Cherry Cottage Information
8 (4 Bedrooms, 2 with en-suite power showers)
Modern Fitted Kitchen, including Dishwasher & Microwave
Washing Machine & Tumble Drier
Freeview TV, DVD, Video, FreeTelephone & Broadband
Bed Linen Provided
Two Pets Allowed
Shared use of 1.5 Acre Garden
Membership of Dartmouth Golf & Country Club
£353 to £1158
Cherry is the last Cottage to be built at Buckland Court. This very spacious high quality property in the Upper Courtyard is one of three mews cottages built with a sensitive application of both modern and traditional stone materials, furnished and equipped to a high standard and level of comfort. Gas fired central heating, modern insulation and double glazing ensure this cottage is ideal for off-season use.
These cottages are situated on two sides of this most attractive flower filled courtyard setting. Cherry enjoys all the attractive amenities provided for this lovely collection of old cottages nestling deep in the heart of the South Hams.
The South Hams is Devon's jewel in the crown — an area of 'Outstanding Natural Beauty' that encompasses picturesque estuaries and a stunning coastline with miles of unspoilt beaches and hidden coves to a lush hinterland that extends to the wild untamed heathland of Dartmoor, there is variety for all to explore and enjoy.
From the richly wooded Dart Valley and the historic deepwater port of Dartmouth all the way to Bigbury Bay and Burgh Island, you can discover the charm of charismatic coastal villages and towns.
Cherry cottage is close to the village of Slapton and is ideally placed for all the attractions of this beautiful corner of South Devon. The southerly location and warm Gulf Stream air ensure one of the mildest climates in the whole of Britain. The summers are long, autumns warm and winters mild, so that you can enjoy a visit at any time of the year.
The entrance hall leads to a Cloak-room with W.C., shaver point and wash basin. Adjacent is a spacious living room with three seater settees, Freeview TV, DVD, video, dining table and chairs.
A beamed kitchen/ diner is well fitted, having extremely attractive limed oak units, a very nice cooker with gas hob, electric double oven, microwave, integrated dishwasher, full size fridge/freezer and washing machine/tumble dryer — and there is even a wine rack. The dining area has a large pine table to seat at least 8 with matching chairs, a child's high chair and a small TV.
The staircase from the kitchen leads up to the landing off which there are 4 bedrooms: Large master bedroom with 5ft bed and en-suite shower room with power shower, basin and WC, ideal for use as the family room with plenty of space for a cot. Double bedroom with 4ft 6in bed and en-suite shower room with power shower and vanity basin. Twin bedroom with 3ft beds and a basin. Bunk bedroom with full size bunks and velux window. The bathroom has a bath (with power shower over), basin and WC.
All the bedrooms rooms have windows overlooking the courtyard apart from the bunk bedroom which has a Velux, and bathroom. There are duvets on all beds. Linen is supplied and the beds made up in advance. A travel cot and high chair are available and towels can be hired. There is Gas central heating, electricity and telephone for local and incoming calls all included in the price. The free Broadband internet connection is via a RJ45 network socket in the Lounge or Wi-Fi.
The cottage is available for arriving guests from 3.00 pm on Fridays and is to be vacated by 10.00 am.
Outside there is a gravel area with bench seat, stone walls and shrub and flower borders. There is allocated parking space for 2 cars within the courtyard itself with additional spaces behind Buckland House stables.
Dartmouth Golf & Country Club membership with leisure facilities, 25% discount on green fees and day membership, 4 miles from Buckland.
Cherry cottage's spacious accommodation allows it to be used in conjunction with neighbouring cottages or Buckland House for larger groups and yet is cosy enough for intimate family holidays.
Where to Visit from Cherry
"Totnes is cool and relaxing with many wonderful independent shops and eateries in which to while away several contented hours set in beautiful countryside."
Comfortably placed in the rolling red-earthed hills of South Devon, Totnes is a remarkable town. It is blessed with a fascinating history and stunning location on one of Britain's most beautiful and historically significant waterways, the River Dart.
Totnes has a national reputation for its lively and diverse community. It is home to a cosmopolitan mix of people with a wide range of interests fostering exciting cultural activities. Totnes is an intriguing mix of historic market town and bohemian culture.
Totnes retains a strong hold on its heritage with the main street being reputed to have more listed buildings per head of population than any other town in Britain. Traditional attractions, including the Elizabeth Market, held every Tuesday from May to September, still comfortably fit their historic niche. The many heritage attractions of the town include the Town Mill (where the Information centre is based), The Guildhall, Totnes Image Bank and Photographic Archive, Totnes Elizabethan Museum and Study Centre and The Museum of Costume, Fashion and Textiles. They are all guarded by Totnes Castle, a classic Norman motte and bailey with commanding views of the Dart Valley.
In its recent past, Totnes became well known for its connection with therapists of all kinds and alternative lifestyles. Unique, quirky and photogenic, in a survey of travel writers it has been voted one of the ten funkiest towns in the world. This is perhaps in part due to its close proximity to the Dartington Estate with its strong arts and crafts pedigree.
As one of the founder towns of the Transition Town movement, Totnes is increasingly attracting visitors who are interested in environmental matters and sustainability. Thanks to Transition Town Totnes, aimed at increasing the town's economic resilience, the town now has its own currency - the Totnes Pound - Come and join us at any time of year to enjoy spending your Totnes Pounds. You'll find we are also delighted accept sterling!
Many people first discover Totnes by taking a river boat trip upstream from Dartmouth — once found, it is never forgotten.
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