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6 Combehaven

(Ref. 995125)

Salcombe, Devon Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


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

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  • well (9)
  • location (9)
  • good (9)
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25 Customer Reviews

  • "This hadn't been our original choice of holiday home - our original booking was cancelled by Sykes (apparently due to the owner selling the property) 5 weeks before we were due to go."

    Thankfully, this one was available for the week we had planned around (perhaps due to a cancellation?) and we were relieved that it all worked out in the end. The lower rating I've given for recommending is based on this experience of being put in this position by Sykes in the first place, rather than on our experience of the holiday we had in the end. The property wasn't the most pristine we've ever stayed in but it was still lovely, spacious and perfect for our needs - a pretty, slightly elevated location overlooking the estuary; a parking space (2, actually); a brilliant location for town shops (including Co-op with long opening hours) and restaurants; North Sands beach a little distance away but still walkable for us; close to the main road out of Salcombe for when we ventured out in the car. Just a couple of small issues around waste. First, we were disappointed that there were no recycling facilities at all at the property. The instructions said there were some in a nearby car park but all we found was a bottle bank. We did take a lot home with us as we're not used to putting so much in landfill. The other thing was the instructions on the notice board that were very strict about putting rubbish in green bags, but our bin had been lined with a black bag and only black bags were provided in our welcome pack and under the sink. We mentioned this to the Coast & Country team when returning the keys - either the instructions are out of date or green bags need to be provided. Overall, we loved Salcombe and had a brilliant stay at 6 Combehaven.

    Reviewed by Lisa3.8Aug 2023

  • "Good location, excellent facilities and everything well maintained."

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jun 2023

  • "This is a pleasant property in a good location."

    Good parking. The flat is spacious and well equipped especially the kitchen. However we were dismayed to find that the property had not been cleaned to a satisfactory standard. This is not the fault of the owners but the cleaning company employed to clean. The flat complex waste disposal area requires more recycling facilities as they were overflowing whereas there was plenty of room in mixed waste bins. Overall the flat would benefit from some building maintenance ie. filling cracks in walls, particularly ceiling lines.

    Reviewed by Julie4.7Jul 2022

  • "The apartment looked tired."

    The dishwasher leaked, the blind in the bathroom had mould on it and the windows were either badly washed or the glass was blown. The latter detracted from the stunning view, but the weather allowed us to keep the double doors open, so we were able to enjoy a great view.

    Reviewed by John3.8Jun 2022

  • "Property itself is great!"

    Had everything we needed. Only issues were the Wi-Fi wasn’t working the first few days but then a member of the team came and fixed it. The bottom oven wasn’t working but we managed to just use the top oven instead.

    Reviewed by Dan4.4Apr 2022

  • "The property was as we expected because we have stayed in Combhaven apartment block many times so we know the layout etc."

    However, we did think the property was a little tired, there were many cracks in walls, the laminate flooring was in a dreadful state with many scratches and marks, so a little TLC would improve the property no end. It was very well equipped kitchen wise and beds , settees, basic furnishings etc were very comfortable. One thing I wasn’t happy with was, realising when stripping the beds, that mattress and pillow protectors were not changed with the bedding. Sleeping on other people’s bedding is not acceptable to me, even in my own home I class the protectors as part of the bedding that gets washed and changed weekly! Considering COVID as well, I would have it essential to strip all bed linens?

    Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We were pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay here at number 6. We were only sorry that you felt the property was a little tired and in need of some TLC, we have passed this onto the owners who were saddened to learn your thoughts. Unfortunately, the laundry struggle to wash every mattress and pillow protector for every property week in and week out and therefore are washed as and when is required. We hope this did not detract too largely from what is a beautiful week in Salcombe. Coast and Country Cottages on behalf of, Property Owner

    Reviewed by Chris3.8Sep 2021

  • "We did a lot of research on the the properties in Salcombe before selecting 6 Combehaven which I'm really pleased paid off, we thought it was excellent."

    We can confirm the property has both a hair dryer and microwave, from reading past reviews these items have not always been in the property. When we booked there had been comments about the wifi, I can confirm this was working well. The property is comfortable and more than met our needs. It is depleted on large glasses which is only a minor point. I guess over the course of the season there are a number of breakages. I'm awaiting a hip replacement operation, the reason for saying this is although my mobility isn't what it should be I didn't have any problems walking back and forth to Salcombe, particularly walking back up the hill. Having two parking spots is excellent, the location is also very easy to get in and out of Salcombe.. If you are intending to eat out during your stay I would recommend you book a couple of weeks before which we did, even then only early slots were available.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We were delighted to read that you had a very enjoyable stay here at number 6. We were pleased to learn that the property was presented to a high standard for you arrival. We very much look forward to welcoming you back sometime soon. Coast and Country Cottages on behalf of, Property Owner

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Sep 2021

  • "Plenty of wine glasses but not enough drinking glasses, No hairdryer."

    Could put on website to bring your own DVDs or XBOX games as there were none. Probably because of covid!

    Reviewed by Jocelyn4.4Jun 2021

  • "We had a fantastic stay, we will be booking with you again."

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0May 2021

  • "I stayed there in the winter whilst moving house."

    Everything you could want,very quiet,although other apartments were mostly unoccupied.Nice to wake upto views over Salcombe Estuary.Great location, easy walk to centre, and beaches,and easy parking.

    Reviewed by Mike5.0Dec 2020

  • "Lovely accommodation, lovely views."

    Great to have a dishwasher and mashing machine. Clothes dryer and ironing board. Very spacious for a 1st floor apartment. A microwave would have been helpful that’s was the only thing missing!! You also get a lot of exercise with it’s steep position, we did make use of the steps as a cut through and had a rest half way for the kids to use the playpark so that was handy!!

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Jul 2019

  • "Very friendly, welcoming and professional service from Coast and Country Cottages."

    The property is in an excellent location, is well equipped and furnished and has the bonus of 2 parking spaces. It is a lovely place to stay with good views over the town to the creek. We liked it so much we have booked to go back in September!! One minor thing I forgot to mention when I handed the key back was that we noticed that there was quite a build up of "fluff" in the extractor fan located in the en-suite bathroom. This might impact upon its efficiency and probably needs cleaning. Apart from that minor issue it is a very comfortable place to stay in - thanks for your help and see you again soon.

    Reviewed by John4.7Jun 2019

  • "Great location and good facilities with the added bonus of 2 parking spaces."

    Mr John BannerJul 2018

  • "Outstanding accommodation and will book it again, it ticked all of our boxes."

    Loved it and was sad to leave. It was well equipped with good quality items and furnishings.

    Mrs C HemmingApr 2018

  • "The Apartment was very well appointed and spotlessly clean."

    Oct 2017

  • "Great location and facilities."

    Just minor issues prevent a full 5 star rating - would strongly advise having coasters/table mats to help look after dining table and furniture plus a dustpan and brush would have assisted in making sure apartment needed only minimal cleaning after departure. That apart would definitely like to book this apartment again.

    Mr John BannerSep 2017

  • "Really nice apartment for the price."

    Good view of the estuary. Parking for two cars, a bonus in Salcombe. Only a five minute walk into the centre. No wifi but there's a BT hotspot so it wasn't a problem.

    Sep 2017

  • "It was lovely but no Wifi and lacked large living space."

    Was noisy at night. Bathroom door was massive and fan very loud which woke children at night.

    Jul 2017

  • "This lovely, bright apartment does not offer frills and fancy but reflects it's price range, which I consider to be fair."

    I just wish it had WiFi ( I hadn't read the details properly). I consider this to be a basic facility today.

    Mrs Jane MayhillJul 2017

  • "Very comfortable apartment."

    Clean, well equipped and with great views.

    Mr Andrew HerbertJun 2017

  • "6 Coombehaven is a great property to stay in and will definitely be booking it again."

    Thanks for a great stay - great location, good parking and well presented.

    May 2017

  • "I think this must be newly appointed property."

    It was ideal for our near year trip. The layout of the apartment is very good. But the lack of wi-fi was disappointing. The lounge windows suffered from bad condensation, which obviously has marked the wooden floor. Plus the lack of table mats and coasters for the large glass table caused a problem at meal times. Otherwise, plenty of plates and glasses

    Mr P FeestJan 2017

  • "Excellent accommodation, could not fault it."

    Nov 2016

  • "Good"

    Mrs J MountainOct 2016

  • "Excellent"

    Mrs ALICE NadenSep 2016

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  • Three bedrooms: 2 x King-size bed (one with an en-suite), 1 x Bunk room with full-size bunk beds
  • Separate family bathroom with bath, hand held shower, w.c, wash-hand basin, shaver point, heated towel rail and under-floor heating
  • Open plan kitchen, dining, living room with balcony
  • Coal-effect gas fire.
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Fridge/freezer, washing machine, oven, hob, dishwasher, kettle, toaster
  • TV, DVD, digital radio
  • Parking for 2 cars in allocated bays (boats and trailors are not permitted in the car park)
  • Lift access
  • Wifi
  • All duvets, pillows, bed linen and towels provided - guests will require beach and tea towels
  • BBQ's not permitted
  • Strictly No Smoking

The property

With beautiful views and comfortable accommodation, 6 Combehaven is a fantastic first-floor apartment situated within a short walk of Salcombe’s bustling restaurants, upmarket shops and famous waterside.

This fantastic location is ideal for those looking enjoy sandy beaches and a picturesque harbour town.

This property has a modern granite kitchen with an open plan living / dining area and a chic, nautical decor.

Amenities in the kitchen include an AEG gas hob and oven, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. The lounge boasts a large, L-shaped sofa, a coffee table, a flat-screen television and double French doors open out to a French balcony with views over neighbouring houses across to the estuary. Three bedrooms in total, a master with a King-size bed, built-in wardrobes and flat-screen TV as well as an en-suite shower room with power shower, under-floor heating, wash basin, w.c, heated towel rail and shaver point.

The second bedroom has a King-size bed with an adjacent family bathroom.

The third bedroom has full-sized bunk beds with a TV and X-Box.

In addition, two car parking spaces are reserved for this property on site.

Wi-Fi is available.

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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Barbeques are not permitted on the premises.

The flat can be accessed via a lift.

No trailers or boats of any description are permitted in the parking area.

Please be aware, due to the nature of the town, several of our properties are situated up hills. Please contact our reservations team if you would like more information about the location of this property.

Strictly No Smoking

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas