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Lovely Cottages Dotted Around Our Organic Dairy Farm On The South Devon Coast - Carswell Farm Cottages - Shepherd's Cottage

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Battisborough Cross Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Holiday Cottages in Holbeton, Nr. Plymouth, Devon - Beautiful, Peaceful Location Just a Few Minutes Walk from the Coast

Our 8 peaceful cottages are dotted around our working organic dairy farm, set in unspoilt countryside on the beautiful South Devon coast.

All our cottages are just a few minutes walk from the stunning coast path and some lovely remote beaches and coves, whilst the wilderness of Dartmoor is only a short drive away. The wonderful Erme estuary and Mothecombe beach, with over 130 acres of sand at low tide, is just a couple of miles away.

Explore the nearby picturesque towns of Kingsbridge, Dartmouth and Salcombe or visit the historic port of Plymouth. Why not visit out of season and cosy down by a roaring log fire, or come and see the lambs in spring? We are open all year and offer a Friday or Monday changeover day – so come for a week or a short break at any time of year!

We put fresh local organic milk in each cottage for guests on arrival. Carswell is also the birthplace of the Well Hung Meat Company so our visitors can taste award winning local organic lamb and beef.

All the cottages are extremely well equipped with digital widescreen TVs, DVDs, washing machines, dishwashers etc and all have private gardens with patio table and BBQ. Children of all ages are very welcome and we provide toys, games and books to make them feel at home. We also have a lovely wildflower meadow with a delightful play area – complete with Alice the Tractor! Cots and high chairs available free of charge on request.

Well behaved dogs are very welcome in all the cottages except The Mews and The Beach Hut. Dogs are allowed all year round on our local beaches and also welcomed in our local pubs. Private, fenced gardens and walks straight from the front door make this a fantastic place for a holiday with your dog!

Please don't hesitate to email or call us if you have any queries and I hope we can welcome you to Carswell Farm and this special part of Devon soon.

More Details

Details for Carswell Farm Cottages - Shepherd's Cottage 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 1 Bathroom

Shepherd's Cottage is a few minutes walk from the coastal path and Wadham beach. It is ideal for families or 4 adults, with three bedrooms - one with king-sized bed and washbasin, a twin room and a room with 2 full size bunk beds. There is a bathroom upstairs and a second bathroom downstairs with shower, toilet and sink. The sitting room has a fantastic woodburning stove and logs and kindling are stacked for your use. The kitchen has a fridge/freezer, electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and is very well equipped. Garden with picnic table. The cottage backs onto our wonderful wildflower meadow and children's play area -complete with Alice the Tractor! Dogs are very welcome (extra charge).

Suitability:
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Katherine Harding
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
December 7, 2016
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About Katherine Harding

The Sayers Family have lived and farmed in the area for generations, with Geoff's father buying Carswell Farm in the 1950s. The family farm was expanded in the 1960s with the purchase of Lambside Farm and Caulston Farm. So the whole farm now stretches for nearly 3 miles along the coast and the mild climate means that our cows enjoy fresh sea air and lush green grass all year round!

Katherine Harding purchased this cottage in 1949

Why Katherine Harding chose South Hams

We have lived here all our lives and still love it! The farm is set in an Area of Outstanding National Beauty and is also right on the South West Coast Path. The nearby beaches and coves are beautiful, peaceful and full of exploration potential! Even in high summer ou can often get the beaches to yourselves...

Reviews

4.5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Carswell Farm Cottages - Shepherd's Cottage
average rating of 4.5 based on 4 reviews
4

Tranquility

  • 4 of 5

Get away from it all and relax. But as soon as you feel the energy there is loads to do within half an hour by car and that is even without the most beautiful walks and fabulous beaches. There are also at least half a dozen very good eateries (mostly pubs) within the same half hour. We have only been back home 3 days and are already thinking about how and when we can get back to Carswell Farm Cottages.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and made the most of the idyllic beaches and walks that we have on our doorstep! Hope to welcome you back soon for more mini-adventures! Katherine
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Enjoyed ourselves helped by some lovely weather for October

  • 4 of 5

The cottage (semi) was nicely laid out in a rural area. We weren't right on the cow farm as expected, but the owner offers a trip to see the cows being milked (which we didn't take up as we've done that before).

The facilities all work and make for a comfortable stay. Katherine was available and very friendly.

We did the coastal walk with the woofer and had trips to Mothercombe and to Salcombe.

Best meal out was at the Ship at Noss Mayo.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay here at Carswell Cottages! Our organic dairy farm is pretty large - stretching about 3 miles along the South Devon coast so, although all the cottages are all on the farm, the cows are constantly moved from field to field and so are not always near the cottages. It does mean though that the cottages are lovely and peaceful and have the most beautiful rural views. The local area is perfect for dogs as well, with dog friendly beaches and pubs close by. I hope we can welcome you back soon to explore the area a bit more! With best wishes, Katherine
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Beautiful property and setting

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 4 nights and had a fantastic break. The weather wasn't great but there is so much to do in the area that it didn't matter. Coming back from a blustery walk on the coast path to a cottage with a woodburner is lovely! We ate out a couple of times and cooked in the well-appointed kitchen the other nights. We would love to come back and explore the area again.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The woodburner certainly makes the cottage so warm and cosy on a blustery winter's night - so glad you enjoyed it! And as you say, there is so much to do here in South Devon all year round. I very much hope we can welcome you back soon to Carswell Farm.
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Superb Cottage, Beautiful Setting

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at Shepherd's cottage after a horrendous drive from London (due to Glastonbury traffic/road works). Upon arrival all the stresses of the journey melted away - the cottage is welcoming, beautifully furnished and decorated and absolutely spotless. The setting is gorgeous and upon waking in the morning you are greeted by the most wonderful views.

As the weather was sublime we took advantage of the lovely garden (sun loungers and barbeque are provided). If you wish to dine at the house, the kitchen is extremely well equipped and a large fridge/freezer means you can stock up on the excellent local produce.

Katherine and her team are incredibly helpful and go the extra mile to ensure your stay is comfortable and memorable. We can't wait for our next stay at Carswell.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
188 Kilometres
Bristol
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Noss Mayo
Nearest Ferry
17 Kilometres
Plymouth
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Bigbury-on-sea
Nearest Train
17 Kilometres
Plymouth
Nearest Motorway
60 Kilometres
M5
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Noss Mayo
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Wadham
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

All our cottages are just a few minutes walk from the coast path and there are lots of nearby coves and beaches, including our local beach, Wadham, which is only accessible by foot!

The wonderful Erme estuary and Mothecombe beach, with over 130 acres of sand at low tide, is just a couple of miles away. Or why not visit nearby Bigbury-on-Sea, with the wonderful Burgh Island, cut off at high tide and made famous by Agatha Christie!

Travel:

Plymouth is 12 miles away and has a mainline station.

Exeter airport is about a 50 minute drive away.

We are situated in a remote situation, so a car is essential to get around.

Distances:

The twin villages of Noss Mayo and Newton Ferrers, nestled across a picturesque creek, are just over 2 miles away, while Holbeton village is about 3 miles away. Both have lovely welcoming pubs and a local shop. Explore the nearby picturesque towns of Kingsbridge, Dartmouth and Salcombe or visit the historic port of Plymouth - just 12 miles away.

Further Details:

Riverford Organic Farm shop is at Yealmpton - just 4 miles away, and the lovely little town of Modbury (famous for being the first plastic carrier bag free town in England!) is about 4 miles away and has a fantastic selection of small independant shops - including a butchers, deli, hardware shop, antique shops and places to relax and have a coffee!

Ivybridge is aboiut 6 miles away and Plymouth is 12 miles away and all banks and shops can be found in both towns.

Rates & Availability

Battisborough Cross Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Nov/Dec
Oct 28 2016 - Dec 19 2016
3 night minimum stay
$113
$456
 
 
Christmas 2016
Dec 21 2016 - Dec 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,044
 
 
New Year 2016/17
Dec 28 2016 - Jan 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$205
$1,044
 
 
Jan/early Feb
Jan 6 2017 - Feb 9 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$77
From
$121
Fri,Sat,Sun
$472
 
 
Feb half term
Feb 10 2017 - Feb 16 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$137
$551
 
 
Feb/March
Feb 17 2017 - Mar 30 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$77
From
$121
Fri,Sat,Sun
$472
 
 
Easter
Mar 31 2017 - Apr 20 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$220
$808
 
 
April
Apr 21 2017 - May 11 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$117
From
$181
Fri,Sat,Sun
$729
 
 
Early May
May 12 2017 - May 25 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$123
From
$192
Fri,Sat,Sun
$771
 
 
May half term
May 26 2017 - Jun 1 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$294
$1,107
 
 
Early June
Jun 2 2017 - Jun 22 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$161
From
$248
Fri,Sun
$997
 
 
Late June
Jun 23 2017 - Jul 6 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$175
From
$269
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,044
 
 
Early July
Jul 7 2017 - Jul 20 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$216
From
$331
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,322
 
 
July/August
Jul 21 2017 - Aug 31 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$393
$1,568
 
 
September
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 28 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$123
From
$192
Fri,Sat,Sun
$761
 
 
October
Sep 29 2017 - Oct 19 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$103
From
$157
Fri,Sat,Sun
$624
 
 
October half term
Oct 20 2017 - Oct 26 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$208
$834
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $21 + Tax
Tax Rate 20.0%

Booking Notes:
We offer a FRIDAY and MONDAY changeover day. Please call or email to check availability. We will then hold the cottage for you for a few days to allow you to send the booking form and deposit to us. Or book online at our website - www.carswellcottages.com

Please see our website for full booking information and online booking if preferred.

Changeover Day:
We changeover on Fridays or Mondays, allowing you the flexibility to stay for 3, 4, 7, 10, 11 or 14 days - or even longer!

Notes on prices:
The above prices are for guidance only - please see our website for full details of rental prices. Changeover days are Friday or Monday with short breaks available all year (except Christmas).

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Amenities

Battisborough Cross Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
General:
  • Internet
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Shower room 1 - shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Outside:
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • churches
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: All our cottages welcome children of all ages, and we can supply cots, Dreamtubes and highchairs. Dogs are very welcome in Corner Cottage, Shepherd's Cottage, Spring Cottage, Lambside House and The Lodge. There is an extra charge of £20 per dog. All the cottages are centrally heated and have wood burners. There is free WiFi in all the cottages. Outside: All the cottages have their own private gardens, with patio tables, chairs and a BBQ. Wonderful views over the countryside and Spring Cottage has views out to sea.

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