Courtenay Villa (CVILL)
Cottage | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Situated on a private road with wonderful sea views, in an elevated position between North and South Sands beaches, this spacious detached house has a superb large balcony for dining al fresco and a lower decked area above the pretty garden. All main windows overlook the sea and the house affords excellent family accommodation. Salcombe town is within walking distance and can also be reached by ferry from nearby South Sands beach.
Gate and a few steps down from roadway. Patio.
Main door to hallway at second floor level. Coats room. Corridor to Bedroom 1: super king bed (6'), sliding glass door to balcony, sea views, ensuite Shower Room: shower cubicle, basin, WC.
Stairs to Bathroom: bath, shower, basin, WC. Bedroom 2: twin beds (3'). Bedroom 3: small bunks (2'6), views.
Stairs down to 1st floor. Laundry: washer/dryer, door to balcony. Kitchen: tiled surfaces, electric hob, oven and grill, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, serving hatch to Dining room: sliding glass doors to large balcony, sea views. Sitting room: gas fire, TV,sea views, sliding glass doors to large balcony, spiral stairs down to garden.
Stairs down to ground floor. Bedroom 4: double bed (4'6) doors to juliette balcony, sea views. Bedroom 5: twin beds, glass doors to juliette balcony, sea views. Bathroom: bath with shower over, basin WC
Outside: At entry level pretty flagged patio with mature shrubs and flowers. Large paved patio, wonderful views, BBQ. Steps down to terraced and well tended gardens with flowers and shrubs, gazebo overlooking South Sands moorings.
Parking: Ample parking in private road.
Duvets and pillows on all beds, all linen provided (no linen provided for short breaks or reduced rates). Tenants to bring own towels
Telephone: incoming and local calls only
Electric night storage heating and convectors
No pets allowed
Low occupancy discount for 6 people or less. Mid season £850, low season £570
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1)|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The West Country 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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