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3 The Pottery

Dartmouth, Devon (Ref. 995022)

4.8

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

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

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37 Customer Reviews

  • "The directions to the property were really helpful and it was great to have such handy parking It was such a lovely surprise to walk into this apartment."

    .the view over the river is really lovely. We had a comfortable stay..beds were great. The smaller bedroom is quite small. We just had one person staying it it but it would be a squash for two...despite the double bed. The walk down to the creek only took a couple of minutes and it is a great place to sit ..especially with a G and T in the evening. Lots going on as well which kept us amused. Our only problem was with the induction hob.. despite instructions it was temperamental even after someone came to look at it. However the kitchen was really well equipped and the fridge /freezer was very roomy. We had a great week.

    Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed the views from the apartment and sitting down by historic Warfleet Creek. Parking in Dartmouth is always a bonus and we're happy that you made use of the allocated parking space. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MaryJun 2022

  • "We very much enjoyed our stay at the Pottery."

    The apartment delivered all that it promised and the people and facilities in Dartmouth and surrounds enabled us to relax, while keeping active and enjoying the wonderful views and countryside. We thank all very sincerely.

    We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at 3 The Pottery and found Dartmouth an interesting place to visit. Even if you don't venture further afield, watching the boats and the river or sitting down by the creek is a relaxing pastime at any time of year! Property Owner

    Reviewed by PeterMay 2022

  • "Beautiful apartment, spotlessly clean and very well equipped."

    Comfortable lounge with views of the estuary from the sofas. Luckily the weather was lovely so we didn’t need to put the heating on as the apartment retains the heat from the sun. Parking was brilliant and the property was lovely and peaceful. Would recommend and would return if staying in the area.

    We're very happy that you enjoyed your stay and found the apartment to be warm and comfortable. Having an allocated parking space is a bonus in Dartmouth. We hope that you will return in the future! Property Owner

    Reviewed by SaraApr 2022

  • "Fabulous property."

    Beautiful location. Great to have dedicated parking. Super soft, comfy beds. Within walking distance of Dartmouth castle with its stunning coves. Enjoyed an early morning walk watching the sun rise over the water. Had one of the prettiest views of any property I've ever stayed in. Both in the UK and abroad. Highly recommend.

    Thank you for taking the time to write such lovely feedback. We're very pleased that you enjoyed your stay so much. The apartment is in a great location for visiting beautiful Dartmouth and the coastal path up to the castle and beyond - with great seascapes in both directions and the added bonus of on-site parking! Property Owner

    Reviewed by JoanneApr 2022

  • "Great apartment with views of River Dart."

    Good facilities and finished to high standard. Only minor issue is related to using shower in bathroom no screen so you’ll need to be careful not to slip, be practical and agree with the other couple to use their en-suite shower.

    We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay and the views from the apartment across to the river Dart. (Great for boat watching!) Re the shower/bath situation, we find that visitors like to have the choice of a full shower (en suite to the main bedroom) and a bath in the main bathroom (with shower over). A non-slip mat for the bath is supplied, if required. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MartinMar 2022

  • "Excellent property and facilities."

    Only problem was the first few days (5th March) the lounge/diner wasn’t very warm as it was windy and there was a draught through the windows. Apart from that it was a very enjoyable week in lovely Dartmouth!

    Thank you for your feedback. Despite the exceptionally stormy weather, we're pleased that you enjoyed your stay. The apartment is in a great location for exploring Dartmouth and the surrounding area. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MaryMar 2022

  • "Very pleasant apartment in a great location, ideal for walking into town (an easy 15 minutes) and the castle with it’s cafe and great views."

    Parking at the apartment was very convenient and a decent sized space. The apartment is a good size, comfortable, warm, quiet enough (the sound of the owl hooting was a welcome surprise), and with a view across rooftops to the estuary. Bedrooms are on the small size, and you can hit your head on the wall cupboards if you’re tall, but the bathrooms are fine. The kitchen is well equipped but workspace is limited. If there were 4 adults these points may be more relevant, but for two of us we found the apartment very comfortable and would certainly stay again.

    We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay in the apartment and found the location to be convenient for all that Dartmouth has to offer. We hope that you will consider a return visit in the future! Property Owner

    Reviewed by RichardJan 2022

  • "Lovely"

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by KevinJan 2022

  • "The key collection procedure needs to be clarified with regards to the keysafe, once we had visited the office to obtain the keys we knew what to do!"

    All worked well thereafter. The property is very well equipped and some kitchen utensils / equipment may rarely be used however, a few more mugs would be useful ( and a small number of wine glasses). We would happily stay in this property again, we love the location and the Potteries apartment. The welcome pack and the wine was much appreciated.

    Thank you for your delightful feedback. We have now addressed the situation with regard to key collection. Also it is very helpful to hear comments about items needed in the property. More mugs and wine glasses will be supplied. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AlisonOct 2021

  • "1. It would be better if the apartment key could be left in the safe box outside the door and the code sent included in the key collection email."

    After a tiring 8 hr drive from Norfolk it was frustrating trying to find the Dartmouth office then not being able to park. 2. The property was spotlessly clean apart from the oven (which we didn’t use) and mould in the shower cubicle.

    Reviewed by MichaelSep 2021

  • "We would have preferred to go straight the property last Saturday and accessed using a key in a key safe by the door."

    The offices in Dartmouth were hard to find, despite lots of written instructions and the traffic was very congested. Great accommodation though and glad we went.

    Reviewed by KeithJul 2021

  • "Have rented from you several times over the years but didn’t think the cleaning was up to usual standard: Bed hasn't been hoovered under for a long time."

    Several items of rubbish were under there (which we removed) and thick with dust. The bed valance hasn’t been changed recently either as had several stains on it and thick with dust on back corners. There was a white residue over the bottom of one of the sofas where something had previously been spilt and had sprayed the sofa. The plinth along the bottom of the cupboards needed cleaning as had stains on it ( can see them while sitting on sofa). The property is nice but isn’t being maintained very well: toilet seat loose, most door handles need attention, etc. We had a plumbing issue when we arrived which was dealt with swiftly, thank you. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, just some minor issues that need looking at.

    Thank you for your comments and we are very pleased that enjoyed your holiday. We are very sorry that, in this instance, our usual high standards of cleanliness and maintenance were not met. Please rest assured that these issues have been addressed. Property Owner

    Reviewed by SandraJul 2021

  • "The location and facilities were excellent but the apartment is getting a little tired in places."

    Toilet seat and door handle in the main bathroom were loose. The apartment would be improved by having a tumble dryer or washer/dryer as there is no facility for drying clothes should you need to. Having looked at availability for 2022 and the increase in rental charges l feel that the apartment ought to reflect those rises.

    Many thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are so pleased that you liked the location of the property, it is in such a lovely spot. We have passed your comments on to the owner who has explained that they have looked into getting a tumble dryer but have been advised against it due to it being a possible fire hazard as the only space for it is in a cupboard. We do hope you enjoyed all the lovely things Dartmouth has to offer and look forward to welcoming you back to the area soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MickJul 2021

  • "The scenery and walking around the Dartmouth area is fabulous."

    We stayed in the same property 10 years ago and my comment at the time was that the kitchen was very under equipped, this time we could not fault it! We also felt comfortable in that the apartment was spotlessly clean and there was plenty of cleaning material available for our use in accordance with the current COVID-19 guidance, thank you. We would happily return to the same property in the future.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback in relation to 3 The Pottery. We agree that we are spoilt for choice with beautiful walks in the area! We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Property Owner

    Reviewed by AlisonOct 2020

  • "Have stayed at this property a few times now and in the past were given the option to book the same week the following year."

    Sykes have now changed this policy which is disappointing!

    Reviewed by HelenSep 2020

  • "Lovely apartment - comfortable with everything you could need provided, and a fantastic view included!"

    Bedrooms slightly on the small side but plenty of storage is provided so it’s not an issue. We have stayed at the potteries a number of times now and this is our favourite apartment.

    Reviewed by VickyJul 2020

  • "Excellent flat well equipped with super view and really convenient, not always the case in Dartmouth (!"

    ) with parking directly outside.

    Reviewed by GarethOct 2019

  • "The location of the apartment was excellent, though parts of the road from the C&C office to the apartment, were single track which was a bit hair raising against oncoming traffic."

    We really enjoyed the walk into town with its stunning views of the river, and appreciated the castle ferry for getting back to the jetty by the castle on the return journey, when we had shopping to carry. The apartment was in excellent condition, modern and well equipped. The parking space was much appreciated. We found the main room was a bit chilly when the weather was cold and wet, so weren’t sure that only underfloor heating was quite enough. It felt welcoming and comfortable, and we appreciated the bottle of sparkling wine that was left for us. The apartment was a great base for a week in Dartmouth. We loved all the ferry and boat journeys available, and the town is full of restaurants and cafes. The steam train trip to and from Paignton, was good fun, as was a visit to Greenway, Agatha’s Christie’s house just up the river. As a holiday home, No. 3 is hard to beat.

    Reviewed by BarbaraOct 2019

  • "No issues at all."

    Lovely property in a great location. Excellent facilities. Parking good and real bonus in Dartmouth. Would come again.

    Reviewed by NickAug 2019

  • "Great location and a lovely apartment - with all amenities and some lovely little touches such as selection of DVDs, Books and Games available."

    We will definitely book with Coast & Country again.

    Reviewed by RogerMay 2019

  • "The accommodation was beautifully situated with a wonderful view of the River Dart to greet us when walking into the lounge each morning or on returning from an excursion out."

    Especially so as the weather was not brilliant, we had choosen the week storm Freya decided to cross Britain. However we thoroughly enjoyed our holiday, greatly due to this delightful appartment. After a few days I began to have recollections of visiting this building when it was 'The Pottery' in the 1970's.

    Reviewed by LaurieMar 2019

  • "We found it difficult to fumble our way around the courtyard and into the apartment in the pitch darkness - a motion operated light would ease things for those unfamiliar with the layout."

    However, and not to take anything away from a very enjoyable birthday weekend with our son, we found the accommodation extremely comfortable and the apartment was comprehensively fitted out with everything we needed. There was a lovely view of the harbour, an easy walk into town and a generally welcoming ambience. We would welcome your assurance that our £200 deposit will be returned to our bank account at your earliest convenience.

    Reviewed by ChristopherNov 2018

  • "Superb! Comfortable and stylish apartment, which was extremely well equipped with everything you could possibly want for a holiday."

    The position is perfect - lovely views across Warfleet Creek, ideally placed for getting straight out onto the Coastal Path and easy walking distance to delightful Dartmouth - what more could you ask?

    Mrs Caroline SchimmerAug 2018

  • "Excellent"

    Apr 2018

  • "Wonderful property with fabulous views across the river Dart."

    Well presented, full of character yet modern. We wanted for nothing.

    Mr Nicholas EadeAug 2017

  • "Gorgeous apartment."

    Great location. Everything your need. Seconds away from the water so that we could canoe. 10mins walk to Dartmouth, bars, cafes, restaurants and shops. Didn't have to use the car , just boats ,train and walking .

    Mrs L BirchinallJun 2017

  • "Easy booking process and happy with standard of accommodation and service received."

    Mar 2017

  • "A well furnished and beautifully warm apartment with a view (just) of the river."

    Ideal for two couples who are active. Unfortunately, my wife is perambulatory challenged (needs a walker, wheelchair etc) and the three short steep steps inside the apartment combined with the three in the entrance hall of the building, challenged me more this time than last when negotiating them with the walker and/or wheelchair on her behalf. We provided our own "grab rails" for the shower; the smooth panelling made for ideal retention. So a really lovely apartment, ideally suited for a stroll to the castle and an interesting walk into town to get the newspaper. However since then I have learned that C&C do have a few "accessible" properties which I will consider another tie

    Rev JOHN UnderwoodMar 2017

  • "We are regular visitors to this property."

    It was clean and warm and has benefitted from recent updating.

    Feb 2017

  • "Excellent value for this time of year"

    Rev JOHN UnderwoodDec 2016

  • "Good"

    Mrs CATHRYN DomanOct 2016

  • "Lovely property, furnished to a high standard with an estuary view."

    Warfleet is a quiet area and a pleasant 10 minute walk from town which we did several times - Much nicer to walk than trying to drive it as it is a narrow road and passing other cars can be an issue. Only slight gripe was that wifi access was a little intermittent.

    MarkSep 2016

  • "Beautiful apartment, very well equipped."

    Delightful views and lovely location, particularly liked being a bit away from the busy centre but near enough to walk to. Only downside thought the en suite was rather dark, could do with wall light or something.

    MARGAJul 2016

  • "Property pleasant and clean."

    Unfortunately could hear music from above flat.

    May 2016

  • "Provision of a coffee table would have been useful."

    Disposal of rubbish not clear. Bags not provided. Residue at bottom of shower doors could been removed. However, none of these points detracted from what was a very enjoyable and comfprtable holiday experience

    Oct 2015

  • "The Pottery was a lovely apartment with a beautiful view of the river Dart."

    Opening the door into the living area each morning just took your breath away as boats and yachts sailed by. Very relaxing holiday, just what we needed.

    Oct 2015

  • "Views fabulous"

    May 2015

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

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x King-size with en suite (large shower cubicle, wash-hand basin, w.c., shaver point and mirrored storage cabinets), 1 x double
  • Open plan living, kitchen and dining area, plus small utility room
  • Additional family bathroom (bath with hand-held shower attachment, wash-hand basin, w.c., shaver point and mirrored storage cabinets).
  • All duvets, pillows, bed linen and hand/bath towels are provided
  • Parking available to the rear of the building for one car (allocated)
  • Underfloor heating in all rooms and unlimited hot water
  • Television, DVD player, and DAB/FM digital radio with Bluetooth
  • Wifi
  • Five ring halogen hob, electric oven (including microwave), dishwasher, toaster, kettle and fridge/freezer
  • A selection of books and games and also binoculars (to enjoy the view of passing boats) are provided.

The property

Set in historic Warfleet overlooking the Creek, this famous Grade II listed building has been a paper mill, a bakery, an outstanding brewery and, most recently, the Dartmouth Pottery.

Picturesque Dartmouth is only a 10-15 minute walk from the Pottery, with stunning views of the River Dart along the way, and, in the other direction, you're only a short distance from the Dartmouth Castle and tearooms. This luxury ground floor apartment is accessed from the building’s communal area.

This leads into the hallway of the apartment with access to all rooms, with three steps down to a spacious open plan living, dining and kitchen area.

This light and airy area boasts oak flooring and original stone features, plus large picture windows with views across to Warfleet Creek.

The living area is furnished with two large leather sofas, whilst the dining area has a contemporary wooden dining table and five leather dining chairs.

The modern, well equipped kitchen area has beautiful granite work surfaces, and there is an additional utility cupboard housing a washing machine and iron.

The luxurious master bedroom has a King-size bed and en suite shower room, whilst the second bedroom has a double bed.

All duvets, pillows, bed linen and hand/bath towels are provided.

In addition to the en suite is a luxurious family bathroom.

Adjacent to the property is a small communal seating area, or take a short walk down to picturesque Warfleet where you can enjoy ample benches with waterside views, a small beach and rock pools at low tide.

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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Region Information

Bring a torch if arriving at night.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas