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Spacious lounge area with Smart TV
Original parquet flooring and marble fireplace makes this a unique apartment
Stylish coastal apartment
Contemporary, well equipped kitchen
All you need to dine in
Enjoy a romantic dinner for two
King-size bedroom
Tasteful room
Quality assured throughout
A good night sleep after a great day exploring Devon
En-suite shower room
Nearby you'll find far reaching views over Preston to Brixham
A beautiful place to walk all year round
No doubt you're near an English sea-side town
1 / 14  Spacious lounge area with Smart TV
2 / 14  Original parquet flooring and marble fireplace makes this a unique apartment
3 / 14  Stylish coastal apartment
4 / 14  Contemporary, well equipped kitchen
5 / 14  All you need to dine in
6 / 14  Enjoy a romantic dinner for two
7 / 14  King-size bedroom
8 / 14  Tasteful room
9 / 14  Quality assured throughout
10 / 14  A good night sleep after a great day exploring Devon
11 / 14  En-suite shower room
12 / 14  Nearby you'll find far reaching views over Preston to Brixham
13 / 14  A beautiful place to walk all year round
14 / 14  No doubt you're near an English sea-side town

Swanston Retreat

Paignton, Devon
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Apartment
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Year round dog friendly beach nearby
  • Stunning sandy beach and an array of amenities in the town within walking distance
  • Perfectly placed for touring the whole of ever-popular South Devon and beyond
  • Can be booked with property 82557 which sleeps 2 and is in the same location
Property code: 78200

This beautifully presented and stylish coastal apartment boasts comfortable furnishings throughout, is perfectly situated for exploring the whole of South Devon and beyond, it provides a relaxed break for couples whatever the time of year.

Perfectly placed behind Sandringham Gardens footpath just 1 mile’s walk from Paignton Beach, this ground floor property offers a wonderful getaway for guests. Stylish and contemporary, this property occupies the lower ground floor of the owners’ home, but you’ll still have plenty of peace and quiet. Wake up in a restful yet fresh atmosphere, head outside and watch the morning unfold with your morning coffee.

Whether you’re strolling around Hollicombe Park (0.5 miles) or spending the morning curled up on the sofa with a book, you’ll find something to keep yourself occupied here. The original parquet flooring in the lounge adds a little rustic charm to a bright and airy room, while a wood burner-effect electric fire makes it cosy and welcoming. The kitchen is fabulously sleek and shiny and the breakfast bar is the perfect spot for a quiet bite in the morning.

Soak in the glorious seaside views through pretty Devonshire towns with the Dartmouth Steam Railway and Riverboat Company (1.5 miles) where you catch the train to Kingswear, then cross the River Dart on a ferry to a boat for a circular river cruise. Stroll the 460-acre country park at Cockington Court (2.5 miles) and stop in at Torquay to experience the English Riviera from the other side. And for a bit of natural history, head to Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves (3.5 miles) to discover spectacular rock formations.

  • 1 Bedroom - king-size
  • 1 En-suite shower room with shower and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Travel cot (no bedding supplied) and highchair available on request
  • Smart TV with Sky TV (entertainment package) in the lounge area
  • Small bistro table and chairs outside
  • Private off-road parking for 1 car
  • Located on a hill above Preston
  • Beach, pubs and shops within walking distance
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

 

Charlotte Johnson-King

This property is personally managed by Charlotte.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 18 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Kim 15th September 2023

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The flat is beautifully presented and has everything you need. There are no improvements the owners could make. We had a lovely stay. The only issue we had was road noise.

Reviewed by Gemma 27th August 2023

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Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Fab location and beautiful cottage. Owners were very accommodating. Already looking at dates for our next stay and also recommended it to family for next year!

Reviewed by Andrea 7th July 2023

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Reviewed by John 2nd June 2023

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Reviewed by Pauline 21st October 2022

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An ideal spot for visiting the area. The apartment was clean, warm and really quiet. There was a thunderstorm whilst we were there and we didn't hear a sound!

Reviewed by John 7th October 2022

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Reviewed by Neil 16th September 2022

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Lovely accommodation - very clean and comfortable. Owners made us feel very welcome.

Reviewed by Jean 26th August 2022

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Lovely clean apartment with everything we needed, entrance is hard to negotiate so best to reverse in! There are two all year round dog friendly beaches in the area, not really in walking distance tho, Fairy cove down by the harbour and Goodrington sands which is lovely with a small boating lake, water park, cafe , play park, picnic area and a beefRead moreeater. Swanston retreat is a good base to visit this lovely part of Devon. Hide

Reviewed by Patricia 19th August 2022

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Reviewed by Liza 22nd July 2022

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Great location, local to lots of great places to visit. The accommodation was clean, comfortable and had everything we needed! Recommend if you walk down to the beach and pub you get a lift back up afterwards

Reviewed by Jacqueline 8th July 2022

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Reviewed by Pauline 1st July 2022

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Reviewed by Elaine 17th June 2022

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Reviewed by Gaynor 27th May 2022

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Lovely place to stay with lots to see and do in the area regardless of your age. Saw James the owner a couple of times and was very helpful. Would visit again but next time in the lodge with its great views and outside seating area. That said the Retreat was a lovely large apartment that was ideal for our weeks holiday.

Reviewed by Brendan 6th May 2022

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A spacious, well equipped and superbly presented holiday property. The owners, who live on site, are extremely helpful and pleasant. A lovely base from which to enjoy Torbay.

Reviewed by Joanne 22nd April 2022

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Reviewed by Judith 14th April 2022

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Not suitable for dogs

Reviewed by Mark 2nd April 2022

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It was a lovely place to stay, with tea & coffee facilities on arrival. Well equipped kitchen and large bedroom with ensuite. Great location within walking distance to the shops and beach front in Paignton, just the steep hill climb on the way back which you need to walk off the pasties & chips..!! Lovely area, would definitely stay here again.

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Spacious lounge area with Smart TV
Original parquet flooring and marble fireplace makes this a unique apartment
Stylish coastal apartment
Contemporary, well equipped kitchen
All you need to dine in
Enjoy a romantic dinner for two
King-size bedroom
Tasteful room
Quality assured throughout
A good night sleep after a great day exploring Devon
En-suite shower room
Show 2 moreNearby you'll find far reaching views over Preston to Brixham

Location

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