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The communal courtyard

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

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 with a raised terrace area allowing partial views across Torquay harbour and wider views across the bay to Berry Head. 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.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Sauna, DVD player, Sea view
Pool Shared indoor pool
General TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites
Furniture Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors


Neutral style living area with access out onto the patio where you can relax and dine al-fresco.

Furnished with 1x two seater and 1x three seater brown leather sofas and coffee tables.

Entertainment is provided by a TV with Freeview, a DVD player, CD player and

A selection of books, board games including wooden snakes and ladders, Meggablocks building bricks, CDs and DVDs.

A travel cot, high chair and changing mat are provided for younger guests. Please note that cot linen is not provided.

An iron and ironing board are provided for guests use.


Kitchen/diner newly-fitted, with modern kitchen appliances including an electric oven and grill, gas hob, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Washing machine and tumble dryer 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 and bottle cooler bag & picnic cooler box with ice blocks.

Wooden dining table with 4 chairs. An additional chair is also available.


Bedroom one with en-suite

Furnished with a wooden Ash double bedstead with a memory foam mattress, 2 bedside chests each with three drawers both with lamps, a hairdryer, full length cheval mirror, and a double wardrobe with drawers.

En-suite with window comprises a walk-in shower, wash basin, w.c. and shaver point.

Bedroom two with en-suite

Furnished with twin wooden Ash bedsteads with pocket sprung mattresses, 2 bedside chestseach 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.

En-suite comprises a bath with shower over, wash basin, w.c. and shaver point.

An additional z-bed is available if required.


En-suite to bedroom one

En-suite with window comprises a shower cubicle, wash basin, w.c. and shaver point.

En-suite to bedroom two

En-suite comprises a bath, wash basin, w.c. and shaver point.

Both bath towels and towels for the pool are provided.

Further details outdoors

Large raised terrace area accessed from the living area with table, parasol, 4 chairs and barbeque with utensils.

Terrace is accessed down 3 steps - young children should be supervised on the terrace. There are railings surrounding the terrace but there is a drop down to the ground below.

Beautiful communal gardens and patios with stunning sea views across the bay.

On-site facilities are accessed via external stone steps and includes an indoor pool (towels are provided), gym, sauna and table tennis (or to avoid the steps you can reach the leisure facilities and communal gardens by walking across the front driveway and along the gravel path which borders the communal gardens).

Secure allocated parking.

Please note: Washing/towels are not to be hung outside the property - a washing machine, tumble dryer and clothes airer are provided. Ball games are not allowed within the gardens.

The West Country region

The warm climate and award-winning beaches enjoyed by South Devon have kept it a fashionable holiday resort for many generations. Torquay, Paignton and Brixham make up Torbay, one of the most popular areas for holidays in South Devon, and the area also includes the coastal towns of Dawlish, Teignmouth and Starcross.


Looking to relax and escape? Entertain the kids? Explore? Torquay has something for everyone. As the most popular location for Devon holiday cottages, Torquay boasts historical sites, family attractions, the best sandcastle building beaches in the UK, waterfront bars and cafes and a whole lot more to do and discover.

Explore the world in miniature at Babbacombe Model Village, meet the penguins at Living Coasts, unearth prehistoric remains at Kents Cavern, see The English Riviera from above in the Hi-Flyer balloon, walk down a Victorian street at Bygones and explore Torquay’s rich and varied history in Torquay Museum..

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  • 7 Years listed

Calendar last updated:20 Aug 2014

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