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Spacious lounge/kitchen/diner
On cooler evenings snuggle up and watch a movie or two
Cook up a storm in the open-plan kitchen
Enjoy a Devonshire cream tea of arrival
The sumptuous king-size bedroom
Luxury touches
The sumptuous king-size bedroom
En-suite shower room
View towards this beautiful property
Enjoy a spot of tea at one of the local cafes
The picturesque village of Cockington
Many local attractions nearby
Enjoy a horse and carriage trip around this idyllic village
1 / 13  Spacious lounge/kitchen/diner
2 / 13  On cooler evenings snuggle up and watch a movie or two
3 / 13  Cook up a storm in the open-plan kitchen
4 / 13  Enjoy a Devonshire cream tea of arrival
5 / 13  The sumptuous king-size bedroom
6 / 13  Luxury touches
7 / 13  The sumptuous king-size bedroom
8 / 13  En-suite shower room
9 / 13  View towards this beautiful property
10 / 13  Enjoy a spot of tea at one of the local cafes
11 / 13  The picturesque village of Cockington
12 / 13  Many local attractions nearby
13 / 13  Enjoy a horse and carriage trip around this idyllic village

Cockington Retreat

Torquay (1.5mls W), Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
5 star
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Luxury
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A luxurious romantic retreat, peaceful and private.
  • Set in the picturesque village of Cockington surrounded by 450 acres of parkland with village pub, tea rooms, craft centre and manor house.
  • Torquay harbour, beaches, shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants are within walking distance of the property
  • Nearby the English Riviera, South Devon's beautiful bay surrounded by stunning coast and countryside
  • Perfectly situated to explore the outstanding natural landscape of South Devon
Property code: 53032

Situated just on the outskirts of one of the most picturesque coastal towns in South Devon, this charming property promises a lavish retreat as well as a great base to explore all that the county has to offer.

Situated in the beautiful village of Cockington, this cottage is true to its name. The perfect romantic bolthole, its charming exterior with Mediterranean-style sandy walls and huge painted entrance door give you an idea of what is to come inside. A contemporary space big enough for two but cosy enough to deserve the title, it doesn’t disappoint with its lovely warm living space. Upstairs, the master suite with seating area and huge wooden sleigh bed is the perfect place to relax at the end of a long day.

Welcome in the first light of the day from this lovely bedroom, and saunter downstairs for a light breakfast in the little courtyard if the weather allows. In the cooler winter months, the open-plan kitchen and living space is also a great place to eat. Winter nights are made for relaxing on the sofa with the warm lighting giving a feel of cosiness and calm.

Cockington must be one of the most quintessential places to visit in the South West, and this is something you’ll find yourself saying a lot as you discover the rest of the pretty villages of this part of the South Devon coast. But it really is. Colour-washed thatched cottages and pretty gardens fill the lanes and there is even a horse and carriage to take you on a tour around the village. For a day out, the harbour town of Torquay is only 2 miles to the south of the property and is a great place for shopping and sunbathing.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 bedroom - king-size
  • 1 en-suite shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 small dog welcome
  • Beach 1 mile, pub and shop within walking distance
  • Smart TV with Netflix in the lounge and TV in bedroom

This property is personally managed by Julie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 7 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Joelle 1st December 2019

Fantastic accommodation in a lovely village setting, only 15 minutes walk into Torquay along a path at the side of lane from the village. Owners have thought of everything one might need for a very comfortable stay. Dog friendly pub in the village

Reviewed by David 11th October 2019

Great quiet location in Cockington village with lots of country walks in the vicinity. The owners are experienced in holiday rentals and it shows as there are next to no improvements that we could think of. Torquay town centre is walkable if you are reasonably fit and the marina is the place to head to with lots of cafes, restaurants and small shopRead mores. Lots of National Trust properties nearby and Babbacombe, Dartmouth are well worth a visit. Hide

Reviewed by Dilys 27th September 2019

For two people its lovely ,you can get to most places from there and Cockington Village is so nice as were the people .

Reviewed by John 20th September 2019

Excellent cottage and superb location.

Reviewed by Alan 9th August 2019

This is a lovely cottage and location. Paula and Leon are friendly and helpful in every way they can be without being intrusive. Flowers, scones with Devon cream and jam on arrival was a nice touch. Despite the inclement weather we did enjoy our stay and would definitely have no hesitation in recommending it to friends and family.

Reviewed by John 7th June 2019

Lovely welcoming host, Paula greeted us on our arrival. There was a gorgeous cream tea on the kitchen table to tuck into after our journey. The weather during our week's stay was just awful - it rained heavily every day. Thank goodness for our cottage, so very cosy and had everything we could wish for. Thanks again Paula and Leon.

Reviewed by Julie 31st May 2019

Such a idyllic location cottage was gorgeous furnishings and equipment were all five star. Excellent property for a relaxing holiday. Lovely hosts. Would be ideal for a romantic break. Definitely go back and have already recommended to friends.

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Spacious lounge/kitchen/diner
On cooler evenings snuggle up and watch a movie or two
Cook up a storm in the open-plan kitchen
Enjoy a Devonshire cream tea of arrival
The sumptuous king-size bedroom
Luxury touches
The sumptuous king-size bedroom
En-suite shower room
View towards this beautiful property
Enjoy a spot of tea at one of the local cafes
The picturesque village of Cockington
Show 1 moreMany local attractions nearby

Location

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

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