Located in Salcombe, Devon
Alberges is a semi-detached cottage rests in Salcombe, Devon and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 6
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 4
- Pet Friendly: No
Alberges is a semi-detached property situated within Salcombe, Devon. It has three bedrooms, comprising of a second-floor king-size with en-suite bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC, a king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC and a twin with en-suite hand-held shower, basin and WC, sleeping six people. Downstairs, there is a ground floor shower room, an open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with open fire and a separate snug. Outside, there is off-road parking for two cars, as well as roadside parking, in addition to a terrace area to the front with seating and a rear garden with decking, seating and barbecue, steps down to an enclosed lawn area. Alberges is a wonderful base to enjoy this corner of Devon.
Situated just a stone’s throw away from the excitement of Salcombe, perfectly positioned for enjoying this corner of the South Hams district of Devon, is Alberges. With three well-presented bedrooms, a sociable open-plan living room and its superb location, this semi-detached holiday home is a great find for groups of couples, families and friends.
After a wonderful day of exploring your surroundings, venture into the property, which exudes a sense of contemporary elegance from the outset, and make your way into the spacious open-plan living room, acting as the heart of the home, where you can all gather each evening. Light up the open fire during the winter months to fill the room with a gentle warmth as you kick back on the sofa and flick on the TV or rustle up a delicious meal within the kitchen, where you will find everything you will need to cater to your culinary needs. Joining the space is a large dining table, where you can host your evening meals or while away a couple of hours enjoying board games brought from home. Continuing to impress, the property boasts a separate snug, so that you can escape the excitement of the rest of the group to snuggle into the L shaped sofa and delve into that book that you have been meaning to read.
Once the evening has drawn to a close, make your way to the first floor where you will find two bedrooms, comprising of a double bedroom with an en-suite shower room and a twin bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, whilst on the second floor, there is another double bedroom with great views and an en-suite bathroom. Each bedroom enjoys a refreshing colour palette, ample storage space and small nautical touches to serve as a reminder of your excellent coastal surroundings, a great set up for all family makeups.
Each morning, look forward to stepping out onto the rear-decked area and look over the enclosed lawn area; come evening, light up the barbecue and rustle up something tasty to be enjoyed on the decked area, ideal for the balmy summer months.
From here, take a leisurely stroll into the town centre, where you will find a number of tearooms to enjoy your morning coffee and cake, as well as a plethora of excellent eateries and pubs for delicious lunches and evening meals when you do not feel like cooking. Whilst here, be sure to stroll along the picturesque estuary or if you are feeling adventurous, try your hand at one of the many watersports available, including surfing and kayaking, as well as boat trips for those wishing to explore the waters a more leisurely way. After brushing up on the local history with a visit to the Salcombe Maritime Museum, venture to the nearby National Trust-owned Overbeck's and take time to explore the sub-tropical gardens, home to exotic and rare plants.
If you are visiting during the summer months, find two beautiful beaches within close reach of the property, North Sands and South Sands, both promising great days out beneath the sun with the family. You could also catch the Salcombe ferry over to East Portlemouth Beach, before visiting the delights of Small's Cove, Mill Bay and Sunny Cove Beach.
From the cottage, you will also find plenty of opportunities for walking and cycling, with the famous South West Coast Path on your doorstep, where you are promised some breath-taking views along the way!
Secure your stay at Alberges and look forward to making memories with your loved ones.
- Gas central heating and open fire
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, TV and WiFi
- Fuel and power included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Off-road parking for two cars, as well as roadside parking
- Small yard area to the front with seating, rear garden with decking with seating and barbecue steps down to an enclosed lawn area
- Sorry, no smoking allowed
- Shop 150 metres, pub ½ mile
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.