Idyllic Waters Edge sits in an enviable creekside position overlooking the picturesque River Dart in the pretty village of Stoke Gabriel, with all you need for the perfect holiday right on your doorstep. Families will love this tranquil waterside haven where the youngsters can practice their crabbing skills virtually from the front door and groups of friends can enjoy the variety of inlets and secret coves waiting to be explored by paddle board or kayak.
Stoke Gabriel can be found deep in the heart of the gorgeous South Hams on the banks of the River Dart and from the moment you arrive in this dreamy location you will realise you are somewhere very special indeed. Semi-detached Waters Edge sits in a prime position a mere stone's throw from the creek in the most magical of settings. The ground floor is open plan to make the most of the fabulous panoramic views with patio doors leading to the patio from the living-room. Comfy sofas in neutral shades invite you to relax here and if you can bear to tear yourself away from the view, the Smart TV will offer movie entertainment after a busy day. A gorgeous feature dining-table is the perfect place to gather everyone to chat about the adventures of the day and the well-equipped kitchen sits opposite so the chef can join in too. Everything has been thought of here to make your holiday enjoyable right down to the dishwasher so no squabbling about the washing up! The thoughtful owners have added nautical touches throughout Waters Edge and these add to the charm of this beautiful home. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms, both with king-size beds and luxury linens. Bedroom one has a balcony with stunning views down the creek, a blissful place to enjoy your morning coffee or some quiet time absorbing your surroundings. Two bathrooms can also be found on this floor, bathroom one has a lovely feature bath and a shower cubicle, whilst bathroom two has an elegant roll-top bath, perfect for a relaxing soak. Climb the stairs to the second floor and a fun bedroom can be found with twin beds and bunk-beds, the children in the party will just adore this charming room. Outside the space is perfectly utilised to make the most of the dreamy views and glorious Devon sunshine. A patio leading from the living-room gives a waterside seat where you can watch the water world pass by. Another private patio to the rear invites you to light up the barbecue and dine under the stars, and a secure yard provides the perfect place to store wetsuits. From dawn until dusk your days will be spent in blissful serenity at Waters Edge.
The South Hams is an unspoilt paradise with verdant countryside and beautiful seascapes, hidden creeks and calm waters. The pretty village of Stoke Gabriel sits on the banks of the river Dart, ideal for water sports lovers, walkers and anyone looking for a peaceful and tranquil setting. The waterside restaurant, The River Shack, is open for breakfast, dinner and everything in between and simply the perfect spot to spoil yourselves by wining and dining whilst the tide ebbs and flows, you really have landed in holiday heaven here! If you feel like exploring a little further afield the delights of Dartmouth, Brixham, Dittisham and Totnes are a very short car journey away. The naval town of Dartmouth has some fabulous restaurants and boutique shops, all close to the bustling harbourside where passenger ferries run to and fro.
Brixham is another colourful harbourside town and a great place to spend the day. The golden sandy beaches of south Devon are also a short journey away where you can hone your paddle boarding and kayak skills on the open sea. And for the walkers in the group, there's miles of stunning coast path, forests and countryside just waiting to be explored. So welcome to your idyllic holiday abode Waters Edge where holiday dreams can come true.
A 10m Doral Intrigue boat, moored on the River Dart at Stoke Gabriel/Duncannon, sleeping up to 8, is available by separate negotiation directly with the owner - subject to qualification, experience, and insurance.
Open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas. Smart TV and wood-burner. Electric hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, fridge, freezer and dishwasher
Cloakroom with WC and wash-basin
Bedroom 1 with king-size double bed (5')
Bedroom 2 with king-size double bed (5')
Bathroom 1 with bath, hand shower attachment, shower cubicle, WC and wash-basin
Bathroom 2 with roll-top bath, hand shower attachment, WC and wash-basin
Bedroom 3 with twin beds (3') and bunk-beds (3')
Please take care with children at this waterside location. *A cot is not provided, bring your own travel cot.
- Dogs welcome
- Arrive/Depart Friday
- Short breaks available
- Wood-burner/Open fire
- Public car park (100 yds distant)
- No smoking
- Pub 50 yds
- Courtyard furniture
- Full gas-fired CH
Idyllic Waters Edge sits in a prime creekside position.
Waters Edge has panoramic views over the river Dart.
Watch the tide ebb and flow from the dining-table.
The main bedroom has a fabulous balcony where you can relax from dawn until dusk.
The view from the balcony of bedroom 1.
Waters Edge is quite literally on the water's edge.
Watch the boats come and go on the river Dart from this idyllic spot.
The Smart TV will keep everyone entertained, if you can tear yourselves away from the view!
The gorgeous wood-burner makes Waters Edge the perfect year round location.
The gorgeous open plan L-shaped living space has oodles of room for everyone.
A quiet corner to enjoy the view.
Nautical touches marry seamlessly with contemporary furnishings here.
The super kitchen has all you need for holiday entertaining including the all-important dishwasher.
Chat with guests at the table whilst creating a culinary masterpiece.
Devon is renowned for its freshly grown produce so call in at one of the many farm shops and roadside stalls to stock up.
Bedroom 1 on the first floor has a magical balcony where you can sit and absorb your beautiful surroundings.
Characterful furnishings in bedroom 1.
There are two bathrooms on the first floor so no queuing for a morning shower here.
The fabulous bath in bathroom 1 has a hand shower attachment and also a separate shower cubicle.
Bedroom 2 has a king-size bed and views over the creek.
Love the nautical theme.
The fabulous roll-top bath in the second bathroom is the perfect place for a long soak.
This bright and cheerful bathroom even has twin sinks.
Children will adore bedroom 3 on the second floor with twin beds and bunk-beds to choose from.
This room is perfect for larger families with twins and bunk-beds.
What fun the children in the party will have here.
The gorgeous bistro table sits on a patio outside the living-room and is the perfect spot for morning coffee overlooking the tranquil creek.
Light the barbecue and enjoy al fresco dining on the rear patio.
Waters Edge really does have the best location.
Welcome to the very gorgeous Waters Edge.
10M Doral Intrigue Moored on the Dart at Stoke Gabriel / Duncannon Sleeps up to 8 Available by separate negotiation directly with the owner – subject to qualification, experience, and insurance
The River Shack sits on the water front opposite Waters Edge, perfect for coffees, cakes, lunch, dinner and of course ice cream!
Brixham harbour is only minutes away by car, offering numerous eateries and welcoming watering holes.
The famous Golden Hind floats proudly in Brixham Harbour. All aboard for a real pirate adventure, certainly one for the younger members of the party to enjoy.
Pretty as a picture, Brixham Harbour.
Adventures are all around. Pop across to Dittisham on the Dartmouth Ferry. The little ones will love it!
The sea water swimming pool at Shoalstone, Brixham is perfect on a sunny day.
Gorgeous Blackpool Sands, one of many beautiful south Devon beaches.
The river Dart runs through the charming naval town of Dartmouth.