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Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon (Ref. 976230)

  • Aburghley - (Ref. 976230)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Reviews

    Mrs James

    “We did have a couple of issues, but it didn’t spoil the holiday!”

    The views from the property were amazing and the weather fantastic! ...

    The views from the property were amazing and the weather fantastic! The dishwasher was not rinsing properly and it took a few attempts to clean the jets and filter before the problem was rectified. The frames of the large double glazed windows in the ground floor living room were home to numerous cluster flies. We needed to open the windows, each day, as we had such warm weather. Each time we had a swarm of flies enter the room. Apparently they hibernate October time! May need to pass this on to the owners.

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Free Broadband / WiFi

The property

This stylish detached house is situated 250 yards from the beach in Bigbury-on-Sea.

With cool coastal blue and sandy colours and fantastic sea views, it is exceptional coastal accommodation for a family or adults at any time of year.

From the hall, head into the light kitchen which is the sociable hub of the house with its dining area and French windows to throw open to the sunny terrace.

On this ground level you have three of the bedrooms, one which is en suite and another where you can wander out to the garden.

Stairs take you up to the sitting room with its corner leather sofas arranged to display the amazing views out to sea, and if you stand in the big window you can use the telescope to get a closer look at life on the beach and Burgh Island, or marine wildlife if you are lucky.

The en suite master bedroom is up on this floor too.

At the front of the house, stretch out or enjoy outdoor meals on the sun terrace or take a good book into the enclosed lawned garden to the rear and flop into the hammock.

A shed is provided for your surfboards and beach gear, a must in this lovely seaside location where the big stretch of sand invites you to build sandcastles and ride the excellent waves.

If you need a little help, the popular surf school will help or hire out equipment.

For walkers, the South West Coast Path is perfect, miles of scenic cliff top footpath to explore, or if you are less energetic, enjoy a stroll across the beach to iconic Burgh Island which inspired some of Agatha Christie’s tales.

The golf course will challenge all abilities when the sea breeze blows.

Kingsbridge and Salcombe satisfy all shoppers, full of fascinating little stores to browse.

With all this on your doorstep, as well as one of the loveliest beaches, Aburghley is a truly stunning destination.


Four bedrooms. 1 x first floor super king double (converts to twin) with en suite shower room with shower, WC and basin and 3 ground floor bedrooms: 2 x king size double (one with French windows, the other with en suite shower room with shower, WC, basin), 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC, basin. Ground floor kitchen with dining area and doors to terrace. Hall. First floor sitting room.


  • Central heating with underfloor heating
  • Microwave, fridge-freezer, tumble dryer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Phone, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for three cars
  • Enclosed garden
  • One well-behaved dog welcome, Sorry no smoking
  • Note: Dogs are permitted in kitchen/dining room only
  • Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £250

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Modbury 6 miles; Plymouth 12 miles.

Bigbury-on-Sea is located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is ideal for family holidays. Dusted with sand and lapped by shallow waters, the beach offers safe fun for groups particularly if you’ve got children in tow. In addition, Bigbury-on-Sea beach is dotted with rock pools, so there’s plenty of entertainment for budding marine biologists. There’s also a wide and varied selection of watersports available to visitors who prefer their holidays to feature a little adrenaline rush. Windsurfing and kite-surfing are popular here, with hire facilities located right on the beach. To give you some peace of mind, there are lifeguards present at Bigbury-on-Sea beach during May to September and the beach also has a first-aid room. You can even take the dog onto the beach, although they are restricted to certain areas during the summer. Bigbury’s most famous landmark is Burgh Island, which overlooks the beach itself. The island is accessible at low tide, when the waters reveal a causeway that links it to the beach. However, when the tide is in you can still reach the island by hitching a ride on the popular and unique ‘sea tractor’. Burgh Island boasts an award-winning hotel, elegant and rather genteel, it’s an ideal romantic retreat for couples. Explore the South Devon coast with its fabulous sandy beaches and its breathtakingly beautiful coastal path or simply take time to visit some of the charming estuary towns and villages dotted throughout the area, such as Salcombe, Kingsbridge and Dartmouth. The city of Plymouth and the wild open spaces of Dartmoor are also both close at hand.

Region Information

Note: Dogs are permitted in kitchen/dining room only.

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