Anchor Cottage

Located in Beesands

Anchor Cottage is located by the water in Beesands, Devon, and sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 2


Anchor Cottage is a pretty, comfortable two bedroom cottage situated on the sea front in beautiful Beesands. There’s a charming courtyard to enjoy al fresco dining, a cosy lounge with a log burner for those cooler nights when you’ve spent the day exploring, both bedrooms are light and bright, and the master bedroom windows face out to sea. The relaxing sounds of the water on the shore is sure to help you forget your troubles and enjoy your South Devon holiday.

Beesands is a charming fishing village situated in spectacular Start Bay. With a mile of shingle beach, a great local pub and restaurant serving a varied menu and locally caught fish, a popular fish shack and café, village green, a freshwater lake, bird sanctuary and area of natural interest, all surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside and situated right on the South West Coast path, there’s plenty for everyone to do. The bustling market town of Kingsbridge has a good selection of shops and restaurants twenty minutes away, as does the historic naval town of Dartmouth which is also worth a visit. This is a truly idyllic place to enjoy a seaside holiday, and if that’s not enough, then there are many other attractions in the area for all to enjoy.


From beach side:
The front door leads into the lounge: A large sofa, 2 armchairs, TV, log burner,
Kitchen: Table and chairs for 4, Slimline dishwasher, Range cooker with induction hob, Microwave, under-counter fridge.
Stairs to first floor NO HANDRAIL, small landing with steps into rooms,
Master bedroom: 5' king-size bed, sea views.
Bedroom 2: bottom bunk 4’6’’, top bunk 3’.
Bathroom: bath, with handheld shower (NOT WALL MOUNTABLE), WC and basin,
Utility house to the rear of the garden houses, washing machine, tumble dryer, under counter freezer, iron, ironing board, drying rail for hanging wetsuits etc.


Courtyard style garden, table and chairs for 4. Please note the neighbouring properties have right of access across the rear of the property.


Unrestricted public parking opposite cottage.


  • Included: Bed linen and towels (Guests to bring own beach towels), Logs
  • Pets: 2 Well behaved dogs welcome, £30 per pet per week.
  • Telephone: No telephone, mobile reception poor. 
  • WiFi available.
  • Local Facilities: Beach 10 yards. Pub 100 yards. Well stocked garage and mini mart (including logs and kindling) 4 miles. Village shop 3 miles. Farm shop 2.5 miles. Dartmouth 10 miles.


Close to coast
Great View
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine


Area Details


Beesands is a small fishing village sandwiched between Hallsands and Torcross. Beesands has a mile-long shingle Beach which was awarded the Blue flag for excellence. Behind the beach lies the village green and a freshwater lake called Widdecombe Ley. Sticking with tradition the local fisherman will still offer their catch of the day on the village green each day. The local village pub specialises in fresh fish and crab sandwiches prove very popular. Water sports are very popular on the beach and with the attraction of the beach shop and café plus a free car park, this makes the beach at Beesands very popular and is dog friendly. The beach at Hallsands, which is a short coastal walk away, is also dog friendly.

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