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About this property



Spacious living room/dining room with leather sofas and oak furnishing. Laminated floor. Electric fire. French doors opening onto small patio area. Outside WC.Well equipped kitchen with painted shaker style units. Stairs to first floor from living room. Two delightful bedrooms, one double bed and en-suite luxury shower room with shower cubicle, WC and hand basin. Further bedroom with twin beds. Luxury bathroom with bath, separate shower cubicle, WC and basin. Cupboard with washing machine/dryer.

Essential Information

Changeover day: Friday

No Pets.

We ask guests to kindly refrain from smoking inside the cottage.

Parking for one car at rear

Large wall-mounted TV with Freeview and DVD. Hi Fi/radio. Wi Fi. Second TV in double bedroom

Gas hob and electric oven. Fridge. Freezer. Dishwasher. Microwave. Washing machine/dryer.BBQ

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

Gas central heating. Double glazed windows. 

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

Visitor Comments

7th July 2017 - ' Not only was the weather perfect, the cottage was everything we had hoped it would be. Well equipped and a great location. Thank you for the scones, cream etc. We go home after having a lovely holiday.' Rita & Debbie

29th June 2017 - ' Nice & comfortable, very tastefully decorated and clean. Look forward to coming again.' Joyce & Stephen

16th June 2017 - ' Lovely comfortable cottage, very clean. Thank you for the welcome cream tea. Perfect location for the beach and town. This is the third cottage we have stayed in here in Sidmouth and it is the best one so far. Will come again.' Lesley & Pete

9th June 2017 - ' Delightful cottage - perfectly appointed and in an excellent location. We know the area well as we have family in Exeter. This is the best cottage we have visited so far. Sweetcombe Cottages must be recommended. The shops were a refreshing change from the multiples stores in London. Thanks for the cream tea and milk. We would love to come again. Delia & Ron

26th May 2017 - ' The benefit of a return visit is that you know what to expect and Cocklshell does not disappoint. Its location, amenities, high standards make it a stand out holiday cottage.Thank you for the complimentary cream tea and milk, consumed on arrival.' Bob & Ellen

12th May 2017 - ' This is our second holiday at Cockleshell, as always the cottage is perfect a real home from home feel. We have enjoyed our week here, fantastic location. We shall return.' Barbara & Judith

31st March 2017 - ' Our third visit to Cocklshell and love staying here. Everything fresh & pristine. Well equipped, very comfortable. Thank you for the cream tea on arrival.' Brian & Gwen

19th April 2017 - ' We are here again in Sidmouth at Cockleshell Cottage. Our favourite seaside town & favourite cottage. As usual the cottage has been an excellent base & as always - beautifully clean and comfortable and so handy for the town front. Can't say how many times we have walked along the seafront. Good fish & chips from the White House. Super lunch today at The Victoria Hotel and Fields tea room is very nice.' Evelyn & Bill

9th March 2017 - ' We were at home as soon as we come to this lovely cottage. We've even booked another two weeks later in the year. The weather wasn't too good but we have been out everyday. We went to The Clock Tower for a huge breakfast, we would definitely recommend it. The cream tea was enjoyed by us both. Thank you.' Chris & Harry

17th February 2017 - ' Wow! From the moment we stepped into Cockleshell Cottage we loved it. It is such a beautiful & imaginative re fit of the former old cottage. Every detail has been though of in the tasteful equipping of it. Thank you for a lovely week here & for the unexpected welcome tray - yummy.' June & Laurie

2nd January 2017 - ' A lovely cottage which is extremely well equipped. We will definitely use it again. Had a fabulous New Year and holiday. Thank you.' The Deanes

10th November 2016 - ' We have very much enjoyed our stay here. A very cosy cottage in a very central location. Ideal for walking into town and to the seafront. Very impressed with all the fixtures, fittings and decoration.

14th October 2016 - ' Another enjoyable stay at Cockleshell, the perfect cottage. Had a lovely holiday - looking forward to the next.' Margaret & Gillian, Cornwall

30th September 2016- ' The perfect cottage in the perfect location. This is the fourth property we have visited in 2 years and is by far the best. Have already booked for next year. Thank you for the surprise welcome of a cream tea, a lovely gesture. For the best ice-cream try Taste of Sidmouth. Bob & Ellen, Sutton Coldfield

29th July 2016 - ' This is our second time in Cockleshell, such a lovely cottage situated so near to the beach. We had a great time and will be back soon.' Karen, Jamie & Kate

10th June 2016- ' This is our first time at Cockleshell and can't fault it. Been coming to Sidmouth for the last 15 years and this is one of the nicest and cleanest properties we have stayed in. We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Thank you.' Sue, Marie & Katie

20th May 2016 - ' Lovely cottage, well appointed & comfortable. Super location. Thanks for the scones & jam.' Mike Gill, Joyce

6th May 2016 - ' Very enjoyable holiday in a very attractive & comfortable cottage. Situated in an ideal location. All modern amenities were thoroughly appreciated. We found the town & shops very interesting.' Margaret & John

At a glance

Price per week, from:

£410 to £850

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  • Propert Ref: 312
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bed format: 1 double, 2 single
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Shower Room: 1


  • Parking
  • Town Centre
  • Short Walk Beach
  • Short Walk Pub
  • Character
  • OK for Less Able
  • Broadband/Wi Fi
  • Linen Inc
  • Double beds
  • Single Beds
  • Shower Room

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Price Breaks from 2018 Week Price Short Break Price*
20 Jul to 30 Aug £850 £595
31 Aug to 06 Sep £620 £434
07 Sep to 20 Sep £555 £389
21 Sep to 18 Oct £440 £308
19 Oct to 25 Oct £555 £389
26 Oct to 20 Dec £410 £287
Christmas £705 £493
New Year £705 £493
Price Breaks from 2019 Week Price Short Break Price*
01 Jan to 04 Apr £415 £291
05 Apr to 25 Apr £575 £403
26 Apr to 23 May £505 £354
24 May to 30 May £765 £536
31 May to 13 Jun £630 £441
14 Jun to 11 Jul £735 £515
12 Jul to 25 Jul £790 £553
26 Jul to 22 Aug £850 £595
23 Aug to 29 Aug £850 £595
30 Aug to 12 Sep £620 £434
13 Sep to 26 Sep £555 £389
27 Sep to 17 Oct £440 £308
18 Oct to 24 Oct £555 £389
25 Oct to 19 Dec £410 £287
Christmas £705 £493
New Year £705 £493
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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.