4 Glenthorne House
Located in Salcombe, Devon
4 Glenthorne House is a ground-floor apartment in Salcombe, Devon and can sleep five people in two bedrooms, pet-friendly with great views.
- Sleeps: 5
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: 1
4 Glenthorne House is a ground-floor apartment resting in Salcombe, Devon. Hosting two bedrooms, one king-size with balcony access and a twin with a trundle bed and en-suite shower room, together sleeping up to five people and served by a family bathroom. Completing the interior is an open-plan living space with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with a gas fire. Outside, there is another balcony area and an allocated off-road parking spot. 4 Glenthorne House is a wonderful retreat for enjoying this corner of Devon.
If you and your loved ones are seeking a well-presented and spacious accommodation in Salcombe, one of the most sought-after locations within the South Hams district of Devon, look no further than 4 Glenthorne House. This stunning single-storey property offers an exceptional base for beachcombers, ramblers, families and those alike to call home, as they enjoy all that this corner of coastal Devon has to offer.
Kick off your sandy shoes within the light-filled hallway before making your way into the heart of the home, the open-plan living room, containing everything you could possibly need for a self-catering stay with family. The kitchen comes well-equipped for the chef of the group to rustle up tasty evening meals, as well as plenty of preparation space to pack up a picnic for the next day’s beach adventure, in addition to a dishwasher and a washer/dryer, so that you barely have to lift a finger whilst on holiday here! Joining the space is the formal dining table, a sociable spot for enjoying the company of your loved ones as you tuck into a local takeaway or a family-favourite dish, accompanied by a tipple for toasting to a wonderful holiday. Completing the space are two leather sofas, which are awaiting to be curled up in at the end of each bracing day; flick on the gas fire to allow a gentle warmth to fill the space before tuning into the TV to unwind into the evening before heading to bed. Alternatively, during the balmy evenings, open up the patio doors and step out onto the decked balcony to savour the views across the colourful town and across to the picturesque estuary.
Once the sun has set, return indoors to find your sleeping spots, with the master bedroom notable for its plush king-size bed and access to a private balcony, where the views across the estuary continue to captivate. Bedroom two consists of two single beds which can be zip-linked (on request) as well as an additional trundle bed and its own en-suite shower room. The ground-floor apartment is completed by the family bathroom, which features a shower over bath so that you can truly savour a moment of relaxation at the end of a fun-filled afternoon.
Better acquaint yourself with your surroundings as you meander into the centre of Salcombe, where you will be spoilt for choice by the selection of locally-sourced delicacies for those evenings where you do not feel like cooking, as well as a plethora of pubs and the famous Salcombe Gin bar located on Island Street for those special occasions. Just a short walk away is the picturesque waterfront, where watersport enthusiasts can look forward to exploring the crystal blue waters by hiring out a boat from Whitestrand Boat Hire, or if you are feeling brave, try your hand at paddle boarding, swimming, surfing, sailing and kayaking! When the weather is warm, pack up your beach bag and follow the South West Coastal Path to discover the local beaches of North Sands Beach and South Sands Beach, both featuring a glorious stretch of sand, incredible views and rock pools, which are well worth exploring.
From here, you could also visit the National Trust property of Overbeck’s or hop on board the ferry to make the trip across the waters to visit the delights of Small's Cove, Mill Bay and Sunny Cove Beach.
Make 4 Glenthorne House your base as you explore this stunning part of Devon.
- Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with balcony, 1 x twin with trundle bed (made upon request or singles can be zip linked on request) and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
- Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
- Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with gas fire
- Gas central heating with gas fire
- Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, TV and WiFi
- Fuel and power are included in the rent
- Bed linen and towels are included in the rent
- Highchair and travel cot are available
- One allocated off-road parking space next to the property
- Balcony area
- One well-behaved pet is welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop ⅓ of a mile, a pub 300 metres
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.