aveton gifford

From £351

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2 bedrooms

Up to 4 guests



Key Features

  • Property code: SANDY
  • Changeover day: Friday
  • Nearby shop
  • Discount for small parties
  • Nearby pub or restaurant
  • Real fire
  • Short Breaks available
  • Garden or outside space
  • Washing machine


Sandycoombe is one of a pair of terraced cottages. It has a spacious sunroom/dining room and raised decking area overlooking a secluded garden and tree lined landscape. Set in a quiet location in the village of Aveton Gifford in the heart of the South Hams in Devon, this delightful cottage is a short walk from the Avon estuary and a pleasant drive from the popular surfing and family beaches of Bantham and Bigbury. Sandycoombe spans 4 floors and is full of character, a welcoming and delightful holiday cottage with a fresh and lively feel.

Please Note: This property may not be suitable for elderly or infirm. There are several stairways.

“A really lovely cottage in a great location. So much to explore, we loved the tidal road walk, beaches were great. Thanks for all the great information you supplied most useful. It would be lovely to think we may return one day . . . P.S. Wild-life spotted in the area has been amazing” Caroline & Dave, Oxford.

“This is a genuine hidden treasure.  When we arrived we couldn’t have imagined that so many lovely places would be right on the doorstep.” Steve and Lorna Dixon.

Steps down to door into galley kitchen with beamed ceiling and spotlights, built-in electric cooker, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine. A few steps down into sunroom/dining room with polished wood floor, large 5 seater corner sofa, wall mounted ceramic flame effect electric fire, iPod speakers, dining table with seating for 4 and French doors to the deck area. Stairs up to a bright, open plan living room with two 2 seater sofas, exposed stone fireplace with woodburning stove, 32” flat screen TV/DVD, radio/CD player with cable for iPod and recessed windows with views. Stairs to a landing. Double bedroomBathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Further stairs to double bedroom in roomy attic conversion with low level 4ft 6in bed,  TV, window and velux window above. 

Good sized railed decking with garden table and chairs, recessed footlights and views over garden and wooded landscape beyond. Enclosed garden, mainly lawn with flower beds and high stone wall. The shared path leads through a gated access to a public footpath, alongside a stream and playing field, to the estuary tidal road and  public slipway onto the river. There is a fenced play area for children and tennis court (vouchers available in local shop).

Free parking in one of 2 village car parks, 2 to 3 mins walk. Also some restricted parking on road.

  • Included: Bed linen, 1 basket of logs during winter months, central heating (night storage and underfloor heating) and electricity.
  • Towels may be hired, ask for details .
  • Telephone: No telephone. Mobile reception fair. Payphone 5 minutes walk. Wi-Fi.
  • Local Facilities: Sandy beaches from 4 miles. Pub 1 minute walk. Shop 3 minutes walk. Kingsbridge 4 miles.
  • Pets: Pet charge £25.00 per pet per week.

August 2017

Yes wonderful location,village and cottage

July 2016

good location and property would stay again

September 2015

Charming property, welcoming, comfortable and cosy (would not be suitable for elderly/infirm due to amount of stairs). Good base for exploring South Hams area (car essential). Would recommend cottage/Toad Hall.

October 2014

Had a great week in your comfortable cottage. Weather was great. Good meal Fishermans Rest. Enjoyed Sloop Inn. Good food Village Inn in Thurlestone. Great Ale at Pigs Nose. Loved Bigbury and Hope Cove. Can't wait to come again.

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