Stonehanger 1 (SHSTON1)
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
A newly refurbished ground floor apartment a short walk downhill to Salcombe's waterfront and many shops and restaurants. It is also close to the local convenience store. The property, which is furnished and decorated to a good standard, has views of the distant countryside and has off street parking.
Front door to hallway. Sitting Room: TV, DVD, sofa bed, double doors leading onto patio and garden. Kitchen: galley style leading off sitting room; newly fitted units and appliances; electric hob & oven, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge with ice box.
Bedroom 1: overlooking garden, double bed (4'6"), Bedroom 2: twin beds (3') Bathroom: bath with shower over, basin, heated towel rail, WC.
Outside: private paved terrace with outdoor furniture, BBQ, adjacent to communal lawned garden with drying area. Ideal for children and pets.
Parking: for 2 cars or 1 car/boat
Duvets and pillows on all beds - guests to bring own linen and towels.
Gas central heating and hot water
One well behaved dog welcome at the discretion of the owner at an additional £25 p/wk - mid and low seasons only.
Please note that short breaks are not available during peak periods
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1)|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
The Devon region
Salcombe must be one of the most beautiful harbour towns in the world. Situated in the South Hams, at Devon's most southerly tip, Salcombe attracts visitors from all over the world at all times of year to enjoy many coast and country activities. Famous as a centre for sailing, diving and fishing the estuary has many sheltered, sandy beaches and is a base for walkers and others with a love of nature.
The Salcombe harbour is a safe haven for visiting yachts and is a centre for sailors of all ages and abilities. The Town and Yacht Club hold Regatta weeks for many types of sailing craft and there are a number of opportunities for boat hire and tuition.
The estuary also acts as home to a fleet of fishing boats which catch crab and lobster in local waters. Boats and shore anglers have also caught mullet, bass, pollack, dab, flounder, plaice, wrasse, freshwater and sand eel, coley, turbot, whiting and salmon. Sometimes the arrival of dolphins and seals in the estuary generates excitement. Divers can explore the submerged wrecks which dot the coastline and provide a natural habitat for a multitude of fish. The estuary is designated a bass nursery area but is also a site of Special Scientific Interest and a Local Nature Reserve.
This provides added interest to walkers who use Salcombe as a base for beaches, creeks and the spectacular cliff paths from which can be seen many species of flora and fauna. Dartmoor and Slapton Ley with its Field Centre are within easy striking distance.
The area is an ornithologist's paradise. Kittiwakes are among the numerous gulls and the area is also home to greenshank, golden eye duck, great crested grebe, dartford warbler, cirl bunting, swan, heron, egret, redshank, tern, curlew, oyster catcher, ringed plover, dunlin, avocet, sanderling, willow warbler, tree pipit and many more.
Spring and autumn in Salcombe and surrounding area are very special. The spring brings the most wonderful display of wild flowers, particularly down the narrow lanes where the hedgerows are a mass of primroses, violets, bluebells and campions, which continue the display into summer. Autumn brings beautiful colours, cider and a totally different harbour, for most of the pleasure boats have disappeared, giving the waters of the estuary back to the fishermen. The streets of Salcombe again become quiet and peaceful, a tranquility which continues into the winter months.
Christmas in Salcombe is a magical time. The town in brightly decorated with coloured lights and the illuminated cross on the church is silhouetted against the water. At New Year most of the townspeople and visitors congregate in the central quay area to welcome the New Year.
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