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Little Horsecombe

Salcombe, Devon (Ref. 995569)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating Tourist Board ratings icon Tourist Board ratings icon Tourist Board ratings icon

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mrs Howland

    “Nice good and clean cottage, access a little difficult if you are not very good on your feet.”

The property

Little Horsecombe is a traditionally furnished, dog-friendly thatched cottage with a lovely mature garden, situated in an idyllic, quiet rural location near Batson Creek, just a twenty-minute walk from the Salcombe estuary, and within easy reach of the town’s shops and restaurants.

The kitchen is small and galley-styled with fitted units, electric cooker, fridge/freezer and microwave.

Adjacent is a utility room with washing machine, w.c.

and hand basin. The sitting room is comfortable and spacious with a large sofa, armchairs, TV with Freeview and DVD player.

French doors lead out to the garden and terrace. On the first floor are three bedrooms.

The master has a double bed and views over the garden and neighbouring countryside, plus an en suite shower room with a shower, w.c, hand basin and heated towel rail.

The other bedrooms are both twins, each with two single beds, and pleasant views over the garden.

A family bathroom has a bath with shower.

Outside is a large garden and paddock with garden furniture and a barbeque, whilst a tennis table in located the garage – perfect for keeping the children (and adults!) entertained!

There is ample space for 2-3 cars on drive.

This baby friendly property provides cosy but simple accommodation, divided over two floors, and is ideally suited to couples or families looking for a traditional holiday base from which to explore the area.


  • Three bedrooms: 1x Double and 2x Twin
  • Two bathrooms
  • Galley kitchen
  • Traditional decor
  • Dogs allowed
  • Ample parking and outdoor space.
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Fridge/freezer, washing machine, oven, hob,dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle
  • TV with Freeview, DVD player and video recorder
  • Telephone available
  • Parking for 2-3 cars Large garden and paddock, terrace with garden furniture,BBQ available. Bed linen supplied
  • Two well behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Note: Please note that there is a £25 charge per pet
  • Note: Garden not enclosed and steep in places
  • Note: Steep drive.

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.

Garden not enclosed and steep in places.

Up to two well behaved dogs permitted.

Steep drive.

“Please be aware, due to the nature of the town, several of our properties are situated up hills. Please contact our reservations team if you would like more information about the location of this property.”

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