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The Old Cider Barn

Hope Cove, Devon (Ref. 1041471)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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2 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr O'malley

    “Everything went very smoothly from booking to check in and check out.”

    Great experience and a lovely place to spend a relaxing week with my

    Great experience and a lovely place to spend a relaxing week with my Family.

    - Mr O'malley, September 2020

The property

Nestled in the small village of Galmpton is this stunning thatched cottage, The Old Cider Barn, boasting a picturesque exterior with its thatched roof and exposed stone, it makes a charming holiday home in South Devon.

Offering four guests a spacious and attractive setting, the interior incorporates contemporary style with classic cottage features, and the location of the property is perfect for exploring the coast and the idyllic harbour town of Salcombe.

Begin exploring by entering the rustic but stylish kitchen, where integrated units hold a great range of appliances for your self-catered stay including an electric oven and hob, dishwasher and both a tumble dryer and washing machine.

Move into the large open-plan living and dining room to find an abundance of light coming in from the French doors behind the dining table, opening out to a Juliet balcony, creating a wonderful summer evening setting for your meal.

Fall onto the huge corner sofa and relax before the Smart TV, with two more armchairs, you are surrounded by wood paneling and exposed stone adding character to this vintage property.

Follow the industrial-style metal staircase and banister, past a wonderful feature mirror wall, and onto the spacious landing to find the two bedrooms.

Within the master bedroom is an amazing floating-effect super-king-size bed and a stunning copper bath to soak in, as well as a sofa, Smart TV and plenty of hanging space for your things.

The second bedroom is home to a double bed and up a set of stairs to a mezzanine level, you can find twin beds.

The rooms are served by the ground-floor and first-floor shower rooms, enjoying a modern wet room style.

Make use of the charming courtyard with bistro seating, you can relax with a morning coffee, or indulge in some evening drinks.

A holiday to Devon wouldn't be complete without some days spent on the beach, with the nearest one being Mouthwell Sands at Hope Cove, just under a mile away, here you can hop onto the South West Coast Path and enjoy plenty of beautiful walks along the coast, enjoying the expansive sea views.

The nearby village of Thurlestone is home to a lovely golf course overlooking Bigbury Bay, with views out to the legendary Thurlestone Rock, this 18-hole course is sure to please any keen golfer.

Discover the beautiful town of Salcombe on the banks of the Kingsbridge Estuary for a deep dive into a world of sailing and water sports; enjoy experiencing the town's annual regatta in August, sample some delicacies at Salcombe Crabfest in April, or simply enjoy the waters any time of year by going kayaking, paddle boarding or sailing along the estuary.

Visit the beaches of North Sands and South Sands, or take a ferry to East Portlemouth where a beautiful beach lies as well as fabulous views of Salcombe from across the water.

Walkers can continue exploring the South West Coast Path as well as taking a hike up Snapes Point for more commanding views and scenery.

Discover The Old Cider Barn to be a fabulous base for a South Devon getaway.


  • Over three floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size bed with freestanding copper bath, 1 x family room with double bed and extra second-floor mezzanine twin beds
  • Ground-floor wet room with shower, basin and WC
  • Second-floor shower room with shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living room/diner
  • Underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, microwave, 2 x Smart TVs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Courtyard with seating
  • Pet-friendly charge of £25 for a dog per week
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.6 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: Use of extra the twin bedroom on the mezzanine level is available through prior arrangement at an additional supplement of £175.00 per week.

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

About the location


Salcombe 4.6 miles; Kingsbridge 5.1 miles

The picturesque and unspoiled village of Hope Cove lies in the sheltered curve of Bigbury Bay on Devon’s south coast. A choice destination for families, the two beaches offering soft sand and rock pools for sandcastle building and fishing for small crabs. The town remains a fishing village where crabs and lobsters are still landed, however it was once used by smugglers. Many ships have perished around the coast and the wrecks that lie beneath the waves make it a popular spot for divers. Above the beach there are a number of pubs and restaurants. The coastal footpath can be joined from here and leads towards Bigbury-on-sea in one direction and the coastal resort of Salcombe in the other.

There is an additional supplement of £175.00 to be paid for the addition of two further guests to use the family bedroom

Maximum of 4 adults and 2 children allowed at the property including the use of the twin beds

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