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Penn Cottage, Buckley Street.

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Cottage in heart of Salcombe, South Devon England

Penn Cottage is a charming, 19th Century former fisherman’s cottage in a quiet street in the heart of Salcombe, with fabulous views of the estuary from the main bedroom. It sleeps up to 5 people in two double bedrooms (the second bedroom also has bunk beds) - ideal for a family or two couples. Open plan living and kitchen/dining area; ensuite shower room and separate family bathroom. The cottage has its own courtyard garden with barbecue, table and chairs, and direct access to Victoria Quay.

We include a parking permit for full week bookings, for the long stay car park in Gould Road (unreserved), about 7 minutes walk from the cottage.

One well trained dog welcome.

Friday changeover (flexible out of season)

Short breaks available out of season.

More Details

Philip and Sarah Davies
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Philip and Sarah Davies

We live in London, England, with our son and daughter and 4-year old black labrador 'Toffie'.

Philip and Sarah Davies purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Philip and Sarah Davies chose South Hams

When we found Penn Cottage it was love at first sight. It is a delightful cottage in a central quiet location. We have furnished it to a high standard to make a welcoming home from home.

Salcombe is a special place, in and out of season. It is big enough to offer a lot of activities and variety shops, pubs and restaurants, yet small enough to be friendly. The estuary is a fabulous 'play area' for adults and children alike - with beaches, boating, sailing, walking, day trips and more.

What makes this cottage unique

Beautifully furnished and presented.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have had an absolutely wonderful time at beautiful Penn Cottage. The owners have covered everything you could ever need for a fantastic holiday from home comforts in the cottage as well as information on the local area / walks / pubs / restaurants / contact numbers etc. The cottage itself is in a fabulous location in Salcombe centre and the views from the bedroom balcony are of the estuary and are quite stunning. We would gladly recommend this property for anyone wanting to stay in Salcombe. We certainly will be looking to book again in future.

Thank you Philip & Sarah for your thoughtfulness.
Feb 2016
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Salcombe Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • En suite shower - toilet , shower
    Family bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • En suite shower room to bedroom 1 with shower, basin, wc and heated towel rail Family bathroom with bath, shower over the bath, basin, wc and heated towel rail
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - double bed, en suite shower; built in wardrobe. French window to balcony with table and chairs with great views over the estuary Bedroom 2 - double bed, bunk beds and built in wardrobe
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Notes on accommodation: Please bring your own Beach Towels. Friday changeover day. Arrival and departure - our lettings commence at 3.30pm on the first day of your holiday and end at 10.00am on the day of departure. Wi-fi included Outside: Penn Cottage has its own enclosed courtyard patio garden with table and chairs and a Weber charcoal barbecue. There is direct access from the garden down to Victoria Quay. Utility Room: Washing machine and Tumble drier Large fridge/freezer in outhouse Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: We provide all linen, towels, duvets and pillows (but NOT beach or dog towels - please bring your own). Beds are made up for your arrival.


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Penn Cottage, Buckley Street.
average rating of 5.0 based on 32 reviews


  • 5 of 5

A great property & wonderful owners. Fantastic central location but off the busy main Street. So homely and such nice touches for example all the supplies of basics, which are a pain taking / buying on holiday, like dishwasher tablets / washing powder / tea bags to the parking permit. Philip was so helpful from our first enquiry right throughout our stay. We are looking to rebook for next year already.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words, and so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Best wishes, Philip and Sarah
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An excellent standard of accomodation and so close to the buzz of Salcombe!

  • 5 of 5

We had the most wonderful stay at Penn Cottage which is to an excellent standard of comfort. We were very sad to have to leave.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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This is THE place to stay in Salcombe -great views

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location, and worth it for the view from the master bedroom with stunning views over the water-Great attention to detail and very attentive owners made this holiday a real treat.So much choice for eating out and the real bonus of not having to use the car for a week!! Very happy to recommend to anyone

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words, very much appreciated. Best wishes, Philip and Sarah
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  • 5 of 5

Penn Cottage was an absolute joy to stay in. It's immaculately well presented, perfectly located and has the most breathtaking views of the estuary. Philip was brilliant from the moment I booked and all the way through the process. There really couldn't have been anything else that we could have asked for. Will recommend again and again and would love to return sometime.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your appreciative words. Very much apreciated and we would be delighted to welcome you back to Penn Cottage. Best wishes, Philip and Sarah
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The perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely relaxing stay in Penn Cottage. It is beautiful well appointed cottage, great location and the views from the master bedroom are amazing. We enjoyed the suggested walks with our dogs and the maps in the cottage were a great help!

The wine & card on arrival was an unexpected treat!

Looking forward to coming back next year

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review - much appreciated. Best wishes, Philip & Sarah
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Idyllic Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Penn Cottage is so cosy, homely and is beautifully decorated to the highest standard with everything you could possibly need for a self-catering holiday. The beds and bedding so comfortable we slept really well. Easy walking distance to lovely pubs/restaurants nearby and amazing views of the harbour from our bedroom balcony. Philip the owner really helpful and a delight to deal with. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Penn Cottage is less than five minutes' walk to the ferries leaving from Whitestrand, in the centre of Salcombe, across the estuary to fabulous beaches at East Portlemouth (5 minutes) or round the headland to South Sands (10 minutes).


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $33.78

Booking Notes:
Please email or phone +44 (0)20 8772 8104 to check availability and suitability.
Further information at

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask.

Friday changeover.
Flexible short breaks out of season.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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