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A beautiful lakeside setting in the Fallapit Estate, Nr Kingsbridge South Devon

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

***Save 10% in September** BOOK NOW FOR 2015 AT 2014 PRICES

Just 2 miles from the beach at Slapton Sands, Fallapit Mews is a designer, luxury holiday home, overlooking the beautiful lake and picturesque gardens of the the Fallapit Estate in the South Hams, just three miles from Kingsbridge.

Offering exquisite accommodation arranged over two floors, this beautiful property boasts refinements including an Italian designed Scavolini kitchen, two bathrooms lavishly furnished in designer fittings with Italian limestone walls and floors, an Ipod docking station with surround sound and a contemporary gas log fireplace that complete the appeal for cooler months. Designed to optimise light and space, glass doors lead through into an open plan kitchen and dining room, tastefully furnished in oak with an aubergine sofa offering versatility to relax during meal times. Two bedrooms on the ground floor are beautifully dressed and have use of a spacious downstairs shower room. Stairs lead to generous living space with high vaulted ceilings where glass doors open to a glass Juliet balcony (careful with young children) allowing guests to relax and take in the beautiful views of the estate and grounds. The master bedroom has a luxury en suite bathroom with separate shower and double basins all furnished in glorious Italian limestone.

An abundance of peace and tranquillity awaits you at the Fallapit Estate, positioned equi distance between Dartmouth and Salcombe in the heart of the beautiful and sought after South Hams. A majestic gravelled drive sweeps through wrought iron gates leading into this elegant estate, now transformed through sensitive restoration centred around the historic Fallapit House that dates back to the early 13th century.

Guests are free to wander through the beautifully kept grounds of this estate and relax on the decking area beside the lake. The nearby delightful 'olde worlde' pub The Fortescue Arms is well worth a visit, just a1/2 mile away, it can be reached on foot, and offers an excellent variety of real ales, great food and an open fire. The glorious shingle stretch of Slapton Sands is just a five miles away and the ancient market town of Kingsbridge is just 3 miles. There is allocated parking for one car and additional parking for visitors if required.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Slapton Sands 2 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 4 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 45 km, Nearest railway: Dartmouth 5 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 Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared garden
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Accommodation: Sleep 6 (maximum of two children)

15% Discount for Couples.

Ground Floor: Lounge /Dining area with TV. Kitchen. Shower room with WC. Bedroom 1 Double. Bedroom 2 Twin. First Floor: Lounge with gas burner. Master Bedroom with en suite Bathroom, bath, shower cubicle and WC. Other amenities: Wireless Broadband, telephone, dishwasher, washer dryer, fridge/freezer, 40" LCD TV with surround sound, Ipod dock. Free Sat TV. Bed linen and towels provided. Under floor heating.

The West Country region

South Devon is an ideal year round destination that benefits from the best climate in the South West. A wonderful destination with glorious countryside, interesting towns and villages and golden beaches.


The ancient market town of Kingsbridge lies betwixt Plymouth, to the west, Torbay to the east and Dartmoor to the north and is the historic and natural centre of the South Hams. Kingsbridge can truly claim to be the “hub of the wheel” from which to explore this beautiful area. Kingsbridge is still a vibrant working town, not just a holiday centre, and has a varied selection of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs which are open all year.

Just over 2 miles away is the shingle stretch of Slapton Sands a great beach for families or walkers to enjoy. The beach is patrolled by lifeguards, during the summer and there is a beachside cafe serving drinks at one end. Many visitors come to enjoy the nature reserve. Throughout the year the plants and animals living in the freshwater lake, Slapton Ley, vary according to the seasons, giving you the chance to see something different every time you come. The whole stretch of this particular piece of coastline has been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is a great destination at any time of the year.

The maritime town of Dartmouth is on the other side of East Allington. Enjoy the variety of independent shops that line the narrow cobbled streets. The town has a super selection of restaurants and cafes. Take a trip along the River on one of the River cruises, or catch a ride to Paignton on the steam train that leaves from across the River Dart at Kingswear.

Another lovely beach for a day out with the family is the Blue Flag beach of Blackpool Sands. This lovely sheltered cove is always popular and with parking, facilities and a great beach cafe its wise to come early in the summer months.

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Calendar last updated:17 Sep 2014

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