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The Old Barn

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Ford, near Bideford, Devon
Grade 3 Star rating
Pets 1
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Grade II listed, this barn conversion is perfect for families of all ages and is just a couple of miles from the beach.

The perfect choice for a family holiday or a relaxing break with friends, this delightful, 18th-century, barn conversion is Grade II listed and sits within the pretty hamlet of Ford just a couple of miles from Bideford and the glorious North Devon coast. With two living areas and a galleried snug, there is plenty of space for all generations to relax and unwind in. There are many lovely coastal villages to explore including nearby Bucks Mills, Peppercombe, Clovelly with its donkey transport, and Hartland. The delightful port town of Bideford has a good selection of town amenities, restaurants and a weekly market. Boat trips are available to Lundy Island from various departure points including Ilfracombe and Clovelly. The historic fishing port and village of Appledore is worth a visit. Garden lovers will enjoy nearby RHS Rosemoor and Docton Mill. This is a superb holiday choice whatever the time of year. The beach at Westward Ho! is just 4 miles; renowned for its beauty, it has 2 miles of sandy beach known as the Golden Bay, and is popular with surfers. Coastal and country walking, golf, surfing, fishing, horse riding, cycling are all on offer close by, and for family fun, The Big Sheep and Milky Way adventure parks are not to be missed. Shop, pub and restaurant 11/2 miles.

Step to entrance. Ground floor: Step to living/dining room with beams and wooden floor. Kitchen with tiled floor. Sun room with French doors. Utility room. 3 bedrooms: 1 bunk (restricted headroom), 2 steps to 1 double with Velux, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Separate toilet. First floor: Galleried snug. 1 double (5ft) bedroom with Velux and en-suite shower room with toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). NSH, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot on request. Freeview TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Large enclosed garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). No smoking. Please note: Couples and family bookings only.

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  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Horse Riding Nearby
    Horse Riding Nearby
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site
    Fishing Nearby/On-site
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 24/09/2017
    A great cottage, we had a thoroughly fabulous weekend there celebrating my husbands 40th birthday with friends!

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 14/07/2017
    An enjoyable family holiday

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8.3 out of 10 – based on 4 reviews collected by Reevoo
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