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Dartmoor 17 miles; Torbay 32 miles; Cornwall 5 miles.
Surrounded by the rugged beauty of Dartmoor, the glorious countryside of the South Hams and the vibrant scenery of the South Devon coast, Plymouth offers the perfect mixture of maritime heritage and natural beauty in a vibrant city environment. Wander through the maze of narrow streets with their shops, restaurants and art galleries and down to the Barbican quayside, where the city's maritime history begins. Take a stroll up to the Hoe with its unsurpassed view across one of the world's finest natural harbours and where Francis Drake played bowls as the Armada sailed into view! Take a tour of the Plymouth Gin distillery, watch a show at the Theatre Royal or spend a fascinating few hours at the National Marine Aquarium. There are also boat trips around the Sound and Naval dockyards, watersports at the Mountbatten Centre and the recently opened city-centre shopping mall to explore. The wild tors of Dartmoor, the beach resorts of Torbay, several stately homes and gardens and the splendid coastal scenery of South Cornwall can all be reached in under 45 minutes.
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A stunning first floor studio apartment with a lift, within Plymouth's Royal William Yard complex, once the Navy's Victualling Yard, but recently sensitively restored to provide a fresh yet historic living space. This stylish Plymouth self catering apartment offers a welcoming, quiet escape from the bustle of the town. The huge floor-to-ceiling windows with Juliet balcony make this a sunny and airy holiday retreat, while the period features including exposed limestone walls, oak floors and high ceilings imbue this quality Plymouth self catering apartment with a deliciously heritage feel, and the modern styling keeps the whole apartment fresh and contemporary. The development is situated on the water’s edge, and within the development there are a café and wine bar, an art gallery and regular passenger ferries to The Barbican, with its fashionable bistros, pubs and artisan shops. A huge quayside provides a vantage point to view the ever-changing marine activity and stunning sunsets. A truly superb Plymouth luxury self catering apartment for a stylish and relaxing city break.
All first floor (with lift). Large hallway leading to one studio room with luxury double sofa bed, fitted kitchen and dining area. Shower room with double shower, basin, WC and wall of mirrors. Folding chair bed available for child (fits easily into hallway).
Central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, TV, video, DVD, stereo/CD, iPod dock. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Parking in development car park. One small dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shingle beach 200m. Shop 10 mins walk. Bar, cafe and restaurant located in development. Note: This apartment is suitable for a maximum of two adults and one child.
Previous visitors' comments about Escape @ Royal William Yard:
Very nice property in very good location.
Mr Mcintyre, Cardiff, February 2013
The situation, architecture and amenities of the Royal William Yard.
Mrs Swift, Welwyn, January 2012
The location was modern and historic all in one, the site was very clean and tidy. The area is quiet and relaxing. It is close enough to drive or catch the local bus to other points of interest in the area.
Miss Fielding, Chippenham, October 2011
The location was super. The actual apartment was very well designed.
Mrs Maddox, Wooler, June 2011