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Enjoy the views from the double bedroom
Relax in the open plan living room
Relax in the lounge
The perfect place to dine
Open plan space
Open plan kitchen area
Twin bedroom
Views from the twin room
Shower room with walk in shower and WC
Sit and enjoy the views from the double bedroom on the second floor
Double room with views
Outside Gulls Perch
View of the shared garden
View from the shared garden of Brixham
View of the property
1 / 15  Enjoy the views from the double bedroom
2 / 15  Relax in the open plan living room
3 / 15  Relax in the lounge
4 / 15  The perfect place to dine
5 / 15  Open plan space
6 / 15  Open plan kitchen area
7 / 15  Twin bedroom
8 / 15  Views from the twin room
9 / 15  Shower room with walk in shower and WC
10 / 15  Sit and enjoy the views from the double bedroom on the second floor
11 / 15  Double room with views
12 / 15  Outside Gulls Perch
13 / 15  View of the shared garden
14 / 15  View from the shared garden of Brixham
15 / 15  View of the property

Gulls Perch

Brixham, Devon
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
4 star
Waterside views
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Family friendly
Quirky
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Close to spectacular walks along the South West coast path
  • Stunning panoramic sea views from all floors across the harbour, Torbay and beyond
  • Traditional 3-storey fisherman’s cottage in a traffic-free zone
  • Central yet quiet location in the heart of Brixham town centre and harbour
  • Outside area with seating and communal lawned area
Property code: BX060

Beautifully presented traditional fisherman’s cottage in quiet yet enviable location in the heart of Brixham

For a peaceful coastal break, this former fisherman’s cottage set in the heart of town is ideal for smaller families or friends seeking a centrally located base to explore Brixham and the wider area. The bustling amenities of town are within walking distance where you can stroll along the sandy beaches, browse in the galleries or feast on freshly caught fish in one of the harbourside bistros. Take a trip to nearby Paignton for traditional games on the pier or discover underwater habitats at Torquay’s Living Coasts aquarium.

 

Situated in a traffic-free area, this quaint property is full of charm and character. The open-plan living area is tastefully decorated, and underfloor heating makes this a warm and cosy space. After a day at the beach, put your feet up on the sofa and relax. Beyond is the well-equipped kitchen, perfect for preparing locally purchased produce to be enjoyed at the nearby dining table. Up a set of winding stairs are the bedrooms and family shower room. The first-floor twin bedroom and second-floor king-size room both have magnificent views across the harbour. A further child’s bedroom is also on the second floor. Outside, you can stroll around the shared garden or enjoy a morning coffee on the bistro stable to the front of the cottage.

 

Wander into Brixham to discover its maritime heritage at the museum, select your supper in the fish market or share fish and chips sat on the harbour wall. Take to the water for a sailing lesson or try your hand at stand-up paddleboarding. Step back in time on board the Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle for a Dartmouth River Cruise (6.5 miles) and disembark to climb the battlements of Dartmouth Castle for splendid views along the river.

 

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4+1 (subject to a maximum of 4 adults)
  • 1 double with king-size bed with TV
  • 1 twin (can be made up as double by request when booking)
  • 1 three-quarter length sized single bed (available as an alternative to one of the twin beds if preferred, subject to 4 adults max occupancy overall)
  • Amazing sea views from all floors
  • Electric heating throughout
  • 1 shower room with walk-in shower and WC
  • Electric oven, halogen hob, fridge with ice compartment, microwave, kettle and toaster
  • Smart TV with DVD player
  • Radio/docking station
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Regret no pets
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Electric and heating included
  • Underfloor heating in the lounge area and shower room
  • Terrace area with bistro-style table and chairs, further communal lawn
  • This property has a steep winding staircase, and is therefore not suitable for children under 5 or those with mobility difficulties
  • Brixham is busy fishing village, situated on a very steep hill, so access to some parts of the village can be challenging.
  • Please contact us if you have specific requirements.
  • There are many small winding streets that are not suitable for cars, therefore many properties in Brixham do not have private parking. However, alternative parking is available in local carparks.

Sally Burt

This property is personally managed by Sally.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 23 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Dean 21st August 2021

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Reviewed by Leesa 31st July 2021

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Fabulous cottage, with wonderful views overlooking the harbour. Very short but steep walk from the harbour and town. Everything has been thought about and catered for with high standards of hygiene. Fantastic cottage that is worth every penny.

Reviewed by Lindsay 24th July 2021

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Brilliant location, just a few metres (uphill!) from the high street and harbour, we enjoyed our stay at Gulls Perch. We did find the living space very constrained for two adults and two boys (aged 8 and 11). Also, we hadnt realised the outdoor space was not private. The compensation was lovely panoramic views from the bedroom windows.

Reviewed by Duane 17th July 2021

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Absolutely stunning view of the harbour and the binoculars that are supplied are a added bonus

Reviewed by James 10th July 2021

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Extremely clean, well equipped cosy cottage in a great location. There is a steep incline of steps as mentioned but this really isnt an issue for most people. Plenty of car park space 10 min walk away. We used the excellent number 12 bus service most of the week, taking us to Paignton & Torquay and back. Plenty to do in the area, wouldnt hesitate tRead moreo book gulls perch again in future if visiting south Devon again. Hide

Reviewed by Liz 3rd July 2021

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Beautifully clean with all the basics - plus more that you'd need. Great location with lovely views from the bedrooms.

Reviewed by Walt 26th June 2021

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Very comfortable stay, the bed was exceptionally comfortable and the choice of pillows was very much appreciated. the cottage was very well stocked with cutlery, crockery glasses etc. On the down side the walk up the hill and climb up several sets of steps to get to the cottage is not for the faint hearted especially with suitcases. This is a serioRead moreus climb. Hide

Reviewed by Ursula 22nd May 2021

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Such a lovely property. We've been holidaying in Brixham for over 30 years and stayed in lots of properties but since discovering Gulls Perch we don't stay anywhere else. It's clean and comfortable and a home from home in an excellent location. We've already booked to go back again later this year and looking forward to it already.

Reviewed by Helen 9th May 2021

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Very nice welcome with flowers, chocolate biscuits and wine in the fridge. Also a bottle of milk. All these touches were appreciated plus the text to say the cottage was ready earlier than we were told. Lovely views from the windows and everything very clean. The stairs were not a problem for us but they were very steep having to hold onto the wallRead mores to ease our way up and down. To be fair this was advised on the details of the cottage so it was no surprise Hide

Reviewed by Martin 1st May 2021

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Reviewed by Conor 24th April 2021

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Reviewed by Roxane 12th April 2021

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The cottage had everything we needed for the week and perfectly clean. The views from the bedroom windows were wonderful. Overall a great stay.

Reviewed by Ursula 24th October 2020

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We've stayed here several times now and as always we had a lovely relaxing holiday. This property is in the perfect location close to the harbour with great views from the bedrooms upstairs which both have window seats. The property is well equipped if you are wanting to cook and there are also lots of great restaurants and take aways a short walk Read moreaway. We will definitely be staying here again and have already booked for next year. Hide

Reviewed by Jayne 18th October 2020

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Reviewed by Ben 26th September 2020

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Fantastic location. Lovely cosy cottage. Waking up to the best view of the harbour was incredible. We will be back!

Reviewed by Richard 19th September 2020

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Reviewed by Suketu 22nd August 2020

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Excellent location, cosy and clean.

Reviewed by Ursula 15th August 2020

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We love staying in Brixham and have now stayed at this particular property 4 times and have booked again for October. Its has amazing views of the harbour from upstairs and is in an excellent location. Its definitely worth a visit. There is no on street parking but you can apply for a permit to park on the harbour which is just a short walk away.

Reviewed by Lucy 8th August 2020

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Comfortable, clean & welcoming. Amazing views and within walking distance to shops & restaurants & the lovely harbour and beach. Friendly and welcoming people.

Reviewed by Richard 1st August 2020

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Great little cottage in a great location.

Reviewed by David 18th July 2020

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Cottage was perfectly situated in the heart of Brixham, with amazing views from all windows. The cottage was clean and comfortable and had everything required for us to have a fantastic family holiday. Would definitely return to both Brixham and Gulls Perch cottage! Thank you

Reviewed by Elena 11th July 2020

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Very nice place, we felt very welcome.

Reviewed by Tom 28th December 2019

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Enjoy the views from the double bedroom
Relax in the open plan living room
Relax in the lounge
The perfect place to dine
Open plan space
Open plan kitchen area
Twin bedroom
Views from the twin room
Shower room with walk in shower and WC
Sit and enjoy the views from the double bedroom on the second floor
Double room with views
Show 3 moreOutside Gulls Perch

Location

Map
Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

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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