High Hopes

Central location
Sleeps 4 people
Dog friendly
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Parking permit included

A secret gem! Newly renovated Grade II listed sailors loft on one of the oldest streets in Brixham with a unique outdoor space, stunning harbour views and a complimentary parking permit.

As you open the gate set into the old stone wall of one of the most characterful streets in Brixham, you step through into what feels like a secret garden and are immediately captivated by the outstanding views from the unique outdoor space.


This wonderfully positioned cottage places you in the heart of the town with views of the inner harbour that stretch right round to the Breakwater and the colour washed cottages beyond. Stone steps lead you down to the entrance of this 2 bed property which is arranged over two levels. Having undergone a refurbishment both inside and outside in November 2019, High Hopes now offers all the modern comforts we know our guests love.

The bay window of the open plan lounge and kitchen/diner draws you in with waterside views of the Golden Hind so close you can almost reach out and touch the boats. You will feel like you have your own box at the theatre as you look out and enjoy the sounds of Brixham Town Band playing under the Old Fish Market in summer evenings, smell the gunpowder as the pirates re-enact a skirmish on board the Golden Hind during Pirates weekend and stay warm whilst watching the beautiful fireworks at Lantern Lights and 'Luminations.  

When the fresh sea air and morning sun beckons, watch the goings on in 'Fishtown' from the garden which enjoys a feeling of seclusion. Brixham’s harbour and town centre is within very short walking distance and you will find the heritage site of Berry Head National Nature Reserve via the South West Coast Path, and ferry boats that take passengers the short journey across the bay to Torquay throughout the year. So park up the car and explore. For cosy days in you will find an HD TV complete with Freeview, BBC iPlayer and Netflix to keep all generations happy. There’s even a collection of books, games and jigsaws for those evenings that are about unwinding. 

After a day exploring the local delights and filling your lungs full of fresh sea air, the open plan lounge and kitchen/diner provides a great social space whether travelling as a family or with friends. 

A stay at High Hopes includes a complimentary parking permit for over 30 car parks across Torbay. Long and short stay car parks are both within short walking distance - a great perk for when you are out visiting the many local attractions.

Living Space

  • Located to the front of the property on the lowel level

  •  Bay window offering waterside views over the Golden Hind and across the harbour 

  • 3 seater and 2 seater leather sofas 

  • 32” HD TV with Amazon Fire Stick providing complimentary Netflix and On Demand TV channels

  • Integrated DVD player and DVDs

  • Books and jigsaws

Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Area

  • Located on lower level

  • Fully fitted kitchen with ceramic hob, washer dryer, below counter fridge with freezer drawer and dishwasher

  • Full range of utensils and accessories provided including a microwave, toaster, kettle, cafetiere and a range of glassware and crockery

  • 6 seater dining table

Master Bedroom

  • Located at the front of the property on the upper level with stunning views of inner and outer harbour

  • Dorset style double wooden bed with pocket sprung mattress and luxury mattress topper

  • Deluxe hotel pillows 

  • Wardrobe, chest of draws, two bedside tables, lamps and hairdryer

  • Newly fitted en-suite bathroom with toilet, basin and electric shower 


Bedroom 2

  • Located on the lower level

  • Two single Dorset wooden beds with pocket sprung mattress and luxury mattress toppers

  • Deluxe hotel pillows

  • Includes hanging rail, chest of draws and lamps


  • Located on the lower level

  • Bath with electric shower overhead, WC and wash basin 


  • Fully enclosed private garden

  • Newly laid artificial grass lawn area

  • 4 gas burner BBQ and gas cylinder included

  • 4 seater rattan set with table, chairs, foot stools and cushions 

  • Garden is accessed via the upper level of the property and up 20 steps 


  • Travel cot and high chair

  • Ironing board and Iron

  • Hairdryer

  • Towels and linen provided

  • Washer dryer

  • Wi-Fi


  • Check in: 4pm Check out: 10am

  • 3 nights minimum stay applies Oct - May

  • 7 nights minimum stay applies from end of May to October with changeover day on Saturday

  • Complimentary welcome basket upon arrival

  • Complimentary car park permit

  • No smoking


Higher Street is very narrow and it is not possible to drive down the lane as far as where the gate to access the property is. It is possible to drive to within about 75 yards of the property where you can then unload on arrival before then parking up.


There are 20 steps that lead from the gate down to the entrance door of the property therefore High Hopes would not be suitable for those with mobility difficulties or unsupervised children.  Please contact us with any questions regarding access. 

A complimentary Car Park Permit is provided with all stays at High Hopes. The permit is registered online prior to your stay and can be used in Brixham Central Car Park (2 mins walk from the cottage) plus over 30 other Torbay Council Car Parks in the area.


​Please be aware that from Easter - 31st October, Brixham Central Car Park operates as a short stay car park with a maximum stay of 3 hours applying between 8am and 6pm. Overnight parking is from 6pm - 8am and is not restricted on hours. From 1st November - 21st March 2020 long stay parking is permitted.

​The nearest Long Stay car park is Freshwater Car Park which is a 5 min walk from the cottage. You are able to leave your car here 24hrs a day, 7 days a week all year round and it is also included on the permit.

Please provide car registration details when booking.

Greyscale on transparent cropped anchor.

Great location, so central, fabulous views, lovely apartment!Jamie and Kate's communication was great.

Greyscale on transparent cropped anchor.

Quiet, comfortable, well equipped flat. Fabulous, central location and views of the harbour, the Golden Hind and quayside.

Greyscale on transparent cropped anchor.

Idyllic cottage overlooking the harbour which was a lot more spacious than we expected. Centrally located and great host. Highly recommend.