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Spyglass,6 Nelson Steps TQ69BS

  • View over the Dart from the sitting room.
    View over the Dart from the sitting room.
    View over the Dart from the sitting room.
    View down the estuary and out to sea past the castle from the sitting room.
    Seagulls at rest from the sitting room.
    Kingswear from Spyglass
    The front of Spyglass
    Property description
    Devon
    |
    Holiday Rental House – 
    1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
    Please note Spyglass is undergoing refurbishment and enlargement and will be, by the summer of 2015, a 2 bedroom cottage. For those who have already been - the ground-floor kitchen/dining will become a second bedroom. The lounge upstairs is having the roof raised and will be a cosy all-in-one lounge, kitchen dining room. There will be a lot more glass overlooking the river Dart, across to Kingswear, and down the estuary past Dartmouth Castle and out to sea. There will also be new views up river as well - the upstairs gable window area is being trebled in size! there will also be a small door giving direct access to the roof terrace. We are aiming to install a wood burning stove. There will also be 4 Velux roof windows giving more views and lots of light upstairs. Insulation is being brough... more
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Cooker
    • Dining Seats (4)
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Kettle
    • Living Room Seats (4)
    • Microwave
    • Ocean Views
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Shower Rooms (1)
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Stereo System
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Water Views
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Listing #HL666193 by: Holiday Lettings
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  • Property location
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Exeter International Airport, European and Internal Flights: 55.0 km
    Railway: Dartmouth Steam Train (Kingswear): 1.0 km
    Ferry: Plymouth: 65.0 km
    Many people drive to Dartmouth ,and, my favourite arrival is to drive along the road to Brixham (A380) from Exeter then head for the Lower Ferry in Dartmouth - it can mean quite a wait in the summer as queues build up for this uniquely odd Dartmouth ferry - there is also the Upper Ferry which is larger and faster but not as quirky! you can also arrive by steam train from Paignton or tie in with Network rail and come all the way by train, then a short ferry hop across the Dart to Dartmouth.
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 4.0 km.
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245Liz
St Neots, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 9 December 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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My husband, children and I have stayed at Spyglass twice now, and are hoping to return to celebrate my 40th birthday next year. I have fallen completely in love with Dartmouth, and the views over the Dart from this characterful, cosy little property are simply stunning. The cottage would suit a couple, but we managed quite nicely as a family of four (as a family of five last time, actually, with the older children in the twin beds and Nancy in the same room in her travel cot!). The castle is a little under a mile from the property, and my favourite morning run is there and back - steep on the way, more gentle on the return! We found Spyglass to be exactly as advertised: it is quiet, comfortable and original, and nautically themed. One thing we did have a quandary over was recycling, but Martin (the owner) was very helpful with this and told us where to find the recycle bins next to the main town car park. Martin was fantastic all round, actually; really friendly and helpful. Do take... more

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Listed since : Oct 2013
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