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Beautifully tucked away in the heart of town.

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage in Salcombe, South Devon, England - Minutes Away From The Waters Edge, Just A Few Steps And Your Toes Are In The Water

A charming and characterful fisherman’s cottage situated in the very heart of Salcombe, within only a moments walk of the ferry steps. Sherbourne Cottage is situated in the centre of the town and is very convenient for all the towns local amenities, a short ferry tide from the East Portlemouth beaches and readily accessible to the harbour. The character of the cottage gives it a warm welcoming feel. Wi fi is connected. Situated off the main road, so traffic noise is non existent - just the sound of the water!!!!

Outside there is a charming patio area, with table and chairs and electric BBQ for customers to use. To the right are steps that lead directly down to the estuary.

More Details

ann smith
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About ann smith

We have owned our beautiful cottage in Salcombe for over 10 years, and have completely refurbished it over that time. Our children love it as much as we do, and the locality is just perfect for a family holiday. No steep hills to climb after a lovely day on the beach, and of course just a trot down the road to the sweet shop and stores!!! What could be better!!!

ann smith purchased this cottage in 2001

Why ann smith chose Salcombe

We just love Salcombe as a family holiday location. The beaches and waters are among the best in the world, and who could ask for a more perfect place to spend a truly magical holiday.

What makes this cottage unique

Wi fi connected

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed in this lovely cottage in Salcombe for a week in early April, and although the weather was not good, we were warm and cosy inside.

A great position in town, and a lovely experience - definitely 5 stars.
Mar 2016
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Salcombe Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Village
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bed 1, has a double bed with en-suite shower and toilet with estuary views. Bed 2 has a double bed and a single bed with adjoining shower and toilet with estuary views. All beds are made up and ready for your arrival with duvets, bathroom towels and mats, along with kitchen towels.
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes on accommodation: The cottage is very snug and cosy! There is a very efficient combination boiler what gives instant and very hot water when required. Outside: There is a patio area at the front of the property with garden tables and chairs. An electric BBQ is in the property for guests use. Restricted parking is available on the high street just above the cottage, unrestricted parking available on roads higher up the town. There is a long stay car park available and should you wish to purchase a ticket prior to arrival, just call the tourist office and they can post it to your home address, their number is 01548 843927 Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Prices quoted are inclusive of bed linen for two guests, bathroom towels, bath mats and departure cleaning. Beds are made up and ready for arrival. Beach towels are not included Other: Sadly, we are unable to take animals in the cottage. The cottage has full central heating, and a combi boiler.


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Beautifully tucked away in the heart of town.
average rating of 4.0 based on 8 reviews

We love Salcombe and the cottage was fantastic, clean, well equipped, lovely and warm and so pretty

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Salcombe is such a special place for us we go often and this tome decided to stay in a cottage rather than a hotel. The cottage was right in the centre of town so easily walkable to everywhere which was so convenient. We loved the cottage and just wished we could have stayed longer

Many many thanks


  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Perfect location!!

  • 4 of 5

Great location just found it quite hard work with two buggies and keeping control of 3 kids under 3 around the waters edge! Would love to go back for a child free get away 😜

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great position

  • 4 of 5

A lovely cosy cottage, tucked away, but right in the heart of Salcombe.

Despite the weather we had a really enjoyable stay. We will return!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Cosy cottage in perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week in the cottage and found the location perfect for eating out, shopping and dining. A few steps from the ferry to East Portlemouth, which we used on several occasions to access the excellent beaches and clifftop walks. The cottage itself was very well equipped and maintained, with useful extras like the electric barbecue, which we used to have steaks on the patio. We ate out on a few occasions and particularly liked the Victoria Inn.

It's difficult to get parked near the property, so we bought a seven-day permit which allowed us to use the long-stay car park 5-10 minutes' walking distance (that permit also allows use of several other car parks across the South Hams).

I can't really fault the cottage, though some may find the stairs a slight challenge. The owner, Ann Smith, was very pleasant to deal with and I would have no hesitation in recommending this property to friends or relatives. I certainly hope I have the opportunity to visit again in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review of Sherbourne. Glad you love Salcombe as much as we do!!!
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A beautiful snug cottage, feet away from Fore Street but miles away from the noise!

  • 5 of 5

A 5 day visit to celebrate the New Year with a couple of friends....

The cottage was perfect for us - nice and quiet, snug and warm, despite the incredible wind and rain we experienced and a superb base to enjoy the delights of Salcombe.

In common with the majority of properties here, parking can be an issue, particularly at this time of year, when most of the long-stay car park is taken up by yachts ashore for the winter, but patience and a bit of hunting will secure a space and a brief stop on Fore Street to load/offload is no great hardship.

We had a fab time and I would certainly recommend this property.....well furnished, well maintained and well managed

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review, Salcombe can be particularly challenging during the winter, but always has a lovely atmosphere and welcome!!! So glad you had a good time at Sherbourne - Happy New Year!!!
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Sherbourne Cottage - perfect

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was just ideal for a family with 2 children, being just a hop and skip from the middle of town, and yet away from all the hurly burly. The estuary was just 100 yards away, and we spent a great deal of time just sitting on the step watching the boats go by.

The cottage had everything we needed, just a lovely little hideaway!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
25 Metres
Ferry Inn
Nearest Ferry
100 Metres
Portlemouth Ferry
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
19 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Many in Town
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Mill Bay

Special interest holidays:

Sailing is a very big part of Salcombe life with numerous activities taking place in the estuary at all times.


The waters edge is merely 20 steps away, from where a ferry can be caught over to the glorious Salcombe beaches


Nearest airport is Exeter, and car hire is recommended from there.


Exeter and Plymouth are both approx. 40 minutes away


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $139.65

Booking Notes:
Bookings are taken from Friday to Friday for weekly lets. Short breaks are taken for a minimum of 3 days.
For weekly lets:
A damage deposit of £100 is required and of course returned once the cottage checks out.
A holding deposit of £100 is required to hold the accommodation and this is deducted from the final payment which is required 1 month before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Friday

Notes on prices:
Three night minimum stays are quoted on application.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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