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Downsteps Beach House

Torcross - Devon

Downsteps Beach House

Torcross - Devon

"A charming and pretty 200 year old fisherman's cottage with steps that lead you from the garden down to the beach below."

£996-1730 / week
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"A charming and pretty 200 year old fisherman's cottage with steps that lead you from the garden down to the beach below."

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1

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Downsteps Beach House is listed in affiliation with Rural Retreats.

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  Highlights...

  • Spectacular sea views over Start Bay.
  • The sea is so close you can fall asleep and wake up to the sound of waves.
  • Beautiful ocean views from almost every window.
  • Direct access to a shingle beach.

  You should know...

  • The approach to the property is a via a steep hill and sharp hairpin bend; in wet weather this can be difficult to negotiate.
  • The coastal path runs alongside the property.
  • There is a sharp drop onto the beach and supervision of children is advised.
  • One well behaved dog is permitted.

The Details...

Downsteps is a charming and lovingly restored 200 year old beachside fisherman's cottage nestling in a secluded cove in Torcross on the South Devon coast between Dartmouth and Salcombe. It has spectacular sea views over Start Bay and steps leading from the garden directly down to the shingle beach. This proximity to the sea means you fall asleep and wake up to the sound of the waves and have the most beautiful ocean views from almost every window of the house - ideal accommodation for your self-catering break in South Devon.

The cottage combines a rustic country feel with a modern twist. With its low beamed ceilings, stripped original floorboards, seagrass carpets and eclectic furniture, the cottage accommodation provides everything you need for a relaxing and comfortable holiday in the South Hams. Here, youll find three bedrooms, one bathroom a separate shower and spectacular views over the sea and Start Bay. The kitchen is fully equipped, theres all the technology youd expect and an iPod dock for your tunes. Outside theres garden furniture and a barbecue for cooking outdoors on balmy days.

From Downsteps, youre ideally placed for walking, bird-watching, sailing and exploring the surrounding area of Outstanding Natural Beauty rich in history and wildlife. Torcross has a small store and post office, pub and cafes and the nearest towns in the South Hams with supermarkets are Kingsbridge and Dartmouth. The private beach at Blackpool Sands is nearby with parking, changing rooms and a beach cafe, and the charming, local market town of Kingsbridge is also close, where you can sample the delicious local produce at the Farmers market which takes place on the third Saturday of every month. A little further on you will discover the historic town of Dartmouth with its winding Elizabethan streets and bustling market. Try a day sailing on the estuary in the stylish town of Salcombe, enjoy a relaxed ferry trip or simply wander through any number of the nearby picturesque villages. There are an abundance of excellent walks right from the front door to take in the stunning countryside surrounding you.

Features...

Essential Features
  • Baby Friendly
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
  • Open fire/Woodburner
Kitchen/Utility
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Highchair
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
Bed/Bath
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Shower
Tech
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking

Nearby...

  • Beach (sea)
  • Bird watching
  • Boat trips
  • Cycling
  • Historical sites
  • Markets
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Sailing
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Wildlife

Downsteps Beach House

  Nearest Airport

Exeter International (1hr)

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How to book...

Downsteps Beach House is listed in affiliation with Rural Retreats.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book...

Book Online Now  

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