Garden House

Located in Cornworthy, Devon

This charming detached cottage rests in Cornworthy, near Blackawton, in Devon and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Pet Friendly: No


Garden House is a lovely detached cottage nestled in Cornworthy, Devon. Hosting four bedrooms; one super-king-size with en-suite shower room, one double with en-suite shower room and two twins, sleeping a total of eight guests and a family bathroom. It has an open-plan living room with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with a woodburning stove. Outside provides an enclosed patio terrace area with furniture and a decking area with ample off-road parking nearby. Garden House is a wonderful choice for a seaside break to the heart of Devonshire countryside.

Property Details

Set in the village of Cornworthy, surrounded by eight other properties, is this charming stone cottage, Garden House. Offering an ideal choice for a group of friends or families looking to kick back and relax in the beautiful surroundings of the Devon countryside, this wonderful abode rests within the wonderful Gitcombe Estate. Be welcomed into a spacious open-plan living space with traditional hardwood flooring and wonderful light décor, making this an excellent base for unwinding into the evening. The sitting area has three colourful striped sofas where you can look forward to putting your feet up after a long day and letting the woodburning stove warm you. Choose from four well-presented bedrooms, set up as a super-king-size, double and a twin bedroom and an L-shaped cabin bunk beds, with each bedroom enjoying fitted wardrobes for storage, bedside tables and lamps -ideal for some late-night reading. The two largest bedrooms have their own en-suite shower rooms, whilst the remaining bedrooms share a family bathroom with the choice of a bath and shower over to prepare you for your day in style. Take advantage of the on-site facilities, including an indoor heated swimming pool for that extra splash of luxury during your trip. Garden House is the ideal holiday spot for parents and their little ones.


Games Room
Hot Tub
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Real Fire
Swimming Pool
Washing machine

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.



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Area Details


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.

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