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Summer Star Cottage

Teignmouth, Devon (Ref. 999680)

4.7

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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13 Customer Reviews

  • "Our second visit to Summer Star cottage again did not disappoint."

    The cottage is so cosy with quality bedding and towels. The summer house is an added bonus and the outside space perfect for relaxing after a day out enjoying the beach at Teignmouth.

    We are very glad you enjoyed your stay again. Thank you for your positive feedback, it is very much appreciated. We hope to welcome you again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by EmmaJul 2022

  • "Lovely cottage, so clean and well equipped."

    Lovely beds, towels, bedding. Peaceful and great location. Would’ve been helpful to highlight the low beams in the cottage, my partner is over 6 foot and had to move carefully around the lounge!

    Thank you for your kind words. Your comments are very much appreciated. Oh no! Thank you for mentioning the beams - Unfortunately I have never thought of mentioning them - even though my nephew is also over 6 foot and has the same problem. I will ask Sykes to add it to our comment about steep cottage stairs. Thanks again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by SaraJul 2022

  • "Everyting was First Class."

    Reviewed by TonyMar 2022

  • "Ideally situated close to town."

    Reviewed by DebbieOct 2021

  • "Fantastic cottage with a lot of character although it was smaller than it looked in the pictures."

    Everything you need although a hairdryer would have been nice. Lots to do in the area and a good base if you are using public transport.

    Reviewed by RachelAug 2021

  • "Zinas cottage is beautiful we would highly recommend this x"

    Reviewed by AndrewOct 2020

  • "Heater in Chalet had been left on , no black bags , not suitable for elderly persons ."

    Lovely old cottage quite spot easy parking .

    Reviewed by DerekSep 2020

  • "We had a lovely holiday in Summer Star Cottage which was in a great location for walking to the town and beach."

    We swam in the sea a lot as good weather and lovely sandy beach. Zena was an excellent host, very friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend staying in this well equipped cottage in a great location and really appreciated the milk and box of chocolates on arrival.

    Reviewed by CeciliaSep 2020

  • "The cottage was located only 10 minutes walk from the seafront."

    Parking is available outside or on nearby streets - never had a problem finding a space. The cottage has all the facilities needed and is modern. The garden was lovely with ample space for outside dining and the summer house is ideal as an extra bedroom if required. All the information needed is outlined in the cottage with helpful notices. Had a great stay.

    Reviewed by JohnJul 2020

  • "Dear Sykes, I was impressed with the property, the small touches such as some basic food items, the decorations for Xmas, etc."

    This sets you apart from the norm and is very nice to see. Our stay was comfortable and most enjoyable with very little in the way of maintenance problems. (only 1 bulb and 1 x rubber protector on the back of one of the chairs that gave a problem) this is exceptionally good for a 10 day stay. The property has obviously been relatively recently renovated and the finishing details are of a reasonably high standard, so all worked well without any problems. Not only would we be happy to recommend the property to others, we would be happy to rent the same for our next trip to that part of the UK. Thanks again for your efforts and dedication to detail. It makes all the difference. Regards, Bob Hawke

    Reviewed by BobDec 2019

  • "Teignmouth is a charming small town, ideal centre for touring near by."

    Excellent busy week, comfy cosy small cottage situated within 5 minutes of town centre. I will happily come back. But what you MUST do is NOT mislead your customers with any description. The master bedroom upstairs has been described as having BREATH TAKING VIEWS, which is simply not correct and therefore misleading. There is only a glimpse of the sea over the roofs and with tall trees growing in neighbouring properties it soon will disappear completely. For your good reputation, I suggest you remove the description completely from your brochure. Also, although the facing properties only have bathroom blurred windows, the kitchen would benefit from a voile curtain or similar on the French doors for extra privacy especially when the light is on...

    Thank you for your feedback. I am glad you enjoyed your stay at Summer Star Cottage. We have taken your feedback onboard and have made amendments to the description. I was glad to meet you as requested introduced you to the cottage and Teignmouth. I hope to welcome you back soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JoelleOct 2019

  • "The stairs are very steep, would not be suitable for the elderly or anyone with mobility problems."

    One of the bedrooms has the bed up against the wall so the person by the wall cannot get out with out waking the other. Solution for us was I slept in the summer house which was lovely and comfortable. The location is also up a hill again no good for people with walking problems. I think these points should be added in your details of the cottage.

    Thank you so much for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We have taken your useful comments on board and have now amended the website. We hope to welcome you back soon. Thank you. Property Owner

    Reviewed by DianeJul 2019

  • "Really lovely holiday."

    Only issue was that the shower was tempermental going boiling hot and then cold. I could not get gas hob to ignite on the oven so used a lighter, not sure if a fault or something i was doing incorrectly. Just letting you know. Overall clean and comfortable and had everything we needed and was easy to get parking on side street which was usefull. Thank you very much for a lovely stay and we will happily stay again.

    Thank you so much for your feedback and I'm glad you enjoyed your holiday. I've had the oven ignition issue resolved and I'm sorry for any inconvenience this caused you. I've also now had a new shower installed (end of April 2019) so that the shower facilities are improved. Thank you again for letting me know so I can continue the high standards at the property and I look forward to your next visit. Property Owner

    Reviewed by SarahApr 2019

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Summary

  • Over two floors
  • Two bedrooms; 2 x double bedroom
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • External summer house with additional bed
  • External utility
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Microwave, fridge with ice box, electric oven, gas hob, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview and DVD player
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • On street parking available and public car parking close by in the town/ on the sea front
  • Rear terrace area with seating and summer house with games
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Sorry no smoking or vaping allowed
  • Pub and shop within a 5-minute walk (return journey is uphill)
  • Note: Due to the age of the property there are traditional steep stairs and low beams in the lounge
  • Note: Unfortunately, the cottage stairs are not suitable for toddlers - as it is not possible to put a stair gate across the top of the stairs as the cottage has uneven cobb walls

The property

An endearing mid-terrace cottage resting within the heart of Teignmouth centre.

This idyllic cottage has retained a wealth of its original features, ensuring a heart-warming stay for those looking for a traditional seaside holiday.

Step into a delightful sitting room, where you can relax on the sofa and keep warm and toasty in front of the electric fire.

Continuing to charm is the amply equipped kitchen, housing all the necessities to rustle up an evening meal, before gathering the family to the ‘Captain’s Table’ for dinner.

After a long day walking along the Teign Estuary River, you will be delighted with the warming bath that awaits you within bathroom, where you can truly escape for a well-deserved break.

As the evening grows darker, retire to the master bedroom, where you will wake up to a sea view within the well-presented space, ensuring an uplifting mood.

Spend a moment or two within the rear garden, where you and your loved ones enjoy a spot of alfresco dining on the patio before heading into the summer house for an afternoon of board games,puzzles and books.

A short stroll will bring you to an abundance of bars and restaurants if you fancy a special treat one evening, as well as shops for picking up any necessities.

For days out, you and your loved ones can take a leisurely stroll along Victorian pier before dipping into the cooling sea.

Alternatively, if you are feeling active, head to the Dartmoor National Park where you will find an array of activities to suit all ages and tastes.

Summer Star Cottage is an idyllic cottage for a seaside holiday.

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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