Tucked away in one of the oldest streets in the quaint fishing village of Appledore, Cockle Cottage is a deceptively spacious three storey cottage. Having been tastefully and sympathetically restored the property accommodates up to six people and 2 dogs. Surrounded by similar cottages in narrow lanes, access is by foot only although restricted parking is available along the quay and in public carparks close by.
Great thought has been given in furnishing the property with light, bright décor and complimenting accessories enhancing the nautical theme which runs throughout. The spacious living room has a beamed ceiling, comfortable seating and woodburning stove set into a stone fireplace for cooler evenings. A door from the living room leads out to the fully enclosed garden. The kitchen is modern with high gloss grey units and is very well equipped for groups of 6. There is also a separate dining area where everyone can enjoy a meal together. On the first floor an extremely spacious family bathroom has a shower over the bath, wash basin and WC. A double bedroom with feature fireplace is also on this floor. Two further bedrooms – both twins – are up a low curved staircase (restricted height) and benefit from sea glimpses. Outside, there is an enclosed walled courtyard with potted plants and patio furniture.
Cockle 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. During the summer a ferry takes passengers across the estuary to the pretty little village of Instow, with its sheltered stretch of sandy beach and family friendly eateries. In addition, the Blue Flag surfing beach of Westward Ho!, indoor pool at Northam and the Royal North Devon Golf Club are all just a short drive away.
Lounge: Smart TV, DVD player
Kitchen: Electric oven and hob, small fridge/freezer, microwave and washing machine
Bedroom 1: Double bed, TV/DVD
Bathroom: Bath, shower over bath, washbasin and WC
Bedroom 2: Twin beds
Bedroom 3: Twin beds
Pets: Two dogs welcome
Parking: No vehicular access, parking available on the quay and in public car park close by
Garden/Patio: Rear walled patio with outside furniture
Heating: Gas central heating
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 6
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Pets allowed
- WiFi available
- Saturday 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
Beautiful cottage which is immaculate. Appledore itself is really pretty with lots of quaint shops, cafes & pubs. Johns' has everything you could possibly need. Instow has a lovely beach which the dogs loved. I recommend Instow Inn & Quay Inn. Lynton and Lynmouth is well worth the visit, it's pretty special. Thank you! The Conroys - 12th May 2018
The cottage we had,was of excellent quality,everything you will ever need,plus little extras..Mr Colin Matthews - 12th December 2017
Lovely area, so much too see around the area. Lovely time of year to visit has not over crowded.Mrs A Vallins - 18th October 2017
Beautiful cottage, very high standard of accommodation. We had a lovely weekend and will be back - thank you.Mrs A Vallins - 16th October 2017
Lovely cottage - lovely town. We will be back.Mr & Mrs Langley - 6th October 2017
Absolutely fab cottage, had a wonderful stay - thank you!The Sparkes Family - 26th August 2017
This is the best-equipped cottage we've ever stayed in. It was beautifully clean too.Mr J Slatter - 14th August 2017
A beautiful cosy cottage, we had a lovely holiday, thank you.Mrs E Groves - 31st July 2017
Had a fantastic week in the cottage, very cosy, nice little garden, bedrooms were very spacious,bathroom was quite astonishing ,the size, great value. Worth another visit, very happy with every aspect of the property. ...Mr M Barber - 25th April 2017
Brilliant little cottage, wonderful location in a quaint seaside town. Mrs H Goodchild - 29th March 2017
Great cottage and lovely village. Cosy living room and all you need for a great break from home. Thank you!Mr & Mrs Storesund - 3rd January 2017
A very well maintained and cosy property.Mr Will Winterburn - 6th December 2016
Lovely week exploring Devon. Great cottage - home from home!Mr & Mrs Williams - 29th October 2016
Cockle cottage was very comfortable and cosy. Everything you could need was provided.Mrs C Hogan - 10th October 2016
we had a wonderful holiday, and Cockle cottage was a great location just behind the main street. We will definitely be returning to the area.Mr D Waddell - 26th July 2016
Great cottage, fully equipped with everything you could need in a great location. Been twice this year already and already planning our next visit.mrs Debra Bothwell - 5th May 2016
What a slice of heaven. We had a wonderful time at Cockle Cottage, perfect in every way. Loved every minute in Appledore.L&N, Sutton Coldfield - 1st April 2016
We had a fantastic time in the cottage. Weather not brilliant bit it didn't hold us back. Great food at the 'Seagate' and family fun in the evenings.The S Family, Sutton Coldfield - 28th March 2016
Absolutely beautiful cottage, possibly the best I have stayed in. Appledore is a great location to explore Devon from.Mr Paul Barnard - 7th March 2016
We had a fantastic time in this cottage and thought everything was excellent.Mrs S Harbour - 23rd February 2016
We have had a lovely 3 days here . The cottage is fantastic! We will be returning...The H Family, Totnes, Devon - 21st February 2016
Lovely clean ,well equipped, cosy cottage.Mrs Jane King - 26th October 2015
Great property furnished to a high standard. Very clean and tidy.Mrs A Galbraith - 27th August 2015
Cockle Cottage is an excellent cottage. The original features and character are amazing and it has been renovated to a very high standard. The cottage is deceptively spacious and the layout worked really well. Although our children are 'grown up' and over 6 ft tall they all loved the Smugglers bedrooms up the curvy staircase! Cockle Cottage was spotlessly clean and well equipped with everything you could need, as well as thoughtful extras such as crabbing buckets and lines. We had a really super holiday and would definitely like to return to Cockle cottage in the future.Mr N Wells - 29th July 2015
Fantastic property that has been very well refurbished and fitted out superbly. There are some lovely personal touches that really help to demonstrate the passion that the owners have put into this cottage. Great location too, next to some great pubs, fish and chip shops and John's Deli. We will definitely be re-booking again in the future.Mr Declan Ryan - 2nd June 2015
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