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The Old Toll House

Teignmouth, Devon (Ref. 969949)

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Resting besides the River Teign in the heart of Teignmouth, is this unique Grade II listed cottage, The Old Toll House.

Just paces away from two sandy beaches, this traditional cottage is ideal for four friends or a family looking to getaway to Devon.

Parking can be found a short walking distance away, so you can admire the old bridge leading to Shaldon and the rushing river on your way.

Discover the hexagonal-style of the property, with a white-washed exterior and charming views over the coast.

Step inside to find the vintage sitting room, with antique furniture and a leather sofa to unwind on with the TV for entertainment.

The home is beautifully presented in pale greens and blues to reflect the seaside setting, so why not curl up with a good book to take advantage of your location?

Moving through the home, locate the kitchen/ diner, where the designated chef can use the electric oven and induction hob to rustle up heart-warming meals.

The cottage also offers a washer/dryer, so you can wash away the sandy from your clothes!

Settle down at the snug dining table to tuck-into a feast or on warm evenings dine alfresco in the front garden for river views.

You can also hideaway in the enclosed rear garden to bask in the sun on the furniture, whilst your canine companions stretch their legs.

Retreat inside to discover the ground-floor bathroom, melt your stresses away in the freestanding tub or rinse away in the level-access shower (which is wheelchair friendly).

As the evening draws to a close, climb up the wooden stairs to choose between two lovely double bedrooms, one with a four-poster bed and both offering scenic views over the river.

Awaken with a steaming cup of coffee, courtesy of the coffee maker and make use of the toaster and oven to whip up a home-cooked breakfast.

Take a short stroll to the sandy and shingle shores of Shaldon Beach or Teignmouth Back Beach to marvel at the calm waters of the estuary.

Grab fresh fish and chips from the Grand Pier, view quirky art at Teignmouth Arts Quarter or unravel the town's history at Teign Heritage - Teignmouth & Shaldon Museum which holds a display of a number of items originally from the Toll House, including a Toll Keeper's lamp and the original list of tolls payable.

There are award-winning shops nearby such as the Jolly Good Fish Cafe in Teignmouth and the Shaldon butcher, G T Orsman.

The house is on the doorstep of the south-west coastal path, popular with walkers.

Lace up your walking boots to ramble the gems of Devon, hike around Dartmoor National Park or budding historians can visit the medieval Cotehele Mill and tour Castle Drogo.

The house is nearby the scenic coastal railway of GWR, popular with train enthusiasts, including historic steam train enthusiasts.

Explore the ancient city of Exeter, here you can test your swing at Exeter Golf and Country Club, stroll around the delightful Northernhay Gardens or visit the unique Bill Douglas Cinema Museum.

The house is about a 10 minute walk from the station and you can get a direct train to London in less than 3 hours.

For much to see and do, secure a stay at The Old Toll House.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 2 x double
  • Ground-floor bathroom with freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/ diner
  • Sitting room with sofa bed and electric fire
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven with microwave, induction hub, microwave, fridge/ freezer, washer/dryer, wine fridge, coffee maker, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking on streets nearby or parking at close-by car park
  • Front garden with patio and furniture
  • Enclosed rear and side garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.5 miles, beach 0.7 miles
  • Note: There is no parking at the property but parking within walking distance
  • Note: The staircase is steep so please be careful
  • Note: There is a sofa bed in the sitting room for extra flexibility
  • Note: The shower room is wheelchair accesible, however there are steps throughout the property

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

TEIGNMOUTH

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, Victorian pier, sailing club, diving centre and sea activity centre. 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. Teignmouth also hosts folk and jazz festivals each year, whilst both the town and Shaldon hold annual carnivals and water regattas. 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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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