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Turnpike Lodge

(Ref. 1125845)

Brixham, Devon Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • lodge (5)
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10 Customer Reviews

  • "Fantastic place."

    From the time we arrived to the time we departed you could not wish for anything better. The welcome from Ivon and Dee was Fantastic .It was spotless clean and everything you could wish for was in the Lodge . It was 10 star

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Dec 2023

  • "We found another gem in Turnpike Cottage absolutely outstanding very comfortable and immaculately clean."

    Ivor and Dee were first class hosts and on site in case of any problems, which there wasn't. Ideally placed for visits within the local area places such as Torquay, Paignton and Totnes etc. Obviously we were there at the back end when the weather was hit and miss but there is a terrific garden at Turnpike Lodge for you to make use of subject to the weather. All in all we had a wonderful week and Ivor is a great raconteur who made us laugh and don't forget Bazil a beautiful and very friendly dog who visited us in the lodge.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Oct 2023

  • "One of the best places we have stayed in location was brilliant bus stop just down the road with buses running every 15 mins to all the local towns ."

    Iodge was very cosy there was milk and wine in fridge tea coffee and sugar everything we needed was there .ivor and dee were brilliant it was as if we had known them for years can't wait to return Amazing hosts and place thank you very much

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Sep 2023

  • "A fantastic lodge- very comfortable and well equipped."

    The lodge looks out onto a beautiful garden. Ivor and Dee were excellent hosts and we did appreciate the wine, fudge and milk that were left for us. Great location for exploring North Devon. We plan to rebook for next year!

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely cottage, central to Brixham, Painton, Torquay etc, Ivor couldn't have ..."

    Lovely cottage, central to Brixham, Painton, Torquay etc, Ivor couldn't have been more helpful, would definitely recommend

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Sep 2023

  • "Our one week stay at Ternpike lodge was excellent."

    .Sep 2-8. The owners were very welcoming and helpful . The Lodge itself was very well presented . Ideal for two persons.. Gardens very homely. We didn't use our car very much because public transport a short distance away served all nearby coastal resorts.. In all lovely Hols . Would recommend. Mick and Cathy.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Sep 2023

  • "Wonderful stay owners made us so welcome would definitely use again"

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Aug 2023

  • "Turnpike lodge is a fantastic place to stay."

    The owners Ivor and Dee have gone above and beyond to ensure you have everything you could possibly want to make your stay an enjoyable. Such lovely hosts so friendly and helpful. Can highly recommend. David and Linda Ison

    Reviewed by Dave5.0Aug 2023

  • "I was happy to have found such a lovely property vacant at the last-minute and at peek time."

    It was exactly what I wanted and needed, a peaceful getaway where I could rest and recouperate after an intense 3yrs . I appreciated the warm welcomed the attention to detail, little touches that showed thoughtfulness and care for the guests comfort. I was able to make use of any part of the well looked after garden. The property was well maintained and decorated to a high standard. Very comfortable double bed, with well thought out bedroom design. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Jul 2023

  • "The property was fantastic we enjoyed total comfort during our 1 week stay."

    The owners Ivor and Dee wereu Are delightful people and could not be more helpful making our stay so enjoyable, we would not hesitate to recommend this holiday to anybody looking for a break in this area.

    Reviewed by Donald5.0Jun 2023

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  • Single storey
  • One king-size bedroom
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road designated parking for 1 car
  • Non-enclosed front patio with pond and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub 0.6 miles, beach 0.8 miles
  • Note: This property does not accept children

The property

Nestled into the garden of a Grade II listed building in Brixham, this lovely, converted bungalow, Turnpike Lodge, is a delightful bolthole for a couple looking for a getaway to Devon.

Park off-road and unpack into a lovely open-plan living space, with charming dark blue décor and a sitting space ideal for reclining with a coffee as you plan the day ahead of you.

The kitchen houses a selection of amenities where you can prepare a heart-warming meal for you and your significant other, which can be enjoyed at a dining table for two with a view across the garden.

Freshen up in the well-presented bathroom, featuring a Velux window and wallpaper with birds and flowers to add a pop of colour as you enjoy a warm shower.

Snuggle up in the king-size bedroom, a stylish space with pretty furniture to store all of your belongings.

Enjoy morning coffee in the sunshine beside the pleasant features of a pond and shrubs in the patio space before heading out to explore the local area.

Brixham is a coastal town with a selection of pubs, eateries and a convenience store, so guest can enjoy a romantic meal for two and stock up on essentials before heading out to explore.

The town also houses a golf course, where you can try out a game or two, and the stunning Broadsands Beach, ideal for a wild swim or a sunbathe on the sand, and here you will also find a watersports centre for a more action-packed afternoon in the sunshine.

From here, enjoy the beautiful coastal trails that make the most of the incredible Devon coast, passing spectacular locations such as the pretty Elberry Cove and The Dragon’s Tail.

Head over Paignton where you will find Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Paignton Pier and Preston Sands, or visit Dartmouth where there is a fantastic castle, a marina, a museum and riverside walks.

The property is also within reach of the Dartmoor National Park where there are many stunning walks amongst the scenery.

For a couple’s retreat to Devon, pick Turnpike Lodge.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Dartmouth 5 miles; Paignton 6 miles; Torquay 8 miles.

Brixham is a working fishing harbour located on the southern side of Torbay, the area known as The English Riviera, famed for its sunny mild climate all year round. The focal point of the harbour is a life size replica of The Golden Hind, Sir Francis Drake’s ship. The prettiest part of Brixham has small cottages in hilly narrow winding lanes leading to the harbour where all the activity is centred. Home to Britain’s largest fishing fleet which regularly lands their catch in the harbour, Brixham fish market sells to major restaurants in the UK. Brixham is the ideal destination for a traditional holiday with many family attractions around Torbay including two Blue Flag beaches, Paignton Zoo and many regattas and maritime events throughout the year. There are a host of safe cycle trails in the area, the South West Coastal Path and some of the best golf courses in the region. A good mix of relaxation or action, to suit all ages, where you are never far from the sea.

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