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Lovely 3 Bed/3 Bath Converted Barn With Use Of Indoor Pool, Sauna, Tennis Court,

Bedrooms 3
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

The Grain Store, Stancombe Manor, Nr. Kingsbridge, South Devon - Rural Location, part of a country estate, 4 miles from Kingsbridge, and close to numerous beaches

The Grain Store is a comfortable, light and airy converted stone barn situated on a lovely 21 acre country estate. Close to award winning beaches, stunning coastal walks and a wide array of activities including numerous water-sports all within 15-20 mins drive. It makes an ideal setting for family holidays or special gatherings.

The Grain Store offers families and groups a high standard of accommodation across 3 large bedrooms (1 ground floor), all with en-suite bathrooms (2 of which upgraded in Spring 2016), and a further separate cloakroom. White Company bedlinen is provided and a well behaved pet is welcome subject to prior discussion with the owner. White Company Towels are provided for stays of 5 nights and more - for shorter lets there is a supplement of £5pp.

The property benefits from a large, open plan kitchen, lovely dining, living space with double height ceilings and solid wood flooring.

The kitchen was installed new in Spring 2016 and benefits from new appliances throughout including dishwasher, Neff gas hob and oven and microwave oven, full height fridge freezer and Nespresso coffee machine. There is also a washing machine located in the downstairs cupboard. The sitting room has large flat screen T.V with freesat, DVD player and iPod compatible sound system.

There is private parking for 2 cars at the front of the property and an outside space with dining table, chairs and Weber BBQ which captures the afternoon and evening sun, ideal for alfresco dining and bbq's.

The popular estuary towns of Salcombe and Dartmouth are close by and offer excellent water-sport facilities and an array of interesting shops, delis and restaurants including 2 supermarkets. The neighbouring village of Frogmore has an excellent bakery/village shop/post office and pub, whilst Chillington village which is only a little further away has a health centre, pub and a few more shops.

More Details

Tom and Roz Tipper
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

About Tom and Roz Tipper

We live in a small village in Buckinghamshire with our two young children having moved out from London in 2010.

We offer a warm welcome to all of our guests and hope you enjoy spending time at the house and in the beautiful South Hams.

Tom and Roz Tipper purchased this barn in 2014

Why Tom and Roz Tipper chose South Hams

We bought The Grain Store just before Christmas in 2014 as a place to spend some quality family time and share with guests, friends and family all the benefits that Stancombe and the South Hams bring.

The facilities on the Stancombe estate mean it has something to offer all year round and its location means you can enjoy the peace and quiet of the countryside on the estate but be only a short drive from the water, beaches and nearby towns.


Kingsbridge Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
  • All 3 bedrooms have en suite bath and shower. In addition there is a ground floor cloak room.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6+2+2 (across 3 Bedrooms) and cot Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - kingsize bed and 2 single chairs beds on ground floor, with ensuite. Bedroom 2 - kingsize bed, with ensuite. Bedroom 3 - twin beds and day bed with 2 separate mattresses, with ensuite. Travel cot also available.
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
Outside: Outdoor table with seating for 6 with large Weber barbeque. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: White Company towels and bed linen provided (please bring pool/beach towels). For rentals of more than one week, a weekly cleaning service is provided. Other: Fully equipped for families and young children with travel cot, high chair, childrens' cutlery and crockery and an assortment of toys, books and games.


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Lovely 3 Bed/3 Bath Converted Barn With Use Of Indoor Pool, Sauna, Tennis Court,
average rating of 4.8846154 based on 26 reviews

The Grain Store, nr. Sherford, South Devon

  • 5 of 5

First class barn conversion, with natural timber features and quality accessories. Extremely clean and absolutely everything provided. The owner was extremely helpful in accommodating our family for a very special Wedding Anniversary celebration. We have no hesitation in recommending this property and the children in our party absolutely loved the on-site facilities, especially the swimming pool.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very spacious, stylish & comfortable holiday home

  • 5 of 5

All the home comforts plus great sports/games facilities available. Good value and very well maintained. Lovely rural setting close to Kingsbridge, Devon.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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  • 5 of 5

What a lovely stay in beautiful surroundings. Lots to do to keep everyone occupied. Lovely kept grounds, nice walks, Tennis court, Putting for golf and a swimming pool, to keep us all entertained. Also had a couple of meals out at the Globe Inn, where staff were very friendly. The house/cottage itself was very clean and modern and couldn't have been better equipped. All of the rooms were very good sizes and made our stay very comfortable. Would highly recommend. I meant to write in the visitors book, but hope this review is sufficient.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Stunning Property in South Devon

  • 5 of 5

My family had an amazing time at the Grain Store. Our party comprised four adults and kids under 8. The house itself is beautifully laid out and comfortable. We cooked nearly all of our meals there and had everything we needed (not to mention beautiful serving dishes). The rooms were large and well-decorated and the beds and sheets were comfortable. We all slept like babies. We loved the grounds and took full advantage of the putt-putt golf, playground, games room and pool. What a beautiful place. I was ready to move in! Not to mention, that despite it's away-from-it-all location, we were only minutes away from Kingsbridge and all the beaches and restaurants close by there. We had the most stunning hike along the coast from Bolberry to Hope Cove and enjoyed some good seafood at the Beach House. Thank you Tom for an amazing stay. You've thought of every details and the caliber of the property is top rate!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The Grain Store was perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean and spacious and extremely well equipped, everything has been thought of. The on site facilities were perfect, something for every family member. The games room, snooker room were a big hit. Swimming pool, pitch and put golf and even a tennis court were used.

The house was local to nearby beaches, and there was even a public footpath for our morning dog walks. The bottle of wine waiting on the table was a perfect start to our holiday.

We hope to visit again in the not too distant future.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely place ideal for family

  • 5 of 5

This our second time at Stancombe Farm in the Grain Store, we love it there especially all the facilities available for the kids, Swimming, play room, park, golf etc... This time we went with more family and booked the cottage next door Honeysuckle Cottage which worked really well. The property is ideal as a base for the surrounding Devon area with lots to do definitely recommend Hope Cove, Salcombe, Spennywell Farm, woodlands and Model Village. Thanks and I'm sure we will be back again soon.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Torcross and Slapton are the nearest beaches on the A381 about 10 mins by car and Blackpool sands about 20 mins. They are shingle beaches, whilst the sandy beaches of East Portlemouth, (opposite Salcombe) North and South Sands, Hope Cove, Thurlestone, Bantham and Bigbury are about 30 mins by car.


The nearest airports are located in Exeter and Plymouth. Totnes is the nearest railway station.


10 minute drive to Kingsbridge, 20 minute drive to Salcombe and Dartmouth.

Further Details:

Excellent Bakery in Frogmore (5 mins away) and an additional very well provisioned local shop in East Allington (7 mins away)

Large Tescos and Morrisons in Kingsbridge (10 mins away) which also has excellent restaurants, bars, delis and numerous independent shops and banks to be explored. There is also a great cinema.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $60.81
Damage Deposit $270.27

Additional beds (chair and daybeds) are subject to a £25.00 surcharge to cover bed-linen and assembly costs from the Housekeeper.

Towels are provided for all stays of 5 nights and above - for shorter lets there is a supplement of £5pp.

Changeover Day: this is Saturday in peak season with check out at 10 am and arrivals from 4pm. In off peak this can be varied with prior arrangement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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