Penthouse, 11 Water Meadows
Penthouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Penthouse, 11 Water Meadows is a contemporary third floor penthouse apartment ideally situated within few minutes’ walk to the sea front at Livermead.
The stylish apartment is furnished to a high standard throughout with quality fittings and features gas fired underfloor heating. The French doors from the living area lead out to a spacious furnished balcony which offers panoramic views of Torquay seafront.
Torquay has a wide variety of attractions on offer such as day cruises around the bay, fishing trips, Living Coasts coastal zoo, Kent's Cavern prehistoric caves, the Princess Theatre and of course plenty of shops to peruse. The nearest beach to Water Meadows is Torre Abbey Sands, a large expanse of golden sand that is family friendly and has the Blue Flag award.
Cockington Village, one of the oldest settlements in the area, is nearby, where you can indulge in a cream tea in one of the historic, original thatched houses. You will also find Cockington Court, where you can enjoy craft exhibitions and demonstrations, or simply relax in the extensive grounds.
The recently-refurbished, medieval monastery Torre Abbey, is also nearby provides some excellent insight into Torquay's history as well as housing some fabulous seasonal exhibitions.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Access||Parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
- French doors leading onto a furnished spacious balcony offering panoramic sea views.
- Furnished with a corner sofa, two seater sofa, flatscreen TV and DVD player.
- Dining area features a table a seating for six.
- Underfloor gas fired heating throughout.
- High specification quartz worktops and integrated Baumatic appliances.
- Featuring an electric oven, gas hob, fridge freezer, wine cooler, washer dryer and dishwasher.
- Complete with a full range of utensil and accessories including microwave, kettle and toaster.
Bedroom one with en-suite
- Furnished with a double bed, wardrobe, desk with chair and two bedside cabinets with lamps.
- En-suite shower room.
- Furnished with a double bed, wardrobe and two bedside cabinets with lamps.
- Furnished with twin beds and bedside cabinet with lamp.
- Main family bathroom features a bath, wc and wash basin.
- En-suite shower room to bedroom one.
|Further details outdoors|
- Accessed by sixteen steps to the main entrance and lift access to third floor.
- Spacious furnished balcony with far reaching views of Torquay and the sea.
- Located between Cockington and Livermead sea front.
- A few minutes' walk to the beach.
- Off-street parking for two cars.
The West Country region
Devon is a large county in southwestern England. Much of the county is rural (including national park) land, with a low population density by British standards. It contains Dartmoor 954 km2 (368 sq mi), the largest open space in southern England and It is the only English county to have two separate coastlines – a north and southern coastline. The county is home to part of England's only natural UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Dorset and East Devon Coast, known as the Jurassic Coast for its geology and geographical features. This geology gives rise to the landscapes of Dartmoor and Exmoor, the latter two being national parks. The English Riviera on South Devon's coastline is also recognised as the only UNESCO Geopark in an urban area. A truly unique and spectacular coastal bay. Devon has seaside resorts and historic towns and cities, rural scenery and generally has a mild climate, heavily influenced by the North Atlantic Drift. The county receives warm summers with hot spells and cool rainy periods. Winters are generally mild and the county often experiences some of the mildest winters in the world.
St Marychurch and Babbacombe offer glorious beaches, beautiful views, easy access to the South West Coast Path, top class award winning visitor attractions including the World Famous Babbacombe Model Village, Bygones Victorian Village, The Babbacombe Cliff Railway, Babbacombe Theatre and a whole host of quality eating and drinking establishments, all within easy walking distance of your accommodation.
We thoroughly recommend experiencing all of the above, and ensure you to take a trip down to Oddicombe beach via the Cliff Railway, and enjoy a walk under the cliffs along to Babbacombe beach where you will find the Cary Arms. This is one of the best positioned Inns to be found anywhere in the country, offering stunning views from its stepped garden terrace, serving top local cuisine and offering a wide selection of local ales, with service to match! If you’re lucky, you may even get to see the very friendly Grey Seal that spends most of its time larking around catching fish in Babbacombe Bay. And keep your eyes peeled for the Dolphins!
The area also offers a plethora of activities that can be easily enjoyed, from fishing the local coastline for mackerel, Sea Bass or even Dogfish, to Scuba Diving with the local Sea Horses & Cuttlefish colonies. Tennis or Bowls can be enjoyed in nearby Cary Park, whilst Torquay’s premier Golf Club is within ‘driving’ distance if you have a decent swing (5 minutes walk away, handicap possibly required)! The options are truly endless.
The benefits of Toad Halls convenient location doesn’t end there! On top of all the above, you will find an historic village precinct just around the corner, where you can buy the freshest local produce from Devon’s land and sea, along with all the daily essentials to ensure you have everything you need for a comfortable stay on the English Riviera.
As well as the delights of the 4 main towns of Torbay (Brixham, Paignton, Torquay, Babbacombe & St Marychurch), you will find a whole host of wonderful options just outside the English Riviera if you do decide to explore the beautiful area of South Devon. From the Teign Estuary to the incredible beauty of the Dartmoor National Park, from the magical Southern Hamlets (South Hams) to the historic Cities of Plymouth and Exeter, you really are spoilt for choice. You are sure to find something great to experience whatever your tastes or whatever the weather.
visit www.greatdaysoutguide.co.uk to view a comprhensive guide to the area. You can also visit www.englishriviera.co.uk to find out more about our beautiful bay.
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