Lower Norton Farmhouse And The Apartment
Lower Norton Farmhouse and the Apartment are positioned on the outskirts of the bustling town of Dartmouth and offer friends and families alike a base in the heart of the countryside, with magnificent, panoramic country views. Both properties are housed inside one large stone-built former farmhouse, with Lower Norton Apartment resting in the attic space and Lower Norton Farmhouse resting on the floor below. Inside, they have both been beautifully decorated throughout, with a light decor and quality furnishings giving the rooms that warm and homely feeling. Discover a range of well-presented bedrooms, all of which offer a selection of polished furniture to store your personal items, whilst some of them have showcase those country views so you can wake up to this peaceful and tranquil location every single day. Settle down for a relaxing evening in the open-plan living spaces, complete with a range of sofas to sink into after a long day sightseeing and unwind with your favourite shows, whilst the modern kitchens provide all the necessities you need to cook up a storm for the whole family! Lower North Farmhouse offers a choice of en-suite bedrooms with a family bathroom to serve, boasting double-ended baths and large shower cubicles so you can enjoy a relaxing soak in the tub to prepare for your day in style. Both properties have designated garden areas, with Lower Norton Apartment boasting a delightful inset balcony where you can take a refreshing beverage and simply delight in your rural setting. Situated in the heart of the rolling countryside hills of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you are ideally placed for exploring all this beautiful region has to offer, which has become a popular tourist destination in recent years. For a spot of history, venture towards Dartmouth Castle, positioned on the edge of a cliff, with a tower offering majestic views across the town and coast. The castle was built during the 14th and 15th century to protect the harbour and is perfect for those interested in its rich history. Housed in the famous Tudor building of Butterwalk, is Dartmouth Museum, boasting a collection of artefacts, models, paintings and photographs relating to the history and culture of Dartmouth itself, and even a display of the town's contribution to D-Day in 1944. Venture towards Blackpool Sands beach, with a Blue Flag status and offers plenty of opportunities for a variety of watersports, including kayaking, rafting, fishing and boating - or simply enjoy the balmy sun stretched back on your beach towels and top up on that summer tan. A short driving distance away is the Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, boasting over 2,000 animals, such as lions, tigers, crocodiles, snakes and much more - inside you can witness special events and feeding times, as well as getting the chance to explore the wonderful botanical garden the zoo is set in. With so much to discover in this picturesque area, your Lower Norton accommodation is the ideal base for accessing these wonderful sites.
Lower Norton Farmhouse is a superb and beautifully presented Farmhouse enjoying some wonderful countryside views from all the principal rooms.
Situated just a short drive from Dartmouth and the Start Bay coastline in this South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty it is a perfect retreat for couples and families alike.
You will be greeted by a large entrance hallway, where you can leave your coats and boots before stepping into the spacious lounge with plenty of seating to curl up on of an evening, with the warming wood burning stove to keep you warm.
The large high quality kitchen is amply-equipped with everything you could possibly need, whilst the dining area provides space to enjoy your lovingly prepared home-cooked meals and offers a fabulous entertaining area with sofas and a wood burning stove.
Off here is the sun room offering a quiet escape from the rest of the house with bi-folding doors opening out onto to paved terrace with outdoor seating.
With four bedrooms in total, the farmhouse comprises of a spacious master bedroom with superking-size bed, walk-in dressing room and en suite shower-room, a further double bedroom with en suite bathroom, two twin bedrooms, one of which can be made into a further super king-size bed on request.
The family bathroom is fitted out to the highest standard with a feature free-standing ‘egg’ bath and large walk-in shower cubicle.
To the exterior is a fabulous paved terrace providing an ideal spot for al fresco dining with a large lawned garden sweeping up the hillside offering a fabulous exercise spot for your dog.
Indeed for your beloved pet, an outside kennel is also provided as well as a dog shower.
Find many places to eat and drink within the town if cooking is not really your thing, and explore the many shops and galleries littering the streets.
Brush up on your history with a visit to Dartmouth Castle and enjoy its many displays and exhibits, before heading down to the waterfront for a pleasant afternoon.
There are many beaches within the South Hams District, such as the golden sands at Blackpool fronted by clear waters for bathing and swimming.
This is the perfect escape to the coast, with fantastic walking country right on the doorstep.
Note: Property can be booked with Ref. 1008080, and together they can sleep 10 people.
Over three floors. Four bedrooms: 1 x superking size with en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin (zip/link) and 1 x twin. Bathroom with double-ended bath, double walk-in shower, double basin and WC. Ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC. Kitchen/diner with wood burning stove. lower ground floor utility room. Living/dining room with wood burning stove. Sunroom. Study/children's play room. Lower ground floor utility.
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. 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 Blackpool Sands and Slapton Sands, both extremely popular sandy beaches are a stone's throw from Dartmouth. A relaxing location in South Devon.
Please be aware that access to the property is down a Bridleway/Lane and may not be suitable for low suspension cars