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Lauriston House

An imposing, family home situated on Mount Boone with spectacular views, a leafy green garden with a heated, outdoor swimming pool and outdoor dining/lounging space, and four, large double bedrooms.


Lauriston House is our largest property in Dartmouth, on Mount Boone above the town’s centre. This property has the feel of a happy family home with large, open spaces for entertaining or relaxing, and four, large double bedrooms. It has stunning views over the River Dart from the front aspect and overlooks the magnificent Royal Naval College from the rear.

This property:
  • Sleeps 11 (8 adults, 3 children)
  • One dog permitted
  • Private, off-road parking
  • Free Wi-Fi

Lauriston House is available for week-long stays all year round checking in on a Friday. During the Autumn/Winter months, we also offer long weekend breaks - perfect for family get togethers, weekend celebrations or time to rest and relax.

It is a light, four-bedroom property with plenty of outdoor space including terraces and lawn, and an outdoor swimming pool. It also has a traditional glass conservatory terrace with a cocktail bar and an indoor/outdoor dining area, perfect for enjoying al fresco BBQ dinners with a view over the river. Lauriston House is suitable for a group of adults or a large family with young children.


The kitchen is luxurious, modern and designed to be open planned with a large, central island with stone worksurface. The kitchen has a homely and sophisticated feel for those wishing to cook during their stay.

It is fully fitted with a Neff electric double oven and an electric hob alongside a dishwasher and fridge-freezer. It is equipped with a microwave, kettle, toaster and a coffee machine whilst the cupboards and drawers are stocked with a range of essential crockery and utensils.

The dining table can seat up to ten guests and the cosy snug area, next to the kitchen, has a large, flat screen TV for casual lounging.

There is also an adjoining boot room to stow your coats, luggage and more during your stay. In the boot room, you will also find essential utility equipment such as a washing machine dryer, an ironing board and iron.

Living Space

The spacious hallway opens up into the comfortable family sitting room, furnished with four comfy sofas sofa, flatscreen television and an open fireplace for fires in the winter. It is the perfect spot to enjoy some quiet escapism with a book or your favourite film during your stay.

From the hallway, the staircase will take you to a huge landing area with a double sofa bed.

Master Bedroom

Lauriston House’s master bedroom is light and comfortably furnished to a high standard. It has a 6ft super king bed which can be turned in twin beds if needed, fitted wardrobe, dressing table with mirror and two bedside cabinets with lamps. The master bedroom also benefits from a modern, en-suite bathroom with a wash basin, WC, heated towel rail, shaver point, bath and separate walk-in shower.

Second Bedroom

This large family bedroom also has beautiful views overlooking the mouth of the River Dart. It has a king size bed and a small, single bed, bedside cabinets with lamps, mirror, fitted wardrobe and a flat screen TV. Formerly the Nursery Suite, a door connects this bedroom to the third bedroom next door so it is ideal for family use.

Third Bedroom

Also overlooking the river, the third bedroom has a super king size bed with plenty of storage, a sitting space and a flat screen TV.

Family Bathroom

The modern family bathroom is spacious with a large bath with shower, WC, basin and heated towel rail.  

The fourth bedroom is a large, double aspect room overlooking the Britannica Royal Naval College and is furnished with a king-size bed, characterful French-style furniture, plenty of storage, a flat screen TV and a large en-suite bathroom with bath and separate shower.


Exterior / Parking

Lauriston House has a fantastic outdoor, heated swimming pool which overlooks the garden and has enviable views over the River Dart. The garden is level and has areas of shade, perfect for al fresco dining and playing children in the summer sunshine. At the bottom of the garden is a wooden gate which opens onto a quiet but steep lane to take you down into the town.

Once in Dartmouth town, you’ll find a myriad of independent fashion boutiques, cafes and restaurants serving local produce, alongside entertainment for the whole family. Lauriston House has private, off-road parking for two medium sized vehicles at the property. There is additional parking on the road and more parking can also be found in Mayors Avenue car park in the centre of Dartmouth.

more information about LAURISTON HOUSE:
  • Private, off-road parking is available at the property
  • One dog is allowed for free. A second dog may be admitted subject to breed and charge.
  • Close to the coast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Key safe
  • Bed linen and towels are provided. Beach towels are not.

Check in: Fridays from 4pm  / Check out: until 10am

This property may not be suitable for those with limited mobility.*

Winter Stays At Lauriston House

Explore Dartmouth this winter when you stay at Lauriston House! Enjoy this grand property this festive season whether as a group of friends or a family.  Contact us for rates and further information.


The Look Out

For those who need extra space, The Lookout is our attractive penthouse apartment situated at the top of Lauriston House. It sleeps four comfortably with two double bedrooms, one which can turn into a twin, and two bathrooms. To discover The Lookout at Lauriston, click below.

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Visiting Dartmouth

Dartmouth is a vibrant nautical town on the River Dart in South Devon, steeped in naval history. It has quaint cobbled streets with independent fashion and homewares boutiques, alongside high-street brands and has become renowned for quality seafood.

When staying at Lauriston House, one can easily explore the stunning South Devon coastline and visit the popular seaside town of Salcombe, the long sandy beaches of Blackpool Sands and Bigbury on Sea, and visit historic attractions such as Dartmouth Castle. To learn more about Dartmouth and our favourite local places please CLICK HERE.

Getting here

0.4 miles to Dartmouth Higher Ferry Terminal

45.6 miles from Exeter International Airport

14.5 miles to Totnes Train Station

3 hours train ride from London Paddington to Totnes Train Station

4 miles to Blackpool Sands

20.8 miles to Salcombe

Other Important Information

All the bedrooms at Lauriston House are located on the first floor. There is one step to enter the property and so it is not suitable for those with limited mobility. Moreover, whilst the garden is predominantly level, there are stone steps to access the back gate which are not suitable for those with limited mobility. Children must be supervised at all times when in or around the swimming pool. The swimming pool 5.5 feet at its deepest and 4 feet at its shallowest. Please note: the pool will be not be available for use from October to February half term. A key safe is located at this property.

Unless guests are reserving the entire house which includes the penthouse, we ask that consideration is made to the other guests and undue noise is not made from the pool area early or late in the day.

One dog is allowed at Lauriston House for free however a second is strictly by arrangement only (breed dependent) and will incur a dog charge. Firewood is provided for the open fire.

Things To Do In Dartmouth

With Dartmouth's quaint streets, fashion boutiques, steam railway and historic attractions there's lots to see and do.
For tips and inspiration read our guide to Dartmouth.

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