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Hewton House and Cottages - Driftwood

Weir Quay, Bere Peninsula, Devon
Grade 5 Star rating

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14/05/2019
Sleeps4
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms1
Pets 2
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Description

Driftwood is a beautifully appointed property set in the Bere Peninsula with views, walks and a pool - what more could you ask for!

Detached, contemporary, stylish property with full-length glass walls, oak and stone elements. High vaulted ceilings in living/dining room with French doors to large sundeck. Contemporary kitchen, slate floor. Double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with roll-top bath, shower cubicle, toilet.

  • Full oil CH inc
  • T/cot
  • W/machine
  • D/washer
  • Shared freezer
  • Broadband connection
  • Large secluded garden with decking and sunbeds

  • Elec, bed linen and towels inc
  • Two Freeview TVs
  • DVD
  • Radio/CD
  • M/wave
  • Shared t/dryer
  • Wi-fi broadband
  • Shared 5-acre landscaped gardens with woodland walk and 2-acre field
  • Shared use of owners’ outdoor heated swimming pool (38ft x 16ft, depth 3ft to 8ft, open mid May - late Sep, weather permitting)
  • Parking
  • Cycle store
  • No smoking
  • NB: Pond in garden

Located in a tranquil, rural setting on the beautiful Bere Peninsula, the tiny hamlet of Hewton nestles within a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the rolling fields that run down to the Tamar Estuary, which forms the Devon/Cornwall border. The properties are superbly appointed and a real credit to the owners. From the extensive 5-acre gardens there are the most spectacular views down the valley and over the river where yachts lie moored. The owners’ formal garden is beautifully landscaped and is home to many unusual and exotic plants, a koi pond and large, mature trees. The outdoor heated swimming pool is surrounded by decking and there are sun loungers and garden furniture for guests to relax on and admire the view. There is a large field towards the bottom of the gardens and a mature wooded valley. These properties offer complete tranquil relaxation in a truly picturesque setting - ideal for couples as well as those with children. On the doorstep are splendid walks, cycle routes and horse riding with tennis, golf, fishing, sailing and canoeing available locally. The ancient stannery town of Tavistock, Dartmoor and several NT properties (including Cotehele and Buckland Abbey) are close by, and the beaches of South and North Devon within an hour’s drive. Shops 2 miles.

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Features

  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • WiFi
    WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Luxury Collection
    Luxury Collection
  • Swimming Pool
    Swimming Pool
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle


Customer Comments

  • 8

    11/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 08/06/2019
    This is a lovely location. Really nice property. Beautiful views. It needs attention to linens and towels. 2 small old towels are not sufficient for use. Bedding poor quality. TV’s, media, very old, needs replacing. These are details. Overall, a lovely property for a holiday.


  • 7

    11/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 08/09/2018
    Beautiful location and a cosy, private accommodation. The owners were very helpful and gave us some great info on things to do in the surrounding areas. The only negative was the extremely uncomfortable beds in which we could get very little sleep.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; We were very sorry to hear you found the beds uncomfortable and wish you had let us know so we could have done something about it. We have now put new mattresses in both bedrooms so would love for you to come back and try them out.

  • 9

    30/07/2018
    Confirmed guest, 28/07/2018
    Wonderful week at Driftwood, what a location & view, just beautiful! Bryony gave us a lovely welcome with great tips about what to do in the area. Fab chocolate cake & fudge left for us. The swimming pool was the real highlight of the week, it was amazing we all loved it. It was perfectly warm, decent size & went from 3ft to 8ft deep, just a few paces away from the cottage in a stunning setting. David also gave us great ideas for days out.


  • 10

    22/07/2018
    Confirmed guest, 21/07/2018
    A beautiful location with breathtaking views and a myriad of excellent walks from the house. The swimming pool was first class and sparkling. Pubs and shops need to be driven to. Local parishioners and priest very friendly.


  • 10

    08/07/2018
    Confirmed guest, 30/06/2018
    Wonderful setting ,wonderful hospitality and the driftwood cottage itself was excellent


  • 8

    11/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 08/06/2019
    This is a lovely location. Really nice property. Beautiful views. It needs attention to linens and towels. 2 small old towels are not sufficient for use. Bedding poor quality. TV’s, media, very old, needs replacing. These are details. Overall, a lovely property for a holiday.


  • 7

    11/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 08/09/2018
    Beautiful location and a cosy, private accommodation. The owners were very helpful and gave us some great info on things to do in the surrounding areas. The only negative was the extremely uncomfortable beds in which we could get very little sleep.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; We were very sorry to hear you found the beds uncomfortable and wish you had let us know so we could have done something about it. We have now put new mattresses in both bedrooms so would love for you to come back and try them out.

  • 9

    30/07/2018
    Confirmed guest, 28/07/2018
    Wonderful week at Driftwood, what a location & view, just beautiful! Bryony gave us a lovely welcome with great tips about what to do in the area. Fab chocolate cake & fudge left for us. The swimming pool was the real highlight of the week, it was amazing we all loved it. It was perfectly warm, decent size & went from 3ft to 8ft deep, just a few paces away from the cottage in a stunning setting. David also gave us great ideas for days out.


  • 10

    22/07/2018
    Confirmed guest, 21/07/2018
    A beautiful location with breathtaking views and a myriad of excellent walks from the house. The swimming pool was first class and sparkling. Pubs and shops need to be driven to. Local parishioners and priest very friendly.


  • 10

    08/07/2018
    Confirmed guest, 30/06/2018
    Wonderful setting ,wonderful hospitality and the driftwood cottage itself was excellent


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