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Sea Peep

(Ref. 995150)

Thurlestone, Devon Show on map


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  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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41 Customer Reviews

  • "Sea Peep is the most fabulous property and is in the most glorious setting."

    It was immaculately clean, wonderfully equipped and extremely comfortable. We were so happy that we really didn't want to leave. The only thing that we struggled with was that the children were upstairs on their own. It would have been easier if the single beds were in the back, downstairs room near their parents. However, everything else was wonderful and it is a holiday that we will always remember. Thankyou for everything.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Oct 2023

  • "A lovely house in a lovely quiet location."

    Reviewed by Barry5.0Jun 2023

  • "Great property."

    So much so that we have booked for next year. thank you! Really well equipped including kitchen utensils. Good situation within walking distance of beaches, The weather was rather hot during our stay and so upstairs was very warm indeed at night. Provision of a fan there is our only thought in terms of a very small improvement..

    Reviewed by Jane4.7Jun 2023

  • "The Wi-Fi code in the house information book is incorrect and caused problems until we found the correct codes hiding under the comments book by the phone."

    The house was lovely, very comfortable with nice views inside and out. I think new guests should be warned about the difficulty of driving on the very narrow roads. The trip to Hope Cove was particularly challenging.

    So pleased you had a lovely holiday and many apologies for the Wi-Fi code laminated sheet strangely hidden under the guest’s visitors book.We’ll endeavour to make sure that it’s visible in future-thanks for letting us know! Property Owner

    Reviewed by David4.7May 2023

  • "Lovely house in good location."

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Mar 2023

  • "What an amazing property!"

    There is so much space and it is beautifully kept. The layout is perfect allowing for guests to mingle in the kitchen and the living room due to the open plan set up. The views are lovely and it is just a short walk to the many beaches in Thurlestone. The sofas are lovely and comfy and the open fire is perfect. Bedrooms all have great space, especially the master bedroom, and it is very handy that they all have en-suites. The utility room extra entrance is also very handy so that there is somewhere to take off any muddy boots rather than traipsing through the house. Only thing we would have liked would have been a tumble dryer to dry any swimwear, but this did not detract from the stay. We loved it!

    Reviewed by David4.7Oct 2022

  • "Amazing property, tranquil setting."

    Pub a short stroll away that serves excellent food. Bantham Beach approximately 5 miles away worth a visit. I would 100 % recommend Sea Peeps for a relaxing holiday .

    Reviewed by Jackie5.0May 2022

  • "One of the best holiday rentals we’ve stayed in I celebrated my 70 th ..."

    One of the best holiday rentals we’ve stayed in I celebrated my 70 th birthday with my family age range 2 years and upwards Thank you Sea Peep

    Reviewed by Ron5.0Apr 2022

  • "Light, airy, modern, comfortable, warm house with plenty of space and a very good layout."

    Improvements? perhaps some coat hooks inside the front door and a boot tray there too to make it unnecessary to take coats through the sitting room. Pillows in main bedroom very worn out and would like to have found a carving knife !

    Reviewed by Philip4.1Oct 2021

  • "We were a party of 8 (4 couples) who have known each other a very long time so, even though the weather was iffy, we had a great time and the cottage was spacious and comfortable."

    The footy table was a bonus! We ate in twice but ate out at the Village Inn which was excellent.

    Reviewed by Trevor5.0Oct 2021

  • "Perfect!"

    Reviewed by Anna5.0Sep 2021

  • "Sea Peep is a fantastic house, it is spacious, comfortable and very well furnished."

    It’s location in Thurlestone is ideal for a family with young children who enjoy a beach holiday, as you can walk to four beaches easily, all with soft golden sands. The local pub is very welcoming and serves good food and the village shop is well stocked. Which all adds up to very special holiday.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Aug 2021

  • "Sea Peep is a beautiful property in excellent condition."

    The house is very modern but also very homely and the open plan style in the main living area makes it a fantastic place to share family time. The kitchen is the best equipped I have experienced in a holiday home, I was very impressed. Also very close walking distance to the local pub, the beach and coastal path (approximately 7-10 minutes to each). I would thoroughly recommend this property.

    Thank you for your comments regarding you stay at Sea Peep. We are very happy to hear that you felt the property was well equipped and that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay we do hope that you choose to book with us again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Melanie5.0Oct 2020

  • "We have stayed at Sea Peep several times and always found it to be comfortable and clean."

    Upon arrival this time we found the house and facilities very clean, which in the light of Covid 19 was reassuring. We would recommend the house to others.

    We are very pleased to welcome you back to Sea Peep and are very happy that you have enjoyed another stay with us. Thank you for your comments regarding the facilities and cleanliness of the property, we are glad that you felt comfortable and reassured during your stay. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Sep 2020

  • "The house was extremely well equipped and had everything we could possibly want."

    The only thing missing was a ball for the table football! It is in a great location and was very comfortable. We had a great holiday and would certainly book it again if we decide to go back to Thurlestone.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Aug 2020

  • "Sea Peep is a beautiful, spacious, comfortable and well appointed home."

    Staying in Sea Peeps just added to what was a fantastic holiday. The village of Thurlestone is idyllic and the various local beaches are as good as anywhere in the world. I cannot praise the house and location highly enough.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Aug 2020

  • "Sea pep is an amazing house."

    It has everything you need for a fantastic holiday. The house itself is beautiful with a fantastic open plan kitchen, diner, Living room. The bedrooms are all spacious, all with their own en-suite which is great for couples or like us, lots of teenagers!The view across to Thurlestone is beautiful. If, like us, you like to walk, then this house is spot on. Our car never moved all week. Thurlestone beach is only 10 minutes away, Bantham, 35 mins and South Milton which is a stunning beach is only 20 mins. The coastal walks are also very impressive. A perfect place to holiday. We will certainly be returning.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Jul 2020

  • "Great house and space."

    Lovely view.

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Nov 2019

  • "Stunning well equipped holiday home in a perfect peaceful village location."

    Sea Peep was perfect for me & my husband, 2 children and 80 year old Father in law to all have a lovely holiday. We loved the fact you could walk to the beach and village pub in just over 10 minutes. The children loved the rabbit that visited the garden each day and the bulls in the field opposite! It was lovely to relax on the sun loungers with a glass of wine whilst watching the farmer work the fields. I think Thurlestone is a great base to visit Devon as it is peaceful but near enough to drive to Salcombe and all the surrounding places. We drove to The Model railway in Babbacombe near Torquay and took a steam train from Dartmouth to Paignton. It was only around an hour away. I would love this house to be our permanent home! We look forward to visiting again sometime.

    Reviewed by Katie5.0Aug 2019

  • "First impressions of the house were excellent, it was everything we hoped that it would be."

    Thurlestone is a beautiful place with the golden sands of the local beaches only a short walk away. The area around Thurlestone is very picturesque with an abundance of lovely places to visit. I would highly recommend Sea Peep for a wonderful family holiday.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Aug 2019

  • "This was our 6th or 7th visit to Sea Peep and sadly our last as it will not be big enough next year."

    It has always been a lovely place to stay, the only drawback being the inability to recycle rubbish which, in this day and age, is a priority.

    Reviewed by Teona4.7Jul 2019

  • "This was our second stay at Sea Peep and we therefore knew what to expect."

    The house is comfortable and very clean, and a great place to enjoy the holiday. We would book it again. We felt the towels were approaching renewal time but everything else was fine.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jun 2019

  • "We love this property!"

    We have had three wonderful holidays at Sea Peep and hope to return again next year.

    Reviewed by Sally-Anne5.0May 2019

  • "Sea Peep continues to “deliver” a fantastic experience."

    Our only frustration is that all sound/conversation from downstairs is magnified if you are sitting/sleeping upstairs. Inherent in the design unfortunately.

    Reviewed by Jerrold4.4May 2019

  • "Excellent"

    Aug 2018

  • "Excellent design and decoration."

    Plenty of space for families. Issues concerning lack of clarity re refuse bin usage (1 green and 1 grey/black ) both apparently for rubbish and different collection days, no details in house infomation file. Disappointing not to have recycling bin but appreciate South Hams maybe to blame ? Also a tumble dryer would be helpful.

    Mr N ThompsonJul 2018

  • "Lovely house."

    Furniture a little dated but clean. Would rent again.

    Mr Paul HibberdOct 2017

  • "This was our 6th visit to Sea Peep and as always we loved it."

    Just wish there was a tumble dryer

    Mrs P ChampkinsJul 2017

  • "Perfect house for three couples."

    We had a wonderful time with our family.

    DavidJun 2017

  • "Very high standard of property."

    Jun 2017

  • "Pouring with rain on arrival it was a case of hunt the door key."

    Not enough sun loungers or sun shades.

    Mrs S MoretonJun 2017

  • "See above this is a poor response form!"

    Mrs MAGDA MooreyJan 2017

  • "2016 was our 5th holiday in Thurlestone and we intend to return in 2017."

    It is perfect for our needs, us as grandparents with our children and grandchildren. You can walk to the beach, pub and village shop.. also the tennis and golf course.

    Teona ChampkinsAug 2016

  • "Sea Peep Is a high quality and very desirable property and is designed to take full advantage of drawing light inside."

    A nice dilemma to have was where shall we chill out? Upstairs on the L shaped large sofa on the mezzanine, or out on the balcony to take advantage of enjoying the "Peep" to the sea. Downstairs is equally as comfortable and having a large private patio and garden overlooking the gently rising and green landscape is also rather nice. If you want to cook you have everything you could possible need or want from a kitchen. Getting about is easy and a short walk takes you to The Village Inn and this saves having to use the car or call a cab. If you have small children or aged parents as we have, the short drive around to the Village isn't a problem or the journey into the coffee bars and restaurants of Salcombe and further afield to Dartmouth is worthwhile. Sea Peeps close proximity to the coast path, golf and tennis club if that's your desire, and miles of fantastic walks on your doorstep ticks my box. If you run as we do, a vista of magnificent and stunning scenery adds to the ups and downs all the way to Hope Cove and beyond. On this occasion and our first visit to this property, it was just my wife and I and we enjoyed what Sea Peep had to offer. Even with a full house you wouldn't feel crowded, or overcrowded. I wouldn't hesitate to take a winter holiday here and can imagine enjoying the warm glow from a roaring log fire in the enormous fireplace to greet you after a good run, or a bracing walk. What more do you want? A full cooked breakfast of course!

    Christopher ZacaroliJul 2016

  • "Deserving of positive reviews."

    Justin SmithFeb 2016

  • "Fantastic house and exactly what we were expecting in terms of comfort, roominess and location."

    Only one negative and it almost seems churlish to mention it but there were no logs for the open fire (the property spec says that logs are included). It wouldn't put us off booking this house again though. We had a lovely family time. Top marks to Coast & Country and Sea Peep.

    Chris & Judith GreenwayDec 2015

  • "Very comfortable property and well equiped."

    May 2015

  • "Beautiful house a real home from home."

    Plenty of space and really good quality beds and linen. Lovely location and walking distance to the beach and village. Would be nice to have a 6' bed in the master bed as there's more than enough room also better for the taller person! A TV in the bedroom would also be a bonus. We couldn't get the channels on the 2 TVs so show different programmes so could only watch the same programme on both which was a pain when you had an age range of 9-90! The kitchen is very well equipped, all that's missing are some dessert bowls. The house was very cosy and warm at Christmas and a great place for entertaining with the large table and upstairs lounge area. Would recommend this house to anyone and have done already. Would love to return in the warmer months to take advantage of the outdoor space and views.

    Jan 2015

  • "Fabulous house and well appointed."

    In an excellent location. Couple of nit picky points. I thought they would supply a stock of items like bin liners & loo paper. Also loo paper - poor quality! There was also a shortage of deep cereal/desert bowls.

    Sep 2014

  • "Excellent accommodation, well maintained and equipped"

    Jul 2014

  • "Outstanding property, beautiful location."

    Apr 2014

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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.


  • Four ensuite bedrooms: 1 x King size bedroom with ensuite with bath, separate shower cubicle, bain, w.c
  • and heated towel rail
  • 2 x King size bedrooms with ensuite with shower, basin, w.c
  • and heated towel rail
  • 1 x Twin room and ensuite with shower, basin, w.c
  • and heated towel rail
  • Separate w.c
  • Kitchen/sitting room/dining room
  • Separate Living area.
  • Underfloor heating - Ground source geothermal system. Fridge/freezer, washing machine, oven, hob, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle
  • TV, DVD, Sky, Music system
  • Wifi available
  • Open fire (logs)
  • Off road parking on large private drive for up to 4 cars and boat trailer
  • Terrace with table chairs and sun loungers
  • First floor - glazed balcony
  • Bed linen and towels supplied
  • Strictly No Smoking
  • Strictly No Pets Permitted

The property

This spacious detached property offering stunning view across the countryside is situated within a small development of new houses in walking distance of Thurlestone. Tastefully decorated throughout, Sea Peep beautifully mixes character and modern features making it the perfect holiday home for a family looking to enjoy the very best of South Devon. Enter the property at half-landing level, with a short flight of stairs leading you to down to the main living area complete with charming log fireplace, tasteful furniture and large patio doors leading out onto the garden.

The dining area seats eight, with two steps leading into the well-equipped, modern kitchen with marble worktops, induction hob and large breakfast bar, perfect for a morning coffee. Three of the four bedrooms are situated on the ground floor, with the master boasting a wooden-framed king-size bed, bedside units, dressing table and a large en-suite bathroom with underfloor heating.

The further two double bedrooms also boast king-size beds and en-suite bathrooms.

The fourth bedroom is a twin room on the first floor, featuring two metal frame beds and an en-suite bathroom.

Outside you can look forward to a wooden table with chairs, perfect for enjoying an evening wine and taking in the views.

For the warmer days, sun loungers are available to soak up the Devon sun on the well-kept lawn. A short walk will take you to the coastal village of Thurlestone, offering golf course and two beaches.

Further afield, the famous coastal town of Salcombe awaits, packed full of unique shops and pubs, perfect for a day out. For a fun day out with the kids, Pennywell Farm offers the opportunity to visit a variety of animals including lambs, goats and hedgehogs.

Located around 30 minutes away. Whatever the time of year, Sea Peep is tailor made for a family holiday you’ll remember forever.

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

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About the location


Salcombe 7 miles; Bigbury-on-Sea 9 miles

The picturesque village of Thurlestone is popular with both beach-goers and watersports enthusiasts, with the beautiful sandy beaches of Thurlestone and South Milton Sands within walking distance. Thurlestone boasts an 18-hole links golf course, a 13th century church, a traditional pub, a post office and the ‘Voyage Spa’, where visitors can enjoy spa treatments or afternoon tea. The sailing town of Salcombe is just a 10-15 minute drive away, and the fishing village of Hope Cove is a short drive away, or can be reached on foot via the South West Coast Path.

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Children should be supervised at all times when using garden.

Strictly No Pets Permitted.

Telephone available for local and incoming calls only.

Strictly No Smoking