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Waterside - Lympstone

Lympstone, Devon
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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Luxury
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Stunning contemporary waterside home with fabulous views over the everchanging Exe Estuary
  • Beautifully light and airy accommodation with a selection of outside spaces for star gazing or watching wildlife on the water
  • Outdoor enthusiasts dream in a highly sought after Devon village perfect for all water-sports, walking, cycling and wonderful local amenities
Property code: 80586

This beautifully presented coastal home, boasts both south and west facing balconies’ to make the most of the sun and during the day and sunset in the evenings, and has been lovingly fitted and furnished to provide a luxurious and comfortable retreat for families and couples alike.

Perfectly situated in the heart of Lympstone which is an idyllic fishing and sailing village on the eastern banks of the Exe estuary. The Exe Estuary Cycle Trail passes the front door, and links the golden sandy beaches of Exmouth with the historic village of Topsham to the north. You will find a popular local pub opposite and just a stroll away two further pubs and a handy village shop and post office. Historic Exeter, with its cathedral and array of shops and amenities is just a short drive or accessible via train, which provides wonderful views over the estuary. Other attractions and places of interest accessible from here include Powderham Castle, Dart's Farm, Killerton House, Dartmoor National Park, Exmoor, The English Riviera, South Hams and the Jurassic Coast.

Entering this stunning reverse level property you are firstly welcomed into the spacious entrance hall with which features a luxurious natural stone floor. From here head up the beautiful glass and oak staircase on to the first floor where the accommodation opens up into a lovely light and airy open-plan living space with a vaulted ceiling and fabulous water views. The immediate space is the cosy lounge area where you will find comfortable seating, a warming wood burner effect fire, Smart TV and also a SONOS sound bar. Here is the perfect place to relax in comfort after a busy day exploring. Next to this and central to the room is the kitchen area which is perfectly presented and includes a great range of features and appliances such as a breakfast bar for informal dining, electric oven with gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and also a dishwasher. Leading off the kitchen area you will find a set of bi-fold doors providing access onto the first outside area, a south facing balcony where you can enjoy your morning coffee. Venture further into the room where will then discover the dining area which enjoys gorgeous views across the estuary. Completing the offering on this floor are a further set of bi-fold doors which take you out onto a second glass fronted balcony, where you can take in the changing scenery across the water and enjoy the stunning sunsets in the evening. Venturing back down the stairs and onto the ground floor you will then discover the beautiful bedrooms, the first of which features a king-size bed and stunning view out over the estuary, and a spacious en-suite shower room with a large walk-in shower and WC. The second bedroom is a lovely cosy twin bedroom with TV, and servicing this is a further shower room with a walk-in shower and WC. Completing the offering on this floor is an undeniably useful utility room with a washing machine, tumble dryer, drinks fridge and hanging space for coats, plus also a an enclosed and undercover bike store, which is located to the rear and accessed via a set of French doors leading from the twin bedroom.

In addition to the two balconies on the first floor, there is also a generously proportioned decked area with an outdoor table and chairs which wraps around the south and west facing sides of the property. Here you can dine alfresco during warm weather and soak up the fabulous scenery. Under the decking there is storage space for canoes and paddleboards which guests are welcome to use. Parking is available in a public car park which is a 200 yard walk (permit provided).

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 king-size and 1 twin
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 en-suite shower room with WC and 1 further shower room with WC
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer and drinks fridge
  • Smart TV and SONOS sound bar in lounge and TV in twin bedroom
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Parking 200 yards in public car park (permit provided for 1 car)
  • Beach, pubs and shops within walking distance
  • Arrival: 17:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £200 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £25. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

 

Helen Gardner

This property is personally managed by Helen.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 25 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Tracey 13th October 2023

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We had the most wonderful stay at Waterside. It certainly had the wow factor which made it difficult to leave each day to explore the surrounding area. The views across the estuary are spectacular. The village is do picturesque with lots of beautiful walks. Locals are warm and friendly and The Swan Inn was a hit for the food atmosphere and friendlyRead more attentive staff. We can't wait to return to this gem of a place and the dogs have enjoyed their stay as much as we did. Can't wait to return. Hide

Reviewed by Julia 8th September 2023

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Location amazing !! House is fabulous , and the host Nick could not be more helpful , thank you !! we will be back

Reviewed by Margie 1st September 2023

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Fantastic position on the estuary

Reviewed by Pam 25th August 2023

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What a beautiful house, very well equipped throughout. The views are stunning, the beds are extremely comfortable and the location is ideal, very handy for the shop, the station and the village pubs, ideal for cyclists, walkers and those who take their exercise on or in water. We had a couple of minor problems which were sorted out within hours by Read moreNick, the charming owner. Thank you very much; I would certainly come again. Hide

Reviewed by Michael 28th July 2023

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Reviewed by Paul 2nd June 2023

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Reviewed by Lewis 7th April 2023

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A fabulous property in a truly idyllic part of the world. Waterside has everything you could possibly need- it is a beautiful, warm and very cosy with fantastic views. It has been modernised to a great standard. The train line on the doorstep is brilliant for accessing all the local places. The estuary is great for paddle boarding and canoeing. A lRead moreovely relaxing place to be- we cant wait to return!! Hide

Reviewed by Pippa 24th March 2023

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A great location on the water and the village itself is lovely with cafe and three pubs. The house had everything you needed and more . Lovely balconies that you can follow the sun round for sun risers and sun setters! Would love to return soon . Thank you

Reviewed by Elaine 5th February 2023

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Wonderful cottage right in the middle of everything at the same time very private balconies and views amazing

Reviewed by Janine 20th January 2023

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Comfortable house, well equipped, fabulous views

Reviewed by Angela 30th December 2022

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In the absolutely idyllic village of Lympstone lies this stunning cottage. (Not sure cottage is the correct description, more of an upside down house). A view of the River Exe is captured perfectly through a stunning large framing window. With comfortable seats offering the opportunity to sit and watch the world go by at your leisure. Lympstone hasRead more a couple of lovely local pubs and a tea shop that does a lovely breakfast bap. The property has all you need to self cater. Excellent! Hide

Reviewed by Julia 16th September 2022

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Fabulous place in beautiful location. We have already booked for next year.

Reviewed by Stuart 28th August 2022

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Reviewed by Dawn 5th August 2022

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Reviewed by Maya 29th July 2022

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Waterside was wonderful! The views were spectacular, the facilities brilliant, and the location was great! We had a fantastic week staying there, would highly recommend it!

Reviewed by Catherine 8th July 2022

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The location is fabulous and the cottage is well stocked with everything you would need.

Reviewed by Russel 24th June 2022

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Fabulous marketing on website.... lost the Wow as soon as we walked in unfortunately, not five stars for cleanliness or the price sought for rental.

Reviewed by Martin 3rd June 2022

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Very spacious and comfortable property in a stunning location with amazing estuary views Superb kitchen/diner/living room with dual balconies to admire the views. Car park 5 mins walk away, but with the station so close to go up & down the estuary, (Topsham & Exeter one way & Exmouth the other) we didnt move it! 3 cracking village pubs, a well stocRead moreked shop and cafe very close by. The Globe Inn is across the street!! Great walking & cycling route on your door step Loved it!! Hide

Reviewed by Elly 27th May 2022

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Fabulous, well appointed house in an amazing location on the waterside. Beautiful upside down house - lovely terrace to watch the sunset every evening. Very comfortable beds and fluffy towels provided. Set in the delightful village of Lympstone with great pubs and access to the Exe Estuary Cycle Trail.

Reviewed by Paul 6th May 2022

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Reviewed by DAVID 29th April 2022

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WOW the view.How to draw your self away.Such a lovely cottage and lovely place to stay.Great for walks and train back.Exmouth lovely.Lympstone peaceful village with three great pubs.Nice relaxing holiday.

Reviewed by Peter 22nd April 2022

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Great accomodation and views across the estuary. Really well located in the middle of a lovely village. 3 pubs within a 100 metres, or so.

Reviewed by Andrea 15th April 2022

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WOW, What a view!! Fabulous weekend had by all. Stunning house with amazing views across the estuary in a beautiful little village. Everything about the house is top quality. A wonderful place to relax and unwind so much so that we didnt want to leave. The Exe cycle trail is right on your doorstep which is great for you to get out and explore and tRead morehere are some great pubs just a few steps away. Hide

Reviewed by Richard 25th March 2022

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An amazing stay right on the waterfront, perfect location on the doorstep of East Devon and loads of lovely local walks with an option of train ride home. The place is fantastic and a great escape.

Reviewed by Dawn 21st March 2022

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Lovely place to stay - relaxing views, great for a mini break & a recharge.

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