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  • 6 guests

  • 2 bedrooms

  • 1 bathroom

    +1 extra toilet

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Head out to Devon for a wonderful retreat in this truly unique home. Tournesol is a large, family-friendly home nestled into its own private grounds at the end of a rural lane, yet only a five-minute drive from the beach. Surrounded by the peaceful half-acre garden, guests staying here are invited to spend a few relaxing days in the countryside, but without having to give up any luxuries or homely comforts. This eco-home is equipped with underfloor heating, a gourmet kitchen, brilliant home entertainment systems, and, best of all, a Swedish-style wood-fired hot tub. Pack your bags, your loved ones, a few great books and your swimming trunks – a trip to Tournesol is guaranteed to be a memorable one.


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What to expect


Highlights

Stay in an eco-friendly wooden cabin

Stay in an eco-friendly wooden cabin

Drive five minutes to the beach or take a leisurely half-hour stroll

Drive five minutes to the beach or take a leisurely half-hour stroll

Relax in the wood-fired Swedish hot tub

Relax in the wood-fired Swedish hot tub

Dine alfresco at every opportunity

Dine alfresco at every opportunity

Make yourself at home in the open-plan living area

Make yourself at home in the open-plan living area

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Home truths

    It’s possible to accommodate two additional guests on the sofa bed in the living area

    Parties are strictly forbidden

    You’ll need to purchase wood for heating the hot tub – please ask your host about this

    We recommend hiring a car to get the most out of your stay

    There’s only one bathroom in this home

About this stay


Amenities

Laptop friendly workspace

Wi-fi

Parking available

Washing machine

Dryer

Hot tub

Bedrooms & bathrooms

2 bedrooms, 3 beds

1 bathrooms, 1 additional toilet

Extras


VIP services

Airport pick up

Daily cleaning

Fridge fills

Extras are subject to availability. Please enquire with your host.

Local guide


About Teignmouth

Arrive in Teignmouth by train to experience what is arguably the best coastal route in England. The Riviera Line clings to the coastline from Dawlish to Teignmouth, meaning endless sea views – look out for hardy souls braving the water of the English Channel. Once there, you’ll find a typically English seaside resort town with cream-coloured Georgian homes standing gracefully above the shore. Step out onto the sandy beach to...

Explore the area

Local restaurants, cafes, museums, sites and activities, recommended by our community of hosts and travel experts

Dine at Cockhaven Arms

Dine at Cockhaven Arms

Unwind in a 16th-century building with a charming bar and restaurant. Indulge in absolutely delicious food and enjoy the beautiful beer garden. Friendly staff and lovely atmosphere make it a must-visit.

11 min
Dine at Coombe Cellars

Dine at Coombe Cellars

Spacious pub and British restaurant with chic contemporary decor, serving amazing food and offering beautiful views of the Teign estuary.

11 min
Dine with a sea breeze at The Clipper Cafe

Dine with a sea breeze at The Clipper Cafe

Enjoy delicious, gluten-free food sourced locally at this friendly cafe with stunning views over the estuary. Ample seating, great service, and fair prices make it a favourite spot for breakfast or lunch.

7 min
Enjoy Teignmouth Play Park

Enjoy Teignmouth Play Park

This well-maintained park offers three play zones, including a water play area for little ones. With secure gates and plenty of seating, it's a great location for families to relax and have fun.

12 min
See the animals at Shaldon Wildlife Trust

See the animals at Shaldon Wildlife Trust

A small zoo in a woodland garden featuring rare and endangered animals, with interactive experiences. Dedicated staff, well-maintained enclosures, and knowledgeable keepers make it a must-visit for animal lovers.

8 min
Enjoy the coastal path at RSPB Labrador Bay

Enjoy the coastal path at RSPB Labrador Bay

A beautiful park with stunning sea views, perfect for a leisurely walk or a more challenging hike. Stop by the coffee hut for refreshments along the way.

9 min
Dine at London Inn

Dine at London Inn

Enjoy incredible food and amazing value at this cozy pub. Try their delicious mussels and don't miss the £10 offer for main courses during the week. Friendly staff and a warm atmosphere make it a must-visit.

7 min
Explore Shaldon Botanical Gardens

Explore Shaldon Botanical Gardens

Tucked away on a hillside, this hidden gem offers a peaceful and enchanting walk. With free entry, it's perfect for all seasons and dog-friendly too. Don't miss the fascinating history and amazing views!

6 min
Explore the Restored Gardens of Shaldon Castle

Explore the Restored Gardens of Shaldon Castle

Enjoy stunning views over the estuary and wander through the lovingly restored gardens of this unique establishment in Shaldon. Perfect for special events or a peaceful cuppa.

7 min

Get around

Airport

Exeter

34 min

Plymouth City

56 min

Cardiff

2 hr 42 min

Train station

Teignmouth

10 min

Bus stop

Topcliffe Road

16 min

Local shops & services

Convenience store

19 min

Cafe

18 min

Pharmacy

18 min

Points of interest

Beach

Ness Cove Beach

8 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Infants welcome (under 12 months)

No pets

No parties or events

No smoking

Good to know

Arrival from 16:00

Departure before 10:00

Wifi

No air con

Cancellation policy

  • Up until

    14

    days

    Cancel at least 14 days before your check-in date for a 50% refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 14 days away.

Host


This home is managed by James

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. James prides himself on providing some of the finest staycations in the South West. James knows the word "home" means many things to many people, and makes sure his retreats evoke the feeling of home for every visitor.

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