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View towards the apartment
Lounge/ diner
Kitchen area
Views from the kitchen
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Kayaks available to use
Shared summerhouse
Shared garden
View across the river towards the property on the right
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10 / 10  View across the river towards the property on the right

Otterview Apartment

Bideford (1ml S), Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Apartment
Towels included
Travel cot available
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At a glance

  • Panoramic views of the river and countryside at Instow
  • A short drive from beautiful beaches including Croyde and Westward Ho!
  • Not far from popular towns including Ilfracombe, Bideford and Barnstaple
  • Pleasantly located, this is an excellent base for exploring North Devon
  • A stunning location, on the river and close to the Tarka Trail
  • Ideal for a relaxing holiday with stunning views and great walks
Property code: 26423

Bordered by four acres of formal gardens and woodland this immaculate and elegant detached apartment commands magnificent panoramic views of the River Torridge and surrounding countryside.

With panoramic views across the River Torridge and surrounded by 4 acres of woodland and gardens, this apartment is a wonderful home for those desiring a taste of waterside living. Cosy and compact, and including a romantic dinner spot with stunning views, you can experience a taste of tranquil magic as you stroll outside and snuggle up in the summerhouse.

Stepping inside the property, you are greeted by a sense of serenity and calm as you watch the tidal River Torridge ripple past your windows. The open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner space has everything you need to rustle up a feast before settling down for the evening on the comfortable sofa. Feel as though you are on the water as you dine beside a window with superb views before warming chilly toes on the underfloor heating then hopping into bed in the cosy king-size room. To end your day on a high, roam the garden and curl up in the summerhouse, both of which are shared with the neighbouring properties. This ground-floor apartment is adjacent to a private property and small guest house yet privacy is assured.

For a different perspective of the water, borrow a kayak (free of charge!) and paddle the day away, or dip your toe in the ocean at Westward Ho! and wander its glorious stretch of sand, 5.5 miles away. Step foot onto the nearby Tarka Trail, or South West Coast Path to work up an appetite and observe the natural beauty of your surroundings. Dartington Crystal is 7 miles away and a great place to watch glass making in action before treating yourself to a traditional Devon high tea.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 king-size bedroom
  • Shower room with WC
  • TV/DVD
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave
  • Shared gardens with ample seating and decking area
  • Kayaks free to use and can be launched directly from the terrace
  • Guests are welcome to meet the resident goats, pigs, chickens, ducks and miniature donkey
  • Off road parking area for one car is approached via a steep drive, alternative parking areas are available
  • Electric, underfloor heating included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Breakfast hampers and afternoon teas can be pre-ordered and delivered to the property or enjoyed in the guesthouse dining room
  • Dog sitting available by arrangement with the owner
  • Beach 4 miles, pubs, shops and restaurants 1 mile

Sarah Greenwood

This property is personally managed by Sarah.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 5 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Trevor 20th September 2019

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Lovely view of river and very handy for Bideford and the Tarka trail, very friendly owners who were very helpful and obliging.

Reviewed by Wayne 22nd August 2019

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The hosts were superb - recommendations of activities to undertake and locations to visit were spot on. Very accommodating and nothing appeared too much trouble for them. Perfect location for taking in the local area with kayaking, cycling the Tarka trail and nearby Instow beach all on your doorstep. Loved the break, would definitely recommend to aRead morenyone and would be very happy to revisit. Hide

Reviewed by Thomas 2nd June 2019

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Reviewed by Julie 3rd May 2019

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Our only problem was that it was situated on a very fast and busy road.However a 10 minute walk takes you to the Tarka Trail , which gave access to miles of traffic free walking & cycling.

Reviewed by Paul 22nd February 2019

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The cottage was lovely and the hosts very welcoming and friendly. There is a lovely walk for dogs across the river and our Labrador LOVED the river at high tide but was confused when he couldn't go in when the water was low. The cottage is close to many activities and lovely beaches. A welcomed, relaxcing long weekend.

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Location

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