Downsteps is a charming and lovingly restored 200 year old beachside fisherman's cottage nestling in a secluded cove
Ground floor: Sitting room with open fire
Ground Floor: Kitchen
Ground floor: Second sitting room
First floor: Double bedroom
First floor: Double bedroom
Ground floor: Bathroom
Nearby Kingsbridge
Access to a shingle beach
Access to a shingle beach
Access to a shingle beach

England » Devon » Torcross Downsteps Beach House

2 nights min. stay

from £551

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At a glance

Sleeps 5
Property type House
Tariff band £1030.00 - £2295.00 p/wk
Changeover day Flexible
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Min # of nights 2
Pet friendly
Arrival time 16:00
Departure time 10:00

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This charming and lovingly restored 200 year old beachside fisherman’s cottage nestles in a secluded cove in Torcross, on the South Devon coast between Dartmouth and Salcombe. The cottage itself combines a rustic feel with modern comforts.

Downsteps Beach House is a charming and lovingly restored 200 year old beachside fisherman's cottage nestling in a secluded cove in Torcross on the South Devon coast between Dartmouth and Salcombe.

This delightful property was featured in The Times as one of 2017's 50 best cottages in Britain. It has spectacular sea views over Start Bay.The proximity to the sea means you fall asleep and wake up to the sound of the waves and have the most beautiful ocean views from almost every window of the house - ideal accommodation for your self catering break in South Devon.

The cottage combines a rustic country feel with a modern twist. With its low beamed ceilings, stripped original floorboards, seagrass carpets and eclectic furniture, the cottage accommodation provides everything you need for a relaxing and comfortable holiday in the South Hams.
This holiday cottage at a glance

Sleeps five guests.
There are a number of steps all around the property, therefore unsuitable for guests with mobility difficulties.
Three bedrooms.
One bathroom with separate shower.
Open fire in sitting room.
One well behaved dog welcome (small additional charge).
On-site parking for one car only in a communal parking area adjacent to the cottage.
Please be aware, the access to this property is steep and narrow.
WiFi.
Minimum of a three night stay.

Additional features

Spectacular sea views over Start Bay.
The proximity of the sea means you can fall asleep and wake up to the sound of waves.
Beautiful ocean views from almost every window.
A cot, stairgate and highchair can be provided on request.
Electric hob and oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, separate small freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer.
Espresso machine ( coffee pods are supplied)
Television
iPod docking station.
Telephone for incoming calls.
Garden furniture and barbecue.

Attractions and nearby amenities

Ideally placed for walking, bird-watching, sailing and exploring the surrounding area of Outstanding Natural Beauty rich in history and wildlife.
Torcross has a pub and cafes and the nearest towns in the South Hams with supermarkets are Kingsbridge and Dartmouth.
Travel time by car from London is approximately 3.5 to 4 hours. The nearest railway station is Totnes, 14 miles away, approximately 30 minutes' drive.
The private beach at Blackpool Sands is nearby with parking, changing rooms and a beach cafe.
The charming, local market town of Kingsbridge is also close by where you can sample the delicious local produce at the Farmers market which takes place on the third Saturday of every month.
A little further on you will discover the historic town of Dartmouth with its winding Elizabethan streets and bustling market.
Try a day sailing on the estuary in the stylish town of Salcombe, enjoy a relaxed ferry trip or simply wander through any number of the nearby picturesque villages.
There are an abundance of excellent walks right from the front door to take in the stunning countryside surrounding you.

For additional inspiration on what to do within the area, please click here.


Facilities/Accommodation

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Amenities

  • Pet friendly
  • Child friendly
  • Feature fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Open fire
  • TV

Activities & Attractions

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Near beach
  • Walking

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Seasonal weekly tariff overview

# Min stay Start date End date Price
2 nights 28 Oct 2019 18 Dec 2019 £1080
2 nights 19 Dec 2019 31 Dec 2019 £1710
2 nights 01 Jan 2020 02 Jan 2020 £1710
2 nights 03 Jan 2020 01 Mar 2020 £1090
2 nights 02 Mar 2020 02 Apr 2020 £1406
2 nights 03 Apr 2020 26 Apr 2020 £1777
2 nights 27 Apr 2020 07 May 2020 £1406
2 nights 08 May 2020 11 May 2020 £1777
2 nights 12 May 2020 21 May 2020 £1406
2 nights 22 May 2020 31 May 2020 £1777
2 nights 01 Jun 2020 25 Jun 2020 £1584
2 nights 26 Jun 2020 03 Sep 2020 £1777
2 nights 04 Sep 2020 22 Oct 2020 £1406
2 nights 23 Oct 2020 01 Nov 2020 £1693
2 nights 02 Nov 2020 17 Dec 2020 £1030
2 nights 18 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2020 £2251
2 nights 01 Jan 2021 03 Jan 2021 £2251
2 nights 04 Jan 2021 28 Feb 2021 £1111
2 nights 01 Mar 2021 01 Apr 2021 £1433
2 nights 02 Apr 2021 25 Apr 2021 £1812
2 nights 26 Apr 2021 29 Apr 2021 £1433
2 nights 30 Apr 2021 03 May 2021 £1812
2 nights 04 May 2021 27 May 2021 £1433
2 nights 28 May 2021 06 Jun 2021 £1812
2 nights 07 Jun 2021 08 Jul 2021 £1615
2 nights 09 Jul 2021 02 Sep 2021 £1812
2 nights 03 Sep 2021 21 Oct 2021 £1433
2 nights 22 Oct 2021 31 Oct 2021 £1726
2 nights 01 Nov 2021 16 Dec 2021 £1050
2 nights 17 Dec 2021 31 Dec 2021 £2295
2 nights 01 Jan 2022 03 Jan 2022 £2295

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