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Harbourfield

Salcombe, Devon (Ref. 995476)

4.5

Very good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

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

Reviews & Ratings

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14 Customer Reviews

  • "A fabulous house for a family Christmas."

    Comfortable and ideal for the grandchildren who loved the table tennis table and, whilst the Aga guaranteed the house was rather warm in the unseasonal weather, it provided a great way to cook the Christmas feast and then enjoy the hilly terrain of Salcombe.

    Reviewed by SallyDec 2021

  • "Nice property in a good position but in need of a few updates and upgrades in places"

    Many thanks for your feedback. The Owners have advised us that there are some improvement works scheduled at Harbourfield over the winter months - the two main bedrooms are currently being re-decorated, there will be new carpeting throughout and the downstairs cloakroom will be re-fitted. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope we can welcome you back soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by NeilOct 2021

  • "The house was very comfortable and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay."

    One night with extremely noisy guests next door all night but understand this is completely beyond Sykes control. Thank you for a lovely holiday!

    Reviewed by KerryJun 2021

  • "Really positive booking experience with incredibly helpful staff."

    Overall, it was a lovely house, large and comfortable, in a good position close to all amenities in town and beyond. Having a parking space was brilliant and the key safe check in hassle-free. The outside space was small but perfectly adequate for a small group. The upper terrace had lovely views and was a really relaxing outside space (you should include a picture in the listing as this was a huge selling point). The outside planting was particularly appreciated – beautiful flowers. There were just a few things that let the house down. We were told it had been extensively redecorated in the last few months but saw no evidence of this, everything looked a bit tired. The kitchen was well equipped which is rare to find but so much stuff that there was little/no cupboard space for food and some of the equipment could do with replacing eg blunt knives and chipped glasses. The house would benefit from the removal of some of the nik naks which made it feel very cluttered. The main bedroom ideally needs darker curtains and the bed was squeaky when you moved. At least one of the hand soaps had been watered down and there was a horrible smell of oil coming from the aga. It was a great house and well equipped but could just do with some more love and care to encourage us to come back given the price we paid.

    Reviewed by KateMay 2021

  • "We had a lovely holiday again but wouldn’t choose this property again."

    The house next door appears to attract party guests who were extremely noisy every evening keeping us and our children awake. The children’s bedroom on the top floor was well equipped but the mattresses have definitely seen better days and my children complained they weren’t comfortable and that there were springs poking out of one. The ensuite bathroom is tired and scruffy and there were cobwebs everywhere. We did like the little raised deck and were impressed by the rapid response when we rang the office to switch the aga off (it was extremely hot with it on) We’ve had 10 or so holidays in salcombe mostly with your company. We’ll definitely return again and use coast and country but wouldn’t pick harbourfield as paying the best part of £2k for a week we would expect something better quality really.

    Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Harbourfield. We have passed your comments on to the Owners - Redecoration works are already planned for this Autumn, and they will assess the mattresses in the childrens room (one has already been replaced). We were sorry that you found the neighbours noisy, this is extremely unfortunate as in 16 years there has never been a noise complaint at Harbourfield, and further to this the guests staying the week previous to you, have re-booked Harbourfield again for July 2021. Despite these issues we hope you had a great time, and we look forward to welcoming you to the area again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by TaraAug 2020

  • "A very nice house - well equipped in the kitchen and for games."

    We enjoyed the table tennis

    Oct 2019

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Harbourfield, drinks on the top deck with river views watching the sunset and breakfast on the lower deck being an added bonus."

    House had everything we needed and more for a perfect stay, thank you!

    Reviewed by SusanJul 2019

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Harbourfield, drinks on the top deck with river views watching the sunset and breakfast on the lower deck being an added bonus."

    House had everything we needed and more for a perfect stay, thank you!

    Mrs Susan TurnerJul 2019

  • "It was in a very good position above Salcombe so beautiful views."

    The house was equipped for everything we needed and more. The key safe for key collection was easy to access. We had a lovely time travelling round Devon from a cosy secure base. Booking on line was straightforward and easy to complete. Can't fault it we were delighted. Thank you xx

    What lovely feedback! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope that you'll be back again soon! Property Owner

    Reviewed by SueMay 2019

  • "It was in a very good position above Salcombe so beautiful views."

    The house was equipped for everything we needed and more. The key safe for key collection was easy to access. We had a lovely time travelling round Devon from a cosy secure base. Booking on line was straightforward and easy to complete. Can't fault it we were delighted. Thank you xx

    Miss Sue HendrickMay 2019

  • "Absolutely fab house!"

    Feb 2019

  • "Would recommend it to friends."

    - No recycling facilities. - No towels provided. Both disappointing for the cost of the property. More information about the local area would have been useful, including explaining how steep the hill is to the shops (this was too steep and far for my father to walk) and a map of the local area would have been handy. Otherwise the accomodation was lovely and well equipt. Lovely to have an AGA. Key collection was straightforward and everything was as expected in the property. Don't understand why there was a 5 adult limit as 6 plus two kids would have easily fitted.

    Thank you for your feedback in regards to your recent stay at Harbourfield, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Apologies that you were not made aware of how steep the hill is in places, and thank you for bringing this to our attention so that we can update our description to include this. Unfortunately recycling facilities at commercial properties are currently governed by the local council and is out of the owners control, however we hope this will change in the future. In the meantime, we will continue to provide information inside the property regarding local recycling stations and the local area. Not all of our properties provide towels, however we do apologise if this wasn't made clear before booking. This property has a maximum of 5 adults to ensure high levels of comfort are maintained. We hope you enjoyed what Salcombe has to offer and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JenniferDec 2018

  • "A lovely family home away from home, space to just be"

    Dec 2018

  • "Excellent"

    Mr K AnnellsJun 2018

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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.

Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x King-size
  • 1 x double with en suite shower room
  • 1 x single
  • 1 x bunk beds on the second floor, with an additional single bed
  • Family bathroom
  • Cloakroom
  • Kitchen / dining room
  • Lounge. Please note: the bunk beds and 3' single bed are ONLY suitable for children.
  • Night storage heaters. Hot water by AGA or Immersion. Fridge/freezer, washing machine, AGA, hob, oven, dishwasher, microwave
  • Washing machine (in garage)
  • Freeview HD TV, DVD
  • Wifi Broadband
  • Parking for one car or two small ones on the drive
  • Garage also available on request which can be used for parking
  • Lower decking area with table and chairs, upper decking area with table and chairs, small front garden. Nespresso coffee maker. Bed linen and bath towels supplied however you will need to bring your own beach towels
  • Please note: Harbourfield ONLY accommodates 5 adults and 3 children

The property

Set above Salcombe in a quiet residential area, yet only 10 minutes’ walk from the town's shops, restaurants and quayside, Harbourfield offers pleasant views from the decking and some of the bedrooms across the town towards Batson Creek, as well as off-road parking for one large or two small cars. Providing exceptional accommodation for a family, this spacious holiday home has a light and sunny lounge, and a beautiful kitchen/dining room, complete with a 2-oven Aga… perfect for those chilly winter days!

The property sleeps up to eight people (maximum of 5 adults), in four bedrooms.

Three are on the first floor (two have double beds – one with an en suite - and one has a single bed), along with a family bathroom.

On the second floor is a fourth bedroom, perfectly designed for children.

With full-size bunk beds and an additional 3' single bed, plus a TV.

This very special room is a wonderful area for the youngsters in the party to congregate! Please note: Harbourfield accommodates a maximum of 5 adults – the bunk beds and 3’ single bed are ONLY suitable for children.

Another fantastic facility is the full size table tennis table available for guests’ use in the garage, accessed from the hallway.

Why not have a tournament to see which family member is the most skilled?

Outside there is a lower decking area with table and chairs and small sunny front garden with seat.

There is also a further upper decking area with table and chairs and countryside views.

Off-road parking for one car (garage also available by request). This fantastic property is exceptionally well-prepared for families looking for quiet accommodation within easy reach of Salcombe’s beaches.

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

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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

This property can only accept a maximum of five adults in any party.

Fire place not in use

Garage available for parking on request.

No pets permitted.

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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas