House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Pigeon Post is a beautiful and traditional detached home located in the pretty coastal village of Hope Cove, once a favourite haunt for smugglers now a charming holiday destination.
Internally, the arts and crafts style house is beautifully presented over three floors and is furnished to a high standard throughout with character features. Externally, the secluded garden is the perfect place to unwind after a busy day exploring and is furnished with a patio table, chairs and a barbeque. The nearest beach is just a 120 meter walk away, ideal for a fun filled day out.
The picturesque fishing village of Hope Cove is two villages in one - Outer and Inner Hope. At Inner Hope there is a collection of cob or stone cottages around the tiny square, including Pigeon Post. The village of Hope Cove nestles in the shelter of Bolt Tail in the curve of Bigbury Bay. With its charming thatched cottages, clean sandy beaches, and peaceful, relaxed atmosphere, Hope Cove offers the ideal holiday retreat. There are miles of delightful and varied scenery along this rugged Heritage Coastline.
The lovely old sailing town of Salcombe is only a short drive away. Salcombe offers many water based activities including sailing, scuba diving, canoeing and kayaking. On land activities include horse riding, golf, walking the costal path and exploring the surrounding picturesque villages. Salcombe Harbour provides a natural safe haven for nature with its crystal clear water, gold sand and tree lined coves. Salcombe also has many local restaurants, shops, pubs and cafes.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Hope Cove 120 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||4.6 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter International 80.2 km, Nearest railway: Dartmouth Steam Railway 39.8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The West Country region
The warm climate and award-winning beaches enjoyed by South Devon have kept it a fashionable holiday resort for many generations. Torquay, Paignton and Brixham make up Torbay, one of the most popular areas for holidays in South Devon, and the area also includes the coastal towns of Dawlish, Teignmouth and Starcross. South Devon holiday cottages position their guests in some of the country's prettiest locations for a break with a continental feel. South Devon hosts dozens of festivals and regattas throughout the whole year. One of the world's oldest shipwrecks was found off South Devon's coast. Pete Goss built his Team Phillips catamaran in Totnes.
From Totnes and Ivybridge to Dartmouth and Salcombe, The South Hams sits between the moors and the sea providing you with the best of South Devon's rolling countryside and 60 miles of dramatic and ever-changing coastline.
There are six historic towns that collectively form The South Hams each with their own individual charm and unique characteristics; Dartmouth, Salcombe, Ivybridge, Totnes, Kingsbridge and Modbury. Meander along the pretty narrow streets and historic harbours and you will find a welcoming selection of gift shops, boutiques, galleries, restaurants and bars.
Head towards the coast and you will be greeted with an amazing selection of golden beaches and hidden coves. For the adventurous among us, water sports are available at many of the larger beaches while the smaller coves offer a peaceful retreat and are perfect for relaxing with a good book and a picnic.
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Calendar last updated:20 Aug 2014
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