Duncombe Barn

Located in Sherford
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Pet Friendly: 2


Duncombe Barn sits in a prominent position in rolling fields above Kingsbridge estuary. This comfortable home is arranged over three floors, with plenty of parking, a sunny garden and fabulous terrace accessed off the first floor to make the most of the views. Sleeping 10, and with space for all, including a bar with a dartboard so you can enjoy your own ‘local’ for your stay This is a really great place for special occasions, relaxing stays with friends and family or even a smaller party who would enjoy the space, views, and lovely walks nearby.

Duncombe Barn is just a short drive down the pretty Devon lanes to the main Kingsbridge to Dartmouth road. Kingsbridge is just ten minutes away, with all amenities including good eateries, cinema, supermarkets, and other independent shops. Beautiful Dartmouth, just 30 minutes away,  is steeped in history and full of charming shops, and restaurants, while the popular sailing town of Salcombe is twenty minutes away. Glorious sandy beaches can be found at Bantham, Thurlestone and East Portlemouth twenty-thirty minutes away and the popular shingle beach of Slapton Sands starts in the village of Torcross, fifteen minutes away. Picturesque walks are within minutes walking distance from this lovely home, and tidal estuary access is just five minutes away for water sports enthusiasts. There is much to see and do in the beautiful South Hams, and Duncombe Barn offers peace and relaxation at the end of a busy day exploring.


Front door opens into entrance hall:

Door through to-

Family bedroom: 2’6’’ childrens’ bunk beds, half wall partially screens 4’6’’ double bed. Occasional chair. Doors to drive.

From family room and utility -Door leads into

Bar: Small bar (drinks not provided) dartboard.

Step up into Shower room shower cubicle, bidet, WC and hand basin

From main hall -Utility room: washing machine and dryer, under counter fridge and freezer. Door to garden.

Stairs lead to first floor

Dining area-large dining table, seating for 10.

Step up into kitchen Neff oven, microwave, dishwasher, gas hob, under counter fridge, DAB radio. Doors to exterior steps to drive.

 Into hall, with rocking chair to enjoy the picture window, slight step up into study area with table, and WC with basin.

Living room-2 large sofas and an armchair, TV with HDMI ports. Doors to balcony.

From hall stairs to second floor in eaves with beams

Master bedroom-4’6’’ double bed, TV with DVD.

En suite bathroom-bath (do mind your head on the beams), WC and basin, bidet.

Double bedroom-4’6’’ double bed.

Twin bedroom -2 x 3 ft beds.

Family bathroom-shower cubicle, bath, WC and basin.


Garden wraps around the property from the drive fenced with hedge and stock fencing, the far side is a sloped lawn, with rotary washing line.

Please note: Livestock grazes in the field next to the house do not leave dogs unsupervised or allow them to worry the cows and sheep

From living room on first floor paved balcony with superb views, brick built charcoal barbecue, picnic bench and parasol (IT IS CRUCIAL THIS  OR ANYTHING OTHER THAN THE PICNIC BENCH OR BARBECUE ARE NOT LEFT OUT DUE TO THE EXPOSED LOCATION THIS COULD BLOW OVER THE EDGE OF THE BALCONY AND CAUSE DAMAGE TO CARS ON THE DRIVE).

Guests do not have use of the garages.


Gravel drive with parking for 3-4 cars, do take the entrance way wide and straight as the gateway may feel narrow if space is not given.


  • Included: Bed linen and towels-guests to provide own beach towels. Stairgates and high chair provided.
  • Wifi
  • No Smoking
  • Local facilities-beaches-Slapton Sands 15 minutes drive, East Portlemouth, with foot ferry to Salcombe 25 minutes. Pubs and eateries, Kingsbridge 10 minutes, Frogmore, Globe Inn and Chillington, Bear and Blacksmith 15 minutes. Shops in Kingsbridge and garage and spar at East Charleton both within 10 minutes.


Downstairs bathroom
Downstairs bedroom
Great View
Ground floor facilities
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Washing machine



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Area Details


Sherford is nestled in the stunning South Hams countryside. Just 3 miles away from Kingsbridge with plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants as well as the many estuary beaches along the Kingsbridge Estuary as well as the long, sandy beach at Slapton which is also 3 miles away. Sherford has a wonderful rural feel while being just a short drive from some of the bigger towns of the South Hams. We have a great collection of Sherford self-catering cottages from which you can enjoy the area.

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