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The Pottery

Aveton Gifford, Devon (Ref. 976170)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mrs Grey

    “The clean, spacious accommodation, together with the location was perfect for us and our two dogs.”

    The owners, Nick and Jo were very friendly and helpful without being intrusive. Nothing seemed too much trouble for this lovely couple. We would definitely stay there again and would recommend to our friends and family.

    The owners, Nick and Jo were very friendly and helpful without being intrusive. Nothing seemed too much trouble for this lovely couple. We would definitely stay there again and would recommend to our friends and family.


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

This spacious attached cottage is located down a 300 yard track one mile from Aveton Gifford.

Surrounded by countryside and well equipped, it provides comfortable accommodation for exploring a lovely part of Devon.

Steps lead up to the entrance into the big wood-floored sitting room where you can sit beside the wood burner and enjoy meals prepared in the efficient kitchen with its door to open to the terrace table and chairs on a sunny day.

Stairs lead you up to a second sitting room and three bedrooms, one the original hayloft.

There is also a sofa bed in the second sitting room if you wish to use it.

Outside is your terrace and beyond the cottage a lovely big open space of six acres of shared grounds where you can spot wildlife in the fenced pond, picnic and run free in the meadows.

For walkers this is heaven, with footpaths radiating from the door and the lovely River Avon estuary to explore and spot birds.

The village provides an inn or you have a choice of neighbouring villages like Thurlestone and Bantham and Kingsbridge town.

The coastline near Aveton Gifford is spectacular.

You can surf, walk, check out rock pools, play golf and make sandcastles to your hearts’ content.

The Pottery is a lovely base for checking out the delights of South Devon’s coast and countryside.


1st FloorGround Floor

Kitchen Living / Dining Room WC


Three bedrooms: 2 x double (one with king size bed), 1 x single. Two bathrooms with baths, WCs and basins (one with shower over bath). Upstairs sitting room with double sofa bed. Ground floor WC with basin. Sitting room with dining area and wood burning stove. Kitchen with door to terrace.


  • Central heating, night storage heating with wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge-freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Blu-ray, DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed garden
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome, Sorry no smoking
  • Note: Children should be supervised in grounds
  • Note: Aga available from 1st October to 1st May
  • Note: This property has a private water supply which is tested regularly
  • Note: Check-in time 4pm.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Kingsbridge 4 miles, Ivybridge 7.5 miles, Salcombe 8.5 miles

Aveton Gifford is a small rural village at the head of the estuary of the River Avon in the South Hams area of the South Devon AONB. It comes with a village shop and a pub/restaurant on the outskirts. Nearby you can visit the charming market town of Kingsbridge which benefits from a range of amenities. Similarly, Ivybridge offers a choice of places to shop, eat and drink as well as providing easy access to the Dartmoor National Park which is a haven for lovers of walking and cycling. For a day by the sea, head to the ever-popular coastal resort of Salcombe.

Note: Children should be supervised in grounds. Aga available 1 october to 1 may. Spring water. Arrival after 4pm.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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