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Tubbs Delight

Bungalow | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Tubbs Delight is a self catering 3 bed detached bungalow in the heart of South Devon. Tubbs delight had gas central heating and double glazing. 1 double, 1 Twin and 1 bunk bed room. From the lounge, kitchen and bunk bed room are glorious views of the rolling countryside. The lounge has an open fire for winter nights, and a TV with DVD player. The kitchen has an electric double oven, electric hob and fridge. In the utility room/garage is a washing machine, dryer and freezer. Added extras are microwave, toaster and coffee percolator. The dining table in the kitchen seats 8. The bathroom has a bath with electric shower. Outside there is a pet friendly rear garden and a sunken jacuzzi in decking (available at extra cost) Tubbs delight is "Green" with cavity wall insulation, heat recovery system and solar hot water.

Located in the centre of Malborough village near the market town of Kingsbridge, our bungalow offers the perfect setting for exploring the South Devon beaches, coastal walks and Dartmoor National Park. The bungalow itself is located in Malborough village but 5 mins from Salcombe, making it a perfect setting for outdoor activities including sailing, diving and walking. Come rain or shine there are attractions for all, the children would enjoy Woodlands theme park, historians would love the many National Trust houses, such as Overbecks and Saltram House, and walkers will love the 232 miles of footpaths and coastal paths. There are also several excellent golf courses nearby. The cities of Plymouth and Exeter are within easy reach and are great for shopping and packed with museums, art galleries and other attractions such as the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Hope Cove 4 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 5.8 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 74 km, Nearest railway: Totnes 27 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6
Other High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The newly renovated (April 2013) kitchen dining room has a Dual fan assisted oven, electric Hob, Microwave, fridge with freezer compartment. In the utility room/garage there is a washing Machine, dryer and freezer. There are speakers in the ceiling for the radio or you to connect your own music. It is fully equipped for preparing dinner parties, pre- barbecue snacks or just the basics - you can't beat the coffee percolator for an early morning wake-up! The table seats 8 people (although there are 10 chairs).

The master bedroom is a double bedroom with solid pine wardrobe, pine dressing table with plenty of drawer space, bedside tables and bedside lamps.

The second bedroom is a twin room with matching pine beds, bedside chest of drawers and pine wardrobe. There is also a pine cot. The third bedroom has bunk beds - and it has spectacular views across the countryside.

The lounge is a light, sun-drenched room with patio doors opening directly onto the decking and garden letting in the summer breeze. There are two comfortable sofas (one is a sofa bed), an armchair, coffee tables, a TV with Freeview and DVD player. The open fireplace provides cosy warmth on cooler evenings.

You will also find some tourist information in the lounge.

The modern bathroom has a simple stylish white suite with an electric shower over the bath, shaver point, mirror with internal lights, bathroom cabinet and pine flooring. There is also a separate toilet.

Further details outdoors

The terraced south-facing garden is a sun-trap year round. You will hear the sounds of birds singing, and will see cows and sheep grazing. On winter days you can clearly see Dartmoor.

With a grass lawn for playing games or lounging, and shade under the large umbrella on the patio for enjoying cool drinks, the garden makes a lovely alternative to the beach. Later in the evening, enjoy sunset dining at the alfresco table and chairs, and the outdoor BBQ.

The decking houses the 4 person jacuzzi which is available at an additional cost and subject to conditions.

The views from the rear of the property are breathtaking and have not changed in decades.

Further details

Jacuzzi is available subject to conditions and extra cost.

Well Behaved dogs are allowed (by prior arrangement) for a small extra charge

Due to recent experience I am having to levy a " Housekeeping charge" of £100 per booking. This amount will be returned if the property is left clean and tidy.

The West Country region

South Devon has contrasting countryside with rugged Dartmoor National Park to te North and rolling countryside combined with sandy beaches to the south. The coastline offers dramatic dramatic cliff-top walks, with award-winning beaches, surf beaches such as Bigbury or beaches with RNLI lifeguards for safe swimming. Many beaches with water sports and scuba diving. There is sea and river fishing and there are many excellent golf courses in the area.

Nearby Torbay is known as the English Riveria due to a higher than average temperature all year round.

The area has busy vibrant cities such as Plymouth, attractive towns such as Kingsbridge, picturesque old villages such as Thurlestone and busy fishing harbours, like Salcombe. Something for everyone.

Kingsbridge

Located in the centre of Malborough village near the market town of Kingsbridge, our bungalow offers the perfect setting for exploring the South Devon beaches, coastal walks and Dartmoor National Park.

The bungalow itself is located in Malborough village but 5 mins from Salcombe, making it a perfect setting for outdoor activities including sailing, diving and walking. Come rain or shine their are attractions for all, the children would enjoy Woodlands theme park, historians would love the many National Trust houses, such as Overbecks and Saltram House, and walkers will love the 232 miles of footpaths and coastal paths. There are also several excellent golf courses nearby.

The cities of Plymouth and Exeter are within easy reach and are great for shopping and packed with museums, art galleries and other attractions such as the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth.

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14 Jul 2014

4/5

"Very good, larger than appearence, clean and tidy, great views"

We really enjoyed our stay at Tubbs Delight. The garden view is wonderful with lovely sunsets. The interior is simple but clean and tidy and larger inside than expected from the front view. Driveway parking and only a few minutes from the local Co-op in the village service station. Situated very close to Salcombe, Kingsbridge and Hope Cove. We would be happy to stay there again.

So glad you had a lovely holiday. Look forward to you coming again.

12 Nov 2013

5/5

"Excellent and more"

Great bungalow, the photos do not do this justice. Everything you need is there for you. Detailed instructions are left which are easy to follow. The hot tub is lovely after a busy day sightseeing. Th… More

Thanks for a brilliant review. I am delighted to receive such a positive review. I try to ensure that I cater for all our guests' requirements so it is lovely to read such an upbeat posting.

I would like to thank our guests again for taking the time to submit this review and would love to welcome them back to Tubbs Delight in future.

17 Aug 2013

5/5

"Lovely bungalow with exceptional views of local countryside"

We all enjoyed our stay at Tubbs Delight the garden was spacious and the views exceptional. We had the use of the hot tub and this was used every day when returning from our trips, we also used the ba… More

So glad you had a wonderful time. Look forward to you coming again.

23 Jul 2013

5/5

"Lovely property in a beautiful location"

We loved Tubbs Delight! The views were even better than we expected and the property was very well laid out to take advantage of the scenery, with plenty of seating in the garden and a lovely big patio door/window that meant you could sit and enjoy the view at anytime. The bungalow was clean and tidy on arrival and very well equipped. We also really liked the secure and spacious garden for our dogs, many places are described as 'pet friendly' but fail to live up to this when you arrive - Tubbs Delight exceeded our expectations.

I'm so glad you had a lovely holiday. The back garden is great for dogs. Love you to visit us again. Thanks

7 Jun 2013

5/5

"Tubbs Delight is a fantastic cottage and i would highly recommend it to others"

We stayed at Tubbs Delight over half term and found it was a fantsatic holiday cottage. It was reasonably priced and in an excellent location of several tourist destinations. The cottage is exceptionally clean with a brand new kitchen and lots of space.

We went with family which consisted of 6 adults and 1 baby and found that there was plenty of room for all. The cottage even has baby facilities which saved alot of space in the car (cot, baby changing mat, highchair, etc).

We hired the hottub for use during our stay and found that this was a relaxing end to most days. It is easy to use and an amazing addition to the cottage.

Debbie was really friendly and very helpful with enquiries before our holiday!

I would toroughly reccomed this cottage to others are we will certanly return.

Thank you, I strive to maintain an extremley high standard. The exterior was painted yesterday and I worked on the flower bed. I jetwashed the drive and patio.
Hope all my guests have a fantastic summer holiday.

20 May 2013

4/5

"Ideal family holiday rental"

We had a lovely week here. The property is thoughtfully equipped for families (we have a 1yr old & a 3 yr old). The views from the property are fabulous!

So glad you had a lovely holiday. I look forward to you returning.

4 Mar 2013

5/5

"Easy and relaxing stay"

The views from the living room are beautiful and there's is plenty of room for everyone. The kitchen was also great, we cooked a few big meals and found everything we needed - apart from a cheese grater! The village itself has all the facilities you would need and there are lovely walks in the area and other places easy to reach by car. Booking, arriving and departing was very smooth and easy. All questions were answered quickly.

So glad you had a great time. The cheese grater is in a box in the top cupboard :) Sorry you didn't spot it. Work on new kitchen starts in 2 weeks and I'm very excited. Hope you book again to see the new improvements.

22 Nov 2012

5/5

"Top banana!"

Great bungalow, great value for money FANTASTIC view of countryside. All clean, easy access, great communication. Log fire, dying to stay during better weather to use hot tub with a view to die for. Kitchen basic but clean with great coffee machine. Bathroom ditto, good shower. Thoroughly recommend as good value stay in the South Hams, much better prices than Salcombe. Will return.

Thank you for a great review. I strive to constantly improve. New kitchen March/April next year !!!

24 Oct 2012

4/5

"Lovely Holiday home."

We stayed here for a week end of Sept owner was very helpful, and clear instructions were left, The bungalow itself a delight, clean and comfortable with everything you needed, loved the fact that the… More

Thank you very much. Im so glad you had a lovely holiday. If theres anything more I can do just ask. Look forward to you staying again next year. I hope you spot the further improvements.

6 Oct 2012

5/5

"Photo's don't do it justice"

Rented Tubbs Delight Malborough Oct 2012. Well maintained three bed bungalow. Lounge with views to Hope Cove and miles and miles inland. Nice patio, well equipped kitchen with same views. Large main bedroom, similar sized twin bedded room with crib. Small bunk room off kitchen corridoor. Large enclosed back garden, ideal for our dog Callie. Entrance road a bit tight, but soon got used to it, bungalow at top of incline but within a few yards there is a jitty through to the post office, then two pubs. The Old Inn (didn't visit) and the Royal Oak (nice meal, well cooked but frozen chips). I had to query my change and my payment for the meal, but I am sure this was just human error. A few yards on there is a garage with a well stocked Co-op, free cash machine. Tubbs Delight is ideal for exploring the coast paths. Go to Boberry Down and walk to Soar Mill Cove, go back and walk to Hope Cove and have lunch at either of the two pubs there or the cafe or the hotel. Salcombe is disappointing, Kingsbridge is pretty. Go to Beesands for lunch, but don't go near Blackpool Beach if you have a dog. One of our better holidays and one of the better holiday lets we have had.

Great review. Very informative. Look forward to your future stay. Tubbs Delight's kitchen is being renovated in April so will be even better next year.

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