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Cove Cottage

Babbacombe, Devon (Ref. 1069093)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Cary Arms Cottages

Resting in an elevated position in the charming village of Babbacombe, Devon lie the Cary Arms Cottages. These fantastic properties give a truly luxurious feel to any break in this picturesque area of the country. Decorated with a bright and airy décor, blending contemporary-nautical furnishings whilst maintaining the character of the architectural structure, the properties boast amazing sun terraces complete with sun loungers and access to the on-site spa facilities, perfect for a tranquil break. The village of Babbacombe has an array of quaint shops, restaurants and cafés you can enjoy while visiting, as well as some simple activities such as bowls, tennis and swimming, with a stunning beach to enjoy. The nearby town of Torquay offers an abundance of pubs, restaurants and shops, while pretty beaches and gardens provide a relaxing days of strolling around and breaking away from the bustling town. Attractions from this marvellous base include the Babbacombe Model Village, developed in the 1960s and still a popular tourist destination, and Torquay's Dinosaur World, situated on the fabulous Torquay Harbour. Branching further afield, the famous Paignton Beach is within easy reach by car, and the town is also home to Paignton Zoo Environmental Park so there is something for the whole family when staying at this magnificent complex.

About the property

Resting in the picturesque village of Babbacome is Cove Cottage, a charming three-bedroom property built in the 1800s, perfect for a family or group of friends.

Boasting a delightful sun terrace complete with dining furniture, sun loungers and unsurpassed sea views, this property is sure to be a fantastic base for exploring Babbacombe, Torquay, Dartmoor National Park and the Steam railway from Torquay to Dartmouth.

Enter into the kitchen/diner, settled on the lower ground floor, where you can catch up on the day’s events around the dining table, while the chef of the group whips up some hearty meals on the gas range cooker, with an array of excellent appliances including a dishwasher and a washer/dryer to assist you on your self-catered stay.

After kicking off your sandy shoes, make your way up to the ground floor and into the sitting room to snuggle up with your loved ones in front of the TV after a long day of exploring your surroundings, while the charming open fire gently warms the room around you.

Conveniently spread across all three floors, happen upon three stylish bedrooms all stylishly furnished.

The ground-floor master bedroom is home to a plush king-size and boasts a contemporary shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC, where you can freshen up ahead of a day of activities.

From here, there is another king-size room located on the lower ground floor, and a twin room located on the first floor, both maintaining the bright and airy feel throughout the property and each enjoying private en-suite bathrooms.

Continuing to impress is the outdoor space at this fantastic property; the garden hosts an al fresco dining area where you can enjoy your morning coffee while embracing the magnificent sea views, while the rest of the group soak up some rays on the sun loungers.

Cove Cottage is perfect for making memories with loved ones any time of year in Devon.

With many attractions such as the Torquay to Dartmouth Steam Railway, Dartmoor National Park, Paignton Zoo and the famous Model Village.

Cove Cottage is adjacent to the award winning Cary Arms with its restaurant, dining terraces and luxury spa.

Note: This property can be booked with refs. 1068622, 1069091 and 1069093, together sleeping 20 people.


  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor king-size with en-suite bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x lower-ground-floor king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC 1 x twin with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Lower-ground-floor kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Gas range, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Welcome hamper
  • Off-road parking in the on-site car park
  • Garden with terrace and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: Children under 12 are not accepted at this property
  • Note: This property is adjacent to the award winning Cary Arms with it's restaurant , dining terraces and luxury spa
  • Note: Guest can access the on-site adult only spa for an additional cost of £25 per person, per day

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location


Torquay 1.5 miles; Exeter 21 miles.

Babbacombe is a tranquil village and is often known as the ‘Jewel in the crown of the English Riviera’ in Devon. The beach resort is a superb alternative to its bustling neighbour, Torquay, as you will find an array of things to do without the crowds of the people. Attractions include tennis, bowls, golf, putting and swimming, in addition to its picturesque gardens, the promenade and a wealth of shops, restaurants and cafés. A popular attraction includes the Babbacombe Model Village, which opened its doors in 1963 and today houses an indoor display, offering a superb attraction, all year round. Within 1.5 miles is the vibrant town of Torquay, boasting a bustling marina and sandy beach as well as a range of attractions. Babbacombe is a serene base for touring Devon.

Region Information

Welcome hamper on arrival

This property is part of the Coast & Country Cottages collection.
Choose from over 400 properties in Salcombe, Dartmouth and the surrounding South Devon coast and countryside - the perfect destination for a holiday all year round.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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