Sophia's House

Torquay, South Devon

  • Torquay based, pet friendly two bedroom house for three with lovely interior, patio with BBQ and a parking

You can book this property from:

  • £436 per week
  • £62 per night


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 1 single bed


  • Washing machine
  • Freezer


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Bath

Special Features

  • WiFi


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Fishing
  • Golf

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 5:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  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



This Access Statement is a written to enable a potential visitor to make an informed decision as to whether the accommodation meets their particular needs.  We are providing the information below to meet obligations under The Equality Act and Disability Discrimination Act.

Sophia’s House

House Type - Maisonette



  • The property can be found on
  • Bookings /enquiries may be made on line or by telephone on 01803 833682
  • The nearest bus stop is 0.3 miles Abbey Rd (22;32;32C,35C,64)
  • The nearest train station is 0.9 miles Torquay Train Station
  • The local taxi service number is 01803 211 611
  • The nearest pub is 0.3 Appleby’s Pub / Shop 0.3 miles Carters Abbey Rd



  • Number of designated parking spaces is 1
  • The distance from the parking area to the property is 50 meters
  • The width of path leading to the property is 1 meter +
  • There are steps en route to the entrance
  • The ground surface is level, sloping & gravel
  • Distance to public parking is 0.2 miles Lower Union Lane Car Park
  • It is pay & display
  • There are disabled parking spaces
  • There is a rear access to the vehicle once parked


  • There is  2  entrances to the property
  • The door widths are 76cm/53cm
  • There are steps at the door



If the property is an apartment

  • There are   8     steps leading to the apartment


  • The flooring is carpet /vinyl
  • The door widths are 76cm/53cm (entrance doors)
  • The furniture consists of dining table and 4 chairs, corner sofa, foot stool
  • The furniture is movable



  • The door width is 76cm (entrance)
  • The height of sink unit is 90cm
  • The type of taps are  separate
  • The fridge height is 90cm under counter
  • The cooker height is  standard
  • The cooker controls are  knobs
  • The worktop height is 90cm
  • The flooring is vinyl


  • The property has  2 floors
  • The number of steps between floors is 15
  • The flooring is carpet
  • The doorways widths are 75cm and 66cm
  • The bed types are Single & King
  • The bedroom furniture is moveable


  • The door widths are 66cm
  • There is not an adapted WC
  • There is not an adapted shower / bath
  • The height of basin is 84cm
  • The floor surface is carpet



  • External areas are  level, sloped, stepped, gravel
  • Permanent seating is provided
  • There is outside lighting
  • There is not colour contrast of critical surfaces (e.g. white on edge of steps )
  • There are no footpaths to follow for visually / mobility impaired
  • There are no  barriers to entry into any part of garden
  • There are no other hazards such as ponds, water features



  • The Fire Escape route is through main entrance or patio door / there is an assembly point by entrance gate to the Newcourt
  • The property has a no smoking policy
  • Service dogs are accepted
  • Details of emergency call facilities are located  on the arrival information and in the welcome folder in the property
  • Your mains water stop cock is located under the sink
  • Your mains electric fuse box is located on the wall in the lounge, opposite the entrance door



If you have decided to soak up the coastal charm of South Devon, Torquay is the best place to visit. Sophia’s House is a peaceful retreat for families of three, perfectly placed for those looking for tranquil ambience in close proximity to the towns’ vibrant life with its wide choice of cafés, bars and restaurants. The coastal charm of Torre Abbey Sands beach and iconic pier can be found just a gentle stroll away and, as with its elevated position, one can enjoy charming views from the comfort of your own home from home. After a day of exploring the hustle and bustle of suburban Torquay life, comfort and relaxation await you with a furnished patio area just in front of the property, perfect for that afternoon drink in the sun, or the enticing aroma of a freshly cooked barbeque. And of course, no man (or dog!) gets left behind, as pets are very welcome to join you, with Torquay being the ideal destination for exploring the South Devon coast with your four legged friend.

On the ground floor you will find the open plan kitchen/lounge/diner, with two comfortable bedrooms and a family bathroom on the first floor.

NB! This property is available for bookings 4th May 2020 onwards. 

Entrance: the house is accessed from communal garden area.

Ground Floor

Kitchen/Lounge/Diner: The kitchen is well equipped and has gas hob and electric oven, microwave, under counter fridge and separate under counter freezer, washing machine. The dining area is equipped with trendy, transparent round table and 4 chairs. The lounge area is furnished with a corner sofa with foot stool. Wall mounted smart TV 42’. French door leading to paved patio area.

Outside: Paved patio area with dining table, 6 chairs and parasol for alfresco dining, 2 loungers available.

First Floor
Bedroom 1 
the master bedroom is equipped with a full king size bed two bedside tables with lamps, two impressive dark solid wood wardrobes and matching chest of drawers. There is a wall mounted 32’ TV for guest’s comfort.


Bedroom 2 this bedroom has a single bed, reading light, stylish crafted chest of drawers and a solid wood wardrobe.

Both bedrooms benefit from views over tree tops of the adjacent communal gardens and over tree-lined residential roads nearby.

Family bathroom Tiled, contemporary bathroom with bath and a shower head attachment, WC, wash-hand basin and a mirror. The bathroom has an advantage from the sky light.

Parking: 1 allocated space in the private car park.

Changeover Day: Saturday

Security Deposit: This property has a refundable Accidental Damage Deposit of £150, 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: GC heating, included in rent.

Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels are included. Please bring your own beach towels.

Shop: 0.3 miles Pub: 0.2 miles

Short Breaks: Short breaks available.


2 medium size dogs welcome.

Wi-Fi provided.

Non-smoking property.

Families with children welcome.

Please bring your own coal for BBQ.

Please note the patio area is not enclosed, and so dog owners are asked to respect neighbouring properties.