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Quayside Lookout

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Brixham, Devon Show on map


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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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52 Customer Reviews

  • "The property is beautifully furnished and is located wonderfully on the Actual Quay."

    Thoroughly recommend it. Brixham itself is now very attractive compared to a few years ago. Well done. Advice, I would add that both the shower tray and bath need grab handles as they are like standing on ice. Otherwise 10/10. Great holiday thank you.

    Reviewed by Roger4.7Jun 2024

  • "Wonderful apartment with great views across the harbour."

    4th visit here,will be back for more Facilities in apartment first class. Plenty of room and comfy beds. Lovely friendly owners . We have friends booked for next year on our recommendation .

    Reviewed by Peter5.0May 2024

  • "I felt that it should be mentioned that the stairs to the apartment are very steep !"

    Reviewed by Cilla4.1Apr 2024

  • "A very comfortable flat in a lovely setting."

    The flat has everything you need for your stay. Nothing was too much for the hosts who kept in contact during our stay

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Jul 2023

  • "Everything was spotlessly clean and same as the photo's."

    I will certainly book this apartment again. We had the best views of the harbour and even had a brass band playing on the Thursday night. Fab choice of restaurants which all served lovely tasty food.

    Reviewed by Vanessa5.0Jul 2023

  • "Second visit to Quayside ,just as good as last time,lovely apartment ,great location couldn't be better."

    Reviewed by Pat5.0May 2023

  • "Running out of things to say really."

    This is our annual pilgrimage destination. Much as I like the view of my garden at home,it is trumped by waking up at Quayside to the harbour view. Shame we've lost a pub. (The Bullers). The others more than made up for it though. Already booked in for September.

    Reviewed by Jan5.0Apr 2023

  • "Fantastic location, couldn't ask for a better spot."

    Kitchen/lounge/diner was a really nice set up. Really comfy sofa. Plenty of pots and pans, crocks, glasses. Only 1tea towel though. WiFi very hit and miss. Beds comfy and plenty of storage space. Bathrooms are lovely but again very short on towels, 1 hand towel per bathroom and 1 bath towel for each guests (these don't even go round you if you are a bit chubby). There is soap, hand cream and air fresheners which is a nice touch. Loud and intrusive music from the bar nextbdoor on Friday and Saturday nights. The whole flat had a funky smell, maybe old, deep seated tobacco smoke and we noticed it on every entry. When opening the bedroom windows it leads to a flat roof which is in desperate need of attention. Bird droppings, mess, really unpleasant to look out on. Storage rooms were really junky, as were some kitchen cupboards and drawers, this detracts from the loveliness of the rest. As does the falling apart drawer unit in lounge. Plastic plants, would look better with nothing. No folder of information such as WiFi, appliance use, GP, restaurants etc. First holiday home I have stayed in without this. Overall a lovely holiday, but far from cheap even in March, and I think with a little attention it could be fantastic. . I think there areblors of

    Reviewed by Jan3.1Mar 2023

  • "Nice position."

    However there was no heating in the lounge as the storage radiator was simply not working. Also the stated wifi was not working and the router actually belongs to the coffee shop below. Both problems were corrected promptly after reporting them to the owner. There was some cleanliness issues ie biscuit crumbs on the carpet and a dirty kitchen pedal bin. Very pleasant and helpful owners so the week was very enjoyable.

    Reviewed by Stewart3.8Mar 2023

  • "Brilliant holiday,lovely apartment."

    Everything was spotlessly clean.Will certainly be going again.Best views of the harbour,spoilt for choice with restaurants even at Xmas time of year.

    Reviewed by Jenny5.0Dec 2022

  • "Cut and paste from previous posts really!"

    The flat is immaculate. Right on the harbour, beautiful to wake up to. We park the car up in the car park and make the most of Brixham's hospitality all week. (Easy to buy a weekly car park ticket online before you travel). This will be refunded by your excellent hosts, Sian & Dean. Favourite pub - The Blue Anchor, good food menu with local fish included of course. Favourite pub with outside seating - The Old Market House. Pizzas seemed to be the only menu option. Two excellent Chinese takeaways and no shortage of fish and chips outlets. We will be back I am sure.

    Reviewed by Jan5.0Sep 2022

  • "Well sited, very comfortable home from home, has what you need to eat in or if eating out a vast array of choices, local shops a few minutes walk away can supply everything you need, great views from apartment and plenty to do."

    We park up at start of holiday and rarely if ever use it again until time to go home. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Duncan5.0Sep 2022

  • "Fabulous apartment in a wonderful setting."

    It’s rare we return to the same holiday let but we wouldn’t hesitate to do just that in this instance.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jul 2022

  • "Brilliant location right in the harbour views are ever changing."

    Really comfortable accommodation caters for four adults. Kept to a very high standard .we keep returning and we have friends who booked it straight away when we came home..

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Apr 2022

  • "This was a fabulous apartment in a fabulous location."

    Our only issue was with the parking arrangements. We expected to be given a parking permit but it transpired we had to arrange our own parking and then claim a refund from the owner. This was not a huge problem but it did mean a stressful start to our holiday.

    Reviewed by Gillian4.7Apr 2022

  • "Absolutely wonderful flat."

    Fantastic location. Really friendly and helpful owners. We had a lovely holiday and absolutely couldn’t fault it at all. Brilliant.

    Reviewed by Kirsty5.0Apr 2022

  • "Fantastic apartment, looked after with love by Sian and Dean, who are on hand for any questions you may have."

    The apartment is perfectly situated and Views are amazing. This has been a fabulous holiday at an Offordable price, for my family and I would highly recommend to anyone.

    Reviewed by Tina5.0Apr 2022

  • "Fabulous location, very helpful owners (helped me out big time when I lost the keys), spotlessly clean and everything you would require to make it a home from home."

    Would definitely recommend and will hopefully be returning soon

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Mar 2022

  • "We had a lovely time in Brixham did lots of walking really enjoyed it."

    The property was very nice in a lovely spot, the only thing that spoilt it was noisy neighbours above us and the cafe downstairs early in the morning.

    Reviewed by Jayne3.8Dec 2021

  • "Delightful property."

    Lovely and clean, modern, and bright. Very well equipped. Comfortable beds. Sian and Dean were very friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by Theresa5.0Nov 2021

  • "Another great stay here."

    Love the location, love the town, love sitting by the window.

    Reviewed by Justin5.0Oct 2021

  • "Loved the position of the apartment, always plenty to watch round Brixham harbour."

    A very well equipped and comfortable apartment.

    Reviewed by Rachel4.7Oct 2021

  • "Have now lost count of how many times we have used this property over the last few years."

    That says it all really. Ideal location right by the harbour. Excellent facilities in the first floor property. Food and drink on your doorstep. We like the ambience in Brixham. Picturesque and a thriving fishing port. Torquay is a short hop away by bus, road or ferry. We will be back

    Reviewed by Jan5.0Oct 2021

  • "Lovely spacious and clean apartment."

    Great location,right in the heart of everything. Had some wonderful boat trips,used local buses and went on the steam train. Lovely fresh seafood everywhere ,spoilt for choice,hence no cooking for me all week.Hoping to return next year.

    Reviewed by Pat5.0Sep 2021

  • "Loved the bathrooms."

    Very clean and tidy. Disappointing outlook though the bedroom windows. Fabulous lookout through the lounge windows view of the harbour.

    Reviewed by Steven4.1Sep 2021

  • "Well situated apartment, very well furnished with outstanding views of Harbour, if an issue arose then Sian & Dean were just a call away to deal with it."

    Not that we had any issues anyway. Would definitely recommend this for a chill out, laid back holiday.

    Reviewed by Duncan5.0Sep 2021

  • "Great location, lovely apartment."

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Aug 2021

  • "Great location with plenty of space inside this lovely apartment with everything you need for a self catering holiday apart from a hair dryer."

    Despite overlooking the street, the bedrooms are at the back of the property and very quiet apart from the background noise of some kind of motor running constantly outside. Not sure whether this was an air conditioning unit or maybe generator. Within a minutes walk there are pubs, restaurants, cafes & takeaways alongside grocery stores, gift shops etc. Definitely recommend this accommodation and would stay here again for sure.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Jul 2021

  • "The location is the best."

    Beautiful view over the harbour and everything within walking distance. The flat has been revamped to an even higher standard with both bathrooms absolutely superb. Second bedroom now has two single beds, not bunk beds, and is larger. A lovely place to stay. Brixham was very busy, but we had no trouble eating and drinking out! The Chinese takeaway opposite the Co-op in the High Street is to be recommended. Booked already for later in the year.

    Reviewed by Jan5.0May 2021

  • "Brixham is a wonderful place to while away a holiday."

    Our car is not used at all. The flat is in an ideal location. Spacious accommodation of a good standard. Flat is above a lovely cafe. Two lounge windows look out over the harbour. Restaurants, bars and shops are within walking distance even for arthritic old me. Nice walks within reach which my partner does each morning. Third year visiting. I strongly suspect we may be back next year.

    Reviewed by Jan5.0Sep 2020

  • "Flat was well situated overlooking the harbour, a short walk to arrival/departure point for ferry/boat trips, 5 minute walk from main car park to flat via harbour walk, apart from using the car to visit local National Trust properties we used the boat or walked."

    Local shops have everything you needed and if you like fish then you cannot go wrong. Would definitely recommend the Flat and Brixham.

    Reviewed by Duncan5.0Sep 2020

  • "Had a wonderful week in Brixham, the apparent was surprisingly big and very nicely done out!"

    Could benefit from a dishwasher but that’s not a big deal. The owners were lovely and very helpful and the Devon cream tea welcome was a nice surprise. The apartment is in a great Central location For the beach and dining etc. If you enjoy going to the beach of an evening a good tip would be to leave your car parked in the breakwater car park with your beach chairs in the boot.

    Reviewed by Rachel4.7Jul 2020

  • "Fantastic apartment."

    Photos don’t really do it justice. Amazing view over the harbour; could while away hours just sitting there. Brixham is lovely and loads to do in the area. Owners were lovely; be sure to visit their shop up the road.

    Reviewed by Justin5.0Jul 2020

  • "This was the second time we used this holiday home."

    It's well appointed and I would recommend it to anyone.

    Reviewed by Yvonne5.0Sep 2019

  • "Lovely flat with beautiful view over the harbour, Dean very friendly and took the time to call us and let us know we could access the flat before the appointed time."

    Cream scone and milk in fridge a very welcome extra. Booked for 3 adults but found single beds bit small but overall a great place to stay. Plenty of street entertainment including The Brixham Brass Band, lots of places to eat Quay 57 & Long boat Chinese take away if you get fed up with Fish & Chips.

    Reviewed by Alexandra3.8Aug 2019

  • "The long stay car park is being refurbished so not as many spaces for parking."

    Reviewed by John4.1May 2019

  • "Great place great views over the harbour and very nice people that own it."

    Reviewed by Peter5.0May 2019

  • "Fantastic location and spacious, comfortable apartment."

    Reviewed by Debbie3.8Feb 2019

  • "So much to do in Brixham, lovely view, would definitely go again, owners were on ..."

    So much to do in Brixham, lovely view, would definitely go again, owners were on hand not that we needed them,cream tea nice touch

    Reviewed by Janet4.7Jan 2019

  • "Great location"

    Reviewed by Julie4.1Nov 2018

  • "Great place too stay next to all local amenities and fantastic views across the harbour."

    . will definately stay again.

    Reviewed by Angus5.0Oct 2018

  • "We had a lovely holiday."

    This apartment was in a great location and had everything we needed!

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Oct 2018

  • "Awesome apartment, what a wonderful view from the front."

    Quay and people watching was better than any TV. Will be booking again. Loved it!!!

    Reviewed by Yvonne5.0Oct 2018

  • "Apartment was as described and info prior to the holiday was good, giving us the opportunity to confirm key collection and parking information."

    Reviewed by Helen4.7Sep 2018

  • "Beautiful location, right by the harbour."

    Recommend the Blue Anchor pub, and Nicks for fish & chips. Trip to Torquay on the ferry was a lovely day out. Museum is worth a visit.

    Reviewed by Jan5.0Sep 2018

  • "We love this apartment and Sian and Dean are amazing we have booked again for next Easter and summer."

    It will be our 4th and 5th time. We could not recommend this apartment enough. But don’t want everyone to know about our little gem.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Aug 2018

  • "A great apartment, when you look out of the window you feel part of everything that is going on."

    Lovely to wake up to in the morning. Sian (owner) is very helpful in anything you need to know. Brixham is a fantastic place to stay & enjoy all that is happening.

    Reviewed by Nigel3.8Aug 2018

  • "Spacious upstairs flat with great views over the harbour."

    Coastal path in both directions for fabulous walks. Ferry to Torquay and Dartmouth very close by.

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Jul 2018

  • "Great central location with excellent views of the harbour with easy access to other tourist locations via the Ferries."

    Tastefully decorated and well equipped apartment. Helpful Landlord , nothing too much trouble. Very enjoyable holiday! Would book this property again.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jun 2018

  • "The property was great and the location superb."

    Sian (the owner) could not have been more helpful and we would recommend the Quayside Lookout. The views from the lounge window were lovely and we'd love an opportunity to go back. Thank you :)

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Jun 2018

  • "Fabulous location right in the middle of everything with gorgeous views over the harbour."

    Only concern when booking was the stairs up to the apartment. They are a bit steep but my husband who celebrated his 70th this year managed fine. Hoping to return.

    Reviewed by Debra5.0May 2018

  • "Perfect location, beautiful spacious apartment, will definitely be back."

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0May 2018

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  • First Floor: Hall
  • L-shaped Lounge/ Diner/Kitchen
  • Bedroom 1 with king-size bed and en-suite shower room with shower cubicle, WC and washbasin
  • Utility Room
  • Bedroom 2 two single beds (can be zip-linked as a king on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, WC and washbasin
  • Night storage and electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher.
  • Washing machine, tumble dryer
  • TV/DVD, WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels included free of charge
  • 1 parking permit provided for nearby car park
  • Regret no pets
  • No smoking
  • Shop 1/4 mile
  • Pub 500 yards
  • Beach 5 miles.

The property

A popular resort, where modern marina meets quaint fishing harbour and where you can watch the trawlers landing their catch, Brixham is a wonderful destination for a family holiday.

On the edge of the harbour, with glorious views and the boats feel so close you can almost reach out and touch them, is Quayside Lookout.

This smart first floor apartment is situated above a popular coffee shop, serving Fair Trade coffee as well as tasty cakes and pastries.

The open plan living area is light and spacious and two bedrooms at the rear of the property assure a quiet night's sleep.

Why not leave the car behind, take the nearby ferry and explore by sea, bus, or steam train which runs from nearby Dartmouth.

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About the location


Dartmouth 5 miles; Paignton 6 miles; Torquay 8 miles.

Brixham is a working fishing harbour located on the southern side of Torbay, the area known as The English Riviera, famed for its sunny mild climate all year round. The focal point of the harbour is a life size replica of The Golden Hind, Sir Francis Drake’s ship. The prettiest part of Brixham has small cottages in hilly narrow winding lanes leading to the harbour where all the activity is centred. Home to Britain’s largest fishing fleet which regularly lands their catch in the harbour, Brixham fish market sells to major restaurants in the UK. Brixham is the ideal destination for a traditional holiday with many family attractions around Torbay including two Blue Flag beaches, Paignton Zoo and many regattas and maritime events throughout the year. There are a host of safe cycle trails in the area, the South West Coastal Path and some of the best golf courses in the region. A good mix of relaxation or action, to suit all ages, where you are never far from the sea.

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Note: A parking permit is provided which can be used in all the council car parks in Torbay. Note: For any holiday starting between 16th September and 27th May, a heating supplement of £25.00 will be added to the cost of your holiday.#
Note: owner happy to accept short breaks starting the week of the 11th Sept 2021 please call for further details