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Osprey 1 - The Cove - architect designed 2 bed apartment, sea views & large terrace

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Osprey 1 - The Cove - an apartment that sleeps 4 guests in 2 bedrooms

1 Osprey is nestled at the far end of the front row of this very popular & peaceful development close to Brixham harbour. It was designed by the scheme architect for his own use, so features a few unique touches not found in other Cove properties. These including a large walk in shower (no bath tub to climb over) a bigger more specious floor area overall, American style shutters on most windows and naturally one of the best locations in the whole development. Being a ground floor apartment with walk in shower also makes it more accessible for guests with mobility issues.

The Cove comprises 38 apartments sympathetically designed to blend in with the National Trust woodlands to the right. The South West Coastal Path runs behind the development. The Cove is a private gated development with on site open air swimming pool and direct private access to the pebble beach at Fishcombe Cove below. Every property has its own dedicated numbered parking space.

This beautifully furnished and decorated apartment features a large terrace with outside dining furniture for those wonderful alfresco meals spent taking in the sparkling blues and greens of Torbay. The ever changing vista of little sail boats, modern fishing trawlers, passenger ferries to Torquay, majestic gaff rigged heritage vessels, canoes and kayaks will keep you thoroughly enchanted during your stay. Don't forget to watch out for Sammy the harbour seal and the occasional pod of dolphins too. The on site swimming pool will surely be a hit with the children. Brixham harbour with its many shops, cafes restaurants and bars is a 15 minute walk through Battery Gardens. An hourly bus service to Brixham stops just outside the entrance.

The accommodation briefly comprises a large open plan lounge / diner / kitchen with full height and width patio doors, 2 x 2 seater sofas, dining table & 4 chairs and a bright modern kitchen with every luxury including dishwasher, cloths washer / dryer and espresso machine. The fully tiled bathroom has a large step in shower and high quality sanitary wear. The master bedroom features a luxury double bed, built in wardrobe, TV and sliding patio doors with direct access to the terrace and American style shutters. The twin bedroom features 2 comfortable single beds, built in wardrobes, TV and American style shutters on the windows.

Being at the end of the front row, Osprey 1 enjoys even more privacy than most apartments here, as there will be virtually no one walking past to interrupt the tranquilities.

A dedicated onsite parking space is included as is wi-fi, access to the shared onsite swimming pool (May to September), quality bed linen & towels and all utilities.

Short breaks of 3 nights or more are available at most times except summer school holidays. If short break prices are not displayed, please enquire and we will quote you.

Further details: Stunning coastal views from large terrace with dining table & chairs Sea views and balcony access from both lounge and master bedroom 1 double master bedroom, 1 twin bedroom Shared Outdoor Swimming Pool - open end of May to mid September Luxury kitchen with clothes washer dryer and dishwasher Cool, sleek modern design and top quality furnishings Wi-Fi On site dedicated parking space Quality bed linen & towels included No smoking No pets Short breaks from 3 nights available most of the yearYou card will be pre-authorised for a £100 security deposit when you pay your balance. We do not actually take any money from your card. We would only take some or all of this money if you caused damage to the property or if an abnormal amount of cleaning was required after your departure. The pre-authorisation is released within 3 days of your check out.

More Details

Property Manager
Steven King
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018


Brixham Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom #1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Balcony
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Front row architect designed 2 bedroom apartment with large terrace and dozens of luxury touches in this peaceful new development just a short walk from Brixham harbour. Spectacular sea views from lounge, master bedroom and terrace, on-site open air swimming pool and private access to the beach at Fishcombe Cove below.


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Osprey 1 - The Cove - architect designed 2 bed apartment, sea views & large terrace
average rating of 4.5 based on 12 reviews
Toddington, United Kingdom

A lucky find in Brixham with a beautiful view of Torbay.

  • 5 of 5

We were looking on-line for self-catering accommodation within the Torbay area and, whilst looking, details of the Brixham Holiday Apartments popped up. We were so impressed that we booked straightaway. We chose Osprey 1 as it looked ideal for us, and we weren't disappointed. The interior is very modern and well furnished, with a nautical theme running throughout. On arrival we found complimentary tea/coffee, milk, sugar and biscuits. A nice touch, Thank you. The kitchen was very well equipped, plus extras. There was even tablets for the dishwasher. Everywhere was spotlessly clean. There was a TV in the lounge, and both bedrooms, to watch but the view out of the patio doors was far superior. When we weren't out exploring we sat and watched the boats and yachts to-ing and fro-ing across Torbay and round the headland to Brixham harbour. Electric gates to the car park and an alarm at the apartment were a bonus. We wished we could have stayed longer.. A beautiful location and highly recommended for a relaxing holiday.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: Brixham Holidays Ltd
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed and very positive review for Osprey 1, The Cove. Delighted you enjoyed your stay in the apartment and that you felt the security at the development a bonus. We can take no credit for the view though, I am so pleased you enjoyed a relaxing break in Brixham and thank you for the recommendation.
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Camborne, United Kingdom

Beautiful views and lovely accommodation

  • 5 of 5

I stayed with my elderly mother for 5 nights. She loves this accommodation as everything is on one level. In particular she likes having the walk in shower. We found everything to be very clean and of a good quality in the apartment.

The view over Torbay is wonderful. It is a great place to just sit and watch life on the water while staying warm inside.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: Brixham Holidays Ltd
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing a review for Osprey 1, The Cove. I am delighted the apartment was ideal for your mum, I must say a walk in shower is a win for me to they do make life easier. The views from The Cove are lovely aren't they and to be able to enjoy them from the inside is a huge plus.
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Basildon, United Kingdom

Beautiful property with a stunning view

  • 4 of 5

Ideal small property for a short break. All mod cons. Stunning views from the huge glass doors and windows.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Brixham Holidays Ltd
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing a review for Osprey 1, The Cove. Pleased to hear you had a good short break and that you feel that the apartment had all the things you needed. Glad you enjoyed the great views out over Fishcombe Cove.
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Solihull, United Kingdom

It's all about a beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

We chose to stay at the Cove development first and foremost for the beautiful view over to Torquay. Gorgeous by day and night.

The apartment was bright and fresh and had an extremely comfortable lounge area.

It felt very spacious but as there was only 2 of us it's hard to say how it would feel with 4 guests,but feel it would really suit families with young children and not 4 adults.

It was a lovely 10-15 minute walk through battery park to the harbour.

The apartment has 3 TVs...which remained unused. I think the one in the twin room would be better replaced with a larger wardrobe as the tiny cupboard in there was already full with an ironing board,clothes drier and old microwave

My only 'moan' would be that despite searching every cupboard we couldn't find a vacuum,broom or even a dust pan brush.

Not being able to at least sweep up every day really upset my inner cleaning fairy, especially as there was no entrance mat to wipe muddy shoes.

A lovely 3 night break for hubby's birthday whilst we visited family living in Brixham.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Brixham Holidays Ltd
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing a review for Osprey 1, The Cove. I am sorry that you weren't able to sweep up at the end of the day, as you would have liked. We do pass on suggestions to owners so I will mention the door mat. I am delighted you enjoyed your trip to Brixham to celebrate your husband's birthday and visit family. The view is wonderful from the apartment and I am glad you had a comfortable stay.
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Redruth, United Kingdom

Weekend break

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful apartment, stunning location with nice walks in your doorstep. Will definitely visit again.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Brixham Holidays Ltd
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing a review for Osprey 1, The Cove. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay in the apartment and felt the location was ideal for your walks. The views are indeed stunning at The Cove, it is proving very popular with guests. It will be great to welcome you back in the future,
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Gillingham, United Kingdom

A relaxing week in Devon

  • 4 of 5

We had a most enjoyable weeks stay at The Cove - Osprey 1. the views across Torbay and beyond are stunning. The apartment is spacious and comfortable. In our opinion there are a few minor things that the apartment could do with:

1. A mat inside the front door to wipe feet when returning to the apartment

2. Coat hooks - there was no where (apart from wardrobes to hang coats etc - not ideal for wet coats). There was also no coat hooks within the bedrooms (for hanging dressing gowns).

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Brixham Holidays Ltd
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing a review for Osprey 1, The Cove. I will pass on your thoughts for additions to the owner for consideration. I am delighted you had an enjoyable stay and found the apartment spacious and comfortable. The location does have the most stunning views it is lovely to hear now much you liked them. Thank you very much for the recommendation.
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Osprey 1 - The Cove, is a ground floor front row apartment. Set in a peaceful location next to National Trust woodland, it's a 10 - 15 minute walk through the woods to picturesque Brixham Harbour with its many shops, cafes, restaurants & attractions. An hourly bus to Brixham Harbour, stops right outside the entrance.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Contractual booking deposit: 30.00% rent

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