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Kittiwake, Upperdeck - the perfect seaside retreat

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4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
10 guests
2 nights minimum
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House Details The apartment is part of a lovely new conversion of a fisherman and a basketmakers home in the historical Inner Hope part of the village. This area of Hope Cove, with its thatched cottages and lifeboat station, adjoins the National Trust land of Bolt Tail and the South West Coast Path. It is situated in a sheltered valley leading to Bolberry. This spacious upstairs apartment, with additional downstairs rooms has views towards the sea, with the safe sandy beaches are only 150 metres level walk away. From couples to 10 people can be catered for in any combination of 4 different bedrroms and bathrooms, with some extra bedding options. Short stays and weekends are possible out of the main season with the provision of breakfast packs if required Accommodation: Upstairs: 2 b...House Details The apartment is part of a lovely new conversion of a fisherman and a basketmakers home in the historical Inner Hope part of the village. This area of Hope Cove, with its thatched cottages and lifeboat station, adjoins the National Trust land of Bolt Tail and the South West Coast Path. It is situated in a sheltered valley leading to Bolberry. This spacious upstairs apartment, with additional downstairs rooms has views towards the sea, with the safe sandy beaches are only 150 metres level walk away. From couples to 10 people can be catered for in any combination of 4 different bedrroms and bathrooms, with some extra bedding options. Short stays and weekends are possible out of the main season with the provision of breakfast packs if required Accommodation: Upstairs: 2 bedrooms, 1 kingsize with balcony, + ensuite bathroom with whirlpool birth, shower over, toilet, bidet: 1 double with 2nd bathroom and large hot airing/ drying cupboard. Open plan living room kitchen, with a double sofa bed, +TV, video, DVD. The kitchen area equipped with electric cooker, fridge freezer, microwave and washing machine. There is an additional seating area on the large landing with a sofa which comprises 2 single beds, moveable if required. Wi fi access. Telephone All linen, towels and heating are included. 2 high chairs and cots are available on request. Duvets and pillows can be feather or polyester as requested. Downstairs: Family lounge 2 sofas + additional chairs, piano, TV, Blu Ray, log fire 3rd bedroom, double with two bunks + sink, bathroom opposite 4th bedroom, twin - two singles + ensuite shower room Sheltered garden with deck ,sun- loungers and dining furniture. Seat 8. Further 4 seat table and chairs on lawn. BBQ permitted. Full size table tennis. Garden cabin with double bed .We offer luxury self- catering accommodation with the benefits of personal hotel service and genuine local knowledge. David Morgan is the last fulltime working crab fisherman living in Hope Cove. His boat Southern Star FY125 is moored in Salcombe. Crabs and lobsters are available to order, weather permitting. Sue Morgan is a local teacher, artist and basketmaker who runs occasional workshops on making traditional willow crabpots and basket making. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
I am happy to accept groups for celebrations, as long as noise is minimal after midnight.
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 1 Full bath, 2 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Mrs S
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2010
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Reviewed 17 April 2021

Hope Cove is a great place to base your South Hams holiday. Enjoyed Hope cove itself, Thurlestone Beach, Salcombe, Burgh Island and Kingsbridge. The house is fantastic for an extended family. Lovely sea view, very peaceful spot 2 minutes from the coastal path. Sue organised...More

Date of stay: April 2021
Thank Paul G
Reviewed 26 September 2020

Lovely, comfortable home. Everything you need and more. Great location and lovely village. Love the jacuzzi bath, its very welcoming after long walks. And the crab I ordered was lovely. Many thanks.

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank lindaj368
Reviewed 14 September 2020 via mobile

Kittiwake is amazing value for money especially for 2 guests. Everything is provided for a relaxing and comfortable stay. The bed is blissful. There are so many interesting books that we could happily spend time indoors but we were lucky with the weather so they...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank Denise L
Reviewed 5 January 2020

Previously stayed here for New Year in 2018 and returned for New Year 2020. Once again we couldn't fault anything about our stay. Accommodation is absolutely spot on for our family including our working cocker spaniel Alfie. Everyone had their own bathroom which they enjoyed!...More

Date of stay: December 2019
Thank Priesty2014
Reviewed 1 October 2019 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, the house is very cosy and only a 5 minute walk down to the beach. The house has everything that you could need from your stay, from a well stocked kitchen to lovely touches such as bath robes and slippers....More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Jane A
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Reviewed 10 July 2019

Location just perfect short walk to lovely beaches , kittiwake was home from home and accommodation was much enjoyed. Also a bonus that I was allowed to take my older dog with us ,never visited Hope Cove or this part of the country but shall...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Pauline W
Sue M, VR Owner at Kittiwake, Upperdeck - the perfect seaside retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2019

Thankyou, Hope Cove is such a good area for walking and there are plenty of country walks for dogs with most beaches also being accessible.

Reviewed 6 July 2019

We've been staying in Kittiwake every summer for about 10 years now and absolutely love it. We've come with dogs, friends, grandparents etc and we have always been accommodated and comfortable. Really comfy beds and bed linen. We all say we have the best night's...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Miranda B
Sue M, VR Owner at Kittiwake, Upperdeck - the perfect seaside retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2019

Glad you liked the jam, the new seasons honey is just coming in. We try to accommodate any special requests guests have.

Reviewed 18 April 2019 via mobile

We stayed for a weekend, 5 adults, 3 children and 2 dogs - plenty of room, Lovely bedrooms and plenty of bathrooms. Lovely home from home. The only downside for us, which we should have thought about, neither of the dogs can walk well on...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Vikki E
Sue M, VR Owner at Kittiwake, Upperdeck - the perfect seaside retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2019

I do have several spare rugs that can be added to those on the floors, so a good reminder to offer them to guests if they need them. I am glad you liked this beautiful area

Reviewed 16 March 2019 via mobile

Hi! Just wanted to say thanks for a brilliant time away in Hope which really is stunning! We really enjoyed staying in your accommodation which was so homely and you had everything we could have needed. The Jacuzzi bath was lovely to wind down in...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Kayleigh B
Sue M, VR Owner at Kittiwake, Upperdeck - the perfect seaside retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2019

We hope our house suits anyone who wants somewhere with homely touches. Must do some more drawing. My basket making courses are popular.

Reviewed 15 January 2019

Great little base for a few days away close to the beach. Quality of the food around was very good quality although slightly on the expensive side. Walking was fantastic. Regards the accommodation everything was there and the owners would have been very happy to...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Freedom16963267641
Sue M, VR Owner at Kittiwake, Upperdeck - the perfect seaside retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2019

I am glad you found our place a great base for walking, even out of season the Hope Cove area has a lot to offer with beautiful coastal scenery. Also we try provide suggestions people make, so thankyou for your kind words.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Boat Available
Books
Central Heating
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Porch
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Staffed Property
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Quiet seaside fishing village with stunning coastal scenery and walking along the SW Coast Path. Safe sandy beaches suitable for family holidays and water sports extend along the shore in rocky coves, wide estuaries and larger bays. The area is perfect for sailing, fishing, surfing and waterskiiing Many nearby attractions in other coastal towns eg, Dartmouth and Salcombe, also Totnes. Dartmoor is 30minutes by car and Plymouth 45minutes travel. The whole area of the South Hams is full of tiny villages with quaint thatched cottages, country pubs and other historic buildings and houses. Within walking distance good eateries include, The Cove Cafe, Hope and Anchor pub, Cottage Hotel, Hope Cove House, Ocean Reach Restaurant, Soar Mill Hotel
Getting around
The lanes are typical Devon, narrow and bendy, with lots of local attractions and beaches within 20 minutes drive. Spring and Autumn are especially pleasant for exploring the area. Salcombe is 8 minutes drive away. Nearest fuel and Coop minimarket at Malborough 5 minutes drive away.
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Kittiwake, Upperdeck - the perfect seaside retreat is able to accommodate up to 10 guests. See all property details.

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