Riverside Holiday Cottage Bideford

Riverside Holiday Cottage Bideford

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River View Holiday Cottage
This deceptive, stylish riverside holiday cottage overlooks the River Torridge in Bideford North Devon. Well-furnished and equipped with a combination of contemporary and traditional styles and walking distance of the quayside, with its pubs, restaurants and shops.

This superbly renovated property sits riverside on the banks of the River Torridge in the North Devon town of Bideford. The river is spanned by an impressive stone bridge dating back to the 13th Century and is the focal point of the town. – Wander along the bustling quayside, watch the fishing boats and daily life go by or settle into one of the quayside coffee shops. Set on a quiet residential road with a nearby pub, restaurant, cycle hire and repair garage, you also overlook the fabulous Tarka Trail which is a traffic free path stretching for 30 miles, perfect for picturesque walks and bike rides. Alternatively, you can enjoy the excellent surf beach at Westward Ho! which is a short drive away. Within walking distance of the cottage are two excellent pubs offering good food and the area’s most popular hotel with an excellent restaurant open to non-residents.

On entering the property, you are met by a lounge area with feature fireplace with gas fire, Smart TV and comfy seating, an ideal place to relax after a busy day. Leading on is the large kitchen/diner, the real hub of the property it is dominated by the riverside views which can be seen through the large bi folding doors that invite you out onto the large patio. The kitchen area is well fitted and equipped in an a stylish industrial style and offers everything you need to cook up a feast including a large electric range oven with gas hob, microwave, fridge/ freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine (no pds required) washing machine and tumble drier, a good size oak dining table and chairs ensures mealtimes are a breeze. Heading back through the lounge you will find a ground floor bathroom with bath and WC. Heading upstairs there are three bedrooms 1 twin zip-and-link (which can be made into a super-king-size on request at the time of booking), 1 double and the master bedroom which has a king-size bed with an en-suite shower room with WC and large bi folding doors leading out onto a balcony with seating and superb river views across to the Little White Town of Bideford, a beautiful view to wake up to each morning. A further separate shower room with WC completes the accommodation.

Stepping outside from the kitchen/diner you have a large enclosed patio area which has various zones to enjoy, garden furniture, a summer house, outdoor lighting, and charcoal BBQ you can even fish over the river wall, it is the perfect setting for a relaxing afternoon or an early evening drink. Allocated and secure off-road parking is available for up to two cars and others can park nearby on the roadside.

Sleeps 6, Pets Welcome

At a glance

  • Impressive, although initially deceptive property right on the water’s edge with views across to Bideford, combining stylish and traditional features
  • A short level stroll into the heart of the market town of Bideford with bustling quayside, shops, pubs and restaurants, cafes etc
  • A few steps from the Tarka Trail where you can enjoy traffic free walking and cycling while exploring the rugged North Devon coastline