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Island House- Cottage near the Sea with 4 Bedrooms
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Island House boasts an enviable position in a beautiful rural location and a large fully enclosed garden with a patio. The property was tastefully and thoroughly renovated in 2014. Island House is set in the popular picture-postcard village of Stokenham, with its thatched cottages and overlooks the child friendly village green. The nearest beaches can be enjoyed less than a mile away. The South West Coast Path, the longest footpath in Britain, passes close to the village and provides superb walking through stunning and dramatic countryside.
Nearby Kingsbridge is a busy market town distinguished by fine Tudor and Georgian buildings, with a largely Elizabethan colonnaded Shambles. A summer ferry runs from here to the sailing and holiday resort of Salcombe, whose calm waters are strewn with ...Island House boasts an enviable position in a beautiful rural location and a large fully enclosed garden with a patio. The property was tastefully and thoroughly renovated in 2014. Island House is set in the popular picture-postcard village of Stokenham, with its thatched cottages and overlooks the child friendly village green. The nearest beaches can be enjoyed less than a mile away. The South West Coast Path, the longest footpath in Britain, passes close to the village and provides superb walking through stunning and dramatic countryside.
Nearby Kingsbridge is a busy market town distinguished by fine Tudor and Georgian buildings, with a largely Elizabethan colonnaded Shambles. A summer ferry runs from here to the sailing and holiday resort of Salcombe, whose calm waters are strewn with small craft, with the ruined Fort Charles at the entrance to the harbour injecting a touch of romance. Just east of Island House approximately 1m away is the lagoon of the Slapton Ley nature reserve which supports herons, terns, widgeon and great crested grebes.
Less than ten miles along the coast is Dartmouth, which is one of the most popular and picturesque tourist destinations in Devon, as it's not only close to the sea, but it's also situated on the River Dart.
Further afield is the unique resort of Torquay, where the small marina can seem almost Mediterranean, especially at night when coloured lights festoon the harbour.
The ground floor of the property is all on one level and comprises a hall which runs through the property. The hall provides access to new kitchen overlooking the rear private garden. The dining room can be accessed through double doors from the kitchen or from the Hall. The sitting room is comfortably furnished and includes a flat screen TV and DVD. The bathroom has a full size bath with shower over.
The two front bedrooms which both have a sea view have double beds. Whilst both rear bedrooms are arranged as twin rooms, one of which can be set up as double. All four bedrooms are well appointed and a good size. The first floor is completed by a WC. There is a further put up bed that can be used to accommodate a ninth visitor if required.More
Had another wonderful stay at Island House. Perfect location for exploring the local area. Lots of places to eat and drink. A beach within 15-20 minute walk.
Again we all enjoyed relaxing and having somewhere nice to come back to after exploring the area. Thank...More
Date of stay: October 2020
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Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile
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Reviewed August 4, 2019
Date of stay: July 2019
Discover566012, VR Owner at Island House- Cottage near the Sea with 4 Bedrooms, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2019
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Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile
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We rented Island House for six weeks in September and October when our house purchase fell through at the last minute. We couldn't have chosen a better place as a temporary rental. It is a spacious, comfortable, well equipped and in a perfect location. It's...More
Date of stay: September 2017
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Management response:Responded November 11, 2017
Thank you for your well. Best wishes for your new home.
The house was wonderfully situated for exploring quaint villages and beautiful coves. The house itself was well equipped in a small village with adequate space for all our family which was three generations.
All the family enjoyed our stay and wouldn't hesitate to come back.
Date of stay: August 2017
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Management response:Responded September 9, 2017
We are so pleased that you enjoy the South Hams as much as we do.
We went as a family holiday to celebrate my mother's 90th birthday. The cottage was all we had hoped for. The bedrooms were large and the layout of the cottage suited us just fine. The kitchen is spacious and the gardens were lovely. The separate...More
Date of stay: August 2017
Management response:Responded August 17, 2017
We're really pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for the kind words
We stayed for a week (2adults, 3 kids and grandparents for part of the week) at Island House and would definitely recommend it. The cottage is spacious, comfortable and had everything we needed for our family holiday. The location is perfect for exploring the area....More
Date of stay: July 2017
Management response:Responded August 16, 2017
Thank you for your generous words. I'm glad that you had a good stay.
We stayed here during the winter months due to work commitments in the nearby area. We could not have wished for a better house to stay in. It was perfect!
The house itself is to a very high standard and has a lovely homely feel....More
Date of stay: November 2016
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Management response:Responded June 17, 2017
Thank you for taking such care on our home from home.
If you are coming via Exeter on the A38, there is a scenic route off the Totnes to Kingsbridge road. Turn left at Halwell by the church. Go to the top of the hill and turn left again, towards Dartmouth. After Woodlands on the right and the Dartmouth Golf and Country Club on the left, take the turning on the right, signposted Blackawton and Strete. Follow this road for about 5 miles to Strete and turn right onto the main road. From this road you get stunning views over Slapton Sands and Start Point. Drive along Slapton Sands with the sea on one side and the Ley on the other. Drive through Torcross and up to Stokenham. Turn right at the church and take the narrow road up through the village, past the Tradesman's Arms and Island House is on the right a bit further along the road. Parking is a...