PEAR TREE HOUSE
Cottage in South Devon, England
HOLIDAY_HOME: 2685 / HGGD
"...wonderful countryside, stunning beaches and friendly locals - the perfect combination for an unforgettable holiday experience...."
Set in the heart of village life, Court Prior Farm is a lively working farm where lambs are in the pastures, cattle graze in the fields and the smell of the hay fills the air. In season guests may be able to bottle feed the lambs or feed the bullocks. Elderflower Barn (HDDI) and Cowslip Barn (HDDJ) have been converted from the old milking parlour and retain lovely original features, such as stone arch windows, and both have heavy beams and wooden floors. Each holiday property has a good sized lawned rear garden with pretty planted flower tubs and farming machinery decorating the driveway completes these two lovely adjoining properties. All three properties including Pear Tree House (HGGD) combine modern elements such as underfloor heating, vaulted open ceilings, wood-burning stoves and a farmhouse-style kitchen with granite worktops. Shared swimming pool, hot tub and sauna.
Court Prior Farm has an indoor heated swimming pool shared by all properties, with its own shower and pool house with sauna. A hot tub is situated on the terrace amongst the pretty landscaping for all properties to share. All properties have their own changing room, toilet and access into the pool, via their own private patio areas. Elderflower Barn has a large patio area to the side with specimen trees planted into large tubs giving an almost Mediterranean feel. All three properties may be booked together for a wonderful family gathering to celebrate a special birthday or anniversary.
These three holiday properties would make a super location for a winter break, as well as a summer holiday enjoying the many glorious beaches of the South Devon coastline all within easy driving distance. Blackpool Sands is a fantastic family beach just 4 miles away, has a small shop and facilities as well as ample parking, and makes a lovely day out by the seaside. Slapton Sands is a lovely drive, with the sea on one side and the freshwater lagoon on the other. This area is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the birds and wildlife on the lagoon are amazing, so remember to bring a pair of binoculars. A little further along, the relic of the World War One tank can be recovered from the beach. Driving along inland a little way leads to the town of Kingsbridge.
Alternatively guests may enjoy visiting Dartmouth or Totnes, both just 4 miles away and both quite different. Totnes is a lively colourful town, full of different types of ethnic shops, and hosts a busy market day on Fridays and Saturdays. Dartmouth, nestling on the edge of the river Dart, has a strong maritime history and many designer shops and local artists. For great food the famous New Angel is located in Dartmouth, and is the ideal place for a special meal out. More local to the property is the village of Cornworthy - a quiet hamlet tucked away in the rolling Devon landscape - where there is a nice pub within walking distance which serves good food and real ales. There are many village pubs dotted all around this area including places to eat on the river at Tuckenhay, Ashprington and Dittisham. Shop (in pub) 2 miles, pub 1 mile.
Entrance through enclosed lawned garden and small porch, leading to beamed living/dining room, with wood-burning stove and wooden floor. Spacious well-equipped kitchen with electric Rangemaster (for cooking) and wooden floor. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft wrought-iron Victorian bed, TV and en-suite bathroom with separate shower cubicle, toilet and tiled floor. Twin bedroom with solid oak beds and en-suite shower room with toilet and tiled floor. All bedrooms with wooden floor.
- Additional satellite TV
- Small DVD library
- Electric Rangemaster (double oven, grill)
- Large walled front garden
- Wood-burning stove - fuel inc
- Elec, full oil underfloor CH, bed linen and towels (beach and pool towels provided) inc
- Tel (honesty box)
- Enclosed garden with fruit trees, patio, terrace and furniture
- Ample parking
- Shared use of indoor swimming pool (28ft x 14ft, depth 4ft, open everyday 7am - 10pm) with shower and pool house with sauna
- Changing room and toilet for each property
- Hot tub
- Pets free of charge
- No smoking
Note: Elderflower Barn (HDDI), Cowslip Barn (HDDJ) and Pear Tree House (HGGD) can be booked together to sleep up to 16 people
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