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1, The Bolt Head

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A luxury ground floor apartment in The Bolt Head with breathtaking and uninterrupted views of South Sands beach, the estuary towards Salcombe and the coastline beyond East Portlemouth plus there is off road parking.

The Bolt Head is positioned on the outskirts of Salcombe. On the doorstep is the beautiful Blue Flag beach known as South Sands, where there is safe bathing and a regular and frequent ferry service to the town centre during the summer. If you are interested in the possibility of launching a boat, moorings are managed by the Salcombe Harbour Authority on behalf of South Hams District Council. You will need to contact the authority as it is also responsible for collecting harbour dues from resident and visiting boats. Beyond The Bolt Head, the cliffs and headlands are owned by the National Trust and a walk along the coastal path is thrillingly spectacular.

The apartment is accessed by lift from the underground car park or by a small flight of stairs and is on one level. All living areas and two of the three bedrooms have wonderful sea views. Please note there are self closing fire doors throughout the property.

The open plan kitchen / living room is a superb room overlooking the estuary and the coastline with french doors, which open out onto a balcony with panoramic views. The living area is tastefully furnished with original paintings, oak furniture and wood laminate flooring, giving a contemporary feel.The dining area has a glass and oak table with six oak dining chairs with original paintings as a back drop. The sitting area has a large leather corner sofa with chaise longue, coffee tables and a small double sofa bed. There is a TV and DVD player together with a CD player and chairs for the balcony.

There is a beautifully fitted oak kitchen with a peninsular unit, granite worksurfaces, Neff oven, microwave, hob and extractor, integrated dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, stainless steel sink with drainer and waste disposal unit.

The master bedroom overlooks the Estuary and South Sands beach and has it's own private balcony with chairs for sitting outside. It is furnished with a double bed, fitted wardrobe, chests of drawers and original paintings and has an ensuite shower room.

The second bedroom has french windows which look over the harbour mouth and the coastline. It is furnished with two single beds, a chest of drawers, a tall cupboard and modern paintings. The third bedroom has a single bed, dressing table, bedside table and wardrobe, with some of the soft furnishings by Jane Churchill. An additional sleeping facility in the lounge is available (a small double sofa bed), for which bed linen is also provided together with an oak chest of drawers. All bed linen, duvets, pillows and towels are provided. [Please bring towels for the beach].
There is an attractive family bathroom with bath, wash hand basin inset into a vanity unit, WC, fitted mirror and heated towel rail.

Outside there are well stocked communal garden. There are also two parking spaces.
Please Note:  We are unable to accept  pets at this property.


Located on the southernmost coast of Devon in England, Salcombe is equidistant from Plymouth, Torbay and the A38. It boasts a very mild climate and is popular with walkers, sailors or those simply wanting a slower pace of life away from busy city life! Salcombe lies at the mouth of the its "estuary", a truly amazing ecosystem of near Mediterranean climate which provides a home for many species of birds and plant life seldom found in Britain.

Salcombe boasts some of the best sailing waters in the UK, sheltered for dinghy sailing and windsurfing. It is also within range of many amazing diving points. For the landlubbers, there are beaches, galleries, museums and scenery filled coastal walks.
The Bolt Head apartments are situated on South Sands from where a 1/2 hourly summer ferry service links with Salcombe’s shops, quays and restaurants. South Sands Sailing School is just a 5–10 minute walk away. 


Sleeps: 5

Sleeps: 5 + 2.


Property Type: Apartment with sea view, balconies and lift from parking area.

Nearest Airport: Exeter - 49 miles.

Nearest Bar/Pub: The Tides Reach - 5 minute walk.

Location Type: By the sea, directly above and overlooking a sandy beach, Coastal, Quiet.

Bedrooms: 1 Double Bedroom, 1 Twin Bedroom, 1 Single Bedroom.

Kitchen: Lovely open plan style kitchen with oak units and granite worktops. Oven, Hob, Microwave, Fridge/freezer, Dishwasher, Washer/dryer, Iron. 

Dining: Open plan dining area with a large glass table and 6 chairs.

Lounge: Open plan living area with fabulous views, a large leather corner sofa, coffee table and another sofa that converts to a double sized sofa bed. TV, DVD and small music system.

General: Electric central heating, Telephone (incoming calls only). Bed Linen, House Towels (bring your own Beach Towels please), Electricity and VAT are included in the price. Guests have FREE use of our BT Broadband/Wi-Fi.

Entertainment: Freeview TV, DVD, Radio/CD System. Telephone with incoming calls only. Guests have free use of our BT Broadband / WiFi.

Outside: Communal Gardens, Parking for 2 cars.

Please note we are unable to supply a Barbecue.

We are unable to accept pets at this property. 

Suitability: Suitable for the Elderly. Children Welcome but please note that we are unable to supply a cot, high chair or stair gate.

Please note some of the photos may have been taken with a wide angled lens.