Little Coombe


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4 bedrooms

Up to 8 guests



Key Features

  • Property code: LITTLC
  • Changeover day: Friday
  • 2 or more bathrooms
  • Access statement available
  • Near beach
  • Central heating
  • Parking (see description for details)
  • Discount for small parties
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden or outside space
  • Nearby pub or restaurant
  • Real fire
  • Nearby shop
  • Short breaks available
  • Village
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi


This light and airy south facing cottage is located in the little hamlet of St Anne’s Chapel, a couple of miles from the sandy beaches of Bigbury on Sea in South Devon. Little Coombe is perfect for either those who love the coast for the beaches in the summer or those who enjoy some of the spectacular walks to be had a short distance from the cottage in the quieter seasons. Originally two cottages it provides plenty of comfortable living space with a sunny patio and garden overlooking fields with views of the sea in the distance. Presented in a fresh contemporary style it has a spacious sitting room with woodburner set in an Inglenook fireplace. The cottage is ideally located on the crossroads of  the road to the coast and provides a perfect base for exploring the picturesque South Hams and there are plenty of invigorating and spectacular walks along the nearby South West coastal path or the pretty Avon estuary, both under 15 minutes walk away. As an added convenience an excellent village pub and also the extensive village shop with an exceptional range of products, is just a few yards away from the cottage. Please note: The bunk bedroom is suitable for children and young teenagers only.  

From the parking area, front door into a hallway with coat hooks and shoe rack. Oak flooring throughout ground floor and sunny sitting room with woodburner stove set in inglenook fireplace, bay window overlooking the garden, two sofas and two occasional chairs, 32in Smart TV with Blu-ray player. French doors to patio. Dining room with inglenook fireplace and dining table and chairs to seat 8. French doors to patio. Archway to modern shaker style kitchen equipped with an electric ceramic hob with oven under, fridge and separate freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and microwave. Downstairs cloakroom at bottom of stairs with hand basin and WC. Stairs to landing running the width of the cottage. Bedroom 1, 4ft 6in double bed, hanging recess, chest of drawers and Juliet balcony with country and distant sea views. Bedroom 2 with 3ft wooden bunk beds, (suitable for children and young teenagers only) chest of drawers and hanging rail. Family bathroom with bath, electric shower over, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail. Shower room with shower cubicle, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail. Bedroom 3 with two 3ft single beds, 2 chests of drawers and hanging rail. Bedroom 4 with 4ft 6in double bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and country and distant sea views.

From the sitting or dining room French doors open onto a sunny patio. Steps up to a lawn bordered by a low Devon Bank with a decked area furnished with garden table and chairs. (Please note that the low Devon bank that separates the garden from fields will not constitute a barrier for inquisitive young children or dogs).

For up to two large or three small cars on private off road parking area, leading through gated entrance to the property.

  • Included: Bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi, central heating (oil) and electricity. Travel cot and high chair available on request.
  • Pets: One well behaved dog welcome, to be kept downstairs. Pet Charge: £30.00 per pet per week.
  • Telephone: No telephone. Public telephone 20 metres. Mobile signal good. Wifi available. 
  • Local Facilities: Beaches at Bigbury on Sea 2 miles, Wonwell 2 miles, Ayrmer Cove 2 miles. Many other South Devon beaches easily accessible by car. Restaurant, The Pickwick Inn, in the village serving contemporary Italian food, Oyster Shack seafood restaurant 1 mile. Superb village shop 20 metres. Bigbury Golf Club (play and pay) 1.5miles. Kingsbridge 5 miles.  Modbury 3 miles.

September 2018


August 2018


July 2018

We had a lovely stay. The cottage and garden were excellent. The location was great for the beach at Bigbury and nowhere was far. Handy and well stocked shop opposite. Pub good too.

June 2018

We had a problem with the boiler that was fixed immediately. Very impressive.

June 2018

We had a very enjoyable weekend at Little Coombe. It's very well situated close to local amenities (pub, shop and The Oyster Shack restaurant) as well as Bigbury and Bigbury golf course. We would definitely recommend.

June 2018

Stayed with some friends for along weekend had a great time. House was perfect and really well furnished - near the beach and golf course. Great pub across the road and superb local shop. Will be back!

April 2018

The cottage was lovely and spacious and good value for money. Shame the second log burner has not been connected.

Many thanks for your feedback, we're delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Unfortunately there is no flue in the second room so the stove is for decoration only and not advertised. However the owner may consider installing a flue in the future. We look forward to welcoming you back. From the Toad Hall Team.

- The Toad Hall Team

December 2017

Fabulous cottage, comfy rooms, log burner, pub opposite, good shop on the doorstep and within easy reach of beautiful beaches and Salcombe.

Thank you for your feedback, its a great location, and we're thrilled that you enjoyed yourselves and found all the superb local amenities to be useful too. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. From the Toad Hall Team

- The Toad Hall Team

July 2017

We really liked the character of the cottage and the location was great, the very nice pub opposite and the handy shop were a real bonus even though normally I wouldn't have chosen to be as close.

July 2017

Our third time at Little Coombe, really enjoy, cottage well equipped, the shop is very useful being right next door, and well stocked. Cannot think of anything that wasn't good!

July 2017

The book about Devon for children and recommendations of beaches were very helpful.

Thank you for your feedback, which we have passed to the owner and caretaker & hope that you enjoyed your stay in Devon. From the Toad Hall Team

- The Toad Hall Team

May 2016

We have stayed at little coombe several times before. Lovely, homely cottage, everything you need for a relaxing break, great shop across the road sells everything. Caretaker was really quick to come out to us when we arrived in the evening as there was no heating or hot water and got it all going for us. Excellent pub across the road serves great food, we can't wait till we come back again.

January 2016

A great cottage with a lovely homely comfy feel, excellent shop and pub across the road

September 2015

We had a wonderful holiday at Little Coombe. It's in a fantastic location - near to beaches, a golf course, good walks and a stone's throw from a lovely village shop and pub. Perfect.

June 2015

This was our first use of Toad Hall Cottages and found the staff very helpful and friendly . Cottage was very clean and well furnished

May 2015

A really lovely, homely cottage. So near to the beach, a great shop and pub across the road.

August 2014

My name is William Shaw and myself and my friends have just recently been staying at Little Coombe. On behalf of everyone who stayed I would just like to say a huge Thank You! We had a great time, loved the cottage and the position it was in and will no doubt come back at some point in the future! Thank you very much again. Will.

April 2014

There is a lovely view and we would live here permanently if we could. We discovered the village shop over the road and it's amazing – it puts our village shop to shame.

April 2014

Lovely holiday – lots of good walks for the dogs and the WiFi excellent extra bonus. Excellent food at the local pub, we would come back to the cottage again

April 2014

We had a lovely week here and the weather could not have been better. The garden was fantastic and had the sun on it most of the day. We loved the beaches nearby. We would undoubtedly come back to Little Coombe and to Bigbury

August 2013

Perfect spot for family with dogs (except access around back of garage/shed direct onto road. Lovely house and gardens for summer eveings Great accessibility to local shop and pub - literally yards away, just across the roads. Would go back again in a heartbeat.

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