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“Lovely cottage”

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29 reviews
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twin bedroom
main living area
sunset on the Exe river at Topsham
'cosy night by the fire'
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single bedroom
bathroom 'no diving in the shallow end'!
'duck don't grouse'
I am sailing
'piggy back'
'don't look at the lights!'
'The Lighter Inn' on the quay - 'mine's a pint'
'squeak piggy squeak'
another long walk
Devon coastline
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Topsham, Exeter, Devon, England

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henry.d
Newport, Wales
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Lovely cottage”
Reviewed 18 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Plenty of room, well thought out layout. Very comfortable beds and sofas - we're older and became quite expert in heaving ourselves out of the latter! Everything you could want in the kitchen, although we didn't make much use of those facilities because there are many excellent pubs and restaurants in Topsham. However there is a handy corner shop within yards of the cottage and an excellent small Co-op supermarket a few steps further on. We did wonder about the Nelson being so close to the cottage, but there was no noise at all. The welcome tea and scones were a nice touch, as was the bottle of wine. Would recommend whole heartedly!

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Liked best: Quiet location in town centre
Liked least: Had to leave it
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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BPB_11
London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
92 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Ideal Cosy Cottage”
Reviewed 5 June 2015 for a stay in December 2014

Sorry. Bit late with this review.
Beautiful little cottage but surprisingly spacious.
Has outhouse where washing machine, etc, is housed.
Nice, witty lady who owns it has her office about 50 yards away.
If you don't like Topsham then there is no hope for you: loads of pubs; loads of restaurants; beautiful views.
Bit tight on getting car in, but at least it has a place to park.
Top place.

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Liked best: Remote but right in centre of town, if that doesn't sound daft.
Travelling group: Friends
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cromer
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Absolutely fabulous”
Reviewed 29 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

We booked the cottage to see family who live in Exeter so it was nice and close to visit them. When we arrived we could not have had a better welcome. Adina met us to hand over the keys and to show us around. What a bubbly happy lady, she made us so welcome, she had left us a cream tea and a bottle of wine which was a lovely surprise. The cottage was spacious and beautifully decorated. It was well stock for a catering holiday if you didn't what to eat out. The beds were all comfortable with plenty of space to hang clothes. It is a cottage I would definitely book again when we go to Devon as I could not fault it.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Jackie S
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
“No better place to stay”
Reviewed 2 August 2014 for a stay in May 2014

My 3 sisters and myself, all middle aged Aussies spent a week in this accommodation. The cottage was all it promised, clean and comfortable. The owner is a fantastic person and goes out of her way to be helpful and answered all our queries. The village is a lovely place and the people friendly. Even though it was very cold we were able to take walks by the river and around the area. We had a couple of meals in the Passage Inn and would recommend it to anyone and the staff extremely pleasant and helpful. The cottage is close to both buses and trains. We were all very impressed with everything.

Travelling group: Extended Family
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captconma...
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Place to Stay”
Reviewed 3 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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This rental property is great. Adina was great communicating with me before and after we made reservations and all the way up till when we got there. She was also very accommodating by waiting for us to arrive since our flight was delayed and we couldn't get there until early evening. The baked goods and wine were very nice treat. My wife and I and our 3 kids stayed and they were all very comfortable. However I didn't trust the bed in the master bedroom. It looked a little weak and I didn't want to break it since I'm a big guy. I mostly slept downstairs which worked out great because the only TV is located downstairs and the world cup was going on. Plus my wife was happy to have the whole bed to herself. We did have some issues using the wash machine but it was user error and I won't blame it on the machine. My only suggestion would be to have a manual on how to use the dishwasher and wash machine. Also there are no clocks in the bedrooms or spare blankets or pillows. I could've ask Adina if she had any spares blankets but it really wasn't that big of a deal. Overall it was a great experience and I would for sure rent here again and recommend it to anyone.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Parking looked tricky
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
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