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This detached cottage for six guests is perched on the cliff edge it enjoys views across Start Bay.

Overview

Property

Updated: 24-May-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Washing machine

About the property

Beacon Cottage - a lovely three bedroom property with balcony and sea views

In association with Trinity House, Rural Retreats are pleased to present Beacon Cottage at Start Point Lighthouse.

Beacon Cottage, sleeping six guests is one of two holiday cottages, perched on the cliff edge and available at the lighthouse. A location that offers a simply breath-taking panorama of sea views to the south and west and across Start Bay to the east.

The lighthouse lies on a dramatic headland above Start Bay in the South Hams, between Dartmouth and Salcombe and was built in 1863, electrified in 1959 and automated in 1993. Start Point lies 4 miles from the main road via narrow country lanes. The final stretch is a half-mile private, walled, tarmac drive which runs along the side of the headland. The drive is shared with walkers, forming part of the South West Coast Path. Guests can use the path to enjoy breath-taking cliff top walks in both directions. For sandy beaches, East Portlemouth, Slapton and Blackpool Sands are within a 20-minute drive of the lighthouse.

This holiday cottage at a glance

Sleeps six guests.

Three bedrooms and one bathroom.

Decked patio area overlooking the cliffs and the sea.

WiFi.

Parking for two vehicles.

Sorry, no pets.

Babies under one year of age are welcome, however, for safety reasons, children must be over 11 years old.

This is an operational lighthouse with an automatic electronic fog signal. During occasional periods of fog and mist, ear plugs are provided for your comfort!

Minimum of a two night stay, prices quoted for two nights are only as a guide, please do contact the property manager for further details.

Additional features

Spectacular, panoramic views with an abundance of bird life.

Electric effect wood-burner, electric hob and double oven, large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer

TV, DVD and CD player.

Payphone.

Travel cot and highchair available on request.

Guests should note that, as well as walkers passing by the cottage on the coastal path, the lighthouse is open (subject to availability) to visitors from 10am-5pm Easter to October. If you would like to view the lighthouse, click here or telephone 01803 771802.

Also, on this site is Landward Cottage, sleeping five guests.

Attractions and nearby amenities

For a family day out visit Stoke Beach situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Within easy reach of the beach.

Walk some of the South West coastal path taking in the spectacular scenery.

Dartmoor National Park

Visit the seaside town of Salcombe.

Enjoy the day on a on the sea with Plymouth Boat Trips.

Why not try sea kayaking near Dartmouth.

Explore the English Heritage site of Dartmouth Castle.

Slapton Sands and Torcross beach.

More Details

About the Manager

Rural Retreats Holidays Ltd
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had good weather (even ate breakfast outside) and wonderful walks. Thank you.
Feb 2014
  • 1 of 6

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had good weather (even ate breakfast outside) and wonderful walks. Thank you.
Feb 2014
  • 1 of 6

0 Reviews

Location

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Location information

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£982
£1,673
 
 
2 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£932
£1,490
 
 
7 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£1,174
£2,126
 
 
22 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£1,119
£2,026
 
 
9 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£915
£1,563
 
 
20 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£935
£1,594
 
 
28 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£662
£1,030
 
 
22 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,096
£1,987
 
 
3 Jan 2018 - 3 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£476
£799
 
 
4 Mar 2018 - 28 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£572
£968
 
 
29 Mar 2018 - 4 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£643
£1,145
 
 
5 Apr 2018 - 3 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£572
£968
 
 
4 May 2018 - 7 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£643
£1,145
 
 
8 May 2018 - 23 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£572
£968
 
 
24 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£643
£1,145
 
 
29 May 2018 - 12 Jul 2018
2 night minimum stay
£572
£968
 
 
13 Jul 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
£643
£1,145
 
 
31 Aug 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£572
£968
 
 
19 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£614
£1,065
 
 
29 Oct 2018 - 19 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£481
£807
 
 
1 Jan 2019 - 3 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£1,083
£1,982
 

Notes

  • rental notes on extras

  • Contractual booking deposit: 33.00% rent
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Romantic

General

  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Location Type

  • Ocean View

Floor Area

  • 0 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom #1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom #1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom #2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom #3 - 2 Single Bed

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome

Notes:

  • This detached cottage has accommodation for six guests. Perched on the cliff edge it enjoys breath-taking views across Start Bay. This unique accommodation includes a decked patio area overlooking the cliffs.

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