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View towards the delightful thatch cottage
Lovely enclosed garden
The lounge area is full of character features and has a warming wood burner
View over the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner
Bright dining area
Relax after a day on the beach
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Pretty single bedroom
Pretty single bedroom
Light and bright single bedroom
Delightful shower room
The fully equipped cosy kitchen area
The fully equipped cosy kitchen area
Enjoy a walk Challaborough Bay Beach and enjoy the views to Burgh island
Take a trip to Bigbury only 5 miles away
1 / 16  View towards the delightful thatch cottage
2 / 16  Lovely enclosed garden
3 / 16  The lounge area is full of character features and has a warming wood burner
4 / 16  View over the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner
5 / 16  Bright dining area
6 / 16  Relax after a day on the beach
7 / 16  Double bedroom
8 / 16  Double bedroom
9 / 16  Pretty single bedroom
10 / 16  Pretty single bedroom
11 / 16  Light and bright single bedroom
12 / 16  Delightful shower room
13 / 16  The fully equipped cosy kitchen area
14 / 16  The fully equipped cosy kitchen area
15 / 16  Enjoy a walk Challaborough Bay Beach and enjoy the views to Burgh island
16 / 16  Take a trip to Bigbury only 5 miles away

Rock Cottage - Salcombe

Salcombe (7.5mls NW), Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Quirky
Thatched
Towels included
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At a glance

  • This beautiful dog friendly cottage is an ideal base for exploring the fantastic surrounding countryside
  • Offering cosy and restful accommodation this small but perfectly formed old smugglers cottage nestles in the picturesque Devon village of Ringmore
  • Located in an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Bigbury on Sea beach is the perfect spot for a day upon the sand
  • The traditional village pub, is within a short stroll of the cottage, serving delicious homemade food and local ale
  • The picturesque and popular coastal towns of Salcombe (11 miles) and Kingsbridge ( 7miles),  offering an array of shops, cafes and activities
  • Maritime Dartmouth is also close by, full of history and heritage. No trip would be complete without a visit to Dartmouth Castle
Property code: 75138

Set within the beautiful South Hams, this wonderful cottage is the perfect retreat for couples or a small family who are looking to enjoy a cosy and restful holiday in a traditional thatched cottage with easy access to all of Devon delights.

Set in the picturesque village of Ringmore, this elegant gem of a cottage will give humans and hounds a sparkling new leash of life. Within a mile, you and your faithful friends can be striding along the wild South West Coast Path, amidst the elements and ozone. Ringmore is at the heart of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with its thatched cottages and deep tranquillity. Less than a mile away lies the pebbly beach of Ayrmer Cove, with its unusual rock formations and pools. The circular walk to Kingston (2.5 miles) is sublime and rewarded with two pucka canine-friendly pubs.

Inside the cottage, you’ll find quaint country charm and cosy contentment. The open-plan lounge/kitchen diner is delightful, with its exposed stonework and oak beams, elegant breakfast bar, window seats, wood burner, stone hearth and wide, comfortable sofa. After lush adventures, wine and sweet local seafood, unwind in the enclosed garden, slightly elevated from the property. Drift off to dream of tomorrow in the seductive single bedrooms, and wake with an invigorating shower. This is a cottage created with love and care.

Discover sandy dog-friendly beaches at Wonwell Sands (11 miles), Yarmer and Thurlstone (9 miles), Soar Mill Cove (10 miles) and Salcombe’s five golden sanctuaries. Salcombe is blessed with a bounty of independent shops, pubs, galleries and eateries, as well as its excellent Maritime Museum. Walk the 3 enchanted miles to Bolt Head, through rocky spires and whirling gulls to the mouth of Salcombe estuary. The hike to Gara Head and its hidden beaches is also superb. Jump on the sea tractor from Bigbury-on-Sea to Burgh Island, for a pint at the Pilchard Inn where a roaring fire will mark your memories. This is a magical landscape that you and your furry friends will never forget.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • (sleeps 2+2) ideal for a small family or a romantic retreat
  • 3 Bedrooms: 1 Double and 2 singles
  • 1 Shower room and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washer dryer
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric and heating included
  • Linen and towels included
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi available
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Beach, shop and pub within walking distance
  • TV/DVD/board games in the lounge
  • No dogs allowed upstairs

Sally Burt

This property is personally managed by Sally.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 14 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Stephen 2nd November 2020

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Cottage was lovely. Disappointed that the garden was separate from the cottage, through two gates and outside the neighbours. Good that the garden was dog secure. Really good walks to the coast. Would come again.

Reviewed by Maureen 16th October 2020

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Reviewed by David 25th September 2020

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Lovely, cosy, cottage in a small village in Devon.

Reviewed by Phil 18th September 2020

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South Hams is a great location if you like walking. There are many good paths to the coast , the coast path gives great views and there are pleasant beaches which are not too busy.

Reviewed by THELMA 4th September 2020

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Cottage was lovely, cosy and had everything you would need.

Reviewed by Allan 21st August 2020

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Reviewed by Chris 21st July 2020

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A lovely thatched cottage in a quaint little village. We enjoyed our stay a lot! Big plus points for being only a 15 minute walk to the coast path with amazing cliff top views to Burgh Island and the beautiful Ayrmer Cove. Journey's End pub is only 5 min walk away and does great food but you should book in advance. There are no shops or other ameniRead moreties in the village - nearest shop is a couple of miles away in the village of St Ann's Chapel but it has just about everything. Hide

Reviewed by Rachel 10th July 2020

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Located in a lovely small village with fantastic pub. If you want to slow down and get away from it all this is wonderful, if you also like Tudor cottages and its good to have some history and soul in a place, this has lots of that. It also feels loved by the owner and so feels like you are privileged to have access to it. A short walk to Burgh IslRead moreand (Agatha Christie fans will know!), its own secret cove Ayrmer, too. Short drives to the exclusivity of Salcombe or the inclusivity of Bigbury! Hide

Reviewed by Amanda 6th March 2020

Lovely little quaint cottage and as described on the advert. Lovely location though a car is required if staying there. Cottage was very clean and well furnished. Owners had thought of basically everything you could need to enjoy your stay. This cottage is highly recommended. May be worth the advert explaining that the garden to the cottage is not Read moreattached to the property but this was not problematic in any way. Hide

Reviewed by Paul 1st February 2020

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Lovely old cottage, small rooms upstairs so not great for multiple people. Garden is separate from the house so not ideal for dogs. Location is nice but tricky single track roads so I can imagine would be a challenge in busier months. Well equipped, could do with new sofa cushions as they were pretty hard on your bottom.

Reviewed by Rob 14th November 2019

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Great place had a lovely time look forward to going back again

Reviewed by Trevor 20th September 2019

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Stayed as a couple in late September. The cottage is easy to find and the location for surrounding towns and attractions is ideal. The facilities are as stated but are not particularly modern. The bed mattress needs a serious upgrade. The sofas have seen better days. The cottage was not clean in the sense that many surfaces and cutlery were 'stickyRead more'. Hide

Reviewed by Marise 13th September 2019

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A lovely bijou cottage with everything you need for a relaxing holiday. Plenty of walks from your front door with your dogs around and a dog friendly beach !

Reviewed by Alan 30th August 2019

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View towards the delightful thatch cottage
Lovely enclosed garden
The lounge area is full of character features and has a warming wood burner
View over the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner
Bright dining area
Relax after a day on the beach
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Pretty single bedroom
Pretty single bedroom
Light and bright single bedroom
Show 4 moreDelightful shower room

Location

Map
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