Ginn Cottage

Located in Salcombe, Devon

This mid-terrace holiday cottage sits within the coastal resort of Salcombe in Devon and sleeps four people across two bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No


Ginn Cottage is a tasteful cottage enjoying a mid-terrace location within the South Devon seaside town of Salcombe. Its two bedrooms are made up of two double beds, they share access to a family bathroom, the property is able to sleep up to four people. Inside you will also find an open-plan living area including a kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area with a gas fire, there is also a utility room. Go outside and discover parking in a public car park, as well as a courtyard garden with furniture to the rear. Ginn Cottage offers exquisite accommodation in a desirable Salcombe location.

Property Details

This small and sweet, terraced fisherman’s cottage sits a stroll away from Salcombe town centre. Renovated in 2017, Ginn Cottage provides couples and young families with a high standard of holiday accommodation set over three floors. Step through a stable door into the cosy sitting room, which opens onto the dining area and character kitchen with Belfast sink. Everyone can spend time together here, winding down in the evening or before heading out for the day. Narrow stairs wind up to the main double bedroom on the first floor, whilst further still, nestled in the second floor eaves, is a second delightful double, with glimpses over Batson Creek and its resident boats, and Snapes Point. An immaculate family bathroom completes the accommodation inside, whilst leading from the kitchen (down and below the cottage) is a handy utility room. Here you can store boots or beach gear after a country hike or a sandy day spent beside the sea. Outside is a little courtyard that has a bistro table and chairs set. A narrow stone path leads to a small, shaded decking, set beneath a pergola, complete with a bench, table and chairs, and a small garden with an olive tree and pretty shrubs. Settle here at the close of the day with a drink or two, and share the day’s stories. Popular Island Street is just a 2 minute walk away, with its boutique shops, Salcombe Gin distillery, bar and galleries. Within just 5-7 minutes’ walk is Salcombe centre, a popular town set within South Devon’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The adventurous can choose from a range of water sports, or why not take a leisurely day to relax on one of the beaches? Lace-up your boots to wander the South West Coast Path or spend the day perusing the many gift shops, local galleries and independent shops. With freshly caught fish, local produce and even an award-winning gin to sample, this town is a foodie’s delight. A cosy and thoughtfully finished cottage from which to uncover this charming corner of Devon.


  • Gas central heating
  • Fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, electric oven, four-ring electric hob, toaster, kettle
  • TV, DVD, Music system
  • Feature gas fire
  • Wifi is available
  • A small courtyard, small decked terrace with bistro table, bench and chairs
  • Bed linen, tea towels and towels provided
  • Hairdryer provided
  • Car Parking is available at an additional cost in the nearby car park
  • (please check with the office for current rates)


Close to coast
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Real Fire
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. 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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