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Crab Cottage - Appledore

Appledore, Devon
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Sky TV
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Charming cottage with coastal blues, pretty furnishings and a suntrap garden
  • Set in the heart of the pretty, sought-after fishing village of Appledore
  • Just 3 miles from the wonderful seaside resort and popular beach of Westward Ho!
Property code: 87859

This cosy fisherman's cottage is nestled amongst the many quaint streets of Appledore. Ideally located for daily strolls along the cobbled streets enjoying art galleries, pubs and restaurants.

Found in a small terrace of cottages in the historic fishing village of Appledore, you will be captivated by the maze of narrow lanes, brightly painted cottages, independent shops and galleries in this village. You will be spoilt for choice with cafes, tearooms, pubs and restaurants to try or traditional fish and chips to dig in to while you sit on the quayside and watch the boats and rowers pass by. If it’s the sea you are looking for then only 3 miles away is Westward Ho! Beach, a pretty coastal seaside village known for its surfing and its long expanse of sand. Travel 11 miles to visit RHS Rosemoor with its 100 acres of stunning gardens, or Dartington Crystal, which is the only remaining glass-making factory in the UK where visitors can watch skilled glassmakers.

On entering this pretty cottage, you will find yourself in the small but welcoming hallway, directly to your right is the and cosy yet stylish lounge. With its comfortable sofas, Smart TV and beautiful traditional wood burner, this is an ideal space for relaxing after a day of exploring. The fully equipped kitchen has everything you need to cook up a delicious meal including an electric oven and induction hob, microwave, slimline dishwasher and fridge with ice compartment. Making your way upstairs, you can find two bedrooms, one of which is a double bed whilst the second bedroom is a twin. Completing this floor is the shower room which has a walk-in shower and WC.

As you head outside into the beautiful, enclosed mature cottage garden, which is a little suntrap, you can enjoy sitting to read your book or plan a day of adventure over your morning coffee in the sunshine.

There is roadside parking 200 metres from the property (subject to availability) and a public car park within 350 metres.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double and 1 twin room
  • Shower room with walk-in shower and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, dishwasher, microwave and fridge with ice compartment
  • Highchair available on request
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Smart TV in the lounge with basic SKY package
  • Enclosed garden at the rear with seating
  • Beach 3 miles, pub 350 metres, cafes and shops within 100 metres
  • 1 dog accepted (labrador/pointer or smaller only)
  • Roadside parking (subject to availability), public car park within 350 metres
  • Arrival: 15:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Rachel Loosemore

This property is personally managed by Rachel.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Louise 22nd December 2022

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A beautiful little cottage, in a lovely little road, in a gorgeous little town! We spent a very relaxing week over Christmas is Crab Cottage with our dog,. Every comfort and need had been considered for both us and him. The cottage has been so beautifully done, it was a delight to spend a week there. A variety of restaurants, pubs and interesting sRead morehops to explore just a short, pleasant stroll from the front door. Instow beach just across the estuary and Westward Ho are stunning too. Hide

Reviewed by Jackie 29th October 2022

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We had a lovely holiday at Crab Cottage. From the second we walked into the cottage we felt so comfortable and at home. The beautiful fittings and decor throughout the cottage made it feel so luxurious. And the special treats were very much appreciated! We would highly recommend Crab Cottage to friends and family and really hope to visit again veryRead more, very soon as we love Appledore. Thank you so much, Jane and Chris, for sharing your gorgeous cottage! Hide

Reviewed by Sharon 16th October 2022

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We had a fantastic few days at Crab cottage. The cottage was so cosy, delightfully decorated everything we needed, like home from home. The garden was secure for our dog, and Appledore village so welcoming of dogs. A truly Idyllic village would definitely recommend the Crab cottage and Appledore.

Reviewed by Edward 19th September 2022

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Very nice and clean good location pub just down street

Reviewed by Heather 28th August 2022

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We loved staying at Crab Cottage! It was very clean & comfortable. It had everything we needed. The personal touches were lovely too!

Reviewed by Mary 12th August 2022

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The cottage was perfect! Wonderful location and everything you could possibly need available at the cottage. Beautifully decorated and the owners attention to detail and consideration for our comfort was paramount. Extra towels, toiletries and even doggy towels/ bowls and treats! We loved it and will definitely re book.

Reviewed by Gill 31st July 2022

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Crab Cottage was spotlessly clean and beautifully finished. Truly luxurious. Everything you could possibly need was provided, with some lovely extra touches. The garden is beautiful and very private.. Dont worry about lack of parking as easy to stop outside for drop off and always found a space in the nearby car park, a minutes walk away. Highly reRead morecommended. Hide

Reviewed by Christine 15th July 2022

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The Crab Cottage is a really amazing place to spend a holiday! So lovely equipped, everything there you need , very comfortable beds and a beautiful garden! Centrally located, just a few steps from waterfront, shops and restaurants. We can highly recommend this holiday home and would love to come back right away

Reviewed by Nicola 8th July 2022

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Excellent cottage- very clean and comfortable. Tastefully refurbished so all is clean and modern. Very comfortable beds and lovely bathroom. Sweet sunny garden to relax in too. Would definitely go back to this lovely cottage.

Reviewed by Julie 1st July 2022

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Crab Cottage is so welcoming and comfortable - the owners have obviously thought of everything their guests would need. The kitchen was very well equipped and the lounge so very cosy. Upstairs was a a delight too with a large master bedroom and a twin room next to it with a luxurious shower room. The photos really don't do it justice. Thank you forRead more making our stay a very positive one. Hide

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