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Charming Torquay Cottage Family

Driveway entrance to Laurel Cottage
2 reviews
Driveway entrance to Laurel Cottage
Laurel Cottage private enclosed courtyard
Laurel Cottage
Lounge with 4k UHD SMART TV
Kitchen, fully equipped for self catering
A selection of books
Master bedroom
Master Bedroom
Master bedroom through to bedroom 2 across landing
Bedroom 2 (new beds 2018) with mirrored wardrobe
Bedroom 2
Lounge leading to Bathroom
Torquay harbour
Torre Abbey Sands
Local sightseeing
Ferry to Brixham, a 30 minute trip across Torbay
Brixham harbour and beach
Berry Head at Brixham
Walking on Dartmoor
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Torquay, English Riviera, Devon, England
An immaculately presented cottage enjoying tranquillity away from traffic and night life but conveniently situated for easy access to Torquay and The English Riviera’s attractions. Torquay’s picturesque harbour is a ten minute walk away with its marina, cruise boats, excellent restaurants, bars and promenades that lead to 2018 award winning sand beaches, coastal walkways and theatres. Torbay offers attractions with places of interest for all age groups and all interests.

The property has a private courtyard, off street parking for 2 cars and amenities that ensure guests enjoy enviable comfort during their stay. The beds are truly comfortable and if you do want to crash out in front of the TV for the evening, the lounge has sofas that seat 5 with a 40” 4k UHD SMART TV with WiFi giving you added benefits of access to your own Netflix, Amaz...
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Listing #HL7337907
About the Owner
Richard T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Keys for access to Laurel Cottage are held in a key safe by the front door. The code to access this key safe are supplied before your arrival, so you need not worry if you arrive late in the evening or if there is no-one to welcome you. Most of the time I am in The Laurels which is adjacent to Laurel Cottage, so please ring the bell if you have any difficulties or would like some guidance on local attractions etc., but your privacy is respected and sometimes I do not see our guests at all!
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We just spent 3 fantastic days here whilst visiting family. We arrived to a welcome pack of tea,coffee, milk and a bottle of wine. The cottage offered everything we could have wished for and is tastefully furnished. In a quiet area yet easy reach to...More

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Richard T, VR Owner at Charming Torquay Cottage Family, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your positive feedback Kelly, we are delighted that everything was to your liking and we would be very happy to welcome you and your family again.

Reviewed 8 December 2017

The cottage is in a very quiet area but just a short walk from the sea front and shops plus good places to eat, Richard met us on the first day he is very nice and advised we could contact him at any time during...More

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Richard T, VR Owner at Charming Torquay Cottage Family, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Thank you Christine, I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Your feedback is appreciated and will be acted upon as part of a continual improvement plan. I hope to see you again for another vacation. Kind Regards, Richard

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

We stayed at Laurel Cottage for 2 weeks commencing 24th June 2017 with our dog. The cottage is beautiful, spotlessly clean and has everything you need for your holiday. It is in a lovely location and a short walk to the harbour area, sea front...More

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Richard T, VR Owner at Charming Torquay Cottage Family, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you Peter and Wendy, it was a pleasure having you stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you again.

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Parties are not allowed at the property. A full set of house rules is available at the property.
    1 Full bath
    1 Queen
    1 Crib
    2 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
R 2 637
R 3 516
R 12 306
14 Jul 2018 -
20 Jul 2018
18Wk 29
3 nights
R 3 164
R 3 692
R 16 577
21 Jul 2018 -
27 Jul 2018
18Wk 30
7 nights -- --
R 17 491
28 Jul 2018 -
17 Aug 2018
18Wk 31-33
7 nights -- --
R 17 491
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 2 637 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Laurel Cottage enjoys the privacy and tranquillity of a good residential area, which benefits from the character and presence of England’s Victorian era at a time when Torquay provided accommodation to wealthy and prominent figures. Trees, the sea and surrounding countryside with National Parks give clean air, the tranquillity only broken by bird song. Torquay’s picturesque harbour offers a backdrop for a variety of local restaurants that cater to all tastes, occasions and budgets. Likewise local amenities offer sand beaches, coastal walks, Stone Age caves, Theatres, kids entertainment, golf, historic interest and water sports that serve all interests and needs.
Getting around
Most of our visitors come by car but there are many options for travel to notable destinations that are preferable to driving and we have excellent bus services nearby on Babbacombe Road. Torquay harbour, town and Torre Abbey Sands are within walking distance, as is Torre Abbey. A ferry regularly runs between Torquay harbour and Brixham, a picturesque fishing port. Greenway, the home of Agatha Christie can be accessed by steam train and a free shuttle bus. Coastal boat services are available from Torquay harbour, all within easy walking distance. Brochures to help you see what is available and how to get there are available in Laurel Cottage.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 42.0 km
Railway: Torquay: 2.8 km
Ferry: Plymouth: 52.0 km
By car, from the M5 head towards Torquay/Brixham for approximately 5 miles along the A380 South Devon Highway. As you approach the traffic lights turn left and join Riviera Way heading towards the seafront. At the seafront, turn left at the lights, go along the front past the Princess Theatre on your right, 1st exit at the roundabout and follow the road past Boots, Debenhams etc. until you reach the clock tower roundabout. Take the first exit and go up Babbacombe Road taking a left turn into Stitchill Road, then 1st left into Hunsdon Road. 100 yards on your right you will see The Laurels, go up the driveway and Laurel Cottage is found at the back of the main house.

Off street parking is available for 2 cars.

For those travelling by train Torquay railway station is 1.7 miles away. Taxis a...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.0 km.
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