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Bed Linen Supplied 
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As featured in the 'Sunday Times', 'Coast Magazine' and 'Devon Life' 

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, two lovely beaches just minutes away, village shop for croissants and newspapers, 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, 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 kitchen/dining area with hand crafted oak table.

Reduced Occupancy Discounts.  Up to 20% OFF for parties of 6 or fewer (using a maximum of 3 bedrooms) in 'Mid' and 'Low' Season.  Call (01548) 843773 for further details or amend the total number of guests (to 1-6) when booking online to reduce the rental cost.

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LOCATION Overlooking the unspoilt sandy beaches of the delightful former fishing village of Hope Cove and within just a very short walk of the village pub, shop and cafe, Drake House is located in an unrivalled position for enjoying a fabulous seaside break. A popular location for a relaxing break, whatever the season, The South West Coast Path - for stunning coastal walks including to South Milton Sands, Thurlestone, Soar Mill Cove and beyond - can be accessed quickly and easily from the house. Bantham, popular with surfers, is just a short drive away, whilst picturesque Salcombe, with its shops, art galleries, restaurants and pretty waterfront, can be reached by car in 10-15 minutes.
VIEWS Stunning sea views from most rooms, but particularly the sitting/dining area and bedrooms at first and second floor level, plus far reaching country views.
ENTRANCE From the driveway a short walk leads to the entrance door and access into a lobby with space for coats, boots and shoes. This in turn leads into the main hallway (with desk and chair) which extends through to all other rooms on the ground floor including a very spacious UTILITY ROOM with fitted cupboards, sink, shelving, washing machine, tumble dryer and door out to the side terrace.  A large CHANGING/SHOWER ROOM off the utility area has two separate shower cubicles, ideal for rinsing off sandy children returning from a day on the beach!
KITCHEN On the ground floor is an elegantly designed and presented kitchen with hand crafted duck egg coloured units, granite worktops, Rangemaster electric cooker (with five ring hob and two ovens), large fridge/freezer, integrated dishwasher and microwave. There is also a central island that extends to create a breakfast bar with two wooden stools. A step leads down to the living accommodation.
DINING AREA A large hand made dining table in oak and steel, seating ten comfortably, is positioned in front of the large sliding glass doors to make the most of the lovely views. The dining area opens out to the sunny South-facing terrace, perfect for al fresco dining.
SITTING ROOM This light and bright two-tiered space has been cleverly presented to accommodate the needs of holiday guests. The lower tier has quick and easy access to the terrace (via sliding glass doors once again) and enjoys superb sea views - it is beautifully furnished with a double sofa, three armchairs, occasional tables, and lovely table lamps, and also has a feature Chesneys wood-burning stove (not currently in use). A step leads up to the second tier with double sofa, two armchairs, large glass topped coffee table, table lamps, television, and ornamental fireplace.
SNUG Also at ground floor level is a cosy snug with sofa, two chairs and footstool, widescreen television, DVD player, table and lamp.
BEDROOMS Five in total, of which four are on the first floor. The magnificent and very spacious en suite master bedroom has lovely oak flooring, a super-King size bed (6'), bedside tables, fitted wardrobes, feature fireplace, wall-mounted television, and French windows to take in the stunning sea views. These doors open out to reveal a glazed Juliet balcony. The elegant fully tiled en suite bathroom has 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. A second en suite double room has a King-size bed, bedside tables, fitted wardrobes, feature fireplace and similarly lovely sea views. The third and fourth bedrooms are both twins, each with two single beds, bedside tables and wardrobe - the seaward facing room has panoramic views. On the top floor there is a further double bedroom with super-King size bed (that can be split to create two singles on request), bedside units, wardrobe and en suite with bath, shower, w.c, wash-hand basin and heated towel rail. All duvets, pillows, bed linen and towels excluding beach towels are supplied.
BATH/SHOWER ROOMS In addition to the three en suite bathrooms and changing/shower room (above) there is a further fully tiled 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. There is also a CLOAKROOM on the ground floor with w.c. and wash-hand basin.
OUTSIDE There is a large and sunny area of paved terrace to the front and side of the house, with a good sized area of tiered/banked garden with flower beds and shrubs. Large circular garden table and chairs for al fresco dining on the south facing terrace, plus sun loungers and barbeque available.
PARKING The steep driveway levels out to provide off road parking for 3-4 cars.
OTHER INFORMATION Beautiful quarry tiles on the ground floor with carpet on stairs, landing and most bedrooms. The master bedroom has lovely oak flooring. The house is fully double-glazed and enjoys the benefits of central heating and hot water. Wireless broadband internet available. Strictly no smoking or pets permitted.
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE TIMES Arrival: Friday 4.00pm (Early luggage drop off and parking facility on day of arrival); Departure: Friday 11.00am

Drake House Floor Plan

Drake House Floor Plan

 

Reviews by Feefo

( 5 from 3 reviews)

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9 months ago

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“perfect in every way Hope Cove so pretty. Small problem with cleaners left bedding outside we changed sheets ourselves.Then we were told they would come and tidy bathrooms.but did not do this”

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1 year ago

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“Drake House was perfect for my family comprising 6 adults and 3 babies and a toddler. It was as I hoped from the description and how the girls described it at C&C. Plenty of open plan space for differing family needs but lovely communal areas. The house was lovely - fabulous situation a stones throw from the beach and local amenities AND on the coastal path. Perfect. It was extremely well equipped with lovely quality furnishings/fittings, spotless and freshly refurbished.
We all loved it.

My only request would be to ensure there were basic cleaning materials (Kitchen/bathroom) so that they could be used during the stay which would be quite helpful?”

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2 years ago

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“A wonderful property in a beautiful and dramatic location. It has been lovingly refurbished to a very high standard and every little detail has been thought of. It is extremely well appointed and equipped. Everything about the place is of good quality. We had a great time with amazing weather. We enjoyed a trip to Salcombe, a walk and had a lovely meal at the Hope and Anchor pub opposite”

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2 years ago

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“Fantastic house in an amazing setting.  Facilities are second to none with no expense spared.  A truly comfortable stay and a return visit is a must.”

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2 years ago

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“Wonderful to be back at Drake House for Hope Cove Weekend.  The house is fabulous - you've done an amazing job - we loved it, thank you!  What a transformation, couldn't be better.  Such a wonderful transformation to the whole house, thank you!”

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2 years ago

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“A beautiful view and great food.”

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2 years ago

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“Love the house, food and company.  Hope to be back in Hope Cove soon!”

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2 years ago

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“Thank you!  For a wonderful holiday in a delightful home.  We look forward to coming again.  Best wishes, The Holland Family.”

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201 decades ago

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“The house is spacious, airy, yet welcoming and comfortable.  Loved the succulent crab and homemade mayo.”

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Drake House

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  • Bedrooms: 5
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£300 off the remaining June weeks at Drake House