Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
CHARMING AND COMFORTABLE 300 YR OLD COTTAGE BETWEEN DARTMOUTH AND THE SEA - OTHER DATES AND PRICES AVAILABLE!
Nestling in a tranquil position on the edge of the glorious unspoilt village of Kingston, 3 Gabberwell is a beautiful cottage in an idyllic location in the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Warm and welcoming at all times of the year, the cottage is sensitively renovated and freshly decorated, retaining many of its original features.
Surrounded by stunning open countryside, working farms and miles of beautiful coastline and estuaries which are havens for birds and wildlife, 3 Gabberwell (incorrectly spelt Gaberwell on the OS Map) forms one end of a row of three pretty 300-year-old cottages on a quiet and secluded leafy lane.
- Private parking for two cars through gated entrance
- South-west facing enclosed lawned garden
- Small sheltered patio area in a sunny position
Accommodation for one or two families sleeping up to seven (please note some low lintels). The accommodation comprises:
- Attractive Sitting Room with new woodburner, comfortable sofas, books, fine Welsh dresser and TV with BT Vision package supplying YouView TV plus broadband wifi and landline payphone
- Play Room (games/toys, TV/DVD)
- Dining Room seating eight
- Well-equipped fitted Kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, hob, oven and microwave with butler sink, tiled floor and back lobby to garden
- Spacious Ground floor shower room (wet-room suite with wc and sink etc).
Upstairs, 3 bedrooms comprising
- Double bedroom with window seat and meadow views, 5' King Size bed with a Feather & Black mattress and white goose down duvet plus an electric blanket for those winter nights
- Double-aspect bedroom with twin beds and a day bed - the larger picture window faces west catching the early evening sun - with hanging space and chest of drawers. Comfortably sleeps two adults and a child or 3 children
- Single bedroom with pull-out truckle, bedside table and useful hanging space and storage beneath the open tread and wooden stairs leading up to...
- ... Low ceilinged Attic Quiet Room with many books/storage and lovely views over neighbouring meadows
- Pretty bathroom with suite inc bath-shower
Picturesque and characterful, 3 Gabberwell is an easy stroll from the cottage into the prize-winning village. The Dolphin Inn, just 600 yards away, is a 16th century olde worlde country pub, serving home cooked food using local produce. There is a circular 2-hour walk from the pub encompassing woodland, the estuary, the coast path and farmland, and giving easy access to the stunning South Devon coastline. Kingston with its thatched cottages, is just one mile from the lovely Erme Estuary and Wonwell beach and within a few miles of three golf courses. The location is close to tourist beaches with surfing and windsurfing facilities. Fishing trips can also be arranged from the Erme.
Refundable Damage Deposit £90
Dogs welcome by arrangement, £15 charge
Bed linen and towels for hire - please enquire
Stair and fire guards, and travel cot supplied.
3 GABBERWELL COTTAGES PROPERTY FEATURES
Beach within 1 mile
Iron and Ironing Board
Weekly Maid Service
Bed Linen and Towels For Hire - £48 charge
Well-behaved pets Allowed by arrangement - £15 charge
Central heating, hot water and power Included
New wood burner - first net of logs included
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Wonwell Beach 3.5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Plymouth 30 km, Nearest railway: Ivybridge 11 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||Log fire, 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 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (5), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The West Country region
The South Hams is a region of rural and coastal South Devon in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. To the north the South Hams stretch to the edges of Dartmoor National Park, while to the south it covers one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline the UK from Torbay to Plymouth. With a strong rural and maritime heritage the South Hams is noted for is quality local food, culture, and scenic landscape.
If you love the outdoors, you'll love The South Hams. It's a wonderful outdoor environment, with rivers, moor land, coasts and the sea offering visitors a range of activities including canoeing, walking and sailing. Heritage fans will love local attractions such as Totnes Castle and The South Devon Railway and a range of arts and food festivals keeps culture-vultures happy throughout the year. For the nautically inclined the coast has a big tradition of sailing regattas and arts events.
The West Country is one of the most important producers of food and drink in the UK, noted for its quality and traditional methods. Here you'll be treated to some of the best fine dining using locally made produce. For seafood, towns such as Dartmouth Salcombe and Kingsbridge boast award-winning restaurants, while inland gastro pubs serve excellent home cooked fare.
Picturesque and characterful, 3 Gabberwell Cottages is a short stroll from the prize-winning village of Kingston where many of the beautiful and historic cottages and houses are thatched. Kingston is an unspoilt village lying between Dartmoor and the sea.
The population of around 400 (currently including over 80 children) has stayed much the same for 200 years. Kingston is a working village, less than a third of the population are retired. It is surrounded by working farms and miles of beautiful coastline and estuaries which are havens for birds and wildlife.
The parish is in the middle of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the village includes two conservation areas. The National Trust owns farmland and coastline in Kingston. There is a thriving and active community and the Dolphin Inn, just 600 yards away, is a 16th century olde worlde country pub, serving home cooked food using local produce. There is a circular 2-hour walk from the pub encompassing woodland, the estuary, the coast path and farmland, and giving easy access to the stunning South Devon coastline.
Kingston is just one mile from the lovely Erme Estuary and Wonwell beach and within a few miles of three golf courses. There are many stunning walks in the area. Fishing trips can also be arranged from the Erme. Wide sand and rocky beaches on either side of the estuary of the river Erme. Privately owned but open to the public, these are beautiful and usually less busy beaches set within gentle tree covered cliffs. They are ideal for swimming, windsurfing, picnics and general relaxing. Dogs are allowed on parts of the beach. Mothecombe has the Marine Conservation Society Award, as well as parking and toilets.