1 Ivy Cove

Located in Kingsbridge
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No


The Coastguard Cottages at Lannacombe stand proudly overlooking the beautiful panorama of Lannacombe Bay on the southernmost tip of South Devon, a stunning unspoilt location that comes with its own beach, Ivy Cove.  1 Ivy Cove is the end cottage of a terrace of three and is a comfortable and practical, cottage set in a simply glorious spot. The coastal path passes below the cottages and from here there are miles of superb walking along the path that stretches from Dartmouth to Salcombe along craggy cliffs that dip into sandy coves.   Lannacombe beach, a few minutes from the cottage, is a wide sandy bay at low tide, and is a favourite with surfers and families alike. Walking, swimming, surfing and rock pooling are just some of the joys of this location or simply enjoy the peace and spectacular views from the cottage and garden at any time of the year.


Entrance hall, door into utility room with washing machine, and door into downstairs shower room. Large living room with stunning views out to sea and across to Lannacombe from the windows.  This room is comfortably furnished with two sofas, armchair, TV, a log burner, large dining table to seat 8.  Kitchen with views out to sea, electric cooker, dishwasher . Stairs to the first floor. Double bedroom with 4ft 6in bed, fitted cupboard and wonderful views. Small double bedroom. Adjacent bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC. Stairs to the top floor with two 3ft beds and bunk beds (3') and more wonderful views. Access to the cottage is at the rear.


A fairly rough track (not really suitable for low slung cars) leads from Lannacombe Beach to the Coastguard Cottages and the area surrounding them is enclosed by low walls and hedging. The grounds are not divided between the cottages and No. 1 has its own private area to the side of the property and driveway with table and benches. A raised area at the rear provides a communal clothes line. Gate on the edge of the grounds of the cottages allows access to a path down to Ivy Cove beach below.

Games Room/Den, with TV, DVD and Table Tennis table.


Parking for two cars. As this parking area is shared with 2 Ivy Cove consideration should be given to maintaining access.  Further parking (chargeable) is available on Lannacombe beach but this can be restricted due to limited availability and there is strictly no overnight parking.


  • Included: Bed linen (not towels), heating (electric heaters), electricity, 1 basket of logs and coal in winter.
  • Telephone: For incoming calls only. Mobile reception poor.
  • Wifi
  • Local Facilities: Ivy Cove beach in front of cottage and Lannacombe beach a few minutes walk. Stokeley Farm shop approx 4 miles. Kingsbridge 9 miles. Pubs in Beesands and East Prawle approx 4 miles each. East Prawle 1.5 miles by coastal footpath.


Close to coast
Games Room
Great View
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Real Fire
Washing machine



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Area Details


Set within the popular South Hams district of South Devon, Kingsbridge is a market town sitting on the Salcombe estuary surrounded by beautiful countryside. Located in the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it is one of the most popular areas for visitors as it offers so much. The estuary provides plenty of options to get on the water whether fancy sailing, kayaking or stand up paddleboarding. If you are just looking for a day on the beach then Salcombe, East Portlemouth, Blackpool Sands or the two beaches at Thurlestone will all fit the bill. Walkers have a choice of walking a section of the South West Coast Path or heading inland and enjoying the many trails in the AONB. Plenty of options when wanting to eat out and some excellent towns and villages to explore nearby including Salcombe, Beesands, Dartmouth and Bigbury-on-Sea.

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