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.
For two weeks from 23rd January there will be some construction work taking place at The Manor House and the swimming pool will be closed for routine maintenance.
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.
Wooden dining table with four chairs. An additional chair is also available.
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.
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.
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.
En suite to Master Bedroom with window comprises a shower cubicle, wash basin, WC and shaver point.
En suite comprises a bath, wash basin, WC and shaver point. Both bath towels and towels for the pool are provided..