"The estate is a haven of tranquillity a place for families and friends and whilst being baby and child friendly it is also an adult’s destination for couples who are looking for an ’away from it all’ bolthole destination. In a peaceful enchanting setting these 8 holiday properties nestle in a private valley between the seaside boating town of Dartmouth and quirky Totnes. Gitcombe House Country Cottages is a weather proof timeless holiday destination that offers an exclusive collection of Visit England 4 and 5 Star Gold rated luxury holiday cottages. Enjoy the heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools relax in the hot tubs sauna and steam room or entertain the little ones in the soft play area and the outdoor adventure playground. After a stonking pub or fine dining meal you can burn off the calories and play a game of tennis on the full sized court.\n\nThe cottages are perfect for couples in need of some quiet time and seeking that special away from it all boutique bolthole. They are great for little ones and wonderful for families who like to be social yet still enjoy their peace and privacy. Decorated and furnished to a very high standard these award-winning Devon holiday cottages provide sleek kitchens elegant soft furnishings luxury bathrooms wood burners and private patios. The interior is English pared-down styling with a contemporary Scandinavian touch. Perfect for extended families or groups of friends they are ideal for holidays at any time of the year including Christmas and New Year. All properties really do offer guests a taste of luxury living while offering many family friendly facilities.\n\nGitcombe Estate nestles in gorgeous countryside in Devon’s South Hams Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The estate lies close to an amazing beautiful coastline stunning beaches and the chic waterside towns of Dartmouth and Salcombe. There are so many attractions and outdoor activities close by including Woodlands Adventure park National Trust properties golf clubs sailing kayaking watersports cycling many bird watching nature reserves tennis and horse riding and for racing fans there are two race courses at Exeter and Newton Abbot. Beach 6¾ miles. Shop 2 miles pub and restaurant ½ mile.\nThese properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 54 guests."
Gitcombe Retreat: sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. 3 super kingsize, 1 kingsize. Private parking and a sitting out area.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With wood burner, Smart TV and Sonos sound system.
Dining area: With bi-folding doors leading to balcony.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en-suite wet room with shower and toilet.
Lower Ground Floor:
Bedroom 2: With super kingsize bed and en-suite shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 3: With super kingsize bed, door to sitting-out area and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 4: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request).
Bathroom: With Ashton and Bentley bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Air source heat pump underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate. Welcome pack. Sitting-out area with garden furniture and BBQ. Hot tub (private). Private parking for 4 cars. Wheelchair access. No smoking. Visit England Gold Awarded property. Please note: Sorry, no hen or stag parties. The property has a natural water supply from a borehole.
Shared on-site facilities: 14-acre grounds with tennis court and children’s play area. Indoor heated swimming pool with jacuzzi section, shower and changing facilities (10m x 5m, depth 1m), outdoor heated swimming pool, sauna, steam room and hot tub (all open daily 8:30am-8:30pm). Visit England 5* Gold Awarded Property
What you need to know
The swimming pool is open from 8:30am to 8:30pm. This property has a natural water supply.
One of the bedrooms has direct access to the hot tub. Bedroom 3 is initially made up as a double, however they can be separated to make twin beds if requested at the time of booking. Bedroom 2 is initially set up as three single beds, however they can be made up as one super king and one single bed if requested at the time of booking.