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Firm Anchor

Salcombe, Devon (Ref. 1146093)

Coast & Country Cottages rating

  • 9 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Over three floors
  • Five bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x lower-ground-floor double, 1 x lower-ground-floor single, 1 x single, 1 x lower-ground-floor family room with bunk and single
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, heated towel rail, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with open fire
  • Utility
  • First-floor snug
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • 2 x TVs, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars, additional roadside parking available
  • Enclosed rear garden, courtyard and balcony, all with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub 0.4 miles, beach 1.3 miles
  • Note: Guests must provide their own beach towels
  • Note: This property is not suitable for EV charging

The property

Firm Anchor, a stunning detached holiday home nestled in the picturesque town of Salcombe, Devon, offers a captivating retreat with breathtaking views of the estuary and surrounding countryside.

This tranquil getaway is the ideal haven for families, friends, or couples accompanied by their furry friends, providing a perfect base for exploring the local area.

Upon arriving at Firm Anchor, be welcomed by the mesmerising views that serve as the perfect backdrop for your tranquil getaway.

This beautiful property spans three floors, featuring an inviting open-plan living space, comprising a well-equipped kitchen, a dining area, and a homely sitting area with an open fire.

Rustle up delectable meals with use of the superb appliances, before gathering around the dining table to tuck in.

Alternatively, when the sun is shining, retreat to the enclosed rear garden, courtyard, or balcony, all furnished to perfection, offering idyllic settings to unwind and bask in the peaceful atmosphere.

Complementing these spaces, a utility room and a first-floor snug provide perfect spots to keep on top of your washing and spend quality time with your group, completing your day on a delightful note.

Across the first and lower-ground-floor levels, discover five generously-sized bedrooms to accommodate your family, friends, or four-legged companions.

Comprising of a king-size with an en-suite bathroom, a double, two singles, and a family room with bunk and single beds, you’re sure to find something for everyone.

In the morning, venture beyond Firm Anchor in to Salcombe, home to a splendid array of amenities, as well as Salcombe Harbour and Salcombe North Sands, perfect for building sandcastles or simply basking in the sun’s rays.

Discover the vibrant market town of Kingsbridge, a few miles away, boasting an array of local shops, eateries, and pubs for delightful dinners and drinks with loved ones.

Explore the enchanting marina of Dartmouth, adorned with colourful boutiques, art galleries, and eateries, inviting you to wander through the town's oldest quarter.

A short drive takes you to Plymouth and Paignton, each offering a diverse range of attractions.

In Plymouth, traverse the historic Barbican area with its cobblestone streets and unique independent shops, alongside the picturesque Barbican Marina.

Meanwhile, Paignton beckons with boat trips to Torquay, family adventures at Paignton Zoo, and the excitement of Paignton Pier.

From the comfort of Firm Anchor, embrace the best of Devon's offerings and create lasting memories in this picturesque corner of the world.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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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
  • Christmas