Located in Salcombe, Devon
This terrace property rests within the town of Salcombe and sleeps up to five people, in three bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 5
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: 2
Old Walls is a terrace property resting within the town of Salcombe. It comes with three bedrooms, comprising a king-size, a twin bedroom with 2’6″ single beds and a single bedroom, together sleeping up to five people. Here, you will also find a shower room with a walk-in shower, basin and WC. Completing the interior is an open-plan living room, with a kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area. Old Walls is a superb base for a coastal getaway with your loved ones.
Boasting picturesque views of the Kingsbridge Estuary within the bustling town of Salcombe, is this brightly-decorated, terraced cottage, Old Walls. This endearing base is perfect for a family looking to get away to the South Hams district of Devon to enjoy a traditional coastal holiday with a refreshing home to come back to each evening. Internally, the cottage enjoys a light and airy feel to reflect the coastal surroundings of the property. Relax into your evening within the open-plan living room, where the windows and balcony doors filter in natural light and a summer breeze into the space, ensuring a tranquil space to enjoy your wind downtime. Find a well-equipped kitchen, where you can cater your own delicious evening meals. After dinner, choose to unwind on the plush L-shape sofa and tune into the TV, or catch the last glimpses of sunshine over the estuary with a glass of something chilled in-hand during a summer’s evening on the balcony. Follow the timber and glazed staircase up to the first floor, where you will find two bedrooms, comprising a twin with 2'6" single beds and a single room, whilst the lower ground-floor boasts a king-size bedroom with its own en-suite bathroom. If you don’t feel like cooking one evening, a short stroll will bring you to a selection of pubs and restaurants, as well as a number of shops for picking up the essentials. During a summer’s afternoon, venture to the nearby beaches of North Sands and South Sands, or brush up on the local history by visiting the National Trust property Overbeck’s, where leisurely strolls can be enjoyed through the subtropical gardens. For those feeling active, the surrounding area offers opportunities for surfing and walking along the breath-taking South West Coast Path. Old Walls is a superb base for exploring the picturesque part of Devon with your loved ones.
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.