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Smugglers Cottage - Dittisham

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Overview
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Nestling on the banks of the river Dart, this 400 year old thatched cottage, enjoys a unique and secluded waterfront location. Smuggler's is a beautiful holiday cottage which sits in a prime location in the South Devon village of Dittisham. Enjoy sailing to your door, fishing from the patio or simply watch the boats and wildlife pass you by from this perfect waterside location. Smugglers Cottage is a four-bedroom property that sleeps eight. The bedrooms, living room, dining room and study all enjoy fabulous river views of the Dart. The ground floor accommodation includes a sitting room with flagstone floor and wood burning stove, dining room with doors to the terrace, study, and kitchen with cooker, fridge freezer, dishwasher and washer-dryer. The upstairs bedrooms include a master bedr...Nestling on the banks of the river Dart, this 400 year old thatched cottage, enjoys a unique and secluded waterfront location. Smuggler's is a beautiful holiday cottage which sits in a prime location in the South Devon village of Dittisham. Enjoy sailing to your door, fishing from the patio or simply watch the boats and wildlife pass you by from this perfect waterside location. Smugglers Cottage is a four-bedroom property that sleeps eight. The bedrooms, living room, dining room and study all enjoy fabulous river views of the Dart. The ground floor accommodation includes a sitting room with flagstone floor and wood burning stove, dining room with doors to the terrace, study, and kitchen with cooker, fridge freezer, dishwasher and washer-dryer. The upstairs bedrooms include a master bedroom with super-king sized bed (with the option of two singles). This room enjoys patio doors leading on to a raised terrace and an en-suite bath/shower room. Two further double bedrooms and a twin room follow along with a family bathroom. Outside is a fabulous split-level terrace with table and chairs to enjoy the beautiful views of the River Dart. Dittisham, is a traditional Devon fishing village located on the River. A short stroll along the beach from Smugglers is the quay, home to the local pub (The Ferry Boat Inn), and the Anchorstone Cafe (open March - September). Both of which share Smugglers' stunning views of the Dart. Regular ferries to Dartmouth and across the water to The National Trust's Greenway (Agatha Christies holiday residence) also run from here. Other facilities in Dittisham include a village shop, playground, café, two pubs, boat hire and sailing school. Please note: The river Dart at Dittisham is Tidal. At high water the beach is submerged and the river surrounds the house. There are steep steps and a path behind the cottage for access during high tide. The cottage is, therefore, not suitable for the elderly or infirm and young children should be supervised. Parking is possible on the beach at low tide. Cars must be parked in the village at high tide. Dogs welcome, £25/dog. More
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Sarah A
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:August 2014
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

There is nothing more I can really say about this lovely holiday home that hasn't been said before. My husband and I would recommend if you do not like steep hills, park your car at the "Ham" car park which is very easy to get...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Jillian T
Reviewed 2 January 2018

It is hard to imagine a more magical hideaway anywhere in England. Our family and young grandchildren spent a memorable Christmas at this large and enchanting cottage on the very edge of the tranquil River Dart. There is the timing of the tides to be...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

We originally booked this cottage as part of a birthday celebration for my mum who was 90. I had the tides planned but hadn't realized that there are steps up and down to the door even when the tide is out. The rest of the...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Traveler735282
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We have just returned from a weeks holiday in this cottage and the place is amazing. I have never stayed anywhere quite like it and I absolutely had the time of my life. The sea / river Dart is just outside the front door, there...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Nigel O
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We started booking Smugglers about twelve years ago. We had been using another cottage in the village of Dittisham and found the rental people quite unkind so moved to Smugglers. The setting is truly magnificent and you really could not ask for more beauty, spirit,...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Julie M
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Books
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Dittisham, is an unspoilt and exceptionally beautiful riverside fishing village located up stream from Dartmouth on the River Dart. Dittisham village is the ideal spot for a truly relaxing holiday. There is enough to keep you entertained in the village itself from crabbing from the pontoon, fishing from the beach, boat hire, sailing school, waterside pub and cafe, village shop, playground and fabulous beach walks at low tide. Dittisham is also a great base from which to explore. Ring the bell to call the ferry which will take you across the water to Greenway, Agatha Christie's holiday residence or take the 30 minute ferry ride that runs in to Dartmouth throughout the year.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby
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