May Cottage in Bantham, Devon - for a short midweek or long weekend break

Welcome to May Cottage and ideal choice for your next long weekend or midweek break.

Entrance Hall. Large, comfortable lounge with 19th century brick fireplace inset with wood burning stove, picture windows with window seat overlooking the garden. Three sofas, two small oak chairs and a rocking chair, flat screen TV with Sky Freeview, Sky Sports package and DVD. Separate dining room with pine table and chairs to seat 8. Cottage kitchen with pine units, ceramic hob, electric oven and grill, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave. Breakfast table and chairs. Separate utility area with sink and washer/dryer. Downstairs cloakroom/shower room, with shower cubicle and WC, perfect for sluicing down after a day on the beach. From the kitchen steep stairs wind up to a double bedroom with 4ft 6in bed, fitted wardrobe, bedside cabinets, chest of drawers and hand basin with mirror and shaver point. Door to linked twin bedroom (also accessible from central landing), with two 3ft beds, fitted wardrobe, bedside cabinet and chest of drawers. Family bathroom, with small bath, shower over, hand basin, WC, shaver point and heated ladder towel rail. Separate stairs from hall to landing and second double bedroom, with 4ft 6in pine bed, fitted wardrobe, overhead storage cabinets and chest of drawers. Large twin bedroom, with two 3ft beds, fitted wardrobe, chest of drawers and hand basin with mirror and shaving point.


Stable door from hall to covered verandah with table and chairs overlooking the garden and valley. Steps down to a sheltered garden, which has a small lawn and a sunny south facing paved terrace equipped with sun loungers and garden chairs. Separate walled enclosure with washing line.

Parking: For 2 medium size cars in bay beside cottage as well as 1 on road parking space beside cottage.


  • Included: Bed linen (not towels), WiFi, electricity, heating (night storage and oil filled radiators), initial supply of logs in winter.
  • Towels may be hired from an independent local company, please enquire for details.
  • Telephone: For incoming and outgoing local calls.
  • Local Facilities: Bantham beach 1 mile. Thurlestone beach 1.5 miles. Pub within walking distance (750 metres). Golf in Thurlestone 1 mile. Shop/Cafe at Bantham less than a mile. Kingsbridge 5 miles.

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Close to a pub

Near a Pub

May Cottage is close to a pub, perfect for a relaxing drink in the evening

Romantic Break

Romantic Break

Spend some quality time with your partner on a romantic break at May Cottage

Short Break

Book a short break

May Cottage is available to book for a short break. So if you are tight on holiday time this could be the perfect option

Washing Machine

Washing Machine Available

The washing machine could be very helpful for active or young families or for those who need to pack light.



Save time and arguements over the washing up. May Cottage is equipped with a dishwasher..

Rural Location

Rural Location

Love the countryside? Enjoy May Cottage.'s rural location.

Near the sea

Near the coast

Love the sea? May Cottageis near the coast.


Wifi / Internet Access

Keep up to date with social media, emails etc with the internet access available.

Price: £ See website

This cottage Sleeps a maximum of 8 people

Cottage address

May Cottage


About May Cottage

Cottage rental includes

This beautiful 17th century, traditional Devon thatched cottage has a wonderfully welcoming feel and is a perfect holiday destination for families wishing to holiday in South Devon. Located in the peaceful hamlet of West Buckland, only a short stroll from the fantastic golden sands of Bantham beach it really does offer everything that the discerning guest could wish for. There’s a large sunny lounge with a wood burner and a spacious dining room to seat up to 10 guests, ideal for those noisy family reunions. Upstairs there are 4 comfortable bedrooms, whilst outside there is a sheltered verandah, where one can enjoy that early morning coffee whilst you plan the day or relax in the evening with a welcome drink. Furthermore there’s a private sunny garden and plenty of parking. We have no hesitation in highly recommending this much loved family home for your holiday.

  • Beach close by
  • Wifi
  • Garden or outside space
  • Enclosed garden
  • Rural location
  • Village location
  • Pub close by
  • Shop close by
  • Golf course close by
  • Romantic breaks
  • Designated Parking
  • Detached
  • Two bathrooms
  • Night storage heater
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Sleeps 8 persons | Bedrooms 4

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