Highdown

Located in Bigbury-on-sea, Devon

This delightful detached cottage is in the village of Bigbury-on-Sea, close to Modbury and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 2

Description

Highdown is a lovely detached cottage in Bigbury-on-Sea, just six miles from Modbury in Devon. The cottage can sleep six people and has one double bedroom and two twins, together with a bathroom. Also in the cottage is a kitchen with dining area and a sitting room with wood burner, together with a conservatory with a dining area. Outside is off road parking for three cars and a private lawned garden with furniture. Highdown is a delightful cottage with lovely views in a stunning part of Devon and a perfect location for exploring the area.

Property Details

This traditional seaside, detached, single-storey, dog-friendly cottage is situated on a slope above Bigbury-on-Sea, on the south-west coast of Devon. Just a short stroll from this lovely cottage, is the South West Coast Path and Bigbury Beach, one of the best beaches in the South Hams, making it ideal for families. The cosy interior of this much-loved holiday home has a south-facing conservatory with sea views, ideal for summer breakfasts, plus an open fire in the sitting room for cosy winter afternoons after a walk on the beach with the dog. The spacious kitchen also has a dining area and plenty of space for six people to eat comfortably. There are three bedrooms, two with sea views across the bay, and all sharing a bathroom. Outside this delightful cottage is a private, enclosed, wrap-around garden with plenty of lawn area for ball games and a lovely place to relax with a refreshing drink or dine alfresco. Bigbury is a popular all-year-round holiday spot, with its own golf course just a mile and a half from the cottage and a fabulous beach with a causeway across to Burgh Island. The island is celebrated for its Art Deco design and for the inspiration it gave to its regular visitor, Agatha Christie, to write one of her best known murder mysteries, 'And Then There Were None'. Perfect for classic bucket-and-spade holidays, Bigbury-on-Sea is also ideal for surfing, windsurfing and kayaking. Equipment hire and lessons can be booked for all of these activities at the Discovery Surf School. Also located by the beach is the Venus Cafe, which serves delicious, organic and free-range food throughout the year. Keen walkers will be spoilt for choice here with some of the most spectacular stretches on the South West Coast Path being right on the doorstep. For anyone who can tear themselves away from this idyllic location, the charming towns of Modbury, Salcombe and Kingsbridge are all close by, whilst Plymouth, Dartmouth and the wild open spaces of Dartmoor are also all within easy reach. This delightful cottage offers a perfect seaside getaway for an energetic family.

Facilities

  • Electric storage heaters with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, Bluetooth speakers, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed lawned gardens with furniture
  • Two small to medium well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: Mobile phone coverage intermittent

Features

Close to coast
Garden
Ground floor facilities
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Pets Go Free
Real Fire
TV
Washing machine
WiFi

Location

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Area Details

Bigbury-on-sea

The small hamlet of Bigbury-on-Sea is another perfect location for seaside holidays located in the South Hams area in South Devon. The beach offers everything you could ever desire for the perfect day by the sea including safe swimming with seasonal lifeguards (May to September) and shallow waters. The beach is very spacious and has disabled access. At low tide, you can take a walk over to Burgh Island or if you can't wait take a trip over on the famous sea tractor and discover the Art Deco Burgh Island Hotel, the links with Agatha Christie and its history of pirates and smugglers. A great area for rockpooling this area is a big hit for kids of all ages.

The facilities are equally good with two car parks, clean toilets and even showers for the surfers and bathers. The Discover Surf School offers surf lessons for beginners and intermediates and they also offer windsurfing and kitesurfing. The Venus Café has a variety of food and drinks options including the all-important ice cream and there is even a beach barista. A pub is also available on Burgh Island. Dogs are allowed on one side of the beach and there are dog bowls and water available for them as well.

Plenty of holiday accommodation directly at Bigbury-on-Sea, many with sea views and just a couple of minutes walk to the beach with further great options in the surrounding villages.

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