Cleave Cottage

Located in Bigbury, Devon

This thatched cottage sits just outside of Bigbury-on-Sea in Devon and is able to sleep four people in two bedrooms.

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


Cleave Cottage is a listed, thatched property situated near the Devon village of Bigbury-on-Sea. It hosts two bedrooms which are made up of a double and a twin, accessed through one an another, there is also a family bathroom, the property can sleep four people. The interior also comes set with a kitchen, a utility and a sitting/dining room with an electric fire. To the outside, discover off-road parking for three cars, as well as an enclosed rear garden hosting a lawn and a patio with furniture. Cleave Cottage is a characterful and quirky stay for those looking to explore countryside and coastline.

Property Details

Cleave Cottage is a characterful, Grade II listed cottage boasting a charming thatched roof and sitting within the South Devon AONB, near Bigbury-on-Sea. Surrounded by countryside and within close proximity to the stunning coastline, this is a home-from-home just perfect for that much-needed family break. Get a sense of this property's character from the moment that you step into the living/dining room, an alluring layout enhanced by rustic features such as the flagstone flooring and exposed wooden beams, an electric-effect woodburner rests in a stunning stone fireplace for that added touch of warmth. A flourish of quirky knick-knacks line the walls, giving it a quaint feeling. Next to this, a pleasant kitchen provides quarry tile flooring and cream-coloured units which host a handy range of fixtures and fittings to make use of. From here, you have access to the delightful family bathroom, offering a shower over the bath. A set of steep, old-style stairs (no handrail) bring you to the welcoming first floor, the layout is ideal for families as the twin room can only be accessed from the master double bedroom. A sizeable, enclosed garden rests peacefully to the back of Cleave Cottage, there is a choice of places to sit and unwind. Bigbury-on-Sea, at the mouth of the River Avon, is just a couple of miles away and plays host to a wonderful beach where you can sit and bathe, or try your hand at some thrilling water sports. The nearby Burgh Island attractively overlooks the beach. The renowned South West Coast Path runs nearby and enjoys spectacular scenery, while hosting popular places such as Salcombe, Dartmouth and Plymouth - all of which offer much for visitors to see and do, suiting all tastes. Tour magnificent South Devon from this heart-warming thatched cottage.


Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Washing machine


Area Details


Bigbury is a pretty village near Bigbury-On-Sea and the town of Kingsbridge. The village has a post office and a shop. It is the perfect base to stay for peace and tranquillity. You can enjoy the stunning scenery of the South Hams and are within a stone's throw of the beautiful South Devon coast. The sandy beaches at Bigbury-on-Sea and Bantham are great for families with shallow shelving, sandy beaches. Take the sea tractor from Bigbury beach to explore Burgh Island, which has links to Agatha Christie. From this base, it is easy to explore the delights of Dartmoor National Park which is just a 25-minute drive away.

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