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The Chota House

Salcombe, Devon (Ref. 995310)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • 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/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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8 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Cope

    “Great location for shops, boat park, etc.”

    Rather a lot of cobwebs particularly at floor level around legs of furniture which is surprising given the delayed takeover time/extended cleaning time. Double bed a bit small and narrow for luxury accommodation. Lighting poor in kitchen over preparation areas, microwave at floor level(?!), cooker in an awkward position. Only one key for 6 people is insufficient. Salcombe spoiled this year because of overcrowding but you are unable to do much about that!

    - Mr Cope, July 2020

The property

A delightful colonial-style detached house situated in its own South facing grounds, furnished and presented to a very good standard throughout.

The accommodation is ideally suited to a family group or for couples looking for a central Salcombe property in a quieter area of the town.

The stylish open plan living space has a wonderful feature fireplace with a woodburning stove, and opens out onto the decked terrace with a vine covered pergola with garden furniture.

On the private driveway there is parking for up to two cars and a boat trailer. A relatively quiet residential area of the town yet within a few minutes walk of Salcombe's shops, restaurants and quays.

The boat park and public slipway are just a short stroll from the property.

Across gardens and surrounding wooded grounds with just a glimpse of Batson Creek beyond the driveway from bedroom gable window. A porch entrance hallway with room for coats and shoes leads into a large open plan reception room with feature fireplace and wood-burning stove.

Comfortably furnished with sofas, TV, stereo with iPod docking station, round dining table and chairs.

Georgian doors open out onto a decked veranda.

The kitchen to the rear has a central island unit, wooden butchers block and surfaces, Belfast sink, electric cooker, dishwasher and microwave.

Off the kitchen is a good sized room housing the central heating boiler and washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer.

Door to rear terrace with outside heated shower - ideal for sandy children and/or wetsuits!

On the ground floor is a converted room with L-shaped sofa-bed, widescreen TV with Sky (including Sports and Children's channels).

En suite shower room with electric shower, w.c, basin and heated towel rail. In addition to the *sofa-bed (in TV room - above) there are three en suite bedrooms on the first floor.

Two are twin bedded rooms, each with pine single beds, wardrobe and en suite shower room with shower, w.c and wash-hand basin.

There is also a larger bedroom with pine double bed, wardrobe, Juliet balcony and en suite with bath, w.c and wash-hand basin.


All duvets, pillows and bed linen are provided - tenants require their own beach towels.

At the front of the house is a decked terrace and vine covered pergola with outside furniture.

Gravelled driveway, accessed through five barred gate from road, with attractive trees and shrubs surround space for up to two cars and boat trailer.


  • Three ensuite bedrooms, all on 1st floor: 1 x Double bedroom and ensuite with bath, w.c
  • and basin
  • 2 x Twin bedrooms and ensuite with shower cubicle, w.c and basin
  • Additional sofa bed in TV room with ensuite with shower enclosure, w.c, basin and heated towel rail (Sofa bed only made up if requested at time of booking)
  • Utility room
  • Kitchen/sitting/dining room.
  • Gas fired central heating. Fridge/freezer, washing machine, oven, dishwasher, tumble dryer, microwave, toaster, kettle. Log burner. Wifi available. SKY TV. Parking for up to 2 cars and boat trailer. Decked area and pergola with outside furniture. Bed linen and bath towels are supplied, guests need to bring their own beach towels.

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.

No pets permitted.
Please let the office know in advance if you will need use of the sofa bed.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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