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  • Tuckenhay, 3 Castle Cottage -  FCM Outdoor swimming pool | Tuckenhay Mill - Bow Creek, between Dartmouth and Totnes
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  • Tuckenhay, 3 Castle Cottage -  FCM Outdoor swimming pool | Tuckenhay Mill - Bow Creek, between Dartmouth and Totnes
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    Tuckenhay, 3 Castle Cottage - FCM

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    Property ref: S19502

    • Bedrooms 3

    • Sleeps 6

    • Baths 2

    • Pets 2

    • Hot tub Yes

    • Reviews (7)

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    About this property

    A truly unique holiday experience - with outdoor and indoor pools, a games room and plenty more – it’s fantastic! . This beautifully appointed, characterful two-storey cottage commands scenic valley views from most rooms. Large kitchen/dining room. Splendid sitting-room with large open stone fireplace. Large bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet. Steep staircase (with low ceiling) to first floor: Large double bedroom with separate area for cot and en-suite shower room with toilet. Two twin bedrooms (one with 2 ft 6 in beds). Small enclosed open terrace over the old mill leat.

  • Open fire – initial fuel inc Oct-May

  • Elec, NSH, hot water, panel/convector heaters and use of swimming pools - charges vary by season £142pw or £77 for short breaks

  • Two t/cots

  • H/chair

  • D/washer

  • Access to freezer

  • Enclosed terrace with furniture

  • .
  • Bed linen inc

  • H/chairs and additional t/cots available by arrangement (one h/chair, one travel cot/cot in all cottages unless otherwise stated)

  • Flatscreen TVs

  • DVD

  • M/wave

  • Wi-fi internet access (limited at times, in badminton/games hall, )

  • Shared payphone

  • Shared use of grounds

  • Shared BBQ area

  • Ample parking for cars and boats

  • Two pints of milk on arrival

  • No smoking (cottages and all facilities)

  • NB: Stream in mill grounds
    additional facilities:

  • Laundry room with W/machine and t/dryer by £1 slot meter

  • Extensive indoor and outdoor sporting facilities including 60-ft outdoor swimming pool (8 am to 8 pm, 1 May to 1 Oct) and all-weather tennis court

  • Superb indoor leisure complex with two heated swimming pools, Jacuzzis, saunas, steam rooms and drench shower (Roman Pool open daily 8.30 am to 8.30 pm – Wednesdays to 9 pm – for all ages, under adult supervision. Waterfall Pool open daily 8.30 am to 6.30 pm for adults and children over 10 accompanied by a swimming adult)
    facilities FOR small children:

  • Outdoor - small children’s play areas with swings, climbing frames, slides, Wendy house and football field. Indoor - a huge play area with slides, puzzles, pool table, table football, snooker and table tennis

  • Extra t/cots and h/chairs provided

  • Mother and baby changing facility with walk-in shower/wet room (indoor pool). Roman pool with shallow learning bay.
    dogs welcome:

  • Well-behaved dogs are welcome in all cottages (except Mill Leat).

  • . "Devon’s best kept secret: Just inland from some of Devon’s loveliest and most natural beaches lies the village of Tuckenhay set along Bow Creek on the River Dart:
    "

    In a setting of stunning natural beauty, Tuckenhay Mill is the centrepiece of a cluster of country homes and cottages with superb leisure facilities including two indoor and one outdoor pools, making it ideal for a family holiday for all ages.
    The Mill which once produced some of the finest paper in the land, nestles in the green and shady Bow Creek, a languid inlet of the River Dart where private yachts have replaced the old tall-masted ships and barges. Around the mill are all the buildings which once went to make up a small bustling village port. These listed buildings have been sympathetically restored and converted to a delightful range of holiday properties to suit larger family parties. Awards have been won for the conversion of buildings and the conservation of the area. With so much to do, many holidaymakers return year after year.


    South Devon awaits you
    Tuckenhay is only a 20-minute drive from the superb award-winning beach at Blackpool Sands and about 30 minutes from a surfing beach at Bantham, as well as some of the best natural beaches to be found anywhere in the UK.
    There is also extensive access to the coastal footpath for walking and the wilderness that is Dartmoor for walking, climbing and riding.
    This is a mecca for ramblers, bird-watchers, swimmers, surfers, horse riders, golfers and those interested in fishing, boating, sailing and windsurfing.
    In addition, there are many historic NT houses to visit including Agatha Christies’s Greenway as well as a local vineyard (with award-winning wines) at Sharpham.
    Tuckenhay is only 5 miles inland from Dartmouth and 3 from the market town of Totnes. Village shop 3½ miles. Riverside inn and restaurant within walking distance.


    A superb choice of cottages
    Each of the cottages has been individually styled to offer comfortable and spacious accommodation. Great care has been taken to retain the feel of the original buildings and extensive use has been made of traditional materials. Most have garden, terrace or patio. Individual cottage details are shown on the following pages.
    Many cottages have more than one bathroom and some have an en-suite bathroom to every bedroom. Kitchens are comprehensively equipped: most have dishwashers and all have microwave cookers.
    Couples and honeymooners will feel snug and comfortable in the small cottages: Mill Leat, Mill Stream and Mill Spring. Families can spread out in Papermaker’s or Turbine Cottages, while Mill Lodge, Edgecombe Barn and Tuckenhay Mill House will sleep larger parties in comfort. Of course, combinations of cottages can accommodate bigger gatherings of family or friends."

    Accommodation

    Open Fire / Woodburner
    Barbecue
    Dishwasher
    Golf nearby
    Games Room
    Highchair
    Pub within 1 mile
    Hot Tubs
    Grouped Properties
    Open Fire
    Horse Riding Nearby
    Shower
    Television
    Bed Linen Included
    Winter Short Breaks
    Cot Available
    Swimming Pool
    Swimming Pool - Outdoor
    Swimming Pool - Shared
    Washing Machine
    Pet Friendly
    Coastal
    Heritage Collection
    English Country Cottages
    Coastal within 5 miles
    Hot Tubs - Shared
    Parking - On Site
    Childrens Play Area
    Steam Room
    Shower Cubicle
    Great Value Properties
    Country Cottages
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    GroupB
    GroupH

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    Local amenities

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    • The Waterman's Arms
      1 mile
    • Ferry Boat Inn
      3 miles
    • Steam Packet Inn
      3 miles
    • Woodroast
      4.5 miles
    • Cherub Inn
      4.5 miles
    • The Seahorse
      4.5 miles
    • Rockfish
      4.5 miles
    • Cafe Alf Resco Dartmouth
      4.5 miles
    • Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
      5 miles
    • Dartington Hall
      5 miles

    Reviews (7)

    Mark ‐ 7 Nov 2019
    "Wonderful facilities on site - the pools really are fantastic. But would not stay in the same property again. The stairs are incredibly steep. Local roads can be hazardous!"
    Peter ‐ 21 Sep 2019
    "Lovely cottage with great facilities in a gorgeous location. Perfect."
    Margaret ‐ 19 Aug 2019
    "New furniture required in lounge when you come from a lovely home at this price you expect a bit better"
    Vicky ‐ 6 Aug 2019
    "Gorgeous location,"
    Moira ‐ 26 May 2019
    "We had the most amazing holiday. It was our second visit and we will be back. Thank you for making us so very welcome."
    Confirmed guest ‐ 7 Apr 2019
    "So much to do at Tuckenhay Mill."
    Margaret ‐ 4 Nov 2018
    "Lovely cottage, lovely staff and owners. Really pleasant. Beautiful cottage/mill/surroundings. Small gripes with the beds-all very uncomfortable. The main pool was gorgeous but not very much to do on site and all very dated. I’d recommend to older couples however. For what we paid I’d have liked to have had plenty for the children on site"

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