2 Albany House
Located in Salcombe, Devon
This all-ground-floor cottage rests in Devon and can sleep two people in one bedroom.
- Sleeps: 2
- Bedrooms: 1
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: 1
2 Albany House is an apartment resting on the ground floor of a Victorian house in Salcombe, Devon. It boasts one bedroom which offers a king-size bed and an en-suite bathroom, it is able to sleep two people. The accommodation also comes with an open-plan living area hosting a kitchen, dining and sitting area, there is also a utility. To the outside, you will find off-road parking for one car, and additional roadside parking. Guests can also enjoy the facilities at Salcombe Harbour Hotel Spa and Gym. A romantic retreat for couples looking to explore marvellous Salcombe.
Albany House is an elegant ground-floor apartment, built in the late 19th century for one of Salcombe’s foremost Master Mariners. Situated in a quiet position overlooking Salcombe town and estuary, yet within walking distance of all the town’s delightful amenities, it makes a grand base for a couple looking to explore the coast of South Devon. The property flat takes pride in its own unique style and charm, offering accommodation of a high standard with all of the accompanying essentials you could need for a break at any time of the year. The main marvel of the property features an open-plan living space, holding a kitchen, dining area and sitting area in one spacious spot, this room is sure to be the hub of your holiday. Make the most of your views by taking a seat at the raised dining table with your loved one amidst while you relish in each other’s company with the fresh breeze of the coast flowing through the window. When you’re not using the dining table as a viewing point, it makes a great spot to enjoy a dining experience, with the appliances in the kitchen area holding everything you could need to rustle up a romantic meal, including an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and even a dishwasher; giving you all the home-comforts you could need for a relaxing escape. After a day of exploring, the inviting leather sofas make a great spot to unwind; with a light and bright feel by day, and being warm and snug in the evenings, it’s perfect for a romantic getaway at any time of the year. Snuggle up into the evening in the king-size bedroom, with its own convenient television so you can drift off to sleep after watching your favourite film from the comfort of your duvet. The apartment is ideally suited for discovering some of Devon’s most popular attractions, along with the simplicities of delicious eateries and shops to explore, you can also benefit from a captivating maritime museum, a waterside gin distillery and even two beaches to choose from, sure to offer something for every taste. Be sure to explore your natural surroundings too, with the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty being the perfect place for rambling amongst spectacular scenery you’ll be sure not to forget. With access to Hope Cove and Bantham too, 2 Albany House is a stunning destination for a retreat to Devon.
- Gas central heating
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, Smart TV with Freeview and BT Sports, Blu-ray player and WiFi
- Bed linen and towels provided
- Off-road parking for one car
- One well-behaved small/medium-sized dog welcome
- No smoking
- Shop and pub within 0
- 2 miles
- Note: There is one step up to the dining area
- Note: The bedroom is separated from the rest of the property by glass only
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. 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.