Upper Alvista - 398
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Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
A spacious 3 bedroom apartment, sleeps 5/6.
Large balcony with panoramic sea views.
Just 180 yards from Institute beach
Close to the town centre and harbour.
Upper Alvista is located in Livermead bay, just 180 yards from Institute beach and close to Torquay Seafront and town centre. Institute Beach can accessed down a few steps at low tide.
The property benefits from sea views from most rooms, some to Berry Head, views from hallway to harbour and has contemporary neutral décor with high quality contemporary furniture in the lounge and a hand-made Cherry kitchen.
It is situated in Livermead, close to Livermead Cliff Hotel with its luxury Orchid Restaurant overlooking Torbay and the harbour. About 10 minutes walk away is Torquay Harbour with its shopping, restaurants, cafés and nightlife. The Living Coasts attraction is on the harbour, and Babbacombe Model Village, Bygones and Kents cavern can be reached either by car or bus.
Livermead Sands, Corbyn’s Beach and Torre Abbey sands are about 5 minutes walk away, as is the medieval Torre Abbey, which has just been extensively restored. Hollicombe beach is 5 minutes’ walk west, and Preston Sands is a little further on.
The property benefits from a 2 parking spaces infront of the main house.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter, Nearest railway: Torquay|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||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|
|Further details indoors|
Open plan living / dining area with sea views to the front and garden views to the side.
Furnished with 2x three sofas, coffee table and gas living flame fire.
42" wall mounted plasma TV with Freeview and DVD/CD player.
A selection of CDs, DVDs, videos and books.
The kitchen has been hand made in Cherry and comprises an electric oven and grill, gas hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher.
Utensils and accessories include a microwave, kettle, toaster and cafetiere.
Breakfast table and 2 chairs over looking the garden.
A vacuum, ironing board and iron are in the hall cupboard.
Situated within the living area there is a solid oak table with 6 matching chairs.
A large and light bedroom that benefits from a large bay window with sea views acorss the bay and Berry Head.
Furnished with a double bed, 2 bedside tables both with lamps, fitted wardrobe with plenty of storage, TV, coffee table and 2 stools.
A large and light bedroom that benefits from patio doors leading out onto the balcony and sea views acorss the bay and Berry Head.
Furnished with a double bed, 2 bedside tables both with lamps, wardrobe, 3 drawer chest, and mirror.
Views to the rear garden.
Furnished with a single bed, bedside table with lamp, wardrobe, a 1x three drawer and a two drawer chest.
There is also an extra z-bed for a 6th guest.
A white bathroom suite comprising a bath with electric shower over, wash basin, w.c., mirror and heated towel rail. There is a shaver point in bedroom one.
Additional w.c. in hall.
|Further details outdoors|
- Balcony from bedroom two with table and chairs and sea views across Torbay.
- Landscaped garden and terrace with large grassed area and a mix of flowering evergreen shrubs and palms.
- Wooden patio table with chairs and parasol.
- Underhouse storage for bikes, buggies and surf boards etc.
- Parking for 2 cars infront of main house.
- 4 steps to main entrance and 15 up to the apartment.
The English Riviera region
The English Riviera comprises Torquay, Paignton and Brixham set in a beautiful sheltered cove and is one of the most popular British holiday destinations. From National Trust walks and pretty villages, sandy beaches and family attractions to the cosmopolitan buzz of Torquay, The English Riviera has an amazing range of activities and events that will please everyone.
Torquay is the liveliest resort of the three offering and array of wonderful restaurants, cafes, bars, attractions and shops plus the famous ‘Living Coasts’ coastal zoo. Follow the coastal path round the bay and you will reach Paignton, with its long sandy beach, pier, attractions and harbour all close together it’s perfect for the family, and Brixham, a beautiful working fishing village with a lively atmosphere and character that will not disappoint.
The heart of the town is the harbour which is lined with cafes, bars and restaurants; a great place to watch the world go by. From here, take a pleasant stroll along the marina with the area’s trademark palm trees, or hop on a boat for a cruise across the bay or round to Dartmouth. The Living Coasts, The Princess Theatre and Pavilion shops are also located here. Torquay is rich in Victorian architecture and identity as the country’s first ‘resort’.
Torquay is host to many more attractions, including Babbacombe Model Village, Kents Cavern, Torquay Museum. Or take a trip back through time to Cockington Village where thatched roofs prevail and watch a blacksmith working in the 14th Century forge.
Those looking for a beach will not be disappointed either. Torquay is the ‘sandcastle capital of the UK’ offering the ideal mix of sand and water, according to research conducted by Bournemouth University. With five Torquay beaches currently holding Blue Flag Awards for cleanliness and quality, you really are spoilt for choice.
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