33 Island Street
Located in Salcombe, Devon
This end-terrace cottage rests in Salcombe, Devon and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: No
33 Island Street is a charming fisherman’s cottage nestled in the heart of Salcombe, Devon. Hosting two bedrooms, including a double and a twin, along with a bathroom, this property can sleep up to four guests. There is also a kitchen/diner and a sitting room with a gas coal-effect fire. There is also a small seating area to the rear and a permit is provided for one car to park in the area. 33 Island Street is an ideal choice for a relaxing break to Salcombe.
Delightfully positioned in the centre of Salcombe lies this end of terrace former fisherman's cottage, 33 Island Street.
Sleeping four guests, this charming dwelling is perfect for a couples break or a small family holiday, with the benefit of everything in this popular town being within walking distance. Admire the pretty exterior before stepping into the homely kitchen/diner, where you can sit at the table and plan your itinerary while breakfast is cooked and evening meals can be rustled up using the appliances in here including a gas oven and hob, a fridge/freezer and a washer/dryer. Relax in the sitting room after a busy day when you're not out sampling the local cuisines, with a sofa and chairs to rest on and a Sky TV with DVD player, a radio and CD player is also included.
In the winter months, you can enjoy warming yourself with the gas flame fire. Steep cottage stairs bring you up to the first floor where you'll find total calm with a long soak in the fabulous corner bath in the bathroom, complete with a handheld shower and a shower overhead Get some rest in one of the two lovely bedrooms, with a twin room with 2'6" singles, ideal for children, and a king-size bedroom, each with their own charm. Enjoy a morning tea on the bench at the rear of the property before setting off for the day, with the property being a short and level walk away from the quayside and the wonderful town centre where you'll find an array of shops from well-known to independent boutiques, art galleries, cafés and bars.
The famous Salcombe Gin bar is located in Island Street along with the Bar and grill for cocktails and al fresco lunch. Head down to the harbour to see the boats for yourself, even perhaps hiring a boat from Whitestrand Boat Hire to enjoy a fantastic trip along the waters. Warm weather means a beach day is a must, walk along the coast to North Sands Beach, sunbathing on the sandy bay, exploring the rock pools and stopping in for lunch at the beach café, with the next day choosing to do it all again, this time at South Sands Beach! Walkers can delight in coastal ambles along the South West Coast Path, perfect for stretching your legs and admiring the incredible seascapes
Take the Salcombe ferry over to East Portlemouth Beach and take in the views of Salcombe from a distance, visiting Small's Cove, Mill Bay and Sunny Cove Beach while on this side of the water. Watersports opportunities are all around, from sailing to paddle-boarding, as well as kayaking, the adventurous types are sure to find something to thrill! Whatever you choose to do on your Salcombe stay, enjoy returning each day to the lovely 33 Island Street.
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.