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Dunboyne Court

St Marychurch Road, Torquay, Devon TQ1 3AB
Uniquely curved retirement living property. The building features an array of oversized windows and french doors as well as personal balconies for a bit of personal outdoor space.


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Located in Torquay, with easy access to the town centre and seafront, Dunboyne Court provides apartments and communal facilities for over 55s or people with long-term care needs.

Designed to offer comfort, independence and peace of mind, Dunboyne Court has everything you need to enjoy a happy, fulfilling retirement.

  • One or two double bedroom apartment, with open-plan lounge and kitchen
  • On-site communal facilities, including a lounge, restaurant and gardens 

  • Staff on-site 24 hours a day and assistive technology built-in, for added peace of mind


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Our building

Dunboyne Court has communal lounges, restaurant, guest suite, games room and a landscaped garden. There are lifts to all floors and level access throughout.

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Your apartment

Your new apartment is unfurnished so you can make it your own. It has an open plan lounge, fitted kitchen with fridge-freezer, washer-dryer, oven and hob, one or two double bedrooms and a level-access shower room.

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Our community

Our weekly social activities and themed events throughout the year offer you a chance to meet new people and join our friendly community. There’s no obligation - you can take part as often as you want.

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Safety and security

The daytime reception, 24-hour care staff on site and secure door entry to the building and your apartment help you to feel safe and secure.

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There is free Wi-Fi in communal areas. Pull cords are fitted in every apartment, and we can provide assistive technology for extra safety and reassurance, which can be purchased at additional cost.

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Rent or leasehold

Apartments are available to rent for one person or two people. You may be eligible for financial assistance towards your rent from Torbay Council. Leasehold apartments may also be available for private purchase from a current owner.

Communal facilities

  • Communal lounges with comfy seating, TVs and a pool table
  • Accessible landscaped garden
  • Sun lounge with sea views and a roof terrace
  • Accessible bathroom so you can enjoy a bath in safety and comfort
  • Buggy store with charge points for mobility scooters
  • Guest suite for visiting family and friends


  • Shops, supermarkets, post offices and banks are all within walking distance.
  • Torquay town centre is only five minutes away by car or taxi, or eight minutes by bus.
  • There are several GP surgeries less than a mile away.
  • There is a railway station and a bus station in Torquay.
  • Torbay Hospital is only 10 minutes away, and all emergency services are close.
  • The excellent local bus service and local taxis make journeys easy.

Taste restaurant

Our in-house Taste restaurant is open to residents and members of the public from 9am to 4pm, seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and snacks. If you live nearby, enjoy a meal out in our restaurant with your family and friends.

We regularly have special menus to celebrate special occasions throughout the year and our Taste restaurant has a food hygiene rating of 5 from the Food Standards Agency.

*Opening hours and menu availability may be subject to change.

A beautifully presented dining table. Covered in a white pressed linen cloth, black mats, dining plates and side plates. Cutlery set for a three course dining experience and wine glasses with napkins.

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Am I eligible?

To be eligible to live at Dunboyne Court, you must:

  • Be aged 55 or over, or have long-term care needs
  • Reside in the local area
  • Have your care and support needs assessed and approved by Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

To be eligible for a leasehold property, you must be aged 55 or over, and reside in, or have a family connection to, the local area.

You will also need to show your passport or other form of identification, to prove you are eligible to rent in the UK. We aim to offer a lively atmosphere and mixed community of people who have a range of care needs. Dunboyne Court may not be suitable if you require a substantial amount of regular nursing care.

How do I apply?

  1. Contact us for an application form, or contact Torbay Council’s adult social care team.
  2. We’ll arrange for you to visit and meet us.
  3. Once your application has been approved by Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, we may assess if you would benefit from care and support services, and our care provider, Agincare, may arrange to visit you at home to discuss your needs. For your care to be funded by Torbay Council, you must have had your needs assessed and approved by the adult social care team.

If you have any questions or would like to know more about Dunboyne Court, or to arrange a no-obligation visit, please contact us using the enquiry form below. Alternatively can call 01803 696 180 during office hours.

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