English Country Cottages



Property Reference: FOB
  • Sleeps9
  • Pets0
  • Bedrooms5
  • Grade4 Star rating
Exterior Living room/dining room Living room/dining room Living room/dining room Conservatory Kitchen Kitchen Games room Hallway Double bedroom Double bedroom Twin bedroom Balcony Twin bedroom Twin bedroom Twin bedroom Bathroom View Garden Exterior

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Availability & Price

Prices are per property not per person includes a £30.00 booking fee.

Available start days
Unavailable days

2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
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Property Features

  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Ground Floor FacilitiesGround Floor Facilities
  • Games RoomGames Room
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Coastal PropertyCoastal Property

Property Description

Nestling in a secluded sunny lawned garden with views of the sea and Burgh Island, Seadrift is comfortably furnished in modern style. Within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Bigbury-on-Sea boasts a fine sweep of golden sand – ideal for both children and surfers.
The holiday location makes it a superb base from which to explore the many and varied attractions of South Devon. Nearby Thurlestone stands as a pretty ‘chocolate-box’ village, with its pink-washed thatched cottages and unspoilt sandy beach framed by rolling farmland. The busy market town of Kingsbridge with its fine Tudor and Georgian buildings acts as the ‘capital’ of the South Hams region, and serves as the hub of local transport services to the surrounding villages. During the summer months, a ferry runs from here to Devon’s most southerly resort of Salcombe, once a former fishing village and now a major sailing resort thronging with visitors. A few miles south of Salcombe at Sharpitor, the National Trust oversees the elegant Edwardian house of Otto Overbeck, a scientist whose varied collection of items is on display to the public. Overlooking the Salcombe estuary, the beautiful garden of Overbecks enjoys fine views and is home to a selection of rare plants, trees and shrubs growing within its warm microclimate.
In the opposite direction lies Plymouth, with its many naval and seafaring connections. Rebuilt after the Second World War, it stands as a complex mixture of modern day facilities and attractions with strong roots in history – the Barbican area around Sutton Harbour retaining many links. The Elizabethan House found here is furnished as it would have been in the time of Sir Francis Drake (who set out from Plymouth to circumnavigate the world), and the Island House is another place of note – believed to have been where the Pilgrim Fathers lodged before setting sail for America. From Plymouth, river and fishing trips can be arranged and there are sailing and windsurfing schools. Shop in Bigbury.

Spacious, well-equipped, modern fitted kitchen. Living/dining room with doors to sun lounge. Separate toilet. Double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with shower cubicle and toilet. First floor: Two twin bedrooms, each with sloping ceiling; one with doors to balcony. Single bedroom. Shower room with toilet. Separate games room with pool table and table tennis.

  • Electricity, oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot
  • Sofa bed (for alternative sleeping only)
  • TV
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Telephone – incoming only
  • Garden with exotic plants and furniture
  • Games room
  • Parking (for 3 cars)
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. Location Location Location - That what this property is about. May 2012.
  2. Good views of the beach and Burgh Island. The beaches are clean and very child-friendly. Sept 2010.
  3. Spacious, Views from every room, not overlooked. It was obvious the property had been maintained as someone else’s second home. Nice garden. Heating was excellent. Sept 2010.
  4. Plenty of room, lovely views and a fantastic games room. May 2010.
  5. Brilliant property, spacious, even better than the description and photographs. Well equipped and a delightful place to have a really happy holiday. The games room was a real bonus. May 2010.
  6. The position of the property could not have been better. May 2010.
  7. Location, views, area were all superb. Oct 2009.
  8. If you like to swim in the sea and bodyboard, you have to come here! The view was fantastic as was the distance to the fabulous beach. July 2009.
  9. Beautiful, quiet location. Spacious property with excellent views and short walk to the beach. Games room a welcome bonus. Sept 2009.
  10. Beautiful cottage with lovely views from every window. The short walk to the sea tops it off. Jan 2008.
  11. The property itself was quite lovely and the location was great. My family, particularly my three year old grandson had a wonderful time. June 2008.
  12. Great cottage, great location and views, and great games room! Dec 2007.
  13. A fantastic family cottage, close to the best beach in miles. June 2006.
  14. We were pleasantly surprised by the comfort and general spacious feeling to the property which was not obvious from the details. The views from the sun lounge were wonderful allowing those of us who wanted to take in the scenery to bask in its beauty, whilst others could be occupied elsewhere. Feb 2006.
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