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Maidencombe, 11 Bay Fort Mansions in Torquay, Devon

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sleeps 2
1 room
1 bathroom

Maidencombe, 11 Bay Fort Mansions description

Maidencombe is a studio apartment featuring a furnished balcony, offering superb views over Torbay. The apartment is situated within the Bay Fort Mansions development which benefits from beautiful communal gardens with a gate leading directly onto Rock Walk allowing access to Torre Abbey Sands, The Princess Theatre, Torquay Marina, and the harbour area with it’s various bars and restaurants.

Bay Fort Mansions is a lovely Victorian villa, sympathetically converted into apartments to retain the beautiful original features of the property, whilst incorporating modern appliances for up to date needs. Its location, above Rock Walk and facing south, features views over Torquay and across the bay to Paignton and Brixham. Bay Fort Mansions has recently received a Blue Plaque from English Heritage in recognition of Second World War heroine, Muriel Byck.

With unrestricted views, guests can marvel at the annual firework displays, watch the amazing Red Arrows as part of Torbay Regatta or simply relax and absorb the stunning panoramic views stretching along the coast.

Torquay is home to an array of popular attractions, many of which are within short walking distance, including the marine themed Living Coasts and the historic Tor Abbey with it’s Spanish Barn. Other attractions in the town include the pre-historic caves at Kents Cavern, Babbacombe Model Village and a step back in time at Bygones.

Torquay is also the birth place of the world famous crime writer Agatha Christie, and many guests of Blue Chip's apartments follow in her footsteps along the Agatha Christie Mile and discover what inspired her. For those in search of some tranquillity then Cockington Country Parks offers miles of woodland and parkland to explore.

Beyond Torquay there are regular bus and train services to Plymouth and Exeter, with the train station only a 15 minute walk away. Take time to also visit iconic Dartmoor National Park and experience the raw natural beauty of Devon.


Well-equipped with four ring ceramic hob with hood over, oven with grill, microwave, small fridge-freezer, kettle and toaster.. An additional secure storage cupboard is available for storage of larger items and luggage. A laundry room with washing machines and tumble driers is available by prior arrangement. A complimentary hospitality tray consisting of tea, coffee, sugar, hot chocolate, milk and biscuits.

Dining Room/Area

A breakfast bar with two stools.

Living Room/Area

Living room/bedroom is furnished with a very comfortable double sofa bed with memory foam mattress. Double wardrobe with matching sets of drawers. Features a wall mounted 26” Toshiba flatscreen TV with integrated Freeview and DVD player. Private high speed Wi-Fi dedicated to the apartment. A door leads on to the outside balcony. Stunning views across the bay.

Master Bedroom

Living room/bedroom is furnished with a very comfortable double sofa bed with memory foam mattress. Double wardrobe with matching sets of drawers.

Family Bathroom

A compact, modern shower room with electric shower, WC, wash basin, shaver point and heated towel rail and mirrored cabinet. Complimentary toiletries starter pack.

Garden Description

Balcony, furnished with a table and chairs. Several seating areas within the beautiful communal gardens. Direct access to Rock Walk. Access is through the main entrance, with an entry phone in the hall.


Unrestricted on street parking available in the area directly outside the property. Guests can purchase parking permits for their stay, allowing use of council car parks in the Torbay area – these can be purchased online here Torbay parking permits.


  • Panoramic views from the marina to Torre Abbey Sands, and across the bay towards Brixham
  • Balcony furnished with a table and two chairs
  • Centrally located within a short walk of both the beach and town centre
  • On street parking available in the area
  • Compact studio apartment, sleeps 2

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