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Welcome to Bay View and some just amazing views.

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
  • Car not necessary

Bayview, originally a coastguard cottage, is ideally placed in the hamlet of South Hallsands and boasts breathtaking views of the whole of Start Bay, from the lighthouse and across the wide sweep of the bay, on the southern tip of South Devon. Through the large windows of this spacious house, enjoy the unique experience of the glow emanating from the Start Point lighthouse. The nearby, historic ruined village of Hallsands is well worth a visit or explore the famous South West Coastal Path, which is right on the doorstep. Alternatively, the family can pack up and head to the beach for the day, which is only a short walk away; this is a perfect place to enjoy sea kayaking, as kayaks can be carried down and secured at North Hallsands beach. Enjoy a refreshing drink and a delicious meal at the Cricket Inn at Beesands or venture further afield to the excellent seafood restaurant, The Start Bay Inn at Torcross, which will also easily satisfy your cravings. Bayview, a perfect base for a South Devon holiday, is a very well equipped, practical family home in a fantastic location and benefits from a large, private garden that can easily entertain the children for hours, so the parents can enjoy sipping wine and relaxing in front of the views when they have tired of the outdoors.


Rear entrance into conservatory porch area with hanging space and table and 2 chairs. Well-equipped tiled kitchen with fitted cupboards, electric hob, built-under electric oven, microwave as well as a built-in dishwasher and fridge. A separate outside utility room has a large fridge/freezer, sink, washing machine and dryer. Open plan living/dining area with 1 large sofa, 2 armchairs, 2 bean bags, flat screen TV, separate DVD player, radio/CD player (DVDs and CDs provided), feature fire place (not functional) and fantastic views out to sea. Downstairs WC and basin. Stairs up to first floor, where both bedrooms face the sea. Double bedroom with 4ft 6in bed and basin. Children's bunk room (2 x 3ft bunk beds), including toys. Cupboard in hallway with hanging and shelf space. Small shower room with separate shower, basin and WC. Family bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC. Further stairs up to a lovely master bedroom with 5ft bed, built-in wardrobe and fabulous views of both the sea and the countryside.


The property is accessed via 2 sets of steps and a relatively steep slope up to the house. Front private garden facing the sea with table, chairs and umbrella. Large private, rear garden (not enclosed) with wide expanse of lawns and patio picnic bench.

Parking: Designated parking space for 1 car on shared drive. Alternative parking available at the public car park for the Hallsands ruined village, about two minutes walk away.


Included: Bed linen, towels, WiFi, electricity, heating (night storage), travel cot and high chair.

Pets: Maximum of 2 dogs permitted.

Telephone: With honesty box.

Local Facilities: South Hallsands beach (shingle), approximately 4 minutes walk. Mattiscombe Sands (sandy), 20 minutes walk along the coastal path. Lannacombe Sands (sandy), 10 minutes drive. Pub, The Cricket Inn at Beesands, 3.5 miles. Village shop in Torcross, 10 minutes by car. Farm shop in Stokenham, 4 miles. Kingsbridge with all facilities, 8.5 miles.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Access Car not necessary
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1)
Outdoors Private garden

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Review 1-1 of 1

9 Dec 2013


"Fantastic location & views"

My wife and I stayed at Bayview for a week in June and on our return immediately booked a second week in October. We love to visit the South Hams and walk with our dogs. Bayview was a very comfortable base with the South West Coast Path just at the front of the house. The views are stunning and the property is very well furnished and very comfortable, the attic bedroom conversion is exceptionally good with views of Start Bay and the Lighthouse from your bed.
We booked via Toad Hall Cottages and got excellent service from them as we have done for the past 10 years or more.
There was a minor issue on arrival with keys but very quickly and efficiently resolved by Toad Hall and the property management company.

Thanks for your review- it really is a stunning property in an amazing position. Perfectly positioned on the South West coastal path it really does make for a perfect getaway.

Review 1-1 of 1

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