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Kitchen area
Lounge/kitchen/dining area
Lounge/sleeping area
Open plan sleeping/lounge/kitchen/dining area
Enclosed outside seating area
Enclosed outside seating area
Beach huts at nearby Torquay
Dartmouth
Nearby Dartmoor
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4 / 9  Open plan sleeping/lounge/kitchen/dining area
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8 / 9  Dartmouth
9 / 9  Nearby Dartmoor

The Pad

Torquay (3mls NW), Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Apartment
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Private patio area with seating and BBQ
  • Just three miles from the resort town of Torquay
  • The location of this apartment allows you to enjoy the best of both coast and country
Property code: THPAD

Romantic five-star studio apartment situated in a quiet location on the owner’s smallholding, yet just three miles from the chic resort town of Torquay on the beautiful English Riviera

This stunning apartment enjoys a quiet location on the owner’s smallholding and is one of three high-quality properties on site. The proximity to the resort towns of the English Riviera make this an ideal location for those who enjoy whiling away their days at the beach, sunbathing and swimming in the azure seas of Torbay. The town of Torquay is just three miles south of the property, often seen as the most upmarket town of the Riviera, it offers an excellent range of shops, a choice of well-regarded eateries and of course some pretty beaches, which continue round the whole of the bay. Should visitors fancy a break from the beach, other places of interest in the area include Paignton Zoo and Dartmoor National Park.

This contemporary ground-floor studio apartment offers open-plan and split level accommodation. The open-plan living space is light and airy with a raised sleeping area which features a double bed, next to which patio doors open onto the enclosed patio. Two steps lead from the sleeping platform down to the lounge area, where there is a large surround sound TV with DVD player, and iPod dock for guests to enjoy from the inviting sofa. A breakfast bar provides a place to enjoy romantic meals and separates the lounge area from the sleek and stylish kitchen, which is well-equipped with an electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, wine fridge, dishwasher and washer/dryer. The shower room is a compact yet well-equipped with a fantastic monsoon shower and WC. 

Outside, there is an enclosed gravelled patio with garden furniture and a BBQ, which offers guests a private space to relax. Guests are also welcome to interact with the animals on site which include horses, goats, chickens, chicks (depending on the time of year), geese, rabbits and cats. There is ample off-road parking available on site.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • Studio apartment with double bed
  • Shower room with WC
  • Designed and built by award winning developer
  • Surround sound TV, DVD and iPod dock in lounge area
  • Electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge with ice-compartment, wine fridge, dishwasher and washer/dryer
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Private patio area with seating and BBQ
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Ample off-road parking
  • 2 medium size dogs welcome
  • Shop and pub 1 mile, beach 3 miles

Julie Clarke

This property is personally managed by Julie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 16 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Cheryl 11th September 2020

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We had a lovely week away with our 2 dogs. The owners were lovely but kept their distance. The Pad is very well equipped and comfortable. We did have to drive to kerswell Downs to walk our dogs as found the roads quite challenging as no footpaths.

Reviewed by Jackie 21st August 2020

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Excellent location Very dog friendly Lovely owners

Reviewed by Patricia 17th July 2020

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Felt locked in a view outside would be nice . Made very welcome

Reviewed by Steven 10th July 2020

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This is well suited for a couple who want to get away for a weekend or week . There are two great eating out experiences Local the Pad The Bickley Hotel & Restaurant only 1 mile away or the Barn Owl approx 1.5 miles away . Travel into Torquay is just 10 min away . Recommend a visit to a hidden Gem At Cockerton just outside Torquay heading for PaignRead moreton. Old Manor House & Grounds old village & Crafts . Also great to visit other seaside resorts. Hide

Reviewed by Lydia 4th July 2020

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The main room itself is comfortable but the outside space, although good for dogs, is very bleak with no lights or plants and does not contain the furniture pictured. The hosts were excellent and incredibly welcoming. The bathroom is so small it is impractical and its impossible to even wash your face. We enjoyed our time here and its a convenient Read morelocation but there is a lot of choice out there and I doubt if we'd book again. Hide

Reviewed by Ian 16th March 2020

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Excellent place to stay. Friendly welcome and well situated to explore the surrounding area.

Reviewed by Jacqui 12th February 2020

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Reviewed by Michael 15th November 2019

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Excellent property for holiday. Nice and private and in good location.

Reviewed by Judith 25th October 2019

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Beautiful studio apartment.Fabulous design and wonderfully equipped.Excellent location for the coast, beaches, the moors and towns.Very nice pubs nearby.Excellent for a couple with dogs. Thoroughly recommend it.

Reviewed by R 29th September 2019

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Reviewed by Sarah 20th September 2019

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Reviewed by Paul 16th August 2019

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Very nicely decorated and clean accommodation with plenty of good quality facilities. A bit remote, which is fine if you want to get away from it all. Suggest a car to get to nearest shop & pub as road outside can be dangerous when walking. Handy for Torbay, coast and Dartmoor. Friendly owners who live onsite.

Reviewed by Ronald 9th August 2019

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The Pad was very modern with good quality fittings, had everything you could need. There was plenty of crockery, cutlery and pans, all lovely and clean, none chipped as you sometimes fined. Little extras, such as foil, bin liners, dishwasher tablets, kitchen roll and toilets rolls though we had taken our own. My wife had a struggle getting in and oRead moreut of the bed, though that was our fault on not checking, we had a few laughs solving the problem. Hide

Reviewed by Carol 2nd August 2019

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Reviewed by Richard 4th May 2019

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Reviewed by Robert 18th April 2019

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Great location to act as a base to explore the area. Very modern layout

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