The Cabin

Located in Salcombe, Devon

This charm-filled cabin is set in the heart of Salcombe and can sleep up to three people in one bedroom.

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


The Cabin is a well-presented holiday let positioned in the Devon town of Salcombe, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It boasts one double bedroom on a mezzanine floor, with an additional sofa bed in the sitting room, sleeping up to three guests. The cottage also has a ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC, and an open-plan living room with kitchen, breakfast bar and sitting area with an electric coal-effect fire. To the exterior is parking in a local car park, with an annual season ticket provided, as well as a front garden a terrace and outdoor furniture. The Cabin will leave you feeling refreshed, having enjoyed a well-earned break to the coast.

Property Details

Nestled at the end of a small alley lined with shops, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Fore Street, this charming studio apartment lies in the heart of Salcombe. The Cabin showcases a beautiful, coastal theme and comfortable furnishings, the perfect place to return to once you have explored the estuary, sandy beaches and the surrounding natural beauty of South Devon. From Russell Court on Fore Street, climb the steps to the terrace and stable door, and enter into the open-plan living space, which enjoys a galley style kitchen, ideal for preparing quick meals and picnics to take out on your travels. Relax and unwind into your evening in the bright and airy sitting area and simply take in your surroundings as you catch up on the day you've just had over a few drinks. There is also a wall-mounted TV, a double sofa bed (on request) for additional guests to stay, and an electric coal-effect fire taking the chill off those cooler nights in winter. From the sitting room, a ship-style ladder leads to the mezzanine bedroom, which occupies a double bed resting under the Velux skylight. Sit out on the sunny, decked terrace for your morning coffee and soak up the pleasant, seaside atmosphere as you plan further trips out exploring the wider region. You have an array of watersports to try out here on the estuary, such as sailing, kayaking and paddle boarding. You can discover the spectacular sweep of coastline along the South West Coast Path, with walks and cycling trials to suit many capabilities. Try some delicious, locally sourced seafood at one of the restaurants in the town and browse the shops before stopping off for a pint at a traditional pub on the harbour front. There are two beaches close by, North Sands and South Sands, whilst the beaches at Bigbury-on-Sea and Bantham are also worth a visit for shoreline strolls and basking in the sun. Throughout the year are a plethora of events including fairs, regattas and festivals, each offering something different. This boat-style hideaway offers a well-earned break for families and friends in a popular region of Devon.


  • Electric heating with electric coal-effect fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Parking in local car park, with annual season ticket provided
  • Front garden terrace with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0
  • 01 miles, Beach 1 mile
  • Note: The bedroom has restricted headroom, the highest point is 4' 2" and is unsuitable for young children
  • Note: The stairs to the mezzanine floor are open tread and must be used with care


Close to coast
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Near River/Estuary
Pet Friendly
Pets Go Free



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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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