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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

4th January 2018: Cosy, clean and comfortable with lovely views. Thank you! Cath & Anne

29th October 2017: Lovely cosy cottage, idyllic location and vabulous views Tracy & Jan

25th October 2017: Lovely place with beautiful views. Thank you Colin & Vera

20th October 2017 Perfect holiday cottage, likewise the weather. Look forward to our next visit. Pat & Jenny

13th October 2017- Wonderful house - everything we needed - appreciated the clothes drying rack and washing machine, everything worked very well. Lovely and warm. Beautiful comfortable bed and duvet. Enjoyed Sidmouth Museum, we took their "Thursday" walk and walked up to Sidford via the Byes. Also followed the Tree Walk. Sidmouth is a wonderful town, so much to offer, went to a play at the Theatre one afternoon. Thank you so much Lois. Perfect holiday cottage, look forward to the next visit. Al & Wendy Canada

30th June 2017 -'Cosy cottage in a lovely location and spotlessly clean. A great base to visit surrounding places. First time in the area, beautiful. thank you so much!' - Nick & Chris.

16th June 2017 - 'Thoroughly enjoyed our week, lovely comfortable heaven in beautiful surroundings- what more can you want! can't wait to visit again!- Holbrook.

9th June 2017- 'Our 4th visit. A relaxing break.' Cynthia & Joyce.

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

At a glance

Price per week, from:

£315 to £515

Full pricing guide >
  • 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 2018 Week Price Short Break Price*
15 Jun to 19 Jul £440 £308
20 Jul to 30 Aug £515 £361
31 Aug to 13 Sep £440 £308
14 Sep to 27 Sep £370 £259
28 Sep to 18 Oct £315 £221
19 Oct to 25 Oct £315 £221
26 Oct to 20 Dec £315 £221
Christmas £420 £294
New Year £420 £294
Price Breaks from 2019 Week Price Short Break Price*
01 Jan to 04 Apr £320 £224
05 Apr to 25 Apr £350 £245
26 Apr to 23 May £400 £280
24 May to 30 May £415 £291
31 May to 13 Jun £425 £298
14 Jun to 11 Jul £445 £312
12 Jul to 25 Jul £490 £343
26 Jul to 22 Aug £490 £343
23 Aug to 29 Aug £490 £343
30 Aug to 12 Sep £445 £312
13 Sep to 26 Sep £375 £263
27 Sep to 17 Oct £320 £224
18 Oct to 24 Oct £320 £224
25 Oct to 19 Dec £320 £224
Christmas £420 £294
New Year £420 £294
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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.