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Driftwood, 29 Furzedown Road

(Ref. 1113992)

Malborough, Devon Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

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

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6 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely base to explore a great corner of Devon."

    Village had two very welcoming pubs and shop and lots of great places to eat further afield. House was great, everything we needed but if I was to be picky the TV (only one) wasn't set up to be able to watch normal channels and the fire and heating were turned off which on one day we could have done with.

    Reviewed by Sarah3.8Oct 2023

  • "Lovely house , large bedrooms the downstairs one excellent."

    Good walks close by ,and plenty of attractions a short drive away. All together a wonderful stay many thanks.Bryan

    Reviewed by Bryan4.7Sep 2023

  • "It was all good except there were no Sun Beds."

    Also when down stairs you could hear when people were walking above especially in the down stairs bedroom.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Aug 2023

  • "The house is absolutely fabulous as is the location."

    Facilities were ultra modern and absolutely spot on. What we found though was the settee in the lounge was only comfortable for under 18s and no good for more mature folk, too big and couldn’t sit up, you have to lounge at uncomfortable angles. There was no terrestrial tv, so again have to rely on Apps which is ok if you are tech savvy. Only I tv for 8 people so when it rains all week is a bit restricting. We chose this property because of its downstairs en-suite bedroom, as my wife is disabled. Although the room was lovely, the mattress was very soft (the younger people in our party had no complaints with theirs) and the shower had no handrails, so harder to use safely. Considering the capacity of the property, more outside furniture than the 4 seats around the outside table would not go amiss, as would a place to site a bbq. The views from upstairs and the Juliette balconies are absolutely stunning and certainly have the Wow factor. Would certainly recommend this property, given the caveats above.

    Reviewed by Colin4.7Jul 2023

  • "WOW! Best holiday accommodation we’ve ever had."

    The ground floor accommodation was great, in some houses it can feel like an afterthought, not here. Juliet balconies in upstairs rooms with comfy chairs are fab. My Hearing Dog (so allowed upstairs) spent all the time I was in the immaculate en-suite lying in the window watching the world go by. I have serious kitchen envy

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Jun 2023

  • "Beautiful property, extremely well equipped, immaculately clean and comfortable."

    The kitchen is amazing to cook in with two double ovens, and a very efficient induction hob! The large table to gather, eat and play games is perfect. We shopped in Kingsbridge but there is a COOP very near the house which is very handy. We were blessed with lots of sunshine so enjoyed the private garden with the table, chairs and bench. The neighborhood is very peaceful and quiet which made for a very relaxing holiday. There is a parking spot next to the house and plenty of on street parking outside if you need more - which is fantastic as we didn't use the car with so many magnificent walks from the house. Walking from the house down a valley you can access the coast path. We walked into Salcombe, taking in the stunning scenery and enjoyed the bus ride home! We also walked the coast in the other direction calling in on beautiful Soar Mill and Hope Cove. It was a fabulous week and the best holiday home we have ever stayed in. We can't wait to return!

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Apr 2023

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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

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size with Juliette balcony and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC, 1 x king-size with Juliette balcony, 1 x ground-floor king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC, 1 x twin with Juliette balcony
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with gas effect woodburning stove.
  • Central heating with gas effect woodburning stove
  • Double electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Enclosed rear garden with patio, lawn, and furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.4 miles, beach 1.6 miles

The property

Well-positioned within the charming village of Malborough in Devon is 29 Furzedown Road, a fabulous four-bedroom holiday home.

Offering far-reaching rural views and a wonderful base for exploring both the countryside and coast, the property is the perfect abode for a family or group of eight, looking to explore South Devon's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Enjoy the spacious and well-equipped kitchen/diner, dotted with state-of-the-art appliances, perfect for fulfilling your self-catering needs.

On warmer days, head outside to dine alfresco, with your very own enclosed patio and lawn.

As the sun sets, return for a relaxing night in upon the plush corner sofa, with the gas fire alight in the background.

When sleep calls, retire to one of four stylish bedrooms, one of which is a king bedroom with ensuite shower room positioned on the ground-floor, perfect for teenagers, grandparents, or those with limited mobility; you'll find a king-size with en-suite, a further king-size, and a twin upstairs, all featuring Juliette balconies to look over the far reaching countryside views and access to the family bathroom.

Come morning, head into Malborough to stock up on the essentials or to make reservations for a family meal at one of many local restaurants.

Within proximity you'll also find Soar Mill Cove, East Soar, and Bolberry Down, all offering far-reaching views across the shoreline; be sure to pack your walking boots to explore the many hiking trails upon your doorstep.

Heading towards Salcombe, head to North Sands golden beach, browse Salcombe's many shops or head to Overbecks Gardens, a National Trust subtropical garden, overlooking Salcombe’s beautiful Estuary.

You'll also find an array of activities and attractions to experience in the nearby market town of Kingsbridge, including strolls around the pretty estuary, covering over 5 miles of picturesque landscape, before reaching further nature spots across the Devonshire coastline.

Plan your next trip by booking 29 Furzedown Road.

Children must be supervised near the Juliette balconies

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

MALBOROUGH

Salcombe 2 miles; Kingsbridge 4 miles.

The attractive village of Malborough boasts a multitude of thatched cottages, a village shop, two excellent country pubs and a thriving post office. It is located just 2 miles from the popular sailing resort of Salcombe, the southernmost town in the South Hams. Boasting a beautiful, scenic coastline, Salcombe is ideal for enjoying sailing, watersports, coastal walking or for simply soaking up the sunshine. Observe the plentiful wildlife in the area, visit several country houses and gardens close by or visit the lovely market town of Kingsbridge. Alternatively, explore the wide open spaces and rocky tors of Dartmoor, just 15 miles away. A perfect holiday location, with much to see and do.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas