In the tiny farming hamlet of Ashford, less than a mile from Aveton Gifford and on a tributary of the River Avon, a pretty cottage converted from a small barn next to the owners’ house. Own private gravelled parking area with space for canoes or kayaks and, behind the cottage, a raised south-facing terrace (table/chairs), yours to enjoy. Inside, light and tastefully decorated in neutral tones with stripped floorboards. Two steps up to door straight into living/dining room (TV/DVD). Neat kitchen (microwave, fridge, electric cooker) and, from the kitchen, steps up to two bedrooms - a double (5' bed), and a bunk room (3' beds). Smart shower-room (suite). Spring water. Professional catering and ready meals available. A welcoming spot in this lovely area for couples or a small family.
Aveton Gifford: old village (pub, PO/shop) beside the River Avon where it becomes tidal. Within 5 or 6 miles are several villages (Bigbury, Bantham, Thurlestone) on an excellent and varied stretch of coast: sandy beaches, coves, cliffs, golf courses, the Avon estuary (fishing, birds), pretty thatched-cottage village centres. Kingsbridge, 4 miles.
Two bedrooms: 1 x king size double, 1 x bunks. Shower room with shower, WC and basin. Sitting room with dining area. Kitchen.
AVETON GIFFORD Kingsbridge 4 miles, Ivybridge 7.5 miles, Salcombe 8.5 miles Aveton Gifford is a small rural village at the head of the estuary of the River Avon in the South Hams area of the South Devon AONB. It comes with a village shop and a pub/restaurant on the outskirts. Nearby you can visit the charming market town of Kingsbridge which benefits from a range of amenities. Similarly, Ivybridge offers a choice of places to shop, eat and drink as well as providing easy access to the Dartmoor National Park which is a haven for lovers of walking and cycling. For a day by the sea, head to the ever-popular coastal resort of Salcombe.
This property offers the following short breaks: