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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

Poachers is a warm, comfortable, apartment styled cottage within the large old farmhouse with two foot stone walls and wonderful views of the property's lakes at the front and Dartmoor to the rear. Beautifully decorated throughout with well co-ordinated furnishings, Poachers offers a gem of peace and tranquillity. Enjoying the most spectacular panoramic views of Dartmoor, and surrounding South Hams rolling countryside (a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), and yet within easy reach of all town amenities.

Although set in a beautiful rural location, a heavenly oasis of 42 acres of woodland and pasture, reached by a half mile private track, local amenities are only 2 miles away and a 15th Century Old Devon Longhouse serving good pub food is just 0.5 miles away - a few minutes walk away from the members only leisure centre featuring indoor heated swimming pool, learner pool, sauna, steam room and gym. All of our guests have some complimentary passes for the pool & gym to use throughout their stay.

Guests are free to roam over the land and through the woods, taking in the abundance of wildlife - buzzards, herons, mallards and the odd cormorant are daily visitors. For dusk walkers, sightings of the resident badgers, foxes and rabbits are not uncommon.

A superb base for exploring Torbay and the South Hams. Luxury 4 STAR accommodation at its best, a very well equipped kitchen, very comfortable and lovely interior with those well thought out touches that make all the difference. Home from home!

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Goodrington Sands, Paignton 3 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 37 km, Nearest railway: Paignton 3 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Sauna, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
Pool Shared indoor pool, Children's pool
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared indoor pool, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline, Private fishing lake or river
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Poachers sleeps two in the master bedroom which can either be a king-size double or a twin room. Lovely shower room almost feels as though it has been 'carved' out of the thick stone walls, large entrance hall, and light spacious diner/kitchen/lounge with seating for three. All furnishings are coordinated beautifully throughout. All making for an idyllic retreat!

Further details outdoors

The garden field has three brick built BBQs and ample seating for alfresco eating, and surprisingly for such a rural location - Pizza, Indian and Chinese can be ordered in! Yes they all deliver to your cottage door!

The property also boasts six quality coarse fishing lakes for guests to fish at their leisure.

The English Riviera region

South Devon is a popular holiday destination, boasting some of the highest temperatures during the summer months in England. Paignton is part of an area encompassing Torquay and Brixham - a beautiful unspoilt fishing harbour town, commonly known as the English Rivera. Oldway Mansion in the heart of Paignton was once the home of the Singer family, founders of the famous Sewing Machine. Agatha Christie was born and bred in Torquay, The Princess Theatre on the sea front often shows productions written by this legend.

Three miles from Poachers is the lovely town of Totnes which has a fabulous market every Friday in the heart of the town - plenty of local produce, a lot of organic, very original foods and some marvellous interesting artefacts! During the summer months, Elizabethan dress is almost compulsory with the locals going about their everyday business on a Tuesday. The town is definitely worth a visit - plenty of great eating places and some great Tea rooms with irresistible home made cakes!

The English Riviera boasts 22 miles of coastal paths and countless sandy beaches, the nearest is Goodrington Sands but Blackpool Sands is definitely worth a visit - you may have to pay to park in the car park but once it's full no one else is allowed onto this golden beach, therefore never crowded and just fabulous really clean facilities.

During the months of June, July and August there are countless fetes, fairs, festivals, carnivals - literally something happening every week.

Paignton

Poachers is probably in one of the best locations for exploring South Devon. Few places in the world can genuinely offer you such a wide range of ways to spend your time. Relaxing on the beach, afternoons browsing through designer shops or visiting fascinating museums.

If you have the energy, there is a vast selection of sporting activities to choose from, both on the water and off the water, plus hundreds of place to visit within easy reach and a diary packed with events and festivals. For those looking to spread their wings there are historic towns, expansive moors, picture-postcard villages and heritage-rich cities close by, just waiting to be discovered.

Just a few places to visit:

Dartmoor

Paignton Zoo

Quaywest Water Park

Torbay Golf Centre

Junior Quad Bike Centre

Model Village

Kent's Cavern

Torquay Museum

Torre Abbey

Compton Castel

Steam Railway

Princess Theatre

Paignton Harbour

Sharpham Vineyard

Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary & Buckfast Butterflies

Hedgehog Hospital

Buckfast Abbey

Even the supermarket is only 1.5 miles away!

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12 Aug 2014

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"Comfortable, relaxing accomodation in a picturesque location with excellent fishing."

A really lovely premises with well-appointed accomodation in beautiful surroundings. Yvonne & Simon were very helpful in settling us in, pointing out the local facilities and got us on-line through th… More

Hi Mike

Thank you so much for the review, it means a lot to us that you had a great time and everything was what you expected and more.

Look forward to seeing you again.

Best regards Yvonne & Simon

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