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Cottage In Braunton, Sunny Devon Near The Best Beaches and Golfing In The Uk

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage in Braunton, Devon, England - Peaceful Location, 10 Mins Drive To Beach!

This comfortable bright cottage is in the friendly village of Braunton within easy reach of the beautiful beaches of the North Devon coast. Dove Cottage is perfect for a couple and is ideal for relaxing or active holiday with excellent water sports, walking and cycling trails on the doorstep. Surfers can choose between three of the county's finest surfing beaches all just a short drive away; Saunton Sands, Croyde and Putsborough. Others can enjoy these amazing sandy beaches at a slower pace, heading off with a good book to read.

Just behind the beach is Saunton Sands Golf Course, one of the UK's best 18 hole Championship golf courses open to members and non members. Holiday makers are welcome to use the facilities and equipment hire can be arranged along with day passes.

There are excellent walking trails including easy access to the South West Coastal path and the family friendly Tarka cycle trail is at the bottom of the road. It is the ideal base for exploring North Devon and Exmoor.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

About Nicola

Hello, I'm Nicola. I have lived in Braunton for 25 years. I love living here as it is so convenient to the beaches, Exmoor and the other wonderful activities this area has to offer. I love walking my dog Jessy, swimming, gardening and spending time with my family. We enjoy having picnics and walking along the coastal path and Exmoor and chilling out on one of the amazing local beaches.

Nicola purchased this cottage in 1990

Why Nicola chose North Devon

This property is comfortable for a couple and has a cot should you require one. Patio doors lead to a lovely garden area, with garden furniture, a chiminea, lavender beds and shrubs. There is parking for one car outside and inside storage for bikes, surfboards and wellies.

What makes this cottage unique

Dove Cottage is a 30 second walk to the Tarka Trail for coastal and town walks or cycle rides. The cottage is on the ground floor and has a beautiful south facing garden.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Braunton in Devon

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Kitchen
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)


Great cottage and location

  • 4 of 5

Lovely comfy cottage well situated to explore north Devon and beyond.

Pleasant helpful owners who were on hand if needed. We would come back again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property and location.

recommend 100%

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cyclist's base in Braunton.

  • 5 of 5

Nicola's "Dove Cottage" provided us with an extremely clean, comfortable and cosy base from which we explored the excellent cycling on offer around this beautiful North Devon coastline. The cottage, situated in a quiet and convenient location, has been comprehensively and thoughtfully equipped with quality furnishings and fittings. Nearby are good restaurants and pubs plus a large supermarket and also frequent public transport links.

"Dove Cottage" provides everything required for a very enjoyable stay.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely spotlessly clean comfortable property , great location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely little property.

Spotlessly clean and everything you could want was provided by Nicola.

We loved the location, it was great for walks and for the town. Beaches all all within easy reach.

We took our dog and Nicola had provided dishes, towels, pooh bags for dogs which we thought was a very nice touch.

The garden was very nicely done and although we went mid September we could still sit out and enjoy it.

Thank you for the afternoon tea and wine, again another nice touch.

We would definitely stay again and would recommend to others.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect Location in Braunton

  • 5 of 5

The location of this lovely cottage within Braunton could not be better. It offers the beauty of Braunton Burrows just accross the road, Tescos within walking distance and also Braunton shops and eateries not far at all. So the peace and quiet of the little lane where the cottage is situated can be enjoyed without being away from all amenities.

Pebble Cottage itself was amazing. It is spotlessly clean and equipped with all you could possibly need. From the luxury towels to the hairdryer that really did the job. (Not the cheap variety that can be usual).

The private garden was brimming with beautiful flowers and lovely summer smells. Obviously constructed with care but also an air of informality as a garden should be.

All the kitchen requirements were supplied. Cleaning materials, tea, coffee & sugar. The bathroom, with its skylight window, is a very good size and has a brilliant modern shower.

The bedroom has a comfortable large bed with a view of the garden.

When you first see the front of the cottage it does not give the impression that it is very large inside. But when you walk in it is like Dr Who's Tardis. The entrance hallway is long and it leads to a large utility area for the washinng machine, sink and also where you can store your surfboad should you have one. We found that this enabled us to store things that would maybe have otherwise cluttered up the bedroom or kitchen area.

The owners looked after us very well indeed whilst still ensuring that we had our privacy. The milk, scones with cream and wine which were left for us when we arrived were very much appreciated.

We would not hesitate to recommend this property to our friends and family and I am sure we will return some time in the future.

Marie & Dave


  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing. Relaxing. Exceeded every expectation

  • 5 of 5

We booked this cottage for ourselves, as family were staying nearby and we live in Plymouth. We were worried about our two Labradors and trying to find somewhere that would accept them both. After speaking to Nicola she was so friendly and welcoming that we booked straight away without a second thought. This was in March and we were trying to find somewhere for the height of summer. The accommodation is outstanding! The website doesn't say, but when you enter the cottage there is even a separate utility room for you to brush off the dogs and clean your boots in the sink. There are beaches minutes away and the 60km Tarka Trail is across from the font door. Saunton Sands is 10 mins away and there are so many dog friendly beaches nearby. Amazing for any dog owner. To top it off, location wise there is a tesco down the road and the Saltrock clothing outlet nearby. Every single detail had been considered. The Bed Linnen was high quality cotton and plush towels were provided in the bathroom (The bathroom is massive). There were even towels, dog bags and dog bowls provided. The garden is so much larger than the pictures suggest, and catches the sun all day. For those who want a cosy night in, the TV even is a smart one with Iplayer, ITV hub and Netflix all built in. Nicola was fantastic and we couldn't believe the attention to all the finer details, such as milk in the fridge and coffee in the pots. An amazing stay and we both slept brilliantly every single night. We will definitely be going back and couldn't recommend this any more highly.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
May Half Term
27 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer Holidays Sale
22 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Half Term
21 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas and New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

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Refundable Damage Deposit £100

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