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Devonshire Violets

  • 2 guests

  • 1 bedroom

  • 1 bathroom

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This charming cottage is perfect for couples looking for a relaxing break in idyllic surroundings. It’s tucked away in attractive grounds that feature a secret garden as well as communal facilities including a heated indoor pool, tennis courts, and a gym. There’s also a play area for little ones, and a great entertaining space that can be hired for events and functions. The cottage is cosy and comfortable, with a patio area that’s the perfect spot for alfresco dining in the summer. Best of all, you’ll be a short drive from the beaches of Salcombe and Hope Cove.


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What to expect


Highlights

Explore the beaches of nearby Salcombe and Hope Cove

Explore the beaches of nearby Salcombe and Hope Cove

Begin your day with a few lengths of the communal indoor pool

Begin your day with a few lengths of the communal indoor pool

Soak up the sun in the grounds – there's a secret garden to find

Soak up the sun in the grounds – there's a secret garden to find

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Home truths

    There’s private parking here for one car.

    One well-behaved dog is welcome to join you during your stay.

    You’ll have access to shared facilities including an indoor heated pool, gym, play area, and tennis courts. The gym is only available to those over the age of 18.

    There’s space in the bedroom for a cot for those bringing a baby.

    Given the rural location of this home, the wi-fi can be on the slow side.

    Gardeners attend on Wednesday each week.

About this stay


Amenities

Outdoor seating

Gym

Wi-fi

Pets allowed

Parking available

Washing machine

Bedrooms & bathrooms

1 bedroom, 1 bed

1 bathroom

Extras


VIP services

Arrange a chef

Tickets and experience booking

Additional fees

  • Your host can help arrange private chefs, paddleboard hire, Champagne cruises, gin school and more for an additional fee – speak to your host about the full range of experiences and activities they offer.

  • Events can be held in an on-site entertaining space for an additional fee of £150.

Additional fees subject to a 3.5% handling charge.

Extras are subject to availability. Please enquire with your host.

Local guide


About Salcombe

Anyone who considered buying a property in Salcombe in the ‘80s and changed their mind will be rueing their decision. The town seems to go from strength to strength and strength again, in both popularity and price point. Today’s residents are a well-heeled bunch, and in the summer months, you’ll find an equally upscale visiting crowd. Within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Salcombe is arguably the prettiest...

Explore the area

Local restaurants, cafes, museums, sites and activities, recommended by our community of hosts and travel experts

Explore Overbeck's Garden

Explore Overbeck's Garden

Immerse yourself in the tropical oasis of Overbeck's Garden. Admire the spiciness of the hot herbaceous borders and the terraces of agapanthus. Don't miss the beautiful greenhouse and enjoy a picnic with stunning views. A hidden gem worth discovering.

33 min
Have a fun day at Woodlands Family Theme Park

Have a fun day at Woodlands Family Theme Park

Enjoy a day of fun at this amusement park with indoor and outdoor play areas, rides, a zoo, and falconry displays. Perfect for families with young children.

31 min
Explore the stunning South Milton Sands

Explore the stunning South Milton Sands

A beautiful, family and dog-friendly beach with deep sand. Enjoy fantastic views, clear waters, and plenty of wildlife.

29 min
Learn about WW2 history at Exercise Tiger Memorial

Learn about WW2 history at Exercise Tiger Memorial

Discover the fascinating piece of history at this memorial, dedicated to the American soldiers who lost their lives during D-Day training. With breathtaking views of the beach and informative plaques, it's a must-see point of interest.

25 min
Enjoy a great brunch at Mangetout Delicatessen

Enjoy a great brunch at Mangetout Delicatessen

Discover this lovely cafe/restaurant in Kingsbridge. Enjoy tasty food, friendly service, and a great atmosphere. Don't miss their delicious all-day breakfast or sourdough avocado and feta open toastie.

11 min
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at Cafe Bewleys

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at Cafe Bewleys

Indulge in mouthwatering scones, refreshing tea made with real leaves, and a tasty breakfast. The friendly and efficient staff ensure a great dining experience.

11 min
Enjoy the cosiness at Coasters Coffee Company

Enjoy the cosiness at Coasters Coffee Company

A cosy and welcoming modern cafe with amazing coffee and delicious toasted banana bread. Highly recommended for its eco-awareness and friendly team.

10 min
Dine at Maha-Bharat Indian Restaurant

Dine at Maha-Bharat Indian Restaurant

Delicious curry, extensive menu, friendly staff, and a fabulous dining experience combine at this Indian eatery.

11 min
Enjoy the drinks at The Globe Inn

Enjoy the drinks at The Globe Inn

Lovely traditional country pub where you can enjoy tasty food, good prices, and excellent service in a lovely village setting.

11 min
Dine at Creeks End Inn Bar & Restaurant

Dine at Creeks End Inn Bar & Restaurant

Enjoy delicious, reasonably priced food in a friendly pub with both indoor and outdoor seating. Overlooking the market square and just across the road from the river, it's a perfect spot to relax and indulge.

10 min
Dine by the water at The Crabshell Inn

Dine by the water at The Crabshell Inn

A quayside pub with stunning views of the Kingsbridge Estuary. Enjoy a long menu of delicious local seafood and global favourites. Friendly staff and plenty of outdoor seating make it a great spot for families.

9 min

Get around

Airport

Plymouth City

1 hr 3 min

Exeter

1 hr 17 min

Cornwall Newquay

1 hr 57 min

Train station

Kingswear

52 min

Bus stop

Village Hall

11 min

Local shops & services

Supermarket

11 min

Cafe

18 min

Pharmacy

10 min

Points of interest

Beach

East Portlemouth beach

38 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Infants welcome (under 12 months)

Pets welcome

No parties or events

No smoking

Good to know

Arrival from 16:00

Departure before 10:00

Wifi

No air con

Cancellation policy

  • Up until

    60

    days

    Cancel at least 60 days before your check-in date for a 50% refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 60 days away.

Host


This home is managed by Kate

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. Kate has a total love for South Devon and uses her endless knowledge of holidaying in the South Hams to ensure guests have an unforgettable stay. Kate and her team will take care of the details so you can focus on making cherished memories with loved ones.

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