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Estuary View (House & Annexe)

(Ref. 1016968)

Dartmouth, Devon Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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17 Customer Reviews

  • "Absolutely excellent holiday property."

    Private parking space, spotlessly clean, very well appointed and a really comfortable bed. The conservatory and living room have fantastic views. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will definitely be returning. It’s not often we come across a holiday property that ticks every box - this is one, we fully recommend it.

    Reviewed by Shelagh5.0Mar 2024

  • "We did manage to get to property due to unbelievable steep and narrow road,which all though mentioned did not quite highlight how bad this road is."

    We therefore lost our holiday and money. Very poor customer service

    Reviewed by John1.3Sep 2023

  • "What an amazing property."

    Stunning views that you could never tire of waking up to each morning. The property was in great condition and very clean, and as a family of five met our needs perfectly. The real clincher was the accompanying parking space which is a must in Dartmouth. I think it’s safe to say when we visit Dartmouth again we will be staying here.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Aug 2023

  • "Estuary View is a lovely property with stunning views."

    There are lots of thoughtful touches. The accommodation in the annexe was not of the same high standard as in the main house. It would have been helpful to have had some basic cleaning materials provided and maybe a washing machine pod or two. All other properties we have stayed in have provided a welcome pack and this was a little lacking here but otherwise the property is excellent.

    Reviewed by Mark4.7Aug 2023

  • "Really love this property and have booked again."

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0May 2023

  • "Great property, love the bedroom makeover since last time we stayed - looks fab."

    Kitchen well stocked with all you would need for the week. It’s a beautiful property with a fantastic view that cannot be beaten - well worth the narrow drive up to the property. We hope to come back for our 3rd stay next year! Downstairs bathroom would be great if it could be the same spec as the top bathroom but this is just being picky, it really is a great house.

    Reviewed by Jo5.0Mar 2023

  • "Very nice property and very well described."

    Reviewed by David5.0Dec 2022

  • "The house was absolutely lovely with the most incredible views."

    Parking was so welcome too. The house was well equipped with games and all the utensils you could wish for. We didn’t actually use the annex in the end but I would say it could benefit from a little update with wall colour and more modern carpet but it too was well equipped and I’m sure my guests (20 somethings) would have been perfectly happy with it. The family bathroom would benefit from a glass shower screen but these are very small issues and purely suggestions. The house was really stunning and the outlook was simply fabulous. The upstairs room and bathroom were lovely. Thank you, we had a brilliant week and were very cosy can definitely recommend . The Clarks

    Reviewed by Anne4.7Sep 2022

  • "Great kitchen, we found everything we needed for cooking great meals."

    Beds very comfortable and bathrooms had brilliant forceful showers. Lovely garden for the morning sun and the conservatory was perfect for evening meals. Very spacious house. Brilliant to have 2 parking spaces on a very narrow road. Lovely town, just five minutes walk. I recommend Rockfish for a lovey dinner and the river cruise is a must, it takes you to Totnes, another lovely town for shopping. The South West Coastal path, east and west, were great for walks with the dog especially on hot days as the woodland canopy kept us and the dog cool though some pathways are very steep. Generally we had a perfect week which couldn't be bettered really. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2022

  • "My mother and myself thought the house was lovely and as my mum of 88yrs came for the view."

    Well, it could not have been beaten. However as the driver I found the approach to the house testing and was a bit of a concern to me. You are probably aware that I reported a problem with the heating and water but I was more concerned about your heating bill than there was any inconvenience to us. I do have a suggestion though, I think the shower areas could do with a grab handle on each bathroom. Otherwise we had a very enjoyable time and the dog thought the balcony area was great and spent most of his time out there watching the day go by. I think he would have moved in !

    Reviewed by Amanda4.1Jun 2022

  • "Overall the property was lovely."

    Guests should not underestimate that the journey into town is as challenging as the steps to the property for elderly or infirm guests.

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Dec 2021

  • "We had an absolutely fantastic week in this amazing property."

    Sunrise at the property is truly spectacular and we could not believe how busy the harbour was in November. I celebrated my 60th birthday and the house made it a memorable occasion. The views are brilliant and the space is great for adults. A little scary driving in and out because the road is 2 way and very, very narrow but once you are in it is well worth the trip! The walk to town is so short and we certainly improved our fitness climbing the steps from town 2 or 3 times a day. I have a few suggestions for you to consider to improve on this beautiful place. 1) Provide an oven glove 2) Consider having a parking permit for town (especially whilst there is extensive building works going on at several properties on the road) We had 5 adults and would have normally had 3 cars but came in 2 but if you had 8 adults a permit would be great for another car. 3) Clean/ replace the Gtech K9 filter. ( fortunately we have one so we cleaned it out and then were able to hoover)

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Nov 2021

  • "Wonderful setting, exceptional views from all water facing windows, of which there are many."

    So many places to sit & enjoy the water. Be together but also space to have time apart if needed. A superb house. Stairs to & from road to house as well as those down to town, a little challenging for the frailer members of the family & narrow street a little nerve racking at times but all well worth it.

    Reviewed by Gill5.0Jul 2021

  • "Enjoyed everything, Decor,view, comfort and everything that you need for living, especially tea ,coffee,hand soap, everything thought off,even milk."

    Nothing to fault,just need to be able to be slightly active to be able to walk up and down to town.

    Many thanks for taking the time to leave your wonderful feedback. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back to the are soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Virginia5.0Oct 2020

  • "Stunning million dollar views from a very comfortable and well equipped property - the house is very well designed to take full advantage of the views from the huge lounge, the conservatory and the outside decks - views up the river to the naval college on the left, Kingswear town directly opposite and the mouth of the estuary and Dartmouth Castle to the right."

    Parking for 2 cars is a real bonus in this area of the town. A couple of points to consider - 38 steep steps from the parking to the house (pack light!) and very narrow streets to approach the house - max 6ft 6ins clearance in many places makes for some very careful driving. Highly recommended if the last 2 points don’t put you off!!

    Reviewed by Fran5.0Oct 2020

  • "We were a little surprised at the paucity of cleaning products supplied, ie hand soap, bin bags, dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, washing powder, kitchen roll and toilet roll."

    When we stay in properties, we expect to keep them properly clean and tidy, and to have the necessary products to hand. Having to buy a full set was disappointing, and felt a bit stingy given the price of the property. I feel that providing adequate cleaning products would benefit the owners and encourage guests to maintain the property during their stay

    Reviewed by Jessica5.0Aug 2020

  • "The house is lovely but just a few comments."

    1. The conservatory has 3 separate leaks in the roof and as we had heavy rain on 2 nights we spent a lot of time mopping up rain water. 2. The fridge in the kitchen was hanging off the hinges when we arrived, luckily my husband is a handyman and mended it. We have taken a photo of the fridge before it was mended. 3. The very large tree in front of the sitting room window which blocks a considerable amount of the view from there, this was particularly disappointing as the reason we booked the house was for the views. I feel it has grown considerably since the photos were taken as it blocks the view totally of the opposite bay. 4. The cleaning requirements asked us to put all our bedding into black bags, but these were not left for us. I phoned the Coast and Country agents and asked for some but they didn't appear. I left a note for the cleaners to this affect. In the current climate, this should have been correctly sorted out.

    Reviewed by Tracey4.7Aug 2020

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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.


  • Main house: Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size, 1 x ground floor double and 1 x first-floor king-size with balcony and en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath and shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with separate kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Utility room
  • Conservatory
  • Snug
  • Annexe: One bedroom: 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Main house: Gas central heating, underfloor heating to ensuite, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, and WiFi
  • Rear AstroTurf and patio area with furniture and enclosed ground floor balcony decking area with furniture
  • First floor enclosed balcony area
  • Annexe: Gas central heating
  • Induction hob, combi microwave oven, fridge with ice compartment, TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Front outdoor space with bistro table and chairs
  • Off road parking for up to two cars
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Strictly No Smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.4 miles
  • Please note that the property is accessed down a set of 38 external steps from the parking area.

The property

Perched in an elevated position with breath-taking views of the River Dart, close to the bustling town of Dartmouth is the superb detached property Estuary View, complete with an annexe-style dwelling.

This elegant property has been designed to bring together a large group of family and friends, perfect for those looking to explore the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with a vast array of attractions and activities to suit a group of all ages and tastes.

Look forward to gathering all of your loved ones during the evening within the open-plan living room, with a large woodburning stove to offer comfort during those chilly winter months.

This space is joined by a well-equipped kitchen, where you will be delighted to find all the appliances you could need to cater for yourselves during a week-long break.

After you’ve rustled up a delicious home-cooked meal within the contemporary kitchen, head into the conservatory, with the river and village of Kingswear as your backdrop as you plan the days ahead.

As the evening draws to a close, find three well-presented bedrooms within the main house, comprising of a ground-floor king-size bedroom and a ground-floor double, whilst the first-floor houses a king-size bedroom with balcony and en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC.

For a couples seeking privacy away from the hustle and bustle of the rest of the group, the separate annexe dwelling is ideal.

Step into the annexe and find a brightly decorated open-plan living room, complete with a well-equipped kitchen meaning that you can enjoy your break independent from the main house.

Make your way upstairs to find a twin bedroom which is benefitted by ample storage and space to house your personal belongings and picturesque views to wake up to each morning.

During a summer’s afternoon, venture to the enclosed garden area, where a spot of alfresco dining can be enjoyed as you soak up the views further.

If you can tear yourself away from this superb base, head into the centre of Dartmouth where you will find a vast array of amenities, as well as many shops and galleries littering the streets to explore one afternoon.

Brush up on the local history further by discovering the 14th century Dartmouth Castle which overlooks the estuary.

Alternatively, soak up the sun at Blackpool Sands which houses a glorious stretch of sand and clear waters to promise a fun-filled day for the whole family.

Estuary View is a superb base for exploring all of the delights of this coastal location with your family.

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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Please note that this property was available as Estuary View 1003115 & The Annexe 1002811 in 2019. Now only available to book as one unit from 2020.

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

The house is accessed down a set of external steps from the parking area

Strictly No Smoking

scaffolding in place from the 1st May 2024 for approximately 4 weeks.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas