The Crab Pot


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3 bedrooms

Up to 10 guests



Key Features

  • Property code: CRABP
  • Changeover day: Saturday
  • Access statement available
  • Near beach
  • Parking (see description for details)
  • Discount for small parties
  • Garden or outside space
  • Nearby pub or restaurant
  • Real fire
  • Village
  • Waterside
  • WiFi


The Crab Pot is a superb, fully renovated 5 star property situated right on the sea front in the popular fishing village of Beesands. The first floor balcony wraps around the living accommodation creating a perfect, sunny spot for relaxing and admiring the views over Start Bay. The modern kitchen is very well equipped and the large lounge, with cosy log burner is extensively glazed, so come rain or shine the stunning location can be enjoyed. The ground floor bedrooms open up onto the wide terrace and enclosed garden, allowing guests to step out and enjoy a cup of morning coffee in the fresh sea air. Whether it’s reuniting friends, family holidays or breaks away for special occasions, The Crab Pot is sure to delight both young and old.

For those wanting a further touch of luxury during your stay we can organise additional maid/turn down service by arrangement with caretaker at additional cost.

Beesands is a charming fishing village situated in spectacular Start Bay. With a mile of shingle beach, a great local pub and restaurant serving a varied menu and locally caught fish, a popular fish shack and café, a children’s play park and village green, a freshwater lake, bird sanctuary and area of natural interest, all surrounded with beautiful rolling countryside and situated right on the South West Coast path there’s plenty for everyone to do. The bustling market town of Kingsbridge has a good selection of shops and restaurants twenty minutes away, as does the historic naval town of Dartmouth which is also worth a visit. This is a truly idyllic place to enjoy a seaside holiday staying at an exceptional property.

Short Breaks may be available in the quieter months. Please contact Toad Hall to discuss your requirements.

Please note for 4 Guests making use of the small party discount please specify which beds you require as only these will be made available.

Please Note. Because of the bedroom configuration with bunk beds this property is really only suitable for a maximum of 6 adults, plus 4 children.

Ramp up to front door leads into large hallway, boot room, with coat hooks, door into garden. From Hall, Family bedroom 1, 5’0 bed, and 3’ bunk beds. Patio doors to garden, en-suite shower room, WC, double sink, and shower cubicle. Family bedroom 2, 3’ bunk beds, through open doorway from screened children’s’ bedroom area, 5’0 bed, patio doors onto terrace, en-suite bathroom with shower cubicle, WC, basin and bath. From hall, downstairs cloakroom with large doorway (suitable for wheelchairs). Utility room with washer and dryer, door into garage. Stairs to first floor and cloakroom off landing. From landing, door into bedroom 3, en-suite shower room, WC, hand basin and shower cubicle, down half flight of stairs to bedroom area 5’0 bed, TV. From first floor landing, door into lounge, two large 3 seater sofas one 2 seater sofa, log burner, TV, patio doors onto balcony. Table in bay window, down a half flight of stairs into kitchen, dining table with seating for 10, extensive wall and floor units with granite worktop, integrated double oven with combi microwave, fridge freezer, induction hob, dishwasher, wine fridge, TV.

First floor, wrap around glazed balcony with table and seating for 8. Ground floor secure, small lawn and good size patio area with seating for 6. Barbecue area with chimnea barbecue. Gate to front entrance and drive.

Parking for cars on drive.

  • Included: Bed linen and towels (guests to bring own beach towels) Initial basket of logs in winter.
  • WIFI
  • No telephone. Mobile reception moderate.
  • Additional maid/turn down service by arrangement with caretaker at additional cost.
  • Local Catering Company numbers provided on travel details.
  • Pets: Two well behaved dogs welcome. Pet Charge: £30.00 per pet per week.
  • Local Facilities: Shingle Beach (dog friendly all year), pub, Britannia Seafood restaurant and cafe, all in village. Farm shop at Stokenham 2.5 miles. Torcross with pubs and eateries 3 miles by car or a two mile walk along the coastal path, Ashby Superstore with petrol, well stocked shop and leisure store 4 miles. Kingsbridge with all facilities 7 miles. Dartmouth 11 miles.

April 2019

The Crab Pot is a property of the very highest quality - we all loved it. A fabulous beachside retreat, probably the best self catering accommodation we have ever had. When the Britannia reopens -perfection!

October 2018

We loved our stay here...not sure we'll ever stay in another house quite like it! Really didn't want to leave!

October 2018

Beautiful house with fantastic sea view. Would love to return next year.

August 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our the stay. The location was beautiful and the property was extremely clean and well presented on our arrival. We would highly recommend it.

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