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Character Cottage in the Heart of Topsham, Near Exeter in Devon

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies 
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Cottage
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
Bathrooms
1 Full bath

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Anke W.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
Der Aufenthalt war sehr ruhig und angenehm. Der Ha...
Der Aufenthalt war sehr ruhig und angenehm. Der Haus war sehr sauber und nett eingerichtet. Die Küche war sehr gut ausgestattet. Die Nachbarn waren auch sehr nett und hilfsbereit. Wir waren zu zweit und hatten mehr als genug Platz. Vielen Dank.
Written 22 August 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Michael B.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
Wir haben uns in der "Exeter - Cottage" sehr woh...
Wir haben uns in der "Exeter - Cottage" sehr wohlgefühlt. Sie ist wie beschrieben mit allem ausgestattet, sauber und in einem gepflegten Zustand. Besonders hat uns die zentrale Lage und die naturverbundenen Wege am Ufer des " Exe-River " gefallen. Angenehm sind die Busverbindungen in unmittelbarer Nähe zur Cottage. Die Pups am River bleiben uns durch ihre Lage und guter Küche in bleibender Erinnerung. Gerne können wir die Cottage weiterempfehlen. Michael
Written 29 July 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
2.0 of 5 stars
Realistically no parking
The little house is in a great location for shops and everything Topsham has to offer. The house itself is fine for a place to sleep but realistically you wouldn't want to spend much time there. It seemed to get very little light so was a bit depressing but if you're on your holidays then just get up and out and it's fine. Our main issue was the parking, or lack of. It was a stress every single day. I honestly have no idea how anyone (unless you're in a tiny smart car) managed to get in and out of the 'space' provided. If you have a normal sized car, I can't see how it is doable. I have read reviews where people have managed it but honestly, I do not know how - with a fair bit of stress I imagine and maybe a few scratches to your car. Topsham is tough to find spaces and we often had to park quite a bit down the road. Road parking is for only an hour between 9 and 6. If you're up early and back late, then less of a problem but even then expect a bit of a walk once you manage to find a space. I wouldn't stay here again and I don't think the car parking space should be advertised as one at all. If you were coming on the train and if you just want somewhere to lay your head, then this place is for you. If you have a car and you need somewhere nice to relax and chill, then I would find somewhere else.
Visited August 2020
Written 15 September 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
4.0 of 5 stars
Lovely cottage for a small/young family, couple or individual
The cottage has been well maintained and provided everything we needed for a family of four with a 6 and a 7 year old for a week away. It is quite small, which was fine for us as our children are young and we spent most of our time out of the cottage. If you had older children or planned to spend more time at home it might feel a bit small. The beds and furniture was comfortable and we managed ok with the dining facilities. Our kids ate at the breakfast bar and we (2 adults) opened half the table up to eat there. The table will fit four round when opened up fully but we couldn’t find a good space to fit it when fully opened. The kids were very pleased to discover the selection of toys, books and dvds provided and barely played with the few of their own they had taken with them. A nice touch. Parking and the driveway is very tight. We have a Vauxhall Meriva and we just about managed. Reversing in was too difficult even for a postman who is used to driving in tight spots but he managed to drive in forwards ok and reverse out. Anything bigger would stick out too much for their neighbours to get out I suspect. Overall we’ve had a lovely stay and would recommend this cottage.
Visited August 2020
Written 23 August 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
Perfect little Cottage
We loved our stay in the Exeter Cottage. We had everything we needed and had a good base from which to explore Devon. Also the communication with the owner was very good, it also helps to read the description of the cottage. Our large car was a challenge to get onto the square and back out again, so we did not repeat that a second time :D Thank you for this lovely stay!
Visited August 2019
Written 23 August 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
Family week away
A great little cottage, Nicely located for local village and not too far away from most local attractions. My family and I had a great stay.
Visited July 2019
Written 28 July 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
4.0 of 5 stars
Well appointed cottage in quiet location.
Very handy for local shops, buses and trains. Only outside space is situated at the front of the cottage - overlooked by other cottages. Not offering any privacy.
Visited June 2019
Written 28 June 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
4.0 of 5 stars
Lovely little town. everyone is friendly.
Lovely cottage, but as my wife is disabled, found it difficult to get to the bedroom. Will recommend to everyone.
Visited September 2018
Written 10 September 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
3.0 of 5 stars
Nice little cottage, needs some attention
Nice little cottage, but too dark inside with daylight and a bit too many domestic parafernalia. Good bed, nice bedroom and well appointed kitchen. Bathroom needs thorough cleaning, esp. the tiles and rail above the bath. These findings were a bit to our surprise, maybe because the number of relevant photographs on the site is limited. Kind and helpful contact with owner via telephone.
Visited July 2018
Written 28 July 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
4.0 of 5 stars
Small cottage in a fantastic location for Topsham
Excellent location, handy for train, bus and footpath/trails. Towels and utensils all supplied, lovely coffee machine. Bed very comfortable. Maybe could do with a bit of updating. Parking definitely tight even for a Honda Jazz. A pint of milk in the fridge (to go with the tea and coffee, which were supplied) would be a nice touch. Overall very good.
Visited July 2018
Written 22 July 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

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What this rental offers
Location features
  • Waterfront location
Entertainment
  • Television
Property features
  • Elevator/Lift access
Nearby
  • Horse riding facilities
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Indoor amenities
  • Fireplace
  • Internet access
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
Location info
  • Kid friendly
Bathroom and laundry
  • Hot bath

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Map
Getting there
Exeter Airport
3.9 mi

Cardiff-Wales Airport
49.6 mi
Restaurants
The Galley Restaurant
5 min

The Restaurant At The Salutation Hotel
3 min

The Globe
5 min

Passage House Inn
2 min
Attractions
Topsham Pool
2 minWater Parks

Nourish of Topsham
4 minSpeciality & Gift Shops

Bowling Green Marsh
2 minBowling Alleys

No.3 Bar Secret Garden Bar And Restaurant
2 minBars & Clubs
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableHorse riding facilities

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 3 pm Check out by 10 am
Cancellation policy

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    Frequently Asked Questions about Character Cottage in the Heart of Topsham, Near Exeter in Devon

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