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Gannets Nest

England: South West: Devon: Appledore

Appledore is the ideal location for exploring the North Devon coast with easy access to the South West Coastal path and Tarka Trail

Gannets Nest is an attractive Victorian fisherman's cottage in Irsha Street. The cottage backs directly onto the estuary and has both a terrace and a balcony overlooking the water. Accommodation: The cottage is arranged over three floors. Lower Ground Floor: Large sitting room with sofa and doors leading onto the terrace which overlooks the sea. Bathroom with bath and separate shower cubicle. Utility room with washing machine, microwave and small freezer. Ground Floor: Light and airy sitting room featuring a wood burning stove and with Freeview TV. Double doors opening onto a balcony overlooking the estuary with table and chairs perfect for watching the boats sailing by. Kitchen with gas hob and electric oven, dishwasher, 'fridge and dining table and chairs. First Floor: Attractive master bedroom which overlooks the estuary and twin-bedded room. WC and handbasin.

Views, wildlife and local environment:
Book a fishing trip, go crabbing on the Quay, explore the maze of narrow streets and enjoy browsing through the art galleries and craft shops. 5 minutes away by car is Westward Ho! where there is surfing and bodyboarding. The South West Coastal Path and the Tarka Trail cycle path are both easily accessible from the cottage.

Site Details

This is a Cottage.
This is a single unit.
Max. group size: 4.

Sleeping arrangements (this unit only)

Sleeps: 4 (4 adults and children, 0 babies)
Bedrooms: 2 (0 single, 1 double, 1 twin or bunk beds)
Cots: 0
Electric blankets provided: Yes
Bed Linen provided: Yes, included
Cot linen provided: No


Baths: 1
Showers over baths: 0
Cubicle showers: 1
Jacuzzies: 0
Toilets: 2

Kitchen & Utility

Fridge: Yes
Freezer: Yes
Microwave: Yes
Aga: No
Gas hob rings: 4
Electric hob rings: None
Dishwasher: Yes
Washing machine: Yes
Tumble dryer: No


TVs: 2
Freeview / Satellite / Digital / Cable: No
Video (VCR): No
DVD player: No
HiFi or similar unit: No
Free phone in house: No
Pay phone in house: No
Phonebox: No
Central heating: Gas
Open fires/stoves etc.: 1
Storage heating: No
Other heating: No
High chairs: No
Baby sitting available: No
Local caretaker: No
Parking at site: No
Nearest parking: 45 metres
Fuel provided: Yes, included
Gas: Yes, included
Electricity: Yes, included
Patio: With estuary view and terrace with sea view
Garden furniture: Table and chairs

Availability and Tariff

Please view the booking terms and then book or enquire
from the availability and tariff chart


Allow dogs: No
Allow other small pets: No
Allow children: Yes
Allow babies: Yes
Allow smoking: No
Suitable for disabled: No

Special features

Awaiting data


Distance to coast: less than a mile
Distance to beach: 3 miles
Distance to golf: 1 mile
Distance to sailing: less than a mile
Distance to pub: less than a mile
Distance to restaurant: less than a mile
Distance to shops: less than a mile
Nearest town / village etc.: Appledore, less than a mile
Sports facilities:
Skern Lodge Activity Centre, less than a mile, visit website
Tourist attractions:
Westward Ho! beach, 3 miles
Clovelly fishing village, 9 miles
Dartington Crystal, 7 miles, visit website

How to Get There

Route planner: The AA route planner
Map of location: Google map
Property postcode: EX39 1RY
Nearest railway station: Barnstaple, 6 miles
Nearest bus / coach station: Appledore, less than a mile
Nearest airport: Bristol, no distance at all

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Letting & contact details

Please be sure to mention UKHH when contacting the owner
Property owner: Mrs Harriet Crick
Owners phone (daytime): 01252 781803
Owners phone (evening): 01252 781803
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Change-over day: Saturday
Short breaks: By arrangement
Season: All year
Arrival time: 3pm
Departure time: 10am
We do not accept credit card payments

Property Reference Number: 449     Details updated: 19th July, 2010

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