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Apartment 18

Newton Abbot, Devon (Ref. 1001791)

5.0

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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17 Customer Reviews

  • "The property was well equipped and perfect for using the train."

    Modern and clean. Steve and Sally were great and went the extra mile to ensure we had a lovely stay. We are looking forward to another visit. Julie and Sheila

    Reviewed by JulieMay 2022

  • "Apartment 18 is an ideal base to explore the Torbay area."

    Convenient for supermarkets and places to eat. Although we didnt use the train the station very close by,had we stayed longer we would have tried the train. The apartment is very well equipped and comfortable and had everything we needed. It was also very clean and well maintained. Sally and Steve were great hosts and communicated well with us prior to our stay. Thankfully we didn't have any issues during our stay but felt reassured that Sally and Steve were on hand if needed. The welcome pack of friut and biscuits was much appreciated. We would gladly return again if in the area.

    Reviewed by ElizabethApr 2022

  • "We were delighted with the apartment."

    The owners had furnished and equipped it perfectly and we were really pleased to be very near the station. We made very good use of this and only used our car once during our 7 day stay. I would also like to say that the owners made us feel very welcome when we arrived . We would certainly like to return again in the future.

    Steve and I thank you for the lovely feedback, making your holiday perfect makes the effort worthwhile. We look forward to welcoming you again to our piece of South Devon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by PatriciaMar 2022

  • "This was a perfect place to stay we were left a welcome pack the apartment was fantastic in all aspects out hosts could not have been better I would highly recommend apartment 18 in newton abbot to every one."

    We are really happy that you found the apartment a perfect base for your break, we look forward to hosting you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MichaelMar 2022

  • "Lovely modern and clean property."

    Warm and comfortable and had everything we needed. Good to have a designated car parking space and very well situated for the train station. Great place to stay for easy access to the South Devon general area.

    Reviewed by JanetFeb 2022

  • "Lovely, comfortable apartment in a very convenient location."

    Extremely clean and beautifully furnished. Owners were very helpful and considerate. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by LucyDec 2021

  • "Clean, functional , comfortable and convenient."

    The apartment is located very conveniently at walking distance to the town centre. There are also many takeaways and restaurants in the area . I would fully recommend the apartment

    We are pleased that our property enabled you to have lovely stay and rest. We look forward to seeing you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by TinthanDec 2021

  • "Very comfortable apartment ideally placed for visiting the area."

    We parked our car and used buses to Torquay , Teignmouth etc.. Met by owners who are very friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend (especially those with bus passes) . Hope to be back again soon.

    It was a pleasure having you both stay, we look forward to seeing you again Property Owner

    Reviewed by AlbertSep 2021

  • "We were a party of four, all of us in our seventies and three of us having mobility issues."

    We found the apartment very comfortable and extremely clean. It was very well equipped and there was just about everything you could possibly need. It was great having an allocated parking space considering we were so close to the centre of Newton Abbot. The location was excellent for the town and the railway station just across the road from the apartment. The hosts were extremely friendly and welcoming and the welcome pack was a nice touch. We were very unlucky in so much as the apartment was on the second floor and the lift had broken down the day before we arrived. With our mobility problems this was a bit of a pain. . . literally. However, we managed the stairs and it was clearly something our hosts had no control over. Sally met us at the check-in and helped with our luggage and Steve offered to help with the bags on our departure. They couldn't have done any more. The only other small issue was the traffic noise from the main road outside. Being on the main road we were unable to have any windows open as it was just too noisy. Having mentioned the two small issues we would quite happily return on a future break.

    Reviewed by ChristopherSep 2021

  • "Steve and Sally were great hosts with excellent communication leading up to our arrival then a lovely gesture of a welcome pack."

    The apartment is spotlessly clean, very modern and a great location for exploring The English Riviera. Newton Abbot itself has a lot to offer and with the train station being directly across the road offers great connectivity for days out without the car. Would highly recommend !!

    Thank you for your comments, its our pleasure to know that all the hard work we do makes your holiday enjoyable. We look forward to hopefully seeing you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by ScottAug 2021

  • "The apartment was superb everything in WI FI 50inTV ALL CLEANING MATERIALS A ..."

    The apartment was superb everything in WI FI 50inTV ALL CLEANING MATERIALS A WELCOME PACK FRUIT BISCUITS MILK ALL TOWELS TOILET ROLLS PARKING SPACE VERY PLEASED

    Reviewed by SydneyJul 2021

  • "The property was very modern, clean and had all the amenities you could need."

    The owners spoke to us prior to arrival and gave us some suggestions of places to visit and restaurants to use. They also met us on arrival and had left us a lovely basket of fruit, biscuits, tea, coffee, sugar etc. Plus a card and Prosecco for our 25th wedding anniversary. This was extremely thoughtful of them. We all had a fantastic time in this property.

    Reviewed by JulieJun 2021

  • "The apartment is beautifully furnished, spotlessly clean and has everything you could possibly need."

    Steve and Sally were lovely and left us a welcome package of fresh fruit, biscuits and milk. The building has a lift which made light work of our luggage. The car park was an absolute bonus, as we parked the car and only used it twice during our 7 night stay. There is a bus stop and train station right on the doorstep which made travelling around really easy. We purchased a day rider ticket (for £5 each) which gives you an unlimited days travel on the buses within the Torbay area. There are several large supermarkets close by, lots of pubs, restaurants, takeaways. We highly recommend Jacksons fishmongers for fish & chips (just a couple of minutes walk from the property) and also The Coombe Cellars at Combeinteignhead (beautiful riverside location) for Sunday lunch. The apartment does have double glazing but we did find there was still a little noise from the road traffic, but not excessive enough to be an issue. All in all a perfect stay and we would highly recommend this property to anyone.

    Reviewed by AndreaOct 2020

  • "Ideally situated for rail and bus travel ."

    Lovely welcome from Steve and Sally to their beautiful apartment. Lots of places nearby to visit and eat and drink. If you want to visit the English Riviera then there is no better place to be based.

    Reviewed by AlbertSep 2020

  • "The hosts met us at the property and we’re very welcoming."

    We were provided within some essential groceries (milk, tea, coffee, sugar and a fruit selection) and several eateries were recommended. The apartment was new, well furnished and very clean. I would definitely recommend this property for a stay in central Devon.

    Reviewed by SarahAug 2020

  • "Wow, what a lovely place ..."

    Wow, what a lovely place Sally and Steve are perfect hosts and nothing is too much trouble The apartment is absolutely stunning with everything you could ever need Location is great and there’s plenty of really good places to eat on the doorstep

    Reviewed by AndyFeb 2020

  • "Total comfort, convenient, could not have wished for a better place to stay, just luxury, great hosts too, made us feel totally at home - everything on the doorstep even private parking."

    ! I would rate it 12 out of 10.

    Reviewed by PamelaJan 2020

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Summary

  • All on the second floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC and 1 x king-size double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and lounge area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, Smart TV with Virgin big bundle and drama package and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Designated parking space for one car
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and supermarkets within 0.1 miles
  • Note: Bus stop and train station 30 secs walk from accommodation

The property

Converted from the hotel formerly known as ‘The Queens Hotel’, this second-floor apartment can be found at the heart of the action of Newton Abbot in Devon.

Built in the 1850s, the hotel is thought to be one of the oldest in South Devon, adding additional charm to the now contemporary-styled dwelling.

Take the lift up onto the second floor and step inside the apartment to find a welcoming spot to spend your holiday; begin in the open-plan living space, where you will be greeted by all of the appliances and home comforts that you could need for a relaxing break.

The kitchen area oozes style in its seaside hues of blues and greens, encompassed by a range of useful appliances including a washer/dryer, a dishwasher and a large fridge/freezer, making your holiday a true breeze.

Sat within the kitchen is a extendable dining table, where you can spend your evenings together with a home-cooked treat, prepared with produce from the nearby local shops and markets on your doorstep.

Spend some time unwinding in the evening in the lounge area, where you can relax on two plush sofas settled around the 50" Smart television or sharing in family entertainment of board games or cards, perfect for a relaxing evening indoors when you’re not exploring the delights of the local area.

There are two charming bedrooms, each with a king-size bed and one with its own en-suite and the other having a shared bathroom adjacent to the room; each of these elegant rooms holds ample storage space and a soft spot to rest your head at the end of an action-packed day.

The location of the property is perfect for a wide range of attractions, positioned next to Courtenay Park, where you can enjoy a picnic with friends on a warm day, as well as making a great space for children to play.

The park also has a public bowling green, a bandstand hosting various concerts and a children's play area.

Close by is the Newton Abbot racecourse which holds frequent events for all of the family to enjoy at various times of the year, or if you would like something more relaxed then spend the day at Decoy Country Park where you can find lovely walks around the lake and watersports such as paddle boarding and canoeing.

Swimming and sports activities can be enjoyed at the local leisure centre.

Surrounded by beautiful countryside including Dartmoor National Park, Newton Abbot is a thriving historic market town, which offers cafés and restaurants, shops, supermarkets, the racecourse, post office, pubs and a cider bar.

The town centre is a three minute level walk from the property.

Venture further afield to the coastal towns of Teignmouth, Shaldon, Dawlish and Dawlish Warren for a day of sandcastle building, or head to the popular tourist hot-spot of Torquay to discover attractions such as the renowned Paignton Zoo and Living Coast Aquarium, the museum, Dinosaur World and much more. Offering links to various locations across Devon and beyond, Apartment 18 is perfect for your family getaway at any time of the year.

The property is conveniently close to the mainline Railway station offering connections to the local towns as well as the Penzance to Paddington Railway Line.

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About the location

NEWTON ABBOT

Teignmouth 5 miles; Shaldon 5 miles; Torquay 10 miles; Exeter 18 miles; Plymouth 31 miles

Newton Abbot is situated in the heart of The English Riviera, with its mild climate and thriving palm trees. The ancient market town now offers plenty of modern shops, both local and well-known high street chains and six leading brand supermarkets. There's also a racecourse where National Hunt racing takes place from spring until autumn, with craft fayres during the winter. Newton Abbot has a unique pub, the tap house and bottle shop, located in the building of what was a traditional working malthouse offering arguably the finest bottled beers in Devon. The seaside towns of Teignmouth, Shaldon and Dawlish are nearby and are fantastic destinations for families. Spend a day on the beach building sand castles and walk the impressive Victorian Pier at Teignmouth. The National Trust houses of Bradley Manor, Coleton Fishacre and Compton Castle and many others are well worth a visit, whilst the highlight of your stay will undoubtedly be the stunning beaches around Torquay and the many hidden coves such as Meadfoot, Oddicombe and further afield the pretty Ness Cove. And of course, the South West Coast Path provides stunning seascapes across the bay, with a popular stretch from Torquay Harbour to Daddyhole Plain, passing through Beacon Cove where Agatha Christie used to swim as a girl. Newton Abbot provides a fabulous base for an English seaside holiday all year round.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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