Located in Stoke Gabriel, Devon
Merrybank sits in Stoke Gabriel and can sleep six people in three bedrooms and is pet-friendly.
- Sleeps: 7
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: 2
There is a kitchen/diner with a Rangemaster cooker hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dining seating for four and a sitting room with a TV. The bedrooms consist of a ground-floor four-poster bed and a twin bedroom, along with a ground-floor shower room. Outside is a rear garden with a cabin and private parking for two cars. The cabin consists of a studio-style layout with a double bed, a kitchen with an electric oven, hob, fridge, a dining area and a sitting area with a TV. WiFi, fuel, power bed linen and towels are all included in the price. One well-behaved pet is welcome but smoking is not permitted. Within 0.1 miles there is a shop and pub. Merrybank offers a unique base for exploring Devon.
Merrybank is a unique holiday home located in the unspoiled village of Stoke Gabriel near the River Dart in Devon. Close to amenities to assist with your self-catered stay and enjoying a funky interior to while away the hours, Merrybank is ideal for both families and friends. A private driveway greets you on arrival and you can leave your shoes and jackets in the porch before discovering the living areas.
The spacious sitting room is bursting with plants and offers ample seating so you can either read on the window seat or kick back on the sofa in front of the TV. Stepping through the property, locate the kitchen/diner with its hand-crafted design, where you can prepare home-cooked meals and dine together at the table. After an action-packed day, make use of the washing machine to freshen your clothes, which can be left to dry out in the rear garden. Sip cold beverages in the sun from the bench or dine al fresco with a backdrop of summer wildflowers and when the evening cools, locate the ground-floor shower room and have a quick wash in the Mediterranean-style shower.
When sleep calls, a triple bedroom is ideal for the younger ones and can be found on the first floor whilst the adults can snuggle up in the four-poster bed on the ground floor. For added privacy and suitable for the grandparents or teenagers, the cabin in the garden offers a studio-style layout with a double bed, a well-equipped kitchen, dining space and a sitting area to enjoy shows on the TV.
Get better acquainted with your surroundings and explore the historic village of Stoke Gabriel with attractions such as Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Berry Pomeroy Castle and Clennon Gorge. There are also plenty of restaurants and bars, including The Castle Inn Stoke Gabriel.
Jump in the car to visit the town of Brixham, Brixham Harbour is a hub of activity, and Brixham Breakwater is a great place to take in the stunning views. The town is also home to a variety of cafes, including The Curious Kitchen, which is the perfect place to relax and take in the fresh sea air. There is plenty to keep visitors entertained in the village of Kingswear, with the Coleton Fishacre and Greenway National Trust properties providing beautiful gardens and walks to explore.
For those looking for a more active holiday, Dartmouth Boat Hire offers the perfect opportunity to get out on the water and enjoy the stunning scenery.
For a quirky property, look no further than Merrybank.
- Three bedrooms in total
- Main accommodation: 1 x ground-floor four-poster king-size, 1 x first floor bedroom with 3 cabin beds
- Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
- Kitchen/diner Sitting room
- Cabin: Studio-style layout with double bed, kitchen, dining area and sitting area with en-suite bath, basin and WC - ideal for grandparents or teenagers
- Hot air central heating
- Electric Everhot cooker, electric oven, hob, 2 x fridge, freezer and washing machine
- TV, WiFi, selection of books
- Rowing machine
- Fuel and power are included in the rent Bed linen and towels are included in the rent
- Private driveway for 2 cars
- Rear garden with cabin, outdoor dining furniture and bench
- Two well-behaved dogs are welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop and pub 150 metres
- Note: There is a step up to the kitchen/dining area
Stoke Gabriel is a pretty village by the River Dart. The village has a shop, a post office, a cafe and the choice of two pubs. The towns of Brixham and Paignton are near and the village is set in the rolling hills of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are a range of walks to explore along the river, on a low tide, walk along the shoreline to Duncannon Beach, or venture into the woods and explore. Have lunch at the waterside cafe and then try a spot of crabbing. Let the children enjoy the community orchard and playpark. Further afield, enjoy a great day out at Paignton Zoo or Splashdown Quaywest.