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Spinnaker Cottage

Salcombe, Devon (Ref. 995814)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Swimming Pool Swimming pool
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

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21 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Tyers

    “The cottage is in the heart of Salcombe and has the most fantastic views of the estuary.”

    It is a delight to open the curtains in the morning and watch the harbour come to life. Being so central you can expect noise from late night revellers, but this is to be expected. The car park is a fair walk away so bear this in mind when booking especially if you have small children. Trying to bring the car down Fore Street is a challenge and quite stressful when the town is SO busy, on arrival and departure it was very difficult to unload and pack up. ...

    It is a delight to open the curtains in the morning and watch the harbour come to life. Being so central you can expect noise from late night revellers, but this is to be expected. The car park is a fair walk away so bear this in mind when booking especially if you have small children. Trying to bring the car down Fore Street is a challenge and quite stressful when the town is SO busy, on arrival and departure it was very difficult to unload and pack up. The beds are comfortable and the shower is powerful. However, the cottage is tired and in need of investment, it’s a mish mash of old furniture with little thought to making it a comfortable and stylish experience for guests. The downstairs bedroom is an almost windowless room which feels very damp and the adjoining bathroom is very dark. Neither of my teenage kids wanted to sleep down there. For us the views didn’t make up for a disappointing stay.

    - Mrs Tyers, July 2021

    Thank you for your comments following your stay at Spinnaker Cottage. We find that the pictures of the property are accurately representative, so it is a shame that you found the furnishings not to your liking. It would seem that this property did not match your families requirements; due to its central location in a busy town, its likely to suffer from noise disruption. The car park is located a flat, 5-7 minute walk away, and there is a lay-by which you can to pull in to for vehicle loading and unloading, but we do appreciate that this is not guaranteed especially in the height of the season. We are glad that you enjoyed the fantastic views, and hope that we can welcome you back to Salcombe again soon. Owner relations

The property

Located on Fore Street, offering immediate level access to Salcombe's famous waterfront, Spinnaker Cottage boasts a boat store with space for one small 2-3 man RIB.

and superb views of the estuary towards East Portlemouth and South Pool Creek.

It has an attractively furnished sitting room with delightful views, a double sofa, TV/DVD player, gas fire and a door to the balcony.

The open planned kitchen / dining area is well-equipped with a range of appliances, and a seating for up to six people.

There are three bedrooms in total: on the first floor is a double with a King-size bed and an adjoining Jack-and-Jill shower room, connecting to a twin room with two single pine-framed beds.

There is a further twin room at the lower ground floor level.

In addition is a family bathroom whilst outside there is a small balcony with two chairs and table, overlooking the estuary.

Strictly no smoking or pets permitted.

Wi-Fi available.

As a baby friendly property, a travel cot, bed guard, high chair and stairgate are available.

Small cutlery and plastic beakers and plates are provided.

Please note: all duvets, pillows, bed linen and towels are supplied - tenants just need to bring beach towels.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x King-size, 2 x twin
  • Modern kitchen
  • Boat store for a small 2-3 Man Rib
  • Sitting room
  • Two bathrooms (one en suite).
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Hob, double oven, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, full size freezer, washing machine, toaster, kettle
  • TV, DVD, Radio, Gas Fire
  • Small balcony with table and two chairs
  • Wifi available
  • Parking pass for one car is provided - for the long stay car park in Salcombe (subject to restrictions)
  • The property now supplies a spa pass for the nearby Salcombe Harbour Hotel and Spa valid until end of May 2022 No Pets
  • Bed linen and towels supplied

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

About the location

SALCOMBE

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.

Please note the Salcombe Harbour Hotel is closed until the 17th May at the earliest so therefore the Spa passes are unavailable to use and will be removed from the property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas