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Grace Darling Cottage



About this property

A delightful, peaceful and quiet cottage wing of a detached house, situated on the lower slopes of Salcombe hill with sea views to the south. Sidmouth town centre and esplanade are just a few minutes walk down the coastal path, a little longer coming back!The Pump house Ref 123 is also in the grounds of Grace Darling for those wishing to have two properties close together.


Fitted oak galley style kitchen with dining table, and a sitting room comfortably furnished. There is a ground floor cloakroomwith 2nd WC as well as a further WC in the shower room upstairs. On the first floor are one large room with double king size bed and wash basin. Lovely views out to sea and over the Sid Valley. Small single room with pleasant views over the Sid Valley. Wash basin. Shower room with W.C. To the front and rear are paved patio areas with direct sea views at the rear. Both have garden furniture. You can conveniently park your car immediately adjacent to the front patio on the private driveway of the house.

 Gas central heating. Gas and electricity included May to September, thereafter charged at £20 per week.

Essential Information

Changeover day: Friday

Private parking for 1 car

No pets

There is Wi fi


Fridge. Freezer. Electric oven. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Microwave.

Bed linen included. Towels available to hire at £8 per set.

£50 supplement for Folk Week (1st week in August)

Visitor Comments

22nd April 2016 - 'A lovely week in a super cottage while we waited for our house to complete. Thank you.' Gregory & Amanda

31st March 2016 - 'Our third stay at 'Grace Darling' lovely as ever. Weather very mixed this year, probably as Easter has fallen earlier! Thank you!' Jeff, Glynys & Holly Stafford, Tunbridge Wells

21st March 2016 - 'A delightful visit. Sidmouth its charming self, plus the show of daffodils. Thank you.' Mr & Mrs Blatchford, Bath

18th March 2016 - 'Seventh visit, says it all.' P & G Nichols

13th November 2015 - 'We've had a good week in a new area and love the town and area. We've just had lunch at the 'Mason's Arms' in Branscombe and it was excellent. As people who have visited previously have said, the cottage is perfect, handy for the town and the coastal walks. We hope to return, many thanks.' Mary & Mike, Cumbria

2nd October 2015 - 'We really enjoy coming to Sidmouth and Grace Darling is a terrific base. Fantastic fortnight of good weather, nice walks and excellent restaurants in the town.' Tony, Redditch

18th September 2015 - 'Visit no. 6 - great as always.' P & G Nichols

11th September 2015 - 'Seven days of sunshine! We have loved staying in the cottage - everything we could have possibly needed is here. WIFI has been excellent too! Thank you. We will be back!' Sue & Mike Newens, Essex

4th September 2015 - 'Once again we have enjoyed our stay. We have been coming so long that we relax as soon as we come through the door.' Suzanne & Sid Tagger, Leeds

28th August 2015 - 'Lovely stay in Sidmouth, excellent location and lots for little people to do. Fantastic cottage and location. Thank you Lois for a lovely stay, we will definately be back.' Sue, Graham, Alex & Oscar

14th August 2015 - 'Beautiful spot, love the walk into Sidmouth. Bed is great, so comfortable mattress and pillows. Thank you.' The Magowan's, Berks

17th July 2015 - 'First stay in Sidmouth. Had a lovely time in a wonderful cosy cottage. Managed to see alot of the local area. Many beautiful places without having to travel very far.' Pat & Dennis, Berks

10th July 2015 - 'Another lovely stay at Grace Darling. Thank you for the tea and biscuits.' John, Jenny & Williamson, Worcester

3rd July 2015 - 'First time in the area. Wonderful. Loved the cottage, very peaceful. WIFI good to have.' Helen & Joe, Merseyside

At a glance

Price per week, from:

£295 to £485

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  • Propert Ref: 065
  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bed format: 1 double
  • Shower Room: 1


  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Short Walk Beach
  • Short Walk Pub
  • Sea View
  • Broadband/Wi Fi
  • Linen Inc
  • Double beds
  • Shower Room

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Price Breaks from 2017 Week Price Short Break Price*
28 Apr to 25 May £375 £263
26 May to 01 Jun £385 £270
02 Jun to 15 Jun £395 £277
16 Jun to 20 Jul £415 £291
21 Jul to 31 Aug £485 £340
01 Sep to 07 Sep £415 £291
08 Sep to 21 Sep £345 £241
22 Sep to 19 Oct £295 £207
20 Oct to 26 Oct £295 £207
27 Oct to 21 Dec £295 £207
Christmas £395 £277
New Year £395 £277
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*Short Break prices shown are for 3 nights only, please call for 4 or 5 night prices if required. Short Breaks are available from the end of October half term to the start of the Easter school holidays, or at the owners' discretion for a last minute booking at other times of the year. Unfortunately it would be most unusual for us to be in a position to consider a short break at peak holiday times, such as the October and February half terms or over the Christmas, New Year and Easter breaks.