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Devon Self Catering cottage, The Old Post Office, Down Thomas, sleeps 5

The Old Post Office
Down Thomas

The Old Post Office, Down Thomas, Devon

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Sleeps a maximum of: 5

Pricing From: £349

This Victorian cottage is situated beside meadows in the South Devon village of Down Thomas and can sleep five people in three bedrooms.

The Old Post Office is a Victorian cottage, one of five around a courtyard on the edge of the South Devon village of Down Thomas. The cottage sleeps five people in three bedrooms, two double and a single with an upstairs shower room and a downstairs bathroom. On the ground floor is an open plan living space with seating area with gas fire, a dining area and a kitchen.

Outside is a small seating area at the front with table and chairs and a path to a lawn with barbecue. Close to Plymouth, The Old Post Office is an excellent base for a coast and city break in South Devon.


Ideal for our needs
We are just coming to the end of our week in the Old Post Office and we have really enjoyed it. The village of Down Thomas is quiet and rural, despite being only four miles or so from the city of Plymouth. This means you get the best of both worlds. There is a good local shop and pub a couple of minutes walk away in the village and another decent pub about 25 minutes walk down the lane. We actually had a walk to Plymouth one day, you can take the cliff path to Mount Batten then get the foot ferry. A taxi back in the evening was very reasonable. The house is comfy and cosy but not too small. Having two bathrooms makes it ideal for two couples/families and a teenager. Said teenager was pleased that the Wi-fi is faster than at home lol. All the bedrooms are a decent size, even the single. The kitchen is really well equipped and contains everything we?ve needed to make proper meals. The bonus is the garden which doesn?t appear on any of the website photos - it is a huge lawned area. It isn?t immediately obvious as you have to go through a courtyard and down a little path to get to it. The cottage was well priced (given that it is high season) and we are very happy with our decision to stay here.

Lovely little cottage
Would highly rate this cottage, it's bright, airy and Spacious. With a great layout. Could do with updating a few things like the sofas but apart from that it's excellent.



Linen Provided Linen provided
Towels Provided Towels provided
Dishwasher Dishwasher
cooker Cooker
Refrigerator Fridge
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Televsion Television
High Chair High Chair
Cot Cot
WiFi WiFi


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Double Beds


Central heating with gas fire
Microwave, fridge-freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc in rent
Bed linen and towels inc in rent
Travel cot and highchair available on request
There is a designated parking space for one car, in addition to road side parking
Enclosed garden with barbecue
Sorry, no pets and no smoking

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Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Wembury Old Mill - 1.4 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Royal Citadel - 2.6 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Elizabethan Gardens - 2.7 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Merchants House Museum - 2.9 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Plymouth Minster - 3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Saltram - 3.5 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Mount Edgecumbe House and Country Park - 3.6 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Revelstoke, St Peter the Poor Fisherman - 4.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Rame, St Germanus Church - 4.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Old Mother Hubbard's Cottage - 4.9 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

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