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Newly refurbished bungalow in a quiet road in historic Totnes. Sleeps 3/4.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 550 sq ft
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Situated on the east side of the River Dart with the town centre only a 10 to 15 minute walk away, the bungalow enjoys lovely views over the town and countryside to Dartmoor in the distance. As an alternative to walking into town there is a local bus service which can be boarded immediately outside of the bungalow on weekdays.

The bungalow has its own driveway affording off-road parking alongside a small lawn to the front while to the rear there is a more secluded larger garden which is a lawn and patio area with garden seating.

Inside is bright, airy and of a modern style. An entrance hallway leads into the kitchen and lounge area. The bathroom comprises of bath with shower, basin and W.C. There are 2 bedrooms; a single and a double and a 4th person can be accommodated via a folding bed (zed-bed),which can be used in the single bedroom or in the living room. The double bedroom has French windows leading onto the patio.

Heating is by gas central heating.

Totnes has a wealth of history behind it with its Castle and Clock Tower (the East Gate) being prominent features of the town.

It also has a character and feel all of its own, much of which is due to the influence of the students of Dartington College of Arts of the more recent past. Indeed, nearby Dartington Hall and gardens are well worth a visit.

The town is well known for its unique, independent shops and also has plenty of cafes, restaurants and pubs to choose from.

As well as being a charming, historically rich town, Totnes is also a route centre having good connectivity to the rest of South Devon and the larger centres of Torbay, Plymouth and Exeter. The A38 dual-carriageway from both Exeter and the M5 motorway and continuing to Plymouth and on into Cornwall is only 6 miles away, and the main railway to the southwest also serves the town.

More Details

Owner
Ian Mugridge
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018

Amenities

Totnes Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Town
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Newly refurbished bungalow in a quiet road in historic Totnes. Sleeps 3/4.
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews
5

A wonderful stay in Ian's home in Totnes

  • 5 of 5

I have just spent an extended stay with my two adult daughters (6 weeks in total) and I would thoroughly recommend this comfortable, modern house within a ten minute walk in to town. Ian is a lovely, warm host who is around if needed but unobtrusive otherwise. We have been here in December and January and the house has remained warm and cosy throughout all weathers! The area is residential - and really quiet, with a corner shop close by.

The house has been recently refurbished so everything feels clean, bright and modern. The kitchen has everything we have needed whilst here and the bedrooms have been spacious for the three of us. Ian and Jo kindly left some very welcome gifts and all the basics (cooking oil, salt & pepper, tea, coffee, cling film etc as well as some toiletries) in the kitchen and bathroom which was really useful and meant we could settle in straightaway. There are books, games and information on the area.

Totnes is a great location for exploring the area. Dartmouth, Brixham and Torquay are really close and Salcombe, Exeter, Plymouth and Dartmoor are all within 30-40 minutes. Totnes, itself, is great to wander around with lots of cafes and independent shops. From the house there are walks along the River Dart and the countryside surrounding the town.

I would happily recommend this house to family and friends.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is really great to know that you enjoyed staying at the property and, in particular, that you found it a good base from which to explore the area - and very successfully in your case,Rowan ! We have very much appreciated having you as guests. Thank you.
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5

The bungalow was fantastic. Very clean, well equipped and perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

We were made to feel very welcomed upon our arrival. The bungalow is a good size and ideal for a family stay. Very clean, well equipped and very cosy. It was a nice gesture to find milk in the fridge, wine and biscuits on the dining table and many leaflets on the activities and attractions in Devon. The area is quiet and friendly...we had a very relaxing stay and all the main attractions in the Torbay and surrounding areas are very accessible from here. Would definitely look to come back and stay here.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are very welcome. We are very pleased that you took that 'spur of the moment' decision to come and stay, and thank you for your kind words.
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4

lovely cottage

  • 4 of 5

Nice cottage within walking distance of Totnes,lovely garden to sit out in and enough room for three of us. Rang Ian with slight problem with electrics which was dealt with straight away,would be happy to return.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is good to know that you enjoyed your stay and that the weather was such that you could enjoy the garden ! Thank you again for choosing to stay at our property.
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5

23 Lansdowne Park, Totnes,Devon.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent accommodation, Clean, comfortable and tidy with a welcoming feel. Totnes is an interesting area to visit with river, train and bus trips available as well as some good walking.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Graham. It was nice to meet you both, and we are pleased that you found it a comfortable stay in the bungalow. Also, it was good that you were able to take full advantage of the fantastic weather to visit much of the surrounding area. We would like to think that we might see you again someday. Thank you again for choosing to stay with us.
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5

Lansdowne is a super place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Extremely well presented property very spacious light and welcoming. Wine, fruit, milk and biscuits plus fresh flowers and card an extra special touch. The property is in an ideal location for a walk into Totnes and exploring the beautiful coast and countryside. It was good to meet Ian and we would be delighted to stay here again in the future.

Roger and Lesley. May 2018.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay, and that you found it a useful base from which to discover the area.
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5

Great property in fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We have returned from a lovely 4 night stay over the Easter bank holiday. Property is lovely and clean a real home from home. Lovely and quiet neighbourhood. It’s also fantastically located just 2 minutes from supermarket (Morrison’s) and high street. Great for visiting Torquay, paignton and local attractions. Owners are lovely and it was nice to arrive to a bottle of wine a lovely card and Easter chocolates. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kimberley. It is great that you enjoyed your stay despite the weather ! Hopefully we will see you again someday, and it was a pleasure having you as guests.
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Map

Nearest Airport
31 Miles
Exeter Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Albert Inn
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Plymouth Ferryport
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Dainton Park Golf Club (Ipplepen)
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Totnes
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
M5 (Exeter)
Nearest Ski
23 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Paignton
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit $131.54

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.