4 The Elms
Located in Salcombe, Devon
This first-floor apartment offers lovely views across the Salcombe Estuary and sleeps two people in one bedroom.
- Sleeps: 2
- Bedrooms: 1
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: No
4 The Elms is a lovely apartment, situated at the lower end of Salcombe. The property has one king-size bedroom, a bathroom with shower over bath, a dual-aspect lounge/dining room and a galley kitchen with seating designed to maximise the stunning views of the estuary. Allocated parking space for one car. Ideal property for a couple looking to explore this stunning part of Devon. This first floor apartment offers lovely views across the Salcombe Estuary and sleeps two people in one bedroom.
Set at the lower end of Salcombe, 4 The Elms sits in one of the most desirable village locations along the South Devon Coast. This first floor property boasts spectacular views across the estuary and a cosy interior that acts as a great base for visiting the surrounding areas. With cycling routes nearby and scenic walking trails, this is ideal for couples looking for an adventurous escape to the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property is practically sized and well-equipped with a good size kitchen and living space. The sitting room features a sofa and separate ‘cuddle’ sofa, perfect for relaxing after a long day of exploration. The kitchen is also equipped with the essentials, consisting of a microwave, fridge, coffee maker and oven, as well as a 4 ring electric hob. The sitting room layout beautifully compliments the stunning estuary views and has the added bonus of stylish sliding patio doors that open up to an ornamental Juliet balcony, which can be enjoyed at any time of year. Just off from the main living area is the master bedroom containing a King-size bed with matching bedside table and lamps with quaint furnishing that gives it a seaside feel. To the right-hand size of the bed is a large window that provides a good source of light into the bedroom. There is a pull out bed in the main sitting room, which is suitable for children or a single adult. The local area is great for water sports lovers, with Kayaking, sailing and paddle boarding just a few activities on offer. With South Sands beach a short walk away. Visit Salcombe Castle, which is rich with history or head to the popular area of Kingsbridge where you can see the Start Point Lighthouse, built in 1836. Alternatively, if you are looking to head further afield, the Dartmoor National Park is just a 40-minute drive. Plymouth is the nearest City and just a 1-hour drive from Salcombe offering a vibrant environment with plenty of restaurants, shops and a charming quayside. A cosy and delightful property in a picturesque location.
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.