Rose Cottage Kingswear, Dartmouth
A full range of interior and exterior photographs can be seen on our Gallery pages. 

Rose Cottage
Woodland Terrace
Ridley Hill
Travel info / SatNav Latitude 50.348768,  Longitude -3.570696
Map Reference (5020`55.6"N      334`14.5"W)

Rose Cottage, Dartmouth - 2 bedroom sleeps 4, affords truly spectacular panoramic views over the River Dart, Dartmouth, Dart estuary, Darthaven Marina, the Britannia Royal Naval College and upstream towards Dittisham.  The stone cottage was built in 1880 in a sought after position, it has private access to Ridley Hill.

We are situated on the sunny side of Dartmouth, the other side of the river is in shade for most of the day.  During the Summer the sun is on our garden from late Breakfast to Sunset!  Our side of the river has a micro climate with sub tropical plants growing all year round, our neighbour has had a Banana Tree growing in his garden for 13+ years.

Peace and quiet - no road noise what so ever!

If you want a holiday cottage with fantastic views from garden and all rooms, contemporary accommodation in a stone cottage with no noise then Rose Cottage is for you.

Outside there is a patio with a feature anchor table and chairs that enjoy uninterrupted panoramic views and the sun from morning to sunset!  The Devon holiday cottage garden also has a second sheltered sun terrace within the front garden, this also enjoys fantastic panoramic views of Dartmouth and the Dart estuary.  A great location on the sunny English Riviera.

Our Dartmouth holiday accommodation offers you a range of modern facilities in a stone holiday cottage which will enable you to enjoy a self catering holiday in Devon, where you will experience a seaside holiday in a peaceful location.  The house has been redecorated and refurbished this year.

Our Devon holiday rental cottage is available all year round for a vacation ranging from a short break / weekend break to a week or mores stay.  So you can escape from the stress of life and enjoy the panoramic sea and estuary views of Devon and the visitor attractions of Dartmouth, Salcombe, the Eden Project, Dartmoor, Heligan, Plymouth and Torquay. I am sure that you like us will want to return to our holiday cottage in Devon.

Our holiday cottage rental charges and Booking Form can be found in our Menu, please phone, or email us if you have any questions, or wish to make a reservation.

Rose Cottage is a river front Dartmouth holiday cottage which is approached via 53 illuminated steps, with handrail, down from Ridley Hill to Woodland Terrace.  Most houses in Dartmouth are serviced by a set of steps, but most holiday cottage owners don`t tell you the exact number, we do!

Rose Cottage is the personal Devon holiday home of its owner, it has been superbly refurbished.  It sleeps 4 people and is a great location for boating, beach, walking and relaxing holidays, or those wishing to explore Devon, Dartmoor and Cornwall.  Rose Cottage is a Devon self catering holiday home which gives you a great base to explore Devon, Cornwall, Dartmoor, the coast and beaches.  Their are a considerable number of past times to enjoy such as sailing, beaches, swimming, golf, fishing, walking, National Trust houses and gardens - Coleton Fishacre - D`Oyly Carte family home & garden also Greenway`s -  Agatha Christie house & garden, etc.

We have installed a free use unlimited Wi-Fi Wireless Internet Broadband connection to enable you access to the web, deal with your emails, etc. all you have to do is bring your computer, etc. with you.  A monitor, keyboard & modem / router is also available in Rose Cottage for you to use with your computer and cables.  Broadband set up details are in the Welcome Book and the Network Modem / Router Box, usually it should set up automatically, full instructions are in the Welcome Book.

We have also installed a Free Sat / Sky+ satellite dish and twin cables so that you can bring your own Free Sat / Sky+ satellite receiver box, Sky remote control and card with you to use as if you were at home. The flat screen colour TV also plays CD/DVD`s and receives 150+ Free View terrestrial TV channels.

LOUNGE  - Image in photo gallery

The Lounge / Dining Room is spacious and enjoys spectacular panoramic views over the River Dart, Dartmouth, Dart estuary, Darthaven Marina, the Britannia Royal Naval College and upstream towards Dittisham, Devon, through full length patio doors.

There is a large / full height exposed granite chimney breast with an enclosed modern Multi Fuel Stove / fire which can be used for logs or coal, a storage heater and electric fire.

The Dartmouth / Devon self catering cottage has a Habitat settee, 2 leather armchairs - Stressless, 3 foot stools, 32" LCD / LED Free-view colour television (150 channels), BluRay DVD/CD player, free use Wi-Fi Wireless Internet / Broadband connection, Habitat dining table & 6 chairs.  

Please bring your FreeSat / Sky+ receiver box if you want to as we have also installed a FreeSat / Sky+ dish with twin cables.  

Or you can use the Digital FreeSat or terrestrial DTV setting and receive FreeSat TV & Radio channels (150+ Freeview channels).

The TV has HDMI and USB sockets which can be used as a PVR, Personal Video Recorder, if you plug your own hard disk, not encrypted, with independent power supply or large capacity Memory Stick, etc.

Panasonic Smart DVD / CD with automatic internet connection, iPlayer, catch up, Netflix, etc connectivity and functions.

We have provided details of visitor attractions, CD`s, DVD`s for your enjoyment and a Welcome Book so that you have all the information that you want, plus Backgammon and board games.

DAB radio

The appliance, etc. Instruction Books are kept in a spotted document box on the book shelf.

KITCHEN - Image in photo gallery

The kitchen also enjoys wonderful views of Dartmouth and the river Dart estuary, it enables you to enjoy your Devon self catering holiday cottage.  It has a range of modern cupboards and electric four ring ceramic hob, fan oven, SMEG dishwasher, Bosch fridge with freezer compartment, combi microwave, sink, cupboards, cutlery, crockery, iron, ironing board, First Aid Kit, etc.  Visitors tell us that this has all the equipment that they have at home.

A double USB charging socket is located next to the microwave.

BEDROOM 1 - Image in photo gallery

The main bedroom also has stunning views of the river Dart Estuary, Above Town, Harbour and Dartmouth.  It has a double size bed, double mirror door wardrobe and storage heater. Radio alarm clocks and bedside lights.  A hair dryer, full length mirror and magnifying make up mirror is also available.

BEDROOM 2 - Image in photo gallery

The second bedroom has great views over the river Dart Estuary, Harbour and Dartmouth, Devon. It has two single beds, radio alarm clock, wardrobe, full length mirror, make up mirror, bedside cabinet, radio alarm clock, storage heater and bedside lights.

SHOWER ROOM - Image in photo gallery

The shower room also has great views over the river Dart Estuary, harbour and Dartmouth, Devon. It has a large shower cubicle with electric 10.5Kw shower, toilet, sink, electric fan heater, moisture controlled ventilation fan, shaver socket, full length mirror, shaving mirror and immersion heater.

Outside there is a patio with a feature anchor table and chairs that enjoy uninterrupted panoramic views and the sun from morning to sunset!  The garden also has a second sheltered lower sun terrace within the front garden, this also enjoys fantastic panoramic views of Dartmouth, Bayards Cove, river front, harbour and the river Dart estuary, Devon.  The whole family can enjoy their holiday in this peaceful location.

A feature of the patio is an old ship`s anchor that has been made into a table with two attached lanterns, as shown in the photograph above, which is a wonderful location to enjoy a drink and the panoramic river views of Dartmouth and the harbour.  A great location to relax and enjoy a meal, a drink and the wonderful view!  This photograph does not do the view justice as we do not have a wide angle lens that takes in all of the fantastic views.

Steps lead down through a terraced garden to the lower sun terrace enclosed by a low wall and raised flower beds, a rotary washing line is situated on the lower terrace.  The bottom terrace enjoys the early morning sun.  Both patio and sun terrace are perfect areas for entertaining and enjoying the outstanding panoramic river Dart estuary views of sailing boats and Dartmouth, Devon.  

The sun shines on our terrace from late breakfast to sunset during the Summer!

Car Parking
Easy FREE parking at the top of the steps on Ridley Hill road.  Parking also available in the Kingswear village car park, Darthaven Marina, Kingswear Station.

We have owned Rose Cottage for 13 years and visit it for 1/2 weeks every month, we have always been able to park within 20 yards of our steps.

As we are situated at the top of the village we do not suffer from the through traffic using the ferries, or visitor parking problems that are associated with other parts of Dartmouth!

Rose Cottage "framed" from Dartmouth, Devon, ferry in the foreground

Via 53 illuminated steps down from Ridley Hill Road, Kingswear, Dartmouth, Devon.  Most houses in Dartmouth are serviced by a set of steps, but most holiday cottage owners don`t tell you the exact number, we do!

Sainsbury`s deliver to Rose Cottage, so let a young man in a van carry your shopping, or use the Village Store.  Sainsbury's, ASDA and Morrison's are nearby on the Paignton ring road.