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Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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.


  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x second-floor king-size, 1 x double, 1 x bunk
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • First-floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel, power, inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Stairgate, cot and highchair available
  • Roadside parking/free public car park nearby
  • Enclosed rear garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles, beach 2 miles
  • Note: The bunk room is most suitable for children, due to limited head room
  • Note: There may be some road noise, due to the property being situated on a busy road and next to and opposite the Old Inn and Royal Oak pubs
  • Both pubs occasionally host live music events

The property

Resting in the pretty village of Malborough, in the Devonshire countryside is Foxbear, a delightful three-storey home.

Enjoying rural views from the second floor, a convenient position near a host of amenities and the shoreline, and a homely interior, the cottage welcomes six guests and two furry companions, making it the ideal home-from-home.

Park up either to the roadside or in the nearby public car park before entering Foxbear, firstly reaching the living/dining room, complete with beamed ceilings, a dining table for four, plush seating, TV with Freeview, and a traditional woodburning stove.

Head into the kitchen to a wealth of handy appliances, including a dishwasher, and an electric oven and hob to rustle up tasty dishes for your group, On warmer days, enjoy an alfresco affair in the enclosed garden, also pet-friendly and perfect for watching the stars from, before heading to bed, selecting between three well-appointed bedrooms; on the first floor locate the double and bunk room, whilst the king-size rests on the second floor.

The property is complete with a sleek ground-floor shower room, and a first-floor cloakroom to ease the morning queues.

Once you're ready to explore, The Old Inn pub is just steps away where you can dine out or simply enjoy a local tipple, or takeaway food is available to pre-order, or the Royal Oak is a fun spot for live music events, whilst the essentials can be purchased from the nearby Co-op.

There is a bus stop close by with regular services to nearby Salcombe and Kingsbridge.

For attractions, head to Bolberry Down Nature Reserve, enjoy the secluded landscape of Soar Mill Cove, head to the golden terrain of Salcombe North Sands, tour the ruins of Salcombe Castle, visit Salcombe Harbour, or head to Snapes Point, offering a stunning vantage point and a nature-filled walking trail.

For those who like to explore on foot, there are many walking routes from the village taking in the surrounding countryside, perfect for exercising your canine companion.

The beautiful beaches at North Sands and South Sands can be reached on foot.

The pretty village of Hope Cove is a short drive away as is the market town of Kingsbridge with it's pretty estuary and choice of shops and eateries.

Positioned in the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), be spoilt for choice whilst traversing on foot.

Gather your loved ones at Foxbear.

Logs are not provided but can be purchased at the local shops.
Foxbear is situated on a busy road, traffic noise can be expected particularly in the holiday season. The property is next to and opposite the Old Inn and Royal Oak pubs. Both pubs occasionally host live music events.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Salcombe 2 miles; Kingsbridge 4 miles.

The attractive village of Malborough boasts a multitude of thatched cottages, a village shop, two excellent country pubs and a thriving post office. It is located just 2 miles from the popular sailing resort of Salcombe, the southernmost town in the South Hams. Boasting a beautiful, scenic coastline, Salcombe is ideal for enjoying sailing, watersports, coastal walking or for simply soaking up the sunshine. Observe the plentiful wildlife in the area, visit several country houses and gardens close by or visit the lovely market town of Kingsbridge. Alternatively, explore the wide open spaces and rocky tors of Dartmoor, just 15 miles away. A perfect holiday location, with much to see and do.

There is no hot water to the cloakroom hand basin.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas