LOCATION The Merchant's House opens onto historic Smith Street (dating from medieval times and the oldest street in Dartmouth) and overlooks the 14th Century Church of St Saviours to the rear. Dartmouth's boutiques, restaurants and tea rooms, as well as the picturesque River Dart are all accessible within a few minutes (mostly level) walk. Blackpool Sands beach is just a 5-10 minute drive away whilst Woodlands Theme Park is just 3 miles outside of Dartmouth.
ENTRANCE The house can be accessed from either Smith Street or via Anzac Street where there is an opportunity to stop briefly and load/unload.
DINING AREA The Smith Street entrance leads into an open plan dining area with solid oak parquet flooring. There is an extending table and chairs to allow for up to eight people to dine in comfort, and a DAB radio/CD/iPod player.
KITCHEN The dining area and oak parquet flooring continue into a contemporary kitchen with fitted units and solid wooden worktops. The kitchen is very well equipped with 4-ring ceramic hob, electric oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, expresso machine and breakfast bar with stools. Also provided is a restored Victorian kitchen table.
LOUNGE On the first floor is a cosy and very well presented living room with two large sofas, flat screen TV (with Digital Freeview), DVD player and extensive library of DVDs, books and games.
BEDROOMS Three in total. On the first floor is a twin bedroom suite with two wooden-framed single beds, bedside units and drawers. The room is also equipped with a combination flat screen TV/DVD player (with Digital Freeview). On the second floor is a further twin bedroom with two wooden-framed single beds, bedside units, wardrobe, drawers and fully tiled en suite shower room comprising shower cubicle, w.c., wash-hand basin and heated towel rail. (N.B. There is an option to set-up a third single bed within this bedroom at an additional cost of £100.00 per week). Also at this level is the master bedroom with King-size bed, bedside units, built-in wardrobe, drawers and fully tiled en suite shower room comprising shower cubicle, w.c., wash-hand basin and heated towel rail. N.B. All duvets, pillows, bed linen and towels (excluding those for the beach) are provided.
BATH/SHOWER ROOMS In addition to the two en- suite shower rooms (listed above) is a fully tiled family bathroom on the 1st floor with larger corner bath, rain head shower (over), additional hand-held shower, w.c., wash-hand and basin and heated towel rail. All the bathroom/shower rooms are fitted with hand-made oak cabinets..
UTILITY ROOM At the lower ground floor level is a very good-sized utility room with terracotta tiled flooring. There is a washing machine, tumble dryer, large fridge/freezer, sink and fitted units. The lower ground floor opens onto Anzac Street.
PARKING A car parking permit, for one car, is provided for the Mayors Avenue public car park (subject to available spaces)/Dartmouth Park and Ride from 28th March 2015 for 6 months until the 26th September 2015.
WIFI Wireless broadband internet is available.
OTHER INFORMATION Mostly wooden flooring on the ground floor with carpets in all bedrooms. Gas fired central heating and hot water. Strictly no smoking or pets permitted.