Attractive cottage situated in the rustic village of South Milton just minutes from many unspoilt sandy beaches harbour villages and seaside towns. Enjoy fishing trips from Brixham and Salcombe as well as many attractions to suit all tastes which include Torbay historic Plymouth with its Hoe Barbican and National Marine Aquarium rugged Dartmoor with its scenery and wildlife River Dart Country Park and much more. The property is in the South Hams so there are some lovely walks and views plus many activities from windsurfing and kayaking to fishing and golf the latter which can be arranged if tee times are available at a 25% discount off usual green fees at Bigbury Golf Club on presentation of a voucher number supplied by the cottage owners. Relax in the garden or enjoy a meal in a choice of popular local pubs and restaurants including the Beachhouse café at South Milton Sands (just 5 minutes away) a beautiful sandy beach with clear waters. The accommodation is furnished and equipped to a good standard and offers an open plan lounge/kitchen/dining area. There is a TV/DVD in the lounge which can also be enjoyed from the galley style kitchen which overlooks the lounge area. The kitchen is equipped with oven hob microwave and fridge freezer. A washing machine and ample storage for pushbikes golf clubs or pushchairs is located to the rear of the property. The dining area enjoys panoramic views across the village. Upstairs there are two bedrooms a double and a single both of which have chest of drawers hanging areas for clothes bedside lamps and chairs. Additional information: the travel cot will only fit into the single bedroom. Outside there is a beautifully planted enclosed terraced garden accessed across a shared right of way (to the front of the property) providing three separate areas to sit (two in privacy) and enjoy the views. Parking is on a first come first served basis with the nearest located on a hill next to No.1 New Buildings Honeysuckle Cottage is No. 5.
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!