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Townhouse Close To Waterfront, Private parking, Extensive Private Decking Area

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, Centre Of The Town, Yet Peaceful Location, Wi-Fi, Sky TV, BBQ, NearThe Beach!

A well maintained town house lovingly kept to a high standard and equipped with almost everything you could need. Located in Salcombe, a beautiful small town in the South Hams district of Devon in the South West of England. It has long been a popular destination for holidays all year round, thanks to its warm climate, stunning location and wonderful character. On your doorstep are the most beautiful golden sand beaches with crystal clear water, relaxing walks around tree lined coves, excellent golf courses and one of the best water sport locations in the country. Near to the mouth of the Kingsbridge Estuary, built mostly on its steep west side, it lies within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Visitors return year after year, finding quick and easy access not only to beautiful beaches via the ferry links to East Portlemouth and South Sands, but also to its boutiques, pubs, restaurants and stunning coastal paths; all making the Salcombe experience truly unforgettable!

SHORT BREAKS AVAILABLE OUT OF HIGH SEASON. :)

More Details

Property Manager
Melanie Sharwood
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
19 August, 2017

About Melanie Sharwood

My name is Mel and I have had the pleasure of managing this stylish townhouse for about 6yrs now.

We look to provide you with the highest standard of care and to be on the end of the phone if there is anything you should need.

Special requests of flowers, champagne, chocolates etc for a celebration away can be supplied and put in the house ready for when you arrive.

We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you to Salcombe!

Why Melanie Sharwood chose South Hams

This house is in an ideal location for exploring Salcombe and the surrounding area. The added bonus of a private parking space will not go amiss here! With good quality furnishings, Egyptian cotton bed linen and top quality fluffy towels, Wi-Fi, Sky TV, an excellent selection of reading books and dvd's to suit all tastes and ages!

Most years, the owners are proactive in making some improvements to the house.

2014/5. resurfaced the lower terrace area with York paving slabs, rebuilt surround wall with existing stone and replaced roof-light window.

2016/7. Replaced sisal carpet on the entrance stairs to first floor, Tiled ground floor entrance.Replaced sisal with Karndean in the TV/sitting room and long sitting/dining room. Sitting/dining room- replace 2 armchairs with 2 x 2 seater sofas, new curtains. Re tiled and decorated master en-suite. Replaced carpet in master bedroom and redecorated. Refurbished top bathroom, installing new shower and screen, new vanity unit and tiled flooring. Kitchen refurbishment - painted all units and walls and tile the floor.

What makes this house unique

A very well maintained house! Immaculately clean and presented to a 5* standard.

Parking in Salcombe!

Boasting an extensive decked area to sit out and enjoy the weather.

Guestbook comments from the manager

After 15yrs of staying in a variety of holiday homes in Salcombe, this is by far the the best.

Excellent location, comfortably furnished, well maintained and by far the best equipped rental property. The quality of bed linen and cutlery also require special note.

Added bonuses include -

- location

- car park

- 2 Terraces (love the Winchester bar!)

- key pad entry system.

Have already booked to return next year!!

Also love the great stock of books, dvd's, etc - plus Sky + and Sky Sports.
Jul 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Salcombe in South Hams District

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , This bathroom is located between the Bunk room and the Twin
  • Ground floor Shower room with shower cubicle, wc, and basin. En suite bathroom to Bedroom 1 with bath/shower over, wc, basin. Family bathroom on the second floor with bath/shower over, wc, and basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , King size bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Super king size bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Twin bedded room
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Bunk beds
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps up to 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1; King Size bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers. Bedroom 2; SuperKing Size bed, fitted cupboard - ground floor. Bedroom 3; 2 x 3' Single beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers. Bedroom 4; Full size Bunk Beds, chest of drawers - ideally set up for children.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Carpeted bedroom areas. Gas central heating. Internet access. BBQ. 2 Outside terraces. Satellite TV. Non smoking. Pets not allowed. There is allocated parking for ONE car with additional car parking available nearby in the long stay car park by purchasing a car parking pass which can also be used in several other car parks throughout the South Hams. Cost of approx. £32 for per week, per car. Outside: The Clubhouse - of timber construction with built in fridge and sink and giving access to a splendid upper terrace. The stunning rooftop terrace is a real delight to savour! With some sneaky views over towards East Portlemouth, this 50' area of decking gives plenty of room to sit out and entertain friends with a glass of wine, or sunbathing in private enjoying the weather of the South West. Ample deck chairs and seats are supplied along with a picnic table and bench seat. Steps at the far end of the terrace lead down to the rear terrace. The private rear terrace has a table with 8 chairs and BBQ. This terrace was resurfaced with beautiful York stone for 2014. Utility Room: Ground floor - Washing machine, tumble dryer and built in sink. Iron, ironing board, vacuum cleaner. Refurbished 2014. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Superior quality bed linen and towels are provided. Beach towels are not provided. A complimentary mid-term linen change is available for holiday lettings of 2 weeks or more. Maid service is available at an extra cost by prior arrangement. Other: Sitting Room - with sofa, armchairs, flat screen TV with Sky+ HD (incl. Sky Sports), DVD player, excellent library selection for all tastes, Wi-Fi, Coal effect electric fire. Stairs from here lead to the second floor. Baby Friendly with travel cot, highchair and 2 stair-gates.

Reviews

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Townhouse Close To Waterfront, Private parking, Extensive Private Decking Area
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5

Beautiful property in the heart of Salcombe

  • 5 of 5

For the second year running this property has proved a jewel among holiday homes. Located in the centre of town, but set back from the main street in a quiet courtyard, the house is steps away from a huge selection of shops, cafe's and the bustling harbour, and yet noise is never an issue and the roof top terrace is tranquil sun trap to relax on.

The house itself is well maintained with furnishings and appointments well above the usual standard. Everything was provided from bed sheets to stair gates (we had a two year old in the party) and from a huge selection of cutlery to hand soap in each bathroom.

Mel Sharwood is the perfect property manager discreet friendly communication and help when necessary. We also loved the cake and bottle of wine on arrival - very thoughtful!

These are just some of the details that make 1 Kings Cottage a home away from home and we are all looking forward to returning next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Harriet, Thank you so much for your very complimentary review! It was a delight to have you back. We try very hard to make sure all of our guests enjoy the house as much as you do. I have reserved your dates for 2018 and look forward to welcoming you back once again! Best wishes, Mel
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5

Great facilities, spacious yet cosy and in a fab spot in the centre of Salcombe

  • 5 of 5

A smartly decorated and clean property with a plenty of space and good amenities. Nice kitchen and ample space and big table to eat outside.

Good wifi. Parking space in centre of town was also invaluable.

Would stay again.

Not the place to stay if you want a view of the harbour. Otherwise excellent.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome property in a fab location

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at Kings Cottage and we're already booked in for next year!

The cottage has recently been updated and is equipped with everything you need to stay. There's more than enough room and the decking outside is a real bonus, right in the middle of town - it's perfect! Mel is really helpful and always quick to respond to any questions - thanks again!

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to review 1 Kings Cottages! We do appreciate your comments and look forward to welcoming you back again next year!! Best wishes Mel
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5

Great house in a very central location

  • 5 of 5

House matched up to high expectations from website. Clear communication with owner/agent.

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back to 1 Kings Cottages again! Best wishes Mel
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Gorgeous home

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, so well kitted out with everything you could possibly need. Lovely welcome cake and comfortable beds. Truly a fabulous and cozy place to stay- the photos don't do it justice.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous property right in the heart of Salcombe but delightfully quiet!

  • 5 of 5

1 kings Cottages was all we hoped for. The furnishings were first rate with some beautiful artwork on the walls. The bedrooms and linen quality were of the highest standard. It was a lovely surprise to receive a bottle of wine and home made cake on our arrival!

What we particularly liked were the two lounges; one housing the large TV which the children enjoyed and the other incorporating the dining area which the adults used for a peaceful after dinner drink!

Although centrally located in Salcombe, the fact that the No 1 is at the far end of a row of cottages off Fore Street meant that noise was just not an issue (except for the ever present seagulls!)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ray, for a lovely review. So glad you enjoyed the house. We look forward to seeing you again next year! Best wishes, Mel
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Location

Special interest holidays:

Dittiscombe Equestrian Centre, Dittiscombe, Slapton. TQ7 2QF - Tel; 01548 581049 - For riding lessons and hacking; with indoor school for bad weather! - 35 min. drive.

Coast/Beach:

East Portlemouth Beaches - 5 minute walk & 3 minute Ferry ride. The Ferry operates from Easter to October with a continuous service. Venus Café are based close by for a drink or snack to eat.

South Sands Beach - 1 minute walk + approx 7 min ferry ride. The Ferry operates from Easter to October. Running roughly every 1/2 hr. Visit the South Sands Boutique Hotel for a bite to eat!

North Sands Beach - 1 mile, 15minute walk. Visit The Winking Prawn for a delightful snack or meal is a definite must

Travel:

Airport - Exeter & Plymouth airports - approx. 1 hour drive or Bristol airport - approx. 2 hour drive

Train - Totnes rail station - 45 minutes drive

International ferry port - 45 minutes drive - Roscoff in france, Cork & Santander

Distances:

Kingsbridge - 10 min drive

Slapton Sands - 20 min drive

Blackpool Sands - 25 min drive

Dartmouth - 25 min drive

Dartmoor - 45 min drive

Further Details:

Cranch's shop (general food store)

Bakery

Delicatessen

Butcher

Newsagents

Restaurants

Bistros

Lloyds bank

All a minute's walk from your front door!!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Salcombe, South Devon

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Season
19 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,229
for 7 nights
£2,229
 
 
Early Sept
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£414
for 3 nights
From
£138
£970
 
 
September
9 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£798
for 3 nights
From
£266
£1,142
 
 
End Sept
16 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£648
for 3 nights
From
£216
£928
 
 
Early/Mid October
30 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£606
for 3 nights
From
£202
£869
 
 
Oct Half Term
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£489
for 3 nights
£1,142
 
 
Nov/Dec
28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£498
for 3 nights
From
£166
£713
 
 
Christmas 2017
21 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,185
for 3 nights
From
£395
£1,690
 
 
New Year
29 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,344
for 3 nights
From
£448
£1,918
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £200

Changeover Day:
Saturday. Arrival time of 3pm on Saturday and departure at 10am please.
Short breaks are available out of high season.
If occupancy of 4 people or less we can offer a reduced rental out of season if only 1 or 2 bedrooms are used. Please ask for details.

Notes on prices:
Out of season - if occupancy is 4 people or less, we can offer a reduced rental if only 1 or 2 bedrooms are used. Please ask for details.

Short breaks can be available out of high season.

* A 30% deposit is due via on-line banking at the time of booking. The balance is due 12 weeks prior to your arrival date along with a £200.00 security damage deposit. This will gladly be refunded if no damage is reported after your stay. The booking party must NOT exceed 8 people. Payment terms via BACS 12 weeks prior to arrival. Payment must be made in full when booking within 12 weeks.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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