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Peaceful Retreat With Uninterrupted Views Of The Rolling South Hams Countryside

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Studio Apartment in Kingsbridge, Devon, England - Peaceful retreat, 2 Mile Walk To The Local Beaches And Coastal Paths

This studio is located in a converted barn complex in a peaceful haven within the South Hams up a single track road. It is surrounded by the local beaches and the beautiful Salcombe estuary. A perfect retreat for those who want a peaceful escape with the idyllic coastal and countryside walking, or for just lazing on the local beaches. The studio also offers the local nature reserve of Slapton Ley with its vast lake and reed beds makes for beautiful walks and bird watching. The studio has its own privacy when sitting outside overlooking the rolling hills and you can often see deer in the hills opposite. Buzzards and rooks chasing each other off and lots of swallows darting in and out. The night sky is beautiful as there is no light pollution and all our guests remark on how beautiful the stars look and they are often found sitting on the decking with a glass of wine star gazing. Inside the Studio you enter downstairs into the small kitchen and towards the left of the kitchen is the toilet and shower room. Upstairs is one long living area with window over looking the rolling hills, where a table is set to enjoy your meals with a view. A chesterfield suite set infront of the TV with a coffee table housing a choice of dvds. Plenty of chests of drawers and cupboards. Electric heating and a big double bed.

The property also has off road parking.

More Details

Shirley Marsh
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 June, 2017

About Shirley Marsh

We were born in the home counties and moved to Devon in 1977 the year we got married and moved to Dartmouth, our favourite place.Friendly owners, we are always at hand with helpful advice of local knowledge, restaurants, beaches and activities.

Shirley Marsh purchased this apartment in 1987

Why Shirley Marsh chose South Hams

We fell in love with this place and area over 30 years ago. The property looks down the valley and over open countryside. It is surrounded by beaches, an estuary and rivers, and it is only 40 minutes to Dartmoor. Great coastal and country walks and nice country pubs serving local produce.

What makes this apartment unique

We love the location and is so peaceful and we love watching the wildlife from our garden.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Guest have commented that it is a great location for is peace and quiet but near to coast for walks and pub lunches. Accommodation clean and adequate to suit couples that want some where to have a quiet comfortable night's sleep and shower, light breakfast to ready the day for exploring the local beautiful coastline and to be able to return and have use of garden for evening viewing of the masses of stars which is not impeded by light pollution.
Jun 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Chillington in South Devon

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Downstairs bathroom with shower, WC and sink.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (Studio) plus cot upon request Notes on bedrooms: Open plan studio with double bed ideal for couples. A travel cot is available if required.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The studio is no smoking and we do not accept pets. There is no oven or stove but has 2 electric hobs and microwave oven. Recyling bins are provided in the dustbin area in garden. Outside: Small garden area with outside table and chairs, garden table and 2 chairs and decking area. Shared parking is available in garden next to decking area. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bedding are provided for the duration of your stay. Although Studio is self catering some items are provided as a starter help ie. toilet roll, dish cloth, bin liner and some washing up liquid.


4.6/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)


great place for a quite holiday

  • 5 of 5

loved the location

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great studio, lovely setting

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in the studio at Cousens Farm 24/10/16 - 27/10/16. The studio was very warm and cozy, really nicely furnished and very comfy. On arrival a cream tea was waiting for us which was a really nice touch and a great start to our mini break. The owner was really friendly and recommended a coastal walk from Gara Rock to Mill Bay, he also suggested that from Mill Bay we could get the ferry across to Salcombe. We did this on day two of our visit and it turned out to be our favourite day. The walk from Gara Rock to Mill Bay via the coast path was just over two miles and was completely stunning. Would recommend this accommodation for a lovely break in a beautiful area.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you loved your stay in our studio accommodation and glad you took our advice to do the Gara Rock walk that one is our favourite too
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Well furnished ,most things provided.Another bedside light would be useful.

  • 4 of 5

A pleasant surprise .Tastely furnished,and in a very peaceful rural location.with kitchen and bathroom downstairs might lend itself to a younger couple . Owner very friendly with lots of local knowledge .

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Perfect clients......
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beautiful scenery and very quaint

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay in Dunston south Devon, the studio was very comfortable and peaceful and the views from our studio were fantastic.

We done and saw a lot of the surrounding area during our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Spacious studio apartment in the heart of Devon with wonderful views.

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at this lovely property to be welcomed by Shirley. On unloading everything into our property for our 4 night stay we were welcomed by a lovely cream tea arranged for our arrival, very welcome and a nice touch. This flat is nicely laid out and clean with a galley kitchen and bathroom down stairs then upwards to a spacious living, dining and sleeping area within the loft where you can admire the view when you are having breakfast. Located within easy reach of everything we came to see and more. Lovely quiet spot with beautiful views. We found Shirley and her husband Terry very helpful and friendly and would definitely recommend this as a fantastic place to stay.

Many thanks

Tony and Ros

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early summer
2 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High season
14 Jul 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
£60 deposit required on booking, full payment 21 days before guest arrival.
If booking within 21 days of stay, full payment required on booking. Payment can be by Bank Transfer or cheque. From 5 night stay the full week's rental is charged.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Friday from January 2014, but short breaks are available. Arrival 2pm. Departure 10am.

Notes on prices:
Short breaks are available, minimum 3 nights, please contact for pricing.
From 5 nights full weeks rental charged. No short breaks in high season.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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