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“Beautiful cottage in the perfect location”
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Review of Rosemary Cottage

Rosemary Cottage, a tranquil retreat
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Rosemary Cottage, a tranquil retreat
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30 reviews
Rosemary Cottage, a tranquil retreat
Front lounge with fireplace and through to  kitchen
From the lounge to the kitchen, showing dinning table.
Bright, modern and well equipped kitchen. Washing machine so you don't have to!
Kitchen: full size oven with halogen top. Great for those special meals of just heating a pizza
View through kitchen to lounge - ahh! Cup-of-tea!
Through the stable door from the kitchen to the patio
Characterful spiral staircase from lounge
Spiral stairway from first floor landing
Comfortable double bedroom on first floor
Bright and spacious shower room on first floor
The larger than average shower on first floor
Well designed space for two singles on second floor - spot the old shop's mast
Super sea and outer harbour view from second floor bedroom not to be missed!
...and here it is. View of Harbour and Tor Bay from the top!
Alfresco dining out on the patio!
Sun trap!
Pretty shared courtyard
Summertime at Rosemary Cottage
Banksy in Brixham? Just round the corner from the Cottage!
Nearby Harbour Delights - a few steps away!
Brixham inner harbour - a 5-minute walk
Brixham harbour at half tide
Full tide and halcyon days!
Evening Glory across Brixham Marina
The tranquil harbour in late evening
Brixham harbour front in the evening
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Brixham, English Riviera, Devon, England

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Emily K
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Beautiful cottage in the perfect location”
Reviewed 3 January 2017 for a stay in December 2016

This beautiful quaint cottage was exactly the thing me and my husband were looking for after the Christmas Day madness with family. The cottage had everything we needed and the view from the top floor was gorgeous. The cottage is in a perfect location, just a few minutes stroll down to the town and the harbour and great for exploring around Torquay and Paignton and other places, should you have the time.
Yes the cottage doesn't have parking but we didn't find that an issue as The Quayside Hotel were more than happy to let us park in their car park (which is literally just behind the cottage) for a small fee, which we didn't mind paying just to know our car was a bit safer than leaving it on the roadside. We were lucky enough to have beautiful sunny (but cold) days whilst staying Brixham but on New Years Day it was raining so we decided to lock the door and stay in front of the cosy fire and watch TV, it was just bliss, totally relaxed.
We didn't use the outside shared garden but I can imagine this would be lovely in the summer to sit outside with a glass of wine.
If you are thinking of booking, don't hesitate, just do it! We will definitely be back when we have the chance!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
5 Jan 2017
We are delighted you had an enjoyable time at Rosemary Cottage over the New Year, and found everything to your liking. We certainly share your thoughts about the Cottage being cosy, and have worked hard to give it a nice feel for all types of guests. And once the car is parked up, you really do see how well situated you are to all the amenities you are. Thank you again and please do come back.
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Jacquelin...
Towcester, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Stay at Rosemary cottage”
Reviewed 30 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

We have just spent three nights at Rosemary cottage. The cottage was perfect for the three of us, very clean and all the facilities we needed. Brixham is a lovely fishing town, and there are lots of interesting places in the surrounding area (Greenway; Agatha Christies holiday hone, Berry Head - great views of the bay, Babbacombe, Dartmouth). We would definitely return to Rosemary cottage if visiting the area in the future.














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Management Response
1 Nov 2016
Thank you for the lovely comments, glad you enjoyed what we have to offer and the surrounding attractions, even if it was "out-of-season". Brixham is good all year round, really! Please do come again.
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Phillip J
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Perfect cottage in beautiful Brixham”
Reviewed 11 October 2016 for a stay in August 2016

What a stunning property! Excellently maintained, cosy cottage in perfect position for Brixham town. All facilities were of high standard with much attention to detail by the owners. The cottage provides an ideal base for exploring the Torbay area and there are truly superb opportunities for walking the coast paths and visiting local National Trust sites such as Greenway and Coleton Fishacre. Transport links are also excellent with good local bus services, ferries and the Paignton to Kingswear heritage steam train. A perfect week for our holiday with superb seafood restaurants in the harbour area, a few minutes walk from Rosemary Cottage. We will return as soon as time allows!

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Liked best: Ideal cottage accommodation in lovely working fishing town
Liked least: Parking can be a minor challenge
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
11 Oct 2016
Thank you for your lovely, positive review of Rosemary Cottage and the surrounding area. We hope you are able to return to Brixham and our cottage in the near future!
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Finnbark
Lahti, Finland
2 reviews
“Perfect HQ for our time in Brixham.”
Reviewed 26 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

The cottage was quaint and beautiful. It was spotlessly clean and was fully equipped (even salt and pepper in the cupboards). We had our two young children with us and they LOVED the stairs and the fact that they had their own room right at the top on the third floor.

It took less than 3 minutes to walk down to the harbour and start touring the town. All in all, a great stay. I recommend.

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Liked best: Cottage charm, location and cleanliness
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
28 Sep 2016
We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Rosemary Cottage and thank you for the lovely comments. We'll pass the ones on cleanliness to our changeover partners who work hard to keep the Cottage spick and span for our guests. And Brixham is a delight as you discovered! Do come again.
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HertsSas
herts
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“a wonderful late summer break”
Reviewed 19 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

spent a wonderful long weekend in this lovely little cottage
it is small but beautifully formed, really comfortable bed, quality furnishing and linens, and the added bonus of a sheltered courtyard
whilst the cottage is set up the hill a bit it is a very easy walk down to the harbour, and really not too painful to get up again
loved it, and will return!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
24 Sep 2016
Thanks you for your lovely comments and that Rosemary Cottage met your needs and expectations. Location makes it convenient to all the life of Brixham and makes it an oasis of quiet in the evening. Please do think of coming again!
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MarjanRoe...
2 reviews
“Great cottage”
Reviewed 21 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We had the best time in Rosemary's cottage. Everything you could possibly need is there. Lovely touch was the coffee, tea and biscuits on arrival! Brixham is beautiful and our son enjoyed the crabbing to the max. Also a great startingpoint for outings which we did as much as we could. Thanks Sue and Andrew for a fantasic stay.

Marjan, Wilko and Willyon

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Management Response
21 Aug 2016
We really appreciate the lovely feedback and great you all enjoyed your stay. Brixham and Rosemary Cottage offer so much for families so please do come again.
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MWoodfiel...
Seaford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Delightful cottage”
Reviewed 16 August 2016 for a stay in March 2016

A real find. A cosy, beautifully equipped cottage which we fell in love with from day 1. It had everything we needed and was delightfully furnished and clean. Rosemary Cottage was very well situated for the town, harbour and walks along the breakwater and Berry Head. We had a very enjoyable week and intend to visit again. Highly recommend it.

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Liked best: The thoughtful way it had been furnished and equipped
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
18 Aug 2016
Thank you for the nice comments and were pleased you found the Cottage was cosy and had all you needed. We strive hard to make it welcoming and provide all one could need for comfortable and easy stay. Do come again.
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