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Cook's Cottage Shaldon - Two Bedroom Cottage, Sleeps 4

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Two Bedroom Cottage, Sleeps 4

Cook’s Cottage Shaldon is full of character and charm, only minutes

from the beach and guests return year after year to this quaint

cottage. The private decked courtyard to the rear is festooned with

fairy lights, providing a lovely atmosphere for your alfresco dining.

Shaldon is a small village on the coast with its own beaches and

estuary. It is one of the most sort after locations to both live and

visit for holidays. Within a short drive, in either direction, you have

all of the major holiday resorts and attractions to explore.

• Size: Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms

• Nearest beach: Less than 500 meters

• Nearest amenities: Less than 1 mile

• Pets: No pets allowed

• Short breaks: Available at this property

• Smoking: No smoking at this property

• Rooms: 2 Bedrooms, 1 bathroom, living/dining room, kitchen.

• Beds: 1 King Size bed, 1 Super King bed (zip & link)

• Luxuries: TV, DVD player

• General: Radiators

• Utilities: Cooker hob, oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer,

washer/dryer

• Standard: Kettle, toaster, iron

• Other: Linen and towels provided, Wi-Fi available

• Outdoors: Patio garden, Outside table & chairs

• Parking: Roadside parking

More Details

Property Manager
Will Keen
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
26 May, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

When we arrived, we were pleasantly surprised at the quaint, beautifully decorated and pristine Cottage. We adored the place and the gorgeous outdoor lighting. It was great for our dogs also. We are familiar with Shaldon and it is in a great location.

We will definitely recommend this gem, and we hope to return soon.
Jul 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Shaldon in Teignbridge District

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • The smart ‘metro’ tiled bathroom features a handcrafted copper towel rail and industrial steel porthole mirror. Old Pepsi crates used as shelves add an earthy touch to the sleek fitted bath tub & shower, WC and wash basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • The master bedroom offers an understated and elegant space in which to unwind. The king size French oak bed sits on weathered floorboards and is complemented by a luxurious, handmade Vi-Spring mattress. The second ‘couple-friendly’ bedroom also has a unique identity with a striking bespoke driftwood headboard, a plump window seat and sheepskin rug for tired feet.Offering the convenience of a zip & link king size bed converting to two singles if required.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Notes:
** All utilities are included in the weekly tariff. ** Infants ~ A high chair is provided for guests convenience but no travel cot. Additional features & facilities include: CD player, Clothes horse, Courtyard, Electric kettle, Free internet/Wi-Fi, Full kitchen, iPod docking station, Outside table & chairs and Public parking. The cottage is also conveniently equipped with free Wi-Fi access, an iPod player and a selection of books, DVD's and old fashioned board games. A charming stable door from the kitchen leads out to the adjoining private walled, decked courtyard, full of coastal ambiance and complemented by a table & chairs for 6 set underneath pretty ‘fairground’ festoon lights; a place to enjoy memorable summer evenings and ambient alfresco dining. A handy side gated passage leads from the front of the property directly into the courtyard, perfect for dropping off sandy beach paraphernalia to the back door without the hassle of carrying it through the cottage.

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Location

Additional attractions & activities include:

Bowls green, Canoeing/kayaking, Exceptional views, Gallery, Grocery shopping nearby, National Trust properties, Near beach, Public transportation, Restaurants & bars, Rowing boats, Train station and Wildlife centre.

Cook’s Cottage is situated close to The Shipwright's Arms, a quaint pub with its origins from the shipyard days of Ringmore where the nearest slipway still exists behind the pub along the sea wall. A popular pub with the locals, it is described as a 'peaceful haven to pop in for a drink and enjoy cheerful chatter' and as well as serving good ales and ciders. The landlady Lynda makes a delicious crab sandwich throughout the summer months which can be enjoyed in the pretty walled beer garden.

The cottage is within a minute’s walk from the village’s main street, Fore Street where you can enjoy a morning cappuccino at ‘The Coffee Rush’, buy a fresh loaf or yummy cakes from Shaldon Bakery, or relax over lunch after a spot of crabbing at the Clipper Cafe.

Another local favourite, Cafe Ode is nestled higher up on ‘The Ness’ overlooking the bay and serving fish and chips to die for and delectable homemade ice creams. You are also situated within a stone’s throw of four welcoming pubs and numerous village shops in this quaint fisherman’s village.

If fine dining is your thing, try out the award winning ‘Ode Restaurant’ (sister to Café Ode) just a few steps from the property and run by Tim Bouget, a Michel Roux trained chef. But be sure to book in advance as they seat just 24 in their cosy front room setting!

Shaldon Approach Golf:

The Ness, Ness Dr Shaldon, Teignmouth, Devon TQ14 0EY - Tel: 01626 872484

Shaldon Approach Golf is considered one of the best approach courses in the South West, with breathtaking views of Teignmouth and the Teign Estuary. Shaldon is an 18-hole course and has hole distances of 60 - 120 yards ( 7 holes over 100 yards).

Golf: Teignmouth:

Teignmouth Golf Club is justifiably proud of its heritage. The course was designed by the legendary Dr Alister MacKenzie and opened in 1924, some 9 years before he completed his most famous work at the Augusta National, home of the US Masters.

Teignmouth’s course is situated near to the South Devon coast and, at 800 feet above sea level, it commands spectacular views of the sea and nearby moors.

The 18 hole moorland links presents a great test of golf for players of all abilities. Features include six varied and challenging par 3s and no fewer than 11 two-tier greens, a true MacKenzie trademark.

Contact Details:-

Teignmouth Golf Club, Haldon Moor, Teignmouth, Devon. TQ14 9NY - Telephone: 01626 777070.

Teignmouth:

Teignmouth also has that relaxed holiday ambiance generated by its people and buildings, such as the Georgian crescents found in the town. Teignmouth is a true historic seafishing and industrial port and also a classical seaside resort. Both industry and fishing are now much reduced, but watching the ships and pleasure boats passing the Ness between Shaldon and Teignmouth is always enjoyable.

Teignmouth boasts a promenade, a Victorian pier, a swimming lido, plenty of shopping, a theatre, very safe main beach, great walks, a railway station and parks.

Add to this the great selection of restaurants, such as the Crab Shack, and local pubs touching the water front, beach huts sitting proud on the 'spit' and the ambience is complete. Teignmouth is easy to reach by car, just 15-20 minutes from Exeter by car or by train. You can even arrive by boat provided you can find a mooring.

For fishermen Teignmouth is a true haven, with a large beach front, and an estuary that sees a good number of bass and flatfish caught by locals every year. Float fish off the spit on a full tide with sandeel, spin in the estuary or beach cast into the surf (watch the surfers however when an easterly is blowing).

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