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The perfect place to enjoy breakfast with far reaching sea views
Enjoy the private hot tub with far reaching sea views over Torbay
The perfect retreat, complete with hot tub
The warm and welcoming lounge with garden view
The dining area
The beautiful open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner
A winning combination of style, comfort and romance
Enjoy a good nights sleep in this king-size bed
The contemporary shower room
Enclosed furnished terrace
View towards this delightful retreat
Situated within the owners well maintained grounds
1 / 12  The perfect place to enjoy breakfast with far reaching sea views
2 / 12  Enjoy the private hot tub with far reaching sea views over Torbay
3 / 12  The perfect retreat, complete with hot tub
4 / 12  The warm and welcoming lounge with garden view
5 / 12  The dining area
6 / 12  The beautiful open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner
7 / 12  A winning combination of style, comfort and romance
8 / 12  Enjoy a good nights sleep in this king-size bed
9 / 12  The contemporary shower room
10 / 12  Enclosed furnished terrace
11 / 12  View towards this delightful retreat
12 / 12  Situated within the owners well maintained grounds

White Cottage Retreat

Paignton, Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Waterside views
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Far reaching coastal views from the private hot tub
  • Shops, cafes and restaurants are within walking distance of the property
  • Take a trip along the English Riviera coastline and stop off at one of the 19 beaches and coves
Property code: 55119

Overlooking one of the most picturesque seaside towns in South Devon, this charming retreat promises a fantastic getaway as well as a great base to explore Devon and Cornwall.

Escape to the serenity of the English Riviera at this charming retreat, overlooking one of the most picturesque towns in South Devon. Situated in the owner’s grounds but assuring guests privacy, the cottage is made for romantic evenings relaxing in the hot tub under bright evening stars, a Balinese-style canopy offering shelter from the cool night air.

The interior of this coastal property has a cosy inviting ambience, with both the living space and bedroom offering a warm colour palette of pinks and creams. Ceiling spotlights bring brightness to the lower floor along with large windows overlooking the terrace and the sparkling sea beyond. Whether spending a cosy day indoors or enjoying the views over the owner’s manicured grounds, you’ll feel relaxed and ready to discover the many things on offer in the area.

Should you be tempted to venture out, head down to the shops, cafes and restaurants of Paignton (2 miles) where you can try out some of the local seafood. It is also home to a beautiful beach as well as a pier, promenade and beautiful parks. Further afield, there is a huge selection of beaches and romantic coves to discover along the coast and for a tranquil afternoon, Agatha Christie’s former house, Greenway, now a National Trust property, is a welcome escape. Have a look around the atmospheric house and end the day by sampling a traditional Devon cream tea in the Barn Cafe.

  • 1 bedroom - king-size
  • 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave and coffee machine
  • Smart TV in lounge
  • Private hot tub (Please note: hot tub not available during October)
  • Enclosed decked area
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Beach 2 miles, shop and pub within 20 min downhill walking distance
  • Please note no BBQ's due to proximity of thatched property
  • Regret no children, babes in arms welcome
  • Please be advised - the hot tub is not available during October weeks
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

 

Julie Clarke

This property is personally managed by Julie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 35 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Lisa 29th July 2022

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We had a lovely stay. The cottage was clean and had everything we needed. The hot tub was a great addition. The view was nice from the cottage. The area of Paignton and the surrounding areas of Torquay and Brixham are lovely. We would return again soon.

Reviewed by Jacky 8th July 2022

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Absolutely beautiful place to stay in. Perfectly clean and was very well equipped with everything you need along with robes for when you get out of the hot tub and a lovely view too. Great location and Gill and Colin were great hosts with lots of tips on places to visit. One added bonus was the very comfy bed!

Reviewed by Gordon 1st July 2022

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Loved this cottage, really nice owners, Gill & Colin, really good size for 2 people and had all of the appliances etc...we have at home.

Reviewed by David 24th June 2022

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First class cottage in a wonderful location. Perfect peaceful week

Reviewed by Nigel 17th June 2022

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Reviewed by Chris 10th June 2022

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This cottage has lovely sea views and is very well kept with modern decor. The owners are friendly and provided lots of information for nice places to eat and visit. Youre about 20 mins drive to Torquay and 30 to brixham and town is around 10months drive or 30minutes walking. This is a lovely setting and peaceful if you are looking to be away from Read moreany noise. Hide

Reviewed by Heidi 27th May 2022

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Second visit to this beautiful location and property! Absolutely stunning location. Would highly recommend. Gill and Colin always very welcoming,

Reviewed by Sian 20th May 2022

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Well situated property which was comfortable. Having the hot tub was a bonus to come back to after a day out. The owners were away when we stayed but we spoke beforehand and felt had their been any issues (which they werent) these would have been sorted. Great spot for relaxing and exploring south Devon.

Reviewed by Pauline 13th May 2022

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A brilliant week enjoyed in a lovely cottages with fantastic views , facilities and location. Owners were brilliant from start to finish. Welcoming , friendly and so helpful with places to visit which made our stay even more enjoyable. Thank you.

Reviewed by Peter 6th May 2022

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Reviewed by Teresa 29th April 2022

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The views from this property are amazing. Location is excellent, if you are ok with hills you can walk to a lot of places including Torquay and Paignton zoo. The property is very clean and comfortable. Please check with the owners of this property with regards to their restrictions of bringing your dog prior to booking to ensure this property suitsRead more your dog needs. For a couple on their own you would struggle to find a better property Hide

Reviewed by Louise 18th March 2022

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Such a lovely cosy cottage for a relaxing break. Very open, clean and pleasant to relax in

Reviewed by Paul 31st December 2021

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Absolutely superb time, lovely hosts and have already recommended to my parents.

Reviewed by Paul 22nd December 2021

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Lovely place to stay - warm and comfortable with everything you need and the added bonus of the hot tub. The owners are fantastic and very helpful with tips for places to eat and visit.

Reviewed by Richard 8th October 2021

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The cottage was comfortable and more than we could have wished for. Jill and Colin were very helpful and friedly.

Reviewed by Susan 24th September 2021

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Lovely modern well furnished cottage. Very clean and well equipped complete with hot tub. Situated in the owners garden about 2 miles from Paignton Town and pier.

Reviewed by Peter 27th August 2021

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A FANTASTIC PEACEFUL PLACE TO STAY WITH FANTASTIC OWNERS

Reviewed by Robin 20th August 2021

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Excellent location with a lovely view. Quiet & relaxing. Colin & Gill a lovely couple & very helpful.

Reviewed by Marcus 6th August 2021

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Reviewed by Gareth 23rd July 2021

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The property is set within well kept grounds adjacent to the owners property . The cottage is quite spacious and has everything you would need for a self catering stay . There are panoramic views looking out with the sea in the distance . The garden is a lovely secluded area and alfresco meals can be enjoyed depending on the weather . The hot tub iRead mores spacious and can be enjoyed at anytime during your stay . Places that are a must to visit whilst there include , Dartmouth Bigbury Torcross Hide

Reviewed by Paul 16th July 2021

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We had a very relaxing stay. Greeted by the owners when we arrived had some recommendations from them that were helpful. Hot tub was great after a long day at the beach.

Reviewed by Mandy 9th July 2021

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The cottage was amazing, everything there you needed, views were amazing. Gill and Colin very nice and helpful.

Reviewed by Richard 25th June 2021

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Reviewed by David 18th June 2021

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Reviewed by Heidi 28th May 2021

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Absolutely stunning cottage in a beautiful location. Hot tub a joy and a very relaxing experience. Gill and Collin very friendly and welcoming. Already booked for next year!

Reviewed by Caroline 7th May 2021

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We had a fabulous stay, both Gill and Colin, the owners were so forthcoming with advice on places to go see etc, made us feel so welcome. The cottage was set in beautiful grounds next to the main house. Beautiful scenery and gardens, we loved our stay there and definitely would book to stay there again. Thankyou

Reviewed by Paul 23rd April 2021

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Just a perfect little place

Reviewed by Alan 16th April 2021

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Great view, lovely hot tub, warm & cosy

Reviewed by Kate 12th April 2021

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Beautiful cottage in a fabulous location - the owners gave great advice on walks/things to do in the area. The hot tub was a great addition and the comfort of the stay was perfect! Lovely views and overall a great place for a getaway.

Reviewed by Samantha 9th October 2020

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Reviewed by Mark 27th September 2020

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Reviewed by Sandy 18th September 2020

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Really comfortable cottage with a lovely view of the sea in the distance and the added bonus of the hot tub. Can highly recommend as a good base to explore

Reviewed by Simon 11th September 2020

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fantastic cant wait to go back

Reviewed by Melvyn 4th September 2020

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Reviewed by Julie 14th August 2020

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The cottage was very comfortable and well equipped in a lovely peaceful location. The owners who live next door were very helpful but not intrusive. I wouldnt hesitate to recommend this property to a friend

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Location

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