5 reasons why luxury holiday cottages are the ideal summer break

For those looking for an extra special break this Summer, why not book one of South Devon’s luxury holiday cottages? Whether you choose a stylish waterside apartment with views over the River Dart, an elegant country house in the heart of the countryside, or a spacious contemporary coastal house perched on the hillside overlooking the Salcombe Estuary, the choice of luxury holiday cottages available with Coast & Country Cottages has never been greater. Here are five reasons why these luxurious properties provide the perfect accommodation for a break this summer.

South Devon
South Devon

1. The facilities

For those planning a break at a luxury holiday cottage this summer, consider what facilities you would like the use of during your holiday when choosing your accommodation. Many properties in South Devon come with facilities that will make your holiday extra special, from outdoor heated swimming pools to private bubbling Jacuzzis. Some properties even have the use of spa facilities at Salcombe Harbour Hotel, The Dart Marina Spa or The Dartmouth Spa, with discounts available on some beauty treatments – heavenly!

2. The finishing touches

For many people, a luxury break is about enjoying the finer things in life – delicious food and drink, beautiful sunshine and unrivalled views. As such, luxury holiday cottages are increasingly being equipped with only finest fixtures and furnishings, in order to make those holidays extra special.

England's Luxury Cottages
England’s Luxury Cottages

Many properties offer the boutique hotel experience, with the flexibility and freedom of staying in your own holiday home. Stay in lavish surroundings, whilst still being able to cook summer feasts in your dream kitchen! Self-catering is a pleasure in the state-of-the-art Bulthaup or Poggenpohl kitchens of Woodwell, Salcombe and our Dart Marina properties. Get creative using the steam oven at The Old Library in Dartmouth, or the Rangemaster at Drake House in Hope Cove – the culinary masterpieces you can create this summer are endless!

3. The exclusive locations

Many of Coast & Country Cottages’ luxury holiday cottages are situated in some of the West Country’s most sought after locations. For example the luxury waterside Dart Marina apartments are positioned on the edge of the River Dart and have stunning views over the water, whilst the new property Woodwell in popular Salcombe, is in a wonderful spot offering jaw dropping views over the Salcombe Estuary and out to sea. For those planning their Summer break, many luxury holiday cottages in the area are in prime locations – the perfect bases for enjoyable holidays in South Devon, however you choose to relax!

Luxury Cottage Gardens
Luxury Cottage Gardens

4. VisitEngland customer reassurance

Coast & Country Cottages is a VisitEngland Quality Accredited Agency, giving customers even greater confidence with the knowledge that all properties are formally assessed. Coast & Country Cottages luxury holiday cottages are all VisitEngland Five Star or Five Star Gold awarded – customers choosing their holiday properties are reassured that the accommodation reaches exceptionally high standards, ideal for a stress free summer holiday.

English Luxury Cottage
English Luxury Cottage

5. The added extras!

For a summer break to remember, choose one of Coast & Country Cottages luxury holiday cottages that offer a little extra… for example, guests at the magnificent property Oversteps House can enjoy the private use of the beach house ‘Hobbit House’, complete with beer fridge! Relax on the sun loungers and enjoy the views over the Blue Flag awarded beach South Sands, as well as direct access down to the water’s edge.

For those planning a luxury beach break with the children, book Drake House in Hope Cove. This stunning, newly renovated house is finished to an exceedingly high standard, and even has a changing room with two shower cubicles, perfect for washing off those sandy children when they return from the beach which is just a short 5 minute walk away.

Looking to book a luxury holiday cottage? Coast and Country Cottages have some amazing luxury holiday properties, why not take a look today.

Photos: Heather Cowper, Phil Victoria and Andrea, Hunter’s Fairway, Andrew Easton.