Dining area and door leading outside to the patio area
Enjoy sitting in the garden/patio area
Sit and relax in the kitchen/dining area
Fully equipped stylish kitchen/dining area
Fully equipped kitchen
Nautical theme in the lounge
Enjoy a coffee in the lounge area
Beautiful double room
Double room located on the first floor
 Twin bedroom located on second floor
Twin room with a desk area
Spacious bathroom with shower over the bath and WC - second floor
Patio/garden area
Brixham harbour
Brixham marina area
1 / 15  Dining area and door leading outside to the patio area
2 / 15  Enjoy sitting in the garden/patio area
3 / 15  Sit and relax in the kitchen/dining area
4 / 15  Fully equipped stylish kitchen/dining area
5 / 15  Fully equipped kitchen
6 / 15  Nautical theme in the lounge
7 / 15  Enjoy a coffee in the lounge area
8 / 15  Beautiful double room
9 / 15  Double room located on the first floor
10 / 15   Twin bedroom located on second floor
11 / 15  Twin room with a desk area
12 / 15  Spacious bathroom with shower over the bath and WC - second floor
13 / 15  Patio/garden area
14 / 15  Brixham harbour
15 / 15  Brixham marina area

Seagulls Rest

Brixham, Devon
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sun
Dogs welcome 1
3 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Grade II listed traditional fishermen’s cottage sleeping four guests
  • Parking space for 1 car
  • Lovingly maintained attractive period features
  • Ideal for walkers, families and couples
  • Sunny patio perfect for alfresco drinks and inventive meals
  • Fantastic location close to Brixham town centre and harbour
  • Beach within 15 minutes’ walk
  • Great base for exploring Torbay and beyond
Property code: BX021

Grade II listed fishermen’s cottage situated close to the centre of the English Riviera town of Brixham with its beaches and harbour within walking distance.

This traditional four-storey house is a great little base for a small family or a couple looking to be close to Brixham’s harbour, shops and restaurants. Navigate your way along the narrow roads lined with pretty painted cottages and you’ll feel city life melt away.

Step straight into the living room and there’s no doubt you’ve arrived at the seaside, with a fresh nautical colour scheme of blue and white alongside plenty of comfy beach-hut emblazoned cushions. It’s down a spiral staircase to the kitchen/diner, where children and grown-ups alike will love discovering the ‘secret garden’ and its secluded sunny patio - the perfect spot for a post-dinner glass from the wine fridge, while someone else loads the dishwasher. The first floor double room has a lovely bright feel, and children or extra guests will settle straight into the twin on the second floor.

The cottage is set just a road back from the town centre, with ample cafes, restaurants and shops to wander, while the bustling harbour is 150 metres away. It’s less than a mile through town to Breakwater Beach and the seawater pool, and about the same in the other direction to pretty Battery Gardens and the hidden coves along the coast. Walkers can hook up with the South West Coast Path and visit Elberry Cove, 2 miles from the house, where the crystal-clear blue waters twinkle in the sunshine. Or walk around the headland to Berry Head Lighthouse – the shortest but also the highest lighthouse in the UK, with some fantastic views. Further afield, the historic town of Dartmouth with its castle, and the shopping and attractions of Paignton are each just a 5-mile drive away.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • Two bedrooms
  • 1 double with a TV
  • 1 twin bedroom
  • Bathroom with shower-over-bath and WC
  • TV , DVD and Netflix in the lounge
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, wine fridge, slimline dishwasher, and washing machine
  • Due to the steep and winding staircase, unsuitable  for under-5s and people with less mobility. 
  • Electric and heating included
  • Bed linen included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Towels included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Parking permit for nearby Church car park provided (There are restrictions with the parking permit on Sundays)
  • Seafront, pub, and shops all within walking distance
  • Arrival 3pm
  • Brixham is busy fishing village situated on a very steep hill, so access to some parts of the village can be challenging.
  • Many of the amenities and cottages in Brixham are accessed via steps some of which can be steep. Please contact us if you have specific requirements.
  • There are many small winding streets that are not suitable for cars.

This property is personally managed by Sally.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 17 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Nicola 25th January 2020

Great location with easy access to the coastal paths, the harbour and shops, all 2 minutes away. Stairs in the cottage are steep and only for the able. Plenty of room for 2 and a dog but imagine a squeeze with anymore although sleeps 4.

Reviewed by Richard 21st December 2019

very good location,cottage very clean, well equipped ,tasteful decor In the description I know it says about the stairs not suitable for under 5 years old and people with disabilities But I still think the stairs are very challenging and I am not of the above

Reviewed by Magda 20th October 2019

Fantastic week at Seagulls Rest - cottage was cute, comfortable, in a fantastic location and just perfect for us as a family of four. Very helpful owners, thank you! Our children, 8 and 5, loved their room & it worked well with the bathroom on the same floor as them. Our double room was beautiful with lots of storage space. Recommend fresh crab sanRead moredwiches from Claws stall on the harbour, cream tea at Studio tearoom in Ashburton and walk to Prawle Point. Fabulous time! Hide

Reviewed by Jan 9th October 2019

Lovely cottage, nicely furnished but stairs are quite steep and narrow. Good parking just 5 mins walk. Short walk to the lovely harbour. Fishcombe Cove cafe is lovely and the dog walks are great around Battery Gardens and Berry Head and beyond.

Reviewed by Patricia 15th September 2019

Quirky cottage with some lovely decorative touches. The stairs are a challenge & would be unsuitable for small dogs, children & less mobile. It is in a good location, if you do not mind steep hills, to get to the shops, places to eat & drink & walks. It is very pleasant walking in either direction along coast. There are a number of things to do in Read morethe area. Dartmouth is nice over the ferry, National Trust properties are dog friendly, as are Berry Head & the Battery Gardens. Hide

Reviewed by Christine 8th September 2019

We found the stairs very changing but loved it

Reviewed by Michelle 1st September 2019

Beautiful property with everything you need and in a great location, stairs are very steep to bathroom just need to be careful, would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by PATRICIA 18th August 2019

The stairs are quite awkward for small dogs and take some getting used to. Dog walks are fantastic for the area. The walk from the harbour to Battery Gardens is very pleasant.

Reviewed by Alan 21st July 2019

Good location, well equiped cottage, Free parking, have t b quick loading and unloading due to the narrow road. Good bus service if you wish t leave the car. Gull poo, nature of Brixham, jet wash if you look after the car. Had a enjoyable week.

Reviewed by Andrew 14th July 2019

lovely spacious cottage, nicely located close to the heart of Brixham. Ideal for venturing out, or just enjoy the local area. Great pub just a few steps away, and a great choice of bars and restaurants all within walking distance. With lovely clean beaches in either direction less than 10 mins away, its the ideal place to stay.

Reviewed by Gareth 30th June 2019

We loved our stay at Seaguls Rest, it was such a cute cottage. Steps are steep so take a day to get used to. The nearby pub was lovely and sunny til early evening and the access to Brixham and the Devon Coast was great. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Angela 9th June 2019

We would definitely recommend Seagulls Rest. A gorgeous cottage and the location is perfect being right in the centre of Brixham. Very helpful that there is allocated parking available in the nearby church car park (with parking permit) which is a 5 min walk from the cottage. There is plenty to do in and around Brixham and very dog friendly. Would Read moredefinitely recommend Rockfish restaurant down at the harbour which they too are dog friendly! We shall definitely return to Seagulls Rest. Hide

Reviewed by Kathryn 10th May 2019

very well located to brixham harbour .good to have parking permit just down the road,,Easy to get to Dartmouth ferry.Cottage very clean and quirky,Had a lovely holiday

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Dining area and door leading outside to the patio area
Enjoy sitting in the garden/patio area
Sit and relax in the kitchen/dining area
Fully equipped stylish kitchen/dining area
Fully equipped kitchen
Nautical theme in the lounge
Enjoy a coffee in the lounge area
Beautiful double room
Double room located on the first floor
 Twin bedroom located on second floor
Twin room with a desk area
Show 3 moreSpacious bathroom with shower over the bath and WC - second floor


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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