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The Granary Barn – Home 177766 Barn

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay

Barn / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

The Granary Barn is a cosy self catering cottage on the edge of Dartmoor, with easy access to the moor and coast, that sleeps 2. With high vaulted ceilings, oodles of beams and plenty of space to relax it has the wow factor. With large chandeliers, reclaimed oak furniture and sublime views, you’re bound to feel a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of life. Located on the first floor*, the barn is surrounded by rolling hills.

Comprising of a stunning living room, fully fitted kitchen, king size bed in the snuggliest of rooms and a shower big enough for two, this really is a romantic rural retreat.

The living room style is chic, with lots of little touches to help you relax – snuggly blankets and table lamps to help soothe you into calm. The King Size bed is ridiculously comfortable and the kitchen contains everything needed to whip up a feast.

The barn is situated in a beautiful valley on the edge of the moor but is the perfect base for exploring

The Granary Barn is a cosy self catering cottage on the edge of Dartmoor, with easy access to the moor and coast, that sleeps 2. With high vaulted ceilings, oodles of beams and plenty of space to relax it has the wow factor. With large chandeliers, reclaimed oak furniture and sublime views, you’re bound to feel a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of life. Located on the first floor*, the barn is surrounded by rolling hills.

Comprising of a stunning living room, fully fitted kitchen, king size bed in the snuggliest of rooms and a shower big enough for two, this really is a romantic rural retreat.

The living room style is chic, with lots of little touches to help you relax – snuggly blankets and table lamps to help soothe you into calm. The King Size bed is ridiculously comfortable and the kitchen contains everything needed to whip up a feast.

The barn is situated in a beautiful valley on the edge of the moor but is the perfect base for exploring both moor and coast with the A38 Devon Expressway only a five minute drive away. Curl up & unwind in a little corner of beautiful Dartmoor. The style is English cosy Cottage with plenty of romance, relaxation & rustic charm.

Cottage & barn guests have complimentary use of the tennis court, free WIFI and stays include a bottle of wine, fresh farm eggs and milk.

It’s peaceful and secluded: the only sounds are distant church bells, birdsong, the occasional woof of friendly dogs Holly and Scruff and the sounds of the stream making its way through the valley. Perfect for short or long stays on Dartmoor, this self-catering accommodation is perfect for Moor & Beach lovers. The sandy coves of South Devon aren’t too far away and with Moorland walks on our doorstep, Dartmoor’s spectacular landscape is on tap.

"Do you ever listen to The Archers? Do you ever imagine the rolling green hills of Ambridge as you hear the fake bird song behind Lynda Snell’s voice, or the stone cottages that house the likes of Peggy Woolley? Well, transplant that visual a couple of hours south, out of Borsetshire and into Dartmoor, and you’ve got Lurcombe Luxury Cottages, the most picturesque cluster of cottages there is”Pip McCormac, Associate Editor, Red Magazine

* Please note, the Granary is accessed by wide Dartmoor granite steps, unsuitable for those with access difficulties.

Location description from owner

The England region

Why is Lurcombe such a great location?

Heaven in Devon! As you come down the drive, the views are breath-taking. The barn overlooks Great Orchard, rolling hillsides and green lush land. We are set in the village of Bickington, which is only a few minutes drive from the A38 Devon Expressway.

Lurcombe is nestled into a secret valley – and feels like far enough away….but close enough to….

We have no light pollution and oodles of wildlife.

Ashburton

PICTURESQUE. HEAVEN IN DEVON!

Dartmoor - an area steeped in archaeological history, myths and legends and local interest including Hay Tor Rocks, Hound Tor (made famous by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes. The Lych Way, Bellever, Scorhill Stone Circle and so much more!

Totnes - a bohemian arty town, filled to the brim with local shops/produce. Take a boat trip from Totnes on to Dartmouth (made famous by Agatha Christie's house) and the stunning views across the water.

Templar Way walking routes ( based on the Templer's transportation of granite from Haytor Quarries to Teignmouth via a stone railroad built about 1820)

Devon Guild of Craftsmen - contemporary art fair open every day in the town of Bovey Tracey.

A wealth of cycling routes (from the Dartmoor Classic to lesser known different graded routes)

A range of festivals including the Ashburton Blues Festival, Lemonfest, Devon Wildlife Trust, Regatta's, Water Festivals, Exeter and Dartmouth Food Festivals, Abbfest - Newton Abbot Food and Drink Festival, Theatre - Exeter's Northcott and Barnfield Theatre, Pheonix Centre, The Plymouth Pavillions, Dartington's Cinema & Gardens,Adventure Centres (Ashcombe & Go Ape), Wildlife Parks (Living Coasts, The National Marine Aquarium, Butterfly and Otter Santuary/Hedgehog Farm), Boat-Trips, Exeter Underground Passages and Cathedral, Buckfast Abbey, Berry Pomeroy Castle, Becky Falls and Canonteign Falls.

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Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Super King Beds
  • 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private tennis court
  • Shared garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Private fishing lake or river
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Safe
  • Staffed property
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

•We are only 10 minutes from Newton Abbot, Ashburton and 25 minutes from Exeter, 30 minutes from Plymouth. •We are located in a great location, only 3 miles from Haytor and the iconic Tors of Dartmoor We are close to the following villages, towns and cities - Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Haytor Rocks, Hound Tor, Torbay, Dartmouth, Totnes, Ashburton, Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot, Exeter and Plymouth. We are 5 mins from The Devon Expressway, the A38.

Interaction with guest

We want you to treat the barn as a second home. It really does have the homely feel and although we will be around if you need us, we want you to feel like you have complete and utter R&R. We'll send you all the details you need via email once you've booked and we are always available should you need us throughout your stay.

Policies

Check in time:16:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
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Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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House rules

We do accept babes in arms up to a year old and can provide a travel cot.
The property was a labour of love and has been renovated to a high standard. We want you to feel very much at home, but ask that you leave the property the way you found it. Thank you.

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About the owner

Sarah & Nick S.
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated::
23 May 2017
Years listed:
5
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English


This Barn has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 2. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 11 Aug 2011. Located in Dartmoor National Park, it has 49 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £609.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 23 May 2017.

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“Lovely quiet apartment in a beautiful valley.”

Reviewed 10 Nov 2015

Easy to get out and about. Would go back for another visit. Sarah & Nick were very helpful. You are able to walk around the farm.

Owner's reply: So great you had such a nice trip. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Take Care! Sarah and Nick

“Perfect Getaway”

Reviewed 20 Oct 2015

We were looking for a peaceful place to celebrate my fiancées birthday and we definitely found that perfect place. The barn is located at the bottom of the quiet farms long driveway. The views are breathtaking and the welcome we received from both Nick & the dogs was very warm! We expected The Granary to be clean and tidy and it was. We were surprised though how cosy and homely the place felt. Everything was thought of and it was very spacious. You genuinely feel that you are in the middle of nowhere. We didn't hear the other guests and the family in the farmhouse were not intrusive at all which is something I was originally a little worried about. The location in general we thought was ideal. Although you can't walk to the nearest pub/village, it was only a very short drive away. You can explore all the local attractions with ease too. All in all an incredible find and a very enjoyable time was had. We certainly didn't want to leave - needless to say we recommend this amazing place to EVERYONE and we hope to be back soon.

Owner's reply: Thankyou for the great review, its lovely to hear back on your break with us and really pleased that you had a good evening at Home Farm Cafe too, we're introducing an offer shortly inviting current/past guests to book in advance with a discount of 25% for repeat bookings, please don't hesitate in touch if we can help you in the future, all the best, Nick & Sarah

“A relaxing break in beautiful Devon”

Reviewed 9 Aug 2015

We spent three days at The Granary at Lurcombe after our Devon wedding. We immediately felt at home and relaxed as soon as we arrived. Lurcombe is in a beautiful and peaceful spot, and The Granary is very homely. We had been impressed by the Lurcombe website but in reality it was even better. Nick and Sarah sent a lovely welcome email upon booking and gave us lots of useful info to help us make the most of our stay. If you like dogs then you have the bonus of Lurcombe's resident canines. They welcome strokes and cuddles and will lead you on a walk around the lanes and nearby fields. They are extremely well behaved and we loved having them around. But if we didn't have time to hang out with them they were quite happy to find alternative entertainment. There is all the local information you'd need in a folder in The Granary, and a thoughtful gift of eggs, milk and a bottle of wine upon arrival. We also really liked the nice touch of 'just married' bunting hung up for us too! The kitchen has everything you need, the bathroom is spacious, as is the bedroom which has a huge and very comfortable bed. The Granary had all the space we needed and didn't feel cramped at all. Lurcombe is well located on the edge of Dartmoor and so there are plenty of things to see and do in the area. We went to Ashburton (delicious pasties in the deli there), Widecombe, Haytor and Burrator Reservoir. We will definitely be back as there is so much more we want to do. Thanks so much to Nick and Sarah for creating such a lovely place to stay. We look forward to our next visit! Kathryn & Josh

Owner's reply: Thanks Kathryn & Josh, we hope married life is going well and you are having an amazing autumn, if we can help you with a short break or longer stay in the future, please don't hesitate to e-mail us direct, all the best, Sarah & Nick

“A-MAZ-ING!!”

Reviewed 22 Jul 2015

Your stay begins with a genuinely warm welcome and 3 curious dogs - Holly, Pumpkin and Scruff who are wonderful - I'm NOT an animal person either!. Nick and Sarah are the perfect hosts, never seen unless you need anything at all. The property is absolutely divine, real olde worlde courtyard. Nestled in a beautiful valley. Locally there are plenty of pubs and restaurants to choose from. The pond is stocked with some good carp, running to double figures - don't expect to get monsters but do expect one hell of a fight, these are wild carp and fight like tigers - I LOVED IT! My only 'gripe' would be the mattress was too firm for my personal liking - that's not to say it's uncomfortable - it's my personal preference. Sorry to leave and really enjoyed our stay here - thanks to Nick and Sarah.

Owner's reply: Thanks for the lovely comments, the A-MA-ZING was a great e-mail to wake up too! Really pleased you enjoyed the fishing too, it's idyllic down at the pond especially from spring to autumn. All the best and we hope to see you again, if you do get a chance have a look at The Mill which has a Super King Bed whcih is simply enormous...all the best, Nick & Sarah

“Perfect property in a peaceful location”

Reviewed 13 Jul 2015

We chose the Granary after reading other positive reviews and were certainly not left disappointed. The Granary is situated on a working farm, but is still very peaceful. The location is ideal to explore Dartmoor and Torquay is only 30 minutes away if you wish to visit the seaside for the day. Nick couldn't of been more helpful and we made three new friends in the form of Holly, Patch and Scruff - the resident dogs! The property is clean tidy and nicely set out, the shower is certainly one of the best I've had!

Owner's reply: Thankyou for staying with us and for the great comments, we're improving all the time and it is lovely to hear your views, hope to see you soon, Sarah & Nick

“beautiful location and lovely apartment”

Reviewed 22 Jun 2015

The apartment is lovely, very well equipped and comfortably furnished. The bed is very comfy and the shower is fantastic. The farm is in a beautiful valley, 15 minutes drive from Hay Tor where there are some lovely walks and so close to the A38 that getting to the coast etc is really easy. We enjoyed playing tennis one morning and absolutely loved having the dogs around (who are incredibly well behaved, I was very impressed). Nick was so helpful when we got a puncture - quickly fixed at a local garage. We loved our stay on Dartmoor!

Owner's reply: Thanks for the lovely comments, the moor is so beautiful it speak s for itself, we just add the comfort! Great the tyre was fixed so easily and so good you got to have a pre-wimbledon warm up! Hope to see you again int he future, all the best, Sarah & Nick

“Fabulous location and facilities”

Reviewed 30 Mar 2015

We had a wonderful time despite the English weather and would highly recommend to other couples. The apartment had everything we needed and was clean and beautifully furnished

Owner's reply: Yes, the weather was a bit 'mixed' last week! Thanks very much for staying and your comments about The Granary, i'll pass that on to Sarah & Housekeeping, hope to see you in the future,Best Regards, Nick

“Beautiful and peaceful place”

Reviewed 9 Mar 2015

We loved it so much we very much wish to come again. Its a very special place. We received a lovely warm welcome and nick was always happy to answer any questions and was more than helpful.The atmosphere was one of peace and relaxation in a stunning setting. Two very happy customers!

Owner's reply: Really pleased you had such a relaxing time,it has made our day hearing that! If we can help you in the future, please don't hesitate to get in touch, all the best, Sarah & Nick

“Absolutely Outstanding”

Reviewed 23 Feb 2015

Our stay was fantastic, the accommodation is first class. We enjoyed the location and were welcomed by fantastic hosts along with the very friendly dogs who actually took us for a walk and showed us the hillside! We highly recommend this to everyone

Owner's reply: Thankyou both very much, really pleased you had a great time, hope to see you again in the future, all the best, Nick & Sarah

“Fantastic”

Reviewed 7 Dec 2014

Excellent accommodation in an beautiful location, Nick and the others couldn't be more helpful! Would easily recommend to anyone.

Owner's reply: Thankyou both very much for the great review, really pleased you had a great stay, please keep in touch as we will be runnning some attractive offers for our past guests and friends over the next few weeks, best regards, Nick

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