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Encompassing Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset, the South West is one of the most popular cottage holiday destinations in the UK. Boasting some of the most unspoilt countryside and coastline in the UK, it is easy to see why booking holiday cottages in the South West is so popular. See all of our South West Cottages
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The North West England region is home to the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria and Lancashire, each with their own unique qualities that draw in international visitors. The region is steeped in history as well as popular tourist attractions making it a popular destination to visit all year round. See all of our North West Cottages
Visit historic North East England with its castles and ruins, beautiful coastline and family attractions whilst staying in one of our luxurious holiday cottages. The region is home to countless Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, National Parks and World Heritage Sites. See all of our North East Cottages
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Handpicked Cottages have selected what we believe are some of the finest holiday cottages in Wales. We have some superb properties in the most beautiful areas of the country. Rural valleys meet with the stunning coasts to make Wales a perfect self-catering cottage destination. See all of our Wales Cottages
The UK is blessed with some of the most beautiful and diverse National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty anywhere in the world. For us, these stretch from Isles of Scilly holiday cottages in the south to the very tip of Scotland. The largest of these is the Lake District but there are well over 50 in total. See all of our Cottages in Special Places
If you are looking for a beautiful holiday cottage for up to 6 guests with stunning estuary views then Cider Barn at Riverside Farm certainly ticks all of those boxes. The lofty three-bedroom conversion is built in the style of a boathouse and is airy yet cosy and makes the perfect romantic retreat at any time of the year.
Sleeps 6. No pets or children under 8. Changeover day is Friday.
Downstairs (sleeping): 2 bedrooms, 1 king-size double and 1 super-king double (or twin beds)
Upstairs (sleeping): 1 king-size double bedroom
Cider Barn is one of just 2 stunning holiday cottages at Riverside Farm which is located in a beautiful part of South Devon. The cottages are simply perfect for a family holiday or special break at any time of the year. Situated on the banks of the Dart estuary there are views to die for and the accommodation is to a very high standard. The cottages are also the perfect base from which to explore the many beaches, walks, outdoor activities, wildlife, harbours and attractions South Devon has to offer.
The Cider Barn has two balconies: one off the dining area with a cafe table and chairs and BBQ which overlooks the barn courtyard, and the other runs the full width of the living area overlooking the river Dart estuary and is accessed via full height bi-fold doors. This riverside balcony has steps leading down to a small lawn on the river's edge, with a dining table and chairs. There is also separate access to the river's edge from the front of the property.. There is ample parking for up to two cars immediately outside the Cider Barn.
The open plan living area's main focus is the double height living room with views across the river. It has a wood burner, two large sofas and a piano, with a dramatic iron chandelier hanging overhead. There is a wide-screen Smart TV, DVD, Wifi and stereo. There is access to the full-width balcony via a full height set of folding doors. The living space also encompasses a dining area with a large pine table and chairs and a fully-equipped kitchen. There is a set of doors leading off the dining area onto a roof top balcony overlooking the barn courtyard. There is a separate WC off the entrance hall and a utility room with a washing machine and tumble dryer, ironing board and iron. The kitchen has a fridge/freezer, an electric cooker with a ceramic hob, double oven and grill, a microwave and dishwasher and is extensively stocked with utensils and appliances. Two bedrooms are also on the downstairs level. The larger bedroom overlooks the drive and has a super-king bed (that can be made into twin beds) with a dressing room and an ensuite bathroom with a bath, separate shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC. The second bedroom overlooks the river and has a king-size bed and an ensuite walk-in shower, wash hand basin and WC.
First Floor Description
A staircase leads up to the third double bedroom, a light and airy space which has a stunning view over the river. It has a king-size bed and an ensuite bathroom with bath, separate walk-in shower, wash hand basin and WC.
Window Views Description
The Cider Barn is situated on the banks of the River Dart so it has a stunning view of the river from the entire living space, as well as from the bedroom on the mezzanine floor and one of the downstairs bedrooms. The estuary is home to many birds and wildlife and there are vistas of the rolling hills as well as the constantly changing tidal river views. The dining room overlooks the barn courtyard and the main bedroom overlooks the drive area.
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Cottages with a Real Fire or Woodburner
Blackness Marine boatyard - 24 hour river access next door (1/2 mile away) from Riverside FarmVisit Website
Plenty to see and do in this vibrant harbour town on the banks of the River DartVisit Website
Visit Totnes for shopping, activities, history, food and cultureVisit Website
The former home of Agatha Christie, the house and gardens at Greenway are now made available to the public by the National TrustVisit Website
One of the many beaches accessible from Riverside Farm by carVisit Website
Eating and Drinking
Hunters Lodge Inn
Local family-run pub serving home-cooked food - dog and family friendly!Visit Website
Fine dining in DartmouthVisit Website
The Bull Inn, Totnes
Organic pub in TotnesVisit Website
Organic food - HQ based just outside TotnesVisit Website
Nearest Sainsburys store is located in DartmouthVisit Website
Sporting Attractions and Activities
Dartmouth Golf & Country Club
18-hole golf course and spa, about 5 miles from Riverside FarmVisit Website
Dartmouth Leisure Centre
Gym, group classes and indoor pool located just outside Dartmouth, about 5 miles from Riverside FarmVisit Website
Boat hire and sailing tuition located in Dittisham, 2 miles from Riverside FarmVisit Website
Dartmouth Boat Hire
Boat hire in DartmouthVisit Website
South Devon Railway
Steam train trip, and otter and butterfly sanctuaryVisit Website
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