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Newhouse Barton - Rook

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Ipplepen, near Totnes
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Enjoy a morning swim at Rook followed by exploring the nearby towns. In an evening, relax next to the cosy wood burner.

"Outstanding variety...situated in beautiful rolling Devon countryside and offering easy access to the many beaches of South and East Devon and the untamed beauty of Dartmoor. With a heated indoor swimming pool and quality recreational facilities, Newhouse Barton has it all"

Whether seeking an active family holiday or a relaxing weekend to recharge the batteries, Newhouse Barton is the perfect location from which to explore the South Hams, the Dart Estuary and Dartmoor. Located midway between Totnes and Newton Abbott, this collection of sympathetically and carefully restored barns and farm cottages enjoy a superb range of on-site facilities including a Roman-style heated indoor swimming pool (no additional charge), a traffic-free and child-friendly setting with young children’s play area and a furnished games room with pool table, table tennis, table football and toys for younger guests. Nearby there is a range of quality restaurants and pubs serving an excellent range of food to suit all tastes and budgets. The surrounding area offers a beguiling mix of attractions to suit all tastes and ages. The seaside towns and villages from chic Salcombe to Torquay on the ‘English Riviera’, with its palm trees and sub-tropical plants, emanate a Mediterranean feel. Totnes is a 10-minute drive away, with a medieval castle and a thriving arts and crafts scene. Teignmouth is a traditional Victorian seaside resort with a nature reserve at Dawlish Warren, a hotspot for bird watching. Exeter has a world famous cathedral, quays and a shopping centre. For the more active, there’s surfing at Bigbury or visit Haldon Forest, with its cycle and nature trails and Go Ape! For the children, Torbay is easily reached, with Paignton Zoo and Living Coasts.
The wild beauty of Dartmoor is 20 minutes away with its abundance of wildlife and dramatic landscapes. Numerous National Trust properties are close by including Agatha Christie’s Greenway. Steam trains travel from Kingswear to Paignton and Totnes to Buckfastleigh. Visit historic Dartmouth with bustling boat harbour, castle, contemporary art galleries and boutiques. Salcombe with its beaches, sailing and watersports is also easily accessible, as well as Blackpool Sands, Slapton and picturesque Dittisham with its annual crab catching competition. Slightly further afield, East Cornwall and the Eden Project are within an hour’s drive, and the East Devon coast is easily accessible with its unique fishing port at Beer and beaches at Sidmouth and Branscombe. Local shops 1½ miles.

The end one of a row, Rook makes a perfect tranquil retreat for a romantic break. Beamed open-plan living/dining room with sofa-bed (for alternative sleeping only), wood-burning stove and vaulted ceiling. Well-equipped, farmhouse-style kitchen area with slate floor. Double bedroom with pine four-poster bed, sofa-bed (for alternative sleeping only), vaulted ceiling and door to patio. Shower room and toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - fuel available locally
  • Electricity and full central heating included (October-May £35per week)
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Stereo/CD
  • Washer/dryer
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Small patio to front and rear, furniture

  • Bed linen and towels included
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Shared barbecue
  • Ample parking
  • Shared indoor heated swimming pool (38ft x 16ft, with changing and shower facilities, open all year round 9am - 8pm)
  • Shared games room with table tennis, pool table and table football
  • Young children’s play area with climbing frame
  • No smoking

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Features

  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Games RoomGames Room
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Free PetsFree Pets
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • WifiWifi
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Swimming PoolSwimming Pool
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Coastal PropertyCoastal Property
  • Open PlanOpen Plan
  • Car Parking - On SiteCar Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 7

    Confirmed guest, 01/10/2016
    Personally we would not return as the dog could not go off lead. The cottage is lovely and spacious with all mod cons. Good for getting out and about. The local village pub is a must.


  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 27/08/2016
    Would have loved the cottage in a different location, getting to it via the very narrow lane only one car width was rather a shock. Put the cottage in a different location we may visit it again.


  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 16/07/2016
    It was a lovely picturesque location very peaceful. The cottage had everything we required and was very comfortable.


  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 04/06/2016
    We had a lovely holiday in Rook cottage . The cottage was very comfortable and the facilities were great.


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 02/05/2016
    Brilliant stay in a lovely cottage, the only minor comment would be the copious amounts of cobwebs in the rafters


  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 23/04/2016
    We had a restful holiday ,it was so peaceful and quiet and with the swimming pool as well it was ideal.location is ideal for sightseeing with the moors coast within easy reach.


  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 21/02/2016
    Lovely cosy cottage, great swimming pool and good location Lovely cosy cottage, great swimming pool, good location


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 19/02/2016
    We've had a number of cottage holidays & this has been the best to date. Very spacious accommodation fully equipped, including hair drier & small TV in bedroom. Great to have use of swimming pool & well equipped games room. Will def return for another holiday.


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 08/02/2016
    We absolutely loved it at Rook!! And so did the dog too!! Amazing value for money, especially with the heated indoor pool (which we used every day without fail) the cottage was also very well equipped (we have brought a frying pan for it though) this will definitely be a yearly location and accommodation for us!! Absolute perfection :) you can also tell that everyone who stays there thinks of the next person staying with a range of leaflets, logs, etc etc there ready and waiting!! Thank you so much for a great holiday!


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