4 Bedroom (Sleeps 8) Cottage in North Devon

Catboat Cottage; a stone's throw from the beach. Cafés, shops, pubs and restaurants are a couple of minutes walk.

At a glance: Child Friendly, Wifi, Garden.
Reference: P260536 - Book via Simply Owners and pay no booking fees or extra charges


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Owner/Property Manager: Holly Faulconbridge
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Property Type: Cottage
Location: North Devon
Sleeps: 8
Bedrooms: 4 Bedroom
Bathrooms: 3
Minimum nights stay: 2
Low season price per week: £745
High season price per week: £1525
Average price per week:£850
Please contact the owner directly to confirm the price and availability


Listen to the sound of the waves lapping up the slipway as you drift off to sleep in our delightful cottage.
Parking is available on the Quay, and at the large public Quay car park, 1 minute away.

Catboat Cottage is centrally located on Irsha Street which is famous for its pretty painted houses. Our 200 year-old fisherman's cottage is just a stone's throw from the beach and rockpools, as well as two of Appledore’s best family pubs. A gentle stroll takes you to the bustling quayside, with its impressive array of boats, shops, galleries, cafés and restaurants.

Affectionately nicknamed the Tardis, this deceptively spacious holiday home offers:

King-size bedroom with ensuite
King-size four poster bedroom
Twin bedroom
Ground floor double bedroom with separate shower room
Family bathroom with bath
Comfortable Lounge with hassle-free electric fire
Spacious dining room with seating for 8
Enclosed south facing garden with outside dining area
Smart TV/DVD player
Central heating/Electric stoves/Gas fire
Dishwasher/Washing machineTumble dryer/Microwave
Selection of children's books, family games and DVDs
Travel cot, high chair, changing mat and small cutlery (at no extra charge)
Anti-allergy bedding as standard
Pet free and non-smoking
A stone's throw from the beach​

To the rear of Catboat Cottage are enclosed gardens, which can be used for al fresco dining (the kitchen caters fully for home entertaining) and relaxing in the sun.
Younger guests are always welcome.

Appledore is so much more than just a traditional bucket and spade destination.  The local area is renowned as a haven for creativity. Numerous independent galleries and artisan workshops offer a wonderfully eclectic mix of arts and crafts. Some artists exhibit in shops and markets, others have open studios in their own front room. There's also a choice of antique shops where you can browse furniture and ornaments from a bygone era.

Reflecting its artistic qualities, Appledore hosts the annual Appledore Book Festival in September.  Another lively event is the Appledore-Instow Regatta, when gig boat crews race along The Quay to cheering spectators. Those wishing to experience the water first hand have a choice of fishing and sightseeing boat trips, including the seasonal ferry over to Instow at high tide. Appledore also holds the World Championship Crabbing Contest!

Depending on your group size and preferences, you can choose to book three or four bedrooms.  The latter includes the ground floor double bedroom with separate shower room. Reduced rates are available for couples.

PARKING: Due to the age of the cottages in Irsha Street, there is no on-site parking. However, residents can load/unload shopping and passengers outside before parking.
Free on-street parking can be found nearby (25 yds away), linked by a small public footpath adjacent to the cottage.
3 Pay & Display car parks - 2 are 160 yards away, the 3rd is 800 yards away. All offer hourly, daily and weekly parking or you can purchase a tourist permit online. (This can be used in other Torridge district car parks). Please contact me for prices.
The Quay car park offers parking free of charge 6pm-8am.
Blue Badge holder bays are available as well as charging facilities for electric vehicles.

Prices quoted are for 7 night stays. For short breaks of 2 nights or more please get in touch for the rate.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: This Year's rates are carried over to next year - these are valid until 31st December 2024.

10 Reviews - 4.8/5 Average Rating

Fantastic cottage

By Peter on 11-Apr-2024

Absolutely lovely cottage, very comfortable and cosy, very well equipped, spacious and in an excellent location. Holly is an excellent host, very helpful and responsive.

Catboat Cottage

By Jodie Thomas on 23-Apr-2024

We came here for a long weekend. There was Contact from day of booking which was great, Holly is very pleasant and easy to communicate with. Nothing was to much trouble. As soon as you walked into the property you felt at home, heating was on and cottage was warm, cosy and i would say caters to everyones likes. The character of the cottage is beautiful and made us happy that it is kept and travels through the house. Holly has supplied everything you need for a stay, from condiments to stair gates to towels. I would highly recommend this property and would give more stars if i could. The surroundings complete it, its in a beautiful place and walk away from the water. Holly was also at hand to give advice on local places to eat and visit. Fantastic place and team to deal with will definitely be returning.

Great Family Holiday

By Robin S. on 25-Jul-2023

We had a wobderful holiday at this lovely well equipped cottage. We loved that we could even hear the sea in bed when the tide was high. Perfect for a family holiday, all as described! Holly took care of all requests in no time. We hope to come again!


Jan 6th - Feb 9th Low Season 2024 £745
Feb 10th - Feb 23rd Feb Half Term 2024 £825
Feb 24th - March 23rd Early Spring 2024 £765
March 23rd - April 6th Easter 2024 £975
April 6th - May 24th Spring 2024 £825
May 25th - June 1st May Half Term 2024 £995
June 2nd - June 28th Early Summer 2024 £925
June 29th - July 19th Mid Summer 2024 £1275
July 20th - August 30th High Summer 2024 £1525
August 31st - September 13th SPECIAL OFFER £1580 for 14 nights
September 14th - October 18th Autumn 2024 £825
October 19th - November 1st October Half Term 2024 £945
November 2nd - December 20th Winter 2024 £745
December 21st - January 4th Christmas and New Year 2024 £1575
January 5th - February 13th Low Season 2025 £745
February 14th - February 22nd February Half Term 2025 £825
February 23rd - April 3rd Early Spring 2025 £825
April 4th - April 27th Easter 2025 £975
April 28th - May 23rd Spring 2025 £825
May 24th - May 31st May Half Term 2025 £995
June 1st - June 26th Early Summer 2025 £925
June 26th - July 18th Mid Summer 2025 £1275
July 19th - August 30th High Summer 2025 £1525
August 31st - September 13th Late Summer 2025 £1175
September 14th - October 16th Autumn 2025 £825
October 17th - November 2nd October Half Term 2025 £945
November 3rd - December 18th Winter 2025 £745
December 19th - January 5th Christmas and New Year 2025 £1575



Children Welcome


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