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Crab Cottage

Salcombe, Devon (Ref. 995362)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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    Off road parking
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    Open fire
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    Garden / Patio
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    Pub/shop < 1 mile
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    Washing machine
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    Broadband / WiFi


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18 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Rothera

    “Enjoyed our time at crab cottage but feel lounge needs better lighting/ lamps and seating could be more comfortable.”

    - Mr Rothera, October 2020

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay at Crab Cottage. We will pass your comments on to the owner. We do hope to welcome you back to Salcombe soon. - Sykes owner relations

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.

The property

Located in a short, narrow cul-de-sac, Crab Cottage is only a few minutes’ walk into Salcombe and enjoys good views across Island Street towards Batson Creek and Snapes Point.

Head in to Salcombe and catch the foot passenger ferry across to the sandy beaches of East Portlemouth, or why not take the children crabbing on the quayside?

Salcombe is home to a fantastic array of boutique shops, cafés, pubs and restaurants… and with a wonderful bakery a short walk from the property, Crab Cottage is well located for enjoying all that Salcombe has to offer!

A set of a steps lead up from Croft Road to the ground floor lobby and sitting room, which has been comfortably furnished, featuring a wood-burning stove.

The kitchen/dining room is deceptively spacious with a table seating six, whilst a door from the kitchen leads out to the raised terrace.

There is also a cloakroom.

There are three bedrooms in total.

The master has a King-size bed and views towards Batson Creek, plus an en suite shower room.

The twin bedroom has two single beds, whilst a second twin room has two smaller 2'6 single beds.

There is also a family bathroom with whirlpool bath and corner shower.

To the rear of the property is a raised terrace with table and chairs.

There is also off-road parking directly outside the cottage for one small sized car (approx. 4m x 1.8m).

This three-storey property is ideal for those looking for high quality accommodation within quick, level access of Salcombe - a superb base for a family or group of couples, looking for a delightfully furnished holiday home.


  • Three bedrooms: 1x King-size and 2 x twin
  • Additional cloakroom
  • Two bathrooms
  • Cosy living room with woodburning stove
  • Modern kitchen/dining room.
  • Gas central heating and hot water
  • Fridge/freezer, washing machine, electric oven, gas hob, dishwasher, tumble dryer, microwave, toaster and kettle. 2 x TV with freesat
  • Feature fireplace with woodburning stove
  • WiFi
  • Raised terrace with table and chairs and BBQ
  • Off-road parking directly outside the cottage for 1 small sized car
  • All bed linen and towels are supplied
  • You will need to bring your own beach towels

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.

Region Information

For reasons of comfort the accommodation is not recommended for more than four adults in any one party.

No pets permitted.

The door of the top bedroom is at the bottom of the stairs and therefore not suitable for under 5's. You are welcome to bring your own stairgate.

Please note the rear garden has shared access to the neighbouring properties and is not enclosed.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Christmas

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