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Pretty Farmhouse And Converted Cider Barn in Stunning River Valley, South Devon - The Cider House Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms)

Overview

Property

Updated: 08-Dec-2016
Self-catering Houses and Bed and Breakfast in Kingsbridge, Devon, England - Peaceful Rural Location 20 Minutes Drive From The Beach

We are a working Organic Farm in a stunning location deep in the Avon Valley near Kingsbridge. There are lovely walks through the valley and there is the River Avon to enjoy a barbecue by our little beach, paddle, or watch the trout rise. The houses are set comfortably apart, and are set in 80 acres of lush unspoilt pasture and ancient woodland, with 1/2 mile of the river Avon running through it. A key feature of our location is that you can stay at home in the rural idyll described above, or use it as a base for you to explore the beautiful beaches, scenery and picturesque towns of the South Hams. For those wanting benefits of city life, Exeter and Plymouth are both within 45 minutes easy drive. The wilds of Dartmoor are a mere twenty minutes by car.

Details for holiday cottage The Cider House Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms), 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 4 Bathrooms

The Cider House has an enclosed walled garden with barbecue and a wisteria clad pergola over a large outside dining table. Steps from garden up to balcony with entrance up to a huge welcoming open plan living/dining/kitchen area with beams, large fireplace with ancient oak lintel and wood burner and refectory table seating 8. Well appointed handcrafted kitchen, original wide-boarded cherry wood floor, wooden shutters and 32" flat screen tv, dvd with free sat. Four bedrooms consisting of two doubles and two twins. Upstairs one double en-suite (bath plus hand shower), stairs (stair gate) from living area down to second double, smallish with handbasin and door to courtyard. Two twin bedrooms both en-suite, one with bath and hand shower, one with shower, with both having doors to the courtyard. Another separate shower room with loo and washbasin. In courtyard a utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer and large fridge freezer. C H, logs, linen and towels included in both properties

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We have been very privileged to have lived in this beautiful Devon river valley for about 25 years. We have managed to raise 5 daughters in this time without contemplating serious self harm- which we consider quite an achievement! Crannacombe is the home of a long established herd of South Devon cows and their calves. We also established Heron Valley organic Cider and Apple Juices on the farm to utilize the apple orchards here. We are lucky that all our girls share our love of this area- so much so that they have remained either in this valley or very close by. We love this location, we are within easy reach of myriad stunning and unspoiled beaches, beautiful country and coastal walks and interesting towns and pretty villages, e.g. Salcombe, Dartmouth, Totnes and Hope Cove.

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Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian

2 Reviews

5
based on 2 holidaymaker reviews

5

A beautiful hideaway in the Devon Countryside

  • 5 of 5

A fabulous property set in beautiful countryside with peace and quiet to match. The owners could not do enough to make our stay enjoyable and know the area extremely well having farmed there for many years. Really good wifi/broadband and facilities make this an easy place in which to relax. The cider farm and chilli farm are worth a visit as you pass them going down the lane to the cottage. We will definitely be returning as there is lots to see and do.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are really pleased you had a lovely holiday and appreciated our efforts with the property and also saw the beauty of the immediate area. There is a lot to do and places to visit in all weathers. We,like you, also feel the setting of the property in the beautiful Avon Valley is very special.
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WONDERFUL PROPERTY AND HOSTS

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property in a lovely location with all the facilities for a comfortable stay. My family had plenty of space and having the luxury of 4 bathrooms ( two with bath and shower and 2 shower rooms all with its own toilet) Great for a large family. The setting and views are lovely and an excellent location for visiting all the lovely beaches and attractions of South Devon.

Shirley and Steve were very welcoming and we all agreed we would love to go back again. Highly recommend. Elaine & Steve Freeman and family.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a complimentary and appreciated review. The property is well suited to different groups having 4 bathrooms, no one has to queue! We appreciate how people look forward to their well earned holiday and try hard to make it as memorable and comfortable as possible for them when they stay on our farm. Being situated in such a beautiful and unspoilt area really helps!
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Location

From the Owner

We stumbled across this farm, in a hidden valley, on a hot summers day while delivering cider to customers in Salcombe. It was empty for two years having been part of a country estate which seemed from another era. We wandered down through the meadows and sat on the river bank watching the fish jump in the dappled sunlight and thought what a beautiful and unspoiled place to live. Years later it is still the same but we have now appreciated that we also have a perfect peaceful base for enjoying the area but also on a rainy day in winter when the beach doesn't beckon we are 35-40 minutes drive of civilization in Exeter, Plymouth or Torquay or our local towns of Kingsbridge Totnes, Dartmouth and Salcombe. Great places to eat out, an abundance of local food producers, a foodie heaven!

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

Bigbury, Bantham and Thurlestone are within 9 mile radius with the beaches of Salcombe within 11 miles. Our property is approx. 5miles from the sea at Kingsbridge and Bantham.

Travel:

The nearest airport is Exeter 25 miles away or Bristol airport approx. 100 miles away. Car hire is essential to enjoy the area here as public transport is limited.

Distances:

Loddiswell is 2 miles from here, Kingsbridge 5, Salcombe 11 miles and Dartmouth 9 miles.

Further Details:

Banks, restaurants, supermarkets etc in Kingsbridge 5 miles away, approx. 10 minutes drive. Many beautiful gardens, some subtropical, and National Trust houses to visit. Sharpham Vineyard in the Dark Valley, National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth, Woodlands Leisure Park and Pennywell Farm for the children. Riverford Farm Shop and Farm restaurant for organic food and farm visit.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 29
29 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£393
for 3 nights
From
£131
£490
 
 
Rate 30
17 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 7 nights
£1,000
 
 
Rate 17
4 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£399
for 3 nights
From
£133
£465
 
 
Rate 18
10 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£580
for 7 nights
£580
 
 
Rate 19
18 Feb 2017 - 1 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£399
for 3 nights
From
£133
£475
 
 
Easter
2 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
 
Rate 20
22 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
£600
 
 
Rate 21
26 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
£1,100
 
 
Rate 22
3 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
£600
 
 
Rate 23
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£690
for 7 nights
£690
 
 
Rate 24
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
Rate 24
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,390
for 7 nights
£1,390
 
 
Rate 25
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
Rate 26
9 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£429
for 3 nights
From
£143
£595
 
 
Rate 27
30 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£429
for 3 nights
From
£143
£600
 
 
Rate 28
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
29
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£485
for 7 nights
£485
 
 
rate30
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
£1,100
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£393
for 3 nights
From
£131
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Saturday change over day but can be flexible in low and min season please email the owner! please note, We will take 3 day or longer bookings out of the high season weeks Please email us for a quote.
Please note,there is a minimum rate of £393 we do not let this property below in 2016,rising to £429 through 2017.
Payment terms are 25% on booking and balance of 75% which is due 55days before holiday starts
.Nonrefundable deposit unless we can relet your cancelled period. Any cancellation within the 55 day period before holiday commences is nonrefundable .Travel cancellation insurance is recommended to be taken out on booking your holiday..

Booking Notes:
Minimum price of £375 for short breaks
Provisional booking held for 3 days. Deposit of 30% of cost of holiday on booking unless less than 6 weeks before holiday commencement in which case full payment is required on booking. Generally balance payment is due at least 6 weeks before commencement of holiday.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday, unless by prior agreement. Arrivals not before 3pm, departures by 10am. Short breaks in low season may be more flexible with regards to changeover days and times.

Notes on prices:
Short breaks and possible reductions for significantly reduced occupancy will be considered out of high season. Contact the owners.
Central Heating, logs, bed linen and towels (except beach towels) are included in the rental price.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Staying at Crannacombe gives you an ideal base for exploring all the lovely river valleys, beaches and the stunning unspoilt landscape of the beautiful South Hams. But you can also remain here, lazing by the river, wandering round the farmland or visiting the cider company and the South Devon Chilli Farm that are in our little lane. There are footpaths by which you can stroll down the valley through ancient woodlands. If you want to go further afield we are a modest drive from the lovely South Devon Coastal Path, also from the wild landscape of Dartmoor. You can learn to surf at Bantham, sail at Salcombe or take one of the many sea fishing trips offered locally.There are some beautiful National Trust gardens and houses which are within 30 minutes drive, eg; Overbecks & Collaton Fishacre.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic

General

  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • forests

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • fly fishing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The B&B accommodation consists of a ground floor, comfortable, double bedroom with private bathroom, just outside the door of the room. With stunning views of the valley, and direct access to a covered deck. Comfortably and contemporary decorated with antique furniture and a flat screen TV with Sky. You can breakfast in your room if you wish, or if the weather is fine we have a lovely terrace with stupendous views where you can eat outside. Breakfast can be farmhouse style using our own eggs,our own Heron Valley fruit juices, local bacon, sausages etc.. Or you can choose a Mediterranean style breakfast if you prefer. Further bedrooms occasionally available, all with private bathrooms, TV and great views. WIFI available in both self catering properties also in B&B accommodation. Only Farmhouse has landline for incoming calls only. Outside: Both self catering properties have private enclosed gardens/courtyards to the front and back, provided with barbecues, dining furniture and the farmhouse has a small summerhouse and paddock. B&B accommodation has use of the owners deck and garden, and all properties have access to 80 acres of farmland and river.

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