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Galmpton, Torbay, Devon (Ref. 1129769)


Coast & Country Cottages rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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10 Customer Review(s)

  • David

    “A lovely apartment in a beautiful setting.”

    Perfect for long walks in the countryside.

    Perfect for long walks in the countryside.

    - David, June 2024


  • Ground-floor apartment
  • One king-size bedroom
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, slimline dishwasher
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Front terrace
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and beach 1.6 miles

The property

This delightful one-bedroom waterside holiday apartment, Shipwrights, is located on the outskirts of the quaint, Devonshire village of Galmpton, just a short drive south of the renowned Dartmoor National Park.

This home is perfect for couples seeking their next romantic holiday in the south of England due to its well-presented, open-plan living area, excellent access to nearby attractions and amenities, and position alongside the breath-taking riverside.

The well-equipped kitchen, where you and your significant other can prepare a tasty meal for two to be enjoyed at the dining table or in the sitting room while you enjoy a film on the wall-mounted Smart TV, is a great place to start as you settle into your new home.

When bedtime approaches, take a restorative shower before retiring to your inviting, king-size bedroom, which is ready to provide you with a night of well-deserved sleep.

Invite your loved one for a romantic getaway at Shipwrights - perfect for any occasion.

Note: This property can be booked along with Ref. 1123695, together sleeping 4 people.

Note: please be aware that the terrace in front of Shipwrights is not private and guests staying at the Spanish Boathouse (1123695) have a right of way in front to access the property

Galmpton Riverfront Apartments

The Galmpton Riverfront Apartments consists of two, charming properties set on the outskirts of the quaint Devonshire village of Galmpton, which rests between the old fishing port of Brixham to the east, and the fabulous independent shops of Totnes to the west and the foody destination of Dartmouth to the south. A short distance south of the Dartmoor National Park, this pair of ground-floor apartments, which are located directly on the edge of the River Dart, offer open-plan living spaces, parking, tasteful, on-site facilities, as well as superb positioning to nearby attractions and amenities. A brief car journey away from Galmpton will bring you to a variety of attractions, including the shops, well renowned restaurants and buildings of Dartmouth, the fishing town of Brixham, the Paignton Zoo Environmental Park and the National Trust landmark of Greenway, Agatha Christie’s house or Coleton Fishacre, the original home of the Doyly Carte family. In Galmpton visitors can stock up on supplies at the Galleon Stores and Galmpton Post Office, practice their golf swing at Churston Golf Club, and enjoy some traditional pub fare at The Railway Inn or the Manor House or the new restaurant at Sharpham Vineyard. Or maybe even walk (or drive) to Greenway Quay and take a ferry to Dittisham to eat lunch at the Ferry Boat Inn or The Anchorstone. Further afield, the Dartmoor National Park is easily accessible by car, and home to a wealth of exciting things to do and see, such as the scenic locales of Norsworthy Bridge, Wheal Betsy and Roos Tor, whilst dining options include the Warren House Inn at Yelverton, the Rugglestone Inn or Fingle Bridge Inn to name but a few. If none of this takes your fancy there is sailing, canoeing, boating, shopping, walking the coast path and so much more. Wherever you choose to spend your time in Devon, be sure to do it from one of the excellent Galmpton Riverfront Apartments.

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

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About the location


Paignton 2.8 miles; Dartmouth 5.7 miles; Torquay 5.9 miles.

Galmpton is a lovely village between Paignton and Brixham, in a beautiful area known as Greenway, where there are well-maintained footpaths with stunning views of the River Dart, and opportunities for ferry rides along the river towards Dartmouth. The village hosts the friendly pub of The Manor Inn, where guests can savour wholesome and traditional dishes accompanied by wine or a pint. Galmpton is also served by an amply equipped post office & village shop, where visitors can purchase anything they need for a self-catered holiday. Galmpton is also within easy reach of Elberry Cove and Broadsands Beach, providing guests with easy access to Devon's delightful coastline. Churston Golf Course and Approach Golf Course also aren't far, making Galmpton an ideal base for putting fans! Visitors who want to experience more fun on Devon's shores can travel a short distance to Paignton or Torquay, where a wealth of attractions and activities can be discovered.

Note: The property is situated near a working Boatyard

Note: the parking is situated a short distance away from the property and access is down a short steep hill and then across a decked riverfront terrace

Note: a small part of the access road, Kiln Lane, is prone to flooding at extreme high tides

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas