area in an enclosed garden was great. Very quiet area and Not far from main rd where there is a bus service and about a 10/15 min walk to sea front with plenty of eateries and pubs. A fantastic place to stay and will be recommending to friends and family.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback, and we are so pleased you had a wonderful time at Seaquel. We hope to welcome you back soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Craig5.0Jun 2024

  • "What an outstanding property, in which we had a memorable stay complemented by the situation and having had the ‘weather God’ providing quite the best week for months!"

    Were there not so many places to visit in the U.K. we would rebook without hesitation.

    Thank you for your kind words. We hope to welcome you back to Seaquel. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dane5.0Apr 2024

  • "Great house."

    Modern with all the facilities we needed. Very clean and comfy. Great location for exploring, town has everything you need with a good selection of restaurants.

    Thank you for the positive feedback, especially about cleanliness. We will share your comments with our housekeeper. We hope to welcome you back to Seaquel again very soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Mar 2024

  • "We loved everything about this house."

    Beautifully clean and smelling fresh on arrival and housekeeper kindly called to say house was ready before 5pm. The house is in a lovely quiet location with views of sheep and horses on the golf course and an easy walk to the beach. Hubby particularly enjoyed the golf course early morning. Tastefully furnished with good quality furnishings. We all slept really well. The owners have thought of everything. It’s a great base for venturing out. The beach provided a lovely evening stroll and watching the sunset. The beach is massive so on a lovely sunny day it’s a great place to spend the day. Places to eat are plentiful. We visited The Big Sheep, Rosemoor Gardens, Instow, Clovelly, Appledore and Barnstaple all really lovely days out. Lots to do and see in North Devon and thankfully the weather was kind to us. Highly recommend the area and most definitely this property.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback, and we hope to welcome you back to Seaquel soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tanya5.0Aug 2023

  • "Immaculatley presented on a lovely small and quiet complex with amazing views."

    Owners have conisdered everything even as far as plasticcups, plates and toddler cultery.

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Jul 2023

  • "Fantastic holiday home."

    The property was clean and comfortable (thank you to Faye the Housekeeper). Everything you could need and more was supplied. The cream tea and milk in the fridge was a nice touch to get you settled in after travelling. The house is in a quiet location with stunning views of the burrows and pebble ridge/sea. I could not recommend this property enough and could not give any suggestion on change, it was just perfect. Thank you for sharing your house with us and I hope to be back soon!

    Reviewed by Katie5.0Jul 2023

  • "A beautiful property, lovely furnishings, not a speck of dust anywhere."

    Lots of attention to detail. Highly recommended

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Jul 2023

  • "A lovely property, everything we needed was catered for"

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jun 2023

  • "The property was beautifully decorated and furnished tastefully."

    The housekeeping lacked in areas, the windows inside were dirty and smeary from little hands! The toaster was not clean and the cupboard in which it was kept was full of toast crumbs, we had to clean the toaster before use and clean the cupboard ...I could not have left it that state. The only other point was the towels, they were scratchy...not nice. The milk and cream tea left for us a very nice touch....not expecting that. Overall if the minor things are addressed I would happily revisit this property.

    Thank you for giving us a 100% score on your feedback. We are really grateful, and also we are pleased when guests raise concerns so we can put things right. For this reason our housekeeper always rings every guest on arrival to make sure everything is ok, and would gladly have attended to these points. We so wish you had mentioned it to her when she called you, and gave you her contact number. She lives in Appledore, 5 minutes away. Given the weather is now so warm, she is drying the towels on the clothesline, to reduce our carbon footprint, but would have gladly brought you some tumble dried towels if requested. We've also asked her now to finish towels in the tumble dryer to soften them once they have been dried on the line. She does a brilliant job for us, she works so hard and cleans many houses on changeover day each Saturday, because since Brexit there is a real shortage of staff in the hospitality sector - we are lucky to have her. We know she will be absolutely mortified about missing some toaster crumbs inside the kitchen cabinet, where the toaster is stored. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay in our beautiful house, but when you visit again, please talk to us about problems immediately, while you are still there, so we can put it right, rather than after you get home :-) Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mark4.4Jun 2023

  • "We had the most relaxing stay at Seaquel, Beautifully decorated, lovely and ..."

    We had the most relaxing stay at Seaquel, Beautifully decorated, lovely and cosy with great views Very well equipped with everything you could need, It was so clean and done to a very high standard, Will definitely return again, Thank you,

    Reviewed by Irene5.0Dec 2022

  • "We have now stayed at Seaquell several times."

    It really is a superb holiday home, always immaculate, everything you might need on holiday is provided plus thoughtful extras, and it is very stylishly furnished. We have become very fond of this part of North Devon as well. I am sure we will visit again, if able to.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Sep 2022

  • "Great property, great location, perfect for north Devon break"

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2022

  • "Best equipped cottage ever."

    Beautiful presented clean and very comfortable and an easy stroll to all local amenities

    Reviewed by Victor5.0Sep 2022

  • "High quality property, really well equipped."

    Excellent location. We would holiday at the property again.

    Reviewed by Melissa5.0Aug 2022

  • "A really lovey house ."

    Great location. The owners had thought of everything you might need . Will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Aug 2022

  • "A lovely property equipped and decorated to a high standard."

    Beautiful sunset views every evening from balcony. Garden is not overlooked and has comfortable seating area. Walking distance to both Beach and Centre. Location is ideal as a base for visiting other areas in Devon and Cornwall.

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Jun 2022

  • "We have stayed at Seaquel before and hope to do so again in the future."

    It is a truly lovely holiday home, very well equipped, and tastefully furnished. it is in walking distance of the Pebble beach and sand dunes, with the gorgeous, quiet North Devon villages such as Instow and Appledore on its door step. We thoroughly recommend staying here.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0May 2022

  • "A lovely property that is only about 2-3 years old."

    It is very well decorated. The upside down layout works well as it gives you views to the beach with a lovely sun trap out front to sit and watch the sunset. The beach is about a 5-10 minute walk across the golf course. The town is 1 mile away or about a 10 minute walk. The Pig and Olive restaurant is a must for pizza. Booking is essential there as space is limited. My daughter is coeliac, but we had no problem finding places to eat in Westward Ho.

    Reviewed by Adam5.0Apr 2022

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our stay."

    The house was immaculate and would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Liz5.0Mar 2022

  • "The property is well presented with comfortable beds and very good showers."

    The kitchen is well appointed with the best quality frying pans we have used on holidays. The upstairs area is well laid out and having the balcony with a view of the Burrows is a nice place to sit

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Nov 2021

  • "We loved The Seaquel holiday cottage!"

    Beautifully decorated, comfortable for our family of four and in a fantastic location. It was such an easy place to relax with everything we needed and short walks to the golf course, beach and town with restaurants and shops. So many nearby activities for kids and adults too. We highly recommend The Seaquel in Westward Ho!

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Oct 2021

  • "We very much enjoyed our stay at this wonderful holiday house, the accommodation was superb and everything you could possibly need was provided."

    Even the tea/coffee/sugar and Devon cream tea! After a day out in the Devon countryside or at the pretty local beach beyond the pebbles, it was a pleasure to return to this house and its lovely view of the sea (a 20 minutes walk). We would love to return one day.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Oct 2021

  • "We had a great time at Sequel."

    It is an exceptionally well designed and well equipped holiday home. It is upside down so the living space is upstairs and compact bedrooms on the ground floor with a view towards the beach over the gold course through a gap between some other properties. Lovely sunset when sunny. This would be an ideal holiday let for a couple with two children who don't mind sharing a room and where the children want to body board on the beach in Westward Ho! most days. The beach is very long. If you are using the property as a nice place to stay and a base to do other stuff in Devon it is still good. We went cycling the on Tarka trail, walking, went to the RHS gardens and across Exmoor. However, even for the summer following Covid lockdowns when all prices were jacked up over the summer period it was very pricey (top end of anything comparable) so in terms of value possibly only a 3 which is why we gave the property a 4 not a 5. That said we had a great time, chips on the seafront etc

    Reviewed by Ian4.7Aug 2021

  • "Lovely modern house in very good condition with lots of thoughtful touches from the owners so we had everything we needed."

    It is a pleasant 10 minute walk to the beach and about the same to local shops and restaurants. We had great weather the whole week and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Joanna5.0Jul 2021

  • "This was a lovely property in a lovely location with the beach within walking distance."

    Mixed weather but had a lovely, relaxing holiday.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jul 2021

  • "Lovely place and beautifully clean too."

    Sitting in the lounge looking out to see was transfixing !

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Jun 2021

  • "Enjoyed our stay."

    Weather not very good but we were very comfortable in Seaquel. Everything we needed.

    Reviewed by Alyson5.0May 2021

  • "The layout, the view, the garden, scones jam cream on arrival, all great."

    Everything was perfectly laid out. Spotlessly clean, clear instructions, wonderful decor and we didn't want to come home!

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Apr 2021

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Summary

  • Reverse-level accommodation
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor king-size bedroom with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground-floor twin bedroom with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • First-floor open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Balcony area and rear enclosed garden with patio area and lawn
  • Sorry, no pets or smoking allowed
  • Note: Maximum occupancy for this property is 4 guests, there is no room in this property for a cot.

The property

Seaquel is a pet-free zone - regretfully, NO PETS under any circumstances.

Seaquel is an exceptional semi-detached holiday property, enjoying one of the most sought after locations within Westward Ho!, offering you and your loved ones a base from which to explore both coast and countryside of Devon.

With its excellent position, sharing a private path to the beach and a quirky reverse-level layout, which showcases the views out to sea, of Lundy Island and beyond, Seaquel is an outstanding property for a family seeking to enjoy a traditional getaway by the coast.

Situate your car in its two off-road parking spots, eliminating the usual stresses of parking in a seaside resort before making your way into the light-filled hallway, which grants access to the two ground-floor bedrooms.

Here, you will find a twin bedroom with an en-suite shower room and the master suite, boasting a plush king-size bedroom with its own en-suite shower room and the French-doors provide access to the rear patio, where you can savour your morning coffee and linger in the sunshine before heading out for the day.

Return to the hallway and take the stairs to the first floor to discover the spacious open-plan living space, where patio doors frame the views straight out to sea and can be opened up to allow a refreshing breeze to filter in as you make the most of the contemporary furnishings and quality fixtures.

To the rear of the space is the sleek kitchen, where laminate flooring lies beneath stunning units and range of top-quality appliances to assist you in cooking up family-favourite dishes, which can be enjoyed at the formal dining table, perfect for enjoying the company of your loved ones.

Completing the interior of the room is the plush seating arrangement, inviting you to kick back and relax in front of the TV or choose to spend a balmy evening upon the balcony area, where you can savour a glass of wine whilst catching the final glimpses of sunshine and the West-facing sea views make for some amazing sunsets over Lundy Island.

Just a short stroll away from the property is Westward Ho!’s plethora of amenities, including tasty fish and chip shops, waterside restaurants including Thai, Italian and traditional cuisine for a special treat and a plethora of shops for picking up any essentials and gifts to take back home to your friends and family.

Your days can be spent at the glorious Blue Flag Beach boasting watersporting opportunities or meander the Northam Burrows Country Park, home to England's oldest golf course - The Royal North Devon Golf Club - where you can practice your swing whilst enjoying concessionary guest green fees and the traditional club house.

Those with children can look forward to an afternoon at The BIG Sheep theme park, offering an opportunity to meet the farm animals and enjoy the superb entertainment of rides, a micro craft ale brewery and gin distillery, this is certainly an attraction for all ages.

Venture further afield to explore the town of Barnstaple, home to Barnstaple Pannier Market, a Norman castle, multitude of museums and the beautiful Queen Anne's Walk, a great way to brush up on the local history.

Other further afield attractions include The Milky Way Adventure Park, Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park and the Exmoor National Park for the avid ramblers amongst us.

With so much to see and do, bring your loved ones to Seaquel to share an action-packed getaway.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

WESTWARD HO!

Bideford 3 miles.

Dominated by 2 miles of spectacular coastline, Westward Ho!, made famous in Charles Kingsley's novel of the same name, proudly retains the prestigious Blue Flag award year upon year. Its golden sandy beach, backed by a unique pebble ridge, attracts visitors from all over the country and offers fantastic bathing and watersports activities. Just beyond the pebble ridge lies Northam Burrows Country Park, home to England's oldest golf course. The South West Coastal path and Tarka Trails pass closely by providing magnificent walks, whilst the Big Sheep Adventure Park and bustling market town of Bideford, with its renowned Atlantic Shopping Centre, lovely quayside and medieval bridge is within 3 miles. The secluded fishing village of Clovelly is just 8 miles away and boasts quaint cobbled streets, littered with many art shops, tea rooms and craft centres. The North Devon coast boasts numerous beautiful beaches, many within easy reach, including those found at Instow, Saunton Sands, Croyde, Woolacombe and Bude. An area of breathtaking beauty, with plenty to see and do for all the family.

Seaquel is a pet-free zone - regretfully, NO PETS under any circumstances.
Note: Maximum occupancy for this property is 4 guests, there is no room in this property for a cot.