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  • £845  to  £1750

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  • £290 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    8

  • Bedrooms

    4 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Sorry
    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms

    3

  • Access
    G

    Ground floor
    Living

  • Beach Nearby

About Catboat Cottage

Catboat Cottage is utterly captivating. The 200-year-old holiday cottage started life as a fisherman's cottage and is mere steps from the River Torridge in Appledore. The owners have lovingly restored its period features and given them a fresh twist that suits modern families. It's almost TARDIS-like in size, appearing as a simple terrace from the front yet opening up into a spacious home with four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and space for eight people to stay in comfort. You can walk to the beach, cafes, and the waterfront Beaver Inn in a minute or two, making this location ideal for a relaxed coastal holiday.

Appledore is a charming town with winding lanes, pretty coloured cottages, and views over the water towards Instow. Unlike some coastal villages in Devon, Appledore's fishing and boatbuilding heritage is not a thing of the past. Many residents work in the shipyard or take their trawlers out daily to fish in the waters off the North Devon coast. It's worth paying a visit to the excellent North Devon Maritime Museum to find out more about the town's past. However lovely the town, most of your time will be spent at the beach, accessed from a slipway only metres from the cottage. It's heavenly in any weather, with no two days being the same. The South West Coast Path is also close, with the stretch around the Taw and Torridge Estuary being incredibly scenic. The seven-mile stretch from Appledore to Northam Burrows is primarily flat and passes an ancient Viking battleground. The Tarka Trail and the National Trust Baggy Point routes are beautiful alternatives.

As well as sunning yourself on the shore at Appledore, you can enjoy the coast at Westward Ho!, Instow, and Saunton Sands. Local attractions include The Big Sheep, The Milky Way Adventure Park and North Devon Wake Park. Learn to surf, windsurf and SUP, or book a fishing or sightseeing boat trip. Gardeners will enjoy RHS Rosemoor, Tapley Park, Arlington Court, and the Castle Hill Gardens.

It's easy to see why North Devon has been a favourite family holiday destination for generations. The owners of Catboat Cottage love Appledore so much that they set up this charming home-away-from-home here, enjoying that it's welcoming and friendly all year round, with thriving local industries that add to the charm and authenticity of its historic lanes.

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Owner details:

Holly Faulconbridge joined Independent Cottages in September 2021


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Beach Nearby
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (Devon)

Accommodation Comprises:

Catboat Cottage is in Irsha Street, one of the oldest lanes in Appledore. It's a traditional fisherman's cottage, sympathetically extended and renovated with accommodation over two levels.

Downstairs:

  • Living room with original features such as beams and a brick fireplace. Light the gas fire, settle back on the sofa and relax.
  • Family meals will become treasured memories in the dining room, featuring a gas fire and original oak beams.
  • Contrasting with the age of the cottage, the kitchen is a streamlined space with efficient appliances, a full complement of equipment and utensils, and lots of room to prepare meals and store groceries.
  • Sleep soundly in the downstairs bedroom with a double bed, proper storage, and an ensuite with a shower, WC, and a handbasin.

Upstairs:

  • Master bedroom with a kingsized bed, bedside tables with reading lights, and original oak beams. The ensuite has a shower, WC and a handbasin.
  • Twin bedroom with two single beds and decor that appeals to children and younger visitors. A selection of books is included.
  • Third bedroom with a four poster kingsize bed and proper storage.
  • Family bathroom with a shower over the bath, WC and a handbasin.

Outside: Enclosed rear garden with an outdoor table and chairs for lazy meals alfresco.

Additional Information: WiFi, utilities, bed linen and bath towels are included. A travel cot and a highchair are available free of charge - guests to bring beach towels and cot bedding. There is a selection of family games and DVDs for guests to use. There is free parking on the street behind the cottage, with more available in the town's pay and display car park 500 metres away. Smoking and pets are not permitted.

The cottage has a downstairs bedroom which can be locked off for guests that only need to sleep six and prices can be reduced for those groups that don’t need the downstairs room (three bedroom option). Prices quoted above are for the four bedroom option to sleep eight.

Catboat Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Sat, 8th Jan 2022 - Fri, 11th Feb 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £870 | 4 nights: £925 | 5 nights: £963 | 6 nights: £963
Under Occupancy Discount:
Up to 6 Guests 10.00% 7 Nights £866.25

7 Nights
£963

3 Nights
£870


Sat, 12th Feb 2022 - Fri, 25th Feb 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7
Under Occupancy Discount:
Up to 6 Guests £1080.00 per week

7 Nights
£1,200

Short breaks
not available


Sat, 26th Feb 2022 - Fri, 1st Apr 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £870 | 4 nights: £925 | 5 nights: £963 | 6 nights: £963
Under Occupancy Discount:
Up to 6 Guests 10.00% 7 Nights £866.25

7 Nights
£963

3 Nights
£870


Sat, 2nd Apr 2022 - Fri, 29th Apr 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7
Under Occupancy Discount:
Up to 6 Guests £1295.00 per week

7 Nights
£1,450

Short breaks
not available


Sat, 30th Apr 2022 - Fri, 27th May 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £965 | 4 nights: £965 | 5 nights: £965 | 6 nights: £1,160
Under Occupancy Discount:
Up to 6 Guests 10.00% 7 Nights £1215.00

7 Nights
£1,350

3 Nights
£965


Sat, 28th May 2022 - Fri, 3rd Jun 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7
Under Occupancy Discount:
Up to 6 Guests £1305.00 per week

7 Nights
£1,450

Short breaks
not available


Sat, 4th Jun 2022 - Fri, 24th Jun 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £995 | 4 nights: £995 | 5 nights: £995 | 6 nights: £1,195
Under Occupancy Discount:
Up to 6 Guests 10.00% 7 Nights £1251.00

7 Nights
£1,390

3 Nights
£995

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms (2 King, 1 Double & 1 Twin)
Children:
Yes
Dogs/Pets:
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Accessibility:
Ground floor accommodation
Smoking:
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Saturday
Payment Options:
Paypal, Cheque, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Please enquire with owner.
All female groups - Please enquire with owner.
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Holly Faulconbridge
Member Since September 2021

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