Higher Well Cottage

Kingston, South Devon Coast

  • 4 Star Gold
  • Explore secluded beaches and rugged cliff top walks from this dog friendly country cottage, sleeping five.

You can book this property from:

  • £710 per week
  • £101 per night
  • 4 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 king/super-king beds
  • 1 single bed


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Outdoor storage
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking
  • Rural location

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Countryside views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Pony trekking/horse riding

How far to ...?

  • Beach 1 mile
  • Pub 0.5 miles
  • Shop 2 miles


  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 10:00am

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Higher Well Cottage - 2 storey property.

 The property can be found on www.bluerivercottages.co.uk
 Bookings /enquiries may be made on line or by telephone on 01803 833682
 The nearest bus stop is by the village fire station, once a week on a Friday
 The nearest train station is Totnes
 The local taxi service number is Ivybridge, Ivy cab 01752 895555
 The nearest shop is St Annes Chapel mini supermarket
 The nearest pub is The Dolphin, Kingston
 The nearest equipment hire service is Kingsbridge


 Number of designated parking spaces is 4
 Distance to public parking is NA
 It is pay & display NA
 There are /are not any disabled parking spaces 
 There is rear access to the vehicle once parked
 The distance from the parking area to the property is 5 metres
 The width of path leading to the property 0.5 metre  (paving stones in grass)
 There is 1 step to the entrance
 The ground surface is level / gravel /grass


 There are 2 entrances to the property
 The door widths are 70cms
 There is one step at the door


 The flooring is tiled
 The door widths are 67cm
 The furniture consists of sofa and table
 The furniture is movable


 The door width is 130cms
 The height of sink unit is 36''
 The type of taps are mixer and knobs
 The fridge height is 36'' under counter
 The cooker height is 36''
 The cooker controls are 36''
 The storage height of crockery is under counter
 The worktop height is 36''
 The flooring is tiled


 The property has 1 floor, there is a downstairs bedroom and bathroom.
 The number of steps between floors is 11, 2 extra to half landing with handrail
 The flooring is carpet 
 The doorways widths are bedroom 1 29'' bedroom 2 28''
 The bed types is King
 The bed / bedroom furniture is moveable

 The door widths are 28''
 There is not an accessible /adapted WC
 There is an accessible drop down wall seat in shower
 The height of basin is 33'' in the ensuite and 34'' in the shower room
 The floor surface is tiled

 External areas are firm/level/ramped/gravel /rough /grassed
 Permanent seating is provided
 There is outside lighting
 There  is not colour contrast of critical surfaces (e.g. white on edge of steps )
 There are not footpaths to follow for visually / mobility impaired
 There are not barriers to entry into any part of garden
 There are not other hazards such as ponds, water features

 The Fire Escape route is through both the main front door as well as the side door. Doors fitted with thumbturn locks
 The property has a no smoking policy
 Service dogs are accepted
 Details of emergency call facilities are in your welcome book. In emergency, use of house phone is permitted
 Your mains water stopcock is located under the kitchen sink.

 Your mains electric fuse box is located in the utility room above the fridge freezer

Please follow the 3 p's rule in the property as it is on a septic tank


If you are looking for a peace and tranquility then Higher Well Cottage has it in abundance! Surrounded by a wild meadow, herbaceous plants, fruit and veg as well numerous varieties of birds and insects, this quaint cottage is only a half hour walk from some of the best cliff top scenery in the whole of Devon. Follow the South West Coastal path through quaint pretty villages, follow the River Erme to Westcombe Beach and Ayrmer Cove to meet dog friendly areas of unspoilt beaches and secluded coves. Nearby Bigbury on Sea offers safe swim beaches and ideal conditions for windsurfing and sailing. Twenty minutes away by car will take you to the white sandy beaches and estuary town of Salcombe, a popular resort with beautiful backdrops of emerald waters. Higher Well Cottage is a dormer style property with garden aspects from all vantage points. This quirky property is adorned with artist paintings and has a real charming character, including the vintage mirror collection in the parisian feel ensuite. On the ground floor is a large kitchen diner, conservatory, utility room, shower room and large bedroom with king size bed and sofa. The first floor boasts and additional wc and single bedroom, along with a larger bedroom accommodating a king size bed with freestanding bath and hand basin. Truly impressive property in an amazing coastal location.

Accommodation: First Floor: Conservatory entrance, kitchen /dining room with refrigerator, electric oven, electric hob, stainless steel espresso and milk frother. Utility room with dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer. Lounge with 36" TV and BT YouView package and multi fuel wood burner. Shower room with temperature control shower wc and hand basin. Bedroom with king size bed, sofa and 28'' TV 1st Floor: Master bedroom with King Size (5'0") bed, chest of drawers, 28'' TV and ensuite with freestanding bath and wash basin.  Bedroom 2 with single (2'6") Child's bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers. Separate wc and wash basin.

Facilities and Services: Linen and towels provided. Oil central heating and electric included in the rent. WiFi provided. Courtyard with outdoor furniture provided. Car Park parking for 4-5 cars including under a carport.There is an unsecured dry shed available for wet suits or bicycles. There is a fire pit in the garden for cooking and various locations with outside seating. 4pm arrival time, 11am departure time. Arr/Dep for weekly bookings is Saturday. Pet friendly (two dogs allowed)This property has a refundable Accidental Damage Deposit of £200, which is payable to Marsdens Devon Cottages with the final balance of your holiday, eight weeks prior to your arrival, and is refunded within 5 working days of your departure. Alternatively, you may wish to pay a non-refundable Accidental Damage Deposit Waiver equivalent to 10% of the Accidental Damage Deposit value, which covers you for the full value of the Accidental Damage Deposit, should any damage occur during your stay.


Superb setting. Very comfortable, good kitchen equipment, great tv screen - for Wimbledon etc. Charming interior of cottage and garden, lovely. Owner (unusually present) very helpful. Completely relaxing.

Mr P,