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Beautiful ‘Castle’ with amazing sea views, family and pet friendly!

34 reviews
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5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
10 guests
2 nights minimum
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further!*** Yannon Towers is a fantastic listed castle/folly is said to be styled on Balmoral and now provides a unique holiday experience for our guests - many of whom are now returning on a regular basis! The house is full of historical features including a stone spiral staircase, wood panelled walls and fire surrounds. It is believed that Vivien Liegh was a regular house guest here and she particularly liked the huge sweeping staircase which runs from the first to ground floor. Here you really can experience that taste of grandeur! Once inside you can enjoy outstanding sea and estuary views from every window. The tower room with its four poster bed is a real treat to wake up in - especially on a beautiful sunny day. The house is just short walk from Teignmouth town centre and sea fron...further!*** Yannon Towers is a fantastic listed castle/folly is said to be styled on Balmoral and now provides a unique holiday experience for our guests - many of whom are now returning on a regular basis! The house is full of historical features including a stone spiral staircase, wood panelled walls and fire surrounds. It is believed that Vivien Liegh was a regular house guest here and she particularly liked the huge sweeping staircase which runs from the first to ground floor. Here you really can experience that taste of grandeur! Once inside you can enjoy outstanding sea and estuary views from every window. The tower room with its four poster bed is a real treat to wake up in - especially on a beautiful sunny day. The house is just short walk from Teignmouth town centre and sea front and has easy driving access to Dawlish, Shaldon, Torquay, Dartmoor and Exeter plus many other south Devon attractions. The property has plenty of space with 5 large bedrooms, 3 double and 2 twin beds. There are two bathrooms plus a unique downstairs toilet! The lounge / diner has ample space and comfy seating where you can relax and enjoy the sea views or have fun playing one of the many games provided - including a few murder mysteries! The kitchen and bathrooms are all modern whilst retaining their character And the property itself retains many of it’s original features. There is a Large garden with outdoor seating and ample parking for up to four cars on site, plus off site road parking. Yannon Towers really is a delightful and unique place to stay being just a short walk from Teignmouth town centre and sea front. It also boasts easy driving access to Dawlish, Shaldon, Torquay, Dartmoor and Exeter plus many other south Devon attractions We are continuously looking at ways to further develop this luxury accommodation and always welcome comments and suggestions from our guests! More
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About the Owner
Gary M
Languages spoken:German, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2009
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: March 2018
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We stayed here over the New Year and had such a good time! The house is amazing and perfect for a group. The views are fantastic, especially from the turret roof! Little things like a really well equipped kitchen, lots of games and a welcome...More

Date of stay: December 2017
1  Thank sazzle3001
Management response:Responded 7 January 2018

Thank you for your kind comments. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay and thank you again for leaving it so clean and tidy.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

The house is very roomy and full of character, as well as having glorious views. It is about fifteen minutes on foot from the sea, down a hill up which you may not wish to schlep your shopping. The large, high-ceilinged and pleasingly Gothic drawing-room...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Peter M
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We had a great time in this Victorian gem. The short climb from the town centre was rewarded with glorious views of the harbour and coast. The children loved their holiday castle with its fairytale outside and grand staircase. Teignmouth also turned out to be...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank James R
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We booked this quite last minute for a family event and I am so glad we did. It was lovely for us all to be together but with enough space that we could escaoe each other if needed. I loved the turret room with lovely...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank carolp86
Management response:Responded 2 July 2017

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your kind words. Jenny and Gary

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
Teignmouth is a gem of a Victorian seaside resort. Lots of activities for young and old from crazy golf to windsurfer hire. The estuary provides a great place to catch crabs or sail. There are many walks around the area, all of which have fantastic views and scenery.
How to get there
Exeter Airport is only 15-20 minutes drive away. There is a main line station in Teignmouth within 10 minutes walk. The end of the M5 is only 10 minutes drive away.
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