1¾ miles from East Allington along a no-through road, on a 300 acre sheep/beef farm, four well-thought-through cottages converted from handsome Victorian barns, with ample parking: two ‘upside-down’ semi-detached cottages (L65 and L66) and, across a courtyard, two more semi-detached cottages (L60 and L61). Open-ended games barn (table tennis, table football, swings, slide). Enclosed football pitch. Foot and bridlepaths from the farm to the beautiful wooded River Avon valley, so excellent walking country and a central location for coast and Dartmoor.Maple Barn (arrow 3): entrance via own gravelled patio into generously proportioned (36' x 18') open-plan living/dining/kitchen (dishwasher, washer-drier, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric cooker) with woodburner, TV/DVD, wood floor (rugs), beams and large windows with meadow views. Stairs (stairgate) down to two bedrooms - a double with 5' four-poster bed, en suite shower-room (suite) and glazed doors to courtyard, and a twin; bathroom (suite, shower over bath).
East Allington: little South Hams village (good food pub, church), 3½ miles from Kingsbridge, and about 6 from the good sandy beaches at Thurlestone or Bantham; Dartmouth (town), 6 miles. Golf. Family leisure park (animals, children’s activities), 4 miles.
Two downstairs bedrooms: 1 x king size four poster double with en suite shower room with shower, WC and basin and doors to courtyard, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, basin. First floor open plan living space with seating area with wood burning stove, dining area and kitchen.
EAST ALLINGTON, DEVON Kingsbridge 4.5 miles; Dartmouth 8.7 miles; Salcombe 10.2 miles The lovely little village of East Allington lies in the South Hams district of South Devon. Engulfed by stunning countryside and situated just a little way off the beaten track, this village is home of one of the region’s most popular pubs, and provides enticing rural walks from each direction. The Fortescue Arms is well-known for its warm welcome and good service. Visitors can bring their dog along and sit at the bar with a much needed drink, after a venturesome day exploring the local area. The market town of Kingsbridge lies south of East Allington, at the head of a marine estuary. Walk along the Kingsbridge Quay, wander through the narrow alleys or visit the Shambles, an Elizabethan market arcade. During the summer season there are river excursions to Salcombe to see the abundant wildlife in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This popular destination for walkers and families, offers two pretty beaches, as well as the National Trust property Overbeck’s. Why not have a more adventurous day and try out the watersports available on the estuary including surfing and kayaking or take a long walk along the South West Coast Path? Try the locally sourced seafood served in many of the restaurants, pubs, cafés and delicatessens. Further afield is the waterfront city of Plymouth housing the National Marine Aquarium, Barbican Quay and plenty of night life, including theatres, restaurants and bars. This is a wonderful region waiting to be explored in the heart of Devon.
This property offers the following short breaks: