Elworthy Cottage

Located in Salcombe, Devon

This detached cottage rests in Devon and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 1


Elworthy is a delightful detached cottage found on the outskirts of the lively town of Salcombe, Devon. Within the cottage there are two bedrooms including a king-size and a twin, serviced by a wetroom, making the property suitable to sleep four people. Within the cottage you can also find a kitchen with dining area and a sitting room with a warming woodburning stove. To the side of the property is a garden with a lawn and patio, as well as boasting furniture and a barbecue. There is also ample off-road parking at the property. Elworthy is a traditional wonder, perfect for your family getaway or a romantic retreat to Devon.

Property Details

Situated in Lower Batson on the outskirts of Salcombe is Elworthy, a traditional Grade II listed thatched cottage providing you a home-from-home for your action-packed adventure in Salcombe. Within the cottage, you can find everything you could need to enjoy your self-catered stay. The sitting room offers a snug spot to unwind, light up the wood burning stove and gather together to enjoy quality time. The kitchen boasts a dining area where you can delve into a delicious meal prepared in a traditional cottage kitchen, or play board games before heading upstairs to rest. The bedrooms consist of a king-size and a twin room, an ideal layout for a small family to catch some sleep. In the morning, jump in the wet room on the ground floor to freshen up ahead of your fun-filled day. Enjoy a cup of coffee in the pretty garden and take in the views on the patio whilst soaking in the sun. Elworthy is a picture-perfect cottage, ideally situated for exploring the best of South Devon.


Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine


Elworthy and The Shepherd's Hut are delightfully traditional dwellings, ideal for exploring all of the wonders that South Devon has to offer with your loved ones. Elworthy is a captivating Grade II listed thatched property, ideally suited for a family of four looking for a quaint and cosy cottage, whereas The Shepherd's Hut boasts its own unique character, perfect for a couple to rest in their own private spot. With Elworthy being home to a fantastic array of amenities, this property is superb for sharing, enjoy a film together in the evenings whilst huddled around the woodburning stove, or get stuck into a board game at the dining table while the dinner simmers on the oven behind. In the summer months, the shared garden is perfect for bringing everyone together, light up the barbecue and enjoy a spot of alfresco dining as the sun shines above you. Continue the sun soaking at one of the nearby beaches in Salcombe, just a short car journey away, this bustling resort town offers fun for all ages. The North Sands and the South Sands beaches offer their own advantages, with the South being ideal for watersports of all kinds, and the North ideal for the little ones to explore rockpools, you're guaranteed a fun-filled day no matter which wondrous waters you chose to spend your day at. Salcombe is also home to a wide selection of eateries, with beachfront restaurants offering fresh seafood and other delights, it offers the perfect option for a fine dining experience. Explore the shops, the Maritime Museum, or simply stroll along the harbour, with Salcombe attracting visitors from all over every year, you can be sure that it's a real tourist hotspot. Within reach of Dartmouth, Plymouth, and Paignton too, the dwellings of Elworthy and The Shepherd's Hut offer the best base for exploring the south of England.


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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