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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
Eating out around Buckland
Our local towns of Dartmouth & Kingsbridge together with the surrounding villages offer a wealth of eating and drinking establishments.
The restaurants are some of the finest in the West Country so why not indulge yourself and tantalise your taste buds at Michelin Star establishments with renowned chefs. Alternatively good old fashioned pub food can be found in family friendly establishments around the towns and villages, many with al-fresco facilities.
Whether you are looking for the ultimate dining experience for your South Hams holiday, or simpler eating options, our local directories offer a range of choices.
Close by we have the unique Venus beach restaurants at Blackpool Sands, East Portlemouth and Bigbury on Sea serving from breakfast to early evening. www.lovingthebeach.co.uk
The famous Start Bay Inn on the sea wall at Torcross serves some of the best fish meals available anywhere. Slapton also has it's own quality pub restaurants at the Tower Inn and Queens Arms.
Further afield, The Cricket Inn at Beesands offers locally caught crab, lobster and scallops.
In recent years Devon & Cornwall have benefited from the resurgence of Real Ale micro breweries resulting in over 15 new brews being available in our local pubs. Some of these new breweries are close by to Buckland and include: Quercus, Otter, Sharps Doombar, Bays, Dartmoor and South Hams
East Street — one of our favourites, first brewed to celebrate the 500th guest beer at the Dartmouth Inn, Newton Abbot. It was named by a customer in a competition, now a regular beer at the Old Inn at Halwell.
Not wanting to forget the wine connoisseurs, we have a local award winning vineyard to visit at Sharpham near Totnes with its alfresco bistro bar. www.sharpham.com
The wines at Sharpham vineyard are a result of a happy marriage of soil, climate and grape variety — known as terroir. Add to this the use of both New World and traditional techniques and the result is a laudable tally of International Awards.
Likewise, using traditional production methods, we have an award winning range of English cheeses.
All our Local pubs cater for young children before 8.00pm
Queens Arms, Slapton - food until 9.00 pm
Tower Inn, Slapton - difficult parking, food until 9.00 pm
Start Bay Inn, Torcross - very busy before 9.00pm, food until 9.30pm
Laughing Monk Restaurant, Strete
Church Inn House, Stokenham - booking essential
Fortescue Arms, East Allington - VG. Bar food & restaurant
Old Inn, Halwell - Good Oriental & English fare
Cricket Inn, Beesands - on the beach
Pigs Nose, East Prawle - Real ale pub with home cooked food
Globe Inn, Frogmore - excellent food & service, child friendly
The Sloop Bantham, an Old smugglers Inn - good for the beach
Millbrook Inn, South Pool - Small pub, very popular
New Inn, Moreleigh - The best beef steaks. No credit cards
Green Dragon, Stoke Fleming - local nautical flavour
Watermans Arms, Ashprington - Excellent food very popular
Cherub, Dartmouth - very old cosy pub/restaurant
Royal Castle Hotel, Dartmouth - good bar food, excellent restaurant
Royal Seven Stars Hotel, Totnes - good bar food & restaurant
Church Inn House, Churchstow - carvery
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