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Coastal Farm Holiday Cottages Between Dartmouth And Salcombe, South Devon - The Linhay Cottage Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

Overview

Property

Updated: 28-Nov-2016
Lovely 4 Star cottages in a tranquil valley less than a mile from the beach, SW Coastpath, beachside pub and seafood cafe.

Beeson Farm is a non working farm, less than a mile from the beach in the idyllic south Devon countryside. We are surrounded by stunning coastal scenery, perfect for days on the beach, walking, crabbing, rockpooling, swimming, surfing and kayaking. The countryside around is dissected by beautiful estuaries, rivers, lakes and nature reserves. The South Hams has many picturesque villages and interesting historic towns such as Salcombe and Dartmouth to explore. There are N.T. properties nearby, including the home of Agatha Christie. Day trips will take you further afield to attractions such as The Eden Project and National Marine Aquarium. The wild splendour of Dartmoor is within a 40 minute drive. All cottages are centrally heated and well equipped. For families we have highchairs, travel cots, changing mat, toys and books. We offer a choice of dog welcome (in The Dairy, Shippon and Bull House) or pet and feather free (in The Linhay and Trap House) cottages. The Dairy and Linhay offer disabled access. Some cottages have log burners, four poster beds and private fenced gardens. We have an indoor games room, under 10's play area in the cider orchard, fenced wildlife ponds (with supervised pond dipping in the school holidays). Children are welcome to help feed the chickens and collect eggs. 2 person off season discounts and short breaks are available. Homemade cider from our orchard is available from the farmhouse, and guests are welcome to help with apple pressing in the Autumn. Beeson Farm has 5 cottages in total (sleeping up to 22), and is ideal for a family holiday, romantic retreat or as a base for exploring the glorious South Hams.

Details for holiday cottage The Linhay Cottage Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms), 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 2 Bathrooms

Situated in the corner of the farm courtyard - a lovely single storey cottage (originally the farm's cartshed) featuring a secluded private garden with patio and BBQ, balustraded sun deck overlooking a fenced wildlife pond. Ideal for a family holiday, special anniversary or romantic break for two.

A large triple aspect open plan dining, kitchen and living area with log burner which can accommodate up to 12 people dining if several cottages are rented.

Spacious double bedroom with king-size four poster and luxury ensuite with whirlpool bath with shower over. Wheelchair accessible wc and basin. A spacious twin bedded room leads off the double bedroom and has a wheelchair accessible ensuite wet room with roll in shower, wc and basin. A pet and feather free cottage. No smoking. M2 disabled access accreditation.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

We believe we have managed to do what many people dream of doing - our own escape to the country! We escaped from the rat race of crowded suburbia, having fallen in love with Beeson Farm, an historic, disused and derelict Devon farm nestling in a wonderfully tranquil valley less than a mile from a wonderful, unspoilt beach. We are a family run business and are delighted to offer you beautifully restored cottages which have retained their character whilst providing every comfort. We have achieved AA 4 stars rating and recommendations from the Guardian, Express and Woman magazine. Our environmental efforts have resulted in being awarded a Gold Green Tourism Award.

We offer a range of quality accommodation which is child friendly, dog welcome or pet & feather free and wheelchair accessible. We look forward to welcoming you to our corner of Devon.

We can now also offer you our beautiful, fully equipped, architect designed villa in Kastellos near Rethymnon, Crete. It is most wonderfully and privately located with stunning views of the Aegean Sea and White Mountains, has 3 bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms, fully equipped kitchen, lounge, entrance vestibule and a large swimming pool with roman steps. There is a very attractive pool area with BBQ and pool house which contains a kitchenette and shower room so you don't need to go into the villa when you are settled next to the pool. The villa is surrounded by extensive grounds containing trees, shrubs and pretty flower beds.

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Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for such a perfect stay in South Devon. We loved the Linhay, suited our family of 5 beautifully. Our kids had a wonderful time and were so excited to see toys and DVDs and chickens, not to mention the little play area! Thank you for all the special extras for the baby, so thoughtful and it made the travel so much easier for us! Your fudge is divine Louise ... Absolutely loved staying at Beeson Farm. Can't wait to return! Xxx
Mar 2016
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7 Reviews

4.9
based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

5

All you need for a restful refreshing break

  • 5 of 5

The accommodation is clean, warm, well-maintained and above all cosy and comfortable. Every need or detail has been carefully thought through and provided. I received a very warm welcome and cannot recommend the properties more highly.

Beeson Farm is situated close to not just one but a number of stunningly beautiful deserted beaches with clear blue unpolluted water and great vistas of the coast line in both directions. Access to the national trail, the South West Way, is within 5 minutes walk and local towns of Kingsbridge, Dartmouth and Salcombe all within a 40 minute drive.

Would I go again? Absolutely but next time I'm taking the kids as there's so much to do.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

All you need to rest and be refreshed...

  • 5 of 5

High class holiday accommodation containing everything you need for a restful, peaceful time. Situated conveniently close to not just one but many beautiful quiet unspoilt beaches with breath-taking views in every direction.

The accommodation was warm, quiet, modern and above all, comfortable. Great welcome and good customer service from the owner throughout my stay. Next time I'm bringing all the family!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent holiday

  • 5 of 5

I booked this cottage because my dad had recently started to use a wheelchair and needed somewhere disabled friendly. This was just the place! Everything about this accommodation was first class - the access to the property, the terrace overlooking the pond, disabled facilities in both bathrooms and wide corridors. We were warmly welcomed by the owners who took time to explain everything and where everything was. Nothing was too much trouble. We had a fabulous break and will definitely booking this property again next year. Thank you

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so pleased the Linhay ticked all the boxes for you and we look forward to welcoming you to Beeson Farm next year.
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5

FANTASTIC for those with disabilities!

  • 5 of 5

I was very impressed with The Linhay. On arrival, there was a welcome tray and the property was very warm and welcoming; complete with a fully decorated Christmas tree! I received a very warm, personal, welcome from the owners.

The Linhay was spotlessly clean throughout and very well maintained.

I found the wet-room to be a fantastic asset, as I am mostly wheelchair bound.

There was plenty of space to move around, with well positioned grab-rails. The shower seat was actually a fold-down armchair, which made showering very easy for my carer and I. The Linhay is extremely spacious with good access throughout. (There is a portable ramp provided for ease of access).

Due to its location, it is much to your advantage to have your own transport.

For disabled people and their carers, I would highly recommend a stay at The Linhay. I have already booked a return visit!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

A short break at the Linhay.

  • 4 of 5

We found the Linhay to be clean and well maintained, it contained everything you could need for a self catering holiday and a bit more. The owners were welcoming, friendly and always available as well as being a wealth of information about places to see and places to eat in this wonderful part of Devon. My wife has MS and needs to use a wheelchair, it was refreshing to find a property that described itself as being wheelchair friendly and really was! The detailed access statement was absolutely accurate and we were able to access everywhere in the chair, the well equipped wetroom was a delight. So much thought had been given to making the property accessible to the less able, we shall certainly be looking to return and have already recommended to to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased the Linhay was really suitable for your wife and that our Access Statement is accurate and useful.We hope to welcome you back to Beeson Farm. Veronica
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5

Very peaceful setting, lovely surroundings

  • 5 of 5

Very spacious, well thought out and well equipped, with good shower/ bathroom for my disabled husband. Very comfortable- a home from home!

Good wheelchair access onto a good sized decked area where we enjoyed watching the wildlife on the lovely pond.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you both enjoyed your holiday and found the Linhay cottage's disabled facilities met your husband's needs. The view from the sun deck over the wildlife pond is particularly stunning at the moment with the water lilies in full bloom and the dragonflies flitting over it.
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Location

The Start Bay Inn
Torcross
Dart Steam Railway & River Boat Co
Blackpool Sands
The Art Cafe
Stokeley Farm Shop
The Cricket Inn
Paper Bird Island
Gara Rock
Dart Rock Climbing Centre
Quayside Leisure Centre
Pennywell Farm Centre
Paignton Zoo
Rockfish
Britannia @ The Beach
National Marine Aquarium
Kings Cinema
The Riverford Field Kitchen
The South Devon Chilli Farm
Millbrook Inn
Dartmouth Castle
Salcombe
Mill Bay
Discovery Surf School
National Trust - Greenway
Overbeck's
Start Point Lighthouse
The Crabshell Inn
Winking Prawn
Tradesmans Arms
Church House Inn
Bantham Beach
Kingsbridge
Totnes
Dartmouth
Cookworthy Museum
Monty Halls Great Escapes
Tower Inn
Slapton sands
Venus Cafe
Aune Valley Meat Ltd
Thurlestone Golf Club
Kingsbridge Estuary Stand Up Paddle
Woodlands Family Theme Park
Slapton Ley
bumble
Dartmoor Zoological Park
Splashdown Waterpark Quaywest

From the Owner

Beeson Farm is in an idyllic, peaceful, sheltered South Devon valley. Less than a mile from Beesands beach (with great pub and seafood cafe) we are an ideal base for those wishing to explore the SW coastpath, with its lovely beaches and coves. The local beaches are perfect for swimming, surfing, kayaking and fishing, or for quiet picnics. Although we are in a quiet village- all you can hear are the birds and the occasional tractor, we are not remote - the villages of Stokenham and Chillington with village shops, farm shop, great pubs, bus service and the A379 Dartmouth to Plymouth road is less than 2 miles away. The interesting historic towns of Kingsbridge (7 miles) and Dartmouth (8 miles) offer banks, supermarkets and lots of independent and boutique shops. Many wonderful NT houses and gardens are nearby including Greenway (Agatha Christie's house & garden on the banks of the river Dart). Dartmoor is within easy reach for day trips. We hope to welcome you to our delightful corner of Devon.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Exeter at 50 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Beesands at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Plymouth at 40 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Dartmouth Golf & Country Club at 12 Kilometres Nearest Train : Totnes at 25 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : M5 at 50 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Beesands at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Beesands at 1 Kilometres Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Local sandy beaches ideal for small children are Great Mattiscombe Sands, Lannacombe, Rickham, Mill Bay and Sunny Cove. All are a short drive away.

Local pebbly beaches include Beesands ( 15 minutes walk ), Hallsands, Slapton Sands and Blackpool Sands. Further afield are Bantham and Bigbury beaches and Burgh Island - 30 to 45 minutes by car.

Ideal surfing beaches are Lannacombe, Bigbury and Bantham.

Tide timetables are provided. Beaches with lots of amenities include Blackpool Sands and Bigbury.

Travel:

Mainline stations at Totnes 35 minutes and Plymouth one hours drive. Airport at Exeter 70 minutes drive. We are situated 2 kms from the bus route which runs between Dartmouth and Plymouth. A car is recommended but there are many possibilities for car free days out.

Distances:

Beesands, a quiet fishing village with pub, fresh fish shop/café and coast path is 1 km away. Stokenham and Chillington villages are approximately 2 km distance and offer pubs/restaurants, and farm shop. The picturesque towns of Dartmouth 12 km, Kingsbridge 11 km, Salcombe 19 km, and Totnes 25 km all have a fantastic selection of small traditional independent shops and have very distinctive characters. The historic port of Plymouth with its famous Barbican, Hoe and harbour is an hours drive.

Further Details:

Supermarkets and banks are in Kingsbridge and Dartmouth. Plymouth and Exeter offer a huge range of shops. See "The Area" on our website for a more detailed description of our local and wider area e.g. large selection of NT houses and gardens, steam railways, boat trips, boat hire, National Marine Aquarium at Plymouth, Paignton Zoo, Woodlands Adventure Park, Pennywell Farm etc.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
nov
28 Oct 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
£380
for 4 nights
From
£95
From
£127
Fri,Sat,Sun
£530
 
 
christmas
23 Dec 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
new year
30 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£800
for 3 nights
From
£267
 
 
1
6 Jan 2017 - 2 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£167
for 3 nights
From
£98
Fri,Sat,Sun
£390
 
 
2
3 Feb 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£154
for 3 nights
From
£93
Fri,Sat,Sun
£360
 
 
3
10 Feb 2017 - 16 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£197
for 3 nights
From
£127
Fri,Sat,Sun
£460
 
 
4
17 Feb 2017 - 23 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£167
for 3 nights
From
£98
Fri,Sat,Sun
£390
 
 
5
24 Mar 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£206
for 3 nights
From
£127
Fri,Sat,Sun
£480
 
 
6
31 Mar 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£298
for 3 nights
From
£170
Fri,Sat,Sun
£695
 
 
7
7 Apr 2017 - 13 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£298
for 3 nights
From
£177
Fri,Sat,Sun
£695
 
 
8
14 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£264
for 3 nights
From
£177
Fri,Sat,Sun
£615
 
 
9
21 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£212
for 3 nights
From
£123
Fri,Sat,Sun
£495
 
 
9a
28 Apr 2017 - 4 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£495
for 7 nights
£495
 
 
10
5 May 2017 - 18 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£236
for 3 nights
From
£130
Fri,Sat,Sun
£550
 
 
11
19 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£575
for 7 nights
£575
 
 
12
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
13
2 Jun 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£266
for 3 nights
From
£165
Fri,Sat,Sun
£620
 
 
14
16 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£146
for 3 nights
From
£173
Fri,Sat,Sun
£715
 
 
15
30 Jun 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£341
for 3 nights
From
£200
Fri,Sat,Sun
£795
 
 
16
21 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,025
for 7 nights
£1,025
 
 
17
1 Sep 2017 - 14 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£294
for 3 nights
From
£158
Fri,Sat,Sun
£685
 
 
18
15 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£259
for 3 nights
From
£145
Fri,Sat,Sun
£605
 
 
19
29 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£120
Fri,Sat,Sun
£525
 
 
20
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£279
for 3 nights
From
£150
Fri,Sat,Sun
£650
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£400
for 7 nights
£400
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please check the Owners Direct online calendar and our own website (www.beesonhols.co.uk) as we also have another cottage (Bull House which sleeps 4 and is dog welcome which is not on Owners Direct), ring or email to check availability. We will then reserve your chosen cottage for you for a few days to allow you to send the booking form and deposit to us. Alternatively see our website for full booking information and online booking if preferred using cheque, BACS or Pay Pal.

Changeover Day:
All cottages changeover on Fridays. Arrival is not before 3pm ( 15.00 hrs ) and Departure is no later than 10 am ( 10.00 hrs)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Being less than a mile from the beach at Beesands we are ideally situated for walking, spending quality family time on the beach, rockpooling, crabbing and of course swimming in the sea! Children (and adults too!) can play in our play area in the orchard and play table tennis in our games room. We have a badminton net on the lawn in the summer and offer supervised pond dipping in our fenced wildlife pond in the school holidays. There are lovely local green lane and coast path walks, bird spotting, diving, surfing, kayaking, sailing and of course, swimming. Popular days out include steam railways, boat trips, Paignton Zoo, Plymouth's National Marine Aquarium, Dartmoor and visitor attractions like Woodlands Adventure Park and Pennywell Farm. At night you can enjoy a superb meal of locally sourced food at one of our local pubs or enjoy a BBQ and star gaze from your patio.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

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

General

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

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Toys

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

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

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Kingsize fourposter bedroom with ensuite bathroom. Twin bedded room with ensuite wet room suitable for wheelchair user.

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: All our cottages are child and baby friendly and are suitable for preschool and school age children, as they have stair gates at both the top and bottom of the stairs, free travel cots and high chairs, baths with bath mats, children's books games and DVD's. This is complimented by other outdoor and indoor play facilities. Dogs are welcome in the Shippon, Dairy and Bull House at an extra charge of £25 per dog pw. All cottages have central heating and either electric (coin operated) or conventional log burners, TV's, DVD players, radios, fridge/ freezers, microwaves, dishwashers, washing machines and full size cookers. There is free WiFi in all cottages. Bedlinen is provided within the price but not towels unless travelling from overseas. Towels can be hired ( POA ) There is a coin operated tumble drier available outside. The courtyard is a haven for swallows in the Summer. Outside: Two cottages (Trap House and Linhay) have private fenced gardens with patios, picnic benches, parasols and BBQ's. The Linhay also has a secluded balustraded sun deck with table, chairs and parasol overlooking the fenced wildlife pond covered with colourful water lilies. Three cottages (Dairy, Shippon and Bull House) have patios with picnic benches and chairs and face onto the characterful courtyard with ancient granite apple mill as a central feature. A real suntrap. There is a one acre cider apple orchard with free range chickens and an under ten's play area with swings, slide, wendy house, sandpit, goalposts etc. and picnic benches. A large lawned area is available for badminton in the Summer. Indoor games room with table tennis. A small separate dog exercise area with dog bin is available. Wonderful countryside views and nearby local footpaths to the coast and surrounding hills. Plenty of off lane parking for cars, boat trailers etc. Cycle storage barn.

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