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Malborough, Devon (Ref. 1139721)

Coast & Country Cottages rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x second-floor king-size, 1 x double, 1 x bunk
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • First-floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel, power, inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Stairgate, cot and highchair available
  • Roadside parking/free public car park nearby
  • Enclosed rear garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles, beach 2 miles
  • Note: The bunk room is most suitable for children, due to limited head room
  • Note: There may be some road noise, due to the property being situated on a busy road and next to and opposite the Old Inn and Royal Oak pubs
  • Both pubs occasionally host live music events

The property

Foxbear is a charming three-story home located in the picturesque village of Malborough in the Devonshire countryside.

The cottage accommodates six guests and two canine friends and offers scenic views from the second floor, a handy location close to a variety of amenities and the beach, and an inviting interior, making it the perfect home-away-from-home.

Before entering Foxbear, park either on the side of the road or in the nearby public carpark.

Once inside, be welcomed into the living/dining room, which has beamed ceilings, a dining table that seats four people, plush seating, a TV with Freeview, and a cosy woodburning stove.

Enter the kitchen to rustle up delectable dishes for everyone to enjoy, with the useful appliances, such as a dishwasher, and an electric oven and hob.

When the weather permits, dine alfresco in the private rear garden, enclosed for pets and a great place for stargazing.

Choose one of the three well-appointed bedrooms - the double and bunk rooms are on the first floor, while the king-size is on the second - before retiring for the night.

The cottage has a contemporary shower room on the ground floor and a cloakroom on the first floor to ease the morning queues.

When you're ready to explore, head a few doors down to The Royal Oak pub, or the Old Inn is also close by, where you can eat out or just relax with a drink and enjoy live music events, or pre-order takeaway food, while the necessities can be purchased at the nearby Co-op.

There is a bus stop close by with regular services to nearby Salcombe and Kingsbridge.

For those who like to explore on foot, there are many walking routes from the village taking in the surrounding countryside, perfect for exercising your canine companion.

Bolberry Down Nature Reserve, Soar Mill Cove, Salcombe North Sands, Salcombe Castle Ruins, Salcombe Yacht Club and Harbour, or Snapes Point, which offers a breath-taking view point and a nature-filled walking track, are some of the areas top attractions.

Being situated in the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), visitors have a wealth of options when exploring on foot and can stop at various attractions including Bolberry, Soar Mill and the beautiful beaches of Salcombe.

The pretty market town of Kingsbridge is a short drive away as is Hope Cove.

Visit Foxbear for an idyllic stay with your loved ones.

Logs are not provided but can be purchased at the local shops.
Foxbear is situated on a busy road, traffic noise can be expected particularly in the holiday season. The property is next to and opposite the Old Inn and Royal Oak pubs. Both pubs occasionally host live music events.

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

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About the location


Salcombe 2 miles; Kingsbridge 4 miles.

The attractive village of Malborough boasts a multitude of thatched cottages, a village shop, two excellent country pubs and a thriving post office. It is located just 2 miles from the popular sailing resort of Salcombe, the southernmost town in the South Hams. Boasting a beautiful, scenic coastline, Salcombe is ideal for enjoying sailing, watersports, coastal walking or for simply soaking up the sunshine. Observe the plentiful wildlife in the area, visit several country houses and gardens close by or visit the lovely market town of Kingsbridge. Alternatively, explore the wide open spaces and rocky tors of Dartmoor, just 15 miles away. A perfect holiday location, with much to see and do.

There is no hot water to the cloakroom hand basin.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas