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Driftwood

Salcombe (3mls W), Devon
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 1
4
star
Downstairs bathroom
Open fire / wood burner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing on site / nearby
Romantic
Family friendly
Thatched
Parking on site / nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A charming thatched cottage with period features with contemporary-styled living
  • After a day enjoying the coastline, cosy up in front of the wood burner
  • An idyllic village setting with local amenities on the doorstep such as a pub and shop, conveniently located within less than 3 miles of Salcombe and Hope Cove
Property code: 94125

This quintessential Devon thatched cottage, with its welcoming and fresh interior, is the perfect bolthole and location for couples and families to explore. There are many nearby beaches and coastal towns including the fishing village of Hope Cove, Salcombe with its beautiful estuary, Bantham or Bigbury for those seeking water sports thrills or South Milton Sands for a spot of sunbathing, all within 10 miles. This property is the oldest cottage in the idyllic village of Malborough, which conveniently has two village shops, two pubs and a playground with tennis courts. With a local bus line accessible at the end of the road, and numerous walking routes situated nearby, it’s easy to explore the South Hams.

Stepping into this delightful cottage, you’re welcomed into the open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining area offering beautiful periodic beams, cobbed walls and a warming wood burner. You’ll find a Smart TV in the lounge area with comfortable seating arrangements, and beautiful artwork provides a contemporary feel whilst retaining the cottage’s period character. Moving into the kitchen/dining space, you’ll find a fully equipped kitchen boasting a great space to cook up some locally sourced produce and there is a bar-style dining space for four with stools. To the rear of the cottage, you’ll find an access area to the back door and a utility area. There is also an external area for drying beach gear. Completing the ground floor is the family bathroom with a shower over the bath. Moving upstairs, you’ll find the two cosy bedrooms: The beds are made locally, the first is a twin room (which can be made into a super-king-size on request) with wardrobe space, and the second is a comfortable king-size.

Outside, situated just a short stroll from the back door and perched up a few steps, you’ll find a detached private patio garden. The sunny seating area provides a great space for some evening al fresco dining.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 king-size and 1 twin zip-and-link, which can be made into super-king-size on request at the time of booking
  • 1 bathroom with shower over the bath and WC
  • Electric oven, hob, fridge with a freezer compartment, microwave and dishwasher
  • Utility cupboard with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Welcome pack
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs supplied)
  • Smart TV in the lounge and a selection of games is available
  • Paved garden area situated a short stroll from the back door with seating (please note this will not be available to guests until the 30th April 2024) 
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Pubs and village shops less than 150 metres, beach 2 miles
  • Playground and tennis courts nearby (rackets and balls provided)
  • Regret no children under 6 years old. Babes in arms welcome.
  • Please note that this cottage has low ceilings in parts
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £200 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £25. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Sally Burt

This property joined our collection in the last 12 months and is managed by Sally.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Alexia, 17th May 2024

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Good location and cosy. Be aware you are asked to do the bed linen and empty the bins at the end of your stay. Maybe too domestic to be a proper breakaway place.

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Location

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1/3 Deposit

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