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Spring Barn, Near Salcombe, Luxury Accom, 5 Bedroom, Sleeps 10, 4 Star Gold

Bedrooms 5
Separate WCs1
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

Spring Barn, Bolberry, Nr. Salcombe, South Devon, England - Peaceful Location, 20 Minutes Walk To The Beach

Special rates available for low occupancy (4 guests/2 rooms) on various dates. £200/night (3 night min)

Please enquire through OD contact for dates.

w/c 29.06.18 now on offer

Sept 3,4,5,6 now £200/night

All other Sept 2018 weeks now £1,200 (£330/night - min 3 nights)

Spring Barn at Bolberry Court is a Visit Britain 4 star Gold rated, 5 bedroom barn conversion renovated to offer the highest standard of comfort and luxury. The reverse-level accommodation affords superb views of the surrounding countryside whilst the extensive gardens provide plenty of private outdoor space. Oak or tile flooring coupled with underfloor central heating throughout and a log burner in the lounge makes this a comfortable bolt hole at any time of year. The property is fully equipped for groups or families with small children. Free sports centre use for all guests. Nintendo wii entertainment system. Free wifi broadband. Up to two well behaved dogs are permitted on the upper level only (i.e. Not in bedrooms or bathrooms). The barn has been awarded 5 star self catering accommodation status by Visit Britain.

LOCATION:- the peaceful hamlet of bolberry nestles in a valley less than half a mile from the national trust owned bolberry down and the dramatic south west coast path. The village of malborough, with two pubs, a post office and coop mini-supermarket, is a mile or so away. A similar distance down the valley is the delightful old fishing village of hope cove with beautiful sandy beaches, tea room, shop, hope & anchor pub and restaurants.

VIEWS:- from the garden and first floor there are beautiful views of surrounding woodland and countryside across the valley.

ENTRANCE:- the barn is accessed from the garden into the lower hall way with tiled floor and storage for coats and shoes.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM:- a large, bright open-plan room with beamed ceilings. The well equipped shaker-style kitchen includes electric ceramic hob and oven, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, washing machine, microwave and blender, with a further fridge and tumble-dryer in an outbuilding. Children's crockery/cutlery provided. The large oak table provides seating for 10.

CLOAKROOM:- accessed from the upper hall is a cloakroom with WC and wash-hand basin.

LOUNGE:- the large living room with feature window, giving views of the garden and countryside beyond, leads off the dining room and has three 3-seater sofas, log burner and wall mounted plasma screen TV with free view, integrated DVD, CD and ipod compatible stereo system. Nintendo wii entertainment system. Basket of infants toys. Small DVD and book library.

BEDROOMS:- four in total on the ground floor. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, wardrobe, drawers and en-suite with bath & overhead shower, wash-hand basin, WC and heated towel rail. The second bedroom has a king-size bed, wardrobe and drawers and en-suite with shower, wash-hand basin, WC and heated towel rail. Bedrooms 3 and 4 are similar sized twin rooms, each with two 3’ single beds and wardrobe or drawers. A further fifth bedroom/study on the first floor has a two-seater futon (with panel mattress) which extends to provide an extra double bed. A travel cot and high-chair are available and the stairs have stair gates at top and bottom.

N. B. All duvets, pillows, bed linen and towels are provided.

BATHROOMS:- in addition to the en suites mentioned above there is a family bathroom with bath & overhead shower, wash-hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.

OUTSIDE:- large, extensive west-facing gardens with lawn and paved areas. The upper level has a gate that opens onto the lane leading to hope cove and a gravelled area with picnic bench. Lawn and steps lead to the lower area with further lawn and a paved area with tables, chairs and sun-umbrella. Little tikes junior activity slide. Fully enclosed so ideal for children.

PARKING:- for up to four cars/boats (max).

LEISURE FACILITIES:- free sports centre use for all guests (2 pools, gym, studio, squash courts etc.). Kingsbridge (10 mins drive). See tone leisure quayside for full details. (entry costs reimbursed with valid receipts)

More Details

John Callaghan
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

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Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2018

About John Callaghan

Spring Barn at Bolberry Court is owned by 2 families who have been friends for over 20 years. The property was renovated by one of the owners, being designed and equipped specifically with holiday rentals in mind. John and Laurie Callaghan live and work in Hamble near Southampton and John manages the property and all bookings for the property.

John Callaghan purchased this barn in 2008

Why John Callaghan chose Kingsbridge

Spring Barn was bought specifically to create a luxury holiday home that could be enjoyed by both families and holiday guests alike.

What makes this barn unique

The property is only used for holiday rentals and is free from any owners clutter, being equipped to a very high standard with everything needed for a great holiday away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have returned home safely and can now reflect on a delightful holiday in South Hams. Thank you for the use of your lovely accommodation. We appreciated having a very comfortable base after a day exploring or on the beach at Hope Cove.
Jul 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Kingsbridge in Malborough

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10 ...
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Booking Form - Completed booking form required within 24 hours to complete booking.
  • House to be left clean and tidy on departure. Floors hoovered, fridge/cupboards emptied. bathrooms/kitchen wiped down.
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Upstairs WC - Toilet
    Master Bedroom Ensuite - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bedroom 2 Ensuite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Family Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Master en-suite with bath/shower, wash-hand basin, WC and heated towel rail Bedroom 2 en-suite with shower, wash-hand basin, WC and heated towel rail Family bathroom with bath/shower, wash-hand basin, WC and heated towel rail
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Twin room
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Twin Room
    Bedroom 2 + Ensuite - 1 Large Double Bed , Kingsize Room
    Master Bedroom + Ensuite - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Kingsize Room
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , Study or Bedroom 5. Full panel mattress futon.
  • Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Ground Floor: Master bedroom - King size bed, wardrobe, bath en suite Bedroom 2 - King size bed, wardrobe, shower en suite Bedroom 3 - Twin single beds, wardrobe Bedroom 4 - Twin single beds, drawers First Floor: Bedroom 5 - Double futon, drawers
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Outside: Large, extensive West-facing gardens with lawn and paved areas. The upper level has a gate that opens onto the lane leading to Hope Cove and a gravelled area with picnic bench. Lawn and steps lead to the lower area with further lawn and a paved area with tables, chairs and sun umbrellas. Little Tikes junior activity slide. Fully enclosed so ideal for children.


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Spring Barn, Near Salcombe, Luxury Accom, 5 Bedroom, Sleeps 10, 4 Star Gold
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Beautiful gardens and a fabulous cottage.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is really well equipped, very clean and tidy. Superb place to stay for a large group or 2 families sharing with 2 bedrooms having en suites. The beds were very comfortable and the ambiance cosy. It was like home from home. We loved our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 30-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gill Many thanks for your review. So pleased that you enjoyed the house. What great weather you had for the wedding. Hope we see you in Bolberry again.
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  • 5 of 5

A wonderfully comfortable and well equipped property. Superbly situated for beaches, walks and everything South Hams has to offer. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Incredibly comfortable, brilliantly equipped!

  • 5 of 5

We often holiday in the UK as a party of 10 (6 adults and 4 children) and this property really stood out for us. It's very comfortable and brilliantly equipped, with a beautiful garden. We also found it to be a great location for walks and beaches. A real find, we hope to return!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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fantastic barn in great location

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic converted Barn , very private and quiet location. The barn is very spacious and has a very high spec. Contains everything you need for a holiday, spotlessly clean and well maintained inside and out. I would highly recommend this property. Hope cove, kings bridge and salcombe very near by, great beaches/walks and plenty of pubs and restaurants to choose from.

We will definitely be returning soon.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great house, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We have a week in the South Hams every year and we've stayed here twice now and never been disappointed. The property is clean, spacious, very comfortable and is well equipped with everything you might need. It is a typical barn conversion with bedrooms downstairs and living area upstairs with a good sized garden and plenty of parking. Bolberry is a quiet hamlet which does have some campsites but we never heard any noise. The night sky is spectacular with so little light pollution and whilst it is situated next to the road, it's not a busy road and we hardly noticed it. But the real draw for us is the location. We've been blessed with perfect weather whilst staying here so honestly spent most of our time out walking, or on the beach or sat outside a pub! It is perfectly placed, sheltered as it is in the pretty valley which runs down to Hope Cove. Ten minutes up the hill brings you out on Bolberry Down and a simply stunning stretch of SW Coast path. Turn left for Soar Mill Cove, Bolt Head, Salcombe etc; turn right for Hope Cove, Thurleston, Bigbury etc.

Communications and booking process very easy with helpful owner who provides all the information you might need for your stay and is easily contactable if you do have some questions.

One more word of advice, there is absolutely no mobile 'phone coverage so have contingency plans. For me, this only adds to the bliss!

Thanks to John for the stay. We'll definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great Place, Beautiful Location, Fantastic Stay!

  • 5 of 5

6 people and 1 dog......all delighted with a fantastic week. Spring Barn is a real "Home from Home". We all had a great time and we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Port Light Hotel
Nearest Train
19 Miles
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
A38 Expressway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Hope Cove
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Hope Cove
Car: recommended


Hope Cove Beaches - 1 1/4 miles. 20 minute walk or 5 minute drive.

Bolberry Down (South) - 1/2 mile, 10 minute walk.

Soar Mill Cove - 1 1/2 miles. 30 minute walk (via Bolberry Down) or 5 minute drive (+walk)

Salcombe South Sands - 3 miles. 10 minute drive.

Salcombe North Sands - 3 miles. 10 minute drive.

South Milton Sands - 3 miles. 10 minute drive (or 20 minute walk from Hope Cove)

Bantham Beach (Surfing) - 7 miles. 15 minute drive

Bigbury on Sea - 12 miles. 25 minutes drive


Nearest train station - Ivybridge (17 miles) or Totness (19 miles)

Nearest airport - Exeter (48 miles)


Malborough 1 1/2 miles.

Salcombe 3 miles

Kingsbridge 5 miles

Further Details:


Coop - Malborough (1 1/4 miles)

Tesco & Morrison - Kingsbridge (5 miles)


Coop - Malborough (1 1/4 miles)

Leisure Centre:

Kingsbridge (5 miles)

Pubs & Food:-

Hope and Anchor, Hope Cove - Good range of dishes on bar menu and excellent daily specials. Warm and friendly local pub with cosy bar area and a 2 large family dining areas as well as outside seating/dining.

The Port Light Hotel, Bolberry Down – nearest bar/hotel to the barn. Fine for a quick drink and has a good children’s pirate ship play area.

The Royal Oak, Malborough - great atmosphere and excellent food. Live music on many nights

The Old Inn, Malborough - a friendly local pub.

The Crabshell Inn, Kingsbridge - great location beside the estuary, excellent food.

The Winking Prawn, Salcombe – lovely cafe/restaurant opposite North Sands, Salcombe. Bit quirky and a great menu. Cafe/restaurant rather than a pub. Super lunch spot with top views, lots of outside seating and a children’s sand pit.

The Victoria Inn, Salcombe – good venue in the centre of Salcombe. Has a warm and friendly bar area with open log fires ideal for the winter and an enclosed beer garden at the rear with a children’s play area. Good homemade food using local produce. Friendly staff.

The Ferry, Salcombe – good patio overlooking the estuary, worth a visit on a sunny day.

Captain Flints, Salcombe – Family friendly restaurant in centre of Salcombe. No booking available, just queue up outside. Very popular.

Sloop Inn, Bantham - Very pleasant pub with excellent food. Child friendly. Good lunch spot after a or during a walk from Bolberry.

The Mill Brook Inn, South Pool – Food always looks excellent, quirky little bar with friendly staff and beer from the barrel. Always gets good reviews and has a lovely enclosed outside terrace area.

Start Bay Inn, Torcross - famous for its fish & chips and seafood specialities. Fresh local produce, friendly service and families welcome. Large sea front patio area.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £25

Booking Notes:
Low Occupancy & short breaks available mid Sept to mid June at reduced rates. Please enquire for full details.
Signed booking form required for all bookings.
All bookings are weekly unless otherwise stated.
Dog fee £25 per dog per week.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day for weekly bookings is usually on Friday with arrival from 4.00pm and departure by 10.00am.
During Christmas and New Year, changeover days may be amended by arrangement.

Special Offers:
w/c 29th June, 3rd Sept to 18th Oct £200/night for 4 guests/2 bedrooms (min 3 nights)
w/c 29th June - now £1,250/wk, £333/night (min 3 nights)
Sept 3,4,5,6 now £200/night (3 night min)
w/c 7th Sept onwards now £1,200/wk, £333/night (min 3 nights)
All prices includes linen, towels, utilities and wifi.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.