Fri 13th Apr to 11th May 2018
In a peaceful and secluded setting, a mile from Halwell and 1½ from Harbertonford (PO/shop, pub), two cottages and three superb barn conversions at Bickleigh Farm, all sharing an indoor heated swimming pool (39' x 19' x 3' to 4'6" deep, available 8am to 8pm, closed Tuesday 2pm to 3.15pm and Wednesday 9.15am to 10.30am in term time; occasionally also used by owners' family and friends) with toddlers' splash pool, children’s play area (swings, slides, climbing frame), large trampoline and games room (pool table, table tennis, WiFi). All are on a 300 acre working mixed farm (often lambs, calves and kittens). Conservation walks with wonderful views to Torbay and Dartmoor have been laid out across the farmland and the properties are positioned to each have their own patio and barbecue area, and share large lawns and garden. Professional catering available. These are very special places to stay. Swallows Reach is a large, handsome cottage converted from a detached barn on the same farm, sharing the pool, games room and play area. To one side, a big private patio (table/chairs, barbecue) with lovely long rural views to Torbay; at the back, a large open garden, mostly lawn. Inside, smart and modern with 21st cent. insulation and comfort. Three shallow steps up to large glazed doors to open-plan living/dining/kitchen (dishwasher, washing machine, tumble drier, fridge-freezer, gas hob/electric oven) with granite worktops, woodburner, TV/DVD, iPod dock and oak floor. Stairs (stairgate) up to two bedrooms, both with big beams - a double (zip-linked 6' bed) plus single (can be three singles) with en suite shower-room (suite), and a double (5' bed) with en suite bathroom (suite, shower over bath). Stairs (stairgate) from living room down to two more bedrooms, both with glazed doors to outside - a double (5' bed) with en suite bathroom (suite, shower over bath), and a double (zip-linked 6' bed) plus single (can be three singles) with en suite shower-room (suite). Loo. TV/DVD in all bedrooms.
Halwell: small village (church, good food pub, filling station for basic supplies, bus route) in wooded farmland on the A381 between Totnes (town), 7 miles, and Kingsbridge, 6. Dartmouth (town) and the sea/beach at Blackpool Sands, 7 miles. Dartmouth Golf and Country Club (indoor pool), 3 miles; also, leisure park (activities, animals). Central South Hams base.
Three levels. Two first floor bedrooms: 1 x family room with super king double and single (can convert to three singles) with en suite shower room with shower, WC and basin, 1 x king size double with en suite bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and basin. Two lower ground floor bedrooms: 1 x family room with super king double and single (can convert to three singles) with en suite shower room with shower, WC and basin, 1 x king size double with en suite bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and basin. Lower ground floor WC with basin. Ground floor open plan living space with seating area with wood burning stove, dining area and kitchen.
Halwell Halwell is a small village in wooded farmland equidistant from the busy little town of Kingsbridge and popular Totnes.
This property offers the following short breaks: