Number Sixteen

Located in Babbacombe, Devon

Number Sixteen is a delightful, Edwardian terraced cottage resting in Babbacombe, Devon and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No


The cottage has three bedrooms, a double, a twin and a bunk. The ground floor hosts a shower room with a walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, whilst the first-floor bathroom has a bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC. A kitchen, utility, living/dining room with woodburning stove and study complete the property. Heating is powered by gas and amenities include a gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. Entertainment is provided with a Sky TV and WiFi. Fuel, power, starter pack for the woodburning stove, bed linen and towels are all included. For little ones, a highchair, travel cot and stairgate are available on request. Guests can park in a nearby car park. Outside there is an enclosed rear courtyard with furniture and a barbecue. Sorry, pets and smoking are not allowed. The nearest shop and pub is just 0.1 miles away, whilst the beach is 0.4 miles away. Note: There is no parking at the cottage, however, guests can park to unload bags, before parking elsewhere. Number Sixteen is a seaside retreat for a family of six along Devon’s fabulous coast.

Property Details

Number Sixteen is a wonderful, Edwardian terraced cottage nestled near the beach in Babbacombe, Devon. A family-friendly cottage with fun-filled activities on its doorstep, whisk your loved ones away to Number Sixteen for a seaside retreat. You'll find the picturesque cottage down a quiet street with a pretty tiled pathway leading you to the front door of your home-away-from-home. Guests are welcome to park up in front of the property to unload bags, before parking in a nearby public car park.

The long, spacious hallway is ideal for leaving boots, prams and bags before getting settled in; great care has been taken into creating inviting, attractive living spaces throughout Number Sixteen, with a mixture of contemporary touches and quirky, classic furnishings. Sink into the corner sofa in the charming sitting/dining room to catch up on your favourite shows on the Sky TV, or start the wood-burning stove for added comfort whilst the little ones play games before dinner. Set the rustic dining table under the Velux window bringing in plenty of natural light, to plan the day's adventures over a hearty breakfast. Pastel coloured tiles and warm wood countertops offer a peaceful setting to prepare home-cooked meals or picnics for the beach, equipped with a gas oven and hob, fridge/freezer and ample storage space. Enjoy your holiday to the full thanks to the handy utility with a washing machine and tumble dryer for quick cleans. Completing the ground floor, a shower room features a spacious walk-in shower with lovely blue tiles to jump straight in and wash off the sand.

Unpack your belongings and rest up in Number Sixteen's three fabulous bedrooms; a double, twin and bunk bed have hardwood floors with colourful rugs, unique furnishings and are light-filled for pleasant spaces to relax and get ready for the day. Run a bubble bath or warm up with a hot shower in the spacious, family-friendly bathroom. Benefit from the first-floor study offering extra space for peace and quiet to catch up on work emails or fun activities with the children.

After a long day on the beach, make the most of the sunshine in the enclosed, rear courtyard to make dinner an alfresco affair; cook up a storm on the barbecue and toast to your seaside escape.

The cottage places you within easy reach of Babbacombe's curious independents, with plenty of pubs, shops, restaurants and cafés to try. A quieter alternative, the village offers all the attractions without the crowds, such as Babbacombe Theatre, the superb Model Village and the picturesque promenade overlooking the sea. Embark on an adventurous day of walking along the picturesque South West Coast Path, spanning over 630 miles of imposing landscapes, seafronts and over to attractions such as Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Splashdown Quaywest waterpark, and Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves, as well as the stunning Dartmoor National Park further afield with the Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company.

Hop in the car for a short drive to Wellswood with many hidden gems and boutiques, including family-friendly tours through the Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves, with a handy on-site restaurant to fuel up before heading further afield. Pack your buckets and spades for the lively town of Torquay with sandy beaches and a harbour bustling with activities; take the little ones to Torquay's Dinosaur World, catch the views from English Riviera Wheel or wander the medieval Torre Abbey with a fabulous palm house.

Journey south along the coast to Paignton for a day along Preston Sands beach, explore the picture-perfect Fairy Cove and take a sunny stroll through Victoria Park.

Choose Number Sixteen for a family-friendly holiday in Babbacombe.


Close to coast
Cot Available
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Real Fire
Washing machine


Area Details


Babbacombe offers the perfect mix of premium holiday cottages at affordable prices. Whether it's a romantic break for two, or you are taking the dog for a whole family getaway, you're sure to love what Babbacombe can offer.

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