Windy Heath

Located in Salcombe, Devon

Windy Heath is a detached cottage rests in Salcombe and can sleep eight people in two bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 3


Windy Heath is a detached property resting on the outskirts of Salcombe. It comes with four bedrooms, comprising of a super-king-size bedroom, a king-size and two twins, together sleeping up to eight people and served by a ground-floor bathroom with a shower over bath, basin and WC. Completing the interior is a kitchen/diner, a utility, a dining room and a sitting room. To the outside there is ample off-road parking and a terrace area with furniture and a heated swimming pool. Windy Heath is a superb base for a family holiday to this part of Devon.

Property Details

Boasting far-reaching views of the Devon coastline on the outskirts of the bustling resort town of Salcombe is this imposing holiday home, Windy Heath. This spacious property has been designed with a group of friends and families in mind, ideal for those seeking to immerse themselves in all that this corner of the South Hams has to offer. After driving up the impressive driveway, passing the well-kept grounds, this property, enjoying an elevated position and a comfortable interior design, welcomes you. Step into the spacious hallway through sliding glass doors that filter in natural light into the space. Curl up and tune into the TV or simply admire the stunning views from the comfort of the light and airy sitting room. Fulfilling your culinary needs is the country-style kitchen, complete with two electric ovens, a halogen hob and a dishwasher for convenience. Host your evening meals in the dining room, or more casually, around the generous kitchen table. Enjoy an alfresco BBQ on the front terrace whilst you soak up the picture-perfect view on a balmy Summer's evening. After a busy day, look forward to heading upstairs and retiring to one of the four well-appointed bedrooms, each boasting a relaxing ambience with some benefiting from those stunning sea views. Choose from a super-king-size bedroom with an en-suite shower, a king-size bedroom and two twins, ensuring a flexible sleeping arrangement. Some beds can be linked. Continuing to impress, this property comes with half an acre of well-kept gardens to enjoy and an outdoor heated swimming pool to dip into during the Summer months. If you can tear yourself away from this superb retreat, enjoy a short car journey or take the South Sands ferry (seasonal) into Salcombe, where you will discover a selection of cafés, restaurants and bars all offering local favourites. For those feeling active, head to the estuary where you can soak up the views from a kayak or paddleboard. You might like take a leisurely boat trip around the harbour or alternatively, head to North Sands and South Sands for the pretty beaches. Enjoy a seafood lunch at the renowned Winking Prawn or cocktails at the smart South Sands Hotel. Brush up on the local history by visiting the National Trust property of Overbecks. Make your next getaway to South Devon special by staying at Windy Heath.


Close to coast
Downstairs facilities
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near River/Estuary
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Pets Go Free
Swimming Pool
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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