2 Grange Cottages
Plympton St Maurice near Plymouth, Devon
Plymouth 5 miles. This quirky old Grade II listed cottage is situated in the Plympton St Maurice village conservation area near Plymouth and stands amongst many historic buildings including Plympton House. This cosy Plympton cottage has exposed beams, modern comfy furnishings throughout and two steep staircases that lead up to the bedrooms, making it an interesting cottage for a holiday getaway. Downstairs there is a modern sitting room with a slate fireplace, a small fitted kitchen and a bathroom. Although there is no outside space at this Plympton cottage, there is a fabulous conservation garden around the corner, which has been created by a local community project, and is a quiet place to sit and relax. The village of Plympton St Maurice has a luxury hotel/restaurant, several pubs and a village shop, as well as a small high street with a chemist's and a supermarket. There are some pleasant walks from your doorstep, including a stroll up to Plympton Castle ruins, from where there are excellent views of the village and beyond, as well as easy access to several section of the South West Coast Path and Dartmoor National Park. Other attractions in the immediate vicinity include Boringdon Hall and golf course and Saltram house (NT) which boasts outstanding views of the Plym Estuary, Wembury Beach and the Plym Valley Railway taking passengers on a nostalgic trip in 1950s-style carriages. Dartmoor National Park, offering dramatic landscapes, native ponies and miles of walks, is just a short drive away, as is Plymouth city centre with its historic waterside area and shopping. Buses into Plymouth run throughout the day and into the evening, from just around the corner of this Plympton cottage, so you can leave the car at home and enjoy a day out and about, a delicious meal and a drink, and catch the bus home. This quaint Plympton cottage provides a delightful city break retreat.
Over three floors. Two bedrooms: 1 x single, 1 x second floor double. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and stairs to bedrooms.
Gas central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk. Note: There are two steep staircases to the second floor bedroom. Note: One room on the first floor is used by the owner for storage, and will be locked while the cottage is occupied. Note: 4pm check in, 11am check out. Note: Max. 2 adults at this cottage.
At a glance
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
About the location
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.