It's easy to see why the Seahorse Penthouse was awarded a five-star gold rating. Offering the perfect place to relax and indulge, the apartment was designed to take advantage of its unrivalled location. Panoramic views over the sea and Westward Ho!'s two-mile sandy beach can be enjoyed from every window and are especially magnificent from the rooftop garden. Set at the top of the luxurious Latitude 51 development, the garden is adorned with over-sized super comfy bean bags, a barbecue and plenty of space to lounge around in the sun. Here, you can sink into the hot tub with a chilled glass of wine and watch the world go by.
If you're looking for a new way to relax, our recommended local therapists offer meditation, yoga or spa treatment sessions to enjoy on the roof. After all, isn't that what luxury holidays are for? At night, sit out among the stars and scan the night skies with the telescope.
The opulent apartment sleeps four, with two double en-suite bedrooms and a huge open-plan living space. Step out onto the balcony to enjoy breakfast and take in the sea views. For quiet evenings in, take advantage of the 50-inch Panasonic 3D TV and full Sky TV package.
The Seahorse Penthouse is perfect for beach-lovers. Wake up and check the surf before jumping in to catch a few waves. There's plenty of room for your surfboards at the apartment. Westward Ho! is a hotspot for surfers, but if you didn't bring your board, don't worry. You can hire a board and wetsuit from the local surf school and if you want to get more confident in the waves, you can book a lesson.
Families will love spending days at the beach, building sandcastles and lounging around in the sunshine, while couples can escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. On your luxury holiday by the sea, there's no need to venture out too far to enjoy what the area has to offer. Westward Ho! is famous for its first-class restaurants, serving a range of cuisine from authentic Moroccan and Italian fare to delicious freshly-caught seafood.
The Seahorse Penthouse offers the ultimate in luxury seaside holidays. If you need any help planning your break or anything at all during your stay, just get in touch with our friendly team.
Access Statement for Seahorse Apartments
The Seahorse Apartments consist of 3 luxurious self catering holiday apartments with private parking directly behind the apartments. The Seahorse Apartments are located directly behind the village green in Westward Ho! overlooking 2 miles of golden sandy beach.
All of the apartments can be accessed accessed by either lift or stairs; The Seahorse Penthouse apartment on the third floor enjoys an impressive roof garden on the 4th floor, which is accessible by stairs only.
The apartments are open all year round and have daily onsite management and customer service. All apartments are equipped with complimentary WI-FI and are accessed by a secure key code locking system.
If you have any queries or require any assistance please phone 01237 238967 or email [email protected]
To make check-in as smooth aspossible, please bring the welcome pack sent to you prior to your arrival as this pack will include your personal secure key codes and check-in details
Please also let us know before your stay if you have any specific requirements relating to the bedroom configurations or have allergies to pollen as we often provide fresh flowers for our guests to enjoy on arrival
Key Collection, Welcome and Car Parking
Car parking is located directly behind the apartments. Lobster POt and Sea Spray each have one allocated private car parking space and The Seahorse Penthouse has two allocated spaces. Parking permits are provided in your welcome pack, please ensure that you display the permit clearly in the windscreen at all times
Additional parking spaces can be provided upon request, subject to availability
Once you have parked your car, please proceed to the front of the building where you will see the Seahorse Apartments entrance clearly signposted, our logo is a blue seahorse. The front door to the apartments has our logo frosted on the glass door panel to the right of "Everything Westward" boutique.
Prior to arrival you will be issued with a secure entry code into the apartment block
Once inside the apartment block, you will see your personal key box on the wall with instructions on how to access the keys to your apartment.
The apartments can be accessed by either stair case or lift
If you are staying in the Seahorse Penthouse, the lift key must be inserted into the lift to take you to the third floor as this floor can not be accessed by any guest without the lift key
Extra sets of keys are available upon request
Entrance to Block
We do not have a reception area at the Seahorse Apartments, however the ground floor boutique is in the same owner hip as the apartments so guests may call into the shop if they are not able to reach the customer service team on the phone
The 24 hour number for Seahorse Apartments Customer Relations is 07807 096997
The main entrance door is a manually operated, number coded access lock
Intercom access is available from each main door to each accommodation
There is no step leading into main hallway
The flooring is made of karndean and the stair case is solid oak
The area is well lit by natural day light and over head time controlled lighting
Public Areas - Halls, Stairs, Landings, Corridors & Lifts
All public areas, halls, stairs, landings and lifts, are well lit using a combination of ceiling and wall lights (fluorescent lighting is used in the lift). Corridors are slightly dimmer lit by wall lights
Corridors are 1200mm/47ins wide and the floor covering is karndean
The stair case is made of oak
One platform lift accesses all apartments and has tactile buttons. The floor is non-slip laminate. There is an emergency phone in the lift and automatic lighting
The lift does not access the Penthouse roof garden, this is only accessible by the stairs
The roof garden is not a public area and can only be enjoyed by guests staying in the Penthouse
Fire sprinkler system throughout public areas and all apartments
Entrance to the Unit
All apartments have 2 bedrooms and are accessed directly off of the landings
The entrance door is 762mm/30 inches wide, light and easy to open
There is step free access into the apartment
There is emergency lighting above the entrance to the apartment
Halls, Stairs, Passageways
The hall is well lit using a combination of ceiling and wall lights
The hallway in the apartment is 1200mm/47.2ins wide
The floor covering is karndean on the hall and oak on the stair case
The lounge area is accessed by level entry from the hallway and is open plan connecting with the dining room and kitchen areas
The door from the hall is 762mm/30 inches
There is a mixture of seating with sofas and soft chairs with non-feather cushions as well as some high chairs with and without arms, together with a low coffee table
Furniture can be moved
There is a widescreen digital television with remote control, subtitles, and audio description facilities and a DVD player
Lighting is natural daylight with a choice of wall and ceiling lights
The flooring throughout the apartment is karndean
The dining area is open plan, connecting with the lounge and kitchen with level entry from both
The dining table (moveable side to side) has legs on each corner,660mm/26 inches floor to lowest point of table (underspace) and 800mm/31.5ins high
There is free space around the table
Chairs (all moveable) – 6 chairs with padded seats that have no arms, 2 chairs with padded seats with arms. There is a high chair available if needed
Lighting is natural daylight with wall lighting and table lamps around the room
Flooring is karndean
The kitchen is open plan connecting with the lounge and dining area with level entry from both.
The door of the oven drops down and the handle is 690mm/27ins above the floor. The hob is 930mm/36.6ins above the floor.
Worktop and sink are 930mm/36.6ins above the floor.
Fridge freezer available, highest shelf in fridge 870mm/34.25ins and lowest drawer in freezer 950mm/37.4ins.
Large handled utensils, and cordless kettle.
Washing machine door handle opens inwards handle is 19"/ 48cm above the floor.
Drop down door for dishwasher access,
Karndean flooring throughout
Wall mounted integrated coffee machine, 42"/107cm shelf above floor level.
Wall mounted integrated microwave, 42"/107cm above floor level. Door opens outwards.
Bedrooms and Sleeping Areas
There are 2 bedrooms. One bedroom has a king bed with en-suite whirlpool bath, and the other bedroom is a twin room with en suite shower.
Step free, level access to all bedrooms.
The doors to all bedrooms are 762mm/30 inches the space between the frame is 29" 740mm
The height of all beds from the top of the mattress to the floor is 24.5"ins/ 620mm.
The space next the bed in the master bedroom is 27"/690mm on the right hand side.
Lighting in all of the bedrooms is natural daylight and at night overhead lighting and bedside table lamps
Furniture can be removed or rearranged.
A roll away bed for use by a personal assistant/carer or friend/family member is available.
Free standing wardrobe, handle is 39"/99cm above floor level.
Bathrooms, Shower-rooms and WCs (En-suite or Shared)
The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and a separate bathroom is available adjacent to the other bedrooms. The en-suite has the following:
Step free, level access.
Door opening 740mm/29 inches
The step to shower has a raised lip of 7.5".
Toilet seat is /16"/410mm high.
Wash basin 890mm/35" high, there is no clear space under the wash basin.
Lever taps on the washbasin and square knobs on the bath & shower
The apartments have complimentary WI-FI and a strong phone signal.
All staff have had TFA training
We welcome assistance dogs and bowls and dog towels can be provided on request.
Daily housekeeping service available upon request
Address (Inc postcode):
Seahorse Apartments Latitude 51 Bath Hotel Road Westward Ho! N Devon EX39 1GW
Hours Of Operation:
Chris Murdoch - Owner 01237 238967 or 07807 096997 Emergencies Northam Health Centre - 01237 474994 Emergency Dentist - 01237 476786 Nearest Hospital – Bideford Hospital Abbotsham Road Bideford, Devon EX39 3AG 01237 420 200 (small hospital) Main Hospital – North District Hospital Barnstaple 01271 32257
Local Equipment Hire:
Wheel chair hire is available from a local business AM Care Units 2 & 3 Daddon Court,Clovelly Road Industrial Estate,Bideford,EX39 3HN Tel:01237 479553 A wheel chair friendly restaurant is located next to the Seahorse Apartments, this restaurant has a disabled access lift.
Local Accessible Taxi:
Taxi - North Devon Taxis 01271 415161 Bideford Cars 01237 429992 and Quay Cars 01237 472027 – both have wheelchair accessible vehicles. Torridge Taxi & Shuttle have 4&8 seater taxis 01237 422632 / 07872345267
Local Public Transport:
Local transport Bus - First Bus – Beacon Bus and National Express all run regular services from Westward Ho! Village center www.firstgroup.com - 08457 48 49 50 and www.nationalexpress.com - 08717 818181 Train – nearest station is Barnstaple – 9 miles – with link to Exeter St David’s Nearest main line station is Tiverton Parkway – 45miles – direct to Paddington, Contact: www.thetrainline.com or phone 0870 010 1296 Local petrol stations Morrison’s and Esso garages are next door to each other in the town of Bideford about 3m away - follow signs to Bideford. Blights garage is located on the left hand side of Clovelly Road near ASDA. Carry on past ASDA on your right, Blights garage is on the left hand side it is about 2.5m from here. A service station is located at Roundswell (near KFC) on the A39 link road to Barnstaple.
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