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Spacious Family House In Salcombe, Devon, England

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 6,458 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Holiday Home in Salcombe, Devon, England - with Lovely Estuary Views

Cornerways is a five bedroom family home, benefiting from 3 separate reception rooms, including a large sunny conservatory. It has a good sized garden and off street parking for 3 cars. There is a small terrace to the rear and a larger, furnished terrace to the front of the property, where the estuary views can be enjoyed. The town is a short walk away and the Spar grocery is just around the corner.

Jennifer Chard
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2018

About Jennifer Chard

Owners Nick and Jenny have three adult children. We all love holidaying in Salcombe with the family, as well as spending time at Cornerways with our friends.

We live and work just outside London and enjoy taking weekend breaks down in Devon to get away from the stresses of our working life, enjoying the hustle and bustle of the busy summer months, but equally the peace and tranquility offered in low season.

Jennifer Chard purchased this house in 1998

Why Jennifer Chard chose Salcombe

We have been holidaying in Salcombe since the 1970's, and in 1998 decided to buy Cornerways. It is a lovely family home, in a good location being set about 5-10 minutes walk from the centre. There are great views and good inside and outside space.

What makes this house unique

Three separate reception areas means that those wishing to watch TV can be in a separate location from those wanting to socialise in the dining room or conservatory. The conservatory also offers a feeling of being outside when the weather is not ideal, whilst still enjoying the views. Our newly constructed loft suite offers a large bedroom with ensuite shower room and a sitting area with views. This can be a lovely refuge for grandparents who wish to have their own space.

Apart from the lounge, downstairs is not carpeted. This accommodates our guests who like to bring their dogs away with them.

We have private off street parking for three cars.

The Spar convenience store is just around the corner!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your house is amazing, we fell in love with it. It is the first time we have all felt happy and comfortable in a rented holiday home. Mrs JT

Third year running in this lovely house for a great family holiday. Mrs R

Most enjoyable, appreciate the conservatory and generally all that goes in to keeping the house comfortable. Mrs N

Excellent house, great facilities. Loved the car parking! Mrs O
Mar 2012
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Salcombe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6458 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Town
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Toilet 1 - toilet
    Shower room 2 - shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Shower room 1 - toilet , shower
  • Ensuite to master bedroom, with shower basin and W/C. Bathroom with W/C, basin and whirlpool bath with shower over Shower room with enclosed shower cubicle only Downstairs cloakroom W/C and basin
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 3 twin/ single , one single bed and a bunk bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms a further child can be accommodated in the bunk bed (surcharge) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 King bed, estuary views. Twin aspect Bedroom 2 King bed, estuary views. Twin aspect. Bedroom 3 Double bed, estuary views. Bedroom 4 Twin beds. Garden views. Bedroom 5 bunk bed and one single. Twin aspect.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Outside: Outside is a garden with terraces both front and rear, these are furnished. There is also a large built in BBQ on the front terrace. From the rear patio the good sized sloping back garden can be accessed. There is a small terrace in the garden with a picnic table. Private car parking, for 3 cars, approached from Grenville Road and steps through garden. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge/freezer, 'Sheilas maid' drying rack. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen is provided and the beds will be made up for your arrival. Bath towels are also provided. Cleaning on changeover. Other: Dining room, large table and seating for 10, dresser, small decorative Victorian fireplace. Door to the verandah. A further door leads out to the conservatory which is furnished with a table and chairs, as well as comfortable seating. Estuary views.


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Spacious Family House In Salcombe, Devon, England
average rating of 4.0 based on 2 reviews

Great location

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We rented this house for a family reunion and it was all we could hope for, spacious, clean, homely. Everything was available and well equipped from coffee machine to games. Wonderful conservatory and even though there were nine of us there was ample space for everyone to chill. The house is high above the town with lovely views but to walk to can be difficult for the less able and hard work with a push chair, but there was adequate parking in the town.

We Thoroughly recommend this house.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
77 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
750 Metres
Nearest Ferry
750 Metres
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Nearest Train
23 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
750 Metres
Nearest Beach
1.6 Kilometres
North Sands
Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

Being an area of outstanding beauty there are plenty of beaches and countryside nearby. The National Trust Property, Overbecks offers wonderful coastal walks.

Salcombe is well known for its sailing.


The beaches on the other side of the estuary, Fishermans Cove and Mill Bay, can be reached by the ferry. For those who enjoy a good walk North Sands is about 20 minutes away. Meals and refreshments can be obtained from The Winking Prawn. South Sands is a little more challenging with the hills, but can be reached on the South Sands Ferry from Central car park. There is a hotel on South Sands providing food and drinks, and also a cafe and watersports centre. Please be aware that some beaches operate a May to October ban on dogs.


Exeter airport is about an hour away, Totnes and Plymouth railway stations are about half an hour away.


5-10 minute walk down to Salcombe (maybe a little more on the way back!)

Kingsbridge 7 miles

Further Details:

The nearest shop is the Spar, just a couple of minutes walk away, on Loring Road. The Post office is also located here.There is also a shop at Malborough petrol station which is about a 5-10 minute drive away. Larger supermarkets (Tesco and Morrisons) are in Kingsbridge. Salcombe has a great butcher, bakery and fishmonger, as well as Cranchies sweet shop. There are numerous restaurants and pubs in the area.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $34.62
Refundable damage deposit $276.97

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is required to secure the booking. The balance is due 8 weeks before your holiday, along with a refundable security deposit of £200. A maximum of two well behaved dogs would be accepted, provided they are fully vaccinated and wormed. There is a surcharge of £25 per dog.

Changeover Day:
Friday, although some flexibility in low season.

Notes on prices:
Sleeps 10. Prices include bed linen and beds will be made up on arrival. We will accept an extra child (bunk bed) for this there will be a surcharge of £100. Guests are requested to bring their own towels. Bottom sheet only is provided for the travel cot mattress, please bring other bedding.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.