Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Badgers Holt is a deluxe 4 star self-catering cottage, one of eight similiar cottages, situated in a courtyard, set high up on a hill-top boasting one of the most impressive far reaching views in the area. The landscape unfolding in front of you takes in the rolling undulating hills of the South Hams with the majestic heights of Dartmoor and her tors balanced in the distance. Watching the sunset over this glorious scene literally takes your breath away!
Although set in a beautiful rural location, a heavenly oasis of 42 acres of woodland and pasture, reached by a half mile private track, local amenties are only 2 miles away and a 15th Centruy Old Devon Longhouse serving good pub food is just 0.5 miles away - a few minutes walk away from the members only leisure centre featuring indoor heated swimming pool, learner pool, sauna, steam room and gym. All of our guests have some complimentary passes for the pool & gym to use throughout their stay.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Goodrington Sands 3 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 37 km, Nearest railway: Paignton 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Sauna, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool, Children's pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, 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 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline, Private fishing lake or river|
|Further details indoors|
Badgers Holt has one double bedroom and one king-size bedroom which has the flexiblity of becoming a twin if required, a third child can be accommodated on a put up bed.
The bathroom is large and spacious, newly fitted with bath with shower attachemnt and separate large corner shower, an exposed 2 foot stone wall in this room and if other parts of the cottage add true character.
A lovely designer kitchen, fully equipped, dining area to sear six plus a relaxing reading area with natural light.
Light, airy lounge seating five. Plus some great pieces of local Art and all those well thought out finishing touches that make all the difference. Home from home!
|Further details outdoors|
We offer you the chance to taste some delicious local Devon produce on your arrival, by pre-selecting a personalised hamper. Our 'Taste of Devon' scheme gives you the opportunity to sample some of the regions favourite foods & beverages.
The garden field has three brick built BBQs and ample seating for alfresco dining, the children can occupy themselves at the two outdoor play areas with trampoline, many ball sports and swings and slide.
Large stoned walled courtyard with viewing arches of the property's lakes. Garden furniture to seat 4 comfortably. Ample parking close to cottage.
A booking deposit of 33% of the toal value of the holiday is required together with a refundable £100 security deposit to secure the booking. the balance is then payable 6 weeks prior to your stay.
The West Country region
South Devon is a popular holiday destination, boasting some of the highest temperatures during the summer months in England. Paignton is part of an area encompassing Torquay and Brixham - a beautiful unspoilt fishing harbour town, commonly known as the English Rivera. Oldway Mansion in the heart of Paignton was once the home of the Singer family, founders of the famous Sewing Machine. Agatha Christie was born and bred in Torquay, The Princess Theatre on the sea front often shows productions written by this legend.
Three miles from Badgers Holt is the lovely town of Totnes which has a fabulous market every Friday in the heart of the town - plenty of local produce, a lot of organic, very orginal foods and some marvellous interesting artefacts! During the summer months, Elizabethan dress is almost compulsory with the locals going about their everyday business on a Tuesday. The town is definitely worth a visit - plenty of great eating places and some great Tea rooms with irresistible home made cakes!
The English Riviera boasts 22 miles of coastal paths and countless sandy beaches, the nearest is Goodrington Sands but Blackpool Sands is definitely worth a visit - you may have to pay to park in the car park but once it's full no one else is allowed onto this golden beach, therefore never crowded and just fabulous really clean facilities.
During the months of June, July and August there are countless fetes, fairs, festivals, carnivals - literally something happening every week.
Badgers Holt is probably in one of the best locations for exploring South Devon. Few places in the world can genuinely offer you such a wide range of ways to spend your time. Relaxing on the beach, afternoons browsing through designer shops or visiting fascinating museums.
If you have the energy, there is a vast selection of sporting activities to choose from, both on the water and off the water, plus hundreds of place to visit within easy reach and a diary packed with events and festivals. For those looking to spread their wings there are historic towns, expansive morrs, picture-postcard villages and heritage-rich cities close by, just waiting to be discovered.
Just a few places to visit:
Quaywest Water Park
Torbay Golf Centre
Junior Quad Bike Centre
Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary & Buckfast Butterflies
Even the supermarket is only 1.5 miles away!
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4 Sep 2014
"What a wonderful place to stay!"
Have just returned from a really lovely stay at New Barn Farm with our 2 young Children. We stayed in Badgers Holt and it was ideal for our family. Really clean, great facilities and we were welcomed with scones and cream... There was even some milk in the fridge! Was a great base for exploring the local area with Paignton sea front a short drive and the zoo really close too. Travelled into Brixham and salcombe and was easily accessible from where we were. Lovely views from our cottage window and a superb little play area for the kids.
Staying here made our holiday stress free (with a 2 year old and baby!) and for that we shall most definitely be returning!
Thanks to Yvonne and Simon for a lovely stay!
29 Jun 2014
When we arrived we were blown away by the wonderful setting - far reaching views of the Devon countryside laid out before us. Spectacular.We received a wonderful warm greeting from Yvonne and Simon an… More
Thanks for taking the time to respond, it's not easy in our hectic lives, but it does makes it all worthwhile, thanks again.
Yvonne & Simon
1 Jul 2013
"Excellent All Round Stay"
Amazing views. Very warm welcome and throughout our stay nothing was too much trouble.
Lovely lakes for fishing with well stocked fish. Accommodation/Laundry Room first class with everything you could wish for inside to make your stay enjoyable.
Large play area for football, netball and kite flying. Site within easy reach of lots of tourist attractions and beaches.
A very enjoyable holiday all round.
Thanks for the review, it really helps, really pleased it was all good for you
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