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“Beautiful Well Located Tranquility and Comfort”
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Bideford, Torridge, Devon, England

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Andrew M
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Beautiful Well Located Tranquility and Comfort”
Reviewed 22 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015

A beautifully converted barn in a very tranquil rural area but only minutes away from the North Devon coast and all the amenities you could want.
Very welcoming hosts (they had even packed away our on-line grocery shop and baked us a lovely cake). Sally the Springer gave us a very affectionate welcome too!
Loads to see and do in the area; highlights for us being local walks (give the Gnome Reserve a try, its fun - especially in the rain!); cycling on the Tarka Trail; Appledore and Instow, Clovelly and especially Hartland and Hartland Point for for great pubs and walking in very dramatic coastal scenery. The RHS gardens at Rosemoor are a must too.
The barn was spotlessly clean and very well maintained and is thoroughly recommended. Having the lovely owners nearby was helpful and their wealth of local knowledge and advice very useful.
We would love to go back

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Liked best: The top,quality accommodation
Liked least: Nothing apart from the rain!
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Jackie B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic secluded barn with all you could wish for!”
Reviewed 27 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

This barn is truly out of the way, down green lanes and in a tiny hamlet of houses. The barn is finished to an extremely high standard, with high quality linens, towels, furniture etc and Myles and Sarah are so helpful. My sister and I stayed for a get away from it all break and it was perfect. We ventured out to try out the local walks Myles provided with printed maps but mainly enjoyed relaxing in the barn. The underfloor heating was the best we have ever experienced and we had to turn it down it was so effective. Sarah's Victoria Sponge was to die for and the eggs from the chickens were great. Sally the spaniel was so cute and friendly and the chickens were very friendly too. The only wish was that they had a barn that my husband and I could rent with our cocker spaniel!! All in all a great stay. We will return.

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Liked best: Everything.
Liked least: Not being able to bring our dog to stay.
Travelling group: Other
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ASandERW7
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“we loved this place!”
Reviewed 19 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

great, comfortable, stylish, fab bathrooms and a beautiful part of the country, Sarah and Myles amazing and helpful hosts ,what more could you want ?

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Liked best: ever thing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Beverley...
Perth, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Peace, tranquility and 5* comfort (with cake!) made our three week stay sublime”
Reviewed 13 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We had a wonderful three week stay with superb weather too. There was homemade cake and fresh flowers in the property on arrival. Very comfortable accommodation with great attention to detail. Peaceful location with countryside views. Owners were very friendly and obliging.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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StaFoodie
London, United Kingdom
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“A lovely week in Raleigh”
Reviewed 15 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

A lovely, peaceful barn in the quiet countryside. Very cosy and extremely comfortable interior. The owners Sarah and Myles were helpful and wonderful hosts. Their attention to detail e.g. the freshly baked cake upon arrival, the shelves of books/DVDs/games and the folders containing local information were much appreciated and made the stay very home-like and cosy.
There are lots of nearby places to visit for the day as we did e.g Clovelly, Woolacombe, Bude, Ilfracombe and Lyton and the local village, Bradworthy has an amazing local butchers who make their own sausages and they're delicious (I recommend the apricot and honey ones).
All in all, a lovely, relaxing week away which i truly miss and cannot wait to visit again.

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Liked best: The hospitality and cosiness of the barn
Liked least: leaving
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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