Blue Buoy Cottage
Located in Brixham, Devon
- Sleeps: 6
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: No
Blue Buoy Cottage dates back to the 1800s. Set in the quaint fishing port of Brixham, it is in a great spot with fantastic sea views from every level of the four storey property, which overlooks the marina, fishing port and Torbay. You can see Torquay to your left (on a clear day you can see as far as Weymouth); to your right you can see Berry Head. There is a large patio to relax in over a glass of wine taking in the exceptional views and the atmosphere of the fishing port. The harbour shops and restaurants are a 3-minute stroll away, or take a boat trip to Torquay and Dartmouth for a day’s fishing. A wood burner makes this property great for year-round holidays. The coastal path is easily accessed, leading to lovely beaches and coves; the popular Fishcombe Cove is at the top of the road. Brixham forms the third part of Torbay – the others being Torquay and Paignton. The bay is known as the English Riviera due to its unique micro-climate. Walkers and navigators can get escape and and explore the depths of Dartmoor, spot wild Dartmoor ponies, cross ancient stone bridges spanning the clear bubbly waters of the River Dart and other rivers. You can also feel the somewhat eerie presence of the tors, seven rocky hills presiding majestically over the moors. Take the ferry across to Dartmouth, the neighbouring town to Brixham, set on and across the River Dart. At the mouth of the river are Kingswear and Dartmouth Castles with the rocky waters of the estuary lapping at their feet. Beach ½ mile. Shop, pub and restaurant 200 yards.
- Blue Buoy Cottage is a stylish and well-presented property boasting beautiful sea views which can be enjoyed from the fantastic patio
- Lower Ground Floor: Kitchen/dining room: With gas cooker, microwave, dishwasher and French doors leading to patio
- Utility room: With fridge/freezer and washing machine
- Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail
- Ground Floor: Living room: With wood burner, Freeview TV and DVD player
- First Floor: Bedroom 1: With double bed and Freeview TV
- Bedroom 2: With double bed and Freeview TV
- Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet
- Second Floor:Bedroom 3: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request), Freeview TV and sloping ceiling
- Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included
- Initial fuel for wood burner included
- Travel cot and highchair
- Welcome pack
- Large patio with garden furniture
- Juliet balcony
- On-road parking
- No smoking
Lovely house amazing views but house was dirty I had to clean areas when we arrived ... Dirty items in kitchen cupboards, kitchen cupboards dirty inside and out, food on kitchen tiles, paint flaking off walls in kitchen area, cupboards filled with paint/ old floorboards, rubbish .... boxes under beds and in one wardrobe, decking / glass rails really dirty... Asked for high chair and was not provided, asked for zip link beds to be made as double was made as 2x singles, broken patio chair, patio furniture covers dirty, some pillows didn’t have protectors on .... We enjoyed our holiday but we were very disappointed about the cleanliness of the property especially with the guidelines that need to be followed during this COVID 19 time ... Will be writing directly to owners as feel that the company managing their property and cleaners are not doing their job properly .
The views from the cottage were wonderful but the access was very steep. The parking was also a problem. It is no doubt fine for family, who can have a wonderful holiday here, but it should be pointed out that this is not a property for elderly people - both from the point of view of access to and from the town, and also from access inside where each room was on a seperate floor. Aside from that it is beautifully appointed, apart from the kitchen which left a few things to be desired.
As pointed out to you for the value for money, the settees were dirty. The carpets were disgusting,should have at least been cleaned. the decking area needed cleaning,bbq unfit for use,steps leading to the back door,no lighting ,no hand rail.dangerous ,especially when dark. Out door dining set not cleaned, The parasole unfit for use.not clean. This property was not value for money. One t v control not compatible with t v. Coat hanger fell off wall in lobby when tried to use. Toilet seat broken. Sugar canister knob broken. There was a sock and tissues under bed and filth not been cleaned. Dust you could write your name in on t v table in lounge. When took black bin liner out of bin in kitchen there is muck in the bottom where not been cleaned. As told by the agent Jeremy this property is due to be re-furnished this year why we not told I think that is why it was not bothered with and left in the state it was which was disgusting. We came home on the Thursday could nod stand any more. I think we should get some kind of compensation . Was not even worth half the amount we paid of over £700.00.,
Brixham is a beautiful harbourside town on the South Devon coast on the English Riviera. Brixham has a rich maritime history and a full-size replica of the Golden Hind can be found in the Inner Harbour. A short walk further on takes you to the Brixham Battery Heritage Centre with magnificent panoramic views across the bay or find out more at the Brixham Heritage Museum.
There are regular ferry trips to Paignton and Torquay or you can book a wildlife sea-fari or a fishing trip. The area is great for learning to sail which can be done at the Torbay Sea School or crew the 78-foot heritage sailing ketch for a morning, afternoon or evening sailing trip. There are a number of festivals throughout the year including the popular Pirate Festival which attracts thousands of visitors. For relaxation, it is hard to beat Breakwater Beach, an award-winning Blue Flag beach close to the mouth of the harbour.