On a sunny day, you could be lead into thinking you were in the South of France. Stepping into a haven of tranquility, this luxurious home, promises to capture your heart from the moment you enterthe drive. Built in the 1920's, it has since been extensively renovated and tastefully modernised (in 2018), yet care has been taken to retaining the original character. Handsomely furnished, extremely comfortable and equipped to the very highest standards. This substantial house is light and airy throughout with stunning views from almost every room.
Exotic palm trees, mature hedges, trees and shrubs adorn the 4 acres of immaculately landscaped gardens surround the house. Set above the River Avon estuary in Bantham with yachts moored in the river below and breath-taking unbroken views out to sea, past Bantham Beach and Burgh Island, there is always something to catch your eye.
All in all, offering 7 luxurious bedrooms and very spacious living areas, Longfield is a superb place to stay with your family or a group of friends.
Boasting top notch views as well as top notch flexibility, this beautifully refurbished retreat for 14 sets the scene for captivating coastal stays near Bantham Beach. This gorgeous house has been designed to appeal to families and large groups; with 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms in total with an inter-connecting door in the hallway to divide the house into a 2-bed self-contained duplex and a 4-bed self-contained duplex if needed, should you require added privacy and independence for teenagers, relatives and additional guests. Outside, two spacious lawns can be enjoyed to the ground level. The main house lawn offers a gate with steps down to the lower annexe garden to the back. The sea view balcony which occupies the entire width of the 1st floor is complemented by a covered alfresco dining terrace also to the same floor (and accessible from the main living room).
Cornmill, a working Mill until the 1930’s with origins in the 17th Century, was totally refurbished into what is now an utterly gorgeous house. Set on its own in a glorious, peaceful valley and surrounded by wooded hills and meadows with Tor Brook meandering along the edge of the garden, this stunning property is very spacious and beautifully furnished and decorated. With 6 bedrooms made up of 2 doubles, 2 twin bedrooms and 2 Bunk bedrooms, it can sleep up to 12 people. The owner is an interior designer with impeccable taste that is reflected in every room with artefacts, pictures, fittings and superb furniture creating an extremely stylish and comfortable home set in lovely surroundings and only 3 miles from Kingsbridge in the very heart of the South Hams. What more could you want!
Lower Goosewell Cottage,Thurlestone
Lower Goosewell Cottage is a wonderful, beautifully designed, family holiday home immediately adjacent to the Thurlestone links golf course with direct access onto the course and across to Yarmer beach.
Cliff Crest, Embankment Road, Kingsbridge
Cliff Crest is a magnificent property with 3 bedrooms nestled on the bank of the estuary in Kingsbridge in the South Hams. The well-appointed living room, modern kitchen, dining area, both double bedrooms and large terrace all have views over the water. There really is no better way to enjoy this property than by dining al fresco style with a glass of wine in hand whilst enjoying the views of the wildlife and activity on the water. When the tide is low why not take the opportunity to stroll along the foreshore, accessed by private steps, where you can see a vast array of local birdlife or just take in some fresh Devon air. A slipway near to Cliff Crest also provides good access for boating or kayaking. Cliff Crest really is a luxury property which is both peaceful and tranquil and will not disappoint.
Higher Furlong, Warren Road, Thurlestone
Higher Furlong is a superb, detached family house with 5 bedrooms, set in lovely gardens, commanding exceptional views of the bay at Thurlestone and on to the headland of Bolt Tail. Set in a quiet private road in an exclusive area in Thurlestone, the house is just a few minutes’ walk to the beach, the village stores, the local pub, the Thurlestone Hotel and the golf course. Magnificent views can be enjoyed from the terrace, a great place to enjoy al-fresco dining. All rooms, most of which enjoy the views, are comfortably furnished in this well-equipped, bright and attractive family home; an absolute must for large family groups to enjoy, in this outstanding area.
Whiddon is an elegant and attractive stone barn, recently built and part of a small development of private converted barns in the popular coastal village of Thurlestone, close to the sea in South Devon. Whiddon is spacious and comfortable, perfect for family holidays or friends and couples looking to relax and unwind. The lounge is comfy, with plenty of seating surrounding a cosy wood burner and an archway leads through to a dining area and kitchen. French doors from the lounge and kitchen look out onto the garden and village church with rural views from the four good size bedrooms. Thurlestone has a good pub with restaurant, a well-stocked village shop and access to the dramatic South West Coast Path as well as several beautiful sandy beaches.
The Cider Barn, South Pool
This imaginatively converted, light and airy barn is located on a hillside overlooking the pretty village of South Pool. A gentle 5-minute walk down a lane brings you to the centre of the village, situated at the head of a tidal creek that leads to the beautiful Salcombe estuary. This is a perfect spot for those that like peace and quiet.