About the property
- Barn43055 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay4 nights
Perfectly situated between the moors and the sea... South Hams and Dartmoor.
Our beautiful barn conversion is available to rent, in a secluded valley in the South Hams, Devon. We are ideally situated to access many of the best beaches in the South Hams, with Salcombe, Bantham, Bigbury, Slapton Sands all within half an hour. Coastal walks and country pubs galore. We are ten minutes from the charming estuary town, Kingsbridge, which provides multiple restaurants and cafes, an artisan bakery, grocers, several butchers, an arts cinema plus many more charming gift and furnishing shops.
The property consists of a spacious kitchen-diner, with patio doors leading onto a sunny patio, spacious decking area and a secluded south-west facing garden. The view consists of rolling hills stretching beyond a wild swimming pool to the horizon. Two double bedrooms downstairs share use of a shower room. There is a further WC and utility room. Upstairs, our lounge has a high pitched roof with dramatic beams. One double bedroom upstairs has a juliet balcony over the courtyard and another double, a mezzanine floor above and more stunning views. The stove in the lounge guarantees cosy evenings. There is a generous mezzanine floor over the lounge with 2 fold away camp beds providing a fifth room (if required) or a games room with fold away pool table. All rooms have beautiful antique furniture. The family bathroom has a large corner bath with shower over.This is our home so it's extremely well equipped.This property acts as our main home, so it is furnished to a very high standard of comfort. A true home from home! Well-stocked bookshelves, snooker table, DVDS , Sound system Barbeque all for your enjoyment. Delight in this fantastic corner of Devon, far away from the hustle and bustle. We are renting our property while we are travelling and we are pricing it extremely competitively as a result. We look forward to meeting you!
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- Response time:
- within a few days
- english, french
- Calendar last updated:
- Feb 15, 2018
About Jacqueline Payne
We love living in Devon. Outdoor types that enjoy sailing, tennis , swimming , canoeing ,walking, horse riding, croquet and surfing . We also love the Arts and the house is crammed with books on cinema,art,travel, biography and fiction. Traveled extensively and worked overseas. Worked in the city now tutor and help run the local sailing club. Spent the first 30 years in London until 2013 when realised my dream and moved to Devon. Hope to do some travelling to South East Asia this Summer to visit friends .
Jacqueline Payne purchased this Barn in 2013
What makes this Barn unique
This property has an uninterrupted view of rolling hills . The garden slopes down to a field strewn with Alpacas and sheep ,beyond which lies a wild swimming area .A large landscaped pond surrounded by water lilies . Beyond this is a babbling stream which meanders down to the Aulne River. Over the brow of the hill is the sea at Bantham, South Milton, Thurlestone, Hope Cove , Bigbury ,Salcombe, Mothercombe Bay and Wonwell. Used as locations in many Films ..Black Beauty Treasure Island ..Sense ans Sensiblity and many more! In the other direction is Dartmouth and the Dart Valley. Dartmouth Country Club is a 20 minute drive to a first class golf course and Health Spa. Thurlestone offers World class golf and more golf is on your doorstep at Bigbury. The famous Aulne Valley meat and Avon Mill garden Centre and South Devon Chilli farm are close by to accomodate your catering needs and indulge in a first class breakfast The Georgian town of Modbury is about 3 miles away and has 3 pubs and 2 restaurants , antique and bric a brac and a first class gallery. There are countless restaurants ,eateries ,pubs in this part of South Hams you will be spoilt for choice . Most offer alfresco dining and outstanding scenery! Fifty miles of coastline to walk . glorious white sandy beaches and turquoise seas South Hams is a little piece of paradise. Dartmoor shouldn't be missed . Great for horse riding and walking . Ashburton is a great town to buy Antique furniture and unusual gifts as is Totnes. So so much to do...Oh and then there's historic Plymouth and Exeter and....
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
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Equidistant between Dartmoor and the sea . Salcombe ( Chelsea by Sea ) is close by for sailing and boating and shopping! Great restaurants and bars and a great buzz in the summer. Bantham top surfing and Kite surfing beach. VW camperland. Dartmoor great for Horse riding and mountain biking, Sharphan vineyard. Riverfood Organic farms Miles and miles of stunning coastal scenery... the best England has to offer. Totnes for shopping , dining and markets. Alternative living. Holistic therapies and yoga. Dartmouth for shopping. boating and Agatha Christie Burgh Island and the famous hotel and sea tractor . This is a stunningly beautiful part of the world steeped in Maritime History .You won't be short of things to do !!!