Churchgate House


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3 bedrooms

Up to 7 guests



Key Features

  • Property code: CHUGAT
  • Changeover day: Friday
  • Nearby shop
  • Designated parking
  • 2 or more bathrooms
  • Nearby pub or restaurant
  • Real fire
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden or outside space
  • Washing machine


Nestled in the heart of the friendly and welcoming South Devon village of Blackawton, Churchgate House provides charming holiday accommodation appealing to both families and couples alike.  This pretty 400 year old listed cottage has recently undergone a sympathetic and tasteful refurbishment, the house boasts a large enclosed sunny garden as well as feature stone fireplaces inset with multi-fuel stoves to snuggle up in front of.  Churchgate House is within yards of Blackawton’s village pub, village shop and children’s play ground. Surrounded by beautiful South Hams rolling countryside, there is plenty of good walking; and Blackawton is perfectly located for easy access to Dartmouth and just a few minutes’ drive from the family favourite of Woodlands Leisure Park as well as the popular long stretches of coast at Slapton and Blackpool Sand’s wonderful beach.      

Front door into hallway. Dual aspect lounge with feature stone fireplace with multi fuel stove, two reclining sofas, armchair, beanbag, window seat, music centre with CD, TV and DVD. Dining roomwith oak dining table to seat nine and multi-fuel stove.  Kitchen with traditional painted units and in-built Devon dresser, electric oven, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and TV.  Utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer, second fridge and separate freezer.  Simple functional shower room with shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.  First floor: spacious bedroom 1 with 4ft 6inch double bed, built-in wardrobe, teasmaid, TV and wash basin.  Bedroom 2 with 4ft 6inch double bed, 3ft single bed, walk-in wardrobe, TV and wash basin.  Bedroom 3 with two 3ft single beds, built-in wardrobe, TV with DVD and wash basin.  Family bathroom with bath with shower over, heated towel rail, wash basin and WC. 

Large sunny level grassed enclosed garden to the rear of the property furnished with table, parasol, chairs and barbecue – perfect for al fresco dining. Rotary washing line.  

Private parking for one car on driveway.  Plentiful additional on road parking within close proximity to the house.

  • Included: Bed linen and towels, WiFi, one skuttle of coal, standard cot, dog gate for base of stairs, electricity, heating (night storage heaters supplemented with freestanding electric fan heaters).

  • Dogs: Two well behaved dogs welcome. Pet Charge: £25.00 per pet per week (£30.00 from Jan 2019).

  • Telephone: Landline telephone for incoming calls and emergency outgoing calls.  Mobile reception poor for some providers.

  • Local Facilities:   Village shop with Post Office and one village pub within short walking distance, The George.  Dartmouth 6 miles.   Totnes 10 miles.  Kingsbridge 9 miles.  Beaches at Blackpool Sands: 5 miles, Slapton: 4.5 miles, Strete Gate (dog friendly year round): 5 miles. Golf 2 miles. Woodlands Family Theme Park 1 mile.

October 2017

if this house becomes available again when we next head to Devon, we would definitely look to stay again.

October 2017

Enjoyable week, the village is handy for walks, local community shop excellent. Plenty to keep occupied locally.

September 2015

This was a spacious, spotless cottage that was perfect for us and our 2 dogs. The garden was much appreciated for its size and privacy. The caretaker and all other locals were incredibly friendly and welcoming. Blackawton is not a holiday village so you get a real sense of Devon, which we loved. The local walks leaflet was helpful and the voucher for the volunteer-run village shop was an unexpected lovely extra. Thank you.

July 2015

my husband and I and our daughter husband, two grandchildren and two dogs have just had the most wonderful holiday, staying in your beautiful cottage. It was so spacious, clean,everything we needed to make our stay enjoyable. The bottle of wine was a lovey touch . We all fell in love with the village,finding everybody so friendly. We had wonderful meals in the pub across the road the cottage, and it was a pleasure using the cute little community shop. We loved every day of our holiday .many thanks again .x

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