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2nd Floor Apartment in Town Centre steps away from Estuary incl parking permit

Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Apartment in Dartmouth, Devon - Central Location with Shops & Restaurants on the Doorstep, Dartmouth Estuary one street away

Located in the heart of historic Dartmouth on a level position, our 2nd floor apartment is only a few yards away from the Embankment overlooking the stunning Dart Estuary. Situated above the Canoe section of the Royal Dartmouth Yacht Club, 'Rockferry' has 3 good sized bedrooms and newly fitted kitchen & bathroom. An array of individual shops & excellent restaurants are on the doorstep with Dartmouth Castle only a 15 min walk or a 10 min ferry ride away. The local beaches at 'Castle Cove' and 'Sugary Cove' are within a 15 min walk/10 min ride on the Castle Ferry or 5 mins by car, the beautiful Blackpool Sands and Slapton Beach are within 15-20 mins by car whilst you can explore the Dart Estuary and it's stunning villages by boat or on foot as well as the fantastic towns (Totnes/Kingsbridge/Salcombe) in the South Hams and further afield.

Claire Kettle
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 August, 2018

About Claire Kettle

I live with my 15 yr old son in a small village near York. Although I am from Yorkshire, my late husband originates from Devon where he was brought up and we still have family in the area so over the years we have been regular visitors to this beautiful part of the country. Dartmouth is our favourite place to relax and enjoy time with family and friends.

Claire Kettle purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Claire Kettle chose Dartmouth

As a family we love many parts of the South West of England but we have fallen in love with Dartmouth. With it's historic background and superb position at the mouth of the River Dart it appeals to us in a variety of ways. There are plenty of fine bistros, bars and restaurants amongst the winding streets and an array of specialist shops. The Estuary is a delight at any time of year where there is always some activity on the water whether its boats cruising down to Totnes, Ferrys taking visitors to Kinsgwear or simply people sitting on the Embankment watching children crabbing for the afternoon. It is a town with plenty to offer without having to use a car, however there are many attractions within a 20 mile radius so a car is useful to keep most visitors happy.

What makes this apartment unique

Our apartment is in the heart of Dartmouth on the level only one street away from the Estuary. It is spacious and well presented. A real home from home with all of the home comforts you expect plus wifi and Smart TV

Guestbook comments from the owner

"The flat is superb, comfortable, clean and in a fantastic location. We could not have hoped for more. Thanks so much for a super week " The Wilcox Family 3/8/13

Outstandingly stay in the heart of Dartmouth - really enjoyed our walk. Beautifully appointed flat with possibly the best shower in England! Very important for Aussies not used to baths ... The Petch Family, Australia 8/6/13

Splendid location & comfortable holiday home, restaurants and boutiques on our doorstep, bliss for all. We've had a wonderful time - thank you Claire and Richard, we'll be back. Chris & Gordon Thorpe 20/6/13

Very pleased with the apartment, it was a home from home. Very conveniently located for nipping in and out for various concerts during the Music Festival. The Varney Family 12/5/13
May 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Dartmouth in South Hams District

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Family bathroom with bath, WC and double shower enclosure with power shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Cot available
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , Extra mattress under single bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with king sized bed 2nd bedroom with double bed 3rd bedroom with single bed
  • Books
  • Television ...
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: The property is a no smoking property and no pets are allowed. Children of all ages welcome. A cot and high chair are provided and child locks on all windows. Tea, Coffee, Sugar and all cleaning products are provided. There is no parking space however there is on street parking for loading / unloading. A free parking permit is provided to all guests which can be used in the main car park (5 mins walk away). We also provide a free park & ride pass for use during busy periods. The Park & Ride is located 2 mins drive and runs every 10 mins. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included and the apartment is cleaned weekly. Other: Landing storage cupboard & coat rack.


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2nd Floor Apartment in Town Centre steps away from Estuary incl parking permit
average rating of 4.84 based on 26 reviews

Excellent location!

  • 5 of 5

This was the second time we had stayed there and we loved it. The apartment is located in the town centre so is walking distance to everything. I would definitely recommend this apartment. Communication with Claire was great and she was very accommodating.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lucinda for such a glowing review. Looking forward to your next stay.
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Comfortable Apartment, conveniently placed.

  • 5 of 5

Although on the second floor, the Apartment was well equipped and comfortable. The Parking Pass that was included in the stay, was an added bonus.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Superb Holiday in a Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

The flat is all you'll need and more in Dartmouth, we all had a fantastic stay here and cannot recommend it highly enough. We will most definitely be booking again and again. We love Dartmouth and have stayed here for over 20 years every summer but never stayed in the centre. This was a fab location and the flat was clean and very comfortable. It was very spacious. Well equipped and all appliances worked brilliantly.

Recommend to all!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect location in the middle of Dartmouth.

  • 5 of 5

Great. Convenient location in the middle of everything

Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Betsy, I hope you managed to get some sunny weather !! And enjoy the Dartmouth bubble. And thank you so much for the review - much appreciated. Claire.
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Exeter UK

Heart of Dartmouth

  • 5 of 5

This wonderful flat is in the heart of Dartmouth, its location couldn't be more fabulous... it's well laid out and spacious. The beds are very comfortable so getting a good nights rest after getting some sea air is easy. The kitchen is well equipped so if you want to dine in there's no problem.

Great shower with large enclosure.

Overall it's home from home.

It is important to point out however that this flat is on the top floor so there is about 35 stairs to climb in the internal hallway before entering the property...So anyone with mobility difficulties should probably not rent this flat...

  • Review Submitted: 16-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wiltshire, UK

Cracking place to stay in a wonderful town!

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay at Rock Ferry. Apartment is perfectly placed and has everything - and more - than you need. Dartmouth is such a buzzing little town and being smack bang in the middle of it (as you are when you stay at Rick Ferry) is awesome. Nipping out for the shops or for fish & chips or for a spot of crabbing is so easy. And then coming home to such a comfortable, spacious, and well-equipped rental property is just brill. Thank you very much.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Maurice - your review is really appreciated. So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Please share with your friends and family Claire
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Exeter International
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
The Dartmouth Arms
Nearest Ferry
20 Metres
Dartmouth Lower Ferry
Nearest Train
14 Miles
Nearest Motorway
45 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Metres
Twenty Six and Alf Resco's
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Castle Cove & Sugery Cove
Car: not necessary


The famous blue flag beach - Blackpool Sands is only 15 mins drive away with a super cafe/restaurant. Slapton Sands offering a 3 mile stretch of pebble beach is a further 5 mins away whilst Dartmouth itself boasts two small coves (Castle Cove & Sugary Cove) close to the Castle within a 15 min walk. Bigbury on Sea beach is a sandy beach within an area of outstanding natural beauty just over 30 mins drive.


Totnes is the nearest railway station which is approx 12 miles from Dartmouth. There is a good hourly bus service to Dartmouth from Totnes. Exeter is the nearest airport (1 hour) but it is a good idea to have a car to enjoy the many wonderful places in the surrounding area.


Within a 1 min walk you can catch a ferry from the Embankment over to Kingswear (5 min ferry ride) & the famous Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway. There are also ferry's to Dartmouth Castle, the pretty village of Dittisham, 'Greenways' the home of Agatha Christie and a variety of other trips up the Dart Estuary. There are many beautiful villages within a 20 mile radius and numerous stunning walks in the area.

Further Details:

M&S food, Co-op and cashpoints on the doorstep. Tourist information centre, museum and cinema in town centre. Larger Sainsburys supermarket located on the edge of town, 5 mins drive.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday with some flexibility. Check out by 11am and check in after 4pm. Short breaks offered.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds.
Short Breaks available for a minimum of 4 nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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