Blue Harbour Cottage
Located in Torquay, Devon
This lovely, unusual cottage is in the village of Torquay in Devon and can sleep three people in two bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 3
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: 1
Blue Harbour Cottage is a lovely and unusual cottage located in the village of Torquay in Devon. The cottage can sleep three people in two bedrooms, comprising a double and a single as well as a separate bathroom. The cottage also contains a kitchen with a dining area and a sitting room with wood burner. To the outside is an enclosed courtyard garden with furniture. Blue Harbour Cottage is a cosy cottage providing a good holiday at any time of the year.
A lovely and unusual cottage in a quiet spot of Torquay, set back from the road, close to shops, bistros and the harbour and seafront. Feeling cosy and cared for, this homely cottage has wooden floors throughout, is decorated in a seaside theme. It will appeal to lovers of the English Riviera, with the many seaside attractions on offer nearby. On the ground floor is a cosy sitting room with large corner sofa, wood burner and high-speed cable TV, ideal for a night in watching a film. The well-fitted kitchen comes with a dining area, where you can enjoy a traditional English breakfast made from locally caught seafood. The two bedrooms include a double and a single and they share a bathroom. To the outside is an enclosed courtyard garden with furniture, making it a good place to relax after a day exploring the area. Stroll to the harbour to watch the yachts or wander down to the beach to enjoy a coffee with a view. The English Riviera boasts several beaches including Meadfoot Beach, a fifteen-minute walk from your cottage, or Oddicombe Beach in Babbacombe, reached by a quirky old clifftop railway. Further up the coast, the traditional seaside town of Teignmouth can be found within twenty minutes’ drive, with its old-fashioned arcades, children’s playground and safe sandy beach set near the old harbour. A cosy Torquay cottage providing quiet accommodation on the English Riviera.
Part of the English Riviera, Torquay is famed for its sandy beaches and palm trees and has been attracting visitors with its charms for hundreds of years. So much to see and do in the area including the underground caves at Kents Caverns, the 800-year-old Torre Abbey, the Living Coasts Marine Zoo and Aquarium, Babbacombe Model Village as well as the Torquay Museum. Agatha Christie was born here the Inernational Agatha Christie Festival is held annually and you can walk the Agatha Christie mile to discover some of the murder scenes from her books. Take the steam train to Kingswear and enjoy a trip along the River Dart.
Plenty of activities available on the calm waters of Tor Bay including sailing dinghies, yachts and motorboats with sea schools available for those looking to take a structured course. There are plenty of beaches nearby, you will be spoilt for choice. The choice of cuisine is huge, including Michelin starred restaurants and tastes from around the world to tea rooms and cafes and pubs. A vibrant evening scene gives you choices of theatre, concerts, plays, musicals, comedy and ballet. In summer open-air theatres play at Cockington Country Park and various National Trust properties nearby.