The Bothy is a superb well-equipped barn conversion presented to an excellent standard throughout and is located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and lies on the outskirts of the village of Slapton with Torcross, and its intriguing history and unspoilt shingle beach close by. There are two bedrooms on the lower ground floor, bedroom one is furnished with a zip and link super king-size bed (which can be separated into two singles beds on request) and bedroom two is furnished with a king-size bed. The shower room is fitted to a high standard with large walk-in shower cubicle with rain-head shower and separate hand -held attachment. The open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room is furnished to a high quality with modern co-ordinating furniture, a feature wood burning stove and a fully fitted and equipped kitchen. To the side of the property is a large decked terrace with a glass balcony and outdoor furniture with a further lower level gravelled terrace with firepit available for guests to enjoy, both enjoying wonderful countryside views across the valley and with ample parking for up to four cars on the gravelled drive. The Bothy offers luxury accommodation for a small family or two couples, and is a paradise for bird watchers.
Two bedrooms: 1 x Super king bedroom (beds can be unzipped to create two single beds on request). 1 x King size bedroom. Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, w.c. and heated towel rail. Kitchen/sitting/dining room.
Oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster
Parking for up to four cars.
Large decked terrace with outdoor furniture.
Children over 7 years old only.
Bed linen and towels supplied
Torcross is a village at the southern end of Slapton Sands, in the South Hams Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A historical site of interest for visitors, this area of coastline is a site where the Normandy landings were practiced. Slapton Sands is a 1.2 mile-long stretch of shingle beach, which is dog-friendly all year round. This area is fantastic for nature lovers, with Slapton Ley Nature Reserve adjacent to the beach. The towns of Dartmouth and Kingsbridge are both within driving distance, offering boutique shops, galleries and restaurants.
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!