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The Adventures of Alberforth

  • 10 guests

  • 5 bedrooms

  • 3 bathrooms

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This colourful holiday home, with views of Salcombe town, is a great place to relax with family or friends. The outdoor seating areas, complete with fire pit, lend themselves perfectly to enjoy alfresco barbecues. Inside, two separate sitting rooms provide ample space to catch up with your loved ones. The kitchen and dining area can seat up to twelve guests, with floor-to-ceiling glass doors opening onto the lower decking area and garden. A ten-minute walk brings you to the high street, with a variety of shops and eateries.

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What to expect


Wander around the cute streets of Salcombe

Wander around the cute streets of Salcombe

Make the most of Devon with beautiful coastal walks

Make the most of Devon with beautiful coastal walks

Enjoy alfresco meals out on the decking

Enjoy alfresco meals out on the decking

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Home truths

    You won't find a welcome hamper or basic essentials here, so we'd recommend packing some bits and bobs to get you started. The nearest supermarket is an eight-minute walk away.

    Dogs have previously been at this home, so it may not be suitable for people with severe allergies.

    Due to this home's location, we recommend hiring a car to get the most out of your stay. There’s free parking for up to three cars at the property.

About this stay



Pets allowed

Parking available

Washing machine



Bedrooms & bathrooms

5 bedrooms, 7 beds

3 bathrooms


VIP services

Arrange a chef

Tickets and experience booking

Additional fees

  • One well-behaved dog is welcome to accompany you for an additional fee.

  • Your host can help arrange private chefs, paddle-board hire, champagne cruise, gin school and more for an additional fee – speak to your host about the full range of experiences and activities they offer.

Additional fees subject to a 3.5% handling charge.

Extras are subject to availability. Please enquire with your host.

Local guide

About Salcombe

Anyone who considered buying a property in Salcombe in the ‘80s and changed their mind will be rueing their decision. The town seems to go from strength to strength and strength again, in both popularity and price point. Today’s residents are a well-heeled bunch, and in the summer months, you’ll find an equally upscale visiting crowd. Within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Salcombe is arguably the prettiest...

Get around


Plymouth City

59 min


1 hr 18 min

Cornwall Newquay

1 hr 53 min

Train station


54 min

Bus stop

Shadycombe Road

5 min

Local shops & services

Convenience store

9 min


6 min


10 min

Points of interest


East Portlemouth beach

51 min

Booking policies

House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Pets welcome

Not suitable for infants under age 1

No parties or events

No smoking

Good to know

Arrival from 16:00

Departure before 10:00


No air con

Cancellation policy

  • Up until



    Cancel at least 60 days before your check-in date for a 50% refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 60 days away.


This home is managed by Kate

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. Kate has a total love for South Devon and uses her endless knowledge of holidaying in the South Hams to ensure guests have an unforgettable stay. Kate and her team will take care of the details so you can focus on making cherished memories with loved ones.

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