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Excellent 5/5 16 reviews

Kirkham and Chantry Cottage

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Self-Catering, Grade II listed, semi-detached thatched cottage in Paignton (built in 1650).

Ground Floor

Sitting-room with cable TV, DVD player, CD player, Wi-Fi. Kitchen with gas hob and electric oven, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge/icebox, coffee maker. Table that seats 4.

Bathroom with slipper bath and rain shower, WC and wash-basin.

First Floor

Bedroom 1 with double bed, wardrobe and recliner. (there is a fold out single bed if needed)

interconnecting

Bedroom 2 with double bed and chest of drawers.

All bed linen provided free of charge

Towels provided

First £20 of electicity provided

First £20 gas central heating

Free maps

Free postcards

Free Cable & Wi-Fi

For more info see www.devonthatchholiday.co.uk

Due to it being a Thatched cottage this is a no-smoking property inside.

You can smoke on the patio area.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Paignton Sands 1 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 30 km, Nearest railway: Paignton 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden
Further details outdoors

Private, flat garden with patio area and lighting. Parking is on street and is very narrow, so please be aware

The parking is on street parking only and the street is the original lane from when it was farmland, so it is very narrow, just be aware when parking and driving up to the cottage. There is a strip of land outside the cottage that can be used for parking in fair weather only. Large vehicles and 4x4s may have to access another way.

Further details

A 20% deposit is required within 14 days to secure booking. Three days minimum booking on Christmas, New Year or Bank Holidays.

Guests cancelling up to 1 week before the start of the holiday will receive a full refund. In case of a split payment, the booking deposit is always non-refundable.

Check out time 11am Arrivals after 2pm. Please text in advance of arrival so I can meet you with the keys.

The West Country region

Bordered by Somerset, Dorset and the Duchy County of Cornwall, Devon is England's third largest county with nearly 7,000 sq. kilometres of land.

Devon contains the two natural parks of Exmoor and Dartmoor, the coastal towns and seaside resorts of two coast lines, picturesque villages with their thatched cottages and charming inns, the industrial centres and a variety of ancient history. There is a lot to see and learn within the beautiful county of Devon.

Paignton

Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway - The holiday line, with steam trains running for 7 miles in Great Western tradition from Paignton along the spectacular Torbay coast to Churston and on through the wooded slopes bordering the Dart estuary to Kingswear.

Paignton Zoo Environmental Park - Hundreds of animals and plants to be seen in one of England's biggest zoos.

Paignton harbour is still used by working shell fishermen and also offers diving, angling, pleasure trips and ferries to both Torquay and Brixham.

Close to Beaches, shops, restaurants/ cafes, waterpark, multiplex cinema, pitch and putt course and coastal walk, to town centre shops and the steam train service to Kingswear and Dartmouth.

Other local attractions include, Oldway Mansion, Compton Castle and the Waterpark at Goodrington Sands. In nearby Torquay attractions include Cockington Village, Kents Cavern, Babbacombe Model Village and Living Coasts coastal zoo.

Dartmoor National Park is only 12 Miles away.

Paignton has the the safest and sandiest beaches in the bay...

Linking each of the English Riviera's beaches is the South West Coast Path. Stretching from the south side of Brixham to Maidencombe, this walk around the Bay offers excellent and varied walking with spectacular sea views.

Paignton is well known for its beaches, with long gently sloping sandy beaches, Paignton, Goodrington and Broadsands are ideal for family bathing and on the more fierce days of Easterly gales, great for surfers.

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Review 1-10 of 16

22 Jul 2014

4/5

"Beautiful character"

Well equipped cottage full of character. Very good communication from owner. Unfortunately cleanliness let it down… More

15 Jul 2014

4/5

"Don't park your car in the lane"

Chantry Cottage beautiful and well equipped. Downside vandalism to car on 3 nights while it was parked in the adjacent lane. We sent a message to the owner of the property thanking her for our stay an… More

Hi Graeme,

I wasn't aware you had left me a message about your car, as I have stated before, the road is very narrow and a cut through that people take on the way to town. The police are well aware of people parking inappropriately and I have reported this many times. There is space on the grass outside the cottage, but as no one is aware who owns it, it is on a first come first serve basis. I apologise for the actions of a few people who damage cars vindictively, and I urge anyone that it happens to, to report it to the police, cars get damaged by large vehicles trying to get up the lane as they have to go up it to turn around, it is very awkward and not built for modern vehicles as it is an ancient wall that surrounds a one track road. As it is unrestricted, lots of non residents try to park there as there are only a few houses on the street. again, I'm sorry this has happened but anything that happens outside of the cottage is beyond my control.
Regards
Jackie

1 Jun 2014

5/5

"Quaint, Well equipped and well located."

Characterful cottage with traditional features in clean condition offering all mod cons and located within 10mins walk from seafront at Paignton. Excellent value and most helpful and accomodating owne… More

23 May 2014

5/5

"Wonderful Cosy cottage in an ideal location to explore the English Riviera..."

We've just got home from a wonderful 5 day break at Chantry Cottage. This place felt like home from the minute we arrived. It has everything you need to enjoy a relaxing break in Devon. During ou… More

16 May 2014

4/5

"Quaint"

We had a wonderful two nights at Chantry Cottage, and at £75 per night we thought it quite a bargain. The cottage is spotlessly clean, the beds were comfy, the kitchen fully equipped and the lo… More

9 May 2014

3/5

"Quaint cottage"

Lovely thatched cottage with loads of character. Parking was a bit of a problem with narrow road. The beams age give off a strange smell. Scented candles a must. Had a problem with 8 legged friends in… More

22 Apr 2014

5/5

"Very quaint little cottage."

Very quaint and Lovely cottage. Home from home, with all home comforts. close to amenities Everything you could ask for… More

25 Mar 2014

5/5

"Lovely Cottage, well placed in Paignton"

We are a family of 2 adults and 3 children (aged 14, 11 and 6). Building on the reviews from others, we felt this would be a good place to stay during the Easter Holidays and, happily, this proved to be the case.

We were aware that the size of the cottage would make it a fairly tight fit for us but the snug, comfortable surroundings proved very suitable, particularly in that very cold and sadly sometimes wet Spring in 2013. In general, one might say that 4 people (there are two double beds) is the right number here, but we had no complaints.

We travelled to Paignton by train. Chantry Cottage is an easy 15 minute walk from the station and there are frequent buses leaving from nearby which will take you along the coast. There are plenty of things to do in the Torbay area and we particularly enjoyed Paignton Zoo, the steam railway and Dartmouth.

All in all, a handy place to stay in a lovely area, made better if the weather is on your side!

17 Sep 2013

5/5

"Great Cottage"

We stayed last week and found the cottage to be first class, ideal for a couple or small family. The cottage is well maintained with modern facilities within the "olde worlde" building.It is… More

5 Jun 2013

5/5

"Amazing litte cottage!!!"

We stayed here for a week and i didn't want to leave, the cottage is lovely, very well equiped everything you could possibly need..
The access road could be a bit tricky because it is very narrow but we managed to get in and out ok with our little car..
The shops are a 10min walk away and the beach about 15mins so everything is on the doorstep...
Would throughly recommend Chantry Cottage and would definately stay there again..

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