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Back of house showing part of garden and solar panels
Very good
6 reviews
Back of house showing part of garden and solar panels
kitchen diner
Summer House
Guest relaxing in the hammock
Lounge with Morso Squirrel Log Burner
Double bedroom with ensuite
Enjoying a cup of tea under the willow.
Second bedroom
Bathroom/toilet with Japanse Ufuru (Hot tub) and shower - seats 2 adults
Looking from the front garden towards the back garden and the summer house
Taking shade on a hot day walking the coastal path
Just a few minutes walk from the house you can see stunning views towards Dartmoor like this!
River Dart path just a few minutes walk from the house.
View from Start Point in the South Hams
Totnes narrows with castle
Totnes at dawn
Milton Sands in the South Hams
Dartmoor
Windy day on the coastal path
Towards Totnes from Sharpham Vineyard with Dartmoor in the distance
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Overview
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Totnes, Devon, England
"Dewachen", meaning "abode of happiness", is very conveniently located for all local amenities. It is a small family house in a quiet residential area of Totnes with an ample and lovely garden with trees, shrubs and flowers and a small veggie plot. Perfect for family holidays, couples and short breaks. Situated 5 min walk from the centre of the historic, cosmopolitan and friendly market town of Totnes at the heart of the South Hams, an "Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty". Near lovely walks and cycling routes to woodlands, River Dart, Dartington gardens and Barn Cinema. Totnes and South Hams are known for their cafes, restaurants, good food markets and gastro-pubs, many using local and organic ingredients. Lively night life, theatre and live music.Take a river cruise from Totnes to Dartmouth on the beauti... Read more
About the Owner, Colin M
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 82 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2012
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL208869
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English first
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1 review
Reviewed 28 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

I stayed at Dewachen with my daughter and her 2 children aged 10 and 13. the house was very well equipped and spotlessly clean. Watering the pots and greenhouse was a small price to pay for the herbs and vegetables we were able to pick. The summer house is a delightful place to sit and read and the children loved...

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vincent l
Maubeuge, France
1 review
Reviewed 20 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

The house is very comfortable, in a quiet area, ideally located for visiting Totnes, going to the seaside or reaching Dartmoor. Pretty flowers welcome us in the kitchen. All required equipment is there. Plenty of books, some games, and maps/guides for walks and rides are in the living room. Bedding is just great - rarely slept so well! The garden...

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jean s
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 28 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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person found this review helpful

Really loved this house, garden and location within Totnes. Great not to have tv and played scrabble every night. Picking fruit veg and herbs was a real treat for cooking meals. Summerhouse was lovely for morning cups of tea. Colin and Helen were very caring hosts and left freshly cut flowers for us. Everything we needed was there. Comfy beds....

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Amenities
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Suits children over 5 years old.
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About the neighbourhood
Totnes is a beautiful area in South Hams, where the English Riviera and historic Exeter and Plymouth are easily accessible. The nearby glorious harbour village of Dartmouth is worth a visit.There is a distinctive Green Tourism approach in the area, with a lovely bohemian and alternative atmosphere to the bustling high street, lined with plenty of organic food shops, restaurants, cafes and restaurants and arts and crafts specialist shops to browse in.Totnes has a fascinating history as well. The market town began as a Saxon settlement and helped protect against a Viking invasion.There is a very interesting Elizabethan Museum, in a Elizabethan building in the town, which is definitely worth a visit. The town has a friendly community of writers, musicians, and herbalists. There is a great sel... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Exeter, (Bristol and London a little further): 50.0 km
Railway: Totnes: 0.5 km
Ferry: Plymouth (or Poole much further): 40.0 km
By plane to Exeter, Bristol or London airport. <BR>Train to Totnes station - 5 minutes walk. <BR>Bus to Totnes (Plymouth route)<BR>Ferry to Plymouth (or Poole)
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 11.0 km.
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