Perfect for larger groups and families gatherings.
Living: large, enclosed porch with generous storage for coats and wellies. Light, extremely spacious open plan living area with vaulted, beamed roof. Plenty of room for adults and children to spread out, with all the toys. Cosy log burner, with chic, comfy sofas and armchairs and flat screen TV. French doors to private terrace, via three steps, and lovely views over the grounds and the Devon countryside beyond.
Dining: generous open plan kitchen within living area, well equipped for larger groups. Large island unit with hob and oven. Fabulous views over the grounds and tennis court from the arched kitchen window. Large refectory-style light oak dining table, chairs and bench, seating 10/12. Stairs down to lower floor and bedrooms, with integral stair gate at the top.
Sleeping: bedroom one, super king-size double; room for a cot. En suite with shower, WC, basin and heated towel rail.
Bedroom two, standard double, room for a cot. En suite with shower, WC, basin and heated towel rail.
Bedroom three, small twin room, with two 2' 6" single beds; room for a cot if one of the beds is not in use (remove mattress and slatted bed base, and place cot within the bed frame).
Bedroom four, compact twin with L-shaped cabin beds, suitable for under 12s only. If the lower level bed is not in use, the mattress can be removed along with the bed base and the cot can be placed in the bed frame. (Please give us notice if you would like this option). Not suitable for a cot when both beds in use.
Bathing: bathroom with shower over, WC, washbasin, heated towel rail plus en suites, with showers and loos, to both double bedrooms.
Outdoors: large, private terrace with fab views over Devon countryside, wooden dining furniture, and built in barbecue. Secret sun deck with relaxing Adirondack style bear chair loungers. Private pathway to indoor swimming pool via a flight of gently sloping steps. Private driveway with parking area outside the property. Underfloor heating first floor, conventional oil-fired radiators ground floor.
At your disposal are indoor and outdoor swimming pools, hot tub, sauna, steam room, championship size tennis court, 14 acres of beautiful grounds, riverside walks and devon trails on your doorstep along with an array of great cafes, restaurants/pubs to eat in and relax. Dartmoor is a 30 minutes drive away with waymarked moor walks or miles of rambling for those more adventurous, and the cycle route 28 passes the properties entrance, taking you all the way to the Salcombe Estuary.
The cottage is super baby, toddler, and child-friendly with built-in stair gates, travel cots, high chairs, booster seats, baby baths, children's cutlery, food blenders and other child-friendly touches along with soft play area and playroom and an outdoor adventure playground.
There is so much to do and explore in the area, being so close to an amazingly beautiful coastline, stunning beaches and the chic waterside towns of Dartmouth and Salcombe, not to mention an abundance of attractions to suit all ages ... South Devon is the perfect destination.
For culinary explorers try the Seahorse at Dartmouth, the Elephant in Torquay, or a little further away the Michelin starred Gidleigh Park.
For walkers, you will find miles of trails and tracks on your doorstep, the beautiful South Devon Coastpath and the wilds of Dartmoor.
So whether you're an expert surfer, nature fanatic, avid walker, food expert, beach lover, professional rock pooler, skilled mountain biker Gitcombe House and Country Cottages has it all.