Hartley Cottage is nestled in the heart of the village alongside Strete's charming thatched cottages and quintessential rose gardens.
What appears externally to be a modestly-sized cottage opens up once you step in through the
recently fitted front porch, the perfect spot for leaving your coats and boots before heading into the open plan living area.
Tucked between South Devon's undulating hills and its rugged and dramatic coastline, Strete village is within striking distance of Dartmouth and provides unparalleled panoramic views
across Start Bay that stretch to Start Point Lighthouse.
Within the village itself, the residents come together at The King's Arms an 18th Century listed pub - to socialise and absorb the stunning elevated views. Shop for the daily necessities at the village store and post office, which serves up local meat and vegetables and homemade cakes and scones as well as other essentials.
Step inside, the farmhouse style country kitchen fitted with a range of wooden units with solid wood worktops over and open plan shelving to store those kitchen essentials.
A large belfast sink with mixer tap over and a recess with timber lintel and space for a range cooker complete this charming room.
Before leaving the kitchen sneak a peek into the handy utility/ cloakroom before emerging into the welcoming living/dining room.
Step into the living room, here you'll discover a room packed full of period charm its exposed timber beams and fireplace with log burning stove provide a wonderful focal point.
The flagstone tiled floor is thoughtfully heated providing warmth on those chilly winter mornings. The built in window seats at the front of the house create a restful spot to relax and unwind
- just add some comfy cushions and a good book!
The dining area once again with the underfloor heated flagstones also has a delightful Victorian fireplace tucked into the corner.
Time now to head through the period door to the concealed staircase which leads up to the sleeping quarters. Children will love the magic of this hidden staircase, which opens out onto the
timber clad first floor landing.
Next, time to discover your your bedrooms, both have the exposed timber floorboards providing warmth and character, whilst the south facing sash windows flood the rooms with light. Feature period cast iron radiators provide the background warmth.
An ever so useful linen store/laundry cupboard completes the first floor.
Take a peek into the lavishly-sized family bathroom and sink into soothing waters
of the freestanding claw foot bath, a WC, bidet and twin basins also feature.
Let your worries wash away beneath the refreshing pulse of the large shower head.
Spend sunny afternoons on the south facing stone paved terrace outside the Cottage, as the sausages sizzle on the barbecue, whilst enjoying the company of family and friends.
With bags of space for outdoor furniture it's a perfect spot for alfresco dining.
Fully stone walled and secured with large oak gates, there is also off road parking on the pebble cobbled drive a delightful and attractive feature with a wooden pergola over.