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High Season Booked but several May/June weeks still available call 01296 625993

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Detached Modern House in Salcombe South Devon. Peaceful Location 10 minutes walk to town or North Sands beach. Off Street parking 2 cars; Free WiFi

This is our dream holiday home in beautiful Salcombe, an area of outstanding natural beauty. We bought the former police station and have converted it into a lovely home from home. The house is ideally situated away from the hustle and bustle of the town centre, at the top of the hill, but close to the local swimming pool, new play park and Spar shop, yet only a 10 minute walk down to the town and a 10 minute walk through a wooded valley to North Sands beach. Salcombe has something for everyone shops, cafes, restaurants and beautiful sandy beaches. Sailing and watersports are available and of course there is the dramatic South Devon coastline with amazing walks and unspoilt countryside. Chageover day is Friday throughout the main season, arrive after 3.00pm and depart the following Friday by 10.00am. Shorter breaks and alternative changeover days can be considered out of season.

Mark & Liz Ward
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, German
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2017

About Mark & Liz Ward

Liz and I live in Wendover, Bucks, with our two children and two cocker spaniels.

We have been coming to Salcombe for family holidays since our children were young (they are now 21 and 24!). At last we have been able to buy our dream home, the former Police Station. It even has estuary glimpses from the master bedroom!

We built our own house in Wendover, so once we had planning permission to convert the Police Station to a house, we managed to do most of the work ourselves: including laying floors; tiling; painting and the garden. We would like to say a very special thank you to our daughter Hannah who gave up her weekends to do so much of the work with us.

We hope you enjoy Salcombe as much as we do. It's a beautiful place to spend a week or two, and far removed from day to day

Mark & Liz Ward purchased this house in 2012

Why Mark & Liz Ward chose South Hams

We have visited Salcombe since our children were small, and have been every year since. We have stayed in many apartments, hotels and holiday lets and always dreamt of having our own house there!

We never thought it would happen because of the cost of living in such a lovely place. However, through an amazing piece of luck we were in Salcombe on holiday the one week that Salcombe Police Station was on the market!

After falling in love with it on our visit, we decided to put in an offer, in the hope we would get planning permission. After going to 'best offers', we managed, by the skin of our teeth, to be successful!

We started work 1 week after completion, and by doing most of the work ourselves managed to turn the Police Station into Constable View

What makes this house unique

We really enjoy walking with our two dogs down through the wooded valley to North Sands and sometimes on to South Sands and Hope Cove or back along the coastal road to Salcombe for coffee.

Our other favourite beach is across the estuary by ferry, past Mill Bay and on to Sunny Cove, especially when the tide is out, when you can walk to the sand bar, which is excellent for body boarding and surfing.

It is nice to spend time in such a beautiful place, everything is just a few minutes from the house and not needing to use the car. Even when its cold and raining, Salcombe still looks beautiful.

From the end of May though to September Salcombe Outdoor Swimming Pool is open. The pool is just around the corner from the house. You can swim without getting sand in your toes and it is warm


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Salcombe in South Devon

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Master bedroom en-suite comprises genuine Jacuzzi bath, quarry slate floor with under floor heating, Velux window with integral blackout blind, large heated towel rail, wc and wash basin. En-suite to Bedroom 2 comprises walk in shower, wc and wash basin.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with super king size double bed and Hypnos mattress. Estuary glimpses through double glazed windows. 40" LED HD smart TV, Laura Ashley sofa and bathroom en-suite. Bedroom 2 with London Olympic twin beds digital TV and shower room en-suite.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: Well behaved dog welcome at owners discretion. No smoking. Free unlimited Wifi. Friday changeover day. Outside: Enclosed dog friendly rear garden with raised flower beds, slate patio areas with outdoor dining table and chairs, plus casual seating and barbecue. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Duvets, pillows and linen provided. Towels can be provided at an extra cost. Other: Downstairs cloakroom with under floor heating. Fired Earth stone flooring and accessories.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)


Superb choice in Salcombe!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, comfortable home with great attention to detail. Lovely furnishings, well equipped kitchen and super beds. Delightful garden in which to relax after a busy day. Off road parking for several vehicles a real plus.

Close to the town with all Salcombe has to offer including its excellent restaurants, beautiful beaches and stunning walks.

Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Convenient holiday base

  • 5 of 5

Ideal for our holiday requirements.

The listing was accurate in every detail communication with owners Mark and Elizabeth prior to our stay was good. I would recommend Constable view as a secure environment for families with dogs, ours had a lovely stay and enjoyed their walk to the north sands beach. We eat out every night either in Salcombe or nearby and found all the pubs are dog friendly.

I would defiantly recommend Constable View as a place to stay in Salcombe, the home was well equipped and comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very well appointed house

  • 5 of 5

Lovely well appointed house with attention to the smaller details. You definitely felt that it was a home rather than a souless forgotten holiday house. The beds were amazingly comfortable too and my daughter is now requesting a duvet uparade at home. The kids loved the tv in their bedroom a little too much! Great location for a stroll into Salcombe. We would definitely recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Just as stated .Well equipped and convenient.

  • 5 of 5

It was all very nice and welcoming great for 2 of us and my dogs.Slightly confused as to where walk through wooded valley to beach is ,but that's a minor thing and we had great walks in the surrounding countryside and on coastal path.following the O.S map we had taken..Overall excellent place to spend your holiday. .

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great base for Salcombe

  • 5 of 5

A lovely warm and welcoming property. The sofas and beds are very comfortable. Nice touches like a bottle of wine on arrival and Easter eggs for our Children make a huge difference as did a box of outdoor play equipment and crabbing equipment. so we didn't have to go and buy anything. A great base for exploring the local area.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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First Class property in first class location

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous stay in this lovely property. Well equipped and the beds were very comfortable. The weather was mixed so we made full use of indoor and out door space - managing to fit in BBQs and eating out in the lovely garden (it has benefited from the rain!).

Even when the weather is poor there is plenty to do in the area. We particularly enjoyed the trip the Sharpham Vineyard - lunch in the pop up restaurant on site and tasting the wine (recommend the sparkling rose).

We enjoyed ourselves so much that we are returning in October.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1
31 Mar 2017 - 25 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
2 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
30 Jun 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5
21 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 9
1 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 10
29 Sep 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £25

Booking Notes:
Telephone 01296 625993 or email to enquire or book.

Changeover Day:
Friday (although some flexibility out of main season)

Notes on prices:
£25 extra per dog, plus £100 refundable doggie deposit, returned within 1 week of leaving date.

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