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 and holiday properties. 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 holiday cottage in the centre of Axminster. The spacious interior which features classical period decor comprises three bedrooms (2 super king-size doubles, 1 twin) on the first floor. The ground-floor includes a well-equipped kitchen, dining room, living room as well as a light and airy conservatory. There’s also an enclosed garden to the rear of the property with a paved patio area and furniture.
This former barn offers comfortable self catering accommodation for two and is situated in a quiet spot 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 single-storey cottage has two bedrooms (1 king-size double, 1 double) and a modern, well-furnished interior that consists 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.
Luxurious holiday property that’s laid out over two storeys – the first floor 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 consists of a large living room with open-fire, a dining room and kitchen and snug with wood-burner. Outside, guests have use of a shared 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.
Located above Hallsands, this charming cottage sleeps up to 5 guests. The first floor consists of three bedrooms (1 king-size, 1 twin, 1 x single), a shower room with walk-in shower and WC. On the ground floor is an additional WC, a well-equipped kitchen, two dining areas, of which one is in an adjoining conservatory, and a living room with wood-burner. The exterior includes a sitting area with furniture and barbecue.