16 Courtenay Street
Located in Salcombe, Devon
End of terrace Victorian house, situated in the heart of Salcombe, with four bedrooms to sleep eight people.
- Sleeps: 8
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 3
- Pet Friendly: No
A modern, stylish and recently refurbished end of terrace Victorian house, situated in the heart of Salcombe. Ideally located, just a minutes walk from the towns shops, local park, restaurants and stunning waterfront (the small passenger ferries frequent from Salcombe harbour to the sandy beaches of East Portlemouth and South Sands).
A modern, stylish and recently refurbished end of terrace Victorian house, situated in the heart of Salcombe. Ideally located, just a minutes walk from the towns shops,local park, restaurants and stunning waterfront (the small passenger ferries frequent from Salcombe harbour to the sandy beaches of East Portlemouth and South Sands). The well-equipped accommodation is divided over three floors and enjoys furnished decking and terraced areas to the rear of the property. The entrance to the property leads into a hallway. The fully fitted kitchen is well equipped (including double electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and enjoys a large glass dining table comfortably seating eight. The cosy sitting area has two large sofas, widescreen TV and a feature fireplace with electric stove. To the rear of the living area is a utility room and cloakroom. There are four bedrooms in total. On the first floor is an en suite double room with King-size bed, and door leading onto the decked terrace. There is another double bedroom on this level. On the second floor are two further bedrooms, each with two twin beds. In addition, there is a family bathroom and separate shower room. Outside, a passageway at the side of the cottage provides access to the back door, with steps leading up to the lower decked terrace, with further steps leading to a paved area with garden furniture, chiminea and Weber barbeque. Free Wireless broadband is provided, as is one parking permit for the long-stay car park.
Lying within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Salcombe is a hugely popular resort town close to the mouth of the Kingsbridge Estuary. From your Salcombe holiday cottage there are plenty of sandy beaches nearby including the pet-friendly Salcombe North Sands which is just a short walk from Salcombe town center. The Winking Prawn has a fantastic outside seating area and renowned food and is within yards of the beach. Travel to South Sands Beach from Salcombe's Whitestrand Quay on the South Sands Ferry and find large areas of golden sand perfect for making sand castles and rock pools to explore as well as Bo’s Beach Café which also sells beach accessories. East Portlemouth Beach is another that can be reached by ferry and is a series of coves with golden sands and clear blue water more reminiscent of beaches in the Indian Ocean making a swim almost irresistible. If you are looking for a walk with a difference wait for low tide and make your way up to Mill Bay along the coast for another great beach experience.
Lots of activities in Salcombe, both on and off the water. With the calm estuary there is a great choice of water based activities including sea kayaks, paddle boarding, a surf school, sailing both yacht and dinghy, estuary cruises both leisurely and adrenalin filled, schools for yachting and power boats and even donut rides and coasteering. Off the water relax at the Salcombe Distillery at the tasting bar or create your own gin at the gin school. Try your hands at the Salcombe Shooting School or travel up to Pennywell Farm and see all the animals and cuddle a miniature pig! Soft play can be found at Kidz and Co for those rainy days. The Brownston Gallery is one of Devon's finest art galleries showing contemporary pieces from both established and emerging artists. The walking here is excellent with a 3 mile walk along the South West Coast Path to Bolt Head being among the most popular with stunning coastal views.
Places to visit while staying in Salcombe include the Salcombe Maritime Museum, a collection of models, paintings, photographs and artefacts which tell the story of Salcombe’s links with ships and the sea. Carved into the cliff 80m above the sea, Overbeck’s Gardens and Museum provides breath-taking views over Salcombe Estuary with a diverse collection of plants and an interesting history. Finally, you are in a stunning part of the country whether you are attracted by the coastline or the countryside the Salcombe area delivers on all fronts.