The Station Officer's House

east prawle

From £797

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5 bedrooms

Up to 9 guests



Key Features

  • Property code: THESTA
  • Changeover day: Sunday
  • 2 or more bathrooms
  • Access statement available
  • Near beach
  • Central heating
  • Parking (see description for details)
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden or outside space
  • Nearby pub or restaurant
  • Real fire
  • Nearby shop
  • Village
  • Washing machine
  • Waterside
  • WiFi


Located on the most southerly tip of Devon with wonderful sea views from the garden and most rooms, The Station Officer’s House is a delightful home from home, great for a relaxing family get together or for couples and friends wanting beautiful, peaceful surroundings.  Located at the end of a mews of coastguard cottages, this comfortable, spacious and interesting property looks out to The Channel and surrounding rugged coastline with the amazing South West Coastal Path cutting through the meadow at the end of the garden. This place is a must for those who love dramatic walks with the dogs and getting away from the crowds. 

A large, well equipped kitchen opens onto a terrace with garden table and chairs for relaxing alfresco dining. A cosy, wood panelled sitting room with woodburner leads to a dining room with window seating area.  There’s a huge master bedroom suite with wrap around balcony overlooking the sea, en suite shower room and mezzanine floor with sofa and TV, a perfect hideaway if the children are getting too raucous. There’s a single bedroom adjoining the master suite as well as three further bedrooms and two bathrooms.

The pretty village of East Prawle is a mile away, back along the lane and has a welcoming pub as well as a seasonal cafe and shop. For those who want to explore, historic Dartmouth, the sailing Mecca of Salcombe and dramatic Dartmoor are within easy driving distance, but this house is all about the location, the views, the walks, the sounds of the sea and the peace and quiet.  Isn’t that what a holiday’s all about?

Rear door to lobby with stairs to master bedroom suite. Utility cloakroom with fridge/freezer, washing machine, WC and sink. Traditional kitchen looking out over the garden with electric range cooker, fridge, microwave and dishwasher.  Panelled sitting room with 3 sofas surrounding a woodburner stove, 40 inch TV, DVD and Bluetooth speaker. Adjacent dining room with table and seating for 10 as well as a raised window seating area. First floor. Master suite. Huge light and airy master bedroom with 5ft four poster bed and patio doors opening onto a surrounding balcony with stunning seas views. This room is accessed via separate stairway from entrance lobby or through adjoining single bedroom with 3ft day bed. En suite shower room with shower cubicle, hand basin and WC. Narrow stairs to mezzanine floor overlooking the bedroom with sofa and TV for playing DVD’s.
Bedroom 2 with 4ft 6 in double bed and sea views. Family bathroom with bath, shower over, hand basin and WC. Stairs to second floor. Bedroom 3 with two 3ft link beds (can be configured either as a super king or two singles, please specify when booking) and sea views. Bedroom 4with two 3ft single beds. Bathroom with bath, hand basin and WC.

Covered patio with garden table and chairs, loungers and barbecue extends to a sloping garden with amazing coastal and sea views. Rear entrance courtyard.
Please Note that an upper garden is fenced off and not to be used as there are drops to the courtyard.

Parking for one car in designated parking space plus additional visitors parking, subject to availability.

  • Included: Bed linen, towels, (guests must provide their own beach towels) electricity, gas central heating and complimentary basket of logs in winter. High chair and travel cot.
  • Telephone for incoming and local calls with honesty box. No mobile reception.
  • Wi-Fi.
  • Pets: Two well behaved dogs welcome. Pet charge £30.00 per pet per week.
  • Local Facilities: Sandy beaches at East Portlemouth 2.5 miles. Horsley Cove half mile walk. Pigs Nose pub and Piglet cafe and shop (open March to end of October) 1 mile.  Kingsbridge or Dartmouth with all facilities 10 miles. SUPERMARKETS WILL DELIVER TO THIS PROPERTY-Tesco, Waitrose, Morrisons, Sainsburys, Asda.

March 2019

We loved our stay

November 2018

Fantastic for a small group of people that want privacy, space and a feeling of home comfort. very lovely interior design. Didn't want to leave.

September 2018

Everything about the house was perfect - location, decor, views, comfort, furnishings... I could go on. We loved it from the moment we stepped through the door. Thank you for a wonderful week.

September 2018

We loved our stay and this is mine and my husbands 5th stay in this row of cottages.

August 2018

Fantastic spot and house, really enjoyed the week. left a note to mention that main bedroom shower head was leaking spraying water onto shower ceiling when in use. Other than that, brilliant. Dave at Singing Paddles - great tour guide for canoeing trip around estuary too.

July 2018

Fabulous location and a stunning property.

July 2018

We very much enjoyed our stay. The only disadvantage is the very narrow roads in the area which can be a bit worrying and quite dangerous for pedestrians with no pavements at all! The Pigs Nose pub is which was very good for food but slow service and unfortunately the only pub nearby very good but very slow service. Unfortunately this the only pub in the nearby vacinity.

June 2018

Fabulous stay, superb location we had a wonderful 2 weeks

May 2018

Maybe a bannister at the top of the staircase to upper bedroom. Otherwise everything from the house and toadhall cottages were faultless

May 2018

Had a wonderful stay at this property and will be booking again.

November 2017

We loved our stay the house felt warm and welcoming.

September 2017

We had a wonderful time, perfect house in a perfect location

August 2017

Fantastic place and location! Thanks for a great week...

June 2017

The stay was simply wonderful. A lovely touch was chilled wine in the fridge and fresh flowers on the table. We can't wait to re-book. It's a stunning house and location.

May 2017

We had a fabulous stay and the weather was fantastic

May 2017

We all thought the house was absolutely beautiful, and was located in the most marvellous position overlooking the sea. It accommodated the seven of us really easily, and was a joy to stay in for the week.

February 2017

We were blown away by The Station Offices House and have all fallen in love with it! The location, the rooms, the great kitchen facilities, and the views to die for! Even our teenagers want to go back! Almost inclined to not say anything and keep it a secret! Toad Hall and Mermaid Property Management have all been fantastic, a pleasure to deal with, the quality goodie bags for the dogs and the children were just the icing on the cake! Thank you so much! We would definitely recommend Toad Hall and would not hesitate to book through them again!

Really glad you had such a good holiday and we look forward to seeing you again. Thank you for the kind comments. The Toad Hall team.

- The Toad Hall Team

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