- Property code: 7DFOUR
- Changeover day: Friday
- Designated parking
- 2 or more bathrooms
- Discount for small parties
- Real fire
- Short Breaks available
- Central heating
- Garden or outside space
- Washing machine
Dufour at the Fallapit Estate is a collection of luxury dwellings around a lovely communal courtyard. The high spec property with high ceilings has been furnished to very high standards and guests will be made to feel particularly homely and cosy with underfloor floor heating, exceptional equipment and furnishings and ample comfortable seating.
The property enjoys access to 18 acres of land to explore and peaceful seating areas overlooking the lake to soak up the evening sun. The village of East Allington is home to a vibrant pub, well stocked shop and close community. Several sandy beaches, and many seaside towns and villages in the South Hams are within just a short drive away.
Front or rear entrance to well equipped kitchen diner with electric cooker and hob, large fridge freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher and microwave. Dining area with table to seat 6 and 2 armchairs and side table. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Bedroom 3 with single beds (please note: virtual tour shows this room in its former set up as a double). Family shower room with large walk in shower cubicle, basin and WC. Stairs to first floor: Large lounge with high ceilings, Juliet balcony, Smart TV with Youview box, stove effect gas fire, 2 sofas, chaise longue, armchair with foot stool and tub chair. Master bedroom with king bed and en suite bathroom with bath with hand held shower, separate shower cubicle, 2 basins and WC.
Communal courtyard at front of property with bistro table and chairs, outside bench at rear of property. 18 acres of land to explore including pretty woodland walkways and decking area overlooking the lake.
Designated parking for 1 car. Further visitor parking also available.
- Included: Bed linen and towels. Underfloor heating. Cot and baby high chair.
- Telephone: Mobile reception variable. Wi-Fi
- Local facilities: Numerous beaches within 15-20 minute drive. Pub 1 mile. Village shop 1 mile. Kingsbridge with all facilities 4 miles. Dartmouth 8 miles. Totnes 7 miles. Salcombe 9 miles.
Yes - We enjoyed our stay at 7 Dufour very much and would certainly recommend.
The Fortescue Arms
(Less than a mile)
The Fortescue Arms is a popular meeting place for locals, and visitors are always given a warm welcome. The beamed ceilings, candlelit restaurant and open fires create a cosy atmosphere in the winter and the quiet, comfortable garden makes for the perfect place to dine al fresco in the summer.
The Fortescue Arms East Allington TQ9 7RA (T: 01548 521215)
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Lovely pub with great food, in a wonderful village with some fantastic walks through the countryside
We had Sunday lunch here on Easter Sunday, it was delicious! My party of 7 eat out a lot, and are picky - I can thoroughly recommend this pub.
Friendly atmosphere and food very good.
Avon Mill Garden Centre & Café
A great place to stop for coffee or a meal after browsing the plants and gifts at this attractive riverside garden centre. Delicious breakfasts, lunches, cakes and cream teas are all served in the warm and comfortable café with outdoor seating for sunny days.
Avon Mill Garden Centre & Café Woodleigh Road, Loddiswell TQ7 4DD (T: 01548 550338)
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Nice food, very busy when we went and had to queue for a while. Nice conservatory room, definitely a good place for breakfasts or afternoon tea.
An upmarket garden centre with associated other 'outlets'. A very pleasant cash extraction facility, should you have an upmarket garden and/or excess cash.
Located in a lovely area. Reminiscent of other multi purpose garden centres although on a smaller scale. Cafe does very good scones.
Lovely garden centre with some additional shops. Enjoyed our Devon cream tea in the cafe - 2 scones par cream tea and the scones were large!
Lovely breakfasts and very friendly service. Highly recommended.
The Loddiswell Inn
Good local with good selection of pub grub and special deals. Sunday roast particularly good!
South Devon Chilli Farm & Café
A ten acre site dedicated to farming chillies of all shapes, sizes and heat! Lots to do here including tours of the farm, chilli tastings, kids play area and a bright and airy café with beautiful views. Chilli beer, savoury cream teas with chilli jam and chocolate chilli con carne are specialities using chillies grown on the farm, alongside more traditional offerings.
South Devon Chilli Farm & Café Wigford Cross, Loddiswell TQ7 4DX (T: 01548 550782)
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An excellent small venue - with everything chilli and everything you wanted to know about chillis - with a good little café and very friendly staff. Lots of 'gifts' to buy or things with which to spoil oneself. Easy to find and with plenty of parking.
Well worth a visit and ideal for a chilli themed breakfast - staff are helpful and provide expert advice in respect of chilli growing. Lots of produce to buy too - home grown Padron Peppers were available to buy and were perfect!
The Old Inn
This conveniently placed country pub, originally built in the 14th century and today offering good quality locally sourced food is a great place to stop off and enjoy lunch, dinner or a traditional Devon cream tea. Ample parking, friendly staff and a large garden add to the appeal.
The Old Inn Halwell TQ9 7JA (T: 01803 712329)
Dittiscombe Equestrian Centre
The Art Café
On Fore Street in Kingsbridge, The Art Café is one of those joyous places where children and adults can enjoy visiting thanks to good coffee, good cake, toasted sandwiches and tea cakes alongside a welcoming, peaceful environment. Here you can paint ceramics to your heart’s content. Open from 10am-5pm daily, they offer pottery parties and takeaway ceramic painting if you want to take the experience home to your South Devon holiday cottage. Prices vary according to what you paint and staff are wonderfully helpful. It’s the perfect place to visit on a rainy day with the kids (they happen occasionally), or for a little peace and quiet after a long day outdoors.
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Great place for kids and adults on a rainy day
Really good place to visit (especially if weather isnt great) that'll keep kids happy for a few hours. Be warned that whatever you make will need firing in the kiln, so will be a day or two until picking it back up usually!
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Have been on several tours with Singing Paddles and have always enjoyed them. Really good fun and feels like you had a good workout by the end!
Harbour House Art Gallery
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A decent enough café, with reasonable coffee and a pleasant ambience, alongside a local art gallery with (when we visited) an eclectic mix of art and artifacts. And if you're into yoga, my guess is that any type of yoga you can imagine is available here. If the weather's nice, the rear courtyard garden is quite pleasant, too.
South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Walks and Trails
We have said it before and we will say it again, the reason South Devon attracts so many visitors and captures their hearts is because it really is a phenomenally beautiful part of the world, and as such is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in many areas. So walking is a great pleasure when you’re on holiday here, especially as there are over 40 routes in the AONB itself, ranging in length from two to 12 miles. They are a wonderful opportunity to explore the wildlife, archaeology and history of South Devon, as well as the views and scenery along the way.
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Walked the South West Coastal path from Plymouth to Hope Cove - fantastic!
Between Dartmouth and Slapton, Blackpool Sands is a beautiful shingle bay on the South West Coast Path, surrounded by evergreens and pine trees. It really is a treasure of a beach to visit while you’re in the area. Award-winning, the privately owned, blue flag beach boasts a sense of being in the Mediterranean on a good day in the summer, although a good jumper never goes amiss in this part of the world! You will no doubt not be surprised to hear that it is in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, however it also boasts ample facilities and things to do. There are showers, toilets and disabled facilities, as well as paddle board, kayak and wetsuit hire available for those wishing to earn their visit to The Venus Beach Café, where light bites and refreshments are served. The Venus Shop also sells all the bits and pieces you might want for fun and games on the beach if you have forgotten them or are in need of extra buckets and spades. The water at Blackpool Sands is known for being clean and clear and tested by the Environment Agency, and lifeguards are on hand in the summer (July to September) so there’s every reason to pop in for a dip. However, dogs are not allowed on the beach in the high season (12th March to 30th October) so keep the walking for the cooler months. There is parking available at the beach with seasonal charges, and you can find out more information on those from the Blackpool Sands information line on 01803 771800. This beach is easy to get to and quite literally fun and games for the whole family, as well as a beautiful place to visit at any time of the year to take in the view!
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Stunning beach, and you can get takeaway cream tea from the cafe to have on the beach!!
Our family 's favourite beach
The cost of the parking steep
Perfect venue for a sunny day! Secluded beach which is clean and tidy, with a cafe, snack bar and shop, beach equipment hire too
A long stretch of beach with spectacular views of the sea stretching into the distance, Slapton Sands is in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and for good reason. Adjacent to Slapton Ley, a freshwater lake that’s home to an abundance of wildlife and one of the many reasons people come to visit the area, the beach has a history of welcoming families in the summer for long days in the sunshine, building sandcastles, surfing, windsurfing and kayaking. It’s amazing to believe that this peaceful corner of South Devon has its place in military history as in 1943 the beach was taken over by allied forces to use as a rehearsal area for the D-Day landings. However, live ammunition and poor visibility ended in the deaths of more than 700 servicemen, so today there is a stone monument in place for Operation Tiger, as it was called, as well as a Sherman Tank at nearby Torcross. On a more current note, there is a beachside café at Slapton Sands for teas, coffees and other light bites, and there are also toilets nearby. The beach has disabled access, and also allows dogs throughout the year, so it really is fun for everyone and very easy to get to. There is parking nearby and in the summer months from May to September there is lifeguard cover. Last, but not least, a small collection of pubs reside in Torcross for those who are feeling peckish after a long day in the fresh air, or if you have been for a nice walk along the sand!
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Great place for a walk along the beach and had some great events for children at Easter. Great fish and chips in the pub at the end on Torcross
Clapton Sands is beautiful. The rocks are the most beautiful colours, wild flowers abound on the beach, the views in either direction are stunning and it is rarely over crowded.One of the most wonderful areas in the U.K.
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Britannia Fish - Great fish - always fresh and lovely family run business. A must for anyone who likes eating good fish!
Ideal for quiet and peaceful holiday with two good restaurants both of which are dog friendly.
Accessed either by boat, via a 10-minute walk through the woods from parking at Mill Bay, or a stroll from the Salcombe to East Portlemouth Ferry, Sunny Cove is a sandy beach which, as you might expect, catches the sun throughout the day, weather pending. It’s on the East Portlemouth side of the Salcombe Estuary opposite North Sands beach and Fort Charles, the ruined fortification that was originally constructed during the reign of Henry VIII to defend the Kingsbridge Estuary against French and Spanish Pirates. It’s a relatively gentle spot for swimming and ideal for picnics, lazy summer afternoons, and reaching on kayaks and paddle boards from other nearby beaches as well as being the perfect spot for building sandcastles. That said, the tide can come in quite quickly so make sure you don’t get caught out and be careful of the swell when bringing boats into the beach. Head there for the day in the summer or as a stop off en route to the café at Gara Rock or a longer walk along the coast path towards Prawle Point. Dogs are welcome all year round but keep in mind that there aren’t any facilities in the immediate vicinity (it would be a 10-15-minute walk along wooded footpaths) so take your sandwiches with you!