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Greenway Apartment


Nr Brixham, Devon

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This apartment offers guests the experience of staying in the holiday home of the much loved crime writer, Agatha Christie. 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. Greenway Apartment has its own small garden, however guests also have the privilege of access to Greenway garden at all times, as well as access to the house, café, and shop 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
One double bedroom (with 6' bed which can also be a twin on request) and a bathroom with separate shower.
Other floor
Kitchen/dining room, sitting room, three bedrooms (1 double with 5' bed and 2 twins) and two bathrooms with separate showers.
Visitor notes

Heating: Oil central heating is included in the cottage.

Parking: There are 3 reserved parking spaces only, by the Visitor's Reception approx 100 metres from the property.

Garden: Guests have access to a small private garden.

Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage.

Guests have free access to Greenway house during opening hours and unlimited access to gardens during their stay. The garden is large and extensive with some steep banks, eventually leading down to the River Dart.

Guests will also benefit from free entry to Coleton Fishacre, Compton Castle and Bradley Manor upon showing their booking confirmation. Also guests will receive a discount voucher which can be redeemed at National Trust Shops at Greenway, Coleton Fishacre and Dartmouth.

Please Note: The accommodation is located above the visited areas of the house, some noise will be evident during normal house opening hours.

Cottage details
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  • Beach Nearby
  • Pub Nearby
  • Railway Nearby
  • Celebration Collection
  • Cot/Highchair
  • Dishwasher
  • Television
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Radio
  • DVD
  • Fridge-freezer


Things to see and do nearby

The exterior of Higher Brownstone Farm, Coleton Fishacre, Devon  © Mike Henton

Devon's a big and beautiful county with much to offer. From bucolic sleepy market towns to the miles and miles of coastline, much loved by surfers, swimmers, families, and walkers from all over the world, a trip to this special place will stay with you for ever. We have a great range of holiday options in Devon, from holiday cottages brimming with character and lovingly restored to our bunkhouses and bothies, all located on or near land in the care of the National Trust.

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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
  • Walking
  • Watersports
National Trust places to visit
Greenway Greenway house and garden on the River Dart: 'the loveliest place in the world'
Coleton Fishacre
Coleton Fishacre A luxuriant garden by the sea, with an Arts and Crafts-style house, featuring Art Deco-influenced interiors
Compton Castle
Compton Castle Dramatic fortified manor house and small formal garden
Bradley Delightful medieval manor house, set in woodland and meadows through which the River Lemon runs
Overbeck's Luxuriant coastal garden surrounding elegant Edwardian house with diverse collections
South Milton Sands
South Milton Sands Long sandy beach, rockpools and dunes with beautiful sunsets


Comments from past visitors

  • Mrs Harrison
    • December 2016
    • East Sussex
    Well equipped

    Well equipped. plenty of room. comfortable. wonderful grounds. The opportunity to get the family, and in particular the grandchildren together, now that I live in a house too small to accommodate them all made our stay enjoyable.

  • Anonymous
    • May 2016
    • Unknown
    Comfortable apartment

    This apartment was spacious and comfortable; not grand or ostentatious, but well and sympathetically furnished and with items from the collection providing furniture and wall decorations. It was relaxing and most agreeable; and the views from all rooms were delightful. The idea of making this holiday apartment part of what was, in effect, Agatha Christie's holiday home seemed to work very successfully. We were sad to leave!

  • Linda Humbey
    • May 2016
    • UK
    Made us feel special!

    The luxury of being able to stay somewhere unique that is reasonably affordable. Makes one feel special !

  • Taylor
    • December 2015
    • ....
    Made enjoyable...

    The general ambience of Greenway. Feeling very special. Ringing the bell in the Quay for a boat trip to Dittisham and then a boat ride down to Dartmouth. Visiting the house and reading about Agatha and her family. Seeing all their collections. The Views, the beautiful views and the gardens. Wonderful Dartmouth and watching the Candlelit procession on the Saturday night. A wonderful winter get away.

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What it will cost

Prices include:

  • VAT, Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
  • We cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0344 335 1287 or email to enquire about future bookings and reservations.
  • The National Trust reserves the right to move cottage prices up or down and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for 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.


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