Mariners Cottage, Stoke Gabriel, Totnes, Devon
Mariners Cottage sits on the quay in Stoke Gabriel, a village in South Devon which is situated on a creek of the historic River Dart. The cottage offers superb views over the Mill Pond and River Dart. This ancient and unspoilt village still retains its ancient roots from the 800 year old yew tree in the churchyard to its gentle tangle of cottages leading down to the river where locals have fished for Dart Salmon for centuries. With its old Inns and the hubbub of daily life, it still retains that quintessential English village atmosphere.
Inside Mariners Holiday Cottage you will find all the modern conveniences required to make this a home from home stay in Stoke Gabriel. As you enter you are welcomed into a sitting/dining room with feature stone fireplace, which includes a gas wood burning stove.
The self catering cottage benefits from a modern gas fired central heating system which will keep you snug and warm should you choose a winter break at Mariners. A flat screen Digital TV/DVD unit with free to view channels and mini Hi-fi system are within this room, along with a farmhouse pine dining room suite which seats 6. Wonderful views of the Mill Pond and woodland beyond are found from both front facing windows.
From the sitting room, a door leads to the kitchen, which is modern and fully fitted. Including; gas hob and oven, microwave, fridge freezer, washing machine with separate tumble drier. Cutlery and crockery for 6 along with a full range of modern cooking utensils are to be found in the kitchen.
Upstairs you will find 2 large bedrooms, one being a double with plenty of storage. The 2nd being a twin with an en suite shower room, wash basin and toilet. Again, this room has wardrobes and more than ample storage. Both rooms have fabulous views over the Mill Pond and woodland beyond. Also upstairs there is a fully fitted, modern bathroom where you will find the airing cupboard and controls for the hot water and central heating. Master bedroom, again with views over Mill Pond and woodland beyond, with bed-side units, dressing table and wardrobe.
The holiday cottage also has a secure, enclosed private garden.
From the quay by the River Dart, where children can go crabbing, there are gentle strolls to be taken along the riverbank or through the old apple orchard and winding streets of the village where unexpected glimpses abound. There is always something to see and do in this lively community where everyone is made welcome.
Further afield are the unspoilt areas of the South Hams with its winding lanes leading to secluded beaches and coves to discover, or to the wild bleakness of Dartmoor to roam. The historic towns of Totnes and Dartmouth are nearby and a boat trip on the River Dart is a "must".
Other nearby attractions are Paignton Zoo, steam railways and for those interested in our history there are National Trust castles and gardens to explore. The English Riviera towns of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham are but a few miles away. There are golf clubs in the area, the nearest being three miles distant. There are also riding stables within three miles, plus riding centres on Dartmoor just fourteen miles away.
Whatever you choose, there is something for everyone in Stoke Gabriel - No wonder people say it is "the best kept secret in Devon!".
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Telephone: 01803 882125
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Website: Mariners Cottage
Sleeps: 1 to 6