Apartment / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 3

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Ideal romantic getaway for couples or for mum, dad and one young child.

(Note: young child can be accommodated on a camp bed / Zbed which owners will supply on request )

"Updeck" is an 18th Century property occupying an extremely sought after position close to historic Bayards Cove and is a short easy stroll to the river embankment and everything that this superb town has to offer.

This is a romantic, one bedroomed, cottage-style property with kitchen overlooking beautiful, courtyard garden (for guests use) and is just seconds from Dartmouth’s most spectacular views. Conveniently, it is also only 50 metres approximately to seats from which those dramatic views can be fully appreciated with an early morning coffee.

The property is brimming with character (it comprises the rear section of “Wreck House” one of Dartmouth’s elegant, traditional, 18th Century maritime properties looking directly over the river Dart and out to sea. From the street overlooking the river, Updeck is accessed through its own private passage linking the courtyard garden to the street.

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Size Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Sugary Cove 1 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter, Nearest railway: Totnes
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 4
Outdoors Shared garden
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

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Great location. Tasteful furnishings and finish. A short stroll to all shops, bars, restaurants and quietly located for a good nights sleep.

One bedroom with double bed, wash hand basin. Living Room with sofa. Light, bright, well equipped kitchen with microwave, hob, oven, small table. Bathroom with wash hand basin, bath (with shower over) and w c. Hairdryer, microwave, irons, electric fires, radiators, T.V. Clock radio. duvets.

(Note: young child can be accommodated on a camp bed / Zbed which owners will supply on request )

Further details outdoors

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Beautiful courtyard garden.

Washing machine and drier plus additional (I.E. additional to the fridge already in your kitchen) fridge and freezer space available in separate, external utility room just a few steps from your door.

Parking in street outside or on nearby embankment and a parking permit is provided for town car park - only a very short stroll.

The Devon region

There is a wealth of things see and do in the beautiful West Country as well as having some of the most breathtaking scenery in the United Kingdom, it has numerous award winning beaches to relax on (see photos here).

The climate during the summer is often far kinder than in the rest of the UK as the Gulf Stream warms the seas in the area, makes for excellent watersport / water based pursuits. As far as attractions are concerned there is the beautiful countryside with numerous picture postcard villages, famous Dartmoor only 40 minutes away, the Eden Project a vast eco-project with huge bio-domes to explore which offer many species from around the world as well as plenty for kids to do.


Dartmouth with its beautiful old-world centre is considered the capital of the South Hams. It is stunningly picturesque location, famous for peaceful rolling countryside, renowned coastline, excellent beaches (Blue Flag status) & coastal walks along footpaths leading to secluded beaches.

Dartmouth’s focal point is its bustling harbour and broad, wooded river. The town is designated a Conservation Area with 16th and 17th century timbered buildings, historic narrow streets, beautiful old shops, intimate pubs and excellent restaurants. Beach lovers will enjoy Sugary Cove near Dartmouth Castle as well as the beautiful Blackpool Sands and the long, unspoilt expanse of beach at Slapton Sands both of which are approximately 10 minutes drive.

Numerous attractions include the outdoor pool, pleasure cruises upriver to Totnes; Sailing or hiring motor boats for exploring the river or fishing; taking the Kingswear car ferry across to Torbay’s more bustling resorts of Brixham, Paignton and Torquay (10-15 minutes) or travelling on the restored steam train running between Kingswear and Paignton.

There are also several excellent art galleries in the town with works by a host of local artists.

In August, Dartmouth hosts The Royal Regatta with funfair, sporting events, fireworks dispays and an array of boats. Some of the great beach destinations include Slapton, Torcross, Hope Cove, Beesands, Prawle, Salcombe, Bantham (surfing) Modbury and Thurlestone.

Recommended day trips include the estuary towns of Totnes and Kingsbridge, the riverfront village of Dittisham, a trip to scenic Dartmoor, a visit to the superb Plymouth Aquarium, a day at the truly superb Paignton Zoo or Woodlands Leisure Park.

For fishing enthusiasts there are plenty of opportunities to go out to sea and fish for flat fish, bream, pollock, bass and mackerel. Sharks and Conger Eel are also caught regularly. Fesh water fishermen have abundant opportunities for both coarse and game fishing in well stocked reservoirs or on river beats.