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Warfleet Boathouse Cottage

Dartmouth, Devon (Ref. 1071853)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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2 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Rungrojkitiyos

    “Unique location.”

    - Mr Rungrojkitiyos, August 2021

The property

Positioned on the waterfront on Warfleet Creek just half a mile down-river of Dartmouth, Warfleet Boathouse Cottage is a stunning, superb property for six guests, providing an idyllic setting for a holiday to Devon.

This wonderful dwelling comprises of accommodation over the ground and lower-ground floors, with direct access onto the river and enclosed private terraces overlooking the water.

Head down the stone steps from the road, coming across several raised patio areas to enjoy, before finding the front door into the porch where you can set down your things or take off sandy shoes.

Discover a sumptuous sitting room to unwind in, with a large corner sofa and a woodburning stove for cool nights, along with bi-fold doors opening up to the terrace, providing an incredible backdrop to your relaxation.

Head into the open-plan living space, also with access onto the terrace, complete with a well-equipped fitted kitchen while a dining area is the perfect host for delicious home-cooked meals beneath the vaulted ceiling offering another corner sofa and Smart TV, Stairs lead down to the lower-ground floor where you can discover three elegant bedrooms furnished with quality white linens and furniture, all with king-size beds.

Wake up to magnificent views from the covers in the master bedroom, with bi-fold doors to open wide onto the second terrace, and a stunning en-suite bathroom and walk-in dressing area to get ready in.

The second bedroom also benefits from an en-suite shower room with a door onto the terrace, whilst the third bedroom enjoys zip/link features so can be a twin on request to accommodate your group.

Completing the layout is the shower room on this floor and a utility room home to the washing machine and tumble dryer.

Relax out on the beautiful terraces, sunbathing and soaking up the stunning scenery of the creek, or head down the steps leading right into the water for a refreshing swim or take your own paddle-board or kayak out onto the water, with an outdoor shower on the lower terrace to freshen up following adventures and beach days.

This peaceful location is conveniently just half a mile from the centre of Dartmouth, so when you can tear yourself away from this wonderful haven, venture onto the quaint streets to find excellent restaurants, plenty of pubs, and lots of independent shops and boutiques to browse.

Take the self-guided tour of Dartmouth, coming to the major landmarks of the town like Bayard's Cove Fort, Dartmouth Harbour and then down river to Dartmouth Castle, an imposing structure built to guard the mouth of the River Dart, well worth visiting for the views from the castle alone!

The village of Kingswear rests opposite Dartmouth and can be reached via a passenger ferry; enjoy a walk along the river, taking in the views of Dartmouth before continuing on to Kingswear Castle, Brownstone Battery and The Daymark, extending the walk further up to the National Trust's Coleton Fishacre House & Gardens, boasting exotic gardens surrounding the 1920s architecture.

Hop on board an exciting boat trip from Dartmouth Harbour, with plenty of excursions to choose from whether you want to try sea fishing, or try to spot some sea life on a sea safari, there's something for everyone.

Visit the Blue Flag award status beach of Blackpool Sands, with beachfront cafés to go to and a wealth of watersports to enjoy too.

Secure your stay at Warfleet Boathouse Cottage for an unforgettable holiday to Devon.


  • Over ground and lower-ground floors
  • Three lower-ground-floor bedrooms: 1 x king-size with bi-fold doors to terrace and en-suite bathroom with bath and hand held shower, walk-in shower, double basin, heated towel rail, bidet and WC, 1 x king-size with terrace access and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x king-size (zip/link can be twin on request)
  • Lower-ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with terrace access
  • Lower-ground-floor utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove with terrace access
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • On-street parking available close by
  • Lower-ground-floor terrace with steps access to river, ground-floor terrace, raised patio areas to the rear with mature shrubs and trees
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.7 miles, pub 0.5 miles

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

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.

Please note that this is a waterside property with gated access down to Warfleet Creek which is tidal.

Sorry, strictly no under 5's are permitted at the property and children must be supervised at all times on the terrace.

There is no allocated parking at this property. On street parking is usually available close by.