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Excellent 5/5 3 reviews

St Anns

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 0.1km

Detached cottage-style, three bedroom house of charming charater in the beautiful area of St Marychurch in Babbacombe/Torquay. The cottage is within easy walking distance of shops, bars, restaurants and beaches. Ideal choice for family holidays, as there are plenty of facilities and activities in the area for children, including Babbacombe Model Village, which is just around the corner.

Our spacious holiday cottage sleeps 6 in three bedrooms, (one double, one twin and one room with bunk beds). The house also boasts a private drive (parking available for 2 cars) and sun trap landscaped gardens. To the rear, the cottage has views over the Petit Tor Downs, Torquay Golf Course and Watcombe.

The closest beach is Oddicombe, a 14 year consecutive winner of the Blue Flag Award and designated Euro Beach. If you choose to take the Cliff Railway, Oddicombe is a 15 minute walk or if you prefer the path Oddicombe and adjoining Babbacombe are a 20 minute walk. Other beaches at circa 15 minutes are Watcombe and Whitsand.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Oddicombe 100 m
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 31 km, Nearest railway: Torquay 1.5 km
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
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

The accommodation consists of a lounge with 3-seater and 2 armchairs. There is also a TV with freeview channels, DVD player and coffee table. The dining room consists of a dining table and 6 chairs along with 2 urcol sideboards, which provide plenty of storage space. There is also an easy chair and standard lamps. The fully fitted kitchen includes a fridge and separate freezer, oven and hob, washing machine, microwave, kettle and toaster etc.

Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms. The main bedroom is beautifully decorated with a cherry laminate floor, double bed with bedside tables and lamps, chest of drawers, large wardrobe, hand wash basin and cot on request. The 2nd bedroom has 2 single beds, bedside tables and lamps, dressing table, wardrobe and hand wash basin. The smaller 3rd bedroom has bunk beds and chest of drawers. The bathroom has a bath with shower attachment and electric shower overhead, hand wash basin with mirror overhead and separate WC. The bathroom has been refurbished in January 2014. The house has been recently decorated.

Further details outdoors

The garden is fully enclosed, which makes it suitable for families who wish to bring their pets.

The West Country region

Torquay is in the heart of the English Riviera in the region of Torbay on the south coast of Devon. It is a picturesque area made up of old fishing villages, long sandy beaches, large Victorian villas and family-oriented resorts. There is a variety of activities to enjoy including water sports, cliff/coastal walks, museums, open farms, model villages and more.


The cottage is within a 5 minute drive of the brand new 21 million pound Marina Development. Torquay is at the hub of the English Riviera, with multiple attractions. As well as the Riviera Centre, which is a combined pool (with wave machine), sports centre and theatre complex, Torquay also boasts a new Aquarium, Aqualand and the Princess Theatre. Torquay has long had an extremely active jazz scene, which culminates in an annual jazz festival. The resort features continental style cafes, specialist shopping and an exuberant night-life. Close to St Anns is the smaller Babbacombe Theatre and local sporting facilities include bowls, putting, tennis and golf.

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Review 1-3 of 3

22 Jun 2014


"A perfect spot, in a perfect cottage, and perfect weathe, made this a perfect holiday"

Great weather was just the start. The cottage was ideal for us, and our sons family, including our two grandchildren. Easy access for our two cars, and very good local shopping too. Simple access also, to most directions along the coast. All in all, quite brilliant!

Thank you so much for your lovely review. You are most welcome to return anytime.

4 Jan 2014


"Location, location, location."

This is an nice little cottage, perfectly placed for exploring this part of Devon. After taking a wide berth into the narrow drive there is a large porch area, brilliant for putting rainy day clothes.… More

Thank you so much for your lovely review of our cottage. You welcome to come back anytime you would like to.

11 Nov 2013


"Good accomodation = Good holiday"

Really nice cottage, bedrooms particularly spacious there was plenty of room for us all. The kitchen was well equipt with more than enough bits and pieces and the welcome supplies were really useful. It was very well located, just minutes walk from the shops and local attractions, we didn't even use the car some days and Torquay harbour was only 10 minutes in the car.
The only slightly negative thing I can say is the bathroom could do with retiling / decorating, but other than that we enjoyed our stay very much and would definitely book again next time we holiday in Devon.

Thank you very much for your positive review. When we bought the house we chose it particularly as we found it spacious and perfectly located for all the amenities including sandy beaches. It is interesting that you mention the bathroom, as we are having it refurbished in January - not long to go now!

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