Sleeps up to 10 guests. 1 property
Contact: Amanda Tassell / Harry Roberts
Telephone: 0845 680 5431
Changeover: Saturday for week long bookings, flexible for short breaks
Open: All Year
Short breaks available
Pine Lodge is a wonderful five bedroom house conveniently located for exploring North Devon and beyond. The large, well equipped and tastefully decorated house can comfortably accommodate up to 10 plus two infants and has several excellent features that makes it in a league of its own, and perfect for large or multiple families, as well as groups of friends.
Accessed via a tree lined driveway, Pine Lodge is neatly tucked away in a quiet setting, and backs on to a large field, which allows for stunning views of the local countryside, as well as glimpses of Saunton Sands, and Lundy Island in the distance.
Downstairs the cottage has a bright and spacious living room with wide-screen TV, DVD player, Nintendo Wii, comfy leather sofas and a lovely wood-burner. Next door is a pretty dining room with large dining table to seat up to 10 and an open fire. Overlooking the rear patio is the well-equipped kitchen/breakfast room with range cooker, fridge and dishwasher. There is also a very handy utility room with additional dishwasher, American style fridge/freezer, microwave and washing machine.
Located off the utility room is the heated garage where you will discover table tennis, table football and a dart board (darts not provide).
There are five good sized bedrooms at Pine Lodge, including a downstairs double with TV, sofa and en-suite shower room, a further double, a pretty twin, a flexible double/twin with zip and link beds and a stunning Master with private balcony and en-suite shower room. There is also a wonderful family bathroom with double ended bath, separate shower, loo and wash-hand basin.
Outside Pine Lodge has a lovely large garden, which has something to offer all its guests, including a big patio with plenty of tables for alfresco dinners, a BBQ and a wonderful summer house where the views can be enjoyed. There is even a tree house for the children to enjoy.
Pine Lodge is located only a short walk from the village of Bickington where you will find a useful shop for daily essentials, two pubs and the Cedars a traditional Old English Inn. Just a little further along the road is Fremington where there is an award-winning fish and chips restaurant and a fantastic Chinese. Fremington also has a pretty quay, which lies on the estuary of the river Taw and was once part of the Tarka railway line. At the quay there is a very nice cafe, which is a welcome stop for those cycling or walking the Tarka Trail, an almost completely traffic free pathway.
A few minutes in the car from Pine Lodge is North Devon's large market town, Barnstaple. This historic town with traditional Pannier Market is home to a range of high street stores, a multi-screen cinema, a theatre and a very good leisure and tennis centre.
For a day at the beach, Instow is only a 15 minute drive from the house is ideal for families and friends with a gentle tide providing the perfect place to build sandcastles and play in the shallows. The beach is also backed by a beautiful village with excellent pubs and promenade. For a larger golden sands beach, Westward Ho! is only a little further along the coast from Instow and is great for water sport enthusiasts, as well as groups of friends or families with young children.
Pine Lodge is well located for visiting many of North Devon's many attractions, including The Big Sheep, The Milk Way and Dartington Crystal. There are also excellent golf courses within easy reach, plenty of local footpaths and much more to keep everyone entertained not matter what the weather.
Prices range from £895 for a seven night break in the winter to £2,275 for a seven night holiday in the peak summer. Short breaks are also available outside of the school holidays. Please get in touch for more information.
One dog is welcome at Pine Lodge and is charged at an additional £30.
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