The Keel Row
Located in Salcombe, Devon
This first-floor duplex apartment rests in Salcombe, Devon and can sleep six people in two bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 6
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: No
The Keel Row is an exceptional first-floor apartment resting in the charming town of Salcombe in Devon. There are two bedrooms in the property, consisting of a king-size with an en-suite shower room and a twin, served by a bathroom, sleeping a total of six guests. There is also a kitchen/diner, a sitting room with an electric fire and a sofa bed, and a conservatory. Outside you will find a terrace with furniture and a barbecue, as well as a rear courtyard. There is designated off-road parking for two cars too. The Keel Row is a scenic base from which to explore the coast of Devon with family or friends.
Resting in an elevated position above the spectacular Salcombe Estuary, with views towards Small’s Cove, Mill Bay and to the open sea, is this lovely apartment, The Keel Row, part of Propeller House. Just a short stroll away from the action of Salcombe's centre, this delightful abode offers a group of up to six a superb holiday home in Salcombe, Devon.
Park up in the two allocated parking spaces before venturing up the stairs to your home-from-home, stopping to admire your idyllic surroundings and unrivalled views before discovering the beauty from within the property. Find the twin bedroom to your left while the master king-size bedroom sits on the right, hosting its own en-suite shower room, and each room boasting comfortable furnishings and linens for the perfect self-catering stay. The master bedroom offers beautiful views from its access onto the terrace, where you can sit out and enjoy your morning coffee in serenity. The property also has a family bathroom where you can take a warm, relaxing soak after a day in the salty sea, before unwinding amidst the warmth of the electric fire in the more traditionally-styled sitting room, also boasting a double sofa bed to allow for two more small guests to join you on your travels.
Leading on from the sitting room is the sunny conservatory where you can sit back and enjoy a good book and the stunning views, before venturing into the kitchen/diner to prepare a hearty meal for your loved ones, a good range of appliances to assist you, with plenty of room for little helpers to get involved at the dining table too. When you can tear yourself away from this beautiful base, gather your wetsuits from the rear courtyard and head out for a day of adventure; follow the road into Salcombe's centre to be met by a host of enticing attractions and amenities, with plenty of pubs, cafés and restaurants where you can enjoy a celebratory dinner and even sample some fresh seafood, as well as a scatter of stores to pick up some snacks for a picnic on the beach.
Discover the rich history of the area and the Salcombe Maritime Museum, before visiting the two beautiful beaches in the area, North Sands and South Sands, with plenty of opportunities for paddling and sandcastle building, as well as a range of watersports available for those feeling more adventurous including paddle boarding, kayaking, sailing, surfing and much more, while a more relaxed voyage can be encountered on a ferry ride from Whitestrand to South Sands. Explore the National Trust wonder of Overbeck's, the 1913 Edwardian-style home of inventor Otto Overbeck, here you can find stunning subtropical gardens to explore, and quirky art and history collections to discover; it's well-worth the visit. The National Trust owned South Milton Sands is also just a scenic drive away; home to the iconic Thurlestone Rock archway, golden sands, rockpools and plenty more, it's a true marvel awaiting to be discovered. In reach of Bantham, Dartmouth and even Plymouth too, there's no better choice than The Keel Row for your coastal escape to Devon.
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.