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6 The Manor House in Torquay, Devon

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sleeps 5
2 rooms
2 bathrooms

6 The Manor House description

The Manor House is an imposing 19th Century Gothic Mansion House set in a peaceful location near the sea front in Torquay. Built in 1867 for the world famous engineer William Froude, pioneer of powered flotation and a major influence in ship design, the mansion has a commanding position in Cockington and breaks the stereotype of traditional Torquay holiday cottages.

6 Mews Cottage, The Manor House is a beautiful 2 storey, 2 bedroom cottage enjoying partial sea and harbour views from the terrace and stunning, panoramic sea views of Torbay from the communal patios The property has patio furniture, a barbeque and access to the on-site facilities including an indoor pool (for which towels are supplied), sauna, gym, gardens and games room (separate male and female changing rooms with wc's, showers and lockers are available for those guests using the pool and gym).

On arrival, you will be supplied with essentials such as tea, coffee and a pint of fresh milk, as well as a bottle of wine. Complimentary toiletries (soap, shampoo and shower gel) as well as such as toilet rolls, kitchen roll, washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets and cleaning products are also provided to help you settle in.

A travel cot, high chair and changing mat are provided for younger guests (please note that cot linen is not provided).

This property is close to local shops and a lovely village pub, the Drum Inn, is nearby offering seasonal dishes and real ales in an enchanting setting.

From the nearby sea front you can also catch the bus into Torquay town centre and harbour or explore the rest of Torbay. If you feel like a walk, then Torquay town centre is just 20 minutes away as is Cockington village and the country park.There is also secure allocated parking.

6 Mews Cottage, The Manor House has been awarded a 4 star rating.


    Kitchen/diner newly-fitted, with modern kitchen appliances including an electric oven and grill, gas hob, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Washing machine, tumble dryer and Russell Hobbs iron housed in the utility area off the kitchen.     Full utensils and accessories including a microwave, kettle, coffee-maker, toaster, and portable radio/cassette player.     Picnic/patio plastic mugs, plates, glasses, dishes, salad bowl and cutlery.     Thermos flask, bottle cooler bag and picnic cooler box with ice blocks.

Dining Room/Area

    Wooden dining table with four chairs. An additional chair is also available.

Living Room/Area

    Neutral style living area with access out onto the patio, where you can relax and dine al-fresco.     Furnished with a two and three seater brown leather sofa and coffee tables.     Entertainment is provided by a TV with Freeview, a DVD player and CD player.     A selection of books, board games including wooden snakes and ladders, Megablocks building bricks, CDs and DVDs.     An iron and ironing board are provided for guests use.

Master Bedroom

    Furnished with a wooden Ash double bedstead with a memory foam mattress, two bedside chests each with three drawers both with lamps, a hairdryer, full length cheval mirror, and a double wardrobe with drawers.

Bedroom 2

    Furnished with twin wooden Ash bedsteads with pocket sprung mattresses, two bedside chests, each with a drawer and cupboard section, both with lamps, a hairdryer, vanity mirror, double wardrobe, four drawer chest and a tub chair.     Entertainment is provided by flat screen 19" TV with integrated Freeview and DVD Player.     An additional z-bed is available if required.

Family Bathroom

    En suite to Master Bedroom with window comprises a shower cubicle, wash basin, WC and shaver point.

Bathroom 2

    En suite comprises a bath, wash basin, WC and shaver point.     Both bath towels and towels for the pool are provided..

Garden Description

Large raised terrace area accessed from the living area with table, parasol, four chairs and a barbeque with utensils. Terrace is accessed down three steps - young children should be supervised on the terrace. There are railings surrounding the terrace but there is a drop down to the ground below. Beautiful communal gardens and patios with stunning sea views across the bay. On site facilities are accessed via external stone steps and includes an indoor pool (towels are provided), gym, sauna and table tennis (or to avoid the steps you can reach the leisure facilities and communal gardens by walking across the front driveway and along the gravel path which borders the communal gardens).. Please note: Washing/towels are not to be hung outside the property - a washing machine, tumble dryer and clothes airer are provided. Ball games are not allowed within the gardens.


Secure allocated parking for one vehicle - additional on street parking may be available in adjacent Seaway Lane.


  • 1 from property's terrace, 5 from communal patios
  • Awarded a 4 star rating for the sixth consecutive year.
  • Raised terrace area with patio furniture - perfect for dining al-fresco. On arrival, enjoy a welcome bottle of wine.
  • On-site facilities including an indoor pool, sauna and gym (towels are provided for the pool).
  • Secure allocated parking
  • A 2 bedroom mews cottage, sleeps 4/5 plus a travel cot.

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