Stanley Cottage is a beautifully restored townhouse situated near the centre of Torquay and can sleep six people in three double bedrooms, one with en-suite facilities. There is a further bathroom and a ground floor shower room. The kitchen comprises a dining area and there is a sitting room with with gas fire and an additional snug. Outside there is roadside parking close to the property, on a first come,first served basis and an enclosed courtyard garden with furniture. Torquay has something for everyone and there's plenty to see and do close by. Stanley Cottage is a welcome base for exploring Devon.
Three double bedrooms (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with basin. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room. Snug.
Gas central heatinge. Range cooker with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview and BT Vision, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Restricted 1 hour parking opposite cottage. Parking available by prior arrange with the owner.
Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk. Beach 10 mins walk.
Devon has quite a few claims to fame such as being the backdrop to many films, including; War Horse - starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, and directed by Steven Spielberg. Sense and Sensibility - starring Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant and Kate Winslet. The French Lieutenant's Woman - starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. Edge Of Tomorrow: Live Die Repeat - starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Brendan Gleeson. So you may recognise a few of the locations from their appearances on the big screen.
Did you know that Agatha Christie, Reverend John Russell, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir Walter Raleigh all hailed from Devon? Agatha Christie went on to become a best-selling novelist, Reverend John Russell developed the Jack Russell Terrier, Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the world, and Sir Walter Raleigh became a famous explorer.
South Devon is home to over 20 miles of Torbay coastline which is otherwise known as the 'English Riviera'. Brixton, Paignton and Torquay are the three Riviera towns and are great places to enjoy a day at the seaside. So if you fancy some fresh sea air and picturesque views then visit the 'English Riviera'.
The Dartmoor National Park can be found in Devon and offers visitors a dramatic moorland landscape, ancient woodland, rare wildlife and notable influences, such as the location for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes case 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'.
We hope you enjoy your break in Devon!