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16 The Manor House in Torquay, Devon

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sleeps 2
1 room
1 bathroom

16 The Manor House description

The Manor House is an imposing 19th Century Gothic Mansion House comprising of sixteen apartments and 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.

Apartment 16 is spacious and light with large windows, giving access to the furnished patio from both the living area and bedroom. Guests have the added benefit of the communal indoor pool, sauna and gym plus the beautiful gardens. The patio area provides a peaceful spot to relax and enjoy the views across the garden down to the sea. This property has been awarded the prestigious 'five-star' rating.

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.

Unfortunately children are not accepted in this property. Infants up to 1 year are accepted.

Whilst bed linen and bath towels are supplied, guests will need to bring their own towels for the swimming pool/beach


A modern and well equipped kitchen, including an electric oven and grill, gas hob, washing machine and dishwasher. Please note: A laundry service can be provided on request, local charges may apply.

Dining Room/Area

Dining table with seating for four.

Living Room/Area

Open plan living and dining area with doors leading to the furnished patio. A pair of large sofas seating four. 42” Plasma Digital TV with BOSE surround sound, DVD Player, Digital Internet Radio (with iPod dock/Aux).

Master Bedroom

King-size bed, wardrobe, three and four drawer chests. TV with Freeview and an armchair.

Family Bathroom

Bathroom comprises a bath with shower over.

Garden Description

Patio area with furniture. Use of communal gardens. The use of the indoor swimming pool, sauna, a gym and table tennis. The apartment is accessed via eight steps or across the lawn.


A designated parking space.

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