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Higher Norton Barn

East Allington, Devon, Devon (Ref. 1133249)


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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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3 Customer Review(s)

  • Wendy

    “This is a lovely comfortable very well equipped cottage, spotlessly clean & well maintained with comfortable beds & excellent shower.”

    Very welcome extras & goodies. The surroundings countryside is beautiful & within easy reach of towns & beaches, Very safe for children & dogs. Very pleasant & helpful owner. Would thoroughly recommend

    Very welcome extras & goodies. The surroundings countryside is beautiful & within easy reach of towns & beaches, Very safe for children & dogs. Very pleasant & helpful owner. Would thoroughly recommend

    - Wendy, April 2024


  • Reverse level
  • Two ground-floor bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin with shower cubicle
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • First-floor open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, slimline dishwasher
  • Smart TV, Freesat, WiFi (Superfast Broadband - ideal for a working holiday), selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Front non-enclosed garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.6 miles, pub 1.9 miles, beach 4.5 miles
  • Note: There are a few steps up to the entrance
  • Note: The garden is not enclosed: pets are to be kept on a lead outside due to sheep in neighbouring field. However there is a sheep-proof field available (possibly not terrier proof!) for exercising dogs off-lead by arrangement with the owner

The property

East Allington 1.1 miles.

A rurally-located, detached stone barn resting on a farmstead near the coast. Higher Norton Barn is situated near the tranquil village of East Allington in the South Hams and is ideal for friends or families and their four-legged companions, gathering for an escape to Devon.

Be welcomed by the traditional exterior of this property and ascend the stairs to find the reverse-level accommodation, with a light and airy open-plan living space on the first floor beneath tall ceilings, threaded with characterful wooden beams.

Make the most of the amenities in the kitchen, cooking up a heart-warming meal that can be served at the dining table and there is also a sitting area for movie marathons with a selection of board games; ideal for a family's evening entertainment.

You will find two bedrooms on the ground floor, as well as a shower room. Choose between a twin with its own shower cubicle and a double bedroom.

Nestled amongst mature shrubs you can enjoy morning coffee in the garden or an alfresco feast on warmer days.

Explore the countryside and coast of Devon with a stay at Higher Norton Barn.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1133419, together they sleep eight guests.

Higher Norton Farm Cottages

Higher Norton Farm Cottages is a pairing of two, 2-bedroom properties resting on a working farm in a rural location close to the village of East Allington, ideal for friends and families looking for a tranquil base from which to explore the countryside and coast of Devon. Both properties benefit from pet-friendly accommodation, two off-road parking spaces and an outdoor space where guests can enjoy alfresco dining. East Allington, located close by offers a local shop where you can stock up on essentials and The Fortescue Arms where guests can enjoy a meal and a glass of fizz. For more amenities and attractions, visit Kingsbridge, where there are a range of eateries, shops and riverside walks, or head over to the coast and spend a day at the seaside at one of the many lovely beaches, including Lannacombe Beach and Blackpool Sands, both ideal for watersports, wild swimming and picnicking in the sunshine. Spend a day at Paignton where there is a zoo and waterpark, or embark on one of the many extensive coastal walks through the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty or Dartmoor National Park. Choose Higher Norton Farm Cottages for your escape to Devon.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Kingsbridge 4.5 miles; Dartmouth 8.7 miles; Salcombe 10.2 miles

Ideally situated just over five miles away from Kingsbridge and 11 miles from Dartmouth is the delightful village of Chillington. The village is steeped in rich history dating back to the Saxon era and has an excellent range of amenities for its visitors, including a charming village hall, a playfield ideal for games in the summer months, a modern health centre and a pottery. The beautiful architecture of the Grade II listed Church of St James is one to be admired on your travels. Just a mere few moments away is Slapton Sands, a tourist favourite, with its picturesque cottages overlooking the shores and sandy beaches that run for miles, this brilliant beach is also dog-friendly too. Attracting many walkers for its excellent scenery, walkers can enjoy a variety of routes, including one which begins in Chillington and ventures through Torcross and Stokenham. For a delicious treat, a short drive will take you to the idyllic village of Frogmore, home to the well-known @The Bakery, an artisan bakery serving array of baked goods that will make your mouth water.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas