About the property
150 YEAR OLD FISHERMAN'S COTTAGE, 2 BALCONIES WITH HARBOUR VIEWS
Nestling in one of Britain's most beautiful harbours and situated at the southernmost end of Torbay, this pretty fisherman's cottage offers a unique holiday experience. There are panoramic views of the harbour and marina from every floor and a large balcony where you can sit back and relax overlooking the bustling old fish quay.
You will be a stone's throw away from the harbour where there are a multitude of boats offering pleasure or fishing trips to visitors, an array of colourful cottages and numerous seafood restaurants, cafes, shops and pubs. The English Riviera offers some of the best beaches in the country with sheltered bays, coves and rock pools and is the perfect arena to watch or partake in any number of water sports including scuba diving and sailing. You will also be within a short drive to Torquay where you'll find the palm-lined promenade, seafront gardens, a lively harbour and an international marina. There are many attractions to suit all tastes including Brixham Heritage Museum, Kents Cavern, Babbacombe Model Village, Kingswear/Dartmouth (10 minutes drive) and much more.
Set on 4 floors and entered on the second floor, the accommodation offers TWO bedrooms: large master on the third floor with a vanity basin, double bed, TV and fabulous views of the harbour and marina. 1 twin room on the top floor and approached via winding stairs (children beware), with low wooden beams and balcony with spectacular views to the breakwater, lifeboat station and the inner and outer harbours. Bathroom: on the third floor with shower over bath and WC. Downstairs WC. Lounge: located downstairs, offers a TV/DVD and french doors to a decked balcony. Kitchen/diner: open-plan, with cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, TV, CD and extra seating to enjoy the picturesque harbour view. Outside: large decked balcony area with garden furniture. Amenities: parking is limited to unloading due to narrow streets but there is free roadside parking usually available 5 minutes walk away. A council car park is also 5 minutes away and a weekly permit can be purchased to include all Torbay council-run car parks during your stay. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included although there is a small supplementary charge of £15 for heating from November to Easter. Regret no pets or smoking. Additional info: the accommodation includes some winding stairs and low wooden beams so care must be taken. There is no washing machine but a laundry is a short walk away. Location: pubs, shops and harbour are within walking distance, beach 1 mile. Arrival: 4pm.