The Coach House at Moulthaven is a stunning architect-designed detached house, constructed to a very high specification. The interior has been designed by the owner with an amazing eclectic mix of contemporary and antique furniture throughout, creating a luxurious, yet comfortable home. The Coach House is a hidden gem situated on Moult Hill with outstanding views out over Salcombe Bar towards the open sea and Prawle Point, in a very peaceful location just a short walk to beautiful beaches, the award winning South Sands and popular North Sands. The waterfront, shops and restaurants of picturesque Salcombe are only an 8 minute drive away or a very pleasant 25 minute walk.
Sleeping up to 8 adults with parking for three cars, the accommodation is arranged over five (half) floors boasting four lovely double bedrooms, including a spectacular ‘master’ suite on the top floor, with a stunning bathroom and with superb sea views. There is a ‘garden’ suite on the ground floor again with outstanding views of the sea. The property is the perfect retreat for a family summer holiday enjoying a wonderful first floor decked terrace, ideal for al fresco dining, balconies and terraces, beautiful manicured gardens, hot tub and a number of floor to ceiling windows and bi-fold doors bringing ‘the outside in’. With generous bright, open living spaces and with breathtaking views this house exudes a tranquil and uplifting ambience creating a wonderful opportunity for a truly unique Salcombe holiday.
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LOCATION Nestled in peaceful, sheltered, woodland on Salcombe’s Moult Hill, The Coach House is just a few hundred yards from the beautiful sandy beach at South Sands, perfect for sandcastles or water sports. Hop on the South Sands Ferry (see in ‘Photos’) from the beach to enjoy Salcombe from the water, or take the short drive from the property to the centre of the popular sailing town to wander around pretty streets, exploring art galleries and individual shops. Enjoy fresh Salcombe crab and locally caught seafood at one of the many restaurants or sample some delicious Salcombe Dairy ice cream whilst taking in the wonderful views. The property enjoys immediate access to the South West Coast Path and is a short walk to Salcombe’s North Sands, with the popular Winking Prawn.
VIEWS Delightful, wide-ranging sea views from most of the rooms, various balconies, decked terrace and garden.
ENTRANCE The Coach House welcomes you with a large and solid oak door leading to a spacious entrance hall. A stunning oak, glass and steel rope staircase* leads up and down to the first and lower ground floors.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST/DINING ROOM A stylishly designed and well presented open plan area at first floor level. The contemporary kitchen has an extensive range of elegant wall, floor and full length units with a Silestone work surface extending to form a substantial breakfast bar. A very comprehensive range of modern appliances including a Rangemaster cooker, make self-catering a pleasure! The dining area enjoys far reaching views of the garden and out to sea and is furnished with an antique French Refectory table seating eight, antique side board and opens out onto the glass balcony leading to both the dining terrace and the very spacious decked first floor roof terrace (see details below).
SITTING ROOM A superb room with bi-fold floor to ceiling doors opening to a stunning balcony with clear sea views. This sunny and very tastefully presented room is furnished with a very large L-shaped sofa providing seating for a minimum of six in front of the contemporary gas fire and widescreen TV, as well as a baby-grand piano and additional antiques. The room opens further to a study area with desk and bookshelves etc.
MEDIA ROOM On the lower ground floor level there is a purpose built media room with ceiling mounted projector and wide viewing screen. Freeview TV and Apple TV are available (you will require your code) plus a DVD player with a large selection of DVDs and a generous, comfortable sofa (featuring two chaise ends to fully stretch out on). Also featuring an indoor sauna, this is the perfect area to relax in after a long day on the beach!
BEDROOMS Four in total, all stylishly presented and comfortably furnished. On the top floor is the extremely impressive MASTER SUITE offering beautiful sea views. Here is found a super-King size bed, two antique chests of drawers, large built-in wardrobe, chairs and floor-to-ceiling doors (opening to a Juliet balcony). The fully-tiled en suite bathroom features a freestanding oval bath, walk-in shower with rain head and hand held showers, large vanity area with two basins, w.c., two heated towel rails. The GARDEN SUITE (ground floor) boasts impressive sea views and a fantastic position overlooking the garden, with floor-to-ceiling windows opening to a private terrace. The room is tastefully furnished with an iron-framed King-size bed, further antiques, a French wardrobe, chair and small sofa, and has a large, fully-tiled en suite shower room with a very generous walk-in shower, again fitted with rain shower and hand held showers, w.c, basin and heated towel rail. BEDROOM 3 (lower ground floor) is also furnished with a King-size bed, chests of drawers, French wardrobe, dressing table and chair, whilst the adjacent BEDROOM 4 has a super-King size bed with wooden fitted headboard, antique bedside chests of drawers, built-in wardrobe and antique bureau.
BATHROOMS In addition to the two en suites (above) is a fully tiled shower room at ground floor level (to service guests using bedrooms 3 and 4). This features a large walk-in shower with rain head and hand-held showers, w.c., basin (on wooden plinth), heated towel rail. There is an additional shower in the boot room (see below).
GARDEN ENTRANCE/BOOT ROOM At the lower ground floor (garden) level is a secondary entrance, ideal for families returning from the beach. The door leads into a spacious boot room with tiled flooring with ample space for coats, shoes, boots and beach equipment, and then through to a shower area. The adjacent LAUNDRY ROOM has a washing machine, tumble dryer, sink and various fitted units.
ROOF TERRACE A magnificent 500 sq ft roof terrace with Millboad decking boasts views over the garden towards the sea and is furnished with a large rattan sofa set. The terrace extends across a glass balcony* to the dining terrace with table and chairs - a curved staircase leads down to the garden.
GARDEN The grounds have been beautuifully landscaped to maintain the peaceful woodland setting with some areas laid to lawn and beds finished with shrubs. Within the garden area is HOT TUB for up to 6 guests.
PARKING Off-road parking next to the house, for up to three cars.
OTHER INFORMATION The house benefits from underfloor heating and double-glazing throughout, and has oak flooring to all areas other than the sitting room and bedrooms which are carpeted. Plantation shutters in all room. Wireless broadband internet available. Strictly no smoking or pets permitted. Please note that a barbecue is NOT supplied. A £750.00 (refundable) security deposit is required when booking this property - the Accidental Damage Waiver cannot be applied.
*Potential slip hazards – care is therefore required when using the oak stairs and/or crossing the glass balcony. For reasons of safety children under 5 years of age (excluding babies in ‘arms’) are not permitted.