17 St Elmo Court
Located in Salcombe, Devon
First floor apartment near North Sands, Salcombe, sleeping six in three bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 6
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: No
Sleeping six, 17 St Elmo Court is an exquisitely furnished first floor apartment, presented to the highest standard within a short walk of North Sands Beach. The open-plan lounge / dining room is light and spacious with high ceilings, and sliding windows to a balcony with outdoor furniture. Fully fitted kitchen. Three bedrooms in all, including a master double with en suite. Outside, St Elmo residents enjoy exclusive use of an outdoor heated swimming pool (open from May to late September). Close to sandy beaches, 17 St Elmo Court is fantastic for a coastal family break.
St Elmo Court occupies a secluded and private setting in sub-tropical gardens, and enjoys superb views over the valley and the mouth of the Salcombe estuary. 17 St Elmo Court is an exquisitely furnished first floor apartment, presented to the highest standard, within a short walk of North Sands Beach. Salcombe’s boutique shops, popular restaurants and picturesque waterfront are also within walking distance. The open-plan lounge and dining room is light and spacious with high ceilings, a four-seater sofa and two armchairs, a eight-person extending dining table, TV with DVD player, Sonos music system and sliding windows to a balcony with outdoor furniture, including a parasol. A fully fitted kitchen comprises a gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Three bedrooms in total; the master has a double bed and en suite bathroom with a P-shaped bath and shower over. The second bedroom features twin beds which can be linked to create a super-King. The third bedroom has full-sized twin single beds. A shower room, adjacent to the second bedroom, has a walk-in shower and airing cupboard. Outside, St. Elmo residents enjoy exclusive use of an outdoor heated swimming pool (open from May to late September). There is parking for one car however additional spaces may be available out of season.
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.