Hearthstone East Cottage is a wonderful historic thatched cottage with masses of traditional features on the edge of the Devon seaside town of Brixham. The cottage sleeps eight people in two double bedrooms (one with an en-suite shower), two twin rooms and a family bathroom. On the ground floor are a fitted kitchen and a characterful sitting room with an open fire. Outside is off road parking for two cars and a lawned garden with a patio and outdoor furniture. Just over a mile from the harbour and the town centre, Hearthstone East Cottage is a superb cottage for a memorable break in Devon.
Four bedrooms: 2 x double (one with en-suite shower only), 2 x twin. 2 Bathrooms one with bath and shower also one with a large shower, 2 further separate showers in the twin room and utility room on ground level, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast table. Utility with shower. Sitting room with dining area and open fire.
Central heating with open fire. AGA cooker and electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, barista style coffee machine, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, Blu-ray DVD, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Two travel cots and highchair. Off road parking for 2 cars approx 50 yards from property. Garden with patio leading up to lawned area with furniture. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk. Harbour 1.2 miles. Note: Due to the age and style of the property, there are many internal steps between rooms, may not be suitable for guests with limited mobility. Note: Access from the parking to the cottage is through the rear garden along a paved pathway and down 14 cobbled steps to the back door, with access to the front door from the roadside with 6 steps. Access without any steps can be made to the back kitchen door from a side gate.
Note: Due to the property having a thatched roof, BBQ's are not permitted
Devon has quite a few claims to fame such as being the backdrop to many films, including; War Horse - starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, and directed by Steven Spielberg. Sense and Sensibility - starring Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant and Kate Winslet. The French Lieutenant's Woman - starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. Edge Of Tomorrow: Live Die Repeat - starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Brendan Gleeson. So you may recognise a few of the locations from their appearances on the big screen.
Did you know that Agatha Christie, Reverend John Russell, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir Walter Raleigh all hailed from Devon? Agatha Christie went on to become a best-selling novelist, Reverend John Russell developed the Jack Russell Terrier, Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the world, and Sir Walter Raleigh became a famous explorer.
South Devon is home to over 20 miles of Torbay coastline which is otherwise known as the 'English Riviera'. Brixton, Paignton and Torquay are the three Riviera towns and are great places to enjoy a day at the seaside. So if you fancy some fresh sea air and picturesque views then visit the 'English Riviera'.
The Dartmoor National Park can be found in Devon and offers visitors a dramatic moorland landscape, ancient woodland, rare wildlife and notable influences, such as the location for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes case 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'.
We hope you enjoy your break in Devon!