Timber Chalet in Bovisand, Nr. Down Thomas, South Devon, England
Seaside Bolt Hole, The Cosy South-Facing Coastal Chalet With Superb Panoramic Sea Views, Just Minutes Walk To The Beaches, Only A Mile From The Quiet Village Of Down Thomas, Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)
Lovely south facing coastal chalet with superb panoramic sea views. Minutes walk to the beaches. We are a mile from the quiet village of Down Thomas, 1 mile to Staddon Heights, the nearby golf course and 5 miles from the centre of Plymouth with the Hoe, Barbican, theatre, cinemas and shops. Wembury, an area of outstanding natural beauty is 5 miles away. Bovisand is perfect for couples or family holidays, walking the coastal paths, exploring the nearby beaches, surfing, diving, snorkeling or simply relaxing on one of the patioís soaking up the sun.
|Rental Period||Per Night||Per Week||Per Month||Min. Stay (Nights)|
|4 May 2013 - 11 May 2013||GBP 330.00||-|
|11 May 2013 - 18 May 2013||GBP 330.00||-|
|18 May 2013 - 25 May 2013||GBP 330.00||-|
|25 May 2013 - 1 June 2013||GBP 330.00||-|
|1 June 2013 - 8 June 2013||GBP 375.00||-|
|8 June 2013 - 15 June 2013||GBP 375.00||-|
|15 June 2013 - 22 June 2013||GBP 375.00||-|
|22 June 2013 - 29 June 2013||GBP 375.00||-|
|29 June 2013 - 6 July 2013||GBP 495.00||-|
|6 July 2013 - 13 July 2013||GBP 495.00||-|
|13 July 2013 - 20 July 2013||GBP 495.00||-|
|20 July 2013 - 27 July 2013||GBP 495.00||-|
|27 July 2013 - 3 August 2013||GBP 495.00||-|
|3 August 2013 - 10 August 2013||GBP 495.00||-|
|10 August 2013 - 17 August 2013||GBP 495.00||-|
|17 August 2013 - 24 August 2013||GBP 495.00||-|
|24 August 2013 - 31 August 2013||GBP 495.00||-|
|31 August 2013 - 7 September 2013||GBP 495.00||-|
|1 September 2013 - 7 September 2013||GBP 375.00||-|
|7 September 2013 - 14 September 2013||GBP 375.00||-|
Notes on prices
There is a minimum stay/charge of 2 nights. Two, three and four night stays may be available on request.
Changeover day during busy periods is Saturday. Check out time is by 1000 hours and arrival time not before 1500 hours.
The front bedroom has a double bed, fitted wardrobes and beautiful sea views. The back bedroom has bunk-beds with single bed to the top and small double beneath, also with fitted wardrobes.
The bathroom has a large shower, cupboards, airing cupboard and heated towel rail.
In the kitchen is a double oven, hob, microwave, fridge freezer and washer/dryer.
The sitting room has comfortable reclining sofas to enjoy the views from, TV/DVD player, dresser and dining table and chairs.
Private parking space in the car park below the chalet.
Tea towels and oven gloves are provided and changed each week. Please bring your own bed linen, towels/ beach towels. You are requested to leave the chalet clean and tidy and treat it as you would your own. The chalet is no smoking.
Barbecue Parking Garden
FridgeFreezer HobStove Iron Microwave Oven TumbleDryer WashingMachine
Timber Chalet in Bovisand, Nr. Down Thomas, South Devon, England
About the area
There is a large patio to the front and the side of the chalet. With a built in BBQ to the side it doubles as an excellent second dining area. Please ensure children are supervised at all times, especially as the front patio is not enclosed. The side patio area is.
Bovisand is An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The main beach is a sheltered sandy bay with cliffs either side. Popular with walkers, locals and families, there is a large expanse of flat sand when the tide is out, ideal for games. Itís also excellent for snorkeling and rock pooling. Itís about a 1 mile coastal walk east to Heybrook Bay and the Eddystone Inn or 2 miles east along the coastal path to Wembury and the National Trust beach. Within easy driving distance are the beaches.
Staddon Heights golf club is 1 mile away with fantastic views across the breakwater to Plymouth Sound. St. Mellion Hotel Golf and Country Club is 17 miles, Bigbury golf course is 17 miles, Thurlestone golf course is 22 miles, Whitsand Bay Hotel Golf Club is 24 miles.
Situated near the A38 above the Plym valley and approximately 7 miles away is Plymouth Ski and Snowboard Centre. Ideal of skiers, snowboarders, toboggan and sno-tube rides.
How to get there
Plymouth Airport - 14 miles.
Plymouth Railway Station - 6.5 miles.
Plymouth Cross Channel Ferry Port - 7 miles.
Plymouth Coach Station - 6 miles.
Daily bus service to Plymouth.
Use of car recommended.
Plymouth City Centre - 5 miles.
Langdon Court Hotel - 2 miles.
Plymouth Hoe/ Barbican - 5 miles.
Eden Project - 44 miles (1 hour 15 mins).
Salcombe - 24 miles (45 mins).
Looe - 29 miles (55 mins).
Padstow - 54 miles (1 hour 30 mins).
Dartmouth - 29 miles (55 mins).
Exeter - 45 miles (1 hour).
Down Thomas has a recently refurbished pub and restaurant, The Mussel Inn. Excellent food and fresh fish dishes dictated by local Fishermanís catches. There is also a shop/post office and Alltrax a bicycle sale and hire shop. Heybrook Bay a mile away has a pub The Eddystone with a sun terrace overlooking the Bay.
The nearest supermarkets are Morrisons in Plymstock, 4 miles away on the A379 towards Plymouth or Sainsburys at Marsh Mills, 7 miles away. The nearest banks are in Plymstock Broadway shopping centre or Plymouth city centre. Riverford is an organic farm shop with everything from fruit, veg, meats, cheeses, wine and other groceries located in Yealmpton on the A379.
The Barbican also has the UKís largest National Marine Aquarium with over 70 sharks.
Plymouth Pavilions has a leisure pool with 2 waterslides and a jacuzzi and a light and laser ice rink.
The Drake Circus shopping mall offers a wide selection of top brand shops and places to eat and drink.
Other local activities include hiking in Dartmoor National Park with over 450 miles of public rights of way there is an abundance of walking and cycling routes to suit all tastes and abilities. Dartmoor is approximately 30 minutes drive.
The South West Coast Path National Trail is 630 miles of superb coastal walking and is the best way to enjoy the wonderful coastal scenery, wildlife and heritage.
Eden Project within 2 hours drive.
Fishing villages of Looe and Polperro within an hours drive.
Totnes Elizabethan Fair - Tuesdays.
Morwellham Quay, Nr Tavistock, 1868 village back to life.
Dartmoor Zooalogical Park, Sparkwell.
Buckfast Abbey - Home of Francis Drake.
Woodlands Theme Park
Staddon Heights Golf Course
St Mellion Golf Course.
You may phone or email requests. A £100 non-refundable deposit is taken on booking. This is payable by bank transfer or cheque. A security/breakages deposit of £75 is taken with final balance and will be refunded once the chalet has been checked over, usually within a week after leaving. The rental balance and security deposit are payable 6 weeks before your holiday start date. Confirmation and arrival details are sent to you once the final balance has cleared.
About the Owner
Hello, I live in a small village in Oxfordshire with my husband and 3 children. For over 6 years we've been renting chalets at Bovisand and in 2011 an opportunity arose for us to buy one in the perfect location for us. It's our place to be happy and active and relax. Being right on the coast is fantastic and therapeutic and we just hope you enjoy your stay as much as we always do.
Year property purchased: 2011
Why this location?
It's our seaside bolthole: the chalet. Even in winter when the coast is at it's starkest we still love it here. There is a wonderful feeling being right by the sea that lets us know we've escaped the rat-race. The children spend hours on the beach and never sleep as well as when they're here.
What are the unique benefits of the property?
It's literally minutes walk to the beaches. We are very lucky to have such wonderful views of Bovisand and a lovely large patio and BBQ area to enjoy them from. We love walking along the coast the Eddistone Inn for a relaxing lunch then back for a quick 'dip' late afternoon. Though my husband will venture into the sea 'all year round'.. It's just the perfect base to return too if we spend the day either at other beaches, the moors, Cornwall. And should we wish for a more lively evening then the Barbican and theatres and cinemas are just 5 miles away. We never leave without visiting the seafood restaurant 'Platters', on the Barbican. The fishmarket is literally opposite the restaurant. Even A. Lloyd-Webber said 'it's the best fish I have ever tasted'. And we agree. Fantastic!
For booking and further information
Send an enquiry to the owner
Property Ref E4853
(UNITED KINGDOM) +44 07825271870
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