Meadow Thatch

Located in Cockington, Devon

This traditional thatched cottage is in the picturesque village of Cockington in Devon and can sleep six adults and two children in three bedrooms.

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


Meadow Thatch is an idyllic thatched cottage in the charming village of Cockington in South Devon. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and can sleep six adults and two children. Downstairs there is a large country kitchen and a spacious open-plan living area with dining and sitting spaces. Outside are three separate enclosed gardens with both sitting and lawn areas. Meadow Thatch is the perfect destination for a family getaway to the English Riviera.

Property Details

This property is the epitome of simple elegance. Neutrally decorated and furnished to a high standard, Meadow Thatch is the perfect balance of original period features and unaffected modern decor. Situated in the traditional village of Cockington in South Devon, it is the ideal property for a large group or family wanting to experience all the beauty of the surrounding area in a luxurious setting. The downstairs hallway leads to a light and airy ground floor bedroom boasting a king-size bed and views over the front garden. Across the hall is a large family bathroom with a spacious walk-in shower. With its high ceilings, exposed beams and breakfast bar, the fully appointed kitchen offers a wonderfully sociable space for cooking together. The open-plan living area is spacious yet cosy, with the dining and sitting spaces slightly partitioned creating the illusion of two separate rooms. Relax together on the comfortable sofas discussing what exciting adventures are in store for the rest of your stay, or enjoy a delicious meal at the dining table, with the patio doors opening out into the garden and a warm summer breeze diffusing around the room. Upstairs are two further bedrooms, again impeccably decorated and furnished, both of which offer beautiful views of the gardens. One bedroom has a king-size bed and the other a super-king size bed that can be converted into two single beds if needed. This room also has the additional option of a sofa bed that can sleep a further two children. There is also a modern family bathroom on this floor featuring a bath and hand-held shower. Outside there are three enclosed gardens. At the front of the property, there is a lawn with a babbling stream running along one side, there is also a gravel area with seating. At the back of the property, there are two separate enclosed gardens, bisected by the stream. Both offer lawn and seating areas, one of which being a raised platform with furniture and a BBQ. The gardens offer a tranquil place to relax, with the only sounds being birdsong and the trickle of the stream. Cockington is a picturesque centre boasting a number of traditional eateries, shops and the sixteenth-century manor house, Cockington Court, that has been converted into a thriving arts and crafts centre. The Court's acreage offers plenty of beautiful walking trails that are dog-friendly and full of fascinating sites. A short walk in the vibrant seaside resort of Torquay, a busy town with plenty of restaurants, bars, and shops as well as popular theatre. Meadow Thatch is a wonderful option for anyone wanting to visit the spectacular South Devon Coast while staying in a luxurious and elegant setting.


  • Gas central heating, electric wood burner
  • Gas Aga, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dryer, dishwasher
  • TV in the sitting room and all bedrooms, Sky Q, X-Box
  • Fuel and power inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Highchair and cot
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • The garage can be used by guests
  • Enclosed gardens with patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5 minute walk, pub 5 minute walk
  • Note: The stream in the front garden is open, so children may need supervision in this area


Cot Available
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Pets Go Free
Washing machine



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Area Details


A charming Devonshire village Cockington boasts narrow country lanes lined by traditional thatched cottages. In the village centre and you will find the Tudor manor house, Cockington Court and its acreage, featuring beautifully restored lakes and points of interest such as the Gamekeepers Cottage. The Manor is now a craft centre offering the opportunity for visitors to watch craftspeople at work and to purchase any number of handmade gifts. If you needed any more reasons to visit this quaint village, it would be its proximity to the bustling capital of the English Riviera, Torquay. Torquay is a busy seaside resort offering visitors everything from fine dining, sailing and water sports, a popular theatre scene, as well as vibrant nightlife.

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