Torquay, South Devon Coast

  • 3 Star

You can book this property from:

  • £423 per week
  • £60 per night
  • 3 Star


Beds & bedrooms

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


  • Washing machine
  • Freezer


  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom


  • Family friendly


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

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Sea or coastal views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Fishing
  • Golf

How far to ...?

  • Pub 0.5 miles
  • Shop 0.5 miles

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 10:00am

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.


Looking for a coastal bolthole with sea views? Gainsborough ticks all the boxes. This lovely two bedroom holiday home has the most amazing views over Torbay from the house and gardens. Enjoy breakfast or dinner in the conservatory with its contemporary cane table and chairs and patio doors which open up onto the garden. Gainsborough has en-suite bathrooms adjoining both bedrooms making the perfect choice for two couples or a family of four.

The property is in the prestigious residential area of Lincombes in Torquay, surroundings may be peaceful but the hustle and bustle of the town's harbour, beach, shops and restaurants are just a short drive away… great for an evening out. Nearby, Babbacombe Model Village and Paignton Zoo are excellent days out with something for all the family to enjoy. Head inland and you'll reach Dartmoor National Park, a totally different landscape about a half an hour's drive away and highly recommended especially if you're planning a holiday with the dogs – the owners of the property are happy for you to take three pets.

This is a lovely holiday home in a popular location – so book early!



Ground Floor: Lounge/Diner: Four armchairs, Freeview TV, wooden dining table with four chairs. Doors to conservatory with patio access.

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

Cloakroom: W.C. and wash handbasin.

First Floor: Bedroom 1: Double bed with two bedside tables and lamps. Sea views and en-suite bathroom with a bath with shower over, wash handbasin and W.C.

Bedroom 2: Two single beds, two bedside tables and lamps. The bedroom also has an en-suite bathrooms with bath with shower over, wash handbasin and W.C.

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

Parking: Private car parking space and/or garage for small sized car.


Facilities and services: WiFi connection available, large garden. Bed linen provided. Towels can be provided, please request at time of bookings. (Beach towels not provided.) Ground floor bedroom/shower room. Arr/Dep. For weekly bookings is Saturday. Short breaks available in low and mid season. Pub 0.5 miles. Shop 0.5 miles. Coast 0.5 miles. Parking. Will accept 3 pets.

Security Deposit: This property has a refundable Accidental Damage Deposit of £200, which is payable to Marsdens Devon 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.


The view alone is worth the money, really enjoyed our week, quiet location and nice to sit and look over the bay with a few drinks and a BBQ.

Mr S,

Nice property in quiet location with stunning views.

Mr A,