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Stanley Cottage

Torquay, Devon (Ref. 945002)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

  • Mr Massie
    July 2017
    “Cottage was better than our ...”
    Cottage was better than our expectations, was well laid out and comfortable. It was very clean and the welcome pack was much appreciated. It was a longer walk into the centre of Torquay than expected however acceptable. A very enjoyable stay.
    Cottage was better than our expectations, was well laid out and comfortable. It was very clean and the welcome pack was much appreciated. It was a longer walk into the centre of Torquay than expected however acceptable. A very enjoyable stay.


  • Smoke-free
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This beautifully restored period cottage is situated near the centre of Torquay, close to shops, bistros and within a ten minute walk of the seafront and beach.

With period features including original Victorian fireplaces, combined with contemporary décor, this spacious house is ideal for families, with many seaside attractions on offer nearby.

The ground floor comprises a cosy sitting room and also benefits from a separate snug.

The spacious kitchen/diner has doors that open to the rear courtyard, a quiet sheltered spot with seating and interesting plants, perfect for breakfast in the warm climate of The Riviera.

There are three double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower, including a further two bathrooms, which will ensure there is no need to queue in the morning.

The variety of attractions that Torquay has to offer are all within easy strolls, including the stunning Torre Abbey House and Gardens, Jungle Journey Adventure Golf, Livermead Beach and the fabulous palm-lined promenade and Princess Pier.

The pier is the perfect place to stop and gaze out to sea, or to enjoy watching the constant comings and goings in the adjacent marina.

You can also take one of the many sightseeing and fishing boat trips between Torquay, Paignton, Brixham and Greenway, as well as banana boat rides!

The English Riviera is rich in family-friendly beaches, such as Torre Abbey Sands and Corbyn Head with its pretty, colourful beach huts and easy access.

Further around the headland there are more beaches including Meadfoot and Oddicombe Beach in Babbacombe, reached by a quirky old clifftop railway.

This fabulous holiday home provides family accommodation in a central location within the warm microclimate of the English Riviera.


Three double bedrooms (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with basin. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room. Snug.


  • Gas central heatinge
  • Range cooker with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview and BT Vision, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Restricted 1 hour parking opposite cottage
  • Parking in car park nearby, £1.50 for 4 hours, £2 for 12 hours
  • Enclosed courtyard garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Beach 10 mins walk.

About the location


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

Famous for its sandy beaches, piers, palm trees and plentiful attractions, the popular seaside town of Torquay in South Devon has been attracting 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. There’s an abundance of amenities with three shopping centres to choose from, along with a great number of good places to eat and drink from elegant gastro pubs set on the water’s edge to traditional pubs, and of course, fish and chip shops. Take a wonderful walk along the clifftops to blow away any cobwebs and enjoy the far-reaching seascapes, or stroll beside the harbour and watch the little boats drift in and out of the bay. Visitors can catch a boat to Brixham or Paignton, try sea angling or a range of water-based activities, or head to the world-famous Paignton Zoo to come face-to-face with the friendly elephants and meerkats. Discover the history of the area with a visit to medieval Torre Abbey or head to Kents Cavern where you can venture underground through a fascinating labyrinth of prehistoric caves. From quiet romantic days by the sea to fun-filled family time together, there are a number of different beaches within easy reach. A stay in Torquay can be as relaxed or as active as you choose and is certain to inspire you to visit again.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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