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Enjoy the open-planning accommodation
Stylish, open-plan accommodation
Fully equipped kitchen
Stylish, open-plan accommodation
The second-tier rear garden space, accessed via steep steps
The open-plan dining area is the perfect back drop for dinner with friends
Enjoy a peaceful break
Enjoy supper with all the family whilst the wood burner crackles in the background
Relax with a good book
Sink into the pure linen bedding within this stylish room
A winning combination of style, comfort and romance
Interior delight
Large bathroom with free standing roll top bath
Sumptuous double bedroom
Bathroom with bath and seperate shower
The light and airy single room
The triple attic room with TV/DVD,
The games room, enjoy a game
The games room
Enjoy al fresco dining direct from the kitchen
A view towards this delightful holiday home
Enjoy a stroll down to the beautiful Brixham harbour
1 / 22  Enjoy the open-planning accommodation
2 / 22  Stylish, open-plan accommodation
3 / 22  Fully equipped kitchen
4 / 22  Stylish, open-plan accommodation
5 / 22  The second-tier rear garden space, accessed via steep steps
6 / 22  The open-plan dining area is the perfect back drop for dinner with friends
7 / 22  Enjoy a peaceful break
8 / 22  Enjoy supper with all the family whilst the wood burner crackles in the background
9 / 22  Relax with a good book
10 / 22  Sink into the pure linen bedding within this stylish room
11 / 22  A winning combination of style, comfort and romance
12 / 22  Interior delight
13 / 22  Large bathroom with free standing roll top bath
14 / 22  Sumptuous double bedroom
15 / 22  Bathroom with bath and seperate shower
16 / 22  The light and airy single room
17 / 22  The triple attic room with TV/DVD,
18 / 22  The games room, enjoy a game
19 / 22  The games room
20 / 22  Enjoy al fresco dining direct from the kitchen
21 / 22  A view towards this delightful holiday home
22 / 22  Enjoy a stroll down to the beautiful Brixham harbour

The Pilot House

Brixham, Devon

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Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 2
grade 4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A delightful rear garden area, perfect for al fresco dining
  • Beautiful seaside retreat which welcomes families and your four-legged friend and offers private parking
  • An array of beaches and coastal walks are within walking distance of the property
  • Short walk to all the town’s amenities, including the marina, shops, pubs and restaurants
  • Perfectly situated for touring Dartmouth, Totnes the English Riviera and Paignton Zoo
Property code: 76891

This remarkable property, which is situated close to Brixham’s town centre, has been fitted and furnished to a delightful standard throughout, offering the perfect bolthole for a family retreat.

This charming cottage set in the heart of pretty Brixham offers the perfect seaside break for a family or group of friends and is just a short walk from the town’s shops, bars, restaurants and bustling harbour. With four bedrooms sleeping a maximum of eight guests, an airy lounge/dining room, a dining kitchen and a games room, it offers plenty of nooks and crannies for everyone to spread out. Within easy reach of both the golden sands of Paignton and the charms of historic Dartmouth, there is plenty to see and do in the area to suit all tastes.

 

This beautifully furnished cottage is surprisingly spacious inside. With its charming whitewashed brick walls, wood burner and stripped wooden floor, it is full of character. The cosy lounge, decorated in restful neutrals, is a lovely spot for relaxing after a day out exploring and leads through to the elegant dining room – perfect for a celebratory meal together. The immaculate kitchen with its terracotta floor is a lovely spot for socialising, with its cosy kitchen table and doors opening into the quirky, sheltered courtyard. Perfect for a leisurely breakfast or morning coffee, or a chilled glass of wine on a warm evening to the sound of the wheeling seagulls. Younger visitors are well-catered for with a games room and the den-style top floor attic room. Sleeping three, it has been decorated in bright funky colours and is complete with bean bags and a Smart TV. Outside, the split-level garden is a delight. Enjoy a BBQ in the unique, private courtyard, surrounded by ancient protective walls, before heading up the steep steps to sit and enjoy the sea air on comfortable garden seating in the shelter of a natural cliff.

 

Read more Code: 76891

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 1 king-size and 1 double, 1 single - located on the first floor and 1 triple -  second floor,
  • The triple room is located in the attic, sloping ceiling and steep staircase, not suitable for unsupervised under 3's or those with restricted mobility 
  • 1 bathroom, rolled bath, separate shower and WC
  • 1 separate WC located on the ground floor
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, coffee machine and dishwasher
  • Games room with Wii console, arcade machine and Smart TV.
  • Garage space with table tennis table and football table
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Parking for 1 medium size vehicle in garage, below the property ( please note that that the garage entrance is sloped with a height restriction of 1.7m)
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dog welcome (suitable only for 2 small dog, due to the outdoor space)
  • Gas BBQ available from 1st April to the 1st October
  • Shop, pub and beach within walking distance
  • Smart TV in lounge and games room
  • TV/DVD in the triple room
  • Outside - steep steps to the upper terraced patio area, not suitable for those with restricted mobility.  
  • Brixham is a busy fishing village situated on a very steep hill, so access to some parts of the village can be challenging.
  • Many of the amenities and cottages in Brixham are accessed via steps some of which can be steep.
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Brixham is a bustling little town and home to one of the UK’s largest fishing fleets. Take time to explore the harbour, with its mix of fishing vessels, day trip boats and private yachts before stepping aboard the replica of the Golden Hind. On warm days, take a dip in Brixham’s outdoor seawater pool or head to Paignton (6 miles), perfect for families with its stretch of golden sand, where you can watch the steam trains that regularly depart Paignton Station for Kingswear. Pay a visit to beautiful Dartmouth (6 miles) where you can take a river cruise up the picturesque River Dart. For those seeking more adventurous activities, there are opportunities for paddleboarding, kayaking and sailing, as well as stunning walks along the spectacular South West Coast Path, and mountain biking and climbing in spectacular Dartmoor National Park (18 miles).

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Enjoy the open-planning accommodation
Stylish, open-plan accommodation
Fully equipped kitchen
Stylish, open-plan accommodation
The second-tier rear garden space, accessed via steep steps
The open-plan dining area is the perfect back drop for dinner with friends
Enjoy a peaceful break
Enjoy supper with all the family whilst the wood burner crackles in the background
Relax with a good book
Sink into the pure linen bedding within this stylish room
A winning combination of style, comfort and romance
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Sally Burt

This property is personally managed by Sally.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 25 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Lynne 27th May 2022

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A lovely house well presented and well situated. Clean and modern throughout. Having only 1 bathroom made it tricky as there were 7 of us sharing the house. Good facilities for families, children and great that the house is dog friendly. Thank you for a lovely stay.

Reviewed by Silvia 20th May 2022

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Absolutely stunning location, the house is literally carved into the cliff face with amazing views and a secluded garden. House is large and beautifully restored, with a great kids' room at the very top , block out blinds, comfortable beds, wardrobes and shelves in all rooms, radiators were on on arrival which was much appreciated, a games room, a Read morewell appointed, functional kitchen and large dining area. Hide

Reviewed by Guy 22nd April 2022

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A really lovely house with easy access to the harbour and a very large garage.

Reviewed by Dawn 8th April 2022

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The property is set up on a hill overlooking the cottages below and has easy access down to the harbour but its steep! The garden has a sunny area to sit in the evening but its a little climb up the steps to reach so take care! The property had everything we needed for a comfortable stay and the chocolate cake and milk in the fridge on arrival was Read morea kind token especially for my daughter! We love Brixham and will be back down again next year. Thank you for letting us stay in your lovely house. Hide

Reviewed by Lee 28th January 2022

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Booked for a long weekend to celebrate our sons 30th Birthday. The Pilot House was a clean and comfortable home from home, beautifully presented and plenty big enough for 7 adults, 1 infant and a dog. The owner was superb and very helpful. The complimentary cake on arrival was a lovely touch. Very impressed and will more than likely consider for anRead morey future visits given its superb location within walking distance of town, harbour, marina , beach and Berry Head. Hide

Reviewed by Karen 31st December 2021

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Reviewed by Meg 22nd December 2021

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We spent a week at Pilot house over Christmas. The house was very clean and comfortable. It is well equipped and had everything we needed. Lovely wood burning stove. The smart TV was well used and the teenagers were happy with the WiFi and games room

Reviewed by Phil 5th November 2021

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Reviewed by Andrew 3rd October 2021

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Clean, warm and spacious. Lots of lovely features to make your stay comfortable. Parking could be an inconvenience if you have 2 cars. Garage is a godsend. Parking in immediate area is tricky due to limited parking space. There is public car park 500m away.

Reviewed by Charles 17th September 2021

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The Pilot House is beautifully presented and we found it to be very clean and accommodating. There were 6 of us, all men and all around 6 feet tall and we stayed and dwelled very comfortably. The location was perfect - not too far above the Quay on a quiet road with lovely views down from the bedroom windows. In all a great weekend was made even beRead moretter by the accommodation. Hide

Reviewed by Lisa 3rd September 2021

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A very comfy well equipped house. Lovely large bedroom and games room a real bonus for any children and large children alike. Fab to have a parking space too as they are hard to come by in Brixham. We had a couple of minor issues during our stay but the owner was very responsive and sorted straight away. The only thing I wasn't really happy about wRead moreas the cleaner turning up at 9.20 on departure day, who then sat on the steps waiting for us to leave, I don't like feeling rushed. Hide

Reviewed by Tim 13th August 2021

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Lovely house to stay in - well equipped, comfortable and clean, with lots of space and well located for Brixham harbour

Reviewed by Lee 30th July 2021

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Had a comfortable stay in this house with all our needs met. Decent location to the harbour and all the amenities.

Reviewed by Lisa 23rd July 2021

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Reviewed by Sharon 2nd July 2021

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Lovely property in a lovely location, close enough to walk to and from town, albeit some steep steps or incline needed, but no noise at nighttime other than the gulls! Has one large full bathroom which could be tricky with larger groups but there is a separate toilet, we made it work with seven of us as three were older teenagers who sleep till lunRead morechtime. Has a garage for parking, very useful, plus position of house means there is street parking very nearby for another car. A lovely week away. Hide

Reviewed by Neil 11th June 2021

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Great location & garage was a huge bonus Spacious clean house with lots of storage space. The property was well equipped & had everything you would need.

Reviewed by Helen 7th May 2021

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What an absolutely stunning and cosy house. Completely home from home. All facilities you could think of. Close to local amenities. Garage is an absolute bonus as parking is restricted close by but ample of parking in the town centre payable car parks. Bigger than you think. Truly fabulous for a large family holiday. Faultless. Only negative is BriRead morexham is very hilly, there are alot of steps or steep slopes to the centre and the property itself has many levels (as advertised so not a surprise) Hide

Reviewed by Jiaoyan 30th April 2021

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Very comfortable!

Reviewed by Michelle 17th October 2020

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Lovely house in a great location. Bottle of fizz on arrival was much appreciated and the house has a garage which is a real plus as parking would be difficult otherwise. We managed to get an X5 in the garage.The house has been done out really well with everything you need. Really close to the harbour and town with great restaurants, views and walksRead more right on the doorstep. Fabulous stay. Hide

Reviewed by Robert 2nd October 2020

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Excellent,beautifully decorated house in a good ,quiet location.The town ,with all amenities ,is a 5 minute walk.The garage parking for a medium sized car is ideal ,as parking nearby is difficult.

Reviewed by Mark 11th September 2020

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Reviewed by Hannah 28th August 2020

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Reviewed by Neil 14th August 2020

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Excellent position but beware the steep steps and paths down to town. Due to covid we did plenty of walking, again great base for this. Slightly dark downstairs but light and airy upstairs.

Reviewed by Sadie 17th July 2020

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Lovely, spacious cottage in Central Brixham. Vehicle access is via a steep road so be prepared to give way on some very narrow streets. The garage is priceless as street parking is very tight and not abundant. The cottage is a five minute walk to the harbour - the location is perfect. However, you will need to traverse steep steps so be prepared anRead mored maybe not perfect for those who are less mobile. Cottage is very large - bedrooms are all a good size. Tastefully furnished throughout. Hide

Reviewed by Aisling 10th July 2020

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This house was a great find for us (4 adults, 3 kids). Very well equipped, fresh decor, clean, good room sizes, central location. We had a lovely stay.

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