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Little Starboard

Kingsbridge, Devon (Ref. 1051605)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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12 Customer Review(s)

  • Barry

    “Great little bungalow, a little stark in the living room with bare bulbs, white walls and blinds.”

    also needed a thorough clean, thick dust on the TV and Standard lamp and mouldy instant coffee in one of the caddy jars. Brilliant location and very quiet.

    also needed a thorough clean, thick dust on the TV and Standard lamp and mouldy instant coffee in one of the caddy jars. Brilliant location and very quiet.

    - Barry, June 2022

The property

Tucked away from the main road near the centre of Kingsbridge, is this wonderful recently renovated single-storey property, Little Starboard.

This all-ground-floor accommodation is ideal for one or two couples or a small family wanting to enjoy the best of Devon's coast and countryside, located within touching distance of the South Devon AONB and the coast.

Enter Little Starboard and be greeted by an open-plan living room, a bright and airy space with white painted walls offering a well-equipped kitchen where you can prepare delicious home-cooked meals to be enjoyed together at the dining table, before you head over to the plush corner sofa and spend your evening relaxing in front of the Smart TV and making plans for the remainder of your stay.

There are two stylish, all-white bedrooms with ample storage and hanging space for you to choose from; a super-king-size bed, which can be made into twins upon request and a further double bedroom, to accommodate a variety of groups, served by the immaculate family bathroom with a choice of a separate shower or a bath to prepare for each day.

Outside is the enclosed rear garden with a patio and outdoor furniture, ideal for enjoying an alfresco meal.

The bustling centre of Kingsbridge is a short walk away, with a good selection of shops, eateries and an award-winning pub, as well as a museum and two art galleries.

Enjoy a scenic walk along the Kingsbridge Quay, wander through the narrow alleys off the main Fore Street or visit the Shambles, an Elizabethan market arcade.

Positioned on the edge of the South Devon AONB, within the South Hams area, Kingsbridge rests at the head of a marine estuary, and you can enjoy seeing an abundance of wildlife with a boat trip to Salcombe, on the steeper side of the estuary.

It is a popular resort with tourists and sailing enthusiasts, known for its incredible scenery and offering a host of visitor attractions, including a maritime museum, the Overbeck's, a 20th century museum and garden, castle ruins of Fort Charles, overlooking the estuary, and a choice of two stunning sandy beaches.

From here, you can access lovely walking trails and panoramic views available from the National Trust's Snapes Point, while just across the estuary is the small town of East Portlemouth, with a stunning sandy beach and positioned on a hill, with far-reaching views across Dartmoor.

From Salcombe, you can access the South West Coast Path in both directions, taking in the incredible coastal views along the way, with a venture east encompassing the incredible English Riviera.

The seaside town of Paignton forms part of this, and is a short drive away, with a zoo and environmental park, Splashdown Quaywest water park, Victorian pier with plenty of entertainment and its selection of picturesque beaches.

Little Starboard is a charming base from which to explore the South Devon coast and countryside.


  • All-ground-floor, although approach is down 5 steps
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size double (Can be made into twin beds if requested at time of booking), 1 x double
  • Bathroom with separate shower cubicle, basin, heated towel rail and WC with separate douche
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining and seating area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and induction hob, large fridge freezer,microwave, Miele washing machine and separate tumble dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Enclosed rear patio garden with furniture
  • Parking for one car approximately 50 yards from the property via steps
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.3 miles

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

About the location


Salcombe 5 miles; Bantham 5 miles; Dartmouth 12 miles; Totnes 13 miles; Plymouth 20 miles.

The busy little town of Kingsbridge lies at the head of a marine estuary in the attractive South Hams area of South Devon. Kingsbridge is home to a range of lovely independent shops and coffee shops, as well as a local cinema and an award-winning pub. During the summer season there are river excursions to Salcombe to see the abundant wildlife in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), which also forms part of the South Devon Heritage Coast. Visitors can take a walk along the Kingsbridge Quay, wander through the narrow alleys off Fore Street or visit the Shambles in Totnes, an Elizabethan market arcade. Around the South Hams area there are picturesque ports, such as Dartmouth and Salcombe, together with sandy beaches at Blackpool Sands near Stoke Fleming and the two sandy beaches at Thurlestone. There are a host of small attractive villages in South Hams offering interesting pubs, local farm produce shops and pretty rows of cottages, plus further afield the waterfront city of Plymouth is a vibrant centre housing the National Marine Aquarium, historic Barbican Quay and plenty of night life, including theatres, restaurants and bars. Kingsbridge can be easily reached by train to Totnes and then a local bus service which will take you to Kingsbridge town centre.

Please note there are steps leading to the property and from the parking area

Chiminea featured in the pictures has since been removed.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas