Welcome to Gamekeeper's Hide on the Colmer Estate.
Hide has been restored to
provide high quality self
catering. Gamekeeper's Hide
is a well presented and sort
after cottage offering a
perfect holiday retreat for
up to four people. Located
on the Colmer Country Estate,
it is situated in the heart
of the South Hams area of Devon.
The estate is a collection of individually owned properties set in an Area of outstanding Natural Beauty in the Idyllic South Hams. This beautiful private estate of 28 acres which consists of meadowland woods and wetlands, you will also find plenty of walks or quite spots where you can picnic quietly read or doze. The estate is also home to a variety of wildlife - badgers, foxes, rabbits and deer. It is brilliantly located for ease of access to Kings bridge - Salcombe - Dartmouth - Totnes and Plymouth, and it is surrounded by picturesque villages, and unspoilt country side. Dartmoor and Torbay are also within easy reach.
The cottage front entrance
leads into an open plan
lounge with dinning area
and fitted kitchen, with electric hob and oven, fridge, microwave and dishwasher.
The Lounge area consists of a flat-screen Smart TV and CD Player. Unlimited wireless broadband is available to guests.
Upstairs is a double bedroom, twin bedroom and bathroom with shower, toilet, hand basin and equipped to a very high standard. Brightly furnished throughout, the Cottage has a light, modern feel. There is gas central heating, with radiators in every room.
Outside is a gated, sheltered
patio with table,
chairs, sunloungers and a barbecue. The sunny walled garden
is close by. We regret,
Gamekepper's Hide is
a non-smoking property
and no pets are permitted.
Country and Coast
Surrounded by rolling countryside, the estate is ideally situated for guests wishing to visit this area of outstanding natural beauty. The South Devon Beaches, Dartmoor and all the attractions this beautiful, unspoilt part of the country has to offer. This is an area of dramatic cliff-top and coastal walks, hidden valleys, sweeping moors and quite sandy coves to explore at your own pace.
Just a short walk away you will find the awarding winning
California Country Inn. Whether you choose from the bar menu or the à la carte, we're sure you won't be disappointed. Close
to hand there are also excellent places to eat in the pubs at Avonwick.
There is a garage shop
at California Cross where you will find a wide range of essential groceries, including
a cash point ATM Machine.
The excellent facilities of the Colmer estate are all free of charge and exclusively for the use of the Colmer Guests. These include swimming pools, tennis court, fishing lake, fitness suite, croquet and boules.
The outdoor pool is heated from Mid May to
Mid September, the Indoor pool is heated all the year round. The
fitness suite is equipped with rowing machine, walking and cycling
machines. A sit up frame and a bench press with weights.
Discounted temporary membership is available at the nearby Dartmouth Golf and County Club on Green Fees and all their leisure facilities. Other courses in the area include Bigbury - Thurstone and Wrangton. Horse riding is also available nearby.
The nearest beaches are at Bigbury - Bantham - Thurlestone and Hope Cove. The coast is perfect for sailing - windsurfing - body boarding and other water sports, while also providing safe sandy beaches for families.
Barry and Lorraine Stubberfield