A charming 19th century workers cottage, providing 3 bedrooms, renovated and decorated in a modern-rustic feel to a high standard, with all mod cons. Many original features being retained adding to the charm. Off street private parking available. Ideally placed within an easy stroll to the centre of town. Interior is well laid out with nice design features providing a comfortable living experience. also having a Stone walled garden for those alfresco opportunities. This property could be twinned with next door No 5 Shadycombe Road [which we also own] for a combined accommodation of 7 Beds sleeping up to 16 persons.
Cottage in Salcombe, South Devon, England - Great Location, Within Minutes Walk To Town And Beaches
- Calendar last updated:
- 10 Dec 2018
About Tim Goodall
We (Tim and Emma) are putting our family home up for holiday lets. We live and work in Dubai, but have had our second home in Salcombe since 2007. Salcombe is where my wife's family live and so is somewhere we will continue to visit, in addition to the fact it is in a beautiful part of the world. The house was gutted and stripped back allowing us to create a very personal special, albeit compact, family home for our holidays in the UK. We are not letting the home as a business but more of a sustainable need given it is a second home used once a year. We have put a lot of love, care and thought into the design of the interior and outdoor spaces, and we hope you will enjoy our home as much as we do.
Tim Goodall purchased this Cottage in 2005
Why Tim Goodall chose Salcombe
Salcombe is a quintessential English seaside town. Very picturesque town, active sailing and fishing harbour with plenty of outdoor scenic and activity opportunities.
What makes this Cottage unique
Our Property has the benefits of: - easy access, on the flat, a few minutes walking distance to town - off street parking - outdoor living area - all mod cons If you have a bigger party, and require more bedrooms and sleeping space, it may be possible to have a twinned booking with next door [which we also own] No 5 Shadycombe Road
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
Great place in very handy location
A very comfortable and clean converted cottage, refurbished to a high standard & well equipped. Owner is very helpful & great to deal with. Highly recommend.
Charming cottage with everything we needed. Spotlessly clean, comfy beds, great location. Would highly recommend.
lovely stay in this well equipped cottage. Looking forward to returning!
A lovely, charmingly decorated house with many conveniences. It is highly recommended. Tim was extremely helpful and accommodating.
The cottage was really lovely, it was in a great location and was really nice inside with great facilities.
Cosy,convenient, clean !
Ideal location close to town centre but far enough away to get some peace and quiet. Cottage is super well appointed, everything worked great - nothing we could fault. Great communication from owner, would certainly return.
Special interest holidays:
Sailing courses at the Island Cruising Club - RYA Sailing Training Centre - Multi Activity Centre with power boat training.
Fishing on 'Anglo Dawn', an Angling Charter Vessel.
Scuba diving on the wrecks, canoeing, kayaking, power-boating, surfing.
Painting courses in watercolours at Harbour House in Kingsbridge where there are also classes for yoga, tai chi, pilates.
South Devon Steam Railway at Dartmouth for enthusiasts.
There are a number of beaches within the Salcombe estuary, sandy, safe and clean. All within varying walking distances and ferries, the ferries are taken from the Ferry Inn. Clambering over the rocks to Sunny Cove or walking along the cliff tops, the views are stunning with spectacular coastal paths for lunch at Gara Rock and beyond.
The nearest airports are Exeter & Plymouth. There are trains to Plymouth and Totnes with buses to and from Salcombe. Once in Salcombe a car is not necessarily required as there is so much to do within walking distance.
Totnes - train station 20 miles 30 mins
Plymouth - Train, Airport & Ferry Port 25 miles 40 mins
Exeter - Airport 60 miles 1 hr drive
Bristol - Airport 120 miles 2 hrs drive
The cottage is within walking distance of the Salcombe town.
Further afield there is:
Kingsbridge - market town - 6 miles by car, 15 min drive
Totnes - Historic Market town, with great tea and crafty type shops- 20 miles, 30 min drive
Dartmoor - scenic outdoors - 15-30 miles, 30 min to 1+hr drive
Dartmouth - historic harbour & steam railway - 20 miles, 40 mins drive
Plymouth - historic city and harbour - 25 miles, 40 mins drive
Eden Eco Project in Cornwall - 60 miles, 1 hr 40 min drive
The local shops are very good. You will find Coleman's a family butcher , delicious baker, fishmongers, delicatessen shops, grocers, gift shops, clothing, interiors & home-wares etc and the best sweetie shop you have ever seen, which the children love. There is a Lloyds bank and a Boots chemist. The clothing shops are interesting and varied for wetter days. We love "Chattels" at the end of Fore street opposite the butchers, for its interesting selection of home-ware, interiors and gifts. We love the sausages from Colemans the butchers. There are numerous restaurants and pubs for eating out and serving locally caught fish or shell fish; Captain Flints has great pizza's, but it is very popular and queues are to be expected; Salcombe ice-cream is a must! For a very good curry on a Friday night at The Pilchard Inn on Burgh Island, go to Bigbury which is accessed at high tide by a tractor, or walk over the spit of sand for an adventure. Newton Ferries has The Ship Inn on the tidal river's edge. Kingsbridge has two of the usual supermarkets. Walking in the area is so varied with Dartmoor close at hand and the Ramblers welcome people to join them three times a week. There are National Trust houses, e.g. Sharpitor on the cliffs at the mouth of Salcombe estuary and another at Dartmouth.
Additional pricing information
Booking Notes: Our House is available to rent throughout the year on a weekly basis. Short breaks out of season can also be requested / negotiated. Provisional reservations can be accepted by telephone or e-mail and confirmed on payment of a rental deposit. Email us, via the booking form, for further details. A £260 deposit is required on booking (not toward rent and converts to security deposit at arrival). The rental monies are in 2 stages 50% 60days prior arrival / Balance 14days prior arrival Changeover Day: Changeover day is Friday with departure time by 10:00 am and arrival after 3:00 pm, unless by prior arrangement where possible. Notes on prices: Prices range from £515 low to £1350 per week high season. Short stays are available during non-peak time for % of the rent, approx as follows: 3 nts:70%, 4 nts:75%, 5 nts:85%, 6 nts:92%. 4th futon-bed for 7th pax is addtl £60/stay Cot/high chair (if req) at addtl charge £260 min booking deposit req.converting to security deposit. Security deposit is req to cover any damages etc, & is refundable subject to left condition Rent Payment stages 60 days prior -50% 14 days prior - balance