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A quiet, sheltered sun trap in West Buckland. Only 15 minutes walk to the beach

Overview

Property

Updated: 21-Nov-2016
Converted Barn in West Buckland, Near Bantham, South Devon, England

Langmans Bothy is south facing and sheltered from the wind making it a really relaxing place to stay. The spacious living room with mini kitchen will provide you with everything you need to be self contained. This is an ideal space for a couple seeking a break from the hustle and bustle of our busy world.

It is only 4 miles from Kingsbridge, our closest town for shops etc.

The beaches are just a 15 minutes walk away.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Anna and David live here permanently in what was the farmhouse in earlier times. Langmans Bothy was a farm building which has had many uses in its time but perhaps its last use was for the farm workers. We decided to restore it into a separate, self contained cottage for a couple seeking the peace and tranquillity in this beautiful part of Devon. We care for and look after the property ourselves and do not rely on contractors or agents for any service and consequently we are always on hand to attend to any of your needs.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

4 July 2014 - "Exceptional cottage, lovely situation, very peaceful, terrific holiday - perfect."



1 July 2014 - "We couldn't have asked for a lovlier place. Peace and quiet."



9 June 2014 - A lovely, lovely place. I loved the kitchen in the cupboard. The lovely touches - the flowers - the breakfast, the bits and bobs - a great touch"
Jan 2012
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11 Reviews

4.9
based on 11 holidaymaker reviews

5

A lovely well presented little cottage.

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay allowing us to experience the true South Devon countryside with our favourite place Salcombe, much as I remember it many years ago

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable stay in this sensitively renovated and well equipped former farm building.

Perfect location-very peaceful yet only a short walk to local pubs (2), Bantham beach and wonderful coastal walks.

We would very much like to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5

Very high standard of accommodation, great attention to detail, a perfect retreat, lovely quiet location with short walk to beautiful beaches. The underfloor heating makes it a cosy winter getaway. We will go back and thoroughly recommended it.

John & Yvonne

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Fresh and well kept

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful, peaceful part of the world. Owners were very accommodating and thoughtfully provided home baked bread and breakfast provisions for your first breakfast. Nearby beaches perfect for surfers, dog walkers ( own beach) and were clean and safe for children and just a leisurely 15mins walk away. Great local pub 10mins walk with good quality pub food and superb fish and chips. Enjoyed our short break.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review and we are glad that your stay with us allowed you to unwind.
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5

Perfect trip away

  • 5 of 5

A very welcoming, communicative and flexible host. Perfect cosy accommodation, with fantastic facilities (including a loaf of fresh warm bread upon arrival) in a great location. A short and pleasant walk to the local pub and beach.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words and we hope to see you again.
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5

Relaxing break

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this tasteful, clean, well equipped cottage. It is quiet with beautiful walks on the doorstep. Perfect for a romantic get-away.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

Having spent holidays in this area for years we decided to settle here permanently. The Bothy was perfect for conversion into holiday accommodation. West Buckland is in a peaceful valley but very close to the beautiful beach and estuary at Bantham, and also good golf courses at Thurlestone and Bigbury.

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

Bantham Beach is our closest beach and is about 15 minutes walk away. There is a lifeguard on duty and the beach is kept clean by the Evans' Estate. Surfing, paddle boarding, kite surfing and boogie boarding are popular here.

There are also very good beaches at Thurlestone about 20 to 25 minutes' walk away and only a few minutes by car.

The South West Coast path is easily accessed at Bantham or Thurlestone..

Travel:

The nearest train station is Totnes from which a bus will take you to Kingsbridge, from where you have to get a taxi. But the easiest form of transport is by car.

Distances:

We are 4 miles from Kingsbridge which is our nearest town. Salcombe is 9 miles away and Totnes 14 miles. Plymouth is about 40 minutes drive away, and you can drive the edge of Dartmoor in about half an hour.

Further Details:

At Bantham there is The Sloop Inn and also a shop which is open in the summer.

At Thurlestone there is the Village Inn, Thurlestone Hotel and excellent shop and post office open everyday all the year round.

Sailing at Bantham and Salcombe.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter 1
1 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£150
for 2 nights
From
£75
 
 
Christmas
23 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
£450
 
 
New Year
28 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
£450
 
 
Winter 2
2 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£150
for 2 nights
From
£75
 
 
Spring 1
1 Apr 2017 - 13 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£160
for 2 nights
From
£80
 
 
Easter
14 Apr 2017 - 17 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£360
 
 
Spring 2
18 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£160
for 2 nights
From
£80
 
 
Summer 1
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£170
for 2 nights
From
£85
 
 
Summer 2
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
From
£85
 
 
Autumn
1 Sep 2017 - 14 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£170
for 2 nights
From
£85
 
 
Autumn
15 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£160
for 2 nights
From
£80
 
 
Winter 1
1 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£150
for 2 nights
From
£75
 
 
Christmas
22 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£450
 
 
New Year
27 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
6 night minimum stay
£540
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Booking to be made by email or telephone. The booking will confirmed on receipt of a deposit for 25% of the total price. The balance is payable within four weeks of arrival.

Changeover Day:
No specific day. Arrivals after 2pm and departure by 10am unless otherwise agreed.

Notes on prices:
There is no specific changeover day.
The following variations apply to the standard pricing.

The following variations to the one night and weekly rates above apply:

1 Jan 2016 to 28 Feb 2016 - 1 night £80
- 2 or 3 nights £65 per night.
- 4 to 6 nights £60 per night

1 Mar 2016 to 31 May 2016 - 1 night £85
- 2 or 3 nights £70 per night
- 4 to 6 nights £65 per night

1 Jun 2015 to 30 Jun 2015 - 1 night £90
- 2 or 3 nights £75 per night
- 4 to 6 nights £70 per night

1 Sep 2015 to 30 Sep 2015 - 1 night £85
- 2 or 3 nights £70 per night
- 4 to 6 nights £65 per night

1 Oct 2015 to 31 Dec 2015 - 1 night £80
- 2 or 3 nights £65 per night
- 4 to 6 nights £60 per night

Christmas and Easter - minimum stay of 4 nights

All bookings include ingredients for you to make your own continental style breakfast for your first morning. Thereafter it is self catering.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Peace and quiet, convenient access to the beaches and messing about in boats. Walking, both coastal and inland, is a must. We also enjoy playing tennis at Thurlestone. The Thurlestone Hotel has all the amenities of a good hotel, including and excellent restaurant, good bar, hairdresser and beautician.

Property Type

  • barn

General

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone

Kitchen

  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable

Suitability

  • pets considered

Location Type

  • beach
  • rural

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En suite shower room with shower, basin and wc. Also has underfloor heating.

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom with one double bed and with plenty of storage space. Has underfloor heating.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Laundry and ironing facilities are available in our laundry room which is attached to our house but which has its own access. Outside: Two outside chairs, cushions, a table and sun umbrella are provided on a terrace overlooking our garden. Utility Room: Guests have access to our laundry room which has a washing machine, tumble dryer and double sink. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are supplied and changed weekly. Guests clean whilst in residence but there is no need for them to clean the property at the end of their stay, although we would like it to be left in a tidy state.

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