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29 Fore Street

Salcombe, Devon (Ref. 994905)

4.5

Very good

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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37 Customer Reviews

  • "Loved the situation of 29 Fore Street ,right in the heart of Salcombe."

    Spectacular views from the lounge /kitchen area and bedroom over the harbour. Very well equipped kitchen and extremely comfortable. . Useful utility . Parking as well , which in Salcombe is a real bonus . Highly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by MarieApr 2022

  • "The property was great as usual but thinking that all properties are meant to have a deep clean this one didn’t as the bathroom bin was left full of waste and dead flies etc around the back of the toilet did not expect this when you are asking for premium monies for these properties."

    Many thanks for leaving your comments. We were sorry to read that the presentation of the property upon arrival was unsatisfactory. We have passed on these issues to the housekeeping team and would like to reiterate that this is not of standard. Please accept our apologies and we hope that your holiday in Salcombe was still enjoyable. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AndrewNov 2021

  • "We throughly enjoyed our stay at the cottage and I cannot think of anything you can change."

    I would recommend this cottage to my friends and family. We will book again.

    Many thanks for leaving your feedback. We were delighted to read that your stay here in Salcombe was enjoyable and very much look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by LOct 2021

  • "Great location with parking in the heart of Salcombe with easy access to all shops etc."

    The property is very well equipped with lovely views over Whitestrand quay. Would love to return yet again after several visits over the last 5 years or so.

    Welcome back!.. We're really pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay here in Salcombe and its stunning views. We very much look forward to welcoming you back soon! Property Owner

    Reviewed by ErnestOct 2021

  • "The stair carpet was filthy by the back door."

    the downstairs bedroom awful smell of damp .And the on bedroom ceiling was cobwebs. the upstairs living area floorboards needed a wash was dirty . Also my friends had the upstairs double bedroom where they had to unblock the ensuite shower .other than that the view was amazing and the place had enough cups plates etc. other than that local to pubs and restaurant when they was opening glad I booked in advance

    Many thanks for your feedback, although we were concerned to read that the property was not satisfactorily presented prior to your arrival. As you will appreciate, we work very hard with our owners and housekeepers to ensure high standards of cleanliness are maintained, so it is very disappointing to read these comments. Your feedback has been passed on to the housekeeper/cleaner concerned. Please know that if you had informed us of any issues you may have had, we would have done our best to rectify them as soon as possible. We are glad you enjoyed the stunning views this property has to offer. We do hope that we can welcome you back to Salcombe soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by SusanSep 2021

  • "Great property right in the heart of Salcombe with superb views over the harbour."

    Convenient for all amenities and did not need to use the car at all whilst there. Have stayed here many times now aand look forward to going back later in the year.

    Reviewed by ErnestJun 2021

  • "We had a lovely stay at this brilliantly located cottage in Salcombe, which has an unbelievable terrace with outstanding views."

    I do think the owners are aware of this and haven't necessarily invested in home comforts for some years (aside from a clear, quick basement bathroom refurb). For the money paid, and charged in summer months, the property would benefit hugely from little things like headboards for the beds, new sofas with more comfortable cushions (currently rather flat), Smart TV, better knives etc. We were also only given three dishwasher tablets which felt rather stingy (we don't have a dishwasher at home so didn't feel inclined to buy some). We had also recently arrived from a similarly priced cottage at which we were greeted with a cream tea and flowers so may have felt slightly flat for us on arrival. That said, it's a cottage that will have no problem selling out given the fab location and view, and comfort levels were fine but could be improved at relatively little cost.

    Reviewed by MatthewMay 2021

  • "Absolutely loved this gorgeous cottage."

    Very central and stunning views. Felt like home from home. Great to have parking too.

    Reviewed by MarcusMay 2021

  • "From picking up the phone and booking to leaving eveything was perfect."

    Sykes cottages were very helpful even rang on the day of arrival to inform me where eys would be. Our accommodation was ideal for us right in the middle of everything but with a lovely peaceful terrace which was a nice sunny spot. We didnt want to leave. I would recommend booking places to eat as size of places reduced with covid restrictions.

    Reviewed by KimApr 2021

  • "There has been a new dishwasher installed which is lovely but it is difficult to access and you are unable to open the door fully."

    Not sure what options there are though. Another lovely holiday in Salcombe staying at 29 Fore Street. Will be back.

    Reviewed by SarahApr 2021

  • "Very comfortable, well-equipped cottage in a great location."

    Lots of great books. The cottage had everything we needed, including when we had to cook for two nights due to the restaurants and bars closing for the second Covid lockdown. We liked the cleaning pack with washing tablets and sponge that was provided. Useful parking space behind locked gates. The balcony overlooking the estuary was very pleasant indeed. The only problem I can comment on is the damp patch in the lower bathroom that needs attention. There were only two of us, so it was not a problem for our holiday as we inhabited the ground and first floors. However, anyone staying in the lower bedroom would have had to live with a damp smell.

    Reviewed by MichelleOct 2020

  • "Salcombe is a great location suitable for exploring the local beauty spots including East Portlemouth (great walk up to Gara Rock via a coastal walk) and Salcombe paddleboard hire are friendly, flexible and very accommodating), Burgh Island, Sore Mill Cove, Hope Cove (11mile return walk on the coast path) , Kingsbridge, South Sands, South Milton Sands (Beach House Café is a must for breakfast) The Cottage is in an excellent location in the heart of Salcombe."

    2 bedrooms and the living area has fantastic unspoilt views over the harbour with fantastic sunrises to be seen on the clear days I have seen reviews about restricted parking, this could not be further from the truth. it is both secure (Key fob and behind locked gates) and more than big enough for my Landrover Defender. The cottage was left clean and equipped with all you need to self cater for a large family. Yes, there is some damp issues in the lower ground floor bathroom but expected from a property of this age and situation. considering there is a separate toilet on the ground floor and a en-suite shower on the first floor i do not see this as a big issue. the separate laundry room was very handy! Would defiantly go back again.

    Reviewed by NeilOct 2020

  • "Lovely cottage, great location."

    Mattress and pillows on both double beds very uncomfortable. Bit lumpy. Bunk bed mattress and pillows are fine. Very well equipped compact kitchen. Lovely view. Drain in utility room will overflow with soapy water and soaks into mats on floor at times. Parking very handy, but instructions on how to access would be useful. Last stayed here about 20 years ago, and not sure why it's taken us so long to stay again. Hope to return soon! (But please change mattresses.)

    Reviewed by EmmaSep 2020

  • "Another very enjoyable stay at 29 Fore Street."

    Everything we wanted right on our doorstep. Hope to be back again soon.

    Reviewed by ThomasAug 2020

  • "29 Fore street was a brilliant holiday rental right in the heart of Salcombe."

    Beautifully equipped and nicely furnished. Fab views over the water. We would definitely rent again. Thank you.

    Reviewed by KathrynJul 2020

  • "Great location at the heart of Salcombe from the front of the house, but once you close the front door you turn to views estuary."

    Just perfect. The accommodation, although snug for 5 adults and 1 child, worked well. 29 Fore Street is well equiped meeting your every need. We were amazied how quiet the property is dispite the seaguls and passers by. A lovely haven in the heart of Salcombe.

    Reviewed by TimOct 2019

  • "We have stayed at this property a number of times, this holiday being the second there this year."

    It’s a fabulous location overlooking Whitestrand Quay, always something happening on the water. Great views towards Snape’s Point and beyond. The property is quite quirky, with sloping floors but comfortable. It’s well equipped and benefits from secure parking, a fabulous asset. Looking forward to our next stay at 29 Fore Street next year.

    Reviewed by ErnestSep 2019

  • "We had a lovely stay at 29 Fore Street."

    We’ve stayed in several properties with Coast & Country and all have been great. We have a 4 year old daughter and 29 Fore Street is perfectly placed in the heart of Salcombe with easy access to shops, pubs and the ferries to take us to the best beaches – ideal for little legs! The property also has an added bonus of a private, secure parking space. Everything we needed for a summer holiday – We’re sure to be back again soon!

    Reviewed by ThomasJul 2019

  • "The property is located in the heart of Salcombe with fabulous views over the water, plenty going on."

    Has the added benefit of a parking space. Hope to be back again next year. We both just love Salcombe. Even though the weather wasn’t perfect, we still enjoyed our stay, didn’t want to come home. Roll on next year.

    Reviewed by ErnestJun 2019

  • "Excellent location with great views."

    A coffee table or nest of tables in the lounge would be useful. I think it would benefit having stairgates if young children are staying.

    Reviewed by DavidMay 2019

  • "There was no Seagull proof bag."

    The instructions on where to park the car were not clear.

    Reviewed by MichaelApr 2019

  • "It was exactly as restful and comfortable as we expected from C&C and what a stunning view!"

    However a couple of things could improve the experience. I found the thermostat difficult to use with flashing numbers and incomprehensible messages like SET appearing...it was a lottery...a simple instruction sheet in the folder would have helped. A blanket in the downstairs bedroom would be useful as the duvet is very thin. The toaster didn’t work in that I couldn’t get the toast to stay down and it popped up immediately! Very, very minor issues, but they may help you and future customers.

    Reviewed by DavidMar 2019

  • "We had an absolutely fantastic short stay at 29 Fore St."

    small but perfectly formed for our little family but a huge and fantastic view from the lounge, deck and bedrooms. My son spent ages on the top bunk watching the boats! We’ll certainly be back. Thanks

    Reviewed by LucieMar 2019

  • "Excellent"

    Mr David MarshOct 2018

  • "Lovely cottage with fabulous views over the water, right in the heart of Salcombe."

    Added bonus of having a parking area at the property.

    Mr E JonesJul 2018

  • "Great house in the very centre of Salcolme with lovely views."

    4 instead of 5 stars because of the tricky parking arrangements

    Mr Nick SeedJan 2018

  • "Great property in fabulous location overlooking the water."

    Right in the heart of everything with added bonus of a parking space

    Ernie JonesJun 2016

  • "Lovely property."

    In case it's not clear on the website, there's a bedroom on the lower ground floor with a bathroom. Lounge / dining on the first (street level) floor with cloaks, and bunk room and double bedroom on the first floor with another bathroom. Super property with a big balcony and a secure parking space.

    Telford_mikeMay 2016

  • "Good facilities, good views, parking and in the centre of Salcombe, perfect"

    Oct 2015

  • "Great location in the centre of Salcombe with marvellous views of the harbour."

    However the property should not be listed as 3 bedrooms as the bedroom and bathroom in the basement is damp and smelly and not really usable. The living space is very cramped and not comfortable for more than 4 persons. The outside of the terraced house is very rundown. The car parking space is very difficult to get in and out of with anything bigger than a mini.

    Oct 2015

  • "Lovely property in a great location, with superb water views."

    Mr ERNEST JonesJun 2015

  • "Grat location, great estuary view, comfortable beds!"

    Apr 2015

  • "Stayed at 29 Fore Street a lot."

    We love it and wish it was ours! Even houses the grandparents in the basement for child care. No sorry so we can enjoy their company while away!

    Apr 2015

  • "Loved this house."

    Great location and perfect for exploring Salcombe.

    Oct 2014

  • "Great location, well equipped cottage."

    We would stay there again but think it would benefit from Wi-Fi.

    Sep 2014

  • "Excellent location and lovely house, with beautiful views."

    The only negative is the basement bedroom and bathroom felt rather damp which was fine because there were only 2 of us with one child and therefore we all slept upstairs, but I wouldn't liked to have slept in the basement for two weeks. But overall a wonderful property.

    Jul 2014

  • "Love it very happy in the house !"

    !

    Apr 2014

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 2 x King-size, one with en suite (shower, wash-hand basin and w.c), 1 x bunk room
  • Open plan living, kitchen and dining space
  • Furnished balcony
  • Utility room
  • Family bathroom (bath, shower (over), wash-hand basin, w.c) and additional cloakroom with w.c.
  • Fridge, electric cooker, dishwasher, microwave, toaster
  • TV, DVD, music centre
  • Wifi
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer
  • A yard at rear of property provides useful outside space plus parking for one car only
  • Gas fired central heating and hot water
  • All bed linen and bath towels will be provided, however guests will need to bring their beach towels.

The property

Offering beautiful views over Salcombe’s stunning estuary and harbour, this waterside property is less than a one-minute walk away from ferries to sandy beaches, boutique shops and fantastic restaurants.

Several rooms of this traditional terraced cottage boast views over the Salcombe Estuary and towards the sandy beaches at East Portlemouth.

With accommodation set over three floors, this...

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £50.

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About the location

SALCOMBE

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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Region Information

Maximum of four adults permitted.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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