Hillview Cottage

Located in Brixham, Devon

This bungalow is located in the village of Brixham near Dartmouth, and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No

Description

10 Higher Penn is a pleasant cottage resting in the village of Brixham in Devon. Hosting two bedrooms; a double, and a twin, along with a shower room, this property can sleep up to four people. Inside you will also find a kitchen, and a sitting room with a gas fire. To the outside is off road parking for two cars, and an enclosed terrace garden to the rear with shed. Situated in a lovely location with family attractions around the area, 10 Higher Penn is a delightful retreat in a cosy part of England.

Property Details

Hillview Cottage is a cosy bungalow located in a quiet cul-de-sac in the picturesque village of Brixham, on the southern side of Torbay. Perfect for couples, especially walkers or small families looking for a quiet holiday getaway. This little hideaway offers a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle, a chance to spend some quality time with your loved ones. The bungalow is all on one level, so is also appealing to the less agile. There is a front entrance ramp or a couple of steps and only one step out to the lower garden terrace and eating area. The cottage boasts a lovely, well-stocked kitchen, ideal for preparing those summer evening meals to eat on the terrace, or picnics to take out for a day's sightseeing or just relaxing on one of the beaches. Here is a beautifully furnished lounge/diner, complete with TV, WiFi, games and books. There are a gas effect fire and central heating for your comfort, which makes the most of the modern homely interior. Choose from one of the two bedrooms for a well-deserved rest after a day of sightseeing, both the king-size double and the twin arrangement come complete with a stylish dressing table and coordinating bedside tables. Awake and prepare for the day ahead in the spacious bathroom, benefitting from a double walk-in shower. For a change of scenery, why not unwind in the enclosed terraced garden, which is bordered with plants and offers fantastic views over Brixham towards Dartmoor? You can sit and listen to the sound of the steam train whistle as it leaves for Dartmouth. The back garden gate leads directly to the South West Coastal Path, ideal for walkers, where you can access the sandy beach of St Mary's Bay via some stone steps. There is a local Spar shop within a five-minute walk for all your daily needs and papers. Shoalstone indoor swimming pool is within easy walking distance, and it is only a short drive to the seawater pool at Shoalstone Beach. Not too far from the sea and local beaches, with something for everyone, this ideal location is the perfect getaway not to be missed. Brixham Harbour is famed for its fresh fish market, where you can see the trawlers unload their daily catch and you can buy some fresh fish for your supper. You can also take the ferry from the harbour to Torquay or book a fishing trip. There are many local pubs and restaurants all around the harbour serving great food and of course the locally caught fresh fish. For something different take the round trip on the steam train to Dartmouth with a boat trip, which sails up the River Dart past Dittisham and Stoke Gabriel and into the market town of Totnes. Or take the car ferry over to Dartmouth and visit the local shops, try the fish and chips, and take a trip along the River Dart and see Agatha Christie's former house as you sail by. A fabulous getaway not to be missed.

Facilities

  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed terrace garden to the rear with shed
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0
  • 5 miles

Features

Close to coast
Garden
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
TV
Washing machine
WiFi

Location

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Area Details

Brixham

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.

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