Holidaymakers can now stay in Mary Berry’s old home in Devon

Fancy cooking up a storm in Mary Berry’s old home? Holidaymakers can now stay in baking star’s former coastal cottage with its original kitchen and Aga for just £17 a night

  • The Old Manse in Salcombe in Devon was once owned by the Bake Off star but is now a holiday rental 
  • The cosy cottage has four big bedrooms, two bathrooms and it sleeps up to eight people at one time 
  • Much of the house’s original character is intact, with period features including a marble fireplace 

Holidaymakers can now cook up at storm by staying in a cottage once owned by Mary Berry for just £17 per person per night.

The cottage in Salcombe in Devon still has the original kitchen that the Bake Off judge would have used when she stayed there as well as a handy Aga oven.

The cosy property, called the Old Manse, also comes with a spacious living room and dining area where the star baker would have no doubt entertained her guests.

The Old Manse cottage in Salcombe, Devon, which was once owned by Mary Berry but is now a holiday rental 

The cottage still has the original kitchen that the Bake Off judge would have used when she stayed there as well as a handy Aga oven

If guests fancy living like Mary Berry and cooking up a storm, there is also a huge fridge freezer and grill and oven in the kitchen

The cosy dining room where holidaymakers could entertain guests, just like the Bake Off star would have done when she stayed there 

Although Mary and husband Paul reside full-time in the leafy village of Penn near High Wycombe, she has had a long-time love affair with Salcombe

Meanwhile there are also two bathrooms, four bedrooms, with magnificent sea views along with a well-kept garden and outside sitting area.


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The house comes with gas central heating and hot water while wifi is also available and a cot can be hired in necessary.

Much of the house’s original character is intact, with period features including a marble fireplace, original door handles, picture rails and high ceilings.

Much of the house’s original character is intact, with period features including a marble fireplace in the living room 

There are two bathrooms in the house, which can accommodate up to eight people in the four bedrooms 

The house also has that rarest of Salcombe assets: parking.

The cottage sleeps up to eight people and can be rented for £926 per week, which works out at £17 per person per night.

The listing for the cottage says: ‘With a large garden and plenty of room for the whole family this detached house makes a perfect holiday base in picturesque Salcombe.

One of the double bedrooms in the cottage, which has been described as the perfect place for a family holiday in Devon 

The listing states: ‘The property is tastefully decorated and furnished providing quality, family accommodation. Old Manse has been awarded VisitEngland 4 Star status’

The cottage sleeps up to eight people and can be rented for £926 per week, which works out at £17 per person per night

‘An imposing, detached house standing in an elevated position with superb views over rooftops to the main anchorage, South Pool and East Portlemouth.

‘The property is tastefully decorated and furnished providing quality, family accommodation. Old Manse has been awarded VisitEngland 4 Star status.’

Although Mary and husband Paul reside full-time in the leafy village of Penn near High Wycombe, she has had a long-time love affair with Salcombe because her children Tom and Annabel, who are heavily involved with the family business, love spending time on the water. 

Outside there is also a pretty garden where guests can soak up the sun and also enjoy al-fresco dining 

From the top floor of the cottage, there are stunning views out over the Devon countryside and Salcombe harbour 

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