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Elworthy Cottage

Salcombe, Devon (Ref. 1017060)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Elworthy And The Shepherd's Hut

Elworthy and The Shepherd's Hut are delightfully traditional dwellings, ideal for exploring all of the wonders that South Devon has to offer with your loved ones. Elworthy is a captivating Grade II listed thatched property, ideally suited for a family of four looking for a quaint and cosy cottage, whereas The Shepherd's Hut boasts its own unique character, perfect for a couple to rest in their own private spot. With Elworthy being home to a fantastic array of amenities, this property is superb for sharing, enjoy a film together in the evenings whilst huddled around the woodburning stove, or get stuck into a board game at the dining table while the dinner simmers on the oven behind. In the summer months, the shared garden is perfect for bringing everyone together, light up the barbecue and enjoy a spot of alfresco dining as the sun shines above you. Continue the sun soaking at one of the nearby beaches in Salcombe, just a short car journey away, this bustling resort town offers fun for all ages. The North Sands and the South Sands beaches offer their own advantages, with the South being ideal for watersports of all kinds, and the North ideal for the little ones to explore rockpools, you're guaranteed a fun-filled day no matter which wondrous waters you chose to spend your day at. Salcombe is also home to a wide selection of eateries, with beachfront restaurants offering fresh seafood and other delights, it offers the perfect option for a fine dining experience. Explore the shops, the Maritime Museum, or simply stroll along the harbour, with Salcombe attracting visitors from all over every year, you can be sure that it's a real tourist hotspot. Within reach of Dartmouth, Plymouth, and Paignton too, the dwellings of Elworthy and The Shepherd's Hut offer the best base for exploring the south of England.

The property

Holding character and tradition from its thatched roof to its wooden beams, Elworthy is a traditional Grade II listed cottage, perfect for your family retreat to Salcombe.

Step inside to find a snug sitting room home to a woodburning stove, there's no better spot to spend an evening unwinding as the dinner simmers in the kitchen.

The kitchen is also home to a modest dining area where you can gather to discuss your plans for the day ahead while enjoying a delicious home-cooked meal.

When sleep calls, head up the stairs to find two bedrooms; consisting of a king-size room and a twin, it offers the perfect layout for a small family to rest before delving into action the next day.

Outside is a great spot to enjoy your morning coffee on the patio or alfresco dining straight from the barbecue in the summer months amongst the coastal breeze.

Elworthy is a delight of a dwelling, a perfect base for enjoying the wonders of South Devon.

Note: The The Shepherd's Hut Ref. 1019333 can be booked in addition to the cottage for an additional £150 per week, together sleeping 6 people.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size and 1 x twin
  • Wet room with shower, basin and WC
  • External WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • The Shepherd's Hut is ideal for 2 people sharing a double sofa bed, facilites to make hot drinks but no kitchen
  • WC and sink (cold water only).
  • Electric night storage heaters and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hobs, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Lawned garden and patio with furniture and barbecue
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.9 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: An additional cost of £30 per week is required if bringing a dog with you
  • Note: Young children are not permitted on the upper lawn, which is gated

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Kingsbridge 7 miles; Dartmouth 21 miles; Plymouth 24 miles; Paignton 26 miles.

Salcombe is a popular destination for walkers and families looking for a holiday by the sea and was once a major port. There are two pretty beaches within a short distance, North Sands and South Sands and further on is the National Trust property Overbeck’s where you can wander through the subtropical gardens. Why not have a more adventurous day and try out the watersports available on the estuary including surfing, kayaking or a more leisurely boat trip? Whilst staying in Salcombe you must take advantage of the locally sourced seafood which is served in many of the restaurants, pubs, cafés and delicatessens. The southern tip of Devon provides some spectacular scenery and picturesque vistas with a number of sandy beaches, lovely villages with thatched cottages and some fantastic opportunities for walking, including the South West Coast path.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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