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14a Courtenay Street

(Ref. 994534)

Salcombe, Devon Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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35 Customer Reviews

  • "All the places we stay in, all the ones that leave a long lasting memory are the ones when the owner where possible leaves a welcome message with a starter pack for a coffee or a cuppa tea or even a cheap bottle wine for the kind of money which people pay,thanks rob."

    Joanne and summer.

    Reviewed by Robert4.7Jul 2024

  • "We thought the property was excellent and thoroughly enjoyed our stay."

    The view was lovely and we would certainly like to return one day. Only minor niggle was that the rubbish was not collected and the details in the property about recycling at the Batson Creek car park should be amended as they no longer exist.

    Reviewed by Jennifer4.7Jun 2024

  • "We had a great time here."

    The only misnomer was the 'cottage' is clearly an apartment. In escaping an air b n b next door to our home (a cottage with paper thin walls) we were anxious to book a quiet place. Could've kicked ourselves when we realised this was an apartment! Luckily we didn't have any neighbours during our week holiday and the whole place was blissfully quiet except for the seagulls (we're used to those!) The kitchen and equipment was new and clean, also both bathroom and shower-room were spotless and equipped with shaving/make up mirrors. The cushion and settees were a bit grubby but really it seemed obvious that things were gradually being replaced when they needed it...rather than wholesale waste all at once. The main bedroom was a little cold and damp feeling from condensation, so we kept the windows open when we were indoors to air it. We made the most of the little patio and made firm friends of the Robins in particular, who were very sociable and preferred to visit and feed when we were around, instead of us leaving food out for them. The views of the estuary and Snape's point are totally mesmerising. The property is at the top of a hill (not too bad a climb) and very close to both a play park if you have kids and Courtenay Park which has spectacular views of the estuary. It's pretty close to everything really, without being right in Fore Street and its associated noise. Perfect! We've visited Salcombe many times since the early 70s so know it quite well and rate this apartment as a good all-rounder.

    Thank you for your feedback. We have bought a new set of cushions for the sofa! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Laura4.1Jun 2024

  • "Me and my 96 year old friend and had a wonderful time, the property was excellent,thank you Sykescottages ."

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jun 2024

  • "Really lovely property."

    Photographs don't do it justice. All the convenient mod cons and with a lovely homely feel and lots of lovely touches, quality of curtains, furniture, crockery etc. View from the terrace was magnificent and it was also lovely being in the sitting room with the doors open onto the terrace. Thank you

    Reviewed by Clare4.4May 2024

  • "Excellent property thank you."

    Seemed almost spanking brand new. Great location from great views the patio. Only downside, a Parking warden said our parking permit had inaccurate information. He said our permit was to be used only in Creek car park,( not Batsun Creek) lucky we asked him as were we in the wrong one and he redirected us. Worth investigating either he or the permit information is wrong.

    Reviewed by Julian5.0May 2024

  • "My two children and I have just returned from a wonderful short break at 14A Courtenay Street."

    It's such a welcoming, clean and cosy cottage - we felt at home straight away. Just being able to sit on the sofa with a hot chocolate, looking out at the glorious view, was a happy treat. A special mention to the team at the Coast and Country office! They went above and beyond to help us on arrival - their warm smiles and happiness to help made such a difference. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Apr 2024

  • "The cottage was very nice in a good location."

    The only downside was the shower which was small and for a larger person would prove a challenge to fit into. Car parking was also an issue as the main car park in the town was very busy and we struggled to find a space. Once we had parked we could not go out for the day in the car for fear of losing our space.

    Reviewed by Geoffrey3.8Dec 2023

  • "We rented this for a 3 night break to attend a family wedding."

    It is a lovely property with everything we needed. Standard of accommodation and bedding/crockery etc was perfect. felt like a home from home. as it was off the main drag, it was very quiet (but we were out of season), had a good nights sleep, lovely space inside and out and a parking permit for a nearby carpark. would definitely stay again...

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Nov 2023

  • "There were good points and bad points."

    Good points were the main bedroom and bathroom and kitchen and sitting room. The second bedroom was not “more suitable for children” leaving the impression that adults could use it with a little discomfort… should be flagged as not at all suitable for adults and it should be mentioned that the en-suite is very cramped and an adult cannot even stand up in it properly. The throw on the sofa was grubby and needed a wash l. The whole place was in need of redecoration. The plaster at the top of the stairs still has not been put right. The kitchen window woodwork was dirty and needed a paint.The patio was not private as advertised and the mat was very dirty and the patio needed a good clean. The rest of the outside could do with some attention. The front door was not welcoming, it was dirty and should have had the bird mess cleaned off. All in all we found the property quite tacky and not what we expected from your company.

    Reviewed by Carole2.5Oct 2023

  • "The cottage had everything we needed a lot of thought had clearly been given to ensuring it was a high standard."

    It was spotlessly clean on our arrival . Ideally located in the heart of Salcombe making our short break to the area enjoyable. Thank you

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Sep 2023

  • "Very clean, very well appointed kitchen, obviously loved."

    Minor damage on wall by stairs needs attention.

    Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your holiday. We are aware of the damage to the wall in the kitchen and we are about to get this repaired. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gavin4.7Jul 2023

  • "We had a super time - the property was perfect for me and my daughter."

    Reviewed by Cathy5.0Apr 2023

  • "The property should list that there is no opening window in the second bedroom."

    Very stuffy even with dehumidifier. Definitely NOT for two adults especially with the size of the en suite. Washbasin much too small

    Many thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. We will have a look at the listing on the website and see if it needs amending in any way. We do hope you are a lovely holiday and enjoyed all that Salcombe has to offer. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Monica2.8Jul 2022

  • "Beautifully decorated with all the amenities you could need."

    We loved sitting on the patio looking at the beautiful view.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely place with stunning views!"

    Thank you for your feedback - we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay. We have worked hard on improvements during the winter months! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0May 2022

  • "Nice holiday house and a super area for a walking break."

    Reviewed by Euan4.7Feb 2022

  • "A lovely warm welcoming and quiet house with all the things you require, even in a crisp November"

    Many thanks for leaving your feedback. We're really pleased that you enjoyed your stay here in Salcombe this winter and were happy to read that the property was able to meet all your requirements. We look forward to welcoming you back sometime soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Nov 2021

  • "We were in Salcombe for wedding celebrations but had left booking accommodation late in the day."

    With no hotel rooms available in walking distance of the venue we booked self-catering accommodation and only stayed at the flat for three nights. The property met our needs admirably for the short time we were there. Had the weather been kinder, sitting on the balcony would have been a bonus. Only negative comments would be with the arrival instructions which advised us we needed to bring our own towels when in fact they were provided. I always take my own basic cooking ingredients but forgot the salt and pepper. There were some basic ingredients in the flat but no salt and pepper; there is now.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments following your stay at 14a. We were delighted to read that the property was able to meet the needs of your short stay. We’re only sorry you weren’t able to see Salcombe in its glorious sunshine.. perhaps on another visit! Thank you for alerting us to the notes, we have asked that these be updated for future bookings. We hope to welcome you back on your next visit to Salcombe. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter4.4Oct 2021

  • "The cottage is nice but it needs updating and some work doing to it."

    There is a damp problem downstairs in the bedroom which gave me a wheezy chest and we left early. This is behind the bedroom door that leads into the bathroom. There is mould up the wall and in the carpet. The curtains in the living room are very dirty.

    Reviewed by Ginette3.1Sep 2021

  • "Accommodation was immaculate, spacious and well equipped."

    Very central to Salcombe. Beautiful view of harbour from sitting room. The only downside was outside space extremely close to that of neighbours on all sides. Courtney Street is also very narrow and 14a is at the top so ability to reverse all the way down a necessity!

    Reviewed by Lynn4.4Apr 2021

  • "Great location, and does the job."

    Fixtures and fittings are a little bit tired though, the apartment really needs a total re-furb except for the bathroom and kitchen, which are both fine.

    Reviewed by Nicholas3.8Apr 2021

  • "Wonderful flat in the centre of salcombe, with views to the estuary."

    Would definitely recommend

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. We hope you come and stay again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sally4.7Oct 2020

  • "Hello, the mattress on the double bed is very uncomfortable with springs sticking into your back."

    It would be good to warn others that the balcony is adjacent to another balcony of the cottage next door and therefore there is no privacy when both parties are sitting at their tables on the balcony. The distance between these tables just meets the 2 metre criteria - hence my suggestion to warn others. It was not clear if the garden was for our use at 14a or for the sole use of the occupants at 14. The fridge was not clean and a china mug was dirty but for the hassle of ringing up Coast and Country office and asking someone to come and clean these it was not worth the effort but disappointing as we thought increased cleaning had been applied to the cottage. We did arrive early in Salcombe and had been told we could collect keys early if the cottage was ready, which we did and we were grateful for that.

    Thank you for your feedback, we apologise for the few issues you encountered during your stay. Your feedback is very important to us. The owner of 14a has now ordered a new bed to be delivered this week. We hope despite this, that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to Salcombe again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joanne3.4Sep 2020

  • "Lovely accommodation in a very convenient spot."

    Ideal for mooching through the town, beautiful walks and superb eating places. Will definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Cynthia5.0Sep 2020

  • "We loved the location and the cottage itself was great."

    It was a little tired especially when compared with others that we saw during our stay. We are aware and accepting of the fact we paid a super premium price for when we booked and would rebook for next year in a similar location but somewhere nicer.

    Reviewed by Gregory4.4Aug 2020

  • "Apart from two issues which we raised the location and cottage were great"

    Aug 2016

  • "Beautiful cottage, great location, great views, great outside space/"

    Aug 2016

  • "Very well equipped cottage."

    Very comfortable and easy to live in. Lovely decking area. A few minor problems. Rubbish in Salcombe separated into categorise, there were no instructions and only one colour bag available when three were needed and info about facilities such as bottle banks would have been helpful. Delightful patio area but very overlooked by neighbours on higher street and flat overhead and very near next door's decking area.

    Jul 2016

  • "Has a problem with damp even in summer we emptied the dehumidifer twice during our one week stay."

    . Our son could not sleep in front bedroom so my husband and i had to share a twin room. The property is rather shabby and not up to your normal standard

    JI AdamsJul 2016

  • "A comfortable property that suits our needs, good location with nice patio area."

    DAVID MARSHJun 2016

  • "Good"

    DAVIDMar 2016

  • "Good"

    Oct 2015

  • "Good comfortable accommodation with patio and a view."

    Mr DAVID MarshSep 2015

  • "Property was in a great location."

    Everything was supplied that could possibly be required. Would highly recommend it

    Jun 2015

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This property is part of the Coast & Country Cottages collection.
Choose from over 400 properties in Salcombe, Dartmouth and the surrounding South Devon coast and countryside - the perfect destination for a holiday all year round.


  • Two bedrooms: 1x double with en suite, 1 x twin with en suite. Open plan living room/terrace
  • Open plan kitchen/dining room.
  • Gas central heating and hot water
  • Gas hob, electric cooker, extractor, large fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, dining table and chairs (washer/dryer in laundry cupboard off bathroom)
  • Feature stone fireplace
  • TV/DVD/video
  • Modern terrace with glass balustrade surround, outdoor furniture and barbecue
  • Wifi
  • Lavazza Tiny Pod coffee machine available (pods not supplied). Parking pass for one car is provided - for the long stay car park in Salcombe (subject to restrictions)
  • All bedding, linen and towels provided
  • Strictly No Smoking

The property

A beautiful, 19th Century terraced cottage, enjoying stunning views of the main anchorage towards Snapes Point and South Pool Creek beyond.

Boasting a bright and comfortable interior, the property also has an outside decked terrace from which you can relax and take in the views.

Situated in the heart of Salcombe town, with immediate access to the quayside, boutique shops, and restaurants, it’s perfect for those who want a cosy retreat in the hub of the town.

On the ground floor is the living room, which is a light and comfortably furnished room, with feature stone fireplace and TV/DVD unit.

French doors lead to a modern terrace surrounded by glass balustrades, perfect for admiring the view, with outdoor furniture and a barbecue for al fresco dining.

The combined kitchen/dining area is well equipped (including gas hob, electric cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher), with a dining table seating four.

The property has two bedrooms, both of which are on the lower ground floor.

The master bedroom is a double en suite, whilst the second bedroom has twin beds and an en suite shower room.

All bedding, linen and towels provided. Guests enjoy free Wireless broadband, and one parking pass for the nearby Creek Car Park.

With its central location, and nearby coast and countryside it is ideal for families or perhaps two couples to explore this beautiful area.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Kingsbridge 7 miles; Dartmouth 21 miles; Plymouth 24 miles; Paignton 26 miles.

Salcombe is a popular destination for walkers and families looking for a holiday by the sea and was once a major port. There are two pretty beaches within a short distance, North Sands and South Sands and further on is the National Trust property Overbeck’s where you can wander through the subtropical gardens. Why not have a more adventurous day and try out the watersports available on the estuary including surfing, kayaking or a more leisurely boat trip? Whilst staying in Salcombe you must take advantage of the locally sourced seafood which is served in many of the restaurants, pubs, cafés and delicatessens. The southern tip of Devon provides some spectacular scenery and picturesque vistas with a number of sandy beaches, lovely villages with thatched cottages and some fantastic opportunities for walking, including the South West Coast path.

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You are permitted to unload in Courtenay Street but NOT park as it is Residents Parking only and you will receive a parking ticket if you do so.

Both bedrooms are located below ground level.

Please note - that there has been a new kitchen fitted during the winter of 22/23

The second bedroom is better suited to children.

Strictly No Smoking

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas