Ben Venue


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Torquay luxury cottages

Six Bed cottage with sea view

Ben Venue is a luxurious six bedroom, five bathroom Victorian villa. It is a listed house and was built in 1890. Originally owned by A.R. Johnson (American wax polish empire), it retains many original features such as the grand staircase, high ceilings and large chandeliers. Many celebrities have stayed here including, Max Bygraves, Bobby Davro and Ray Reardon. There are 2 smaller cottages attached, including the owners' apartment and Lemon Cottage (also available on our site).

The house includes a games room and gym with a full-size snooker table. There are 3 TVs with Freeview and a DVD player.

Most of the bedrooms have 4-poster double beds and there is one bedroom which is connected to a twin room. There are five bathrooms, including 4 ensuites.

Wifi internet is also available.


  • Baby Equipment

  • cot and highchair
  • Bathroom

  • with central bath, wash hand basin, WC
  • Bathrooms

  • x 5 (including 4 ensuites)
  • Bedroom 1

  • with 4-poster double bed, bedside tables and lamps, wardrobes (1st floor)
  • Bedroom 2

  • with 4-poster bed, sofa, bedside tables and lamps, chair, chest of drawers, fireplace and mirror (1st floor)
  • Bedroom 3

  • with 4-poster double bed, wardrobes, chaise longue, dressing table and chair (1st floor)
  • Bedroom 4

  • Double bedroom with sea views, door leading to twin bedroom, and ensuite bathroom with bath/shower, separate shower cubicle (jet shower) and WC (1st floor)
  • Bedroom 5

  • with 2 single beds (off Bedroom 4) (1st floor)
  • Bedroom 6

  • with 4-poster double bed, wash hand basin (1st floor)
  • Changeover Day

  • Fridays
  • Conservatory

  • with sofa, table and chairs, large mirror, sea views
  • Dining Room

  • with dining table and 8 chairs, sofa, fireplace with mirror above
  • Distances

  • pub and shops 1/4 mile
  • Entertainment

  • 3 TVs with Freeview TV, DVD player, CD/stereo
  • Entrance Hall

  • with impressive staircase and stone statue
  • Games Room with Gym

  • with full-size snooker table, armchairs, sofas, exercise equipment, mirrors, sea views (lower ground floor)
  • General

  • wifi internet access, bed linen and towels provided, full gas central heating and electricity (£35 per week during Winter months / £30 for short break), 2 of the 4-poster bedrooms have sea views, heritage collection, luxury collection
  • Kitchen/Diner

  • fully equipped with gas/electric range, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, breakfast table and chairs, sofa, coffee table, utility room with washing machine
  • Lounge

  • with sofa, fireplace, large mirror, armchairs, French doors leading to conservatory
  • Music Room

  • with baby grand piano, piano stool
  • Outside

  • Courtyard with water fountain, patio table and chairs with sun umbrella, recliner chair, parking, cycle store, large lawn, garden furniture
  • Pets

  • 2 pets allowed
  • Restrictions

  • No smoking
  • Separate Toilet

  • with WC
  • Study

  • with TV (1st floor)


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