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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


    • “Great location overlooking the river Dart and a short walk away from the centre of Dartmouth. Woodlands house was stunning, my family were over the moon with how wonderful this house was. We had 14 of us staying at Woodlands for the week but it felt so spacious it didn’t feel like we were on top of each other. There is nothing bad I could say about this place and would definitely recommend it to anyone. Thank you for a lovely, enchanting and fabulous week.”

    Miss Higgins, Cambridge, June 2018

    • “A perfect house in a great location with lovely walks and close by to high quality local amenities saving us having to drive everywhere. Owners/house keepers were extremely thoughtful and nothing was a problem. Our large and extended families have stayed in many holiday houses over the years and Woodlands rates at the very top of properties for our needs.”

    Mrs Martin, Aylesford, April 2018

    • “Brilliant week away in Dartmouth, great location and fantastic house. Goof for walks into Dartmouth and surrounding area. Cosy and comfortable house with everything you needed for a fun weeks stay. Plenty of space for all 12 of us and the kids loved the chill room in the top floor, would never know there were 6 kids in the house, plenty of peace and quiet for the parents! Comfy beds, good sized rooms, good bathrooms, very clean and well equipped home, thank you.”

    Mrs Moon, Eastleigh, March 2018

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The Property

In the historic Warfleet area of Dartmouth, near the creek from which ships sailed to the Crusades, a majestic, Grade II listed, late Georgian house with lovely long views of the River Dart, built by a wealthy merchant for his daughter. It looks across to Nat. Trust woodland, through which a footpath leads to the Coast Path.

A sharply sweeping driveway climbs up steeply from the road through the sloping garden (unfenced stream) to the parking area. Along the front of the house, a romantic terrace (table/chairs, barbecue) for enjoying the view; on a lower level, a lawned terrace (table/chairs) and, down a flight of steps, an area for games and fun.

Porch (for boots/coats). Comfy reception area/sitting room with woodburner and Bluetooth music system. Living room with woodburner, smart TV and those views. Dining room with piano and woodburner. Kitchen (dishwasher, freezer, larder fridge, electric range-style oven/gas hob); utility room (washing machine, tumble drier, loo).

Stairs up to first floor and four bedrooms: a double (6' zip-linked bed or twin) with smart TV, walk-through wardrobe to en suite bathroom (suite with roll-top bath plus hand-shower and separate shower); a double (5' bed, footboard) with en suite shower-room (suite); and a double (5' bed) and twin (limited clothes-hanging space) with inter-connecting door. Bathroom (suite with roll-top bath plus hand-shower and separate shower).

More stairs up to two further bedrooms under the eaves:
a big family room with twin, day bed and futon with en suite shower-room, and a double (5' bed) with sloping beams. Children’s games/living room with smart TV. Bathroom (suite plus hand-shower).

The owners occasionally use a small cottage attached to the side of house. Damages Deposit £500. Arrival after 4pm.

A fabulous family house within walking distance of Dartmouth’s vibrant town centre with its excellent restaurants, family-friendly cafés, interesting shops and galleries.

Dartmouth: once a famous Elizabethan port, it has the loveliest old town centre in Devon, beside the harbour and broad-wooded river full of boats and with views to Kingswear. Many 16th/17th cent. timbered buildings (including pubs), narrow streets, pretty shops, good restaurants. Nearest beach, 2 miles. Boat trips to Totnes or (car ferries) to Torbay. Tours of Britannia Royal Naval College. Boats for hire (fishing). Golf, 4 miles. Regatta in August; music festival in May.


Three levels. Six bedrooms. Four first floor bedrooms: 1 x super king double (can convert to twin) with TV, walk-through wardrobe and en suite bathroom with roll top bath, hand shower, separate shower, WC and basin, 1 x king size double with en suite shower room with shower, WC and basin, 1 x king size double and 1 x twin with interconnecting door. Bathroom with roll top bath, hand shower, separate shower, WC, basin. Two second floor bedrooms: 1 x family room with twin, day bed and futon with en suite shower room with shower, WC and basin, 1 x king size double. Bathroom with bath, hand shower, WC, basin. Children’s games/sitting room. Ground floor WC with basin. 2 x sitting rooms with wood burning stoves. Dining room with wood burning stove. Kitchen. Utility room.


  • Central heating with wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge, freezer, tumble dryer, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TV with 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 four cars
  • Barbecue
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome, Sorry no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property
  • Note: Check-in time 4pm
  • Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £500

Regional Information

DARTMOUTH Totnes 12 miles. 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. It offers a stunning waterfront, ancient narrow streets lined with boutique shops, restaurants and art galleries plus many local events such as the annual Dart Music Festival and the Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta. There are many interesting cycling and walking routes around Dartmouth, including the South West Coast Path, the Dart Valley Trail and plenty of quiet country lanes. A trip on the Dartmouth Steam Railway through picturesque countryside to Paignton is a must, and so is a boat trip across to Kingswear and on to Brixham, a pretty little harbour town. For those seeking some beach activities, there is a wide choice in the South Hams area such as Blackpool Sands and Slapton Sands, both extremely popular sandy beaches are a stone's throw from Dartmouth. A relaxing location in South Devon.

  • Note: The owners occasionally use a small cottage attached to the side of house. Arrival after 4pm.
    Note: The garden is steep and sloping with an unfenced stream. Children and pets should be supervised.
  • Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £500.