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25 Lake Street

(Ref. 1079108)

Dartmouth, Devon Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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16 Customer Reviews

  • "Well equipped, very clean & well presented & the sofa appears to be new (different from that in the photos) & probably due to previous comments about it being uncomfortable."

    We found it to be very comfortable. A “set” fire would’ve been good, or include a small supply of logs/kindling. No cleaning products available although the tea towel/single dishwasher tablet & washing machine capsule & leftover washing up liquid was appreciated. Suggest a single multi-surface product is provided. It might be worth looking at the ironing board as it’s a little unstable. On departure I removed the out of date condiments, in-line with “house rules” although these were left by previous occupants. I Googled how to use the washer/dryer - again much appreciated to provide one though. We found the key for the side access to the larger rear space but it didn’t feel like we could use it & was quite sparse. Overall this accommodation is almost 5 stars & is in a fabulous location: to achieve full marks: 1) Provide multi-surface/purpose cleaning product. 2) Set fire or enough logs/kindling to make ONE, then occupants should fund their own. 3) Update the blue folder with more specific “cottage” guidance…suggest sectioning the content cottage guidance/food/things to do. This really is a great place to stay, very homely, well laid out & designed. The points raised are NOT complaints, just opportunities for improvement & it’s very clear the owners are reading & positively actioning feedback they receive. We felt like we wanted to look after it & maintain its standards. We’d definitely recommend this accommodation.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Apr 2024

  • "The property was everything that was advertised."

    It was clean and comfortable and well equipped

    Reviewed by Jan5.0Mar 2024

  • "Beautiful place to stay."

    Very well equipped & emmaculately clean. The accommodation is also very well situated for all amenities. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Feb 2024

  • "The cottage is lovely with mainly very good quality furnishings."

    However the sofa is very uncomfortable as other guests have noted in the visitors book. We stayed in a really cold spell at the start of the week and struggled to keep the open plan lounge warm enough. Later in the week we were fine though! The wood burner is not very efficient and was hard to light with the kindling and wood provided. We managed fine once we had bought better kindling and kiln dried logs. Plenty of places to park nearby out of season.

    Reviewed by Julie4.1Jan 2024

  • "We had an amazing stay at this property."

    The photos don’t do it justice. A perfect little place with everything you need, and in a great location. Literally 2 mins walk from the shops, pubs, restaurants and the waterfront. We couldn’t have had a better week in Dartmouth.

    Reviewed by Daley5.0Dec 2023

  • "Lovely little cottage, great location."

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Nov 2023

  • "Our third visit to no."

    25 and it was perfect as always, clean, warm, snug and well equipped. The logs, dog treats and wine were very much appreciated. We missed the parking permit for the Mayors car park as this worked well before, but most days got a space opposite the cottage, which used to be reserved for the old GP surgery, or parked on the embankment when this wasn’t possible. Great food to be had in Yarn, Seven Stars, Floating Bridge Inn. The Dolphin always worth a visit for a pint. Fresh fish from Mark in the nearby market was superb, quality meat from the local butcher, awesome wine from Dartmouth Wine Co. Dartmouth is a gem and the cottage location is perfect. Thoroughly relaxed and spoilt!

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Oct 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage just a small walk to the centre."

    Comfortable, clean and had everything we could wish for. The shower was fabulous!! Would definitely recommend to everyone .

    Thank you very much for your lovely feedback! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Jun 2023

  • "Lovely cottage really liked the decor."

    We will definitely return next time we’re in Dartmouth as location is ideal.

    I am very glad you liked the decor in the cottage and I hope to have you stay again next time. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joan4.7Apr 2023

  • "Really lovely cottage, which was spotless on arrival and The bottle of wine in the fridge was appreciated."

    Agree with a previous reviewer that it is a shame there is no ice box. Apart from that everything you need - no logs were left for us for the fire but the house was very warm even though the weather was not the best, so we did not need them and and we never asked for any, in which case I am sure they would have been provided. You can also buy logs in the market over the road. Would definitely stay again if we come back to Dartmouth.

    Thank you for your lovely comments. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and I hope to have you stay again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joanne4.4Mar 2023

  • "Our second visit to this lovely little cottage, the bottle of welcome wine in the fridge was much appreciated."

    It was spotlessly clean on arrival and we were pleased to notice some signs of recent maintenance. We used the wood burner this time and it really gives off some heat, the cottage is lovely and warm without it if you don’t want to bother. The wireless speaker was great for streaming music from our iPad. You really don’t want for anything staying here as it’s so well thought out and equipped with quality items. The permit for the car park really makes life easy. It’s ideally situated and close to all that Dartmouth has to offer, loads of good places to eat and drink a short stroll away. Definitely try the fishmonger and butcher by the old market. A perfect winter getaway.

    Thank you for your lovely review. I am very glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Feb 2023

  • "Delicious Dartmouth."

    We had a fabulous week in this lovely cottage. A couple of initial small cleaning issues quickly resolved by the office staff. The cottage was very well equipped with quality items and had an overall high end feel. Great location, a very short walk to everything Dartmouth has to offer. Some fabulous restaurants, pubs and bars close by. Local butcher, fishmonger and wine merchant were superb and it was easy to get what we wanted. Simple to enjoy a lovely walk with the dog and we found it very dog friendly. The in-town car parking permit was really handy, we hardly used the car as we were content in Dartmouth. Can’t wait to return!

    Reviewed by Brian4.7Oct 2022

  • "A comfortable cottage with cheerful decor in a central location."

    Easy to walk to everything Dartmouth has to offer. Only a 5 min walk to the Royal Gardens and waterfront so good for walking the dog in the morning and evening.

    I am very glad you enjoyed your stay at Rock 'n' Reel cottage. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jane4.4Sep 2022

  • "This was an exceptional let and we had a lovely time."

    The property could benefit from a freezer facility but apart from that it was absolutely amazing.

    Thank you so much for your feedback. I am very glad you enjoyed your stay. I will take your feedback about the freezer on board! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Abby4.4Jul 2022

  • "The cottage is small but well laid out so not claustrophobic."

    The three of us stayed at the property including our small dog and there was sufficient room for us. We were lucky with the weather so the little outdoor cocktail bar area proved to be an ideal spot to sit and read a book in the sunshine. Only thing I would criticise it for was there is no garden for the dog but that was made clear in the property description. You are a short walk to the shops and river so it was easy to enough to walk the dog at the start/end of each day.

    Thank you very much for your feedback, I am glad you enjoyed your stay and the area of Dartmouth! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Jul 2022

  • "Cottage was very nice good location."

    Had a problem with the wi fi connection but once reported to the office situation resolved very quickly.Only one downside we had to clean the oven it seemed to have been overlooked.but after all cottage stay great

    Thank you for your feedback. So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. I apologise that the cleanliness of the oven was overlooked. We will have to make sure this doesn't happen in the future! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michael4.7May 2022

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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.


  • Two bedrooms: 2 x double
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, iron and ironing board
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • A permit is provided for use in the Dartmouth Park and Ride at the top of town
  • First-floor private patio with furniture
  • One well behaved dog accepted
  • Sorry no children under the age of 5 years
  • Strictly No Smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles

The property

Nestled within Dartmouth’s bustling town centre in the picturesque region of Devon, is this contemporary two-bedroom cottage, 25 Lake Street.

Enjoying a stunning location within the South Hams area of South Devon and resting on the banks of the River Dart, 25 Lake Street is a fabulous base for couples or a family of four planning their next escape to Devon.

Be welcomed into the open-plan living space, where you can look forward to impressing your guests with delicious meals, cooked up in the well-equipped kitchen.

Tuck-in to a delicious meal at the dining table for four, as the wine is poured, and plans are made for the days ahead.

After a hearty meal, retire to the L-shaped sofa where you can kick-back and relax in front of a much-loved film on the Smart TV, as the woodburning stove crackles nearby.

Completing the ground-floor is a handy cupboard under the stairs which houses a washer/dryer, perfect for keeping your holiday wardrobe fresh.

Climb the stairs to the first floor where you will find a delightful seating area, ideal for snuggling up with a good book.

When sleep calls, climb into one of two sumptuous double beds to catch your rest in.

In the morning, wake-up with a refreshing shower, before rustling up morning coffees ready to enjoy up on the first-floor patio, well-known for being a sun trap on warmer days!

Explore the thriving town, where you will be spoilt for choice for things to do, with an excellent selection of pubs and restaurants on offer, including the popular Seahorse where you can savour fresh seafood whilst soaking in the views of the River Dart.

Budding historians will be in their element, with the 17th-century Dartmouth Museum, the 16th-century Bayard’s Cove and the superb 14th-century Dartmouth Castle with on-site tearoom so you can pick-up a sweet treat afterwards!

Keen walkers will be sure to get their steps in with the scenic South West Coast Path right on your doorstep, spanning for 630-miles and ending in Dorset.

If you’re looking for a day at the beach, be sure to visit the award-winning Blue Flag Blackpool Sands, where you can bathe, try your hand at rafting and kayaking or beachcombe the shores before grabbing a light bite at The Venus Café.

Take to the waters of the River Dart by hiring a boat or hop aboard the ferry where you can sail over to Kingswear, home to the Dartmouth Steam Railway, the 16th-century Kingswear Castle and the impressive National Trust site of Coleton Fishacre.

Further afield you will find Totnes, where you will find the attractions of Totnes Castle, Totnes Image Bank and the heritage South Devon Railway.

All this and more awaits with a stay at 25 Lake Street.

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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A permit is provided for use in the Dartmouth Park and Ride situated 5 mins drive from the property.

Sorry no under 5s permitted at the property

Strictly No Smoking

This property offers the following short breaks:

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