Ashleigh House

Guest House

61 Meadfoot Lane, TORQUAY, Devon, TQ1 2BP
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Ashleigh House

About Us

If you are looking for a small, friendly guest house with a relaxing and homely atmosphere close to the town and beaches then look no further than Ashleigh House.

Built in 1852, Ashleigh House is a beautiful Victorian villa of enormous character and charm uniquely situated in a quiet residential part of Torquay yet just a five minute walk from the Harbour and shops. Meadfoot Lane is restricted to Residents and guests only making it virtually traffic free and guaranteeing peace and quiet. Despite its quiet location everything that Torquay has to offer is within easy walking distance. Many guests choose to have a holiday from driving as the shops, beaches, restaurants, café bars, tourist attractions and Theatres are all close at hand. Indeed, four of Torquay’s best restaurants are within a ten minute walk .

Ashleigh House has been owned by the Smale family since 1992 and in those years has established a reputation for comfort, cleanliness, hospitality and good food at ‘value for money’ prices. Many guests return year after year and have become friends.

We offer just four rooms which ensures personal attention and a homely atmosphere. There are three rooms with ensuite and one large family room with private bathroom. The rooms are comfortably furnished and come complete with colour TV, clock radio, beverage tray and towels. The rooms are cleaned daily.

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and here at Ashleigh House we take breakfast seriously. There is a selection of cereals and fruit juice and a choice of teas and coffees. Guests can either choose the Full English Breakfast or go for a Light Breakfast choice from the menu. Each is freshly cooked to order.

There is a wonderful lounge available to guests which has a wide screen TV and a selection of family films, just in case it rains. A comprehensive local information guide will help to choose the days activities and there really is a lot to do.

We also have a small garden at the front of the house, with views across Torquay and towards Dartmoor, where guests are welcome to sit and take in the evening sun and perhaps chat with the friendly neighbours.

So, if you are looking for a small, friendly guest house with a relaxing and homely atmosphere then join us here at Ashleigh House.

We look forward to sharing our beautiful home with you

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Arrival Date:
23rd Apr 2019
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24th Apr 2019
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Room 1 - for 1 guest(s)

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double Room£60.00 per room (breakfast included)
Family Ensuite (Sleeps 1-4)£88.00 per room (breakfast included)
Family Room (Sleeps 1-5)£109.00 per room (breakfast included)
Triple/Twin£72.00 per room (breakfast included)

*Room prices are based on two adults sharing. Child prices apply to children over two years old. Children over ten years may require a larger breakfast for which there is a £3 supplement. Single night prices include a supplement.


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Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
2019 Opening (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* 2017 Opening All Year

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Recent Reviews:

  • Richard P
    Brixham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A warm welcome assured
    5 of 5 stars
    5th Oct 2018
    Stayed a night mid-week and really enjoyed our stay. A warm welcome was received from the owners and their dog, Oscar. The room had everything we needed and we had a great night's sleep and a lovely... Read full review
  • Chaxx
    Coalville, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Without a dog but still very good!
    5 of 5 stars
    15th Oct 2018
    Stayed for a week as part of my round England and Wales coastal walk. Everything was perfectly fine apart from the absence of wifi on my top floor which could perhaps be looked at, and the steep... Read full review
  • AngieLP123
    Flic En Flac
    Trip Type:
    Lovely Stay with a Warm Wecome
    5 of 5 stars
    6th Mar 2019
    We stayed with Dawn and her lovely dog for a two night mid week break last week. We received a really warm welcome on arrival and it felt very homely. The room was clean and the bed smelt lovely, the... Read full review


Road Directions

By Car - Go along The Strand past the Clock tower and turn left into Torwood Street. At the traffic lights turn right into Meadfoot Road. Take the first right into Parkhill Road then second left into Meadfoot Lane.

Public Transport Directions

A Taxi is required either from the Train or Coach Stations.



  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Local Produce English Breakfast
  • Serve breakfast

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Accept children all ages
  • Children's videos/DVDs available
  • Cot - Cot is charged at £10 per visit
  • Food/bottle warming available
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • Beach within 2km
  • Central heating throughout
  • Garden/patio for guests' use - Small garden at the front of the house
  • Ironing facilities
  • Near coastal path
  • Open All Year
  • Pets accepted - By arrangement. A charge of £10 per dog per visit
  • Public telephone
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • Cater exclusively for vegetarians - Vegetarian sausages are available along side the extensive breakfast menu
  • Non smoking establishment - Smoking is strictly prohibited throughout the house
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest - Built in 1852. One of Torbays oldest buildings
  • Townhouse

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking - Residents only parking which requires a permit that will be provided on arrival

Payment Methods

  • Cash & Cheque only
  • PayPal

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms - TV with Freeview and intergated DVD player
  • DVD Player in all bedrooms
  • Electric shaver point
  • Free View TV
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms - Water and biscuits are also provided

Specialist Features

  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Marketed to any other specialist market - Located close to the RTYC. Ideal for sailors. Can provide drying area for wet gear
  • Pets (Proprietors) on premises
  • Special provisions for walkers

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This Official Tourism Website is managed by the English Riviera BID Company Ltd.
Company number 10237792.
Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
Telephone 01803 211211

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