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The Old Vicarage in Torquay, Devon

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sleeps 4
2 rooms
1 bathroom

The Old Vicarage description

The Old Vicarage is an imposing 19th century vicarage, built of local sandstone and set in a peaceful location between the picturesque thatched village of Cockington (listed in the Doomsday Book) and the splendid Victorian villas of Chelston, which lead down to the Torbay seafront. The Old Vicarage originally served the parishes of Cockington Manor and Chelston and is a short walk away from Cockington Country Park with its craft shops and tea rooms. Local shops are a 5 minute walk away and the seafront is 15 minutes.

The two bedroom cottage is the former Housekeeper's quarters within the Old Vicarage and has its own entrance, garden and off street parking for up to 3 vehicles.

The accommodation has recently been completely refurbished and has quality light oak furniture throughout, giving the property a subtle blend of contemporary, luxurious living within a Victorian property. There is also wooden patio furniture and a barbeque.

Cockington Court is nearby, offering the chance to watch craft demonstrations within the grounds of the historic manor house. The grounds are also home to an organic kitchen garden, licensed restaurant offering the best of local fayre, and the Ark Play area offering safe play conditions for children. Visitors can also act like lord of the manor by taking a trip around the grounds in a horse drawn carriage.

Torquay seafront is within a 15 minute walk and the shops, restaurants and attractions of the town centre are a further 10 minute walk away.

This property especially welcomes families. There is a cot and highchair for younger guests, plus buckets, spades, toy cars, scooters and small bikes for children.


Stylish new kitchen with quality integrated appliances including an electric oven and hob, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine and fridge with large freezer box. Picnic cool box with ice blocks and picnic mugs, plates, bowls and cutlery available.

Dining Room/Area

Dining table with seating for four.

Living Room/Area

Furnished with two matching brown leather sofas, coffee tables and sideboard. Entertainment provided by a flat screen TV with Freeview, DVD player, games and books.

Master Bedroom

Double bed with memory foam mattress, double wardrobe, chest of drawers and dressing table. Flat screen TV with Freeview.

Bedroom 2

Twin beds with pocket sprung mattresses, double wardrobe and a chest of drawers. Flat screen TV with Freeview.

Family Bathroom

Fully tiled in limestone with a white suite comprising bath with a large rose and hand held shower over.

Garden Description

Secluded private garden. Wooden patio furniture. Barbeque with utensils. Security and outside lighting. Rotary airer.


Off street parking for up to three vehicles.


  • Well appointed and finished to an exceptional standard.
  • Garden with patio furniture and a barbecue.
  • Off street parking for up to three vehicles.
  • Pleasant walks to Cockington Court and Torquay seafront
  • A four star gold rated 2 bedroom cottage-annex, sleeps 4.

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