Pine Lodge is a tastefully decorated pet friendly 5-bedroom house with Wi-Fi sleeping 10, ideally located in Bickington outside Barnstaple close to the North Devon coast. A well-equipped house with large garden and views over open countryside towards Saunton and Lundy Island, it offers ideal group accommodation for friends or large families. - View full cottage description
Situated on the outskirts of Barnstaple is the lovely Pine Lodge. This beautiful five bedroom house comfortably accommodates up to 10 plus two small children and is a great home-away-from-home for friends or family.
The house is nicely located on the edge of Bickington, a quaint character village with pubs and a shop. Pine Lodge is also only a short drive from the beach at Instow.
Elegantly decorated throughout, Pine Lodge features large and spacious rooms, a wonderful private garden with patio, summer house and tree house, and a game room including table tennis, table football and dartboard.
The house has an impressive living room ideal for all season with a pretty window seat, large comfy leather sofas and a lovely wood-burner. There is also a widescreen TV with a soundbar, a DVD player and a Nintendo Wii. Next door to the living room is a separate dining area with elegant wood table and 10 chairs.
Overlooking the rear patio is the well-equipped kitchen/breakfast room, which is fitted with a Range Master cooker, a dishwasher, a microwave and a coffee machine. There is also a handy utility room where the washing machine, a second dishwasher and an American style fridge/freezer is housed.
There are five lovely bedrooms at Pine Lodge, including a double with views of the garden, a pretty twin and a flexible double/twin featuring zip and link beds. There is also a wonderful Master with en-suite shower room and private balcony, which takes advantage of the beautiful views; and finally a ground floor double with en-suite shower room, sofa, TV and French doors opening out onto the rear terrace.
Pine Lodge has a spacious family bathroom, which is equipped to an extremely high standard with a double ended bath, a separate shower, a vanity unit and a loo. There is also a very convenient ground floor cloakroom.
Pine Lodge has a wonderful garden, that curves its way around from the front of the house all the way to the rear. The garden is made up different areas, including lots of grass for children to play, a tree house, several patios and a summer house. There is also a BBQ for warm summer evenings watching the sunset.
The views from Pine Lodge are truly magnificent and on a clear day you can see all the way to the coast and Lundy Island.
Pine Lodge is conveniently located for visiting many of North Devon's attractions, villages and beaches. The large market town of Barnstaple is only a few minutes by car and is home to a range of shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as a theatre, a multi-screen cinema and a leisure centre. Also, nearby are the towns of Bideford and Ilfracombe.
Within a 10 minute drive of the house is the beach at Instow, which is a firm favourite among families. Westward Ho! with its sandy beach and lovely village are only a little further along the coast. In the opposite direction are Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton.
There are several activities to be enjoyed nearby, including cycling on the Tarka Trail, which can be accessed in Fremington or Barnstaple; walking the South West Coast Path. horse riding, tennis and various water sports. There are also a good range of attractions for all ages like the Big Sheep and The Milky Way.
This cottage has been on My Favourite Holiday Cottages since 24/04/2015.
This was a perfect base for our week's stay. The accommodation was amazing and the photos really don't do the house justice. We felt at home as soon as we walked through the door and it is ideally situated to explore the delights of north Devon. We couldn't recommend it highly enough - chocolate cake on arrival was an added bonus - thank you!
Published on 11/09/2016 by Jo Weston
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