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Converted barn, area of outstanding natural beauty, 1 mile from surfing beach

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom barn conversion, in secluded valley, close to beaches and golf course

2 bedroom, 200 year old barn conversion, sleeping 4/5, 1 mike from Bantham beach, awarded best in UK and 6th best in Europe by Lonely Planet. Newly furnished throughout, with electric central heating and log burner. Ideal for families or couples. Newly fitted kitchen (from November 2014) / dining room, including washing machine, tumble dryer, dish washer, microwave, fridge and separate freezer. Spacious living room. Master bedroom, second bedroom with twin beds, plus 'z bed' suitable for a child. Bathroom, with bath and shower. Small garden, set within larger communal grounds, adjacent to a stream and a farm with alpacas, sheep, horses. Barbecue, picnic table. Separate shed, useful for additional storage.


Owner
David and Mary Horne
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2017

About David and Mary Horne

My wife and I have recently retired. We live in a small village called Littlewick Green, near Maidenhead, in Berkshire. It is the archetypal English village, with a cricket pitch, a church and a pub. We have lived there for 23 years; prior to that, we lived in Ealing, in West London. We have two children, both in their twenties. We both enjoy walking, and exploring beautiful countryside.

David and Mary Horne purchased this barn in 2014

Why David and Mary Horne chose South Hams

I first discovered Bantham and Thurlestone during a golf trip to the South Hams some 20 years ago, and immediately fell in love with it. It is designated as an 'area of outstanding natural beauty', which means that there are extremely strict regulations regarding planning permission for development. Bantham village is part of a larger estate, which is privately owned by people who are determined to ensure that the beauty of the location is maintained.

When we retired, my wife and I decided that we would like to buy a holiday home in the area. We were particularly interested in converted barns, so were delighted when one came onto the market. We immediately fell in love with the Coach House, and the beautiful, secluded and peaceful valley in which it is situated, and have taken great pleasure in restoring the property since we bought it in June.

What makes this barn unique

We would like you to share in the pleasure we have enjoyed in visiting this beautiful area, together with the house and the beautiful valley it is situated in.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn rental in Kingsbridge, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • Bath, electric shower. No towels provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 5ft
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , 1 child bed , Child bed is Z bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(40 traveller reviews)

Converted barn, area of outstanding natural beauty, 1 mile from surfing beach
average rating of 4.8 based on 40 reviews
4

Very well equipped cottage

  • 4 of 5

Lovely quiet cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely well kept property near the beeches

  • 5 of 5

On arrival we were blown away with how nice the property was inside, very well kept with everything that you could want.

If I wanted to give any negatives they would be that the main bed was squeaky so we swapped with the kids :) and it would have been nice to have had a better outside area.

In the main though lovely and would definitely stay again and recommend to friends

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely well furnished cottage close to a great beach

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our short stay at the coach house. It is a great place, lots of space, well furnished with everything we needed. Very close of Bantham beach which is excellent place to spend time.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Just what we were looking for

  • 4 of 5

We loved it! Barn so beautifully done with taste and most importantly comfortable. We instantly felt at home.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Idyllic escape

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the coach house. Beautifully furnished throughout with all the mod-cons. Excellently positioned to explore all the south-hams area has to offer. Can link to public footpaths easily for local walks and bantham beach was only a short stroll away. Will definitely be returning to enjoy the property in sunnier climates!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

We would thoroughly recommend The Coach House

  • 5 of 5

We were really impressed with the way in which the whole of The Coach House has been fitted out, it has a really well equipped kitchen. Its a very cosy house, even we we visited in February, with a lovely wood burner. Its a brilliant location to explore Bantham, Thurlestone, Hope Cove and Salcombe and we would thoroughly recommend it and hope to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Exeter
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Bantham
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Thurlestone
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Ivybridge
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
A38
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Bantham
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Bantham
Car: necessary

Close to Bantham beach (awarded best in UK and 6th best in Europe by Lonely Planet), Burgh Island, nature reserve, links golf courses. Sailing at Salcombe and Dartmouth nearby. Dartmoor within 30 minutes.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday barn in Kingsbridge, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late Spring
18 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$170
A$890
 
 
May Half Term
26 May 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$1,229
 
 
Early Summer
5 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$170
A$1,102
 
 
Peak Summer
14 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$1,738
 
 
Late Summer
4 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$153
A$890
 
 
October Half Term
20 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$170
A$1,068
 
 
Pre Christmas
30 Oct 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$144
A$848
 
 
Christmas
15 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$170
A$1,068
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$144
A$763
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit A$339.11

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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