Rutland Lodge, Torquay, Devon

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Houses sleeping up to 25 with a games room and hot tub, for family get togethers and celebration weekends near Torquay

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Rutland Lodge, Torquay, Devon, sleeps 4-25 in 13 bedrooms.

Sleeps 25 (plus 3 foldaway beds) in 4 houses:
Rutland Lodge (inc Clevehurst Cottage) sleeps 17 + double bed sofa + 1 foldaway bed
2 coach houses sleep 4 each + 1 foldaway bed in the landing area

This splendid Victorian house is set in the hills above Torquay, within walking distance of beaches. Ideally positioned for family holidays and seaside weekends away with friends, for relaxed get togethers and special occasions.

Rutland has 6 en suite bedrooms, a double + twin bedroom plus a single with a shower room and a downstairs wc. The 2 new mews cottages at the rear of Rutland have a living room, separate kitchen (dishwasher, washer/drier), 2 double or twin bedrooms, a bathroom plus a shower room on the ground floor.

Rutland Lodge is designed for entertaining. It has a full kitchen plus an additional one, one with a gas hob/electric fan oven and a Falcon gas range cooker in the other. The main dining room in Rutland can seat 24 people, and the 10 metre conservatory off Rutland's kitchen can be used as an informal lounge area or re-configured to provide dining for 30. The breakfast/dining room in the secondary kitchen seats 10.

The formal drawing room in Rutland has a log burner and there's an open fire in the second cosy sitting room. There is a billiard room off the dining room.

The Lodge terrace areas have been re-flagged in sandstone and offer lots of comfortable seating. There is a new whirlpool that can seat 9. The rear terrace has dining tables seating 30. A catering sized barbecue is located on the rear terrace overlooking the walled garden.

The house is perfectly located in Wellswood.The local beach of Meadfoot is straight out of Agatha Christie's 'Famous Five' novels, and is just a 15 minute walk via Wellswood's parade of shops. Along here are delis, bread+cake shop, Co-op supermarket and Kent's pub. The nearest large supermarket is Waitrose, 3 miles away in St. Marychurch.


Rutland: gas hob, electric fan oven, freezer, large fridge. Second kitchen: range cooker, 2 fridges. Kenwood chef, tall freezer in the garage.
The dining room in Rutland can seat 24. The breakfast area adjoining the second kitchen seats 10. The Mews cottages seat 4. The rear terrace 30+6.
Rutland Lodge has a large drawing room that seats 10. The other sitting room seats 8. The Mews cottages seat 4.
Rutland's rooms all have TV/DVD, plus there's 1 in the large sitting room. There is another in the small sitting room.
Fibre optic WiFi in Rutland and Mews cottages.
There is a billiard room.
There is a log burner in the drawing room of Rutland Lodge and an open fire in the second sitting room.
Rutland Lodge has 6 en suite rooms, plus 2 double/twin rooms, + a single. Both mews cottages have 2 doubles or twins. Please see floor plans.
All linen and towels are provided.
Rutland Lodge has 6 en suite bath/shower rooms, plus a shower room and downstairs wc.
Due to the property being listed, accessible access is limited. From the parking area, a slope leads up to the front door with 2 steps in.
A travel cot, bedding and high chair is available.
The rear terrace of Rutland has a range of rattan lounge furniture, plus dining for 30+6. BBQ + Whirlpool.
A hot tub is on the rear terrace of Rutland. There is no pool.
The parking area at the side of Rutland could fit 10 cars parked in rows. Another 2 in front of the garage plus open parking on the road.
Smoking is allowed on the terrace and garden areas.
Dogs are welcome. No charge.


Rutland Lodge is easily found on the right hand side coming up the hill from the harbour. Its an approx 10 min walk down to the harbour + 5 mins to Wellswood shops and Kents pub.
The town of Torquay is approx 10 mins walk to the Strand. The village of St Marychurch is 3 miles away.
There is a McColls store 5 mins walk down the hill or 5 mins slightly further up to the Co-op and delis of Wellswood.
The Kents pub is 5 mins walk in Wellswood or the ClockTower pub just before the harbour. Both have outdoor seating. Amici is an independent Italian restaurant, opposite to the Clocktower pub.

Booking Information

Prices given are for whole site. Changeover day is a Saturday during June through to mid Sept. 3/4 nights (same price) outside summer season.
20% deposit is requested on booking with the balance paid 8 weeks prior to your stay.
Prices underneath for individual parts.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

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Torquay station is 3 miles away.
The National Express comes in at Upton 4 miles away.
Exeter airport.

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Rutland Lodge, Torquay, Devon

Richard Taylor

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