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The Moorings

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Viiew of Beacon Terrace from the Harbour

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

The apartment could hardly be closer to the water, the yacht club, the coastal footpath, beaches and boats and top class restaurants so a holiday here could suit all sorts of people. Little children can spend all day on the beaches, the closest of which is just yards away . Older people can stroll on the prom and can easily walk to the shops and restaurants.

The more active can dive fish and walk and in the evening there are truly wonderful restaurants nearby,cafes bars and the theatre. The coastal footpath runs right past the door.

A stay here might also suit people with disabilities as access is easy, although there are no special handrails fitted.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Beacon Cove 250 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 250 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 30 km, Nearest railway: Torquay 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites
Furniture Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 6
Other High chair
Access Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The Apartment is on the ground floor of a Listed Georgian building. The lounge is big and airey with two huge windows.The master bedroom has fully fitted wardrobes and an ensuite wetroom. The second bedroom is small but has a lot of build in cupboards and a luxurious ensuite bathroom.

The galley kitchen is modern and fully fitted and equipped. There is a little courtyard outside giving access to a utility storage space which houses the central heating boiler and washing machine.there is an old fashioned but highly effective clothes rack for drying.

There is no dedicated broadband connection in the flat because Wi-Fi is available though Wi-Fi Spark and BT in the area.

Further details outdoors

There is a small courtyard outside but the apartment is so close to the harbour and beaches that outside space is just outside and it is great fun to have a drink in the evening by the harbour and watch all the people going by or to take a portanle barbecue onto the Beacon Cove.

The English Riviera region

Devon is a varied and beautiful county. It is great for walkers from the wilds of Dartmoor and Exmoor to the miles and miles of coastal footpath which offers stunning scenery. If shopping is your thing, you will find the most varied and fabulous shops in Totnes, Dartmouth,Kingsbridge and Salcombe and it would be hard to find a more attractive city than Exeter, with better shops, integrated within the ruins of the Roman city and mediaeval Cathedral. If history is your thing then Plymouth should be on your list, occupying a truly stunning position, the Barbican, the Mayflower Steps from where the Pilgrim Fathers left for the New World in America, the Hoe, where Drake famously played bowls before defeating the Spanish Armada, the Royal William yard are all well worth a visit and a boat ride up the Tamar past the Royal Naval dockyards is unforgettable. In the heart of the unspoilt and beautiful South Hams there are the beaches at Slapton to see, where the Americans practiced for D Day. There are innumerable fine houses and gardens to visit such as Coleton Fishacre, Dartington, Compton Castle Overbecks and Berry Pomeroy. For the gourmet there can no finer food anywhere than in Devon. In Torquay we have The Michelin Starred Elephant on Beacon Terrace and the fantastic No 7 Fish Bistro also on Beacon Terrace. Fine Pub grub is a fabulous setting can be enjoyed at the Cary Arms and The Church House Inn at Marldon. At Dartmouth there is the New Angel and Rockfish and at South Pool the Millbrook Inn. Further afield is Gidleigh Park and Coombe House and Bovey Castle. In Torquay for those with a smaller budget there is every king of cuisine available from Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, Indian and Italian. If tea rooms are your thing Totnes can supply any kind of taste and the Angel at Babbacome is a must. Devon is Gourmet Heaven and in a perfect setting. For families there are wonderful beaches and In Paignton there is great new free play park for children and skateboarding for teenagers. There is a water park at Goodrington and near Dartmouth there is the Woodland adventure park and Crealy is another near Exeter. For the sporty and adventurous there is diving, sailing, windsurfing, banana boating, jet skis, fishing trips, dolphin watching, tennis and lots of golf courses. For the young and young at heart there are all sorts of cafes and bars, some with live music and a couple of night clubs.

There are three theatres, cinema and a museum The Spanish Barn and Torre Abbey which always have good exhibitions. There is the Agathie Christie festival in Torquay while Dartington has a music and literary festival and Plymouth hosts a fantastic firework competition each year. No one need ever be bored.


Torquay is justly known as the English Riviera. The climate is especially mild and many of our plants are sub-tropical. There are lots of activities including sailing, diving, fishing, riding, walking and all sorts of water sports are on hand, not to mention golfing and tennis (this being the childhood home of our own Sue Barker). Ferry trips to Brixham and Dartmouth and to Agatha Christies house on the banks of the Dart.

There are several fine houses and gardens in the immediate area including Greenaway Compton Castle, Berry Pomeroy, Coleton Fishacre and Dartington Hall. For the young and the young at heart there are cafes bars theatres and even nightclubs. There are ltereary and music festivals at Dartington, and Agatha Christie festival in September in Torquay and an amazing fireworks competition in Plymouth in August.

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Review 1-10 of 12

20 Nov 2014


"Fantastic apartment"

We loved the apartment. It is spacious and comfortable with a well equipped kitchen. Close to all Torquay has to offer. We would not hesitate to re book.… More

21 Sep 2014



Had another fantastic week. Flat was very clean and spacious, beds were comfortable.Perfect location as Harvester just across road, along with living coast and a nice beach just up from flat.Hopefully… More

17 Aug 2014


"A wonderfully situated Apartment.....spacious"

My family of 4 have just returned from our stay at The moorings. We all had a great time. The apartment is situated right opposite the harbour. There is a harvester right opposite you just cross the r… More

9 Aug 2014


"Beautiful apartment"

Spent a fabulous week in this gorgeous apartment. Absolutely brilliant location close to all local amenities including harbour, seafront with lots of eateries of various descriptions. The apartment i… More

22 Jun 2014



Warm welcome. Clear guidance on appliances.Comfortable furnishingsFirm bed, which was wonderfulWell equipped kitchenGreat location for evening stroll to restaurants and morning stroll around the marin… More

21 Feb 2014


"What a lovely bolt hole, ideal for a family holiday with a dog x"

Just on our way home and missing it already .The apartment was spacious and clean ,quirky and homely.Very well appointed kitchen (a small welcolme pack of salt/pepper etc would have made it perfect..i… More

Thank you for your kind words. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope you come again.

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1 Oct 2013


"very comfortable"

hi Gillian what a lovely apartment you have very cosy and welcoming the beds were so comfortable it is so close to everything we will definitely stay again also thankyou to Michael for his helpfulness… More

6 Sep 2013


"great accommodation"

nice clean roomy apartment great location close to all the amenities would recommend the apartment to anyone… More

14 Mar 2013


"Lovely apartment"

We were very pleased with this spacious warm apartment with it's very comfy bed, cosy sofa, great appliances and super bathrooms. Great location near the harbour and restaurants.… More

10 Feb 2013


"Ideal for all"

Had a fab short stay in February.Lovely apartment with everything you need .Spacious rooms,comfy beds clean with all mod cons.Owner was lovely to deal with and so to the friend who let us in and gave us the guided tour he also gave us his mobile number if we needed anything whilst staying there which was a nice touch.Lovely location to travel from to Exeter ,Plymouth ,Paington and Brixham.All in all we all loved it (15 year old son so it must be good)and would highly recommend and hope to return again.Top tip.....Wear slippers on the old timber floors ,lovely feature but we ripped three pairs of socks!!!!!Thanks for a lovely break

That's lovely thank you. Sorry about the socks though. I will have to check out the floor.

Look forward to seeing you again.

Review 1-10 of 12

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      Gillian F.

      • 2 Years listed

      25% Response rate

      Calendar last updated:09 Apr 2015

      Based in United Kingdom

      Languages spoken
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