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Swallows and Amazon Country Retreat, Nr Burgh Island, Bigbury, South Devon

Bedrooms 5
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Kingsbridge Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

Stunning Rural Location, 5 Minutes Drive To The Beach

Lower Cumery Farmhouse, Bigbury, is a Devon Longhouse in part dating from 1760. It is surrounded by some of the most spectacular scenery in the South Hams. The coast at Bigbury and Burgh Island, Wonwell Beach, Bantham and beyond is between five and ten minutes drive away. Salcombe, Dartmouth, Dartmoor, Totnes and Kingsbridge (6miles) are within 20 minutes drive. This beautiful property sleeping 12, is perfect for one/two families, adult groups or those looking for a peaceful romantic getaway. Come and relax in this gorgeous, country house retreat. Curl up on the sofas in front of the Wood Burner in the drawing room, or soak up the sun on the terrace with a bbq and friends. Children will love the large playroom with table football, baskets of toys, games and books and have fun swinging in the hammocks under the trees and climbing on the wooden play house in the garden.

  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Patsy Tucker Rest Assured www
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
November 1, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

We found your house extremely comfortable, particularly the beds. Loved the kitchen and we were lucky enough to have been able to use the outside space.

The Oyster Shack was truly memorable we had a marvelous lunch.

Aug 2012

Wonderful visit to your house. The kids and dogs had a marvellous time in the grounds and playroom. Lovely space for all the family, especially the kitchen and Aga. Great beaches close by and lovely village pubs. We will be back. July 2012

Just to mention that we had a lovely stay at your house.  It was a great place for adults and children and we enjoyed it very much. June 2012
May 2012
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Car: necessary


Driving: Wonwell Beach (5 minutes) Bigbury on Sea/Burgh Island (10 minutes)

Bantham & Thurlestone (approx 15 minutes) Salcombe, Hope Cove (15 minutes)

Dartmouth (30 minutes)


Use of car essential.

Nearest Train Station: Totnes (20 minutes drive)

Nearest Airport/Train: Exeter (45 minutes drive)

Plymouth: (20-30 minutes drive)


Kingsbridge (6 miles)

Further Details:

There are a variety of shops in Modbury. A Co-op, Bank, Pharmacy, deli & Coffee Shops. In Kingsbridge there is a Morrisons, various banks and numerous shops.

'The Oyster Shack', voted one of the best restaurants in Devon, is 5 minutes drive from our house and we simply love it. Another favourite is The Dolphin Inn, Kingston, a 5 minute drive. You could also Try The Journey's End, Ringmore. The First & Last Bistro, Ermington, California Country Inn, California Cross, The Modbury Inn, The Exeter Inn, Bistro 35 (Modbury)

Pennywell Farm Activity Centre, Woodlands Family Theme Park and The Aquarium, Plymouth are within half an hours drive.

You can do as much or as little as you want. The house is a magical, much loved, blood pressure reducing, relaxing haven.

Rates & Availability

Kingsbridge Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Rate 13
Nov 4 2016 - Dec 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jan 4 2017 - Feb 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
Feb half term
Feb 10 2017 - Feb 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
Feb 18 2017 - Mar 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mar 31 2017 - Apr 20 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr 21 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
May half term
May 26 2017 - Jun 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
nearly summer
Jun 2 2017 - Jul 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jul 7 2017 - Sep 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Indian Summer
Sep 8 2017 - Sep 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 29 2017 - Oct 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
October Half term
Oct 20 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please call Patsy at Rest Assured to discuss booking: 01752 830409 / 07722294060.

Arrival time 4.00pm Departure time 10.00am.

Changeover Day:
Friday Changeover.

Notes on prices:
Please contact us through Owners Direct or email with queries on pricing or calendar dates, Long/short term lets.
A security deposit is required.
DOGS: Love them but we must charge £20 per dog per week/part week for the extra cleaning.

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Kingsbridge Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
  • There are two family bathrooms, one with bath, and separate shower cubicles wc and hand basin. Views to the rear of the property. There are two cloakrooms (wc and hand basin) on the ground floor. Both bathrooms have heated towel rails.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 12 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 5 bedrooms with beautiful garden views. 'Orchard' & 'Garden' rooms are super- king-size, 'Forest' room is king-size & 'Rose' has a double, traditional iron bedstead. The children's room 'Blossom' has 2 traditional single iron beds and a wooden bunk.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Children’s den: A light-filled sun-room with a wall of windows and views to the rear lawns. There is a sofa, small desk, games, toys, X large beanbags, table football and numerous books. Pens, paper & colouring in the kitchen bench cupboards. Views: Three acres of Idyllic gardens, woods, streams and an orchard surround the house with stunning far reaching country views beyond. Set at the end of a tiny hamlet and no-through road, it’s a Swallows and Amazons haven, perfect & safe for children and dogs. Additional information: The accommodation is on two floors. The Snug on the ground floor is carpeted but the other areas have wooden floors and the kitchen is tiled. All stairs and bedrooms are carpeted. There is central heating on the ground floor and electric\oil radiators on the first floor. Free Wi-Fi Internet is available but limited to some parts of the house, as is mobile/house phone reception. Smoking is only permitted outside. Pets are welcome but are not allowed upstairs Outside: The house is approached over a cattle grid, down a small hill to the parking area. There is a low stone wall separating the parking area from the garden & a garage (not in use). The front lawns are mainly laid with shrubs, trees, and a small ornamental pond. The garden features a larger than average climbing frame with integrated picnic area and covered camp areas, slide, swings and monkey bars. There are three additional swings on trees in this area. To the side there is an orchard with a variety of apple & plum trees, a shallow stream to two sides of the property which is adjacent to the woods and there are rear lawns, on two levels. There is a terrace running the length of the property at the rear with a pergola, garden furniture, two sun loungers and a bbq. Additional garden furniture is on the front lawn. Beach toys, hammocks, windbreaks and wetsuit hanging space is located in the garden store cupboard on the terrace. Utility Room: A laundry room with fitted units, tumble drier, washing machine, Belfast sink, iron and ironing board. Space for wellies and coats, stable door to rear terrace, second staircase up to bedrooms, and through to second ground floor cloakroom. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included. Welcome pack including tea, coffee, sugar, bread, milk and eggs. We also have Elsyl Toiletries in the bathrooms upon arrival. Additional cleaning can be requested during longer stays. Other: Snug. A comfortable family room facing the front of the house with inglenook fireplace & wood burning stove. Two large sofas with cushions and comfy blankets for the colder evenings. Occasional furniture, games, tv, dvd, music system, chess table & chairs

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