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The Old Devon Boathouse

Topsham, Devon

This 17th century boathouse conversion has a contemporary industrial vibe, situated on the banks of the River Exe in Devon.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
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The highlights
  • Excellent location on the Devon coast, just a few miles from East Devon AONB.
  • Beautiful boathouse conversion along the banks of the River Exe.
  • Appreciate the beautiful classic Porsche in the adjacent garage.
  • Cosy up in front of the wood burning stove.

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You should know
  • While there is on-street parking, it is limited. There is a nearby carpark (fees apply).
  • There are no external windows in the bedrooms, but internal windows do offer light.

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The detail

The terms "boathouse conversion" and "industrial design" may not seem like the best coupling upon first listen, but both concepts have been seamlessly married in The Old Devon Boathouse. The interior is stylish and contemporary, while the setting is quaint and maritime. Sitting right on the River Exe in the town of Topsham, you will be ideally situated to explore the region, and the county's capital Exeter is just a short drive away. Sleeping up to three guests, The Boathouse is a wonderful retreat for couples or small families with an appreciation for modern décor and charming vistas.

Exposed white brick walls, luxury modern furnishings, and top-quality basalt floor tiles run through the property, lending it an industrial, yet sleek, air. Upon entering, you will be greeted by the open planned living area (and a classic Porsche in the adjoined garage). The sitting room contains a comfy couch, flat screen TV, and a cosy wood burning stove.

An ultra-contemporary kitchen sits adjacent and comes well equipped. The master bedroom boasts a comfortable double bed and a beautiful ensuite. The bathroom houses a standalone bath and has black 3D Bisazza tiles on one side, with exposed white brick on the other. This juxtaposition creates the ultimate ambient space in which to soak your cares away. There is a separate single bedroom, great for a small child or third guest. Step outside The Boathouse and you will be greeted by the site of the passing boats on the River Exe.

Topsham is a charming little historic town, with beautiful architecture and several bars and eateries to enjoy. You will also be perfectly positioned for exploring all that Devon has to offer. Right on the banks of the River Exe, you will have fantastic access to the Devon coast, which is replete with rocky inlets and some of the best beaches in England. The East Devon AONB is also nearby, containing over 100 square miles of protected countryside. The nearby coastal towns of Sidmouth and Exmouth are directly to the south and east respectfully. Topsham itself sits within the district of Exeter, with the city being a short 15-minute drive away. The county town of Devon, Exeter is famous for its cathedral and is a tourist hotspot with lots to see and do.

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Essential
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
Living Spaces
  • Open fire/Woodburner
Kitchen/Utility
  • Coffee machine
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Fridge
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
Bed/Bath
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Tech
  • Television
Outside
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
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The Old Devon Boathouse is listed in affiliation with Plum Guide.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book...

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