Stylish big houses, large cottages, party houses, and elegant estates in Devon

The charming county of Devon is one of the UK’s most popular holiday destinations, and with so much to see and do it’s easy to see why. From rolling hills to vast sandy beaches there’s plenty on offer; so whether you’re looking for a relaxing retreat in the heart of the countryside or a large property by the sea, we’ve got it covered.

Luxury Holidays in Devon

The Big Domain is one of the UK’s leading specialists in large holiday houses and large cottages to rent and boasts an impressive portfolio of properties spanning the county of Devon. Located in the South West of England, Devon is one of the country’s most popular holiday destinations; offering holiday cottages in abundance, from modern barn conversions to manor houses and sprawling estates, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

One of the UK’s most popular holiday destinations, Devon is a county of contrasts and boasts an impressive range of destinations, which lures visitors to return year after year.

North Devon properties will locate you perfectly for the world class surfing beaches that stretch for miles and the rich rolling countryside meeting the Somerset border on the Exmoor National Park. Also known as Tarka country, Devon is filled with an abundance of pretty historical villages, including the famous steep cobbled village of Clovelly, a very friendly fishing village that is preserved in time.

Mid Devon houses the ancient and dramatic landscape of Dartmoor National Park, an atmospheric place brimming with history, known for its famous folklore tales inspiring the works like Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’. The panoramic views that can be enjoyed at various points across this awe inspiring land are simply breath-taking.

South Devon is a mix of traditional seaside charm in the towns and an exciting cosmopolitan city. Devon’s capital city Exeter is a focal point of this pretty county; enjoy a coffee at one of the many quaint cafes, browse through its fantastic range of shops, or take a tour of its Norman cathedral. Exeter has a good choice of top quality restaurants and trendy bars for a great night out. With some of the best ‘bucket and spade’ beaches in the country, escape the bustle and wander the miles of golden sandy beaches. Family friendly, with all the amenities expected of a popular holiday destination, you won’t be disappointed. This well-known part of Devon also boasts an array of quaint harbour towns; from the old world charm of Brixham to the secluded appeal of Noss Mayo, you won’t be short of places to visit.

Devon is full of days out to suit everyone, from family attractions to historic houses, thrill seeker adventures and long walks along the Tarka trail path or South West Coast Path. Take advantage of everything Devon has to offer and plan the perfect holiday. Devon also boasts some of the finest beaches in the country; its rugged coastline, dog friendly beaches and excellent surfing conditions.

We love Devon and we have a large choice of holiday properties to suit your needs. Whether you are looking for a large house by the beach for a family getaway, a countryside retreat for reuniting with friends, or about to walk the aisle and looking for a wedding venue or reception venue, planning a stag do or a hen party and looking for modern luxury houses. There are cottages and houses with swimming pools, hot tubs, spas, and catering, large houses on the beach, grand houses with great views and big cottages with open fires. We have plenty of choice for your holiday accommodation.

Featured in Devon

Berry Manor
Berry Manor
Tiverton, Devon
Sleeps: 16 Bedrooms: 8
The Orchard Country House
The Orchard Country House
Lyme Regis, Dorset
Sleeps: 26 Bedrooms: 13
The Retreat - Brixham
The Retreat - Brixham
Brixham, Devon
Sleeps: 12 Bedrooms: 6
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