Hope Cove, Devon 


Formerly the home of a local lobster fisherman, The Watch House is available to rent in July and August each year.

Stay at our C17th home and enjoy amazing views of Bolt Tail, harbour beach and the breakwater from this beach front property.  There is plenty of comfortable space (sleeps 6) for groups of friends craving fresh air, watersports and cliff top walks or for families looking for a beach holiday.

The house consists of 3 bedrooms (king, twin & bunk), large kitchen diner, family bathroom, and upstairs sitting room with log burner.  There is also a bootroom and downstairs lavatory.

The village of Hope Cove in south Devon is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is on the South West Coastal Path.  Nearby are the popular towns of Salcombe, Kingsbridge and Dartmouth.

Whether you want to prepare a feast of your own with wonderful local produce in the well-equipped kitchen or eat out at one of the local award winning bars or restaurants in the area, there are lots of options in the village and nearby.



Available for self-catering holiday lets in July and August, our prices start from £1789/week in 2021.  

Changeover day is Friday.


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Free Wifi


You'll be able to log on to our wifi when you visit



Just 10 paces to the top of the slipway, the beach is directly in front of you

Dog Friendly


Dogs welcome by

prior agreement

Bed linen


Bed linen is included, but you will need to bring your own towels



Private parking for one car

(village carpark only 200m away)

Fully equipped kitchen


Dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, range oven with gas hob - perfect to cook a local lobster





South West Coastal Path


Wander the beautiful cliff path to Salcombe along Bolt Tail or across to Thurlestone or Bantham.

Cultural Sites


National Trust and English Heritage  both have sites within a short drive.  The wilds of Dartmoor are also nearby.

Burgh Island 


Walk across or catch the sea tractor, visit the famous art-deco hotel or have a drink at the smuggler's pub - the Pilchard Inn

Food Lovers


Lobster or crab available fresh from the beach, or visit the award winning bar in the village, there are also excellent beach bars and restaurants in Kingsbridge and Salcombe.



Sailing, SUP, kayaks, snorkelling - all are available to hire locally

Salcombe & Dartmouth

Visit these charming seaside towns, with lots of history, shopping and beaches.


"We had a wonderful stay at The Watch House. We loved being so close to the beach and the sunsets were amazing!  We'll be back soon!

The Watch House, Hope Cove, Devon TQ7 3HQ

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