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Penny Farthings

Come and stay in Penny Farthings, the first floor apartment of this picture perfect cottage
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
32 reviews
Come and stay in Penny Farthings, the first floor apartment of this picture perfect cottage
Main Bedroom
Lounge with sofa bed
Lounge with sofa bed
Lounge with sofa bed
Main Bedroom
Main Bedroom
Lounge with sofa bed
The front garden
The beach is on your doorstep
The beach is on your doorstep
The local award winning pub, the Thatched Tavern
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Torquay, English Riviera, Devon, England
Maidencombe Holiday Cottages presents Penny Farthings, a romantic self-contained first floor apartment nestled neatly into the thatch of this chocolate box cottage in the heart of rural Maidencombe, just outside Torquay.

You will be only a couple of minutes' walk from the nearest beach with coastal and country walks and views right on your doorstep. Maidencombe is a quiet village home to 'The Thatched Tavern' pub with its award winning beer garden to enjoy in the summer months and its log burners, pies and brown beer to warm you in the winter. You will also find 'The Orestone Manor' a fine dining restaurant at the top of the village, and during the summer months a beach café that makes homemade cakes.

The child and pet friendly apartment is perfect for walks on the beach and the South West coastal paths.

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About the Owner, Cassandra P
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 56 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL514048
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 32 reviews
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English first
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 for a stay in November 2016

Well equipped and presented. There was so much to do in and around Maidencombe that the car stayed in one place opposite the pub for the whole of our 2-day stay. We explored many of the paths and coves within a mile of Penny Farthings but may need to come back to complete the the rest at some time.

Wayne A
Istanbul, Turkey
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105 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 for a stay in November 2016

We usually stay in Lily Cottage next door but we opted for Penny Farthings after it was fully booked for the dates we wanted. As always communication with the owner was quick and professional. The cottage is full of character... it felt like a world away from our hectic weekly lives! Just what we needed... and we'll be back.

mark r
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

This was the second time i have stayed here with my wife and daughter and again found everything in order and we really enjoyed our stay, it was clean, very tidy and nice and quiet and will book again

  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 7 nights
Apr 22, 2017 -
May 26, 2017
1 summer term 17
2 nights
May 27, 2017 -
Jun 2, 2017
May bank holiday 17
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Jun 3, 2017 -
Jul 14, 2017
2 summer term 17
7 nights -- --
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How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 23.6 mi
Railway: Newton Abbot: 5.0 mi
Ferry: Plymouth: 37.9 mi
Penny Farthings is within the Maidencombe Holiday Cottages estate. Look for the large white thatched house with the green windows one door up from the Thatched Tavern pub. Penny Farthings is located around the back of the main property and accessed via some black iron stairs. Do not worry it is well signposted.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.3 mi.
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