Located in Bigbury-on-sea
- Sleeps: 9
- Bedrooms: 5
- Bathrooms: 3
- Pet Friendly: 2
St Michaels, a spacious detached holiday home in Bigbury on Sea, is situated just 5 minutes’ stroll downhill, straight onto one of the finest sandy beaches in the region. Perfectly located for a beach holiday and giving easy access to the South West Coastal Path for walkers keen to take in amazing scenery and clifftop walks, St Michaels is also just a short drive to the beautiful surrounding areas of the South Hams. Offering spectacular views of the waves, Burgh Island, and the kite surfers all year round, there is ample space for storing surfboards, wet suits, kayaks and bikes, and with a dog-friendly garden, this is the perfect property for an active family looking to spend their time by the sea. Equally out of season, a relaxing haven from which to embrace the cliff walks, fresh sea air and watch the ever-changing tides.
The Pilchard Inn, a unique and friendly pub is within easy 15 minutes walking distance, located on Burgh Island, iconic in itself with its hotel, now open to the public, being the writing haunt of authors such as Agatha Christie and Noel Coward and home to the Nettlefold restaurant. There is a small convenience store in the neighbouring cove a short walk away. A few minutes' drive away there is an excellent village store as well as a popular pub serving great food and The Oyster Shack restaurant not far. Discovery Surf School offers lessons and equipment from the beach, where there is also a café and beach shop. This really is a superb destination, offering flexible and comfortable accommodation all year round.
Step up into a large entrance hall with boot and coat stand, leading into the main living room which has huge picture windows facing the sea, furnished with sofas, wood-burning stove, Sonos sound system which runs throughout the house, Smart TV and DVD player, leading to a relaxing area with huge daybed and bi-folding doors onto the patio.
Dining area to seat ten.
Well-equipped modern kitchen with breakfast bar. Large electric range cooker with ceramic hob, dishwasher, filter coffee machine, under counter fridge, microwave. Off the kitchen is a utility room with fridge freezer and door to the garden.
Also on the ground floor are the first three bedrooms, and an additional large utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer, recycling area.
Bedroom 1 with two 3ft single beds, bedside cabinets, chest of drawers and sea views.
Bedroom 2 with single bed, wardrobe and bedside cabinet.
Bedroom 3 with 4ft 6in double bed with tallboy, bedside cabinets and sea views.
Family shower room with shower cubicle, basin, heated towel rail and WC.
Staircase to the first floor: Bedroom 4 with 5ft King sized bed with wardrobe, chest of drawers, ensuite shower room with shower cubicle, basin, WC.
Bedroom 5 Master bedroom 5ft King sized bed with built in wardrobes, chest of drawers, TV and ensuite bathroom with bath and rainfall shower over, basin, WC and bidet, heated towel rail, velux windows.
Fenced and gated gardens surround the property with steps leading down from the house and the terrace to the lawn and mature gardens. Beautiful views across to Bantham Beach and Burgh Island can be enjoyed from the terrace which is furnished with rattan garden table and seating.
arking for three cars on level private driveway in front of the property.
- Included: Bed linen & towels (not beach towels) stairgate, travel cot , wifi, sonos music system, electricity, oil central heating.
- Pets: 2 well behaved dogs are welcome, (strictly not permitted on furniture or upstairs and must not be left unattended at the property) Pet charge £30 per dog per week.
- Telephone: for incoming calls only and outgoing emergency calls. Mobile signal good, excellent Wifi available.
- Local Facilities: Pilchard Inn Pub and Burgh Island Hotel - on Burgh Island (access according to tides)
- St Annes Chapel 4 miles, Post Office, Village Shop and Excellent Pub, the Pickwick Inn.
- Towns: Kingsbridge 10 miles, Modbury 6 miles
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.