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The Link

(Ref. 1121002)

Torquay, Devon Show on map


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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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9 Customer Reviews

  • "We loved this beautiful & quirky Victorian house with its high ceilings and large rooms."

    Bed was comfy and kitchen well kitted out. Convector heaters were useful for chillier evenings and the off road parking was a boon. Great location for walking into Torquay but be prepared for an uphill walk back! Unfortunately the WiFi connection was very flakey and we did feel the house could benefit from an end of season cleanup.

    Reviewed by Pauline3.4Sep 2023

  • "We had a lovely week and the cottage was home from home."

    The location was close to all the attractions. We would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Jessica5.0Aug 2023

  • "There were a few faults with the property the first being the sofa it was so uncomfortable to sit on and its definitely due an upgrade."

    When hanging a towel on a hand rail in the main bedroom’s bathroom one side of the towel rail fell off as it wasn't attached. The bathroom itself need an extractor fan as there seems to be a build up of condensation, slight damp which shows the cracks that are appearing on the ceiling. The fan lights in both bedrooms need to be replaced or maybe firmly attached to the ceiling as they move and spin erratically which didn't seem safe to leave on. We also had to reattach the fan pull chain as it came off when turning the fan off. The main dinning table was very unstable so we had to wedge some cardboard under the leg so it was sturdy to eat on. I think the main thing for us personally was not being able to close the curtains it was far to bright in the rooms however the blinds served a good purpose for privacy but come early morning when the light broke through we were woken earlier than expected. However there was positives to property to it was very clean baring the smell of dog odour in the lounge area (which us to be expected being a dog friendly accommodation) we had access to all of the amenities to cook, clean and wash our clothes if need be with a wide selection of kitchen utensils. The beds were comfortable, The property itself was spacious well decorated and it did feel homely. On a bonus the property its situated in the perfect location to Torquay town centre which is within walking distance and if you find those stairs which leads down to the middle of town centre it will shorten your journey considerably. Overall the holiday experience was a pleasant one and minor the the few things I stated above. i would recommend this accommodation to anyone who wants to be located in the perfect spot to have the peace and quiet during the night or day with many destinations that are only a short car/train journey away.

    Thanks for your feedback - our guests are always the best judges of what improvements our property needs. During high season the property is only empty for a few hours each week and we try to prioritise refurbishments in that time slot. The towel rail has been fixed, and we are investigating the fans. I am very glad that you enjoyed your break in Torquay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michelle4.4Aug 2023

  • "Lovely property with easy walking distance to the harbour and town."

    On site Parking a real bonus.

    Really glad you enjoyed your stay. Parking can be a problem in Torquay in the summer so we are glad to have some space to assign to our guests on the drive. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jun 2023

  • "Every thing was great apart from seating area outside (dirty ) and WiFi hit and miss ,very good week,hope to go again"

    I am sorry that the patio did not meet your needs. At this time of year the outside area is a constant battle with neighbouring evergreen trees and Wisteria dropping lots of leaves and petals. The area is cleaned and all leaves blown away every Friday, but fresh leaves drop as soon as I turn my back! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michael5.0May 2023

  • "Property owners friendly, helpful and responsive (problem with toilet) Not an ideal property for accessability with wheelchair, mobility aid but other than this no issues at all."

    Very light and spacious, extremely well equipped kitchen. Drive steep. And not ideal to. Park large vehicle (we have a van) but 3 spaces for the property lower down the drive Location is up a very steep hill so account for this if walking from town. (nature of the town though) I mention accessability as i use a mobility scooter and hill was too steep for it. Lovely place but not ideal for ua due to mobility issues unfortunately

    Reviewed by Louise4.7Apr 2023

  • "Nice place but picture shows parking directly outside property but is not."

    Difficult for friend who’s disabled. Back yard smaller than expected for dog.

    Reviewed by Beverley4.1Apr 2023

  • "This cottage is gorgeous."

    It's very warm, cosy and very clean, set back from the road with its own parking. We stayed with our three young boys and dog and we all loved it. The place was spotless and very comfortable and the hosts were on hand to help when our kettle stopped working and we got a new one within minutes! I'd totally recommend this cottage.

    We are so glad you enjoyed the cottage. We were very impressed by the way you braved the rainy days, and it will be a while before I forget one of your boys merrily singing as he walked down the drive. Great way to start the day. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Aisha4.4Apr 2023

  • "Perfect accommodation for our break."

    The property was well equipped and well looked after. It’s location was perfect for our needs. The welcome pack was much appreciated and the addition of treats for the dog was most thoughtful. Overall a lovely stay

    Very pleased you and the family enjoyed your break. And that Torquay did not rain on you! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Feb 2023

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with chaise lounge, TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin (double on request) with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x single with truckle bed and basin.
  • central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher and picnic basket
  • 3 x TVs and WiFi which can be unreliable with old Victorian walls
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking available for up to three cars
  • Rear, enclosed, gravelled courtyard with furniture and gas barbecue
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.6 miles and beach 1.2 miles
  • Note: There are two steps up to access the property, please take care
  • Note: This property is next door to the owner's property
  • Please Note: Although loading and unloading can be done outside of the property - this is not permitted for long term parking, The parking spaces for this property are located at the bottom of the sloped driveway.

The property

This idyllic, dog-friendly, white-washed holiday home benefits from a fabulous interior decorated in soothing neutral blues welcoming up to six guests, off-road parking which is a bonus on this coastal town and an enclosed rear patio equipped with furniture, perfect for families and friends looking for a seascape in Devon. Make your way inside and head into the sitting room where you can unwind on either of the sumptuous sofas and flick on the TV while the designated chef of the group whips up a storm in the fully-equipped kitchen. Gather the family around the dining table to tuck in and reminisce on the cherished memories you have created so far. When the sky darkens over Torquay, wash off the day in the ground-floor shower room before climbing the stairs to catch your rest in the double or twin, both with TVs and en-suite shower rooms, or the single with a handy additional truckle bed. Explore all Devon’s breath-taking coast has to offer at The Link. This property can be booked with Ref. 1121000, together sleeping up to ten guests.

Cary Court Holiday Homes

Cary Court Holiday Homes consist of two beautifully presented holiday homes resting on the edge of Torquay’s centre, close to the beach and the town’s array of amenities. The collection benefits from off-road parking for up to five cars, which is often rare in popular seaside destinations, rear courtyards with furniture and barbecues so guests can savour delicious meals outdoors, bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms and a thoughtfully decorated interior with local artwork depicting the seaside, calming blue hues mirroring the sea and nautical touches. Take advantage of the fantastic location in the heart of the English Riviera with nearby attractions including the golden beaches of Torquay and Meadfoot, the fascinating and unique Torquay’s Crime Museum, the English Riviera Wheel, Kents Cavern and Babbacombe Cliff Railway. Cary Court is in easy walking distance from Torquay’s lively harbour and marina, two theatres and an amazing selection of restaurants including the No 7 Fish Bistro and Wine bar, The Elephant (with Michelin Star) and Man Friday which boasts views across the harbour. Follow the coast to find the iconic town of Paignton where you can spend the day at Paignton Zoo; there’s something for the whole family. Kids will also enjoy splashing in the sea at Paignton Beach, the entertainment complex lying at the end of its pier and Pirates Bay Adventure Golf. Further across the Bay lies the historic fishing village of Brixham and the chance to visit the Golden Hind! Dartmoor National Park, a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, is easily accessible by car with opportunities for walking, hiking, coasteering, horse riding, canoeing, and cycling, with truly breath-taking views all around. Discover all this and more with Cary Court Holiday Homes as your base.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Paignton 3.6 miles; Brixham 8.5 miles; Dartmoor 17 miles.

Famous for its sandy beaches, promenades, palm trees and plentiful attractions, the popular seaside town of Torquay in South Devon has been welcoming visitors for the best part of 200 years. Torquay holds many delights for both families and couples, from an abundance of children’s activities whatever the weather, to coastal walks, restaurants and nightlife. Local attractions await at Cockington village and craft centre, Torre Abbey, Kents Cavern. Enjoy the wealth of sea life on a boat trip across the Bay to Paignton, Brixham or Dartmouth – and even more exotic animals can be found at Paignton Zoo. Torquay is at the heart of the English Riviera, a UNESCO Global Geopark. Take the Dartmouth Steam Railway and enjoy a boat ride up the River Dart. Explore Greenway the home of Torquay’s world famous crime writer - Agatha Christie. A stay in Torquay can be as relaxed or as active as you choose and is certain to inspire you to visit again.

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Please note: This property only accepts 3 night booking

Please Note: Although loading and unloading can be done outside of the property - this is not permitted for long term parking, The parking spaces for this property are located at the bottom of the sloped driveway.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas