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Sandpiper Cottage

Batson near Salcombe, Devon (Ref. 1088402)


Coast & Country Cottages rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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22 Customer Review(s)

  • Jackie

    “The cottage was very comfortable and immaculately clean.”

    It had everything we needed to make our stay perfect. The porch was very handy for cleaning the dogs before entering the property. It is in a quiet location but within easy reach of Salcombe and the surrounding area.

    It had everything we needed to make our stay perfect. The porch was very handy for cleaning the dogs before entering the property. It is in a quiet location but within easy reach of Salcombe and the surrounding area.

    - Jackie, June 2024


  • 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
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.8 miles, pub 1.5 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, Sandpiper Cottage is a charming barn conversion in Batson, on the outskirts of Salcombe, that enjoys the stunning Devon countryside.

This beautifully appointed property is ideal for a family of six looking to explore Devon's beautiful coast while retiring to a rural base.

It is close to a number of pretty villages and beaches in the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

If you'd like to bring your boat, the delightful residence offers three designated parking spaces.

Wander down the short path to the front door, where you'll be greeted by the warm glow of the woodburning stove, along with stylish sofas in front of the TV.  Continue to the well-equipped kitchen, where the group's aspiring chef can get to work preparing delectable dishes for the entire family to enjoy at the dining table.

When night calls, retire to one of the three well-presented bedrooms, two of which are charming doubles and one of which is a twin that is ideal for the little ones.

The bedrooms are next to the family bathroom, where you can refresh yourself in the bath with overhead shower; there is also a cloakroom on the ground floor for added convenience.

The rear garden is divided into two levels, with a sunny enclosed patio for alfresco dining and steps leading to an enclosed lawn space for your canine companion to make the most of.

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

Salcombe's finest fresh crab and lobster is available daily, choose from a variety of restaurants for lunch after some retail therapy, enjoy a local gin or wine whilst you watch the boats in the estuary.

Partake in a masterclass at the local gin producers and distil your own bespoke recipe.

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

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

Relaxed seaside excursions along the beautiful Salcombe coastline can be taken from Whitestrand .Spend some quality time away with your loved ones at the beautiful Sandpiper Cottage, your perfect Salcombe retreat.

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.

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
  • Last minute
  • Christmas