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Dartmoor National Park 12 miles; Torbay 13 miles; Exeter 15 miles.
The historic, seaside town of Teignmouth is situated in South Devon on the mouth of the Teign estuary and boasts a working harbour, sandy beach and Victorian pier. The seaward side of the town is known as ‘the Den’ and has elegant Georgian buildings, a large public area with lawns, play areas, tennis courts, a bowling green, and a miniature lighthouse. On the opposite side of Teignmouth are fishing boats and beach huts, plus views of the village of Shaldon and the hills of Dartmoor can be seen. If you decide to venture further afield, there is plenty to see and do close to Teignmouth including; the stunning Dartmoor National Park, the city of Exeter, plus the nearby harbour towns are well worth exploring.
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Miss Murphy's House is an attractive Georgian townhouse in the centre of the seaside resort of Teignmouth. This spacious 4-storey Teignmouth holiday home has a cosy, welcoming feel to it and retains some period features, including fabulous original pine floorboards throughout, making it practical and attractive for families. This Teignmouth holiday home offers five bedrooms and two bathrooms, in addition to a sitting room, and the hub of activity is bound to be the large open dining area for everyone to gather together, leading to the well-equipped kitchen. From the kitchen, patio doors open out to the private walled garden, an ideal relaxing space to soak up the holiday atmosphere. Your holiday home in Teignmouth is only one minute's walk away from the seafront and close to shops, pubs, restaurants, the outdoor swimming pool, skate park, adventure golf and sandy beaches. Apart from beaches, Teignmouth also has a working port on the river side of town, and the quay, built from Dartmoor granite, is a place of busy marine activity all year round. Across the river is the pretty town of Shaldon which has numerous Regency houses, the Shaldon Wildlife Trust’s breeding centre for rare mammals and the well known beach at Ness Cove reached through a genuine smugglers’ tunnel. You can easily reach the English Riviera from this Teignmouth house, which includes the large built up coastal towns of Torquay and Paignton, home to a fabulous zoo and a steam train taking you to the River Dart. Base yourself at this Teignmouth holiday home and the family will have plenty to stay occupied, in all weathers, at all times of year.
Over four floors. Five bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single, 1 x 2nd floor family room with 1 double and 1 single, 1 x 2nd floor 4’ double, 1 x 3rd floor attic twin. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, shower over and basin. Separate WC. Fitted kitchen with large dining area. Sitting room (comfy seating for 9).
Gas central heating. Electric oven, gas hob, 2 x microwaves, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, video, selection of books, guidebooks, DVDs, videos and board games. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. No parking at property, permit can be obtained at a cost of £20 per week for public car parks from the Tourist Information Centre. Private, enclosed garden with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops and pubs 2 mins walk. Seafront 1 min walk. Note: No hen/stag parties. Note: Arrival time at this property is 4pm. Note: This property is not suitable for people with limited mobility.
Previous visitors' comments about Miss Murphy's House:
Great location, close to the sea and the shops. Impressed with the welcome cake!
Ms Varga, Pulborough, July 2012