A three-storey detached house in a quiet residential street in the Devon coastal town of Teignmouth.
This family-sized Teignmouth cottage has been well-restored from its original Victorian style, to provide comfortable holiday accommodation with three bathrooms and four bedrooms.
The main sitting room on the ground floor of this Teignmouth cottage has an archway leading to the dining room, ideal for family suppers, and there is a second spacious sitting room on the first floor, ideal as a children's playroom, complete with wall-mounted TV.
It is a ten minute walk from this Teignmouth cottage to the traditional pier and seafront, and there are plenty of shops, pubs and restaurants in this busy seaside town.
There are many family activities available from this Teignmouth cottage as well, including an outdoor swimming pool, skate park, adventure golf and two miles of sandy beaches.
Wander along the splendid promenade to the working port on the river side of town, and there will always be plenty of ships coming and going in this fast-flowing estuary current.
Looking across the River Teign you see the charming small Regency town of Shaldon, home to the Shaldon Wildlife Trust's breeding centre for rare mammals, and the well-known beach at Ness Cove, reached through a genuine smugglers' tunnel.
Along the coast from this Teignmouth cottage is the English Riviera, with its micro-climate, tall palm trees, well laid-out municipal gardens and large promenade, lined with ice cream shops and cafes.
Torquay is the birthplace of Agatha Christie and so there are plenty of historic reminders of the author; Torquay also provided the inspiration for the classic British comedy Fawlty Towers.
Paignton, which has a fabulous zoo and a steam train taking you to the River Dart, is another day's outing, along Torbay.
Families will find plenty of fun whilst staying at this lovely Teignmouth cottage.
About the location
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.