Ash Tree House
Located in Salcombe, Devon
This three-storey cottage rests in Devon and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 8
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: 1
Ash Tree House is a beautiful three-storey property resting in desirable Salcombe, Devon. There are four bedrooms in the cottage, consisting of a second-floor king-size with an en-suite bathroom, two ground-floor doubles and a ground-floor twin, served by a ground-floor bathroom, sleeping eight guests in total. The cottage also has a ground-floor bathroom, first-floor kitchen/diner and a first-floor sitting room. Outside is a terraced area with seating, as well as patio and balcony with seating being on the first floor. There is also ample off-road parking. Ash Tree House is a beautiful abode to base a family escape to Devon.
Sitting in the pretty resort town of Salcombe, in an elevated position offering guests beautiful estuary views. This three-storey house is perfect for your family retreat to Devon. Boasting a nautical theme inside in keeping with the seaside location, this base is sure to be one you'll want to return to. Climb the thirty-seven steps up from the of road parking area to your imposing property and settle down your belongings in the porch before exploring the wonder of your holiday home. On the ground floor you will be greeted by three of the four beautiful bedrooms, all echoing the maritime theme of the property with their soft hues of blue, here you can find two double bedrooms and a twin, offering a flexible sleeping arrangement for a variety of group needs. Also on the ground floor sits the impressive family bathroom, boasting a luxurious bath and and spacious walk-in shower, you can choose how you want to unwind after a day of excitement. Moving up onto the first floor, you will find two delightful social spots; make your way into the kitchen/diner where everyone can sit around the generous dining table together, and open up the balcony doors to admire the estuary views and let in the fresh breeze of the coast as you snack on a tasty home-cooked meal. The contemporary kitchen offers everything you could need to prepare a family-favourite meal, and it even offers a convenient dishwasher to assist with the dishes! End your day in the sitting room, with the gas fire glowing cosily, adding an extra bit of warmth in the cooler months, while the television provides your entertainment for the evening as you snuggle up into the plush, soft sofa. Underfloor heating in the kitchen and sitting room adds a cosy feel. On the third and final floor you can find the master king-size, with its own en-suite bathroom and glimpses of the bustling town below, it makes a true haven for a couple to escape to. Make the most of your outside areas, with both a first-floor patio, balcony and a terrace to the front, with plenty of space for alfresco dining and soaking in the sun. The local town hosts a wide range of fantastic attractions, catering for all your culinary needs in the form of waterside eateries and local shops where you can pick up a snack, you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to cuisines. Roam the quaint shops of the town, before exploring the local history in the Salcombe Maritime Museum, boasting plenty to keep all ages captivated. A plethora of National Trust wonders can be found in the area too, take a stroll along the South West Coast Path and discover the 1913 Edwardian-style home of Overbeck's, with its hidden coves offering some of the most beautiful views in Devon, or venture to Snapes Point for a more challenging ramble. The town benefits from the two beautiful beaches of North Sands and South Sands, where you can try your hand at a new watersport or simply relax beneath the sun, or embark on a journey to Dartmouth and discover its hidden historic wonders and a scenic harbour to explore. Ash Tree House promises to be the perfect holiday home for your family escape to Devon.
- Gas central heating and gas fire
- Gas range cooker with hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV and WiFi
- Fuel and power inc in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc in rent
- Ample off-road parking
- Terrace with seating
- First-floor balcony with seating
- First-floor patio
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop and pub within 0
- 3 miles
- Note: There are 37 steps up to the property, which may not be suitable for those with limited mobility
- Note: There is a step up in the ground-floor bathroom
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.