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The Byre (Higher Ash Barn) in Nr Dartmouth, Devon

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sleeps 4
2 rooms
2 bathrooms

The Byre (Higher Ash Barn) description

LOCATION The barn is one of a pair in the grounds of Higher Ash Farm just two miles from the famous naval town of Dartmouth.  The barns (and adjacent owner's farmhouse) sit within 50 acres of delightful grounds including extensive areas of lawned garden, well-stocked orchard and working farmland (with cows, sheep and chickens) - N.B. There is one small pond within the grounds and we recommend that your children should be supervised.  The farm produces a wide range of fruit and vegetables for sale to guests when in season, and fresh eggs are available most of the year!  The village of Stoke Fleming (with pub and shop/Post office) is 30 minutes walk away, with Blackpool Sands beach just a 10 minute drive along the coast road.

VIEWS Lovely views from most rooms (and terrace) across the farmhouse garden, orchard and country fields beyond.

ENTRANCE The front door is approached from a communal terrace area - two steps lead up into a small hallway off which is the kitchen to one side and dining room to the other. 

KITCHEN On the ground floor is a well equipped Shaker-style kitchen with tiled flooring, fitted units, four-ring ceramic hob, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Small breakfast bar with stools.  (A washing machine is housed in a communal area between the two barns)

DINING ROOM A very spacious, light and sunny room with large dining table seating up to eight comfortably.  French doors out to terrace and garden.  One step down to the adjacent sitting room. Open tread wooden stairs lead up to the first floor.

SITTING ROOM A comfortable lounge area with two double sofas, widescreen TV (with Freeview), DVD player and feature stone fireplace with wood-burning stove.  Door out to terrace and garden.

BEDROOMS Two in total, both on the first floor. The master bedroom has a Super King size pine bed, bedside units, chest of drawers, wardrobe and fully tiled en suite bathroom with bath, wash hand basin, w.c. and airing cupboard.  Further twin bedroom with full size single beds (which can be zipped together if requested to form a Super King), bedside units and fitted wardrobes.  N.B. All duvets, pillows, bed linen and towels (excluding beach towels) are supplied.

BABY FRIENDLY FACILITIES Cot and highchair available on request.

BATHROOM  In addition to the en suite (above) is a fully tiled family bathroom on the first floor with bath, separate shower, wash hand basin, w.c. and airing cupboard.

OUTSIDE To the side of the barn is a good-sized terrace with wooden table and bench seating - this area overlooks the garden and catches the morning sun so is the ideal spot for an al fresco breakfast.  To the rear is a large area of lawn running through to over 50 acres of farmland beyond.  (To the rear of the barn is a communal area with table, chairs and built-in barbeque which may be made available by the owner during the season).

PARKING Off road parking for up to two cars on large, shared drive.

OTHER INFORMATION Carpet in most rooms with floor tiles in the kitchen.  The barn is fully double-glazed and enjoys the benefits of oil-fired central heating and hot water.  Strictly no smokers permitted. One well-behaved dog is allowed - please note that pets are not allowed in the bedrooms or on furniture.


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