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“Great sea views.”
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Review of Sealark Cottage

The old Coastguard cottage has uninterrupted sea views, and plenty of parking.
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The old Coastguard cottage has uninterrupted sea views, and plenty of parking.
The view from the master bedroom showing the Victorian shelter with Shoalstone pool beyond. The front of the house, showing the old coastguard insignia on the blue downpipe.
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The old Coastguard cottage has uninterrupted sea views, and plenty of parking.
The view from the master bedroom showing the Victorian shelter with Shoalstone pool beyond.
The front of the house, showing the old coastguard insignia on the blue downpipe.
The Cottage (in the centre) is by Berry Head Country Park, area of outstanding natural beauty.
It is just above Shoalstone open-air seawater pool, and numerous rockpools - ideal for children.
The view of the back garden from the deck, looking across the sea to Paignton.
The recently redecorated living room has two large sofas, TV with Freeview, DVD, Wi-fi and bookcase.
There is a sideboard with selection of books, jigsaws, Lego and games, just in case it rains!
You may even enjoy doing the dishes with the fabulous views out to sea! Electric oven with gas hob.
The kitchen is fully equipped. Fridge with icebox, toaster, microwave, and a washing machine.
Master bedroom with bed facing the sea views. Photo taken from built-in wardrobe (also with views!)
Twin bedroom facing window and chest-of-drawers.
Twin bedroom facing double wardrobe and storage shelves
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Brixham, English Riviera, Devon, England

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Excellent - based on 9 reviews
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Lee C
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
“Great sea views.”
Reviewed 31 March 2018 for a stay in January 2018

Great sea views across the bay from the property. Lovely walks on the sea-front. Central heating made this spacious place cosy even in January. Wifi is a plus. Friendly communication & co-operation from the owner. People in the area also friendly. We plan to stay again. Thank you!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
1 Apr 2018
I'm really pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Sealark Cottage - it is one of the few properties in Brixham with a level walk along the sea-front into town. We can't always guarantee the weather, but we can always guarantee a warm and friendly welcome.
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Haydn D
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“120 year old former Coastguard Cottage with outstanding sea views”
Reviewed 24 February 2018 for a stay in February 2018

Conveniently located close to Berry Head this cottage is also within 5/10 mins walking distance to Brixham harbour which has a good choice of pubs and restaurants (we particularly liked the Rockfish restaurant). Also a short drive to places like Totnes and Dartmouth and close to some very good National Trust properties including Agatha Christie's holiday home and the D'oyly Carte family home. It has stunning sea views across to Torquay. The owners are friendly and very helpful. Being a grade 2 listed cottage it has a lot of original features and the decoration reflects the cottage feel to the property. Central heating works well as the weather went very cold during our stay. Excellent value for money

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
13 Mar 2018
Thanks Haydn for the perfect review, and so glad that you enjoyed your stay. There is plenty to see and do from the cottage, whether people have a car or not, and yes the central heating makes all the difference when there is a strong easterly wind or even the snow which we had for the first time in my memory in this part of Brixham!
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 for a stay in November 2017
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
5 Dec 2017
So pleased that you had a wonderful stay, enjoying the house and its amazing views. There is so much to see and do nearby, and the parking is an added bonus in Brixham. Thank you
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

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Management Response
5 Dec 2017
So pleased that you had a lovely holiday. We do try to make sure that it's the best it can be!
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Janice W
Level 3 Contributor
8 reviews
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“Lovely!”
Reviewed 5 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

A beautiful Coastguard's cottage on the edge of a Brixham harbour. What more could you want? This lovely two bedrooms house feels homely and welcoming with all modern conveniences a family or couple could want. Daily walks into Brixham are easily managed and daily dips in the neighboring Lido are a must. There is a wealth of eateries in the area so cooking at home is not essential. This was perfect for mum and myself as we could end the day sitting on the decking watching the boats come in and out of the harbour. Local places to visit include Berry Head, the steam railway, Greenway (home of Agatha Christie) and there's so much more. The owners were welcoming and the home clean and practical. We had our dog with us and there's plenty of walks/pubs/ inns/ cafes and shops that are dog friendly. This is a must visit place and the cottage provides views that you may only see once in a lifetime. I loved it there and will certainly be back.

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Management Response
7 Aug 2017
Dear Janice, I am so pleased that you have a lovely holiday at Sealark Cottage. as you say, there are plenty of fantastic eateries nearby - the closest being 'Shoals on the Lido' - a very short walk away, with fantastic sea views.
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Dawn p
Redditch, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Mrs”
Reviewed 5 February 2017 for a stay in February 2017
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people found this review helpful

Had a fabulous time at Sealand Cottage. Very spacious, lovely and warm and everything there that you needed.Parking fir two cars easily . Tony very helpful and always available if needed. Fantastic and outstanding views. Walking into Brixham was so easy with something to look at all the time. Even going in February we found a lot of different things to do and see. Well worth a visit.

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Management Response
6 Feb 2017
Thank you for your lovely review of Sealark Cottage and I am so pleased that you had a good time. The walk into town is very level for Brixham and goes past the beach, the Marina, award-winning plantings, a pub, a bistro / restaurant and the recently installed sculpture 'Man and Boy'. We hope to see you again soon
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Wales
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Excellent location with stunning view over Torbay.”
Reviewed 14 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Lovely old-fashioned cottage - formerly coastguard's cottage. Short walk to harbour/marina area. This is flat with the exception of the drop down to sea level/harbour. Cottage garden backs on to car park for outdoor swimming pool which provides a nice venue for families during good weather. Views from the back of cottage are stunning! I haven't much experience of renting holiday cottages but would say that this cottage suited our requirements - It was clean, spacious and well-equipped with owner nearby. Very friendly owner, lovely cottage, lovely location. Would definitely rent this holiday cottage again. Nice garden with decking area overlooking the sea.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
4 Sep 2016
Thank you for the great review. Yes, sea views with a flat walk into town is not very common in Brixham! So glad you enjoyed your stay, and yes the views are great! Hope to see you again.
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