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Gitcombe House Country Cottages & Leisure Spa, Cornworthy, Totnes, South Devon, TQ9 7HH

Luxury Devon Cottages

Gitcombe House Country Cottages & Leisure Spa

Exclusive, luxury, self-catering holiday cottages and leisure spa, with heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools, in the country, close to the sea.  Gitcombe clusters in a private, South Devon valley, between Dartmouth and Totnes, close to Salcombe. Baby, child and family friendly cottages. Perfect too for couples seeking that special away-from-it-all boutique bolt hole. Enough guests to make friends and yet still enjoy peace and privacy.

The Gitcombe estate offers a fabulous haven of luxury accommodation and tranquility in a traditional English country setting. Eight, stylish, contemporary self-catering Devon holiday cottages come with sleek, open plan kitchen, living and dining space, elegant soft furnishings, luxury bathrooms, log burners/open fires, private patios, and are warm and comfortable in all seasons. English pared down styling with a chic, scandi touch.

The Grade II listed, Georgian Gitcombe House, is available all year round including Christmas and the New Year. Sleeping 13 plus 2 infants, this property is big on space for relaxed gatherings of larger groups and memorable summer holidays or for those special celebrations with family. More info

Indulge in the high ratio of leisure facilities to guests at Gitcombe. Unwind in the hot tub, sauna and steam rooms. Enjoy a match on the tennis court. Little ones will love the soft play area and playroom and the outdoor adventure playground and other baby and toddler touches, including cots, highchairs, booster seats, bed guards and stair gates.

Glorious Gitcombe nestles in 14 acres of gorgeous, undulating countryside, in Devon’s South Hams, an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’. Close to an amazingly beautiful coastline, stunning beaches and coastal walks, chic waterside towns and irresistible waterside eateries. The stark wilds of Dartmoor National Park call from the horizon and ever offers a natural retreat from a hectic world.

Leisure Spa & Facilities

The superb indoor & outdoor swimming pools and other leisure facilities open daily, all year round (outdoor pool end of May-mid September only). Facilities include:

Heated indoor pool, 30 degrees, 30ft x 18ft, at a constant depth of 3ft

Elegant heated outdoor swimming pool, 28 degrees, 34ft x 22ft, depth 3ft-6ft

Decked sun bathing terrace

Outdoor hot tub

Sauna and steam room

All weather tennis court

Basketball net

Table Football

Boules court

Traditional, wooden swings for infants, children and grown-ups!

Hand-carved children’s adventure playground, with wooden pirate ship, train, tree house.

Indoor, soft cushion playroom for toddlers

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Our Cottages

Contemporary holiday cottages with open plan designer kitchens and family living space, luxury bathrooms, chic bedrooms, log fires, private terraces, shared use of the leisure spa and facilities and grounds. Detailed information


The glorious coast, countryside, towns and villages of South Devon offer endless opportunities and attractions for things to see and do during your stay. We may be biased, but we think this area is the best bit of Devon! Guests often tell us they run out of time to fit everything in and need a return visit to explore fully this amazing area of England and the South West.

Guest’s Comments

“Gitcombe is the icing on the cake” 

“Perfect cottage Perfect cottage. Perfect weather. Perfect for Poppy, she was the most excited we have ever seen her.” 

“Lovely early evening walk to the pub” 

“Lovely early evening walk around Sharpham Vineyard, also walking through bluebell woods near Salcombe and to the Waterman’s pub (Tuckenhay).” 

“Worth every penny 

Save yourself time looking into other holiday cottages and just book a stay at Gitcombe House. You won’t be disappointed! Great place, beautiful location and very friendly owners who have put a lot of thought into making your stay memorable. Worth every penny.” 

“Our favourite holiday destination” 

“Lovely and green and peaceful, died and gone to heaven!” 

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