The South Devon maritime port of Brixham in Devon is still as lively and bustling today as it always was and offers plenty of fun for family holidays. The pretty multi-colour painted fishermen's houses, many now beautifully restored as holiday cottages, sit above the harbour like a patchwork quilt shining in the bright sunshine.
Brixham sits in the Southern corner of Torbay opposite Torquay, and is a mecca for yachtsmen and sailors worldwide. The town plays host to the replica of Sir Francis Drake's 'Golden Hind' moored and which can be visited all year round. Drake's ship is only one of Brixham Harbour's attractions. Arrive early to see trawlers landing their catches to be auctioned off at the Quayside Fishmarket, catch a terry across Torbay to Torquay and back or just hire a little motorboat of your own and set off for an afternoon's mackerel fishing in the bay.
Castaway Cottage is a luxury holiday cottage in Brixham with panoramic harbour and sea views across Torbay. This jewel of a seaside retreat is located in one of Torbay’s most attractive resorts, Castaway has three bedroom and sleeps 6. Pets welcome.
Creels is a spacious seaside cottage boasting gorgeous views of the Brixham marina and unique décor as well as a generous, sun-drenched terrace. The pet-friendly property in Devon lies just moments from the harbour and offers modern comforts, a games room and the promise of relaxation in any season.
Harbour View is a modern coastal cottage in Brixham, Devon, boasting wonderful views from many interior spaces, and especially from the balcony. The sea breeze floats up the hill to the cottage, which offers a sun-trap patio as well as a thoroughly modern interior with a generous conservatory.
Kippys Cottage is an 18th Century fisherman’s cottage overlooking the harbour in Brixham, Devon. The well-appointed cottage is situated in the heart of the popular fishing town and offers south-facing outdoor entertaining areas, views of the Torbay coastline and contemporary comfort and style.
This Grade II listed cottage with its original beams and open fireplace brings country life charm to the coast. Set in the fishing town of Brixham, this family sized property has four bedrooms, private parking and a large garden with an outdoor hot tub.
Luxury awaits at Sunnycroft, a coastal cottage with ocean views in Brixham, Devon. Contemporary sophistication permeates the property, whose design captures the views and includes ample outdoor entertaining areas as well as children’s play equipment, a grassed garden and access to beautiful beaches.
A memorable seaside holiday awaits at 18 Moorings Reach, a luxurious cottage in Brixham Devon which boasts impressive ocean views. A spacious and well-appointed interior features in this lovely property, which is situated just moments from the Harbour, the beaches and the attractions of the town.
Sundeck is a cosy two-bedroom cottage in a quiet residential neighbourhood at the edge of the Torbay resort of Brixham, Devon, a pet-friendly coastal retreat ideal for small families looking to relax in South Devon, with large sundeck, an enclosed garden and French windows.
A coastal townhouse offering stunning views of Breakwater Beach and Torbay from its three balconies, 15 Heath Court sits in a quiet neighbourhood in Brixham, Devon, a three-storey reverse level property with wood flooring, master bedroom with en-suite, fully fitted kitchen and dedicated carport.
Shipshape boasts fantastic views to Brixham Harbour and beyond, and the stylish coastal cottage places guests within easy reach of the coastline of Devon. Light and airy spaces define the interior, which offers contemporary style and the promise of relaxation after a day spent creating memories.
Embrace life on the coast with a stay in this beautiful harbour town cottage! With tasteful beach-inspired decor and wonderful views overlooking Brixham marina, we think its the perfect place to enjoy a well earned break on the beautiful south coast of Devon.
Offering sea views across Torbay, Norville is a large 4-bedroom seaside holiday cottage in Brixham, sleeping 8 guests. This spacious, child friendly property has a large secure garden and is perfect for large or dual family holidays in Devon.
Within walking distance of Fishcombe Cove, Elberry Cove and Broadsands Beach in Torbay, Landfall Holiday Cottage in Brixham is a beautifully furnished, child-friendly 3-bedroom Devon holiday home with WiFi sleeping 6 in style and comfort.
Within a seagull's cry of the bustling Brixham harbour waterfront in Torbay, 1 Middle Manor is newly-built Devon coastal cottage part of a small collection offering comfortable, contemporary self-catering accommodation. Pets welcome.
41 Marine Reach is a large, contemporary holiday home in Brixham, part of an award-winning waterside development with captivating views across Brixham Harbour and across Torbay. This family friendly house sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms.
Farthing Cottage is a pretty Torbay coastal cottage nestled in the heart of the small fishing town of Brixham, Devon, a welcoming three-storey property featuring views of the harbour and town centre, two cosy bedrooms, furnished decked area, and living room with flat-screen Freeview TV.
Beaching offers stunning views of Brixham Harbour and the ocean from its lovely terrace, and the coastal cottage promises visitors a spacious, modern seaside property just moments from the beaches and the main attractions of this popular town and the surrounding region of Devon.
Feel the sea breeze at 39 Moorings Reach, a modern coastal cottage in Brixham with beautiful panoramic views of the harbour and the ocean. The pet-friendly cottage occupies a waterfront position in this lovely town and boasts a gorgeous patio plus a sophisticated interior and prime location.
Ranscombe House occupies an enviable position in the heart of the popular coastal town of Brixham in Devon. The coastal cottage welcomes groups and pets to a property boasting lovely ocean views, a unique games area with bar, outdoor relaxation spaces and proximity to the beaches and harbour.
Pilotage Cottage is a luxurious seaside cottage boasting dashes of tradition and modern comforts as well as sea views and a south-facing terrace. Situated in the heart Brixham, the family cottage offers access to the coast and wonderful seafood restaurants which abound in this corner of Devon.
This spacious, coastal home has wonderful views over Brixham Marina and out across the bay towards Torquay. The bright and welcoming open plan living space as well as its enclosed garden with seating makes it a fantastic choice for families or friends looking to spend a special break in Brixham.
Situated atop the hill in Brixham, Lyme View Too enjoys fabulous views of the marina and beyond from its sun-drenched terrace. The coastal cottage in Devon boasts contemporary design features and modern comforts as well as proximity to beautiful beaches, delicious seafood and miles of coastline.
A beautiful villa set in a prime position overlooking Brixham's bay. Luxuriously furnished, this home has a large sitting room with a bay window that makes the most of the fantastic sea views. A fabulous dining room with overhead skylight as well as four lovely bedrooms make it perfect for families.
Cormorant offers sophistication, beautiful views and proximity to the delights of Brixham. The luxurious, romantic cottage boasts a lawned garden ideal for pets as well as an interior with contemporary features and a distinct coastal vibe. All of this in one of the most popular locales in Devon.
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In recent years Brixham has extended its marina, which is now seen as one of the premier ports of call on the South coast. From Brixham you can sail East up the Jurassic coast towards Weymouth, Poole and as far as Brighton, or turn West and head for Cornwall and the fishing ports of Fowey and Falmouth. There are lovely coastal walks along the South West Coast Path to Berry Head, or head inland and catch a vintage Great Western Railway steam train from Churston to Dartmouth or Paignton.
A self catering holiday cottage in Brixham lies within easy reach by car or boat of the other traditional seaside resorts in Torbay, Goodrington, Paignton and Torquay where plenty of traditional seaside family fun is guaranteed. Inland, spend a day on Dartmoor or take a boat trip along the river Dart from Totnes to Dartmouth.