The front of the cottage (second one in from the left, painted yellow) and the view from the front door. Please note the path in front is not accessible by cars.
Sailaway is the yellow property in the centre of the picture.
French doors go out to rear patio.
The spacious sitting/dining-room.
Enjoy your lunch.
There are views of the estuary from the sitting-room window.
Glimpses of the estuary.
A quirky stool in the sitting-room.
Seaside bits and bobs throughout the house.
Soft cushions on the sofa.
The well-equipped kitchen.
Interesting feature on the sitting-room wall.
The sunny rear patio.
Bedroom 1 is at the front of the house.
Bedroom 1.
The en suite shower-room for Bedroom 1.
Navy and white in the en suite shower-room.
Bedroom 1 has water views.
Pretty pictures on the landing.
Bedroom 2 is either a twin or a 'zip and link' 6' double. Here shown as a double.
Beautiful decor.
The family bathroom.
The name sign.
Looking from the bridge across the estuary to the cottage. There is a lot of beach at low water.
Looking across the estuary withTeignmouth in the distance.
The view from the front door.
The beach at low water (this is during spring tides which have a higher rise and fall).
Exactly!
A reproduction of a 1920's poster of Shaldon.

Sailaway

2979

Shaldon / Sleeps 4 + cot

7 Nights from £424 - £975

The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.

Nearest pub

The Ferry Boat Inn (¼ mile)

Take the small passenger ferry across the estuary from Teignmouth, sit in the beer garden and take in the lovely views over the water. The beach is a stones throw away and it gets really busy in summer. Winter time is quieter and you'll find it easier to get a table.

Nearest beach

Shaldon Beach (350 yards)

Sailing, swimming, rowing and fishing are all but a few things likely to grab your attention at Shaldon Beach. With a wealth of activity and events throughout the year, this beach provides plenty of entertainment in the prettiest of packages. Parking and eateries are available nearby.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mr Barnett September 2016

Ness beach

Excellent beach. Not for the unfit as quite a lot of steps involved in getting down/up.
Great for our dog and quiet in September. Cafe by the car park (cheapish parking charges)

Nearest walk

Labrador Bay RSPB Reserve (1 ¼ miles)

Visit this beauty spot to see the cirl bunting, a rare little bird whose population is limited almost entirely to south Devon. Labrador Bay is well-known for its stunning views. Find it on the South West Coast Path between Shaldon and Maidencombe.

Nearest town

Shaldon (300 yards)

Shaldon is an unspoilt village situated on the mouth of the river Teign between Torquay and Teignmouth. It has a thriving livelyhood based on the estuary. On a clear day, Portland Bill can even be seen despite being 50 miles away. A pretty village with two churches, a boutique, butcher, coffee shop and many conserved areas for all to enjoy.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mr Barnett September 2016

Shaldon village

Lovely walk with our dog along the estuary into Shaldon village with a few shops/cafes. London Inn pub by the bowling green friendly pub with excellent beer and food (Best to book for Sunday lunch). If you don't like the Hi De Hi type holiday with amusements and cheap trinket shops then this is a place to visit


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Ms Richardson January 2014

Very English Shaldon

A little hidden gem this village right on the seafront facing Teignmouth on the estuary, nice stylish shops and narrow streets with a bowling green and several nice pubs with good food.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Miss Gilchrist October 2013

Lovely pretty village, with a host of beautiful places to eat and drink. We tried the live music at the Ferryboat Inn, and had a lovely early evening looking out over the harbour from their beer garden. The shops were good quality, though during the off-season (October) I presume they have shorter opening hours (10-4 average) and some appeared closed. Everyone we met was very friendly, and the atmosphere was relaxed and refined.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

January 2012

Fabulous estuary village

Complete with its full range of shops, restaurants/pubs and beachesSo much to see- the village has a great website.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

March 2009

Shaldon village life

Shaldon village hosts a variety of activities throughout the summer. There is a market on the village green in traditional costume every week and the well know water carnival where sand castle competitions and decorated boats abound. The highlight of the year has to be Shaldon Regatta, which takes place around the late summer bank holiday in August where everyone is welcome to enter and regatta boats are available if you don't have your own. Also five-a-side football, beach volleyball, swimming competitions and sandcastle competitions abound. Highly recommended.

Also nearby

The Teign Ferry (½ mile)

One of England's oldest working ferries, the Teign Ferry provides a regular service between Teignmouth and Shaldon across a picturesque harbour estuary. The first recorded service across the Teign dates all the way back to the 10th Century.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

March 2009

The friendly seal

The Teign passenger ferry ploughs its way from Shaldon beach to Teignmouth and back just about every day of the year. It is great fun for the children and if you are lucky you might spy the friendly grey seal that pops its head up in the estuary from time to time. Look out for cormorants diving for fish and if the water ripples - then a whole shoal of mackerel or other small fish are under the surface.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Lucy February 2009

There is a friendly local seal who often pops his head up to say hello to people using the ferry.

Ness Cove (¾ mile)

This pretty beach nestled at the foot of Ness Headland is reached through an old smugglers tunnel.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Hopkins November 2015

Steps!

Lots of steps to get to the beach - do not attempt with a pushchair! Nice beach once you get there.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Miss Housley November 2011

As the owner of a dog that has selective deafness when off the lead , Ness Cove was the perfect beach. Dogs are allowed all year round and as it can only be reached through an old Smugglers Tunnel, you can let your dogs off the lead in the confident knowledge that they will not wander off chasing after some errant squirrel or rabbit! Parking is free between November and March and you can get a great meal or snack at the Ness Hotel!


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

March 2009

Smugglers

Ness beach is accessed through a smugglers tunnel, which winds through the red sandstone cliff; thoughts of ages past when smugglers trod these paths are very real. The beach itself is a surprise when you get there, wide and sweeping, with tall cliffs behind, there is no other access to the beach except at very low tides when you can get around the headland on the rocks. Perfect for dog walking, listening to the thunder of the surf, or watching the sun come up. Good sandy beach for children, but bathing can be dangerous for children at high tide.

Fresco (½ mile)

An authentic Italian restaurant offering a warm welcome and great choice of wines alongside excellent food.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Withey May 2012

Fresco restaurant in Teignmouth is OUTSTANDING. The standard to food and service is far better than any such establishments in London and the like! Can not recommend this restaurant highly enough.

The Ness (¾ mile)

On the outskirts of Shaldon village, overlooking the Teign Estuary, award-winning beers from around the world are on offer in this Georgian hotel. Dogs are allowed in the bar and outdoor areas.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

April 2013

Child friendly with excellent service and spotless interior - lovely views too!

Teignmouth (1 mile)

Teignmouth has all the attractions of a seaside town, including a Victorian pier, together with the fascinating activity of a working port - large ships, fishing vessels and pleasure craft move between the sea and the estuary.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

March 2009

Teignmouth

Teignmouth is a great town with a wide sandy beach, perfect for swimming and children.The Den behind the beach houses bowls, a wonderful childrens play park and open green space for picnics.

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