Set in the rural hamlet of South Huish you will be within easy reach of many beautiful beaches and coastal towns. These include the fishing villages of Hope Cove and Salcombe famous for its beautiful estuary boating and golden beaches and Thurlestone Sands great for sunbathing swimming and water sports. The surrounding countryside is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and offers country walks quite literally from your doorstep. The South Hams offers a wide variety of days out including Dartmouth for shopping and its beautiful castle or take a trip to Agatha Christie s house. The market town of Kingsbridge three miles away provides all the main local amenities such as shopping supermarket cinema and leisure centre. At the very heart of this property you will find a large farmhouse-style kitchen with ample catering facilities including a Range cooker integrated oven microwave integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is also a utility room with a washing machine and a separate WC. The spacious lounge offers a TV with a basic Sky package DVD and wood burner set into a stone fireplace. Visitors from October - March will receive a complimentary basket of logs. Leading off from the lounge there is also a garden room which is an ideal place to enjoy breakfasts lunches and family dinners. The room also has a soft seating area with a small flat screen TV a haven for children of all ages. Upstairs there are three cosy bedrooms including a master double one twin room and a bunk bedroom(with full size single size mattresses). There is also a bathroom with shower over bath and WC. Outside there is a patio and garden easily accessed from the kitchen making it ideal for al fresco dining. The delightful garden wraps around the house with a well-stocked array of flowering shrubs; it is an ideal area to enjoy the summer sunshine BBQ s or a family game of football or cricket. There is ample parking available.
Devon has quite a few claims to fame such as being the backdrop to many films, including; War Horse - starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, and directed by Steven Spielberg. Sense and Sensibility - starring Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant and Kate Winslet. The French Lieutenant's Woman - starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. Edge Of Tomorrow: Live Die Repeat - starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Brendan Gleeson. So you may recognise a few of the locations from their appearances on the big screen.
Did you know that Agatha Christie, Reverend John Russell, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir Walter Raleigh all hailed from Devon? Agatha Christie went on to become a best-selling novelist, Reverend John Russell developed the Jack Russell Terrier, Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the world, and Sir Walter Raleigh became a famous explorer.
South Devon is home to over 20 miles of Torbay coastline which is otherwise known as the 'English Riviera'. Brixton, Paignton and Torquay are the three Riviera towns and are great places to enjoy a day at the seaside. So if you fancy some fresh sea air and picturesque views then visit the 'English Riviera'.
The Dartmoor National Park can be found in Devon and offers visitors a dramatic moorland landscape, ancient woodland, rare wildlife and notable influences, such as the location for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes case 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'.
We hope you enjoy your break in Devon!