Sylvan Scene

Located in Torquay, Devon

Sylvan Scene is a detached, luxury home in Torquay and can sleep ten people in five bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 2


Sylvan Scene is a stunning, contemporary, detached home in the bustling town of Torquay, Devon. The property has five bedrooms, split between the ground and first floors: a family room with super-king-size (zip/link) and single bed, two super-king-size (zip/link), one of which has an en-suite shower room, a twin (zip/link) and a single, sleeping ten guests. There is a family bathroom with bath and separate shower, a kitchen/diner and a sitting room with an open fire. Outside there is off-road parking and a multi-level, enclosed patio garden with seating. Sylvan Scene is a stunning family-friendly property for a coastal getaway in Devon.

Property Details

Located at the end of a leafy no-through lane, in the peaceful village of Wellswood in Torquay, is this stunning, contemporary, detached home, Sylvan Scene. Accessed via a flight of stone steps, this well-positioned property is ideal for a large family to come together and enjoy a coastal escape in South Devon, with the South West Coast Path, glorious sandy beach, golf course and Kent's Cavern attraction all within easy reach.

Enter the property and find an incredible, newly fitted kitchen of the highest quality, with Neff appliances, twin ovens, an American-style fridge/freezer and dishwasher, along with a breakfast bar and wonderful dining table. On a warm day, open up the bi-fold doors that reveal the lovely patio garden and allow in lots of natural light and a cool summer's breeze. At the end of a busy day, relax in the cosy sitting room, with its soft grey carpet, choice of seating, including large corner sofa and snuggle chair, and enjoy your favourite TV shows or a family film night as the open fire crackles in the distance and adds to the homely feel of the room.

The property has a choice of five bedrooms, two of which are on the ground floor, consisting of a twin with zip/link feature and a super-king-size with zip/link feature, meaning a wide variety of groups can be catered for. Upstairs, you will find a master super king-size double with dual aspect Juliet doors and apex windows, plus a contemporary en-suite shower room, a family room with a super-king-size with zip/link feature and a single bed, with dual aspect Juliet windows and a single bedroom. Also on the ground floor is a pristine, contemporary family bathroom suite, offering a bath and shower cubicle, so you can start the day with a refreshing rinse or end it with a long relaxing soak.

Outside there is an enclosed, tiered patio garden with seating, ideal for lunch in the sunshine or just relaxing with a morning coffee, while keen walkers will appreciate the woodland walk available from the doorstep that leads onto the spectacular South West Coast Path, which you can follow in either direction along the coast.

There is a small selection of shops and restaurants within a few minutes walk of the property, while the popular town centre of Torquay is just one mile away, with a wide selection of shops, cafés, restaurants and a wonderful nightlife. The popular attraction of Kent's Cavern Prehistoric Caves makes for an unusual, underground, family-friendly day out, while Torquay Museum offers a fascinating insight into the life of Agatha Christie and Torquay's Dinosaur World is a fascinating hands-on experience for kids.

Soak up the sunshine at the shingle beach of Meadfoot, with excellent diving opportunities as well as fishing and rock pools that the children can explore, or spend the day at family-friendly Peaked Tor Cove or Beacon Cove, while a stroll around the idyllic marina allows you to see the boats drifting in and out of the bay. Hop on a boat for a day trip to Paignton or Brixham, along the incredibly beautiful stretch of coastline known as the English Riviera, or try your hand at sea angling or a range of watersports activities. Babbacombe and its model village, cliff railway, golf course and two picturesque beaches are also within easy reach.

You will be spoilt for choice with fantastic family-friendly days out from this incredible Torquay holiday home.


  • Five bedrooms: 1 x family room with super-king-size (zip/link) and single, 1 x ground-floor super-king-size (zip/link), 1 x super king-size (zip/link) with en-suite shower room, 1 x ground floor twin (zip/link), 1 x single
  • Family bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Gas central heating with open fire
  • 2 x electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, wine cooler, Smart TV with WiFi
  • Fuel and power are included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels are included in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking
  • Enclosed rear patio with seating
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 350 metres, beach just under 1½ miles
  • Note: This property has a £250 Good Housekeeping Bond
  • Note: No Stag or Hen parties please


Cot Available
Downstairs bathroom
Downstairs bedroom
Great View
Ground floor facilities
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire



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Area Details


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.

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