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2 York House

(Ref. 1050917)

Dartmouth, Devon Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • location (11)
  • views (7)
  • great (5)
  • comfortable (5)
  • equipped (5)
  • bedroom (4)

16 Customer Reviews

  • "A stunning location with an amazing view."

    If it were mine I would rearrange the living room such that the sofa looked out rather than in; similar for the front bedroom where I’d put the bed facing the view. But I’m being picky here.

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Jan 2024

  • "The quality and great location of the apartment, and the top service levels ..."

    The quality and great location of the apartment, and the top service levels provided by the Dartmouth office of Coast & Country, made for one of the very best UK breaks that we have ever experienced

    Reviewed by James5.0Sep 2023

  • "Furniture in lounge is very tiered needs updating."

    Reviewed by Lynn4.1Sep 2023

  • "Fabulous location, right in the middle of Darmouth, and overlooking the river, with (small) terraces to stand out on."

    The property was beautifully firnished, and very well equipped. Has three bedrooms, but it would be a bit of a tight fit for 6 people, and the third bedroom is pretty dark. We raised a couple of maintenance issues with the agents - a loose stair tread, unreliable light switch in the entry hall, and a shower that was too hot and we couldn't persuade it to a cooler setting.

    Reviewed by Chris4.7Jun 2023

  • "2York House was clean warm and comfortable and had everything we needed for our stay."

    Reviewed by Zoe5.0May 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay with the property being in the middle of Dartmouth and so close to everything with amazing views."

    The facilities were very good with a well equipped kitchen and bathroom. A few points to note and it does say in the listing is the number of stairs going up to the apartment is quite a few but we were fine with it. There is a draught from the balcony windows in the bedroom which kept my husband awake at night and the lounge needs another comfortable chairs to make it perfect for 6 people as I of us had to sit on a hard chair. Otherwise a perfect base for a group of 6. Agent process was very smooth also.

    Reviewed by Donna4.7May 2023

  • "We love York house, especially for its breath taking views and it’s central location."

    We have already booked next year.

    Reviewed by Craig5.0Sep 2022

  • "Very efficient and friendly key pick up."

    Best equipped self catering I have stayed in. All kept in a very good and clean condition. The only downside is the light all night from the street - maybe some blackout blinds? This would keep the heat in better too. The third bedroom was noticeably colder than any other room. Beds are firm.

    Reviewed by Richard4.7Sep 2022

  • "The property has great views of river, is well equipped and spacious."

    Central location easy reach of restaurants etc and circa 100 metres from allocated car park. Although we were here at peak summer and the car park/town was very busy during the day, we did not have a problem parking after 4. I would have rated the property as a 5 but unfortunately I have had to reduce rating due to building work going on in the flat below, which wasn't mentioned in the listing.

    Reviewed by Stuart3.8Aug 2022

  • "Lots of steps, no Parking but don't let that put you off."

    The property is a real home from home. The view from (almost) every window is stunning. Watch the hustle and bustle outside, the beautiful ever changing river never grows boring. The flat is very comfortable and has everything you need and more. Highly recommended

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Jun 2022

  • "Accommodation and location were excellent."

    Reviewed by John4.7Sep 2021

  • "Amazing views , great location, only negative was that children said WiFi was poor in back rooms"

    Reviewed by Steve4.7Aug 2021

  • "Great location, well equipped well decorated and comfortable, suits 4 adults very well, if 6 it would be a squeeze ."

    Because the location is so great, and with everything going on you felt guilty for relaxing and reading the paper. However we did rebel once or twice and just watched and appreciated the views over the Dart to Kingswear. We were lucky with the weather which always changes everything , but the sunshine made it a fantastic holiday. Publish if you want to

    Reviewed by Christopher4.1Jun 2021

  • "Had a great time the accommodation could not have been in a better location."

    The views were fantastic

    Reviewed by Jennifer4.7Jun 2021

  • "Beautiful apartment, wonderfully clean and comfortable with amazing location and views."

    I would definitely recommend this holiday let.

    Reviewed by N4.7May 2021

  • "Location was superb."

    Apartment was perfect

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0May 2021

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This property is part of the Coast & Country Cottages collection.
Choose from over 400 properties in Salcombe, Dartmouth and the surrounding South Devon coast and countryside - the perfect destination for a holiday all year round.


  • Second-floor apartment
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x king (zip/link can be twin on request), 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with shower, basin and WC. Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar
  • Living room/diner.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, fridge, small fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, DAB radio, TV, DVD player and WiFi
  • F Small balcony overlooking the river with seating
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Strictly No Smoking
  • Shop and pub within 0.1 mile
  • Note: This property does not accept children under 5
  • Note: Children must be supervised at all times when out on the balcony
  • Note: The property is reached via a communal staircase with 42 steps
  • An annual parking permit, for one car, is provided for the Mayors Avenue public car park (subject to available spaces). Restricted parking is available on the road near to the property (unrestricted October to April inclusive).

The property

Set in a beautiful Tudor-style Grade II listed building is this second-floor apartment, 2 York House, located in the centre of Dartmouth.

Enjoying stunning views of the harbour and River Dart, 2 York House is a perfect pick for a group or family of six seeking to be at the heart of the action in this popular riverside town, within walking distance of all the local attractions, it's a remarkable spot to enjoy a break in Devon.

Climb the 42 steps up the communal staircase to reach your second-floor abode and enter into the light and airy living room/diner where you'll spend your time relaxing when not out exploring; find a snug spot around the fire on one of the armchairs or the sofa and peer out of the dual aspect windows to marvel at the views of the pretty 'boat float' harbour and river.

Watch a film on the TV with a DVD player, or sit out on the small balcony in good weather to watch the world go by, soaking up the lively atmosphere of Dartmouth.

Admire the period feature fireplace in here and sit at the dining table to tuck into a home-cooked meal prepared in the kitchen, making use of some locally bought ingredients.

Discover a lovely kitchen holding all you need for a self-catered stay, with a gas hob and electric oven, along with a washing machine in here too, you can perch at the breakfast bar with a refreshing drink while your dish simmers on the hob.

Retire each day to one of three attractive bedrooms, each presenting storage space for your belongings and pretty decor, you can choose from the king-size bedroom, a twin bedroom, or a third bedroom containing two 2'6" single beds or a king-size bed, depending on your group needs it can be changed thanks to zip/link features.

Feel refreshed after a shower in the bathroom, home to shower, basin and WC, so you can choose how best to prepare for your day, with a separate cloakroom too.

Explore the wonders of Dartmouth on foot, heading through the cobbled street, packed with buildings home to local businesses with restaurants, bars and pubs around every corner, you'll want to dine out every night, with some serving freshly caught local seafood too.

Browse the scattering of art galleries around the town full of local artists' work and offering perfect souvenirs to bring home with you to remember your awesome holiday!

Make a trip to the amazing and imposing Dartmouth Castle, sitting proudly at the entrance to the Dart Esturary for 600 years, you can climb to the top of the battlement for far-reaching views over the town and visit see the various cannons and guns used to guard it.

Pop over to Kingswear on a ferry where you can find Kingswear Castle, before venturing further out along the coast to the National Trust's Coleton Fishacre House, a 1920s Art Deco country retreat with RHS gardens and beautiful sea views.

From Dartmouth you can discover a wonderful beach day less than five miles away at Blackpool Sands, a Blue Flag awarded shingle beach in a lovely sheltered bay, with safe swimming waters and plenty of opportunities for watersports too, it's a delightful day by the sea.

Within reach of Woodlands Family Theme Park and Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, 2 York House presents a wonderful base for a Devon adventure to Dartmouth.

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

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About the location


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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Unsupervised children should not be allowed on balcony

Strictly No Smoking

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas