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LUXURY HOLIDAY RENTAL (INCL. HEATED POOLS, TENNIS, GYM, 28 ACRES)

Briony Woods

Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Briony Woods

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Speaks: english
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LUXURY HOLIDAY RENTAL (INCL. HEATED POOLS, TENNIS, GYM, 28 ACRES)

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Kingsbridge Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Outdoor and indoor heated pools, fishing lake, gym, tennis court. Sleeps 4 + Cot

Lake View is set in the centre of the idyllic South Hams of Devon, surrounded by 28 acres of grounds, which vary from landscaped lawns and walled gardens to wild woodland and meadows. Add to this indoor and outdoor swimming pools, gym, tennis court, fishing lake and children’s play areas and you have the ingredients that create the perfect holiday.

Lake View commands the centre and left of Colmer House, an 18th Century Georgian building, lovingly renovated and restored to its former glory and now comprising a number of elegant, individual units. There are lovely views from its windows across the grounds to the lake; patio doors lead from the living room to a large patio with a balustrade wall.

Converted into a privately owned luxury apartment, Lake View offers the highest standards in comfort and practicality. The property offers two large double/twin bedrooms, a large well appointed bathroom complete with Jacuzzi bath, power shower and body jets and a well equipped kitchen/living room. The patio is private, south-west facing, sheltered and is furnished with an alfresco dining table, parasol, portable BBQ and sun loungers.

Accommodation: Ground Floor: Open Plan Lounge/Kitchen/Diner. First Floor: Master Bedroom with twin beds, which zip together to make a 6ft Super king bed (please specify requirements on booking). Bedroom 2 with double bed. Bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, power shower (with body jets), WC and washbasin.

Facilities: Electric Cooker, Microwave, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Automatic Washing Machine & Tumble Dryer on site, BBQ on site, Parking, Colour Television with DVD Player, (Master Bedroom also has TV with DVD), Full Fixed Heating. Payphone on site. Shop: (1/4mile). Inn/Pub: (1/4mile). Electricity & Heating inclusive. Duvets provided. Bed Linen & Towels inclusive (except linen for cot).

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Briony Woods (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english

About Briony Woods

I bought Lakeview in 2003 to escape from London. An idyllic retreat away from it all. I spent 7 blissful years living there before I moved back to London with my wife.

Briony Woods purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Briony Woods chose Kingsbridge

Not a whisper of traffic noise, not another building in sight; just idyllic grounds, a lovely sunny terrace overlooking the gardens and first class facilities.

What makes this apartment unique

The magic and peacefulness of the place together with the amazing grounds, heated pools and other facilities.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.7
based on 14 traveler reviews

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Luxury Holiday Rental (Incl. Heated Pools, Tennis, Gym, 28 Acres)
average rating of 4.714286 based on 14 reviews
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Luxury Holiday Rental (Incl. Heated Pools, Tennis, Gym, 28 Acres)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1070032
+44 -(0)7979 075 242
Kingsbridge South Hams
4

Really nice property, great location & facilities

Really nice property, great location & facilities
  • 4 of 5
We had a great week in Lakeside. The property is well spec'ed and we used the indoor swimming every day (the kids loved it). The grounds are quiet and there is loads to do locally, both in good and rainy weather. We went to Salcombe, Plymouth, Torquay and a number of other attractions. We would definitely consider coming back next year. Thanks, Nigel, Aidan & Millie
  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Luxury Holiday Rental (Incl. Heated Pools, Tennis, Gym, 28 Acres)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1070032
+44 -(0)7979 075 242
Kingsbridge South Hams
4

Comfortable apartment

  • 4 of 5
A warm welcome for an Autumn day, made better by the scones, clotted cream and jam!
Quiet with pleasant rooms, good central heating, and comfortable sofas and bed.
Excellent central location for all parts of South Devon, despite the unnervingly narrow lanes! Only 90 minutes to the Eden Project, and easy to reach various beaches at Hope Cove, Start bay, etc.
  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Luxury Holiday Rental (Incl. Heated Pools, Tennis, Gym, 28 Acres)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1070032
+44 -(0)7979 075 242
Kingsbridge South Hams
5

Great week away

  • 5 of 5
The property and location were just amazing. Our family had a great time with our 2 young children. The estate is a collection of holiday homes and there were only a few people there when we went meaning we had the pools all to ourselves everyday. Well maintained grounds with a great pub and petrol station with a shop and cash point a short walk off the estate. Thanks to Briony for a smooth transaction and the scones, clotted cream, jam and wine which was lovely. The bathroom also has a rather large jacuzzi bath. I highly recommend this property and will definetly be visiting again. Thanks for a wonderful stay.
  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for submitting such a lovely review. We're so glad that you had a lovely time and we very much look forward to welcoming you again.
business
Luxury Holiday Rental (Incl. Heated Pools, Tennis, Gym, 28 Acres)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1070032
+44 -(0)7979 075 242
Kingsbridge South Hams
5

amazing relaxing holiday x

  • 5 of 5
Lake view is gorgeous. The gardens are magical. Although out of the way, Its quite central to go anywhere. Easy to get to plymouth/dartmouth etc. Woodlands theme park is a must to visit for little ones. The apartment is so homely and welcoming. We would definitely stay here again, we miss it already! The cattle grid was horrible to drive over but they filled it in on day 2 so I was over the moon. The indoor pool was brill. Didn't get chance to sample the outdoor pool it was full of leaves. Spar shop at the end of the road was reasonably priced and stocked everything you need. The california inn was ok, didn't rate the restaurant side, much preferred the bar menu. This apartment and grounds are a must see.

If I had any criticism I would say: we didn't have enough tablets for the dish washer and had to leave the dish washer full of dirty pots. I don't do hand washing on holiday ;) we'd already used the 2 that were left.
An outside bin would have been handy to put things in such as nappies. We did take them to the bins everyday but would have been handy as the outside bins are a little walk away.
A stair gate is needed for a bedroom doors if little ones are staying. Thanks x
  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your positive review and for your helpful suggestions. We're so glad that you had a lovely time and rated the property so highly!
business
Luxury Holiday Rental (Incl. Heated Pools, Tennis, Gym, 28 Acres)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1070032
+44 -(0)7979 075 242
Kingsbridge South Hams
5

Lakeview Colmer estate

  • 5 of 5
We had a fantastic time at Lakeview the property was very clean with lovely welcoming touches. Everything about the colmer estate was great for a holiday especially the two swimming pools, we will be returning.
  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay! We're so glad that you enjoyed your time at Lakeview. We very much look forward to welcoming you again soon!
business
Luxury Holiday Rental (Incl. Heated Pools, Tennis, Gym, 28 Acres)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1070032
+44 -(0)7979 075 242
Kingsbridge South Hams
4

Quality accommodation for wonderful family times

  • 4 of 5
We were all surprised at the beautiful accommodation, however we did not know there were other cottages surrounding the house. This did not cause us any issues, as we only saw another couple of families during our holiday. The facilities supporting the house were also excellent, we all enjoyed the pools and I even used the the gym ( yes on my holidays!).
The only feedback I would give is with regard to the towels, as the house information stated towels were included, which they were but I was expecting more than one towel per person for a
week. As it stated they were included I had not taken any additional 'non swimming' towels with us. Yes there are washing facilities, but I personally don't want to be washing whilst on holiday.

The local pub serves great food and it is easily walkable even for little legs! There are also some great restaurants in the surrounding area.

I would highly recommend this estate and accommodation, but my advice would be take more towels!
  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay and thank you so much for taking the time to review the property.

Regarding the towels, guests should normally receive two towels (1 hand towel and 1 bath towel) and linen and towels are changed at the end of every week. Beach and pool towels are not provided. We are so sorry that this was not made clear to you.

With thanks again for your review.

Map

Nearest Airport
36 Miles
Exeter
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
California County Inn
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Dartmouth Golf & Country Club
Nearest Train
17 Miles
Totnes
Nearest Motorway
33 Miles
Exeter M5
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
California County Inn
Nearest Ski
17 Miles
Plymouth Dry Ski Centre
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Bigbury
Car: necessary

Nestled in the rolling countryside between Dartmoor and the South Devon beaches, the Colmer Estate is ideally situated for those wishing to visit this area of outstanding natural beauty. This is an area of dramatic cliff-top and coastal walks, hidden valleys, sweeping moors and quiet sandy coves to explore at your own pace.

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Just a short walk away you will find the multi-award winning California County Inn which provides delicious meals. Also close to hand are excellent places to eat in the pubs at Avonwick, Ugborough and Moreleigh.

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At California Cross there is a garage shop where you will find a wide range of essential groceries and a cash point ATM Machine.

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We can guarantee that you won't get bored if you visit Lake View. In addition to the wonderful facilities that are available to our visitors on the Colmer Estate, we've put together a list of just some of the things to see and do in the locality.

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It could be visiting one of the many National Trust properties, rambling one of the hundreds of trails, lazing on Blue Flag beaches, an easy back nine, followed by a trip to one of the many superb restaurants... or maybe a visit to Eden then something to keep the kids occupied?

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FAVOURITES

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With so much to do, sometimes you're just spoilt for choice. So here are some of our favourites:

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The beach at Bigbury

Check tides in the local directory and plan your outing to fit in with high/low tides. When the tide is high there is still a lot of sand, but as it ebbs there are many exciting rockpools and vast expanses of superb sand. You also get to visit Burgh Island on the sea tractor!

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The beach at Mill Bay

Opposite Salcombe, via East Portlemouth. There is a National Trust carpark, a good beach shop, and for the energetic a 30 minute walk across the fields takes you to the Gara Rock Hotel, where the views are stunning and the refreshments well worthwhile. Clowns entertain on Sunday afternoons and if you walk back via the coast (45 minutes) you won’t be disappointed. Alternatively have lunch at the Millbrook Inn South Pool then catch the little ferry over to Salcombe for a browse. Don’t miss the local pubs, chocolate factory and museum beneath the Tourist Information Centre in Salcombe.

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The beach at South Sands

Next to Salcombe. Park at the hotel or at the National Trust carpark at Sharpitor Gardens where there is a superb picnic spot with a fantastic view, gardens reminiscent of the Mediterranean, and an interesting museum where children will spend some time doing the quiz and looking for Fred the friendly ghost in the children’s area through the secret door. You could hire canoes etc. at South Sands or catch the ferry boat to Salcombe, walking back along the coast lane – once again stunning views.

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The Round Robin trip (Totnes-Dartmouth)

By boat, ferry, steam train and open-top double decker bus. You can pick this up at Totnes or Dartmouth – we find Totnes more convenient. You can take all day over this, stopping off en route, or nip around in about two hours. There is also a steam train from Buckfastleigh to Totnes with a vintage bus connection.

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Morwhellham Quay

Combined with Buckfast Abbey (of Francis Drake fame) or Cotehele, a National Trust property suitable for dreaming swashbuckling youngsters.

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The Aquarium in Plymouth

Not to be missed – ideal for a rainy day – very new and allegedly the best in the country. Close to the Mayflower Experience in the picturesque Barbican.

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Dartmouth Castle

For young buccaneers. You can park up there or, if you are more energetic, you could park the car in the National Trust car park at Stoke, walk along the coastal path or track (shorter/easier at 25 minutes), visit the castle then take the ferry into Dartmouth.

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The Visitor’s Centre at Princetown

Followed by a trip over Dartmoor (beautiful place) and antique shopping in Ashburton or white water rafting and other adventures at the Dart Country Park.

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Mackerel fishing

From Dartmouth, Plymouth or Salcombe - that’s if you like cooking mackerel, as they are inclined to catch rather a lot!

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Woodlands Theme Park and Pennywell

Perfect whole days out for children. Personally we would do our very best to avoid Trago Mills (with or without children) unless you have greater stamina than us and are all shopaholics who like ferreting for a good bargain, even when on holiday!!

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Just a few more...

We love to visit Coleton Fishacre (NT), the Dartington Arts Centre, the Reel Cinema in Kingsbridge, the Eden Project together with Lanhydrock and of course all the fantastic coastline walks.

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Finally, pamper your taste buds

You should not be disappointed if you eat at the Ship at Ugborough, the Ship at Noss Mayo – and last, but by far the least, the Oyster Shack at Aveton Gifford . But no doubt you will find your own favourites!

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Rates & Availability

From £60 Per night

Kingsbridge Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 19 2014
4 night minimum stay
£60
From
£80
Fri,Sat
£295
£975
 
 
Christmas & New Year
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 2 2015
3 night minimum stay
£170
From
£250
Fri,Sat
£635
£1,235
 
 
Winter
Jan 3 2015 - Mar 27 2015
4 night minimum stay
£60
From
£80
Fri,Sat
£295
£975
 
 
Easter
Mar 28 2015 - Apr 17 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
£135
From
£200
Fri,Sat,Sun
£680
£1,995
 
 
Early Spring
Apr 18 2015 - May 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
£115
From
£135
Fri,Sat
£510
£1,785
 
 
Late Spring
May 2 2015 - May 22 2015
3 night minimum stay
£130
From
£160
Fri,Sat
£590
£1,995
 
 
Spring/Summer Half-Term
May 23 2015 - May 29 2015
4 night minimum stay
£155
From
£200
Fri,Sat,Sun
£790
£2,265
 
 
Early Summer
May 30 2015 - Jun 19 2015
3 night minimum stay
£135
From
£200
Fri,Sat,Sun
£680
£2,250
 
 
Mid-Summer
Jun 20 2015 - Jul 10 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
£145
From
£210
Fri,Sat,Sun
£720
£2,490
 
 
Early Summer Holidays
Jul 11 2015 - Jul 17 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
£180
From
£240
Fri,Sat,Sun
£850
£2,975
 
 
Summer Holidays
Jul 18 2015 - Aug 28 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,350
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit £100
Notes Late payment (14 days+) may result in cancellation.

Late cancellations: fees paid are forfeited and the hirer remains liable for the full balance. Should the cottage be re-let, any sums paid will then be refunded less any shortfall and a £50 administration charge.

The security deposit may be forfeited in the event of damage, stains, breakages, missing items or significant additional cleaning.
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Amenities

Kingsbridge Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 71 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Jacuzzi bath. Power shower with body jets.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Superking OR twin beds
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 baby crib , Cot optional (please request when booking)
  • TV with built-in DVD in main bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The excellent facilities of the Colmer estate are all free of charge and exclusively for the use of the Colmer guests. These include swimming pools, a tennis court, fishing lake, fitness suite and a walled garden with adventure playground and games room. The outdoor dolphin-shaped swimming pool is heated from the May spring bank holiday through the summer months, and the indoor pool is heated all the year round. The fitness suite is equipped with rowing, walking and cycling machines, a sit up frame and a bench press with weights. 28 acres of private grounds include a mixture of grass lawns, woodland, wild flower meadows, a walled garden equipped with children’s play equipment and boules pitch. Coarse fishing is available on the private lake, which is stocked with large carp and golden rudd. Discounted temporary membership is available at the nearby Dartmouth Golf and Country Club including green fees and all their leisure facilities. (Beach and pool towels not provided)

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