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The cottage garden leading to 'Fisherman's' front door.

Townhouse | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 6km

The late Georgian house is located a few minutes walk from the main centre, so is quiet yet accessible to the many restaurants, pubs, shops and attractions. The property has everything needed for a family or group of four to enjoy the boats, celebratory restaurants, the beaches, the coast path, National Trust Gardens, River Dart Estuary.

A sheltered small private garden and timber deck are great for morning and evening relaxing. With central heating and wood burner, the property is also ideal all year round.

The autumn colours of the oak woodlands along the Dart are spectacular.

""just wanted to say we had a fantastic weekend in Dartmouth, my husband was well and truly surprised for his 50th birthday"

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Blackpool Sands 6 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter International 50 km, Nearest railway: Totnes 16 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Further details indoors

The Cottage/Townhouse is a typical '2 up 2 down' terraced property. The galley kitchen is very well equipped if eating in. There is a sheltered covered drying area for walking gear or wetsuits. The main bedroom has a Queen sized double bed. All rooms have plenty of day light. The Living room stereo is equipped with an iPod Dock so that you can enjoy your music collection.

Further details outdoors

The small walled front garden is accessed from the front entrance path and steps leading to the property. It is sheltered and is east facing for morning sunshine. There is a timber deck with a garden table and chairs perfect for morning coffee or breakfast. At first floor, the main bedroom has a west facing terrace with table and chairs. This is fine for sitting out in the evenings and enjoying the view. . There is also a small barbecue. (We advise that the upper terrace is not suitable for young children) There is unrestricted on street parking close to the property and a parking permit (May to end October) allows use of the main town car park 5 minutes away or Park & Ride via regular bus service.

Further details

A welcome pack is available in the property.

The property is now let Friday to Friday but, dependent on other bookings, we may allow some Saturday to Saturday lets. We also welcome short breaks BUT normally only in non peak season or at short notice to fill a gap in weekly bookings. If you wish to book a 'part week' in advance for 'main season', it can be booked at the full week's price.

Property must be vacated by 10 am on morning of departure

Arrivals no earlier than 3 pm to allow for cleaning

Arrangements for keys will be made separately

The property is locally managed so any difficulties can easily be sorted out quickly and efficiently

All linen is provided but not Bathroom towels

The West Country region

The South Hams is one of the most beautiful and gentle areas of England. The undulating coastline, rolling countryside, flower-filled country lanes, and dramatic moorland has something to suit every taste and interest. From sailing on the Dart, gentle riverside walks, to energetic coastal walks, fishing, or mountain biking on wild Dartmoor -all sorts of interests are catered for.

The landscape is dotted with pretty thatched cottages, delightful towns (notably Dartmouth, Kingswear, Totnes, Kingsbridge) and villages, spectacular coastline and beaches and of course it is also the home the Royal Naval College in Dartmouth. The South Hams is truly a unique area worthy of its national status as a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


The Cottage is located on the edge of the historic core of Dartmouth so all the quaint historic streets, the wide selection of fine restaurants, bars, cafe's, galleries and shops, are just a few minutes walk away.

Dartmouth is arguably the finest harbour town in the South West. It has a wonderful eclectic mixture of architecture from Medieval times right through to the present day. It is renowned for its boutique shops, art galleries, delicatessens, gourmet restaurants and bars. It has something to offer everyone.

Across the water is the equally delightful village of Kingswear - a short ferry ride away.

Situated at the mouth of the beautiful River Dart, the deep water harbour is the focus and backdrop to many events. In August the famous Dartmouth Royal Regatta takes place. There is a Music Festival, a Food and Wine Festival. The waterfront bars and cafes are the perfect place to watch the world go by. For a really relaxing start to the day there is a fabulous place ( Al Fresco's) to have breakfast!

In the town centre The Flavel is the hub of all arts activities and includes a cinema, art spaces, a theatre providing film, live music, art, dance, kids clubs, cafe, workshops and rainy day events.

A short walk out of town (or ferry ride) takes you to the historic Dartmouth Castle situated in a stunning location close to the harbour mouth. Beyond the castle, the South West Coast Path provides access to further wonderful views of the Dart and open sea, access to small coves. A reasonably short circular walk from the Castle is a perfect afternoons stroll.

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Review 1-10 of 13

23 Oct 2013


"Excellent experience"

We booked on the spur of the moment and we are so pleased that we chose Fisherman's. Mark, the owner could not have been more helpful. We are foodies and he provided information, tips and advice … More

Thank you for your very kind comments. They reflect on what we try so hard to achieve, which is not only to provide lovely facilities, but to back these up with the support and advice enabling guests to make the most of a short stay in lovely Dartmouth. Great to know that it works!

18 Sep 2013


"Magical Escape"

If you don`t fall in love at Fisherman`s where else could you? This lovely cottage has a unique magic that really takes you away. Of course it is well equipped with all the amenities of modern days, y… More

15 Sep 2013


"Delightful cottage"

We enjoyed our weeks stay in Fishermans cottage. It's in a very quiet location and well located to walk into Dartmouth. The cottage is tastefully decorated throughout. We were fortunate with t… More

4 Sep 2013


"Perfect holiday cottage"

This has been our second successive year staying at Fisherman's. It's the perfect size for a family of three or four, and is really well equipped with lots of thoughtful extras such as kids … More

19 Apr 2013


"Cosy cottage, perfect location."

The cottage is lovely and equipped and maintained to a high standard. It is in a great location. It was quiet and only minutes walking from the centre of Dartmouth. The weather was mixed so it was go… More

26 Jun 2012


"Delightful cottage, great location!"

We booked this cottage very last minute which was available due to a cancellation. The owner was extremely helpful and gave us recommendations for eating places, things to see, walks etc and the cott… More

Many thanks for such a kind review. I think in many ways it sums up exactly what we try to offer our guests which is a combination of a great place to stay, in a great seaside town, with a service to match. Very much hope you return and visit us again one day. Thank You!

22 Jan 2012


"fantastic new year week"

Had a fantastic week taking in new year, felt at home straight away, just a 10 minute stroll to the front, very helpful owner where nothing was to much trouble when contacting him, would highly recomm… More

26 Dec 2011


"We loved Fishermans!"

We have just come back from a marvellous week at Fishermans in Dartmouth. The cottage was beautifully furnished and spotlessly clean. It's location was also a draw for us as it's in the hea… More

17 Oct 2011


"Comfortable, Cosy & Welcoming"

Dartmouth is a delightful place to visit and an excellent base for exploring South Devon straight from your door step. We had several car-free days. Our positive experiences of our first holiday in D… More

9 Oct 2011


"Wonderful bolt-hole for a relaxing break."

The warm and cosy atmosphere in this cottage is seductive - you have to force yourself outdoors to experience the delights of Dartmouth, which are all within a good walking distance. We've just h… More

'The Best UK holiday ever...' Quite an accolade! Dartmouth is a very special place at any time of year and it is a pleasure to share our local knowledge so that our guests can make the most of their time in and around this wonderful area. Thank you for such a kind review.

Review 1-10 of 13

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