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2-bedroom Devon apartment. River views. Quiet yet convenient location. Nr coast.

Tarka's Rest occupies the entire 2nd (top) floor of the property.
1 of 26Tarka's Rest occupies the entire 2nd (top) floor of the property.
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Bideford, Torridge, Devon, England
'Tarka's Rest' is a comfy, newly-renovated 2-bedroomed apartment with a separate kitchen, lounge and modern bathroom, and independent heating/hot water. It is on the 2nd (top) floor of our detached Edwardian period house and has beautiful far-reaching views across the River Torridge to the quayside 'Little White Town' of Bideford opposite. There is private driveway parking and secure garaging to store bikes and surfboards. You are welcome to relax in the private garden and beautiful sunsets can be enjoyed from the property in the summer months. Linen, towels, tea-towels, toilet rolls, shampoo, shower gel, and cleaning materials provided. Hairdryer in both bedrooms.
In a quiet, residential area, the property is also within a convenient 10 mins walk (across the historic bridge) into the quayside town, and 15 mins driving...
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Listing #HL9235603
About the Owner
Mary S
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We live at the property and shall meet and greet you with the keys and show you around the apartment. We shall then leave you entirely alone to solely enjoy your holiday 'nest' but will be very happy to give advice or sort any problems you may have during your stay, if called upon. We shall either be at home, or at the end of a mobile phone. For stays of one week and more, fresh towels will be provided halfway through your stay.
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

We stayed at Tarka’s Rest for a week in the Summer. The apartment is really lovely, everything has been thought of and our hosts were helpful and accommodating with any queries we had. It is set out on the second floor of a large and...More

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lilmin, VR Owner at 2-bedroom Devon apartment. River views. Quiet yet convenient location. Nr coast., responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at Tarka's Rest in Bideford. Thankyou for your kind review and we look forward to welcoming you both back in the very near future for a longer stay!

Reviewed 21 January 2018

A superb apartment with wonderful hosts. Mary and Ian were so welcoming and have created a stunning apartment. The attention to detail coupled with it being spotlessly clean means Tarka’s Rest is truly an excellent place to stay. It has spacious well equipped rooms, comfortable...More

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lilmin, VR Owner at 2-bedroom Devon apartment. River views. Quiet yet convenient location. Nr coast., responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Thankyou very much for your kind review, and we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at Tarka's Rest in Bideford! Please come back again soon for a longer stay.

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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Mary and Ian are amazing hosts, they made us feel so very welcome. The apartment is outstanding, plenty of room with amazing attention to detail. It was spotless and warm with a very relaxing bath making us feel like we were in a 5 star...More

2  Thank 35KarenLee
lilmin, VR Owner at 2-bedroom Devon apartment. River views. Quiet yet convenient location. Nr coast., responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

It was a pleasure to host you both at Tarka's Rest in Bideford! Thankyou very much for your kind review, and we very much look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Quiet time after 12.30am. We ask for general care, consideration and respect given to the property, the owners and the neighbouring location, which is residential.
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    3 Twins
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About the neighbourhood
Bideford offers independent shops, banks, a PO, an art gallery/museum, cafes, restaurants, pubs and attractive park. The 32 mile Tarka Trail, popular for cyclists and walkers, is accessible within 5 mins walk. Bideford is the perfect base for exploring the stunning North Devon and Cornish coastlines, & SW Coastal Path.The beautiful gardens of RHS Rosemoor are nearby, and the town of Barnstaple 9 miles distance, offers a cinema, theatre, sports centre, ice skating, 10-pin bowling, and a scenic train link to Exeter. Exmoor National Park is within 35 mins drive.
Getting around
There is local cycle hire, perfect for exploring the Tarka Trail. There is a frequent local bus service to Barnstaple, Appledore, Instow, Westward Ho! and Ilfracombe. A ferry service runs during the summer months from the quay to Lundy Island (tidal dependent).
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How to get there
Airport: Exeter International Airport: 90.0 km
Railway: Barnstaple : 16.0 km
Ferry: Plymouth, Devon (Brittany Ferries) : 92.0 km
Barnstaple Rail Station (9 miles). From here there is a train link to Exeter St David's station.
Exeter Int. Airport: Approx. 60 miles (1 hour 10mins driving distance).
Driving: Take Junction 27 off the M5 onto the A361. Then join the A39 to Bideford.
For SatNav: EX39 4AR
There is a regular bus service between Barnstaple and Bideford, and from Bideford to Appledore, Instow, & Ilfracombe.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 6.0 km.
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