This superb waterside property has far-reaching views over the estuary to the pretty fishing village of Appledore. Sleeping eight people, Linwood has been beautifully decorated to provide contemporary holiday accommodation and provides plenty of space for everyone to get together. There is a superb decked area with outside seating overlooking the estuary which is accessed from bi-folding doors in the living area and it’s easy to imagine having a mug of coffee in the morning and watch the boating world go by.
Inside the open-plan living area has leather settees, a large dining table and a well-equipped kitchen with a useful utility room. There is a separate, additional living room with a television, Playstation 3 and DVD player – a perfect place for the younger members of the group to have their own space. All four bedrooms are well-designed and provide flexible sleeping arrangements and there is a family bathroom and an en-suite shower room.
Linwood is a short walk from the centre of Instow - a village which needs to be to explored at a gentle pace. Stroll along its pretty front to drink in the views of the estuary or pause to admire the beachfront cricket ground and remarkable thatched pavilion – one of the oldest in the country. Given Instow’s position on the estuary, it’s no surprise that the big event of the year is a maritime one. The Appledore & Instow Regatta, first held in 1885, is a relaxed but competitive event that promotes old traditions of boat-building while hosting lots of nautical fun and excitement. The Tarka Trail is one of the country’s longest traffic-free walking and cycling paths and Instow is right on it. It follows the route of the old Southern Railway track which halted at Instow Station (amazingly it linked the village with Waterloo Station in London!) before continuing on to Bideford.
Lounge/kitchen/diner: TV, DVD CD and iPod Doc. Gas hob and electric oven, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, freezer
Utility room: Washer/dryer
Second living area: TV, DVD, Playstation3
Bedroom 1: Super King-size bed, with the option to create Twins on request
Bedroom 2: Double bed, TV. En-suite shower room with shower, washbasin and toilet
Bedroom 3: Twin beds
Bedroom 4: Twin beds
Bathroom: Bath, shower over bath, washbasin and toilet
Pets: Sorry, no pets
Parking: Off-street parking for two cars
Garden/Patio: Decked area with glazed canopy
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. Secure outdoor storage for surf boards and cycles. Refundable £100 security deposit
Beach: 0.1 miles Pub: 0.2 miles
- Sleeps 8
- 4 Bedrooms
- WiFi available
- Private parking
- Saturday changeover
- 1 Bathroom
- Bed linen provided
- 0.2 mile to a pub
- Towels provided
- Travel cot available
- 0.1 miles from the coast
- Sea views
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
A superb property which is ideally located for the local beach and other beaches in the surrounding area.Mrs Joy Swain - 30th July 2018
Property excellent for six adults. We had three cars and they fitted in the forecourt without trouble which is a plus for Instow. Overall excellent stay. Never a complaint about a Marsdens property.Mrs Valerie McBride - 9th October 2017
Lovely ,lovely house fantastic location. Mrs Margaret Saunter - 29th September 2017
We found the children's games etc. extremely useful. Excellent property, well located for our needs. Mr K Smith - 29th August 2017
Excellent. A great property in an excellent location. What more could we ask for?Mr A Bransby - 12th August 2017
A very peaceful cottage.Mrs L Hall - 12th June 2017
We loved the Instow property and thought it was a great location to enjoy Devon. Lots to do and you are never bored sitting on the deck watching life go by on the water and lovely sunsets !Ms D Hanson - 2nd June 2016
Chic, beautifully appointed, wonderful views and a gorgeous deli almost next door!Mrs E Sherlock - 14th January 2016
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