Coronavirus Statement / Risk Assessment

Symptoms of Covid-19

If anyone becomes unwell before or during their stay with us with a new continuous cough or a high temperature, they and their party will be advised to stay at or return home and follow the “stay at home guidance”.

Risk Assessment During the Corona Virus, to be revised from time to time

What is our business? Self-Catering Accommodation. The White House and The Link.

What is our Policy with regard to our business? To provide a safe and healthy environment for ourselves, our guests and visitors.

Suitable time frames between guests, Friday to Friday, time of arrival 6.00 pm and time of departure 9.00 am. Allowing for appropriate, safe cleaning time.

What facilities do we provide for guests?

Each property has the facility of two car parking spaces within the curtilage of the main house separated by a social distancing space. Each property has its own front door with sanitizer station, key safe and back door access.

The White House provides self-catering accommodation in two bedrooms, both en-suite. The Link has three bedrooms again en-suite facilities as well as a ground shower /Cloakroom. Both properties have two reception rooms which come with both sitting and dining furniture. Each property has a well equipped kitchen, including Fridge /Freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dish-washer, oven, hob and cooker hood microwave, kettle and toaster. There is cutlery, crockery, glass ware, pots, pans and other miscellaneous cookery utensils as well as refuse containers. Extractor fans are installed as applicable by Building Regulations.

There are private yards to the rear of each property with gas Bar-B-Ques and out-door seating. guests are advised to exercise caution when using the bar-b-que to avoid damage and injury to themselves and/or others. For specific information refer to the Access Statement

Swimming pool and garden

Guests to each house are welcome to share the garden year-round from 10:30 am to 7:30 pm. and pool (seasonal) please enquire at time of booking. Please read the safety recommendations published at the property It is recommended that guests use the sanitizer at the garden/pool entrance gate as well as sanitizing wipes be used on seats/sunbeds before and after use. Guests are asked to please maintain social distancing.

Car Parking

Two spaces dedicated to each Holiday Cottage, social distancing rules apply.


By email, / phone 01803-209205

Who is at risk? Guests, staff.

Staff, we have no staff, we do everything ourselves.

What are the risks? Contracting the virus by failing to pay attention as well as those risks specifically detailed below.

What can be done to reduce the Risk? Social distancing, protective clothing, including face masks, gloves & disposable aprons to be worn during the cleaning process. A high standard of personal hygiene, frequent hand washing using soap as well as use of sanitizing products.

Care is taken when re-making beds, using fresh laundered linen. Cleaning, provision of suitable sanitizing sprays for hard surfaces including kitchen and bathroom areas, surfaces and equipment, light switches, stair bannisters, door handles, key safes, soft furnishings to bedroom, sitting and dining areas, televisions, television hand-sets, crockery, cutlery. We also provide suitable hand sanitizers, sprays and wipes for guest use in the garden and pool area, which after use should be disposed of safely in the bags provided.

Handling used linen. Departing guests are requested to strip beds & place used bed linen including pillow and mattress protectors, towels & tea towels into the plastic bags provided. Empty bins, and refrigerator/freezer, load dishwasher.

Taking money, all done online, no money changes hands at the property.


Cary Court, The White House and The Link may be contacted by telephone on 01803-209205, email on or by post at Cary Court Guest House, Hunsdon Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 1QB.