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Buzzard Bough's Private Entrance

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 3

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Buzzards Bough is one of a selection of well equipped cottages set in 42 acres of woodland and pasture with spectacular views across open countryside all the way to Dartmoor. Newbarn Farm is within a beautiful valley close to Paignton, Totnes and Torquay, which borders on the South Hams area of South Devon, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

One of four cottages within the main farmhouse, Buzzards Bough is a secluded, apartment style cottage with two foot thick stone walls ensuring complete privacy. A small conservatory leads into a surprisingly spacious open plan lounge/diner together with a newly fitted kitchen. The master bedroom boasts wonderful views across Newbarn Farm's lakes and many a morning the two resident Buzzards can be seen hovering for their morning prey. A single bedroom sits at the back of the cottage which overlooks the private garden of Buzzards Bough. Both cottages are extremely well furnished, offering comfort of a high standard.

For resident guests there are reduced fees for daily/weekly fishing on the property's 6 coarse fishing lakes. All of our guests have some complimentary passes for the nearby pool & gym to use throughout their stay - equipped with modern gym, sauna, steam room and indoor swimming pool.

Guests are free to roam over the land and through the woods, taking in the abundance of wildlife - buzzards, herons, mallards and the odd cormorant are daily visitors. For dusk walkers, sightings of the resident badgers and rabbits are not uncommon.

A firm favourite of children of all ages is our outdoor play area sporting an adult-sized trampoline with safety net, swings, slide and wooden climbing wall.

Size Sleeps up to 3, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Goodrington, Paignton 3 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 30 km, Nearest railway: Paignton 3 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, 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, Video player, CD player, 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 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline, Private fishing lake or river
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Two foot thick stone walls

A fourth person maybe accommodated on a Z bed at an extra cost of £30, however this means that this person either sleeps in the main master bedroom or the lounge and not the single bedroom as room will not permit.

Further details

Short breaks available during off peak season

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 Buzzards Bough 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.

Paignton

Buzzards Bough 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:

Dartmoor

Paignton Zoo

Quaywest Water Park

Torbay Golf Centre

Junior Quad Bike Centre

Model Village

Kent's Cavern

Torquay Museum

Torre Abbey

Compton Castel

Steam Railway

Princess Theatre

Paignton Harbour

Sharpham Vineyard

Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary & Buckfast Butterflies

Hedgehog Hospital

Buckfast Abbey

Even the supermarket is only 1.5 miles away!

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Calendar last updated:19 Aug 2014

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