Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
OCEAN VIEW - HESKETH CRESCENT - 5 STAR -Two-bedroom apartment situated on the ground floor of Hesketh House, a beautiful Grade II listed Regency building. The apartment is positioned in one of the most scenic areas of Torbay with magnificent views and only a stone's throw away from Meadfoot beach. Much thought has been given in every aspect to ensure you enjoy a peaceful & relaxing holiday with ‘home from home comforts' and much more.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Meadfoot Beach 100 m|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 35 km, Nearest railway: Torquay 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool|
|Further details indoors||
The accommodation is level throughout except for two wide steps upon entry to the building and comprises of a spacious 23' by 17' living room with high ceilings, and four large windows, allowing the daytime sunshine in. Magnificent sea views overlooking Meadfoot Beach.
It has been furnished in keeping with the character of the property and includes 3 & 2 seat sofas with antique occasional furniture. Electric Fire. Entertainment is provided by 32" Digital TV , Video & DVD player. Hi fi with radio/cassette/CD player.
The dining area comprises of a round table with 6 chairs.
Off the living room is a fully equipped kitchen which features 4 electric hob, grill & oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer & microwave and all kitchen appliances. (Totally refurbished Jan 2010)
The master bedroom has a Vi Spring King size bed with Mahogany wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside cabinets with reading lights, full length mirror. Hair dryer can be found in a drawer. Again the bedroom features sea views through a large bay window. This room also has the benefit of en-suite facilities, fully tiled electric shower, WC & washbasin with mirror, light & shaver point.
The second bedroom is a twin bedded room with wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside table, reading lamp & clock radio with iphone & ipod.
Fully tiled bathroom with full size bath and shower, WC & washbasin, mirror, light & shaver point.
In the hall there is a cupboard containing a washing machine and dryer.
|Further details outdoors||
Hesketh Crescent is steeped in history and is unique in style and location. Built by the Harvey brothers in 1848, this architectural delight is quite stunning and is considered to be the jewel in Torquay's crown and has been owned by a number of notable Victorian families.
Ocean View is situated at the end of the crescent closest to the sea.
On road parking is available just outside the entrance to the Crescent.
The apartment is gas centrally heated & does have additional heating - Electric Fire in Lounge.
Duvets on all beds (blankets available),
Bed linen, towels, tea towels, travel cot & high chair all included.
Short Breaks (minimum 3 nights) available outside July & August
Saturday changeover July & August
Free Wi Fi now available
The West Country region
Torquay is a popular resort with tourists warmly welcoming its visitors, young and old alike, and offers a wide range of entertainment and tourist attractions. Ocean View is positioned in one of the most scenic areas of Torbay at the East end of the Crescent, giving magnificent dual aspect views. To the East, Thatcher's Rock & to the South across the bay to Brixham. There are also woodland and coastal walks close by.
Adjacent to the Apartment is the The Osborne Hotel situated in the centre of the crescent which offers two restaurants for you to dine and a take away service is also offered.
There is also the Hesketh Health Club, which hosts a fitness centre, sauna & indoor swimming pool. For a small nominal fee of £25 for a family of 4, these are all available for your use for a week. There is also Tennis Court, which can be booked on an hourly rate. On acquiring a Health Club Membership, you are entitled to a discount when dining at the restaurants.