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East Portlemouth, Salcombe, Devon, TQ8








1,583 sq ft

147 sq m

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Key features

  • Lovely three bedroom cottage and detached annexe
  • Stunning views over Mill Bay Beach and the Salcombe Estuary
  • Detached Nissan hut within the grounds
  • Around 14 acres of grounds and woodland
  • Double garage and ample parking
  • EPC Rating = F


A unique opportunity to acquire a fabulous cottage with detached annexe set in around 14 acres of grounds and woodland overlooking Mill Bay beach


Millbay Cottage sits in an elevated position above Mill Bay beach on the stunning Salcombe Estuary enjoying views over the golden sandy beach, the estuary and the town of Salcombe and the surrounding countryside beyond.

The cottage itself dates back to around the 1900’s and is arranged over two floors. As soon as you step through the front door, the charm and character one would expect from a property of this period is clear.

The ground floor is largely open plan and the abundance of windows and French doors provide a wonderful amount natural light as well as views of the beach and estuary.

The well-equipped kitchen is integrated with a range of appliances including a fridge/freezer, dishwasher, oven and hob.

Beyond this the dining and living areas are delightful and both benefit from French doors onto the south-facing terrace which is a stunning spot to take in the surroundings.

The ground floor also offers a utility room and cloakroom as well as access to the rear courtyard. Stairs rise to the first floor which offers three double bedrooms, all of which benefit from the wonderful views as well as a shower room and separate cloakroom.

Millbay Cottage benefits from a fabulous detached annexe with large picture windows which frame the views perfectly. The annexe offers a well-equipped kitchen, a lovely living room, a double bedroom, dressing room and family bathroom. From the living room French windows lead onto the full width balcony which overlooks the beach and estuary beyond.

Gardens and Grounds
Immediately outside the cottage is a lovely wrap around terrace which is accessed from the dining and living areas and provide the perfect spot to take in the surroundings. Beyond the formal gardens are wonderful winding paths which meander through the mature woodland which surrounds the cottage. Nestled within the woodland is a Nissan hut which could be converted into accommodation subject to the necessary planning consents.

Millbay Cottage is approached via a gated driveway which leads to the double garage, garden store and ample driveway parking. There are also steps from the garden leading down to a gate onto the road for pedestrian access to the lane and the beach.


East Portlemouth is a small coastal village offering a tranquil, rural setting across the water from Salcombe. Situated on the east bank of the Kingsbridge and Salcombe Estuary, this popular and pretty village is home to a long sandy beach with hidden coves and rock pools, backed by woodland and coastal paths. The village offers a lovely farm shop/café at Village Farm whilst Port Waterhouse offers a range of amenities including boat moorings, parking, storage and maintenance and it also hosts pop-up events. Also operating from Port Waterhouse is Salcombe Watersports offering paddle boarding and sea kayak adventures. A school bus service runs from East Portlemouth to Kingsbridge and there are also excellent pubs in the neighbouring villages of East Prawle and South Pool. The stunning waterside town of Salcombe is East Portlemouth’s closest neighbour and is accessible via a short passenger ferry ride available 365 days a year. Salcombe is renowned for its sailing and boating facilities and is located beside one of the most beautiful estuaries in the South West, with miles of sheltered waters and fine sandy beaches. The town offers wonderful independent shops, galleries, cafés, restaurants and pubs. The larger market town of Kingsbridge is around 9 miles distant with the waterfront town of Dartmouth around 16 miles away. Both offer primary and secondary schooling as well as a wide range of amenities. Communications are excellent with access to the M5 motorway at Exeter, via the A38 Devon Expressway (19 miles).

Square Footage: 1,583 sq ft

Acreage: 14.03 Acres


From Kingsbridge proceed on the A379 towards Dartmouth. At Frogmore, follow the signs for East Portlemouth and upon descending into the village, At the bottom of the hill, take the left hand hairpin bend signposted "Mill Bay". Proceed along this road, passing the Venus Café and shortly after this, the driveway to Millbay Cottage will be found on your left.

Additional Info

Mains water and electricity. Private drainage and oil fired central heating.


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Band: F
PARKINGDetails of how and where vehicles can be parked, and any associated costs.Read more about parking in our glossary page.
GARDENA property has access to an outdoor space, which could be private or shared.
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East Portlemouth, Salcombe, Devon, TQ8


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