The holiday cottage is located in Bigbury village, South Devon (an area of outstanding beauty) betwixt Plymouth to the west and Salcombe to the east. Only a short walk away in St Annes Chapel is the village shop, which sells all your basic essentials and The Pickwick Inn, an Italian restuarant and bar. The cottage is only 2 miles away from the award winning sandy beach at Bigbury Bay with it's captivating Burgh Island.
This terraced cottage offers a high level of comfort in a get-away-from-it-all setting. Tinkers Cottage is dog friendly. Dogs are welcome at the cottage at no extra charge and are allowed on the award winning sandy beach at Bigbury-on-Sea. (Restrictions on where dogs are allowed on the beach apply at certain times of the year.)
Recently refurbished the modern, well equipped kitchen has a double electric oven with four-ring hob, microwave, kettle, washing machine with drier, dishwasher and a full size fridge-freezer.
The lounge/diner has two comfortable sofas and a TV with DVD and video, as well as a CD player. The dining table seats 6 people comfortably. There is a selection of books & DVDs to help keep you entertained. The cottage also has a landline telephone and broadband internet connection paid for through an honesty box.
The upstairs accommodation consists of a modern bathroom and two comfortable bedrooms. The master bedroom has a 5' double bed, while the twin-bedded room with distant sea views has two extra pull-out beds on wheels. The cottage sleeps 4 people comfortably. This number can be increased to 6 people with the use of the two trunkle beds in the twin bedroom. Bed linen and duvets are included in the cost of your holiday.
The bathroom has a power shower over the bath, as well as a toilet and wash basin. Bath towels are included in the cost of your holiday, but please bring your own beach towels.
The cottage has central heating. Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of your holiday.
There is a landline telephone at Tinkers Cottage, as mobile reception can be poor in this part of Devon, but is improving slowly. Wifi is available at the cottage, but can be slow compared to big cities, but again is improving. There is an honesty box for any calls you may make or for any internet connection you use.
A travel cot is available, but you will need to bring linen for the cot. A large basket of toys and games can be found on the landing.
Outside the front of the cottage is a small pebble & grass garden with a raised patio area. During the summer months garden furniture is left out and a BBQ is available upon request.
The property has a communal paddock for energetic ball games and a reserved parking space. With additional visitor parking.
Several good walks start from the public foot path across the road from the cottage.
Please note that Tinkers Cottage is a 'no smoking' holiday cottage.
Tinkers Cottage is a delightful two-bedroom self-catering holiday cottage in South Devon. Built in the 19th century of stone and slate the barn conversion is filled with modern home-from-home comforts for a stylish self-catering holiday.
Tinkers Cottage is dog friendly. Dogs are allowed on the award winning sandy beach at Bigbury-on-Sea.
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