Located in Bigbury-on-sea, Devon
Seadrift is a large, detached cottage located in Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon and can sleep nine people in five bedrooms and is pet-friendly.
- Sleeps: 9
- Bedrooms: 5
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: 2
Seadrift is a fantastic large cottage, boasting sea views, in the centre of Bigbury-on-Sea in Devon. This property has five bedrooms; a king-size double with a TV and balcony, a ground-floor double, a ground floor twin, a further twin and a single, sleeping nine guests. There is a ground-floor bathroom and cloakroom, as well as a shower room, plus a kitchen/diner, utility, living/dining with electric woodburning stove, sunroom and games room. Outside there is off-road parking for two cars and a large, wrap-around lawned garden with seating. Seadrift is a well-placed property for a group gathering in this picturesque area of Devon.
Located in the centre of Bigbury-on-Sea, boasting views of Bigbury Bay and Burgh Island, is Seadrift, a well-placed large property, ideal for a family or group gathering for those wanting to explore the coast and countryside of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The driveway offers parking for two cars, as well as a large lawned garden, which wraps around the property, boasting a seating area where you can enjoy the incredible views in this tranquil location. Step inside the property to be met with a games room, the perfect place to enjoy some friendly competition, with a small pool table, ping pong table and a darts board, there's even a children's dartboard so the little ones can join in the fun too. From here, head down the hallway to the living/dining room; neutrally styled with fresh white painted walls, offering large sofas to relax on while you enjoy a movie night on the provided TV with DVD Player, as the heat of the electric 'woodburning' effect stove fills the room and adds to the cosy ambience, along with a dining table where you can enjoy home-cooked meals. This room overlooks the sunroom, which provides a peaceful spot to relax, with furniture that can easily be taken outdoors and offering views across the pretty garden.
The kitchen/diner offers a second dining area, along with contemporary and neutral décor, with sleek cream units, matching appliances and spacious wooden worktops, where you can prepare home-cooked meals. There is a handy utility room with a washing machine, for your convenience, as well as a cloakroom with basin and WC. Two of the five bedrooms are located on this floor; a double and a twin, the latter boasting garden and sea views, both served by a family bathroom with a choice of bath and walk-in shower.
Head up the open tread staircase to find the remaining three bedrooms; the master king-size boasts a balcony, which is a truly tranquil spot to sit out and take in the views with a morning coffee, while a further twin room has a huge window, allowing in plenty of light and making the most of the views, and the final single bedroom is ideal for a child, all of which are served by a shower room.
Venture into the village centre, just a short walk away, where you will find all you need for your daily essentials at the local beach shop. Spend the afternoon on the picturesque golden sand of Bigbury Beach, minutes' walk from the property, offering safe, family-friendly swimming, lifeguards overseeing the area during peak months and some pet-friendly access, so the whole family can enjoy a day at the beach. The beach also provides access at low tide to the iconic Burgh Island via a causeway, or at high tide, you can jump on an iconic sea tractor. The island hosts the iconic, Art Deco style, Burgh Island Hotel, which has seen many famous guests through the years, including Agatha Christie, who drew inspiration for many of her novels from the surrounding area, as well as numerous hidden coves and pretty beaches, excellent for kayaking, paddleboarding and snorkelling. There are excellent walking opportunities on the island, with an ancient lookout at its peak boasting incredible views of the coast.
Back on the mainland, the rivers Avon and Erme offer a plethora of fascinating marine life and wildlife to look out for, while close by is Bigbury Golf Club, a private members club that welcomes visitors of all abilities. The stunning Dartmoor National Park is a short scenic drive away, along with the picturesque coastal resort of Salcombe and the principal town of the South Hams area of Devon, Kingsbridge, boasting a good selection of restaurants, bars and shops. Seadrift is a wonderful base for making treasured memories with loved ones.
- Oil central heating with electric fire
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 3 x TVs, WiFi, small pool table, ping pong table, darts board
- Fuel and power inc in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc in rent
- Travel cot and highchair available
- Off-road parking for 2 cars
- Large lawn garden to the front and sides of the property with furniture and picnic bench
- Pets welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop and beach a very short walk away, a pub just over half a mile
- Note: Garden is mostly enclosed, but pets and children should be supervised
- Note: This property sleeps a maximum of eight adults
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.