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Birdsong Barn

Combe Martin, Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 1
5
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Cute and stylish barn conversion with private hot tub and outside space with BBQ
  • Views from the private garden down the valley to the sea
  • Close to the beaches of Combe Martin, Woolacombe,Saunton and Croyde
  • Exmoor National Park on your doorstep which is perfect for walks with your dogs
Property code: 75476

This cosy, detached barn conversion sits in an elevated position and has an abundance of rustic charm. Outside is a patio area with a BBQ and private hot tub - ideal for an evening of stargazing.

Situated on the edge of Exmoor National Park and with National Trust's Heddons Mouth only up the road, this property is in a great location. The picturesque village of Combe Martin is within easy reach by car, boasting a beautiful beach, secluded coves and variety of cafes, inns and shops. There are also many breathtaking walks in and around the village and situated nearby is the South West Coast Path. Why not pack up a picnic and enjoy a day out exploring the South West coastline? Take a trip to the nearby fishing village of Ilfracombe and jump aboard one of the many boat trips available and see if you can spot a seal or two. Surfers and beach lovers alike have a choice of beaches only a few miles away, also within the village is a dog friendly beach, an array of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs. Other attractions in the area include Arlington Court, Dartington Crystal and RHS Rosemoor.

On entering the property you are greeted by a light open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner boasting vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, wood burner Smart TV as well as French doors opening out onto the garden. The kitchen area is hand built and well fitted offering everything you need to cook up a three-course meal or alternatively whip up a quick snack with electric oven and induction hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine. A ladder leads to a mezzanine level which is ideal for those wishing to escape and enjoy some peace and a good book. Back on the ground floor and to your right is a stylish shower room with WC and the spacious bedroom with king-size bed completes the accommodation.

Open up the French doors and admire the stunning views over the fields and down the valley to the sea. Out here you'll find the patio area with BBQ and private hot tub, great for stargazing in this area of low light pollution. The lawn runs down to a picnic area at the bottom where you can sit and enjoy a glass of wine whilst watching the sun set into the sea; this area is also great if you don’t wish to venture too far. Please be aware, from time to time, there will be livestock in the nearby fields which will range from cows with their calves and sheep with their lambs. There is private parking for one car available outside the property.

  • 1 bedroom - 1 king-size
  • 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electricity and underfloor heating included
  • Ample private parking available
  • Private hot tub (robes included)
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Beach, shops, pubs and restaurants - 2 miles
  • Smart TV in lounge
  • Arrival: 17:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Sarah Lees

This property joined our collection in 2019 and is managed by Sarah.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 46 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Christina, 22nd April 2022

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We loved every moment of our stay at this fantastic barn with its beautiful interior, thoughtful touches and relaxed atmosphere. The location is very quiet and yet perfect for exploring this stunning part of Devon, the hot tub is pure luxury and the views down the valley towards the sea just incredible. From the terrace we enjoyed wonderful sunsetsRead more every evening. Elaine and Olly are lovely hosts.. We can absolutely recommend Birdsong Barn and would love to return. Hide

Reviewed by Rob, 8th April 2022

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Birdsong Barn is perfect, comfortable, clean and the location is fantastic. Elaine and Olly have made a beautiful job. If you want a great accommodation, peace, birds singing, watching the stars while in the Hot Tub, with all the home comforts you want, then book it now. Its not 5 star its 6! Thank you for a great holiday.

Reviewed by Carly, 11th February 2022

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A beautiful stay in an idic barn couldnt have asked for more. Comfy, Cody and equips with everything you need. A short drive to some amazing walks a great base for exploring exmoor :)

Reviewed by Stacey, 4th February 2022

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We stayed at Birdsong for a week at the beginning of February. What a stunning place, interior was completed by the owner, its comfortable, stylish and very relaxing. We woke to the sound of the small birds tweeting every morning, with stunning views across to the coast. The view of the stars at night was nothing like Ive seen before and the locatiRead moreon was perfect for exploring the north coast line of devon. Would definitely recommend and will definitely be staying again. Hide

Reviewed by Raymond, 20th January 2022

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Reviewed by Kerry, 10th January 2022

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Beautiful cottage. Had a lovely weeks holiday with our toddler son, he absolutely loved the hot tub. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by James, 26th December 2021

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The perfect holiday barn! So peaceful, so perfectly equipped. The hot tub is wonderful, looking out onto open fields. So many lovely villages and beaches to visit around the barn, perfectly placed. Easy to make cosy, everything you need is there and it has such a welcoming feeling. We cant wait to stay again!

Reviewed by Catherine, 3rd December 2021

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We loved our week stay in Birdsong Barn. The barn is beautifully furnished and decorated and has everything you need and more for a relaxing holiday. The property was spotless and very comfortable. It has a lovely garden but we were staying during Storm Barra so it was a bit too wild to sit out. Im sure we will book to return soon.

Reviewed by Nicola, 26th November 2021

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We can not recommend Birdsong highly enough. It is a perfect location and has everything you need for a relaxing break away. The hosts are very helpful and quick to respond to any queries.

Reviewed by Hazel, 12th November 2021

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Birdsong Barn was beautiful and we had a fantastic short break. The barn was spotless on arrival and the little welcome pack was totally unexpected and a lovely surprise. We will definitely be returning! Thank you!

Reviewed by Alex, 22nd October 2021

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Reviewed by Georgia, 18th October 2021

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This stunning barn conversion is located in a quiet, relaxing area with beautiful views whilst relaxing in the hot tub. The decor is on point! Its absolutely stunning, it has everything you need and more!! Elaine was very welcoming and very helpful prior to our stay. We waited over a year for our stay due to covid cancellations and I just want to cRead moreome back - highly recommend you book if youre looking to explore Devon & its beautiful coast. Absolutely outstanding barn, makes you feel at home. Hide

Reviewed by Linda, 15th October 2021

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I think we were amongst the first people to stay at this location. Since then, we have found it difficult to find available bookings! There is a reason for this. The location, property, and warm welcome are all superb. The barn is kept spotless; the equipment provides for your every need; and the relaxed and peaceful atmosphere means you 'wind downRead more' as soon as you set foot in the door. I see I'm about to be asked if I would recommend the property, the answer is 'no', I want it to myself! Hide

Reviewed by Kay, 8th October 2021

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Stunning property in a fabulous location. It was difficult to tear ourselves away from the peaceful surroundings. The barn is an excellent base for exploring Exmoor and the North Devon coast. So much thought has ben put into every detail of the design and decor. Loved the views from the dog friendly garden, from amazing sunsets to star gazing. HighRead morely recommended!! Hide

Reviewed by Eleanor, 4th October 2021

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What beautiful, comfortable accommodation! We stayed for a few days r&r after getting married. It was perfect. The dog was also immediately relaxed (unusual for him when in a new place!). Lovely walks on the moor and on local beaches. Beautiful garden which was safe and secure for the dog too. The hot tub is a lovely extra touch. The kitchen was weRead morell equipped and the welcome gifts were perfect. We will definitely be returning! Hide

Reviewed by Christine, 24th September 2021

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Beautiful barn conversion, one of the best we have stayed in since visiting Devon/Cornwall in the past 20 years. Exceptionally clean, with everything you need for a staycation. Views from the barn over the countryside were amazing. A rural property that is a good base to explore the surrounding area.

Reviewed by Steven, 10th September 2021

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The cottage is beautifully equipped and in a fantastic location. The property is very comfortable and has been renovated to a high standard. The owners are very helpful and friendly, and local if you need assistance. The little extras they leave are very useful including the doggy biscuits. Will definitely return again as this is one of the best prRead moreoperties we have stayed at. Thank you for a great holiday and look forward to seeing you again. Hide

Reviewed by Chris, 3rd September 2021

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It is the second time we have stayed and it was as good as last time.

Reviewed by Ray, 27th August 2021

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Birdsong Barn hit the right note for us. We had a fabulous stay, from relaxing in the hot tub, to barbequing on the patio, to sitting by the fire pit overlooking the stunning view of Coombe Martin. Everything was perfect. Would highly recommend this accommodation.

Reviewed by Lesley, 20th August 2021

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Birdsong Barn is in a quiet, serene location but close to many wonderful beauty spots including beaches and the moors. It is a charming cottage with a wonderful garden which includes a hot tub and a view over the valley to the beach. It is so comfortable and welcoming and of a very high standard.

Reviewed by Robert, 6th August 2021

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Superb property. The property finish is top notch and absolutely every thing has been thought about. Probably the best self catering holiday property we have had. Location is fantastic for walking/ hiking, visiting coastal towns and national trust all with 45 min drive.

Reviewed by Tina, 30th July 2021

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Loved the property, everything we needed, hot tub a great plus after long walks. Beautiful views , cows come and say hello at the end of the garden in the evening. Great sunset , dog friendly. Just perfect

Reviewed by Rebecca, 9th July 2021

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A high quality accommodation that has been thought out for your every comfort. In a perfect quiet location but only 20/30 minutes from some beautiful beaches and villages. Was also given a really warm welcome. highly recomend.

Reviewed by Michael, 2nd July 2021

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A stunning Barn, absolutely perfect

Reviewed by Mae, 26th June 2021

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Amazing holiday, wish we could have stayed longer. Beautiful surroundings and a beautiful barn. Absolutely no faults to mention. Well be back!

Reviewed by Maria, 4th June 2021

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Great cottage from which to explore the local area. Excellent facilities. Fab fully enclosed garden (unless you have a real high jumper). Super views. Plenty to see and do in the local area, including some beaches which allow dogs all year. Great really quiet location, but just off the main road making it perfect for getting out and about and relaxRead moreing too. The cottage and garden are so comfortable that you won't mind hanging out there either! Easy to see why it books out so far in advance! Hide

Reviewed by Laura, 28th May 2021

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Amazing barn! Has everything you need, hot tub is brilliant with the view. Secure garden for the dog. Perfect location to get to other areas in less than half an hour! Highly recommend

Reviewed by Jane, 21st May 2021

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Reviewed by Kimberley, 19th May 2021

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Reviewed by Jane, 7th May 2021

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We had a lovely well-needed break at Birdsong Barn in early May. We cannot say enough great things it is beautiful, comfortable and every little detail has been thought of by Elaine and Olly with some beautiful touches to make you feel at home, wine, biscuits and even doggy treats on arrival. The garden is so pretty with amazing views, which we enjRead moreoyed from the gorgeous hot tub We loved it as did our dog! We will definitely be back! Hide

Reviewed by Phil, 23rd April 2021

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Reviewed by Rosie, 18th April 2021

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Had a fantastic break in this stunning converted barn! Perfect in every way. Added bonus of having cows at the end of the garden to say hi to every morning! We are animal lovers so this was so lovely. Lots of places to visit not too far so good location and stunning views. Will be back again for sure. Thank you Ollie and Elaine for the goodies for Read morenot only us but our dog. What a lovely touch. Hide

Reviewed by James, 23rd December 2020

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Absolutely amazing holiday cottage for our minimoon. We had such a wonderful short break away, setting was absolutely perfect and the Hot Tub was a great addition to the property. We had such a good time that on our return we booked for next year! A real home from home!

Reviewed by James, 23rd December 2020

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The cottage is amazing. What a special setting. So peaceful, just what we needed for a break away. The cottage itself has everything you need - wood burner for cosy evenings, hot tub for relaxing, there is nothing I would change about it.

Reviewed by Judy, 11th December 2020

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Lovely barn conversion with hot tub and great views. Beautifully decorated and furnished and very comfortable. Friendly and helpful hosts and a welcome pack of goodies to start the holiday with.

Reviewed by Robin, 16th October 2020

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Reviewed by Ian, 5th October 2020

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The property was cosy and well equipped. Every thing was of a very high standard and in pristine condition. It looks brand new. The property was also absolutely spotless. Its position on a valley hillside gives great views down to the sea from the bottom of the garden where there are a couple of rustic seats and a fire pit. The downloadable propertRead morey ap gives you all the information you need. Its quiet rural location means that you need to travel to pubs/ restaurants. Hot tub is great too. Hide

Reviewed by Victoria, 2nd October 2020

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Reviewed by Emma, 25th September 2020

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Birdsong barn is absolutely beautiful, with a lovely little garden and hot tub to watch the sunset. It has everything you need and welcome goodies for you and your pooch which is a lovely gesture. Only a short drive to the surrounding towns and beaches. Had a fantastic stay here and would definitely recommend it.

Reviewed by Chris, 4th September 2020

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We had a perfect week at the Barn. Beautifully presented property, we did not want for everything. The hot tub was much appreciated as was the lovely but unexpected welcome pack. We liked it so much that we have booked for next year.

Reviewed by Thomas, 28th August 2020

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This cottage is absolutely amazing. I'm just going to list everything that was great to make this easier. Location - Quiet, yet close enough to all local attractions. Hot tub - Allowing you to spend time outside in all weathers. Kitchen - Everything you could ever need for self catering and all equipment was of the highest quality. Bathroom - BrillRead moreiant shower. View - Gorgeous sunsets If I had more characters I would write more. I am recommending this place to everyone! Hide

Reviewed by Stephen, 21st August 2020

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Fantastic cottage. So well designed

Reviewed by Linda, 24th July 2020

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Birdsong Barn has been amazingly well furnished and finished. The facilities are excellent. The welcome pack was both lovely and generous. Elaine and Olly were friendly, welcoming, and accommodating. Great dog-friendly garden with a fabulous view of the valley towards Combe Martin and the sea. After long days hiking the hills or sea swimming, the hRead moreot tub was a wonderful bonus for tired muscles. The Barn is also very well situated for days out. Thoroughly recommended. Hide

Reviewed by Claire, 17th July 2020

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Reviewed by Eileen, 10th July 2020

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Reviewed by Tim, 4th July 2020

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What a stunning cottage, the attention to detail is amazing. The cottage is finished to an extremely high standard, we felt totally relaxed a real home from home. It is located perfectly for all of north Devon's attraction, beit walking or beaches, and Cornwall is just 30 minutes along the A39. We have stayed at a number of cottages and this is by Read morefar the best. Hide

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