Townhouse | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Whilst the picturesque harbour with its abundance of places to eat and drink is only a walk away, Estiva House is well situated for a drive or a longer walk to Berry Head, St Mary's Bay or through the historic Battery Gardens to Fishcombe Cove.
The open air Shoalstone Pool by Breakwater Beach and the Marina is within easy reach as is Berry Head Hotel where you can take a meal or just a drink and enjoy the spectacular view across Torbay. Only slightly further afield, a drive of only two miles takes you to the Kingswear Ferry to Dartmouth.
For those with a passion for golf the beautifully situated Churston Golf Course is only a drive of five minutes or so
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Breakwater Beach|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 53 km, Nearest railway: Paignton 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The living and dining rooms have been incorporated whilst maintaining their individual character.
Leather and velvet seating sit comfortably with the antique table and dining chairs and well placed lighting. The lounge fireplace and chimney breast are of original stone.
The lounge has a TV with freeview and DVD whilst the dining room has a music centre with iPod dock. There are also a good selection of games, DVDs and CDs.
The master bedroom is light and airy with a king size brass bedstead, wardrobe, chest of drawers and two bedside cabinets.
The second bedroom overlooks the rear courtyard garden and has a double bed, wardrobe and bedside tables. Both bedrooms have been sympathetically furnished so as to retain the original Victorian character of the property. The bathroom has a bath with a separate walk in shower.
|Further details outdoors|
The courtyard garden to the rear of the property is an absolute delight with its rambling roses, honeysuckle and clematis. There is a gas barbecue and table and chairs for outside dining as well as a sun parosol and deck chairs for those hot summer days.
The rental includes all mains services, bedding and domestic towels.
PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE NATURE OF THE SOFT FURNISHINGS AND FLOOR COVERINGS WE CANNOT ALLOW PETS AT THIS PROPERTY
The West Country region
Brixham rightly holds its place in the English Riviera whilst maintaining an identity distinct from its busier neighbours - Paignton and Torquay. Its location provides the visitor with easy access and therefore makes it an ideal base for further travel.
Nearby Churston - a mile or so - features a golf course, 18 hole pitch and putt, go-karting and a well stocked farm shop plus the adjacent beach at Broadsands with its ample parking. Only two miles takes you to the Kingswear ferries to Dartmouth. A glance at the map shows how easily accessible is the rest of Devon and, of course, Dartmoor which needs no description.
.A natural harbour at the favoured southern end of Torbay and populated for over a thousand years, Brixham is now the UK's busiest fishing port whilst losing none of its local vigour and picturesque charm. The local theatre flourishes and events abound particularly in the Summer. Local shops cover a wide spectrum including all you need for self catering. Eating out, you are spoilt for choice - everything from seafood stalls and traditional fish and chips to delightful harbour-side restaurants serving the freshest fish imaginable.
Boat trips abound and the marina provides a popular base for scuba divers. Families love the Shoalstone open air sea pool. If you want to fish yourself there is everything from crab lines in the harbour to shore fishing from the breakwater and boats for mackerel, wrecks and reefs. Or you may just want to gaze, for the views from the harbour and beyond are spectacular. Brixham is a delight.
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26 Jul 2012
"Home from Home, great base for the area."
Myself and my partner stayed in Estiva house in early July for a week. The house is very well kitted out and very well kept for a holiday rental property. It was a pleasure to return to the property a… More
4 Oct 2011
"Perfect home from home"
Estiva House was the perfect house for our stay in Brixham. The property had all the facilities we required but more than this the attention to detail in the decor was second to none and made us feel that we were staying somewhere a little more luxurious as the owners had clearly put the effort into creating a property which retained the features of a typical Victorian home.
More than this, the location was perfect as we were only minutes from the high street and the harbour and wouldn't hesitate in recommending the property to other people.
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