Strete is an ancient village situated on the coast overlooking Start Bay. It sits equidistant between the historic naval town of Dartmouth to the east & Kingsbridge to the west. Strete has one of the best restaurants in the South Hams. The Laughing Monk is just 3 minutes walk from the apartment. There is also a village shop & post office. The village is famous for being evacuated during the 2nd. World War, to enable the allied forces to rehearse on Slapton beach for the Normandy landings.