Lilac Cottage

south pool

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Couples discount: 20% off all remaining weeks this Summer at stunning Lilac Cottage. Please call 01548202020 for details.

2 bedrooms

Up to 4 guests


Key Features

  • Property code: LILAC
  • Changeover day: Thursday
  • Designated parking
  • 2 or more bathrooms
  • Nearby pub or restaurant
  • Real fire
  • Dishwasher
  • Short Breaks available
  • Central heating
  • Garden or outside space
  • Washing machine
  • Near Beach


Lilac Cottage is an extremely well presented property nestled in the tranquil hamlet of Ford, one mile from the picturesque village of South Pool and not far from Start Bay and the Salcombe estuary. This five star cottage has been beautifully refurbished both inside and out. Stylish and comfortable, the living room has a log burner, perfect for those spring and autumn evenings after exploring all this the lovely area has to offer. There is a small private patio at the rear of the property and across the quiet lane a raised lawned area complete with summer house and superb views over the countryside and through the valley to South Pool providing a perfect spot to relax, unwind and watch the sun go down with a chilled glass of wine.

The hamlet of Ford is in the heart of the South Hams. Easy access to the main Kingsbridge to Dartmouth coast road makes exploring both these historic towns and all the quintessential villages in between easy. The South West Coast Path is 2 miles away providing some stunning walks, whether you wish to start in Prawle, Beesands or East Portlemouth with suitable stops for refreshments along the way. Pretty South Pool with the popular gastro pub The Millbrook Inn and estuary access is a 1 mile meander along a country lane (although this road is designed for motor vehicles it is not recommended to take vehicles along it, alternative route is two miles).

Please note Lilac Cottage is not suitable for children under the age of 8.

Front door leads into light living room, 1 two seater sofa and 2 armchairs, log burner, TV with freesat and freeview, DVD player. Door to modern kitchen with gas hob, electric oven, fridge freezer, microwave, slimline dishwasher, dining table with seating for 4. Door into utility/rear porch washer dryer, and door into downstairs WC. Stairs to First floor, master bedroom with kingsize 5ft bed, TV with freeview and in built DVD, en suite shower room, WC, basin, walk in shower cubicle. Twin bedroom, two 3 ft single beds. Main bathroom, roll top bath, shower cubicle, WC and basin.

To the rear from utility area, small enclosed patio with bistro table and chairs. Across the lane, lawn with summer house and seating for 4.

Opposite for 2 cars.

  • Included: Bed linen and towels (Guests to bring own beach towels), electricity and heating.
  • WiFi
  • No telephone, mobile reception mixed depending on network.

Local Facilites: Beaches at Beesands, 2 miles. Torcross, 3 miles. Lannacombe 2 miles, East Portlemouth 2.5 miles. Shop, Ashbys of Kingsbridge and garage (food and leisure store), 2 miles. Chillington Village Shop, 2 miles. Stokeley Farm Shop and Café 3 miles. Pub, The Millbrook Inn at South Pool, 1 mile. The Cricket Inn at Beesands, 2 miles. Kingsbridge with all facilities Dartmouth 10 miles

May 2018

Very good holiday

May 2018

This was a perfect setting for country lovers and within easy reach of wonderful coastal walks. The cottage was first class.

April 2018

Lilac Cottage was the wonderful Devon hideaway we had hoped for. The cottage had everything we needed and was beautifully presented. It is located in a sleepy Hamlet within easy reach of all South Devon has to offer.

September 2017

a lovely cottage- thank you

October 2014

A real quiet place. The Cottage was lovely. Clean and warm. Has a lovely Garden, our children loved it. Only the entrance for parking with a bigger car (we had a Citroen C8) could be a small problem for the first one or two times. When you looking for a peaceful place, you will be right there. But the next Town is about 15 - 20 Minutes by car. Bernd from Austria

September 2014

Lilac Cottage is the perfect place to get away from it all while still being close enough to enjoy the fabulous beaches and towns of the a South Hams. Local pub: Millbrook Inn serves superb food and we also visited the Oyster Shack, Crabshell Inn and Gara Rock. A culinary delight around every corner! Can't wait to come back soon.

May 2014

We will be returning to this cottage as it is in the perfect location for us.

April 2014

We would definitely come back to this pretty little cottage. Warm cosy, peaceful, lovely garden space for our children to play in and centrally located to visit all of the amazing beaches. Really lovely.

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