Quither Barn is a barn conversion found in Ivybridge, Devon.
It is a historic barn that dates back nearly two centuries.
It has been arranged as an ‘upside down’ house to make the most of its setting.
It is perfect for friends and families.
Downstairs there are two king-size bedrooms, one with an en suite and WC and access to the courtyard.
One double bedroom and one twin bedroom with an en suite and WC.
There is a ground floor family bathroom and WC.
Upstairs you will find an open-plan living room with a TV with Sky, DVD player and WiFi, as well as a large wood burner for those winter evenings.
You will also find a piano available for use.
There is also a dining area and fitted kitchen.
There is a private, gravelled courtyard with a surrounding fence, fitted with garden furniture.
Behind this is a large hot tub with hydrotherapy jets and underwater lighting.
Ivybridge is a cyclist’s and walker’s paradise as the National Cycling Network offers considerable trails which avoid all main roads.
Nature lovers will delight in the owner’s adjacent farm, which is a County Wildlife site.
You could visit ancient towns such as Ashburton and the cities of Exeter and Plymouth.
The town’s namesake, the Ivy Bridge, is a 13th century construction originally designed for packhorses and widened during the age of coach travel.
Nowadays, it is a popular landmark on the town’s Heritage Trail, which also takes in other noteworthy historical buildings, such as a paper mill which remains Ivybridge’s major industrial employer.
Quither Barn is the ideal property for friend and family celebrations.
Over two floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor kingsize bed, 1 x double, 1 x lower ground floor twin with ensuite wet room with WC, 1 x lower ground floor super kingsize bedroom plus ensuite bathroom, bath, with shower, WC and washbasin. Ground floor family bathroom with bath, separate shower cubicle, WC. Living area. Dining area. Kitchen area. Utility.
About the location
Plymouth 12 miles.
Often referred to as the ‘Gateway to South Dartmoor’, Ivybridge is set in one of the most beautiful areas of Devon and provides the perfect base from which to explore the county’s glorious coast and countryside. The town’s namesake, the Ivy Bridge, is a 13th century construction originally designed for packhorses and widened during the age of coach travel. Nowadays, it is a popular landmark on the town’s Heritage Trail, which also takes in other noteworthy historical buildings, such as a paper mill which remains Ivybridge’s major industrial employer. Some of the most architecturally pleasing sights in the town are the aqueduct, now a listed site, and the much photographed remains of a viaduct built by Brunel. This riverside town offers a great local shopping experience, with a variety of independent shops in the compact town centre making browsing a pleasure. When it’s time for a break, take your pick from the many cafés, tearooms and bakeries in the covered arcade serving delicious food and treats to help you recharge your batteries! Just on the brink of Dartmoor National Park, Ivybridge is ideally located to explore the 368 square miles of rolling hills, rugged granite outcrops and fresh, clean air. With over 450 miles of public rights of way, you’ll find enough walks to keep you busy for a year, let alone a week! If you’d like to mix it up a bit, cycling, horse-riding, climbing and kayaking opportunities abound. Nearby Wembury is the starting point for the Two Moors Way, a 201 mile coast to coast walking route which passes through Ivybridge and continues on through high moorland and deep wooded valleys, taking in some of Devon’s most unspoilt rural scenery. At 17 miles long, the Erme-Plym Trail is slightly shorter and leads in the opposite direction through some pleasant countryside, passing the pretty Hooe Lake en route. The area surrounding Ivybridge offers a fabulous variety of attractions and days out, from the stunning beaches of the South Devon coast, to the bustling city of Plymouth.