The Retreat, Appledore (Pet Friendly Cottage)

Discover subtle elegance amidst the quaint fishing village of Appledore–step inside a classic retreat with original sash windows and beamed ceilings.

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The Retreat, Appledore (Pet Friendly Cottage)

  • Delightful two-bedroom character cottage in Appledore just minutes from the village centre and beach.
  • Two bedrooms, 1 x double and 1 x twin, with a bathroom and separate WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining, and sitting area with electric fire.
  • Electric storage heaters, gas oven and hob, microwave, TV with Freeview and WiFi included.
  • Enclosed courtyard and roadside parking available nearby. Pets welcome, no smoking.
Key Details
Pet Friendly:✔️ Yes

This hidden gem is nestled away in Appledore, a quaint fishing village in Devon. Step into the cottage and you’re taken back in time with its original sash windows and wooden beamed ceilings; the essence of a classic retreat.

On the ground floor you’ll find an open plan living area complete with a well-equipped kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire. The family bathroom is also on this level, while the two individually furnished bedrooms are upstairs.

Just outside in a quiet courtyard, you can relax with a drink and take in the glorious Devon countryside. For a day out there’s an excellent children’s playground and beach nearby, shopping, pubs, and other delights for all in the village’s maze of narrow streets.


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About the Local Area (Appledore)

Appledore, North Devon

Appledore is a small village located in North Devon, just north of the town of Bideford.

This amazing village is renowned for its winding streets and beautiful, colourful houses, many of which date back to the 18th and 19th centuries.

Appledore’s quaint streets are lined with unique independent shops, art galleries, and cafés, offering visitors a delightful shopping and dining experience. The village is also home to a number of lively pubs and restaurants, providing visitors with the opportunity to enjoy delicious local food and a refreshing pint of ale on a summer’s day.

Appledore is also a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, with numerous walking trails and cycle paths nearby, including the popular Tarka Trail.

Just a short drive from Appledore, visitors can explore the nearby towns of Bideford and Westward Ho, both of which offer stunning coastal views and a range of attractions and activities. Westward Ho is renowned for its long, sandy beach and excellent surf, while Bideford is a historic port town with a rich maritime heritage.

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