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CONTEMPORARY 2 BEDROOM CHARACTER COTTAGE IDEAL FOR A RELAXING HOLIDAY

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Details
Property
cottage
People
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Shaldon - The Cottage, 1 Fore Street

2 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Lounge/dining, Wc., Kitchen, French Doors to Terrace/patio

Contemporary character cottage in Shaldon Village, close to the beach 110 yards, and amenities. Ferry to Teignmouth only 150 Yards Away.

The accommodation consists of a Lounge/diner, rocking chair, matching chair & sofa bed, extendible dining table for 6, tall floor standing dresser unit with games, good selection of books and DVD's, Wi-Fi connection, TV unit with flat screen TV and DVD player, table lamp, linen chest and standard lamp and wall hung mirrors and all furnished in a maritime theme.

A ground floor W.C. and wash hand basin, a built in understairs cupboard accessed from the Lounge

The Kitchen is fitted with matching base and wall units, fridge with freezer compartment, washing machine, fan electric oven with gas hob, microwave, electric kettle, toaster, saucepans, frying pan, utensils, 6 sets of cutlery and crockery and glasses, cruet set, place mats and a floor standing shelved unit for bowls and a wall clock, waste bin, dustpan & brush and vacuum cleaner, breadbin.

French doors from the Kitchen lead to a small secluded south facing decked terrace/patio with table and chairs and a decorative fern. This area is a sun trap ideal for breakfast or an evening supper and glass of wine.

The carpeted staircase leads up from the Lounge to the first floor carpeted Landing with a brushed stainless steel and plate glass balustrade. On the Landing is a large white chest of drawers.

The Landing leads to the Bathroom , Main and Second Bedrooms with Beds ready in blue and white bed linen, bedside lamps and wall hung TV in main Bedroom.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
JOHN BINGHAM & KATHY McCLOSKEY
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
8 November, 2016
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About JOHN BINGHAM & KATHY McCLOSKEY

We are private owners of a unique property which we originally bought to enjoy a seaside break in a quiet location.

We love to come down to Shaldon, but we are still both working full time and run our own architectural and surveying practice where we live in Woking, Surrey. Therefore we have not used the Cottage as much as we would have liked. However, we still set aside some weeks in the holiday season for our own enjoyment.

JOHN BINGHAM & KATHY McCLOSKEY purchased this cottage in 2012

Why JOHN BINGHAM & KATHY McCLOSKEY chose Teignbridge

Shaldon is a quaint welcoming village which seems in a time warp and offers the opportunity for a quiet and relaxing Holiday.

Shaldon is one of those old fashioned communities where the locals say good morning and life continues at Its own pace.

Historically the property was the local greengrocers, but was recently purchased and developed by a local builder and extended from a single storey shop Into a double storey cottage. The first floor and roof are an extension erected in 20111/12 and the windows, fabric and services within the property are all newly renovated and installed. We have made several alterations to maximise the accommodation and furnished the cottage for our own enjoyment.

What makes this cottage unique

The Cottage is quite unique and this is apparent from when you first open the front door to reveal the layout and unusual stainless steel and plate glass balustrade.

The rear patio/terrace is secluded where you can enjoy breakfast or an evening supper and glass of wine for a quiet evening in or a short walk to sample the many pubs and restaurants nearby within easy level walking distance.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

CONTEMPORARY 2 BEDROOM CHARACTER COTTAGE IDEAL FOR A RELAXING HOLIDAY
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews
South Wales
5

Beautiful, modern cottage, very clean and tidy. Plenty of room, excellent location

  • 5 of 5

The Cottage was gorgeous, everything you would need was provided. Lovely little court yard that was a real sun trap. It was very well maintained, and spotless clean and tidy. The location was brilliant, although parking can be difficult in Shaldon, managed to park on the Green and didn't use the car for the week! I used to live in Shaldon, and remember the Cottage as the local fruit and veg shop, so was amazed at the renovation! We were very comfortable there and will be returning next year x

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at The Cottage and being in Shaldon was so relaxing. It was a pleasure to offer our lovely Cottage to you for your away from home break. We look forward to seeing you again. Happy Holidays! John & Kathy
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5

Excellent holiday cottage

  • 5 of 5

The minute you arrive at the cottage you feel part of the village of Shaldon. It is so easy to walk quickly to the beach or to hop across the street to the ice cream shop.

The cottage itself is clean, fresh, attractive and welcoming. It is extremely well-appointed and we've never stayed anywhere, even at home, where everything is where you expect it to be and in good working order. The little enclosed patio is also a treat and secure for little ones. We were 4 adults and 1 four year old in this small cottage, but, because the space is so well organised we were comfortable, happy, and had a brilliant time.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely cottage in Shaldon

  • 5 of 5

The property has been extremely well thought out. We had everything we could practically need but what was priceless was its position. We hardly used the car as everything literally on hand. Lovely places to eat, beach minutes away, ferry to Teignmouth on beach, We were very happy.

House was lovely bright and welcoming. A lovely seaside holiday home.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Cottage. We really appreciate reviews from our guests as it enables us to give future guests the facilities they need for a comfortable stay. Thank you.
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5

A clean, well equipped , quaint cottage.

  • 5 of 5

I know the Teignmouth area very well as my Grandparents and Mother were "Teignmouthians". Shaldon I had only visited on a few occasions for their festivals etc. So having decided to spend a week in Shaldon I saw it from a different perspective. The town is beautifully clean, quaint, quiet and very friendly. There are enough shops to buy the essentials or you can cross the bridge (or use the ferry) to Teignmouth.

We visited the local pubs - all 3 were very pleasant and friendly.

The fish and chip shop which is straight across the road is very good and very popular. We enjoyed eating at the Clipper ( which has been upgraded massively since the days of the tiny café).

There are plenty of walks including up around the Ness, to Labrador Bay, the botanical gardens or just along the river and beach to watch the fishermen.

It is the perfect place if you want to visit Dartmoor, Plymouth, Brixham, Exeter, Trago Mills etc

The property was very clean and well equipped. It is on the main street so a flat walk to all the amenities including the beach. The car park and any walks are on hills - but that is to be expected when in Devon!

The only downside was the lack of parking spaces. If you were lucky enough to get one of the few places around the green then you didn't need to worry, otherwise it was the one hour bays or the Ness car park. We accepted that, because it would change Shaldon dramatically for the worse to accommodate todays cars.

We shall definitely be returning to Shaldon as we had a very enjoyable holiday.

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Cottage. We really appreciate reviews from our guests as it enables us to give future guests the facilities they need for a comfortable stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to Shaldon. Thank you.
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4

Home from home

  • 4 of 5

The property was well set out in a brilliant location very clean & tidy. Was a nice surprise to have a welcome postcard with wine & bits enjoyable stay would use again

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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4

A great place to stay

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is conveniently situated close to the beach and village green. The rooms are bright and clean with everything listed in the advert on hand to make our stay a warm and pleasant one!

We would recommend the cottage to anyone interested in a short break to South Devon, as Shaldon is a wonderful seaside village that is close to other popular tourist locations on the south coast.

The London Inn on the village green, the Clipper Café and Coffee Rush Café's are good for food.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
EXETER
Nearest Barpub
110 Metres
LONDON INN OR THE CLIPPER
Nearest Ferry
150 Metres
SHALDON TO TEIGNMOUTH
Nearest Golf
500 Metres
SHALDON SHORT HOLE & TEINGNMOUTH 18 HOLE 2 MILES
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
TEIGNMOUTH RAILWAY STATION
Nearest Motorway
350 Metres
A379 TORQUAY ROAD
Nearest Restaurant
110 Metres
THE CLIPPER, LONDON INN, CLIFFORD ARMS, THE NESS
Nearest Beach
110 Metres
SHALDON BEACH
Car: not necessary

Excellent Hiking Opportunities and transport links in a sea side location and Dartmoor within easy reach.

Superb views up and across the River Teign and Teignmouth bay from the village with a nearby secluded beach accessed through a pedestrian 'smugglers' tunnel carved through the rock.

a 5 minute boat ride across the river Teign On the historic Ferry to the seaside town of Teignmouth with a mainline train service.

easy access for shopping and traditional beach and seaside activities.

An Ideal location for the children and families of all ages with nearby facilities to cater for all Including Shaldon Zoo.

there are a multitude of pubs, restaurants, cafes and local village shops within easy walking distance.

Teignmouth offers all the usual waterborne and sea sports expected of a historic seaside location.

Shaldon is an excellent location to venture further afield, Dartmoor is a half hours drive away with Plymouth and Cornwall within easy reach for a visit.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Shaldon, Teignbridge

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
22 Oct 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£346
for 7 nights
£346
 
 
Christmas Break
24 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
SPRING
11 Mar 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£355
for 7 nights
£355
 
 
HALF TERM
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£515
for 7 nights
£515
 
 
EARLY SUMMER
3 Jun 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£525
for 7 nights
£525
 
 
PEAK SEASON INCLUDING REGATTA
8 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
LATE SUMMER
2 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£565
for 7 nights
£565
 
 
LOW SEASON
23 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 
 
AUTUMN
30 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£400
for 7 nights
£400
 
 
HALF TERM
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£460
for 7 nights
£460
 
 
OFF SEASON
28 Oct 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£345
for 7 nights
£345
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Weekly Rentals Are Based On 7 Nights With Vacation by 10 Am. On the Saturday Morning.

Regatta Week is 17th. August to 1st. September. Please Be Sure to Read the Booking Terms and Conditions Prior to Confirming Booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Shaldon in South Devon

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 385 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower , SHOWER OVER BATH
  • Bath with shower over and curved glass shower screen, W.c., wash hand basin, chrome heated towel rail, stainless steel towel rail/shelf and fitted shelved cupboard, mirror faced wall cupboard, floor standing base units and fitted cupboard with mirror housing the boiler.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Lounge - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , SITUATED IN LOUNGE
  • Carpeted main bedroom with a built in wardrobe and storage over, double bed and painted headboard with bedside cabinets and side lamps, white painted wicker drawer storage units. Also a white wall mounted flat screen TV with integral DVD player. Hair-dryer is supplied together with an iron and ironing board. Second Bedroom is carpeted with fitted Wardrobe, 2 No. White Painted Bedside Units with Twin Beds and Bedside Lamp. Blue & white Bed Linen is supplied but no towels are included.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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