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Beech Barn @ The Rookery

Kingsbridge, Devon (Ref. 1092412)


Coast & Country Cottages rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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8 Customer Review(s)

  • Dean

    “A truly lovely peaceful tranquil woodland cottage all the comforts of home would ...”

    A truly lovely peaceful tranquil woodland cottage all the comforts of home would recommend this little gem to all our friends only one word of warning be mindful of the narrow country lanes

    A truly lovely peaceful tranquil woodland cottage all the comforts of home would recommend this little gem to all our friends only one word of warning be mindful of the narrow country lanes

    - Dean, May 2024


  • Single-storey
  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Underfloor heating
  • Electric double oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, coffee machine
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Allocated parking
  • Enclosed patio with Bistro table and chairs, loungers, Pergola with sun shade
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.5 miles, pub 2.3 miles

The property

Kingsbridge 2.6 miles.

Nestled on the edge of farmland within the quintessential Devon parish of Buckland-tout-Saints, is this delightful, oak-framed barn conversion, Beech Barn @ The Rookery.

Wonderfully presented over one floor, this tasteful barn conversion offers a romantic bolthole for couples looking to escape to Devon, with easy access to the Dartmoor National Park and South West coast.

Enter this charming abode, directly into the open-plan living space where you can conjure up a meal in the well-appointed kitchen before settling down at the dining table and toasting to a long-awaited break with your other half.

Settle down on the sofa and tune into the Smart TV before taking the evening outside and relaxing at the bistro table and chairs.

During the day the enclosed garden provides a haven away from it all where you can relax on the sun loungers under the Pergola which features a retracting sun shade.

As the evening draws to a close the sumptuous four poster king-size bed awaits with a lavish en-suite shower room.

When you’re read to explore, take a enjoy a fun-filled day out in the rocky landscape of the Dartmoor National Park or bike along the South West Coast Path, a must for those keen walkers, while history buffs may go back in time at sites and monuments like Dartmouth Castle.

Head into Kingsbridge to find a good selection of independent shops, coffee shops and the award-winning, Michelin recommended Restaurant Twenty Seven in Kingsbridge, where you can treat your partner to a romantic meal out.

There’s also a wealth of attractions to explore, including the Kingsbridge Cookworthy Museum where you can learn about the town’s local history, or test your hand at several watersports, including kayaking, surfing and paddleboarding at Salcombe North Sands Beach, followed by sampling the renowned Salcombe Gin at the Salcombe Distilling Company.

Further along lies Bantham, where you may spend the day lounging on the beach's beautiful sands, kayaking along the shore, or taking surfing lessons at the Bantham Surfing Academy.

Choose Beech Barn @ The Rookery for an unforgettable escape.

Note: This property can be booked with Oak Barn @ The Rookery Ref. 1050039, together they sleep six guests.

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

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About the location


Salcombe 5 miles; Bantham 5 miles; Dartmouth 12 miles; Totnes 13 miles; Plymouth 20 miles.

The busy little town of Kingsbridge lies at the head of a marine estuary in the attractive South Hams area of South Devon. Kingsbridge is home to a range of lovely independent shops and coffee shops, as well as a 3-screen cinema and an award-winning pub. During the summer season there are estuary excursions by ferry to Salcombe which lies on the banks of the Kingsbridge Estuary, making it one of the prettiest towns in South Devon. Salcombe is famous for its outstanding coastal views, rolling countryside, and is a watersports paradise for kayaking, surfing, paddle boarding and powerboating. It is packed with boutique shops, high street brands and independent producers, restaurants serving freshly caught seafood, and Salcombe Gin and Ice cream! Kingsbridge is perfectly located as a base to enjoy the abundant wildlife in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), which also forms part of the South Devon Heritage Coast. Visitors can take a walk along the Kingsbridge Quay, wander through the narrow alleys off Fore Street or visit the Shambles in Totnes, an Elizabethan market arcade. Around the South Hams area there are picturesque ports, such as Dartmouth and Salcombe, together with sandy beaches at Blackpool Sands near Stoke Fleming and the two sandy beaches at Thurlestone. There are a host of small attractive villages in South Hams offering interesting pubs, local farm produce shops and pretty rows of cottages, plus further afield the waterfront city of Plymouth is a vibrant centre, housing the National Marine Aquarium, historic Barbican Quay and plenty of night life, including theatres, restaurants and bars. Kingsbridge can be easily reached by train to Totnes and then a local bus service which will take you to Kingsbridge town centre.

Please note that the property is located on a small estate and gardeners might be present during your stay but they will not enter the gardens of Beech Barn whilst you are at the property.

Please note that due to this being a timber barn set in natural woodlands, for safety reasons BBQs are not permitted.