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Beacon Cottage

Near Hallsands, Devon

Perched on the cliff edge, with sea views beyond compare, is Start Point Lighthouse, your holiday home and a fully operational lighthouse.

  • 6
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
SAVE TO WISHLIST
£996-2022 per week

Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 2 nights

How to book

Beacon Cottage is listed in affiliation with Rural Retreats.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book...

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The highlights
  • Experience lighthouse living at this charming cottage.
  • Enjoy spectacular, panoramic views with an abundance of bird life.
  • Take an easy trip to the beach.
  • Walk some of the South West coastal path taking in the scenery.

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You should know
  • This is an operational lighthouse with an automatic electronic fog signal. During occasional periods of fog and mist, ear plugs are provided for your comfort!
  • Babies under one year of age are welcome, however, for safety reasons, children must be over 11 years old.

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The detail

Beacon Cottage sleeps six guests, and is one of two holiday cottages, perched on the cliff edge and available at the lighthouse. This is a location that offers a simply breathtaking panorama, with sea views to the south and west and across Start Bay to the east.

The lighthouse lies on a dramatic headland above Start Bay in the South Hams, between Dartmouth and Salcombe and was built in 1863, electrified in 1959 and automated in 1993. Start Point lies 4 miles from the main road via narrow country lanes. The final stretch is a half-mile private, walled, tarmac drive which runs along the side of the headland. The drive is shared with walkers, forming part of the South West Coast Path, and makes the ideal base for walkers and cyclists wishing to make the most of the natural landscape.

Inside the house you’ll find three bedrooms and one bathroom. There’s a cosy living room, with an electric effect wood burner to keep you snuggle up to on cool evenings, a fully equipped kitchen and a dining room with views of the sea beyond. On sunny days take your breakfast outside on the decked patio area that overlooks the cliffs and the sea, and enjoy plenty of fresh, sea air and views as far as you can see. You’ll find Wi-Fi throughout and parking for two vehicles.

Take an easy trip to the beach or walk in either direction from your doorstep along the South West coastal path, taking in the spectacular scenery. For sandy beaches, East Portlemouth, Slapton and Blackpool Sands are all within a 20-minute drive of the lighthouse, plus there is the charming seaside town of Salcombe to explore. Darmouth Castle offers you British history in abundance, whilst just outside of Dartmouth you'll find plenty of water sports to try, including sea kayaking.

Features
Essential
  • Baby Friendly
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Heating
  • No Dogs
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
Kitchen/Utility
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Highchair
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
Bed/Bath
  • Shower
  • Cot
  • Bath
Tech
  • Television
  • DVD Player
Outside
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking
Nearby
  • Beach (sea)
  • Pub/Bar
  • Wildlife
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Bird watching
  • Cycling
  • Nightlife (low key)
£996-2022 per week

Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 2 nights

SAVE TO WISHLIST
Availability
How to book

Beacon Cottage is listed in affiliation with Rural Retreats.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book...

Book Online Now
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