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Rill House

Address Rill House
Brook Street

Short Description

Sleeps two – eight people plus two infants, perfect for dogs (and families!), full of character it is Grade II Listed, in a Conservation Zone and AONB. It offers a fantastic location for coastal walks and beaches. Offering discounts for couples and small groups many weeks and taking 2019 bookings as we have really limited 2018 availability.

Very dog friendly property – Rill House welcomes any number of dogs of all breeds and they are welcome in every room in the house.

Long Description

Rill House is located on a quiet pretty lane in the heart of the picturesque village of Slapton, close to the coast in South Devon. The lovingly refurbished cottage is full of character features and provides ample space for guests and their dogs, both indoors and out.

The south facing courtyard with sounds of the brook provide an ideal spot for summer barbecues and soaking up the sun, whilst the stunning enclosed gardens are perfect for dogs and children to play and explore.

The extensive accommodation has a double aspect lounge with separate adjoining dining room and spacious kitchen breakfast room. All four bedrooms are also generous in size and all enjoy views across the village to the church.

Slapton itself is just half a mile from the spectacular all year round dog friendly 3 mile beach of Slapton Sands that curves around Start Bay and is backed by the extraordinary fresh water lagoon of Slapton Ley, a nature reserve. Hours can be spent enjoying the seaside, walking or trying to spot the areas abundant wildlife.

A short stroll from two popular village inns, both dog and child friendly, one of which is overlooked by a 14th century Tower, that beckon for tasty meals. There is also a well stocked village shop to provide everyday needs within just a couple of minutes’ from the cottage.


Rear entrance from courtyard to kitchen-breakfast room with built in electric ‘range’ double oven, large American style fridge freezer, double Belfast sink, dishwasher, microwave, Amazon Alexa, Tassimo Coffee machine and dining table to seat 8 and 3 seater sofa.
Utility room with sink, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Door from the Hallway leads to the cosy living room with two 3 seater sofas, a two seater sofa, TV/DVD and fireplace with wood burner stove.
Dining room with table to seat 12 (extendable) and feature fireplace (not in use).
Snug with entertainment for the kids (DVD player, X-Box and games, TV (no signal)). Range of books and games for all ages inc adults.
Cloakroom with basin and WC.
First floor Master bedroom with king bed, TV, built in wardrobe.
Bedroom 2 with king bed, TV, wardrobe and chest of drawers.
Bathroom with bath and shower over shower, basin and WC. Second floor bedroom 3 with king bed, TV, built in wardrobe and chest of drawers, vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers.
Bedroom 4 with twin beds, TV, wardrobe and chest of drawers, vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers.
Shower room with walk in shower cubicle, basin and WC.


Private south facing courtyard with good quality table and chairs to seat 8, swing bench/bed and barbecue. Small stone bridge over shallow brook leads to beautiful large enclosed gardens with diverse shrubs, trees and flower borders. Lockable storage shed at rear of garden which can be used for bikes or kayaks.


- Bed linen and towels (guests to provide own beach towels), electricity, oil central heating.
- Two travel cots (bedding not provided), two high chairs and stair gate.
- Telephone: Mobile reception variable but generally good. Landline provided with fair use policy
- Free Wi-Fi.

Parking: For 3 cars in private gated driveway. Additional on road parking available in the village.

Local facilities:

Beach and National Nature Reserve 0.5 miles. Blackpool Sands 3 miles.
Other South Coast beaches such as South Sands, Smalls and Sunny Cove at East Portlemouth accessible by car.
Pub: 150 yards.
Shop & Post Office: 450 yards. Kingsbridge with all facilities 6 miles. Dartmouth with all facilities 7 miles.
Golf course at Blackawton 6 miles. 3 more within 10 miles at Churston, Bigbury and Thurlestone.



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