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Situated at the head of a valley leading down to the estuary, with a beautiful view of Salcombe

Bedrooms 2
Space 0 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Apple Barn - sleeping four plus two guests in two bedrooms with one bathroom.

A high quality modern barn conversion in an excellent unspoiled coastal position within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Apple Barn is situated at the head of a valley leading down to the estuary, with beautiful views to Salcombe and sunsets.

Several sandy beaches are within a 15-minute walk and nearby car parks include the National Trust car park at Mill Bay. There are scenic walks in all directions from the property including spectacular sections of the South West Coast Path and a track leading down to Mill Bay and the Salcombe estuary. It is a fantastic location for those who love coastal walks, sailing and peace.

This holiday cottage at a glance

Sleeps four + two guests.

Two bedrooms, one bathroom on the ground floor and a wc on the first floor.

Two single futons in the first floor living area

The property is suitable four adults and two children.

Wood burning stove.

Large, west facing terrace and lawned garden.

Parking for two vehicles.

One well behaved dog welcome, kept to the ground floor please (small additional charge).

Children over 5 years are welcome, baby in his/her own moses basket welcome.


Minimum of a three night stay.

Additional features

Exposed beams, oak and cream limestone floors with oil-fired underfloor heating downstairs.

Electric cooker, large fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer.

Hi-Fi with quality surround sound for CD and radio in the living area and kitchen.

Telephone with honesty box, there is no mobile signal.

Garden furniture and barbecue.

Attractions and nearby amenities

Salcombe is just a few minutes away from Mill Bay by ferry and has excellent restaurants, cafes, shops and holiday buzz. The area is also very well know for sea fishing. For those looking to fish CMS Phoenix Charters do operate from Salcombe.

The new restaurant and bar at Gara Rock is a quarter of a mile from the property in a spectacular position overlooking the sea (seasonal opening times).

Various boat trips and boats for hire are available.

The villages of East Prawle and South Pool with their pubs, cafe and shop are within four miles.

The local market town of Kingsbridge is about 20 minutes.

Explore historic Dartmouth, 30 minutes away.

For golfing enthusiasts, Thurlestone Golf Course can be reached in under 40 minutes.

More Details

Property Manager
Rural Retreats Holidays Ltd
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018


Salcombe Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 0 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Kitchen
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Ground floor: Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom with power shower over bath
  • Bathroom with power shower over bath. Separate wc.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Ground floor: Bedroom - 1 king , Ground floor: double bedroom with kingsize bed
    First floor: Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Gallery bedroom with twin 3' beds (can convert to a double)
  • Double bedroom with kingsize bed. Mezzanine gallery bedroom with twin 3' beds (can convert to a double).
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
This fine property is situated at the head of a valley leading down to the estuary, with a beautiful view of Salcombe and with several sandy beaches within a 15-minute walk. The location in fantastic for those who love coastal walks, sailing and peace, perfect for families.


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Other Activities:

There are some wonderful cities, towns and villages throughout Devon including:

The beautiful, coastal town of Salcombe with five unique beaches.

The seaside town of Seaton.

The pretty, fishing village of Beer, once famous for smuggling and lies in a natural cove.

The bustling town of Sidmouth.

Places to visit in Devon include:

Jurassic Coast, a “Natural” World Heritage Site covering 95 miles of stunning coastline in East Devon and Dorset.

Wildlife Trust Nature Reserves, designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty boasting beautiful scenery and an abundance of wildlife.

Burgh Island, a stunning tidal island on the South Devon coast. The setting for several Agatha Christie novels.

Follow the Agatha Christie Literacy Trail within the English Riviera.

Bolt Head, dotted with the remains of field boundaries and animal enclosures, dating back to the Bronze Age.

Dartmoor National Park, look out for grey bush crickets and their great green cousins (the largest in the British Isles) or ponies grazing on the cliffs to name but a few of the local wildlife.

Beer Quarry Caves, be sure to wrap up warm – it can be quite chilly below ground even in summer time – and wear appropriate footwear – Beer, EX12 3AT. Tel: 01297 680282

The Donkey Sanctuary – Sidmouth, EX10 0NU. Tel: 01395 578222

Sharpham Vineyard – Totnes, TQ9 7UT. Tel: 01803 732178

Lovely beaches line the Devon coastline including:

Wotcombe beach, Torquay.

Goodrington Sands beach, Paignton.

Charmouth beach, great for fossil hunting.

South Sands beach, Salcombe.

Beer beach, Seaton.

The blue Flag Award-winning beach, Blackpool Sands.

Teignmouth Town beach, Teignmouth

Slapton Sands, Slapton.

There are a wealth of activities in Devon including:

The South West Coast Path runs along the entire Jurassic Coastline with often spectacular views.

Salcombe Boat Hire and Fishmongers – Salcombe, TQ8 8BX. Tel: 01548 844475

Kayaks and paddle boards can be hired with Jurassic Paddle Sports – Sidmouth. Tel: 07580161367

Take a ride on a steam train or paddle steamer with Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company – Dartmouth. Tel: 01803 555 872

Enjoy a canal ride on a horse drawn barge – Tiverton, EX16 4HX. Tel: 01884 253345

An array of golf courses including the championship 18 hole course at Dartmouth Hotel Golf and Country Club – Totnes, TQ9 7DE. Tel: 01803 712686

Beer Heights Light Railway – Beer, EX12 3NA. Tel: 01297 21542

A miniature steam railway, an adventure playground, crazy golf, an aviary, woodland walk with fitness trail and live children’s entertainment throughout the summer and has a good indoor play area.

Woodlands Leisure Park – Totnes, TQ9 7DQ. Tel: 01803 712598

There are an abundance of historic homes and gardens to visit in Devon including:

Greenway House and Gardens, former home of Agatha Christie – nr Brixham, TQ5 0ES. Tel: 01803 842382

Dartington Hall and Gardens – Totnes, TQ9 6EL. Tel: 01803 847000

Cockington Manor House – Torquay, TQ2 6XA. Tel: 01803 607230

Powderham Castle – Exeter, EX6 8JQ. Tel: 01626 890243

Ugbrooke Park – Chudleigh, TQ13 0AD. Tel: 01626 852179

Castle Drogo – Exeter, EX6 6PB. Tel: 01647 433306

Buckland Abbey – Yelverton, PL20 6EY. Tel: 01822 853607

Some favourite restaurants to try in Devon include:

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage Canteen and Deli – Axminster, EX13 5AN. Tel: 01297 631715.

The Treby Arms – Plympton, PL7 5DD. Tel: 01752 837363

The Elephant Restaurant & Brasserie – Torquay, TQ1 2BH. Tel: 01803 200 044

Events within Devon include:

May: Dart Music Festival

June: Dragon Boat Race

August: Sidmouth Folk Week, Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta

September: Abbfest at Newton Abbott, Sidmouth Walking Festival

October: North Devon Foodfest





  • rental notes on extra

  • Contractual booking deposit: 33.00% rent

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