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Woodbine House in Kingswear, Devon

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sleeps 4
2 rooms
1 bathroom

Woodbine House description

Woodbine House is a traditional two bedroom house which lies a short way up Wood Lane in Kingswear and overlooks the River Dart from almost every room. A full width balcony which enjoys the afternoon and evening sun is accessed by French doors from both the living and dining areas, and provides breathtaking panoramic views. Stylishly furnished, it has been awarded the prestigious ‘four star platinum’ award by Visit England. Situated in a peaceful setting the house is just a short walk from the ferries across the river to lively Dartmouth, and the marina car park where a parking space is provided.

From the delightful setting of Kingswear alongside the River Dart, guests are perfectly located to explore and discover the natural delights of this area. Take a ride on the Dartmouth Steam Railway, winding along the banks of the river and then along the Paignton coastline. Relax on board a boat trip up to Dartmouth, taking in the spectacular rural views and array of wildlife en route. For those of a more active nature join the South West Coastal Path as it undulates and winds its way to Brixham, challenging but ultimately rewarding with unrivalled coastal views. Along the way stop off at Coleton Fishacre, owned by the National Trust and the former residence of the D’Oyly Carte family and home to a 30 acre garden.

Across the river from Kingswear is the historic naval town of Dartmouth. Easily accessible by the regular foot or car ferry and a great reason to stroll through the narrow lanes and discover the array of galleries showcasing local art. The Britannia Naval College can also be visited on certain days along with the remains of Dartmouth Castle, at the mouth of the River Dart.

Kingswear Village Stores offer deliveries free of charge to Blue Chip properties located in Kingswear, specialising in a range of locally sourced produce. Call 01803 752291 for full details of times and availability of deliveries.

A welcome pack is provided for each booking and includes tea, coffee, milk, sugar, bread, butter, eggs, cereal and a bottle of wine.

Please be aware that the property is situated on a lane(sign posted as 6ft6 max).


A fully fitted kitchen with under floor heating, situated on the first floor. Features an integral fridge, freezer, washer/dryer and dishwasher. Full utensils and accessories including microwave, kettle, toaster, cafetiere, iron and ironing board. An additional oak dining table and four chairs.

Dining Room/Area

The dining area, also on the top floor, has a second set of French doors providing access to the balcony. Stunning views of the River Dart can be enjoyed even from the dining table. Features include a large oak dining table and four chairs, oak sideboard, and a CD player. Highchair provided.

Living Room/Area

Situated on the top floor, the living area provides spectacular views of Dartmouth, the River Dart and surrounding countryside. French doors lead onto the balcony. Stylishly furnished with a three-seater sofa, two armchairs, oak coffee table, and side tables with reading lamps. Features a flatscreen TV with Sky and Freeview channels, Sky+ hard drive recorder, DVD player and Playstation 2.

Master Bedroom

Located on the ground floor with views of the courtyard and up the River Dart to the upper ferry. Furnished with a large kingsize bed, double wardrobe, chest of drawers and two bedside tables with lamps. Wall mounted flatscreen TV with Freeview. Digital radio with Bluetooth so you can stream your own music.

Bedroom 2

Situated on the first floor, this room overlooks the courtyard and down to the River Dart. Furnished with two single beds, a double wardrobe, chest of drawers and a bedside table with lamp. A travel cot is available.

Family Bathroom

A spacious room on the ground floor with underfloor heating and heated towel rail. Features a bath, separate shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.

Garden Description

A full width balcony with tables and seating provides magnificent views of the river, Dartmouth and the surrounding countryside. A private courtyard with table and four chairs.


A car parking space is provided in the marina car park. Please note: there is a short walk up a steep hill to the property from the marina car park.


  • Stylishly furnished to a high specification throughout.
  • Breathtaking panoramic views of Dartmouth and the River Dart.
  • Balcony with French doors from the living and dining areas, and a private courtyard.
  • Parking space provided in the marina car park.
  • A four star platinum  rated 2 bedroom village house, sleeping 4.

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