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Spyglass - Cute, Cosy, Quaint, Quiet, and Views !!

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Dartmouth, Devon, England
Spyglass is now refurbished and enlarged and is transformed into a lovely cosy 2 bedroom cottage retaining all it's original charm but with a new twist upstairs........the ground-floor kitchen/dining is now a second bedroom. The lounge upstairs has had the roof raised and is a great all-in-one lounge/ kitchen /dining room from which there are full width, glass windows with truly stunning views overlooking the River Dart, with increased views up river, across to Kingswear, and down the estuary past Dartmouth Castle and out to sea. There is also a small door giving direct access to the roof terrace with more fine river and sea views. A high efficiency wood burning stove is installed upstairs and makes the whole room warm and cosy. There are 4 Velux roof windows giving more views and lots of light upstairs. The upstairs in natural plas... Read more
Listing #HL666193
About the Owner
Martin H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2013
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved SPYGLASS and its location!!! The excitement of discovering it in the dark after arriving by car on the Lower Ferry was magical! The cottage was full of character, clean and tidy and the views over the RIver Dart are mesmerising. Having the lounge...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank debscoutts
Martin H, VR Owner at Spyglass - Cute, Cosy, Quaint, Quiet, and Views !!, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aw! thanks so much. How great that you had such a lovely time. I understand it as I still get a thrill every time I go too! You are most welcome and I hope you'll both be back soon - maybe come when there's a...More

Reviewed 13 October 2018

A long drive was not softened on arrival to find we needed to clean the place from top to bottom. It was filthy. The roof top terrace was inaccessible because the garden was over grown. I rang the owner who was nice but as he...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Emma T
Martin H, VR Owner at Spyglass - Cute, Cosy, Quaint, Quiet, and Views !!, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

I can not express how upset I was by this review. I think it is important to try and correct things if they are not up to standard. You did call me - not only was I nice and apologetic, but I also said I...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Nice little appartement with picturesque view. With its steep steps this part of Dartmouth looked almost meditarrenean to us. Excellent starting point for walks along coast path and to Greenway. Very friendly owner. We didn't use the terrace much which is a little difficult to...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank TrailBlazer765816
Martin H, VR Owner at Spyglass - Cute, Cosy, Quaint, Quiet, and Views !!, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Many thanks -I'm really glad you liked staying at Spyglass so much.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Small children and the infirm may find Spyglass a problem as there are 32 steps and not easy for a pushchair. Also there is no child gate at the top of the stairs at the property...
    1 Shower
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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Prices from £295 to £695 through the year per week. Only full weeks in Summer, Regatta , Christmas and New Year.Minimum 3 nights. Weeks are booked Saturday to Saturday.
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About the neighbourhood
This part of Devon is blessed with a rather special microclimate making it one of the warmest, sunniest parts of England.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Exeter International Airport: 55.0 km
Railway: Kingswear: 1.0 km
Ferry: Plymouth: 65.0 km
Many people drive to Dartmouth ,and, my favourite arrival is to drive along the road to Brixham (A380) from Exeter then head for the Lower Ferry in Dartmouth - it can mean quite a wait in the summer as queues build up for the uniquely odd Dartmouth ferry - there is also the Upper Ferry which is larger and faster but not as quirky! you can also arrive by steam train from Paignton or tie in with Network rail and come all the way by train, then a short ferry hop across the Dart to Dartmouth.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 4.0 km.
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