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Coastguard Cottage

Kingswear, Devon, Devon (Ref. 1102450)


Coast & Country Cottages rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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11 Customer Review(s)

  • Sally

    “Lovely cottage in great location.”

    Feel parking could have been a real issue, especially in high season. We did enjoy our stay, thank you. Did expect the log burner as it stated until March, perhaps would be more accurate to state till end of February.

    Feel parking could have been a real issue, especially in high season. We did enjoy our stay, thank you. Did expect the log burner as it stated until March, perhaps would be more accurate to state till end of February.

    - Sally, March 2024

    We are pleased to read you enjoyed your stay at Coastguard Cottage. Parking can be tricky in the area but this property is lucky to have shared parking with the other properties and this works well even in the high season. We are sorry that the log burner was not in use during your stay, this has now been corrected on the website to show the correct availability. We hope you enjoyed everything the area has to offer and that you come and visit again soon. Coast & Country Cottages, on behalf of Property Owner


  • Over three floors: Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with TV, 1 x second-floor double with TV, 1 x bunk bed
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Electric heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • 3 x TVs, WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car in shared parking area
  • Front garden with decking, seating and barbecue, side garden with two patio areas with furniture and a rear patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved small/medium sized dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 1.3 miles
  • Note: There is a step up into the kitchen, please take care
  • Note: Please be aware that this property is accessed via steps
  • Note: the third bedroom is accessed via the single bedroom

The property

When it comes to a relaxing family getaway, this Grade II listed cottage in Kingswear, Devon is the ideal location.

There is a broad range of bars and restaurants within a short distance of Coastguard Cottage, so the foodies in your group will have plenty to choose from!

The cottage has everything you need to prepare meals, from an electric oven and hob to a microwave, fridge/freezer, and a dishwasher.

Savour a tasty meal at the dining table for four, or head outside to dine alfresco as you fire up the barbecue and choose from one of four garden areas to dine at, each offering amazing views out over the town.

The living/dining room is a fantastic place to unwind in front of the woodburning stove as your favourite show plays out on the Smart TV.

When sleep calls, head to the first bedroom, which has a king-size bed, TV and plenty of storage, there is also a single bedroom on this floor.

Continue up to the second-floor, accessed via the single bedroom, where you will find the final bedroom, a double with TV and Velux windows, allowing the natural light to flow in.

Explore the local village where you will find the excellent attractions of Coleton Fishacre and Greenway, Kingswear Castle, and the Dartmouth Steam Railway.

Head over to Dartmouth, where budding historians can enjoy the delights of The Dartmouth Museum, the 16th-century Bayard's Cove, and the 15th-century Dartmouth Castle.

Blackpool Sands, a family-friendly Blue Flag beach, can be reached by following the South West Coast Path, here you can kayak, bathe and paddle the shores.

Your next holiday awaits at Coastguard Cottage.

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

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About the location


Dartmouth 2.4 miles; Paignton 7.6 miles

The colourful harbour village of Kingswear is set opposite Dartmouth, on the banks of the River Dart estuary in South Devon. Nestled within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this village boasts some of the most beautiful views on the south coast. Kingswear castle sits on the rocks cradling the sea, and Coleton Fishacre National Trust Property makes for a lovely day out with the family. There are plenty of shops, pubs and gentle strolls along the waterfront, a haven for families, couples and friends. You can take the passenger ferry across to Dartmouth and explore one of the most popular tourist locations in Devon. Its narrow streets are lined with boutique shops, restaurants and art galleries plus there are many cycling and walking routes around the town, not forgetting the spectacular South West Coast Path. Bayards Cove Fort is a must! Situated at the entrance to Dartmouth harbour, it offers a picturesque setting, reached only by foot. Embark on a journey through beautiful countryside to Paignton on the Dartmouth Steam Railway and visit the delightful fishing harbour of Brixham, home to Britain’s largest fishing fleet. Experience and unforgettable holiday in the South Hams District.

Darthaven Marina Laundrette 5 mins away with 1 hour free parking, open 0830-1900

Woodburner for Winter use only (Nov - Feb).

Note: the attic bedroom is accessed via the single/bunk bedroom on the first floor

One small/medium well behaved dog accepted

Please do not allow your dog into the bedrooms or on the furniture.

For reasons of comfort this property is suitable for 4 adults or a family of 5.

Only children above 6 years of age can use the bunk bed

There is parking for one car on the terrace’s communal driveway, however this is one behind the other. For your convenience, a telephone number must be left on your windscreen in case movement is required.

There is free parking along Brixham Road at the end of the Creek and further up the road. Otherwise, Dart Haven Marina has a paid car park a few minute walk away.

Dart Haven Car Park – Over 320 car parking spaces for visitors and general public. The car park operates a Pay & Display system.

Please note that this property does not have suitable facilities for charging electric vehicles.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas