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42 Dart Marina

(Ref. 1025817)

Dartmouth, Devon Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • apartment (11)
  • lovely (9)
  • great (9)
  • comfortable (8)
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22 Customer Reviews

  • "Excellent apartment."

    Very welcoming, cosy and everything you could need. We had a very enjoyable stay.

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Dec 2023

  • "Fabulous apartment in great location ( a flat walk into Dartmouth) also near a lovely pub the Floating Bridge No complaints whatsoever and would certainly return and recommend."

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Nov 2023

  • "In the visitors book, the owners, invite suggestions for improvement."

    We keep returning at least once a year and have only one suggestion to make which is that summer-weight duvets are provided during warmer months, thus giving visitors a choice between the existing 10.5tog duvets and for example, 4.5 tog.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Oct 2023

  • "Fabulous apartment in a great location and near a lovely little pub ‘The ..."

    Fabulous apartment in a great location and near a lovely little pub ‘The Floating Bridge’ would definitely recommend

    Reviewed by Yvonne5.0Aug 2023

  • "We’ve stayed in several of the Dart Marina properties with Coast and Country over the last 15 years and this has to be up there with the best."

    Some of them are in need of a refresh but this one is utterly superb. It’s clear the owners are keen to impress guests and make us feel as comfortable as possible. The property felt fresh and welcoming and instantly you feel at home. Impossible to ever tire of the view! We will most definitely return to this property again soon, we won’t feel the need to look anywhere else. Really well done!

    Reviewed by Alexandra5.0Jul 2023

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at 42 Dart Marina and are hoping to return again."

    The property was lovely and most comfortable. We have no complaints whatsoever. The only things I would mention are that the door was little difficult to unlock. Once we had mastered the technique by pulling the door towards you then that was fine. The other thing being that the doorbell did not work. It just meant that when my husband went out on a few errands without the key he could not alert me to let him in and had ring my mobile phone. These are not complaints just a couple of things which may need a little attention. I certainly left things in very good order before we left, i.e, disinfecting the rubbish bins, wiping out the fridge and washing all of the oven trays. Not that we had used them because we did eat out rather consistently. It was lovely because of the situation of No.42 we did still have a small view of the river. Most enjoyable and thank you again because we would happily return.

    Reviewed by Sue4.4Jun 2023

  • "Third time we have visited the complex different accommodation each time always found it excellent"

    Reviewed by Yvonne5.0May 2023

  • "This apartment has absolutely everything you need for a great holiday ."

    Reviewed by Alan5.0May 2023

  • "Maybe think about advising that there are quite a few steps to carry the luggage from the car parking space to the apartment especially if slightly inferm & you pack the kitchen sink like we do."

    The property itself is very comfortable & a lovely place to stay.

    Reviewed by Ann4.1Apr 2023

  • "Excellent property would definitely recommend."

    Good provisions and facilities.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Mar 2023

  • "Hi, We felt it was a great place to stay."

    It is very well equipped. The beds are very comfortable. Pillows not as comfy and the duvet was strange as it was two single ones put into the cover sideways but that really didn’t detract from our stay. Lovely and quiet but that could be the time of year and so much to do both in Dartmouth and nearby. The only thing I have marked the cleanliness bit down was I felt the bathroom floor were sticky. A helpful point is when you have the main lights in the left hand bedroom as you look at them on full they flicker badly. All in all a lovely place to stay. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Anthony4.7Nov 2022

  • "Very well appointed comfortable apartment in an excellent location for strolling into Dartmouth and visiting other places by car."

    We particularly enjoyed watching the steam train and river ferry from the balcony.

    We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay at our holiday apartment - we too enjoy watching the train and the ferry. Many thanks for the lovely review! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Patrick5.0Aug 2022

  • "Apartment very spacious, comfortable and nicely furnished."

    Lovely big beds and the bathrooms were great. The open plan living and kitchen area was really spacious and a pleasure to sit in and the view from the Juliet balcony was lovely. The kitchen was very well equipped with everything we needed. The location was perfect. We really enjoyed our stay.

    We are very happy that you had a great stay in our holiday apartment - thank you for your kind review - do come & visit us again Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joseph5.0Jul 2022

  • "A beautiful apartment, very tastefully decorated."

    The new fridge freezer is a great addition to the already excellent facilities of the accommodation. Coast and Country are very easy to deal with and most helpful whenever I called them. Thank you for an excellent holiday home!

    Thank you for your feedback and we are very glad you enjoyed your stay. We are very pleased that you liked the new fridge freezer which we hope will prove to be useful in the summertime!! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jul 2022

  • "As a family of four we had a fabulous stay, apartment had everything we needed, so clean and comfortable."

    Walking distance to all amenities and a lovely pub. Stones throw away from the ferry which gave us quick access to other beautiful parts of Devon too. We loved it! Thankyou 42 Dart Marina. X

    Thank you for your kind review on our apartment and we are very pleased that you had a good stay. We too love Dartmouth (and the nearby pub) and we hope to see you again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Feb 2022

  • "Easy to check in/ key collection and return."

    How the accommodation looks and is described on the Web site was exactly how it was. Great location, great style and comfort and very friendly staff from start to finish. First time I have used this company but it want be my last.

    Thanks for your kind comments and we hope to see you again very soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jason4.7Oct 2021

  • "The apartment was great."

    Sadly the fridge is rather small and needs replacing as the freezer section does not work. The frost builds up very quickly as you cannot close the door. This happened in apartment 45 as well when we stayed there last year. We mentioned this last year and this year. The response was that the previous occupant did not close the door properly. Unfortunately the fridges are old. We stayed in the apartments at least 15 years ago when they were relatively new. Fridges don’t go on forever!!!!

    Thank you for your comments on the fridge. In view of these and other comments on the fridge and need for a freezer, we are happy to say a new & larger fridge/freezer is now in place. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christine4.7Sep 2021

  • "For the money we paid i would of liked linen change mid week we would have been ..."

    For the money we paid i would of liked linen change mid week we would have been happy to bag the old up and receive fresh as it was during covid the exit regime was too rigorous - not unreasonable to bin bag anything left over not have to take everything to bin we left at 8pm night before check out due to this the apartment was lovely and relaxing due to the view

    Reviewed by Andrew4.4Aug 2021

  • "Great location for exploring Dartmouth, good for paddle boarding, walks & fishing."

    Lovely views with a modern and simple layout for a grown up family of 4. Beds split as requested and oven cleaned, thank you. The only improver would be a more thorough pre-clean vacuum.

    Thank you for your kind comments on our property. We are pleased you had a good time paddle boarding, fishing, walking, etc. Dartmouth is a lovely area for these and many other activities. We have taken up the issue of the pre clean with the cleaning company. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christian4.4Aug 2021

  • "We were perfectly happy with Sykes in general, However on arrival we were early and it started some light rain."

    At 20 minutes to four we found ourselves near your office and I decided to call in to see if we could get the keys early. I was advised that they didn't know if the cleaning had been finished and that we should go to the Marina, park the car in the alloted space and walk back. It seemed to me that if the cleaning wasn't finished the cleaner may well be parked in our alloted space and walking back in rain also wasn't too appealing and I had to be a little forceful in requesting that this be checked now while I was at your office. The office staff were pleasant about it and did as I requested and we got the keys early. By the time we got in the appartment it was 4 pm anyway and I shouldn't have really had to force the issue. The appartment was generally well cleaned and quite satisfactory but the oven was far from that and we had to do some cleaning before we felt it could be used and even then we bought a roll of kitchen foil to place food on as it really needed a deep clean. Even then, when the oven was in use it emitted an unpleasant odour which appeared to be a mix of differant foods that it had previously hosted. We also noticed in other reviews that the condition of the oven had been previously mentions which doesn't instill confidence. Although the description does not state there is a freezer when paying the top end of the price range it is normal to expect a freezer, especially when the fridge is also smaller than average small fridge with only two selves and the top section taken up by an ice box. If we had been a family with children we could have been in trouble. Never the less we really enjoyed our stay at Dart Marina and were very comfortable at number 42. We would deffinately use Sykes again.

    Thank you for your comments. We are sorry you had a difficult start to your holiday with getting access to the property. The cleaners have been informed about the oven and, in addition, we have arranged for the oven to be cleaned with a professional oven cleaning company shortly to rectify any remaining problems. Regarding the comments about the fridge we are looking at whether there is space in the property to provide a small freezer. We are glad, however, you enjoyed your stay and were very comfortable in No 42. Kind regards the owners. Property Owner

    Reviewed by James3.4Jun 2021

  • "Dartmouth is a beautiful location but can be busy during the day."

    However, 42 Dart Marina is away from the hustle and bustle in a quiet location with beautiful views from the living room over the river Dart. All amenities are close by with the added bonus of a wonderful flat walk from the Marina to Bayards Cove a wonderful place to sit and watch the world go by. I would recommend this property to anyone wanting a peaceful holiday close to the sea.

    Thank you for your kind comments on our property and we fully agree that Dartmouth is a wonderful holiday location Kind regards the owners. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jun 2021

  • "Access is at the rear and lift light was not working (total darkness) Oven base needed cleaning En suite floor not cleaned Some glasses need replacing The original booking was for June 2020 which had to be cancelled due to COVID, carrying it forward to May 2021 resulted in an exorbitant 16% increase in the charge for the week."

    The marina and parking are good.

    Thank you for your comments. The issue of the lift light was taken up with the Dart Marina Hotel and has been rectified. Cleaning issues have also been taken up with those concerned and the glasses provided will be checked and restocked as necessary. Regarding the price increase since last year, Coast & Country Cottages set fees depending on market conditions. One of the reasons for higher costs this year is provisions for Covid compliance. We hope you had a good holiday and look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards the owners. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul3.4May 2021

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This property is part of the Coast & Country Cottages collection.
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Summary

  • Over the first and second floors
  • 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin upon request) with juliet balcony and 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin upon request)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Second-floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Second-floor open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with Juliet balcony.
  • Electric central heating with underfloor heating to the bathrooms
  • Electric oven and hob, Nespresso coffee machine, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washer/dryer, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Designated parking space
  • Lift access
  • No smoking
  • Shop 0.5 miles, pub 0.1 miles

The property

Settled on the waterfront of Dartmouth,stands this enchanting two-storey apartment; 42 Dart Marina enjoyng some river glimpses.

Sitting on the first and second floors, this property offers flexible accommodation for a group of four, in a marvellous base for exploring the many delights of both the coast and countryside of Devon.

Enter the property at first floor level and the sleeping arrangements in the form of two impressive super-king-size beds, both being zip/link to offer sleeping arrangements for a variety of group needs, here you can hang up your personal belongings in the ample storage space and enjoy your slumber encompassed by neutral hues and a stylish interior, with one bedroom even holding its own juliet balcony so you can make the most of the fresh coastal breeze as you settle down to sleep.

Benefiting from both a first-floor bathroom and a second-floor shower room, you can choose best how to prepare for your day, with either a relaxing soak or a refreshing shower, before heading to the kitchen area to prepare a hearty breakfast.

The open-plan living space is a charming and contemporary spot, hosting a wide range of amenities to attend to your self-catering requirements.

In the kitchen area you can find stylish wooden worktops and sleek white units housing a range of appliances to assist you in any meal you fancy.

Accompanying the kitchen is a modest dining area, with plenty of room for everyone to gather together and toast to a wonderful holiday, with the french doors open letting in a welcoming warmth in the summer months.

Relax into your evenings in the sitting area, with a plush cream sofa and two arm chairs settled around the feature fireplace, here you can come together to discuss a plan of action for the day before heading out on your adventure.

Settled on the harbour, you'll find picturesque scenery on your doorstep, with the town of Dartmouth providing plenty of wonder in the form of quaint shops, art galleries, a park and garden and historical landmarks, providing something for every taste at any time of year.

A scenic car journey will bring you to the popular seaside town of Paignton, boasting a beautiful, sandy beach and pier, a zoo and many other wonders, it's well-worth a trip.

With access to many of Devon's main attractions, rural beauty and coastal excitement, 42 Dart Marina is a true delight of a property for your holiday to Devon.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

DARTMOUTH

Totnes 12 miles.

Dartmouth lies on the banks of the beautiful River Dart estuary in the popular and picturesque South Hams area of South Devon. Located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and close to the coast, Dartmouth is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Devon. It offers a stunning waterfront, ancient narrow streets lined with boutique shops, restaurants and art galleries plus many local events such as the annual Dart Music Festival and the Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta, along with the Dartmouth Food Festival held every October. There are many interesting cycling and walking routes around Dartmouth, including the South West Coast Path, the Dart Valley Trail and plenty of quiet country lanes. A trip on the Dartmouth Steam Railway through picturesque countryside to Paignton is a must, and so is a boat trip across to Kingswear and on to Brixham, a pretty little harbour town. For those seeking some beach activities, there is a wide choice in the South Hams area such as Blue Flag Award winner Blackpool Sands, and Slapton Sands, both extremely popular and just a stone's throw from Dartmouth. A relaxing location in South Devon.

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DART MARINA SPA HAS CLOSED PERMANENTLY.


This property offers the following short breaks:

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