The Old Chapel

The Old Chapel, Kingston

The Old Chapel in Kingston in the heart of the South Hams is a real gem of a holiday home. Located minutes from the sandy Wonwell beach and a stone's throw from the infamous Dolphin Inn renowned for good food and ale, The Old Chapel is a real must for holiday makers who fancy staying in a property that is full of character and charm. It is the perfect base from which to explore the beaches and walks within the popular South Hams, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


Inside The Old Chapel
The Snug

The Old Chapel is set back from the road in the quaint village of Kingston. A Devon stone wall and wrought-iron fencing create the boundary to a small paved sun trap leading to the main entrance.

The property's three bedrooms are all on the ground floor and all have modern en suite shower rooms. The utility room is also located on this floor and can double up as a fourth bedroom if needed by using the double bed settee. However this is probably best suited to children’s use only. There is also a television with DVD player if the children want to escape and have some privacy!

The Old Chapel still retains many of its original features including the 140-year-old stained glass windows. Walk up the staircase and you enter a spectacular open-plan dining room, lounge and brand new kitchen that covers the entire top floor. A separate cloakroom is also located on this floor.

Exposed timbers, fabulous stained glass windows and the feeling of space given by a pitched ceiling remind you that this was once a church – it even retains the original lectern. There is plenty of space for eight people to dine comfortably around the large French elm table and then kick back in front of the 46” wall mounted television.

Modbury, Kingsbridge,Totnes, Salcombe and Dartmouth are all within easy driving distance, along with many excellent pubs and restaurants. The Oyster Shack, voted one of the best restaurants in Devon and The Royal Oak in Bigbury are both 5 minutes drive away.

For those people who love to fish, the Old Chapel is the perfect location. Right next door lives Nick Oatway who runs a fabulous bass fishing operation with his business partner Bob Musk. See Fishing4Sport "Devon knows why Bassing is so good!" for more details. Basically nothing is too much trouble and they will organise anything that needs to be organised, from a single angler who wants corned-beef sandwiches, to eight anglers requiring a Champagne lunch every day on the boat.

The ever popular Wonwell Beach is just down the road and boasts an unspoilt, uncrowded haven for holiday makers. It’s great for swimming, kayaking, canoeing and just relaxing! Bigbury on Sea with the famous Burgh Island is a 10 minute drive.
Pennywell Farm Activity Centre, Woodlands Family Theme Park and The Aquarium, Plymouth are within half an hours drive.

Property Overview

  • Sleeps 6 comfortably with space for 2 more!
  • 3 bedrooms all en suite
  • Separate upstairs cloakroom
  • Spectacular open plan lounge/diner/kitchen
  • Stained glass original windows
  • Vaulted ceiling with exposed original beams
  • Original wooden feature lectern
  • Utility Room
  • 3 en suite shower rooms
  • Linen & towels provided
  • Wi-Fi available
  • And so much more!

Friday Changeover but we can be very flexible!

Arrive: After 4pm
Leave: Before 10am

DOGS: Love them but we must charge £25 per dog per week/part week for the extra cleaning. (max 2 dogs only)

Tariff £ per week

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