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Swallows at Turnchapel

Turnchapel, Devon (Ref. 992436)

  • Swallows at Turnchapel - (Ref. 992436)

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  • Sleeps 2 people

  • 1 bedroom

  • 2 bathrooms

  • Pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    Mr Ryan

    “This is probably the most characterful cottage that we have stayed in.”

    We loved the layout and spent lots of time taking in the views from the terrace. One drawback of the layout is that it might not be suitable for people with a difficulty with stairs as both staircases are quite steep, curved and narrow.

    We loved the layout and spent lots of time taking in the views from the terrace. One drawback of the layout is that it might not be suitable for people with a difficulty with stairs as both staircases are quite steep, curved and narrow.

The cottage

This reverse level stone cottage is tucked away into the village of Turnchapel, situated on the South West Coast Path, an ideal base to explore the local area and beyond.

Designed with couples in mind, 8 St. Johns Road is a lovely haven to enjoy a romantic break, somewhere peaceful to come and relax, with the option of bringing along an extra guest, as there is a sofa bed provided.

Over three floors, this retreat has been beautifully styled, beginning with a lovely lounge hosting a woodburning stove and comfy seating, where you can simply unwind and take in the lovely features around you.

A couples of steps takes you up to a wonderful decked terrace, your own little place for sea views, and some quiet time as the sun goes down.

Alternatively, a small courtyard is provided too.

The lower ground floor continues the quality accommodation, presenting a country themed kitchen with modern counter-tops, and a collection of contemporary appliances.

There is also a breakfast table, ideal for a warm cup of tea in the early hours.

The top level of this accommodation boasts a stylish double bedroom, with a neighboring en-suite bathroom included, designed to that of a hotel standard.

As well as this, there is also a shower room on the lower ground floor.

Turnchapel is a historic fishing village with two good food pubs by the water, where the River Plym meets Plymouth Sound, with little ferries to Plymouth.

The coastal path takes you past Mountbatten Beach, Jennycliff Beach and beyond to Bovisands, a trio of soft sandy beaches.

Water sports are available at the Mountbatten Centre or the Plymouth Sailing School.

Mount Batten is a small peninsular surrounded by Plymouth Harbour and the River Plym.

A unique retreat for you and your loved ones.


  • Over three floors
  • One bedroom: 1 x first floor double with en-suite bath, hand-held shower over, basin and WC. Lower ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Lower ground floor kitchen with breakfast table. Lounge/diner with sofa bed, and woodburner.
  • Electric central heating with woodburner (first basket of logs included), Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Free parking in nearby public car parks
  • Courtyard with furniture and decked terrace with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: All floors are accessed via steep narrow staircases with restricted height
  • Note: Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter. The property has a birds eye view of the National Firework Competition 2019 on the 15th and 16th August.

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About the location


Staddiscombe 2 miles.

Surrounded by the rugged beauty of Dartmoor, the glorious countryside of the South Hams and the vibrant scenery of the South Devon coast. A small cove with a small pebbled beach, there are two pubs both serving food. Set right on the South West Coastal Path you are well placed to enjoy all that the area has to offer. Visit the aquarium, or shop till you drop at Drakes Circus, stroll the many restaurants and bars which are built around the large harbour. Plymouth offers the perfect mixture of maritime heritage and natural beauty in a vibrant city environment.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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