For those looking for a traditional fisherman's cottage in an ideal location with breathtaking vistas and only a stone's throw from the beach, then 2 Beesands Cottage will not disappoint. Sympathetically refurbished by the owners to a very high standard, this spacious yet cosy cottage stands facing the sea and Start Bay in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The property will instantly appeal to those looking for a traditional seaside holiday, those who love the outdoors and wish to enjoy the beautiful views afforded from the Devon Coastal Path as well as couples looking for a quiet base from which to explore the South Hams. This fishing village retains much of the atmosphere associated with a bygone age, with a welcoming pub serving locally caught fresh fish and other culinary delights. Beesands is not far to the pretty estuary towns of either Dartmouth or Kingsbridge with their range of shops, restaurants, cinemas and leisure centres.Please Note: This property only accepts a minimum 4 nights short break (or revenue equivalent).
From a covered porch the front door opens into a welcoming sitting room with oak flooring extending throughout the ground floor. An attractive log burning stove, 2 leather sofas and warm panelling add to the cosy atmosphere and the room features a window seat from where one can enjoy the sea's ever changing moods. Smart TV . From here a door leads into the panelled snug, with a Victorian open fireplace (NOT USABLE), sofa (which converts to a double bed for 2),a tub chair and window seat, stereo, LCD TV. An archway from the first sitting room invites you through to the spacious dining room with a table and seating for 8. Another archway opens into the refurbished kitchen equipped with a larder cupboard, electric hob, oven and grill, microwave, large fridge freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. A further arch opens into the rear lobby, an ideal place for keeping all the clobber associated with a beach holiday with a door to the rear courtyard. A recent ground floor extension has a spacious double bedroom with 4ft 6in bed and an adjoining fully tiled bathroom with bath with hand shower, hand basin, WC and electric heater. From the first sitting room open plan stairs lead up to the first attractive twin bedroom with 3' single beds and wonderful views of the sea. A door leads through to a Jack and Jill shower room, equipped with a large corner electric shower, hand basin, WC, backlit mirror and electric heater. Further door into the other twin bedroom (3' beds), which again enjoys fantastic sea views. This bedroom has a door to the other set of stairs that lead back down to the second sitting room.
To the rear of the property is a secluded, private courtyard and steps up to a raised terrace equipped with table and chairs with views to the side, providing a wonderful suntrap away from the bustle of the beach. Opposite the front of the property and beside the sea wall is an area of grass belonging to the village that provides several picnic tables and chairs. Beyond that is the beach.
Parking: Unrestricted parking beside the sea wall a little further down from the cottage.
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.