Bungalow | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
The pretty market town of Kingsbridge is only two miles away and contains many shops, cafes and a new sports centre, Churchstow has a shop and post office and a pub which cooks delightful meals and only six miles away from the sailing mecca of Salcombe. It is ideally placed for sandy beaches at Thurlestone and Hope Cove and for exploring Dartmoor. For golfers there are first class courses at Bigbury and Thurlestone. The fine old town of Dartmouth is nearby with it's interesting shops and buildings. Panoramic views of surrounding countryside and Salcombe.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Thurlestone 3 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 35 km, Nearest railway: Totnes 15 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, Video player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Kitchen: With an electric cooker an extractor fan, microwave oven, fridge/freezer, automatic washing machine, dishwasher and a breakfast bar. It overlooks the rolling Devon countryside.
Lounge: with colour TV and video and freeviewplus, dining table and chairs, three seater and two seater reclining sofas, southerly facing the Devon countryside.
Bathroom: Coloured suite with an electric shower.
The bungalow benefits from Wi- fi and Telephone facility.
Bedroom 1:Colour co-ordinated with fitted wardrobes and dressing table, a King size bed, bedside cabinets, lamps and a colour TV.
Bedroom 2: Colour co-ordinated with two wardrobes, three single beds, bedside cabinets and a colour TV and video. It has a patio door.
Garage: £1 coins are needed for the electricity meter situated in the Garage.
|Further details outdoors|
Lawned garden to the front and a patio to the rear. The rear patio is private and enclosed and is accessed from the Garage and second bedroom. The patio has lights for evening use.
A booking is completed once the booking firm is completed, signed and returned together with a £50 deposit. Provisional telephone bookings must be confirmed within 5 working days of the telephone call. For bookings made less than six weeks before arrival, the total amount is due.
Length of Stay:
The periods of stay will run from Saturday to Saturday inclusive, and it is expected that the bungalow will be vacated not later than 10am on the Saturday morning. Keys may be collected from 2.30pm on the Saturday afternoon at the start of the stay.
All cancellations must be notified in writing. In the event of a cancellation of a booking, for any reason, the deposit will be forfeited. In addition, when a provisional booking has been confirmed, the tenant is responsible for the total rent and is due for payment six weeks prior to commencing the holiday. If we are able to re-let the property, a refund will be paid.
In order that everyone visiting Ambermist is able to have a pleasureable holiday, we ask that you consider the guests who follow and leave the bungalow clean and tidy.
We regret that we cannot accommodate pets. Available all year round.
The West Country region
The South Hams always enjoys one of the mildest climates in Britain, protected as it is by Dartmoor National Park to the North and caressed by the warm waters of the Gulf Stream to the South – even the name ‘Hammes’, is taken from the Anglo-Saxon for ‘sheltered place’. While it always helps to have perfect weather, it is not vital in order to enjoy the many, varied and wonderful sights, events and attractions that make the South Hams the ideal holiday venue for all ages and interests the year round.
The South Hams has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with its rolling hills, wooded river valleys, patchwork fields, sandy beaches, a spectacular coast line and small picturesque villages. There are ample opportunities to walk, sail, surf, windsurf, fish, ride, golf etc. as virtually every sport and outdoor activity is well catered for.
Culture – art galleries and exhibitions; craft markets; open air theatre and amateur theatrical shows; live music – open air concerts on the band stand, choral concerts, barbershop, folk and popular artistes in many of the pubs. Not forgetting the professional theatres in Torbay, Plymouth and Exeter.
Wildlife – in the estuary and and just out to sea, porpoises, dolphins and whales can often be seen, while unusually in October 2004 our very own seal pup was born in Hope Cove. The area is rich in birdlife including cirl bunting, egrets, peregrines, sparrowhawks and buzzards.
Gardens – tropical or English country; cliffside or woodland; riverside or formal; or a little on the wild side.
Attractions – farm animals to touch and feed; wild animals to wonder at – penguins and sea lions or tigers and snakes, fabulous fish or scary shark; steam trains or river boats; caves or water slides; model village or museum; vineyard or nightclub.
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.
The modern town of Kingsbridge is actually made up of two medieval towns, Kingsbridge and Dodbrooke, originally a quarter of a mile apart. Kingsbridge and the lands around it passed into the possession of the Abbots of Buckfast Abbey some time after the Norman Conquest. The Abbot of Buckfast was granted the right to hold a market in Kingsbridge in 1219, his monks selling their produce of honey, fruit, vegetables and thick cream, and so began the tradition of Kingsbridge as a market town, which continues to this day.
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. The major crowd pulling events in town are Fair Week, by tradition in July, and the Extravaganza in November. Extravaganza weekend together with the fact that we are often lucky enough to have late, balmy autumns and early springs mean we are very much open for business ‘out of season’.
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31 Mar 2013
"warm, well equipped, comfortable"
1960s-70s style bungalow. Pleasantly warm from night storage heaters. Beds firm but comfortable, plenty of spare bedding available. Comfortable settees - big enough to sink into but firm enough to be … More
13 Apr 2012
"lovely stay at ambermist"
Everything you could possibly have wished for in this superbly equipped bungalow and beautifully cared for home. We so enjoyed our stay, it was lovely. Thank you so much, we'd love to come back.… More
13 Apr 2012
"Exceptionally clean bungalow, with superb country views"
This holiday home is exceptionally clean, with wonderful bedding and well equippes kitchen - it is like going from home-to-home.
Being centered in Churchstow it is ideally placed to travel all over South Hams. Thurlestone Beach is probably the closest beach being 2 miles away; there are many more in close proximity Hope Cove (great for toddlers), Bigbury-on-Sea, a little further afield is Blackpool Sands and the beaches on Slapton Sands.
For shopping there is Salcombe, Kingsbridge and Dartmouth which have wonderful boutiques for a city centre Plymouth is 18 miles away.
I have stayed in this holiday home many times and never tire of going. I always feel well rested after my breaks away and look forward to returning. The villagers are very welcoming especially in the village shop and local pub (which serves fantastic food). I really could not recommend it more highly.
13 Apr 2012
"Comfortable and Homely"
Lovely home, has everything needed, beautiful location, perfect weather for week will definitely recommend.
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