Special Offers: 15% discount for all available weeks in July
Hidden away down a narrow street just behind the seafront of Appledore is Birds Cottage, a charming dog friendly cottage with cute rear courtyard. Full of character with exposed stone fireplaces and thick wooden mantelpieces, a butler sink in the kitchen and pretty inglenooks, this three bedroom cottage also has some modern touches to make a holiday at any time of year a pleasure. The cosy living room has comfortable settees and a wood burning stove set inside an exposed stone fireplace for cooler evenings and there is a separate dining room – also with a stone fireplace. The kitchen has an interesting mix of old and new which works well in this pretty cottage – the modern units blend in well with the old butler sink set on red bricks. A back door from the kitchen leads out onto a small courtyard with outside table, chairs and barbecue. Upstairs, there are three bedrooms – a double with an iron bedstead and two singles (one with an extra pull-out bed for flexible sleeping arrangements) – and a family bathroom with a shower over the bath. Birds Cottage is just a couple of minutes’ walk from the quayside along the quaint, narrow streets where many of the fishermen’s cottages date back to the Elizabethan era. The quayside has a small but interesting range of pubs, restaurants, shops and galleries. A seasonal ferry takes passengers to the pretty little village of Instow, with its sheltered stretch of sandy beach, cosmopolitan yacht club and further choice of family friendly pubs & restaurants. Historically celebrated for its artists and craftspeople Appledore now boasts an arts festival and the Appledore Crafts Company, an artist’s co-operative showcasing a broad range of arts and crafts from ceramics and photography to jewellery and painting. 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. There are pleasant walks along the south facing quay, whilst the popular surfing beach at Westward Ho! is just a 5 minute drive away.
Lounge: Wood burner, TV with Freeview and DVD
Kitchen: Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and washing machine
Bedroom 1: Double bed
Bedroom 2: Single bed and a pull-out bed
Bedroom 3: Single bed
Bathroom: Bath, fitted shower over bath, washbasin and toilet
Pets: One dog welcome
Parking: On the roadside by the quay or in the public car parks
Garden/Patio: Rear courtyard
Heating: Gas central heating and woodburner with complimentary basket of logs upon arrival
Short breaks: Available all year round (but for specific dates only bookable within 2-8 weeks of the holiday start date)
Notes: Linen and towels are provided (please bring beach towels). Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. Highchair and travel cot are provided.
Beach: 0.15miles Pub: 0.15miles
- Sleeps 4
- 3 Bedrooms
- 1 Pet allowed
- Friday changeover
- 1 Bathroom
- Bed linen provided
- 0.15 mile to a pub
- Towels provided
- Travel cot available
- 0.15 miles from the coast
- Open fire/woodburner
- Washing machine
Very comfortableMs Lesley Chamberlin - 18th March 2018
Excellent and very cleanMr G Potts - 20th September 2016
The cottage was fantastic.Mrs Summer Wingrove - 21st August 2016
A lovely place to stay - a very enjoyable holiday.Miss J M Linton - 22nd November 2015
Charming and excellent value.Mrs Hilary Preece - 15th October 2015
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