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24 The Strand

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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
3 nights minimum
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No. 24 The Strand is an historic listed property built around 1600. The property has cob walls and together with number 23, the cottages are thought to be the oldest in Topsham. Many of the original features and character of this unique property have been retained which means some low doorways and beams on the ground floor so those taller than around 5'8'' will need to watch their heads in places! Light and bright with lots of interesting character features, this holiday house provides an excellent base to enjoy Topsham and the local area. Positioned on one of the most prestigious roads, the cottage is full of history and enjoys an ideal location in the heart of the town, next to the Topsham museum and just across from the River Exe. The ground floor has a cosy sitting room with two-seat...No. 24 The Strand is an historic listed property built around 1600. The property has cob walls and together with number 23, the cottages are thought to be the oldest in Topsham. Many of the original features and character of this unique property have been retained which means some low doorways and beams on the ground floor so those taller than around 5'8'' will need to watch their heads in places! Light and bright with lots of interesting character features, this holiday house provides an excellent base to enjoy Topsham and the local area. Positioned on one of the most prestigious roads, the cottage is full of history and enjoys an ideal location in the heart of the town, next to the Topsham museum and just across from the River Exe. The ground floor has a cosy sitting room with two-seater sofa and additional armchairs. A large bay window floods the room with light, as well as offering great opportunities to people watch. Along the hallway is the well equipped kitchen with a traditional AGA at the heart of the room (a copy of Mary Berry's AGA cookbook is provided), although there is an additional gas hob and small convection/microwave oven for those who'd prefer. The kitchen leads to the dining room which is a fabulous room with large dining table and chairs for six. Guests are asked to mind their heads here with low beams that range from 177cm to 180cm in head height, but fine of course for sitting down and enjoying a sociable evening together. A door leads from the dining room to the small private courtyard garden with high walls - a real sun trap to enjoy an evening glass of wine. The upstairs is accessed via the hidden stairway from the kitchen to an open and airy space. The spacious master bedroom has a King-sized bed and views of the River. This delightful room is full of light and has plenty of space for storage and armchairs to relax. The second bedroom also has a King-sized bed, whilst the third has a small double suitable for single occupancy or for two children. All are decorated in calm, tranquil colours that reflect the riverside location and make the most of the history and charm of a property of this nature. The bathroom is also upstairs with a w.c, sink and shower over the bath. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Manager
Tracy Gater (Property Manager Sweetcombe Cottage Holidays)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2012
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Reviewed 21 January 2020

24 The Strand is a deceptively spacious 17th Century cottage on the Exe Estuary and in walking distance of several lovely pubs and restaurants, The picture don;t do it justice as the lounge is quite spacious and well furnished for 5 adults. We all loved...More

Date of stay: January 2020
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
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