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Captain's Retreat, Torquay

Sleeps 2 (+2)
Parking +EV Car Charger
Private Garden 
Beach location

Introducing Captain's Retreat: A Historic Coastal Getaway. Step into the enchanting past at Captain's Retreat, a holiday property that exudes history and charm. Originally built in the 1850's as the prestigious residence of an army captain, this remarkable property has transformed through time to offer an unforgettable holiday experience. With captivating sea glimpses, a private garden and communal gardens, convenient off-road parking, and immediate access to the renowned South West Coast path, this haven is a leisure-seeker's dream, all just a leisurely stroll away from the pristine shores of Watcombe Beach. 

Steeped in a rich tapestry of stories, from its roots as a distinguished dwelling for a military captain to its stint as a film studio, a serene retirement abode, and even a healing sanctuary, Captain's Retreat has witnessed history unfold within its walls. And now, following an extensive rejuvenation, this splendid estate has been meticulously restored to house a series of stylish apartments, each bearing the hallmark of superior craftsmanship and design.

Every detail of Captain's Retreat has been thoughtfully curated to ensure an exceptional escape for holidaymakers seeking the perfect fusion of comfort and coastal serenity. The modern renovation pays homage to its storied past while providing all the contemporary amenities one could desire. Whether you're lounging in the gardens, or embarking on a picturesque hike along the nearby South West Coast path, every moment at Captain's Retreat is bound to be a cherished memory.

Indulge in the allure of this timeless destination where the whispers of history beckon, the beauty of the coastline captivates, and the comforts of home await. Captain's Retreat invites you to be a part of its legacy, creating new stories within its walls as you embark on an unparalleled holiday experience.

Book your stay today and embrace the splendour of this coastal gem.


  • Sofa

  • Smart View TV with Free view with access to Netflix and other apps

  • Coffee table

  • Side table

  • Dining table with seating for 4

  • Reading lamps


  • Bosch kitchen appliances

  • Oven

  • Induction hob

  • Fridge/Freezer

  • Dishwasher

  • Coffee maker

  • Microwave

  • Washing machine/dryer

  • Boiling Water tap

  • Wide range of kitchenware provided including glassware, crockery and utensils


  • Bath with shower over

  • W.C

  • Sink with mirror over

  • Shaving socket

  • Heated Towel Rail


  • Double bed

  • Wardrobe

  • Bedside table

  • Mirror



  • Sofa - converts to futon suitable for 2 people. This is not set up as standard and must be requested in advance

  • Hanging Rail

  • Bedside Table

  • Lamp

  • Mirror

  • Access to private garden


Outdoor Space

  • Private lawned garden with patio, BBQ, and outdoor seating and chairs for 4 

  • Communal grounds surrounding the property with sea views

  • Allocated parking

  • Access to EV Charge Point on site

  • Lockable Bike Storage



  • Towels and linen provided

  • Wi-Fi


  • Check in: 3pm Check out: 10am

  • From 3 nights minimum stay, this varies seasonally

  • Dogs are not permitted anywhere within the grounds or inside the property

  • Bed linen and towels are provided (please bring your own beach towels)

  • Baby Equipment: Not provided 

  • Wi-Fi

  • No smoking or vaping permitted

  • No parties permitted

  • £100 security deposit

  • For any accessibility requirements or questions, please contact Saltwater Escapes. 

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