Cottages by the Sea in Devon

Welcome to our selection of holiday cottages in Devon. Cottages on the beach, harbour-side cottages, cottages in quaint fishing villages and cottages with fantastic views: whatever you’re looking for from a seaside getaway, Devon has it in spades!

Explore the beautiful English Riviera towns of Torquay, Babbacombe, Paignton and Brixham in South Devon with their stunning, award-winning beaches (palm trees included!) rockpools and Geopark or head inland to the beautiful Dartmoor National Park. Whether you’re after an action-packed activity break or just want to soak up the cultural heritage of historic Plymouth or Exeter then this charming county in the South West of England is the place to be.

Featured Accommodation

Rock Cottage

Portmellon, nr. Mevagissey, Cornwall.

Sleeps 4. Dating from the 1600’s, this charming detached holiday cottage is dramatically set on a rocky outcrop bordering Portmellon Bay. Enjoying stunning sea views from most rooms, it lies close to the quaint fishing village of Mevagissey. Cottage Code: TKM.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

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Watermouth Castle

Watermouth Castle, Near Ilfracombe, Devon.

Sleeps 4 – 6. “With views over bays and cliffs from a castle stronghold – a unique holiday opportunity . . .”

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Sunset

Combe Martin, Devon.

Sleeps 6. Set in the heart of the small seaside village of Combe Martin, this well-appointed and comfortably furnished holiday cottage is just a short stroll from the delightful sandy beach. Within easy reach of the local shops, pubs and restaurants. Cottage Code: 29043.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Cottage Pie

Axmouth, Devon.

Sleeps 2. A self-contained wing of the owner’s Georgian home, this former coach house enjoys wonderful glimpses of the estuary. Just a mile from the sea, it is within easy walking distance of Axmouth with its thatched colour-washed cottages. Cottage Code: HBY.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Woodfield Manor

Torquay, Devon.

Sleeps 2 – 6. Just a short walk from the harbour and town, this listed building, originally built in the 1840s, has been carefully converted into spacious apartments. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: 25601.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

The Boathouse

Stoke Gabriel, Devon.

Sleeps 5. Commanding splendid views from all the principal rooms over the River Dart, this exceptional cottage boasts an exceptional location! Set at the water’s edge just 5 miles from the open sea, the Boathouse has been equipped to the highest standard. Cottage Code: FOQ.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Chapman House

Fairy Cross, nr. Clovelly, Devon.

Sleeps 10. This superb conversion of an 18th-century stables enjoys breathtaking views of the North Devon coastline. A pretty 30-minute walk leads to a secluded sandy beach, whilst the surfing beaches of Westward Ho! and Bude are an easy drive away. Cottage Code: HNZ.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Carlingford

Maidencombe, Torquay, Devon.

Sleeps 10. Enjoying expansive views of sea and moor, all just 750m from the South West Coastal Path, this spacious property has been renovated to a very high standard. Boasting a lovely garden, orchard and woodland area, Labrador Bay is just ½ mile away. Cottage Code: HOOP.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Nethway Farm – Hyssop Cottage

Kingswear, nr. Dartmouth, Devon.

Sleeps 4 – 6. These five cottages enjoy a gloriously secluded rural location, just a mile from Man Sands, with shared use of an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and games room. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: FJL.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Nethway Farm – Lovage Cottage

Kingswear, nr. Dartmouth, Devon.

Sleeps 4 – 6. These five carefully converted barns enjoy a gloriously secluded rural setting, as well as an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and separate indoor games room. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: FEJ.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • Fishing
  • 18th Century

Cliff Lodge

Torquay, Devon.

Sleeps 14. Set in a striking location off a quiet country lane with uninterrupted sea views. Most of the bedrooms are en-suite. Indoor heated swimming pool. Pine sauna. Outdoor 8 seater hot tub. Purpose-built detached games room. Beach ½ mile. Cottage Code: HEEJ.

  • Games room
  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century