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Dory Cottage

Salcombe, Devon (Ref. 995060)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mr Bate

    “Great property - Our 5th time in Salcombe and Dory cottage stood out as one of the best places we’ve stayed - Nothing showbiz, yet stands privately with an elevated aspect, is well appointed and hugely practical.”


    The owners have added many things to just make the place work for them (e.g. outdoor shower and drip/hanging areas) and their guests (dog gate/guard in utility, washing/drying facilities, etc.) The garage beneath provides extremely convenient and safe location even for larger cars. Kids loved having their own ‘den’ area in the attic room, which is accessed from the landing and not the garage as the listing suggests! Overall a very comfortable and enjoyable stay in October. In Summer there might be more noise from Island Street, yet the terraces would surely be excellent for BBQ/entertaining.

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The property

A traditional three storey cottage only a five minute walk from the centre of the lovely seaside town on Salcombe.

This recently renovated property has exceptional standard throughout, with a beautiful open plan living area which has Amtico aged oak flooring throughout.

There is a comfy L-shaped red sofa and flat screen Smart TV, as well has a traditional feature fireplace, and a large array of books, DVDs and games for the family to enjoy.

There is a newly fitted kitchen with duck egg blue units, and a dining table for six people, perfect for enjoying family meals together.The ground floor also benefits from a utility room and family bathroom.

Make your way to the first floor where sit the three bright and airy bedrooms, with storage, and one of the king size doubles which has the luxury of a smart TV.

This floor has a further family shower room, a smart white suite, with a heated towel rail.

Head up into the eaves of the house from the landing up a steep narrow ladder to the attic den, with comfy sofas and a wall mounted TV for the children to enjoy.The attic den has a large velux window, which allows far reaching views over the water and moorings.

Dory Cottage has two lovely terraces, both with table and chairs, where you enjoy some al fresco dining in the evening.

The beautiful Salcombe has many boutique restaurants, pubs and shops for everyone to enjoy, as well as the well know Salcombe gin distillery.

There are many sandy beaches within easy reach, such as Thurlestone and Bantham where you can enjoy the summer sun, and the children can enjoy a swim in the sea.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x King, 1 x King (can be twin on request), 1 x Double
  • Bathroom with bath, separate thermostatic shower and screen over, w.c
  • and basin
  • Shower room with thermostatic shower in a large quadrant enclosure, w.c and basin with shelf and mirrored wall behind, and chrome heated towel rail Open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room
  • Attic den.
  • Gas central heating and hot water
  • Fridge/freezer, washing machine, electric oven, four ring gas hob, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle
  • Three Widescreen Samsung smart TV, DVD, Music system with iPod dock, Wifi available
  • Bed linen, bath towels and tea towels are provided and beds will be made before arrival
  • Tenants must bring their own beach towels
  • Parking for one car in the garage
  • One well behaved dog welcome
  • Two spacious areas of terracing each with a large table and benches
  • Outback gas barbeque
  • Attic den with wall mounted flat screen TV
  • Outdoor hot and cold shower.

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.

Steep stone steps up to property from street level/garage.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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