Located in Cornworthy, Devon
This detached cottage rests in Cornworthy and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 6
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: No
Burrator is a delightful country cottage that can be found on the outskirts of Cornworthy in the South Hams district of Devon. Featuring one king-size bedroom with en-suite shower room, a twin and a twin bunk room, this property can sleep a total of six guests. This home is complete with a bathroom and open-plan living space with a kitchen, diner and sitting area with woodburning stove. Outside you will find ample off-road parking and an enclosed garden with outdoor furniture. Enjoy memorable moments with family at Burrator cottage.
Burrator is a pretty country cottage that can be found resting on the outskirts of Cornworthy village, close to the village of Blackawton. Nestled within the stunning scenery of the South Hams district of Devon, this delightful dwelling makes a wonderful choice for your next family adventure. Step inside the open-plan living space complete with a kitted-out country kitchen, sociable dining space and an attractive sitting area with charming red gingham and striped sofas. Snuggle up and read a book, or lose yourself in a movie as the woodburning stove flickers with warmth and light. Regroup at the dining table for a hearty home-cooked meal and share your most memorable moments from the holiday so far. Tuck the children up in the well-decorated bunk room with 'L' shaped cabin beds and colourful blankets that add a pop of colour to the neutral decor. Find comfort in the spacious king-size bedroom with crisp white bedding and delightful red accents, as well as benefiting from the privacy of your very own en-suite shower room with basin and WC. Discover a homely twin bedroom with lovely oak furnishings and quirky floral headboards, the perfect place to escape the excitement at the end of a long day. Pour yourself a hot bath in the family bathroom and while away an hour as you soak in the tub. Spend the day down at the outdoor pool and sunbathing terrace, shared with all other residents of the Gitcombe Country Cottages before heading for a tranquil sauna or championship tennis court. Make the most of precious time with family at Burrator cottage.
Gitcombe Estate Cottages
Resting within the beautiful Devonshire countryside on the outskirts of the village of Cornworthy, sits this magnificent collection of nine luxury properties known as the Gitcombe Estate. With accommodation to suit all tastes, requirements and party sizes, properties range from a Grade II listed manor house to a newly built stylish timber framed property designed by award-winning architects. Cleverly combining contemporary touches, like Bose iPod docking stations, with more traditional features including oak beams and wood-burning stoves, the properties present a winning combination for visitors of all ages. Relax in the delightfully furnished living accommodation, cook in the stylish kitchens, or unwind in the spacious 14 acres of the estate. The holiday homes vary in style and sleep between four and 13 guests. On sunny summer days, enjoy an alfresco breakfast or barbecue lunch in your garden. For young party members, the hand-carved children’s adventure playground is the perfect place to for them to burn off any extra energy, whilst for older children and adults in the group, the tennis court is a fabulous spot for a friendly tournament! This impressive complex also has both indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools meaning you can enjoy a leisurely swim, whatever the weather. Relax in the hot tub, sauna or steam room - or simply sit back and watch as the children have fun in the fantastic indoor soft play area. When you want to venture out from this idyllic haven to experience the delights of South Devon, there is a plethora of fun activities and stunning locations just waiting to be explored. For spectacular beaches, head to Blackpool Sands just three-miles west of Dartmouth, or visit popular Salcombe and enjoy its numerous sandy coves. If you are searching for all-weather family attractions, nearby Woodlands Leisure Park and Pennywell Farm (around a 45-minute drive), both offer fantastic days out for those with young children. The incredible Paignton Zoo is also within easy driving distance, home to an exotic variety of animals including lions, tigers, gorillas, and even crocodiles… an entertaining day out no matter your age! For foodies, South Devon is home to some of the finest eateries and food producers in the country. Visit the artisan wine and cheesemakers at Sharpham Vineyard, or dine in one of the excellent, critically acclaimed restaurants in the region – for example the Seahorse in Dartmouth, where you can enjoy some of the finest fish and shellfish freshly caught along the South Devon coastline. For history buffs, visit the historic Buckfast Abbey which sits along the River Dart, explore Dartmouth Castle perched atop the entrance to the Dart estuary, or experience Dartmouth’s guided Mayflower 400 tour, and learn more about the town’s vibrant past first hand. However, you choose to enjoy your time in South Devon, choose one of the impressive Gitcombe Estate holiday homes for the perfect base from which to explore this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Cornworthy is a village by the River Dart near Dartmouth and Totnes which are both 20 minutes away. There a few farm shops within the village and a few pubs within a 10-minute drive in neither direction. The Ferry Boat Inn is situated on the quayside and serves home-cooked traditional food and pizza - the pub is dog friendly too. The part-shingle, part-sand Blackpool Sands Beach is very family-focused. The fine shingle of Strete Gate Beach is dog friendly all year round. Both of these beaches are just 6 miles away. Visit Bayards Cove Fort, Woodlands Family Theme Park, Dartmouth Castle in Dartmouth or visit Berry Pomeroy Castle and Totnes Rare Breeds Farm in Totnes just 8 miles away.