Strawberry Water

Devon
Self-catering


One big house (or out of season, 3 smaller ones) to make you smile. Revel in the originality, roam the grounds, stroll to the beautiful bay

Place

3 places

Sleeps

Sleeping from 4 – 10

The
Experience

Tumble down a narrow lane through woods to an amazing house between the hills and the shingle-sands. There are tantalizing glimpses of the sea from upper windows, and nature all around. It’s an L-shaped house with the Cottage to the rear, the main house at the centre, and (thrillingly reached via a bookcase door) the Dungeon at the end. Once a hideaway, it is now full of sunlight and colour (and sports three retro sofas from a night club!). The Cottage, smaller, more traditional, reveals the same high standard of finish – everything is immaculate here. The main house living space is huge, with a sweep of geothermically heated floor, a roaring wood-burner and a table that seats at least 12. Each kitchen is different and there’s no skimping on kit: a Smeg fridge here, fun 50s’ units there, and everything a good cook needs, from garlic presses to juicers. Bathrooms exude originality – and deep tubs. Bedrooms are quirky, romantic and restful. You can stroll to the bay, walk through the woods to the pub, book up surfing, fishing or a chef: the owners will arrange whatever you fancy.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
4pm
Check out
10am
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 6 nights. Pets by arrangement.
Closed
Never.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £74
Weekly price
from £520
Damage deposit
£750
1 House for 10
From £1864 bedrooms
1 House for 4
From £742 bedrooms
1 House for 4
From £1292 bedrooms

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Lee Robertson

  • a few minutes walk from a stunning devonshire beach, follow the stream side footpath from close to the house past wild flowers, meadows and waterfalls before crossing the stream over stepping stones and down to the beach.
  • New 6 seater wood fired sauna fitted for Summer 2014 situated in secluded garden area next to the stream.
  • In quiet Devon valley with few cars passing and surrounded by wonderful walking through valleys or over cliffs.
  • The Old Smithy Inn is an old thatched Inn situated at the top of the valley. Its a an uphill walk there, but thankfully downhill on the way home.
  • There is a community run store for essentials near Welcombe Cross open 9 till 1.
  • Over three acres of gardens means there is plenty of room for play, relaxation or seclusion for all of your group.