About the home
Stokeleigh is a beautiful converted stone barn surrounded by fields and farmland and is situated in the secluded Avon Valley in the heart of Devon's South Hams near Kingsbridge, Salcombe and Dartmouth and within easy reach of lots of places of interest, stunning coastline and glorious countryside and beaches.
The cottage is a family second home and has been refurbished to provide the highest quality self-catering accommodation.
It is an excellent cottage for family holidays, short stays and romantic breaks, very well-equipped and an ideal relaxing retreat throughout the year.
The cottage is non-smoking.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Bantham and Thurlestone, 9km|
|Will consider:||Short breaks|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|General:||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||2 Bedrooms, 1 family bathroom|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 5|
|Other:||Please check with the advertiser regarding linen and towels|
|Outdoors:||Private garden, BBQ|
Further details indoors:
Large open plan layout.
Lounge with two sofas (including double sofa-bed with sprung mattress as alternative sleeping arrangement).
Flatscreen Freeview TV with DVD player (and selection of DVDs), CD hi-fi,
Books and games.
Local maps and guides.
Dining area and modern, very well equipped kitchen including: dishwasher,
electric cooker, fridge with freezer compartment, microwave and washer/dryer.
Bedroom 1: Double bed and ample space for cot. (Travel cot available for hire.)
Bedroom 2: 3 ft bunk beds (sprung mattresses).
There is plenty of storage space available for both bedrooms.
Duvets and pillows provided. Own bed linen, towels, etc. required - may be provided by arrangement.
Bathroom: wc, handbasin, and bath with shower.
Further details outdoors:
Attractive, south-facing private garden, including large lawn and sunny, sheltered patio.
BBQ, patio furniture and reclining sun-loungers.
BOULES/PETANQUE pitch (shared with Bramleigh, ref 17265, our other cottage next door).
The West Country / Devon region
The South Hams region of Devon is an area of outstanding natural beauty, stretching from wild and beautiful Dartmoor to the stunning coastlines of the southern tip of Devon. There are miles of beautiful countryside, estuaries and beaches to explore, as well as the lovely waterside towns of Dartmouth, Salcombe, Kingsbridge and Totnes.
Nearby are excellent restaurants, pubs, local individual shops and craft centres.
The mild, year round climate, makes the area an ideal location for holidays and short breaks at any time.
The Kingsbridge / South Hams area
The area has something for everyone, at any time of year and in any weather.
There are many interesting towns and places to visit and explore. The area is ideal for beaches, sailing, fishing, boat trips, surfing, golf, walks (many right from the doorstep), riding and cycling.
The cottage is equipped with a folder and guides giving detailed information of things to do and places to go.
Local towns within easy reach:
Kingsbridge - pretty estuary town with good local shopping, leisure centre and indoor pool.
Salcombe - major sailing centre, beaches, fantastic views.
Dartmouth - good shopping, constant boating interest, river cruises, Dart Valley Steam Railway.
Totnes - historical market town, castle, arts & crafts shops/workshops, Dartington craft centre nearby.
Plymouth (approximately 30 minutes away) - historical naval centre, Plymouth Hoe, major shopping centre, Barbican, National Marine Aquarium.
The cottage is only a short drive from some of the best beaches in the south west (many of which are 'Blue Flag' beaches), including Bantham, Bigbury, Thurlestone, Hope Cove, Torcross, North and South Sands (Salcombe), and Blackpool Sands. You will be spoilt for choice!
Things to do/places of interest:
There are many fine pubs, restaurants and interesting shops in the surrounding towns and villages.
The spectacular Dartmoor National Park, wonderful for walking, is about 10 miles to the north.
Fantastic views and walks along the South Devon Coast Path.
Steam railways - Dart Valley Railway (Kingswear to Paignton) and South Devon Railway (Totnes to Buckfastleigh).
Castles, National Trust and English Heritage properties and gardens.
Eden Project - within a comfortable day's visit.
Woodlands - adventure park with both indoor and outdoor attractions.
Paignton Zoo, wildlife parks, nature reserves.
China Blue Pottery, Totnes - paint your own ceramics.
House of Marbles - amazing marble run displays, glassware, and toyshop.
And ... our guests seem to love playing pétanque/boules in the pitch shared by both our cottages!
How to get there
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The journey from London or Birmingham takes about four hours by car.
Detailed directions to the cottage will be sent following receipt of final payment.
Activities near Kingsbridge
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
07 Oct 2012
An extremely well maintained and equipped cottage which has everything you could possibly need for a relaxing stay. It is set in farmland within a set of cottages which has a lovely community feel.... more
13 Sep 2012
Beautiful barn conversion, ideal for relaxing in quiet countryside and central for exploring the wonderful South Hams. Could not be better.
18 Jul 2012
The cottage is of a very high standard and well equipped.It is in a lovely peaceful setting about 4 miles from the charming town of Kingsbridge.
The owners gave clear instructions on how to find... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 4|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|14 Jul 12||21 Jul 12||£ 550||-||-||1 Week|
|21 Jul 12||28 Jul 12||£ 600||-||-||1 Week|
|28 Jul 12||1 Sep 12||£ 755||-||-||1 Week|
|1 Sep 12||8 Sep 12||£ 445||-||-||1 Week|
|8 Sep 12||15 Sep 12||£ 445||-||-||1 Week|
|15 Sep 12||21 Sep 12||£ 410||-||-||1 Week|
|27 Sep 12||27 Oct 12||£ 340||-||-||4 Nights|
|27 Oct 12||3 Nov 12||£ 425||-||-||1 Week|
|3 Nov 12||22 Dec 12||£ 295||-||-||3 Nights|
|22 Dec 12||5 Jan 13||£ 610||-||-||4 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Linen may be available on request<BR><BR>Please contact owners for prices for actual weeks - discount for couples may be available.<BR><BR>Prices for short breaks on request.<BR><BR>Security Deposit: Â£100<BR><BR>Christmas and New Year - please contact us for prices and availability.<BR>Enquire now
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Keith & Jean Hanslow
The owner is based in the United Kingdom and has advertised with Holiday Lettings since 2006. This cottage has received 11 reviews from previous guests.
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