Situated in the pretty hamlet of West Buckland, within a 15-minute walk of the popular surfing beach of Bantham and the South West Coast Path, The Old Milking Shed is an immaculately presented, beautifully converted dog-friendly barn. The property has three en suite bedrooms (two doubles, one twin) accommodating up to six people. There is also an open plan kitchen/dining room, sitting room with wood burning stove, sunroom and cloakroom. Outside is an enclosed garden with table and chairs for al fresco dining, outside shower and barbecue, plus parking for 2-3 cars. Whether you are looking for accommodation for family, friends or a group of couples, this is wonderful base near the coast!
Three bedrooms: 1x King-size bed with immaculately presented en suite featuring a freestanding bath (with hand-held shower), large walk-in shower with rain head and hand-held showers, w.c., vanity unit with basin, heated towel rail and shaver point. 1x King-size bed with an en suite featuring a large walk in shower and heated towel rail. 1x Twin with an en-suite featuring a w.c., vanity unit with basin, and shaver point. Cloakroom with w.c. and basin. Kitchen / dining room. Sitting room. Sunroom.
Fridge, freezer, warming drawer, oven, hob, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle
TV, Blue Ray, Sonos music system
Off road parking for 2-3 cars, space nearby for a small dinghy/boat trailer
Private enclosed garden, dining table chairs, barbecue
Bed linen and towels supplied
Deep in the heart of the South Hams lies the coastal village of Bantham at the mouth of the River Avon, close to Salcombe, Ki ngsbridge and Bigbury Bay. This tiny unspoiled village is most well-known for its vast sandy beach with rolling sand dunes, voted one of the top beaches in all of Europe, with its soft shallow sands ideal for swimming and paddling making it a popular for families. The village has whitewashed thatched cottages, a village store and the popular village pub The Sloop Inn. Lying in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the estuary and surrounding areas are a natural haven for wildlife and popular with walkers who can enjoy the magnificent scenery along the coastal footpath. Bigbury-on-Sea and the famous Burgh Island are in walking distance, as is the village of Thurlestone.
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!