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The Dairy

Malborough, Devon (Ref. 1122539)

5.0

Coast & Country Cottages rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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18 Customer Review(s)

  • Peter

    “A fabulous annexed cottage in the most peaceful rural location nestled between Malborough and Salcombe.”

    The property was immaculate and decorated and furnished to a very high standard. It has everything you need. I was there at the end of November and it was wonderfully warm and cosy. The owners are very friendly and ensured everything was OK. Will definitely be heading back next year.

    The property was immaculate and decorated and furnished to a very high standard. It has everything you need. I was there at the end of November and it was wonderfully warm and cosy. The owners are very friendly and ensured everything was OK. Will definitely be heading back next year.

    - Peter, November 2023

Summary

  • Single-storey
  • One Super King bedroom
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and 2-ring hob, fridge, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power, bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Woodburner starter pack provided - additional logs can be purchased on site
  • Parking for one car, shared with the owners
  • Boat/trailer storage available for a supplementary charge - this can be arranged direct with the property owners
  • Front terrace with bench, table and chairs
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile, beach 0.9 miles
  • Note: There are steps to the exterior of the property, unsuitable for those with limited mobility
  • The annexe is located on the owner's small holding, with livestock
  • The property is accessed via a narrow, bumpy, countryside lane
  • This is an adult-only property

The property

The Dairy is a charming annexe resting on the outskirts of Malborough, a quiet country village in South Devon (AONB).

Nestled within 20 acres of land to enjoy private walks with many footpaths to be discovered and close to the coast, The Dairy accommodates two visitors, boasts original features, a cosy woodburning stove, and a terrace from which to enjoy the expansive views of the countryside.

A wonderful location for a romantic break.

Travel down the narrow country lane and park up on the driveway, before climbing the steps up to The Dairy, firstly reaching the open-plan living space.

Be welcomed into this homely space, with plush seats, a TV, a crackling woodburning stove (starter pack provided, extra logs can be purchased on site), and a small kitchen area, sure to meet your self-catering needs.

With a drink in hand, enjoy the sun setting over the Devonshire countryside from the terrace before retiring to the comfortable bedroom, which features a plush super king bed, ample storage, and an A-framed beamed ceiling.

Before setting out on an adventure, freshen up in the sleek shower room, followed by grabbing a bite to eat at The Royal Oak, stock up on supplies at a nearby convenience store, or travel to Salcombe to dine at a variety of restaurants including the Crab Shed, Winking Prawn or treat yourself to afternoon tea at the Salcombe Harbour Hotel.

A friendly welcome awaits at the popular Sailor V cafe in Fore Street.

Continue your day with a stroll across the North Sands, a visit to the maritime museum, people-watching at the harbour, a visit to Overbeck's Garden to see some gorgeous blooms or taking in Snapes Point's breath-taking landscape.

Reroute to the south to discover the scenic surroundings of Soar Mill Cove or take a trip across Bolberry Down, which follows the coastline and its network of walking trails.

Finish your break in the estuary town of Kingsbridge or visit the pretty village of Hope Cove before heading back home for sunset drinks.

Join your loved one for an escape at The Dairy.

There is hardstanding available on the property site to store a small boat / trailer for a separate daily supplement.

There are stone steps to the entrance of The Dairy which may not be suitable for less able bodied guests. Unfortunately dogs are not permitted due to this property being a smallholding with some livestock and the owners having a dog.
The owner's property is adjacent to The Dairy.
Hardstanding for a small boat/trailer is available on site for a daily supplement.
Starter pack for woodburning stove provided, extra logs can be purchased direct from the owner.
The lane leading to the property is rustic, narrow and somewhat uneven in places, please drive slowly and carefully.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

MALBOROUGH

Salcombe 2 miles; Kingsbridge 4 miles.

The attractive village of Malborough boasts a multitude of thatched cottages, a village shop, two excellent country pubs and a thriving post office. It is located just 2 miles from the popular sailing resort of Salcombe, the southernmost town in the South Hams. Boasting a beautiful, scenic coastline, Salcombe is ideal for enjoying sailing, watersports, coastal walking or for simply soaking up the sunshine. Observe the plentiful wildlife in the area, visit several country houses and gardens close by or visit the lovely market town of Kingsbridge. Alternatively, explore the wide open spaces and rocky tors of Dartmoor, just 15 miles away. A perfect holiday location, with much to see and do.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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