Stancombe Cottage

Located in Sherford

Stancombe Cottage is located just to the north of Sherford, Devon and sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms with a swimming pool, sauna and tennis court.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Pet Friendly: No


Stancombe Cottage is nestled in the glorious countryside of the South Hams a ten-minute drive from Kingsbridge. This stunning property is completely detached and private with four bedrooms, a beautiful glass-roofed lounge looking over the fields, a kitchen diner with a snug and log burner and a sunny terrace to unwind and enjoy an al fresco meal, morning coffee or just a moments peace. If that isn’t enough for you then Stancombe Manor 100 metres away provides use of an indoor heated swimming pool with sauna, tennis courts, outdoor play area and games room. This fabulous property has all the ingredients for a fun-filled family holiday, a perfect retreat for friends to reunite or couples to have a romantic break.

Stancombe Cottage is nestled in the countryside above the pretty village of Sherford, if you can tear yourself away from this idyllic retreat and all its amenities you will find the bustling market town of Kingsbridge a short drive away, with shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs and a cinema. The villages of Chillington and Stokenham are also close by, both offering good pubs. Chillington has a village shop and there is a well-stocked farm shop with café just past Stokenham. The huge expanse of beach at Torcross is four miles away, from here meander along the scenic coast road to the historic town of Dartmouth a thirty-minute drive away which has many amenities to entertain all ages. The South West Coast Path is within easy reach and many countryside walks can be accessed directly from the property.


Front door leads into the hallway
Doors into Downstairs WC and Utility room, washing machine and drier, sink.
Door from the hallway into living space log burner (dual-sided through to dining), LCD TV, DVD/Bluray player, 4 seater sofa.
Kitchen/diner dining table and seating for 8, breakfast bar with 3 stools, large oven, ceramic hob, undercounter fridge and undercounter freezer, dishwasher, iPod dock.
Door through to sun room with 6 seater sofa, Freesat TV, doors onto the terrace.
Door through to master suite, 5ft king size bed, en suite wet room, doors to patio.

From main hall stairs to the first floor:
Family bathroom, large bath, shower cubicle, WC and hand basin.
Double bedroom, 5 ft king size bed, en suite shower room.
Bedroom 4 3' Single bed and children's bunk beds.


Terrace with wooden table and seating for 8, further 2 chairs and small table, sloping garden and washing line, views over the surrounding countryside. Use of pool, tennis courts, adventure play equipment and games room. Sauna £1 for 25 minutes.


Ample for 3-4 cars, narrow entrance from Stancombe Manor onto the drive. Electric vehicle charging from domestic supply.


  • Included: Bed linen and towels (Guests to bring own pool/beach towels), electricity, and heating. Travel cot, high chair and stairgate available on request.
  • No telephone, mobile reception varies depending on the network.
  • Local facilities: Pub 1 mile. Shop and pub 2 miles at Chillington.
  • Beach: Slapton Sands 4.5miles.
  • Garage with a good selection of food and other items and leisure shop in East Charleton 3 miles.
  • Nearest towns: Kingsbridge 4.5miles or Dartmouth 12.5 miles


Cot Available
Downstairs bathroom
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs facilities
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Real Fire
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Washing machine


Area Details


Sherford is nestled in the stunning South Hams countryside. Just 3 miles away from Kingsbridge with plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants as well as the many estuary beaches along the Kingsbridge Estuary as well as the long, sandy beach at Slapton which is also 3 miles away. Sherford has a wonderful rural feel while being just a short drive from some of the bigger towns of the South Hams. We have a great collection of Sherford self-catering cottages from which you can enjoy the area.

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