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Dining area
Lounge area
Stylish double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Bunk bedroom
Sandy beach at Instow just a 2 minute walk
Nearby Westward Ho! a short drive away
Enclosed garden with seating to the rear of the property
1 / 11  Dining area
2 / 11  Lounge area
3 / 11  Lounge
4 / 11  Kitchen
5 / 11  Stylish double bedroom
6 / 11  Twin bedroom
7 / 11  Bunk bedroom
8 / 11  Bathroom
9 / 11  Sandy beach at Instow just a 2 minute walk
10 / 11  Nearby Westward Ho! a short drive away
11 / 11  Enclosed garden with seating to the rear of the property

Brock Cottage

Instow, Devon
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Pleasant, compact seaside cottage sleeping four adults and two children in comfort (4+2)
  •  Enclosed courtyard garden, a suntrap with ample furniture for guests
  • Walking distance to Instow’s estuary beach with amazing views
  • Convenient location in the village of Instow, with a great deli and restaurants
  • Seasonal estuary ferry to the shipbuilding village of Appledore within walking distance
  • Fantastic base for exploring the rugged North Devon’s Atlantic Coast
Property code: 43301

Contemporarily styled seaside property, just a short walk from the attractive village of Instows sandy estuary beach, sand dunes, and pubs.

This property is located in the village of Instow, a particularly attractive waterfront village which is located on the estuary of the rivers Taw and Torridge. The sandy beach is a lovely place to relax and play, whist the village itself is an enjoyable place to wander around and enjoy the various pubs and restaurants. In the warmer months, a ferry runs across the estuary to the neighbouring harbour village of Appledore, a picture-postcard village, with pretty fishermen’s cottages and a working harbour with fishing boats and pleasure craft. Just five miles away, the beach at Westward Ho! offers a wide expanse of sand and is popular with families and surf enthusiasts alike, in fact there is even a surf school here, so visitors can have a go at catching a wave.

On entering this property, guests will find themselves in the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner, with its spacious seating area, with comfortable seating, TV/DVD, and a dining area with table seating six. The kitchen area is tucked away in its own corner and is well-equipped with an oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washer/dryer. Open tread  wooden stairs lead from the lounge area to the first-floor accommodation, where there are three bedrooms. The first of these is a pleasant double room, while a second room has twin beds, and a third is a cosy bunk bedroom (not suitable for adults). The bathroom, which is also located on the first floor, offers a shower-over-bath and WC.

Outside, to the rear of the property, and accessed through the kitchen area, there is an enclosed patio garden with garden furniture and a BBQ, which makes it a great place to enjoy an ice cream bought from the locally famed Hockings vans. There is allocated off-road parking provided for one car and restricted on street parking for any additional cars.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 3 bedrooms - 1 double, 1 twin and 1 bunk bedroom (not suitable for adults)
  • Bathroom with shower-over-bath and WC
  • TV/DVD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washer/dryer
  • Electric and heating included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Allocated off-road parking for 1 car and restricted on street parking for any additional cars
  • Beach, shops, and pub all walking distance
  • Please note this property is suitable for 4 adults and 2 children

This property is personally managed by Jolie.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 14 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Kate 10th December 2019

Adequate accommodation, very comfortable beds. A short walk from to beach, shop pubs and food.

Reviewed by Laura 26th October 2019

Brook Cottage is in an ideal location in Instow, literally round the corner from the beach. The property could do with some updating but it was a comfortable cosy base for our family holiday. We had some issues with cleanliness when we arrived, which we reported and were assured this would be dealt with to ensure it wouldn't happen again.

Reviewed by Kara 21st September 2019

The cottage was lovely and homely and was only a drive away from alot of places. Although it rained we was surprise to find some family friendly games that we enjoyed and still had amazing family time even when the rain was too heavy to leave. We would come back and recommend anyone wanting some time away with this family.

Reviewed by Kate 14th September 2019

Excellent location. Excellent property

Reviewed by Beverley 10th August 2019

Comfy and spacious cottage, very close to a lovely beach and pubs which are both dog friendly. Please note dogs not allowed upstairs in the cottage or on the furniture.

Reviewed by Adrian 27th July 2019

Comfortable property, good location and reasonable size for a family of 6. Good pubs/food nr by

Reviewed by Jackie 3rd May 2019

Not 4* in my opinion. Tired and lacked care and attention inside and outside the yard needs the weeds clearing and to be made a little more attractive as does the front porch.

Reviewed by Louise 20th April 2019

The house is in a perfect location being a minutes walk from a dog friendly beach and all pubs and restaurants. The house itself was quite adequate but unfortunately due to being in a residential area I believe the property is unsuitable for a holiday rental as some of the beighbours made you feel very unwelcome. The back yard which is a sun trap aRead morend provides outdoor seating with a barbeque couldn't really be used as we felt uncomfortable due to the close proximity of the neighbours back door. Hide

Reviewed by James 13th April 2019

Fantastic location and a good property but agree with others that it is slightly overpriced, it is tired around the edges with the bathroom a particular issue with extremely low water pressure. All this being said we would head back, the location is amazing and the property just needs some TLC.

Reviewed by Susan 6th April 2019

We had a lovely holiday in this lovely home which was perfect for our needs. Two minutes walk to large beach, where we could let our dog off the lead to run around with all the other dogs. Perfectly positioned for visiting other local places, ie Ilfracombe, Woolacombe, Clovelly, Bude etc.

Reviewed by Leanne 9th March 2019

Brilliant location beach, pubs, shop and cafe all a short walking distance away (All allow Dogs)

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