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Our Family Second Home Providing Highest Quality Self Catering Accommodation



Updated: 21-Oct-2016
Cottage near Kingsbridge, Devon 2 bedrooms, quiet, rural setting, near to coast

The cottage is a family second home and has been refurbished to provide the highest quality self-catering accommodation. It is an excellent cottage for family holidays, short stays and romantic breaks, very well-equipped and an ideal relaxing retreat throughout the year. Open plan and rustic beamed lounge/dining room, One double. one twin bedroom. Pretty south facing garden and patio. The cottage is non-smoking.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We bought the cottage, following early retirement, for ourselves and our grown up family to use.

Since then we have also enjoyed renting the cottage to holiday visitors and have been very pleased to have received fantastic feedback from the people who have stayed.

Whilst we are new advertisers on this site, with previous sites we are proud to have achieved a 5 star rating.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Once again we have returned to this peaceful cottage in a perfect location and returned home feeling completely relaxed and hoping we get to go back. The cottage is very well equipped, very clean and extremely comfortable. It is located in an ideal part of the South Hams and is accessible to many beautiful beaches and places of interest. (2014)

Bramleigh Cottage is set in beautiful surroundings which are very peaceful and relaxing.

The Cottage itself is a credit to its owners. We have stayed a few times now and it has everything you need for a comfortable holiday. It is exceptionally well maintained and welcoming. (2014)

We had an amazing time and wouldn't hesitate in recommending a stay in the cottage. I chose Bramleigh cottage as I was 33 weeks pregnant at the time and read the amazing reviews about how clean and well equipped the cottage was and how relaxing previous guests had found their stay. I have to say that the reviews are accurate - I have never stayed in such a clean holiday cottage, it really was immaculate and had absolutely everything we could have possibly needed and more. (2013)

The cottage was welcoming and peaceful, and the kitchen was well provided. The only sounds we heard were from the birds and the sheep and cows. We had fresh eggs every morning from the neighbouring hens. We could walk to hills and streams from our cottage and to Avon Mill, by way of Avon River, for scones and tea or lunch. We shopped at nearby Kingsbridge for food.....great and reasonable produce. It was a short drive to the ocean, e.g. Hope Cove and Salcombe, for terrific walks along the cliffs. This was our second and longest stay at Bramleigh, and hopefully not our last.

(From USA 2013)
Jan 2015
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6 Reviews

based on 6 holidaymaker reviews


Such a lovely property. Well equipped & peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

This was easily the best cottage we've stayed in and was equipped with everything needed. The rooms are spacious & modern and the surroundings were exceptionally peaceful. Clearly, Keith & Jean have been very thoughtful when furnishing and equipping the property and we even found items we didn't expect. To sum up, we can't think of anything that would improve your stay and the milk, cookies & wine were a very welcome gesture. Book & enjoy!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Lin and Rog We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for the lovely comments.
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Fantastic, cosy and has everything you need.

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is amazing, it is so peaceful and in a beautiful location. The owners have thought of everything you need. It has very friendly neighbours and has beautiful beaches nearby. Who needs to go abroad! We will defiantly be back. The little touches like eggs, milk, wine and cookies go down a real treat too. The cottage was very clean and information for surrounding places to visit and places to eat were very well appreciated. We would recommend Blackpool sands and Bigbury on sea for beaches and go to Torquay to the Model village and Kents caverns. Loved every minute.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your holiday and we do hope you will return.
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A peaceful and beautiful spot to stay.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Bramleigh late last summer and have just returned for a few days. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and found the cottage to be cosy and very well equipped on both occasions, whatever the weather outside! We found it to be immaculate, very well maintained and welcoming. We visited several of the beaches nearby both during warm, sunny weather and during dramatic storms - both stunning. We would highly recommend this beautiful cottage nestled in the peaceful countryside but within very easy reach of so many attractions.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you had great stays and thank you for the lovely comments. We do hope you will come again.
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Spring break

  • 5 of 5

A great place to stay and we have on several occasions. Thoroughly recommend this lovely cottage in a peaceful location. Off the beaten track, so a car is essential. Maintained to a high standard and well equipped. Location is good for exploring the South Hams and beyond.

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review. We are so pleased you enjoy coming and hope to see you back again soon.
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Lovely cottage in beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Bramleigh for a week in August having stayed many times in the past. The cottage was, as ever, immaculately presented and was very well equipped with everything we could possibly need. The location is beautiful, surrounded by farmland: a wonderful place to get away from it all. We love the South Devon area, and the cottage is ideally located for the great beaches and local towns such as Dartmouth and Salcombe. We would definitely recommend Bramleigh to friends and family (and have already done so!). We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. It's always great to know that our guests enjoy their stay so much. We hope you will be back soon.
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Fantastic Break

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Bramleigh several times and have always found it to be a fantastic place to stay. As well as being beautifully presented, the cottage is very well maintained, spotlessly clean and the owners have thought of everything you could need to be comfortable. The surroundings are beautiful and quiet and it is a great base for visiting the local beaches, countryside and villages. We have often recommended this property to our friends and relatives.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We have been visiting the area since childhood and then with our own children and now grandchildren. We love the area, whether relaxing at the cottage, exploring the local towns or having fun on the beautiful beaches.

Activity and Interests

Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

The Devon region

The South Hams region of Devon is an area of outstanding natural beauty, stretching from wild and beautiful Dartmoor to the stunning coastlines of the southern tip of Devon. There are miles of beautiful countryside, estuaries and beaches to explore, as well as the lovely waterside towns of Dartmouth, Salcombe, Kingsbridge and Totnes.

Nearby are excellent restaurants, pubs, local individual shops and craft centres.

The mild, year round climate, makes the area an ideal location for holidays and short breaks at any time.


The cottage is only a short drive (from 20 - 30 minutes) from some of the best beaches in the south west (many of which are 'Blue Flag' beaches), including Bantham, Bigbury, Thurlestone, Hope Cove, Torcross, North and South Sands (Salcombe), and Blackpool Sands. You will be spoilt for choice!


The area has something for everyone, at any time of year and in any weather.

There are many interesting towns and places to visit and explore. The area is ideal for beaches, sailing, fishing, boat trips, surfing, golf, walks (many right from the doorstep), riding and cycling.

The cottage is equipped with a folder and guides giving detailed information of things to do and places to go.


Local towns within easy reach:

Kingsbridge - pretty estuary town with good local shopping, leisure centre and indoor pool.

Salcombe - major sailing centre, beaches, fantastic views.

Dartmouth - good shopping, constant boating interest, river cruises, Dart Valley Steam Railway.

Totnes - historical market town, castle, arts & crafts shops/workshops, Dartington craft centre nearby.

Plymouth (approximately 30 minutes away) - historical naval centre, Plymouth Hoe, major shopping centre

Further Details:

Things to do/places of interest:

There are many fine pubs, restaurants and interesting shops in the surrounding towns and villages.

The spectacular Dartmoor National Park, wonderful for walking, is about 10 miles to the north.

Fantastic views and walks along the South Devon Coast Path.

Dartmouth - historic naval town, estuary and sea trips (including paddle steamer and a WW2 launch).

Steam railways - Dart Valley Railway (Kingswear to Paignton) and South Devon Railway (Totnes to Buckfastleigh).

National Trust Properties (inc Agatha Christie's Greenway House and Art Deco House and fabulous gardens at Coleton Fishacre) Castles and English Heritage properties and gardens.

Eden Project - within a comfortable day's visit.

Family activities:

Woodlands - adventure park with both indoor and outdoor attractions.

Paignton Zoo, wildlife parks, nature reserves.

China Blue Pottery, Totnes - paint your own ceramics.

House of Marbles - amazing marble run displays, glassware, and toyshop.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
29 Oct 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Arrival time: 3pm. Departure time: 10am
Linen may be available on request.
Please contact owners for prices of actual weeks.
Prices for short breaks on request.
Security deposit: £100.
Christmas and New Year- please contact us for prices and availability
Changeover Day: Usually Saturday. Can be flexible out of main seasons.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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From the Owner

The cottage is in a lovely quiet countryside spot and within easy access to so many places to visit.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural

Leisure Activities

  • sight seeing
  • walking


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Family bathroom: wc, handbasin, and bath with shower.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: Double bed Bedroom 2: 2 3ft single beds


  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Inside: Large open plan layout. Duvets and pillows provided. Own bed linen, towels, etc. required - may be available by arrangement. Outside: Attractive, south-facing private garden, including lawn and sunny, sheltered patio. BBQ, patio furniture and reclining sun-loungers.

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