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Devon - Salcombe

Salcombe is a town in the South Hams district of Devon, south west England. The town is close to the mouth of the Kingsbridge Estuary, built mostly on the steep west side of the estuary and lies within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The town's extensive waterfront and the naturally sheltered harbour formed by the estuary gave rise to its success as a boat- and shipbuilding and sailing port and, in modern times,tourism especially in the form of pleasure sailing and yachting. There is also a crabbing industry.

There are a number of shipwrecks off Salcombe. One is of a Bronze Age ship, one of only three known in Britain, which had weapons and jewellery made in what is now France. TheSalcombe Cannon Wreck is of a 17th-century ship that contained 400 Moroccan gold coins and Dutch items. In 1936 a Finnish four-masted barque, Herzogin Cecilie stranded at Bolt Head. Also off Salcombe is HMS Untiring which is a Second World War submarine that was sunk in 1957 as a sonar target.

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Bolberry Farm Cottages

Tel: 07718 187469

Dog and child friendly two and three bedroom self catering holiday cottages nestling in the quiet hamlet of Bolberry with countryside views. A short walk from the old South Devon fishing village of Hope Cove and its beaches and just a short drive from Salcombe and Kingsbridge.

The cottages are set in their own grounds each with private enclosed gardens and a small young orchard. They have uninterrupted views overlooking the valley of Bolberry. There is extensive parking suitable for trailers and small boats. They are situated 0.5 miles from the clifftops of Bolberry Down and 1 mile from the picturesque thatched village of Hope Cove. There are a variety of walks straight from the cottages out into the countryside.

Bolberry Farm Cottages were converted from barns in 2003 by the owners Sean and Hazel Hassall. The cottages have all been decorated and furnished in the same traditional cottage style. The cottages are cleaned to a high standard on each changeover personally supervised by Sean and Hazel who manage the cottages themselves.

The cottages welcome children and all are child friendly and have an enclosed grassed gardens with a further small young orchard which is also enclosed and safe for children to play. We do not charge extra for cots, high chairs or bed-sides and all cottages have chidrens DVD’s, games, freeview TV and WIFI.

Each staircase has a gate fitted at the base and additional ones may be requested free of charge for the tops of the staircases.

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Tel: 01647 24108

Seacombe is a series of revelations. Park in the drive and cross a timber bridge to the cedar–clad rear entrance and the house appears modest and discrete. Walk inside and the house’s modern design creates an atmosphere of light and space. Huge windows and glazed balconies give stunning sea views.

Offering total seclusion, relaxation and state of the art entertainment, Seacombe is unique.

Sleeps 7+ (Surcharge for additional double sofa bed)

Turning down an unassuming stone track off the lane between East Prawle and East Portlemouth you first see the spectacular coastal scenery of Decklers Cliff and Bolt Head. 

Seacombe sits above a sandy beach, the nearby coastal path offers dramatic walks, Salcombe can be readily reached by passenger ferry and yet visitors can enjoy total seclusion.

The house is embedded in the hillside and from the main entrance an oak staircase leads you downstairs to a spacious living area and large private stone walled garden.

The finishes are luxurious including ensuite bedrooms, oak floors, ground source underfloor heating, air purification system, wifi throughout, filtered water, a bespoke kitchen and a state of the art cinema.

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Batson House

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Batson House is a luxurious, spacious 4 bedroomed house located in the beautiful coastal town of Salcombe, South Hams, Devon. Batson House is furnished and equipped to an extremely high standard throughout.  The house is ideally suited to one or two families for the perfect holiday or short break away. There is a spacious open plan living area on the ground floor and 3 excellent-sized bedrooms on the first floor with a beautiful tiled family bathroom, and stylish shower room. On the lower ground floor there is another large king-sized bedroom with ensuite shower room. The house is the perfect base to explore not only everything Salcombe has to offer, but also nearby Dartmouth, and the surrounding area of the South Hams, Devon.

Fabulous location for celebrations - Private parking - Estuary glimpses - Coastal location - Open Fire - Courtyard garden with table, chairs & barbecue - Walking distance to pubs, restaurants & shops - Family friendly - Suitable for larger groups - A well behaved dog will be welcomed (Oct-Apr only)

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Looms Cottages

Tel: 01473 738472 / 07889 020654

Sea Reach, Beadon Drive, Salcombe, Devon is a detached bungalow with garage and off-road parking and private patio at the back suitable for Bar-B-Q's.

The house has been fully refurbished for 2006 with new kitchen and large dining area, new bathroom and en-suite shower. In the lounge there is TV (including Sky) Video and DVD.

The kitchen is fully equipped with cooker, microwave, washing machine, dryer, dishwasher, fridge and freezer.

The double bedroom has an en-suite shower, second and third bedrooms have twin beds.

Salcombe is renowned as a sailing and boating centre, located beside one of the loveliest estuaries in the South West of England, with miles of sheltered water and fine sandy beaches on either side towards its mouth. The popular town has an excellent range of shops, pubs and restaurants.

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Looms Cottages

Tel: 01473 738472 / 07889 020654

The Retreat, Park Rise, Salcombe, Devon is a detached house pleasantly positioned on the outskirts of the town. It has splendid panoramic views of the unspoilt countryside.

The town centre is about half a mile away and in the other direction a bridleway leads down to the beach at North Sands. The accommodation has been completely refurbished and is suitable for 2 families.

It has 5 bedrooms, 3 of which are ensuite.  2 double, 1 single, 1 bunks, 1 single with extra pull out single.

Large lounge, new kitchen with all mod cons, separate Utility room, downstairs cloakroom and toilet

Dine either in kitchen or the large (heated) conservatory. Private patio at the back. 

A tarmac driveway provides off-road parking for two or three cars. There is a secluded back garden and patios on two levels.

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Kingsgrove, Mill Bay, East Portlemouth, Salcombe, Devon

Set in one of the most desirable estuary locations, Kingsgrove is a 4-bedroomed detached house suitable for two families, friends sharing or couples. Surrounded by its own mature gardens with magnificent views across the estuary, located just above beautiful Mill Bay, it is only a few seconds walk to some of the best beaches on the Salcombe Estuary.  

The East Portlemouth to Salcombe ferry make Salcombe's pubs, shops and restaurants easily accessible, with an evening water-taxi service running until 11pm during Easter and then from May to mid-September. A unique feature of this property is that it has its own Boathouse on the beach, with a good collection of beach accessories, a private beach and two moorings.

The location is perfect for a family holiday, bring the dog and enjoy longs walks along the South West Coast Path, or just curl up in front of Kingsgrove's open fire.  The views from Kingsgrove are simply stunning and it is an ideal getaway at any time of the year.

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