Gorgeous Grown-Up Barn conversions for couples. Set in a fabulous location, Lurcombe remains totally secluded, charming & rustic. Hike, Bike, ride or simply switch off and relax. If you’re looking for a romantic break in Devon that’s peaceful and surrounded by nature, Lurcombe is a perfect countryside retreat. The Granary is a 5* barn conversion on the first floor of the 'Shippon', built in 1851. Ideal for couples, the barn oozes character and charm, and the extra little touches make it a real home from home.
A mile from South Tawton in heavilly wooded lanes you will find this huge, stunning house converted from handsome barns once serving the farmhouse as a grain store. It is attached to its residential neighbour and farming activities continue to this day. Inside is gorgeous yet practical and very 21st century. Rock Barn sleeps up to 12 in 5 bedrooms (4 doubles and 1 twin and a sofa bed). Opposite the property is an open fronted barn providing table tennis, darts, storage for bicycles/surfboards. All in all and amazing property with that definite WOW factor.
Honeyford Cottage is situated on the edge of Dartmoor, ½ mile from the small hamlet of Crockernwell and 1½ miles from Drewsteignton, a quirky, detached, Grade II* cottage sitting snug within its own 3 acre valley. Surrounded by cottage-style garden with small, enclosed area (chairs) to the front, and the rest roughly mown and well-stocked with stream and large pond (unfenced) with ducks. Paddock for ball kicking and running off steam, shared with the two cats, guinea fowl and hens that live in the barn at the end of the drive (tended regularly).
There are 14 bedrooms at the Cromwell Arms in the heart of Bovey Tracey. One of them is a family room that can sleep up to 6, and the thing that I like is that they offer this room as "ideal for a group of people who are on a budget and don't mind sharing." What a wonderful way of putting it! Many groups of walkers are on a budget, so it's right, this is a good option. Add to that the fact that the pub offers good food, a pub quiz every Tuesday AND THAT there is also a therapy room for aromatherapy massage, reflexology and Reiki natural healing, then this looks just the place for a few nights away doesn't it?
Situated just 400 yards from the pub in Manaton you will find this beautiful cottage converted from a hayloft above granite stables. The Hayloft provides a beautiful, relaxed place to stay at any time of year with woodland and moorland walks from the door.
Church Cottage is a 400 year old thatched cottage and is also home to The Walled Garden Tea Room and Bistro. Church Cottage offers two guest rooms both en-suite. During the summer months they do offer an extra double room known as the Vestry which is semi-ensuite. Breakfast is served in their dining room which looks out over the garden and beautiful Teign Valley. Evening Meals can be provided upon request, BYO wine as they are not licenced and no corkage fee applies - BONUS!
Award winning well-maintained and popular park two miles from Okehampton close to Dartmoor National Park.
Located in the Dartmoor National Park, The East Dart Hotelfeatures B&B accommodation sitting in a garden and offers a pub serving restaurant cuisine, a beer garden and shared lounge.
Just 1/2 mile from the pub at Belstone you will find Tawcroft Cottage - a dear little 1 bedroom detached house close to the friendly owners' handsome house. A welcoming hideaway, just right for walking, relaxing and watching birds.
Boringdon Hall Hotel and Spa is a 5* luxury manor house spa hotel in Devon where style and luxury meet the drama of Elizabethan architecture. Imposing stone towers, secret archways, and curious arrow slits hint at the hotel’s rich history. The delectable fine dining restaurant, with exquisite fine dining by Head Chef Scott Paton, lavish four-poster suites and idyllic location on the edge of Dartmoor, will make your heart flutter and your mouth water.
This is a bright and airy luxury apartment, directly overlooking the sea in Exmouth Quay, South Devon. A romantic getaway for two, this studio-style, open plan Exmouth apartment has a well-fitted kitchen and luxury Jacuzzi bath, plus the living area boasts magnificent views across the Exe Estuary.
Lower Blackaton is the perfect place for family and other gatherings, an ideal base for walkers, and a relaxing setting for those who just want to enjoy the peace and quiet of Dartmoor. It was once part of a settlement with several other buildings, of which two barns have survived. One of these, originally an older longhouse, can be rented with the house as a workshop or small conference venue, or for special meals and celebrations. A walled garden and picnic area are in the ruins of another longhouse or shippen. The house, surviving barns and ruin are all Grade 2 Listed.
This barn conversion with good views gets plenty of repeat bookings. Room for 6 plus a baby. Ruth Boswell told me that the barn is very family friendly rather than chic accommodation, and looking at the prices I see that it is very competitively priced. The highest charge in the school holidays is just £678and as low as £304 in low season. Babysitting on offer and stair gate, highchair and cot on request. Bed linen is included in the price but towels are extra. Some electricity (90 units) is included in the rental then charged.
This comfy home-from-home wooden lodge with a private hot tub is situated on the Honicombe Manor holiday resort close to the village of Gunnislake, located on the Cornwall /Devon border.
Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome at Lydford caravan and camping park. The park has very green credentials including solar panels. Walk to 3 pubs, cycle safely to Okehampton. Visit nearby Lydford Gorge and Lydford Castle along with some walks onto the Moor.
This semi-detached cottage is a former miller’s cottage; part of an Historic England Grade II listed corn grinding water mill, set beside the River Lemon in a rural area, three miles from Newton Abbot. This well-restored three-storey house feels welcoming, spacious and light with plenty of exposed beams, stone walls, antique furniture and interesting fireplaces.
Between Okehampton and Tavistock, a lovely old thatched Inn serving real ale and a good range of wines. Known for it's high quality restaurant, with good West Country menus, this 800 year old hostelry also has 6 good en-suite letting rooms. 4 King size beds on offer, 3 family rooms + extra 'z' beds and cot available. Bar snacks available as well as most pleasant garden complete with stream and dovecote. Off road parking with pleasant flat walking and cycling on the Granite Way alongside. Bike hire close by.
A traditional, semi-detached cottage in the quiet Wellswood Village area of Torquay, close to shops, bistros and the beautiful Anstey's Cove, with its superb views. Feeling cosy and welcoming, this homely cottage is ideal for lovers of the English Riviera, with the many seaside attractions on offer nearby.
South View is a 2 bedroom cottage located in the hamlet of Lufton near Cornwood. A handy location for moors, coast and a variety of interests (Dartmoor Zoo of TV/movie fame, golf and BBC ‘Masterchef’ winner’s gastropub, all 1 mile; riding stables, paintball centre, 1½ miles).
A holiday let for 4 full of granite and wood with new & very efficient log burner. Some electricity free of charge and an energy log boiler. Well behaved dogs welcome. It's a good cheap and cheerful cottage where a baby is welcome.High-chair, cot, stair gate and babysitting on offer. And no charge at all for up to 2 dogs. Off road parking for 2 cars. Own certified water supply. Ruth and Chris are totally into self sufficiency and will readily explain their sustainability projects - PVs, solar thermals, log boiler system and methane gas collection.