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Penny Farthings

Come and stay in Penny Farthings, the first floor apartment of this picture perfect cottage
Very good
34 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: 11 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 60 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL514048
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English first
Wymondham, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 3, 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Penny Farthings stay in Maidencombe, really enjoyed our stay over the past week. Comfortable cottage, easy parking. All you could wish for. Didn't matter that we had a couple of rainy days, lots to do and see in the lovely county of Devon.

Shipley, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 13, 2017 for a stay in June 2017

This is the second time we have stayed at Penny Farthings. It was very last minute as we had to travel down to Devon for a funeral. Cassie was very accommodating and everything was ready for our arrival. The apartment is in a lovely quiet spot, easy walk to the beach and a pub next door. It is quaint and...

Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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.

  • 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
Jul 15, 2017 -
Sep 1, 2017
Summer holidays 17
7 nights -- --
Sep 2, 2017 -
Oct 20, 2017
1 Autumn Term 17
2 nights
Oct 21, 2017 -
Oct 27, 2017
Autumn half term 17
7 nights -- --
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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Car advised
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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