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Beer & Branscombe

Pet Friendly Holiday

About this property

10% discount for 4 guests or less during non school holidays

Shanghai is a beautifully presented "arts and crafts" house that has recently been modernised to retain many of the original features of this particular style of architecture.Situated in a truly enviable location on the east side of the village just a few minutes walk from the shops and beach (a little longer coming back up quite a steep, but not too long, hill, ideal for burning off those extra holiday calories)! The house has a wonderful warm and welcoming atmosphere having been thoughtfully furnished with every last detail to make this a lovely holiday home from home. The stunning, panoramic views, over the village roof tops, surrounding countryside and out to sea make this a property one would never want to leave. All rooms are spacious, bright and airy with large picture windows and individual colour schemes throughout.

 ACCOMMODATION:Entrance hall with original tiled floor andstairway leading to first floor. Cloakroom with W.C. Delightful south facing sitting room, comfortably furnished with leather sofas and tasteful lighting. Imposing fireplace (not open grate). Pleasant outlook into the conservatory and out to sea over the village.Spacious conservatory with cane furnishings and dining area, directly overlooking the village, surrounding countryside and out to sea. Dining room with refectory dining table, fireplace (not open grate), small sitting area with attractive glazed roof. Very well equipped modern kitchen with good range of beech effect, fitted units. Quality shower room with w.c. On the first floor there are four good size, tastefully furnished bedrooms, all with lovely colour schemes and quality furnishings.The master bedroom has a king size bed and superb views directly overlooking the village and sea. One twin bedroom with similar views. Two further bedrooms, one with twin beds and one with king size antique style brass bed.Quality white bathroom suite with bath, shower cubicle and W.C.Outside there is a large south facing patio area with garden furniture affording the same village and coastal views. Gas central heating throughout.

Essential Information

Changeover day: Saturday

Parking:Parking for two vehicles on the private drive. There is also a permit for parking in the village car park included.

1 dog accepted charged at £25 per week. (£50 security deposit required for dog). 

TV,DVD, video, radio/cd. Wi Fi

Gas cooker. Fridge/freezer plus 2ndfreezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine.

Bed linen is provided and beds made up on arrival. Towels available to hire at £8 per set. Travel Cot.

Gas central heating and uPVC double glazed windows throughout.  

Visitor Comments

2nd January 2016 - 'My wife and I met here fours years ago. It was great to come back, love this house!' Pete, Vicky, James & Alice, West Sussex

29th December 2015 - 'This is our second visit to this beautiful house in a delightful setting. Thank you for a peaceful, tranquil, atmosphere which we enjoyed with our family.' Hannah & Gavin Baugh, Shropshire

November 2015 - 'Fabulous house, fantastic setting. Loads of lovely walks and beautiful scenery. Have visited before and will definately be coming again. Thank you.' The Wellsies & The Gentry families

31st October 2015 - 'Second stay in this house. Beautiful house, very well thought out and immaculate. Really love staying here.' Tina, Vic & Stephanie Shaw, Kent

31st October 2015 - 'Another stay here and not disappointed, love this place. Will be back.' Angela, Kev, Alex & Owen, Nottingham (Stayed with the Shaws)

8th August 2015 - 'A lovely spacious house with a nice homely feeling and a great location.' Kerry, Peter, Ella, Sophie, Esmee, Winchester

25th July 2015 - 'A wonderful break in a beautiful setting! Thank you.' Maureen, John, SallyAnne, Sian and Nik, Didcot

20th June 2015 - 'Thank you for a lovely stay in Shanghai. Nice house, nice village, beautiful weather. Would love to come back.' Olsson family, Sweden

13th June - 'A lovely house - very spacious - we have had a lovely holiday, thank you.' Barbara O'kelly

23rd May 2015 - 'Lovely house kitted out with everything we needed.' The Brown's

16th May 2015 - 'Very happy week spent in a glorious location. Wish we could have made it longer. Thanks for having us. First time away with our new grandaughter (Molly).' The Smith's, Warwickshire

21st February 2015 - 'I loved this place the first time I came, loved it even more the second time.' Alex Owen

14th February 2015 - 'This is our second visit to Shanghai. Great location, lovely comfortable house, will be back.' Angela, Kev & Alex Owen, Nottingham

1st January 2015 - 'Had a great break for my 60th birthday with all the family. Fab house with everything you need. Thank you.' Mandy Avery & family

At a glance

Price per week, from:

£495 to £1215

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  • Propert Ref: 251
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bed format: 2 king, 4 single
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Shower Room: 1


  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Village
  • Short Walk Beach
  • Short Walk Pub
  • Sea View
  • Cot
  • Broadband/Wi Fi
  • Linen Inc
  • Single Beds
  • King size Beds
  • Shower Room
  • Pets Allowed

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Price Breaks from 2017 Week Price Short Break Price*
22 Jul to 01 Sep £1215 £851
02 Sep to 08 Sep £685 £479
09 Sep to 22 Sep £595 £417
23 Sep to 20 Oct £575 £403
21 Oct to 27 Oct £685 £479
28 Oct to 22 Dec £495 £347
Christmas £965 £676
New Year £965 £676
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*Short Break prices shown are for 3 nights only, please call for 4 or 5 night prices if required. Short Breaks are available from the end of October half term to the start of the Easter school holidays, or at the owners' discretion for a last minute booking at other times of the year. Unfortunately it would be most unusual for us to be in a position to consider a short break at peak holiday times, such as the October and February half terms or over the Christmas, New Year and Easter breaks.