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Durham House Apartment 'home-from-home' accommodation and perfect for two!

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Charming 1 bed Apartment in the heart of Beer and just a stroll from the beach

This delightful self-catering property is perfect for two people and situated on the 2nd floor of a 19th Century period stone building - opposite a convenient grocery store and just a short 3-4 minute stroll from the beach

The stairs are easily manageable and lead to an attractive lounge offering all the usual luxuries which give you real home-from-home comfort, together with lovely views over the surrounding area - Wi-fi is also included and mobile reception is pretty good!

The fully equipped kitchen includes hob/cooker, washing machine, dish-washer and microwave, together with dining facilities for up to 4 people.

Offering a luxurious retreat, Durham House Apartment provides the perfect environment for two people with a light and airy bedroom, king size bed with furnishings to complement. The tiled bathrooms has a bath with shower over, hand basin, toilet and heated towel rail

All bed linen, towels and utilities are included in the tariff - you won't suddenly find extra costs payable at the end of your stay. Our friendly housekeeper also lives locally and is on hand if you have any questions or need help with anything

Parking is close by at the rear of the Dophin Hotel, where a daily or weekly permit can be purchased (more details can be provided)

Dogs are accepted at the discretion of the owner

More Details

Owner
Sue Wesley
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 25, 2018

About Sue Wesley

I've recently just married and my husband and I live in a pretty village in Warwickshire, near Stratford-upon-Avon. We both have demanding jobs so really enjoy escaping to our Apartment in beautiful Beer as often as we can - we just love its peace and tranquility. Perfect to recharge the batteries

Sue Wesley purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Sue Wesley chose Beer

We discovered this great Apartment whilst on holiday one year and set about transforming it to a comfortable and relaxing home environment. Since buying the property we come back and visit as often as possible - mainly out of season in Spring and Autumn when we enjoy long walks to Branscombe and taking in the fresh sea air

What makes this apartment unique

Beer village is the perfect base to explore the local East Devon region, yet it offers all the amenities you could want on the doorstep. The locals are friendly and welcoming and the Apartment is light, fresh and airy. We think it has all the extra touches that will make your stay so relaxing and enjoyable

Amenities

Beer Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The tiled bathroom has a white suite - including bath/basin and toilet with efficient shower over the bath, plus a heated towel rail
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Brand new King size bed
  • Spacious and light bedroom with a brand new king size bed, two bedside tables, lamps, chest of drawers and double wardrobe. A small bookcase holds lots of paperbacks for use by our guests The room is complemented by stylish furnishings, window blind and pretty ornaments
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
The location of this Apartment means you are situated in the very heart of this delightful East Devon village. The protected pebble beach of the Jurassic coast is EEC recognised for safe bathing and the spectacular coastline and rock pools are a magical place to explore Enjoy breakfast actually on the shore at one of the local beach cafes - or crab sandwiches, followed by a Devon ice-cream! With lots of local tourist attractions on your doorstep or just a short journey away, this is the perfect base in East Devon

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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5

A brilliant time in beautiful Beer!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time in beautiful Beer! The apartment was in a great location! In walking distance to the local store, deli and some great little pubs! The apartment itself is beautifully decorated, comfortable and has everything you need! Thank you for a fabulous time Sue!!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent apartment accommodation!

  • 4 of 5

Excellent location, right in the middle of everything you want in Beer. Very comfortable apartment with all the right amenities.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Lovely and peaceful

  • 4 of 5

I had a lovely week and felt at home, the flat is very cosy and in a very good position for all amenities, coastal walks and i would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place for a short break

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic weekend at Durham House apartment.

We found the apartment to be very well presented. It was clean, comfortable, modern (yet homely) and well equipped. And its location is superb.

Beer is beautiful little town with plenty of places to pass the time - restaurants; tea/coffee shops; and pubs. And there are lovely coastal walks right from the doorstep.

We found it to be perfect for a quiet getaway from it all, and would definitely like to go back.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review. We think Beer is a very special place too and I'm so pleased you enjoyed staying at the Apartment. Please come and visit again - I'm always happy to offer a small discount to returning guests! Sue
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5

Quiet, cosy, comfortable, easy to manage. Ideal for short winter break.

  • 5 of 5

Parking straightforward at £3 for 24 hours. Warmed up adequately with heating so didn't need to light fire. Discovered our team, Bristol City, playing Derby offered on Sky TV at the Barrel of Beer so Friday night enjoyably entertained. Then easy walk to Seaton on Saturday and a muddy walk to Branscombe on Sunday followed by fine Sunday lunch at The Mason's Arms. Fresh fish from the shore to take home on Monday morning returning via Sidmouth.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely well equipped apartment in the centre of Beer, had a great time. Pubs, restaurants all in walking distance and lots to to do in the area. Will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Various
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
M5
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Various
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Beer
Car: recommended

Beer fishing village is the perfect base to explore the East Devon Jurassic Coast. You'll find an unspoilt and traditional seaside environment devoid of 'Kiss me Quick' hats, but full of friendly people, fabulous pubs and restaurants. It also boasts two stylish art galleries, tea shops and quaint seaside cottages and thatched houses

There is an excellent coastal bus service which you can pick up just opposite the Apartment . This takes the coastal route to the historic cathedral City of Exeter in one direction and delightful Lyme Regis in Dorset, in the other. The glorious Cobb Harbour is worth a visit and has had a starring role in such films as Persuasion and The French Lieutentnat's Woman

For local services, shopping and sightseeing, both Seaton town and Victorian Sidmouth are just a 10 min drive away

Beer also boasts the fantastic Quarry Caves and Pecorama, a model railway treasure trove, with beautiful gardens and model railways for children and adults alike

Bicton Garden is a delightful botanical garden about a 15 minute drive away, close to the pretty neighbouring village of Budleigh Salterton

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit $139.65

Short breaks are available mainly out of season at £75 per night, but I will always try to be as flexible as possible so please call to enquire. If you would prefer a changeover date of Saturday, I will also try to accommodate when possible

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.