About a mile (½ mile by footpath) from Dawlish town centre, station and beachfront, quietly tucked away at the top of a no-through road, a neat reverse-level cottage, just 5 minutes by cliff path from the Coast Path and secluded little beaches at Boat Cove and Coryton Cove (pretty beach huts, rockpools). Dawlish Warren National Nature Reserve (birdwatching, wildlife) within walking distance via the seafront or 4 minutes by train/road. It has been created as a completely private and self-contained annexe to the owners’ smart home; you have your own sunny sitting-out area in their well-kept garden and shared use of their elevated balcony (table/chairs) with superb long coastal views over Dawlish and the bay. From shared drive at the front, own entrance to hall; roomy double bedroom (footboard, TV) with en suite shower-room (suite). Stairs to first floor and smart living/dining room (TV/DVD) with door to the balcony; neat fitted kitchen (microwave, fridge-freezer, electric oven/ceramic hob); loo. A handy base with lots to offer nearby for walkers, cyclists, golfers, beach/nature lovers and those seeking a car-free holiday.
Dawlish: small seaside town (mainline railway station) with red cliffs and sandy beach. Exe Estuary Trail (walking/cycling) to Exeter. Seasonal foot/cycle ferry from Starcross (4 miles) to Exmouth. Inland are 3,500 acres of the Haldon Hills Forest Park (walks/cycle tracks). Sandy beach and nature reserve (excellent birdwatching) at Dawlish Warren. The River Teign estuary (watersports), 4 miles. Exeter and Torquay, 12 miles; Dartmoor, 14.
Downstairs double bedroom with en suite shower room with shower, WC, basin. Hall. First floor sitting room with dining area. Kitchen. First floor WC with basin.
DAWLISH Teignmouth 3 miles; Exeter 16 miles; Exmouth 23.5 A charming seaside town set on the southern coast. The town of Dawlish offers all of the facilities for day-to-day living including a pleasant variety of shops, restaurants and cafés and a small cinema. Dawlish is famous for its Black Swans that live with other wildfowl on the Dawlish Water that runs through the central town park down to the sea, at night in the summer it is beautifully lit by strings of coloured lights. Dawlish comes with a wonderful, sandy beach with a crazy golf course also nearby, it is the perfect place for a family holiday. Up the coast is Dawlish Warren that can be reached by car or train or, for those energetic types, a walk along the sea wall. Further afield, Dawlish mainline station offers access to Exeter, Exmouth, Torquay, Paignton or even Plymouth, trains are plentiful.
This property offers the following short breaks: