5 Glenthorne House

Located in Salcombe, Devon

First floor apartment near central Salcombe, sleeping four in two bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No


5 Glenthorne House is situated in an imposing, detached Victorian villa with magnificent views overlooking the Salcombe estuary and harbour, offering quick and easy access to the town, estuary and local sandy beaches. The apartment sleeps four guests in two spacious bedrooms and has modern fully tilled separate family bathroom. There is an open-plan kitchen/dining/living room offering stunning views from the lounge of the Salcombe Estuary and Batson Creek. 5 Glenthorne House is perfectly suited for young families or couples looking to enjoy a break in beautiful Salcombe.

Property Details

5 Glenthorne House is a superb two-bedroom first floor apartment located within a Victorian villa, within easy walking distance to the heart of Salcombe. This apartment has an open planned kitchen/ lounge /dining room featuring a newly furnished and well equipped kitchen, comfortable seating for 4 guests to dine together and a stylishly designed lounge. Kitchen amenities include a range of attractive wall and floor units, four ring induction hob and electric oven, microwave, washing machine and dishwasher. The lounge has two cosy leather sofas, some occasional furniture, a TV, DVD player and offers fantastic views out over the Estuary. There is also a large family bathroom with bath, shower (over) w.c, wash hand basin and heated towel rail. Accommodating four guests, the property has two bedrooms. The master bedroom has a comfortable large King size bed, wardrobe and dressing table. The second bedroom comprises of two single beds and an occasional day bed. The property offers allocated off road parking and free wireless Broadband is also available. Within easy reach of the sandy beaches at East Portlemouth, North Sands and South Sands, the location is ideal for a family beach holiday or coastal break, with the South West Coast Path offering stunning walking routes nearby.


  • Four-ring induction hob and electric oven, microwave, washing machine and integrated slimline dishwasher
  • TV and DVD player
  • Wifi
  • Central heating and hot water by combi-boiler
  • Parking space for one car
  • Duvets, pillows, bed linen and towels provided - tenants require beach and tea towels


Close to coast
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Near River/Estuary
Off road parking
Washing machine



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Area Details


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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