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18 Abbey Sands

Torquay, Devon (Ref. 1101746)


Coast & Country Cottages rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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17 Customer Review(s)

  • Ann

    “Disappointed the apt doesn't get the sun.”

    (should say not south facing. Very noisy from 5.30 am, dog barking every day, deliveries etc to restaurants below. 2nd bed bedroom was not a double bed, very uncomfortable. Plus points, lovely gesture wine, cake and milk Fabulous views

    (should say not south facing. Very noisy from 5.30 am, dog barking every day, deliveries etc to restaurants below. 2nd bed bedroom was not a double bed, very uncomfortable. Plus points, lovely gesture wine, cake and milk Fabulous views

    - Ann, June 2024


  • Second-floor apartment
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size with TV, en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC and balcony, 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with TV and balcony
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area, sitting area and balcony
  • Utility
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, kettle, toaster, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • 3 x TV's, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Allocated off-road parking for 1 car
  • Full length balcony with furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking or pets
  • Shop 0.5 miles, restaurant 0.1 miles, beach 0.1 mile

The property

18 Abbey Sands is a contemporary second-floor apartment situated in an enviable position in Torquay, Devon.

Designed by world class architect, Kay Elliott and influenced by the Art Deco style of the British seaside, featuring stylish, open-plan living and unrivalled sea views, 18 Abbey Sands is ideally suited for two couples or a family of four looking for a coastal escape in Devon.

Take advantage of the secure allocated off-road parking offered before entering this opulent apartment building to discover this stunning abode.

Stepping inside, towel off your sandy toes in the stylish family bathroom and load the washing machine with your beach gear before following the hallway through to the open-plan living space, where sliding balcony doors bathe the sociable space with natural light.

Enjoy relaxing on the sofa in front of the television as the fresh, seaside air blissfully flows through the room, or venture outdoors and soak in the unrivalled views across the glistening waters of the coast as you toast a glass of fizz with your loved ones.

When hunger pangs set in, head to the well-stocked kitchen, where gleaming white cabinets conceal a bevy of conveniences, sure to inspire any budding cook to whip up a dinner for four to be enjoyed the adjacent dining table.

Alternatively enjoy the restaurants situated below the development with a choice of Bistrot Pierre, Las Iguanas and Visto Lounge.

When sleep calls, catch your rest in one of the two sumptuous super-king-size bedrooms, one offering a handy zip/link feature to provide flexible sleeping arrangements for families, friends, and couples alike.

Rise with a steaming cup of coffee on the balcony as the sun rises over the bay before getting ready to embark on another exciting day of adventure.

The Victorians dubbed Torquay the "English Riviera," and it's easy to see why; the picture-perfect marina, together with the pristine sands of Torr Abbey Sands and the intriguing exhibitions of local history at Torquay Museum are just a few of the must-see attractions in the historic town.

In contrast to the award-winning Babbacombe Model Village, which covers four acres of miniature scenery, the Torquay Golf Course or a 'two-foot' excursion along the South West Coast Path are both excellent alternatives for escaping the excitement.

Be sure to travel along the coast and visit Paignton, where you may enjoy the Victorian pier's fairground rides or cool off at Splashdown Quaywest, or head further inland and tour the medieval rooms and well-kept grounds of the National Trust's Compton Castle.

A stay at 18 Abbey Sands will provide you with priceless memories.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Paignton 3.6 miles; Brixham 8.5 miles; Dartmoor 17 miles.

Famous for its sandy beaches, promenades, palm trees and plentiful attractions, the popular seaside town of Torquay in South Devon has been welcoming visitors for the best part of 200 years. Torquay holds many delights for both families and couples, from an abundance of children’s activities whatever the weather, to coastal walks, restaurants and nightlife. Local attractions await at Cockington village and craft centre, Torre Abbey, Kents Cavern. Enjoy the wealth of sea life on a boat trip across the Bay to Paignton, Brixham or Dartmouth – and even more exotic animals can be found at Paignton Zoo. Torquay is at the heart of the English Riviera, a UNESCO Global Geopark. Take the Dartmouth Steam Railway and enjoy a boat ride up the River Dart. Explore Greenway the home of Torquay’s world famous crime writer - Agatha Christie. A stay in Torquay can be as relaxed or as active as you choose and is certain to inspire you to visit again.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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