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Gannet Chalet


Beer & Branscombe

Pet Friendly Holiday

About this property

Visitors return year after year to Gannet Chalet for a rare opportunity to stay right on Branscombe beach, one of East Devon's most beautiful and best kept secrets.Once you come you will be hooked.   Situated on the East Beach, Gannet is the last of the run of five chalets and the only one with a private large decked area and uninterrupted views towards Chesil Beach.  We think it is the best sea view in East Devon.Gannet offers a perfect escape but please note there is no car access.  The peace and quiet is well worth the extra effort but it is something to bear in mind as guests carry their own luggage across the shingle beach or field.A tractor ride is normally available for an additional charge through the Sea Shanty Caravan Park.  

Within a short walk of the chalet are the Sea Shanty Beach Cafe, NT Tea Rooms and the Masons Arms pub.A longer walk takes you to the Fountain Head Pub at the end of the village and a short drive away are the busier resorts of Sidmouth, Beer and Lyme Regis.


Private wood decked platform with outdoor dining table and chairs.


Kitchen, fully equipped with Calor gas cooker + Hob, Microwave and Fridge.


Living room + sea view balcony with comfortable seating units, a wide range of books, games + a small TV.


Bedroom 1 - Double bed   Bedroom 2 - Twin beds.


Bathroom has integral bath/shower, heated towel rail, hand basin and WC.


The Chalet has CH with constant hot water. 

2018 Recommendations 

Lunches at Trill Farm https://www.trillfarm.co.uk/collections/open-lunches

Sweetland pies  www.sweetlandscountryfare.co.uk/online-orders.php

Fowlers eggs fowlersfreerange.wix.com/fowlers-free-rang


Local fresh fish www.beer-devon.co.uk/village-amenities/wet-fish-shop/


Branoc Bitter www.branscombevalebrewery.co.uk/


Essential Information: 


Changeover day: Friday 

1 small dog  £35/week with a returnable deposit of £100

Free Parking for 2 cars only for chalet guests. 

Please note the car park is run by an independent company we log your number plateDay visitors purchase a valid ticket.

Laundry located in the car park.

Bed linen included but not towels( hire at £10 per set)  

WIFI is available at £5 per day / £20 per week. You collect the code at the car park office but please note WIFI speeds are slow. ( WIFI EXT box in the chalet).  

Long/Short breaks available October to April.

Visitors Comments

25th May 2017 - ' Been coming to Branscombe for a few years but first to in Gannet - lovely chalet, well equipped. We have had a glorious week, weather fabulous and thanks to the pebble beach we are going home fitter than we arrived. Thank you.' Richard & Sue

7th April 2017 - ' Weather ideal. Well equipped chalet. Good walks. Good book supply. Thank you.' The Swann family.

14th April 2017 - ' Beautiful peaceful place. Great collection of books and games. Thank you.' The Windsor's

3rd April 2017 - ' So lucky with the weather - who needs the med! Magical place. Thanks. We will be back soon.' Mr Guppy & family

17th March 2017 - ' Another great stay for the Grizzly race.' Robin and family.

6th March 2017 - ' Second visit a year on, so very good for the soul. We have had another magical visit. Thank you so much.' Sean & Karen

17th February 2017 - ' A lovely week in a lovely place. We had everything sunshine, rain and sunsets! The Masons Arms does good food and is very friendly.' Sally & Richard

At a glance

Price per week, from:

£405 to £925

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  • Propert Ref: 202
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bed format: 1 double, 2 single
  • Bathrooms: 1


  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Village
  • Rural Loc.
  • Short Walk Beach
  • Detached
  • Sea View
  • Broadband/Wi Fi
  • Linen Inc
  • Double beds
  • Single Beds
  • Pets Allowed

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Price Breaks from 2018 Week Price Short Break Price*
16 Feb to 22 Feb £450 £315
23 Feb to 22 Mar £405 £284
23 Mar to 12 Apr £535 £375
13 Apr to 26 Apr £485 £340
27 Apr to 24 May £485 £340
25 May to 31 May £805 £564
01 Jun to 14 Jun £630 £441
15 Jun to 19 Jul £630 £441
20 Jul to 30 Aug £925 £648
31 Aug to 06 Sep £630 £441
07 Sep to 20 Sep £535 £375
21 Sep to 18 Oct £485 £340
19 Oct to 25 Oct £535 £375
26 Oct to 20 Dec £405 £284
Christmas £640 £448
New Year £640 £448
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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.