High House

Located in Salcombe
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Pet Friendly: 2


High House is a fabulous, contemporary property with exceptionally generous accommodation for up to eight people. It offers spectacular elevated and panoramic views across Salcombe and the estuary towards Snapes Point and Southpool Creek. The main living area has vaulted ceilings and combines a large open plan kitchen, dining area and sitting room – all benefitting from quality furnishings, with floor to ceiling glazing along the entire eastern elevation. Guests can enjoy the views from throughout the living area or lower the blinds at the touch of a button for privacy. Doors open onto an expansive decked balcony with a sit-up bar, 8 stools and gas BBQ - perfect for enjoying the sunshine, views and alfresco dining. Downstairs four comfortable bedrooms are accessed off a spacious hallway, two ensuites, the remaining two sharing a Jack and Jill bathroom. All bedrooms enjoy the same great views with direct access on to the lower terrace and garden. High house further delivers with a home cinema room complete with bar area, and a small gym. A laundry room, and boot room with separate access from the outside complete the downstairs. A 10-minute stroll downhill from the luxury comforts of High House leads guests into the heart of Salcombe. Enjoy the waterfront, shops, restaurants and pubs, or jump on a ferry to explore the beaches of East Portlemouth and South Sands or the stunning South West Coast path beyond. A short drive away is the local market town of Kingsbridge, as well as popular Hope Cove, Thurlestone and Bantham, and the many other fantastic local beaches and walks.


Ground floor:
Entrance hallway with cupboard space for coats and shoes, and cloakroom with WC and basin.
Main open plan living area comprising:
Kitchen with Miele ovens, microwave and dishwasher, Fisher & Paykel double fridge freezer, 4 slice Dualit toaster, Nespresso coffee machine, Quooker tap, wall-mounted smart TV, large kitchen island with 6 zone induction hob, 6 stools, and 2 armchairs and footstools.
Dining area with glass dining table and comfortable seating for up to 10.
Living area with 2 sofas and armchair, all luxury leather, wood-burning fire and smart TV.
Remote controlled blinds, multiple doors opening onto large Millboard decked balcony. Lutron lighting system.

Stairs down to lower ground floor hallway leading to:
Cinema room with large u-shaped sofa, 85inch smart TV and soundbar, and separate bar area with seating for 8 and under-counter wine fridge.
Gym with free weights, rowing machine (Concept 2 RowERG), spinning bike (Body Power SPIC20), and Pro Ski simulator.
Bedroom 1 with 5ft king size bed and ensuite bathroom with bath, separate double shower with sauna function, twin basins and WC.
Bedroom 2 with 6ft super king bed and ensuite shower room with shower, basin and WC.
Bedroom 3 with 6ft super king bed.
Bedroom 4 with 3ft twin beds.
Bathroom with shared access from bedrooms 3 and 4 with bath, separate shower, double basin and WC.
All rooms enjoy direct access to the lower terrace and garden, with floor to ceiling glass doors and views of the estuary.
Laundry room with washing machine, iron and ironing board
Plant room with airer and hanging/drying space.
Boot room/snug serving as an alternative entrance to the property with small sofa and tv.


Large east-facing decked balcony off ground floor living area with sit up bar, stools, further cushioned seating and loungers, and Weber gas barbecue. Lower ground floor terrace and enclosed garden with sloping lawn and borders.


Parking on driveway for up to 4 cars.


  • Included: Bed Linen and towels (guests must provide their own beach towels), gas central heating and hot water. No travel cot, high chair or stair gate.
  • Telephone: No telephone. Mobile reception good for most networks. Wi-Fi. Good wifi.
  • Pets: Two well behaved dogs allowed. Pet charge £30 per pet per week. No dogs allowed on furniture or in bedrooms.
  • Local facilities: Spar shop and Salcombe Meat Company store 500 yards.
  • Other Salcombe shops, restaurants and pubs all within 10 minutes’ walk.
  • North Sands beach 1 mile. Kingsbridge with supermarkets and all other facilities 6 miles.


Cinema Room
Close to coast
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
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. 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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