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Sandpiper Cottage

Batson near Salcombe, Devon (Ref. 1088402)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


2 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a fantastic week at Sandpiper Cottage."

    The house was heated well (February!) and the log burner was welcomed each evening. The location enabled us a quiet, country walk (with children) into Salcombe. Some feedback we would leave to enhance facilities further that could be added would be; hooks on all bedroom doors for towels and dressing gowns, more crockery including egg cups, scales, butter dish, more bowls for children and cups etc. The key safe was very difficult to use and we had to call for help to get into the property - this I have no doubt was being fixed and the service was exceptionally quick to look after us. We will definitely book again - a beautiful little cottage in a quiet haven! Thank you

    Reviewed by KateFeb 2022

  • "Thank you so much for the use of your fantastic Property."

    So calm and peaceful and what a lovely welcome pack . Brilliant ; 10 out of ten .

    Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We were really pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit here to Sandpiper Cottage. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Coast and Country Cottages on behalf of Property Owner

    Reviewed by IanDec 2021

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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.


  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Electric panel heaters with woodburning stove
  • Electric double oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Allocated parking places for 3 cars and suitable to park a boat
  • Enclosed multi-level back garden with patio, gravelled area, lawned area, barbecue and furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.8 miles, pub 0.7 miles, beach 1.9 miles
  • Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300
  • Note: There are steep steps in the back garden that may not be suitable for those with limited mobility, please consider this when booking
  • Note: Note: Check-in is from 3pm, check-out by 10am

The property

Salcombe town centre just a mile away.

Enjoying the quintessentially Devon countryside in Batson, is the charming barn conversion Sandpiper Cottage.

Ideal for a family of six wanting to experience Devon's stunning coast whilst retreating to a cottage in the countryside, Sandpiper Cottage enjoys access to an array of picturesque villages and beaches of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The charming home-from-home offers three allocated parking places ideal for parking a boat if you'd like to bring yours along.

Wander down the short path to the entrance of the property, before being enveloped by the toasty warmth of the woodburning stove in the living/dining room, a space also boasting exposed stonework and ever so comfortable sofas; be sure to switch on the TV for some evening entertainment.

Continue to the well-equipped kitchen, where the head chef of the group can get down to business and whip up tasty meals for the family to enjoy at the dining table.

When the evening comes to a close, retire to one of the three tastefully decorated bedrooms for your night's rest with two cosy doubles and a twin that is superb for children.The bedrooms share the landing with the family bathroom, where you can freshen up in the in the bath with overhead shower.

There is a convenient cloakroom on the ground floor. The back garden enjoys a multi-level layout, with a sunny patio offering a superb spot for alfresco dining, leading to a raised lawn area via stone steps where you four-legged friend can stretch their legs.

Wander down to Batson and take a twenty minute stroll along beautiful Batson Creek into Salcombe to discover all your amenities, including an array of pubs, eateries and shops.

Treat yourself to Salcombe's famous fresh crab and lobster, lunch at the popular Winking Prawn, enjoy a local gin or beer whilst you admire the estuary from The Ferry Inn.

Enjoy a masterclass at Salcombe Gin and create your own bespoke distillation.

Local independant shops will tempt you with their clothes and housewares.

Foodies will love the choice of gastro treats on offer at the bakeries and delicatessans.

Enjoy kayaking, paddle boarding and sailing in the beautiful Salcombe harbour and along the stunning coastline.

The nearby market town of Kingsbridge with it's pretty estuary and independant shops and restaurants is a short drive away.Sandpiper Cottage is the perfect stay for your Devon getaway.

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

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About the location


Kingsbridge 7 miles; Dartmouth 21 miles; Plymouth 24 miles; Paignton 26 miles.

Salcombe is a popular destination for walkers and families looking for a holiday by the sea and was once a major port. There are two pretty beaches within a short distance, North Sands and South Sands and further on is the National Trust property Overbeck’s where you can wander through the subtropical gardens. Why not have a more adventurous day and try out the watersports available on the estuary including surfing, kayaking or a more leisurely boat trip? Whilst staying in Salcombe you must take advantage of the locally sourced seafood which is served in many of the restaurants, pubs, cafés and delicatessens. The southern tip of Devon provides some spectacular scenery and picturesque vistas with a number of sandy beaches, lovely villages with thatched cottages and some fantastic opportunities for walking, including the South West Coast path.

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Region Information

There are 3 allocated parking spaces, ideal for 2 cars and a boat
There are open steps leading to the upper level of the rear garden, care must be taken.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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