Stoneleigh, Bideford (Pet Friendly Cottage)

A charming Victorian-era house from 1881, Stoneleigh offers six bedrooms and Cider Cottage suite in Northam, one of north Devon's most popular towns.

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Stoneleigh, Bideford (Pet Friendly Cottage)

  • Impressive and unique 19th cent. Central heating with woodburning stove
  • Microwave, 2 x fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 4 x Smart TV, Xbox One games console, WiFi, Gas and Electric included in rent
  • Nine bedrooms in total: Stoneleigh, The Coach House and Cider Cottage
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent. Cot and highchair available on request
  • Ample off road parking. 4 Well-behaved dogs welcome (£20 per pet). No smoking. Check in time 5pm. Pond in the garden (children must be supervised)
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Pet Friendly:✔️ Yes

Stoneleigh is an impressive and unique period house in Northam, one of North Devon?s most popular small towns. The house dates back to 1881 and was once home to Field Marshal Sir Gerald Templar. The Victorian architect William Bryden originally designed the property and it features ornate brickwork, original sash windows and a well-manicured wrap around garden.

Enter through a sunny glazed porch to the grand front hall with restored tessellate floor tiles and make your way to the formal sitting room or the peaceful drawing room. The striking former library is now a smart dining area that is perfect for dinner parties or special occasions and the sitting room has a sky TV, wood burner and ornate ceiling. The kitchen is well equipped, featuring a 5-door Aga and pantry, and catering services can be arranged.

Upstairs are six bedrooms, all with big sash windows and views over the gardens. The master bedroom comes with a handsome four poster bed, en-suite bathroom, double room with en-suite, two further twin rooms and a single room that share a large family bathroom. There is also Cider Cottage, which is a self-contained suite with a super king size bed and its own small kitchenette with fridge, cloakroom and seating area. The coach house in the grounds offers two bedrooms, a sitting area with wood burning stove, basic kitchen/diner and a family bathroom.

Outside is a large garden with a lawn, pond and decking with table and chairs. It is an ideal base for exploring the area and the nearby sandy beach at Westward Ho and historic port and market town of Bideford. The rugged North Devon coastline and South West coastal path are also popular attractions for walkers.

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About the Local Area (Bideford)

Bideford is a charming port town located in North Devon, England. It is situated on the estuary of the River Torridge and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.

What is Bideford Famous For?

Bideford is famous for its historic architecture, including the impressive Bideford Long Bridge, which spans the River Torridge.

The town also has a rich maritime history, with many ships and sailors setting sail from its harbour. Additionally, Bideford is known for being the birthplace of Sir Richard Grenville, a celebrated Elizabethan sailor.

Things to Do in Bideford

Bideford offers a range of activities for visitors to enjoy. Here are three of the most popular:

  • Visit the Burton Art Gallery and Museum
    This award-winning attraction houses a collection of artwork and artefacts from local artists and craftsmen. Visitors can explore the history of Bideford and its surroundings, and enjoy temporary exhibitions throughout the year.
  • Take a stroll along the quayside
    The picturesque quayside offers stunning views of the River Torridge and is home to a number of independent shops, cafes and restaurants. Visitors can also watch the local fishing boats coming in with their catch.
  • Explore the Tarka Trail
    The Tarka Trail is a 180-mile walking and cycling route that winds through the stunning North Devon countryside. Bideford is the perfect starting point for exploring this beautiful part of the world.

Things Near Bideford

If you have time to venture further afield, here are three popular attractions near Bideford:

  • Clovelly Village
    This picturesque fishing village is located just a short drive from Bideford and is famous for its cobbled streets and traditional architecture. Visitors can explore the village and learn about its fascinating history, or simply relax in one of the many cafes or pubs.
  • Hartland Abbey
    This stunning stately home and gardens is located just a few miles from Bideford and is open to the public. Visitors can explore the beautifully landscaped gardens, admire the impressive architecture of the house, and learn about its fascinating history.
  • The Big Sheep
    This family-friendly attraction is located just a few miles from Bideford and offers a range of activities for visitors of all ages. From sheep racing to pony rides, there is plenty to keep everyone entertained.

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