Bluegate Barn

Located in Modbury
  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No


The fabulous South Devon coast, sandy beaches of the South Hams and Dartmoor are all within easy reach of Bluegate Barn,  a  beautifully renovated detached barn on the outskirts of the popular market town of Modbury, South Devon. If you are looking for space for all the family, homely comforts and superb luxury interiors you need look no further. With huge spacious kitchen diner, underfloor heating, sumptuous furnishings and thoughtfully equipped with every modern convenience, this stunning holiday home offers a wonderful base for families and couples from which to enjoy the immediate area and South Hams beyond. Set on the edge of a  3 acre meadow which slopes down to a trickling stream, adjacent to a small, quiet, working farm a path leads directly from the meadow below the property,  along a country lane directly into the heart of the town less than a mile away, where a fabulous array of cafes, pubs galleries and independent retailers can be found.


The ground floor, with underfloor heating throughout, opens into a beautiful spacious hallway, through double glazed doors to the lounge with sofa, armchairs, large fSmart TV with BT Sport (main channel) DVD and freeview, double doors leading out to the garden. Large contemporary kitchen diner, beautifully fitted and well equipped with electric range cooker, microwave, large fridge freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. There is also a TV and an ipod dock. Dining table which will seat 8, door to rear patio and door to front garden. Cloakroom with WC and basin. Open tread oak staircase to First Floor: Master bedroom with 5ft king size bed, chest of drawers and chaise, walk-in dressing area, en suite shower room with WC, basin and shower cubicle. Bedroom 2: Large spacious bedroom with apex windows, 5ft king size bed, built in double wardrobe, chest of drawers, wall mounted TV. Bedroom 3: Single bedroom with 3ft bed, chest of drawers. Family bathroom with bath and shower over, basin and WC.


Gravelled driveway and front lawned area with table and chairs. To the rear of the property is a patio with garden furniture, extending washing line, oil-drum barbecue (charcoal). The garden leads to sloping and undulating meadow of 3 acres, with a stream running alongside. From the bottom of the meadow there is access to a country lane which leads direct to the village of Modbury, just under a mile’s walk.


Ample parking on gravelled driveway.


  • Included:Bed linen, bath and hand towels, cot, high chair. Guests are required to provide their own beach towels. Wifi, electricity, and underfloor heating by ground source heat pump
  • Telephone: No telephone, mobile signal good
  • Local facilities: Beach: 3 miles Shops: all within 1 mile Pubs and restaurants: in Modbury town
  • Golf course 10 minutes drive
  • Kingsbridge 6 miles


Cot Available
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Washing machine


Area Details


Modbury is a large village in the popular South Hams area of Devon and located within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. To the south is a choice of sandy beaches while to the north lies Dartmoor National Park. The village itself has several cafés, three pubs all of which serve food, a wine bar, an Indian and a Chinese as well as a good range of shops. There are so many interesting villages to explore including Kingston, Ringmore, Bigbury, Aveton Gifford, Holbeton and Mothecombe. Visit the Brownston Art Gallery that holds regular exhibitions including some very well known artists as well as local talent. Calancombe Estate is a vineyard that offers tours and tastings by appointment with a visitor centre opening in late 2019 for tours with an appointment. Modbury is a great location for those looking to explore both the countryside and the coast.

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