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Moordene House

South Milton near Thurlestone, Devon (Ref. 1076986)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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.


  • Three/four bedrooms: 1 x king-size with balcony and en-suite walk-in shower, basin heated towel rail and WC, 1 x super king-size with balcony, (can be made into 2 singles), 1 x ground-floor king-size, 1 x ground floor snug with single day bed
  • Bathroom with free-standing bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom/utility with washing machine, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi, selection of games and books
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Front terrace garden with patio, back garden with patio, lawn, barbecue and seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.9 miles, pub and beach just over a mile away
  • Note: There are steps leading to the entrance of the property and may not be suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: There is a balcony on the first floor, please ensure children are supervised at all times
  • Woodburner not in use in Summer months.

The property

Thurlestone 1.9 miles.

Nestled in the delightful village of South Milton, near Thurlestone in Devon, is this superb three/four bedroom house, Moordene.

This stylish property can sleep up to seven guests and enjoys panoramic views of the vast countryside from its ample terrace, as well as a private rear enclosed garden.

Arriving at the property, you will find two convenient off-road parking spaces at the front of the property, before unloading your bags and climbing the stone stairs to your new home away from home.

Stepping into the property, you will find a delightful snug area where children can be entertained with games, a TV and a single daybed.

Moving through the property, you will be delighted at the open-plan living space, where you can whip up delicious treats for your guests in the superbly fitted contemporary kitchen, to be enjoyed around the stylish dining table, before retiring to the sofas to watch your favourite TV show or simply admire the tranquility of the setting sun and emerging stars.

As the evening draws to the close, you have the option of three bedrooms to catch your rest in, the first being a spacious ground-floor king-size, tastefully decorated with direct access onto the front terrace.

Take advantage of the cloakroom/utility where you will find a handy washing machine for any sandy clothes after a day at the beach!

Climb the stairs to the first floor where you will find an additional two bedrooms; king-size, with en-suite shower room, and a superking that can be made up as 2 singles.

Both with access to the balcony.

All the bedrooms are bright and beautifully decorated in elegant simplicity.

There are floor to ceiling windows to enjoy the distant sea view and the ever changing sky over the ocean, perfect for stargazing.

Before settling down for the evening, enjoy a hot soak in the free-standing bath and wash your troubles away in the family bathroom.

Treat your guests to alfresco dining on the rear courtyard with a barbecue, where you can toast to a wonderful holiday as the firepit crackles nearby.

Grab your walking boots and head to the village of Thurlestone, where you will find a 13th-century church, a Post Office, a convenience store, The Village Inn serving tasty meals and local ales, an 18-hole golf course for those looking to brush up on their game, and the popular Voyage Spa where you can indulge in a relaxing spa treatment followed by afternoon tea, the perfect afternoon!

For a fun-filled family day, be sure to visit the National Trust site of South Milton Sands, here you can soak up the sun on the glorious sands, build sandcastles, kayak or paddleboard to the historical landmark of Thurlestone Rock and catch some amazing sunsets at dusk.

The Beach House is a must for fresh local seafood and a leisurely 20 minute level walk through the country lane or the nature reserve.

For your next stop, head to the popular resort town of Salcombe, home to the once remarkable Salcombe Castle, whose ruins you can now explore, as well as the Salcombe Maritime Museum which explores the towns rich heritage, or enjoy an ice cream as you take a leisurely stroll around Salcombe's picturesque harbour.

For those seeking something a little different, the 1913 Edwardian-style manor home of Overbeck’s is a great day out.

Salcombe is home to the famous Regatta and offers artisan shops, boutiques and fine dining.

Bantham Beach is an easy walk away and popular with surfers.

The Sloop Inn is a favourite spot for lunch or dinner too.

If you’re looking to explore a little further, take the drive to Bigbury-on-Sea where you can try your hand at surfing at the Discovery Beach Surf School, beachcombe the shores, investigate rockpools with the little ones, or enjoy fish and chips as you relish in your surroundings.

If you don’t feel like spending an evening in the kitchen, stop off at the lovely Pilchard Inn, where you can treat your loved ones to a tasty meal before heading back for a family film night.

Moordene is the perfect setting for enjoying a refreshing break with loved ones in the heart of South Devon.

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

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About the location


Salcombe 7 miles; Bigbury-on-Sea 9 miles

The picturesque village of Thurlestone is popular with both beach-goers and watersports enthusiasts, with the beautiful sandy beaches of Thurlestone and South Milton Sands within walking distance. Thurlestone boasts an 18-hole links golf course, a 13th century church, a traditional pub, a post office and the ‘Voyage Spa’, where visitors can enjoy spa treatments or afternoon tea. The sailing town of Salcombe is just a 10-15 minute drive away, and the fishing village of Hope Cove is a short drive away, or can be reached on foot via the South West Coast Path.

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The woodburner is not in use for the Summer months