Devon is one of the UK’s prime short break destinations with its magnificent wind-swept coastline and AONB-designated countryside attracting holiday-makers from far and wide. If you’ve decided that Devon is the place for you, then take a look our hand-picked collection of Devon holiday cottages. Located both rurally and on the coast, they’ve all received high ratings from previous guests and are great bases from which to explore this wonderful region.
Located just a 10 minute walk from Brixham harbour, this attractive little cottage has two bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin). The modern interior comprises a bathroom with bath and shower over, a kitchen and living room of which both have dining areas and a courtyard sitting area at the front. 1 Old Mill offers a great base from which to explore the majestic Devon coastline that includes the popular Breakwater Beach.
Cowslip House is a detached Devon holiday cottage property in the centre of Axminster. The spacious interior features classical period decor and comprises three bedrooms (2 super king-size doubles, 1 twin) on the first floor. The ground-floor has a well-equipped kitchen, dining room, living room and a light and airy conservatory. There’s also an enclosed garden outside with a paved patio area and furniture.
This former barn offers comfortable Devon self catering accommodation for two and is situated near the idyllic village of Bradworthy. Its modern, open-plan interior, which is set out over a single storey, includes 1 king-size double with en-suite facilities, a WC with shower and a living room with kitchen and dining area – this property is well-placed for exploring the surrounding Devonshire countryside.
Located just 200 yards from the village inn, this Devon holiday cottage property has two bedrooms (1 king-size double, 1 double) and a well-furnished interior consisting of a bathroom with roll-top bath and hand-shower, a living area with multi-fuel burner and a modern kitchen that includes a dining area. French windows lead out from the living room to a garden and patio with furniture and loungers.
This is one of our favourite Devon cottage properties and is just a short distance from Hallsands Beach and the South West Coast Path. The cosy interior consists of two bedrooms, a bathroom with bath and shower over, an open-plan living room with wood-burner and a modern, well-equipped kitchen with a dining table for two. The exterior comprises a patio area with furniture and barbecue.
A Victorian terraced holiday property that offers luxury holiday accommodation for large groups with five bedrooms (1 double, 1 bedroom with double bunk beds, 2 king-size, 1 twin). The modern interior is set out over three floors and includes four bathrooms, an open-plan kitchen, dining and sitting area with a wall-mounted TV. The exterior features a private courtyard area with furniture.
Well-suited to those searching for Devon self catering cottages to rent, this luxurious two-storey property comprises five bedrooms (2 king size doubles, 1 twin, 1 single, 1 bunk room), two bathrooms with baths, and one with shower over. The ground floor features a large living room with open-fire, a dining room and snug with woodburner. Outside is a swimming pool, tennis court, games room and gym.
This thatched cottage has three bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin, 1 single). Its characterful interior, which includes exposed beams and an inglenook fireplace, consists of a bathroom with bath and shower over, a dining room, kitchen and living room with wood-burner. Situated between Dartmoor National Park and the North Devon Coast, Vineyard cottage offers a great base from which to explore this beautiful region.
West Bowden Farm is a detached barn conversion that can accommodate medium to large groups. Inside there are three bedrooms with TVs (2 doubles, 1 family room) and many original features such as exposed beams and floor-to-ceiling windows. The ground floor, which has under-floor heating, comprises a spacious living room and kitchen with breakfast area. The exterior includes a courtyard with furniture.
Of our Devon self catering cottages, this one perhaps offers the best views. Located above Hallsands, it sleeps up to 5. The first floor comprises three bedrooms (1 king-size, 1 twin, 1 x single) and a shower room with walk-in shower. On the ground floor is another WC, a modern kitchen, two dining areas and a living room with wood-burner. The exterior includes a sitting area with furniture and barbecue.