Located in Torquay, Devon
This superb cottage rests in Torquay, Devon and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: No
Laurel Cottage is a superb cottage situated high above the seaside town of Torquay in Devon. There are two bedrooms in the cottage, consisting of a king-size with a TV and a twin, sleeping a total of four guests and being served by a ground-floor bathroom. The cottage also has a kitchen and a living/dining room. Outside is off-road parking for one car and a courtyard with furniture. Laurel Cottage is a superb base for a holiday as a family or on a romantic retreat to the coast of Devon.
Laurel Cottage is a stylish, welcoming cottage attached to the owner's Victorian villa. Ideally situated within quiet residential streets, high above the bustling town of Torquay, you can find a wonderful range of amenities just a short stroll from the property. The inviting sitting room with its two plush sofas is ideal for a evening indoors. Here you'll also find a dining table, perfect for an afternoon of board games or for a home-made meal at any time of day. Move through into the galley style kitchen to be greeted by a good range of appliances to assist with all of your culinary requirements; prepare a delicious feast to be enjoyed outside in your private courtyard in the summer months, as you toast to your favourite moments from the holiday so far. Also on the ground floor sits the bathroom, conveniently placed for after a day at the beach, jump straight into the shower or indulge in a relaxing bath before heading up the stairs to relax for the evening. The bedrooms consist of a master king-size, boasting its own television so you can watch your favourite films from the comfort of the covers, while the little ones will delight at the twin room, both providing bright and airy settings and a homely aura, they make lovely sleeping spots to rest your head. Just a short stroll will bring you into the centre of the vibrant town, best known for its beautiful beaches, a pier with plenty of attractions to keep the whole family entertained and a lively environment, it offers excitement at any time of year. Explore Torre Abbey Museum with its 7-acre gardens and antique collections, or get lost in the history of the Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves, with rocks dating back 400 million years it makes a great day out for all the family. Living Coasts is well-worth a visit if you're seeking sea creatures, or enjoy a day of shopping in the famous Bygones; a recreated Victorian street home to quaint shops and plenty of activity. Boat trips are accessible to the nearby excitement of both Brixham and Paignton, both boasting their own unique experiences and a pleasant day trip, or venture into Dartmoor National Park to discover rich geological history, scenic walking routes and breath-taking landscapes. Surrounded by adventure of all kinds, Laurel Cottage is ideally positioned for your retreat to Torquay at any time of year.
- Gas central heating
- Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Netflix and WiFi
- Fuel and power inc in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc in rent
- Travel cot and highchair available
- Off-road parking for two cars
- Courtyard with furniture
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop 0
- 4 miles, pub 0
- 3 miles
- Beach 0
- 5 miles
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.