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Very Good 4/5 Score from 2 reviews

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Cottage / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 12

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Underbecks is an exceptionally exciting detached house, brilliantly positioned on the hillside just above and overlooking South Sands� sandy beach and with sensational views upstream to Salcombe, a mile away, from its good-sized enclosed terrace (loungers, table/chairs, sheltered barbecue area).

The South Sands Hotel (excellent cosy bar and New England-style restaurant overlooking the beach) is within easy walking distance. The Tides Reach Hotel (under new management) leisure complex (200 yards away) has a full-sized snooker table, table tennis, a good restaurant and outdoor and indoor pool and jacuzzi for adults/teenagers (hourly rates). Boats can be hired locally. Less than � mile to Overbecks (Nat. Trust) with its fascinating and eccentric Victorian collection and beautiful gardens.

Inside, Underbecks is spacious, full of light streaming in from many floor-to-ceiling windows and roof lights, decorated and furnished cleverly and comfortably, very stylish and modern.

Steps (54) from the road down to the front door and into the large hall - where light streams down from roof windows on to two specially designed sails hanging on the side wall - and on to the large open-plan living room (TV/Sky/DVD/PVR/video) which draws you to the huge bay windows for the view. Off it, a double bedroom (5� bed) with en suite bathroom (suite with separate power-shower); and another double (5' bed) with double aspect view and en suite bathroom (suite with separate power-shower). Both these bedrooms have excellent views. At the back - no view - are a twin bedroom and separate bathroom (suite, shower over bath), and a fine big twin bedroom (zip-linkable to 6' double) with en suite bathroom (suite with separate power-shower) and doors to very spacious, private decked balcony with loungers and sea glimpses.

Stairs down from the hall to a large full-width-of-house open-plan room (49� long) with tiled floor. This comprises a second living room with floor-to-ceiling bay window leading to the terrace, a state of the art home cinema including plasma screen, Sky High Definition, digital music library and surround sound, Wii, and dining room with atmospheric overhead mood lighting, which in turn leads to the well fitted beech kitchen with island divider (freezer, microwave, dishwasher, double oven/halogen hob) � a fine room full of sunshine and light. Sliding doors in second living room and dining room open to the terrace. Washing machine and tumble drier in separate utility cupboard.

At the back of the house on this floor is a bedroom decorated for children, with two sets of full-sized bunk beds and en suite shower-room (suite). 2 TVs/Sky/DVD/Blu-ray/video. PC provided. Professional catering available. Damages Deposit �400. A wonderful place. 

Size Sleeps up to 12, 5 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Video player, Telephone, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 5 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (2), Single beds (4)
Other Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Please bring your own beach towels.

The agent has its own star rating system to quantify interior quality, comfort and ambience. This property has been rated 5 star.

The Devon region

The South Hams: southernmost Devon; between the river Dart and river Tamar and south of Dartmoor, lush farmland and wooded river valleys turning to beautiful estuaries, its coast very beautiful and remarkably well preserved � sandy beaches and mighty cliffs between those estuaries, amazingly little sprawling modern ugliness. Inland too, away from main roads, it remains surprisingly peaceful.

Among special coastal places are Dartmouth; sheltered Blackpool Sands; Slapton�s long curve of pebble beach and nature reserve lagoon; the cliffs about Start Point and Prawle Point, Bolt Head and Bolt Tail; East Portlemouth�s beach and Salcombe�s location and views; Thurlestone proving that family seaside places don�t need to be brash; Bigbury�s huge sands and the fun of getting to Burgh Island; waterside, oak-wood-sheltered Noss Mayo/Newton Ferrers; many others, less easy of access, are for you to discover.

Kingsbridge and Totnes, both old, attractive and small, are the towns at the area�s heart; Plymouth � the West Country�s biggest town, with Naval base, ferry port, theatre, cinemas, history, Hoe (great views) and Barbican (where the life is) � is on the area�s edge. Dartington Hall is an arts centre (films, plays, music, dance) with lovely gardens. Pleasure cruisers ply the Kingsbridge estuary and Dart and Tamar rivers.

Salcombe

Salcombe: one of the most beautifully sited small towns in Britain, at the mouth of the Kingsbridge estuary, a yacht haven with creeks, sandy bays. Waterside pubs, nice shops. Boats to hire, fishing, superb Nat. Trust cliff walks/gardens; museum, tennis, outdoor swimming pool (in summer); pedestrian ferry to East Portlemouth (lovely beaches, The Venus Caf� and Takeaway). Thurlestone and Bigbury (golf), 6 and 8 miles.

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9 Apr 2013

5/5

"Outstanding house, stunning location, fabulous!"

This is an outstanding house in the most stunning location and I cannot recommend it highly enough. Not only did everything work perfectly well (in contrast to the previous review) but it was one of t… More

Thank you very much, I am so pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed your time at Underbecks and I very much hope that we might see you all again in the future.

1 May 2012

3/5

"Great location but none thing worked properly!"

Everything in the property is automated and too clever by half; need a training manual to turn the lights on! Nothing worked properly which given the premium rental was totally unacceptable. Problem… More

Thanks again for giving us your feedback after your holiday. As confirmed, the home owner did a site visit to investigate each point you raised and has rectified any issues. We're glad you enjoyed the location and that we could be of help.
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