This is a high spec self contained apartment overlooking woods backing onto the Tarka Trail/River Taw one mile from Barnstaple. A peaceful location but close to station, bus routes, award winning chippy, 5 minute walk to the popular Cedars Pub. Guests can also enjoy the outdoor space with patio table and chairs. The drive is shared with the main house, Gamlyn House. An ideal base for holidaying, walkers, cyclists and runners wanting to explore beautiful North Devon. Storage provided for bikes.
Anchor Woods View is a high spec, contemporary, spacious, self contained apartment at the rear of Gamlyn House.
It has its own access through a set of patio doors into the very large open plan area which incorporates a kitchen, dining area, TV area and Pool table.
The kitchen incorporates a kettle, 4 slice toaster, oven, microwave, fridge, freezer and hob and is fully equipped for six people.
The dining area will comfortably seat six people.
There is a large L shaped sofa and additional occasional chair for lounging in front of a 55” TV and a stereo with Bluetooth or aux plug in.
The pool table is a pub style, slate bed table - no charge to play.
The main bedroom has a king size bed and ensuite toilet, basin and shower. There are large built in wardrobes with lots of space.
The second bedroom (an internal room) has two full sized single beds and a bedside table, triple wardrobe and chest of drawers. There is a separate bathroom with toilet, basin and shower available.
WiFi is available and the code will be supplied on arrival.
The apartment looks out over the garden, Anchor Woods and beyond to the Tarka Trail and River Taw. Guests have full use of the outside private paved area and garden which is ideal for relaxing in the sunshine and there is a lot of room for children to play. There is a trampoline in the garden, this is available for use at your own risk.
We provide games such as scrabble, bananagrams, cards and rummikub and a selection of books.
For your convenience we also provide tea bags, coffee and sugar, salt and pepper as standard.
There is a large private outdoor terrace available for guests off the king bedroom with rattan style garden table and six chairs.
Close to Barnstaple, with a shopping centre, restaurants, bars, theatre, cinema and museum accessible by a 5 minute car journey, or 20 minute walk through Anchor Woods onto the Tarka Trail. We’d be happy to advise on our favourite places.
Supermarkets within a one mile radius include Sainsburys, Tesco, Asda, Lidl.
Closer to home is the Cedars Inn - just a five minute walk to this large Old English Inn, offering bar and indoor and outdoor dining from brunch to dinner. They often have great offers on their Facebook page out of season - well worth a look before dining.
The infamous, award winning Pelican fish and chippy is a 10-15 minute walk away offering the UKs best ranked takeaway or eat in as voted by the national fish and chip awards 2018.
A 2 mile cycle/walk along the Tarka Trail will get you to Fremington Quay with an expansive river beach, unlicensed cafe offering highly recommended brunch, lunch and afternoon tea and wonderful views across the River Taw.
Another 4 miles on you’ll reach Instow, an unmissable destination for stunning sunsets. We love the newly refurbished Boathouse for a window or balcony seat of this gorgeous river/estuary setting.
A ferry trip from Instow to Appledore is recommended, tide and season allowing. Appledore is renowned for its views, live music, pubs, quay and restaurants
Close to Appledore is Westward Ho! The only such name place that has the distinction of having an exclamation mark in the British Isles with great access to coastal walks, extensive beach known for swimming, bathing and surfing.
Good bus routes and of course car access also possible to all of the above.
Taw Bridge is just a few hundred yards away - a gateway to the golden North Devon hot spots of Saunton, Croyde, Putsborough and Woolacoombe which are just a short distance.
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