Tor Cottage

Located in Salcombe, Devon

Tor Cottage is located in Salcombe, Devon, and can sleep six people in three bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 2


There is a kitchen/diner with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, dining seating for six, a sitting room with Smart TV and a utility with a washing machine and tumble dryer. The bedrooms consist of 2 doubles with TVs, and a bunk with a single, along with a shower room and cloakroom. Outside, there is a tiered garden with ample furniture. Off-road parking for four cars. Convenience store 250 yards away. WiFi, fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price. Two well-behaved dogs are welcome. Apologies, smoking is not permitted. Within 0.1 miles there is a shop, within 0.5 miles a pub and within 1 mile, a beach. Tor Cottage makes a wonderful base for exploring Devon. Please note: The steps in the garden are very steep so please take care.

Property Details

Tor Cottage is a semi-detached family home in the seaside town of Salcombe, Devon. The property is bright and airy and has a seaside theme throughout. It is near the local beaches and has a terraced garden to relax in the sun. This property is ideal for families and pets are welcome, so you can look forward to taking your furry friend for a run on the beach.

On arrival, locate the off-road parking at either front or rear of the property before taking a handful of steps up to enter the sitting room. Unwind on the corner sofa with a cup of tea in hand as the Smart TV plays your favourite shows or curl up in the armchair with a good book. Moving through the property, locate the kitchen/diner, which has everything you need for a self-catered stay, including an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and a dishwasher for a fuss-free clean. Gather at the dining table to tuck into home cooked meals or make your meal an alfresco affair in the lovely garden with different terraces for you to soak in the sun.

After an action-packed day, make use of the washing machine and tumble dryer to freshen your holiday attire before heading upstairs to the contemporary shower room to refresh yourself. When sleep calls, there are three bright and airy bedrooms to choose from, including two double rooms both with TVs, and a children's bedroom with a bunk bed and a 2'6 single. Awaken with a cup of tea on the garden terrace and from here you can follow the rear access to the local shop just 250 yards away for any last-minute essentials.

Salcombe is situated on the coast and is home to many National Trust properties, including Overbeck's Garden and East Soar. You can fuel your excursions at a great selection of eateries in and around Salcombe, the famous Winking Prawn sits at North Sands, a favourite for adults and children alike and a step away from the sandy beach. South Sands can be visited either on foot or car or by the ferry that runs from the town centre. Salcombe offers many local treats, including Salcombe Ice Cream, Salcombe Gin along with independant shops and boutiques.

Hire a boat to discover the many beautiful bays and coves, and when it's time to relax and refuel drop into one of the many eateries in the town for delicious local crab and freshly caught fish, there is something for everyone, For a special escape, whisk your loved ones to Tor Cottage.


  • Three bedrooms: 2 x doubles with TVs, 1 x bunk and 2'6 single
  • (Top bunk for a child on request at £12
  • 50 pw)
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/ diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher
  • Smart TV
  • Highchair and stairgate
  • WiFi
  • Fuel and power are included in the rent
  • Bed linen and towels are included in the rent
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Enclosed rear terraced garden with lawned area, decking and furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs are welcome
  • Convenience store just 250 yards away
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 150 metres, pub ½ a mile
  • Note: There are several steps leading inside the property
  • Note: There are steep steps in the garden leading up to the terrace so please take care and use the handrail


Close to coast
Great View
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Washing machine




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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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