Located in Salcombe, Devon
An Edwardian terrace situated within the seaside town of Salcombe in Devon, it can sleep eight people within four bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 8
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 3
- Pet Friendly: No
Fordlea is an Edwardian terraced property set out over three floors, resting within Salcombe in the South Devon AONB. The holiday cottage comes set with four bedrooms, these include; one king-size, a double, a twin room and a bunk bedroom, along with a family bathroom and a shower room, the property is able to sleep eight people. Inside, it also contains a kitchen/diner, a utility and a sitting room. Externally, you are presented with off-road parking for once car and a lawned garden with a decking and furniture. Fordlea is a well-presented holiday home, boasting an excellent location for a retreat in South Devon.
Fordlea is a three-storey, Edwardian townhouse in the magical seaside resort of Salcombe in Devon. Exuding style and class, bring couples, friends and families together and use this high-quality escape as the base for your next break. The kitchen/diner is uplifted by full-length windows allowing natural light to touch upon the units which were refitted in 2019. Charming wooden features provide further character to this fully equipped area, while the sofa gives you a spot to chill out while dinner is on the go. Close by, a utility offers further necessities as it leads into a glistening family shower room. When you are not out discovering the spell-binding beauty of the area, put your feet up deservedly in the homely sitting room. The Victorian feature fireplace brings a sense of old charm as you watch a favourite DVD after the sun goes down. Take the stairs to discover two of Fordlea’s well-presented bedrooms. This floor plays host to a king-size bedroom and a bunk room ideal for the children to stay in. This level also offers a stunning family bathroom. A further set of stairs reveals the second floor of this welcoming holiday home. Sharing a shower room installed in 2019, the twin room rests cosily under the eaves, while the double bedroom benefits from large doors with a Juliet balcony which enjoy the view over Batson Creek. Unwind among the glory of the sunny rear garden, where a lovely decked area offers a superb spot to enjoy a refreshing drink or some alfresco dining. The delights of Salcombe rest a stone’s throw from the doorstep of Fordlea. Find an assortment of charming independent shops and eateries, while a museum teaches you of the area’s maritime history. Be sure to stroll along the picturesque harbourside, lined with pretty buildings providing the attractive backdrop. Further afield, avid walkers can trek the idyllic South West Coast Path, displaying a multitude of breath-taking sights to admire. Sunbathe on one of many sandy beaches, or enjoy a round of golf at a coastal golf course. With much to see and do nearby, Fordlea is a wonderful base for a holiday in South Devon.
- Gas central heating Fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, double oven, 5 ring- gas hob, dishwasher microwave, toaster, kettle TV/DVD with Sky Q, Music system with iPod dock Wifi is available
- Three bath/shower rooms Off-road parking for one small/medium car Good sized decking area with table, parasol and chairs, garden laid mainly to lawn Bed linen and towels supplied
- There is a travel cot and highchair at the property
- (please bring own bedding and linen for the travel cot
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. 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.