St. Christopher's Cottage

Shaldon, Devon (South & East)

  • 3 Star Gold

You can book this property from:

  • £349 per week
  • £50 per night
  • 3 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds


  • Washing machine


  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided

Special Features

  • WiFi


  • Ground floor bath/shower room


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Golf

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 3pm
  • Check out: 10am

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

The nearest bus stop is on Bridge Road Shaldon which is about 200 metres from the entrance. 

The nearest train station is in Teignmouth about 1.5 miles from the cottage. There are accessible taxis at the station and Telephone numbers of Taxis displayed on the cottage noticeboard

We provide a welcome pack of Tea, Coffee, Milk and a Cream Tea, there is a small supermarket, Butchers and Bakers in Shaldon.

Teignmouth provides a greater variety of shops and supermarkets


Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

Parking is difficult in Shaldon, the Shipwrights Arms Car Park can be used for loading and unloading only

Street Parking is available near the cottage or public car parks at King George V Car Park (5 minutes walk) or the Ness Car Park (15 minutes walk).




The entrance to the cottage is through a small gate (width  85cms) via the front patio one step height 12cm


Keys & Front Door

Keys to the cottage are held in a Key Safe on a pillar to the left of the front to door (number provided by Discovery Holiday Homes)

The front door has two locks both of which need to be locked when leaving the cottage, The threshold step is (height) The door is 84cm wide and the key hole locks are 124cm and 83cm high

The Front Door leads into the Open Plan Living Area


Open Plan Living Area

The Living Area is open plan with the lounge, dining and kitchen.



Furniture is moveable and all is non feather.

One double sofa and two easy chairs provided with arms

Flooring is short pile carpet throughout

TV provided with remote control with Netflix (also available is a DVD Player and radio)

Wifi is provided for internet access


Dining Area

Extendable Dining Table (moveable side to side) – legs on each corner, 74 cm floor to lowest point of table (underspace), 85 cm width, 112cm not extended 150cm extended

The table is free standing and can be moved away from the walls to allow free space around it.

Chairs (moveable) – 4 chairs with padded seat and no arms.

Further chairs with arms are available in the utility arae and the bedroom.

Flooring is tiled


Kitchen Area

Kitchen open plan within Dining and Living Area  

Granite Worktops height are 90cm. 

Electric Oven, door is drop down, height of lowest shelf 25cms from the ground and can be accessed from the front

Gas Hob and is fitted within the granite worktop with cupboards either side

Sink is fitted in the granite worktop with cupboards underneath

Flooring is tiled

Evenly lit kitchen with spotlights where required

Good contrast between floor, cupboards and other surfaces

Fire Extinguisher and Fire Blanket placed adjacent to hob/oven


Utility Room

Accessed through door from kitchen width 76cm, step down 10cm

Lino Floor

Front Loading washing machine

Washing Line height 188cm
Fridge Freezer highest shelf in fridge 70 cm & freezer 120 cm

Work tops with storage space beneath

Broom Cupboard contains, Iron, Ironing Board and Cleaning equipment



Stairs lead from the living area to Bedrooms and Toilet

Stairs are short pile carpeted

12 Stairs width 70cm, Stair height 22cm


Bedroom 1

Door width 80 cm

Double bed provided – 150cm

Bed height 64cm floor to top of mattress. 

Non Feather duvets and pillows provided.

Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton

Wardrobe, Bedside Cabinets and Chest of Drawers

TV including Netflix provided in the bedroom with remote control
Largest transfer space available to left or right of bed is 120 cm

Bed has storage area beneath and is movable if more space is required to one side


Bedroom 2

Door width 80cm

Captains Bed to provide single bed, two singles or double bed

Single Beds width – 150cm

Double bed width – 150cm.

Bed height 60cm floor to top of mattress. 

Non Feather duvets and pillows provided.

Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton

Wardrobe, Bedside Table and light
Largest transfer space available to left or right of single bed is 120cms


Shower Room

Accessed through door from living area door width 76cm

Shower room tiled walls and floor

Hand basin height  90 cm with storage area beneath

Step up to Shower area height 23cm

Electric Shower height minimum 145cm / maximum 190cm



Accessed from Landing area

Sliding Door width 54cm

Toilet seat height 45cm

Space to right of toilet is 61cm, no available space to the left

Hand basin height 80cm no storage beneath

Flooring is short piled carpet

Good colour contrast between floor, walls and furniture

No Release mechanism on outside of locked door


Small paved Patio at the front of the Cottage

Patio Table and Chairs provides area for eating and drinking.   

Additional Information
An Information folder is provided in the Living Area together with Local Tourist information leaflets

Good mobile phone reception

The cottage is no smoking

Pets and service dogs are welcome – inform Discovery Holiday Homes when booking


When location matters!

Offering a real sense of holiday nostalgia, this pretty 2 bed cottage enjoys a timeless setting within the highly-desirable coastal charms of Shaldon.

Nestled close to the river amongst a row of historical cottages, with an authentic local pub on the doorstep and the local village amenities all within easy reach, families and groups of 4 can easily savour a sedate and memorable stay here.

The cottage interior faithfully retains a lovely sense of simple country living, with an inviting beamed open plan living area to greet guests upon arrival. For guests' further entertainment, the cottage is equipped with free Wi-Fi access. Bright and airy, the room offers a restful and welcoming spot throughout the day.

A cosy sofa suite with a gas fire, a flat screen Smart TV and DVD player enables guests to easily feel at home, whilst the open plan kitchen diner allows guests to rustle up delicious meals in a relaxed and sociable setting.

The pretty country-style kitchen is equipped with all the must-have appliances, such as a gas cooker hob, oven, toaster and kettle alongside all the necessary cooking utensils and cutlery. A charming dining area for 4 allows guests to easily soak up a lazy morning coffee or relaxed evening meal here.

Outside to the front, a sunny private terrace complemented by outdoor dining furniture offers the perfect excuse to enjoy an alfresco meal in the warmer months.

Adjoining the kitchen diner is a bright and spacious utility room. Guests will find a microwave, washing machine and fridge freezer here alongside convenient laundry facilities and an iron with ironing board. Under the stairs of the ground floor, a lovely contemporary shower room fitted with a power shower and wash basin features. A coastal themed WC & hand basin can be found to the first floor of the period cottage.

Upstairs the charming cottage reveals two bright and spacious bedrooms. Equally welcoming and furnished to a comfortable and tasteful standard, the arrangement is ideal for groups of 4; comprising a king bed perfect for couples and a single bedroom is more suitable for children as comes with a single bed 2'6ft and a pull-out single bed (to the same height and of good quality.) to sleep 2. Single beds can be made as double on request.  A wardrobe features, drawers and Smart TV to the master bedroom and another built in wardrobe and dressing table areas to the second bedroom.

Guests are pleased asked to note that bed linen & bath towels are included in the tariff. The accommodation is also conveniently pet-friendly, ensuring you can easily bring along your four-legged friend for a holiday!

Free public road parking is up Salty Lane which is within easy walking distance of the cottage.

The picturesque village surroundings of Shaldon are ideal for embracing a carefree getaway, with bakeries on hand alongside a wealth of shops and local amenities. Jam packed with lively cafes, eateries and pubs, Shaldon boasts some highly acclaimed foodie hotspots; from No. 1 cafe and the charming Clipper Cafe.

Providing a wonderful base for exploring the delights of Shaldon, guests can easily savour a local tipple, family roast or tasty crab sandwich at the local pub, which features to the end of the terrace row. Oozing country charm throughout, with roaring fires, a pool table and a sunny pub garden, the friendly pub offers a great bonus during your stay!

The lane also leads to the idyllic riverside walkway which leads in turn to a large children's playground and football pitch.

Conveying a sedate and timeless quality from its authentic fisherman village charm, guests can easily picture the bygone age that made the area renowned for fishing, boat building and supporting the country through the zealous might of the industrial age.

Shaldon today is home to a 9-hole golf course, small zoo, lovely beaches and the Homeyards Botanical Gardens. In the August time the Shaldon Regatta offers a wonderful opportunity for coastal fans to descend here to enjoy this lively seaside spot.

The coastal village also operates a charming passenger ferry service to the Victorian seaside resort of Teignmouth and in turn a train operates from there to nearby Exeter, Plymouth & London. By car, guests are within easy reach of the lively delights and amenities of Torquay (just 20 minutes away).

Guests are spoilt for choice for things to do in this delightful part of South Devon, with a wide range of activities and attractions open to all ages and interests.

The passing South West Coastal Path allows a breath taking range of coastal and countryside walks on the doorstep; with nature trails, bird watching and forest walks accompanying most of the routes. The area is also home to a treasure trove of National Trust attractions; making this ideal for days out in all seasons!

Children will find adventure around every corner, from a day at the Zoo, discovering sea life at Living Coasts in Torquay to exploring the smugglers tunnel which leads to the secluded Ness Cove and splashing about at the local beach and scenic Labrador Bay.

There is also a vast range of opportunity to get out and about on the water, with boating trips, water sport activities and sailing clubs. Nearby Dartmoor also offers the perfect chance to enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking, wild swimming and extreme sports.

Notes: This property has a refundable Accidental Damage Deposit of £200, which is payable to Blueriver Cottages with the final balance of your holiday, eight weeks prior to your arrival, and is refunded within 5 working days of your departure. Alternatively, you may wish to pay a non-refundable Accidental Damage Deposit Waiver equivalent to 10% of the Accidental Damage Deposit value, which covers you for the full value of the Accidental Damage Deposit, should any damage occur during your stay.


Lovely clean property, comfy beds, very dog friendly

Mrs Dawn K,

Such a lovely cottage, had everything we needed, lots of space, lovely, v clean and welcoming hamper of cream tea and cookies was a very nice touch. So close to everything in the village as well, with such beautiful walks etc. Thank you, would highly recommend. Fantastic property, very high standard of cleanliness and had everything we neeed for a lovely stay. Highly recommend. Excellent standard of property

Mrs Sarah M,

We have really enjoyed our stay here. It is a lovely location and your cottage is cosy and well equipped. We will definitely come here again

Previous Customer,

What a lovely week we have had. Cottage brill and comfy, lovely bakers and butchers - almond and cherry flapjacks a must! Papers from Clifford Arms on a Sunday morning, and bakers other days. Would love to visit again!

Previous Customer,

Had a lovely two week stay in this comfortable cottage, in this beautiful and friendly village! Thank you for sharing this home with us. A special place to live

Gordon and R,

A perfect family escapre for us. The cottage was a real home from home, everything we needed and then some! Love the decor and original features. Shaldon is great! Adults, kids and dog all had a fab time. We'll definitely stay here again, spotlessly clean, welcoming and cosy. Thank you!

Previous Customer,

We had the best time in this lovely cottage and have fallen in love with Shaldon :)

Previous Customer,