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Bowden House - Chestnut

Maidencombe, nr. Torquay Grade 4 Star rating View Map
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Fantastic for a family; Chestnut has gardens to explore, a nearby beach and it’s close to the popular town of Torquay.

Set on the coastal road, just 600 yards above sheltered Maidencombe Beach and the village’s pretty thatched inn, these six very comfortably furnished holiday properties (refs 28862, 28863, 28864, 28865, 28866 and 28867) all have separate entrances and enjoy the use of an acre of attractively landscaped gardens with extensive sea views. They are ideally situated for the coastal path, yet still enjoy a peaceful and tranquil setting for abundant local wildlife. Primrose (a ground floor apartment), Bluebell (set on the first floor) and Foxglove (on the second floor with a roof terrace giving spectacular sea views) are situated in a purpose-built extension to the owner’s Victorian residence, whilst Poppy (a first floor apartment) is part of the original house. The ‘English Riviera’ is famous for its mild climate and is ideal for year-round breaks. Torquay, with its many amenities is only 4 miles away. These are the perfect properties for family get-togethers, friends’ reunions and celebrations. There are 22 miles of coastline, cliffs, coves, beaches and walks with opportunities for surfing, swimming, diving, sailing and angling. Torquay is an ideal base from which to visit Dartmouth, Totnes, Exeter and Plymouth. It is a place in which to relax, soak up the atmosphere and enjoy a holiday in a classic English seaside resort. Torquay town centre and Living Coasts are about 5 minutes away. Oddicombe Beach is also close by, and discover the shopping area of St Marychurch, a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of the harbour area. Oddicombe Beach can be reached by foot down a very steep, wooded lane, or choose a more gentle ascent on the historic Babbacombe Cliff Railway. One of only a few original working funicular railways, the Babbacombe Cliff Railway has been transporting visitors up and down the 240 foot cliff-face since 1926. A short stroll from Oddicombe Beach leads to Babbacombe Beach and a pub. Nearby, visit the Babbacombe Model Village. Exeter and Plymouth are within an easy drive. There are many NT properties, including Agatha Christie’s summer house in Galmpton. Golf and walking locally. Shops 2 miles, pub and restaurant 600 yards.

Ground floor: Living room/dining area. Kitchen. Spiral stairs to first floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Shower room with toilet.

Gas central heating included. Two Digital TVs.

All properties: Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Digital TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Shared laundry with coin-operated washing machine and tumble dryer. Fridge/freezer. Shared 1-acre garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (1 car). No smoking. No children under 16 years. NB: 10 steps and sloping banks in shared garden.

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  • Bike StoreBike Store
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Sea ViewSea View
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-09-26

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-06-13
    Over all a lovely cottage with great views out to sea ,in a quiet location but central for visiting interesting attractions, we were made very welcome by the owners

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9.3 out of 10 – based on 4 reviews collected by Reevoo

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