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Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Hartland Barn Rental Photos and Description

2 x 1 Bedroom sleeps 2 and 2 x 2 bedrooms sleeps 4 in each

Southole Barns are beautifully situated at the top of a south facing valley in a designated Coastal Preservation Area & Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Barns sit within a peaceful & secluded setting & enjoy amazing views over the surrounding countryside.

The South West Coastal Path is within 150 meters, providing uninterrupted cliff top & coastal walks along it's rugged coastline, renowned for its dramatic scenery and breathtaking sea views & shipwrecks . It's also close to many stunning & secluded sandy & rock-pool beaches.

The Barns are a courtyard of former Victorian Monastery buildings that have been beautifully converted to a very high standard over the past 3 years, to form 4 exclusive & unique self catering properties.

The courtyard is laid to cobbled & slate, with beautiful raised flower beds, including Fig & Ornamental Artichoke and new for 2014 a beautiful LA hot tub, sitting within 4 acres of gardens & meadow land with a charming stream fed pond.

Ideal location for birdwatchers & nature lovers

More Details

Details for Week St. Mary Barn 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, 1 Bathroom

Week St Mary Barn is a lovely South facing barn conversion, accessed from the courtyard and pastureland views from the living room and bedroom.

Dual aspect master bedroom with a magnificent super-king size bed & antique mahogany furniture. Ensuite shower room with double shower cubicle. Open plan living and dining area with a galley kitchen, wood flooring throughout and a quirky traditional cast iron electric fire.

Week St Mary is an ideal property for a romantic retreat or honeymoon.

(Sleeps: 2 / also able to accommodate a baby) Baby highchair, cot & bath available on request.


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Property Manager
Lydia underwood
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2016
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About Lydia underwood

Hi there,

We are Lydia and Chris along with our two children Maisy and Rufus. We have owned these wonderful barns for the past 3 years and just love the peace and tranquility this part of Devon provides. It's a far cry from our previous careers in the wine industry....but we still get to enjoy that side of it with a glass or two watching the sun go down of the's a hard life !

We would love to welcome you to come and experience our very special part of the Devon/Cornwall coastline

Lydia underwood purchased this barn in 2013

What makes this barn unique

Direct access onto the South Coast footpath and its miles and miles are gorgeous uninterrupted vistas.

Peace, quiet and no light pollution make the night sky's a must see


based on 14 traveler reviews

Week St. Mary Barn
average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews

A really good break in a beautiful place.

  • 4 of 5

Beautifully decorated and well equipped one bedroom barn conversion. VERY comfortable bed!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Lovely for piece & quiet

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay at weeks Mary barn, very relaxing, good walks along the coast path, barn very comfortable, narrow lanes a bit of a challenge, but good holiday

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Perfect walking

  • 5 of 5

An after Christmas walking break was much needed and Week St. Mary Barn was perfect for this, the Coastal Path starts literally just a short walk from the barn at the top of the field.

The Barn was very clean,warm and welcoming our week was just so exhilarating, with crashing sea's and stunning coast views(we went in January) if you are into walking this is a must, we planned all our walks before hand to be circular but Chris kindly offered to ferry us to places if need be. The Olive Tree cafe in Bude has lovely lunches and The Old Smithy in Welcombe with its 1960's 1970's decor a place you shouldn't miss.

I'd recommend a stay at Southhole Barns to anyone and we'd love to go back again if we get the chance.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
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Beautiful, not disappointed

  • 4 of 5

A dear friend stayed at St Mary's Week barn back in July and I happened to call her whilst she was there. She loved it and I logged straight on to the website to see it for myself. When we arrived it was exactly as described, but better. We were early and weary from our journey, but was given a warm welcome by Chris and the barn was ready for us. The barn itself was totally charming, perfect for two and had everything we needed. The barn was spotless and a lovely layout. If you just fancy a relaxing evening in there is even DVD's and video's to borrow which was a really nice idea. A short while after arriving our host Lydia treated us to a home made cream tea which was a delicious treat! The area itself is lovely with truly beautiful coastal walks so bring your walking boots. If you like sandy beaches I would recommend Summerlease in Bude, it is lovely. I wished I had packed my swim suit, but instead enjoyed a paddle. If you have kids they will love it there! A trip to Covelly is a must, but do wear sensible shoes as it's quite a workout! We also found a lovely pub/hotel for lunch called The Hoops and details of this can be found in the welcome pack. Also another must is the The Mill from cream tea, the location and grounds are beautiful. Again details to be found in the welcome pack. I would definitely recommend the barn to friends and family. Enjoy, we did!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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Southole Barns

  • 5 of 5

We had read previous reviews. They were excellent. So excellent that the niggling thought intruded, 'surely nothing could be that good!' Well it was and it is. There really was a cream tea on arrival along with a vase of fresh roses. Details you say! But in that detail the whole was reflected. The accommodation cannot be faulted. Seldon was an unobtrusive host, but always helpful when needed. The coastal path is 150 yards away and gives magnificent walking. The local pub, The Old Smithy, is a gem of 70's retro and the food is good too. We would certainly recommend Southole Barns to anyone and, with luck and a following wind, will be back next year.

Graham and Pauline

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
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After the valley turn right: relax and enjoy!

  • 5 of 5

The flats are quiet and in excellent conditions as well as furnished in a lovingly, modern and complete way. The landlords are heartily and obligingly looking after their guests. Your own flat is added by shared equipment (washing machine, dryer as well as cd's and dvd's) and professional leaflets of the area and descriptions of hiking trails written by the landlords.

The buildings are very apart situated but from here you can explore Hartland Peninsula by feet or car in a great manner. The next places to shop and surf (including a surf school) in Bude are only 25 minutes away by car. As well you can make trips to Cornwall, Exmoor and Dartmoor.

We are sure these were not our last holidays in Southole!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
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Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
The Old Smithy
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
The Old Smithy
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Welcombe Mouth
Car: necessary

Southole Barns are located in the small hamlet of Southole within the Parish of Hartland and 1 1/2 miles from unspoilt Welcombe Mouth Beach. The village of Welcombe is less than 1 mile away with its Church, Village Hall, Pottery, our Community Shop and a Thatched Public House 'The Old Smithy Inn' which is well known for good food within the area.

The Barns are 3 miles from the A39 (Atlantic Highway) which gives easy access to the North Devon and Cornwall coastlines, to seaside resorts such as Bude, Widemouth Bay and legendary Tintagel as well as King Arthur's Castle. The picturesque fishing port of Padstow, home to Rick Stein's restaurant is also along this coast.


Rates & Availability

Hartland Barn Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct half term 2016
Oct 22 2016 - Nov 4 2016
7 night minimum stay
Nov/Dec off peak 2016
Nov 5 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
Christmas/New year 2016
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early off peak
Jan 7 2017 - Feb 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
Feb Half Term
Feb 11 2017 - Feb 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
Feb/Mar off peak
Feb 18 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Easter 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr/May off peak 2017
Apr 15 2017 - May 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
May Spring half term 2017
May 20 2017 - Jun 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
June 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
June 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
July summer hols 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer hols 2017
Jul 22 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sept 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sept/Oct 2017
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
Oct half term 2017
Oct 21 2017 - Nov 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nov/Dec off peak 2017
Nov 4 2017 - Dec 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Year 2017/18
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

A cleaning & breakages deposit of £100 is payable on arrival at Southole barn.

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Hartland Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn (semi-detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

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