Holly Cottage

Located in Slapton

Holly Cottage is located in Merrifield just northwest of Slapton, Devon and sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

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


Holly Cottage is a pretty two-bedroom cottage perfect for couples or a small family to enjoy a relaxing break with 1.5 acres of beautiful grounds to explore with a built-in barbecue with picnic benches all nestled in a quiet valley not far from the coast and the village of Slapton in South Devon and part of Buckland Court located deep in delightful South Hams countryside, and a short drive to the beach at Slapton Sands.

 The village of Slapton with two great pubs and a community-run village shop along with the nature reserve of Slapton Ley are 2 miles away. Dartmouth and Kingsbridge are within 15 minutes’ drive, both with interesting shops, fine restaurants, boat trips, sailing and much more. The sailing town of Salcombe is twenty-five minutes away along with Totnes, a quaint Elizabethan town is 9 miles away, and Dartmoor, with wonderful walking and spectacular scenery, is within easy reach. Buckland Court is well situated for a wide range of indoor and outdoor pursuits.


Front door leads into a small porch with a shoe rack and coat hooks
Living area table with seating for 4, sofa and two armchairs, TV, log burner, window seat.
Kitchen area double oven with gas hob, fridge with ice box, microwave.

Steps to the first floor:
Master bedroom, 4’6’’ double bed, small window seat
Twin bedroom, 2’6’’ twin beds (may not be suitable for adults)
Bathroom bath with shower over, WC and basin, small heated towel rail.


Directly outside Holly Cottage, a bench in the courtyard. An archway in the corner of the lower courtyard (separated by a substantial gate) opens out to a large pond and a sweep of grass and orchard (1.5 acres) including a built in barbecue with picnic benches as well as a children's adventure playhouse on stilts with a slide and swings.


Car parking in the drive, not in the lower courtyard except for loading and unloading.


  • Included: Bed linen, towels (guests to provide own beach towels).
  • WiFi  
  • Telephone: No telephone.
  • Pets: 1 well behaved dog welcome. (must be on a lead in the grounds). Pet charge £30 per week.
  • Local Facilities: Beach 3 miles. Shop and pubs 2 miles. Dartmouth Golf and Country Club with leisure facilities: 4 miles.


Close to coast
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire


Area Details


Slapton is a small picturesque village lying between Kingsbridge and Dartmouth. The village is half a mile from Slapton Sands. The village has 2 pubs and a village store. Slapton Ley Nature Reserve attracts visitors from all over the world. Slapton Sands beach was taken over in 1943 to use as a rehearsal area for the D-Day landings. It is a large shingle beach, very dog friendly and backed by a sea wall with lifeguards in the summer and a cafe. Woodlands Family Theme Park in Dartmouth 30 minutes away is a great family day out. Also in Dartmouth is Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens.

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