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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
  • Car not necessary

Rest Cottage accommodates four to five guests and is located on the beautiful coastline of South Devon, between the popular sailing resorts of Salcombe and Dartmouth. There are many beautiful beaches within just a short distance and keen walkers can enjoy coastal walks along the south west coast path which runs almost on the doorstep.

The cottage is perfectly located for a delightful holiday by the sea and lives up to its name, providing the perfect retreat where you can relax and unwind. It has been sympathetically renovated to provide modern facilities and accommodation whilst retaining the character of a centuries-old listed building, including original beams and an inglenook fireplace. The cottage also affords seaviews from the master bedroom and private garden.

Situated on the outskirts of the thriving village of Stokenham, Rest Cottage is within walking distance of two good pubs serving food and has an excellent farmshop nearby. Torcross beach is within walking distance and Dartmouth, Kingsbridge and Salcombe are all just a short drive.

There are plenty of sandy beaches including Gara Rock, Mattiscombe (where you can take a tour around Start Point lighthouse) and Blackpool sands to the East, a beautiful, pine-fringed, safe bay with shop, cafe and water sports. Bantham is also nearby and great for surfers and lessons can be booked at nearby Bigbury-on-Sea, which is worth visiting with its large expanse of sandy beach. From here you can take a ride on the sea tractor which takes you out to Burgh Island with it's famous art-deco hotel.

Alternatively, you can drive to East Portlemouth where you will find more lovely beaches, and can take a ferry across to Salcombe with its interesting shops, restaurants, pubs and sailing. From Dartmouth, take a cruise up the river, visit the Castle, go crabbing on the quayside, or simply sit back and enjoy watching the boats.

Short breaks are available most of the year but in summer , and other busy periods can only usually be booked as "last - minute" holidays. i.e. within 2 weeks of arrival. Please enquire if you are interested and we will try to accommodate you.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
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 Sea view
General TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

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Review 1-4 of 4

29 May 2013

5/5

"A lovely relaxing stay in a charming cottage in a beautiful location"

We had a wonderful few days at Rest Cottage with friends and were blessed with gorgeous weather. The cottage is lovely inside and out - clean, warm, well-furnished and comfortable indoors, with a larg… More

9 May 2013

5/5

"Fantastic, lovely cottage in great location"

Very nice cottage in a lovely and central area with many places nearby to visit. Lovely Garden Room for relaxing or children!!Lovely views from the bedroom.… More

8 May 2013

5/5

"Lovely Cottage, Great Location,"

We happened upon this little gem and were so glad we did. We were just four plus a labrador and it was perfect for us.The cottage is clean, comfortable and pretty with more than just the essentials.A… More

6 May 2013

5/5

"Best cottage I've have ever stayed in"

The cottage is just beautiful, because it is privately owned it feels well loved and not just like a business. Every morning we were greeted with a beautiful view of the bay, that took our breath away… More

Review 1-4 of 4

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