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Skippers Hill Cottage,Kingsbridge

Skippers Hill Cottage a charming, very spacious detached cottage, is tucked on the side of a very peaceful valley in the tiny hamlet of Waterhead, enjoys fine country views and is a ten minute walk from the beautiful Avon estuary that meanders on to the wide expanses of golden sands at Bantham and Bigbury on Sea, possibly the finest beaches in the South Hams.  Close to the village of Aveton Gifford, with a good pub and village shop, this recently refurbished cottage with its fine beamed ceilings and very comfortable ambience is ideal for cosy evenings around the wood burner or summer days walking the many footpaths, enjoying the wildlife of the Avon estuary or lazing on the fine beaches near at hand. Whatever the time of year, this is an ideal holiday cottage.


Stable door into spacious living room very comfortably furnished with a rug on the polished wood floor, sofa, three chairs, TV and DVD and a wood burner housed in a low inglenook fireplace. Dining room with table to seat 6, a feature fireplace (not operative), tiled floor with rug and adjacent small cloakroom with WC and hand basin. The smart and spacious kitchen is very well equipped with new fitted units, induction hob, integral eye level oven and combination microwave/grill/second oven, radio, dishwasher and farmhouse table to seat 6. A electric Aga is housed in a feature alcove. Two steps up to utility area with large fridge/freezer, washing machine, storage cupboards and sink. Access from here to covered parking area and further access to path at the rear of the cottage. Upstairs: Spacious double bedroom with 5ft wrought iron bedstead, fitted wardrobes and fine country views from the windows. Handsome tiled bathroom with bath, basin, WC and large separate shower. Single bedroom with 3ft bed. Large twin bedroom with 3ft beds and fitted cupboards. A further put-u-up bed is provided here for a third person. There is ample room for this extra bed (or can be used in the small bedroom).


The cottage sits alongside a very quiet, little used, country lane. Across the lane is the lower garden which is gated and enclosed with a lawn, shrubs, vegetable garden and provided with garden furniture. At the rear of the cottage a path leads to railed steps (steep) and rise to an enclosed landscaped garden that enjoys attractive views and is fitted with a fine deck area provided with garden furniture.


There is a covered parking space beside the cottage and further area alongside for one car.

  • Included: Bed linen (no towels), WiFi, travel cot, high chair, initial supply of logs, electricity and central heating (oil).
  • Pets: Maximum of two dogs only.
  • Security Deposit: £100
  • Telephone: For incoming calls and outgoing local calls only.
  • Local Facilities: Beaches at Bigbury on Sea 3.5 miles, Bantham 4.5 miles.
  • Pub, shop Aveton Gifford half a mile. Restaurant The Oyster Shack 1 mile.  
  • Kingsbridge with all facilities 6 miles.  Salcombe 9.5 miles.
Skippers Hill Cottage,Kingsbridge Address
Skippers Hill Cottage
Aveton Gifford

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Fuel Offer! Stay at this property for a week between now and the end of November and we'll give you up to £90 in fuel vouchers!

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Changeover day: Friday