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Stars Cove is a delightful apartment overlooking the Taw and Torridge estuary. The beach is less than 100 yards from the front door, while the village of Instow is a short stroll. The property is on the top floor of a two storey detached building, and offers comfort and style in abundance having been recently refurbished for the 2019 season. The roomy open plan layout makes good use of the space with views across the water. Patio doors open on to a balcony complete garden furniture so you can enjoy al fresco dining with the estuary backdrop and views across to the historic ship-building port of Appledore. It is also a great spot to watch the sun go down over the river. From the lounge an arched opening leads to an up-to-date kitchen/diner. Two attractive bedrooms both have views of the mature gardens. An eye-catching, fully tiled black and white bathroom completes the accommodation. Guests enjoy shared use of landscaped grounds with lawns and shrubs. A walk along Instow front takes you past the beachfront cricket ground with its magnificent thatched pavilion, one of the oldest in the country. The big event of the year is Appledore and Instow Regatta. First held in 1885, it 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 paths for walkers and cyclists and Instow is right on it. It follows the route of the old Southern Railway track which halted at Instow Station, linking the village with Waterloo Station in London. A short drive away is Westward Ho! It is the only place in Britain with an explanation mark in its name, but there's more to it than quirky grammar. Golden Bay beach is a long strip of sand backed by a pebble ridge. On the northern end, you can access the Northern Burrows, a scientifically important area which juts out into the mouth of the estuary. It boasts sand dunes, salt marsh, grassland, rocky shore and is teeming with wildlife
Internal stairs to first floor:
Lounge/kitchen/diner: TV, Sky+ package (not sport or films), DVD player and iPod docking station. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer
Bedroom 1: Double bed
Bedroom 2: Twin beds.
Bathroom: Bath with hand held shower, toilet and washbasin
Pets: Sorry, no dogs
Parking: Allocated private parking for one car, further parking available
Garden/patio: Garden courtyard and patio furniture
Heating: Gas central heating
Short breaks: Not available
Notes: Linen and towels are provided (please bring beach towels). Unlimited Wi-Fi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. High chair is provided. Please bring your own cot
Beach: 0.1 miles Pub: 0.2 miles
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- WiFi available
- Private parking
- Saturday changeover
- 1 Bathroom
- Bed linen provided
- 0.2 mile to a pub
- Towels provided
- 0.1 miles from the coast
- Sea views
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
Nice property, excellent location would definitely use again. Jolly good holiday home.Ms Carol Straight - 2nd October 2017
Good location excellent views of boats. Mother in law 84 years of age loved it as she sat on the balcony with a Snowball and all we heard her saying was "Lovely" Beds were comfortable and kitchen well kitted out.Roger Moss - 31st July 2017
Excellent property with lovely views and well maintained.Mrs P Cooper - 21st October 2016
The property and location were first classMrs C Gandar - 5th October 2016
A very comfortable, convenient apartment in an excellent location with a delightful outlook over the water to Appledore. Great to be able to bring my dog.Mrs Nicolette Wastie - 2nd August 2016
Perfect location for a dog friendly holiday, comfortable, cosy and fantastic views, a beautiful place, a must to visitMs A Bridges - 2nd November 2015
This apartment is one of the best I have ever stayed in. The location cannot be beaten and the comfort of the furniture is first class. Combine that with the stunning view from the lounge and you have a recipe for holiday heavenMs Lorraine Meehan - 7th September 2015
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