L6 - Mixit Cottage
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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
A mile from the centre of Kingsbridge and its waterfront, yet absolutely in country, two cottages cleverly converted from former barns, sharing exclusive use of an indoor heated swimming pool (29� x 11� x 4� deep, open 7am to 8pm) and games room (table tennis, pool table). You are welcome to fish (at half price) in three well-stocked coarse fishing lakes (tench, roach, carp).The cottages are quietly tucked behind �The Hen House�, a fitness, health and beauty centre in a converted barn; you are welcome to book in advance a massage or beauty therapy or fitness class (yoga, pilates) and use the excellent gym at reduced rates. Payphone on site. Spring water. These are wonderfully relaxing retreats after a day exploring the beautiful South Hams.
Mixit Cottage is at the far end of the farmyard beyond the owners� farmhouse and next door (well insulated) to the swimming pool and games room. Own small sitting-out area (table/chairs, barbecue). Open-plan living/dining/fitted kitchen (slimline dishwasher, washer-drier, microwave) with beams to apex, stripped floor (rugs), woodburner and TV/DVD. Stairs down to a double bedroom (6� bed or twin) with French windows (balustrade) and bathroom (suite with separate shower). No children, except pre-crawling babies.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Private indoor pool, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, Telephone, Games room|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1)|
|Other||Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private indoor pool, Private fishing lake or river|
|Further details indoors|
Please bring your own beach towels.
The agent has its own star rating system to quantify interior quality, comfort and ambience. This property has been rated 4 star.
About this location
The Devon region
The South Hams: southernmost Devon; between the river Dart and river Tamar and south of Dartmoor, lush farmland and wooded river valleys turning to beautiful estuaries, its coast very beautiful and remarkably well preserved � sandy beaches and mighty cliffs between those estuaries, amazingly little sprawling modern ugliness. Inland too, away from main roads, it remains surprisingly peaceful.
Among special coastal places are Dartmouth; sheltered Blackpool Sands; Slapton�s long curve of pebble beach and nature reserve lagoon; the cliffs about Start Point and Prawle Point, Bolt Head and Bolt Tail; East Portlemouth�s beach and Salcombe�s location and views; Thurlestone proving that family seaside places don�t need to be brash; Bigbury�s huge sands and the fun of getting to Burgh Island; waterside, oak-wood-sheltered Noss Mayo/Newton Ferrers; many others, less easy of access, are for you to discover.
Kingsbridge and Totnes, both old, attractive and small, are the towns at the area�s heart; Plymouth � the West Country�s biggest town, with Naval base, ferry port, theatre, cinemas, history, Hoe (great views) and Barbican (where the life is) � is on the area�s edge. Dartington Hall is an arts centre (films, plays, music, dance) with lovely gardens. Pleasure cruisers ply the Kingsbridge estuary and Dart and Tamar rivers.
Kingsbridge: small market town (excellent shops, good pubs, leisure centre with indoor pool) and waterfront (sailing, paddleboarding, motor boats) at the head of the many-creeked Kingsbridge estuary (boat trips) leading to the sea at Salcombe. Bantham beach, 4 miles. Tremendous variety of beautiful places and things to see/do within 5 or 6 miles.
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- 3 Years listed
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Calendar last updated:13 Feb 2015
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