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Rambler's Retreat - Brixham

Brixham, Devon
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Internet access
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Beautifully presented and lovingly furnished property, offering a cosy and comfortable base with a private parking space
  • Perfectly placed for touring the whole of South Devon including the English Riviera, Dartmouth and Dartmoor
  • Choice of beaches, coastal walks, picturesque harbour and an array of amenities in Brixham and Dartmouth just a short drive away
Property code: 78520

This romantic retreat for two sits next to another bookable property in a beautiful area just 2 miles from the heart of the town of Brixham. Here, you will find a pretty harbour which is perfect for a mid-morning stroll, looking at the surrounding colourful cottages, before heading off for lunch at one of the many seafood restaurants, cafes and pubs. After eating, why not window shop as you pass the many independent shops? Or perhaps you’d like to take a dip in the open-air seawater lido at Shoalstone, or try out a new water sport. Head out further and explore the rest of the ever-popular English Riviera and picturesque South Hams, which could include a short drive to Noss Marina in Kingswear where you can take the ferry across the water to popular Dartmouth. Other attractions easily accessible from here include Paignton Zoo (5.5 miles), Agatha Christie's Greenway House (3.5 miles), Dartmoor National Park (16 miles) and the stunning cathedral city of Exeter (30 miles).

Step inside this delightful property and you will find that the accommodation immediately opens into a lovely open-plan studio-style apartment with a lounge/kitchen/diner and a sleeping area. The lounge area is a cosy and sociable space with a comfortable sofa in front of a Smart TV and an intimate and relaxed dining area. The contemporary kitchen area is perfectly appointed and offers a great range of appliances including an electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge with ice compartment. The sleeping area has a welcoming double bed. Completing the offering inside the property is a lovely wet-room-style shower room with a walk-in shower and a WC.

Located at the front of the property, there is a seating area to enjoy a coffee in the morning. You’ll also be proximal to public footpaths and communal green spaces. Also parking space for 1 car.

  • 1 sleeping area with double bed
  • Sleeps 2+1 (sofa bed in the lounge)
  • 1 wet-room-style shower room with shower and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge with ice compartment
  • Smart TV in the lounge area
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Board games
  • Private off-road parking space for 1 car
  • Beach, pubs and shops 2 miles
  • This property can be booked alongside another property that sleeps a further 4 guests. Please contact us for details
  • Arrival: 15:00 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
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Sally Burt

This property is personally managed by Sally.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 31 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Bernard 15th September 2023

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Reviewed by Elaine 8th September 2023

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Reviewed by Ian 25th August 2023

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Great studio apartment in a nice location. A bus stop is available at the end of the road. Having a car helps to get around. Recommended.

Reviewed by Shirley 18th August 2023

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We recently stayed at Ramblers Retreat whilst visiting our daughter and family staying at a nearby campsite. The property was perfectly located for both the campsite but also for visiting local towns and areas of interest. Extremely clean and comfortable with everything there to provide a home from home experience! Thank you for the dog treats and Read moreindeed, the bottle of wine. We had a wonderful stay and would highly recommend to others. Hide

Reviewed by Ann 4th August 2023

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Reviewed by Glenn 30th June 2023

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Lovely property, clean and tidy, perfect for us. It was a little farther than we expected from Brixham, but again no problem for us... Would visit again. Glenn and Mary.

Reviewed by Sandra 26th June 2023

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Very nice place to stay. Wine and milk very welcome. Great base for Brixham, just outside the hustle and bustle. Would definitely recommend this place

Reviewed by Doug 16th June 2023

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Very happy with the property, location and cleanliness. Excellent shower room. Close to bus stop so car not needed and parking was excellent.

Reviewed by Martin 9th June 2023

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Reviewed by Clare 27th May 2023

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Absolutely loved staying at Ramblers Retreat! Perfect size for a couple to stay in. So cute and cozy! Thank you so much for letting us stay and experience Devon! P.s sorry for breaking the glass (5 left on the side to get a new one) & a football might be left under the bed!

Reviewed by Les 19th May 2023

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Reviewed by Neil 5th May 2023

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Although there is a good bus service, you really do need your car to get around the area.

Reviewed by Helen 28th April 2023

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First impressions are always the most important, and on entering Ramblers Retreat, my first impression was that it was spotlessly clean. Extremely comfortable bed, with lovely linens, and a cosy sofa too. Kitchen well laid out, and with enough equipment to allow for home cooking or simply tea and toast. Large wet room, with a beautiful monsoon showRead moreer and the best heated towel rail ever !!! Parking great too, with two spaces specifically for Ramblers Retreat. Hide

Reviewed by Peter 21st April 2023

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A perfect stay in a great location in a nice property, everything was just right.

Reviewed by Steve 14th April 2023

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Excellent stay, thank you

Reviewed by June 7th April 2023

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This cottage is ideal for 2 people and a dog. Very well equipped with everything you need, on arrival - tea, coffee, sugar, milk, household items and a dog box with useful items all on arrival. Very clean with parking adjacent to the property. Well located for travelling around locally. Smart tv and comfy sofa and bed. Lovely wet room. We would defRead moreinitely recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Peter 24th March 2023

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the cottage was very pleasant and comfy I did enjoy the open plan idea

Reviewed by Anne Marie 23rd September 2022

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Compact and clean accomodation with everything needed for a comfortable stay. We appreciated the wine and milk and our dog was very happy with his doggy treats. Location was quiet and felt very safe in a residential area. Good off road parking. A car is essential for this accomodation as it is two miles into Brixham and there are no local shops/pubRead mores nearby. There is a bus service into Brixham and Kingswear. We enjoyed our stay very much . Hide

Reviewed by Heather 2nd September 2022

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Reviewed by John 26th August 2022

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We loved our stay at this amazing property. It was such a good location for visiting the surrounding area. We are now totally in love with Brixam and Dartmouth

Reviewed by Joyce 19th August 2022

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Reviewed by Ann 12th August 2022

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Lovely apartment. Very clean and modern. The owners were very accommodating and friendly. Will certainly go back.

Reviewed by Sarah 30th July 2022

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Very clean and well equipped property. Good base for exploring the area but it would have been nice to have had a pub or restaurant within walking distance.,

Reviewed by Catherine 1st July 2022

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We spent 2 weeks at Rambler's Retreat. The accommodation was fabulous. Spotlessly clean, well equipped and very quiet. Surroundings were lovely. Outside area was a little suntrap. Just a short drive from Brixham. Shops and supermarkets within a short radius and within easy driving distance of Torquay, Paignton, Totnes and Newton Abbott. We had perfRead moreect weather too which was a bonus! Loads to do and see. Man Sands beach was clean and quiet and dog friendly. We had the best holiday and will be back Hide

Reviewed by Gary 17th June 2022

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Reviewed by Christine 10th June 2022

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Well designed, comfortable accommodation. The welcome gift of milk and a bottle of wine was appreciated,

Reviewed by Stuart 3rd June 2022

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Reviewed by Chris 30th May 2022

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A comfortable, well equipped accommodation.

Reviewed by Terence 13th May 2022

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The apartment was modern , well set out. But not suitable for people with Disabilities.

Reviewed by Michael 8th May 2022

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Lovely property very well maintained, exceptionally clean, in a quiet location but within easy reach of public transport. Welcome gift of wine and milk much appreciated will be coming back to this property.

Reviewed by Jeanette 22nd April 2022

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Absolutely lovely, very well equipped, exceptionally clean, the little extras were very much appreciated,( milk, wine, treats for our dog. We forgot a few personal items which were posted out to us free of charge.

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