Surf View

Northam near Westward Ho!, Devon (Ref. 950275)

  • Surf View - (Ref. 950275)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

The property

A charming mid-terrace cottage in the small village of Northam, near to the coastal town of Westward Ho! in Devon.

Retaining many original character features with easy access to the local beaches, making this a wonderful place for families or groups of friends looking to make the most of this stunning area.

On entering into the property, there is a large hallway with a cupboard suitable for storing coats or boots.

This leads into the well-equipped kitchen with a spacious dining area with a good-sized dining table and chairs, making a great social space to prepare and enjoy some lovely home-cooked meals.

This leads through to the conservatory with comfy seating; a great place to relax whilst enjoying the wonderful sea views.

The sitting room has plenty of sofas making a good place to wind down after a full day out and about exploring the area.

There are three bedrooms upstairs, two with original feature fireplaces as well as a family bathroom.

To the outside is a front patio garden and to the back is an enclosed patio area with seating, making a good place for some alfresco dining or even just a glass of something chilled.

A short walk takes you into the village itself with a number of amenities, including a small supermarket, a pub, restaurant and takeaway.

Westward Ho! is a short drive away, which has a two mile long glorious sandy beach, an excellent selection of cafes, bars and restaurants, a surf school and shops.

There are many walking opportunities in the area with Northam Burrows being part of North Devon’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Further afield is the coastal town of Bideford with a fine selection of shops, cafes and restaurants, a park and the Atlantic Village Outlet Shopping Centre located on the outskirts of the town.

Lundy Island is well worth a visit and can be reached by boat from Bideford itself.

Whatever you decide to do, Surf View is an ideal place for a wonderful holiday at any time of the year.


  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


Three bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x double, 1 x adult bunks. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area and open fire. Utility. Sitting room. Conservatory.


  • Gas central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, Smart TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner and open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking on a first come, first served basis
  • Front patio garden
  • Rear enclosed courtyard garden with seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk

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About the location


Westward Ho! 1.3 miles; Bideford 2 miles; Barnstaple 11 miles.

Northam is a small village with a restaurant, pub, takeaway and small supermarket and lies on the hill above the lively village of Westward Ho! Westward Ho! has a two mile long glorious sandy beach, an excellent selection of cafes, bars and restaurants, a surf school and shops. The beach is popular for surfing and kite surfing, plus life guards are on duty during the summer season and there's a designated dog area. The Tarka Trail runs through Bideford and is especially popular with cyclists, with cycle hire, including child buggies and even dog buggies available here and at many places along the way. Northam Burrows is part of North Devon’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is enjoyed by walkers, and the Royal North Devon Golf Club is also here. For the more energetic the coastal path to Peppercombe and Clovelly offers stunning views along the coastline. From Bideford there are boat trips to Lundy Island, and nearby Appledore has fascinating narrow streets, interesting shops, fish and chips shops and a restaurant, as well as fishing trips. Family attractions nearby include the Big Sheep and Milky Way, as well as National Trust properties, Hartland Abbey, RHS Rosemoor and Dartington Glass. Also Clovelly is delightful with its quay, steep cobbled streets and donkeys and no cars are allowed down into the village. There's plenty to see and do from Northam.

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