2 Beesands Cottages


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3 bedrooms

Up to 8 guests



Key Features

  • Property code: 2BEES
  • Changeover day: Friday
  • 2 or more bathrooms
  • Access statement available
  • Near beach
  • Dishwasher
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Garden or outside space
  • Nearby pub or restaurant
  • Real fire
  • Nearby shop
  • Village
  • Washing machine
  • Waterside
  • WiFi


For those looking for a traditional fisherman’s cottage in an ideal location with breathtaking vistas and only a stone’s throw from the beach, then 2 Beesands Cottage will not disappoint. Tastefully refurbished this spacious yet cosy cottage stands facing the sea and Start Bay in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The property will instantly appeal to those looking for a traditional seaside holiday, those who love the outdoors and wish to enjoy the beautiful views afforded from the Devon Coastal Path as well as couples looking for a quiet base from which to explore the South Hams. This fishing village retains much of the atmosphere associated with a bygone age, with a welcoming pub serving locally caught fresh fish and other culinary delights. Beesands is not far to the pretty estuary towns of either Dartmouth or Kingsbridge with their range of shops, restaurants, cinemas and leisure centres.

  • Please note: young children should be accompanied at all times on the rear raised terrace.

Covered porch opens into a welcoming sitting room with oak flooring extending throughout the ground floor. An attractive log burning stove, 2 leather sofas and warm panelling add to the cosy atmosphere and the room features a window seat from where one can enjoy the sea’s ever changing moods. Smart TV. Door to the snug, futon (which converts to a double bed for 2),a tub chair and window seat, Smart TV. Archway from the sitting room to the dining room with a table and seating for 8. Another archway to the refurbished kitchen equipped with a larder cupboard, electric hob, oven and grill, microwave, large fridge freezer, dishwasher, professional coffee machine and washing machine. Rear lobby, for keeping all the clobber associated with a beach holiday with a door to the rear courtyard. Spacious rear double bedroom with 4ft 6in bed and an adjoining bathroom with bath, hand shower, hand basin and WC. Please Note that the ground floor bathroom has recently been refitted, but the pictures are still of the old bathroom. From the first sitting room open plan stairs lead up to the first attractive twin bedroom with 3’ single beds and wonderful views of the sea. Door to a Jack and Jill shower room, equipped with a corner electric shower, hand basin and WC. Further door into the other bedroom 3,  bunk beds (bottom 2'6'' top standard 3' )and further 3' single bed with fantastic sea views. Second set of stairs lead back down to the snug.


To the rear of the property is a small secluded, private courtyard and steps up to a raised terrace equipped with table and chairs with views to the side, providing a wonderful suntrap away from the bustle of the beach.  Opposite the front of the property and beside the sea wall is an area of grass belonging to the village that provides several picnic tables and chairs. Beyond that is the beach.  

Unrestricted parking beside the sea wall a little further down from the cottage.

  • Included: Bed linen and towels (Guests to bring own beach towels), Wi-Fi, initial supply of logs, electricity and central heating (night storage and convectors).
  • Pets: Up to two well behaved dogs welcome. Pet Charge: £30.00 per pet per week.
  • Telephone: for incoming, local and emergency services caslls, public telephone a few yards. Mobile reception poor.
  • Local Facilities: Beach opposite. Great pub/restaurant 100 yards. Britannia Fish shop and cafe/diner 100 yards. Stokenham with pubs and good farm shop, 2.5 miles. Torcross with pub and village shop 3 miles. Kingsbridge with all facilities 7 miles. Dartmouth 11 miles.

April 2019

We have stayed in this cottage many times and were very impressed with the improvements albeit sadly due to flooding presumably.

April 2019

Really enjoyed our stay and liked the list of attractions we weee provided with by email. Our only disappointment was that based on your recommendations and agreed discounts, we went to penny well farm, only to be told no discount was applicable for Toad Hall guests, so maybe the list should be more up to date.

October 2018

Yes, really good stay

October 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, the comments above would be tweaks only. A very welcoming house with a nice feel, the owners have worked well to provide a good specification.

August 2018

Beautifully decorated and furnished cottage. We loved our stay which was in good weather. Cottage could be claustrophobic in bad weather.

October 2017

The hot water from the taps was too hot, with risk of scalding, especially children

October 2017

The hot water from the taps was too hot, with risk of scalding, especially children

July 2017

We had a great stay thank you

June 2017

As previously stated we love it at No2 Beesands. Forgot to mention above that a nice bench seat at the front of the house would be good too. Nice out the to have breakfast.

March 2017

We had a lovely stay at 2 Beesands, very relaxing and a totally unspoilt part of the country. The staff at Toadhall were friendly, helpful and very efficient. Special thanks go to Daniel (Colin Farrell !) in property services and Dave (Jeff Bridges !) the electrician - both who helped resolve a couple of initial hiccups. We will definitely be booking through Toadhall again in the future, Many Thanks to you all Rebekah R-Jones

May 2015

This is the fourth time our family have used Toad Hall Cottages. We have always been delighted with the standard of accommodation and we were not disappointed this time! We do recommend Toad Hall Cottages and will come back as we love the area.

September 2014

We had a very nice holiday at 2 Beesands, we had a couple of issues but they were dealt with by Amanda to my complete satisfaction. I would highly recommend this cottage.

July 2014

Love Beesands hope to go again. Cottage perfectly situated.

June 2014

Loved it, we booked a second week at the same cottage in October whilst we were still there.

August 2013

Loved the cottage but would recommend the bathrooms are upgraded.

July 2013

No 2 Beesands is a lovely mixture of traditional and modern in a beautiful seaside setting. The cottage is extremely well appointed with every luxury you would want on a holiday catered for. The internet is a valued extra as phone signals in Beesands are hit and miss. It has been renovated to a very high standard and is very clean and welcoming. Beesands itself is a "hidden jewel". As soon as you drive into the village, you relax and stay that way for your entire stay.

July 2013

I forgot to complete the visitors book at the cottage but we had a wonderful time once again in an excellent cottage - p,ease tell Paul the owner for me please. He tells me he is going to sort the upstairs shower during the winter - if he does then that will be a bonus for us as visitors

June 2013

Although probably recently done, the property is a little tired round the edges and lots of small items need maintenance (loose fittings in bathroom, bed frames are very wobbly with loose/missing fixings, front door lock loose, shower cubicle door upstairs comes off runners). Possibly carpets on stairs/upstairs bedrooms need a deep clean. Front door is not very secure and probably needs a more up to date lock and door bolts. Cottage is very well equipped with broadband/TV/DVD player/video games etc. Kitchen is also well equipped. Maybe some tumbler type glasses would be useful to have. Position is perfect. Could not ask for more. We would happily come back another time. The niggles are relatively minor and fixable in an afternoon - overall score is 9 out of 10 as it is at the moment, would be nearer 10/10 if niggles fixed.

June 2013

really lovely cottage ,everything you need very homely and comfortable. excellent position ,very dog friendly ,can't wait to come back

April 2013

After spending a relaxing week at 2 Beesands, we are already looking at when we can go back for more! The cottage is a delight with so much space and so well equipped. Our two dogs loved laying in front of the log burner and the sound of the sea (literally 20 meters away) was lovely - even on the stormy nights! Many thanks to Toad Hall Cottages and to the owner for a most enjoyable stay.

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