38 The Salcombe


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2 bedrooms

Up to 4 guests


Key Features

  • Property code: 38SAL
  • Changeover day: Saturday
  • 2 or more bathrooms
  • Access statement available
  • Near beach
  • Parking (see description for details)
  • Garden or outside space
  • Swimming pool
  • Nearby pub or restaurant
  • Nearby shop
  • Short breaks available
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Waterside
  • WiFi


38 The Salcombe is a two bedroom waterside apartment located in the very heart of Salcombe with a large balcony that enjoys glorious panoramic views of the estuary and sandy beaches. There really are few spots in Salcombe that can boast such a view.    

The property has excellent facilities including a private parking space, access to the communal gardens, use of the shared outdoor heated swimming pool (seasonal opening times - May half term to end of October) and a mooring berth. There is also a great choice of pubs, restaurants, shops, cafes, art galleries and the passenger ferry to popular sandy beaches all within a short stroll from the front door.

Entrance to hall leading to open plan lounge and kitchen. Lounge area with two sofas, Smart TV, folding dining table to seat 4 and patio doors to balcony. Kitchen area with electric cooker and hob, fridge freezer, dishwasher and microwave. Bedroom 1 with double bed, TV, patio doors to balcony and en suite shower room with shower, basin and WC. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Family bathroom with roll top bath, separate shower, basin and WC.

Coin operated washing machines and dryers in communal laundry room on ground floor of the building (£3.50 per wash. Drying £1.00 per 15 minutes).

Large balcony with table and chairs, sun lounger and ‘Fat Boy’ bean bag. Stunning panoramic views over the estuary. Balcony also overlooks The Ferry Inn garden. Use of communal gardens and swimming pool (Swimming pool is open from May half term until the end of October. It opens at 8am every morning and shuts at 6pm. During the main state school summer holiday, the pool will be closed at 8pm). Mooring berth available for one boat on the Salcombe Apartments private pontoon (Boats of up to 5 metres (16ft 4in) length and beam of 2 metres (6ft 6in) allowed).

Designated parking for one car.

  • Included: Bed linen and towels, (guests must provide their own beach towels), Electricity and gas central heating.
  • Telephone: No telephone. Mobile reception good. Wi-Fi.
  • Pets: Sorry, no pets.
  • Local facilities: Shops, restaurants and pubs all within a short walk. Beach: Across the estuary (via passenger ferry). Kingsbridge with supermarkets and all other facilities 6 miles.

August 2019

A lovely place to stay. Very central with everything you need. Would definitely consider staying there again.

July 2019

We had a very enjoyable holiday in Flat 38. This was our third year in this flat over these dates, such a shame it is not available the same time next year.

June 2019

We had a fabulous week. While we were there we did have a problem with both TV’s and no hot water. Oliver was superb, he came out immediately resolved the water issue quickly and did a temp fix on one tv so we could see bbc channels, he then arranged for an Ariel guy to come out the next day. You don’t want to have to meet the maintenance guys while you’re on holiday but Oliver was brilliant.

May 2019

We had a fabulous stay. We will definitely be returning to this property. With the unfortunate overrun of balcony work, we are looking forward to coming back to make use of it next time.

October 2018

we loved it, 2nd visit and will be back and will only stay in that apartment - brilliant...

June 2018

Number 38 has lost none of its charm since our previous visit a year ago. The combination of its location with the standard of equipment and the excellent quality and thoughtfulness of the furnishing and fittings, must make it one of the very best holiday apartments in the south west. I will book even earlier for next year.

January 2018

Beautiful apartment with stunning views. Really well-designed with lovely furniture and accessories. Great location - nice and central to everything you could need - pubs, ferry, shops etc. Shame about the lobby and corridors (very dated and tired), but wonderful once inside. Also, a big thank you to Dan at Toadhall Cottages who came to help us with the heating, which had broken and was broken during the duration of our stay (a building issue out of the control of Toad Hall), and provided very effective oil heaters!

We are pleased to see you had such a great stay. We are also pleased to say that there are plans in the near future for the communal areas in 'The Salcombe' to be updated. The heating issue that occurred during your stay is being rectified by the building management company. We hope to see you again soon.

- The Toad Hall Team

November 2017

We have a very enjoyable stay....thank you!

October 2017

From the time of first booking to the sadness of the holiday coming to an end Toad Hall Cottages and the team were excellent. Very impressed with the extremely high standard of cleanliness of the flat on our arrival. A special thank you to the cleaning team. Also pl pass on our appreciation to the owner who furnished and renovated the flat so very tastefully. It really made our holiday. We have already sent pictures to a friend ( John Hayes ) who is considering booking too. We would love to visit No 38 again! Thank you.

October 2017

A very well equipped rental property with very good quality fittings. Waterfront location superb, with easy access to the amenities & shops in the town centre.

October 2017

We had a fabulous holiday which was made all the better by the standard of the apartment. It was such a nice place to go back to after a days walking and sight seeing. The location could not be better and the views from the balcony are fantastic. I am sure we will return some time in the future.

September 2017

Fixtures and fittings were great- the only thing that would have made it better would be a washer/dryer ( much needed with two kiddies!) The decor was fab throughout the apartment.

Sorry about that, but washing machines and tumble dryers aren't allowed in the apartments because of the associated noise. However, there is a laundry room in the building for guests to use with both washing machines and tumble dryers.

- The Toad Hall Team

August 2017

It is a beautiful flat that is well furnished and extremely comfortable to stay in.

July 2017

Outstanding accommodation experience.

May 2017

Number 38 must be one of the best in the old Salcombe Hotel. Its position was excellent with its views out across the estuary and out to sea. The interior design of the apartment was as perfect as you could get for a seaside holiday apartment. The equipment too was of an amazingly high standard as was the cleanliness. The bucket and scrubbing brush was useful for the outside furniture but in the end, the seagulls won. In all, an excellent apartment with everything you would need for a holiday and in the centre of the town. As close to being perfect as one could wish for.

April 2017

For this standard of holiday let we have always previously been provided a welcome hamper. The communal areas are in serious need of upgrade and fall well below the standard of the apartment itself. During our stay the toilet in the property needed some maintenance work, this was dealt with quickly and conveniently by Toad Hall, thank you.

Many thanks for the feedback. The owners and building managers have informed us the next phase of the communal area refurbishment is due at the end of the year. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay in this smart waterside apartment.

- The Toad Hall Team

April 2017

The property was wonderful and in a great location. It had everything we needed, had clearly been well thought about and was great quality. We planned to do a lot of outings but sitting on the balcony and watching the activity on the water took over! A really relaxing place to visit and stay.

February 2017

38 The Salcombe is a fabulous apartment in a fabulous location. Very well equipped, comfortable with high standard of fittings and furnishings. We loved it and had a super time. Bravo to the owner. We will definitely be coming back. A few minor issues to pass on: 1. No washing up liquid or cloth to clean surfaces - there is a dishwasher but with it being just the two of us, we didn't use it. 2. Wifi - wifi connection comes from the Salcombe itself and since it's a large building with numerous apartments, the wifi connection was poor, which we found frustrating, especially when wanting to use the Internet to look up local information etc. 3. Strange intermittent water issue: on running the various cold taps in the property, they often ran warm. We had to fill bottles with this warm water and chill it in the fridge as it was too warm to drink. It seemed to right itself on day 3 however and cold taps started to run cold water. 4. On arriving at The Salcombe, we did have problems getting in through the barrier, since engineers who had worked on the barrier earlier in the day had not replaced the fobs on our set of keys. This meant that after a five hour journey, we then had to wait for half an hour for Paul the caretaker to come from Kingsbridge with the right fobs. Also, someone had parked in the allocated parking space (although we did manage to track him down and he did come and move his car and was very apologetic). It was a challenging start. Despite all of the above, however, we were thrilled with the apartment itself. Really super and all our dealings with Toad Hall were friendly, professional and courteous.

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at 38 The Salcombe and plan to return to the property. Many thanks for the useful feedback. We will liaise closely with the building managers to ensure the points raised are looked into. As mentioned the correct fobs for entry are now on the guest set of keys.

- The Toad Hall Team

We can also now confirm the owner has arranged for SKY fibre optic broadband to be installed at the property in March 2017.

- The Toad Hall Team

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