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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Kingsbridge Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 Devon cottages (sleeping 4 and 5) with pool and tennis

These two cottages are tucked away in the hamlet of Stancombe which has been converted from a South Devon cider farm. They are about 50 metres apart and can be rented separately or together. Situated in 21 acres of outstanding natural beauty including orchards, woodland and gardens, they also have superb leisure facilities on the doorstep. Conveniently located for both the coast and moors with the nearest beach, Slapton Sands, three miles away at Torcross, they are within easy reach of Salcombe, Dartmouth and Totnes. Both properties have been fully refurbished to a high standard and are regularly used by the owners' family. They are a very comfortable base from which to explore the unspoilt beaches and towns of the South Hams.

Stancombe's extensive leisure facilities include indoor heated pool, tennis court and snooker room.

Close by are award-winning beaches, the coast path, Dartmoor, pretty seaside villages, sailing, and golf at Thurlestone, Bigbury and Dartmouth.

Stancombe: The 2 properties rented together sleep 9 although they may be rented separately:

Stancombe Lodge has 2 bedrooms, both ensuite – one double room with a king sized bed and one twin room with the option of a third bed if required.

Crocus is a one-bedroomed apartment with either a double or twin beds. There is also a very comfortable pull-down double bed in the lounge.

Both properties are entirely on the ground floor.

Facilities: The extensive leisure facilities at Stancombe which are shared with the thirteen other cottages which make the hamlet include:

• Indoor heated pool measuring 6x13 metres

• Tennis court

• Snooker room with full-sized snooker table

• Games room

• BBQ areas

• Pitch and putt

• Outside children's play area

All facilities are freely available and included in the rental tariff.

Fun: Close by there is lots to do:

• Award-winning beaches

• Coast path (books of walks in the property)

• Dartmoor

• Picturesque seaside villages

• Sailing (2 miles to public slipway at Frogmore)

• Kingsbridge, Salcombe, Dartmouth and Totnes are close by

• National Trust properties

• Slapton Ley – nature reserve at Torcross

• Golf at Thurlestone Bigbury or Dartmouth

• Wide range of pubs and restaurants

More Details

Details for Crocus - sleeps 2-4 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4

A one-bedroomed apartment with an en-suite bathroom, Crocus was formed from the ground floor of a beautifully converted tythe barn at Stancombe Manor and opens directly onto gardens with a barbeque, and the tennis court and indoor pool are close by. The cottage offers a twin bedroom with ample storage, en-suite bathroom, kitchen including dishwasher and complete range of other equipment, dining area seating four, lounge which includes a TV and DVD player (there are DVDs and CDs, books and games in the property for guests' use) and also has a very comfortable pull-down double bed, ground-floor level throughout – no steps, cot and high-chair available if needed, well-behaved pets welcome. Tariff includes all electricity, heating, hot water, bed linen and full use of Stancombe’s facilities.
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome

Judy Ward

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2005
Speaks english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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Reviews

Property Reviews

Crocus - sleeps 2-4
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
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Crocus - sleeps 2-4
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Kingsbridge South Hams
Winsford/Cheshire
5

The Perfect Place to Unwind

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
We were so lucky to have excellent weather for our week's stay in Crocus in June. We went walking each day, sometmes on the coastal Path and sometimes in the scenic Devon countryside. The accommodation was first class and we made use of the well appointed swimming pool. Had the weather not been so kind we would also have used the snooker room and the well equipped games room. A tennis court was also on site for the more energetic. The gardens and grounds were immaculately kept and for those wanting to eat alfresco, there was also a barbecue area. We had meals out at one or two of the recommended local Inns - we particularly liked the Tradesmans Arms in Stokenham (where dogs are made very welcome!).

The only downside to staying at Crocus was having to leave after just 7 days. I believe a stay at Crocus should be available on prescription for those suffering with stress - an excellent holiday venue.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, People with Disabilities
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Crocus - sleeps 2-4
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Kingsbridge South Hams
Bristol
5

A truly lovely holiday

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2008
  • Stayed: Jun 2008
We arrived to a warm welcome and were told about the surrounding area and day trips available to us. Accomodation was lovely and very homely. Facilities on site were brilliant especially the tennis court which we made good use of! Overall a lovely, relaxing holiday that I would reccomend.
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 6/6
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Crocus - sleeps 2-4
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Kingsbridge South Hams
gwent south wales
5

crocus at stancombe manor

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2008
  • Stayed: Jun 2008
We had a great time hit the weather just right. When we did use the pool at the property 95% of the time was just ourselves there. Area was nice and quiet but close enough to beaches etc. Staff were very helpful. property opened out onto a nice garden which our little 2 year old thought was great! pictures doesn't do it justice.A few suggestions, my partner would have liked a washing machine instead of a dishwasher at the property also addition of a gate on the path between car park and garden would have been good. Not that there was a lot of traffic there!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are investigating the possibility of providing a washing machine for next season.
Stancombe is an old walled Devon farm in 23 acres of beautiful Devon countryside. Cars belonging to guests park there but there is very little passing traffic. There's a balance between gating off each exit to the farm and car park and retaining its beauty.
Helpful votes: 6/6
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Crocus - sleeps 2-4
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Kingsbridge South Hams
Devon
5

A beautiful place with great facilities

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2008
  • Stayed: May 2008
We booked last minute and the booking was handled quickly and personally. The cottage was well equipped and clean, with modern furnishings inside. It was a quiet place in a beautiful rural setting. We made a lot of use of all the facilities: heated indoor pool, snooker room, pool table, table tennis, tennis and pitch & putt! Highly recommended, especially if the weather is not great - lots to do.
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 6/6
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Crocus - sleeps 2-4
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Kingsbridge South Hams
Brighton
5

A real gem

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2008
  • Stayed: Apr 2008
We (me, my partner and Oscar the dog) have just come back from a long weekend in Devon, and truly wished we'd stayed for a week. We couldn't have asked for a better location or place to stay. The apartment was clean and bright and well-maintained, we didn't want for anything. A morning swim was a great start to the day (we would have made use of the tennis court and pitch and put but for the rain). It was fun exploring the area and managed to walk every day (our water proofs came in handy!).

The owner was v helpful and always responded quickly to emails. I would definitely recommend this property/South Hams to friends and family.

April 2008
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 10/10
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Exeter
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Totnes
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
M5
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
beach
Car: necessary

Located in Devon between Dartmouth and Salcombe, Stancombe is conveniently placed for both the coast and moors. Its nearest beach, Slapton Sands, is 3 miles away at Torcross and the cottages provide comfortable holiday cottage accommodation from which to explore the many unspoilt beaches of the South Hams and to walk the coastal paths. Kingsbridge, Totnes and Dartmoor are also within easy reach. Close by are picturesque seaside villages, sailing (2 miles to the nearest public slipway at Frogmore), National Trust properties and a wide range of pubs and restaurants. Together with the tennis court and heated indoor pool at Stancombe, there's lots to do.

Other Activities: Walking on coast paths and moors, sailing (nearest public slipway at Frogmore - 2 miles)

Golf: Play golf at Thurlestone Bigbury or Dartmouth.

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Availability & Rates

Kingsbridge Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Easter
Apr 4 2014 - Apr 24 2014
£340
7 nights
 
 
Spring Break
Apr 25 2014 - May 22 2014
£65
£290
3 nights
 
 
May Half Term
May 23 2014 - May 29 2014
£430
7 nights
 
 
Early Summer 1
May 30 2014 - Jun 26 2014
£390
7 nights
 
 
Early Summer 2
Jun 27 2014 - Jul 3 2014
£420
7 nights
 
 
Early Summer 3
Jul 4 2014 - Jul 17 2014
£490
7 nights
 
 
Summer Holidays
Jul 18 2014 - Aug 28 2014
£590
7 nights
 
 
Late Summer 1
Aug 29 2014 - Sep 4 2014
£490
7 nights
 
 
Late Summer 2
Sep 5 2014 - Sep 11 2014
£420
7 nights
 
 
Late Summer 3
Sep 12 2014 - Sep 25 2014
£125
£340
3 nights
 
 
Autumn Break
Sep 26 2014 - Oct 23 2014
£65
£290
3 nights
 
 
October Half Term
Oct 24 2014 - Oct 30 2014
£340
7 nights
 
 
Winter Break
Oct 31 2014 - Dec 18 2014
£65
£290
3 nights
 
 
Christmas
Dec 19 2014 - Dec 26 2014
£150
£390
3 nights
 
 
New Year
Dec 27 2014 - Jan 4 2015
£175
£490
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Friday is changeover day, but it is flexible out of season.
Prices for part weeks: 50% for 2 or 3 nights; 75% for 4 or 5 nights.
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Amenities

Kingsbridge Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Holiday Resort
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Safe
  • Parking
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Stove
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
  • Oven
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 4 people
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • There is also a very comfortable pull-down double bed in the lounge.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Tennis Court
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sailing
  • fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • swimming
  • golf
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