3 Hows Cottages - Bideford, Devon, England

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Garden at night
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Log Fire
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View towards East the Water

Key Cottage Information

£1000 - £1250 weekly price range
Sleeps  1 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms 
2 bathroom(s)
Covid Lockdown Flexible Cancellation Policy Covid Lockdown Flexible Cancellation Policy
Covid Lockdown Flexible Cancellation Policy
This owner/agency has a flexible cancellation policy for covid which means that if a holiday cannot go ahead because of a national lockdown in the UK due to covid, they permit you to cancel the booking at the property or rebook for a future available date without incurring additional charges (future dates may be more expensive depending on time of year and other factors).
Rating: Not assessed
Accessibility information: sorry this property has no disabled accessible features.
Number of units of accommodation: 1
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£1000 per week
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About 3 Hows Cottages

Beautiful 3 Bedroom Holiday Cottage close to Pretty Riverside Town of Bideford, Devon

With 3 bedrooms, this attractive holiday rental has been recently refurbished and sleeps up to 5 people in comfortable accommodation in East-the-Water, close to the picturesque riverside town of Bideford.

Bideford is a great location for a cottage break with a setting by the River Torridge, next to the Tarka Trail and within easy reach of the beautiful North Devon coast and some fine beaches; Westward Ho! Beach is less than 5 miles away and Saunton Sands is 17 miles from Bideford.  This beautiful cottage is just 10 metres from the Tarka Trail!

Inside this 3 Bedroom Bideford Cottage

•    Cosy lounge with warming woodburner,

•    Beautifully presented kitchen,

•    One double bedroom,

•    A family bedroom with a double bed and one single bed,

•    A single bedroom,

•    Upstairs shower room with handbasin and WC,

•    Downstairs family bathroom with bath, handbasin and WC,

Outside to the rear of the property is a private garden where you can sit out, enjoy the setting and dine alfresco in summer time.

The attractive riverside town of Bideford is 5 minutes away across the bridge where there are a number of restaurants and take away restaurants along the quayside.

The Tarka Trail is just 10 metres from the cottage and cycle hire is just 50 metres away, so the property is ideally located for hiring a bike and cycling along the trail.

Take a bike ride, a walk or drive to the lovely village of Instowe with it’s dog friendly beach or head off to Westward Ho or Appledore to watch the sunset.  Other local attractions include RHS Rosemoor, Lundy Island, The Milky Way and the Big Sheep.

This owner/agency has featured on countrycottagesonline.com since 2021

Special Facilities

Special Features

Entertainment Facilities

Free Wifi Free Wifi

Leisure Facilities

Sorry this property does not have any onsite leisure facilities

Property Facilities

Kitchen & Dining

Microwave Microwave
Fridge/freezer Fridge/freezer
Washing machine Washing machine
Tumble dryer Tumble dryer
Type of cooker Type of cooker: Electric fan built in
Dining table Dining table seats 6


First Floor:
Bedroom 1 Double bed(s)
Bedroom 2 Single bed(s)

Second Floor:
Bedroom 1 Double bed(s)Single bed(s)
Bed linen provided Bed linen provided


Bath Bath
Shower Shower

Other facilities

Hairdryer(s) Hairdryer(s)


Central heating Central heating
Woodburner Woodburner

Garden and Outdoors

Enclosed garden Enclosed garden: Small garden with seating
Parking Parking

Family-Friendly Facilities

Children welcome Children welcome

Dog-Friendly Facilities

No dogs allowed Sorry no dogs

Setting and Local Information

Setting: Town Town
Views Views: View of Bideford town and Quay along with the River Torridge and Bideford old bridge from upstairs windows. The Tarka Trail can also be seen from all levels and accessed easily.
Nearest Train Station or Airport: Nearest Railway station Barnstaple and Nearest Airport Exeter
Near the beach Near the beach
Pub(s) nearby Pub(s) nearby
Good area for walking Good area for walking
Golf course nearby Golf course nearby

More About this Property

Type: Cottage.
Types of Bookings welcome: Birthday parties, Reunions, Anniversary Celebrations Birthday parties, Reunions, Anniversary CelebrationsFriends FriendsFamilies Families
The payment of a 25% deposit is deemed to be a firm booking. In the case of a cancellation Terms and Conditions apply. The number of persons occupying Hows Cottage must not exceed the maximum occupancy of 5 people. The hirer is fully liable for the condition of the holiday cottage and its contents for the period of their holiday (fair wear and tear excepted). A cleaning charge of 50.00 may be made if the cottage is left in an unacceptable condition. If, due to situations beyond our control we are unable to put Hows Cottage at the disposal of the Hirer all hire cost will be refunded. information on Hows Cottage is given in good faith and deemed accurate. Our COVID policy can be found in our full terms and conditions.

Property Location


Bideford is a small harbour town on the west bank of the River Torridge, where the river begins to widen to form the estuary. Also known as the Little White Town it has a thriving centre with a panniers market hosting several artists. The quay is home to working fishing boats, cargo and the Oldenburg passenger ferry providing trips to Lundy Island. The Tarka Trail runs through Bideford providing a fantastic walking and cycling route. Instow Beach is in walking distance and Westward Ho, Appledore are only 10 minutes by car or bus. The rest of Devon is also easily accessed from Bideford

Local Attractions

The Tarka trail (flat walking to Instow), Appledore, Beach at Westward Ho!, Instow, Clovelly, Milky Way, The Big Sheep, Lundy Island, RHS Rosemoor,

Recommended Places to Visit: Ilfracombe, Exmoor, Bude, Lynton & Lynmouth, Exeter, RHS Rosemoor, Clovelly, Hartland Quay

Annual Events:

Recommended Places to Eat Out:

Local Sports: Cycling, Walking, Surfing, Kayaking, Golf (oldest course in England), Horse riding

Guest Reviews and Feedback

  • Proper home from home. Great location. Well presented, clean and tidy, lots of good quality fixtures and fittings. With added extras that made a great difference. Quiet place despite being within an estate. Easy access to Tarka Trail and Town Centre. Good people to deal with.
    BRIAN, 07.08.2021

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