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Self Catering, Grade II Listed Town House With River And Sea Views



Updated: 17-Sep-2016
Townhouse in Dartmouth, South Devon, England - Ideal For Strolling Into Town

Situated in the heart of Dartmouth, At Last is a four-story, end-of-terrace, Grade II listed town house with views across the river Dart to Kingswear and out to sea. It's position makes it ideal for strolling to the shops, galleries, pubs and restaurants as it is just above Bayards Cove (the oldest part of Dartmouth's harbour with cobbled quay side). Boasting 3 bedrooms, 1 with an en-suite shower room, a galley-style kitchen and first floor living/dining room which has superb panoramic views of the River Dart including broadband internet connection, 3 TV's with DVD players makes it a perfect holiday home to relax and unwind with family or friends.

Please note that due to the age of the property there is a typical, steep and narrowish staircase which has rope rails that winds up through to the middle of the house. Therefore the property may not be suitable for the elderly or for very young children.

  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I have a family of 4 and have always enjoyed visiting Devon and the South Hams area with my family, obviously Dartmouth. It holds a special place in my heart as I stayed there with my own parents when I was younger.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We really enjoyed our stay in your lovely home here at Dartmouth. The weather has been very kind to us - bonus! Your taste very welcoming and we will certainly be back - thank you! October 2014

A wonderful few days enjoying your very comfortable home and fabulous views! August 2014

Lovely home as usual, we enjoyed all the walks and drives out, thank you for letting us stay again. August 2014

Very special, house is stunning! July 2014

At Last has been a brilliant base and extremely comfortable, very special views. July 2014

Lovely property with lots of nice extra touches. Very clean.

Dartmouth is a lovely town and the house has great views across the river from the lounge and main bedroom. Property well equipped and maintained and situated very close to the town so everything we needed was on our doorstep.
Dec 2012
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Perfect holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous break in Dartmouth,my favourite place,staying at At Last and have stayed here quite a few time now and will continue to.

It's a beautiful home from home and the views of the river Dart are superb.

Spotlessly clean,very cozy and in the best location. Couldn't wish for more,that's why we keep going back. Thank you Nicola,we love At Last x

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great central location & fab views !

  • 5 of 5

The whole family had a great time at 'At Last' in Dartmouth. It was so handy for walking everywhere as it is has a great central location. The pub and the fish & chip shop was a 2 minute walk away as well as the highly recommended Cafe Alf Resco on lower street !! Perfect for a weeks holiday! The town house itself was well stocked with everything you need and the views were amazing especially to wake up to ! Overall we had a lovely time for a family of 4 ( 2 adults and 2 children). Nicola is always contactable and was very sweet to have a bottle of wine waiting for you! Thanks again...we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

I have been visiting Dartmouth for over 35yrs now and have been renting cottages for the last 5yrs. 'At Last' has the best views - by far!

When you wake up and can look down the river to the castle, without even lifting your head off the pillow, you know you are staying in a very special place.

The location is perfect for nipping the kids down to Bayards Cove for a quick crabbing session, while you enjoy a drink in the sunshine overlooking the water, then a short stroll back to the cottage to freshen up before walking down into town for dinner.

We decided to watch the Regatta fireworks from the cottage one evening and we all decided that it was the best view we had ever had of the display.

The stairs are steep, but proved absolutely no problem for us (or the dog) and in fact improved the character of the cottage even more. There is plenty of space for everyone and the kids loved having the top floor as their own space.

Don't want to make the review too good, in case everyone decides to stay here and it isn't available for us next year :-)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nice and charming house with a great view!

  • 4 of 5

We had a nice week in this charming house i Dartmouth. Dartmouth is a very beautiful city to visit, and the old, charming house makes the right atmosphere for relaxing and enjoying Dartmouth and surounding areas. The house was nice and clean,and Nicola Cotton was helpful and sweet. We will recommend this place to our friends and family in Denmark - and to everybody else..

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This house is perfect for a week's getaway. We have 3 children, and they could have all slept in the top room which has a double bunk and a single, but as there are still two other good size double bedrooms, we spread around. a very up and down house, with steep stairs, but that all added the seaside feeling, like on boats - and we took a lot of boats. you can see the lower ferry from the window which is a good one to catch to take the steam train directly opposite in Kinsgwear. The house is very central to the old town, so we walked out every day to do sight see, go crabbing, and end the day in one of the town's excellent restaurants. Nicola was very helpful, and the bottle of wine on arrival after travelling many hours in the car to get there went down very well. Views from the house are excellent too.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful house, fantastic views, everything you need. Spent hours day dreaming out the windows up and down the river! Nicola is very helpful and a kind guesture of a bottle wine was very nice, will definely return.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review and comments. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at our holiday home - At Last. The view is one of our favourite things about our house. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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From the Owner

We bought the house 3 years ago and since then have done some refurb work to make it very homely and give it a nice feel. The views are truly wonderful. We fell in love with house for it's position and that special quintessential feel. All of Dartmouth's delights are right on our doorstep.

Activity and Interests


Blackpool Sands is a large but pebbly beach with a great café and has some fantastic views. Situated 4 miles from Dartmouth.

Beesands is a hidden gem of a beach in a lovely village. Popular with families, fishermen and and walkers with extensive free parking. Situated 11 miles from Dartmouth.

Challaborough is a small beach that is popular with surfers and body boarders. There is a car park, restaurants, beach shop and a pub close by. Situated 20 miles from Dartmouth.


Salcombe is about 45 minutes from Dartmouth by car but there is also a bus route too. Salcombe is a shopper's haven.

Brixham is a small fishing town. It is situated at the end of Torbay and is in the lee of Berry Head. It has plenty of shops and places to eat. Brixham is situated 5 miles from Dartmouth.

Totnes is situated at the head of the River Dart. It is a medieval town which is very popular with tourists. It is situated 12 miles from Dartmouth.

Further Details:

The Dartmouth Regatta is one of the most popular annual events in Dartmouth and will be taking place in August 2016. Dates will be confirmed soon. The Dartmouth Regatta comprises of sailing events, rowing events, air displays (including the incredible Red Arrows) and stunning fireworks displays.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
October Half Tern 2016
22 Oct 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
November - December 2016
30 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Christmas & New Year 2016
17 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
30% of the total cost plus the required security deposit of £200 is required upon booking. The remaining 70% of the balance is due no later that 8 weeks prior to your arrival. If the booking is made less than 8 weeks prior to the date of arrival then the full cost of the holiday must be paid for along with the £200 security deposit. Security deposit will be returned in full within 14 days of your departure by either cheque or bank transfer, providing the house has been left in a good state.

Changeover Day:
Depending on availability, change overs days can be moved to accommodate different date opitions. Please get in contact with us to enquire.

Notes on prices:
Please note the minimum rental cost for this property is £395.00 for 3 nights. Payments must be in British Sterling Pound cheques or paid by online banking.

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From the Owner

Dartmouth has some lovely walks and great shops. There are also some fantastic places to eat. All of which are on our doorstep. It's a great place to relax, people watch and boat watch. Everyone is friendly and speaks greatly about the community in Dartmouth. It's within easy to reach to place further afield such as Plymouth, Cornwall, North Devon, Dartmoor.

Property Type

  • house


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • river
  • town


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite shower room to bedroom 1 with shower and wc. Family bathroom is located on the second floor which has bath/shower over and wc


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed, Bedroom 2 with 4ft 6 double bed, Bedroom 3 with single bed plus bunk beds.


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Electricity and heating costs are included within the rental price. All children must be over the age of 3 years as the steep and narrow stairs are not suitable for really young children. Suitable for a maximum of 4 adults and 3 children. For more information on this property, please visit our website. The link can be found at the bottom of this page. Outside: There is no outside garden to this property. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and duvets are provided free of charge. Towels are provided free of charge but please bring beach towels. Other: At the back of the lounge, there is a dining area with table and 6 chairs.

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