The Old Post Office

Located in Down Thomas, Devon

This Victorian cottage is situated beside meadows in the South Devon village of Down Thomas and can sleep five people in three bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No


The Old Post Office is a Victorian cottage, one of five around a courtyard on the edge of the South Devon village of Down Thomas. The cottage sleeps five people in three bedrooms, two double and a single with an upstairs shower room and a downstairs bathroom. On the ground floor is an open plan living space with a seating area with gas fire, a dining area and a kitchen. Outside is a small seating area at the front with table and chairs and a path to a lawn with barbecue. Close to Plymouth, The Old Post Office is an excellent base for a coast and city break in South Devon.

Property Details

This semi-detached Victorian cottage is one of a group of five creating a courtyard beside meadows on the fringes of Down Thomas. Light and comfy, it is homely and welcoming accommodation. Take the steps up to the front door and you will find yourself in the lovely open plan living area, complete with a well equipped kitchen area with breakfast bar for morning coffee and the paper, a dining table and comfy seats beside the cosy living flame gas fire. The downstairs bathroom is neat and shiny in white and chrome. Head upstairs to your three bedrooms, all peaceful and charming for good nights’ sleeps after days exploring the interesting surroundings, plus a shower room. To the front of the cottage you have a little seating area with table and chairs or follow the path to your own lawn where you can fire up the barbecue for alfresco lunches and suppers. This is an excellent location for exploring city and coast, with the sandy beach at Bovisand Bay just a mile from the cottage and the Marine Conservation Centre at Wembury beach, where you can swim and explore the rock pools, not much further. For bright lights, you are just a few miles from the heart of the city of Plymouth where you can eat out, visit the National Marine Aquarium, discover the maritime history or catch a show at the theatre or cinema. water sports enthusiasts will love the well equipped Mount Batten centre beside the marina or stick to dry land to walk the South West Coast Path or play golf along the clifftops. With all this on the doorstep, The Old Post Office is an excellent base for a fascinating break.


Close to coast
Cot Available
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Washing machine


Area Details

Down Thomas

Down Thomas is a small pretty village 6 miles from Plymouth. The village has a shop, a post office and a pub and is just half a mile away from Bovisand Beach. Wembury Beach and Mewstone Beach are both a mile away, both being popular for rock pools and Mewstone Beach has a café on the sand.

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