“A wonderful place to stay, with beautiful views across the bay.
Everything has been so carefully thought out and there are some lovely thoughtful gestures, such as flowers, milk and biscuits.
Although the weather was not good, we enjoyed our stay. We kept warm with the central heating and log burner, and enjoyed watching the ever changing views across the bay. The bed was extremely comfortable and we had some of the best sleep for some time.
The kitchen and bathroom are really well equipped and there is also a washer/dryer.
We enjoyed delicious meals at The Laughing Monk and at Venus Cafe on Blackpool Sands.The local store kept us up to date with information on transport, as the snow had closed some of the access roads. We also bought groceries from there too.
Husband enjoyed walks every day, sometimes across to Torcross and Slapton. Everyone is so friendly and helpful, and he really appreciated the lift he was offered by a couple at the Farm Shop near Torcross.
Would definitely consider stayin again.”
Cath B, York, April 2018
“We enjoyed a wonderful and relaxing week in Coach House Cottage. The property is beautifully furnished and equipped and very comfortable and cosy. So much attention to detail and the provision of flowers, biscuits and milk was a welcome surprise. We arrived on a lovelyl sunny afternoon but by Sunday evening the snow and gales cut off access for a few of days. However the cottage is so cosy it was not a problem, we loved sitting and looking out over the sea and listening to the waves. Enjoyed walks along the beaches at Strete Gate and Blackpool Sands, and also walks across to Slapton and Torcross. Everyone is so friendly. The local shop was useful for emergency supplies and,we really enjoyed the food and the friendliness of the staff at Venus Cafe at Blackpool Sands, and at The Laughing Monk. A beautiful property in a stunning part of the country and we will definitely consider returning. Many thanks to everyone at Helpful Holidays.”
Mr Black, York, March 2018
½ mile from the centre of Strete, set above the A379 between Slapton and Dartmouth and with spectacular sea views along the coast between them, a stunning, Grade II listed, ‘upside down’ coach house. Dating from 1832, it has been beautifully refurbished. Terrific views too from the private, good-sized, enclosed garden with lawn and patio (table/chairs). Inside, elegant and relaxed with natural linens and gentle hues. Front door to stairs up to open-plan living/dining/kitchen with woodburner, TV/DVD and views to Start Point in one direction and the mouth of the Dart estuary in the other. Beautiful kitchen area (slimline dishwasher, microwave, fridge, electric cooker). Downstairs, two bedrooms - a pretty double, and a single. Bathroom (bath, separate shower, washbasin). Utility room (loo, washer-drier). A fabulous, romantic coastal spot at any time of year.
Strete: cliff-top village (good food pub, restaurant, PO/shop) ½ mile walk from a shingle beach. Coast Path walk to secret cove (¾ mile). Blackpool Sands (coarse sand, The Venus Café, Restaurant, Takeaway and Watersports), 1½ miles, and, a mile away, the magnificent crescent of Slapton Sands and Slapton Ley nature reserve (birdwatching, walks). Dartmouth (restaurants, cinema, river trips, steam railway), 5 miles.
1st FloorGround Floor
Two ground floor bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC, basin. Utility room. First floor open plan living space with seating area with wood burning stove, dining area and kitchen.
Central heating, underfloor heating with wood burning stove
Microwave, fridge, washer-dryer, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Phone incoming calls only only, Fuel and power inc. in rent
Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
Cot and highchair available on request
Off road parking for one car
Sorry, no pets and no smoking
Pub less than 1 mile from property, Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100
Dartmouth lies on the banks of the beautiful River Dart estuary in the popular and picturesque South Hams area of South Devon. Located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and close to the coast, Dartmouth is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Devon.
This property offers the following short breaks:
Note: Sorry, no short breaks
Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100.