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Large Coastal Cottages within a mile of the beach or the sea

Looking for a large coastal cottage?...A holiday cottage so near the sea that you can smell the salt? Check out our large seaside properties that are within 1 mile of the coast. You might be looking for a boutique villa in a seaside resort, a luxury beach house in the dunes or a cluster of cottages on a coastal farm - there is a great selection to choose from! Rent a cottage by a family friendly beach, a luxury townhouse overlooking a busy harbour or a country house on the cliffs – which ever you choose, you are sure to create memories to last a lifetime! Seaside self catering holidays are a great choice when holidaying with a mixed age group. Sand dunes and rock pools provide traditional bucket and spade entertainment for the younger members while coasteering, surfing and all manner of water sports will satisfy the adrenaline junkies. For those wishing to relax, sea air is as good as Champagne and who can resist evening cliff walks and spectacular sunsets? If you are looking for a self catering property by the water with a mooring or offering boats for private use, or a house boat or holiday cottage with direct access to a beach, lake or river, see our ‘Water’s Edge’ properties.

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    • Big Cottages - Superb Craster Cottage S49959

    Superb Craster Cottage

    Northumberland Craster

    S49959

    Once a working blacksmiths, this detached property lies just 5½ miles from Alnwick and 4 miles from beautiful Embleton Bay.
    Only 4 miles from Embleton Bay, with its sweeping sands and romantic bay, this former blacksmiths is set in th...

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    • Big Cottages - Lovely Seahouses Cottage S74695

    Lovely Seahouses Cottage

    Northumberland North Sunderland Seahouses

    S74695

    A detached holiday home for six, especially suited to young families with a snug and table tennis in the garage. Just 300 yards from the beach at Seahouses.
    S74695 is a detached house situated in a development of similar style properties on ...

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    • Big Cottages - Charming Seahouses Cottage S81815

    Charming Seahouses Cottage

    Northumberland North Sunderland Seahouses

    S81815

    Enjoy stunning sea views from this detached holiday property, which lies 50 yards from the beach and a short walk from shops, pubs and restaurants.
    Aptly named S81815 is a substantial, detached holiday property which faces directly out to se...

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    • Big Cottages - Beautiful Warkworth Cottage S84417

    Beautiful Warkworth Cottage

    Northumberland Warkworth

    S84417

    S84417 is an ideal base for couples or a small family, and offers contemporary accommodation in a central location.
    S84417 is set on a development of houses on the edge of Amble, about 15 minutes’ walk from the high street and harbour....

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    • Big Cottages - Captivating Kingsand Cottage S132803

    Captivating Kingsand Cottage

    Cornwall Maker-with-Rame Kingsand

    S132803

    A delightful cottage, full of character and close to the beach.
    Ground Floor:
    Living room 1: With wood burner.
    Dining room.
    Kitchen: With breakfast area, Aga,...

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    • Big Cottages - Luxury Torquay Cottage S132823

    Luxury Torquay Cottage

    Torbay Torquay

    S132823

    A beautiful three bedroom home from home in Torquay.
    Ground Floor:
    Bedroom 1:
    With double bed and en-suite with shower over bath, and toilet.
    Utility area: With washing machine.
    First ...

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    • Big Cottages - Adorable Newquay Apartment S132844

    Adorable Newquay Apartment

    Cornwall Newquay

    S132844

    A luxury apartment close to Fistral Beach.
    All on the ground floor.
    Open plan living space.
    Living area: With Freeview TV, double sofa bed and patio doors leading to balcony.
    ...

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    • Big Cottages - Luxury West Lulworth Cottage S132911

    Luxury West Lulworth Cottage

    Dorset Purbeck District West Lulworth

    S132911

    A modern and spacious house superbly elevated to give stunning countryside views.
    50 steps to entrance.
    Ground Floor:

    Living/dining room: With wood burner, 42" Freesat TV and DVD player.
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    • Big Cottages - Exquisite Kingsand And Cawsand Cottage S70836

    Exquisite Kingsand and Cawsand Cottage

    Cornwall Maker-with-Rame Cawsand

    S70836

    This holiday property lies in a central position with the beach literally on the doorstep, making it perfect for both family and couples alike.
    Nestled in the idyllic little seaside village of Kingsand, this holiday cottage sits just a stone...

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    • Big Cottages - Cosy Shanklin Cottage S132966

    Cosy Shanklin Cottage

    South East Isle of Wight Shanklin

    S132966

    S132966 is a large, renovated Victorian house just a short walk from a sandy Blue Flag beach. Ground Floor:
    Living room: With Freeview TV and DVD player.
    Kitchen/dining room: With double...

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    • Big Cottages - Wonderful Whitwell Cottage S132977

    Wonderful Whitwell Cottage

    South East Isle of Wight Niton and Whitwell Whitwell

    S132977

    A beautiful converted dairy, with views across Stenbury Downs.
    Ground Floor:
    Living/dining room:
    With Freesat Smart TV and French doors leading to garden.
    Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob,...

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    • Big Cottages - Adorable St Davids Lodge S21930

    Adorable St Davids Lodge

    Pembrokeshire St. David's and the Cathedral Close St David's

    S21930

    Boasting a cosy woodburner and large garden, this single-storey barn conversion is a fantastic base to explore the area from.
    Set on the edge of Pembrokeshire’s National Park in the charming village of Mathry with its Welsh pub and tea...

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    • Big Cottages - Superb Burnham On Sea Cottage S20054

    Superb Burnham-on-Sea Cottage

    Somerset Sedgemoor District Burnham-on-Sea

    S20054

    This holiday property is ideal for family groups, equipped with three living rooms and a private hot tub in the enclosed lawned garden.
    Large heated hot tub. This holiday home stands detached in an enclosed lawned garden with private terrace...

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    • Big Cottages - Inviting Oban Cottage S101249

    Inviting Oban Cottage

    Argyll and Bute Oban

    S101249

    Enjoy the best of both worlds, with glorious scenery and wildlife to see, and the shops and restaurants of bustling Oban to explore.
    Set on a small croft at the head of Loch Nell, this traditional detached holiday cottage offers a superb bas...

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    • Big Cottages - Charming Morpeth Cottage S34757

    Charming Morpeth Cottage

    Northumberland Morpeth

    S34757

    Situated in a friendly seaside village, just 500 yards from the beach, S34757 has been refurbished throughout and offers a tasteful and contemporary interior. This terraced holiday property is an ideal base from which to explore the many delights ...

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    • Big Cottages - Luxury Paignton Apartment S135167

    Luxury Paignton Apartment

    Torbay Paignton

    S135167

    Panoramic sea views with the beach only 50 yards away.
    Stairs to entrance.
    All on the first floor.
    Open plan living space.
    Living area: With Freeview TV, DVD player, double so...

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    • Big Cottages - Quaint Torquay Apartment S135171

    Quaint Torquay Apartment

    Torbay Torquay

    S135171

    Amazing panoramic views over Torquay, Paignton and Brixham from a stunning private balcony.
    All on the ground floor.
    Entrance hall: With storage for coats.
    Living/dining room: With...

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    • Big Cottages - Delightful Paignton Cottage S135212

    Delightful Paignton Cottage

    Torbay Paignton

    S135212

    A stylish barn conversion ideally located for exploring South Devon.
    2 steps to entrance.
    Lower Ground Floor:

    Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower over bath, and toilet.
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    • Big Cottages - Superb Amlwch And North Anglesey Heritage Coast Cottage S88154

    Superb Amlwch and North Anglesey Heritage Coast Cottage

    Anglesey Amlwch

    S88154

    Enjoy coastal walking from the doorstep, or take the ferry from Holyhead to Ireland for a day trip.
    Enjoying spectacular, uninterrupted sea views in a lovely rural setting, adjacent to the owner’s home, these two spacious, detached cot...

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    • Big Cottages - Adorable Sheringham Cottage S45067

    Adorable Sheringham Cottage

    Norfolk North Norfolk District Sheringham

    S45067

    Perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, located on one of the many national cycle routes and with excellent walking direct from the door.
    Located just 3 miles from the coastline, discerning guests will delight at these charming brick and flint, adj...

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    • Big Cottages - Attractive Holyhead And Treaddur Bay Cottage S22065

    Attractive Holyhead and Treaddur Bay Cottage

    Anglesey Llanfachraeth

    S22065

    Sea views from this lovely cottage with conservatory and a private track down to Traeth Gribyn beach for bathing.
    Peacefully situated overlooking the sea in a quiet corner of Anglesey are these two lovely holiday properties. Formerly three c...

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    • Big Cottages - Lovely Caernarfon Cottage S22204

    Lovely Caernarfon Cottage

    Gwynedd Caernarfonshire Caernarfon

    S22204

    Splendid views of the Menai Straits from this traditional cottage with open fire, walk or take the train to Snowdon’s summit.
    Located in the village of Y Felinheli, this semi-detached holiday property has splendid views along the Menai...

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    • Big Cottages - Luxury Whitby Cottage S15552

    Luxury Whitby Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Scarborough District Whitby

    S15552

    Whitby just 3 miles, take the steam train through the Esk Valley to the Heartbeat villages of Goathland and Grosmont.
    Charming period cottages. Dating back to the 17th century, these Grade II listed cottages are bursting with period charm an...

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    • Big Cottages - Inviting Cayton Cottage S14987

    Inviting Cayton Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Scarborough District Cayton

    S14987

    Perfect for a special occasion, this manor house has its own games room, fitness room and library!. "Charming cottages situated in a scenic holiday location, which form an ideal base from which to explore the stunning scenery of the North Yorkshir...

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