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This is a very special place to stay. In keeping with Greenway's history as the holiday home for Agatha Christie and her family, the Trust has created a grand holiday apartment spread over the first and second floors of Greenway House. At the heart of the magical garden, this house boasts glorious views of the River Dart. Dating back to about 1792, the Apartment is decorated as it was when the house was refurbished for modern living in 1938, and it reflects the happy holiday heyday of Greenway in the 1950s. The Apartment has its own small garden, with an open air swimming pool (open June-September) and patio. Guests also have the privilege of access to Greenway garden at all times, as well as access to the house during normal opening times.
The cottage's layout
- Ground floor
- entrance into the old pantry with a staircase leading to the first floor.
- First floor
- two bedrooms (2 doubles 1 with 5' bed and 1 with 6' bed which can also be a twin on request) and a bathroom with separate shower.
- Other floor
- A second staircase leads to: Second floor: kitchen/dining room, sitting room, three bedrooms (1 double with 5' bed and 2 twins), two bathrooms with separate showers.
Heating: Oil central heating included.
Parking: Parking for three cars is available approximately 100 metres from the property.
Accessibility: There are two staircases in this apartment.
Please Note: Guests booking a stay of two weeks or more please note that a linen change and light service clean will take place on the eighth day of your stay.
Offers: The swimming pool is available from June to September only between 9am - 8pm. Guests have the use of the swimming pool at their own risk and children must not use the pool unless accompanied by an adult.
Catering: We want to ensure you enjoy your holiday from the moment you arrive. Why not let someone else worry about the cooking and enjoy a meal carefully crafted by our Greenway cooks? They can create a mouth watering meal or family favourite which is freshly prepared and ready for you to pop in the oven. In addition to this, if you are celebrating a special event, why not have a meal in the Greenway dining room? If you would like to arrange some catering for your stay, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/greenway for more details.
- Let starts
- Min stay
- Dogs allowed
- Cottage ref
- Beach nearby
- Coast nearby
- Garden Appeal
- Pub nearby
- Remote Location
- Washing Machine
- Tumble Dryer
- Double bed
Things to see and do nearby
- South West England
The South West region is probably England's most well-known holiday hotspot, being home to some of the most famous seaside resorts. Pretty villages and harbours in Cornwall, many with sweeping sandy beaches, such as St Ives, Polzeath and Port Isaac to name but a few, give way to sophisticated seaside resorts in Devon and Dorset which include Bournemouth, Torquay and Ilfracombe. The history of this region is unrivalled; Wiltshire's spectacular downland and the stone circles at Avebury and Stonehenge, through Hardy's Dorset, dramatic Dartmoor and gentler Exmoor, to the mining landscapes of Cornwall and West Devon, which are now recognised as being of international significance, having been awarded World Heritage Site status in 2006. The Trust protects 370 miles of the coastline in Devon and Cornwall and, wherever you are in the two far western counties, you're never more than 25 miles from the sea. As well as this peninsula, the Trust also cares for much of the countryside in Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset and a wide array of fascinating properties to visit and explore. Not surprisingly, perhaps, this area is also home to the widest selection of National Trust holiday cottages.
Torbay is known as the English Riviera - and not only because of its mild climate. Its beaches and scenery have made this one of our most popular holiday destinations. Stretching from Torquay in the north, through Paignton to Brixham in the south, the scenery is a marked contrast to the rest of Devon, with an extraordinarily vibrant land ablaze with with the colours of the red sandstone cliffs, exotic semi-tropical plants growing in the warm atmosphere and the myriad greens and blues of the river estuaries burrowing their way deep into the pastoral landscape. National Trust properties in the area include Coleton Fishacre, with its magical garden and Art Deco holiday home and Greenway, the former holiday home of Agatha Christie with its secret garden and evocative house. Other National trust properties include Compton Castle and Bradley Manor and there's an endless list of other attractions to suit all ages including sandy beaches with excellent walking, watersports and boat hire, the resorts of Torquay, Brixham and Paignton, Paignton Zoo and Dartmouth Steam Railway.
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- Holiday cottage
place to visit
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- Living Coasts
- Paignton Zoo
- Kents Cavern
- Pennywell Farm
- Totnes Rare Breeds Farm
- Woodlands Leisure Park
- Cockington Village.
- Boat Hire
National Trust places to visit
- Greenway house and garden on the River Dart: 'the loveliest place in the world'
- Coleton Fishacre
- A luxuriant garden by the sea, with an Arts and Crafts-style house, featuring Art Deco-influenced interiors
- Compton Castle
- Dramatic fortified manor house and small formal garden
- Delightful medieval manor house, set in woodland and meadows through which the River Lemon runs
- Luxuriant coastal garden surrounding elegant Edwardian house with diverse collections
- The Church House
- Fine two-storey granite building dating from c.1537
Comments from past visitors
- December 2012
What it will cost
- VAT at the current rate
- Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
(not included in the price table above)
- A non-refundable £10 charge is not included, and will be added to the total price of your holiday to cover the cost of accidental breakages
- Unfortunately we cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0844 800 2070 or email email@example.com to enquire about future cottage bookings and reservations.
- As part of the annual pricing review of all its cottages the National Trust reserves the right to move individual cottages up or down the price bands and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for certain cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.