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Shipwrights Cottage

Salcombe, Devon (Ref. 1149275)

Coast & Country Cottages rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Over three floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x second-floor king-size with TV and en-suite bath, shower over, basin, and WC, 1 x ground-floor twin with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • First-floor kitchen
  • First-floor living/dining room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, washing machine
  • 2 x TVs, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Harbour 0.1 miles, pub 0.2 miles, shop 0.5 miles, beach 0.7 miles
  • Note: There is a step up to kitchen, please take care
  • Note: Although there is a handrail, the property has two staircases that are fairly steep and maybe unsuitable for people with limited mobility
  • Note: There is no parking at this property
  • Note: There is no garden at this property
  • Note: There may be some noise from the road

The property

Shipwrights Cottage, a characterful, quaint abode rests in the heart of pretty Salcombe, Devon, enjoying spectacular harbour views.

With delightful scenery, a stone's throw away from a local pub, and being located in South Devon National Landscape, this traditional cottage invites families and small groups of friends, idyllic for a coastal getaway.

Step inside to discover the charming cottage boasts a three-story layout and is brimming with character just waiting to be explored.

On entering, you are greeted by the snug ground-floor twin room with a convenient en-suite walk-in shower.

For a little more privacy, climb the stairs to the top floor, where a king-size room awaits you to catch your night's rest.

The heart of the home is on the first floor, where you may catch up on your day's excursions at the delightful dining table or simply rest on the sofas while enjoying the magnificent clean waters of Salcombe Harbour glistening in the Devon sunshine.

The kitchen, also on this floor, is fully equipped with everything you need to prepare delicious meals during your stay.

Shipwrights Cottage is just a short boat ride from East Portlemouth and many beautiful beaches along the coastline, or you can take a leisurely stroll down to North Sands, for your morning and evening walks by the sea.

Discover the exotic and unusual at National Trusts - Overbeck's Garden, and be in constant awe of the natural beauty of the Moor Sand Cliffs.

Dive into local history at the Salcombe Maritime Museum or enjoy dining out at the locally sourced seafood restaurant The Winking Prawn, the inviting Kings Arms or The Fortescue or experience gourmet dining at the South Sands Hotel & Restaurant.

Whether you are seeking tranquillity or a sense of adventure, Shipwrights Cottage is the perfect base for making memories of a lifetime.

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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