JACK’S STAY – SALCOMBE
You will find Jack’s Stay tucked away on a peaceful development with parking just a short stroll into the town centre of Salcombe. This beach house style property is more than just a nod to Salcombe’s rich maritime history. Perfectly located just a short walk down to the thriving town center of Salcombe. The name derives from the sea with “Jack”; an old slang term meaning ‘Sailor’ and “Stay”; a nautical term referring to a cable between two ships or a ship to a port which was used to haul goods and sometimes even personnel between two points.
Jack’s Stay is a lovely 4-guest retreat on the first floor of a popular private development. With a fantastic balcony view of Salcombe church and a glimpse of the shimmering estuary, this property oozes rejuvenation and tranquility from a seaside holiday rental.
Access to the front door of this modern beach house style apartment is reached by a flight of stairs. Upon entering this home, you are welcomed into the open plan kitchen-diner and lounge. Furnished to a high standard, Jack’s Stay presents a holiday suited best to a small family or friends reunion and a furry friend.
The newly fitted modern contemporary kitchen presents functionality and simplicity. Gorgeous oak worktops, built-in microwave, electric oven and ceramic hob, full-sized Rangemaster fridge-freezer and Bosch dishwasher allow for gourmet meals to be rustled up if desired. The four-seated oak breakfast bar makes for a morning coffee perch, while planning your day ahead.
The lounge is a bright and airy space with clean lines and bold colours to give that effortlessly cool feeling. Jack’s Stay is designed for guests to relax, take a load off with the knitted foot poufs and enjoy the comfort of the Chaise sofa while watching Cable TV or streaming via the Fibre Broadband. Indoor window shutters open and close, dependent on the mood required.
The balcony can be accessed via the lounge and both bedrooms, enticing you in for morning al-fresco breakfasts or sunsets and sundowners. This is coastal contemporary living at it’s finest.
A hallway walks you through the rest of the property. The first door to the left is a utility/cloakroom which includes a washing machine, toilet and hand basin.
At the end of the hallway, the main bathroom is located. This contemporary bathroom is fitted with a large glass paneled walk-in waterfall and handheld shower, toilet, basin, heated towel rail and completed with a gorgeous wooden floor finish.
Next door, the master bedroom is found. This cosy double bedroom is a haven for peace. The large window allows plenty of light along with the balcony door. Tallboy clothing drawers and bedside units offer great storage space.
Further along, the bunk bed room is reached. This lovely spacious room offers two full-size bunk beds. Floor to ceiling windows bring fantastic natural light into this room with block-out shutters while you sleep. This room is a perfect hideaway for the kids (Or grown-ups!) with plenty of storage space and draws.
Jack’s Stay includes off-street parking for 1 right outside the apartment.
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What makes Jack’s Stay so special from the owner
Jack’s Stay is more than just a nod to Salcombe’s rich maritime history. Its very name illustrates the affection our family has for the sea
‘Jack’ is an old slang term meaning ‘Sailor’ and ‘Stay’ is a nautical term referring to a cable, between two ships or a ship to a port which was used to haul goods and sometimes even personnel between two points.
Our seafaring family history spans generations. With childhood family holidays in Salcombe, an Aunt from neighbouring Cornwall and a stint at Dartmouth Naval College – All testament to our deep family affiliation for all things nautical.
Now the younger generation is getting involved with sailing lessons. Even Darcy our Cockerpoo enjoys a splash in the waves and a run around on one of the nearby sandy beaches.
Things to do
Salcombe, A historic sailing town, with its picturesque and sheltered harbour. Children and adults alike will be delighted by the beautiful beaches and sapphire blue, crystal clear waters – An absolute jewel in South Devon’s crown.
Captivating all year round, Salcombe really comes to life in the summer months and the buzz of this lively seaside community is absolutely irresistible.
Coastal towns don’t get much better than this. Traditional sailing boats speed past fabulous yachts. The waterfront shops are plentiful. Craftsmanship is alive and well in Salcombe and local artisans peddle their beautiful goods alongside more well-known designer brands. Add to this a mouthwatering array of some of the best restaurants and bistro’s in the county and you’ve got yourself the perfect destination.
Jump on the ferry between Salcombe and East Portlemouth and escape the crowds for the day. Or for the more energetic, pick up the coast path and take in the spectacular views. The National Trust’s Overbecks is a nearby and well worth a visit Take a look around its famous gardens with it’s rare and exotic plants.
So, whether you’re looking for an adrenaline-fuelled adventure holiday, a relaxing and chilled getaway or something in-between. Salcombe has something for everyone.