Torquay Property & Torquay Estate Agents

Whether your buying a property as a holiday home or as an investment, Torquay property represents a great opportunity to benefit from good value property in Torquay in the beautiful English Riviera.

Torquay property

The Arboretum, South Hams

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A superb development built in 5 acres of rolling countryside. we have allocated a full page of information to this great new development.  Please click here.

South Sands, Torquay

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Linden Homes has built an exclusive development  of contemporary homes at Corbyn Head in Torquay, they are just 200 metres from steps to the beach. The development enjoys direct and side way views to the bay, and coastal views to the east and north.

Some of thee properties are available to rent as holiday homes from Discovery, a local company with offices in the centre of Torquay.

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John Couch is proud to handle many of the finest properties and unique homes in the area and have an enviable record of success. The high standards they seek for their clients begins with the team of exceptional people representing exceptional properties.

Perhaps this is also one of the reasons they are recognised as one of the leading Estate Agents in the South West. Whether you are buying or selling a property, be assured in the knowledge that their extensive experience and professional approach will help you in every step of the way.

Telephone: 01803 296500
Email: [email protected]
Address: 43 Ilsham Road, Wellswood, Torquay, Devon TQ1 2JG

Copyright Notice: All photos to the right are provided by John Couch from properties that have or are being marketed. 


Buying Property in Torquay

Buying Property in a place like Torquay can prove quite profitable for those people who love to spend their holidays in a place where they can find wondeful scenic views and a peaceful way of life. A good estate agent will give advice on the best locations  to suit your budget or accommodation requirements. If however you are looking for someting special then Wellswood, Ilsham Valley, Ilsham Marine Drive or the Lincombes are recognised as being some of the best locations in Torbay.

Estate Agents.

If you wish to purchase properties in Torquay , then you need to choose a quality Torquay estate agent and decide where you want to buy the property, and then go ahead with  viewings of properties in that area. There are several estate agents that specialize in marketing of new developments and there are many  teams of dedicated and experienced estate agent professionals available who would help you to choose the right property for you.


With an upward surge in property transactions people today are getting increasingly dependent on lawyers who provide legal guidance from negotiating purchase contracts to local searches, deeds and title reviews and who can guide you through the entire process. The UK is continually  in the process of reviewing the regulatory framework so as to ensure smooth property transactions to the benefit of purchasers. Professional and legal advice will give greater protection and address these changes and will ensure buying properties will be made easier.  A good local estate agent can recommend a selection of lawyers, who may well be best selected locally due to their knowledge of the area.


Banks play a major role when you decide to buy holiday properties in Torquay , the fluctuating interest rates play a major role and are a key factor when you take loans for buying a property. Banks are interdependent of the growth of the economy and are always keeping a close eye on the economy as well the rate of the Pound. As you step into the bank for a home loan, they are going to check if you have any existing properties that you own.

Holiday Rentals

Many people purchase second homes for investment purposes or as a place they hope to retire to.  Homes are often better occupied rather than left empty, whether as short term holiday rental or as a residential let. The rates that an owner can achieve depend on many factors, such as location, facilities, decor, property size, number of bedrooms/bathrooms, views etc and also the purpose for which they have permitted use (check the lease or deeds).

If you would like an estimate of income for a holiday rental then we suggest you contact this holiday homes company who have a strong local presence, excellent marketing and exceptional rates.

Discovery holiday homes


As buying a holiday home has become quite popular, various resorts in the English Riviera are attracting a large number of buyers, these buyers wish to have a holiday home, many insurance agents will offer insurance coverage for the contents of your new home as well the structural building too. If you are planning to stay in your new house for a longer duration, then go for insurance that covers the contents of the house also, there are a multitude of options available to provide quick assistance and insurance coverage for all items.

Also see our Paignton Property page and Paignton Estate Agents page