Cottage in Dittisham, Dartmouth, Devon, England

Grade II Listed Cottage In Dittisham, Near Dartmouth, Devon - 4* Rated by Visit

'Cobwebs' Cottage, In The Heart Of The Beautiful Village Of Dittisham

Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom)

  • Rates: (GBP)

    £295 - £595WEEKLY
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    • Property type:Cottage
    • Sleeps:2 (1 bedroom)
    • Bathrooms/Toilets:1
    • Internet access


    Property description

    Cobwebs is a Grade II listed cottage, built of stone and cob. Cobwebs is a delightful, enchanting, comfortable and cosy holiday home. The cottage has been renovated to a very high standard and is rated as 4* by Visit England. With white washed walls, pine and glass cupboards, pretty furniture and exposed rafters it is really charming and full of character. It is situated in Lower Street, one of the oldest roads in the heart of the village, which leads between some very pretty thatched cottages to Dittisham Mill Creek. It is a 1 minute walk to the village shop and Red Lion pub and a 7 minute walk to the Ferry Boat pub and quay. Dartmouth is easily accessible by road, or via a relaxing ferry ride down the River Dart.

    Accommodation description

    Bedroom with King size bed, exposed beams, window seat, fitted wardrobe, dressing table, Television and charming nooks and crannies.

    Shower room with WC, hand basin, electric power shower and washing machine.

    New, Shaker style, open plan kitchen, for the 2015 season with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and matching Portmeirion crockery, very well equipped with cutlery and cooking utensils. Includes Picnic cool-box, thermos and rug.

    Living Rooms:
    Light & spacious open plan lounge-diner-kitchen with exposed roof timbers and stone fireplace with electric stove fire. Very comfy new sofa, coffee table, dining table, window seat, TV with free-view channels, video/DVD, CD/radio and wireless broadband.

    High chair and travel cot available on request. Picnic blanket and cool-box with thermos are in the kitchen.

    Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service:
    All linen is provided excluding beach towels. On Saturday the cottage is given a weekly clean.

    Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Washing Machine.

    Central Heating, Cot, High Chair, Internet Access, Room Fans, TV.

    Location Type:
    River, Village.

    The cottage is approached down a narrow road, on a hill. It is possible to stop outside the cottage to unload. Parking is in Riverside Road (and is unrestricted and free) which is a very short walk and accessed through the churchyard where there are 3 steps to Lower Street. On entering the front door there is a step and one small step up to the hall. There is carpet throughout the cottage (apart from the bathroom and kitchen area which is vinyl). There are 10 stairs up to the living area.



    Rental Period Per Night Per Week Per Month Min. Stay (Nights)
    28 March 2015 - 9 May 2015 £ 400.00 7
    16 May 2015 - 23 May 2015 £ 440.00 7
    23 May 2015 - 30 May 2015 £ 510.00 7
    30 May 2015 - 20 June 2015 £ 440.00 7
    27 June 2015 - 18 July 2015 £ 485.00 7
    18 July 2015 - 22 August 2015 £ 595.00 7
    29 August 2015 - 5 September 2015 £ 495.00 7
    5 September 2015 - 26 September 2015 £ 440.00 7
    26 September 2015 - 17 October 2015 £ 370.00 7
    24 October 2015 - 31 October 2015 £ 400.00 7
    31 October 2015 - 19 December 2015 £ 305.00 7
    19 December 2015 - 26 December 2015 £ 510.00 7
    26 December 2015 - 2 January 2016 £ 510.00 7

    Notes on prices
    Short breaks available from November 2015 onwards till 28th March 2016. 2 or 3 nights available at 70% of weekly rate. 4 or 5 nights at 80% of weekly rate. 6 nights full weekly rate.

    Changeover day
    Saturday changeover day. Check out : before 10.30am. Check in : after 2pm (unless Cobwebs is vacant and by prior arrangement).

    Booking notes
    Payment to be made either by transfer via online banking or cheque. Deposit of £75. Balance due 6 weeks before arrival date. A £75 refundable security deposit is required.


    Cottage in Dittisham, Dartmouth, Devon, England

    About the area

    Dittisham Creek is a 2 min walk from Cobwebs and 'The Ham' is a 5 min walk and is a tranquil spot next to the river with lots of grass, a children's play-ground and benches by the river. Blackpool Sands-20 min drive is set in an unspoilt, sheltered bay, clear blue water, surrounded by magnificent evergreens and pines. Slapton Sands-25 min drive is a long stretch of shingle beach and fantastic for a bracing walk. Salcombe - 40 min drive is a very popular seaside town with pretty beaches.

    Dartmouth Golf & Country Club is 5 minutes drive away. One of Devon's premier golf courses and leisure resorts, it offers excellent leisure facilities for the golfer and non golfer alike. The 18-hole Championship golf course is voted within the top 80 golf courses in Great Britain and Ireland is a test for any golfer, whilst the 9-hole Dartmouth course is one not to be missed. Dartmouth Golf & Country Club also boasts a driving range and other practice facilities for those who wish to practice their golf swing.

    How to get there
    The nearest airport is Exeter Airport which is about an hour's drive from the village. Bristol airport is about 2 hours drive. Totnes is the closest mainline railway station. Its about 20 minutes from the village.

    The two closest towns are Dartmouth and Totnes which are a 10 minute and 20 minute drive from the village respectively. Exeter is about a 45 minute drive from the village. The Dartmouth to Dittisham Ferry is a delightful passenger ferry which runs year-round on a loop from Dartmouth to Dittisham. It is a great way to see the lower reaches of the Dart and enjoy a half hour trip on the River whilst not having to worry about parking at the other end. Blackpool beach is about 20 minute drive.

    Further Details
    Dittisham or Ditsum as it is locally known, is lucky enough to be served by two pubs, a post office, a shop and an excellent waterside cafe.
    Greenway House - The former home of Agatha Christie and since the multi million pound refurbishment carried out by the National Trust, the Greenway estate is proving to be hugely popular. Take a short trip on the Dittisham to Greenway passenger ferry to get there.
    River Dart - The beauty of the River Dart is recognised throughout the world. Enjoy a leisurely cruise on a river steamer to Totnes when the tides are right, or around the harbour for a shorter trip. On the way to Totnes you'll see Greenway House. Take a small ferry up to Dittisham, have lunch and walk back along the Dart Valley Trail. From Easter to the end of October, this ferry runs a regular service to and from the village.
    Walks - There are miles of coastal footpath and some wonderful inland walks too. In summer, Coast Path and Dart Valley 'Hopper' buses allow you to enjoy the coast and river walks without having to worry about getting back to where you started! Advice about walks, leaflets, maps and bus timetables are available from the Tourist Office. Dartmouth Steam Railway from Paignton is the holiday-line with steam trains running for 7 miles in Great Western tradition along the spectacular Torbay Coast to Churston and through the wooded slopes bordering the Dart estuary to Kingswear. The scenery is superb. Approaching Kingswear is the beautiful River Dart, with its fascinating craft, and on the far side, the olde world town of Dartmouth and the famous Britannia Royal Naval College, Butterwalk, Bayards Cove and Dartmouth Castle.
    Classic English wines are produced nearby at Sharpham vineyard as a result of a happy marriage of soil, climate and grape variety known as terroir. Their tally of International Awards confirms their position as one of England's foremost quality wine producers.

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    Guest comments

    We had a relaxing break in this charming and cosy cottage. Celia has thought of everything a holiday-maker could need and has paid great attention to detail. Caroline and Bob, London

    Our fourth visit to this little gem, Dittisham and pretty Cobwebs - our home away from home. Henry and Vanessa, Hertfordshire

    We have enjoyed our second visit to this very pretty and well kept cottage owned by the very friendly Celia who is always around if you need anything. Its ideal for a peaceful getaway - such a delightful village and a good choice of walks nearby from coastal to moors. We particularly enjoy the ferry ride to Dartmouth, followed by breakfast in the town and a walk back via Kingswear and Greenaway. So many options and we will be back to explore more! John & Sylvia - Birmingham.

    About the Owner

    Cobwebs has been in our family for about 20 years. When we purchased it, it was a run-down and disused property which we lovingly restored and brought back to life. It is located next door to our family home so I am always on hand for our guests if they need anything or have any questions about the local area. Its a stunning village and Cobwebs provides all the amenities for a peaceful and relaxing holiday with all the comforts of home.

    Year property purchased:  1980's

    Why this location?

    There really is something for everyone, from visiting the many beautiful and quaint towns and villages nearby, clean blue-flag beaches, water-sports, golf, crabbing on the quay, coastal walks, gourmet cuisine and sailing - the South Hams has it all. There are many well regarded restaurants and pubs close to Dittisham including Mitch Tonk's 'Rockfish' restaurant in Dartmouth, the ‘Oyster Shack’ in Bigbury and ‘Dart Marina in Dartmouth to name a few.

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