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Skippers - Cottage holidays in East Prawle, Devon

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Skippers - at a glance

Sleeps 7 persons | Bedrooms 5

Pets allowed Pub close by Short Break Coastal property Wifi or internet available No smoking Dishwasher Washing Machine

Situated on the edge of the popular village of East Prawle at the southernmost tip of Devon, Skippers is an impressively spacious and comfortable holiday home just a stone's throw from the coast and a short distance from the sandy beaches of the Salcombe estuary. Formally a modern coastguard cottage it boasts a large living room with woodburner stove, five comfortable bedrooms, two bathrooms and plenty of parking which includes room for a boat trailer. East Prawle has a lively pub; the Pig's Nose, a cafe and shop and easy access to the South West Coastal Path that meanders along this dramatic coastline. From the sandy beaches at East Portlemouth you can catch the passenger ferry across the water to bustling Salcombe, where you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to shops, restaurants and traditional inns. This is a thriving boating centre with almost every type of watersport on offer from sailing to scuba diving, although sitting watching all this activity from the waterside Ferry Inn can be just as enjoyable as taking part. If you want to get out and explore, Torcross with its miles of shingle beach and Slapton Ley nature reserve are close by, the historic naval port of Dartmouth is well worth a visit, as is scenic Dartmoor.

Wi-Fi or Internet Access

Wifi or internet accessThere is wifi or internet access available at Skippers in East Prawle. Perfect for searching for things to do whilst on holiday, catching up on emails or even work if you have to.


GardenOn nice days, when you want to relax you can sit out in Skippers's garden and enjoy the sun shine. Children also love the outdoors so it can be a great place for them. Although, with young children you should always check any garden is safe for them.


BBQWhy waste part of your holiday doing the washing up. Skippers has a dishwasher installed to save you time, and family arguements, about the washing up. Everybody hates doing the washing up and the last thing you need is a big family arguement about who is going to do the washing up while you are on holiday.

Short cottage breaks in Devon

Available for short breaksGreat news if you just want to get away for a long weekend or short break. Skippers accepts bookings for short breaks. So if you fancy a few days in Devon to recharge your batteries then this cottage is well worth consideration.

Family holidays in Devon

Family Cottage BreaksSkippers sleeps up to 7 people so could be perfect for your family or group. So if you are looking for a family holiday in Devon then Skippers could be just the ticket.

Pet friendly cottage breaks in Devon

Pets welcomedIf you have a dog and you want to bring them with you on your holiday in Devon then... Great news! Skippers welcomes dogs. Often cottage owners have some restrictions on where your dog can roam in the property and there may be a small extra charge. However, there is no reason why your pet needs to miss out on the family holiday.

More about Skippers

Door from front porch into hallway. Cloakroom with hand basin and WC. Living room running the depth of the house with laminate wood flooring, sofa and two armchairs surrounding the woodburner stove with bean bags for occasional seating, TV with BT vision and DVD. Dining area with table, chairs and bench to seat seven. Archway to kitchen with electric cooker, fridge, dishwasher and microwave. Rear hallway extending into a small sunroom with coffee table and chairs. Utility room with freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and butler sink. Stairs from living room to first floor. Double bedroom with 4ft 6in bed and fitted wardrobe. Single bedroom/children’s TV room with 3ft bed, sofa and TV/DVD. Family bathroom, bath with hand held shower, shower cubicle, hand basin, WC, heated towel rail and shaver point. Twin bedroom with two 3ft single beds and wardrobe. Single bedroom with 3ft bed and fitted wardrobe. Shower room with shower cubicle, hand basin, WC, heated towel rail and shaver point. Single children’s bedroom with child’s 2ft 6in bed.


Door from sunroom to private enclosed rear garden with patio and garden picnic table and garden furniture.

Parking: Ample for 2/3 cars and room for a boat trailer.


  • Included : Bed linen and towels, (gueststo provide their own beach towels), travel cot, high chair, stairgate, electricity, oil central heating and an initial basket of logs, WiFi.
  • Telephone for incoming, outgoing local and 999 calls, mobile reception poor.
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Local facilities: Beaches: Gara Rock approx a mile or 25 minutes' walk. Millbay 2 miles. Pigs Nose pub and Piglet cafe and shop (open March to end of October) 500 yards. Ferry to Salcombe 2 miles (there can be a queue duringthe summer high season). Kingsbridge 9 miles.

  • Beach close by
  • Wifi
  • Garden or outside space
  • Enclosed garden
  • Village location
  • Pub close by
  • Shop close by
  • Designated Parking
  • Two bathrooms
  • Central heating
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • This cottage Sleeps 7

    Price: £ See website


    Cottage address: Skippers, East Prawle, Devon.SKIPP

    As you can see Skippers is located in a great location. The perfect base for any holiday around East Prawle. And well suited to explore the whole of Devon.


    This cottage is within 5 miles of the sea
    Enjoy an evening drink or a pub lunch at the nearby pub



     Things to do & places to visit in Devon near Skippers

    Coastal holiday cottages in Devon

    Cottage near the coast If you are looking for a coastal cottage holiday then Skippers could be what you are looking for. It's within 5 miles of the coast. You will be able to get a better idea of how close to the sea Skippers is by looking at the map. There may be more information in the description above too

    There are plenty of great places to vist near Skippers. Take a look at out holiday ideas pages for details of many places that are well worth considering visiting whilst on holiday at Skippers.

    theme-park - places to go in Devon

    Diggerland (Devon)

    Verbeer Manor
    EX15 2PE

    swimming-pool - places to go in Devon

    Seaton Heights Hotel Swimming Pool

    Harepath Hill
    EX12 2TF
    01297 209 32

    museum - places to go in Devon

    Museum of Dartmoor Life

    West Street
    EX20 1HQ
    01837 52295

    museum - places to go in Devon

    Burton Art Gallery & Museum

    Kingsley Road
    EX39 2QQ
    01237 471 455

    houses-gardens - places to go in Devon

    Pecorama Pleasure Gardens

    EX12 3NA
    01297 21542

    tourist-information - places to go in Devon

    Plymouth Tourist Information Centre

    Plymouth Road
    PL3 6RN
    01752 266 030/1

    museum - places to go in Devon

    Ancient Monument & Museum

    High Street
    EX34 0ET
    01271 882 300

    tourist-information - places to go in Devon

    Travistock Tourist Information Centre

    Bedford Square
    PL19 0AE
    01822 612 938

    museum - places to go in Devon

    Dawlish Museum

    Barton Terrace
    EX7 9QH
    01626 865 974

    museum - places to go in Devon

    Sidmouth Museum

    Church Street
    EX10 8LY
    01395 516 139

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