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Northlands Cottage

Brixton near Plymouth, Devon (Ref. 945240)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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32 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Dunne

    “Northland cottage was spotlessly clean and well equipped.”

    The cottage is in a good location for visiting lots of attractions and coastal walks from Wembury. It's very comfortable and peaceful will return again in the future

    The cottage is in a good location for visiting lots of attractions and coastal walks from Wembury. It's very comfortable and peaceful will return again in the future

    - Mrs Dunne, October 2020

The property

This is a delightful first floor cottage within the owners’ grounds situated in the South Hams village of Brixton.

Completely separate from the main house, this spacious and modern holiday home is secured by electric gates with a coded pedestrian side gate for an extra sense of security.

The cottage is ideal for a couple wishing to explore this beautiful and tranquil part of the country.

From the large entrance hall which makes an ideal area for walking boots or surfboards, internal stairs rise up to the first floor accommodation, which feels light, homely and welcoming.

The open plan living room has large bi-fold windows which open out to reveal the glorious surrounding countryside and gives a sense of being amongst nature with its bird song and fresh air.

The king-size bedroom looks south over the front garden.

Outside, the cottage has a small sunny courtyard that provides a quiet and private seating area to relax with a drink after a day’s walking, sightseeing or beachcombing.

The village is a short stroll from the cottage where there is a good pub, shop, restaurant, fish and chip shop and easy access to some fabulous walks, in particular along the Erme-Plym Trail following the beautiful estuary and Cofflete Creek.

In this South Hams area, visitors really are spoilt for choice of popular sandy beaches, including Bovisand and Wembury, the latter being a National Trust treasure renowned for rock pooling, or Jennycliff with a well-known café having spectacular views across Plymouth Sound.

For anyone who can tear themselves away from this idyllic location, the charming towns of Modbury, Salcombe and Kingsbridge are all close by, whilst Plymouth, Dartmouth and the wild open spaces of Dartmoor are also all within easy reach.

With a variety of activities for walkers and beach lovers, this is a fabulous romantic stay for two.


  • Mostly first floor
  • One king-size double bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Ground floor utility.
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Courtyard garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk.

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About the location


Noss Mayo and Newton Ferrers 4.4 miles; Plymouth 5.5 miles.

Brixton is a popular village set in the beauty of the rolling South Hams countryside, and within easy reach of Dartmoor National Park to the north and the stunning rugged coastline with hidden coves and picturesque harbours to the south, famed for its mild climate and crystal clear waters with glorious beaches and spectacular coastal walks. Brixton has a village shop, Post Office, friendly award-winning real ale pub and Just Williams restaurant plus plenty of countryside walks.
It is approximately 5 miles east of the historic ocean city of Plymouth which offers extensive cultural and recreational facilities including theatres, new shopping centre, historic Barbican area, numerous bars and eating places including the River Cottage Canteen at Royal William Yard.
The twin villages of Newton Ferrers and Noss Mayo are a short distance away at the mouth of the River Yealm, noted for its beauty and fabulous sailing, popular for both cruising and racing. Close to the village is the National Trust beach of Wembury, renowned for rock pooling and watersports.

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