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Fabulous, panoramic views of The Bay

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Comfortable one bedroomed apartment a few meters from the sea and coastal path

Rockberry Apartment offers comfortable accomodation for two and a truly breathtaking uninterrupted panoramic view extending across the whole of Tor Bay to Portland (visability permitting).

Situated on the South West Coast path and literally yards from the sea, Rockberry is ideal for couples wanting an active holiday.

The apartment consists of a well equipped kitchen-living room, a quiet double bedroom and bathroom with a large separate shower. It is the top floor of a Victorian villa and is fully self contained. The helpful and friendly owners occupy the lower floors. There is free wi-fi available with this appartment.

Unusually for Brixham, a single, free off road parking space is available with this property.

This apartment is ideal for couples looking for a special place with a wonderful sea view to enjoy.

The Rockberry Apartment is a top floor flat of a Victorian villa. It is fully self contained and has it's own enterance via a spiral staircase.

Brixham is a picturesque fishing town set in an outstanding coastline. The town has a number of good restaurants within walking distance of the apartment. Dartmouth, Torquay, Totnes, the River Dart, the South Hams and Dartmoor are all easily accessible.

Rockberry is situated on the Shoalstone side of Brixham, a short walk past the harbour and marina from the centre of town. The Shoalstone sea water swimming pool is approximately 200 meters away. Breakwater Beach (swimming and scuba diving) is a couple of minutes walk away. Shoalstone beach (scuba and snorkelling) and Brixham Marina are also within a few minutes walk. Berry Head Country Park, a site of special scientific interest, with lovely walks and more fabulous views is a 10 minute walk away.

Brixham is an ideal location from which to enjoy an active holiday. Fishing, diving, swimming, sailling and boat charters, golf, go-karting and great walks are all easily available.

There are a number local regattas throughout the summer season. In addition there is the Brixham Heritage week, the Steam Fair and other local shows and fesitvals.

The apartment features a fitted quality kitchen with built in appliances including a four ring hob, full sized oven, fridge with ice box, dishwasher, washer-dryer and a separate microwave. There is dining seating for four people. The living area has a comfortable leather sofa, two leather arm chairs and a large wall mounted flat screen TV with a DVD player. The bedroom over looks a quite garden area. It has a comfortable large double bed with a quality mattress, a chest of drawers and a built-in wardrobe. The bathroom has a full sized bath and separate large shower.

More Details

Owner
Mr Kevan Bumstead
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2017

Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Exeter
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Berry Head Hotel
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Brixham to Dartmouth & Torquay
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Churston Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Break Water Bistro
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Ladybird Cove
Car: recommended

The Rockberry Apartment is on the South West Coastal footpath. It is within a few minutes walking distance from the Marina and harbour, Breakwater beach, Ladybird Cove, the Seawater Swimming pool, Shoalstone Point and Berry Head Country Park (a site of Special Scientific Interest). It is idealy situated for people wishing to enjoy the local coastline and sea.

Brixham an historic town with a busy fishing industry. It has a picturesque old harbour which, not surprisingly, is overlooked by a number of good fish restaurants. During the summer period passenger boats can be taken to Torquay, Dartmouth and the River Dart. The town also has a heritage fleet of sailling trawlers. 'The Vigillance' is available for short sailling trips around the Bay. The town is located on the southern side of Torbay within the stunning South Devon coastline.

Brixham is also well placed to explore the interior of South Devon.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Brixham in South Hams District

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Large shower enclosure and separate bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Spacious, quiet bedroom over looking garden to the rear of the property. Tastefully decorated with a chest of drawers, built in wardrobe, mirror, two chairs and a table. This room features original art work.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(13 traveller reviews)

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Fabulous, panoramic views of The Bay
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
5

Delightful Apartment with Stunning Sea Views

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was spacious, beautifully furnished and fully equipped with everything you could possibly need. We were greeted every day with a wonderful, panoramic, ever-changing view of Torbay from the windows running the full length of the living room: like being on the bridge of an ocean liner! Faultless!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this great review. I love the description of the view. There is always something interesting happening in the Bay! Hope to see you again soon.
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5

Spectacular views, great location

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to the area and we loved it. Good hosts who helped out as required. The apartment is up a double spiral staircase at the back of the main house, with its own entrance. The first thing that greets you is the 8 windows overlooking the bay from the kitchen / lounge area. We never grew tired of this and I enjoyed some watercolour painting, glass of wine in hand, while soaking up the atmosphere! The location of the property is about ten minutes walk downhill to Brixham Marina where there are plenty of places to eat & drink (recommend Simply Fish, Liberty's & Coco's), and access to the ferries for venturing further afield. We enjoyed day trips to Torquay to the Living Coast sanctuary, to Paignton for the Steam Railway to Greenway Halt where we walked up to Greenway House (National Trust), and to Dartmouth and Coleton Fishacre. If you turn right out of the property you can walk 20 minutes to spectacular Berry Head - highly recommend the Guardhouse Café! All in all a wonderful stay and we hope to visit again! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Comfortable, spacious flat ideally situated with Terrific views.

  • 5 of 5

Only a 15 minute leisurely walk to Brixham harbour side makes this ideally situated for exploring the local area. About the same distance will take you to Berry head and saves on the car park charges. The flat has everything needed for a weeks stay and is clean and comfortable. The help with the luggage was much appreciated as the spiral staircase up to the flat could be a little challenging for some. We enjoyed the daily work out 😀 Would have no hesitation in recommending this holiday flat.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. You made a good point about the location of the flat, equally convenient for the town and harbour as well as for Berry Head. We always remind visitors about the spiral staircase. It is a challenge the first time one uses it, and thank you for mentioning that we are help with bags at the start and end of your holiday. The reward for the stairs, of course, is the amazing, panoramic view of the Bay every day during the holiday!
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5

Perfect Location with great bay views

  • 5 of 5

We've had a great weeks stay at this apartment. Directly opposite path to the free seawater pool and access to Shoals restaurant. Lovely walk down to the Quay to find plenty of shops, bars & cafes (we couldn't resist a cider at the Prince William both on the way to Town or back up!). We ate at several Brixham bars & cafes and never had a bad meal (even the Wetherspoons was ok and very cheap - find it at the end of Fore St). Ferry to Torquay a bargain at £3 return & a nice 30min trip. Couldn't fault the apartment, very comfy bed, great Kitchen, great shower, very clean & spacious. Parked up in the provided space & never used the car at all. Just Perfect.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. It is always great to get feedback from our guests. Hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards
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5

Simply Breathtaking

  • 5 of 5

We were pleasantly surprised with how much space we had in the apartment, it was bigger than it looked on the internet. Very clean and well decorated, the comfortable bed was appreciated as we have stayed in holiday accommodations where cuts have been made with regards to the quality of the mattress.

The most outstanding feature of this apartment is the view, absolutely breath taking, I even saw a seal swimming around the rocks from the view from the kitchen and cooking has never been such a pleasure.

Shops, restaurants, pubs are all within a short walk, Beamers and the Shoal café being our favourites.

The owners made us feel very welcome, we most defiantly will return.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review and particularly pleased that you had such a great holiday. Hoping to see you again next year. Kind regards
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Clean and tidy close to all local amenities

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place had a great holiday and that view every morning excellent .

Thanks Kevan

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Brixham, South Devon

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
3rd week Sept
23 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£290
for 7 nights
£290
 
 
1st week Oct
30 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£280
for 7 nights
£280
 
 
2nd week Oct
7 Oct 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£280
for 7 nights
£280
 
 
3rd week Oct.
14 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£270
for 7 nights
£270
 
 
4th week Oct.
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£250
for 7 nights
£250
 
 
End Oct.
28 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£240
for 7 nights
£240
 
 
Off Season
4 Nov 2017 - 9 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£225
for 7 nights
£225
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£470
for 7 nights
£470
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Only weekly bookings are normally accepted from April to October. For weekly rentals a Saturday change over is preferred but may be negociated by arrangement if necessary.


Short breaks or weekends may be accepted at other times of the year. Please email for prices.

A cheque for 50% of the total price is required to secure a booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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