Oyster Cottage

Located in Salcombe, Devon

Oyster Cottage rests in Salcombe, Devon, sleeping six people in three bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 1


The living areas in this terraced cottage include a kitchen with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, and coffee maker, and a living/dining room with a TV and wood-burning stove. The bedrooms consist of a king-size, a double and a bunk bed, along with a bathroom. Outside, there is an enclosed, multi-level rear garden with barbecue and furniture, and off-road parking for three cars. Within 0.8 miles, there is a shop, within 1.2, a pub, and within 1.9, a beach. One well-behaved pet is welcome, but smoking is not permitted. WiFi, fuel, power, starter pack for wood-burner, bed linen and towels are all included in the price. There are steep, stone steps in the garden leading up to the enclosed lawn area, please take care. Enjoy a traditional cottage holiday in Devon at Oyster Cottage.

Property Details

Tucked away on the outskirts of Salcombe is this characterful, terraced abode, Oyster Cottage. A pet-friendly cottage in Devon, the property welcomes families, friends and one well-behaved pet to discover South Devon AONB. Be welcomed by three designated parking spaces to begin your holiday with ease and follow a pretty path to your cottage entrance.

Kick off your boots in the porch and settle into the sofas of the open-plan living/dining room; the space has been thoughtfully appointed with cottage-style furnishings, a smart TV and a wood-burning stove set in a beautiful stone fireplace. Set the dining table for six whilst the designated chef gets acquainted with the kitchen and its excellent amenities, including an electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and coffee maker. Throw your sandy towels or walking gear in the handy washing machine, before climbing the stairs to freshen up with a hot shower or bubble bath in the bathroom.

Suitable for families or friends, Oyster Cottage has three tasteful bedrooms; a king-size and a double have storage space and white-washed, stone-feature walls, whilst the bunk bed accommodates two. During the summer months, you'll have a peaceful, pet-friendly back garden to dine alfresco on the patio, play with the dog, or climb the stone steps to find a secluded lawn area to sit and listen to the birdsong.

When it's time to venture out, the heart of Salcombe is nearby to taste local seafood at Crab Shed Salcombe, stop for a pub lunch at the Victoria Inn, or if you prefer to stay in, plenty of shops and artisan delicatessens to stock up on the essentials. There are many local attractions including Salcombe swimming pool, the National Trust's Overbeck's Gardens, and a number of golden beaches dotting the coast such as North or South Sands. In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, be sure to embark on a coastal walk for spectacular sea views, abundant wildlife, and plenty of picnic opportunities to make the most of the great outdoors.

If you're looking for more attractions, spend the day in the market town of Kingsbridge with its pretty estuary, or explore the many coastal villages such as Hope Cove, Thurlestone and Bigbury. There is something for everyone to enjoy!

Whether you're looking for a bustling resort or relaxing along a secluded, sandy bay, Oyster Cottage is your home-from-home in Devon.


  • Three bedrooms: 2 x doubles, 1 x bunk bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with wood-burning stove
  • Central heating with a wood-burning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, coffee maker
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for a wood-burning stove are included in the rent
  • Bed linen and towels are included in the rent
  • Designated parking for 3 cars
  • Rear, multi-level, enclosed garden with patio, lawn, barbecue and furniture
  • One well-behaved pet is welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop just under 1 mile, a pub just over 1 mile, beach a pleasant but hilly walk away
  • Note: There are steep, stone steps in the garden leading up to the enclosed lawn area, please take care


High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near River/Estuary
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine


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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