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“Perfect cottage in beautiful Brixham”
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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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34 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!
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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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 October 10, 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
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
Oct 11, 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 September 26, 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
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
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Management Response
Sep 28, 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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“a wonderful late summer break”
Reviewed September 19, 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!

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Sep 23, 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 August 21, 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
Aug 21, 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 August 16, 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
Traveling group: Young Children
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Management Response
Aug 18, 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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Brixhamdr...
2 reviews
“Perfect”
Reviewed August 15, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

What a find. An absolutly wonderful cottage, beautifully decorated throughout, very clean and comfortable and very well equipped, great position mid way between town and beach. Great stay.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Aug 16, 2016
Thank you for the great comments and pleased our little Cottage met your expectations. As you say we have tried to make it comfortable and provide all you could need for a holiday, and our Changeover Partners do a great job of keeping it fresh and clean. Do come again
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Esme T
Exeter, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
“Lovely cosy Devon cottage”
Reviewed January 11, 2016 for a stay in January 2016

Me and my partner stayed at Rosemary cottage for three nights in January. It was lovely and cosy and well equipped with everything we needed for our stay. The cottage was warm and comfortable and well located for access to the coast path and town centre.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jan 12, 2016
Really pleased you enjoyed your stay and found everything you needed to make it worthwhile. We agree it really is cosy inside even in winter time, just right for snuggling up with a warm drink, a good book or a great film on the TV and forgetting the world outside.
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