Arranged on one level, Blackberry Barn is an extremely cosy cottage with open place living areas, family bathroom with shower over & wc. The double bedroom overlooks the garden and the twin room can be made up as bunk beds if a cot is required. There is a fitted kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, microwave, toaster, electric hob and over. The lounge has 37" LED TV with Freeview HD and DVD/Video player and a cosy wood burner. Free WIFI is available. We can arrange for a cot if required. With gas central heating, you will be cosy and warm. Bed linen and towels are included.
Our smallholding is situated 2 miles outside of Holsworthy just off the main A3072 to Bude. We have three barn conversions with enclosed gardens. The cottages are situated in approximately 6 acres with a further 46 to explore! Our property is situated at the end of a lane and is therefore traffic free and safe for children to explore. We have pet sheep and Shetland ponies to feed. There is a games barn with skittle alley, pool table, air hockey, table tennis and toddler toys. For those children who love trains, we have an small covered play area with a train, boat and little tykes car with garage. Onsite, we have a fully stocked Patchwork & Quilting shop and workshop. The properties are perfectly placed to explore the Cornish coastline, Dartmoor, Exmoor & bodmin moor. Plymouth, Barnstaple, Truro & Exeter are approximately an hour away. The Eden Project and Land's End are also in easy reach. If you are looking for a quiet getaway to Devon & Cornwall, come and stay on the farm with us!
"Thank you Jo & Laurie for a wonderful holiday. Loved the shop and got some real bargains of fabric to take home. Conker & Fergus were wonderful and really enjoyed their apple and carrot a day. Wonderful accommodation never stayed anywhere so good. Five Stars to all concerned, we will be back!"
"Back again for the 4th time, fantastic time had by all. thank you for a very relaxing stay"
"We have had such a lovely holiday that we don't want to leave - a lovely location, cottage and owners that make our holiday even better. We would love to visit again"
Wow, what a lovely, lovely cottage. We would thoroughly recommend the cottage to anyone who wants to get away from it all. Lovely peaceful setting, with sheep, shetland ponies and friendly dogs! There was everything you could think of that you'd need, including a cream tea on arrival, which was a real treat. Everyone was very friendly and made us feel most welcome. The cottage and whole property was very clean, and well laid out. Very child and dog friendly; our children loved feeding the sheep (which will now probably need a diet!), and playing in the games barn that had pool, darts, skittles, air hockey. The cottage was very comfortable, clean, warm and spacious. There was even a stock of DVD's/videos to rent if you wanted. Absolutely brilliant. Thank you Jo and Lawrence & family
Very welcoming, clean and lovely location... Had a lovely relaxing break at villavin farm... Loads to do out and about... Our sin loved feeding animals and the playbarn was excellent would definitely recomend... And will b hoping to return again soon
We arrived at villavin farm.. Very pleased what we had booked, clean, welcoming. And facilities were excellent.. Loads to do out and about.. Very relaxing and our sin loved the animals and play barn. Would definitely recomend and hoping to return soon.
We stayed at villavin farm and hired all 3 barns as a family.... Very pleasant, clean, lovely barns and had a lovely week... Lots for children to do especially in the play barn,and out and about.. our 2+half year old son loved it.. Would recommend for a nice relaxing break hoping to return again
We loved the week we spent as a family in all three barns, clean, welcoming, and facilities were excellent.. Nice and relaxing and children friendly especially the play barn opposite the barns... Animals on site which our 2and a half son loved..would definitely recomend for a nice relaxing break...loads to do out and about aswell.... Hoping to return again soon
We stayed at villavin farm and hired all 3 barns as a family.... Very pleasant, clean, lovely barns and had a lovely week... Lots for children to do especially in the play barn,and it and about.. our 2+half year old son loved it.. Would recommend for a nice relaxing break hoping to return again
Special interest holidays:
We run quilt retreats here on the farm - there is a fully stocked Patchwork & Quilting shop with workshop - you can come and stay in the cottages and use the workshop - come along for a weekend with your friends and enjoy a peaceful sewing lessons.
The Cornish coastline is approximately 7 miles area where there are two sandy beaches in the town of Bude. Further round the coast are the beaches of Widemouth and Sandymouth which are fantastic family beaches. Some of the beaches are dog friendly and we have a information regarding this in the cottages.
The nearest airport is Exeter and is approximately 1 hour away.
Nearest town is Holsworthy - 2 miles. The coastal town on Bude is 7 miles. The main shopping centres of Exeter, Plymouth and Barnstaple are approximately 1 hour away
There are plenty of places on interest in the area - for those who like an active lifestyle, the off-road cycling/walking paths such as The Tarka Trail, The Camel Trail and The Granite Way offer a great day out and all have cycle hire available. Surfing at the beaches. Explore the Two Moors Way which is a long footpath connecting Exmoor & Dartmoor which again are beautiful to explore. There are plenty of National Trust & English Hertiage properties to visit.
If you like to visit horticultural sites, we have The Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan, Trebah Garden, Glendurgan Garden and Rosemoor.
Family days out: The Milky way, The Big Sheep, Exmoor Zoo, Newquay Zoo, The Gnome Reserve, Cobbaton Combat Collection, Powderham Castle, Go kart world, Watermouth Castle, Trethorne Leisure Park, Tamar Otter Sanctuary, Crealy Adventure Park, Clip n Climb centre, Minature Pony centre, Diggerland, Newquay Aquarium, Plymouth Aquarium, Tree Surfing, Survival Paintball and plenty more!!!