Apple Barn is a spacious barn conversion located in the heart of Kingston in the South Hams and sleeps 9 in 5 bedrooms and is pet-friendly.
Kingston is a charming South Hams village, very much off-the-beaten-track, with a good pub, a church, lots of pretty thatched cottages and is just over a mile from the River Erme's beautiful wooded estuary and, at low tide, miles of good sandy beach at Wonwell and across the estuary at Meadowsfoot Beach and Mothecombe. Apple Barn is tucked in the centre of the village, a large, detached and very comfortable family home, with an acre of spacious gardens. This is an ideal family base with a ground floor bedroom and bathroom, which may be suitable for those with walking disabilities. Doorstep walks to the beach, a pub around the corner, a large garden to play in and superb walking on the nearby coastal path - something for everyone.
Ground floor: Spacious, attractive and most comfortable sitting room with wood block floor, generous sofas, chairs, TV with DVD/video player, CD player, table for games or extra dining, a fireplace inset with a wood burner and flanked by bookshelves. French door to a paved patio area and the garden. Well equipped kitchen with Aga with double oven and twin hobs, electric oven with ceramic hob, pine dresser, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, stripped pine floor and large dining table to seat 9. Utility room with sink, washing machine, tumble dryer, extra freezer and door to courtyard. Downstairs bedroom with twin 3ft beds, pine furniture and stripped floor with rugs. Adjacent bathroom with bath, electric shower over, basin and WC. Stairs to landing and 4 bedrooms. Large master bedroom with 5ft wrought iron bedstead and large windows with garden views. Adjoining cot room with mirrored wardrobes and en-suite shower room with large shower enclosure, basin and WC. Bunk bedroom with full size 3ft bunks. Single bedroom with 3ft iron bedstead. Twin bedroom with pretty 3ft beds, fitted cupboards and hand basin. Family bathroom with bath, electric shower over, basin and WC. Please note: this property offers a low/mid season discount to smaller parties of up to 6 guests.
Large most attractive enclosed gardens extend around two sides of the house with mature shrubs, trees and sloping lawns. A paved patio area is provided with garden furniture, a greenhouse and a rockery.
Parking: Private driveway leads to a parking bay for 3 cars opposite the gate to the gardens.
Kingston is a pretty village surrounded by working farms and an abundance of country walks and conservation areas. Kingston lies between the town of Modbury and Bigbury-On Sea, both 20-minutes in the car. The village is 1 mile from the mouth of the River Erme. The village also lies between the Dartmoor National Park and the South Devon Coastline and is a great escape if you are looking for a more rural escape. There is a very strong sense of community here and you can often find eggs for sale on the roadside, the village offers a pub, the Dolphin Inn, which has a back garden and traditional home-cooked food. The village also boasts a village hall and a recently refurbished adventure playground. Choose from a variety of coastal walks taking in the dramatic cliffs and stunning scenery, spot the local wildlife as you pass the conservation areas. Visit the weekly market in the village hall or if you fancy exploring the nearest beach then Wonwell Beach can be accessed by car or on foot. At low tide the beach has a large expanse of sand and is great for sunbathing, swimming and building sandcastles, the beach is dog friendly all year round. Water sports can often be picked up from the River and surfing is available at Bigbury beach.