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Barn | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden


This idyllic detached barn conversion, sleeping 4 people, is situated on a traditional livestock farm, managed for wildlife conservation. This charming barn is located on the Devon and Cornwall border, only 3 miles from Kilkhampton and Bradworthy which both offer pubs, shops, post offices and takeaways. The barn has been restored in an environmentally friendly way, with sustainable timber, provision for bats and owls, and boasts a renewable energy heating system.

There is plenty to see and do in the area with Tamar lakes reservoir within walking distance offering water sports, a 3-mile off road cycle path, fishing and tea shop for a traditional cream tea! Farm tours can be arranged and visitors can collect eggs from the owners ducks and chickens!

The small sandy coves of Sandymouth and Duckpool are a 15 minute drive away, and larger beaches are available at Bude less than 20 minutes away. The RHS Gardens Rosemoor and picturesque village of Clovelly are an ideal day adventure.

This beautiful holiday home is the perfect rural getaway for families, friends or couples.


A bright and airy open plan lounge, dining room and kitchen has high ceilings and a modern but cosy feel. Enjoy the luxury of a random slate floor with underfloor heating, modern wood burner, log supply, flatscreen TV, Freeview, DVD player, DVD selection, CD selection, iPod docking station, children's toy box and books and games. The dining table seats 4 people.


A spacious contemporary open plan kitchen contains all you'll need for a relaxing self-catering stay. Kitchen appliances include an electric hob, oven, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster, cafetiere, and many useful extras including a good supply of pots, pans and cutlery (including children's). A high chair is kindly provided.


Bedroom 1: Lovely modern double bedroom with luxurious underfloor heating and storage space.

Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom that can be zip-linked to make a super king double bed upon request. This room also has underfloor heating and storage space.

A travel cot is provided.


Family bathroom with a bath and separate shower enclosure. Bath towels are included.


Enjoy a large sunny fenced garden with a south facing aspect. The garden is enclosed so is perfect for letting your dog run around. There is garden furniture seating 4, sunloungers, a wood BBQ, a swingset to keep the kids entertained and access to a locked storage area for your bicycles and surfboards etc. There is off-street parking for 2 cars.

E & OE

All bookings are subject to the Terms and Conditions on Choice Cottages website.

Arrival time: 4pm with Departure time by 10am

Add to basket items may be available and booking fees apply - see Choice Cottages website for price details.

It is important to note that, although nightly rates are reflected by the advertising portal, these are not applicable. Short breaks, when available, will be offered at a minimum price of 65% of the weekly rate (conditions apply).

Secure, online bookings can be made via the Choice Cottages website

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Bude 14 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3.5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 83 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 42 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

About this location

The Devon region

Gently rolling Devonshire hills & valleys, the stunning coastline and miles of lush English countryside, make our landscape heaven for anyone who loves the great outdoors and the seaside. Exciting tourist destinations, mix fascinating history with a vibrant culture and delectable local food produce will tempt your taste buds.

Choice Cottages has hundreds of carefully selected holiday cottages within the West Country and aims to provide you a stay second to none, whatever your budget, however large your party size.


WALK TO - Enjoy walks from your doorstep along public footpaths, or take a stroll to Upper or Lower Tamar lake. The Bude Aqueduct Walk starts and finishes at Lower Tamar Lake. Or visit the watersports centre at Upper Tamar offers sailing, windsurfing and kayaking for individuals, families and groups.

CYCLE TO - Upper or Lower Tamar lake. Cycle a couple of miles to Bradworthy where you can enjoy great pub food and local ales in the Bradworthy Inn. A 3 mile bike ride in the other direction will take you to Kilkhampton, with pubs and village shops. For keen cyclists the coastal town of Bude is 8 miles away, and Holsworthy is 7 miles away.

DRIVE TO - The coastal town of Bude is within a 20 minute drive. Budes two fantastic beaches – Crooklets and Summerleaze have become famous for their surf and are suitable for surfers of all levels. The charming old market town of Holsworthy is just a short drive away. Every Wednesday the town is bustling with its weekly market. Packed full of stalls the market is ideal for picking up some locally sourced produce, plants, gifts and many other items.

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Review 1-5 of 5

20 Sep 2014


"Perfect Family Stay"

A quiet and private holiday let, so peaceful and not far from Bude. Highly recommended with everything you could possibly need, including towels provided for the dog!The property has been completed to… More

7 Sep 2014


"Relaxing peaceful and had everything you could possibly want for a lovely holiday."

I was so pleased when I arrived at the cottage . It was absolutely perfect. The weather was Disappointing but it didn't matter in the slightest.we were warm cosy and so relaxed in the … More

1 Aug 2014


"Peaceful home from home"

We already live in a beautiful and peaceful part of the world so it is difficult to find places that exceed our own home, but Swallow Parlour did it. From the warm welcome on arrival (including home b… More

22 Apr 2014


"Swallow Parlour"

An amazing cottage - highly recommend this place, will be booking to stay again. High standard of furnishing, looks new, beautiful surroundings, lovely people who own it, price was excellent consideri… More

10 Apr 2014


"Swallow Parlour - what a fantastic place!"

Wonderful barn, lovely owners, beautiful countryside, it doesn't get better than this! The standard of accommodation is excellent, clean and well maintained with everything you need for a peacefu… More

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Calendar last updated:04 Mar 2015

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