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Rowell House Period Holiday Home

Very good
17 reviews
Modern bathroom
Large fully equipped kitchen
Quiet reading nook
Family dining room
Comfortable home from home
Leather sofas and period furnishings
Original period shutters and stripped wood floors
Grade two listed period house
Lovely open aspect over Torquay
Looking out from nearby beacon cove
Meadfoot beach minutes walk from Rowell House
Evening Drinks in the pretty garden
Blue flag award Meadfoot beach
Antique beds with hotel quality bedding
Antique and period furniture
Alfresco eating in the courtyard garden
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Torquay, English Riviera, Devon, England
Rowell House is an extremely spacious period three bedroomed Grade II listed property in the quiet, but convenient location of Meadfoot. It enjoys open views over Torquay and is a short walk to Torquay harbour and the award winning Meadfoot Beach. We have refurbished Rowell House to a high standard showing off it's fine period features while incorporating everything that is required for modern day living. Rowell House provides high quality bedding and towels, wifi, Virgin media tv, board games and much more all included in your stay.

We have a Tripp trapp high chair, travel cot, toddler loo seat and steps so we are very child friendly (as well as having two boys aged 11 and 13 of our own).

We hope you choose to stay at Rowell house as we have tried to make it extremely comfortable and home from home.
About the Owner, Dawn and Stephen D
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 21 days ago
Listed since : May 2011
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 17 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL169003
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Clermont, Florida
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in May 2017

When my husband , me , our son and mother-in -law walked into this house our first thought was...OH MY GOD this place is huge and it had a wonderful old , haunted feel to it to me. Sorry to any ghost hunters, I had no ghostly experiences!! The kitchen was enormous with every amenity you could want and more,...

Management response:

Thank you Val and Gary for your lovely review. We are sure it will be very useful to fellow guests on what to expect at Rowell House. Good luck with the rest of our trip. Kind regards Dawn and Stephen


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Dover, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed July 24, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We were looking for a holiday home that would suit us all, and we were not disappointed. My partner and myself took our daughter, son-in-law and our 18 month old grandson. The house was really spacious with lots of room for us all to have our own space as ell as spend time together. Our little grandson loved exploring the...

Worksop, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 11, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

We stayed for a week in may, house very spacious, room for 4 adults, 2 kids and a dog! Rooms very clean, lots of useful equipment buckets spades beach mats etc great location close to harbour and beeches. Space for car on drive I got my Renault scenic on and space on main road. Plenty of games and dvds to...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Family traditional games, books, scooters, DVDs, beach equipment, selection of kids wet suits, fully equipped kitchen and laundry. Virgin Media TV
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
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Jun 17, 2017 -
Jun 30, 2017
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4 nights
Jul 1, 2017 -
Jul 22, 2017
7 nights --
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Aug 26, 2017
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Please contact us to discuss short stays or other requirements. You can pay via holiday letting someone or choose to pay us direct. For UK payments we accept sterling cheques, bank transfer or paypal.For overseas payments we accept bank transfer or paypal. For paypal, there is a 4% additional charge to cover the cost to us of overseas transactions.
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About the neighborhood
Torquay is a fantastic seaside town with it's Victorian grandeur combined with the modern marina. It is famous for Fawlty Towers and a lively nightlife. But it has breathtaking views, fantastic beaches and many small areas each having it's own unique character away from the hustle and bustle of the centre. One of these is Meadfoot which we believe has the best of everything. Walk down to Torquay harbour or the other way to Meadfoot beach. Near to great restaurants, but in a quiet tree lined street with open views across Torquay. We hope that you will enjoy it as much as we do.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 24.9 mi
Railway: Torquay: 1.2 mi
Ferry: Plymouth: 24.9 mi
By car follow the M5 all the way to the bottom. Then follow the A380 to Torquay (becomes the A3022). Follow the signposts to the seafront. Turn left onto the seafront and drive along the seafront. At the end of the harbour turn left onto Torwood Street. At the traffic lights turn right and head straight up the hill (Meadfoot Road). Turn right onto Meadfoot Lane and immediate left onto Vane Hill Road. On the right is a narrow, sharp lane opening. Turn down there and 51 Meadfoot Lane is on the left. By trainTrain services are available to Torquay Station from London and other major cities. There are some direct trains, but normally change at Newton Abbot., from here a Taxi will take 10 minutes.

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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.3 mi.
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