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Decked area with hot tub and seating
Enjoy the spectacular views from the hot tub
Balcony area accessed from the lounge
Lounge with woodburner
Lounge with double doors to covered porch
Finishing touches in the lounge
Kitchen area with further breakfast table
Kitchen
Kitchen with Aga and butchers block
Kitchen looking through to dining room and lounge
Kitchen detail
Dining room with hatch through to the kitchen
Utility room with oven, microwave and washing machine
Ground floor bedroom
Twin room on ground floor with zip and link bed
First floor double with views across to Appledore
Large zip and link bedroom on the first floor
En-suite bathroom to first floor double
Twin room on the first floor
Cosy twin room with TV games console and games
Twin bedroom
Entrance hallway
Stunning views from the property
Games facilities in the garage
View towards the property from the drive
Enclosed parking with raised lawn area
Views from the outdoor seating area
Instow beach within easy reach
Tarka Trail nearby
1 / 29  Decked area with hot tub and seating
2 / 29  Enjoy the spectacular views from the hot tub
3 / 29  Balcony area accessed from the lounge
4 / 29  Lounge with woodburner
5 / 29  Lounge with double doors to covered porch
6 / 29  Finishing touches in the lounge
7 / 29  Kitchen area with further breakfast table
8 / 29  Kitchen
9 / 29  Kitchen with Aga and butchers block
10 / 29  Kitchen looking through to dining room and lounge
11 / 29  Kitchen detail
12 / 29  Dining room with hatch through to the kitchen
13 / 29  Utility room with oven, microwave and washing machine
14 / 29  Ground floor bedroom
15 / 29  Twin room on ground floor with zip and link bed
16 / 29  First floor double with views across to Appledore
17 / 29  Large zip and link bedroom on the first floor
18 / 29  En-suite bathroom to first floor double
19 / 29  Twin room on the first floor
20 / 29  Cosy twin room with TV games console and games
21 / 29  Twin bedroom
22 / 29  Entrance hallway
23 / 29  Stunning views from the property
24 / 29  Games facilities in the garage
25 / 29  View towards the property from the drive
26 / 29  Enclosed parking with raised lawn area
27 / 29  Views from the outdoor seating area
28 / 29  Instow beach within easy reach
29 / 29  Tarka Trail nearby

Key Point

Instow, Devon

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Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 4
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 2
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Luxury
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Stunning detached house in an elevated position with superb river views over Instow
  • Relax in the sumptuous hot tub with fantastic views or BBQ in the private garden
  • Enjoy a day walking or cycling on the Tarka Trail, cycle hire available on the trail
Property code: 54485

Situated within walking distance of Instow’s sandy beach. In the village you will find a wealth of pubs, cafes, restaurants and a superb deli. If you fancy a change of scenery, why not visit one of the many sandy beaches that North Devon has to offer. Nearby Westward Ho! is great for surfing with its unique pebble ridge, offering free entertainment in the rock pools, playing in the surf or building sandcastles. Westward Ho! also has its own array of restaurants, bars, shops, cafes, amusements and a championship golf course. Further afield you can explore the many attractions North Devon has to offer including The Big Sheep, The Milky Adventure Park and much more.

Approaching this impressive home, you are immediately drawn to the well maintained gardens and grounds. On entering the property, the spacious entrance hall gives a glimpse into the split level accommodation and a WC is located off the hallway. The spacious lounge is down three wide steps and has a fabulous picture window offering superb views over Instow and the river. Relax on the comfortable sofas and watch a movie or your favourite channel on the Smart TV or curl up in front of the wood burner. Patio doors open up into a covered porch with rattan seating and superb views, ideal for a pre-dinner drink. A formal dining area overlooks the lounge and has ample room to eat in style whilst enjoying the same river views. Heading back to the entrance level there is a well-equipped kitchen/diner with everything you would need to cater for a large party with an Aga, Smeg fridge/freezer, dishwasher and further dining table and Smart TV. The adjacent utility room also houses an electric double oven and hob, microwave, wine cooler and washing machine. Also on the ground floor are 2 twin zip-and-link bedrooms (which can be made into a super-king-size on request) one of these has an en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC (can also be accessed from the hallway) and the other a snug area including a Smart TV/DVD, board games and desk. Down three steps to a super-king-size zip-and-link bedroom (which can be made up as a twin on request) this room is spacious and has an en-suite bathroom with a shower over bath and WC. Heading upstairs to the first floor there is two super-king-size zip-and-link bedrooms (both of which can be made up as a twin on request) with TV and en-suite bathroom with a shower over bath and WC and enjoys river views.

Stepping outside you have a variety of areas to enjoy. At the rear of the property is a decked area which also benefits from a private hot tub. There is also a raised lawn area, a nice quiet spot with garden furniture and charcoal BBQ. This area has lovely river views. The enclosed parking and turning area offers a large area for pets to run free. The electric doors on the double garage houses the tumble dryer and a games room with table tennis, darts and table football. At the front of the property are various gravelled levels ideal for sun loungers and gated steps lead up to the covered porch. There is ample off-road parking for eight cars.

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

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  • 5 bedrooms - 3 super-king-size zip-and-link (which can be made up as twins on request) and 2 twin zip-and-link (which can be made up as a super-king-size on request)
  • 4 en-suite bathrooms and 1 separate WC
  • Aga, dishwasher and Smeg fridge/freezer
  • Utility room with electric oven and hob, microwave and washing machine
  • Games room in garage with table tennis, darts, table football and tumble dryer
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Off-road parking for 8 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Private hot tub
  • Beach shops, pubs and restaurants within walking distance
  • Secure storage for bicycles and surf boards
  • Smart TV in lounge, kitchen/diner and first floor super-king-size zip-and-link bedroom and TV/DVD in twin zip-and-link snug room

The property is conveniently located just a short walk from Instow village where you can find a couple of pubs and restaurants and also a deli/cafe selling delicious local produce. The fabulous sandy beach – Instow Sands – is just a short walk away. Enjoy a paddle and indulge in a little rock-pooling or head out into the water – it's a great spot for windsurfing. The famous Tarka Trail runs straight through Instow – head out on a family walk or a cycle ride along this scenic route that follows the River Torridge south towards Bideford.

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Decked area with hot tub and seating
Enjoy the spectacular views from the hot tub
Balcony area accessed from the lounge
Lounge with woodburner
Lounge with double doors to covered porch
Finishing touches in the lounge
Kitchen area with further breakfast table
Kitchen
Kitchen with Aga and butchers block
Kitchen looking through to dining room and lounge
Kitchen detail
Show 17 moreDining room with hatch through to the kitchen

Rachel Loosemore

This property is personally managed by Rachel.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 28 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Mark 11th December 2020

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We loved everything about this property. Very well equipped and comfortable with high quality furnishings. Good location within easy walking distance to the beach and the Tarka Trail. Great views and lovely hot tub. Warm and cozy with the Aga and the log burner. Immaculately cleaned and the welcome pack of food, the Christmas tree and decorations wRead moreere a lovely touch. Thank you. We'll be back! Hide

Reviewed by Alison 23rd October 2020

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Lovely holiday home, really equipped in the kitchen, the Aga makes it feel lovely and warm and homely. Log fire in the lovely spacious front room. Very spacious, safe for the dogs. Just a all round lovely place have come home and decided to book again. Really enjoyed it.

Reviewed by Kerri 2nd October 2020

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The cottage is stunning, lovely gardens very well kept! Views stunning!! The owners literally thought of everything for you to have the most enjoyable stay possible. The info book about the cottage was very informative there were pictures around the cottage to help you with things, there wasnt anything extra we felt we needed apart from a bit of suRead morenshine! The Prosecco, milk, chocolates. cheese and crackers left for our arrival was greatly appreciated. Thank you We had a fab stay! Hide

Reviewed by Paulette 25th September 2020

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Extremely well proportioned accommodation. Well maintained and lovely and quiet. Very secluded but with fantastic views. Take binoculars.

Reviewed by Lynn 4th September 2020

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Best house we have ever stayed in. Very comfortable and felt like home. Great location with fabulous views. Very child and dog safe.

Reviewed by Lawrence 28th August 2020

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Key Point has everything for a great stay in Instow and comfortably accommodated three generations of our family plus the family pet. The property offers plenty of space and is located in an enviable spot with views over the estuary and rolling fields. Instow is lovely and its just a short walk down to the front. Great pubs on offer and the sandy bRead moreeach with the tide out was perfect for walking the dog. All in all, fantastic property in a great location. Hide

Reviewed by Gillian 14th August 2020

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key Point is a nice and spacious property and can easily support a couple of families. Its a lovely view over the estuary, however its a strenuous walk back up the steep hill from the beach.

Reviewed by John 7th August 2020

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Stunning location with beautiful views. Well equipped with higher end fixtures and fittings. Close to centre of the most delightful village which has a good selection of pubs and shops.

Reviewed by Mark 31st July 2020

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A lovely house with excellent facilities, lots of parking and great views from the hot tub across the estuary. Plenty of space for our group of 4 adults and 4 teenagers. Just a short walk to the beach at Instow, but be prepared for the walk back up the hill on your return.

Reviewed by Madeleine 24th July 2020

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Our 3 generation family had a wonderful time. The house was spacious and spotlessly clean, with an outstanding view from the lounge and terrace. The children especially loved the hot tub and games room, plus the proximity of the Tarka trail. The adults enjoyed the views walking the quiet nearby lanes down to Instow.

Reviewed by Lesley 10th July 2020

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Reviewed by Paul 20th March 2020

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Stayed with friends (3 other couples, 8 people in total) in March 2020 for 4 nights (just before the lockdown restrictions). Spacious property which was very well equipped. Great position overlooking the countryside and estuary from the hot-tub. Short work down a hill to the sea front. Property was well suited to us, with more than enough room for Read moreall (4 en-suite bedrooms). Lovely touch by owners to leave milk, cheese, crackers, crisps and bottle of fizz on arrival! Hide

Reviewed by Rachel 14th March 2020

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Awesome views and the house is very spacious with plenty of social space. It is fully equipped with everything you need and a very short walk to the local beach, deli and pubs. Highly recommend it!

Reviewed by Gemma 6th March 2020

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Reviewed by John 21st December 2019

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It was a lovely cosy warm cottage which suited all the families needs. Jacuzzi was smashing lovely views all around. A lovely find for us

Reviewed by Bridget 8th November 2019

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It is a lovely house with beautiful views.The village of Instow has good pubs and a fabulous deli.The house has plenty of space for large groups , it is well equipped and the decking and hot tub are great extras. Ideal for large families or groups of friends.

Reviewed by Balwant 25th October 2019

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We had a fabulous stay at Key Point. We had two family birthdays so spent half term together. Ages ranged from 70 to 3 months and there was plenty of room for us all and plenty to occupy the children when the weather was not too good. The table tennis was a particular favourite. The kitchen is well equipped and we appreciated the local products thaRead moret were left for us. The hot tub was a treat when we returned to the house after very windy walks on the beach. Hide

Reviewed by Lorrraine 18th October 2019

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Fantastic holiday home. It was just perfect for us 8 adults and 3 children. The house is like being at home with all the required comforts, Comfy beds, and great cooking facilities, I loved the aga. The boys loved the games room and the adults enjoyed the views from the hot tub as the sun went down. Beautiful spot in Devon near the beach and InstowRead more restaurants. Fabulous welcome pack of tea, coffee, cheese and biscuits, chocolates and bubbles! Would highly recommend this large family home. Hide

Reviewed by Anne 13th September 2019

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Probably the best holiday cottage we have ever stayed at. Accommodation for three generations of our family, plus dogs. Great location, close to major road but with very little traffic noise, sensational views. Lots of space, different eating areas, lovely bedrooms, great decor, well equipped throughout. Initially the Aga, games room and hot-tub weRead morere just things that came with the house but we loved them all. Hide

Reviewed by Amelia 2nd August 2019

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Key point is in an idyllic location with a view of the estuary that you could never get bored of. The house was extremely comfortable with every home-from-home comfort considered and provided for. We were a party of 6 adults (including grandparents), 4 children and 2 dogs and everyone felt very relaxed with plenty of space for all. The hot tub was Read morealso a welcome bonus when the weather was less than summery! Instow is a wonderful place to spend a holiday, and Key Point is a marvellous base. Hide

Reviewed by Jackie 26th July 2019

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We have just returned from a week's holiday with our family of 10 adults and babies, everyone had a brilliant time. The house is wonderful, large, comfortable, immaculately clean and so well equipped. Stunning views and great hot tub. Communication and consideration from the owners exceptional. Really cannot be faulted and will definitely return.

Reviewed by Sally 19th July 2019

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This was a lovely holiday and accommodation covered all ages from 6 to 70. Secure garden and hot tub was well used and topped up during the week by agent. Beach 10 min stroll away.

Reviewed by Gwen 5th July 2019

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Reviewed by Beverley 28th June 2019

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Reviewed by Mike 7th June 2019

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Lovely comfortable house with loads of space and lovely views. Instow a great place to stay with good selection of pubs with good food.

Reviewed by Alison 17th May 2019

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Thoroughly recommend. Stunning view. Contact with owner good. We were 10 adults who stayed for 3 nights. We did not crowd each other. Plenty of room. Beautiful beach. Quiet surroundings.

Reviewed by Geoffrey 3rd May 2019

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Clean, quality furnishings. The lounge was a little short of seating for a large group. the views were stunning, especially enjoyed from the hot tub. Great areas for prep of food. A thoroughly enjoyable space for an extended family holiday.

Reviewed by Richard 12th April 2019

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Lovely view and comfortable home

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