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21 Above Town

(Ref. 1051926)

Dartmouth, Devon Show on map

4.6

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

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

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10 Customer Reviews

  • "Just had a wonderful relaxing week in Dartmouth at 21 Above Town."

    What a superb apartment, spotlessly clean and with an exceptional view of the estuary. No need to worry about the smart TV just watch the view there is always something going on. A definite plus is garage parking which is a real bonus in Dartmouth. The garage is likely to be a pretty tight fit for larger cars but it was fine for our Mini. Probably about 2-3 inches to spare either side of the wing mirrors. Anything bigger best to check the exact size with Sykes before hand. Overall a great place to stay and I'm sure we will be back.

    Reviewed by Phillip5.0Jun 2023

  • "We always stay at this property, however, the bedsheets are clean but the pillow protectors smell very badly of sweat and when warm smell even worse."

    The pillow protectors need to be changed every changeover. When removing the bedsheets, I did remove the protectors in the hope the next people staying get clean ones. I have mentioned this previously and am mentioning it again.

    Reviewed by Claire3.1May 2023

  • "Really enjoyed our stay."

    .. Great Views :-) Just a couple of disappointments... The Garage is very difficult to get a car into unless its small. This could be made easier with a 'frameless garage door' adding 6 inches to the width. The bedroom curtains may as well not be there. They don't stop any light entering the rooms and because the bedrooms get the full sun as soon as it rises, the bedrooms are in full daylight from 5am. There isn't a hair dryer? Very unusual. Apart from these niggles, the house is close to town and very comfortable. We enjoyed our break.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jun 2022

  • "Quite outstanding location overlooking all the activities on the water ."

    Ferries , yachts, naval training boats , pleasure boats etc. Across the water the stream railway is seen and heard while at night Kingswear could be on aGreek isle . Downside was the extremely steep road ,or 94 steps ,, to all the numerous restaurants and pubs. .

    Reviewed by Michael5.0May 2022

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the apartment."

    Great views from the the balcony. The one thing we thought would be a very good addition is curtains or blinds for the patio doors, it would be more comfortable for people if they could have some shading from the sun when sitting inside if they need it. Having a garage for one car was a blessing.

    Reviewed by Elaine4.7May 2022

  • "Our 6th visit to no."

    21 and very lovely as always.

    Reviewed by Roger5.0Nov 2021

  • "Superb views across the river."

    Property is well kitted out with all you'd need for a self catering holiday. Only problem is parking and a very tight squeeze into the garage. You can get a parking ticket if you park outside, even if you are not on the double yellow lines. Did not detract from a very enjoyable stay in Dartmouth.

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Sep 2021

  • "The main problem with 21 Above Town is vehicle access."

    Adverts for this property should really point out that it is only suitable for visitors with one small car. In addition, our garage was blocked off by other peoples cars many times. Not much can be done about this second point, but it did detract from our enjoyment of the holiday.

    Reviewed by Peter3.8Jun 2021

  • "The bedroom curtains were very thin and the sun shone right in making sleeping after sunrise difficult some black out linings would be a welcome addition."

    The garage parking was very tight and a slightly big car than ours would not have been able to get in. I think this should have been made more clear in the information. The bedding was very good but as we were lucky enough to have great weather the duvet was very warm . Overall we had a great time and the views were fabulous.

    Many thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are so pleased you had a great time, those views really are something. We can only apologise that you found the parking tight, we will ensure the measurements for the go on the website to stop this happening in the future. Many thanks for your comments on the curtains we will certainly pass this on to the owner. We do hope that we can welcome you back to the area soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Freda4.1Jun 2021

  • "As a family we have stayed at 21 Above Town for quite a few years and always ..."

    As a family we have stayed at 21 Above Town for quite a few years and always thoroughly enjoy our stay - it is made even more pleasurable to have such lovely accommodation

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0May 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.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x kingsize with en-suite shower room, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • First-floor kitchen
  • First-floor living/dining room with electric fire and balcony
  • Electric heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD Player, Newly carpeted lounge and new sofa suite
  • FreeSat and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Garage parking for 1 car- (Length 15ft by height 6ft by width 6ft 10")
  • Balcony with seating
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Strictly No Smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: Property sleeps a maximum of four adults and two children
  • Note: Limited head height in the en-suite shower room as there are steps up to get into the shower

The property

Close to the centre of Dartmouth, within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is this charming property, 21 Above Town.

All of the rooms overlook the River Dart and showcasing views of Kingswear, Dartmouth Castle and the steam railway, this property is ideal for a family of six wanting to enjoy the best of Devon's coast and countryside.

Private parking is available in the garage, and you can enter the property at street level, where you will find hooks to hang up your coats, before heading up the staircase to the first floor of the property.

Here you will find a cosy and inviting living/dining room with a large comfy sofa and arm chairs to relax on, arranged around the feature fireplace, housing an electric fire, where you can enjoy a family movie night in the evening on the TV with DVD Player and FreeSat.

There is a dining table for six, offering the perfect place to enjoy a home-cooked meal together, while the balcony doors open up onto a small balcony, where you can sit out with a glass of wine, enjoying the spectacular views across to Kingswear across the rooftops and the River Dart and out to sea past Dartmouth Castle.

The well-equipped kitchen has sleek white units and offers all of the appliances you could wish for during your stay, as well as a picture window offering yet more spectacular views.

There is a king-size double bedroom on this floor, with ample storage and a seat by the window where you can enjoy the wonderful views on offer, served by the family bathroom.

Head up to the second floor to find a further two bedrooms, comprising of a kingsize with a convenient en-suite shower room, plus a twin room for children, both with plenty of storage and making the most of the wonderful views.

The property is within walking distance of a plethora of shops, pubs, restaurants and cafés, as well as the picturesque Royal Avenue Gardens, which sits alongside the idyllic harbour.

Visit the 16th century Tudor fortress of Bayard's Cove Fort, along with Dartmouth Castle, which overlooks the Dart Estuary and enjoy a day at the beach on the golden sand of Sugary Cove Beach.

Hire a boat to cross the river to Kingswear, where you'll find a castle, facing out towards Dartmoor Castle, as well as the National Trust's Coleton Fishacre House & Gardens, and enjoy exploring the south coast further by train with a journey along the Dartmouth Steam Railway.

Walkers and cyclists can join the South West Coast Path to find a lovely selection of beaches within the South Devon AONB towards Salcombe, while heading east from Kingswear will lead towards the stunning English Riviera and the seaside towns of Brixham and Paignton.

Enjoy plenty of day out opportunities and discover the picturesque South Devon coast from this wonderful holiday accommodation.

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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Maximum of 4 Adults and 2 children

Please note the house is situated in Above Town (Steep and narrow access road and steps to town centre).

Sorry no short breaks permitted.

Strictly No Smoking