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The Boathouse

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
2 nights minimum
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The Boathouse is located just on the water’s edge and is a truly beautiful property offering lovely accommodation for five guests. An exceptional cottage in an exceptional location! Furnished and equipped to the highest standard, the Boathouse is set at the water’s edge, 5 miles from the open sea, commanding splendid views from all the principal rooms over the River Dart and the kaleidoscope of colourful craft bobbing at their moorings. This is the perfect spot for a truly relaxing holiday – a large balcony leading off the master bedroom offers plenty of space, and steps lead from here to a secluded 40-ft patio bordered by unspoilt woodlands and enjoying river views. With its built-in, native stone barbecue, this is the ideal place to dine out-of-doors on languid summer evenings. The Bo...The Boathouse is located just on the water’s edge and is a truly beautiful property offering lovely accommodation for five guests. An exceptional cottage in an exceptional location! Furnished and equipped to the highest standard, the Boathouse is set at the water’s edge, 5 miles from the open sea, commanding splendid views from all the principal rooms over the River Dart and the kaleidoscope of colourful craft bobbing at their moorings. This is the perfect spot for a truly relaxing holiday – a large balcony leading off the master bedroom offers plenty of space, and steps lead from here to a secluded 40-ft patio bordered by unspoilt woodlands and enjoying river views. With its built-in, native stone barbecue, this is the ideal place to dine out-of-doors on languid summer evenings. The Boathouse’s position along the quayside at Stoke Gabriel is a paradise for boating enthusiasts. Nestled on an estuary of the River Dart, this charming village is not only noted for its sailing – but also boasts a choice of traditional inns and a beautiful Norman church. Medieval Totnes is just minutes away by car, whilst a few miles further lies Dartmouth with its famous steam railway (summer only), cruises and boat hire on the River Dart. The seaside resort of Torquay is a 20-minute drive, offering fine sandy beaches, coves, cliff walks, an interesting harbour, marina, excellent leisure facilities and children’s amusements. A spectacular flair and attention to detail are features of the conversion of this old stone boathouse. Furnished to the highest standards throughout with an intriguing blend of both antique and contemporary pieces, it also has its own floodlit private garden. Shops ¼ mile. Two-storey-high beamed living/dining room with exposed stone walls and water’s edge balcony. Cloakroom with toilet. Wrought-iron spiral staircase to well-equipped kitchen on gallery.Wrought-iron spiral staircase continues to second floor: Master double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and toilet, and balcony with furniture. Double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. Single bedroom with en-suite wash basin and toilet. Laundry. - Electricity, full gas central heating, bed linen and towels included - Two satellite TVs (one smart TV) - DVD/video - Dishwasher - Wi-fi - Telephone – UK calls foc - Garden - Patio with furniture - Barbecue - Public car park on quay - Dinghy mooring by prior arrangement & subject to availability - Slipway on quay - Unsuitable for the infirm and children under five (except babies in arms) - No smoking. No children under 5 years, except babies in arms. The bannister height is less than 1m. The stairs at this property are steep and spiral. The property is on a riverfront. This property is considered unsuitable for the less mobile.More
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Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2019

This place is a wonderful location. Fantastic Crabbing on the Quay or from you balcony. Cafe on the Quay serves fantastic food. The place itself is idyllic, a little bit dated but nothing that would put you off. For location and quirkyness alone I would...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Grill
TV
Suitable For Children Under 5
Linens Provided
Central Heating
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Dishwasher
Iron
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Are there nightlife options close to this holiday rental? YesNoUnsure
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