The Dragons Nest

4 bedrooms:

Sleeps 9:

4 bathrooms:

2 Dogs:


  • Bathroom with walk in shower
  • Bathtub
  • BBQ
  • Central Heating
  • Dedicated Parking Space
  • Dog Friendly
  • Dog number
  • Family friendly
  • Garden
  • Ground floor bathroom
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linen and Towels Supplied
  • Log Burner/Real Fire
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Quirky/Unique
  • Romantic
  • Sea View
  • Short Breaks Available
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wi-Fi

At a Glance

Step into a world of magic and fantasy where baby dragons nest in the chimney, a log crackles in the hearth of a wood panelled kitchen and a secret garden waits to be discovered. Artfully furnished and decorated 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom house with harbour views, terraced secret garden, log fire, wi-fi. Dedicated parking. Dogs welcome.
A totally unique and enchanting property with so many interesting design features it's impossible to list them all. Children & adults alike will delight in discovering new quirks and magical eccentricities hidden in the details of this amazing home. If Harry Potter could choose a magical place to holiday, it would probably be The Dragons Nest!

The Dragons Nest name was inspired by the two baby dragon sculptures clinging to the chimney stack and that pretty much sets the tone for the seductive interiors of this 'one of a kind' property. Many of the wooden features and internal doors are handmade from reclaimed boat timbers. See how many you can find.

The property has been hugely extended during 2019 and now includes a ground floor utility room with washing machine & tumble dryer and a large shower room. The second floor as an extra double en-suite bedroom and the third floor now has a door and bridge that leads to the secret garden.

Please click the 3D tour button to fully understand the layout and design.

At a glance:
  • Enjoy magical meal times in the open plan kitchen diner with it's huge fireplace & hearth.
  • Sip a cocktail and enjoy the majestic bay views and sunset from the elevated secret garden
  • Watch the boats in the inner harbour from all front facing rooms
  • Who will claim the unique Captains Cabin sleeping area?
  • Discover the wonderful mix of old and new design touches
  • Eat fish fresh from the sea at one of the many harbour side restaurants

The accommodation briefly comprises a large open plan lounge / kitchen / dining area on the ground floor with a huge open fire place and views over Brixham Harbour, cloakroom w/c. Door to rear storage area with washing machine and tumble dryer and storage for bikes and kayaks etc. On the 1st floor is a large family bathroom with roll top bath, separate walk in shower, wash basin and w/c and a large lounge with sofas, Smart TV, Hi-Fi system, lots of toys, games and books and views over the harbour. The 2nd floor hides the wonderful enclosed Captains Cabin sleeping area and has the large master bedroom with masses of built in storage and majestic views over the inner harbour and out to sea. Finally, the open plan top floor has a double bed, double sofa bed and a pull out single bed as well as an separate w/c and wash basin. Outside and up the steps is the secret terraced garden with benches from which to admire the spectacular view.

Short breaks available most of the year except the peak summer holidays when its week only lets starting on a Friday.

Dogs very welcome - lucky Rex!
Entrance door from street to ground floor open plan dining room and kitchen

Open plan dining area
Part wood panelled
Large fire place & hearth with chestnut roasting tray
Dining table for 6. Can be extended to seat up to 10
Leather sofa
Various chairs, stools and side tables

6 burner double oven
Large upright fridge freezer
Toaster, kettle, microwave
Sink with drainer
Masses of crockery, cutlery, glassware, and utensils, pots & pans

Cloakroom with w/c and wash basin. Modern combi gas fired boiler

Door to rear covered storage area - washing machine & tumble dryer, storage for surf boards, bikes etc.

Stairs to 1st floor (11 steps)
Lounge & master bathroom

Master Bathroom
Fully tiled, roll top bath, walk in shower, heated towel rail,
built in units with wash basin, w/c, mirrors, window with harbour views

Part wood panelled
2 seat sofa & 3 sea sofa
Sideboard with lots of games and books
TV with Netflix & DVD player
Hi-Fi separates system with speakers
2 sash windows with harbour views
Various side tables, coffee table & lamps

Stairs to 2nd floor (11 steps)
Master bedroom, Captains Cabin & Rocking Horse

Landing with rocking horse leading to both bedrooms

Master bedroom
King size bed
2 sash windows with harbour views
Masses of built in storage and hanging space
Bedside tables & lamps

Captains Cabin
A foldable wooden partition with door opens to reveal this snug bedroom
Built in bunk style 3/4 size double bed with storage below
Window with views of harbour
Built in dressing table with stool

Stairs to Attic room (11 steps)
Open plan space with separate en-suite w/c & wash basin
Double bed
2 seater sofa bed
Pull out single bed
Chest of drawers
TV & DVD player
Bedside chests & lamps
Velux window

Look out for a secret door in the wall - half way up the steps on the left of The Dragons Den
This leads to an elevated lawned garden with views over the harbour, the perfect place to enjoy a picnic or to watch the sun go down.

3D Tour


Brixham is a nice place to stay, Dragons Nest has its challenges!
Verified Up Front Reviews
The house was interesting but a few points to note: For anyone taller than 4 foot the stairs are a challenge due to restricted heights, and the property is on four floors! The house is right on a busy road, there isn’t even a pavement so you need to be very careful leaving and entering. The kitchen is quirky but is in need of updating, as does the cooking equipment ie pots and pans, hon, microwave etc. On a plus side, the views are great, lots of bathrooms and location, road aside, is great with 2 minute walks to pubs, shops and cafes. The WiFi was good (although the TV needs updating) and the service from Brixham Holidays was very good.
Absolutely fantastic
Verified Up Front Reviews
We had an absolutely fantastic week. The house is stunning and in such a great location. Would definitely recommend
Sunny much needed break
Verified Up Front Reviews
We loved our stay at The Dragons Nest. We were very lucky to have excellent weather in September. The position of the cottage is excellent next to pubs, cafes and shops and with an amazing view. We enjoyed many walks from the cottage with the dogs to nearby coves and along craggy paths. The house is on many levels and so too is the garden. The excellent weather enabled us to make full use of the garden and the amazing views from the very top tier. We counted 84 steps from the top down to the kitchen! The very top is amazing though and well worth the climb.
A lovely house in a great location!
Verified Up Front Reviews
We stayed with our children and their grandparents at the Dragon's Nest for a week over February half-term. The house is well situated only a short walk from the many bars, restaurants and shops in Brixham with a fabulous view across the harbour which is lovely day and night whatever the weather! It was a bonus to have a car parking space as I believe they can be hard to come by in Brixham, it did appear small but we managed to fit a VW Transporter in there so it can't have been that small. My parents parked on a street not too far away and avoided any additional charges. The house was lovely and quirky, great decor with lots of stairs and levels so I wouldn't say it'll be great for people with mobility issues but for us it just added to the charm.The heating was easy to control and we did use the fire in the kitchen, there was plenty of hot water for all the many bathrooms. The kids loved the cabin bedroom and the new bedroom with ensuite was a lovely surprise! We only went into the garden once due to the weather but the views were amazing and I can imagine in the summer this would be a real bonus. Brixham made for a nice base for the week and we enjoyed exploring the area. The kids were really sad to leave and we'd love to come back and see what the place was like in the summer months.
A unique place to stay..interesting with amazing views over the harbour.
Verified Up Front Reviews
We appreciated the quirkyness of this unique home..loved the views...loved the cabin room...loved the dragons clinging onto the chimney and loved the painted houses of Brixham. Thankyou
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Set in a commanding central location on King Street, this substantial 4 story house enjoys unobstructed views across the harbour and out to sea. Less than a minutes walk to the pretty harbour side with it's many shops, restaurants, cafes and bars. Take coastal walks, swim at Shoalstone outdoor pool, go crabbing or enjoy the freshest fish & chips from Brixham's world famous fish market.
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