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Courtyard Cottage

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A bench in the sun
Large, light bedroom with hidden storage
Lounge with sofabed
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
2 nights minimum
Cottage
Courtyard Cottage is a very attractive and beautifully restored 17th century home in the very heart of Topsham. It is in a quiet cobbled courtyard just a few meters from the high street with its charming cafes, shops, restaurants and pubs. The waterfront is only 200 meters away as are the outdoor swimming pool and tennis courts. The property is has fairly steep oak stairs and is not suitable for guests with mobility issues. The ground floor features a fully equipped quality oak kitchen/dining room with a gas woodburner, dishwasher, washer/dryer, Nespresso, cleaning materials and essentials such as light breakfast, tea, coffee, etc. On the first floor is a comfortable lounge which has a large sofa and TV. The bathroom, with bath and shower over is also on the first floor while the ...Courtyard Cottage is a very attractive and beautifully restored 17th century home in the very heart of Topsham. It is in a quiet cobbled courtyard just a few meters from the high street with its charming cafes, shops, restaurants and pubs. The waterfront is only 200 meters away as are the outdoor swimming pool and tennis courts. The property is has fairly steep oak stairs and is not suitable for guests with mobility issues. The ground floor features a fully equipped quality oak kitchen/dining room with a gas woodburner, dishwasher, washer/dryer, Nespresso, cleaning materials and essentials such as light breakfast, tea, coffee, etc. On the first floor is a comfortable lounge which has a large sofa and TV. The bathroom, with bath and shower over is also on the first floor while the large bedroom with double bed and plentiful storage is on the second floor. The bench in front of the cottage offers a good spot to sit in the sun and enjoy a coffee or glass of wine. It is possible to park in the street within a few meters of the cottage although there is not a designated parking spot and there is a maximum stay of one hour during the day. Free parking is available in nearby streets and there is a paying car park (free overnight) opposite. There are also residents permits you can purchase from me at £2 per day. The surrounding area is largely flat and can be explored on the two bicycles provided with the cottage. Please note use of bikes is entirely at your own risk. There is a supplement for pets of £15 per stay. The outside space is not gated so pets cannot be let out unattended.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
The house is not suitable for people with mobility issues, very young children or all pets due to steep stairs - please check. Dogs (and cats) welcome but extra charge of £5 per night per animal to max £25 per week
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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Meet the host
Hazel V
Hosting since May 2014
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsI am available on the phone or can pop by if you would like any advice but will leave you to enjoy your privacy unless asked.
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Reviews (51)
karenllouiselock
karenllouiselock
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom1 contribution
Excellent location near the Estuary at Topsham the boats and railway to main stations 5 mins away. Beautiful scenery access to all parts of Devon. Excellently appointed cottage!
Visited October 2022
Written 11 October 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Miss64
Miss64
10 contributions
We stayed at Courtyard Cottage for 5 beautiful sunny days and enjoyed every minute. The owner has thought of everything, and provided lots of little treats and extras which show she wants you to enjoy your stay. The cottage is clean, comfortable and very well equipped. We ate out at some of the excellent pubs and restaurants, but the kitchen is lovely, so anyone wanting to cook for themselves would find it a pleasure. Nearby Darts Farm would be the ideal place to stock up the fridge! Friendly neighbours in the courtyard who always stopped for a chat made us feel very welcome too.
Visited August 2022
Written 8 August 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Ian G
Ian G
2 contributions
Easy booking great communication. Spotlessly clean with everything you would need for a break away, we could not fault this cottage at all. Look forward to returning sometime soon.
Visited March 2022
Written 12 March 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

sarah9925
sarah9925
London, United Kingdom8 contributions
Beautiful little cottage right in the heart of Topsham, with some very thoughtful touches from the host. Hazel was very easy to communicate with, especially as we initially had to change the dates of our stay due to COVID.
Visited April 2021
Written 21 April 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Fearless281383
Fearless281383
We booked and paid for Courtyard Cottage over Xmas 2020 but following the announcement of Tier 4 restrictions across the south east UK were ultimately unable to visit. Hazel was most responsive and supportive and facilitated a full refund back to us within a few days, thank you! We still hope to visit in the future...
Visited December 2020
Written 21 December 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

CHRIS k
CHRIS k
Weymouth, United Kingdom7 contributions
A lovely quirky well-equipped cottage in a great position in Topsham. Great to have little extras such as tea coffee & milk available, a very thoughtful owner.
Visited October 2020
Written 9 October 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Maggie Allen
Maggie Allen
2 contributions
A fabulous little haven in a fabulous spot. Everything you can imagine is catered for and all the little touches really make it a special stay. Hazel really has excelled herself as a host. Loved the breakfast left for us.
Visited August 2020
Written 21 August 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Travel711728
Travel711728
2 contributions
This was perfect for our stay in Topsham. Very well equipped with everything we could possibly need. Bed very comfortable. Very clean and lovely breakfast. Would definitely stay again if in the area. Excellent communication from Hazel.
Visited August 2020
Written 18 August 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Wieslawa Zdunek
Wieslawa Zdunek
Place to forget about all the stressful things in life. Cottage is amagizne. My dog Love This hause.
Visited July 2020
Written 4 August 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Marek Koncur
Marek Koncur
1 contribution
The location is amazing - the beach is on your doorstep! This is a wonderful family friendly house in the courtyard. It has a large kitchen with a wonderful fireplace and a tiny dining room in the corner of the kitchen. on the first floor a wonderful cozy living room and a bathroom with a very large bathtub. in the attic there is a beautiful large bedroom, on a large and comfortable bed which is lit by the window in the morning. Plenty of space for a baby travel cot and a few toys, not to mention a place for a dog bed. A friendly atmosphere, wonderful flowers that surround the entrance to the cottage and the magical scent of flowers. Hazel (owner) even let the dog go on vacation. We will visit again !!!
Visited July 2020
Written 30 July 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Topsham is the perfect base for exploring the whole of Devon or just for enjoying all the local amenities. It is a sought after, vibrant, charming town bursting with history and heated outdoor pool, bowling green and tennis courts and a great variety of places to eat and shop. The area has National Trust properties and gardens and there is an easy cycle trail which stretches from Exmouth to Exeter on one side of the estuary and down to Powderham and Dawlish on the other. There are two passenger ferries across the estuary and various pubs along the waters edge including the Turf Locks and the Double Locks on the canal. The whole area is well known to birdwatchers for its nature reserves. Darts Farm is an easy walk away and offers a quality farm shopping experience. Topsham is within ea...
Getting around
Topsham has excellent transport links. The train station is 400 meters from the cottage and has a regular service to Exeter and Exmouth beach. The bus service is also good and the airport is 10 km away.
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Cancellation Policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 100% refund* if you cancel at least 2 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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Frequently Asked Questions about Courtyard Cottage

Courtyard Cottage is able to accommodate up to 3 guests. See all property details.

Courtyard Cottage has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Courtyard Cottage has one bedroom available. See all property details.

Stays at Courtyard Cottage must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.