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Beer Holiday Maisonette with Parking and Balcony, Near to Beach, shops and Pubs

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Bosun's Rest, Beer, South East Devon - Central Village Location, Near to Pubs and Shops, 100 Metres to the Beach

Bosun's Rest is a 2 bedroom maisonette in the heart of Beer, South Devon. It has parking for two cars, a fully fitted kitchen and a stunning balcony. Renovated in 2012, it is clean, modern and very comfortable.

The loft bedroom has a king sized double bed and its own en suite with bath and shower. The lower bedroom has twin single beds. There is a separate bathroom on this floor with a shower. The kitchen has an oven, hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, toaster, kettle and all the cutlery, crockery, etc that you will require. The lounge has 2 sofas, plus a 32" TV, DVD player and stereo. The whole property has double glazing and central heating. There is parking enough for 2 cars which is a rare luxury considering its position in Beer and proximity to the shops, pubs and beach.

Our rates are given as weekly from Friday to Friday. Short breaks are often available at discounted rates, please just email us to ask.

Please Note - The automated rates quoted by the Owners Direct website are not correct for short breaks. They are simply a 7th of our weekly rate for each day you request, and so not accurate. Just give us a shout with the 'Enquire Now' button and we will give you a price. Or contact us via our own website (cheaper) - www.bosunsrestbeer.com

More Details

Owner
Claire Benbow
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017

About Claire Benbow

Matthew, Claire and Maddy live in Hampshire. Maddy is 11 and at school. Matthew and Claire work at the local hospital. We have a VW camper van and have always enjoyed travelling round the beautiful English countryside. Matthew plays in a local band in and around Bournemouth, but made the effort to travel to Beer for a gig in the Dolphin Hotel in January 2015.

Claire Benbow purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Claire Benbow chose East Devon

On a visit to Devon in 2011 we discovered the wonderful seaside village of Beer. Right in the centre and only 100 metres from the beach, we found a property for sale, which was in the early stages of a complete renovation. We could see the potential and decided to make an investment as a long term pension plan which we now let out for holidays as Bosun's Rest.

The scenery over the bay is incredible - you can even spot the odd pod of dolphins from time to time. The village has a laid back atmosphere but always seems to have something going on due to its shops, galleries, pubs and restaurants. Whilst it is only an hour and a half from our house on a good run, it offers a massive contrast to our busy working lives.

What makes this apartment unique

Bosun's Rest has a fantastic location. Apart from being a minute from the beach, it is even closer to the village shops and pubs. Parking in this part of Beer can be difficult, but it has a double length drive, so you will not have a problem even if you travel in two cars.

The renovation was finished in 2012 and we strive for everything to be clean and fresh. There is a king sized double bedded room with en suite, as well as a twin bedded room and separate shower room. All bed linen is provided. There is a modern fully equipped kitchen, and a stunning balcony giving views over the village centre.

There is a lot to occupy you in and around Beer such as the Pecorama steam railway, the famous quarry caves, nearby donkey sanctuary and of course the beach.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Caught the bus to Lyme and walked back to Beer. 10 miles, but excellent. See our pics here...

https://www.facebook.com/groups/392198010802902/
Feb 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Exeter
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
The Anchor Inn
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Axmouth
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Beer
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

100 metres, so less than 1 minute walk!

A beautiful stony beach.

Working fishing boats.

Great walk over the coast path in either direction.

Travel:

Exeter airport is 20 miles away.

Car is the easiest way to get to Beer, though a bus runs along the south coast from Exeter to Poole.

Distances:

Exeter - 20 miles

Honiton - 10 miles

Axminster - 9 miles

Lots more places of interest listed on our website.

Further Details:

Large Tesco supermarket in Seaton - 2 miles.

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage - 6 miles.

Amenities

Beer Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Shower room 1 - shower
  • Shared bathroom with toilet and shower cubicle. Separate en suite to loft bedroom with shower over bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - loft room with king sized double bed, en suite with bath and shower, stereo. Leads directly onto balcony. Bedroom 2 - twin single beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: A small child or baby could share the loft room with two adults. A travel cot and an inflatable single mattress are provided. Outside: Balcony with a table and 4 chairs. Double length drive. Outside cupboard where wet clothes or beach gear can be stored. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen included. Property cleaned weekly or at each changeover. Bed linen and hand towels changed weekly or at each changeover. Other: Small dining area for 4 people.

Reviews

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Beer Holiday Maisonette with Parking and Balcony, Near to Beach, shops and Pubs
average rating of 4.875 based on 20 reviews
5

Modern comfortable apartment

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is ideally located close to Beer beach. Perfect for exploring the countryside and coastal walks. Well equipped, clean and comfortable. Very relaxing. Lyme Regis and Sidmouth seaside towns short drives away and both well worth a visit.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

Very clean, comfortable.

Great location and a bonus to have onsite parking.

Easy walk to coastal path.

Shops & pubs very close by.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Superb accommodation, superb location!

  • 5 of 5

We have all read blurb for holiday rentals that says the accommodation is great, right next to the beach etc.etc. and it never lives up to the hype. But in the case of Bosuns Rest the "blurb" is 100% accurate. This is by far the best place we have stayed in Devon. Exceptionally clean and very comfortable. As for the location, just fantastic. Right next to the pub if that is your thing. Beautiful walks to neighbouring towns. Friendly local people. Just wonderful. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

We've been travelling down to Devon for many years now and staying a various hotels and B&Bs but Bosun's Rest was by far the best we have ever stayed in. The house is beautifully decorated, well equipped and in an idyllic spot. A stones throw from the beach and benefiting from private car parking.

I highly recommend Bosun's Rest and will certainly be looking to stay again for many years to come.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Bosun's Rest was even better than we'd hoped, the photographs and decription of the property were completely accurate. The owners have thought of everything, there is everything you could possibly need. we loved the attic room, with the balcony access, and the bed is so comfortable. A real home from home. The owners gave us very good directions and instructions for gaining entry to the property. The location is perfect, close to everything, beach, shops, pubs and restaurants. Have already reccommended it to a work colleague. Hope to stay again.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Would highly recommend this property, it's just perfect. Accommodation is lovely, balcony a fantastic bonus and a sea view from the lounge and balcony. Clean, comfortable, parking, will definitely go back. Matthew so helpful from my initial email, I wouldn't hesitate in recommending others.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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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

Booking Notes:
Contact via Owners Direct or our own website www.bosunsrestbeer.co.uk to make a booking enquiry.

Changeover Day:
Usually Friday (though happy to discuss) - check-in 4pm, check-out 12 noon.

Notes on prices:
Short breaks often available, please check with us.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.