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2 Bedroom Houseboat on a Private Lake with Trout Fishing near Holsworthy, Devon, England

Holsworthy, Devon, England, Europe
On the lake
2 Bedroom Houseboat on a Private Lake with Trout Fishing near Holsworthy, Devon, England
Private summerhouse Clouded Yellow Inside the summerhouse Reflections
The boat Double cabin Interior Exterior
Arrival Setting Twin cabin Through the reeds
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Price: From £65 per night to £120 per night Minimum stay 3 nights
One Off Places rating: 4 reviews (4 reviews)
Property Info
Accommodation Type
Houseboat
Property Setting
Riverside / Waterfront
Holiday Type
  • Family
  • Sports & activity
  • Romantic
  • Relaxing
Exterior Facilities
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Interior Facilities
Linen provided
Activities
  • Beach within 30km
  • Birdwatching
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf within 30km
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
Bedrooms
2
Conditions
  • Other rental properties on site
  • Short breaks available
Guests
4
Catering
self-catering
Please note that the map is to provide an indication of the area and may not be exact.
One-Off Feature

Moored on a private lake surrounded by 35 acres of peaceful countryside on the border of Devon and Cornwall, this charming houseboat offers cosy quirky accommodation, wonderful tranquillity and the unique opportunity to experience life on the water and trout fishing on your doorstep!

General Info

If you’re looking for something completely different, for somewhere you can switch off and enjoy quiet surroundings, fresh air and the comings and goings of abundant wildlife, then the Clouded Yellow Houseboat is the perfect place. The boat itself is charming and characterful with everything you need for simple yet comfortable living, the setting on the water is magical and the many delights of the Devon and Cornwall coast and countryside are on your doorstep. You’d be hard pressed to find a more memorable holiday hideaway.

The Area Surrounding The Property / Accommodation

The local town of Holsworthy (2 miles away) has a butcher, a greengrocer, a chemist, a bakery and a couple of supermarkets, and every Wednesday there is a fantastic farmers’ market with an array of stalls. A 20 minute drive will take you to Dartmoor National Park, the North Devon/Cornwall coast, home to the resort of Bude, and the Tarka Trail, famous for its off-road walking and cycling opportunities. And on the lake itself you can try trout fishing free of charge. This is a place made for humble rural pursuits!

Getting There & Local Amenities

Getting There:
Exeter and the M5 motorway are an hour away.

Nearest Airport:
Exeter, 45 miles

Nearest Train Station:
Exeter St Davids, 45 miles

Nearest Bus Stop:
Holsworthy, 2 miles

Nearest Ferry:
Plymouth, 55 miles

Nearest Restaurant:
Holsworthy

Nearest Beach:
Bude, North Cornwall, 9 miles

Nearest Shop:
Holsworthy

Nearest Market:
Holsworthy

Car Hire:
Advised

Accommodation Details

Interior Details

The boat has two en-suite cabins, one double and one twin, as well as a spacious galley and an airy salon with large windows that overlook the lake.

Exterior Details

On shore there is a summer house with a shower and WC as well as a sofa and a table and chairs. Outside the summer house there is a picnic table where you can BBQ, dine and soak up the scenery.

Further Details

Please note that the boat shares the lake with two other static houseboats but it is not overlooked.

Conditions of Rental

Logs and kindling are provided. The top bunk is only suitable for children up to the age of 10.

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