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Beautifully tucked away in the heart of town.

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Salcombe, South Devon, England - Minutes Away From The Waters Edge, Just A Few Steps And Your Toes Are In The Water

A charming and characterful fisherman’s cottage situated in the very heart of Salcombe, within only a moments walk of the ferry steps. Sherbourne Cottage is situated in the centre of the town and is very convenient for all the towns local amenities, a short ferry tide from the East Portlemouth beaches and readily accessible to the harbour. The character of the cottage gives it a warm welcoming feel. Wi fi is connected.

Outside there is a charming patio area, with table and chairs and electric BBQ for customers to use. To the right are steps that lead directly down to the estuary.

More Details

Owner
ann smith
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2017

About ann smith

We have owned our beautiful cottage in Salcombe for over 10 years, and have completely refurbished it over that time. Our children love it as much as we do, and the locality is just perfect for a family holiday. No steep hills to climb after a lovely day on the beach, and of course just a trot down the road to the sweet shop and stores!!! What could be better!!!

ann smith purchased this cottage in 2001

Why ann smith chose South Hams

We just love Salcombe as a family holiday location. The beaches and waters are among the best in the world, and who could ask for a more perfect place to spend a truly magical holiday.

What makes this cottage unique

Wi fi connected

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed in this lovely cottage in Salcombe for a week in early April, and although the weather was not good, we were warm and cosy inside.



A great position in town, and a lovely experience - definitely 5 stars.
Mar 2016
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite room - Toilet, Shower and washbasin Family bathroom - Toilet, Shower and washbasin
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bed 1, has a double bed with en-suite shower and toilet with estuary views. Bed 2 has a double bed and a single bed with adjoining shower and toilet with estuary views. All beds are made up and ready for your arrival with duvets, bathroom towels and mats, along with kitchen towels.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The cottage is very snug and cosy! There is a very efficient combination boiler what gives instant and very hot water when required. Outside: There is a patio area at the front of the property with garden tables and chairs. An electric BBQ is in the property for guests use. Restricted parking is available on the high street just above the cottage, unrestricted parking available on roads higher up the town. There is a long stay car park available and should you wish to purchase a ticket prior to arrival, just call the tourist office and they can post it to your home address, their number is 01548 843927 Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Prices quoted are inclusive of bed linen for two guests, bathroom towels, bath mats and departure cleaning. Beds are made up and ready for arrival. Beach towels are not included Other: Sadly, we are unable to take animals in the cottage. The cottage has full central heating, and a combi boiler.

Reviews

4.8/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

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Beautifully tucked away in the heart of town.
average rating of 4.75 based on 6 reviews
4

Great position

  • 4 of 5

A lovely cosy cottage, tucked away, but right in the heart of Salcombe.

Despite the weather we had a really enjoyable stay. We will return!

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cosy cottage in perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week in the cottage and found the location perfect for eating out, shopping and dining. A few steps from the ferry to East Portlemouth, which we used on several occasions to access the excellent beaches and clifftop walks. The cottage itself was very well equipped and maintained, with useful extras like the electric barbecue, which we used to have steaks on the patio. We ate out on a few occasions and particularly liked the Victoria Inn.

It's difficult to get parked near the property, so we bought a seven-day permit which allowed us to use the long-stay car park 5-10 minutes' walking distance (that permit also allows use of several other car parks across the South Hams).

I can't really fault the cottage, though some may find the stairs a slight challenge. The owner, Ann Smith, was very pleasant to deal with and I would have no hesitation in recommending this property to friends or relatives. I certainly hope I have the opportunity to visit again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review of Sherbourne. Glad you love Salcombe as much as we do!!!
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5

A beautiful snug cottage, feet away from Fore Street but miles away from the noise!

  • 5 of 5

A 5 day visit to celebrate the New Year with a couple of friends....

The cottage was perfect for us - nice and quiet, snug and warm, despite the incredible wind and rain we experienced and a superb base to enjoy the delights of Salcombe.

In common with the majority of properties here, parking can be an issue, particularly at this time of year, when most of the long-stay car park is taken up by yachts ashore for the winter, but patience and a bit of hunting will secure a space and a brief stop on Fore Street to load/offload is no great hardship.

We had a fab time and I would certainly recommend this property.....well furnished, well maintained and well managed

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review, Salcombe can be particularly challenging during the winter, but always has a lovely atmosphere and welcome!!! So glad you had a good time at Sherbourne - Happy New Year!!!
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5

Sherbourne Cottage - perfect

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was just ideal for a family with 2 children, being just a hop and skip from the middle of town, and yet away from all the hurly burly. The estuary was just 100 yards away, and we spent a great deal of time just sitting on the step watching the boats go by.

The cottage had everything we needed, just a lovely little hideaway!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Exeter
Nearest Barpub
25 Metres
Ferry Inn
Nearest Ferry
100 Metres
Portlemouth Ferry
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Thurlestone
Nearest Train
19 Miles
Totnes
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Many in Town
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Mill Bay

Special interest holidays:

Sailing is a very big part of Salcombe life with numerous activities taking place in the estuary at all times.

Coast/Beach:

The waters edge is merely 20 steps away, from where a ferry can be caught over to the glorious Salcombe beaches

Travel:

Nearest airport is Exeter, and car hire is recommended from there.

Distances:

Exeter and Plymouth are both approx. 40 minutes away

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Salcombe, South Devon

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer 2017
20 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 21 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
 
 
Autumn 2016
22 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
From
£135
 
 
October 2017
20 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£675
for 7 nights
£675
 
 
Winter 2017
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
From
£135
 
 
Xmas & New Year 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£660
for 4 nights
From
£165
£625
 
 
Low Season 1
6 Jan 2018 - 3 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£140
 
 
EASTER
24 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£700
for 5 nights
From
£140
£750
 
 
SPRING 1
7 Apr 2018 - 24 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£600
for 4 nights
From
£150
 
 
SPRING BREAK
25 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£695
for 7 nights
£695
 
 
SUMMER 1
2 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
4 night minimum stay
£600
for 4 nights
From
£150
 
 
SUMMER 2
14 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
HIGH SUMMER
28 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 
 
HIGH SUMMER 2
25 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
£1,100
 
 
LATE SUMMER
1 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£775
for 5 nights
From
£155
 
 
AUTUMN 1
15 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
 
 
AUTUMN 2
20 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
WINTER
27 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
 
 
XMAS
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£850
for 5 nights
From
£170
 
 
NEW YEAR
29 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£510
for 3 nights
From
£170
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Bookings are taken from Friday to Friday for weekly lets. Short breaks are taken for a minimum of 3 days.
For weekly lets:
A damage deposit of £100 is required and of course returned once the cottage checks out.
A holding deposit of £100 is required to hold the accommodation and this is deducted from the final payment which is required 1 month before arrival.


Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Friday

Notes on prices:
Three night minimum stays are quoted on application.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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