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Southole barns

Barn | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 14

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 2km

Southole Barns are beautifully situated at the top of a south facing valley in a designated Coastal Preservation Area & Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Barns sit within a peaceful & secluded setting & enjoy amazing views over the surrounding countryside.

The South West Coastal Path is within 150 meters, providing uninterrupted cliff top & coastal walks along it's rugged coastline, renowned for its dramatic scenery and breathtaking sea views & shipwrecks . It's also close to many stunning & secluded sandy & rock-pool beaches.

The Barns are a courtyard of former Victorian Monastery buildings that have been beautifully converted to a very high standard over the past 3 years, to form 4 exclusive & unique self catering properties.

The courtyard is laid to cobbled & slate, with beautiful raised flower beds, including Fig & Ornamental Artichoke, sitting within 4 acres of gardens & meadow land with a charming stream fed pond.

Ideal location for birdwatchers & nature lovers

A collection of 4 beautiful barns set around a cobbled courtyard.

Week St. Mary, single storey barn, master bedroom with a magnificent super-king size bed & ensuite shower room. Open plan living & dining area with galley kitchen, wood flooring throughout.

Greenway, two storey upside down barn. The master bedroom has a grand Four Poster Double Bed, a second twin bedroom & shower room make up the ground flr. Stairs lead to a large open plan, living, dining & kitchen area, sofa bed, antique log burner, wood flooring throughout & stable door to small sunny garden.

Clovelly, a two storey barn, providing a living/dining room with vaulted ceiling, wood flooring throughout, antique log burner, separate fitted kitchen. Ground floor master double bedroom & on the 1st floor a twin bedroom & shower room.

Roseland, a single storey barn, with a double master bedroom, twin bedroom, dining room, shower room, galley kitchen, wood flooring throughout & a cosy & comfortable living room

Size Sleeps up to 14, 7 bedrooms
Nearest beach Welcombe 1.5 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1.5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge
Rooms 7 bedrooms
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details outdoors

Southole barns sit within 4 acres of gardens & meadow land with a charming stream fed pond.

There are benches for dining & a love swing set by the pond and ample lawn for children to play.

We have resident ducks & bantam chickens and children are welcome to help feed & collect the eggs daily.

The surrounding unspoilt countryside is the ideal location for birdwatchers & nature lovers.

Further details

The communal room within the courtyard provides a freezer, washing machine & tumble dryer.

Plus a library of DVD's & video's for all ages, games, books, walk guides and leaflets for many of the attractions in Devon & Cornwall.

Bed linen, towels and a bath mat are provided.

Please note that we do not provide cot linen or beach towels.

Tea towels and an oven glove are also provided

The West Country region

The Barns are 3 miles from the A39 (Atlantic Highway) on the boarder between Devon & Cornwall.

So giving easy access to both North Devon and Cornish coastlines, beaches and seaside resorts such as Bude, Widemouth Bay, Instow, Appledore, Boscastle and legendary Tintagel as well as King Arthur's Castle. The picturesque fishing ports of Clovelly, Bideford & Padstow, home to Rick Stein's restaurant empire are all within easy reach.

Plus many fabulous attractions for both young & old, from gardens, cream tea's & manor houses, to children activity centres and surf schools.


Southole Barns are located in the small hamlet of Southole within the Parish of Hartland and 1.5 mile from unspoilt Welcombe Mouth Beach. The village of Welcombe is less than 1 mile away with its Church, Village Hall, Pottery, our Community Shop and a Thatched Public House 'The Old Smithy Inn' which is well known for good food within the area.

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Review 1-7 of 7

24 Oct 2013


"Great Place to Stay!"

Southole Barns is a beautiful place to stay set in stunning countryside with lovely beaches in close proximity. The accommodation is of an excellent standard and the owners are friendly and helpful. W… More

1 Sep 2013


"Superb location and excellent cottage"

Walk just 400 meters from your holidaycottage and stand on top of the cliffs at 125 meters above seelevel, this is really magnificant. Just do this a few times a day. Looking to the left or to the rig… More

1 Aug 2013


"Third stay - will definitely return!"

The Southole Barns are beautifully situated in a very rural area. All barns are tastefully furnished with a lot of attention to detail.The new owners are excellent hosts, always friendly, kind and goi… More

3 Apr 2013


"A nice place to be 'holed up"

We stayed in Clovelly Barn in the week running up to Easter. We had booked a few weeks before and were sure that the cold weather would have ended, and spring started. How wrong we were! It was bitter… More

2 Sep 2012


"A very happy holiday had by all"

My husband and I just returned yesterday from a 1 week stay at Week St Mary Barn at Southole Barns and we cannot praise it enough. From the minute we arrived we were welcomed to a proper cream tea and… More

1 Jul 2012


"Second stay"

We stayed at Southoles last year and our second visit was just as good as the first. Seldon is a very welcoming and knowledgable host. The accommodation is of a high standard and has all you could nee… More

13 Jun 2011


"Lovely cottage in a peaceful location, run by friendly hosts"

Seldon and Allison gave us a warm welcome and gave us much helpful advice on the local area, including which are the best local beaches and walks. We stayed in the Greenway Barn, which was beautiful a… More

Review 1-7 of 7

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