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Church Thatch

Abbotskerswell, Devon (Ref. 1035413)


Coast & Country Cottages rating

  • 12 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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10 Customer Review(s)

  • Dalvinder

    “Excellent property situated in a beautiful village, only a short drive to Paignton and Torquay.”

    Would definitely stay here again.

    Would definitely stay here again.

    - Dalvinder, July 2023


  • Over three floors
  • Five bedrooms: 1 x superking-size double with en-suite walk-in shower, 1 x double, 2 x twin
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath, rainfall shower over, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Second floor: 1 x family room with Superking bed, 4ft double and single bed and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburner
  • Snug room with further bed available on request
  • Parking for up to 3 cars
  • AGA gas range cooker and single induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with full Sky package, DVD player, Xbox 360, WiFi and selection of books, video games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Astro turf garden with children’s play area and outdoor games and a further paved terrace for al fresco dining
  • One small dog accepted at a charge of £25.00
  • No smoking
  • Local Shop 0.3 miles, pub/restaurant 0.1 miles
  • Prosecco & Pamper weekends available at an additional charge.

The property

This fully furnished thatched cottage can be found in the village of Abbotskerswell in South Devon.

Perfect for celebrating those special occasions or simply for a family catch up, Church Thatch is perfectly placed for enjoying the Dartmoor National Park and the south west coastline.

Set across three floors, the cottage has been thoughtfully renovated throughout with several traditional touches, such as the limestone flooring and original oak doors.

Choose to relax in the sitting room beside the cast iron wood burner within the inglenook fireplace, or head to the snug for an evening of entertainment with a flatscreen TV and Xbox 360.

The magnificent kitchen hosts a variety of appliances to utilise, including the gas fired 4-oven shiny AGA cooker, which is sure to come in handy for those great, big family feasts.

After a game of football on the floodlight astro turf mini football pitch or just a glass of wine on the south facing patio, it’s time for bed in one of the four tastefully furnished bedrooms on the first floor.

There is also a stunning medieval style family bedroom on second floor, boasting a 4ft double and single bed, plus a modern en-suite shower room.

The town of Newton Abbot is close by and is home to a large range of shops and restaurants, while further afield Torquay is worth visiting with its stunning beaches and UNESCO recognised Global Geopark.

While here, be sure to explore the picturesque Dartmoor National Park which is sure to be loved by those outdoor enthusiasts of the group!

Wherever you choose to visit, return to Church Thatch for an evening of relaxation and rejuvenation.

For that extra special treat why not book a two night Prosecco & Pamper Weekend.

For any short break booked in-between October and March pay an additional £600 and receive the following: Prosecco and Cream Tea on arrival, two course meal with a drink at the nearby Court Farm Inn, and a 25 minute beauty treatment of either a mini manicure/pedicure or a massage in the comfort of Church Thatch. For more information please contact reservations.

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

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About the location


Newton Abbot 2 miles; Torquay 7 miles; Exeter 18 miles; Plymouth 32 miles.

Abbotskerswell is a village in the English county of Devon located two miles south of the town of Newton Abbot and within easy access of the seaside resort of Torquay, Dartmoor, Exeter and Plymouth. The village has many listed buildings, a local shop, a primary school, the 17th century Court Farm Inn/Restaurant, as well as tearooms. Abbotskerswell was developed around the growing of apples and oranges for cider making and the village hosts the annual "Abbfest" beer and food festival which celebrates Devon food and drink. A short drive takes you to Newton Abbot which is situated in the heart of The English Riviera, with its mild climate and thriving palm trees. The market towns of Totnes and Newton Abbot offer plenty of modern shops as well as one of the only traditional working Malthouses left in the UK, offering the finest selection of bottled beers in Devon. The popular seaside town of Torquay in South Devon holds many delights for both families and couples, from an abundance of children’s activities whatever the weather, to coastal walks, restaurants and nightlife, with an abundance of opportunities for shopping and a great number of good places to eat and drink. A stay in Abbotskerswell can be as relaxed or as active as you choose, with plenty of activities to choose from if required.

Strictly one dog only