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Idyllic romantic retreat/Writer's style hide-away

Entire villa hosted by Tracy
3 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath

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Idyllic retreat, 1.2 miles from Babbacoombe beach/cliffs
Roof-top parking
Veranda over stream with covered and open seating areas
Sun-trap patio area (with garden view)
Netflix/NOW TV
Kitchen incl. Microwave; Electric oven/grill
Excellent Wi-Fi throughout
Roll-top Bath/Rain shower
Lounge/kitchen/diner large enough to screen off sleeping area for a small child
Local shop - 5 minute walk
Variety of cafes/restaurant/pub with 15 min walk
Babbacoombe Cliff Railway
Zoo/Aqua park/Aquarium 15 min drive

The space
This lovely characterful villa is a peaceful writers hideaway /romantic retreat with the back-ground sounds of the stream flowing underneath your veranda. Private entrance to the villa, via 13 steps with the villa itself being on the lower garden level. As this is part of a 14th century property, areas like the beams do attract cobwebs.

The villa is a stone's throw from the owners house so they can easily accommodate any requests during your stay e.g. Laundry service.

On the outskirts of St Marychurch (1/2 mile), Babblebrook Villa is situated on a narrow country lane. There is easy access to public transport to Torquay Town centre (3 miles) and wonderful cliff-top walks and access to several stunning beaches.

Owners are happy to provide free advice on best local beauty spots/walks if required. They can can also can arrange Jet-skiing (additional cost/must pre-book).

Guest access
Access to parking through main house gates. Villa car park space is on the right in front of you with access to the villa down some steep stone steps.
There is a lock-box on the tree to the right of the front door which houses your keys.

Other things to note
Cleaning Regime
We have followed all the Covid-19 cleaning guidelines and will be spending double the amount of time cleaning and then sanitising all surfaces and areas of the Villa ourselves, rather than having separate cleaning staff enter our property. We have bought additional linen and bedding (inc. quilts) and have lots of sets of everything to use in rotation. You are welcome to bring your own towels if you prefer. All crockery and cutlery will be sterilised (dishwasher) . We will also leave a full pack of cleaning materials/hand sanitisers etc should you wish to clean anything again yourselves. there will be a minimum of 3 hours between guest check out/check in.
Idyllic retreat, 1.2 miles from Babbacoombe beach/cliffs
Roof-top parking
Veranda over stream with covered and open seating areas
Sun-trap patio area (with garden view)
Netflix/NOW TV
Kitchen incl. Microwave; Electric oven/grill
Excellent Wi-Fi throughout
Roll-top Bath/Rain shower
Lounge/kitchen/diner large enough to screen off sleeping area for a small child
Local shop -…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Essentials
Wi-Fi
Dryer
Hangers
TV
Heating
Iron
Dedicated workspace

Accessibility

Moving around the space

No stairs or steps to enter
Wide hallways

Bedroom

No stairs or steps to enter

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4.96 out of 5 stars from 24 reviews

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Location

Torbay, England, United Kingdom

Babblebrook House & Villa is set back off a very narrow country lane within walking distance of quaint historic St Marychurch, with it's lovely pedestrianised cafes, shops and antiquities.

Hosted by Tracy

Joined in July 2016
  • 24 Reviews
My husband and I adore living in Devon and have both worked in the Hospitality and care sectors for several years before changing career. I now work from home for a top flight university and my husband is in digital marketing
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24hr support when required
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 pm
Checkout: 11:00 am
Self check-in with key safe
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Learn more
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm