8BR House Vacation Rental in Torquay

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Updated on Oct 10, 2019

Number Nine Torquay - Boutique former guest house, over 4 storys with hot tub

Located in: Torquay »
Number Nine is a period town house with original features containing two stair cases, one of them is a grand sweeping gallery stair case for three of the levels, and the other stair case takes you to the lower level of the house.

Number Nine is set in a peaceful residential area within the English Rivera.

8 / 9 Bedrooms – sleeping 24 comfortably

Devon has the highest concentration of blue flag beaches in England

Devon has won eight blue flag beach Awards, four of these are in Torbay


-Lots of space set over 4 floors
-Sunken Hot Tub
-5 bathrooms / En suite and 2 separate toilets
-Roll Top Victorian Bath
-Open Fire
-2 x lounges
-Cocktail / Wine Bar
-Sound system in house / sound bar system in kitchen that you can connect with Blue tooth
-Large 3D TV in Grand Lounge with Sky & Projector in Den (Den has oversized horse shoe shape couch)


-8 minute walk to Harbour
-10 minute walk to Marina
-10 minute walk to several different beautiful beaches and coves
-8 minute walk to shops
-Close walk to cocktail bars, restaurants, pubs and clubs


All bedrooms are individually styled. Each room has a super king or king size bed with memory foam mattress to make your stay comfortable. All bedrooms have Victorian fire door’s making for a peaceful sleep while sharing with friends and family. All rooms are set around a grand sweeping stair case and set apart from each other making you feel privately tucked away.


Number Nine features one roll top bath, 5 walk in showers and 7 toilets. All bathrooms are luxurious – the main bathroom has a large Victorian roll top bath, walk in shower room, double sinks and heated flooring.


There is a large contemporary kitchen which has Corian work surface’s and a large Corian breakfast bar with a sunken five gas ring burner and three opulent lights hanging over making for a great place to cook and party. Everything you need is fitted into the luxury kitchen - double ovens, double fridge’s, freezer, wine cooler, dishwasher, large gas ring burner and a sound bar that you can connect blue tooth. There is a large dining table which sits 12-14 people comfortably - we can add a pop up table and with this then 20 can be seated. The pop up table is a different size and will create less space however works (please ask at booking). There is also seating at the breakfast bar for four people - Please let us know your requirements.


The grand lounge is an extravagant room with Original wooden flooring, grand coving and a large open fire place with two beautiful oversized sash windows overlooking the designed tiered garden and leading out to a bespoke balcony which goes across the back of the house and a walkway to the end of the top section of the garden. The lounge also has a beautiful chandelier and a large 3D TV with Sky package.


The den is a sumptuous room located on the lower ground with dark flooring – the den can be open to the rest of the lower ground or shut away by doors. There is a projector in this room. (This room can be made as a bedroom if required instead of a second lounge, as contains a sofa bed and has a bathroom right next to it - The sofa bed sleeping area is large 290cm by 125cm).


Sophisticated cocktail / Wine Bar which has a contemporary faux leather padded front, Mirrored sides, chrome trim and topped with a tempered frosted glass. The bar is set against woods wallpaper and has an oversized pendent


Outside can be assessed on two levels either from the kitchen by two oversized folding doors to a sheltered south westerly facing garden (Number Nine gets the sun all day long). The garden is tiered into three zones. The lowest zone is at the same level as the kitchen and makes for great socializing space in the kitchen and garden combined in the summer with the doors open. With the doors shut it’s a lovely view looking out to the garden - This lowest zone overlooks the middle zone with the sunken hot tub area. Then on the top zone is a large seating area, plus table and chairs and a BBQ for Al Fresco dinning – in this zone you have elevated views of Torquay. This zone also joins to the pathway where you can go on the balcony across the back of the house and to the level above. You can access the garden from the grand lounge also onto this balcony. The garden is lit up beautifully and is a great extension of the house and creates a feeling of even more space.


There are 3 designated parking spaces at the front of the property (if parked carefully). In addition to this you can block yourself in making 4 spaces. There is additional parking on the one way street prior and after the property at no cost if available.


Torbay is made up of three towns Torquay, Paignton and Brixham with Babbacombe Downs a 30 minute walk away. Towns in Torbay can be accessed by car, boat, ferry, steam train or bus – It is in a great situation as less than an hour away is Dartmouth, Totnes, Kingsbridge and Salcombe. Torquay is on a peninsula so we have award winning beaches surrounding us.

The English Rivera boasts 20 beaches and coves to explore. There is a famous 20 mile coastal path.

There are many events and festivals throughout the year held in Torquay and Torbay.
Torquay has the Princess theatre and pier and other theatres close by.


This is a beautiful Grade 2 building with many original features and decorative coving. One of ten Victorian town houses built for the admiralty in the late 18th century with a gallery staircase.
English Rivera has been awarded a Global Geopark there are only seven in the UK. A Geopark is a nationally protected area containing a number of geological heritage sites of particular importance –rarity or aesthetic appeal.

Torquay is home to Agatha Christie – the international Agatha Christie festival is he held in Torquay.


The property is great for large groups of family, children and friends for any occasion – weddings, birthdays, Christmas, new year, hen parties etc. The property is very spacious and due to it being a former guest house feels private in each room. Pets are welcome.

Please note as the property is in a residential area and we have a rental agreement which includes about noise levels - at all times noise levels must be reasonable, as although its a big house its still a terrace. Please see the agreement for rules such as no hot tub after 9pm. Please ask if you need more details.


Change over's flexible to your needs

No extra hidden costs the price is everything – all linen and towels etc.

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You can find us on face book under Number Nine Torquay.
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