3 Albany House

Located in Salcombe

3 Albany House is an apartment located in Salcombe, Devon, sleeping 4 across 2 bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No

Description

Albany House is an elegant villa built in the late 19th century for one of Salcombe’s foremost master mariners. It is situated in a quiet position overlooking Salcombe town and estuary, yet within a few minutes’ walk of all the town’s shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants.

Flat 3 enjoys off-street parking, exclusive use of a delightful large garden with outside seating and barbecues, wonderful views, unrestricted wireless broadband, multi-channel TV, and an extensive Blu-ray/DVD library. Flat 3 sleeps four, both bedrooms having en-suite bathrooms. The flat has a unique style and identity, with high standards of accommodation, finish and equipment (including washing and drying machines), and extra touches such as flowers and bathroom toiletries. And, of course, great views! Albany House is always a pleasure to return to at the end of a hard day on the beach or returning from a cliff walk - a stunning destination, at any time of year.

Flat 3 occupies the lower two floors of the house, each with its own private terrace, providing scenic views across the town to Batson Creek. The two bedrooms are on the upper floor while a spiral staircase leads down to the modern and stylish living space, where folding glass doors open onto a lovely sun terrace and large private garden below. This light and airy apartment provides open plan living, perfect for a small family, or up to two couples.

Accommodation:

Entrance to the hall on the upper level.
Master bedroom with 5ft king bed, Smart TV with sound bar, DVD player and en suite bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC.
Bedroom 2 with twin 3ft beds and en suite shower room with shower, basin and WC.
Access from the hall to the upper terrace.

Lower level:
Open plan living area.
Lounge area with large corner sofa, Smart TV with sound bar, Blu-ray DVD player, dining table to seat 6 and large folding doors to terrace.
Kitchen area with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave.
Utility room with WC, washing machine and tumble dryer.

Outside:

Terrace with wooden table and chairs leading to the landscaped garden across various levels with picnic benches, barbecues and additional seating areas. Further raised terrace accessed from the upper level.

Parking:

Designated parking for ONE car, although it may be possible to accommodate a second car by arrangement.

Features:

  • Included: Bed Linen and towels (except beach towels), electricity, gas central heating.
  • Telephone: Telephone available. The mobile signal is good. Wi-Fi.
  • Pets: Sorry, no pets are allowed.
  • Local facilities: Smalls Cove, Mill Bay, Sunny Cove across the estuary by passenger ferry which departs from nearby to the property.
  • Sandy beaches at North and South Sands 1 mile.
  • Shops – Good Co-op shop, pubs and restaurants are all within easy walking distance. Kingsbridge with all facilities 6 miles.

Features

BBQ
Close to coast
Dishwasher
Garden
Great View
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Near River/Estuary
Off road parking
TV
Washing machine
WiFi

Location

Area Details

Salcombe

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.

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