Great chats around the kitchen table.cozy bedroom with new, snug mattress topper.
friendly home, centrally located.

1 guest

1 room

1 bed

1 bath

1 guest

1 room

1 bed

1 bath

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About this listing

We love having people to stay & hope you enjoy your time with us. We offer wifi, use of kitchen, garden, sitting room, an unlimited and wide selection of tea/coffee. We also provide breakfast (cereal/toast, butter and good quality jam/honey) (no fruit juice, sorry!). If I can, I will pick you up from the station. We are sociable but also respect your wish for privacy and independence. We've shared meals with guests, taken guests out... each visit is unique. We look forward to meeting you!


Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price: £23 / night


The space

We love our home and hope you will love it too! Flooded with natural light, and completely white washed, there is a certain charm about the house and has a quirky feel as one wall is set at a slightly different angle to the rest of the house! We want you to feel at home - feel free to use the garden, kitchen, sitting room.

The stairs to the upstairs bedroom go up from the kitchen, giving the kitchen an open-plan feel. We do try to talk quietly when we are in the kitchen. However, noise can travel easily from the kitchen to the bedrooms so if you are a light sleeper we recommend earplugs.

We are a hard-working household both at home and at work and consequently we might miss the odd bit of dust or dog-hair when preparing our home for your arrival. We don't have a cleaning lady and don't charge cleaning fees. I always clean the house before guests arrive, however, we are not a Professional Airbnb, (we have to go out to work every day!) nor is our home a typical 'BnB'. We can guarantee you, however, a good stay, a decent shower, a good sleep (brand new pillows and a comfy new mattress topper) and a good cuppa tea.

Guest access

You will have access to the communal parts of the house - kitchen, sitting room, dining room, garden etc. There is space in the fridge for your food.

The street is not the prettiest in Plymouth, but the neighbours are a delight. Since we live on a typical victorian terraced street, its possible that there may not be a parking space directly in front of our house (in fact it is not possible to park outside the house as it is a turning circle and there are double yellow lines). There should be parking on our street, but if there isn't, there will definitely be spaces on nearby roads - St Gabriels Avenue being the road I choose when I can't find a space.

Interaction with guests

We are relational, enjoy hosting people and love a chat. We are happy to share our knowledge of Plymouth with you and suggest places to visit, eat out etc. We are flexible and in the past have taken guests into the City, to the pub, cooked dinner for them and other things. We cannot promise that we will do this for you as it just depends on what's happening on the day. But we do enjoy sharing our lives, our home and our city and will try to do so if appropriate. We also respect your privacy and hope that you would respect ours also. We tend not to serve cooked breakfast to our guests but in the past I have made special breakfast smoothies for guests on certain diets. This comes out of relationship formed, rather than request submitted!

The neighbourhood

Peverell is a quiet, attractive part of Plymouth, walking distance to Central Park (5 mins), Mutley Plain shops (5 mins) and pubs and even walking distance to the City Centre (25 mins) and the Hoe (35 mins)!

Getting around

There are buses at the end of our street and on Mutley Plain just 5 mins walk away.

Other things to note

We have a 2 year old dog called Coco. He is generally quiet and extremely friendly. The guest room has a lock on it from the inside to prevent Coco from disturbing you as well as a latch on the outside to stop him getting into your room!

If you are planning to stay longer than 1 night, please feel free to use the kitchen to cook. We will make space for your food.

Depending on the arrival time of other guests, check-out time may be flexible. If we are free, we may be able to pick you up from the station. We are Christians but don't generally talk to our guests about our faith. The guest room has books in it but nothing that guests may find offensive.

I always clean the house, for a minimum of 2 hours, as thoroughly as possible on the day of your arrival. However, it may be possible that since we lead a very busy life, I may have missed something when cleaning. (please note: to keep charges to a minimum for you, we don't charge a cleaning fee). We are a family home rather than a hotel or professional BnB so please be aware that there may be the odd dog-splattered wall which I haven't quite managed to attend to yet or I may have missed something that you might spot. However, I can definitely promise good conversation, lots of tea and the possibility of added extras such as a visit to Dartmoor or a trip down the pub.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 5PM - 7PM
Check out by 9AM

Please clean up after yourself, no random overnight guests, no drugs, quiet after 10.30pm.

Check-in policy: Weekdays (Sunday to Thursday evenings) check-in is between 5 and 7pm, unless you are a returning guest. Weekends (Friday and Saturday evenings) check-in is flexible but closes at 9pm. We will give you a key then you are free to stay out as long as you want. All guests must contact us by midday of their arrival day, at the latest, to tell us their check in time. We will cancel your reservation if we do not hear from you by this time.

You must also acknowledge
Dog(s) lives in the house



Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.

Safety features
Lock on bedroom door

1 night minimum stay

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74 Reviews

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Joshua User Profile
April 2017
Great house, great dog. Allowed lots of time to myself. Lots of variety for breakfast. Couple were lovely and always willing to help.

Jennifer User ProfileJennifer is a superhost.
April 2017
Good hosts, nice single room with good facilities

Sebastian User Profile
March 2017
Lovely people and very pleasant stay. Thank you x

Liz User Profile
March 2017
Susy made me most welcome, and did everything to make me comfortable. This is a relaxed home (with a very lovely dog!), and they were most generous with use of the kitchen, bathroom etc. A very quiet location, and a comfy bed. Thank you, Susy and James.

Catherine User Profile
March 2017
I received a very warm welcome from Susy with a cup of tea on arrival. Communication beforehand was excellent. They have a beautiful dog, Coco, and a gorgeous bathroom where I enjoyed a luxurious bath.

Faye User Profile
March 2017
Susy and James are in an excellent location to everything you could need! Perfect walking distance from the train station and to the university, even coming to collect me when I arrived. They kindly gave me directions to the university so that I knew where I was going in the morning. There are lots of corner shops and takeaways which could be convenient, and the main shopping centre is also easily in walking distance, as is the waterfront. Coco, the dog, was very well behaved and Susy and James are very understanding that not everyone may be overly fond of dogs.

Stephanie User Profile
January 2017
Great stuff! As always.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom · Joined in September 2014
Susy And James User ProfileSusy And James is a superhost.

My husband James and I enjoy the arts, cinema, theatre, long country walks, entertaining and travelling. I am very interested in cooking/baking and food in general and am particularly interested in getting back to basics as far as nutrition goes (although I still love my cakes)! A year ago we went on a 9 month journey around the world, visiting friends in various places and have most recently spent 5 months teaching in India. We both work in education.

We love good films and good tv shows. We particularly enjoy good comedy: 30 Rock (and anything with Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Meryl Streep), Modern Family, Gavin and Stacey (and anything with James Corden, Ruth Jones), Miranda, the recent Sherlock series, last year's Channel 4 'Humans' series, (and anything with Katherine Parkinson), Olivia Coleman (especially 'Rev')... the list goes on.

James is an Indian takeaway man whereas I am more partial to a cheeky Thai.

We look forward to meeting you! :)

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