Rafters is a 2 bedroom, dog-friendly cottage set in a peaceful South Hams private valley near the beautiful beaches of Start Bay. It has sliding patio doors and an airy open-plan ground floor, leading to a sunny, fully enclosed garden.
Rafters is one of a collection of stone cottages at Dittiscombe Estate near Slapton Village. The Estate is a 20-acre conservation valley, all managed for the enjoyment of guests. Dogs are welcome here as there is plenty of space to walk and play safely in the garden and grounds. During the school summer holidays there is a Family Nature Walk every Sunday through the Estate with local ecologist Ken Neal which free to Dittiscombe guests.
The sitting area features a stone-built fireplace and surround with a flame-effect electric fire and storage heater, Wifi and TV with streaming, bookshelves, two double sofas and coffee tables.
The fully-equipped kitchen area has a ceramic hob, microwave, electric oven and storage heater, and the dining area has an extending oak dining table and four chairs.
The bathroom is on the ground floor and has a bath with electric shower over, an electric fan heater and storage heater, basin and toilet.
Upstairs there is a galleried landing which leads to the two bedrooms. The main bedroom has low, ancient rafters and a kingsize bed; the second bedroom has two single beds. Both bedrooms have storage heaters.
One step through the patio doors takes you to the fully enclosed level garden which is surrounded by trees, hedges, climbers, a stone wall and fencing. Wooden tables, chairs and a bench all sit on a gravelled area with garden pots and climbers, with a further area of lawn in front. A wooden gate leads to Willows garden next door.
If Rafters is unavailable we have other 2 bedroom, dog-friendly cottages so please call Ruth & Jon on 01548 521272 or visit our website to find live availability and booking. Other cottages at Dittiscombe: Buddleia (2 bedrooms, 2 dogs welcome). Dovecote (2 bedrooms, 2 dogs welcome), Willows (4 bedrooms, 2 dogs welcome), Honeysuckle (one bedroom, 1 dog welcome), The Owlery (1 bedroom, pet free).
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