Light and airy ground floor apartment set within a beautiful 1900's building with large surrounding gardens. The gardens boast stunning views of the sea and the surrounding beautiful South Devon coastline. Landmark sights to view include the majestic and ancient Thurlestone Rock, the nearby Burgh Island with its Art Deco hotel (Agatha Christie's inspirational location for her novel 'Evil Under The Sun'), and the fabulous golden sands of Bantham Beach ever popular with families and surfers alike. 9 The Downs is the perfect peaceful spot to escape to and relax by the coast and to begin your exploration of all this beautiful area of South Devon has to offer which will bring you back year after year to enjoy.
The property is a newly modernised 2 bedroom ground floor flat in an extension to a building dating back to 1907 which sits above the village of Thurlestone with commanding views of both sea and countryside.
The flat has its own private entrance, accessible via a key lock and consists of hall, kitchen/sitting room, 2 bedrooms one a double and the other with a pair of adult bunks and bathroom with bath and shower.
The flat is light and airy and has good quality furniture and carpets as well as a nice selection of art work on the walls.
There is broadband and a tv plus dvd player, together with a good selection of dvds. There is central heating. There is a dishwasher and a washing machine in the well equipped kitchen.
Thurlestone is a very pretty village on the sea in South Hams area of south Devon. It is an ideal place for beach, walking holidays or golfers. The Coastal Path is directly accessible from the flat. There are several dog-friendly beaches in Thurlestone which never get too crowded as well as the famous surfing beach at Bantham. All of these are accessible by foot.
Free parking at property
Things to do
The flat is within walking distance of many splendid beaches suitable for swimming, surfing, Sailing and walking. A local pub and village store are within easy walking distance. There are many other eateries including the Beach cafe which are also within walking distance. The coastal path and Thurlestone golf course are both directly accessible from the flat.
The ancient market town of Kingsbridge is just a short drive away, with many interesting shops to browse, places to eat, a museum, and a popular fortnightly farmers market beside the estuary.
Also just a short drive away is the beautiful harbour town of Salcombe, popular with sailors and with quirky shops and many places to eat out and enjoy the local seafood beside the water.
There is so much to see and do in the area you will need to return again and again to experience everything this magical part of South Devon has to offer.
Out and About
There is a bus stop in Thurlestone village opposite the shop with buses to Kingsbridge and Salcombe, however a car is recommended as the frequency of buses is quite sparse.