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Exeter Cottage

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies 
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Cottage
Exeter Cottage is a charming 17th Century cottage in a quiet courtyard right in the centre of Topsham. Renovated to a high standard Exeter Cottage offers an unbeatable location for exploring Exeter and South Devon. The cottage has plenty of charm and character and is just yards away from many restaurants, pubs and quaint cafes.Exeter Cottage offers many creature comforts including central heating and its own parking space. It is located, just off the High Street and only 300 meters from the waterfront. The courtyard contains a restored wash-house and is included in Topsham's historic trail. The cottage is of historic interest having been owned by the Coysh family until early 1900's. Thomas Henry Coysh served alongside Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar.The cottage benefits from a very comfo...Exeter Cottage is a charming 17th Century cottage in a quiet courtyard right in the centre of Topsham. Renovated to a high standard Exeter Cottage offers an unbeatable location for exploring Exeter and South Devon. The cottage has plenty of charm and character and is just yards away from many restaurants, pubs and quaint cafes.Exeter Cottage offers many creature comforts including central heating and its own parking space. It is located, just off the High Street and only 300 meters from the waterfront. The courtyard contains a restored wash-house and is included in Topsham's historic trail. The cottage is of historic interest having been owned by the Coysh family until early 1900's. Thomas Henry Coysh served alongside Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar.The cottage benefits from a very comfortable lounge area, complete with wood burning fire, good sized kitchen with breakfast bar. The bathroom is downstairs. Upstairs there is a bedroom with a double bed and the second bedroom which has bunk beds.We provide lots of entertainment including DVD's for all ages, books, board games and some childrens toys.The parking space is suitable for up-to a medium sized car like an Escort, Astra etc. The largest car we got in there was a Vauxhaull Zafira. The bunk room is most suitable for children or smaller adults; these beds are normal length but slightly narrower than a standard single (they are 2ft 6'' wide).
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
Sorry not suitable for those with limited mobility due to steep stairs. No Vaping.
Bedrooms
1 Double1 Sofa1 Bunk
Bathrooms
1 Full bath

Meet the host
Richard P
Hosting since June 2013
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsI will be nearby and responsive to your needs, but generally I will leave you to enjoy the peace and quiet of the courtyard.

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topolsek38
topolsek38
Topsham, United Kingdom1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Topsham home away from home
Exeter Cottage 2 Coysh square: Exceptionally clean accomodation Close to everything stayd here 3 years ago till reasonably priced. Will be back in 2019. Wish there was a small washing Mc.
Visited May 2018
Written 16 May 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

H1ghSpy
H1ghSpy
74 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Cosy retreat in perfect location
Delightful cottage a stones throw from Topsham's centre. All essentials for a comfortable stay with some personal touches. Excellent communication with host who was very accommodating. Parking is tight and if you have a larger car it may be best to use one of the nearby public car parks which offer free parking after shopping hours. Topsham is a great place to stay and at Exeter Cottage you are close to all the town has to offer.
Visited February 2018
Written 3 April 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Scenic472661
Scenic472661
Thanks for your great review glad and your parking tips! Small/medium cars are fine, but alternatively the parking by the station is very reasonable (currently £2.30 per day), and very close to the cottage.
Written 5 April 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Gaggie2013
Gaggie2013
Birmingham, United Kingdom29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Perfect holiday cottage
Good location in the centre of delightful Topsham. Parking for small cars only! Cottage ideal for a couple with accommodation for two children in bunk beds as well. Cosy and comfortable.
Visited October 2017
Written 23 October 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Scenic472661
Scenic472661
That's great to hear, thank you for the review!
Written 3 November 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Mike K
Mike K
Southampton, United Kingdom14 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Great location
Our stay at Exeter cottage was very enjoyable. Good location for trains & buses to Exeter, Exmouth, Newton Abbot etc.. also nice walks in the Topsham area. Topsham itself has plenty of restaurants & pubs for food if you don't want to cook. The cottage was comfortable with a good size lounge & bedroom. Parking could be a little tricky if you have a large car, we have a Ford fiesta which was quite easy to park, anything bigger could be a problem. All in all we had a lovely week.
Visited October 2016 Travelled as a couple
Written 12 October 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Scenic472661
Scenic472661
Thank you. Glad you enjoyed yourselves, do come again :)
Written 14 October 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

David F
David F
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely place, Lovely cottage. Very central!
Lovely place, lovely cottage. Very central! Topsham is a great spot, with easy access by car, boat or train to lots of other nice spots. The cottage is really easy to get to and very central.
Visited March 2015 Travelled with friends
Written 27 March 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

thebooths19
thebooths19
Nantwich, United Kingdom54 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely cottage
We stayed for three nights and the cottage was ideal. It is in a very good, central location and is warm and comfortable. Can't say much about the cooking facilities as we only used the microwave and kettle! The only downside (hence 4 stars) was that there really was not enough room to park our car (Honda Civic) without blocking off part of next door's drive. We parked instead on the car park by the hall on Fore Street which is free between 5.00 pm and 9.00 am. But we understand that parking is a luxury in Topsham!! Would definitely recommend the accommodation especially if you have a small car!
Visited February 2015
Written 8 March 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Shafton2
Shafton2
Barnsley, United Kingdom38 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Had a wonderful time at the cottage.
We as a couple found our stay at Exeter Cottage a great time. It was clean comfortable and well equipped. Only a couple of issues personal to us as a couple were the steep steps to bedroom and downstairs toilet. It could do with a better shower installed over bath. Outside seating area needs addressing to be able to sit and have drinks. Parking would be an issue but we arrived by train which was convenient. The cottage is great for Topsham, with shops, restaurant, with train and bus stop being near by.
Visited September 2014 Travelled as a couple
Written 8 October 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

nhh7
nhh7
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Perfect cottage - Perfect Location
Great cottage in lovely location in heart of Topsham. Everything was as described and we wanted for nothing. Cottage was clean on arrival and well equipped. Really looking forward to returning.
Visited May 2014
Written 1 June 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Lyn V
Lyn V
Leicester, United Kingdom1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Very comfortable cottage
The cottage was very well equipped. Very well presented exactly as photos. Easy to explore the beautiful area of East Devon, excellent rail service from top of road. Cycle track to exmouth or Exeter was brilliant.
Visited September 2013 Travelled as a couple
Written 21 September 2013. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

barry g
barry g
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
comfortable and great location
parking space will only fit a small car and make sure you reverse in. Very close to all the amenities inc local transport - take the train to Exeter and beyond, all of Devon for £10.
Visited August 2013 Travelled as a couple
Written 20 September 2013. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
RichPDiddy
RichPDiddy
The largest car we have parked in the parking place is our own Vauxhall Zafira. However, it does depend on your ability to maneuver your car in small spaces. We recommend it is suitable for 'medium sized' cars like a Ford Focus and, yes it is easier to reverse in.
Written 30 September 2013. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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What this rental offers
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Parking
  • Parking available
Bathroom and laundry
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
Nearby
  • Golf course (within 30 mins drive)
Kitchen and dining
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
Outdoor amenities
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Television
Location info
  • Kid friendly
  • Beachfront/Lakeside
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  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Internet access

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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
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Train Station: Topsham, 500m walk. Links to Exeter St David's. Main Airport: Bristol with good coach service to Exeter (the Falcon - Stagecoach) Nearest Ferry: Plymouth. 40 minutes drive or train to Exeter St Davids. Drive Sat Nav: EX3 0JS
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 3 pm Check out by 10 am
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 2 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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Frequently Asked Questions about Exeter Cottage

Exeter Cottage is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

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