The Barn is a gorgeous cottage converted from a barn down a track in countryside near the Devon village of Aveton Gifford. The cottage sleeps four people in two downstairs double en suite bedrooms (one can convert to twin) with doors to a shared courtyard. On the first floor is an open plan living space with seating area with wood burning stove, a dining area and a kitchen. Outside is the sunny shared courtyard and six acres of shared grounds with lawn for picnics or croquet, pond and benches with long and lovely views, plus parking for three cars. Just a mile from the village, The Barn is an excellent place to enjoy a restful break in Devon.
Two ground floor bedrooms with doors to courtyard: 1 x super king double (can convert to twin) with en suite bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and basin, 1 x super king double with en suite shower room with shower, WC and basin. Utility area. First floor open plan living space with seating area with wood burning stove, dining area and kitchen and doors to balustrade.
Central heating with wood burning stove. Microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available on request. Off road parking for three cars. Enclosed garden with barbecue. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Note: This property has a private water supply which is tested regularly. Note: Check-in time 4pm. Note: Children should be supervised in the shared gardens.
Aveton Gifford is a small rural village on the banks of the river Avon. Nearby is the busy little town of Kingsbridge at the head of a marine estuary in the attractive South Hams area of south Devon.
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!