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The Folly

Dittisham, Devon (Ref. 1130120)

Coast & Country Cottages rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Electric car charging
  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Sauna
  • Open fire
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • One ground-floor king-size bedroom with en-suite bathroom with free-standing bath, basin, separate shower room and WC
  • First-floor kitchen/diner with balcony
  • First-floor sitting room with woodburning stove and balcony
  • Central heating and night storage heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, hairdryer
  • TV, Atarlink WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen, Vispring mattresses, feather and down/wool duvets with Egyptian cotton linens and towels inc. in rent., please bring your own towels for the swimming pool
  • Highchair, stairgate and travel cot available on request (please bring your own linen)
  • Parking available in car park, communal EV charging point available in car park
  • Private balcony with furniture
  • Well-behaved dogs welcome (£5 per dog, per night)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.1 miles, pub 1.6 miles, River Dart 0.8 miles
  • Note: Guests have access to a communal games room, housing table tennis and a football table, a grass tennis court (only available during summer months), and an indoor heating swimming pool, gym and sauna (time slot bookings required)
  • Note: Pets must be kept off beds and sofas
  • Note: Guests have access to communal laundry facilities near the games room, access will be provided when required, by the owners on site

The property

The Folly enjoys a fantastic location with views of the grass tennis court and the surrounding rolling Devon countryside.

Located in the centre of the picturesque South Hams, this distinctive holiday home provides visitors a peaceful retreat.

Spend the afternoon on the dock next to the bubbling stream or settle yourself in front of the woodburning stove and sink into the lush sofas as you lose yourself in a good book.

The Folly is the ideal location for romance and solitude.

The Folly is a two-story home with a lavish bedroom on the ground floor and a spacious, light-filled living area up top.

It is a wonderful retreat for people seeking to unwind, featuring a king-size bed, a freestanding shower, and a snuggle chair made from a riverboat.

Even the occasional otter, small brown trout in the stream, or a kingfish flying by can be visible from the back!

Discover the self-catering kitchen, which is small but well-equipped and has its own balcony, the sun-filled sitting room with a woodburning stove, and the charming balcony with views of the tennis courts, gardens, and rolling Devon hills upstairs.

Enjoy a relaxing getaway at The Folly.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1128246, 1130111, 1130112, 1130123 & 1130126, together sleeping up to 32 guests.

Fingals Luxury Holiday Accommodation

Fingals Luxury Holiday Accommodation consists of six of high-quality properties, one mile away from the village of Dittisham upon the Devonshire coastline close to the River Dart. Each with their own unique style, the properties offer pet-friendly accommodation, luxury touches throughout, private patios or balconies, and access to a host of on-site facilities, including a shared games room, indoor heated swimming pool, gym, sauna, and tennis court, making it an ideal base for all types of visitors; from romantic retreats to large family homes, 32 people can be accommodated across the collection. Whilst visiting, be welcomed by a plethora of nearby eateries including The Ferry Boat Inn, Red Lion Inn, The Hunters Lodge, The Maltsters Arms, and The Durant Arms, all serving delicious and traditional fare, whilst the essentials for a self-catered stay can be purchased from one of the many supermarkets in the area. For the nearest beach, travel to Blackpool Sands, or for a dog-friendly terrain, all year-round, Slapton Sands is reachable by car. Further attractions lie in Dartmouth, offering the opportunity to tour Dartmouth Museum, discover Bayard's Cove Fort, or visit Dartmouth Castle overlooking River Dart, before making your way down to South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and the Little Dartmouth Nature Reserve. Totnes, Dartmouth, Brixham and Salcombe are all possible to travel to from Fingals the collection, expanding the range of attractions on offer, sure to offer breathtaking views and seaside activities for all. Find everything for an indulgent home-from-home holiday at Fingals Luxury Holiday Accommodation.

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

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About the location


Dartmouth 3.5 miles; Totnes 7 miles.

Dittisham is a picturesque village surrounded by rolling countryside, located on the banks of the River Dart in the South Hams. Wander along the quiet streets lined with quaint, stone cottages and lush gardens, until you reach the waterfront. Dittisham’s quayside is often regarded as the hub of village activity. Stop at the Anchorstone Café for a spot of lunch while taking in the fantastic river views. Try your hand at some crabbing with the kids on the dinghy pontoon. Visit the iconic pink Ferry Boat Inn (or FBI as it is known locally). Ring the bell for the ferry and head across the Dart to Greenway, the once holiday home of the renowned Agatha
Christie. For outdoor activities, there are sailing schools and boat hire also paddle board and canoe hire, as well as plenty of
scenic walks. The harbour town of Dartmouth is just a short drive away or ferry away, and offers an array of shops, a cinema, plenty of restaurants and even a castle. Further afield, you will find plenty of fantastic beaches such as Blackpool and Slapton Sands, as well as key destinations such as Salcombe, Totnes, and Brixham to explore.

Note: Communal EV charging point located in the car park of Fingals

Note: the grass tennis court is only available for use during the summer months

Note: If you wish to use the communal gym or swimming pool we ask that you book a time slot so that you have private use of the facility for your 'party'

Note: laundry facilities available on request

Note: Dogs to be kept on leads in communal areas

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas