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Cottage With Shared Indoor Pool

Overview

Property

Updated: 07-Oct-2016
Cottage in Ipplepen, Nr. Totnes, Devon, England - Quiet Rural Location

The cottage is one of nine lovingly restored properties from former farm buildings and barns. The views of the surrounding countryside are stunning. Blackbird Cottage sleeps 6 plus a baby (cot, high-chair and stair gate are all available). The main attraction of the Newhouse Barton site is the 11.5 x 4.8m x 1.2m Roman style indoor heated swimming pool and games room with pool table (small charge), table tennis table, table football and toys for the younger guests. There is also an outside children's area with play equipment and communal BBQ and picnic area with benches. Within 10 minutes drive is Totnes, a pretty little town with an impressive castle. Dartmoor, Brixham, Torquay, Paignton Zoo, Dartmouth etc. are easily accessible. The cottage is ideally positioned for exploring South Devon with all its attractions.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

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Guestbook comments from the owner

What an incredible week! Our 20month old and 4 year old probably would have been happy in the pool and playground all week. We went to the zoo, aquarium and Woodlands theme park. All fantastic days out for the family. We loved the cottage, incredibly well equipped. We will be back. THANK YOU.
May 2015
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Location

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

Approx 20 min drive will take you to Torbay, 'The English Riviera', where you will find beaches at Torquay, Paignton and Goodrington. A little further afield are the beaches of Bantham, Bigbury, ideal for sand castles and surfing, Slapton (with its Nature Reserve) and the award winning Blue Flag family beach of Blackpool Sands set in a sheltered bay surrounded by evergreens and pines, one of South Devon's little gems. Its turquoise blue sea gives it an almost Mediterranean feel.

Travel:

Use of a car is essential. The nearest main line train stations are Newton Abbot and Totnes both approx 10km. The nearest airport is Exeter, approx 43km.The nearest Ferry is Plymouth approx 46km. Nearest motorway is M5 Junction 31 approx 17km.

Distances:

The cottage lies on the edge of the village of Ipplepen and offers a local pub, post office, Co-op open until 10pm. Both Newton Abbot and Totnes lie approx 8 km away. The cities of Exeter and Plymouth are both within an easy drive of 40-50 mins.

Further Details:

Take one of the tranquil boat trips down the Dart Estuary to Dartmouth passing idyllic scenery such as Agatha Christie's Greenway (National Trust). Take a tour of Dartmouth Naval College. There are steam trains to Paignton and Kingswear. Visit the Golden Hind in Brixham Harbour, tour the Fish Market or enjoy the stunning views from Berry Head, a country park and nature reserve. Sample the delicious wine and cheese at Sharpham Vineyard (alfresco dining in the summer). Paignton Zoo and Living Coasts at Torquay offer a variety of animal encounters. China Blue in Totnes offers pottery painting and glass making. Newton Abbot offers horse racing, major supermarkets and banks while Totnes has numerous small cafes, boutiques and a ruined castle to explore. For the more adventurous Woodlands Adventure Park near Dartmouth, Crealy near Exeter and River Dart Country Park offer numerous activities to keep the youngsters happy. Pennywell Farm is great for younger children.

Availability

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2 Dec 2016 - 8 Dec 2016
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9 Dec 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
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6 Jan 2017 - 12 Jan 2017
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27 Jan 2017 - 2 Feb 2017
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4 Aug 2017 - 10 Aug 2017
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11 Aug 2017 - 17 Aug 2017
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15 Sep 2017 - 21 Sep 2017
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27 Oct 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is required at the time of booking along with a signed copy of the terms and conditions. The balance of the holiday is payable six weeks before the holiday commences. Payment may be made by cheque or bank transfer.
Holiday insurance is not included and you are advised to take out separate cover.

Changeover Day:
Our change over day is Friday for weekly bookings. We offer short breaks out of season from Friday to Monday (3 nights). Arrival time is from 3pm and departure is by 10am.

Notes on prices:
Prices include all electricity, heating, initial basket of logs for wood burner, bed linen, towels. Free use of the heated indoor pool and games room.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Property Type

  • cottage

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 1 - full size bath with shower over, handbasin, toilet, electric towel rail. Bathroom 2 - toilet and handbasin Toiletries and toilet rolls provided for your arrival

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, (room for cot), flat screen TV/DVD/ipod dock, hair dryer Bedroom 2 with double bed, hair dryer Bedroom 3 with twin beds, (room for cot)

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Outside: Blackbird Cottage has French doors leading to its private garden with patio area, overlooking rolling fields towards Dartmoor. The patio is perfect for alfresco dining with barbecue, wooden table, chairs and parasol. There is also a large communal barbecue area with picnic tables over looking the children's play area with swings, slide and climbing wall. Ideal for you to relax and enjoy a well deserved glass of wine whilst the children play. The all year round heated indoor 11.5m x 4.8m x 1.2m Roman style swimming pool with changing rooms and showers is ideal for both adults and children. Next to the swimming pool, there is a large games room for kids of all ages offering table tennis, pool table (small charge), table football and lots of toys for younger children including rocker, mini slide, play kitchen, little Tikes car etc. Utility Room: Ironing board and iron, clothes airer, vacuum cleaner, broom, floor mop. Children's high chair, in under stairs cupboard. Washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, washing powder, tea towels, hand towel, bin bags, kitchen roll, cling film are all provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Inclusive of heating, bed linen (beds made up for arrival) and towels. (Guests are requested to supply swimming towels.) A change of towels/bed linen is available for stays longer than a week. Cot linen not provided.

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