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Gorse Cottage

Brixham, Devon
Sleeps 3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Beautifully presented detached coastal home with fabulous sea views
  • Lovingly fitted and furnished in a light and contemporary style
  • Perfectly situated within walking distance of Shoalstone sea pool and an array of amenities
Property code: 80560

Offering spectacular sea views alongside comfortable accommodation for couple and small families, this unique property provides an idyllic escape to the coast.

Brixham itself is renowned for its pretty harbour, a perfect spot for enjoying water sports or trying your hand at crabbing, offering a choice of beach and boasts an open-air sea water lido at Shoalstone. Surrounding this is an assortment of colourful cottages housing seafood restaurants, cafes, shops and pubs. Head out and explore the rest of the English Riviera with an abundance of sandy beaches to discover, or just taking the foot ferry to Dartmouth or Torquay. If an active holiday is more your style then there are plenty of things to keep you busy ranging from golf, walking and cycling. Other attractions within easy reach include Dartmoor National Park, Kents Cavern, Paignton Zoo, Plymouth and Exeter.

This stunning reverse level property is accessed directly onto the first floor via a flight of steps leading up from the patio area. When inside a welcoming entrance hall with useful coat and boot storage leads through into the fabulous open-plan living space. Perfectly designed this brilliantly sociable room boasts a lovely vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, Smart TV, a fabulous sea view and a balcony style sash window from which to enjoy them. Here is the perfect place to relax in style at the end of the day whilst soaking up the ever changing scenery. The perfectly appointed kitchen sits beside a relaxed dining area and this offers a great selection of appliances and equipment including an electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, washing machine and a tumble dryer. Also located on this floor and located next to the front door is a WC. Heading down the stairs and onto the ground floor you will then discover the beautiful bedrooms, the first of which is a gorgeous master king-size room with a TV and sea views. This room also includes a door leading to outside meaning that you can enjoy a morning coffee in the fresh air yet from the comfort of the bedroom. Completing the offering inside the property is a delightfully cosy single bedroom and an impressively spacious shower room with a large walk-in shower and WC.

Located directly outside the property and accessed either via steps leading down from the front door or stepping out from the master bedroom is a small enclosed patio area with seating and sea views. Seasonal roadside parking is available directly outside and in addition derestricted roadside parking can be found a short stroll away.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 king-size and 1 single
  • 1 shower room with WC and 1 additional WC
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Smart TV in lounge and additional TV in king-size bedroom
  • Travel cot and high chair available on request
  • Regret no pets
  • Seasonal roadside parking is available directly outside and further roadside parking a short stroll away
  • Beach, pubs and shops, all within walking distance

Sally Burt

This property is personally managed by Sally.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 8 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Darren 28th May 2021

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This is a lovely modern converted cottage with superb views of the bay. The upside down layout makes the most of its location. The cottage is spotlessly clean and we really appreciated the lovely welcoming touches of scones, jam, cream, milk in the fridge and toiletries. It shows the owners are attentive and offer a genuine welcome. There's plenty Read moreof onstreet parking at the top of the hill. We have loved staying here and will return. Hide

Reviewed by Margaret 14th May 2021

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Beautiful view so lovely to watch boats in and out of the harbour. Jet skies can be seen from time to time all very interesting.

Reviewed by Alan 3rd May 2021

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We had a small issue with the oven, this was sorted by the owners a soon as they were made aware ( genuinely nice people ) we have been home for just one day and miss the view over the water. This would be a nice place to live.

Reviewed by Paul 30th April 2021

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Great location for a stroll to the harbour,pubs and town. Highly recommend. Will be booking again.

Reviewed by Marcia 25th April 2021

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Reviewed by Vickie 18th April 2021

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Lovely little property in a great location we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

Reviewed by Bentley 16th April 2021

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Fabulous cottage in all regards. The scones, jam and cream were also extremely thoughtful and very much enjoyed!

Reviewed by Rachel 12th April 2021

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Wonderful, comfortable cottage with the most stunning views across Tor bay. Brilliant location, just 10 minutes walk from Brixham harbour. Coastal walks in both directions were incredible.

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Location

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Treat yourself to a memorable holiday in the beautiful coastal resort of Brixham, where there are a variety of fantastic experiences that will entertain all ages. A lively harbour town, there is plenty to see and do in and around the town.

Crabbing is the number one activity in Brixham, and little ones will love dangling their line over the water’s edge and seeing how many crabs they can capture. Children young and old will also be entertained by the stories of the smugglers and the pirates who once walked the streets of the village. There are several narrow streets to explore lined with colourful fishermen’s houses, with plenty of other great places nearby to discover including Paignton, Plymouth and Torquay.

For the active in your group, there are all sorts of activities to try your hand at, whether you’re a fan of swimming in the sea or prefer to enjoy long walks on dry land, with some great places to enjoy treks including the Berry Head Nature Reserve. And for fun-packed days out, there are several to treat the kids to in the local area, including Paignton Zoo, Woodlands Theme Park and Kent’s Cavern.

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