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Driftwood

(Ref. 1133070)

Exmouth, Devon Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 10 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • beach (4)
  • es (4)
  • views (3)
  • back (3)
  • property (3)

6 Customer Reviews

  • "We all agreed that the accommodation was clean, comfortable and well stocked with very nice cutlery, crockery and kitchen appliances."

    The parking was convenient, in the road directly outside the house and the provision of daily parking permits was much appreciated. The house is nicely situated for access to the beach, shops and Railway Station. Ron Peel

    It was lovely to meet you all we were glad you enjoyed your stay and thanks for leaving the house spotlessly clean and thanks for the flowers you are welcome back anytime. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ron5.0Sep 2023

  • "We had a long weekend at driftwood with 9 of us staying , the house had ample ..."

    We had a long weekend at driftwood with 9 of us staying , the house had ample room for us all and the views with a cup of coffee in the back yard in the mornings were amazing , the house its self is well maintained and clean , a short walk to everything you need either into town for supplies or through the marina to the large beach area many thanks to the owners

    Thanks for your glowing review we are glad you enjoyed your stay and thanks for leaving the house so clean you are welcome back anytime Property Owner

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Sep 2023

  • "All good"

    Reviewed by Jawaid5.0Aug 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay and the property was exactly as advertised, Julie was extremely friendly and a pleasure to meet."

    We all enjoyed the cookies! We were ideally situated for the marina, beach and the town. We would have no problems in recommending to anyone and we are looking to rebook with other members of the family later in the year. Colin, Wendy Martin & Meg

    Hi Wendy thanks for the great review you have done we would welcome you back anytime it was really nice to meet you also. Regards Julie Property Owner

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Jul 2023

  • "In general a lovely place to stay with amazing views."

    A few cleanliness issues. The tumble dryer hadn't been checked since previous Occupants and therefore hadn't been cleaned out and there were tea stains all down the drawers next to the fridge. The water pressure in the showers is very low and slow. There also wasn't a Mop provided so we couldn't wash the kitchen floor during our stay. The front and back door key should be separate and maybe provide a security box at the back so you can walk back along the beach and up the steps at the back of the property. Lovely touch to leave us items to make a hot drink on our arrival and the biscuits went down a treat. We didn't bother trying to park down the street as the car park at the end of the road is only a 3 minute walk and it's perfectly safe to leave you car there. In fact we never used our cars during our stay and it was quicker and easier to use the train. Car park was only £8 for 24 hours.

    Reviewed by Nicky4.7Jul 2023

  • "Driftwood is a very comfortable property and the views from the back are just as shown."

    The owner, Eddy, introduced himself and was both friendly and helpful and provided a complete welcome pack which we were not expecting. Altogether a very relaxing stay in a property and location that we would recommend. This property should have a five star rating.

    Thanks for the feedback it was lovely to meet you both and we are glad you enjoyed your stay thanks for leaving the house clean and tidy and we would welcome you back anytime. Julie and Eddie. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Janet5.0May 2023

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Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Five bedrooms: 1 x second-floor double with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x second-floor double with balcony, 2 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Paid parking in long-stay car park at the end of the road
  • Enclosed garden with beach access
  • Pet-friendly, one well behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.5 miles, pub 0.2 miles, beach 0.1 miles
  • Note: Maximum occupancy is 10 people
  • Note: The twin bedroom can be closed or opened to make a family suite with a double bed
  • Please note: Due to steps in and outside of the property, it may be unsuitable for Customers with limited mobility
  • Please note: Due to the property being in a residential area, the owner does not accept hen or stag dos
  • Please note: Between November and February maximum 7 nights, longer stays at owners discretion.

The property

This three-storey, Victorian terrace house sits on a residential street right next to the beach, in the heart of Exmouth, Devon.

Benefitting from private beach access and uninterrupted sea views, Driftwood is an excellent choice for a family of five and their canine companion looking to spend some time exploring the beauty of Devon.

Internally, the ground-floor features an open-plan living space hosting all the amenities for a week-away; take over the kitchen and start preparing a delicious home-cooked feast, making use of a range of appliances, before gathering at the dining table and indulging in a feast.

Afterwards, head to the sofa and binge watch your favourite shows from the Smart TV, or take the evening outside and enjoy a drink from the enclosed garden.

At the rear of the garden is your own private access to the beach, so you’ll hardly have to leave the house before dipping your toes in the sand!

The first flight of stairs leads to the bathroom with bath and shower over, whilst there are also three bedrooms, including a four-poster double bedroom and then a twin and double which can be combined to make a family suite or closed off separately.

The second floor plays host to two more doubles, one which enjoys an en-suite shower whilst the other features sliding French doors to a private balcony with bistro table and chairs.

Within a short walk there is a plethora of independent shops selling gifts to take back home, restaurants and pubs for when you fancy eating out and a cinema and theatre for some evening entertainment.

Those looking to get their steps in can lace up their boots and ramble up to 26 miles along the Exe Cycle trail linking Lympstone with Exeter, Exmouth, Topsham and Dawlish as well as the South West Coastal Path which is the longest National Trail in the country.

Further along, the city attractions of Exeter await, including its stunning cathedral and quay which make for an excellent day out, whilst the World of Country Life and Crealy Theme Park are both great choices for family adventure.

If you are seeking a substantial home right next to the beach, look no further than Driftwood.

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

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About the location

EXMOUTH

Exeter 11.5 miles.

On the eastern bank of the estuary of the River Exe, Exmouth has everything required by the visitor for a relaxing break. A thriving coastal town with a nationally renowned bird sanctuary, close to miles of sandy beaches, superb coastal walking, with everything for the fisherman and sailor, close to Exeter and with much to do and see - this all contributes to the town’s attraction. In addition to messing about on boats, lazing on the beach or taking the ferry up the estuary or to Dawlish Warren nature reserve, there’s always Crealy Park theme park, Bicton Park stately home and gardens, the Donkey Sanctuary at nearby Sidmouth, Woodbury Common, the cathedral city of Exeter, the Sandy Bay World of Country Life and the all absorbing Jurassic Coast with its famous fossil deposits stretching eastwards into Dorset. In terms of visitor attractions and coastal lifestyle you won’t find much better than Exmouth.

Maximum occupancy is 10 people

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas