Topaz cottage is a Grade II listed late 18th century character cottage situated in a picture postcard setting in the prettiest location in the heart of the village of Sidbury 3 miles from Sidmouth sea front. With cosy sofas, inglenook fireplace, oak beams, a modern kitchen/dining room, bathroom and 2 good size bedrooms with comfortable quality beds the cottage is a perfect getaway for all ages. Unwind in the south facing sun trap garden with a glass of your favourite tipple with your meal. The area around the cottage is spectacular with access to walks woods and fields, the kids will love the river and pond for a spot of paddling or fishing. Enjoy the short and pleasant walk along the river to Sidbury mill or watch the local cricket team just a short walk from the cottage. The welcoming local pub and shop are just a 2 minute walk away. The East Devon way passes the cottage front door for the walkers among you. Within 3 miles of Sidmouth sea front. Lyme Regis, Seaton, Branscombe, Beer and Budleigh Salterton are all within a short drive. The cottage is maintained and cleaned to very high standards and provides everything you need and more for your holiday. Parking is on the very quiet lane in front of the cottage. There is also a comfortable sofa bed in the living room should anyone have difficulty with the stairs.
Tea coffee biscuits and milk on arrival are provided as well as many more of the kitchen basics. Please note that the fridge has a small freezer compartment, there is not a separate freezer.
The bathroom situated on the ground floor has toilet sink and electric shower over bath, supplied with all the things a bathroom requires including soaps creams toilet rolls.
Please note that the living room area and stairs both have a low beam and may not suit everyone over the height of 6ft 2ins, although one strike and you soon adjust.
The cottage has a south facing rear garden mainly to patio area with table and 4 chairs a bench seat and 2 reclining chairs , a delight to sit and relax at any time of the day or evening.
The availability is generally as follows, 3 night break Friday to Monday, 4 night break Monday to Friday, 7 night break Sat to Sat, Fri to Fri or Mon to Mon. We can offer stays other than these out of the main season or on a late booking arrangement in peak season making us very flexible for your holiday needs. Send in your holiday request no matter what dates you are looking for and we may be able to accommodate. Please note that any midweek 3 night breaks are priced at the weekend rate.
We still offer safe booking direct with us for previous guests (if you still have our contact details) which enables us to keep costs down but you can book through HomeAway should you prefer or you are a new guest.
Sorry no pets allowed at the cottage.
The historic Saxon village of Sidbury with Saxon bridge and church is a wonderful location for all ages and interests. The village holds many activities throughout the year including Sidbury fair and fete not forgetting the famous Sidmouth folk festival with a week of music in August. The elegant resort of Sidmouth, with sand and shingle beach is just 3 miles away. There are pleasant walks along the River Sid and nearby Salcombe hills many footpaths afford spectacular sea views. Honitons markets and antique shops and the renowned Donkey Sanctuary are within 6 miles.
Justly famous as one of Englands finest destinations, Devon has everything you need for the perfect cottage holiday. The fabulous coastline, stretching from Sidmouth to Plymouth is the main draw here. There are glorious beaches, mysterious estuaries, rugged cliffs and sandy coves to explore, as well as the famous English Riviera. Lyme Regis, Beer, Budleigh Salterton, and Exmouth are all within a short drive.Also taking in the resorts of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, it offers all the facilities you need for a great seaside cottage holiday. Or if you prefer somewhere quieter , there are the Georgian charms of Sidmouth, or Salcombe. Inland, you can get away from it all in the rugged splendours of Dartmoor National Park or just enjoy the rolling hills and rural delights of the Devon countryside. Make time for a visit to Exeter, the bustling capital of the region, with its cathedral, cobbled streets and wide selection of shops, or step back in time to the Elizabethan age in Totnes with its charming Tudor houses.