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Hope Thatch

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7 Nights See prices

  • £650  to  £1895

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Short Breaks From

  • £130 p/night
    Off peak
    (3 night min)
  • £505 p/night
    Peak season
    (3 night min)

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    5

  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (all year)

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Sorry
    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Access

    Stairs

  • Log Burner

About Hope Thatch

Hope Thatch a much loved and modernised thatched cottage that dates as far back as 1650 and is the oldest property in the picturesque South Hams village of Marlborough. Grade II listed, the original part of the cottage is cosy and inviting, but there’s a twist - an ultra modern extension housing the kitchen with bi-fold doors onto the enclosed garden, the family bathroom, downstairs wc and utility, and glass walled corridor. The cottage, which has been owned by the current owners and used as a holiday let for around 20 years, has been constantly maintained and improved over the years. The chimney has been re-instated to install a wood-burning stove, particularly favoured by winter guests. The new extension was added and shortly after listed building consent was given to widen the gates, the owner's provided private parking for guests. The cottage was rethatched in 2020 and since then the garden has been revamped to add a terrace for guests to dine and soak up the sun, and the entire first floor has been reconfigured and refurbished (previously Bedroom 1 was accessed via Bedroom 3, such are the quirks of a 17th century thatch!) to include new furniture, carpets, bedding etc. In order to enjoy the many and variable activities that the South Hams has to offer a cycle rack has also been added for the use of guests. It is an ideal base from which to explore the many attractions of this popular part of South Devon.

Malborough as a village has much to offer with its lovely attractive cottages lining its street which is also home to two pubs serving food, a bistro, a couple of shops and a church as a focal point - all a short stroll from Hope Thatch. Ideally placed, the cottage is just less than 2 miles from the beautiful harbour town of Salcombe and equal distance from the stunning coastal haven of Hope Cove.

Whether you drive or walk to Salcombe, you will find a great selection of interesting shops, pubs and restaurants. It is a famous centre of sailing and the estuary offers a good number of lovely sheltered sandy beaches where you can relax and coastal walks for those feeling energetic! You will not only see yachts and fishing boats bobbing up and down on the water but if you are lucky you may also see dolphins and seals in the estuary and a multitude of other wildlife.

Once a haunt for smugglers, Hope Cove today offers the perfect place to relax in a beautiful coastal setting. It is only a short drive from the cottage and this delightful fishing village is a pleasure to visit with its cobbled thatched cottages, complimented by pretty colourful gardens and window boxes in the summer months. It provides beautiful clean sandy beaches and is well known for its flora and fauna (along with its fresh crab and lobster!).

This beautiful part of South Devon has been attracting visitors for many years and has a great deal to offer all ages and energy levels. Whether you are simply looking for a relaxing holiday amongst beautiful countryside and coastline, or want to explore the areas many delights, this is an ideal holiday location.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Neil & Lynette Taylor joined Independent Cottages in January 2010


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (Devon)

Accommodation and facilities comprise:

  • At the back of the cottage there is a garden (with outdoor furniture) where you can relax when the sunshines and dine alfresco.
  • Two steps off an enclosed courtyard take you into the lobby.
  • The enclosed lobby leads into the living and dining areas.
  • The sitting area has comfy seating in front of with feature fireplace with log burner, beams and 46 inch 3D Smart television with a cinema surround-sound blue ray DVD, Xbox Kinect with Xbox live subscription, iPod dock and Netflix subscription. There is also Sky HD with 3D and Wi-fi Broadband for guests enjoyment and use.
  • There is a dining and seating area (including a sofa bed for additional guests), which then leads into the fitted kitchen, plus downstairs WC.
  • From the stairs there are steps to the bathroom.
  • Upstairs there are three bedrooms, a double, a twin and a single.

Additional information: The property rental includes electricity, Gas, linen and towels. Off-road parking available for 1 car with more on the road immediately outside the cottage garden or at the village hall which is within 100 yards away.

Hope Thatch Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Fri, 22nd Oct 2021 - Thu, 28th Oct 2021
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £777 | 4 nights: £1,036 - £1,294 | 5 nights: £1,295 | 6 nights: £1,295

7 Nights
£1,295

3 Nights
£777


Fri, 29th Oct 2021 - Thu, 4th Nov 2021
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £477 - £777 | 4 nights: £636 - £795 | 5 nights: £795 | 6 nights: £795

7 Nights
£795

3 Nights
From
£477


Fri, 5th Nov 2021 - Thu, 16th Dec 2021
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £477 - £636 | 4 nights: £636 - £795 | 5 nights: £795 | 6 nights: £795

7 Nights
£795

3 Nights
From
£477


Fri, 17th Dec 2021 - Mon, 20th Dec 2021
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3

7 Nights
£N/A

Min. 3 nights:
Enquire with Owner


Tue, 21st Dec 2021 - Mon, 27th Dec 2021
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £837 | 4 nights: £1,209 - £1,395 | 5 nights: £1,395 | 6 nights: £1,395

7 Nights
£1,395

3 Nights
£837


Tue, 28th Dec 2021 - Mon, 3rd Jan 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £648 | 4 nights: £993 | 5 nights: £1,295 | 6 nights: £1,295

7 Nights
£1,295

3 Nights
£648


Tue, 4th Jan 2022 - Thu, 6th Jan 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3

7 Nights
£N/A

Min. 3 nights:
Enquire with Owner

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms (1 Double, 1 Twin, 1 Single)
Children:
Yes
Dogs/Pets:
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Accessibility:
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
Smoking:
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Flexible
Payment Options:
Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Owner Area

Neil & Lynette Taylor
Member Since January 2010

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2019 Bookings Now Open - Rates have been left at 2018 prices for the remainder of the year but will be put up in 2019.

Last Minute Offers

No current last minute offers

Hope Thatch 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 4th October 2021

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