The former home of author A.A. Milne's real life character Christopher Robin, this self-catering cottage is set in a picturesque valley, a 15-20 minute walk down a delightful lane from the famous Blackpool Sands beach with a top Blue Flag rating for water quality. Entrance hall. Ground floor. Double bedroom, en suite shower room, two twin bedrooms and bathroom. Staircase to well-equipped kitchen/diner with beamed archway to attractive sitting room, comfortably furnished. From sitting room french door to patio and BBQ area and 3/4 acre garden maintained as a wildlife garden carpeted with daffodils and bluebells in the spring. The cottage is a 10 minute drive from Dartmouth with its excellent shops, restaurants and galleries. Parking off-street for 2 cars. Alice Cottage provides a wonderful location for a family holiday and is a truly romantic getaway .The nearest dining pub and shop are 3/4 mile away in Stoke Fleming. Nearby Dartmouth Golf & Country Club allows guests to use their leisure club (including indoor swimming pool) and two golf courses at a 25% discounted rate. Alice Cottage has wireless broadband.
Would appeal to nature lovers, artists, writers, and families with young children. Nearby Dartmouth has a world famous August regatta, music festival, cinema, excellent shops and restaurants, castle and pottery and tennis courts.
The nearest golf course is the Dartmouth Golf & Country Club, 4 miles from Dartmouth. Guests enjoy a 25% discount on green fees on the superb 18 hole 7,200 year championship course and the 9-hole Dartmouth Course. Special rates apply for the driving range.
There are a number of events staged in and around Dartmouth during the year. In 2016 the main events are:
May 13-15 Dart Music Festival (Dartmouth)
May 15-21 Devon County Show (Westpoint, Exeter)
May 27 - June 12 Dartmouth Galleries Festival (Dartmouth)
July 16-23 Kingsbridge Fair Week (Kingsbridge)
July 23-31 Torbay Carnival (Torbay)
July 26-30 Shakespear Week (Romeo & Juliet) Dartmouth
Aug 7-12 Salcombe Town Regatta (Salcombe)
Aug 7 South Devon Crab Festival (Dartmouth)
Aug 20-24 Torbay Royal Regatta (Torquay)
Aug 23-27 Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta (Dartmouth)
14-30 Oct Dartmouth Galleries Festival (Dartmouth)
21-23 Oct Food Festival (Dartmouth)
For a full list see www.bythedart.co.uk