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Castle Cottage ~ craving a coastal cottage escape?

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Craving a coastal cottage escape?

Then look no further! Offering idyllic seaside charm with homely modern day comforts, this beautifully presented former coach house provides a dreamy South Hams escape along one of Devon's most treasured coastal hotspots.

Located down a timeless country track, with far reaching views of the Dart estuary from its elevated location above Kingswear Castle, the cottage has been lovingly modernised to enhance its period charms, with a luxury finish perfect for families and friends to enjoy!

Internally the high quality finish and décor perfectly befits a serene seaside escape, with sky blue and cream tones accompanied by warm honey hue wood furniture and flooring, creating the perfect tranquil canvas for painting timeless holiday memories.

The ground floor of the holiday cottage offers a relaxed and welcoming ambience for guests to feel right at home, with a large living room which leads directly through to a spacious kitchen diner. The living room offers a welcome sanctuary in all seasons, with comfortable sofas overlooking the idyllic surroundings and complemented by a flat screen TV, WiFi access and a contemporary wood burning stove, for cosy evenings in!

French doors from the pretty living room lead out to a sunny raised decked terrace, providing a wonderful venue for enjoying romantic 'alfresco' dining, with far reaching sea views of the estuary framed by ancient trees to serve as a breathtaking backdrop.

The well-tended sunny private garden to the side of the holiday cottage is ideal for daytime relaxation, with a large lawn with mature borders and a less formal dining area to also enjoy.

Providing the perfect excuse for home cooking, the fully-equipped kitchen diner next to the living room features ample space for large groups to enjoy, with a bright and sunny open plan layout ideal for entertaining. The newly fitted country-style kitchen perfectly blends in with the charming cottage-style finish, with pretty views over the beautiful garden to further enhance the room.

All the desired appliances are provided here for guest's use including an oven, electric hob, kettle, microwave, fridge and dishwasher.

A delightful garden view dining area laid with charming honeycomb floor tiles and furnished with a large dining table for up to 6, conveniently accompanies the kitchen, making the ideal year-round venue for informal breakfasts, meals and dinner parties.

The first floor of the property offers 3 luxury bedroom suites, all furnished to an equally charming and high quality, with far reaching sea views to enjoy from the front bedrooms.

A sumptuous master bedroom with king size bed, sea view balcony and luxury en-suite with bath tub offers a restful haven in which to relax and unwind after a busy day of sightseeing, whilst the second double bedroom; also fitted with a contemporary en-suite, offers the ideal tranquil retreat for a second couple to enjoy.

The third bedroom to the cottage also features a contemporary en-suite and offers the perfect choice for two individuals to enjoy, with a pair of single beds. A relaxed loft-style sea view sitting room to the first floor also offers a tucked away idyll in which to relax with a good book.

From the charming holiday cottage a private parking space is situated nearby and the village amenities of Kingswear; which comprise a local store, post office, pubs and church, are all within easy walking distance. From Kingswear guests can easily take the ferry across to the famous historical fishing port of Dartmouth, where a host of excellent restaurants and shops await.


Booking Notes:

Change-over day is FRIDAY for this holiday home

All linen & towels (except beach towels) are included in the tariff

Castle Cottage is a non-smoking property

There is a £200 Refundable Damage Deposit payable.

Making a Booking:

If you would like to make a confirmed booking, you will be required to fill in our on-line booking form and pay a 30% deposit. The remaining holiday balance will then be due 6 weeks before arrival. Payment for your holiday can be made by MasterCard, Visa, Visa Debit, American Express, PayPal or bank wire transfer – this selection is made through the payment pages after clicking the Book Now! button. Please note that paying via credit card or PayPal will incur a 2% surcharge.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 56 km, Nearest railway: Paignton 9.6 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The West Country region

The West Country region

Dartmouth Area:

Dartmouth is a prospering town situated on the River Dart in Devon's South Hams that has some wonderful attractions, like Dartmouth Castle, Britannia Royal Naval College, Flavel Theatre & Cinema to name a few. Dartmouth's narrow streets, overhanging medieval houses and old harbours, a shelter for yachtsmen and a popular destination for tourists alike.

Dartmouth is one of the most beautiful towns in England and is surrounded by many small villages such as Kingswear, Dittisham and Blackawton, and pretty coastal villages like Stoke Fleming, Strete, Slapton, Torcross, Beesands, Beeson and Stokenham.

You will find charming timeless villages by the rivers in the valleys and more by the coast that have some of the cleanest beaches in Britain, you can get leaflets for how to explore the area by public transport, by bicycle and on foot are available at the tourist office. Dartmouth is a prospering town situated on the River Dart in Devon's South Hams with its narrow streets, overhanging medieval houses and old harbours, a shelter for yachtsmen and tourists alike.

Dartmouth offers fine restaurants, galleries, marinas, antique shops and good places to stay, you can experience the unique history of seafaring by exploring streets such as Jawbones, Flagon Steps, Damnation Alley, Undercliff, Kings Quay, Old Rope Walk and Waterpool Lane. Here you can see unusual, old-fashioned buildings and an old Ship in the Dock, the Windjammer and the Floating Bridge are some of the best places to eat, drink or sleep.

Walk the coastal path

The South West Coast trail goes through Minehead, Somerset and comes to an end in Poole Dorset, covering northern and southern Devon and the entire coastline of Cornwall. The trail is 630 miles long and is considered to be the greatest nationwide trail in Britain, the South West Coast trail also passes through North Exmoor and the rocky and stunning coastline of north Devon, Tintagel Castle in Cornwall and through St Ives all the way to Lands End.

All along the southern coastline you go through rural fishing communities, St Michaels Mount and the Lizard peninsula, walking along this trail is a wonderful way to witness the South West of England.

The South Hams:

The South Hams has its headquarters in the town of Totnes a few miles outside Torbay. The South Hams is well known for its enjoyable pace of life, great countryside and beaches. A popular holiday resort the South Hams is becoming more popular as permanent home for many and as a summer watering hole for the well-heeled in some towns, Salcombe for example.

The South Hams actually has a lot of towns within it: Dartmouth, Kingsbridge, Ivybridge, Salcombe, the largest of which is Ivybridge.

The coastline is well known by mariners and has claimed many lives over the hundreds of years that sailors have plied their trade along this coast. Start Point and Bolt Head being tow well know location. This coastline with the lower Avon and Dart valleys, forms most of the South Devon Area of “Outstanding Natural Beauty”.

There are some magnificent beaches such as Beesands and Slapton Sands, which stretches for miles to the rocks reaching around to Start Point.



The holiday cottage is also within easy reach of the local modern day amenities and attractions of Torquay (10 miles), Newton Abbot (15 miles) and also Paignton and Brixham.

The immediate surrounding area of Kingswear is ideal for enjoying the great outdoors; with its coastal path leading eastwards to Torbay Beach and westwards to Blackpool Sands as well as fishing, yachting and dinghy sailing opportunities available on the beautiful estuary, with excellent facilities to hand at the Royal Dart Yacht Club.

Keen golfers will find the Churston and Dartmouth Golf Clubs within easy driving distance of Kingswear and families can enjoy many wonderful days out at Paignton Zoo, Woodlands Leisure Park and Living Coasts in Torquay. The Dartmouth Steam Railway boasts an idyllic sightseeing day out in the summertime, whilst the river boat cruises also offer the perfect daytime distraction for all ages!

From Kingswear the M5/Exeter is within easy driving distance, just 30 miles away.

Additional activities & attractions include:

Archaeological sites, Beach, Bird watching, Boat rentals/charters, Canoeing/kayaking, Deep sea fishing,

Exceptional views, Gallery, Historic castle, National Trust properties, Restaurants & bars, Rowing boats, Scenic trails, Secluded, Sight-seeing, Train station, Walkway to water and Wildlife viewing.


Churston Golf Club, Dartmouth Road, Churston Ferrers, Brixham TQ5 0LA

Churston Golf Club's biggest asset is the course itself. Not only is the 18 holes laid out and presented in a fashion that is always pleasing on the eye, Mother Nature has ensured that the sub strata of shillet and shale are perfect for golf course drainage. This excellent drainage allows for play 365 days a year and the warm climate means the surfaces of the greens are in tip top condition 12 months of the year unlike so many other courses.

Dartmouth Golf & Country Club, Blackawton, Dartmouth, Totnes, Devon TQ9 7DE

Golf just doesn't come any better! -

Designed by Jeremy Pern, Dartmouth Golf & Country Club offers 2 exceptional golf courses, both created with sweeping fairways, ample all year round tees, and of course superb greens created from the dramatic surrounding landscape, all built to USGA Championship specification.

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Sue Vaughton (Property Manager Discovery Holiday Homes Ltd)

  • 7 Years listed

Calendar last updated:30 Sep 2014

Based in United Kingdom

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