The White House

Torquay, South Devon Coast

  • 4 Star Gold
  • A well equipped two bedroom house in Torquay with access to  pool and sub-tropical south facing garden

You can book this property from:

  • £581 per week
  • £83 per night
  • 4 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

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


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Shower

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Fishing
  • Golf

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am
  • Please note that no stag/hen/single sex groups are permitted at this property on request of the homeowner

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Property Name or Ref. Number

The White House

House Type 

Semi-detached house

Torquay like Rome was built on seven hills. Cary Court and the White House are situated up one of those hills and occupy a sloping site. Cary Court is a period property with later more modern extensions, The White House is one of the more modern extensions. The White House guests are welcome to share the garden year round from 10:30 am to 7:30 pm. and pool (seasonal) please enquire at time of booking Access is gained either via the main House or via a side gate to the garden. There are many “spiky” plants in the garden that may cause injury. As well as the outdoor pool there is a pond, when wet, boardwalks and decking may be hazardous to the unwary and or Children.

We do not allow pets of any kind at the White House. We do not cater for hen or stag groups. Children must be supervised at any times.

We are pleased to welcome those with physical challenges, please let us know in advance if your condition requires additional attention, so that we are better able to help you enjoy your stay with us.


  • The property can be found on
  • Bookings /enquiries may be made on line or by telephone on 01803 833682
  • The nearest bus stop is 0.3mi
  • The nearest train station is Torquay 1.5mi
  • The local taxi service number is 01803 292292
  • The nearest shop 0.5mi / pub is 0.6mi


  • Number of designated parking spaces is 1 (2ND by prior arrangement)
  • Distance to public parking is 0.6m  Harbour Car Park, Montpellier rd
  • It is pay & display
  • There are  disabled parking spaces
  • There is rear access to the vehicle once parked
  • The distance from the private parking to the property 5 meters
  • The width of path leading to the property is n/a parking is in front of the property
  • There are 3 steps en route to the entrance
  • The ground surface is level / sloping


  • There are  2  entrances to the property
  • The door widths are standard
  • There are steps at the door



  • The flooring is laminate + rug
  •  The door widths are standard
  • The furniture consists of Sofa, armchair, side table, coffee table, side table, TV
  • The furniture is movable


  • The door width is standard
  • The height of sink unit is standard
  • The type of taps are  mixer
  • The fridge height is 6ft
  • The cooker height is  standard – built in kitchen worktop hob & built oven (above the worktop hight)
  • The cooker controls are  knobs
  • The storage height of crockery is top cupboards & larder
  • The worktop height is standard
  • The flooring is laminate


  • The property has  2  floors
  • The number of steps between floors is 12 (round)
  • The flooring is carpet
  • The doorways widths are standard
  • The bed types are King, 2 Singles that zip & link into a King
  • The bedroom furniture is movable


  • The door widths are standard
  • The WC is not adapted
  • The shower rooms are not adapted
  • The height of basin is standard
  • The floor surface is tile


  • External areas are level / sloped / terraced decked
  • Permanent seating is provided
  • There is an outside lighting
  • There is not colour contrast of critical surfaces
  • There are no footpaths to follow for visually impaired
  • There are barriers to entry into some parts of garden
  • There are other hazards such as pond, outdoor swimming pool in  garden area, steps, wet boardwalks and decking may be slippery


  • The Fire Escape route is entrance and rear door
  • The property has a no smoking policy
  • Service dogs are accepted (by prior arrangement)
  • Details of emergency call facilities are located in welcome file at the property
  • Your mains water stop cock is located under the kitchen sink
  • Your mains electric fuse box is located in the walk in wardrobe in Master bedroom (1st floor)



The White House is a very bright, comfortable ‘home from home’ laid out over 2 floors, with two en-suite bedrooms upstairs, and fully equipped kitchen diner and a lounge downstairs. Guests can enjoy relaxing with in the private yard to the rear of the property, perfect for enjoying a summer barbecue. From the upstairs bedrooms one can enjoy tantalising views over the rooftops of Torquay, as well as far reaching sea peeps. The welcoming lounge is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a day of exploring the English Riviera, watching your favourite TV shows or snuggled up on the cosy corner sofa. The owners have welcomed guests for around 40 years, and this is truly felt from the moment you enter the property, so much that you won’t want to leave! The house offers everything you need for the perfect holiday – within just a stones’ throw you’ll find a wide variety of local shops, cafés and restaurants, all in a truly relaxing setting. And to top things off, guests have complimentary access to a shared heated outdoor swimming pool surrounded by exotic plants in the sub-tropical gardens.

Ground floor

Entrance: Three steps up to the entrance door that leads to a bright open plan kitchen and dining area.

Kitchen: electric hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer (70/30), dishwasher, washer dryer. The kitchen is equipped with all the necessary cutlery, crockery, glassware, pots and pans. The dining area has a table with 4 chairs and door leading to sitting room

Lounge: lounge is furnished with a comfortable corner sofa and an armchair along with glass coffee table, smart TV (46’’) with Freeview. This room benefits from distant sea-peeps from the picture window. There is another door leading to hallway with stairs up to the 1st floor.

First floor

Bedroom 1: The master bedroom has a king size bed, two bedside tables with lamps, chair, dressing table, a walk-in wardrobe and TV with Freeview. As well as the charming sea peeps, this room also enjoys far reaching views over the surrounding area. The adjoining en-suite bathroom benefits from a walk in shower, wash basin and WC.

Bedroom 2: This bedroom has two single beds that can be joined to form one King size bed by prior arrangement (zip&link), chest of drawers with reading lights, TV and a hanging rail. This en-suite bathroom again features a walk in shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.

Parking: 1 allocated space in the courtyard. Second parking space available by prior arrangement

Changeover Day: Friday

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.

Power and Heat: Electricity and gas central heating, included in rent.

Bedding and Linen: Bed linen, towels and pool towels are provided. Please bring your own beach towels.

Shop: 0.5 miles  Pub: 0.6 miles

Short Breaks: 


Wi-Fi provided.

Non-smoking property.

Regret no Pets.

Children must be supervised at any times.

Please note: . Guests are welcome to share the garden year round and pool (seasonal due to weather conditions~May-September from 10:30 am to 7:30 pm). Please bare in mind that some sharper plants in the garden may cause injury. As well as the outdoor pool there is a pond and, when the weather is wet, boardwalks and decking may be slippery, and guests use of these areas is at their own risk. High chair and travel cot available by prior request - please provide your own cot linen