Whether you are planning a family holiday or an adventure with a group of friends, we have a selection of large holiday cottages in Devon to choose from. Here are a few of our favourites, from the lush river estuaries of South Devon to the rugged North coast and mysterious landscapes of Exmoor National Park. Suitable for all occasions, book one of these large and luxurious Devon cottages for a glorious summer holiday, a weekend country house party with friends, a special reunion, celebration or simply because you have fallen in love with it!
Airy holiday cottage overlooking sand, dunes and Atlantic waves
This architect-designed luxury holiday home is so close to the beach you can fall asleep to the sound of the ocean and check the tide in the morning. Perfect for a break on the spectacular North Devon coast with family or friends, its terrace offers unbeatable views across Woolacombe’s two-mile sweep of golden sand. Woolacombe is one of the region’s top surf spots and we highly recommend booking a lesson or two with one of the surf schools on this International Award-Winning beach.
Stunning North Devon luxury holiday cottage with a pool, surrounded by woods and fields
Fairways East is located on the High Bullen Country House Estate. Guest enjoy access to an 18-hole golf course, gym, sauna, jacuzzi and heated swimming pool. This beautifully presented country cottage in a quaint little Devon village that goes by the name of Chittlehamholt is in a great spot for long, peaceful walks in the idyllic Mid-Devon Countryside - or further afield in the Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks.
Beachend, Dittisham – Sleeps 12 Luxury South Hams holiday cottage on the banks of the River Dart
This magnificent property is hidden away in a lush valley, so close to the river that it is cut off from the rest of the world at high tide. It’s one of our best places to slow down and enjoy the tranquillity of the beautiful location near the village of Dittisham in the South Hams region of Devon. Paddle in the water, explore the river by boat or stroll along the waterside into Dittisham for a pint and a bite to eat at its iconic pub.
Devon Manor House, Barnstaple – Sleeps 16 Listed country house in the heart of the North Devon countryside
This luxury holiday cottage gives guests the chance to experience the splendour of a bygone age. Open fires, stunning grounds and access to a swimming pool and tennis court make the Devon Manor House ideal for a special break with a large group. You will be a stone’s throw from the North Devon coast’s sandy surf spots and the Tarka Trail – a cycling and walking route that passes through some of the region’s most idyllic countryside. The House was the boyhood home of the sea-faring explorer Sir Francis Chichester, whose grave can be visited in nearby Shirwell Church.
Braunton Farmhouse, Braunton – Sleeps 10 Secluded holiday cottage in North Devon with breathtaking countryside views
With its own grounds, two lounges, a spacious dining room and three bathrooms, this large but cosy countryside cottage in North Devon has loads of space to accommodate a group of friends or family. Its sunny patio and views across the surrounding hills and fields make evening barbecues a must. The village and beach of Croyde are three miles away, where you can swim, surf or take a stroll on a dramatic stretch of the Southwest Coast Path.
Corner Cottage, Newton Ferrers – Sleeps 10 Dog-friendly holiday cottage on a working farm with access to a private cove
Surrounded by rolling Devon countryside a stroll away from the South Hams coast in Newton Ferrers, Corner Cottage is perfect for a get-together with family orreach friends in a beautiful corner of Devon. Pick up award-winning beef from the farm, see the lambs in spring and unwind by a roaring fire in the evening. Family-friendly Corner Cottage possesses a spacious sunny garden that leads to a lovely wildflower meadow and children's play area which comes complete with a tractor!
The Lookout, Stoke Fleming – Sleeps 10 Luxury coastal holiday cottage near green estuaries and pristine beaches
The Lookout is located in the peaceful South Hams village of Stoke Fleming, on a particularly beautiful stretch of the South Devon coast. Spend the day sailing, swimming and discovering hidden coves before returning to your luxury Devon cottage for an evening meal in the lovely garden. Alternatively, head to the Brill Plaice for some of South Devon's best fresh seafood.
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