About the property
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- Minimum Stay1 - 3 nights
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.
- Response time:
- within a few days
- Calendar last updated:
- May 8, 2018
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Lovely traditional cottage
Had a lovely break in this charming and cozy cottage over Easter. Comfortable and clean and full of character, it's more spacious than expected with good dining space for groups in both kitchen and dining area, and lovely outside area. With modern bathrooms and kitchen the cottage is a real gem.
The village has a couple of good pubs and a supermarket, but we went on wonderful walks and sampled a number of the local restaurants and cafes. A great find.
Lovely character cottage in a beautiful part of Devon
We loved this quaint and cosy old cottage with its thatched roof. The front rooms and bedrooms are old and cosy with a modern kitchen and bathroom on the back. It was a lovely base for a short pre-Christmas break. There is under floor heating in the kitchen and a cosy log burner in the lounge. We had some wonderful walks from the cottage along the coast, with pub meals in Salcombe and Hope Cove.
So glad you enjoyed your pre-Christmas break, we hope you liked the way we decorated the cottage ready for your stay.
Well Equipped Gem
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.
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!
Stunning property in a beautiful place.
We really enjoyed a lovely, relaxing week away from work with our three children who are all in their twenties, in this pretty cottage,which blends the old building with the new beautifully. Plenty of space for us to spread out and do our own thing and lots for us to see and do locally, our break was over too soon!
We're really glad that you enjoyed your stay at the cottage, and appreciate the great deal of work and thought that have recently gone into it's upgrade.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Hope Thatch. The cottage was charming, with good facilities and our children really appreciated extras such as 3d TV, Xbox and selection of DVDs. Malborough is only a short drive from Salcombe and is well positioned for visiting beaches in the area. Would recommend Bigbury on Sea and Bantham as good family beaches.
We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay and that your children enjoyed the extras that we have put into the cottage, we try to cater for all of our guests, young and old, so it's nice to know that the facilities are being used.
Lovely traditional cottage.
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.
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.
Nearest Beach: South Sands 2 Miles
Nearest Airport 27 Miles
Nearest Train: Totnes 18 Miles
Nearest Motorway: M5 junction 31 44 Miles
Nearest Barpub: The New Inn 0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant 0.1 Miles
laundrette - not serviced
golf pass optional
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
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