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Mrs Sally Begg

Member since: 2002
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Speaks: english

Outstanding barn conversion close to sea

16 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

South Hams Cottage Rental Photos and Description

4 bedroom house, sleeping 8, with garden and games room

High Barn is an outstanding barn conversion using large beams from 18th century ships. A second barn is used as a large games room with table tennis.

Situated in a Designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in South Devon, it is just one mile from the spectacularly beautiful and unspoilt Erme estuary. Wonwell beach on the estuary offers vast expanses of sand and is perfect for swimming, paddling and fishing nets at low tide and windsurfing at high tide. Nearby there are more beaches and coves as well as fine cliff top walks. The National Trust path runs along the coast line and crosses the estuary, a Site of Special Scientific Interest with fascinating birdlife. High Barn sleeps up to 8 adults/children and is privately owned. During the summer it is let on a weekly basis, Friday to Friday. In winter, it is available either for a full week, or for a weekend.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mrs Sally Begg (Owner)
Member since: 2002
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.9
based on 16 traveler reviews

Outstanding barn conversion close to sea
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews
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warm and welcoming

  • 5 of 5

High Barn is a beautifully converted stone barn, comfortably appointed and with all the right traditional country atmosphere. The play barn is a very useful annex, and whilst the property has no view, the immediate location is pleasant, with lovely and peaceful surroundings. The nearby beach and villages are absolutely stunning. Fantastic autumn break.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location, very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We wish we had discovered High Barn years ago as we know the area well and this is a lovely place to stay. Spacious and comfortable, everything you need provided and lovely and warm with the Aga on. We were very fortunate with the weather and had warm autumn sunshine every day so could take advantage of the 'sun trap' garden. The play barn with table tennis is a good bonus particularly if the weather is bad. Tim and Sally answered e-mails quickly and made sure everything was OK for us. Some lovely walks around the Erme Estuary when the tide is out. Would thoroughly recommend High Barn.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfekt für einen traumhaften Familienurlaub

  • 5 of 5

Wir sind eine Familie mit 3 Kindern und einem Hund. Wir waren für eine Woche in High Barn und konnten wunderbar relaxen, die wunderschöne Landschaft geniessen, lange Wanderungen an der Küste, am Strand und auch im Dartmoor unternehmen. Es gibt auch viele National Trust Schätze und sehenswerte landsitze und Gärten in der Gegend, die sehr sehenswert sind. Die Abwicklung mit den Eigentümern war super unkompliziert und einfach. Wir genossen die Ruhe, die freundliche Atmosphäre der Gegend und das gute Essen im Dolphin Pub um die Ecke.

Wir nutzten die Tischtennisplatte jeden Tag und die Kinder hatten wunderbar Platz zu spielen. Auch für unseren Dalmatiner war es der perfekte Urlaub. Es war alles sauber und schön hergerichtet. Danke!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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High Barn holiday

  • 5 of 5

High Barn is perfectly situated near several places of interest, beautiful beaches and picturesque villages.

The barn itself is well equipped for young families (we were two families with four children below the age of 3), spacious, clean and comfortable. On a sunny day the garden is a lovely place to rest, catching the sun throughout the day, and the table tennis table is a welcome addition on those not-so-good days.

The owners, Tim and Sally Begg, were extremely helpful. In addition to a folder of recommendations of local restaurants and attractions, they emailed unprompted to recommend a local walk to find the bluebells.

All in all a great place to stay and we hope to return again soon.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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High Barn holiday

  • 5 of 5

High Barn is perfectly situated. It is near many places of interest, such as Agatha Christie's holiday home 'Greenway', beautiful beaches, and picturesque villages.

High Barn is well equipped for young families (we had four children with us below the age of 3), comfortable, and spacious. On a fine day the garden is a great place to relax, catching the sun through the day. If the weather is not so good the barn is well stocked for indoor activities.

The owners, Tim and Sally Begg, are extremely helpful, even to the point of emailing to suggest a local walk to find the bluebells.

All in all, a great place to stay. We are definitely hoping to visit again soon.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Pre Christmas Friends and Family Fun

  • 5 of 5

We, The Kili Katering Krew + Hon Kompanions, (a group of old codgers who had first met in May 2014, to climb Ben Nevis for charity - Changarawe Project) had an absolutely wonderful stay in your gorgeous home. We enjoyed lots of laughter, convivial conversations, excellent cooking and good wine, all facilitated by the comfortable ambience of this lovely old barn. The rabbits, sausages and bacon we bought at Gribbels in Ivybridge were declared the best ever! Being early winter, the setting felt hidden and secluded, but in fact is a short walk from the cosy village pub with its open fires and friendly locals, and the estuary and coastal path for energising walks. We stayed for the first half of our week then handed over to our sons and friends (+ one baby) whose experience mirrored ours.

The listing description was accurate in every way, especially the very detailed instructions for finding High Barn, which we managed after dark. We had taken the train to Plymouth and hired a car to take the seven of us. High Barn is clean and well looked after; the owner was very helpful and provided a few back-up telephone contacts, local to the house. We would love to stay here again and highly recommend High Barn to others.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Exeter
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Bigbury
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
M5/A38
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Oyster Shack
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Wonwell
Car: necessary

The Beach - vast and excellent for swimming, paddling, boating, sand-castles. Walking - very near the coastal path, spectacular walks in both directions. Tennis - visitors welcome at Devon Tennis Centre, Ivybridge. Leisure Centre, with indoor swimming pool, at Ivybridge.

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Rates & Availability

Kingsbridge Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 6
Jul 22 2016 - Aug 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,904
 
 
Summer Shoulder
Aug 26 2016 - Sep 8 2016
3 night minimum stay
$236
From
$276
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,247
 
 
Late Summer
Sep 9 2016 - Oct 13 2016
3 night minimum stay
$210
From
$236
Fri,Sat,Sun
$985
 
 
Autumn HT
Oct 14 2016 - Oct 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$230
From
$263
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,182
 
 
Autumn 2
Oct 28 2016 - Dec 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
$184
From
$210
Fri,Sat,Sun
$853
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Weekly rental is from Friday at 3.00pm to following Friday at 10am. Weekend or weekday breaks - at reduced rates - are often possible off-season.

Prices include the supply of bed-linen. Take £50 off the weekly price if you prefer to bring your own bed-linen.

One pet is welcome by prior arrangement at a charge of £20 per week or shorter.

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Amenities

South Hams Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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