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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
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Far reaching coastal views from the decked area
  • 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

Paignton is one of the brightest jewels in the English Riviera’s crown, as you arrive in the seaside resort, you are met with the welcoming sight of its long stretch of beautiful and easily accessible beachfront, promenade, traditional pier, colourful beach huts and green. Once you arrive, you don't have to go far, as the seaside town offers an array of shops, cafes and restaurants within easy reach of the sea front. Also on offer in the area is the Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway which offers trips from the town. For those looking for a more peaceful day out why not visit Greenway, Agatha Christie’s former house and enjoy a cream tea in the lovely gardens.

This delightful seaside retreat is the perfect getaway, situated within the owners’ calm grounds where privacy is assured. On entering the property, the entrance hall is the perfect place to  leave your walking boots behind. Heading on into the property, enter into the open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining area. Relax in the lounge with sofa, chair, Smart TV and wood burner effect electric fire, patio doors offer views out over the garden and open out onto the decked area. The kitchen is well-equipped with electric oven and hob, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer, microwave and coffee machine. There is also a table and chairs for two. Heading on upstairs to the light and airy, delightful king-size bedroom with en-suite shower room with WC (head space is restricted due to sloping ceilings within the bedroom and shower room and is not suitable for guests over 6ft).

Heading outside, sit and relax on the balcony, enjoy the delightful sea views from the comfort of the garden furniture. You will no doubt find it difficult to leave this relaxed environment. There is off-road parking for one car.

  • 1 bedroom - king-size
  • 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave and coffee machine
  • Smart TV in lounge
  • 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
  • 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
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

 

Charlotte Johnson-King

This property joined our collection in 2018 and is managed by Charlotte.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 32 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Lisa, 29th March 2024

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We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The owners were very welcoming and friendly and the lodge was beautifully decorated and very cosy, it also had everything we needed for our stay. We definitely recommend this lodge to others.

Reviewed by Kayleigh, 28th October 2023

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Fantastic place for a calm relaxing weekend. Owners very informative about places to visit. Super friendly and helpful. The 2 floor cottage fully equipped with everything you could need. Over head shelter for hot tub great for rainy days and nights.

Reviewed by colin, 29th September 2023

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We had a superb holiday in a beautifully presented cottage with all the modern amenities you would need. Jill and Colin are lovely hosts with a wealth of information to help us make the most of our holiday. Thoroughly enjoyable and memorable stay.

Reviewed by Barbara, 15th September 2023

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Fantastic location, beautiful cottage ,and Gill&Colin ,are lovely people ,who owns the cottage ,and was very helpful .

Reviewed by Ann, 8th September 2023

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Beautiful Cottage. Excellent location. We would wholly recommend it.

Reviewed by Tracy, 11th August 2023

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This is a lovely place in a lovely place, with lovely and friendly hosts. When in the hot tub you feel like you could be anywhere, though you are near everything you could need - shops, petrol, places of interest. There was nothing that we felt was missing, everything had been thought about. There were no restrictions around the hot tub usage, whicRead moreh was brilliant, we used it at least twice a day, and sometimes after 9:30pm. Hide

Reviewed by Clive, 28th July 2023

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Beautiful place to stay everything you need . Was so peaceful and quiet the bed was very comfy slept like a log every night. Would highly recommend. The only thing was it's quite a walk to the sea and hilly but you can go so far down and park up on street for free it wouldn't put me off as it's Beautiful to return to after a day exploring

Reviewed by Julie, 1st July 2023

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Reviewed by Kenneth, 25th June 2023

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Reviewed by Ann, 16th June 2023

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A beautiful, spacious cottage in a quiet setting. Gill & Colin were very helpful with suggestions of places to visit and the facilities available at the cottage. We had a very relaxing week.

Reviewed by Kathy, 2nd June 2023

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Reviewed by Richard, 19th May 2023

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Reviewed by Danny, 5th May 2023

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Lovely place. Lovely people. Everything was great. Felt really relaxed.

Reviewed by Carol, 28th April 2023

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Reviewed by Alan, 14th April 2023

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Very cosy and spotless.

Reviewed by Ivan, 29th December 2022

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Really nice cottage and well equipped, the hot tub was an added bonus due to the weather when we attended. They had gone out of their way to set it up for the Christmas period with treats and a tree. Probably would have booked again if they had remained dog friendly.

Reviewed by Dave, 7th October 2022

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Reviewed by Susan, 23rd September 2022

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Fabulous cottage . Very warm and comfortable. Well equipped. And beautiful view from all windows

Reviewed by Louise, 9th September 2022

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Lovely well equipped cozy cottage stunning views in a quite location. Gill and Colin are lovely hosts with great recommendations for places to visit.

Reviewed by Peter, 26th August 2022

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This cottage is perfect for a couple who want a quiet and relaxing holiday. We had an amazing time and the hosts were lovely and very friendly.

Reviewed by Vickie, 5th August 2022

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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

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1/3 Deposit

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