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The Boat Yard

42 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
1 night minimum
Condo/Apartment
Perfect location for rest and relaxation, watching the tide come in and the river turn in to a hive of activity fishing boats unloading there catch , and boats of all sizes take to the river for a few hours at high tide twice a day, then the tide go s out and the sand flaps become home to all kinds of birds , a perfect place to bar be que from the balcony or just take a class of wine as you watch the moon rise up over tapely manor opposite , , the sun rising opposite so a lovely place for breakfast on the balcony , that runs off the kitchen , theres a second one from the living room on the next floor , you will look forward to returning home to these views just 2 miles from westward ho beach or to the market town of bideford with its many shops banks and restaurants ...Perfect location for rest and relaxation, watching the tide come in and the river turn in to a hive of activity fishing boats unloading there catch , and boats of all sizes take to the river for a few hours at high tide twice a day, then the tide go s out and the sand flaps become home to all kinds of birds , a perfect place to bar be que from the balcony or just take a class of wine as you watch the moon rise up over tapely manor opposite , , the sun rising opposite so a lovely place for breakfast on the balcony , that runs off the kitchen , theres a second one from the living room on the next floor , you will look forward to returning home to these views just 2 miles from westward ho beach or to the market town of bideford with its many shops banks and restaurants walking distance to the restaurants and bars in appledore , were you will also find 2 very good food shops one a deli the other a general store to get any provisions , you may need , or do an on line shop from sainsbury s and have your food delivered the day of your arrival , More
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About the Owner
janice b
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2012
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I leave the key in the key safe. And let you get on with your holiday with out me. Bothering you. But I'm only a mile away if you need me.
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Reviewed 13 August 2019

Fantastic views of the estuary. Charming duplex level property. Clean and well equipped. Excellent for family get together. A lovely walk through the quaint streets of Appledore to the quay. Would recommend.

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Harriet S
Janice B, VR Owner at The Boat Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2019

Thank you so much Harriet,, for you nice review,, and thank you for cleaning up after your party,, my cleaner,, was very please.... Thanks Jan

Reviewed 22 July 2019 via mobile

What a wonderful find, amazing place and a very accommodating owner... The house is spacious, superbly fitted out with care and attention, which actually made my teenagers very happy and smile all weekend. A big thankyou from all of us. We will be visiting again....More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Haydnstone13
Janice B, VR Owner at The Boat Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2019

So happy to welcome your you back any time Haydon.. Thanks for a great review, Jan

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Reviewed 9 July 2019

We wanted a short stay in Appledore just for two nights and I found The Boatyard. I have stayed in a lot of holiday lets in Appledore over the years but always at the Irsha Street end, whereas this apartment was at the opposite end...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank maharg56
Janice B, VR Owner at The Boat Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2019

I'm so glad you loved the apartment as I do,, and thoughouly enjoyed living there... By the sounds of things you visit North Devon often,, so I do hope I can welcome you again.. Best wishes Jan

Reviewed 27 May 2019

A lovely short stay in this spacious apartment overlooking the estuary. We particularly liked the 2nd and 3rd floor balconies and the open plan feel. The property was clean and welcoming and it was perfect for the 6 of us.

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Tracey F
Janice B, VR Owner at The Boat Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2019

Thank you so much for your honest straight forward review. Happy to welcome you're back any time Jan

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Date of stay: December 2018
Janice B, VR Owner at The Boat Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2019

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Books
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Water Views
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Deck
Additional amenities & feature info
Water side maisonette on the 1st and 2nd floor with 2 balconys looking over the estuary with parking directly out side with no restrictions. also private off rd parking at the side ,Tax ride to bideford for night life for around, six ponds if you use, kirkhams, cars, during the day and Barnstaple, ten miles, great for nights out, , very good rates from Bristol airport, for less than a hundred pounds by same local taxi firm, or £65 from tiverton parkway as i used them my self yesterday {no connection to my business }a perfect place any season ideal for kyaking on the river , our local beach westward ho! is world renound for its long sandy beach ideal for kite surfing wind surfing and kite bourding or buggying , i will accept younger groups for hen or stag parties with a slightly higher deposit :}
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About the neighbourhood
Appledore an ancint port and harbour with cobbled streets and quaint pubs and restaurants looking across the river to instow were you can catch a small boat across at high tide to visit its lovely sandy beach or take a stroll through northam burrows country park to westward ho beach beyond a great place to watch the kyte and wind srfers on a blustery day or perhaps take part . theres miles of unspoilt sandy beach at westward ho just ten minutes on the local bus or a thirty minute walk
Getting around
Taxis locally are very reasonable. Buss are regular. And the train station at barnstaple is ten miles away.
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