Nestled on the outskirts of the pretty village of Kingston and surrounded by working farms, miles of beautiful coastline and estuaries lies Higher Well Cottage. This delightful retreat offers both tranquility in a superb setting as well as fabulous nearby walks joining the South West Coastal path and nearby Westcombe Beach and Ayrmer Cove. Accessible only on foot, these hidden coves offer stunning scenery, seclusion and boast being dog friendly all year round. Within a short car drive are the other outstanding places to visit, Bigbury-on-Sea, Modbury, Salcombe and Dartmouth, true jewels in South Devon's crown. Set in a beautifully fragrant garden with an abundance of flowers, shrubs and fruit, Higherwell Cottage is a haven for birds and wildlife and offers the most wonderful dawn chorus. From indoors, the harmonious feel continues with original artwork adorning the walls and the country cottage styled interior. Sleeping 5 and benefitting from a three bedrooms (one of which is ground floor with a shower/wc in the next room), this spacious cottage has a well designed kitchen and dining room, conservatory room and living room with fabulous garden views, utility room and separate loo. Higherwell Cottage gives relaxation in a stunning setting and all within a close proximity to some of Devon's most scenic villages and coastal areas. Furthermore, bring along your two well behaved dogs on your stay and explore this beautifully area together.
Kitchen/Dining Room: Neff Electric fan oven, Neff electric hob, larder refrigerator, italian stainless steel espresso and milk frother.
Conservatory: Seating with garden views.
Sitting Room: 36" Samsung HD TV with BT You View box, stereo radio, multi fuel woodburner.
Utility Room: Indesit washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, fridge/freezer
Family Bathroom: Thermostatic shower in cubicle (with seat), hand basin, w.c
Bedroom 1: King Size (5'0'') bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside tables, settee, 28'' TV
Bedroom 2: King Size (5'0") bed, blanket box, bedside cabinets, 20'' TV (views over Bigbury Bay on clear day)
Ensuite: Bath and washbasin
Bedroom 3: Single (2'6") child's bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers, velux window (fields and distant sea view on clear day)
W/C Room: w/c with hand basin
Garden: Large garden with lawned area, trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants. Fruit and veg available certain times of the year and may be picked. An outside barn is available for storage if required (unsecured). Seating area in various locations, log pit for al fresco cooking.
Parking: Parking for 4 or more vehicles on driveway and 1 undercover space in car porch.
Changeover Day: Saturday- Arrival 4:00pm - Departure 11:00am
Security Deposit: This property has a refundable Accidental Damage Deposit of £200, which is payable to Blueriver Cottages with the final balance of your holiday, eight weeks prior to your arrival, and is refunded within 5 working days of your departure. Alternatively, you may wish to pay a non-refundable Accidental Damage Deposit Waiver equivalent to 10% of the Accidental Damage Deposit value, which covers you for the full value of the Accidental Damage Deposit, should any damage occur during your stay.
Power and Heat: Oil and electricity are included in rent.
Bed Linen and Towels: Bed linen and towels are provided (please bring your own beach towels)
Shop: 1 mile Pub: 0.5 miles
Notes - No Smoking. Two Dogs allowed, downstairs only and please clean off after any walks. Baby Equipment is not provided, please bring your own. WiFi Provided. Good mobile phone coverage. Please provide your own coal or logs for the woodburner/garden fire pit which can be purchased locally.
- Saturday changeover
- Sleeps 5
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Pets allowed
- WiFi available
- Nearest pub 0.5 mile
- Countryside Views
- Ground floor bath/shower room
- Ground floor bedroom
- Ground floor WC
- Open fire/woodburner
- 1 Bathroom
- Bed linen provided
- Towels provided
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- No smoking
- Enclosed garden
- Nearest shop 1 mile
- 1 mile from the coast
Higher Well Cottage - 2 storey property.
The property can be found on www.bluerivercottages.co.uk
Bookings /enquiries may be made on line or by telephone on 01803 833682
The nearest bus stop is by the village fire station, once a week on a Friday
The nearest train station is Totnes
The local taxi service number is Ivybridge, Ivy cab 01752 895555
The nearest shop is St Annes Chapel mini supermarket
The nearest pub is The Dolphin, Kingston
The nearest equipment hire service is Kingsbridge
ARRIVAL & CAR PARKING FACILITIES
Number of designated parking spaces is 4
Distance to public parking is NA
It is pay & display NA
There are /are not any disabled parking spaces
There is rear access to the vehicle once parked
The distance from the parking area to the property is 5 metres
The width of path leading to the property 0.5 metre (paving stones in grass)
There is 1 step to the entrance
The ground surface is level / gravel /grass
There are 2 entrances to the property
The door widths are 70cms
There is one step at the door
LIVING ROOM /DINING ROOM
The flooring is tiled
The door widths are 67cm
The furniture consists of sofa and table
The furniture is movable
The door width is 130cms
The height of sink unit is 36''
The type of taps are mixer and knobs
The fridge height is 36'' under counter
The cooker height is 36''
The cooker controls are 36''
The storage height of crockery is under counter
The worktop height is 36''
The flooring is tiled
BEDROOMS / LANDINGS
The property has 1 floor, there is a downstairs bedroom and bathroom.
The number of steps between floors is 11, 2 extra to half landing with handrail
The flooring is carpet
The doorways widths are bedroom 1 29'' bedroom 2 28''
The bed types is King
The bed / bedroom furniture is moveable
BATHROOMS / CLOAKROOMS
The door widths are 28''
There is not an accessible /adapted WC
There is an accessible drop down wall seat in shower
The height of basin is 33'' in the ensuite and 34'' in the shower room
The floor surface is tiled
External areas are firm/level/ramped/gravel /rough /grassed
Permanent seating is provided
There is outside lighting
There is not colour contrast of critical surfaces (e.g. white on edge of steps )
There are not footpaths to follow for visually / mobility impaired
There are not barriers to entry into any part of garden
There are not other hazards such as ponds, water features
The Fire Escape route is through both the main front door as well as the side door. Doors fitted with thumbturn locks
The property has a no smoking policy
Service dogs are accepted
Details of emergency call facilities are in your welcome book. In emergency, use of house phone is permitted
Your mains water stopcock is located under the kitchen sink.
Your mains electric fuse box is located in the utility room above the fridge freezer
Please follow the 3 p's rule in the property as it is on a septic tank