Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
The Anchorage, in the heart of the South Hams, is a real gem of a holiday home. Located minutes from the sandy Wonwell beach and a stone's throw from the infamous Dolphin Inn renowned for good food and ale. Downstairs the Anchorage has a lovely light and airy living room with open fire and wooden floors. It houses a flatscreen TV (with Freeview), DVD player with selection of DVDs, CD and radio as well as an Ipod connection allowing you to take your favourite music on holiday with you. The owners have also thoughtfully provided lots of board games. One of the sofas is also a sofa bed allowing for more flexibility with the sleeping arrangements. The kitchen/diner is dual aspect and is fully equipped complete with all mod cons including belfast sink. There is also a shower room with toilet on this floor.
On the first floor there are 3 good size bedrooms sleeping 7 comfortably. Bedroom 1 has double bed and is dual aspect with delightful country views; bedroom 2 has a double bed and bedroom 3 is a large room with 3 single beds. The family bathroom is also on this floor.
There are private gardens to the front and rear making this a truly delightful character cottage in which to spend a holiday.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Wonwell 1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame|
The West Country region
The South Hams is such a treasure trove of interesting and unspoilt places to visit. Whether it's small market towns full of quirky,interesting shops or wide sandy beaches, we have it all! We are in an area classed as 'outstanding beauty' which really says it all! There are rugged cliff walks, the open magnificent space of Dartmoor and if you want nightlife, Plymouth city is a 30 minute drive. Great food is in abundance with a huge variety of pubs and restaurants closeby. The closest being the Dolphin Inn only a few minutes walk away.
Beaches: The ever popular Wonwell Beach is just down the road and boasts an unspoilt, uncrowded haven for holiday makers. It's great for swimming, kayaking, canoeing and just relaxing! Bigbury on Sea with the famous Burgh Island is a 10 minute drive.
Pennywell Farm Activity Centre, Woodlands Family Theme Park and The Aquarium, Plymouth are within half an hours drive.
There are an awful lot of beaches to choose from in the South Hams area and it is worth exploring to find your own preference, depending on whether you prefer sands or shingle, small coves or large beaches, or are prepared to walk. There is Thurlestone Sands, with its wide sandy beach is one of several locally owned by the National Trust and attracts both families and water sports enthusiasts. The wide sandy beach is backed by a nature reserve where rare and exciting birds have been spotted. Or Bantham (great for surfing, sandy - 20 mins), Beesands (shingle and large - 15 mins), huge stretch from Torcross along Slapton Leys (shingle - 10 mins), Hope Cove (small, sandy - 15 mins) and Blackpool Sands (beautiful clean water sports - 20 mins) driving.
Thurlestone Golf Club is a 5 minute walk away. It is one of the most beautiful courses in the South West of England, set in about 50 spectacular acres on the cliff top with beautiful sea views.. The course is a mix of links and cliff-top terrain with the latter providing breath-taking views of the legendary Thurlestone Rock to the East and the beautiful Avon Estuary and Burgh Island to the West. It provides ideal holiday golf - not too severe with quite generous fairways.
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