Avalon House is a quirky period property located in a beautiful village near Kingsbridge called West Charleton. Avalon House offers stunning countryside views from the rear of the house along with Kingsbridge Estuary views in the distance, this view can be enjoyed from the garden, conversatory and master bedroom. The property provides a real 'home from home' feel with the added luxury of a woodburner in the living room with comfy sofas and Smart TV, all the ingredients for a great evening in front of the fire. The one sided galley kitchen is well equipped for the whole family ready to enjoy the traditional Sunday Roast and eating together on the wooden dining table. On the ground floor there is a conservatory, open plan to the dining area, overlooking the green, plentiful garden. The garden, which is South facing, is extensive with a large patio with outside wooden furniture, perfect for recharging your batteries with a good book and glass of wine. When it comes to getting a restful night, on the first and second floors you'll find four spacious bedrooms. The master suite has a king bed with a en-suite shower room, the second bedroom offers another king bedroom. The second floor, in the attic, offers guests two twin rooms with singles beds. The perfect house for a perfect getaway.
West Charleton is a tranquil village near the busy town of Kingsbridge in the South Hams. This wonderful village and Avalon House is in a central location to the famous beaches of Slapton Sands and Blackpool Sands. It is in an easy driving distance of the biggest towns in the area such as Kingsbridge, Salcombe and Dartmouth and the village itself offers rural country walks and a village pub called the Ashburton Arms. Avalon House is on the main road that goes through West Charleton, opposite the house is the bus stop. If you wanted, you can park the car up and not have to drive all week, catch the local transport and really enjoy the views as it takes you to your next destination. There are a couple of delightful walks directly from Avalon House that lead to West Charleton Nature Reserve and round the Frogmore Estuary, really immerse yourself into Devon living.
Porch/Hallway Open Porch with shoe rack, coat hooks leading to the Downstairs WC w.c., hand basin, wall mounted mirror.
Living Room 32" Flat Screen Smart TV, IPlayer, 4OD and Netflix available, Woodburner (Starter Pack provided in Winter Months), one two-seater sofa, one three seater sofa, two sideboards, two cane chairs, coffee table.
Diner/Conservatory Large wooden dining table with two free standing chairs and wooden benches, decorative woodburner (Not for use), two two-seater sofas and two three-seater sofas, beautiful views of the garden with glimpses of Kingsbridge Estuary.
Kitchen Electric oven, ceramic electric four-ring hob, kitchen leads to Utility Room Washer/Dryer, fridge/freezer, dishwasher. Utility rooms leads to the rear garden.
Master Bedroom King (5') bed, two bedside cabinets with two bedside lamps, floor to ceiling built in wardrobes with full length mirror, countryside views with views of Kingsbridge Estuary in the distance En-Suite Shower Room Walk in thermostatic dual shower, w.c., hand basin, wall mounted mirror and wall mounted heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2 King (5') bed, two bedside tables and two lamps, free standing full length mirror, chest of drawers.
Family Bathroom Underfloor heating, walk in thermostatic dual shower, w.c., hand basin, mirror, bath with mixer tap extendable shower head and wall mounted heated towel rail.
Bedroom 3 Located on the top floor, low level ceilings and exposed beautiful wooden eaves, twin beds (3'), under the bed storage, storage shelves and a bedside table.
Bedroom 4 Located on the top floor, low level ceilings and exposed wooden eaves, twin beds (3'), hanging space, storage shelves and bedside table.
Garden Garden and patio to the rear of the property (Please be aware the garden is not fully enclosed), rope swing (Use at own risk), outside seating provided.
Parking Parking for 2 cars is available on the driveway. The driveway is 2.5m wide, cars will need to park end to end.
Changeover Day: Saturday Arrival - 4:00pm - Departure 10:00am
Security Deposit: This property has a refundable Accidental Damage Deposit of £350, 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: Electricity and Oil are included in rent. Underfloor heating provided in the family bathroom and each bathroom has a wall mounted towel rail. Woodburner provided in the living room.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels are provided for your stay (Please bring your own beach towels).
Baby Equipment: Guests will need to bring their own stair gates and travel cot along with the travel cot linen and highchair.
Shop: 0.8ml Pub: 0.1ml
Short Breaks - Minimum of 2 nights are accepted in Low and Mid Season.
Notes - No Smoking. No Pets. Short Breaks Accepted in Low and Mid Season Minimum of 2 Nights. WiFi Provided. Strong Mobile Phone Coverage.
- Saturday changeover
- Sleeps 8
- 4 Bedrooms
- Sorry, no pets
- WiFi available
- Nearest pub 0.1 mile
- Countryside Views
- Ground floor WC
- Open fire/woodburner
- 2 Bathrooms
- Bed linen provided
- Towels provided
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- No smoking
- Nearest shop 0.8 mile
- 6.4 miles from the coast
Property Name or Ref. Number
House Type –
v The nearest bus stop is ___Directly outside the house with a bus stop in both directions___
v The nearest train station is ____Totnes___
v The local taxi service number is __01548 854050, 01548 859359____
v The nearest town (Kingsbridge) /shop (Ashby's in East Charleton) / pub is (Ashburton Arms, West Charleton) _____
v The nearest equipment hire service is Countryside Mobility in Dartington and Plymouth. Go to:- http://www.countrysidemobility.org
ARRIVAL & CAR PARKING FACILITIES
v Number of designated parking spaces is __2___
v Distance to public parking is __10m to on street parking on opposite side of the road___
v It is / is not pay & display - Free
v There are not any disabled parking spaces
v There is rear access to the vehicle once parked although when 2 cars are parked on the driveway then this is limited
v The distance from the parking area to the property is __3 metres__
v The width of path leading to the property is __2.5 meters___
v There are not steps /ramps en route to the entrance
v The ground surface is level
v There are __3___ entrances to the property
v The door widths are _57cm Porch door, 85cm main door to enter the house.
v There are weatherboards at the door
LIVING ROOM /DINING ROOM
v The flooring is tiled in the dining room and conservatory, carpeted in the connecting hall, and wooden floor boards in the living room
v The door widths are __73cm___
v The furniture consists of a dining table with 2 long heavy benches down each side, and a single farmhouse chair at each end. The conservatory has 2 sofas and 2 sofa beds. The living room has 2 sofas and 2 single cane chairs
v The furniture is movable
v The door width is _82cm__
v The height of sink unit is __91cm___
v The type of taps are mixer taps
v The fridge height is ___140cm__
v The cooker height is ___80cm__
v The cooker controls are ___83cm__
v The storage height of crockery is ___73cm__
v The worktop height is ___91cm__
v The flooring is tile
BEDROOMS / LANDINGS
v The property has a ground floor, first floor and second floor. All bedrooms are on the first and second floors
v The number of steps between floors is ___13 steps__
v The flooring is carpet
v The doorways widths are ___74cm__
v The bed types are king size in the 2 double rooms on the first floor. They are 4 single beds in the 2 twin rooms on the second floor. Some areas of the second floor have limited head-height.
v The beds is moveable but heavy
BATHROOMS / CLOAKROOMS
v The door widths are _family bathroom – 66cm, en-suite in master bedroom 66cm__
v There is not an accessible /adapted WC
v There is not an accessible /adapted shower / bath
v The height of basin is __83cm___
v The floor surface is tile
v External areas: The driveway is slightly sloping and rough tarmac. The terrace is level and paved with a step down from the conservatory. The garden is stepped down from the terrace and is grassed and sloped.
v Permanent seating is not provided
v There is not outside lighting
v There is not colour contrast of critical surfaces (e.g. white on edge of steps )
v There are not footpaths to follow for visually / mobility impaired
v There are not barriers to entry into any part of garden
v There are not other hazards such as ponds, water features
v The Fire Escape route is through the front door and onto the driveway and onto the public pavement. Alternatively there is a route from the back door utility room and from the conservatory onto the terrace and back garden.
v The property has a no smoking policy
v Service dogs are accepted
v Details of emergency call facilities are located in the welcome book
v Your mains water stop cock is located via a small access hole at the back of the cupboard under the kitchen sink
v Your mains electric fuse box is located in a cupboard on the wall in the downstairs hallway by the secondary entrance door.