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Swallows Reach

Halwell, Devon (Ref. 976144)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 5

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Swimming Pool Swimming pool
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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28 Customer Review(s)

  • Nancy

    “We had such an enjoyable time at Swallows Reach.”

    Three generations of our family and friends were very comfortable. The swimming pool a great extra. We played, relaxed, walked and saw some of the locality

    Three generations of our family and friends were very comfortable. The swimming pool a great extra. We played, relaxed, walked and saw some of the locality The area is lovely, enhanced by mostly summery weather. Definitely recommend it.

    - Nancy, June 2022

The property

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 from 8am to 8pm; occasionally the pool is 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.

Floorplans

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Summary

  • 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.
  • Central heating, underfloor heating with wood burning stove
  • Fridge-freezer, tumble dryer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Blu-ray, DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for six cars
  • Childrens play area, barbecue, indoor pool
  • Three well behaved dogs welcome
  • There is a pet charge of £10 per pet for the second and third pet
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Note: Swimming pool is 39' x 19' x 3' to 4'6" deep, available from 8am to 8pm; occasionally the pool is also used by owners' family and friends

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

About the location

Halwell

Halwell is a small village in wooded farmland equidistant from the busy little town of Kingsbridge and popular Totnes.

Note: Swimming pool is available from 8am to 8pm, and is closed on Tuesdays from 2pm to 3.15pm and Wednesdays from 9.15am to 10.30am in term time; occasionally the pool is also used by owners' family and friends.


This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas