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South Hams Beach Cottage 100m from Sea

Dining room lights to create all the ambience you need for intimate dining
Certificate of Excellence
8 reviews
Dining room lights to create all the ambience you need for intimate dining
Main double bedroom in the attic with views out to sea and the countryside.
View from the loft bedroom of the sea out to Burgh Island.
Cottage from the front steps
Shelter in the sunny conservatory - leads onto patio garden
Sunrise over the patio garden
Relax looking out to sea from the garden bench
View from the front garden
The beach is a stone's throw from the cottage - Challaborough Bay looking out to Burgh Island
Sun setting over the rocks at Challaborough Bay
The most beautiful sunsets can be seen from the coastal path and beach at Challaborough Bay
Burgh Island at Sunset from Challaborough Bay
View at dusk to Burgh Island from Bigbury on Sea - a short stroll away
The Pilchard Inn - a smugglers' inn a short walk over the cliff and across the beach to Burgh Island
Nearby estuary beach at Wanwell
Explore coves and isolated beaches around the South Hams
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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon, England
Our coastal cottage is 100m from the beach, perfect for families and cosy romantic breaks. You’ll love it for the sea views, proximity to Burgh Island, cliff walks and the 13th C pub up the road. Lovingly refurbished with a log burner for winter and a sunny garden and conservatory. You can see Burgh Island from your window and hear the waves crashing as you go to sleep.

The kitchen is well equipped with a range cooker and farmhouse dining table. Log burner in the living room for cosy winters and a sunny conservatory and patio garden with views to sea.

Two double bedrooms (one in the loft which has a steep staircase - handrail provided), one children's room with two single beds. Shower room.

Travel cot, high chair and baby bath are available on request. Bed linen and towels all provided.

Wifi, Telephone for emergencies, TV is w...
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About the Owner, Frances C
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Jun 2016
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 8 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
We'll call you on arrival to make sure you have everything you need and recommend places to go, and are always contactable for any questions. Our housekeeper Elaine lives just up the cliff path and will pop by to make sure you're settled in and is on hand for any problems that might arise.
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Listing #HL7317552
Reviews from our community
Excellent - based on 8 reviews
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London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2018 for a stay in December 2017

We stayed here over the new year with our kids - both under 7 - and absolutely loved it. We felt right at home here. Cottage is super charming and full of character and is in a great location- 10 minute walk to the beach and has great views. Husband is into photography and he enjoyed going for walks to...

Exeter, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2018 for a stay in April 2018

Fantastic cottage with a lovely, safe little beach on the doorstep and wonderful views to Burgh Island. The Cottage is beautifully decorated and could not fault its cleanliness. We enjoyed the many beautiful walks from the doorstep and loved being able to warm ourselves up in front of the log burner upon our return. We’ve already looking at booking our...

Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017
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The cottage is in a good location with views across the bay. The beach at the foot of the road doesn't allow dogs so if you have a dog then the next beach along via the coastal path is the one to let the dogs run on. The cottage itself is very pretty. Lots of nice touches. Comfy beds and...

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Ocean Views
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
- No sandy feet or shoes in the house and be careful with high heels in the house to avoid marking the wooden floors. - Pets are welcome, please keep them off soft furnishings and...
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
    1 Crib
    2 Fulls
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 5 nights
R 2 052
R 13 366
19 May 2018 -
2 Jun 2018
7 nights
R 2 742
R 18 971
£1 100
21 Jul 2018 -
1 Sep 2018
Peak season
7 nights
R 2 742
R 18 971
£1 100
20 Oct 2018 -
27 Oct 2018
Peak season
7 nights --
R 18 971
£1 100
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 5 174 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Nearest pub: Fantastic 13th Century pub serving great food within walking distance.

Beach: less than 100m from property. Burgh Island is a short walk away and you can hire kayaks or learn to surf at one of the UK's best surf schools.

Walks: Situated by the South West coastal path, it's a short walk to Ayrmer's Cove National Trust beach and plenty of coastal walks and dog friendly beaches close by.

Closest towns are Modbury and Kingsbridge (7 miles). Plenty of trips and days out to nearby Salcombe, Totnes, fruit picking farms, Dartmoor & Paignton zoos, gin tasting at Plymouth Gin and wine /cheese at Sharpham's vineyard.

Local shops: Local shop at end of the road (open May - Oct), shops, delis & supermarkets 1 - 6 miles.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 70.0 km
Railway: Ivybridge: 16.0 km
Nearest train station: Ivybridge (taxis can be booked from here if you don't have a car)

Nearest airport: Exeter

Arriving by car: it's highly recommended you use a car & Sat Nav while here as the location is relatively remote. We'll send you full directions before you arrive.
Parking: on road outside property.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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