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Sunset from the master bedroom
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
8 reviews
Sunset from the master bedroom
Sitting room with window seat looking over towards the yacht club
Sitting room
New kitchen May 2016
Dining room
Master Bedroom
Twin bedroom
View over Yacht Club and estuary from main bedroom window
Master en suite shower-room
Garden table on the decking, seats 8
Instow village, with Johns, the award winning Cafe/Deli/Post office
Wooden boat at sunset on Instow beach
Sunset over Instow beach
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Instow, Bideford, Torridge, Devon, England
Redwing is a charming, well furnished 3 bedroom holiday house in the popular village of Instow. It is ideal for family holidays as well as a couple's weekend retreat. It is well situated within a short, level walk (5 - 10 minutes) of Instow's sandy beach, award winning local shop/deli, pubs and restaurants.

It has outstanding views over the yacht club and out to sea from the front of the property and uninterrupted views over rolling fields from the back of the house and garden.

Redwing combines attractive, Victorian period features with contemporary, practical living. A beautiful well equipped new kitchen was installed in May 2016. Unlimited WiFi, SMART TV and a Nespresso machine are available for guests to use in the property.

Bideford is a 10 min drive with a market, good butcher, park and many pubs and cafes. It has a larg...
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About the Owner, Mary G
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 60 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Sep 2007
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 8 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL37800
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 8 reviews
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Anna H
Marden, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016 for a stay in February 2016

We stayed at Redwings in the February half term and were immediately impressed with the standard of the accommodation. As soon as you walked in you felt at home and there was everything that you could want for a short stay. The welcome folder contained plenty of information on local amenities and places to visit and we only wished that...

Kent, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

A nicely decorated and well equipped house with good sized rooms,lots of lovely period features and wonderful views of the river to the front and rolling hills and sheep out the back. The owners said the kitchen was new and it certainly looked it. Nice to have all mod cons,(very efficient tumble drier in utility). I lloved the master bedroom...

Management response:

We're thrilled you had a brilliant family holiday at Redwing. We've spent some time over the spring refurbishing the house - the new kitchen really does make the space lovely and light and airy. It sounds like you had lots of fun and enjoyed all the things that Instow has to offer. It is great to hear such good feedback...


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fiona s
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Red Wings. It is very comfortable with good quality sheets, towels, beds etc. There is a lovely raised terrace at the back which was great for coffee and lunch - we had lovely sunny weather and the terrace was very warm. Instow is very quaint and it was easy to walk to the beach,...

Management response:

Thanks for getting in touch. We're glad you had such a good time at Redwing. Whatever the weather there is always something fun to do in Instow!


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Late deals and special offers are available. Please ask.
All prices include bed linen and house towels. Your beds will be made up on arrival.
A welcome goodie basket is provided including tea, coffee, fresh milk, fresh eggs, biscuits and a bottle of wine.
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About the neighborhood
Within walking distance of the house, you can:
- enjoy Instow's safe, sandy beach with sand dunes and ice-cream/bucket and spade stall
- walk or cycle along the beautiful, coastal path - the Tarka Trail,
- sail, water-ski and canoe on the estuary (store your boat at the yacht club)
- visit the lovely pubs and restaurants in Instow
- buy delicious, local fish from the trawler on Fridays and Sundays
- visit the excellent local shop/deli/supermarket/bakery/post office with its fresh produce
- visit the local art gallery and monthly art exhibitions in the village hall
- watch the cricket at the glorious North Devon Cricket club overlooking the sea

For keen surfers or those looking to learn, the nearest surfing beach is Westward Ho! (no more than 10 minutes drive).

On the other side of t...
Car not needed
How to get there
Railway: Barnstaple: 7.5 mi
Please contact the owner if you need directions to the property.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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