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Beautifully renovated cosy house in historic market town of Totnes, S Devon

Bedrooms 3
Space 300 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine


About the property

Grade 2 listed town house at top of Totnes near Castle

Leechwell House is a 200 year old, typical Totnes town house, which has recently been renovated to a high standard. It is located within a couple of minutes walk from the high street.

The house sleeps 5 and comprises:

• Two spacious double bedrooms (double beds)

• One single bedroom

• Ground floor cosy living room with log burner and TV/DVD player

* Free Wi-Fi

• 1st floor kitchen with table for dining. Well equipped with cooker, hob, microwave and fridge with small freezer compartment

• Bathroom with bath/shower/sink and toilet

• Second toilet with handbasin

• Backyard with outhouse containing logs, washing

machine and dryer

• Gas central heating - metered gas / electricity

(Not costly if instructions followed)

• Bed linen & towels provided

Every room is well equipped

* Public parking 2 minutes away

 (weekly visitor permits, which inc whole of S Hams can be purchased)

* No pets, no smokers

* Please note that this is a three storey property with narrow winding stairs - so may not be suitable for people with mobility concerns

More Details

Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2018

About Gail

Gail and Roger are both now retired after working in the public sector and bringing up a wonderful family.

Why Gail chose Totnes

We were drawn to the house as it had been empty for two years and we purchased it and gave it the love and attention it needed. We have worked hard on it and made it into a homely place trying to retain some of its unique features.

What makes this house unique

As we love Totnes and the surrounding area we thought the house was in the perfect location….in the heart of the quirky town.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Totnes in Totnes

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • town
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • A lovely decorated tiled bathroom with a large bath/shower with handrails, toilet, handbasin, heated towel rail, radiator and plenty of hooks!!!!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
  • 2 large double bedrooms with wardrobes, chest of drawers,side tables, double beds, mirrors and pictures. Comfortable rooms with cosy corners. 1 single bedroom with single bed and drawers, mirror, pictures etc
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
The entrance passageway is slabbed and oak panelled. This is a lovingly renovated, Grade 2, listed town house with everything you need on the doorstep. We only have a very small back yard with an outhouse that is a utility room with laundry area and logs.It is just big enough to store 2 bikes...with care. Opposite is Rotherfold Square where you can sit on a locally made wooden seat and watch life go by. We have cafes, restaurants, pubs, quirky shops and amazing markets just around the corner....and yet our house is very quiet and peaceful in its little cul de sac.


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Beautifully renovated cosy house in historic market town of Totnes, S Devon
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  • 5 of 5

Very cosy & warm stay during harsh winter period. Wood burner was great. Enjoyed local facilities in town.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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New Year Birthday Bash

  • 5 of 5

Well located cosy cottage jdeal for a small group, kitted out with all your needs, could not ask for more. thanks for the experience and sharing your home. Happy New Year . Jeff & Dawn. x

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you were able to welcome in the New Year and celebrate all round and were happy in our home. Welcome anytime Gail and Roger
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Pristine property with everything you need to make you feel at home!

  • 5 of 5

Great property in the heart of Totnes made for a great base from which we could explore south Devon. Really nicely decorated and furnished with lots of thoughtful extras (like washing up liquid, tea towels and salt-we always forget to take). Only gripe I guess is the parking, bought a weekly parking permit but inadvertently parked on the wrong car park for two days and got two tickets as a result :'-( Otherwise

We had a great family week away and would highly recommend it!!! :-D

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house close to town centre but extremely quiet.

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks...we presume you mean its a bonus its quiet with it being in town So pleased had fantastic time and good to be back in Totnes Thanks Gail
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We love it here. Everything we need and feel at home

  • 5 of 5

Had great time and so much to do and see

  • Review Submitted: 29-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks will send personal email
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Excellent house.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful ,spotless town house in excellent situation. Extremely well equipped and very comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for such a lovely review. Hope to see you again.
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
45 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Beach
18 Kilometres
Blackpool Sands
Car: recommended

Totnes sits on the edge of the beautiful River Dart between Dartmoor and Dartmouth. It is splendid walking, cycling and touring countryside and is within 30 minutes drive to some great beaches. e.g. Slapton and Blackpool Sands. There are many enchanting villages and historic sites to be visited in the locality and there is the Sharpham Vineyard famous for its wine and cheese. With a mainline railway station and excellent bus services, a car is not essential. The river provides many activities including ferry/cruise trips, sailing and canoeing courses and motor boat hire at nearby Dittisham. Or why not try the popular one-day Round Robin tour on a historic coal-fired paddle steamer, steam train and heritage bus in the surrounding area. Totnes is also a perfect base for trips further afield such as the Eden Project and Lost Gardens of Heligan. There are festivals, a variety of cultural activities, courses and markets all year round ( Christmas markets are exceptional!)

Totnes is a unique country town with a growing reputation worldwide as a Transition town - an inspirational model for community living. It even has its own currency! It has a vibrant atmosphere and is full of independent shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. There are a number of market days with a variety of stalls including food, clothes, jewellery and an antique/flea market every Friday and Saturday, an Elizabethan market in the summer months and every third Sunday a famous food market. It is an arts hub with links nationally and internationally within the world of art, music, theatre, comedy and dance. There are many art galleries and craft shops to explore both in Totnes, nearby Dartmouth, Dartington and Dartington Hall.

Its history dates back to Saxon times and is overlooked by an imposing Norman Castle.There is so much to see - whether it is exploring the narrow, winding streets or visiting the historic Guildhall, the fashion and textile museum, Garden Trail or Agatha Christie's house at nearby Greenaway.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Totnes, South Hams

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid season
18 Mar 2018 - 26 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Mid season
27 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
High season
1 Jul 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late season
9 Sep 2018 - 22 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Late season
23 Sep 2018 - 13 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Half term
14 Oct 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
4 Nov 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
16 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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