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Open-plan living which leads onto the balcony which boast dazzling sea views
Enjoy a peaceful nights sleep in this king-size bed
The delightful living area
Beautifully designed lounge area
The delightful lounge area with access onto the balcony
Al fresco dining on the decking
Cook up a storm in this well-equipped kitchen
A great space to enjoy breakfast
Shower room with WC
Evening sunset from the balcony area
Relax on the balcony watching the sun go down
Instow beach within a short stroll
Evening sun on Instow Beach
Just a short walk away from the Tarka Trail
1 / 14  Open-plan living which leads onto the balcony which boast dazzling sea views
2 / 14  Enjoy a peaceful nights sleep in this king-size bed
3 / 14  The delightful living area
4 / 14  Beautifully designed lounge area
5 / 14  The delightful lounge area with access onto the balcony
6 / 14  Al fresco dining on the decking
7 / 14  Cook up a storm in this well-equipped kitchen
8 / 14  A great space to enjoy breakfast
9 / 14  Shower room with WC
10 / 14  Evening sunset from the balcony area
11 / 14  Relax on the balcony watching the sun go down
12 / 14  Instow beach within a short stroll
13 / 14  Evening sun on Instow Beach
14 / 14  Just a short walk away from the Tarka Trail

Sails Loft

Instow, Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Waterside views
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Set in the heart of a traditional seaside village, a great base for exploring the Tarka Trail
  • The golden sands of Instow beach are within a stone’s throw of the property
  • Simply charming retreat by the coast that welcomes our four legged friends
  • Enjoy a day exploring Tapeley Park and Gardens, Dartington Crystal or RHS Rosemoor
Property code: 55340

This delightful Devon retreat is situated in the heart of the quaint seaside village of Instow, which has a beautiful beach and amenities all within easy reach, making this the perfect getaway.

The property is presented to a high standard throughout, offering the perfect retreat for couples all year round. Instow itself, a traditional coastal village, has a vibrant community and is well served with pubs and restaurants. A must visit is to the local deli, where you can purchase fresh local and homemade produce. Close by is beautiful Instow beach, renowned for its golden sand, remarkable sand dunes and welcomes dogs all year. Venture across the water, on the seasonal passenger ferry, to the historic fishing village of Appledore or venture further afield and explore the many attractions North Devon has to offer including beaches, Tapeley Park, National Trust Arlington Court, Dartington Crystal, The Oldenburg for day trips to Lundy Island.

On entering the property, the entrance is the perfect place to leave your walking boots behind you as you step into the well-equipped kitchen area with your fresh ingredients in hand to cook your evening supper. The kitchen offers an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, dishwasher and washing machine, a truly great space for budding cooks. Also on this floor you have the attractively designed shower room with WC. Heading upstairs where you will find the fantastic open-planned living area, which has been finished off beautifully by the owner allowing you to sit back and relax amongst the rich, soft furnishings and watch your favourite programme on the Smart TV/DVD. Sit out on your very own balcony with sea views across to Appledore and Lundy and relax with a glass of wine or a good book. The delightful bedroom area offers a king-size bed, plenty of storage and separate WC.

Heading outside, via the front door or balcony steps, you find a small patio area with garden furniture. There is one allocated parking space outside the property.

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

  • 1 bedroom – king-size
  • 1 shower room and separate WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Allocated parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Beach, shop and pub within walking distance
  • Smart TV/DVD in lounge
  • Bicycle storage available

 

Jolie Cleave

This property is personally managed by Jolie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 18 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Rozanne 19th September 2020

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Reviewed by Anna 5th September 2020

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Great location, easy walking distance to the beach. Spotlessly clean and bright. This was our third visit.

Reviewed by Lisa 15th August 2020

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Lovely location 1min to the beach and some lovely restaurants and bars. The sails loft was excellent place to stay with a lovely view.

Reviewed by David 1st August 2020

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Sails Loft is a beautiful, stylish modern getaway. The property is homely, comfy and modern with everything you need. It is perfect in every way! The location is fantastic for walks along the beach or local trails. Instow is quiet and just perfect for a quiet restful break. Can't wait to book to go again!

Reviewed by Audrey 18th July 2020

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The property was lovely and really homely we were made to feel very welcome we had a bottle wine and biscuits to greet us . The property was well equipped with everything we needed and really felt at home .

Reviewed by Robert 15th February 2020

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Reviewed by Eric 21st December 2019

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Very good quality accommodation, with view of the sea which is only a two minute walk to the dog friendly beach and three pubs. Brilliant deli which also has a cafe. Bideford and Appledore are only a short drive away. Owners are very welcoming.

Reviewed by Keith 1st November 2019

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Reviewed by Georgina 27th September 2019

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Reviewed by Paul 9th August 2019

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Reviewed by Ian 8th June 2019

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Reviewed by Marion 10th May 2019

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Just perfect,no need for further comment

Reviewed by Anna 3rd May 2019

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Reviewed by John 5th April 2019

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Reviewed by John 28th December 2018

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Absolutely charming accommodation set within the curt ledge of the owners home. Beautifully furnished and finished - shower pressure was amazing. Well equipped kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine and everything you could need for a home from home experience. Friendly owners who are there should you need anything and discreet when you don't. ExRead morecellent base in a pretty village with super restaurants and the famous Johns' deli all in easy walking distance Hide

Reviewed by Andrea 23rd November 2018

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The set up was well thought out, the owner had clearly thought through what people want on holidays. As we went in the winter months we relied a little on having a TV to watch at night and unusually the tv was A good up to date one that was comfortable to watch. The bathrooms were clean and spacious and there were two of them, the kitchen was suffiRead moreciently set up to cook or not and the bed was very comfortable. Hide

Reviewed by Anna 26th October 2018

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Sails Loft is clean, bright, well equipped and comfortable. It is a short walk to the beach and there are a couple of pubs and a caf bar to enjoy close by too. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

Reviewed by Anna 5th October 2018

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The photos for this property really doesn't do it justice. It's spacious and extremely well equipped, It even has two toilets! It's warm, bright and spotlessly clean and stylishly decorated. The property is in a perfect location,with views of the sea, a minutes walk from Instow beach and within easy reach of lovely places to eat. It was easy to finRead mored and convenient for exploring the surrounding beautiful area. An exceptional property in every way! We Hide

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Open-plan living which leads onto the balcony which boast dazzling sea views
Enjoy a peaceful nights sleep in this king-size bed
The delightful living area
Beautifully designed lounge area
The delightful lounge area with access onto the balcony
Al fresco dining on the decking
Cook up a storm in this well-equipped kitchen
A great space to enjoy breakfast
Shower room with WC
Evening sunset from the balcony area
Relax on the balcony watching the sun go down
Show 2 moreInstow beach within a short stroll

Location

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