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May Blossom Barn

Lustleigh, Devon (Ref. 1024548)

4.7

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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5 Customer Reviews

  • "This Barn conversion is a true delight!"

    The location on the edge of Dartmoor was perfect for exploring the local area. The accommodation was of an excellent standard. Perfectly clean and fitted out to a very high standard. Rooms are all spacious and fitted out perfectly. The area was very peaceful with beautiful views. The front garden was lovely and attracted local wildlife. Couldn’t fault anything and would recommend it to others quite happily!

    Miss EdisNov 2021

  • "Beautifully furnished and well presented property."

    The property was very clean with everything you could possibly need and the additional treats upon arrival were very welcome! Also well positioned for exploring the surrounding area with lots of walks and cosy pubs nearby.

    Miss PadfieldOct 2021

  • "May Blossom Barn is exceedingly well presented with everything provided that you could possibly require for your stay."

    The view across the countryside is lovely. Many parts of Dartmoor is only a short drive away and likewise the coastal towns are easily accessible from the property. The local store in Lustleigh is an amazing little shop that sells a variety of provisions. Thank you Louise and Neil, all four of us had a very enjoyable and relaxing holiday.

    Mrs SeacombeOct 2021

  • "Had updated Sykes with a fourth person prior to holiday commencing."

    This person was staying two nights, one either end of our confirmed one week stay. This also told to Sykes. The property owner was just finishing preparing beds when we arrived about 15:45. Entry was from 16:00. When he left he telephoned Sykes to inform them we had a young child with us and suspected there were five people staying (4 person property). Not pleasant to be assumed dishonest. Young child was my early twenties grandaughter who had been put on the list as the fourth person. Sykes called with accusary tone and questioning which felt very unnecessary. Owner could have asked us himself at the time of our introducing ourselves prior to him leaving. Owner assumed grandaughter younger (because of her looks/dress?) and two people yet to arrive regardless of our telling him fourth person was still travelling from south east to join us. Sykes key pad number was not updated on their information supplied to us and had difficulty entering the property. Had to trouble the owner (wife) who gave correct key code. Property situated on bend of main road, not good for walking but excellent for exploring area by car. Required extra vigilance when entering/leaving driveway especially for right hand turn. Two car parking next to sloping area with bins. Very tight and fought with hedging to get around car to enter/exit gate. We had one medium and one small car. Property was nicely done, clean, comfortable with everything well thought through. Personally we found ticking clocks irritating when trying to relax although others may find it quaint.

    Ms MatthewsSep 2021

  • "A beautiful cottage in a lovely area, I would thoroughly recommend it as a place to stay"

    Mr PalmerAug 2021

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The property

Resting on the outskirts of the charming village of Lustleigh in Dartmoor, is this idyllic two-storey house, May Blossom Barn.

Enjoying an enclosed front garden with exceptional views of the Wray Valley, May Blossom Barn is the perfect family countryside escape.

Arriving at the property, you will find two off-road parking spaces, before following the gravel path to the property.

Be welcomed into the homely living room, with its beautiful exposed beams and woodburning stove inset into a granite fireplace, it is the ideal place to put your feet up and enjoy your favourite film on the TV as you relax.

Prepare delicious home-cooked meals for your guests in the stunning kitchen/diner, before settling down around the dining table to tuck in and toast to a wonderful holiday.

As the night draws to a close, you can climb the stairs where you will discover two bedrooms with glorious views of the Wray Valley, the first being a light and airy double with en-suite shower room and the second, a twin with zip/link, ensuring flexible sleeping arrangements for all parties.

After a long day of exploring the magnificent countryside, why not treat yourself to a soothing soak in the free-standing bath along with your favourite book for company.

Serve morning coffee in the garden and soak up the gorgeous views as you plan the day ahead.

Venture into the picturesque local village, where you will find traditional thatched cottages, vibrant green woodlands and narrow lanes and a pretty church.

If you don’t fancy cooking one evening, why not treat your guests to an evening meal at The Cleave Pub, serving delicious meals and local ales, or visit the delightful Primrose Tea Rooms for tasty homemade cakes and a pot of tea after hiking through the countryside.

Just a short walk out of the village centre is a steep hill, Cleave, which offers magnificent views over Lustleigh and Dartmoor at its top.

If you can tear yourself away from ‘the prettiest village in Dartmoor’, the nearby town of Moretonhampstead with plenty of activities to keep you busy, visit the Moretonhampstead Swimming Pool in the warmer months where kids and adults can swim in the 25m outdoor heated pool, visit The Miniature Pony Centre where children can meet a variety of sweet animals.

Make a stop at Bovey Tracey, where you can take a leisurely stroll through the National Trust owned Parke Estate, sample the delights at the Dartmoor Whiskey Distillery, or indulge in a game of golf at the Bovey Tracey Golf Course.

May Blossom Barn makes a wonderful getaway for an adventure with the whole family.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be double on request)
  • Bathroom with free-standing bath, handheld shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove and underfloor heating on first floor
  • Combi microwave/oven, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, Nespresso coffee machine, dishwasher, TV with Sky and Netflix, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed front garden with patio, lawn and seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Sorry no children under 10 years
  • Shop 1.8 miles, pub 1.7 miles
  • Note: Check-in is from 4pm, check-out by 10am

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

LUSTLEIGH

Bovey Tracey 4.0 miles; Moretonhampstead 4.2 miles; Newton Abbott 9.7 miles

Nestled in the lush Wray Valley and set on the deep wooded slopes of eastern Dartmoor, within Dartmoor National Park, is the charming postcard village of Lustleigh. Take a stroll through the idyllic village, where you will find traditional thatched cottages; lush green woodlands; a pretty church; the delightful Primrose Tea Rooms, where you can enjoy delicious homemade cakes and a pot of tea after a long hike; The Cleave Pub, known as one of the best pubs in Dartmoor National Park; and the Orchard, where annual events are held. If you can tear yourself away from the village, just a short walk away is Cleave, a steep hill that offers incredible views over Lustleigh and the surrounding Dartmoor landscape. Visitors will revel in the opportunity to explore ‘the prettiest village in Dartmoor’.

Region Information

Note: There is a step down into the sitting room, please take care.

Note: There is a step down into the double bedroom, please take care.

Note: There is a step up into the bathroom, please take care.

Note: Check-in is from 4pm, check-out by 10am

Note: Sorry no children under 10 years.

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Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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