River View Shaldon
Bungalow | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
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Relish in river views!
Boasting far reaching views of the Teign Estuary and the rolling countryside beyond, this modern 3 bed bungalow maisonette offers the perfect base from which to enjoy the delights of Devon!
Enjoying an elevated setting, the bungalow sits in a large sunny plot and provides a serene idyll in which friends, families and even pets can easily feel at home.
Inside an inviting coastal-themed hallway leads through to spacious and immaculately presented interior. Boasting beautiful views of the estuary, the picture windows to the tasteful living room offer an idyllic backdrop to year-round stays. The comfortable sofa suite and neutral décor offers a homely setting for timeless family get-together's. A flat screen TV with DVD and VHS player also features for guest's entertainment alongside free Wi-Fi access.
Accompanying the living room is a separate kitchen diner. Fully-equipped for a carefree stay, guests can easily savour a home made meal to the country-style kitchen, with a range cooker, microwave, kettle, toaster and dishwasher all to hand. A round dining table with chairs also allows for a relaxed venue in which to enjoy unhurried morning breakfasts.
The holiday retreat provides the perfect setting for a self-catering stay, with an elegant separate dining room with TV & CD player to the lower ground floor of the property. The room also offers direct access through French doors to a secluded outdoor terraced dining area. Nestled amongst the tranquillity of the rear garden, groups can easily unwind to the terrace with a glass of wine. A second alfresco dining area to the front patio of the property is also on hand. Boasting a dramatic river view backdrop, the scene here easily lends itself to memorable dinner parties. A BBQ area also makes it easy for guests to enjoy summertime meals out in the Devon sunshine.
Ideally suited for groups of 6-8, the 3 bed retreat provides versatile arrangements to suit both families and friends. With far reaching river views to offer a tranquil ambience, the spacious double bedroom to the front of the property allows a restful and scenic spot from which couples can unwind. A spacious twin bedroom to the rear of the property overlooks the charming rockery of the landscaped garden and is ideal for sleeping friends or family. A second couple staying here can easily savour a guilt-free holiday slumber from the king size bed, which features to the mezzanine level floor of the property. A fully fitted en-suite shower room is also provided to the master suite, for guest's convenience.
For further flexibility a single bed can be supplied to both double bedrooms if needed. A modern fitted bathroom is equipped with a bath tub and level entry shower cubicle with shower seat (ideal for guests with limited mobility) completes the internal layout of this bright and inviting retreat.
The serene landscaped garden offers a heavenly haven in which to relax with a good book, enjoy a run around on the lush lawn or entertain in style, with an alfresco evening meal. The rockery adds a lovely charm to the secluded setting of the bungalow, whilst the far reaching views to the front of the property really enables guests' to experience a true sense of holiday escapism.
Parking is also conveniently provided and the shops, restaurants and amenities of pretty Shaldon Village are all within easy reach, just a short walk away.
As well as beautiful beaches, captivating coastal walks, National Trust attractions and sea view golf courses, the surrounding area is also home to a wealth of activities and famous visitor sites including Living Coasts in Torquay, Kent's Cavern, Paignton Zoo and the sailing, boat trips, fishing and water sport opportunities which are in full flow here. The breathtaking beauty of Dartmoor National Park and National Trust properties are also within easy driving distance, allowing guests a fantastic year-round holiday of coastal charm and outdoor fun!
Further Amenities Include:
Clothes Horse, Cookware, Cot, Courtyard, Electric Kettle, Full Kitchen, Outside Table & Chairs, Patio, Pet Friendly, River View and Utility Room.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Shaldon 800 m|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||800 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter International 30 km, Nearest railway: Newton Abbot - Main Line 8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The West Country region
Shaldon is a pretty, unspoilt village which is situated on the Teign estuary. A ferry runs a frequent service to the larger resort town of Teignmouth, which on the opposite side of the estuary.
Shaldon has a long clean sandy beach, grocery shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants and also a Zoo! Shaldon Zoo is located in beautiful woodland and you will be able to see a variety animals, including some smaller more endangered species.
It still retains much of its old world charm, with many thatched cottages and a typical village green. It has a thriving community and several local families are still linked to the fishing industry.
Further Activities & Attractions Include:
Boat Rentals/Charters, Canoeing/Kayaking, Crazy Golf/Pitch & Putt, Exceptional Views, Gallery, Grocery Shopping Nearby, Museums, National Trust Properties, Playground, Public Transportation, Restaurants & Bars, Rowing Boats, Train Station, Waterfalls, Winery Tours, Wildlife Centre and Zoo.
Golf ~ Teignmouth:
Teignmouth Golf Club is justifiably proud of its heritage. The course was designed by the legendary Dr Alister MacKenzie and opened in 1924, some 9 years before he completed his most famous work at the Augusta National, home of the US Masters.
Teignmouth's course is situated near to the South Devon coast and, at 800 feet above sea level, it commands spectacular views of the sea and nearby moors.
The 18 hole moorland links presents a great test of golf for players of all abilities. Features include six varied and challenging par 3s and no fewer than 11 two-tier greens, a true MacKenzie trademark.
Teignmouth Golf Club, Haldon Moor, Teignmouth, Devon. TQ14 9NY - Telephone: 01626 777070
Teignmouth has that relaxed holiday ambience generated by its people and buildings, such as the Georgian crescents found in the town. Teignmouth is a true historic seafishing and industrial port and also a classical seaside resort. Both industry and fishing are now much reduced, but watching the ships and pleasure boats passing the Ness between Shaldon and Teignmouth is always enjoyable.
Teignmouth boasts a promenade, a Victorian pier, a swimming lido, plenty of shopping, a theatre, very safe main beach, great walks, a railway station and parks.
Add to this the great selection of restaurants, such as the Crab Shack, and local pubs touching the water front, beach huts sitting proud on the 'spit' and the ambience is complete. Teignmouth is easy to reach by car, just 15-20 minutes from Exeter by car or by train. You can even arrive by boat provided you can find a mooring.
For fishermen Teignmouth is a true haven, with a large beach front, and an estuary that sees a good number of bass and flatfish caught by locals every year. Float fish off the spit on a full tide with sandeel, spin in the estuary or beach cast into the surf (watch the surfers however when an easterly is blowing).
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