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FINE VICTORIAN HOLIDAY SPLENDOUR WITH GLORIOUS SEA VIEWS!

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms6
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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FINE VICTORIAN HOLIDAY SPLENDOUR WITH GLORIOUS SEA VIEWS!

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday home in Torquay - Longcroft House

Original Victorian villa for up to12 guests just 20 mins walk into Torquay!

Longcroft House is a Grade II listed, early Victorian villa in The Lincombes, set in one of the oldest & elegant residential suburbs of Torquay. With uninterrupted sea views, set in over an acre of spacious landscaped gardens, it epitomises the lavish architecture and lifestyle of the Victorian era. Inside, the villa is spacious and has a warm family feel to it.

Situated in stunning landscaped grounds of just over one acre with breath taking sea views and a magical ambience of fine Victorian era escapism and splendour; the stately Longcroft House provides the perfect holiday retreat for groups and families of up to 12!

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The villa’s location in the highly desirable residential Torquay enclave of ‘The Lincombes’, ensures guests are perfectly placed to reach the award-winning Meadfoot Beach as well as the fantastic range of attractions, activities and amenities of the Torquay area easily by car & on foot.

Guests arriving by car can easily find ample parking down the sweeping gravel driveway to the front and the porch entrance welcomes guests into a gorgeous open plan hallway with polished wood flooring and an elegant wide staircase leading to the upper accommodation.

The principal rooms lead directly off from the hallway and are open, bright and spacious with high ceilings, fine marble fireplaces and fully restored character features.

Direct sea views from the beautiful ‘floor to ceiling’ bay windows can be enjoyed in elegant comfort from the generously proportioned drawing room. This bright and welcoming reception room also serves as the ideal venue in which to enjoy morning coffees and afternoon teas and also provides the perfect place in which to unwind and read a good book during lazy unhurried afternoons!

A lovely smaller informal sitting room provides an additional place in which to pass the time with a cup of cocoa watching television in front of a warm radiant fire which can be made in the working open hearth.

A bright and spacious formal dining area with marble fireplace and elegant dining table provides refined surroundings in which to entertain and for more relaxed dining and informal morning breakfasts, the kitchen is the perfect choice.

Here a full-size family kitchen, complete with a country-style range and all the desired appliances and cooking utensils provides a picturesque place in which to prepare and cook delicious home-cooked meals. Garden views can also be enjoyed from the country style breakfast table which can comfortably sit up to 12. Views of the bay can also be enjoyed in the conservatory off the kitchen.

During the warm summer months ‘alfresco’ lunches and dinners to the sea view terrace provides the most idyllic dinner party venue for you and your guests!

A games room with a pool table, fuss ball table and table tennis for younger guests is situated to the villa’s dry cellar and the beautiful landscaped grounds with gentle gravel paths and manicured sea view vistas, provide the perfect outdoor escape for guests of all ages.

The grand wide staircase from the welcoming hallway leads to the upper floor which provides the villa’s sleeping accommodation. With luxury sleeping arrangements for up to 12 guests, the beautifully presented rooms featuring original marble fireplaces, romantic antique touches and also luxury en-suite bathrooms and flat-screen TVs to the principal rooms.

The spacious sleeping accommodation comprises two king-size bedrooms, one double bedroom, a twin bedroom with and a fifth bedroom furnished with four single beds ideal for children.

The sleeping accommodation is perfectly complemented by 2 bathrooms with showers over the bath and 1 shower rooms, ensuring adequate facilities are available for all your guests.

From this splendid Victorian retreat, the famous blue flag Meadfoot Beach, famously known as the favourite childhood haunt of the writer Agatha Christie; is located directly below the villa. Here guests can enjoy sunbathing, swimming and also a relaxed meal or snack at the Osborne Hotel.

A fantastic range of local attractions nearby will also ensure guests of all ages can fully enjoy their Devon getaway; with horse riding, mountain biking in the nearby National Parks , canoeing, bird watching, surfing, sailing, wind surfing, golf, local visitor attractions and relaxing Spa days to enjoy.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

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Speaks English
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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms6
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Prior to paying a reservation deposit, always verify payment instructions by calling the number on this listing.
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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday house rental in Torquay, United Kingdom

Fine Victorian holiday splendour with glorious sea views!
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Fine Victorian holiday splendour with glorious sea views!
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Torquay Torbay
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We enjoyed our stay very much

  • Review Submitted: 24-Feb-2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
Beautiful House, lovely large rooms and perfect for large groups. It is a very sociable house with gorgeous views and we enjoyed our stay very much. The bed linen and towels provided were of a lovely quality. Great base for exploring the surrounding area. It is within walking distance into town, although could be a problem for some as it is quite an hilly area. There are a couple of small items that needed a bit of TLC but this did not affect the enjoyment of our holiday.
Helpful votes: 1/2
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Fine Victorian holiday splendour with glorious sea views!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1000006
+44 01803211116
Torquay Torbay
Owner Submitted Review
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5* A fabulous holiday house with fantastic views

  • Review Submitted: 15-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
A fabulous holiday house with fantastic views. My family had a wonderful time and didn't want to leave. The cleanliness of the house was superb with beautifully clean fresh linen and towels. Would love to go back some time.
Helpful votes: 4/5
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Location

Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Bristol 85m & Exeter
Nearest Ferry
33 Miles
Plymouth Ferry Treminal
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Torquay
Nearest Motorway
17 Miles
Exeter M5
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Torquay
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Torquay
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Plymouth - Dry Ski Slope
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Torquay
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Torquay
Car: recommended

Boat charter:

How about a boat charter! The thrill of being on the water on a sunny day and the chance to see dolphins, a frequent visitor to Torbay; is all that anyone could wish for - complete your holiday with a 2 hour, half day or full day boat charter on a Sunseeker Superhawk ~ www.http://discoveryholidayhomes.com/view/Sunseeker-Superhawk-40.aspx for a variety of rates & excursions.

From this splendid Victorian retreat, the famous blue flag Meadfoot Beach, famously known as the favourite childhood haunt of the writer Agatha Christie; is located directly below the villa. Here guests can enjoy sunbathing, swimming and also a relaxed meal or snack at the Osborne Hotel.

A fantastic range of local attractions nearby will also ensure guests of all ages can fully enjoy their Devon getaway; with horse riding, mountain biking in the nearby National Parks , canoeing, bird watching, surfing, sailing, wind surfing, golf, local visitor attractions and relaxing Spa days to enjoy.

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Availability & Rates

Rental rates for this holiday house in Torquay, Torbay

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate Minimum Stay
 
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12 Apr 2014 - 25 Apr 2014
£1,750
3 nights
 
 
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26 Apr 2014 - 23 May 2014
£1,550
2 nights
 
 
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24 May 2014 - 30 May 2014
£1,850
7 nights
 
 
.
31 May 2014 - 27 Jun 2014
£1,750
2 nights
 
 
.
28 Jun 2014 - 18 Jul 2014
£2,050
2 nights
 
 
.
19 Jul 2014 - 29 Aug 2014
£2,250
7 nights
 
 
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30 Aug 2014 - 26 Sep 2014
£1,600
2 nights
 
 
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27 Sep 2014 - 24 Oct 2014
£1,250
2 nights
 
 
.
25 Oct 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
£1,350
4 nights
 
 
.
1 Nov 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
£1,100
2 nights
 
 
.
20 Dec 2014 - 2 Jan 2015
£1,950
2 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit £350.00
Pet Fee £20.00
Booking Fee £10.00
Making a Booking:
To make a confirmed booking, you will be asked to fill in our online booking form & pay a 30% deposit by wire transfer or credit card. The remaining balance will then be due 6 weeks before arrival.
Short Breaks:
2 nights=50% of weekly tariff/3 nights=60% of weekly tariff/4 nights=70% of weekly tariff/5 nights=80% of weekly tariff/6 nights=90%
of weekly tariff/7 nights=full tariff
Notes Booking Notes:
All linen & towels are included in the tariff price.These are changed each week if booked for a longer period.
Cleaning fees are also included in the tariff price.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Torquay in Torbay

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
Theme:
  • Luxury
  • Family
General:
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Towels Provided
  • Heating
  • Parking Off Street
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Hair Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Toaster
  • Hob
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower head on the taps
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The sleeping accommodation is perfectly complemented by 3 bathrooms and 3 shower rooms, ensuring adequate facilities are available for all your guests.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 4 Child Bed
  • The spacious sleeping accommodation comprises three luxury double bedrooms, two twin bedrooms with two single beds in each and a fifth bedroom furnished with four single beds ideal for children.
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
  • Game Room
  • Books
  • Television
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • water parks
  • live theatre
  • zoo
  • restaurants
  • caves
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • horse riding
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • pier fishing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • deepsea fishing
Notes:
Facilities: Infants ~ If you need the use of either a cot or high chair, we can provide you with a travel cot and/or a high chair. We only ask that you supply all the baby bedding yourselves. There is no extra charge for these facilities. We provide kitchen essentials such as tea towels, a kitchen towel roll, washing up liquid, J-cloth, scouring pad, 5 dishwasher tablets, tea & coffee. In the bathroom there will be bath towels, hand towels, a bath mat, soap and a toilet roll. During the warm summer months ‘alfresco’ lunches and dinners to the sea view terrace provides the most idyllic dinner party venue for you and your guests! A games room with a pool table, fuss ball table and table tennis for younger guests is situated to the villa’s dry cellar and the beautiful landscaped grounds with gentle gravel paths and manicured sea view vistas, provide the perfect outdoor escape for guests of all ages.
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