6 At the Beach - 430
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Set in the peaceful village of Torcross, 'At the Beach' offers a relaxing holiday destination while still having plenty in the local area to keep you entertained.
Number 6 is a spacious and stylish apartment that benefits from a large 40ft terrace off the living area offering direct access to the beach. The apartment is situated in the middle of 3 miles of shingle beach where you will also find a cosy pub and cafes. Slapton Ley freshwater Nature Reserve is also close by and is perfect for spotting wildlife and birdwatching.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
o Spacious open plan living area with a 40' terrace overlooking the beach and out to sea.
o Stylish furnishings include two 2 seater leather sofas.
o A wall mounted 37" flat screen TV with Free view and DVD player.
o Wireless broadband for guests who bring their own laptops.
o Contemporary dining table with seating for 4.
o A modern kitchen with grey gloss units.
o Integrated appliances include an electric oven and grill, halogen hob, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and microwave.
o Full utensils and accessories including a kettle, toaster and cafetiere.
o Iron and ironing board.
Bedroom one with en-suite
o A light and airy room with double doors leading out to the balcony and views across the beach and out to sea.
o Furnished with a double bed, two bedside tables both with lamps, 5 drawer chest , wardrobe and 26" flatscreen TV.
o En-suite comprises a bath with water jets, wash basin, w.c. and heated towel rail.
o Double doors leading out to the balcony and views across the beach and out to sea.
o Furnished with twin beds, bedside table with lamp, 5 drawer chest and wardrobe.
o Shower room comprises a shower cubicle, wash basin, w.c. and heated towel rail.
o En-suite to bedroom one comprises a bath with water jets, wash basin, w.c. and heated towel rail.
|Further details outdoors|
o Lovely views across the beach and out to sea.
o Private 40' terrace with furniture.
o Side path from balcony leading down to the beach via a few steps.
o Just stone's throw from the beach and local amenities.
o Communal patio to the rear of the development.
o 6 steps to the entrance of the development and 17 stairs internally.
o Close to Dartmouth, Kingsbridge and Salcombe.
o One parking space.
The West Country region
The South Hams is renowned as the Jewel of the South West. The spectacular coastline, which can be enjoyed along the 60 miles of coastal path or on the award-winning beaches, is a draw in itself. However, the regions attractions do not end at the shore as you’ll find something to suit all ages and interests. The South Hams is truly a captivating area worthy of its national status as a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and will tempt you into returning year after year.
Dartmouth & Kingswear
The splendour of Dartmouth’s enchanting waterfront and the imposing Britannia Royal Naval College are enough of a draw in themselves; but Dartmouth has plenty more on offer. During the summer the town is a hive of activity with sailing as one of the main attractions. The music festival, food festival and Christmas festivals ensure that there is something to look forward to all year round. There are cafes and bars a plenty to relax in after meandering around the independent shops, galleries and markets.
Kingswear is only a short ferry ride away and is home to a few friendly pubs, a village stores and Post Office, the Darthaven Marina and the Steam train to Paignton.
Probably the most famous resort and sailing centre in the South West, Salcombe is the Southern most town in the South Hams. The views Salcombe boasts are second to none and in the summer months is a haven of activity with sail boats, dinghies and yachts peppering the river. Shops include Musto, Jack Wills, White Stuff, fat face mixed in with independent galleries and boutiques. You are never far from refreshments with plenty of traditional pubs to choose from all within a few steps form the waters edge.
There are 3 beautiful sandy beaches just across the river from Salcombe; East Portlemouth, North Sands and South Sands which can be access via regular ferries.
Slapton sands, Torcross
Situated between Dartmouth and Salcombe, at the end of a 3 mile beach, Torcross combines the charm of an English village with it's thatched cottages and friendly atmosphere, with beach life and wildlife. The village itself has a general stores and post office, two traditional pubs with excellent food, cafes, pottery and a butcher.
Slapton Freshwater Ley, which sits parallel to the beach and is only separated by the road, is a National Nature reserve and is bursting with wildlife and birdlife.
Torcross also bares an important memorial to the lives that were lost during World War II. It was made famous as the training ground for US Army forces preparing for the D-Day invasion in World War II. An American Sherman tank which was lost at sea in 1944 and recovered in 1984, and memorials, stand beside the visitor parking lot as a reminder of the lives that were lost.
Read more about Torcross in the Blue Chip Blog
Stoke Gabriel is a peaceful village situated on a creek of the River Dart. From the village centre you can walk down to the creek where you will find a Mill Pond and quay on the river just perfect for fishing, sailing, relaxing, feeding the ducks and swans and for the children to go crabbing. There is a small Bistro on the rivers edge (River Shack) where you can sample some of Devon's Ice cream or even enjoy an evening meal of local caught fish.
There are many walks along the riverbank which will eventually take you back into the village where you can stop and enjoy the local atmosphere at one of the two traditional village pubs. There is also a local convenience store with fresh fruit and veg, a post office, parish church and a tea shop.
Stoke Gabriel also presents an excellent launch point for canoes and provides an ideal entry into the middle section of the River Dart, where you can explore upriver as far as Totnes, or downriver as far as being swept out to sea at the mouth of the Dart, or poke about up the Harbourne. There are four stages along the River Dart that you may want to explore with the Stoke launch finishing at Sharpham. For more information please visit songofthepaddle
A quintessentially English village, Stoke Fleming is a just a few miles outside of Dartmouth. Within the village you will find a village stores and post office, village pub and a sea food restaurant (that also serves fish & chips!). It's peaceful locations enables instant relaxation while being close to the amenities of Dartmouth.
The nearest beach is Blackpool sands (life guarded during the summer months) set in a sheltered bay surrounded by evergreens and pines. It is perfect for a beach day out and With sand pits, a bathing raft, kayaks for hire it is a true family day out.
Bigbury-on-Sea lies within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has stunning views across the award winning beaches of Bigbury, Bantham and Challaborough. It looks onto the famous Burgh Island which can be reached by tractor at low tide. Surprisingly for such a small village it offers a variety of watersports, great coastal walks, and has a beautiful cliff top 18 hole Golf Course, with outstanding views of the moors and sea in all directions. Located on Bigbury beach there is a surf school - perfect for the young and young at heart!
Close by, there is a Post Office and village stores where your holiday shopping can be ordered and delivered for your convenience. There are several eateries including the award winning Venus Café located next to the beach, which offers local organic produce. The Pilchard Inn, located on Burgh Island, offers good basic food and a selection of fine ales.
Situated in the heart of the beautiful South Hams, Totnes is an ancient market town on the banks of the Dart Estuary between the moors and the sea. The town oozes culture and history starting from the prominent Elizabethan East Gate Arch and 16th and 17th merchants’ houses, one of which is the towns’ museum to the towns predominant castle.
The town has a reputation for alternative culture giving it an exciting bohemian feel. There are many independent shops including crafts, music, galleries and antiques plus the twice weekly market along side the more traditional shops.
Restaurants, cafes and bars are dotted along the main street and riverside offering fine cuisine and delicious cream teas in an atmosphere you will find hard to leave. There are also several establishments that offer live entertainment for an evening out. The nearest beaches are in Torbay.
Places of interest you may want to visit include:
* Dartmouth Castle
* Kitley Caves
* Royal Citadel
* Totnes Castle
* The Guildhall
* Berry Pomeroy Castle
* Darting Cider Press
* River link Cruises down the River Dart
* Sharpham Vinyard and Creamery
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