Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
The Rockberry Apartment offers comfortable, well equipped accommodation for two and a truly breathtaking uninterrupted panoramic sea view that extends from Dartmoor to Portland (visibility permitting). You should expect to enjoy wonderfully sunsets over Dartmoor.
The apartment is ideal for couple wanting an active holiday. It is situated on the South West Coastal path. The Shoalstone sea water swimming pool is approximately 200 metres away. Breakwater and Shoalstone beaches and Brixham Marina are just a few minutes walk away. Berry Head Country Park, a site of special scientific interest, with great walks and views is a ten minute walk away.
The accommodation consists of a well equipped kitchen-living room, a quiet double bedroom and bathroom with a large separate shower. It consists of the top floor of a Victorian villa. The helpful and friendly owners occupy the lower floors
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Breakwater Beach 200 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 50 km, Nearest railway: Paignton 10 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Further details indoors|
The Rockberry Apartment is a recently (2007) refurbished top floor of a Victorian Villa. It is fully self contained and has its' own enterance via a spiral staircase.
The apartment features a newly 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 overlooked 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 a large separate shower.
Unusually for Brixham a single parking space is available with this property.
PLEASE NOTE: Rockberry Apartment is accessed via an external five metre spiral staircase. It is unsuitable for small children or individuals with mobility problems.
The West Country region
Brixham is located on the southern side of Torbay. It is sheltered from the prevailing westerly winds and enjoys year round mild weather and high levels of sunshine. The immediate countryside on either side of Brixham is outstandingly beautiful and is managed by the Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust. The demanding eight mile walk along a section of the South West Coastal path passes spectacular yet isolated and unspoilt beaches, cliffs and rocky coves on its way to Kingswear and the mouth of the River Dart.
To the south of Brixham lies the countryside of the South Hams. Countless hamlets and villages lying within a maze of country lanes and beautiful esturies. Slapton is an important wildlife and bird watching area. There are also argueably some of the best beaches in the country at Blackpool Sands, East Portlemouth and Bigbury/Burgh Island. The National Trust manages much of the countryside and important historical buildings in the South Hams. Coleton Fishacre house and gardens, a few miles from Brixham, are particularly worthly of a visit.
The interior of South Devon is dominated by Dartmoor, an unmistakable landscape of granite tors on barron hilltops, stone circles, abandoned mine workings and quiet wooded valleys. This National Park offers fantastic opportunities for walkers throughout the year.
Brixham is a picturesque town set in an outstanding coastline. It has a thriving fishing port which is complemented by the marina of yachts and cruisers. It has an historic old harbour which, not surprisingly, is overlooked by a number of good fish restaurants. During the summer period pasenger boats can be taken to Torquay, Dartmouth, the River Dart and for fishing trips. The town also has a heritage fleet of sailling trawlers. "The Vigilance" is available for sailling trips. The Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway and the Buckfastleigh to Totnes Steam Railway must be amongst the most outstanding steam railways journeys in the country.
Brixham has a large sea water swimming pool and two good swimming beaches. The area is also extremely popular with scuba divers and snorkellers. The South West Coastal footpath which passes through the town offers great coastal walks in either direction. The Berry Head Country Park, a site of special scientific interest, occupies an elevated limestone plateau just outside of the town.
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21 Aug 2013
I stumbled across Rockberry apartment purely by accident, whilst trawling the internet for places to stay in Brixham, a place I have visited, and loved, for most of my life. I am writing this review … More
17 May 2013
"Prima appartement, geweldig uitzicht!"
Hebben net een week doorgebracht in dit appartement. Het is schoon, ruim en kijkt uit over de haven en de zee, het uitzicht is formidabel! Brixham is een gezellig stadje, met leuke eetgelegenheden en … More
10 Jan 2013
"B. E. A. UTIFUL."
My wife and I came to Brixham for a mini-honeymoon for just a few days after our wedding and we could not have been more delighted with what we found. All of our contacts with Kevan (owner) before the… More
30 Sep 2012
"Sea view apartment"
This clean and comfortable apartment has the amazing views across the bay lots to do did not have to use the car all week the ferries are well worth useing ,all round superb holiday.
22 Jun 2011
"What great place and location"
Just spent two weeks at the rockeberry apartment going home tomorrow but just wanted to say what a great apartment in a great location the photographs do not do it justice. Very freindly people and a… More
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