Located in Torquay, Devon
This delightful mews cottage rests in Torquay, Monterey Mews can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 6
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: 2
Monterey Mews is a beautiful mews cottage resting in the town of Torquay in Cornwall. Hosting three bedrooms, including a ground floor double with en-suite bathroom, a double and a twin, along with a shower room, this property can sleep up to six guests. There is a first-floor open plan living space with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with a Juliet balcony. Outside there’s an enclosed courtyard with seating and off-road parking for two cars. Monterey Mews makes a wonderful base for a Cornish coastal holiday.
Set in the grounds of the owner's Victorian villa, lies a detached mews cottage providing a homely base in the seaside town of Torquay. Monterey Mews, so-called because of the large Monterey tree in the owner's garden, visible from the open-plan living space, is a wonderful space for six guests looking to explore Devon's south coast. Step in through the front door and be met first with one of the double bedrooms resting on the ground floor, decorated beautifully with neutral tones and quality furnishings, it has a standard double bed and is benefitted by a lovely en-suite bathroom, complete with a bath and shower over, plus a heated rail to keep your towel warm. Head upstairs to be welcomed into the heart of the home on the first-floor, enjoying an open-plan layout, it has light flooding in from the Velux skylights in the sloping ceilings. Settle on the sofas where a TV with a DVD player can entertain you, or choose to play one of the board games gathered around the circular dining table. The kitchen has a wealth of appliances for whipping up some tasty meals, with sleek wood-effect worktops and light units, it's a charming space complete with a dishwasher, gas oven and hob, a fridge and a freezer. From here, step across the room to find the shower room, neatly tucked away here, it holds a walk-in shower to freshen up in. Continue down the hall after a busy day and get some rest in either of the two bedrooms up here, including a double and a twin, both with classic round, porthole windows and skylights, creating an ambient environment to wake up in. Dine alfresco or just delight in some evening drinks out in your own private courtyard, while your canine companions can stretch their legs. You'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding what to do in the area; begin by heading to the nearby and renowned Babbacombe Model Village, set over four acres of grounds filled with miniature houses, vehicles and people, as well as a fabulous castle complete with fiery dragon! Catch the nearly century-old Babbacombe Cliff Railway down to Oddicombe Beach, built in 1926, it offers a pleasant way to experience the lovely coastal views, as well as reach the beauty of the beach. Oddicombe Beach, part of the English Riviera, is perfect for paddling in the waters as well as good for watersports, with golden sands and a popular café and shop on the beachfront. Another gorgeous spot is Babbacombe Beach, a pebbled shoreline with more calm waters, and you can walk along the Downs claiming to be the highest promenade in England! Take a turn around Tessier Gardens, a wonderfully-kept park which features a lovely pond, along with a glorious scented garden especially for the blind, it is a charming space. Find a geological adventure at Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves, offering tours around the natural wonders, with activities for families and kids, and home to a large restaurant too. Torre Abbey Museum and the Torquay Museum can both teach you a thing or two about the local history, whilst Living Coasts, a zoo and sea life aquarium, is home to a great collection of creatures, including free-roaming penguins, otters, and up-close experiences with the animals! Find adventure around every corner from Monterey Mews in the lively town of Torquay.
- Gas central heating
- Gas oven and hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, TV with DVD, WiFi, and a selection of books, games and DVDs
- Fuel and power inc in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc in rent
- Highchair, stairgate and travel cot available on request
- Off-road parking for two cars
- Enclosed courtyard with seating
- Two well-behaved pets welcome
- Shop within 0
- 3 miles, pub within 0
- 2 miles
- Beach within 0
- 9 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.