Walker's Rest


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3 bedrooms

Up to 6 guests


Key Features

  • Property code: WALKR
  • Changeover day: Friday
  • 2 or more bathrooms
  • Access statement available
  • Near beach
  • Central heating
  • Parking (see description for details)
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden or outside space
  • Nearby pub or restaurant
  • Nearby shop
  • Village
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi


Situated in the older quarter of Malborough, overlooking the pretty surrounding cottages, this tastefully renovated and welcoming home from home provides everything needed for a great holiday. With spacious accommodation, a private sunny garden, plenty of parking, located just a short drive from the popular seaside town of Salcombe with its wonderful sandy beaches and water sport traditions, this well appointed property is perfect for families and couples alike who want to explore the picturesque South Hams. The beautiful Salcombe estuary meanders up to the market town of Kingsbridge and provides fantastic surroundings for those who like messing about on the water, whilst the nearby South West Coastal Path provides superb views for those who enjoy walking. The famous surfing beaches of Bigbury Bay are just a few miles away and for those days out, attractions such as the Dartmoor National Park, the historic port of Dartmouth, Torbay, Cornwall and even the north Devon coast are all accessible. Malborough itself has a couple of thriving pubs, a restaurant and a well stocked shop and for those who can’t be bothered with cooking both nearby Salcombe and Kingsbridge provide everything required for dining out.

Steps up from driveway to front door and hallway. Large triple aspect living room with some pretty views over the village and countryside. Lounge area with sofa, two armchairs and occasional chair, flat screen TV with DVD and Freeview. Patio doors opening onto rear garden. Dining area with glass topped table and 6 chairs. Modern shaker style kitchen with ceramic hob, oven and grill, microwave, fridge and separate freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. Door to rear garden. Family bathroom off the hall with bath, shower over, hand basin, WC and shaver point. 5 steps to upper level. Master bedroom with dual aspect, 5ft bed, bedside cabinets and chest of drawers. En-suite shower room with shower cubicle, hand basin, WC and shaver point. Large twin bedroom with two 3ft beds, two wardrobes, chest of drawers and bedside cabinet. Single/twin bedroom with 3ft truckle bed with 2ft 6in pull out bed underneath.

Secluded and sunny rear garden with a patio area furnished with garden table and chairs. Lawn bordered by established shrubs. Decked area to the side of the house furnished with a picnic table and benches as well as a small patio in the front with bistro style table and chairs. Garage under property, suitable for parking a small car or storing kayaks, dinghies etc.

Please note there is an unfenced drop on one side of the rear lawn - young children should be supervised.

On sloped drive for one or two cars. Additional parking available on the road.

  • Included: Bed linen, towels, (guests must provide their own beach towels), central heating (oil) and electricity.
  • Telephone: For incoming calls only. Mobile reception variable. Wi-Fi.
  • Pets: No dogs allowed (Allergy note: Please be aware that the owner has a small dog which on occasion is taken to the property on owner visits).
  • Local Facilities: Salcombe beaches 3 miles.  Bantham and Thurlestone beaches 5 miles.
  • Pubs, restaurant, P/O and Co-op shop/garage 200 yards.  Supermarket, shops, banks, sports centre, cinema restaurants and pubs in Kingsbridge 3 miles.

July 2018

Yes. Ideal location for walking around coast and to Hope Cove and Salcombe.

September 2014

Walkers Rest is a delghtful quiet haven in a secluded setting yet still within reach of Salcome and Kingsbridge. Decorations ans furnishings are excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will definately return.

November 2012

Malborough is a great location for exploring the coast from Salcombe to Hope Cove on foot. There are two decent pubs in the village (the Royal Oak did some particularly good food) and a Co-op convenience store which is open long hours so we didn't need to use the car very much. This is a modern house in a quiet location close to the centre of the village. It is clean and uncluttered with plenty of room and well equipped. We have rented a variety of houses over the years and this is certainly one of the best. However, there is no internet available at the property nor can you get a mobile signal in or near the house. We thought that a blessing - our teenage children weren't so impressed!

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