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Just 10 minutes from the renowned South West Coast Path
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Just 10 minutes from the renowned South West Coast Path
And half a dozen of the safest, cleanest beaches in the country Down a winding country lane, at the end of a secluded farm courtyard
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Just 10 minutes from the renowned South West Coast Path
And half a dozen of the safest, cleanest beaches in the country
Down a winding country lane, at the end of a secluded farm courtyard
An unassuming exterior conceals an extraordinary transformation . . .
. . . of a 150-year-old barn into the coolest, funkiest, most stylish holiday home imaginable . . .
. . . designed to bring the outdoors in, and take the indoors out!
Upstairs, it's oak floors and sunlight, through roof, walls, and windows
While downstairs it's heated slate floors and eco-conscious LED lighting
Real shutters and 500-count Egyptian cotton ensure a blissful night's sleep (yes, that is a 6ft bed)
This luxurious family bathroom is the sort of place where days start and end well
Second bedroom comes with twin beds . . .
. . .or a super-kingsize – you decide!
And has its own stylish limestone bathroom with huge shower enclosure
Wherever you look, you're surrounded by green
Enjoy the comforts of home in our ergonomically optimized living area, snug whatever the weather
A compact but fully equipped kitchen puts you in control of those in-out dining decisions
There's a well stocked bookcase for rainy days
And a completely private and secluded garden terrace for the rest of the time
Paved steps run down to courtyard level and the front door
While a grassy path leads up past the dovecot to the orchard above
In the midst of so much high style it's easy to forget you're on a working smallholding
So don't miss out on your chance to get to know the locals
If petting the animals isn't your thing, how about a nice walk?
Or you could learn to surf at our nearby surf school
Sometimes all you want to do is just paddle around in the shallows
And while we can't guarantee spectacular sunsets, they are a feature of this part of the coast
Don't forget to come and see us soon!
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Kingsbridge, Devon, England

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Cockers_1...
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Another great stay”
Reviewed 23 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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We stayed at Cotmore Farm in 2011 and revisited this year and was not disappointed. Appletree Cottage is the last of three conversions that Piers has completed and it is home from home with everything you need to ensure your stay is pleasant. A great welcome pack awaited with some lovely fresh pressed Apple Juice from the orchard and fresh eggs from the rare breed chickens that are on the farm.
We have now stayed in the Barn and Appletree Cottage and I hope it won't be another 4 years before we get to stay again.
The hosts are extremely helpful and nothing is too much.

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Travelling group: Friends
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graham j
Gosport, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“just perfect, utopia comes to mind.”
Reviewed 15 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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people found this review helpful

great hosts, great accommodation, great location, easy to find , easy to get about , the hosts were there if needed but were also very discrete.

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Liked best: the peace and quiet
Liked least: leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Diana B
Pinner, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Home from home”
Reviewed 8 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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Had an excellent experience at the Appletree Cottage. Traveled with my Husband and two children (2yr & 3 month).
The Accommodation was like a home from home and had some really thoughtful touches. A travel cot was provided. On arrival we received a little hamper with essentials like tea, coffee, milk and butter. Also some non essential goodies like fresh eggs, bread and some local chocolate and apple juice.
The setting was perfect for the little one. Our daughter loved exploring the farm and the trampoline every day. Made a new best friend in Jack the dog! We took full advantage of the BBQ facilities on the patio and was able to purchase fresh sausages and bacon from the farm.
The location is ideal. You are very central and have easy access to many beaches, Kingsbride (which has supermarkets). Other exciting attractions close by. We enjoyed Salcombe, The steam train in Totness, Aquarium at Plymouth, Dartmouth, Overbeck which is a National Trust site are to name but a few. Can't wait to return, hopefully when the kids are a little older and we can try out some of the water sports!

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Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 25-34
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Gil050
Redhill, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Wonderful stay - highly recommended”
Reviewed 1 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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We stayed in Cotmore Farm, in Appletree cottage, for a week in August. The location is ideally placed for exploring South Devon, with plenty of beahes within easy reach and both Kingsbridge and Salcombe a short drive away.
The cottage itself was lovely, the unique design which resulted in a large living space at the top of the cottage worked incredibly well for us and allowed the kids to sleep undisturbed at the bottom floor while we were cooking and watching films at the top floor.
The level of finish is excellent, with plenty of little touches that make the difference between a normal holiday let and luxurious week away. To mention a few, there's a private patio at the back which is great to sit in on sunny days, a strong WiFi signal, plenty of high quality cooking equipment in the kitchen and a supply of sausages made from the farm's own pigs, which were very tasty!
We can highly recommend the farm and the cottage itself, which felt like great value for money, we really didn't want to leave and were tempted to add another week to our stay...
The only things which we could think of as points for improvement were adding blinds or curtains to the windows facing the farm house in the top floor, for an even greater sense of privacy once it turns dark, and a trim to the vegetation along the short path to the car park.
We certainly hope to come back in the future!

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Liked best: The atmospheric location, combined with the luxury of the cottage itself
Liked least: Not being a walking distance from a beach
Travelling group: Young Children
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jillrose2...
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic Accommodation, Super Location”
Reviewed 21 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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Appletree Cottage is a spacious well proportioned Barn Conversion with all the modern facilities provided.
Large open plan Kitchen / Dining / sitting area upstairs and two well proportioned en-suite bedrooms downstairs.

Ideal location for the beach at Beesands (just down the road) and not too far away are the beaches at Torcross and Blackpool Sands.

Great central location to visit Dartmouth and Salcombe

Piers and Sue were wonderful hosts who live on site in the Farm House.
I can recommend trying their eggs, bacon and sausages which are sourced from their farm.

Will definitely be booking to come back sometime soon.

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Liked best: The Accommadation
Liked least: The narrow lanes in Devon
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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