Torquay, South Devon Coast

  • 3 Star
  • Special offerCancellation Deal Jul 5-26, 2020

You can book this property from:

  • £369 per week
  • £53 per night
  • 3 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Freezer


  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Sea or coastal views


  • Family friendly


  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Private parking

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Fishing
  • Golf

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 7:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Property Name: Gainsborough

Description: Terraced two-bedroom property



The nearest bus stop is on Higher Lincombe Road (adjoining road) and is a Local Link service.

The nearest train station is Torquay Railway Station

The nearest food shop is the Cooperative Food at Wellswood

The nearest pub/restaurant is The Kents at Wellswood

The nearest petrol filling station is Esso Petrol Station on Avenue Road, Torquay


Arrival and car parking

Type of parking available: Private for small car, roadside parking in surrounding streets

For what sized cars? Small/medium (in front of garage)

Good space to unload once parked

Number of spaces available:  1 in front of garage, other roadside parking on Higher Lincombe Rd

The parking surface is tarmac

Distance to the property from the parking: 50m

Parking is a level walk (30 seconds) to the property.


Main entrance

There is one front entrance to the property – the rear entrances are not accessible from the road.

The doors widths are standard exterior doors, not adapted.

There are two outside steps to the front entrance of the property.


Living/Dining room

The flooring is carpet

The door widths are standard, not adapted.

There is good space between the furniture

The furniture is movable but advised to remain in place as damage will not be covered by any damage protection paid by the guest.



The flooring is lino

The door widths are standard, not adapted.

The worktop height is standard.

Is the oven set high or low? Level with counter

The fridge height is:

The freezer height is:

Crockery is stored at various heights within the kitchen


Bedrooms and landings

The property is set over two floors and a loft space which is not accessible to guests.

The number of steps between floors is: 15 up a standard width staircase with a turn

The flooring is carpet

The door widths are standard, not adapted.

The beds are one standard double and two single beds.

The bedroom furniture should not be moved – there are fitted wardrobes.


Bathrooms and cloakrooms

The door widths are standard, not adapted.

The only WC which is accessible is the ground floor WC, which is not adapted

There is no accessible or adapted bath/shower.

There is a ground floor WC, but no ground floor or level bath or shower access.

The baths with shower over do not have a grab rail or handle fitted.

The flooring is lino in en suite bathrooms, carpet in WC


Outdoor facilities

External areas are stepped – steps to the front of the property and over patio door onto rear patio

Permanent seating is provided in the conservatory and some plastic outdoor furniture to rear

There is outside lighting at the front of the property

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

There are no footpaths to follow for visually impaired/mobility impaired

There are no barriers to entry into part of the garden

There are no other hazards such as ponds, water features, steep areas



Mobile reception is fair/good on 4g networks.

Electrical sockets are easily accessible in all rooms apart from bathrooms/WCs

Most electrical sockets are set low, standard 3pin UK sockets.


Gainsborough is a two bedroom holiday home in Torquay Devon. A truly panoramic sea view of Tor Bay is on offer at this semi detached house which is located in the quiet and prestigious Lincombes area of Torquay. Visitors will enjoy the peaceful surroundings yet be only a short drive or bus ride away from the bustling waterfront area, with it's harbour, marina, town centre shopping, theatre and and great selection of restaurants. The house is an ideal retreat for a family of four or for two couples as it boasts full en-suite bathroom facilities to each bedroom. The other added bonus here is the large conservatory which leads from the lounge to the patio area and the exceptional views over Torbay.

Ground Floor:
The lounge/dining area has four armchairs, a Freeview TV and a wooden dining table with four chairs.  There are doors to conservatory and you can access the patio for the stunning sea views.

The kitchen has plenty of cupboard space, an electric oven, a gas hob, a fridge/freezer, microwave and a washing/dryer.

There is also a downstairs cloakroom with a WC and washbasin.

There is a sunny conservatory with a table and seating with access to the patio that has extensive sea views.

There is private car parking space and/or garage for small sized car.

First Floor:
Bedroom 1
The main bedroom has a double bed with two bedside tables and lamps.  The bedroom enjoys sea views.  There is an en-suite bathroom with a bath with shower over, washbasin and WC.   & WC.

Bedroom 2
The second bedroom has two single beds, two bedside tables and lamps.  The bedroom has its own en-suite bathrooms with bath with shower over, basin and WC.

Security Deposit: 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.


Despite the weather we had a nice relaxing week and this property does provide very good views from both upstairs and downstairs.

Previous Customer,