Ben's Place

Torquay, South Devon Coast

  • 4 Star Gold

You can book this property from:

  • £615 per week
  • £88 per night
  • 4 Star Gold

Features

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 2 single Zip&Link beds (combine for king/super king)

Appliances

  • Dishwasher

Bathrooms

  • Towels provided

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Hot tub
  • Sea or coastal views

Accessibility

  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Families

  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate

Outdoors

  • Garden or courtyard
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Fishing
  • Golf

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am
  • An outdoor hot tub is available at this property for an additional charge of £50 per week for exclusive use – please select this at the time of booking should you wish to use this facility.

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Access Guide

Property Name: Ben’s Place

Description: Apartment laid on the 1st  and 2nd floor

 

Pre-arrival

The nearest bus stop is: 0.3 miles Torbay Rd

The nearest train station is: 0.8 miles, Torquay

The nearest food shop is: 0.4 miles, Co-op Broadpark Road-24 Roundhill Rd, Torquay TQ2 6TH

The nearest pub/restaurant is: 0.8 miles Preston, Paignton

The nearest petrol is: 0.7 miles, Torquay Rd, Paignton TQ3 2DN

Mobility equipment hire is: 0.8 miles, 371 Torquay Rd, Paignton TQ3 2BT

 

 

Arrival and car parking

Type of parking available: - Off road tarmac driveway. Fairly steep but levels out at the top’

For what sized cars - any

Good space to unload once parked - yes

Number of spaces available – one guest space, but it is possible for guests to park a second car behind the first car if they use the space on the left hand side.

The parking surface is: - tarmac

Distance to the property from the parking: 34 m

Is parking level  - slight slope

Distance to nearest parking area:- parking on site or on road at the bottom of the drive

Is it pay and display -  parking free

The width of the path to the property is: pathway 1.1 m  steps 0.9 m

How many steps are there en-route to the entrance:  10 steps  ( 17 cm rise, 24cm tread  and .90 cm  width ) plus 4 separate small steps onto the path,  the bridge and the terrace.

 

Main entrance

How many entrances are there to the property - one

The door height     200 cm     The door widths are: 76cm

Keyhole height: 100cm

How many steps are there to the entrance:  see above plus 1  threshold step

 

Living and dining rooms

The flooring is:- Laminate

The door widths are: 195 x 760

Is there good space between the furniture: -Yes

Is it movable or fixed: moveable

 

Kitchen

The flooring is: Laminate with vinyl

The door widths are: no door open plan

The worktop height is:90cm

Is the oven set high or low? high

The fridge height is: under worktop

The freezer height is: no freezer

Is crockery stored high or low? - Both glasses cups mugs high rest under worktop

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where:

 

Bedrooms and landings

How many floors does the property have: 2

The number of steps between floors is: 14 steps to the master bedroom and one small step from lounge to second bedroom.

The flooring is: carpet

The door widths are:- master bedroom opens out from the stairway no door, BR 2 door 195 x 760

Bed sizes are: master bedroom superking, 2nd bedroom zip and link either superking or twin

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: - wardrobes fixed

 

Bathrooms and cloakrooms

The door widths are: 195x760cm

Is there an accessible or adapted WC? No

Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower? No

Is there a ground floor WC? WC is in bathroom on the bottom floor of the flat ( 1st floor of the building )

Is there a ground floor bath or shower room? Bathroom is on the bottom floor of the flat ( 1st floor of the building )

Does the bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted: No

Is there any shower where access is level rather than having to step up? No

The flooring is: Vinyl

 

Outdoor facilities

External areas are stepped – yes, the decking consists of three different levels and the garden is landscaped

Permanent seated is provided – 4 reclining chairs

There is outside lighting – yes, automatic lighting to driveway, path steps to apartment and apartment front door terrace.

There is no colour contrast of critical surfaces (eg white on edge of steps) agree

There are no footpaths to follow for visually impaired/mobility impaired – agree footpaths not adapted

There are barriers to entry into part of the garden - no

There are no other hazards such as ponds, water features, steep areas . The garden is multi-level.

 

General

Is there a land line for guests to use? No

Mobile reception details: Three reception is weak otherwise ok

Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not WC or baths)? Yes

Are electrical sockets generally set low or high?  Medium 25 cm from floor

Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests?  No

Any other information: the apartment is on the 1st and second floor of the main house and the house is located on a sloping site in a hilly residential area of Torquay.

 

Description

We accept short breaks! Please enquire for stays of three nights or more outside of school holiday seasons.

A 15% discount is also available for a couple and cot wishing to stay outside of peak seasons. Please call 01803 213814 to book over the phone with this discounted rate.

Terrific escapism in Torquay!

Enjoying a highly desirable and sunny position in a picturesque residential enclave of Torquay, this fabulous duplex holiday home provides the ideal escape for family and friends.

This holiday apartment is situated on the first and second floor of a beautifully maintained villa with splendid sea views. Guests have a designated parking space at the top of the driveway.The apartment is accessed via the rear of the main property where there is a set of steps that take guests to the front door on the first floor. 

Inside guests can relax and entertain in style with a wonderfully lit open plan living and dining room. Fabulous sea views can be enjoyed from the floor to ceiling windows of the contemporary living area, which further provides a lovely pair of large leather sofas, Wi-Fi access and large flat screen SAT TV with DVD player, a movie and music library, providing the perfect home from home entertainment.

A fully equipped stylish kitchen with breakfast table is situated to the open plan space and features all the desired appliances to hand for preparing delicious home-cooked meals during guest's stay with a hob, eye level oven and dishwasher.

The lovely light and spacious flowing accommodation carries on through to the sleeping areas, comprising 2 double bedrooms and a modern bathroom with bath tub and overhead shower.

The master bedroom is situated to the top floor of the duplex holiday home and boasts a large and airy bedroom furnished to a high contemporary finish and further enhanced by its high ceiling, flat screen TV and splendid distant sea views.

The second bedroom is also extremely well presented and is furnished with a brand new zip n' link king size bed or separating into 2 singles when required with bedside table and shelf perfect for storage and making a homely ambience for guests.

A sunny landscaped garden with BBQ, decked area with garden furniture and private Jacuzzi can further be enjoyed by guests during their stay for an additional £50.


From this delightful holiday retreat guests can easily reach the wide selection of activities and amenities of Torquay and the wider Devon area.

The seaside resort town boasts a fantastic range of shops, restaurants, bars in its cosmopolitan marina setting which lends itself to walks along the palm lined promenades and through the landscaped pleasure gardens and also to experiencing the vibrant night life on offer.

Local attractions include the 'Living Coasts' sea life centre, Paignton Zoo, the other nearby picturesque seaside resort towns including Dartmouth and also the opportunity to enjoy exploring one of the 19 beaches on offer along the Torquay coast!

Notes:This property has a refundable Accidental Damage Deposit of £200, which is payable to Blueriver Cottages with the final balance of your holiday, eight weeks prior to your arrival, and is refunded within 5 working days of your departure. Alternatively, you may wish to pay a non-refundable Accidental Damage Deposit Waiver equivalent to 10% of the Accidental Damage Deposit value, which covers you for the full value of the Accidental Damage Deposit, should any damage occur during your stay.
Use of the hot tub is available for an extra £50 supplement.

Reviews

Nice location. Great hotub very approachable owners.All round a good stay will definitely return

Mr M,

Bens place was fantastic was clean and had everything we needed the beds were really comfy the view was beautiful across the bay hot tub was fab great holiday we all enjoyed it

Mrs W,

Beautiful views. Exceptionally clean. Very helpful hosts. Just lovely!

Mrs D,

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