Old Mariners House is a character holiday home in Dartmouth. This cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms, consisting of a first floor double with en-suite, a second floor single and a single sofa bed in the sitting area, together with a second floor bathroom. The cottage also has a second floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area, and a ground floor hallway. Parking is available in a public car park a five minute walk away. Old Mariners House is a wonderful Devon base.
Over three floors. Two bedrooms: 1 x first floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x second floor single. Second floor bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Second floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with single sofa bed. Ground floor hallway.
Gas central heating. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Public car park 5 mins walk. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop, pubs and harbour 5 mins walk. Note: Property accessed via an alleyway with steep, narrow steps. Note: Steep winding stairs throughout, not suitable for elderly guests or people with limited mobility, and children must be supervised. Note: Second floor bedroom is in the eaves and both this bedroom and bathroom have restricted headroom in places.
The town of Dartmouth is situated on the banks of the beautiful River Dart estuary in the popular and picturesque South Hams area of South Devon. Located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and close to the coast, Dartmouth is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Devon.
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!