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Family Friendly Thatched Cottage Near Salcombe & Sandy Beaches

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights

Description

Malborough Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage in Malborough, Nr. Salcombe, South Devon, England - Hope Thatch, A Holiday Cottage Situated In The Heart Of The South Hams District Of South Devon

Hope Thatch is a thatched holiday cottage,the oldest house in the South Devon village of Malborough in the South Hams. Dating back to 1650, it is Grade II listed and provides holiday accommodation for 5 to 7 guests in a double bedroom, a twin bedroom and a single bedroom, with a further 2 guests able to be accommodated on the lounge sofa bed. It's refurbished with it’s original character preserved, providing original features including a slate fireplace (now with log burner) and exposed beams. Perfect for families, it caters for babies (cot, high chair, stair gate, steriliser), younger children (private enclosed garden) and teenagers (wifi internet, Sky TV, 43' Smart TV, blue ray DVD, Xbox Kinect & Live). Great for adults (fine dining, romantic log fire). Enjoy a relaxing vacation of walks (South West Coast Path and Dartmoor) and sandy beaches, have an activity holiday (sailing, powerboats, kayaking, golf, SCUBA diving, fishing, hiking). Year round attractions make winter getaways popular. New for 2014 - new architecturally designed extension housing brand new dining kitchen complete with aga rayburn and american style fridge freezer, plus new ultra modern bathroom.

Suitability:
  • children welcome

Owner
Lynette Taylor
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
December 1, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Wonderful holiday, lovely cottage and beautiful area. A great relaxing break.
Jun 2010
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Reviews

4.3/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Family Friendly Thatched Cottage Near Salcombe & Sandy Beaches
average rating of 4.25 based on 5 reviews
4

Well Equipped Gem

  • 4 of 5

It may lack kerb appeal for some but inside the cottage is a delight. It has a modern kitchen and bathroom but the living rooms and bedrooms are full of character. The garden has a seating area with good quality garden furniture. It is opposite one of two very friendly pubs in the village that serve reasonable meals. The village has a supermarket and there is a regular bus service to Salcombe and Kingsbridge. I would certainly recommend the cottage to friends.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, I'm so glad you enjoyed your time at our cottage. Unfortunately the external of the building needs repainting most years due to the sea air and unfortunately we hadn't managed to secure a decorator in time for the start of season this year, thankfully a full redecoration of the outside to include railings & shed etc was carried out at the end of season. The building now looks beautiful - fresh, clean & bright in it's funky new colours!
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4

Lovely traditional cottage.

  • 4 of 5

Had a wonderful long weekend at Hope Thatch. Lovely and near to Salcombe , with some fantastic restaurants - we felt like we had been away for a week. The cottage is ideally located to start some truly beautiful walks and to visit the lovely beaches. Spent lazy evenings at the cottage watching DVDs and relaxing in this unspoilt cottage and village. Clean and tidy with everything you need for a relaxing break. The local shop/petrol station also stocks almost anything you might need. Would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great weekend away, throughly recommend.

  • 5 of 5

Located between Kingsbridge and Salcombe which offer a fantastic selection of restaurants, bars, amenities as well as the great british seaside. The cottage itself is lovely and whilst having all the 17th century charm and a new wood burning stove it also has all the required modcons including a huge 3D TV, Internet and an Xbox Kinnect.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Hope Thatch - what a gem!!!

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this gorgeous cottage for 2 weeks in December. It took us a long while to get the door unlocked, but got the keylock working better by giving it a clean. It was superb - the owners had thought of everything that we would need. A whole family could easily stay, there was plenty of room. Everything was good quality, and the bed was bliss. There were a couple of minor problems with the glass shower screen not working properly (so water went all over the floor) and a leak in the kitchen roof. (Hubby wanted to fix this, but the rainy weather meant that the roof didn't dry enough for a bit of silicone to set.) We tried to use the (pay)phone once, and lost our pound, but that could have been our fault as we weren't sure how to use it. The 2 pubs in the street were very friendly, and for us tourists, having the post office 2 minutes walk away was very helpful. The petrol station at the corner has a great supermarket, so there was no need to drive to Kingsbridge for groceries. The Kingsbridge Tourist Information Centre were extremely helpful. There is also a fabulous farmer's market in Kingsbridge. We chose Hope Thatch because of its quaint look, for being in a small village and for being a central location to touring Devon and Cornwall, and we were not disappointed! Even driving to Land's End for the day was fairly easy - about 3 hour's drive each way. We would say that having a car is a must, but parking at the cottage can be a problem. Often there would be another car parked in "our" spot, but the pub didn't mind us parking in their car park behind the pub. We would most definitely recommend Hope Thatch to families or couples - as long as you are physically able to climb rather steep stairs. It is a credit to the owners, and it was an absolute joy for us to stay there.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad that the cottage was enjoyed, we find it a cosy little gem and are pleased that our guests appreciated it. Not being there all of the time there can occasionally be a maintenance issue and we are grateful when our guests inform us of them so that they can be dealt with quickly - the caretaker's details are at the cottage and they are at hand to sort out any problems during our guests' stay. The problem with the kitchen roof was rectified immediately. The key was a spare one found in the old key lock safe, this has since been removed.
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Special interest holidays:

Situated in the heart of the South Hams district of South Devon, Malborough lies between the sailing centre of Salcombe and the market town of Kingsbridge. A quiet little village that has two pubs, a bistro, a well-stocked supermarket, a post office and gift shop. Ideally situated for the wonderful National Trust coastal walks and the wild beauty of Dartmoor. There is a choice of several sandy beaches all within easy reach of the cottage, from small coves to wide-open sands - ideal for surfing and windsurfing. Also close by is a leisure centre, steam railways, horse riding and golf. The historical seaports of Plymouth and Dartmouth are within a 40 minute drive.

Coast/Beach:

Nearest Beach: South Sands 2 Miles

Travel:

Nearest Airport 27 Miles

Nearest Train: Totnes 18 Miles

Nearest Motorway: M5 junction 31 44 Miles

Distances:

Nearest Barpub: The New Inn 0.1 Miles

Nearest Restaurant 0.1 Miles

Further Details:

autumn foliage

bay

botanical garden

churches

cinemas

laundrette - not serviced

library

live theatre

marina

museums

playground

recreation centre

restaurants

ruins

theme parks

waterfalls

winery tours

zoo

beachcombing

bird watching

horse riding

paddle boating

scenic drives

sight seeing

walking

bay fishing

cycling

deepsea fishing

diving

fishing

fly fishing

freshwater fishing

golf

golf pass optional

hiking

jet skiing

mountain biking

paragliding

pier fishing

sailing

snorkelling

surf fishing

surfing

swimming

tennis

water skiing

water tubing

wind-surfing

ATM/bank

fitness centre

groceries

hospital

medical services

Rates & Availability

Malborough Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late Season
Oct 28 2016 - Dec 21 2016
3 night minimum stay
$108
From
$144
Fri,Sat,Sun
$540
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas & New Year
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$216
From
$288
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,080
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
Jan 5 2017 - Feb 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$108
From
$144
Fri,Sat,Sun
$540
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
February Half Term
Feb 10 2017 - Feb 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$177
From
$236
Fri,Sat,Sun
$883
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
Feb 24 2017 - Mar 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$108
From
$144
Fri,Sat,Sun
$540
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Pre Easter
Mar 31 2017 - Apr 6 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$202
From
$269
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,010
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter
Apr 7 2017 - Apr 13 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$227
From
$304
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,137
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Post Easter
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 20 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$202
From
$269
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,010
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Spring
Apr 21 2017 - Apr 27 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$151
From
$202
Fri,Sat,Sun
$756
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
May Day Week
Apr 28 2017 - May 4 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$172
From
$229
Fri,Sat,Sun
$858
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Spring
May 5 2017 - May 25 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$161
From
$216
Fri,Sat,Sun
$807
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Whitsun Week
May 26 2017 - Jun 1 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$304
From
$405
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,519
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Early June
Jun 2 2017 - Jun 15 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$212
From
$283
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,061
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Late June
Jun 16 2017 - Jun 29 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$227
From
$304
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,137
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
July 1
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 6 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$253
From
$337
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,265
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
July 2
Jul 7 2017 - Jul 13 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$278
From
$371
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,392
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
July 3
Jul 14 2017 - Jul 20 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$329
From
$438
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,646
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
Jul 21 2017 - Aug 24 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$380
From
$507
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
August B/Hol Week
Aug 25 2017 - Aug 31 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$405
From
$540
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,027
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
September 1
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 7 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$329
From
$438
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,646
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
September
Sep 8 2017 - Sep 28 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$212
From
$283
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,061
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Autumn
Sep 29 2017 - Oct 5 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$177
From
$235
Fri,Sat,Sun
$883
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Season
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 19 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$136
From
$182
Fri,Sat,Sun
$680
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
October Half Term
Oct 20 2017 - Nov 2 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$227
From
$304
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,137
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
Nov 3 2017 - Dec 20 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$108
From
$145
Fri,Sat,Sun
$540
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas & New Year
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 3 2018
Changeover Day: Thursday
4 night minimum stay
$270
$1,080
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
Jan 4 2018 - Feb 9 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$108
From
$144
Fri,Sat,Sun
$540
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Deposit of 25% is payable when the booking is made with the remaining 75% payable no later than 8 weeks prior to commencement of the holiday.

Changeover Day:
Friday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Malborough Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Toilet 1 - toilet
  • Cloakroom: toilet , toilet and wash handbasin Bathroom: toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: 1 double , 1 baby crib Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • children welcome
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Car: not necessary Parking Lovely wood burner fitted in the living room recently Outside: Deck / Patio Lawn / Garden 6 garden chairs Utility Room: Washing Machine Clothes Dryer Iron & Board Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linens Provided Towels Provided Other: Wireless Internet Fireplace Wood Stove Living Room Activities Guide Local Maps Toilet Paper Internet Sofa Bed Hair Dryer

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