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Ancient barn overlooking Dartmouth town with views to the countryside, Kingswear - Longbow Barns Lower Apartment

Overview

Property

Updated: 03-Dec-2016
Longbow Barns in Dartmouth, South Devon, England - Elevated location, short walk into town centre, a ten/fifteen minute drive to the nearest beaches.

Longbow Barns is an ancient dwelling overlooking the countryside, the Dartmouth Estuary and out to sea. Today, the converted accommodation offers two charming and spacious apartments with modern facilities sleeping four and six people. These can be rented separately or combined to sleep up to ten. We are adjacent to the grounds of The Britannia Royal Naval College, half way up College Way and just a short walk into the harbour town of Dartmouth.

It is known that a farm existed on the site of Longbow Barns from Saxon times, which was listed in the Domesday Book. It is believed that the "Lord of Norton" occupied the farm in Norman times when it was the centre of the Townstal community as the water margins were still at risk from Viking raids. According to English Heritage the mediaeval barns were altered in Elizabethan times and the site remained a working farm until 1974. Longbow Barns is a wonderful location from which to explore the South Hams and all that Devon has to offer.

Details for holiday barn Longbow Barns Lower Apartment, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 3 Bathrooms

Longbow Barns is located on College Way. South East facing and next to the grounds of The Britannia Royal Navel College. Situated in an elevated position, the accommodation enjoys wonderful views of the countryside, over the River Dart to Kingswear and the estuary beyond, yet just a short walk down to the river and the wonderful harbour town of Dartmouth.

The lower accommodation sleeps six people in 2 double bedrooms and a twin bedroom, all with tv/dvd and their own bath/shower rooms: one double has en suite shower. The front entrance takes you into a good size fully equipped kitchen/diner which has table and chairs with seating for eight to ten people and wifi connected. The cozy sitting room has three settees seating six, tv/dvd/radio and the french windows open out to a terraced patio with sea view, bbq and benches and a Chines-style gazebo with table and chairs for eight and sun beds during the season: ample off road parking on the forecourt and a bus-stop just around the corner.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

Our names are Ray and Jan Lynch and I (Ray) first saw Longbow Barns in 2002 when visiting the area. I was born in the nearby historic trading town of Totnes, and have always felt the pull of The South Hams area and remembered how much warmer it is there. Having retired from engineering I had to find another project and what better one could there be but to establish a holiday home near the place of my birth.

Jan is from the Midlands and had always looked at the Devon area as a beautiful county to visit. When she first saw Longbow, she knew straight away that it was a special place and fell in love with it. Fourteen years on, we still feel the same and enjoy maintaining the barn and sharing it with like minded guests looking for a home from home. We love it and hope you do too.

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Location

From the Owner

It is a pleasure maintaining this traditionally built dwelling with it's ancient stone pillars and oak beams. The grounds are still the same as generations before and the view out to sea is the same as it was hundreds of years ago.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Exeter at 50 Miles Nearest Barpub : Floating bridge at 1 Miles Nearest Ferry : Plymouth at 50 Miles Nearest Golf : Dartmouth Golf and country Club at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Totnes at 7 Miles Nearest Motorway : M5 at 30 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Floating bridge at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : Blackpool Sands at 3 Miles Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Beautiful Blackpool Sands and the award winning Venus Cafe and restaurant just a ten minute drive from the barn with marvelous facilities.

Then on to stunning Slapton Sands: three miles of pebble beach steeped in WW2 history with the popular Start Bay Inn, quality sea food restaurant, is a fifteen/twenty minute drive from Dartmouth.

Gorgeous golden sands of Bigbury-On-Sea. approximately thirty five/forty minutes drive from Longbow Barns. Plan for a good day away.

Travel:

Exeter Airport is an hour away from Longbow Barns.

Plymouth is an hour away from Longbow Barns.

Distances:

Ancient Totnes Town is 9 miles.

Brixham fishing port is 8 miles.

Kingsbridge tributary town is 7 miles.

Yachting town of Solcombe is 12 miles.

Boats and beaches at Torquay 8 miles.

Further Details:

Wonderful local shops in Dartmouth Town including M & S food store.

Sainsbury's 1/2 mile up from Longbow Barns.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn Breaks
2 Dec 2016 - 8 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£140
£565
 
 
Autumn Breaks
9 Dec 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£140
£565
 
 
Autumn Breaks
16 Dec 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£140
£565
 
 
Christmas Week
23 Dec 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£960
for 7 nights
£960
 
 
New Year Week
30 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£960
for 7 nights
£960
 
 
Winter breaks
6 Jan 2017 - 12 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£213
for 3 nights
From
£71
From
£135
Fri,Sat,Sun
£495
 
 
Winter breaks
13 Jan 2017 - 19 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£213
for 3 nights
From
£71
From
£135
Fri,Sat,Sun
£495
 
 
Winter breaks
20 Jan 2017 - 26 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£213
for 3 nights
From
£71
From
£135
Fri,Sat,Sun
£495
 
 
Winter breaks
27 Jan 2017 - 2 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£213
for 3 nights
From
£71
From
£135
Fri,Sat,Sun
£495
 
 
Winter breaks
3 Feb 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£213
for 3 nights
From
£71
From
£135
Fri,Sat,Sun
£495
 
 
Winter breaks
10 Feb 2017 - 16 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£219
for 3 nights
From
£73
From
£140
Fri,Sat,Sun
£510
 
 
Winter breaks
17 Feb 2017 - 23 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£219
for 3 nights
From
£73
From
£140
Fri,Sat,Sun
£510
 
 
Winter breaks
24 Feb 2017 - 2 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£219
for 3 nights
From
£73
From
£140
Fri,Sat,Sun
£520
 
 
Winter breaks
3 Mar 2017 - 9 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£219
for 3 nights
From
£73
From
£140
Fri,Sat,Sun
£520
 
 
Winter breaks
10 Mar 2017 - 16 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£219
for 3 nights
From
£73
From
£140
Fri,Sat,Sun
£520
 
 
Winter breaks
17 Mar 2017 - 23 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£219
for 3 nights
From
£73
From
£140
Fri,Sat,Sun
£520
 
 
Winter breaks
24 Mar 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£219
for 3 nights
From
£73
From
£140
Fri,Sat,Sun
£520
 
 
Winter breaks
31 Mar 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
From
£160
Fri,Sat,Sun
£595
 
 
Easter holidays
7 Apr 2017 - 13 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£297
for 3 nights
From
£99
From
£160
Fri,Sat,Sun
£695
 
 
Easter holidays
14 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£297
for 3 nights
From
£99
From
£160
Fri,Sat,Sun
£695
 
 
Spring holidays
21 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
From
£160
Fri,Sat,Sun
£595
 
 
Spring holidays
28 Apr 2017 - 4 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
From
£160
Fri,Sat,Sun
£595
 
 
Spring holidays
5 May 2017 - 11 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
From
£160
Fri,Sat,Sun
£595
 
 
Dartmouth Music Festival weeke
12 May 2017 - 18 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
From
£160
Fri,Sat
£595
 
 
Spring holidays
19 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
From
£160
Fri,Sat,Sun
£595
 
 
Spring bank Holiday
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£930
for 7 nights
£930
 
 
Summer holidays
2 Jun 2017 - 8 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£294
for 3 nights
From
£98
From
£195
Fri,Sat,Sun
£685
 
 
Summer holidays
9 Jun 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£294
for 3 nights
From
£98
From
£195
Fri,Sat,Sun
£685
 
 
Summer holidays
16 Jun 2017 - 22 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£306
for 3 nights
From
£102
From
£205
Fri,Sat,Sun
£715
 
 
Summer holidays
23 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£306
for 3 nights
From
£102
From
£205
Fri,Sat,Sun
£715
 
 
Summer holidays
30 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£333
for 3 nights
From
£111
From
£210
Fri,Sat,Sun
£775
 
 
Summer holidays
7 Jul 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£333
for 3 nights
From
£111
From
£210
Fri,Sat,Sun
£775
 
 
s
14 Jul 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£363
for 3 nights
From
£121
From
£235
Fri,Sat,Sun
£845
 
 
School holidays
21 Jul 2017 - 27 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£985
for 7 nights
£985
 
 
School holidays
28 Jul 2017 - 3 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£985
for 7 nights
£985
 
 
School holidays
4 Aug 2017 - 10 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£985
for 7 nights
£985
 
 
School holidays
11 Aug 2017 - 17 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£985
for 7 nights
£985
 
 
School holidays
18 Aug 2017 - 24 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£985
for 7 nights
£985
 
 
School holidays
25 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£985
for 7 nights
£985
 
 
Late Summer holidays
1 Sep 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£336
for 3 nights
From
£112
From
£195
Fri,Sat,Sun
£780
 
 
Late Summer holidays
8 Sep 2017 - 14 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£282
for 3 nights
From
£94
From
£180
Fri,Sat,Sun
£660
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£216
for 3 nights
£505
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We ask for a 50% deposit to book a holiday at Longbow Barns and the balance one month prior to arrival.


Change-over day is a Friday during the main season.
Change over day can be flexible for short breaks out of season but not normally to cross over two booking weeks e.g. not an arrival on a Thursday and departure on Saturday.
Payment method: Cheque or Bank Transfer.
Please note that any refund for cancellations can only be made up to ninety days before the booking date. Any refunds for cancellations inside ninety days can only be made if the booked period can be re-sold.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

From the Owner

Although Longbow Barns is on the edge of Dartmouth it's location is away from the hustle and bustle of town life, but just a fifteen minute walk down to the shops and restaurants next to the River Dart embankments.

Property Type

  • barn

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • town

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, This bathroom has bath/shower, Basin, w/c and airing rack.
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, This bathroom has corner bath/shower, basin and w/c.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed, Cosy double bedroom with en suite shower room.
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot, Good size double bedroom with own bath/shower room.
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Good size twin bedroom with own corner bath/shower room.
  • The lower apartment sleeps up to six people in three bedrooms, all with there own Bath/shower rooms.

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Outside: Longbow Barns apartments have a their own secluded garden with patio, lawn, barbecue and outside garden furniture (in season) and wonderful views of the countryside, over the river to Kingswear, the estuary and out to sea.

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