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Down Thomas, near Plymouth, Devon (Ref. 976152)

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  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


    • “We had a brilliant holiday We Enjoyed it Weather was good and we loved the cottage”

    Mr Blant, Peterborough, September 2018

    • “Lovely cottage, very cosy. Ideal for exploring all parts of Devon and Cornwall. We had 5 adults staying and plenty of room for us all.”

    Mrs Tinkler, Spalding, August 2018

    • “We were concerned the vacuum cleaner is kept in a bathroom although we appreciate that it would be difficult to store it elsewhere in the cottage..”

    Mrs Sherratt, June 2018

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The Property

On the edge of Down Thomas, looking over meadows, a semi-detached, early Victorian cottage, one of five forming a courtyard at the back. Small front sitting area (table/chairs) and pathway (20 yards) to own lawned garden (barbecue).

Inside, light and comfy. Six steps up to porch and front door. Living/dining/kitchen (dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric cooker) with slate floor, central work island/breakfast bar, gas 'living flame' fire, TV/DVD and iPod dock. White-tiled and chrome bathroom (suite, shower over shorter than average bath). Upstairs, three bedrooms (shuttered windows, limited clothes hanging/storage space) - a double (5' bed), another double, and a single. Shower-room (suite). A good situation for both town and country, with good beaches and scenic Coast Path walks nearby.

Down Thomas: tiny village (PO/shop, pub), a mile from a sandy beach and nearby golf course at Bovisand Bay, and 5 miles south of the centre of Plymouth with its theatre, cinemas, shops, Hoe, Barbican and history.


Three bedrooms: 1 x king size double, 1 x double, 1 x single. Shower room with shower, WC, basin. Ground floor bathroom with short bath, shower over, WC, basin. Open plan living space with seating area with gas fire, dining area and kitchen.


  • Central heating with gas fire
  • Microwave, fridge-freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Parking is usually available on a quiet road nearby
  • Enclosed garden with barbecue
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property, Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100

Regional Information

Down Thomas Surrounded by the rugged beauty of Dartmoor, the glorious countryside of the South Hams and the vibrant scenery of the South Devon coast, Plymouth offers the perfect mixture of maritime heritage and natural beauty in a vibrant city environment.

  • Note: Shorter than average bath. Limited clothes hanging/storage space.
  • Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.