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The English Riviera provides the perfect opportunity to sail away on quintessential British seaside charm. And this home, perched above Torquay Harbour, invites you to pause, relax and experience the magic of Devon’s south coast. From the mesmerising views across the coast to the snug furnishings and large terrace, every detail of this apartment inspires a wonderful sense of warmth and welcome. So whether you’re here for a quiet retreat or a sea-faring adventure, this is the kind of space that provides a constant sense of sanctuary. Set across one floor, the living room is perfectly designed for heartwarming evenings with a glass of wine by the fire, while the bedroom transports you to your own private cabin. And with the meditative sound of the waves in the distance, you’ll wake up feeling refreshed and ready to explore. Stepping outside, days can be spent savouring the delights of the sea. From invigorating coastal walks and award-winning fish and chips to lingering drinks in cosy pubs, there’s everything you could need to soak up the abundant charm of Torquay and beyond.


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What to expect


Highlights

Experience life on the English Riviera from the seaside town of Torquay

Experience life on the English Riviera from the seaside town of Torquay

Wake up to refreshing views across the sea and feel inspired to explore

Wake up to refreshing views across the sea and feel inspired to explore

Pour a glass of your favourite drink and watch the sunset from the terrace

Pour a glass of your favourite drink and watch the sunset from the terrace

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Home truths

    There is no private parking here but you'll find unrestricted free parking on nearby Warren Road

    This home is spread across two floors with no internal lift

    The entrance to this apartment along with the communal gardens are shared with the building’s other residents

    There are no beach towels provided in this home

About this stay


Amenities

Wi-fi

Parking available

Dryer

Garden

Patio / terrace

TV

Bedrooms & bathrooms

1 bedroom, 1 bed

1 bathroom

Local guide


About Torquay

Torquay has a long creative history, with Agatha Christie born in the town and Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s former home visible on Vaughan Parade. The once-frequented Pavilion Theatre still stands, and while it no longer houses shows, its manicured gardens feature the town’s recognisable Big Wheel and the Princess Theatre, where West End plays are performed each year. Known as the English Riviera, the town has something of a microclimate and...

Explore the area

Local restaurants, cafes, museums, sites and activities, recommended by our community of hosts and travel experts

Enjoy an authentic pub experience at The Hole In The Wall

Enjoy an authentic pub experience at The Hole In The Wall

Step back in time at this historical pub with exposed beams, paved bar-room floors, and a simple British menu. Enjoy yummy food, friendly staff, and a lovely atmosphere.

10 min
Relax in Princess Gardens

Relax in Princess Gardens

Take a break from the hustle and bustle and enjoy the beauty of nature in Torquay's well-kept park. With its lovely fountain, it's a perfect spot for a leisurely walk or picnic.

8 min
Make it Italian night with a visit to Amici

Make it Italian night with a visit to Amici

Smart Italian restaurant near the harbour, offering hand-stretched pizza and classic pasta dishes. Locals say it's the best place for Italian food in the Torquay area. Expect quick service, authentic food and lots of wine options.

10 min
Dine at The Offshore Bar and Restaurant

Dine at The Offshore Bar and Restaurant

A beautiful restaurant in Torquay serving delicious local food, with exceptional ramped access for wheelchair users. Enjoy the stunning harbour views and friendly service while indulging in their mussels and lobster.

8 min
Dine at Rockfish

Dine at Rockfish

Rockfish in Torquay is a fabulous fish and chips venue located near the harbour. Enjoy crispy battered fish, unlimited fries, mushy peas, and curry sauce – there are gourmet options, too. The food is of exceptional quality, and the service is amazing.

11 min
Indulge in the Delights of Kalipso Coffee & Bagel

Indulge in the Delights of Kalipso Coffee & Bagel

Experience sublime bagels and aromatic coffee in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Impeccable flavors, attentive staff, and a labor of love in every cup and bite.

10 min
Experience Thrilling Torquay Watersports

Experience Thrilling Torquay Watersports

Embark on an adrenaline-pumping ride along the stunning English Riviera coastline. Feel the excitement as you zip across the water at 70mph, spotting seals and dolphins along the way. A must for thrill-seekers and adventure lovers!

9 min
Embark on a Thrilling PWC Safari in Torbay

Embark on a Thrilling PWC Safari in Torbay

Experience the exhilaration of jet skiing along the stunning Devon coastline with Jet Set Go! Coastal Adventures. Led by the friendly and knowledgeable guide Glenn, this tour offers a fantastic opportunity to explore the picturesque bay, encounter playful dolphins, and create unforgettable memories.

10 min
Explore Torquay Military Museum

Explore Torquay Military Museum

Discover a hidden gem in Torquay with the Torquay Military Museum. This museum offers a fascinating collection of war exhibits, including a bunker filled with war memorabilia. With reasonable ticket prices and a quiz for all ages, it's a must-visit for military enthusiasts.

9 min
Explore Torre Abbey's historic art collections and gardens

Explore Torre Abbey's historic art collections and gardens

Discover the fascinating history of Torre Abbey through art and antiques in a beautiful historic building. Take in the vibrant seven-acre gardens and enjoy a visit to the palm house. Don't miss the delightful surprises, including exotic plants and a 'poison' section.

11 min

Get around

Airport

Exeter

40 min

Plymouth City

59 min

Cornwall Newquay

1 hr 53 min

Train station

Torquay

14 min

Bus stop

Abbey Road

9 min

Local shops & services

Convenience store

8 min

Cafe

7 min

Pharmacy

7 min

Points of interest

Beach

Torquay Beach

6 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Infants welcome (under 12 months)

No smoking

No pets

No parties or events

Good to know

Arrival from 16:00

Departure before 9:00

Wifi

No air con

Cancellation policy

  • Up until

    60

    days

    Cancel at least 60 days before your check-in date for a 50% refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 60 days away.

Host


This home is managed by Anne-Marie

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. Anne-Marie and her team know how important their guests' holidays are and do everything they can to make them memorable for all the right reasons. Friendly, professional and people-focused, they ensure you have a restful, care-free stay.

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