In Topsham, on a quiet pedestrian lane in the conservation area, a Grade II listed, Regency end-of-terrace townhouse, 350 yards from the town centre, estuary and ferry. Spaciously spread over four floors and lovingly kitted-out as the owners own holiday home, with lots of books and toys/games for all ages in the basement games room (half-sized snooker table, table tennis), plus cinema room with VDU/DVD/Blu-ray and drinks fridge. Behind, a tiny walled courtyard (bench/chairs for 5, garden loo). Small enclosed front garden (shed for storing your bicycles, surfboards etc) with door to porch (space for coats/boots); living room (TV/DVD) with oak floor, open fire and arch to dining room with piano; kitchen (dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, freezer, larder fridge, electric cooker, iPod dock) with door to courtyard. From dining room, door (5'10" lintel) to steep, winding steps (care needed) down to games and cinema rooms. Stairs up to first floor and a huge light-filled double bedroom (5' bed with footboard and single daybed) and vast bathroom (suite with roll-top bath plus hand-shower, separate shower cubicle). Further stairs (stairgates) up to second floor and a single bedroom (no door), through which a twin (2'6" beds, zip-linkable to 5' double), both with sloping eaves and hanging rails for clothes. Best for maximum of 4 adults. Recapture childhood holiday memories in this lovely home with its charming touch of nostalgia; a great year-round location for foodies and car-free holidays.
Topsham: old, interesting and attractive little town (good shops, antiques) beside the River Exe estuary, once Exeter's Roman/medieval port. On railway. Riverside walks, cycling, boat trips, good birdwatching (RSPB reserve), outdoor swimming pool (seasonal). Exmouth, 7 miles. Exeter (city amenities), 4. Three good golf courses within 7 miles. Beautiful farmland and Woodbury Common heath inland.
Over four levels. 1 x first floor king size double plus single day bed. Bathroom with roll top bath, hand shower, separate shower, WC, basin. 1 x top floor single bedroom leading to 1 x twin bedroom with 2’6” beds (can convert to king size double). Ground floor sitting room with open fire. Dining room. Kitchen. Basement games room. Cinema room. Garden WC.
Topsham The charming town of Topsham is set on the River Exe estuary and has been declared a conservation area due to the wealth of 17th and 18th century merchants' houses, many built in the Dutch style with carved gable ends.
This property offers the following short breaks: