Shipwrights is a traditional, Edwardian terraced house with accommodation arranged over three levels, extended and refurbished to a high standard. Explore the nearby unspoilt sandy beaches of North Sands and South Sands, and revel in the stunning views across the estuary to East Portlemouth and Millbay, amongst other enticing coves just a short walk or passenger ferry ride away. There property sleeps eight in four bedrooms. On the first floor is a family bathroom with bath, shower (over) and on the second floor is a shower room. There is a small but cosy sitting room, an open planned area with well equipped kitchen and utility and the rear of the property is a good sized area of wooden decking with table and chairs and garden area. Shipwrights is an ideal base for one or two families or couples looking to enjoy this beautiful area.
Four bedrooms: 1 x King, 1 x Double, 1 x Twin and 1 x Bunk room (suitable for children only). Family bathroom with shower over bath, basin, w.c. and heated towel rail. Shower room with shower, basin, w.c. and heated towel rail. Sitting room. Kitchen/dining room/garden room.
Gas fired central heating
Induction hob, oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, tumble dryer, washing machine, toaster, kettle
Bed linen supplied, guests need to bring their own towels and beach towels
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!