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Swallowsmeet, Battisborough Cross, Devon,
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Swallowsmeet is a superb luxury large holiday cottage near Battisborough in the South Hams that sleeps 10 people in 4 superb bedrooms, ideally located near the very popular village of Battisborough. Swallowsmeet is situated off a quiet farm lane, half a mile from Battisborough Cross and one and a half miles from the from nearest beach towards Newton Ferrers/Noss Mayo, surrounded by rolling farmland with Dartmoor in the distance.
Swallowsmeet holiday cottage in Devon is an impressive upside down house, one of four (one attached) cleverly designed to retain original features from their former function as huge stone-built barns to Alston Manor Farm (original farmhouse and a little mixed farming remains) and thoughtfully laid out for peace and privacy. At the front, a gravelled drive (shared with one other house) to the parking area with gate off to your own enclosed, lawned garden and path to wide, stone terrace (tables/chairs, barbecue); at the rear, a peaceful shared, part lawned, part gravelled courtyard.
From the terrace at Swallowsmeet in the South Hams, 4 stone steps up to glazed doors into superb, spacious open-plan living/dining/kitchen with lofty ceilings, exposed scissor-beams and polished oak floors; at one end, smart oak/granite fitted kitchen area (dishwasher, washer-drier, microwave, fridge-freezer, 5-ring gas hob/electric double oven) and dining table; at the other, two big leather corner sofas (large floor cushion for additional seating), TV/DVD; door to wardrobe area, off which smart tiled bathroom (suite, shower over bath) and 2 steps down to a large double bedroom (5 foot bed, TV/DVD) with door to front terrace.
From living area inside Swallowsmeet, oak stairs (top stairgate) down to tiled hall with door to shared courtyard and three more bedrooms, all carpeted with modern furnishings and some exposed beams including a roomy double bedroom with TV and en suite bathroom (suite, shower over bath), and, along the hall, a twin (TV/DVD) and one with four singles (two truckle beds can be used in the downstairs double bedroom), TV/video and French windows to courtyard. Large shower-room (wet-room suite). Stylish, smart, spacious. A great spot for exploring south Devon's beautiful coastline, beaches and pretty villages. Best for maximum of 8 adults, 2 children.
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