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Drake House

Hope Cove, Devon (Ref. 995392)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 5

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Mr Jarrett

    “Perfect property property in the perfect location.”

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Drake House is a substantial and immaculately presented seaside holiday home with wonderful sea views, just a few metres walk from Hope Cove's sandy beaches.

With the South West Coast Path almost on the doorstep, plus local pub and café serving good food, this is the perfect location for a seaside break all year round. The house has been extended, renovated and stylishly modernised to provide a very high standard of accommodation for families, adult groups or those simply looking for a spacious and luxurious holiday retreat in a sought-after coastal location.

The accommodation is presented over three floors with five good-sized double bedrooms (some of which have spectacular sea views and three of which have en suite bath or shower rooms).

The ground floor reception rooms include a stunning two-tiered sitting room with sea views, a cosy snug with large television, and a beautiful dining area with hand crafted oak table.

The handcrafted kitchen is a joy to cook in, with granite worktops and a large Rangemaster electric cooker, whilst the spacious ground floor changing/shower room (with two separate shower cubicles), is purpose built for rinsing off sandy children returning from the beach! The property boasts a delightful south facing terrace, with superb views out to sea.

With a barbecue and large table, this is a wonderful spot for al fresco dining in the sunshine.

The property also has parking for 3-4 cars on the private driveway.


Five bedrooms: 1 x Super King-size with en suite bathroom with a bath, separate shower cubicle with rain head and hand-held shower attachment, double vanity unit, w.c., heated towel rail, shaver point and light. 1 x King-size with en suite bathroom. 2 x twin rooms. 1 x super King-size (can be split into twin on request) with en suite with bath, shower, w.c, wash-hand basin and heated towel rail. Kitchen. Dining area. Double sitting area. Snug. Family bathroom on the first floor with bath, separate shower cubicle with rain head and hand-held shower attachment, double vanity unit, w.c., heated towel rail, shaver point and light. Shower/changing room with two separate shower cubicles. Cloakroom with w.c. and wash-hand basin.


  • Gas underfloor heating and radiators. Rangemaster electric cooker (with five ring hob and two ovens), large fridge/freezer, integrated dishwasher and microwave
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Widescreen TV, DVD Player, LG Blue ray. Wall mounted TV in Master Bedroom. Wifi available
  • Telephone available
  • Parking for 3-4 cars - steep driveway. Paved terrace, large circular garden table and chairs, sun loungers and barbecue. All bed linen and towels are supplied
  • You will need to bring your own beach and tea towels.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location


Salcombe 4.6 miles; Kingsbridge 5.1 miles

The picturesque and unspoiled village of Hope Cove lies in the sheltered curve of Bigbury Bay on Devon’s south coast. A choice destination for families, the two beaches offering soft sand and rock pools for sandcastle building and fishing for small crabs. The town remains a fishing village where crabs and lobsters are still landed, however it was once used by smugglers. Many ships have perished around the coast and the wrecks that lie beneath the waves make it a popular spot for divers. Above the beach there are a number of pubs and restaurants. The coastal footpath can be joined from here and leads towards Bigbury-on-sea in one direction and the coastal resort of Salcombe in the other.

Region Information

Wood burning stove not in use.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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