Glen Cottage is a heart-warming property located in the village of Strete in Devon. Hosting one king-size double bedroom (zip and link, twins available on request, also trundle bed also available on request) and one double bedroom, and a bathroom, this property can sleep up to five people. Inside you will also find a kitchen/diner with woodburner, cloakroom, utility, and a sitting room with open fire. To the outside is off-road parking for one car, and a tiered terrace garden to the rear with pleasant views. Resting in a delightful location with charming features, Glen Cottage is a lovely retreat in a homely part of England.
Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double (zip and link, can be twin on request, also trundle bed available on request), 1 x double. Bathroom with bath, handheld shower, basin and WC. Cloakroom with basin and WC. Kitchen/diner with woodburner. Utility. Sitting room with inglenook fire place.
Electric heaters, Inglenook fire place (fire not usable until end of January 2019) and woodburner. Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, Dishwasher. TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off-road parking for 1 car. Tiered terrace garden to the rear. 2 well behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop with Post Office and pub 2 mins walk. Note: Steps inside cottage between rooms, and steps in the garden.
The hills and countryside of Strete encircle the village to the west converge on the coastline forming one of the most visually striking images in the South Hams. There is a post office and general store in the village along with a church. Also discover a small community area where you can picnic and walk your dog.
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!