Idyllic romantic retreat/Remote workers hide-away


Entire villa hosted by Julian

3 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the villa to yourself.
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Self check-in
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Great location
90% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Oddicombe & Watcombe beaches-1.2miles/25-30 min walk; Babbacombe & Maidencombe beaches-2 miles
Private Roof-top parking
Veranda over stream with covered & open seating areas
Outside wood burner
Sun-trap patio area (garden view)
Netflix/NOW TV
Kitchen incl. Microwave; Electric oven/grill; Fridge/Freezer
Excellent Wi-Fi throughout
Roll-top Bath/Rain shower
Standing/sitting work desk on request
Shop/Garage-5 min walk
Cafes/restaurants/pubs-15 min walk
Babbacombe Cliff Railway

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, just a little note that the beams can attract spiders!

We can accept a family of 3 - 2 adults and 1 young child (futon bed provided)

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

Where you'll sleep

1 double bed

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
55" HDTV with standard cable, Netflix, premium cable, Roku
Free washer – In building
Private patio or balcony
Luggage dropoff allowed
Fire pit


Step-free entrance to the room

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4.91 out of 5 stars from 45 reviews


Where you’ll be

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 Julian

  1. Joined in July 2016
  • 45 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost
Julian and Tracy East-Wilkins adore living in South Devon and have worked in the Care and Hospitality and Education sectors for several years. Julian now works remotely from both home (digital marketing in pharmaceuticals) and Tracy recently left Warwick university (providing careers advice) and is hoping to become an author.
Julian and Tracy East-Wilkins adore living in South Devon and have worked in the Care and Hospitality and Education sectors for several years. Julian now works remotely from both h…

During your stay

24hr support when required

Julian is a Superhost

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy