High on the hill in Teignmouth, about 1½ miles up from the sandy beaches, a detached bungalow in a quiet residential area; PO/shop, 100 yards. Seven steps down to small, beautifully kept, enclosed gardens: mostly flowers and tiered garden in front; patio (barbecue, table/chairs), lawn and shrubs at the back. Steep driveway. Five steps (handrail) up to hall, off which L-shaped living/dining room (‘coal effect’ gas fire, smart TV/DVD/PVR) with panoramic sea views. Kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer, range-style gas cooker). Three bedrooms - a double (5' bed), a twin (2'6" beds, linkable to 5' double), and a single. Bathroom (suite with separate shower). Washing machine and tumble drier in garage (space for small car only). A good, homely, all-year-round base.
Teignmouth: small resort/port in a wonderful position at the mouth of the River Teign estuary, beneath the Haldon Hills. Sandy beach, Victorian pier, promenade, amusements, play park, skate park, tennis, crazy golf, shops, theatre, railway. Nice pubs beside the estuary and harbour (August Bank Holiday music festival). Good golf; windsurfing and birdwatching. Torquay, 6 miles. Across the river (road bridge) is Shaldon.
Single storey. Three bedrooms: 1 x king size double, 1 x 2'6" twin (can convert to king size double), 1 x single. Family bathroom with bath, shower, WC, basin. Sitting room with dining area. Kitchen. Hall.
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.
This property offers the following short breaks: