Located in Torquay, Devon
This single-storey terraced cottage on the outskirts of Torquay sleeps four people in two bedrooms,
- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: No
23 Fowey Avenue is a terraced bungalow on the outskirts of Torquay. The cottage has a double and a twin room, a kitchen, bathroom and a sitting room with dining area. Outside is off road parking for one car, and a patio with furniture. The amenities and beach of Torquay are just a couple of miles away, and the rest of this lovely part of the Devon coastline is within easy reach, making 23 Fowey Avenue the ideal base all year round.
Torquay 2 miles. Fowey Cottage is a stylish bungalow within the district of Shiphay, a quiet area of Torquay just a couple of miles from the main sea front, marina and town centre. Set on a slope with eleven steps up to the front door, and offering contemporary furnishings throughout, this modern holiday home has far-distant views over the town and feels light, bright and cheerful. There is a sitting room with large comfy leather sofas, a well-equipped fitted kitchen and two spacious bedrooms sharing a bathroom. A particularly attractive feature of this cottage is the sunny patio garden, which is a real sun trap and completely enclosed, providing a private spot for catching some rays and enjoying your morning coffee. There are a few local shops within a short walk, and plenty of larger supermarkets a short drive away. The English Riviera boasts several beaches including Meadfoot Beach and Oddicombe beach in Babbacombe, which is reached by a quirky old cliff railway. Visit Kent’s Cavern, an astonishing series of underground caves, or the Living Coasts Zoo with penguins and puffins, or the amazing Babbacombe Model Village. Further afield, Teignmouth is an old fashioned seaside town about 20 minutes’ drive away, with a free kid’s playground, old fashioned arcades and a safe beach near the old harbour. A quiet cottage on a convenient bus route to the Torquay seafront, and an ideal base throughout the year.
- Gas central heating with electric fire
- Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Virgin Media, DVD, WiFi
- Fuel and power inc in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc in rent
- Off-road parking for 2 cars
- Private courtyard garden with furniture
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop and pub 5 mins walk
- Beach 2 miles
- Note: Property is accessed by 11 steps
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.