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Dartmouth, Devon (Ref. 995253)


Very good

Coast & Country Cottages rating

  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

Accuracy of the listing

* Based on a combined average customer score

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39 Customer Review(s)

  • Craig

    “A beautiful home which was very nice to stay in.”

    The main bedroom sliding doors and balcony was a real treat , and the view truly stunning. ...

    The main bedroom sliding doors and balcony was a real treat , and the view truly stunning. The home was well equipped and things like dvds and board games /books a welcome addition which we took advantage of .Ideally I think the bathroom could do with updating .I also think the washing machine is well past its best and certainly did not clean our clothes very well even when it eventually worked. The beds were comfy and extra pillows etc provided. As a party of 6 we found the kitchen of a high standard with the pull out table and separate dining room very good. The home is very nice and as with all our Sykes bookings we were not disappointed. However a negative for us was having to collect and return the key to an office in the town , as we had a large van this required us to walk and was not as convenient as a key safe . The country cottage personnel where not too friendly and seemed disinterested when my wife arrived. The cleaning was adequate but was not spotless , I include this as I'm sure the owner would like to know if they are paying for this . As a final comment I would say , lovely home , beautiful views , well equipped and comfortable. Maybe with a view of some updating in bathroom/ ensuite .Thankyou for our stay.

    - Craig, July 2022


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super king (can be a twin) with wash basin and shower cubicle with a Mira thermostatic shower
  • 1 x double 2x sets of bunk beds (3ft) A folding bed and bedding is available on request for an additional guest
  • Living room
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Utility room
  • Cloakroom with w.c and hand basin
  • Family bathroom has a bath with shower over, wash basin and w.c
  • Well-established garden which contains many pretty shrubs and flowers
  • WiFi
  • TV, DVD, video and CD player
  • WiFi. Hob, oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine and dishwasher. Baby friendly: a highchair, two travel cots and a stairgate are available. The garage and driveway at the front of Blackgate provide parking for approximately 4 cars or boats
  • There is also unrestricted parking on the road outside the house. The property includes gas fired central heating and hot water
  • Pets are not accepted and the property is strictly no smoking
  • Bed linen and towels are supplied (excluding beach towels).

The property

Blackgate is a spacious family house set within its own well-established garden with ample parking, only 5-10 minutes walk from the centre of the historic and picturesque town of Dartmouth.

Access is into the entrance hallway with cloakroom and stairs to the upper level.

The light living room has a view of the Naval College and is comfortably furnished.

French doors lead out to the garden.

The separate dining room also has views of the Naval College.

There is also a large and well-equipped kitchen and utility room.

The property has three bedrooms, all with views of the Naval College: The large master bedroom can be configured as two twins or as a super King-size bed.

This spacious bedroom has stunning views of the river and a patio door onto a balcony.

Within the room there is a wash basin and shower cubicle with a Mira thermostatic shower.

Bedroom two has a double bed, whilst bedroom three contains two sets of bunk beds making it ideal for children.

A folding bed and bedding are available on request for an additional guest.

Baby friendly facilities provided.

The family bathroom has a bath with shower over. French doors from the living room lead to a balcony and steps down into the well-established garden with garden furniture.

Parking for approximately 4 cars on the driveway. Blackgate is ideal for two families and is an excellent base for those looking to be close to Dartmouth, yet conveniently located for exploring beautiful South Devon.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

About the location


Totnes 12 miles.

Dartmouth lies on the banks of the beautiful River Dart estuary in the popular and picturesque South Hams area of South Devon. Located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and close to the coast, Dartmouth is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Devon. It offers a stunning waterfront, ancient narrow streets lined with boutique shops, restaurants and art galleries plus many local events such as the annual Dart Music Festival and the Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta, along with the Dartmouth Food Festival held every October. There are many interesting cycling and walking routes around Dartmouth, including the South West Coast Path, the Dart Valley Trail and plenty of quiet country lanes. A trip on the Dartmouth Steam Railway through picturesque countryside to Paignton is a must, and so is a boat trip across to Kingswear and on to Brixham, a pretty little harbour town. For those seeking some beach activities, there is a wide choice in the South Hams area such as Blue Flag Award winner Blackpool Sands, and Slapton Sands, both extremely popular and just a stone's throw from Dartmouth. A relaxing location in South Devon.