House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This 4 bed large family house was a new build in 2008 and has been a popular holiday home for five years. Built to high specification, emphasis is on a clean modern finish. Well positioned relative to beaches & amenities, and is reached via a quiet one way section of Cockington Lane.

Approach to Oakley House is via the spacious block paved driveway to open wooden porch. The large hallway entrance leads to study, dining room, lounge, kitchen, cloak cupboard and downstairs toilet. The airy lounge has two sofas, TV, DVD, CD player and free view TV stations. One wall is complemented by a feature fireplace which is an inset gas appliance with "pebbles" as coals. The décor throughout is neutral with down lighters in all the principle rooms and cream wool twist carpet. There are patio doors from the lounge to the level garden.

The kitchen includes dishwasher, electric cooker and grill, gas hob, built in microwave, fridge freezer and ample storage. For informal meals the kitchen table seats four comfortably. Access to the garden can also be via the utility off the kitchen, this area houses the boiler, second sink and washing machine. The spacious dining room is an ideal setting for a family meal seating up to 8. The small study can also be used as a second reception room.

The fusion stair rail leads upstairs to master bedroom which features seasonal sea views and en-suite shower room with WC and basin. Second bedroom also has and en-suite shower room WC and basin. The two remaining bedrooms share the family bathroom which has a "P" bath with power shower, corner toilet etc.

The house was designed as a family home with level lawned garden, is it entirely enclosed via a fence. There is an outside tap and external lighting if required. The patio area runs the length of the house and is ideal for entertaining alfresco, a large gas BBQ is provided. The garden has some Japanese style features.

The paved driveway may accommodate a boat or trailer - subject to prior arrangement The garden and paved patio are ideal for the family. Why not book your stay now!

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Preston Sands
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter, Nearest railway: Paignton or Torquay
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The owners reserve the right to change aspects of furnishings at their discretion.

For those planning their journey to Devon by train; the now famous track damaged by the storms at Dawlish has been repaired

and is better than ever. Alternatively the repair means that we can easily commute to the lovely cathedral city of Exeter via the beautiful Exe Estuary. For train enthusiasts we also have two steam railways one starting from Totnes and ending at the Butterfy and Otter Santuary, the second route is part of the famous Round Robbin and starts from Paignton ends at Kinswear.

Further details outdoors

The house is south facing and enjoys all the sunshine that is available. The Jananese style garden adds interest to the level enclosed play area. Large gas BBQ available. Parking for three cars + (boat/trailer etc by arrangement).



Further details


There is a refundable breakages deposit of £150.00

Check in time from 2 pm onwards, check out 10 am.

20% non refundable deposit on booking.

Balance must be paid at least 8 weeks prior to the booking, (unless a last minute deal is agreed).

Cancellation policy;

20% not refunded

4-8 weeks 50% not refunded

2-4 weeks 75% not refunded

2 weeks no refund

no cancellation no refund

The English Riviera region

What is within walking distance:

Hollacombe Beach

Preston Sands

The Boat House café bar

Apollo multiplex cinema

Bike nights

Cockington – thatched village, local pub, craft centre, Country Park, tea gardens

The Ship Inn – Sizzler gastro pub

Number 12 bus route (regular 8 minute service Newton Abbot < >Brixham)

Occombe Farm - organic shop & cafe, nature walk, childrens activitites

Local shops inc. bank & post office, Sainsbury, Morrisons & Tesco Metros

Parkfield - international class scate & bike centre

Childrens Geopark Play Site - open March 2012

Fantastic Coastline with much to enjoy such as dolphins, beeches and rock pools


What is nearby:

22 beaches many with Blue Flag standards

Paignton Zoo

Living Coasts

Kent's Cavern

Princess Theatre (largest of 3 theatres)

Babbabcombe Model village

Paignton, Brixham and Torquay harbours

Ferry service to Brixham

Round Robin: Paignton to Kingswear Steam Train Boat ride to Totnes, open top bus ride to Paignton


National Trust & Coastal Walks

Pretty Villages


Bird watching at Dawlish Warren

Exeter Cathedral Town

Totnes – unique market town voted 9th best shopping center in the world

Newton Abbot and Exeter Race Courses

Woodlands Theme Park

Seasonal Events see calendar link for dates: eg

Agatha Christie events

Power Boat Racing

Heritage Fleet Race

Tall ships Race

Occombe Beer festival

SW Music Festival

Hockey Festival

Carnival Week


Regatta Week

Churston Steam Fair

Paignton Classic Vehicle Fair

Pirate Festival Brixham