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The Pottery

Aveton Gifford, Devon (Ref. 976170)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


  • 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

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  • Reviews

    “Tranquil,peaceful with caring unobtrusive hosts”

    - Mr Evans, May 2019

The property

A mile from Aveton Gifford, 300 yards down a tree-lined track off a lane, a big roomy cottage attached by one corner to the owner’s home.

Six acres of shared grounds (big fenced wildlife pond, picnic table, bench) and meadows for you to enjoy and explore (children should be supervised).

Network of footpaths from the door.

Parking area with shallow pond (unfenced).

Ten steps (rope rail) up from parking area to entrance.

Large living/dining room with inglenook (woodburner), TV/DVD/Blu-ray, wood floor (rugs) and back door to shared courtyard.

Kitchen (dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric oven/induction hob, oil-fired Aga - available 1 October to 1 May) with glazed doors to little terrace (table/chairs).


Stairs (stairgates) up to landing and sitting room with double sofa bed (for alternative sleeping); immediately off this room, a bathroom (suite) and 2 steps up to a double bedroom (5' bed with footboard), formerly the hayloft (clothes-hanging space in second living room); from landing, two more bedrooms, a double and a single, and another bathroom (suite, shower over bath).

Spring water.

Arrival after 4pm.

A snug, well-equipped retreat to return to after visiting surrounding beaches and countryside. Aveton Gifford: old village (pub, PO/shop) beside the River Avon where it becomes tidal.

Within 5 or 6 miles are several villages (Bigbury, Bantham, Thurlestone) on an excellent and varied stretch of coast: sandy beaches, coves, cliffs, golf courses, the Avon estuary (fishing, birds), pretty thatched-cottage village centres.

Kingsbridge, 4 miles.


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
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