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First Officer's Quarters

Dartmouth, Devon (Ref. 1073738)

3.5

Good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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4 Customer Reviews

  • "I enjoyed my 11 days at First Officer's Quarters, a lovely apartment close to everything Dartmouth has to offer."

    I was however I little disappointed that when I arrived the hot water system was not on, the rear court yard was very dirty and the fence between the next garden was down. So I had to - locate the main fuse box and switch on the power, clean up the court yard and put the fence back up. ( I did switch off the water heater before I left to save power). The next morning I advised the local management office of the fence issue - but nothing was done before I left. When I mentioned it again on leaving to the Sykes head office I was told that the local agent had advised that they were "not aware of the fence problem". The apartment was well stocked with pots and pans etc, but no lids, or a microwave. The bed was very comfortable and the heating worked well during the cold spring evenings. The shower was excellent and the heated towel rail was a bonus. The owner has designed the apartment very well and there were a number of nice features. Overall I enjoyed my stay but it could have even better with a little more interest and attention to detail from the local agent. Even when I left they did not even ask if I had enjoyed my stay or how things went.

    I am so sorry for this lack of attention from the managment company. I’m embarrassed that the flat was not 100% ready for you and I am trying to solve this with the local agent who manage the flat. I can only apologise for the lack of microwave and a new one has now been purchased. I’m glad at least that you enjoyed the flat and it’s decor. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JohnMar 2022

  • "Earlier reviews of the property recorded visitor concerns about dirty cups - this was the case for us also."

    Earlier reviews also suggested the main bed mattress is poor - it is and springs felt through it & it should be replaced. Garden wall lights & living area free standing lamp need new bulbs or corrective action. Some better instructions over the use of the TV system for non-satellite, non Netflix people, would be helpful. Overall a lovely property & with a few tweaks could be 10/10.

    I can only apologise again for the poor level of cleaning. This is out of my hands but I have addressed it again with the management. A new bed has been provided in December 2021. The TV is a smart TV. There is no terrestrial tv as of yet. It is not advertised with this. Property Owner

    Reviewed by RussellJul 2021

  • "The property is small, in keeping with the description, and the breakfast bar too cramped to use."

    There is an odd smell in the property which it would be helpful to address. The bed is of poor quality, and could certainly be improved.

    I’m afraid there isn’t much I can do about the size of the breakfast bar. As there is only a limited space in the kitchen. The smell has been address as there was a damp issue behind the boiler and a new mattress has been provided in December 2021 Property Owner

    Reviewed by JuliaJul 2021

  • "Due to the amount of money we were paying I had expected to have a clean property, there was a used ear cleaning bud under the bed and the mugs and glasses were dirty in the cupboard as well as the coffee machine having old used pods left inside."

    We also had only one toilet roll for the weekend stay as well as only one black bin liner. Some of this may have been avoided had there been access to sufficient cleaning supplies. overall a nice property but let down by the clear lack of attention to detail.

    The managment company organise the cleaning of the apartment. I have asked them to review the company who are cleaning and hopefully this is just a once off. It is the policy of Coast and country to provide 1 bin liner and toilet roll. I have requested that the bathroom cabinet is always filled with toilet rolls for future bookings. To Property Owner

    Reviewed by AnnieJul 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

  • All-ground-floor
  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric stove
  • Electric central heating with electric stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Enclosed courtyard with furniture and firepit/barbecue
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: This property does not accept children
  • Note: There is no parking at the property, on street parking close by (restrictions might apply)

The property

Resting in the bustling town of Dartmouth, Devon is 16b Clarence Street, a delightful ground-floor apartment offering an enclosed courtyard perfect for spending the warmer months in.

Situated on the South Coast, within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this property is ideal for a romantic retreat, or even as a base for a solo traveller.

Stepping into the apartment, hang your coats and kick off your shoes in the hallway, before making your way into the well-equipped kitchen where you will find an electric oven and hob and plenty more appliances to assist with your self-catering requirements.

Rustle up a delicious meal to be enjoyed at the breakfast bar, before making your way into the sitting room to watch the Smart TV for the evening.

Sink into the corner sofa and warm up with the electric stove flickering away in the background after a day of exploring your surroundings.

When sleep calls, head to the bedroom to rest your head; home to a plush double bed and a dressing table, the bedroom is provides a snug space to start and end your day.

Freshen up in the shower room after a day at the beach, before taking advantage of the courtyard, where you will find a firepit/barbecue and dining seating, ideal for savouring a glass of wine over an al fresco dinner.

Treat your other half to a meal out one evening at Taylor's Restaurant, offering a fine dining experience within walking distance from the dwelling.

If you prefer a variety of cuisines throughout your stay, the town is home to pubs, takeaways, bistros and tradtitonal fish and chip shops so you will be spoilt for choice.

Dartmouth is home to a good selection of shops, so you can wander down the charming streets and browse an array of both local and chain businesses.

Embrace the town's culture and spend a day exploring the Dartmouth Museum and Dartmouth Steam Railway, both offering fascinating insights into the town's rich history.

If grand architecture is an interest of yours, you will be pleased to discover Dartmouth Castle, a 14th century castle with stunning views over the estuary.

Take a stroll to the Sugary Cove Beach and spend the day relaxing on the golden sands, or perhaps try your hand at some watersports or sea swimming in the delicate climate.

For energetic holidaymakers, the Dartmoor National Park is reachable by car and offers an abundance of walking and cycling routes to follow, as well as breath-taking scenery to soak in.

For a romantic retreat in a fantastic area, choose 16b Clarence Street.

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

Note: There is no parking at the property, on street parking close by (restrictions might apply)

No children allowed

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas