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Stunning family and pet-friendly barn in idyllic and tranquil country setting

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Nestled in the charming hamlet of Holset, 3/4 of a mile from East Portlemouth, this Devon stone barn conversion offers spacious and comfortable living in a quiet, country location. Ideally situated in a tranquil spot, the house offers easy access (1/2 mile) to the beautiful beaches of the Salcombe estuary, as well as a range of stunning cliff top walks with the exceptional views of the South West coastal path. Converted to a high standard, the property is set over 3 levels and boasts a combination of oak and limestone flooring and high ceilings with exposed A-frame beams. On the Ground Floor the house comprises a fully-equipped, spacious kitchen with large dining table and island breakfast bar, a large hallway with separate cloakroom and a stunning 70 square metre lounge. complete with grand piano and wood burning stove. At the top of the staircase is the private master suite, comprising a spacious bedroom, ensuite bathroom and office area. On the lower ground floor are 3 further double bedrooms (one with ensuite shower room} with ample storage and wardrobe space, a family bathroom, Utility Room and stable door leading to a private courtyard seating area. A further double bedroom is locked and reserved for the owner's personal storage. The outside space further incorporates a decked terrace, complete with outside dining area, pretty floral borders and quiet, courtyard and country views.The property has off-street parking for 2 vehicles at the front of the house.

Steve and Caroline
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english, french, german
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Steve and Caroline

Steve and Caroline are delighted to welcome you to their lovely Devonshire home. This has been - and continues to be - a retreat and escape from the rigours of the daily grind. A truly stunning place in which to relax and recharge - enjoy!

Why Steve and Caroline chose East Portlemouth

A small number of large rooms provide excellent entertaining and family-friendly convivial spaces for that special holiday experience.

What makes this barn unique

Tranquil location to 'get away from it all', yet with easy access to a variety of coastal and country locations, The Malthouse provides a spacious, airy retreat in which to relax with family or entertain guests.


East Portlemouth Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Dogs welcomed in property; however we kindly request no dogs or pets in bedrooms or bathrooms.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , ensuite to Master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet , ensuite to bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Family bathroom serving 2 bedrooms
  • Separate cloakroom on ground floor
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , ensuite/ can be family room for 2 adults + 2 small children
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This is a family holiday home, frequently used by the owners and containing many personal items contributing to its comfortable and homely feel. Ideally situated for keen walkers, families and couples, with close proximity to a range of beaches, pubs and the bustling town of Salcombe by short ferry ride across the estuary.


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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.9 Miles
Gara Rock bar / restaurant
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
28 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.9 Miles
Gara Rock
Nearest Beach
0.8 Miles
Rickham Sands
Car: necessary

Set in the quiet hamlet of Holset, this property offers an ideal getaway location offering both rural charm and tranquility plus access to stunning sandy beaches and shopping; choose from a relaxing day at the beach or sailing on the water, country walks or a visit to the bustling centres of Salcombe, Kingsbridge or Dartmouth.

Scenic local gastro-pubs include The Millbrook at picturesque South Pool, the Tower Inn at Slapton, The Tradesman's Arms at Stokenham and Britannia on the beach for the freshest fish - at Beesands. Go on a delightful walk to Start Point lighthouse, with stunning sea views or enjoy hiking for miles along the south west coast path. Kingsbridge offers all the amenities of a vibrant market town, including a leisure centre, cinema, tennis and sports clubs and supermarkets (Morrisons and Tescos) plus a farmer's market and selection of independent shops.

Not to be missed is the charming ferry ride over to bustling, trendy Salcombe - and lunch at Overbecks National Trust garden is a must - stunning estuary views.

Visit Bantham beach for excellent surfing - lessons available - or Blackpool Sands for a lazy day on a glorious beach.

Come and see this beautiful area for yourself - you will not want to leave.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $692.43

Security deposit payable upon confirmation of booking. Will be returned within 7 days of confirmation of no damage or cleaning deductions. All payments to be made by bank transfer. A £50 mandatory cleaning charge will be payable if pets are included in the rental nb no pets allowed in bedrooms. This is a no-smoking property.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.