Walpole House is a characterful detached home around a 100 years old, located in the heart of the village of Strete, which is on the South West Coastal path between the glorious beaches of Slapton and Blackpool Sands. Strete benefits from best of both worlds being a Coastal village with secret coves and a Country location, suitable for family, friends and get togethers, with spoilt for choice Restaurants, Pubs, shops all close by. With a Rayburn and real fire for those cooler evenings, or private rear courtyard for balmy evenings, Walpole House is a house for all seasons.
The House comprising of; Entrance Hall leading to; Lounge – A Cosy room, where you can relax after a coastal walk, with a real fire and verandah doors, views onto the village and beyond out to sea. With TV, DVD player, Hi-fi, books, games, dvd's, WIFI, information pack, comfy sofa's and chairs.Kitchen/Diner – Great for social gatherings around the table deciding the next day's excursion and or to enjoy cooking up some local seafood produce. Fully equipped kitchen inc espresso coffee maker, microwave and the usual appliances. Door leading out to -Outside - Enjoy a glass of wine in the privacy of the rear Courtyard. And so to bed…we have 3 lovely bedrooms, master bedroom with Sea and village views from the comfort of your bed, double bed with sumptuous cotton bedding and feature fireplace. Bedroom 2 is a twin bedroom, again with luxiourious bedding, feature fireplace and overlooking the rear courtyard. Bed 3 is a single bedroom with a small double bed which can sleep two adults making 6 if required. (Note access only one side of the bed) with views out to sea. Bathroom – Bath with power shower over, WC and wash basin. Ample on road parking.
Strete boasts the friendliest of folk and the following village amenities; Fantastic restaurant for when you feel like a night off cooking, aka The Laughing Monk restaurant, residing in the old village school, sourcing seasonal local produce from our fishermen and butchers, boasting a great reputation and 'early doors' fixed price menu. Village Shop/Post Office selling groceries, fresh bread, newspapers, cash back facilities etc. (We can even shop for you with our 'Essentials' shopping list service, have all your favourites awaiting your arrival.) Finally our local, The Kings Arms Pub which is just over the road, serving fabulous food and beverages with a beautiful garden enjoying sea views a very friendly atmosphere with lots on!
Walpole House's fantastic location is just 5 miles from the bustling naval town of Dartmouth, with cosmopolitan shops, restaurants and harbour, equidistant to Kingsbridge and onto Salcombe, just a short drive to Blue Flag Beach 'Blackpool Sands', you can even walk there....the relaxing nature reserves at Slapton Ley are just down the road, something to suit everyones idea of relaxation. An abundance of great plublic houses in the nearby villages, restaurants and farm markets.For the more energetic holiday maker - why not try your hand at a water sport, from Sailing, Kayaking, Coasteering to Kite Surfing there's something for all ages to try. We are more than happy to help you find the right activity for your visit with our local knowledge, information pack and 'Whats on' calendar.
Why not time your visit to coincide with the fabulous Royal Port of Dartmouth Regatta, Candlelit Dartmouth, Totnes Festival, Kingsbridge Show, Salcombe Yacht Club Regatta, Agatha Christie Festival, Christmas Markets, Brixham Trawlers Race or try your hand at worm charming at Blackawton Beer Festival ....just some of our local events this year...
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom|
|Check in time:||14:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||Blackpool Sands 2 km|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (2), Single Beds (2), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Strete is a wonderful base to explore all the many attractions that the South Hams has to offer, from coastal walking, fabulous beaches, nature reserves, fishing, sailing and water sports to suit all.
Our events calendar is packed all year round with Food and Music Festivals, Regatta's, Art Exhibitions and Village Open Days to Christmas Markets and Candlelit Floatila's in the winter months, making all year round a great time to visit.
The region attracts keen cyclists and walkers alike along the coastal roads and paths, and Watersport includes, kayaking, Kite Surfing, Wind Surfing, Canoeing, Power Boats, Diving and Coasteering all within easy reach.
Great transport links to utilise if you want to park up and hop on buses, steam railway and ferry boats to lots of nearby attractions.
For the Children in addition to days at our numerous beaches, there are theme parks, farm parks, aquariums and many other in and outdoor activities.