11 Bolt Head

Located in Salcombe
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Pet Friendly: No


11 Bolt Head is positioned above South Sands Beach, with amazing sea views of the Estuary towards Salcombe and a very short walk to the beach, and breath-taking walks around the cliffs and coastline which are owned by the National Trust, all in easy access. The apartment is presented to a high standard throughout and the spacious open plan living area makes the perfect setup for a family or group get together. The lovely balcony houses a Rattan table and chairs for relaxing times to soak up the view. North Sands, with the popular Winking Prawn restaurant, and Salcombe town centre are both just a short drive or pleasant walk along the coastal road. No.11 has its own dedicated spacious undercover parking area, directly next to the apartments own access and front door, there is additional visitors parking as you enter the complex. The apartment is equipped with everything to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Please note: This property is only suitable for a maximum of 4 adults (plus children to a maximum party size of 6).


Entrance to the hall leading to all rooms. Open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area. Lounge area with two large comfy leather sofas, Flat-screen TV and french doors opening onto the balcony with panoramic sea views. Dining area with table to seat up to 6 people. Well equipped kitchen area with lovely breakfast bar area and stools, electric cooker and hob, fridge freezer, dishwasher, microwave, washer-dryer, Nespresso Vertuo coffee machine (guests to bring own capsules) and selection of cafetières. Off the kitchen is a double set of patio doors, with a lovely balcony area with further table and chairs - This is a great suntrap in the afternoon, and perfect for relaxing and dining. Bedroom 1 with 5ft Harrison Spinks king size bed, double fitted wardrobe, Flat-screen TV and en suite shower room with modern fitments including shower cubicle with power shower, basin and WC. Bedroom 2 with 3ft twin beds with Harrison Spinks mattresses, freestanding wardrobe and patio door to a private inner courtyard. Bedroom 3 with 3ft bunk bed, upright wardrobe and patio door to a private inner courtyard. Large Family bathroom with quality fittings including deep bath with handheld power shower, basin and WC. Newly installed electric panel heaters are fitted throughout, each controlled via the Media pad, and downloadable App.


Balcony off the lounge with stunning views over South Sands and rattan table and chairs. Further patio off kitchen. Further enclosed patio courtyard accessed from bedroom 2 and bedroom 3. There is a very quiet private lane that runs in front of the property (It just accesses a handful of the private parking spaces at the Bolt Head Apartments).


Designated parking for one car in the covered parking area under the main building (1.9m height restriction). Limited visitor spaces available on site (no height restriction).


  • Included: Bed linen and towels. Electricity and electric heating. Travel cot.
  • Telephone: No telephone. Mobile reception is good. Wi-Fi.
  • Pets: Sorry, no dogs allowed.
  • Local facilities: South Sands beach 0.2 miles (with seasonal passenger ferry that runs to the town centre).
  • North Sands beach and Winking Prawn restaurant under 1 mile.
  • Other shops, pubs and restaurants in Salcombe 1.5 miles. Kingsbridge with supermarkets and all other facilities 6 miles.


Close to coast
Cot Available
Great View
Linen and Towels
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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