Hillside House

Located in East Portlemouth
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Pet Friendly: No


Hillside is a beautifully refurbished house sat in a super location above Salcombe Estuary. This light and airy home is spacious and well equipped, with views down through the valley to the estuary, a large garden, parking, and tasteful décor, all within walking distance to the beach and foot ferry to Salcombe. Hillside is an excellent choice for a family holiday or a reunion of friends and is sure to be a firm favourite with guests of all ages.

East Portlemouth sits opposite the popular town of Salcombe which is easily accessed from this stunning property via the passenger ferry 280 yards away. The village itself has a café, the fabulous Port Waterhouse, with pop up dining events and a bar open seasonally, and some fabulous sandy beaches along with direct access to the South West Coast Path. A very scenic two mile walk takes you to The Gara Rock Hotel, serving delicious food with some of the best scenery a restaurant could provide, plus a spa and cinema room. The nearby village of South Pool also boasts a gastro pub, the Millbrook Inn. The bustling market town of Kingsbridge is a thirty minute drive away, with shops, pubs, eateries and a cinema and in the other direction along the picturesque coastal road is the historic Naval town of Dartmouth, again well serviced with amenities. This popular location along with this fantastic property have all the ingredients for an idyllic holiday come rain or shine.


Main entrance door into-

Utility room, washing machine and tumble dryer, coat hooks and space for shoes

Downstairs shower room, shower cubicle, WC and hand basin,


Door to ground floor twin bedroom, two 3 foot beds, patio doors on to terrace.

Kitchen-American style fridge freezer, double oven, dishwasher, hob, dining table and seating.

Seating area, Armchair

Lounge, log burner, L shape sofa to seat 5-6, and loveseat, TV. Study area, with desk and patio doors.

Front bedroom- 5’ bed, estuary views.

Family bathroom-bath with shower over, WC and hand basin.

Bedroom 3-5’bed

Bunk room-3’ bunk beds.


Large garden, mainly grass and shrubs, terrace to the front of the main house.

Parking: for 3-4 Cars on drive, additional parking on road or village car park if required.


  • Included: Bed linen and towels, (Guests  must provide their own beach towels) electricity and heating.
  • Wi-Fi connection.
  • Mobile reception good
  • Local Facilities: Salcombe 1 mile via passenger ferry, (there can be a queue during summer high season). Beach 0.4 miles. Millbay beach 0.75 miles. Beach cafe and ferry 0.4 miles.Port Waterhouse, bar open in peak holidays and pop up restaurant (see their website for details). Millbrook Inn gastro pub at South Pool 3 miles. Well known Pig’s Nose Pub, East Prawle just over 3 miles. Kingsbridge 9 miles. Selection of shops, cafes and restaurants in Salcombe via the ferry or water taxi.


Downstairs facilities
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Near River/Estuary
Off road parking
Real Fire
Washing machine


Area Details

East Portlemouth

East Portlemouth is a small pretty village set on a hill giving outstanding views to Kingsbridge and Dartmoor. Set in an area of outstanding beauty, it has one of the quieter sandy beaches of the area and is fantastic for families..even dogs are welcome all year round here. East Portlemouth has a number of small beaches. Fishermans Cove, Small Cove and Mill Bay. All have won Safe Bathing status and this is great for families of young children as you know the water is clean, shallow and safe for paddling. At low tide, you will find lots of shallow rock pools and you can pick up the Ferry to Salcombe from Fishermans beach. Well worth exploring is the trail form Ease Portlemouth to Prawle Point. Here you find a watch station, manned by volunteers and you can take in the magnificent views out to sea. This area is very popular with birdwatchers as many migratory species gather here. If you walk on to East Prawle then you can pick up refreshments at the village cafe or at the Pigs nose.

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