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Barwood View

(Ref. 1046773)

Torquay, Devon Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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12 Customer Reviews

  • "Barwood view was extremely clean and comfortable with everything needed a real home from home."

    It was perfectly positioned within walking distance for seeing all that Torquay had to offer and minutes walk of lovely restaurants and a supermarket with everything you could possibly need. To travel further afield there were several ferries a day from the harbour, we didn’t use the car once. Dean & Tracey being the perfect friendly hosts giving plenty of knowledge of the area and just a text away if needed while staying quietly in the background. Will definitely return again.

    Reviewed by Lorna5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely well kept property with lovely views from the small balcony."

    Plenty on nice local walks. Nice restaurants with in 15 mins walk.

    Reviewed by Roger4.7Jun 2023

  • "Just returned from a wonderful stay at Barwood View."

    Modern, bright, super clean and welcoming with a fabulous view from the pretty veranda. Tracey and Dean are so kind and helpful without being intrusive - the perfect hosts. Ideally located for shops, entertainment and exploring South Devon, it has everything you could need for a memorable holiday. I will definitely visit Tracey and Dean again.

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Apr 2023

  • "The holiday experience exceeded our expectation - making it a most memorable holiday."

    The cottage is very clean, fresh & the decor is calming. The cottage is within close proximity to shops, beaches, & attractions. Good surroundings & amazing views from the balcony! We can't praise Dean & Tracey enough for making our stay so flawless! We want to say thank you & we do not hesitate to recommend.

    Reviewed by Marjorie5.0Aug 2022

  • "We found Barwood View as a last minute booking after we had to cancel our holiday abroad."

    Dean and Tracy were perfect hosts, they were there if you needed them but left you to it otherwise. We were pleasantly surprised when we arrived at the apartment, to be honest I don't think the photos do it justice. It was extremely spacious, spotlessly clean and well equipped to make our stay hassle free. The off road parking is also a bonus and there is provision to be able to recycle. We know the area well as we have holidayed in Torbay over the years, and the proximity to one of our favourite beaches (Meadfoot) was brilliant. We also found the coop and the pub a short walk up the road great to have on the doorstep. One little gem we also tried was the Yum Sing Chines restaurant more or less next door. Overall we had a fab week in Torquay and wouldn't hesitate to book this accommodation again.

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Aug 2022

  • "An excellent holiday home, really made our holiday."

    The accommodation was well equipped, spotlessly clean and really comfortable. The meet and greet was superb, Dean and Tracy were lovely, very thoughful and informative. The location for us was ideal just a short walk to the harbour and town centre, also really close to a main bus route. There was a local supermarket just a five minute walk with a nice pub next to it. It was a lovely base to explore all the attractions, like the sea train, where we had a boat cruise to Dartmouth for a couple of hours, then a ferry across the river and a steam train back. In all a really lovely holiday home that we would fully recommend. Liz and Brian

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely modern apartment."

    The owners were very friendly and was able to contact them if we had any queries.

    Reviewed by Kathy5.0Oct 2021

  • "Fantastic clean apartment!"

    In great location.

    Reviewed by Gary4.7Aug 2021

  • "We had an fantastic break with Barwood view as our base, it’s close proximity to Torquay harbour and llsham road parade with its lovely restaurants, pub and cafes was excellent."

    Dean and Tracy were very helpful if needed. We would highly recommend this accommodation for a family visiting Torquay and the surrounding area.

    Reviewed by Neil4.7Aug 2021

  • "Fabulous stay at Barwood view!"

    Dean and Tracy are lovely, and super helpful, plus quick at responding. The property was a perfect base for our 2 week holiday, we all had a fantastic time. Great location, just over 1km walk downhill to Torquay harbour, our children 7 and 9 were fine with the walk both ways. lovely beaches nearby. Thanks for an awesome stay! Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Adam5.0Jul 2021

  • "This is a lovely flat."

    There are some steep stairs up to the first floor but the view is worth it. Dean and Tracey are so lovely and welcoming and helpful. The flat is located conveniently, not too far from Torquay town centre. There are some local shops nearby which are ideal for getting some basics in and breakfast. The flat is finished to a high standard but there was a minor problem with the sink and dishwasher which Dean came round to look at immediately. We declined his offer of getting a plumber in as we didn’t want the inconvenience during our holiday but Dean was very happy to sort it out for us if we had wanted him to - You can’t really ask for more than that.

    Reviewed by Irfan4.7Jun 2021

  • "We had an excellent week in this beautiful apartment."

    Great location, plenty of parking and a really lovely place to stay for a family of 3.

    Reviewed by Louise4.7May 2021

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  • First-floor duplex apartment
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 2 x second-floor single - comfortably sleeping two adults and one child or two small children
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge and freezer, washing machine, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Balcony with sea views
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, Pub 0.2 miles, Torquay seafront 0.7 miles
  • Note: No children under 7 years old
  • Note: The property will comfortably sleep two adults and one child or two small children
  • Note: Stairs to the second floor are steep and there's limited headroom
  • Note: The property owners offer kitesurfing and paddleboard lessons during the week for holiday residents
  • Note: Discount vouchers are available for various restaurants including local Chinese, Indian, Thai, Italian, Fish, and Steak Houses
  • Note: Property only accepts arrivals and departures on Saturdays.

The property

Sitting in a prominent position within the South Devon coastline is Barwood View, a delightful duplex apartment resting over the first and second floor, part of an imposing period property dating back to the 1850s, offering a gorgeous resting spot for a small family to explore Torquay's vibrant seaside and attractions.

Set within a cute pebbled courtyard, you're welcomed by an initial set of stairs up to the first floor where you can kick off your shoes and get ready for an evening of relaxation and fun.

The first floor hosts an amply-equipped kitchen, a compact space fitted with an electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge and extra freezer, perfect for showing off your culinary skills during your stay.

Step through the property and find a stunning living/dining room, an open space complimented by neutral décor, bright windows and access to your own private balcony where you can enjoy the far-reaching sea views with your morning coffee.

Meals can be enjoyed on the social wooden dining table before settling in for a cosy night in front of the TV with a blanket on the sofa, or relish in each other's company and spend the night chatting away with drinks in hand.

Also on this floor is a sleek bathroom with the choice of a bubble bath or a brisk rinse in the overhead shower, whilst a king-size bedroom rests behind, offering crisp décor and ample storage.

The rest of the guests can venture up the steep stairwell to the final room, a snug spot boasting 2 single beds.

Take a stroll into the vibrant centre of Torquay, a popular seaside resort in the heart of South Devon, boasting a wealth of shops and supermarkets for you to browse for goods and pick up any essentials, as well as a range of traditional pubs, delicious restaurants, and exciting bars.

Make sure to visit some of Torquay's must-see attractions including Torquay Marina, the Victoria Parade and Torquay Museum, as well as amazing opportunities for watersports on the sea, from sailing, surfing, kayaking, paddle-boarding and windsurfing!

Pack your beach bag and spend a relaxing day at one of the glorious sandy beaches nearby which overlook the awe-inspiring English Riviera, taking your pick from Torre Abbey Sands, Meadfoot Beach, Hollicombe Beach, and Paignton Beach, each with their own distinct golden seafronts, traditional cuisines, ice-cream parlours and amusement facilities.

Hike up your walking boots and begin your journey on the extraordinary South West Coast Path by foot, pedal or car, stretching over 630 miles to memorable locations at Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves, Splashdown Quaywest waterpark, Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company, or explore even more outdoor adventure at the incredible Dartmoor National Park further afield.

Barwood View is the perfect base to make memories and explore the South of Devon with your loved ones.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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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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Note: There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £250 for this property.
Note: No children under 7 years old.
Note: The property will comfortably sleep two adults and one child or two small children
Note: Property only accepts arrivals and departures on Saturdays.