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Higher Orchard

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 1 review

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from £54 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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Overlooking the peaceful countryside

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Couples - Honeymoon, special celebration, romantic weekend away.

If you are couple seeking a beautiful bolt hole what ever time of year and want to be in a peaceful location yet close to the coast this is the perfect choice. Cosy up next to the woodburner in the cooler months and sit outside on the patio and enjoy an alfresco breakfast in the summer. Ideal for a romantic break, special celebration or honeymoon.

Families or Friends

With two beautiful bedrooms on the ground floor Higher Orchard is equally suitable for a family or two sets of couples or friends. Just a few miles from some of the best coastal resorts and beaches in South Devon, families with children are well catered for in this area. With lots of lovely restaurants and countryside walks you can choose to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the immediate area or take a short drive to the livelier resorts all on your doorstep.

The Area and Location

Nestling in the sleepy little hamlet of Idston, amidst the scenic rolling countryside, of the South Hams, Higher Orchard, combines excellent accommodation standards with a peaceful setting, ideal for a relaxing break for either couples or a small family. Well placed to enjoy all the benefits of the South Hams, the historic town of Kingsbridge, its beautiful harbour and interesting mix of gift shops, restaurants and bars is just 5 miles away. As are the beaches of Thurlestone, Bantham and Bigbury. A central spot to explore this area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Dartmoor National Park just seven miles and doorstep walks, woodland creeks and ancient towns and villages make a stay in this area, a wonderful experience.

The Holiday Cottage

Higher Orchard is a beautiful new conversion completed in Summer 2012 and boasts many green credentials including water and heating provided through ground source heat pump and solar thermal panels.

The glamorous interior of Higher Orchard has immense appeal with solid oak flooring and two attractive cream sofas, positioned around a stylish woodburner to warm your toes on cooler evenings. A sleek contemporary kitchen boasting granite work tops and integrated appliances is posited toward the far end of the reverse level, open plan living room. A stylish glass dining table taking centre stage next to a glass balustrade leading down stairs to the ground floor.

Two bedrooms both with sleek en-suite shower rooms add a touch of glamour, each dressed in exquisite linens with luxurious mattresses, the master bedroom with 6'' zip and link bed.

General

Higher Orchard adjoins the owners property, but enjoys a very private position with its own flight of external stone stairs leading to the entrance and a private patio and garden equipped with garden table and chairs. Higher Orchard lies approximately equidistant from the peaceful villages of Loddiswell and Aveton Gifford (1.4 miles), with both having public houses offering dining facilities. Parking for two cars is available. Extra vehicles or boat/ trailer by prior arrangement.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Bigbury on Sea 6 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 65 km, Nearest railway: Totnes 23 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Sleep 4: 17 Steps to patio and entry to First Floor: Open plan living room with woodburner, 32" TV, DVD, Dining area and Kitchen. Ground floor: Bedroom 1 with 6ft bed (zip and link to twin on request), en-suite Shower Room with double shower cubicle and WC. Bedroom 2 with 5ft bed, en-suite Shower Room with double shower cubicle and WC. Other amenities: FREE Wi-Fi, dishwasher, washing machine, barbecue. Bed linen, towels and central/under floor heating included. Private water supply.

About this location

The Devon region

The jewel in Devon's crown, the South Hams of Devon is a scenic region to explore. An area of 'Outstanding Natural Beauty' that encompasses picturesque estuaries and a stunning coastline with miles of unspoilt beaches and hidden coves to a lush hinterland that extends to the wild untamed heathland of Dartmoor, there is variety for all. From the richly wooded Dart Valley and the historic deepwater port of Dartmouth all the way to Bigbury Bay and Burgh Island, you can discover the charm of charismatic coastal villages and towns.

Loddiswell

The historic town of Kingsbridge, its beautiful harbour and interesting mix of gift shops, restaurants and bars is just 5 miles away. As are the beaches of Thurlestone, Bantham and Bigbury. A central spot to explore this area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Dartmoor National Park just seven miles and doorstep walks, woodland creeks and ancient towns and villages make a stay in this area, a wonderful experience.Higher Orchard lies approximately equidistant from the peaceful villages of Loddiswell and Aveton Gifford (1.4 miles), with both having public houses offering dining facilities.

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17 Sep 2014

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""Far from the Madding Crowd" in Devon"

This property was even better than we had expected. It is in a beautiful, quiet location with stunning views. There is hardly any traffic and there is perfect peace and tranquility.The house and garde… More

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Higher Orchard. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and will pass on your kind comments to the owners of the property.

Hopefully you will be returning to Devon again in the future and we will have the opportunity to find an equally lovely property for your next stay.

Best wishes
Kristina Clapp
Business Manager
Devonshire Cottage Holidays

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    • 4 Years listed

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    Calendar last updated:28 Apr 2015

    Based in United Kingdom

    Languages spoken
    • English
    • German

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