The Pottery

Located in Aveton Gifford, Devon

This spacious cottage is situated down a track a mile from the Devon village of Aveton Gifford and can sleep five people in three bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 2


The Pottery is a spacious attached cottage down a 300 yard track a mile from the Devon village of Aveton Gifford. The cottage sleeps five people in three bedrooms, two doubles and a single, plus two bathrooms. There is an upstairs sitting room with double bed and on the ground floor is another sitting room with wood burning stove and a dining area and a kitchen. Outside is a little terrace with table and chairs plus six acres of shared grounds with fenced pond and meadows. With footpaths from the door and the lovely coast not far, The Pottery is an excellent base for an enjoyable Devon holiday.

Property Details

The Pottery provides comfortable accommodation for exploring this lovely part of Devon. Steps lead you up to the entrance into the big wood-floored sitting room where you can sit beside the wood burner and enjoy meals prepared in the efficient kitchen with doors that open to the terrace. The stairs lead up to the second sitting room and three bedrooms, one the original hayloft. You will also find a sofa bed in the second sitting room if should you wish to use it. Outside is your terrace with table and chairs, and beyond the cottage a lovely big open space of six acres of shared grounds where you can spot wildlife in the fenced pond, enjoy a picnic and run free in the meadows. Note: The Pottery can be booked with The Gallery, The Barn and The Music room and together they can sleep 14.


Cot Available
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Pets Go Free
Washing machine


A mile from Aveton Gifford, 300 yards down a tree-lined track off a lane, four very special places to stay within handsome former farm buildings: an airy converted barn, a barn converted into a gallery overlooking meadows, a remarkable Grade II listed former music room and the original hayloft The Pottery. A large, pretty, enclosed suntrap courtyard is shared with the friendly owners. Just outside the courtyard, a lawned walled garden (also enclosed) with camellias, fig and walnut trees, leading to another garden with a pond (unfenced) and six grassy acres with a big wildlife pond (fenced), vast lawn for picnics and croquet, a picnic table, benches with intense views and big trees to sit under. Relax, read or just enjoy the silence and let your mind wander. Bright and airy in the summer or cosy as a winter retreat, with wonderful walks from the door and beaches within easy reach. Aveton Gifford: old village (pub, PO/shop) beside the River Avon where it becomes tidal. Within 5 or 6 miles are several villages: Bigbury, Bantham and Thurlestone on an excellent and varied stretch of coast: sandy beaches, coves, cliffs, golf courses, the Avon estuary. The Chantry Cottages are a lovely base for checking out the delights of South Devon's coast and countryside, allowing you to surf, walk, check out rock pools, play golf and make sandcastles to your hearts content. A peaceful, curative oasis, good for taking it easy. Kingsbridge, 4 miles.


Area Details

Aveton Gifford

Aveton Gifford is a small rural village, which lies at the head of the estuary of the River Avon. An area of outstanding natural beauty, this pretty village has a village store and post office and a swimming pool. The local pub has a sun terrace and balcony allowing al fresco dining by the river. Playing fields for the children to let off steam and paths to walks especially good for wildlife enthusiasts where you may be rewarded by spotting an egret making this as bird lovers paradise.

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