The Red Barn is a wonderful cottage on a Dartmoor farm near the Devon village of Lydford. The cottage sleeps six people in three en suite bedrooms, two double and a twin. On the ground floor are a sitting room with wood burning stove, kitchen with dining area and an indoor variable flow swimming pool. Outside is an enclosed garden with terrace and barbecue and the cottage shares an outdoor swimming pool, tennis court and games room at the farm. Situated two miles from Lydford and with a lovely farm to walk, The Red Barn is an ideal base for a Devon holiday.
Three bedrooms: 2 x king size double with en suite bathroom with bath, WC and basin (one with hand shower), 1 x twin with en suite bathroom with bath, hand shower, WC and basin. Downstairs sitting room with wood burning stove, Kitchen with dining area. Utility room. Downstairs WC with basin. Hall. Indoor swimming pool.
Central heating with wood burning stove. Microwave, fridge-freezer, tumble dryer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Phone, Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available on request, Off road parking for four cars. Enclosed garden with tennis court, barbecue, indoor pool, outdoor heated pool. Three well-behaved dogs welcome, Sorry no smoking.
Nestling among mature woodland on the western slopes of Dartmoor, the historic village of Lydford is a jewel in this area of outstanding scenic beauty. To the north, just half a mile away, the high tors come right down to the village edge, while to the south the River Lyd winds its way through Lydford Forest on its tumbling course northwards.
Devon has quite a few claims to fame such as being the backdrop to many films, including; War Horse - starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, and directed by Steven Spielberg. Sense and Sensibility - starring Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant and Kate Winslet. The French Lieutenant's Woman - starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. Edge Of Tomorrow: Live Die Repeat - starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Brendan Gleeson. So you may recognise a few of the locations from their appearances on the big screen.
Did you know that Agatha Christie, Reverend John Russell, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir Walter Raleigh all hailed from Devon? Agatha Christie went on to become a best-selling novelist, Reverend John Russell developed the Jack Russell Terrier, Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the world, and Sir Walter Raleigh became a famous explorer.
South Devon is home to over 20 miles of Torbay coastline which is otherwise known as the 'English Riviera'. Brixton, Paignton and Torquay are the three Riviera towns and are great places to enjoy a day at the seaside. So if you fancy some fresh sea air and picturesque views then visit the 'English Riviera'.
The Dartmoor National Park can be found in Devon and offers visitors a dramatic moorland landscape, ancient woodland, rare wildlife and notable influences, such as the location for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes case 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'.
We hope you enjoy your break in Devon!