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Quayside View

Brixham, Devon (Ref. 1013252)


(22 ratings)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Seaside
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile

Reviews & Ratings

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22 Customer Reviews

  • "Excellent property, well maintained and well thought out by the owners, off road ..."

    Excellent property, well maintained and well thought out by the owners, off road parking at the property which you do need in Brixham Would definitely recommend

    Reviewed by RitaNov 2021

  • "Fantastic cottage, great location and view."

    Parking was easy but getting back out required a little thought and a 3 point turn. Walk into town was easy (downhill) as was the cab back (£5), which was worth every penny. Restaurants in Brixham and surrounding area were amazing.

    Reviewed by GerryOct 2021

  • "We had a great week."

    The cottage has lovely views over Brixham and the bay. It was clean, warm and looked newly decorated and furnished. We had everything we needed and the welcome pack was much appreciated.

    Reviewed by JuliaOct 2021

  • "Absolutely amazing house."

    Spotlessly clean, in fact the cleanest holiday home I’ve ever stayed in. The attention to detail was superb. Everything was catered for. Lovely welcome pack too. The view - wow. Enjoyed a few glasses of wine on the patio watching the harbour. Great to have a drive at the front of the property, but it was a bit of a squeeze to get out if someone was parked on the yellow lines opposite. Already looking at dates to return. Thank you so much for a wonderful holiday.

    Reviewed by HelenJul 2021

  • "Outstanding accommodation in a great location accessible to the harbour either by foot or car."

    Real bonus having car parking available at the property. Highly recommended. Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by DavidMay 2021

  • "We enjoyed a wonderful, comfortable stay at Quayside View."

    It was spotlessly clean, the quality of the furniture was excellent and the decor bright and fresh. We loved the views from the elevated position and the steps up from the harbour helped to work off the local pasties and tasty fish and chips. Having a parking place was a real bonus in Brixham, as was the close proximity to the Southwest Costal Path which was just a short walk away. Vanessa and Trevor were exceptionally helpful when we accidentally left items behind and the welcome pack was a very thoughtful addition. We really hope to stay at Quayside View again before too long.

    Reviewed by MandyApr 2021

  • "The house was pristine & it felt like everything we could need had been thought of-we are definitely planning to stay again."

    Having a parking space is the icing on the cake-essential in Brixham!

    Reviewed by KatieApr 2021

  • "We had a great stay at Quayside View."

    The house far exceeded our expectations. It was spotlessly clean, and the welcome pack was much appreciated. The house had been freshly painted and the suite in the lounge was new. The parking is a huge bonus too! Vanessa and Trevor were very helpful. We will definitely be back!

    Reviewed by HelenApr 2021

  • "I wanted to leave this review because this holiday home exceeded our expectations."

    The house was extremely well presented and exceptionally clean. The owners have thought of everything you might need and left some lovely extras for us to enjoy our stay which we thought was a really nice touch. The views of the harbour from the house were my favourite and it’s literally a short walk into town so everything is on your doorstep. Parking is also worthy of a mention as that can be tricky in Brixham but this house has a large driveway suitable for two small or one large car. All in all we had a great stay despite the weather doing its best to ruin in it and would love to come back! Highly recommend this lovely holiday house

    Reviewed by TinaOct 2020

  • "Lovely house, complete with 2 (very much needed) off road parking spaces directly in front of house."

    Extremely well equipped and very clean throughout.

    Reviewed by PaulOct 2020

  • "Quayside view is the best holiday home I've ever stayed in - and I've stayed in many as I take most of my holidays in the UK."

    The house was very well kept and spotlessly clean but what really made it stand out was all the equipment provided especially in the kitchen, so many go with the bear minimum. Great property, great location (as long as you can manage hills and stairs), well equipped with lots of thoughtful extras. I do not hesitate to recommend.

    Reviewed by KateSep 2020

  • "The only thing I would suggest is a bigger TV in the lounge or it could be just these tired old eyes."

    The place was spotless and had everything you could want, one of nicest we've stayed at.

    Reviewed by MikeSep 2020

  • "Great house spotless great views hopefully will return next year ."

    Recommend for a great holiday in Brixham .The Hodgkiss family.

    Reviewed by WarrenAug 2020

  • "Great location and parking."

    House was lovely and no doubt the best maintained we have stayed in for some years. We would not hesitate to recommend the property. Touches like the treats and milk on arrival were a welcome. Great place to stay...you also get a free work out with the steps

    Reviewed by MelanieJul 2020

  • "Fabulous place."

    So clean and fresh. Quality bedding and towels. Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by GabrielleJul 2020

  • "A beautiful cottage, with great view of the harbour."

    Such comfy sofas and welcoming treats..

    Reviewed by CarolineOct 2019

  • "It an awful lot of steps from the harbour up to the cottage for anyone who has any mobility or breathing problems."

    But worth it when you get there the cottage is wonderful and homely

    Reviewed by RichardSep 2019

  • "We really enjoyed our stay in this lovely home."

    Everything has been thought of. The house is spotless & the views amazing. As the weather was so kind to us we made full use of the outdoor areas. Parking was a huge bonus even though we didn't move the car for the week. Brixham is a lovely place to explore on foot. We also visited Torquay by ferry, which is £3.50 return. Would love to return to this house.

    Reviewed by BerylAug 2019

  • "Absolutely fabulous!"

    Stunning views of the English Riviera, beautiful sunsets, very comfortable, Brixham a very picturesque town. We were a party of 6, and the house was plenty big enough. The house is very well equipped and the owners included some lovely touches. They Includied a hair dryer, torches in each room and a set of binoculars, spare batteries in the kitchen, biscuits, fudge, milk, tea and coffee , everything needed for cleaning, washing up and laundry, toiletries in the bathroom. The house is 5-10 mins walk downhill from the harbour, the lovely breakwater beach, and the town. There are 2 co-ops and a Tesco Express in the town as well as many places to eat. Beware, walking up is not so easy, the walk back up is Very steep- may be difficult if you have knee problems or mobility issues. ( you could always drive though, as there are a number if car parks) On Thursday mornings you can book a sea kayak adventure at the kayak club for £15, there are also free lifeboat tours in the harbour. Our teens had a fantastic 3 hour paddle boarding session for £20 with grenville house. We very much enjoyed crabbing in the harbour and our visit to the golden hind museum boat. Our teens took the ferry from torquay to brixham and it cost £2 each and took 20 mins- quicker than driving and cheaper than parking. Fantastic holiday. Would definately recommend.

    Reviewed by CJul 2019

  • "Very good location, off road parking."

    Very thoughtfully prepared home.

    Reviewed by AlisonJul 2019

  • "Booked last minute and was not disappointed."

    This house is set high above the harbour with sea views from the lounge and master bedroom windows which was lovely. The house was clean and had everything we needed for the holiday. Clearly the owners have pride in their property and have not skimped on anything. It was great to be able to walk into town and walk along to the beach. We didn't use the car during our stay. The only negative was the downstairs bathroom which we would compromise on again as everything else was wonderful. Brixham was perfect for us but I would not recommend for families with young children/babies or the elderly as there are a lot of very very steep steps down to the town/beach/harbour. All in all this was a gem of a find.

    Reviewed by AngelaJul 2019

  • "We booked a last minute break in Brixham and liked the look of Quayside View."

    On arrival we found the house to be even better than we thought. Great location, just a short distance from the town and harbour. The parking at the front is a big bonus but the roads can be a little narrow to access! The bed in the main bedroom was super comfortable and the view fabulous. Would happily stay here again!

    Reviewed by JonathanJul 2019

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  • Over two floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin, 1 x adult bunks
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, and WC
  • Sitting room
  • Dining room and sitting area
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven with hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, Bluetooth speaker, CD Player, WiFi, selection of books, DVD's and games
  • Fuel, power in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Front patio with seating
  • Enclosed rear courtyard
  • Parking for 2 medium sized cars on driveway
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop, pub, and beach 2 mins walk
  • Note: A flight of external steps leads up to the property

The property

With views that reach down to Brixham’s bustling harbour and out across the sea toward Torbay, Quayside View offers all the comforts of home in prime coastal setting.

With ample space for families to relax and friends to unwind, the property is just a short walk to the harbour and town’s amenities. Boasting parking on a private drive, a rarity in Brixham, steps lead up to the balcony and into the welcoming sitting room.

Furnished with cream leather sofas and chairs positioned for taking in views between rooftops of the harbour below.

A dining room with further comfortable seating leads through to the galley style kitchen with breakfast bar, a convenient spot to perch for morning coffee.

The ground floor bathroom can be found at the rear of the property with a back door opening onto an enclosed courtyard with seating.

Three attractive and bright bedrooms can be found upstairs, dressed with coastal flourishes and colours.

A spacious kingsize double with superb views towards the harbour and out to sea.

A twin room and further bunk room that children will love, complete the accommodation.

To the front, a terraced balcony with seating will be a favoured place to enjoy the comings and goings of the harbour below, whilst soaking up the coastal air.

Parking on the driveway for 2 cars.

A thriving fishing port and now very popular tourist destination, Brixham has something to offer all ages and interests.

A short walk downhill from the cottage will take you to the busy harbour, lined with cafes and restaurants, a lovely spot to sit and watch as the trawlers land their daily catch.

Stroll along beside the marina and on for a dip in the iconic Shoalstone sea water swimming pool.

For a swim in the sea, Breakwater Beach and Fishcombe Cove can be reached on foot and a little further away the magnificent beaches of Torbay are perfect for family days out.

For younger ones there are plenty of attractions including Paignton Zoo, Babbacombe Model Village, Living Coasts and Quaywest Waterpark.

Agatha Christie’s Greenway House is nearby at Galmpton.

This location makes for a memorable seaside stay at any time of year.

Note: Christmas decorations up from 1st December. Festive treats over Christmas and New Year

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas