Old Post Office

Located in Stokenham

Old Post Office is a Grade II listed cottage in Stokenham, Devon, and sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

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


The Old Post Office is a delightful Grade 2 listed cottage in the heart of the picturesque village of Stokenham, just a mile from the beach at Torcross. Beautifully presented with three bedrooms (two of which have pretty views across country to the sea), a cosy lounge with a log burner, good sized kitchen, dining room, and breakfast nook. The garden is private and offers pretty views of the surrounding countryside, with a terrace for al fresco dining. Situated just across the lane is the village green accessed a couple of minutes walk away, with a play park and lots of space to play. The cottage is in easy walking distance to the two excellent pubs in the village too. This gorgeous home is sure to be one guests will want to visit again and again.

The village of Stokenham sits on the Kingsbridge to Dartmouth coastal road, offering great access for those keen to get out and explore the area. The village itself has two excellent pubs and just half a mile away is Stokeley Farm Shop and café, handy for picking up fresh bread and a newspaper, great for breakfast and lunch, and the South Hams brewery’s Tap House hosts live music and themed evenings in the summer. Pretty walks around the surrounding countryside, to Brooking Woods or Torcross to enjoy the beach are all around. Salcombe is just 11 miles away, and can also be accessed on the foot ferry from the beaches at East Portlemouth. Dartmoor is 16 miles away and there are nearby attractions such as Woodlands leisure park for all the family to enjoy. Stokenham is a super village for your South Devon holiday.


Front door leads into a small hallway,
Lounge with armchair, occasional chair, sofa, window seat, TV and DVD player, log burner.
Kitchen with electric AGA range cooker, microwave, Nespresso machine, radio, fridge freezer, washing machine, dishwasher.
Breakfast area, table and 4 chairs, doors to steps to garden.
Downstairs WC with basin, WC.
Dining room with table and seating for 6, bay window with an occasional chair.

From front hallway stairs to first floor:
Bedroom 1 with king-size bed, views over the green and out over the village to the sea.
En suite bathroom roll top freestanding bath, WC and basin.
Bedroom 2 with twin 3 ft beds (can be made up as a super-king on request at time of booking) views over the green and out over the village to the sea.
Bedroom 3 with twin 3 ft beds, views to the garden.
Family bathroom with WC, basin, shower cubicle, bath with hand-held shower


Steps to garden, terrace with table and seating for 6. Slightly sloped lawn.


No allocated spaces but parking available on the lane.


  • Bed linen and towels, (guests to bring own beach towels), a basket of logs on arrival (End of September-end of April).
  • No Smoking.
  • 2 well-behaved dogs accepted (£30 per pet per week). Please do not leave your dog unattended on the property, allow your dog upstairs or on the furniture and that any dog mess is cleared from the outside area before departure.
  • Local Facilities: Beach at Torcross 1 mile. Farm Shop, café and brewery, 0.5 miles. Two pubs within a few minutes walk. Village green (NOT DOG FRIENDLY) with play park access a few minutes away. Kingsbridge (5.5 miles) and Dartmouth (10 miles) both with all amenities.


Close to coast
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine


Area Details


Stokenham is a village on the South Coast of Devon between Kingsbridge and Dartmouth and near many unspoilt beaches including Start Bay. The village boasts 2 very friendly pubs and a mile away from the village is Stokely Farm Shop and Cafe and the nearby town of Kingsbridge has an array of shops including supermarkets. It is a great location for walkers of any age to explore the scenic routes South Hams has to offer. We have a great collection of Stokenham self-catering cottages from which you can enjoy the area.

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