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2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Spacious Apartment close to the harbour and town centre

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Lovely spacious apartment close to the town, harbour and sea front

Located just a 10 minute walk to the harbour front and nearby beaches and town centre this ground floor apartment offers a superb location to explore the many delights of the English Riviera and surrounding area, including Dartmoor.

Sorrento offers a secluded and quiet position, with communal gardens and off street parking for one vehicle. There is additional off street parking for other vehicles nearby.

My aim is to provide guests with a comfortable ‘home from home’ experience at an affordable price.

The spacious apartment offers a large main reception room with luxurious leather sofas as well as a Sony Bravia 40” television with DVD player and a small selection of DVD’s as well as a collection of books.

Upon entering the apartment can be found the second reception room, with a dining table and further sofa, making this a perfect area for socialising.

The kitchen is equipped with all those must have appliances to include a large fridge/freezer, gas hob and oven, microwave, dishwasher and the pots and pans you will need.

The apartment boasts high speed Wi-Fi broadband throughout, ensuring no internet withdrawal symptoms throughout guest stays!

Centrally heated throughout, Sorrento provides the perfect excuse for a year-round escape.

The delightful master bedroom offers a new (Nov 2016) King size bed with orthopaedic mattress, wardrobes, bedside cabinets and with an attached large modern en-suite comprising of a double size shower, WC and wash basin.

The second bedroom can be fitted out to the guest specification, either being a kingsize bed or two single beds.

From the hallway is a utility room with a washing machine and area to hang clothes. The attached main bathroom with an over bath shower, WC and wash basin.

Bed linen is provided for all beds and towels can also be provided at an extra cost.

Travel baby cot can also be provided if needed as well as a high chair.

Animals are welcome although this must be arranged prior to booking at a small additional cost.

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any questions at all and I will more than happy to help.

Thank you for looking.

Gregg

****Prices shown are for weekly rentals although out of peak season please do feel free to contact me should you wish to enquire about short stays or long term stays.****

More Details

Owner
Greg
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
21 September, 2017

Why Greg chose Torbay

Sorento works for me as it is easily accessible and once there is quiet and relaxing, yet just a short walk into the bustling harbour front.

Being a big fan of Dartmoor it is also just a short drive away as well.

I find the location is the best of all worlds and try and get down to Sorrento for that slice of of peace and quiet.

What makes this apartment unique

Sorrento is ideally situated just a short walk from the harbour front where you find a range of shops, restaurants and bars.

Torquay itself is a great location, nestled within the heart of the English Riveria and also, just down the road from Dartmoor which I would suggest should be explored.

Location

Coast/Beach:

The main Torquay beach is just a 15 minute walk away whilst other Torbay beaches can be accessed easily by either car or local transport.

Further Details:

***** PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT I AIM TO ANSWER ALL ENQUIRIES ASAP AND IN ANY CASE WITH 24 HOURS. PLEASE DO CHECK YOUR SPAM FOLDER AS IT HAS BEEN FOUND THAT MY MESSAGES SOMETIMES HAVE BEEN GOING INTO SPAM/JUNK FOLDERS. THANK YOU. *****

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Torquay in South Hams District

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • town
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite to bedroom 1 with large shower, wc and sink. Main bathroom with bath/shower over, wc and sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed and large en suite shower room. Bedroom 2 with either king size bed or two single beds
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Ideally situated on the hill and a short walk to the harbour, town and sea front. Outside: Off street parking for one vehicle with additional street parking. The path runs from the parking area to the front door of the apartment, going past the communal gardens. Within the porch area of the apartment is space to kick off those boots or store any other pieces of kit you may bring with you. The porch has some additional seating which can be used either in the communal gardens or on the beach for basking in the glorious Torbay sunshine. Utility Room: Washing machine Clothes airer Iron and ironing board Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen is included. Apartment will be cleaned and ready for occupation. To keep costs down out of season towels are not routinely supplied. Out of season towels can be supplied at a cost of £10 for 4 people. During peak season towels are supplied.

Reviews

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2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Spacious Apartment close to the harbour and town centre
average rating of 4.75 based on 12 reviews
5

Very spacious - pictures do not do justice!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is as spacious as the title suggests and with the advantage of two bathrooms, made a stay for four people very smooth and comfortable. It's well situated to walk into town, although we took a few days to adjust to the Torquay hills! We actually found it more comfortable to walk via the road rather than the steps as the gradient was gentler on the knees for my mother who does suffer some trouble. There's a lot to do just within walking distance of the apartment, from Torre Abbey to the Living Coast, and Babbacombe Model Village and Kents Caverns are literally a ten minute hop in the car and definitely worth visiting. You can also take trips by boat or bus and steam train to explore further afield without having to get the car out. We booked down by the inner harbour for a trip which was bus, steam train and shuttle bus that took us to the National Trust property Greenways, Agatha Christie's 'holiday home'. Can also recommend the Hole in the Wall - Torquays oldest tavern - for good food and friendly staff. All in all, an excellent base to come back to in this area full of interesting places to visit - we ran out of time! Thank you to Gregg, the owner, who was very friendly and helpful when I quizzed him on the area both before and after booking.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review. You have mentioned a few places to visit as well which I will have to check out myself in due course. It seems like you had a busy time and I am pleased you enjoyed your stay. I really appreciate feedback and always take note so once again thank you. Kind regards Gregg
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5

Spacious comfortable and clean

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyable weeks stay with loads of things to do and see all within walking distance.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Spacious, clean and well equipped apartment

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at the end of April in this apartment and can thoroughly recommend it as a wonderful base from which to explore the Torquay area. Not only is the lounge an inviting space to relax in, the bed was one of the most comfortable we have experienced. We both slept very well. This was our first visit to Torquay in many years and will definitely re-book this apartment when we decide to come again. We will also be recommending it to friends

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review. My aim is to provide a home from home experience and make my guests happy and comfortable. I have recently purchased the new bed which I agree, really is comfortable. I have also recently upgraded the beds in the second bedroom. One thing I like is that my apartment is central to the town, yet tucked away and is a good base to explore south Devon and Dartmoor. Thank you once again for your lovely review. Kind regards Gregg
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5

Beautiful property, larger than expected. Well maintained.

  • 5 of 5

Great location, both near the town and sea. Couldn't ask for more and will definitely stay again when we are in the bay!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review, it is very much appreciated. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at my apartment. I would love to have you back again. Thank you. Gregg
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5

Very relaxing three days away.

  • 5 of 5

Very quiet and comfortable accommodation which was immaculate , well furnished and well equipped . Exactly as described in the information provided . I would recommend the property to friends and relatives [although we would rather keep it to ourselves ]. We had three restful days and would like to come again .Thank You.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments and we would welcome you back anytime. Since your stay I have upgraded the bed in the master bedroom to a kingsize with a very comfortable mattress. I will also be doing some more bit and pieces in the New Year to ensure my apartment maintains such great reviews. Kind regards Gregg
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5

Great apartment. Well equipped and very comfortable. Good position. Gregg has thought of everything.

  • 5 of 5

We can't fault our stay. We had a really great time in a lovely apartment. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback, it is always good to hear that my guests have a pleasant stay. Kind regards gregg
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Torquay, South Devon

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
September
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£198
for 2 nights
From
£79
£489
 
 
October
30 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£198
for 2 nights
From
£79
£439
 
 
November & December
4 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£198
for 2 nights
From
£79
£439
£1,440
 
 
Christmas
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£639
for 7 nights
£639
 
 
Summer 2018
14 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£889
for 7 nights
£889
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£140
for 1 night
From
£100
£639
£1,840
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £40
Pet Fee £25
Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
I ask for a 25% non-refundable deposit to be paid to secure booking. The remainder I ask to be paid one calender month prior to occupation.

Cheques are accepted although BACS bank transfer is the preferred method.

Changeover Day:
Saturday, although depending upon availability this can be pre-arranged.

Notes on prices:
Please see individual pricing

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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