Limpet Cottage

Brixham
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
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This quirky characterful cottage with big bay windows is situated in the highly sought-after harbour bowl of Brixham, with wonderful views of the harbour, Limpet Cottage is a classic period cottage located in one of this bustling fishing town’s prettiest streets. Just a short walk to the harbour front, all the amenities of the town, and the very popular Middle Street, Limpet Cottage makes a fantastic base for exploring Brixham and South Devon.

From the road you will ascend a flight 6 steps to the entrance of the cottage which is arranged over 3 levels. On the ground floor is the double bed bedroom, large bathroom and access to the rear courtyard. The stairs take you up to the first floor to the galley kitchen and an open plan Dining/Living room from which there are lovely views over the rooftops to the inner and outer harbours. The next set of stairs take you to the top floor bedroom with twin beds with an en-suit WC and sink. This Peter Pan room will have you looking for Captain Hook out of the harbour with the Golden Hind Galleon ship.

The well-equipped kitchen is perfect for catering for evening meals with the family. Brixham is foodie heaven, and you will be spoilt for choice for places to eat out from morning to night. Start your day off with a short saunter down to Brixham’s artisan quarter, “Middle Street”, brimming with independent coffee shops, artisan bakeries and cafés, then browse amongst the creative retailers including some of the town’s artists and photographers. For culinary enthusiasts, why not pick up some fresh fish from Brixham's famous fish market to prepare back in the cottage and then enjoy an after-dinner drink in the courtyard garden which can be accessed from the kitchen.

When staying at Limpet Cottage you will be provided with a complimentary parking permit covering you for both the short and long stay car parks in Brixham and a total of 38 Torbay Council car parks in the wider Torbay area. Long and short stay car parks are both within short walking distance.

Limpet Cottage comfortably caters for 4 people with a double bedroom and twin bedroom.

Dogs are welcome. Pet fee applies.

This property is not recommended for children under the age of 6 years old due to lay out of the top floor room and also the property is not recommended for people with mobility issues due to the steps to access the property and the stairs within.

Location

Famous for fishing, art and those colourful houses lining the harbour, Brixham is one of the busiest fishing ports in the UK and is home to some of the finest sea food you can think of, but it isn’t just about fishing. Brixham is also rife with art and culture and has several unique attractions suitable for the whole family. ?Explore the picturesque town, with its bustling harbour, charming shops and delicious seafood restaurants just a short stroll away. Take a leisurely walk around the marina to Breakwater Beach or take a hike along the fabulous South West Coast path to discover the natural beauty of the coastline.

Brixham is a great destination for art lovers, the town has a great range of art galleries that feature local artists as well as showcasing visiting installations. On the Strand, you’ll even have the opportunity to see artists working. The town also boasts a museum and tours around the coast so you can get a real taste of its maritime heritage. Brixham is the home of the Golden Hind replica, a recreation of Sir Francis Drake’s flagship. Visitors can experience life on board and explore all five decks, it’s a great exhibition for kids learning about the Tudors or for adults who want to find out a bit more about the UK’s history.

Being a fishing port, you can expect a great choice of seafood restaurants with many independent, local establishments offering menus made from fresh local produce. It isn’t all fish though, Brixham’s restaurants and cafes are also supplied by an excellent selection of butchers and green grocers. You’ll be spoilt for choice!

For walkers, The South West Coast Path will take you as far as your legs will carry you, and entertaining the little ones couldn’t be easier with Paignton Zoo, The Dartmouth Steam Railway and Splashdown @ Quay West all within a short drive.

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Max Infants:
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(Sleeping in travel cot)
Note: Bedroom 2 is a loft room and is not recommended for children under the age of 6 years old due to the stairs to access the room.
Maximum number of adults and children is 4
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