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The Gulls

Stoke Fleming, Devon (Ref. 1059768)



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  • Icon/Feature/Swimming Pool Swimming pool
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • 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 Broadband / WiFi

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5 Customer Reviews

  • "Fantastic house with stunning views."

    Great location. Excellently equipped kitchen and good media facilities. We had a lovely holiday and would book this property again. Only improvements I’d suggest are fixing the slats on the beds in the smaller top floor room, more sun loungers with cushions, a barbecue and a welcome pack to give an overview of the property facilities.

    Reviewed by DeborahSep 2021

  • "We had a Fantastic holiday and didn’t want to leave."

    I wish we could come back but know we won’t simply because, however fantastic it was, its simply not worth the money we paid. I can’t really fault anything but at that price we expected more luxury: No bbq, outdoor seat cushions but not matching, only 2 loungers for a house that sleeps 8 and the cushions were not correct for the loungers so didn’t fit . Initial impressions of the outside of the house aren’t particularly good just ok, very few coat hangers, no drawers in one bedroom. Nothing that spoilt the holiday but not luxury. It’s a very normal , practical house with a position that is fantastic but I can’t justify the cost for a view. Had to call the agents for a couple of minor issues and they were excellent and very prompt. It’s a wow view and an ok house and we had a great holiday. But it’s not priced right.

    Reviewed by FionaJul 2021

  • "The house did cost a lot of money and we did expect a little more."

    No BBQ,Outside furniture poor and very few seat cushions.The rest were filthy.No cushions at all for the 2 bed loungers.The front door kept getting stuck when opened. The cleanliness of the house was poor and sofas needed cleaning. The position,view and pool were excellent. Only one wardrobe in the whole house. No information re the area given by owner. No welcome info. We had a good time but the owner needs to improve things rather than relying on the location. Sorry Ro Hall

    Reviewed by RolandJun 2021

  • "It would be great if there was a BBQ available with the property."

    One of the single beds within the top floor bedroom needs slats replacing as these kept falling through. Apart from these minor points it was a great house and great trip and we would definitely revisit! The views are stunning and great location!

    Reviewed by AlexMay 2021

  • "Our stay was absolutely amazing!"

    We felt totally relaxed and enjoyed a week of luxury, spoilt for the most insane see views and heated swimming pool this property more than exceeded our expectations. One niggly issue we had was there wasn't enough storage for rubbish with only the one bin collection and we would have benefitted from at least 1 clean there was a lot of house work to do with all the cooking etc having to be done in the property due to covid.

    Reviewed by ToniMay 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.

The property

An exceptional getaway awaits you at The Gulls, an outstanding detached property enjoying one of the most sought-after positions on the cliff tops of the South Hams district of Devon, offering a wonderful self-catering experience at any time of the year.

With four spacious bedrooms, an immaculate interior design and its superb position on the coastline, this property is perfect for groups of families and friends to call home as they enjoy a coastal break to Devon, with the added luxury of an outdoor Plunge Pool to enjoy in the summer months.

At the end of each day, look forward to returning to the warmth of the property and relaxing and unwinding within the sitting room, where the large windows affords breath-taking sea views and the plush seating arrangement invites you to kick back in front of the TV, with the electric fire setting a cosy ambiance.

The adjoining snug room allows younger guests of the group to enjoy an evening of games brought from home or allows you to escape the excitement of the group to curl up on the sofa to delve into a good book.

From here, take the staircase to the lower-ground-floor to reveal a well-equipped kitchen, boasting a contemporary design and all the quality appliances required to cater for yourselves, with the windows providing stunning sea views to admire, while dinner simmers on the Range hob.

The dining room provides a social space for everyone to gather together, with the picture window providing uninterrupted sea views to enjoy as you tuck into a home-cooked dish or toast to a special occasion.

Once the evening has drawn to a close, look forward to retiring to one of the four bedrooms, each one boasting good storage space, a refreshing ambiance and quality linens, promising that sleep will come easy at the end of an action-packed day.

Discover the master suite on the first floor, featuring a plush Emperor size bed and a sumptuous L-shape sofa with a Smart TV, yet the most impressive feature is the jaw dropping view of the Devonshire coastline and beyond.

Bedroom two comprises of a twin bedroom and is served by a shower room, whilst on the ground floor there is a double bedroom and another super-king-size bedroom with zip/link features, offering a flexible sleeping arrangement to suit the needs of your party make up.

Continuing to impress is the garden area, where you and your loved ones can look forward to a spot of alfresco dining upon the raised terrace or taking a dip into the plunge pool, where the stunning sea views continue to captivate.

Better acquaint yourself with your surroundings by taking a stroll into the centre of Stoke Fleming, where you will find an array of amenities, including a pub, a restaurant, a café and a Post Office with a shop, where you can pick up all the essentials.

From the property, the award-winning beach at Blackpool Sands is just a mere stone’s throw away, where you can try your hand at one of the watersports or you could explore the coastline further by walking the magnificent South West Coast Path passing in either direction.

The Dart Valley Trail is another great walking opportunity, offering the best of Devon’s coast and countryside, whilst the town of Darmouth is also nearby, offering a lovely leisurely afternoon of exploring and visiting the 14th century castle with views over the River Dart Estuary and Bayard's Cove Fort, as well as museums and art galleries to meander.

Further afield are the famous seaside resorts of Paignton and Torquay, home to even more family-friend attractions and Salcombe on the Kingsbridge Estuary is a charming spot with beaches and the National Trust property of Overbeck’s to visit.

With so much to see and do, a stay at The Gulls promises to be an outstanding getaway.


  • Over three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x Emperor size bed with sitting area and TV, 1 x ground-floor super-king-size bed (zip/link beds, can be made into twins on request), 1 x ground-floor double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor bathroom room with walk-in shower, separate bath, basin and WC
  • Lower-ground-floor kitchen
  • Lower-ground-floor utility and cloakroom
  • Lower-ground-floor dining room with electric fire
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Snug
  • Oil central heating with 2 x electric fire
  • Electric Range cooker, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, 2 x Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private parking for two cars
  • Raised decked terrace with table and chairs and lower terrace laid with lawn area and further decked terrace
  • Outdoor heated Plunge Pool is available from Easter till October half-term
  • Sorry no smoking allowed
  • One well behaved dog permitted
  • Shop and pub 0.3 miles
  • Note: Children will have to be supervised when using the Plunge pool and lower garden area.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £500.

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About the location


Paignton 10.2 miles, Salcombe 17.8 miles; Torquay 21.5 miles

A village and civil parish sitting within the South Hams district of Devon, Stoke Fleming is a wonderful base for those seeking to explore both the coast and countryside of the South of England. Lying on the shores of Start Bay, this picturesque village offers a wonderful array of amenities, as well as being within easy reach of the many wonders of Devon. The village itself benefits from a Post Office with a village shop where you can gather all of your self-catered necessities, as well as two pubs to choose from whether you're seeking a rewarding beverage after a day of rambling or a tasty treat in the form of a traditional pub lunch. Positioned within the South Hams district, you can expect to find unspoilt coastline, rolling hills and plenty of adventure no matter where you're positioned. Spend a day on the award-winning sands of Blackpool Sands, or simply soak in your surroundings of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with its abundance of river valleys, moorland and coast to explore by foot, bike or even boat. Close by is Dartmouth with its enticing history in the form of a 14th century castle and fortress offering views over the estuary and Bayard's Cove Fort, as well as an art gallery and museum providing culture and excitement for all ages. Further along the coast you can find both Paignton and Torquay, providing plenty of attractions all-year-round including zoos, even more history and culture and plenty of delicious eateries to choose from, or spend a day in Salcombe for a truly traditional day out in Devon with its maritime museum and quaint aura. Stoke Fleming is perfectly positioned for exploring all of the delights that Devon has to offer.

Region Information

Please be aware that children are not to be left unattended in the lower garden and plunge pool

Plunge pool is available from Easter till October half-term

One well behaved dog permitted at a charge of £50 per week and is not permitted in the bedrooms

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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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