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Tubbs Delight Family and dog friendly Bungalow With Hot Tub and Countryside View

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Bungalow in Malborough, Nr Salcombe, South Devon - Jacuzzi,Dogs Welcome,Quiet Village,Countryside views,WIFI

Tubbs Delight is a cozy furnished 3 bed bungalow with incredible views in the heart of the stunning South Devon countryside. In the quiet village of Malborough, with 2 pubs, a shop and a post office only a few minutes walk away. Large decked patio with fantastic panoramic countryside view and a sunken 4 person Spa pool (spa available subject to conditions & additional charge). We are totally dog friendly. With plenty of walking from the door, and the nearest footpath takes you down to the coast at Hope Cove. South Devon AONB (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty) has 232 miles of public footpaths. Tubbs Delight is a Walkers are welcome property with a drying area for wet muddy clothes and shoes, a washing machine and dryer, an outside tap for cleaning.


Owner
Debbie Sharkey
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
15 December, 2017

About Debbie Sharkey

Tubbs Delight has been looked after by the same family since it was built in the 1960's. It has always been a great family self catering holiday rental in Devon. The second generation now maintains the property and it has changed immensely from its humble beginnings. Tubbs Delight is constantly being refurbished and updated. I have tried to make the bungalow as comfortable as I can for you as it is important to me that you enjoy your holiday. Having lived there as a child I consider Tubbs Delight my baby and love relaxing down there. For me its a get way from the phone, WiFi and computer (although you don't have to) and its a chance to go walking in the countryside and rock pool investigating on the beach.

Debbie Sharkey purchased this bungalow in 1960

Why Debbie Sharkey chose Malborough

"Far from the madding crowd" is exactly how I would describe Tubbs Delight. Even more so in the Winter when you can see snow on Dartmoor.

My parents bought it as a family getaway. They loved the village, countryside and beaches. The village is self supporting with the co-op shop so you can just arrive and sit out looking at the view all day long.

What makes this bungalow unique

It is the view from the rear of the property which is breathtaking and has not changed in decades.

The decking from the lounge houses the 4 person jacuzzi (which is available at an additional cost and subject to conditions) and its amazing how many stars you can see at night.

If you are an ardent walker (with or without a dog) you hardly need to use the car. Tubbs delight is a Walkers are welcome property with a drying area for wet muddy clothes and shoes, a washing machine and dryer, an outside tap for cleaning and a jacuzzi for relaxing those aching limbs.

Tubbs Delight is a sustainable home with cavity wall insulation, heat recovery system, PV and Solar hot water. I am working towards a carbon zero holiday home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

All my reviews are on Trip Advisor
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Malborough in Malborough

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • The modern bathroom has a simple stylish white suite with a shower over the bath, shaver point, mirror with internal lights, bathroom cabinet and pine flooring. There is also a separate toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5/6 adults 2 children and a cot (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with double bed, Bedroom 2 with twin beds and a cot, Bedroom 3 with bunk beds (best suited for children)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Heating, electricity and WIFI are included in the price. DOGS are VERY WELCOME providing owners are respectful of the accommodation and leave it in the same clean and tidy condition in which it is presented to them. Pets are charged at £15 each per week (£10 each per short break). Smoking is not permitted at Tubbs Delight. Outside: The terraced south-facing garden is a sun-trap year round. You will hear the sounds of birds singing, and will see cows and sheep grazing. On winter days you can clearly see Dartmoor. With a grass lawn for playing games or lounging, and shade under the large umbrella on the patio for enjoying cool drinks, the garden makes a lovely alternative to the beach. Later in the evening, enjoy sunset dining at the alfresco table and chairs, and the outdoor BBQ. The decking houses the 4 person jacuzzi which is available at an additional cost and subject to conditions. The views from the rear of the property are breathtaking and have not changed in decades. Utility Room: The Utility room/garage houses the washing machine, dryer and freezer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen not provided Other: Sunken 4 person Spa pool (spa available subject to conditions & additional charge). Table and chairs and a brick BBQ for those hot Summer days !!!

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Location

Nearest Airport
46 Miles
Exeter
Nearest Barpub
6 Metres
The Royal Oak
Nearest Ferry
22 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Thurleston Golf course
Nearest Train
21 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
M5
Nearest Restaurant
6 Metres
The Royal Oak
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Hope Cove
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Within 5 minutes driving is the beaches of Hope Cove and Thurlestone sands. There is a public footpath to Soar Mill Cove and Hope Cove and walking to the beach would take approximately 45 mins.

Travel:

Car is recommended although there is a local bus service.

Nearest airport Exeter 74 km

Nearest ferry port Plymouth 40 km

Nearest railway station Totnes km

Nearest beach Hope Cove 4 km

Nearest amenities Kingsbridge 5.8 km

A car is advised

Distances:

Malborough has an amazing disappearing church, All Saints Church (or so it seems as a child driving from Kingsbridge). The village has picturesque Devon charm with many thatched cottages. There is a post office, 2 pubs and a small supermarket attached to the petrol garage. Only 3 miles from Salcombe with its designer clothing shops , sailing, diving and fishing. 4 miles from the market town of Kingsbridge with a swimming pool and cinema, and only 20 miles south of Dartmoor National Park.

Further Details:

Dartmoor National Park is a short drive away and there are plenty of popular attractions nearby including NT Overbecks House and Gardens, Dartmouth Steam railway and river boat, Woodlands Theme Park, National Marine Aquarium Plymouth and many more. There are a selection of lovely PUBS and restaurants in the village and at the nearby towns of Salcombe and Kingsbridge.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in Malborough, South Hams

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£265
for 3 nights
From
£70
From
£75
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£440
 
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£640
for 7 nights
£640
 
 
Winter 2018
3 Jan 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£265
for 3 nights
From
£70
From
£75
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Feb half term
10 Feb 2018 - 23 Feb 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£455
for 7 nights
£455
 
 
End Feb
24 Feb 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£265
for 3 nights
From
£70
From
£75
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Early March
3 Mar 2018 - 9 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£265
for 3 nights
From
£70
From
£75
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Mid March
10 Mar 2018 - 16 Mar 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£505
for 7 nights
£505
 
 
Spring
17 Mar 2018 - 18 May 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£575
for 7 nights
£575
 
 
Late May Mid June
19 May 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
16 June -23rd June
16 Jun 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£680
for 7 nights
£680
 
 
23 June-7 July
23 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
Summer holidays
7 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£830
for 7 nights
£830
 
 
End Aug
25 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£755
for 7 nights
£755
 
 
Beg Sep
1 Sep 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£680
for 7 nights
£680
 
 
Sept
8 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£630
for 7 nights
£630
 
 
Oct
29 Sep 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£530
for 7 nights
£530
 
 
Nov
3 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£265
for 3 nights
From
£70
From
£75
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Christmas 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£680
for 7 nights
£680
 
 
NewYear 2018
29 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£705
for 7 nights
£705
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£250
for 3 nights
From
£65
From
£75
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£825
 

Additional pricing information

Hot Tub £55
Pet Fee £15
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Booking are usually Saturday to Saturday. The jacuzzi is an additional £55 per week if required. A 25% deposit is due on booking. The balance is due 6 weeks prior to your holiday start date.
For last minute bookings you must contact the seller immediately and pay by bank transfer.
Payments may be made direct to the owners bank account or by cheque. A booking form will be sent to you with all relevant information.
A " Housekeeping charge" of £100 per booking is required. This amount will be returned if the property is left clean and tidy.

Changeover Day:
Changeover Day is Saturday, although on off season breaks it is flexible. Please note the changeover period is arrival at 2.00pm and departure by 10.00am the following Saturday to allow time for cleaner/gardener.

Notes on prices:
Short breaks available on request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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