Swallows Nest at Magnolia Lake

Located in Dawlish, Devon

This semi-detached cottage rests in Mamhead near Dawlish, Devon and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Pet Friendly: No
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Swallows Nest at Magnolia Lake is a beautiful semi-detached barn conversion resting in Mamhead near Dawlish, Devon. There are three bedrooms in the property sleeping six guests, including a four poster-king-size with an en-suite bathroom, a four-poster king-size with an en-suite shower room and a twin with an en-suite shower room. There is also a kitchen/diner, utility and a sitting room with a woodburning stove. Outside you can find a private patio and lawn with furniture and a gas barbecue, 18 acres of shared land and off-road parking for two cars. Swallows Nest at Magnolia Lake is a superb property for a family escape to Devon.

Property Details

Dawlish 5.1 miles. A traditionally-styled, stone-built barn conversion resting at Magnolia Lake in the sleepy village of Mamhead near Dawlish, Swallows Nest makes a fantastic choice for your family escape to this scenic area of Devon.

Pull up in the two private parking spaces before venturing through the garden and entering through the stable door to find even more character inside, venturing into the warmth of the sitting room where a wood-burning stove takes centre stage, offering an eclectic mix of plush furnishing with a traditional interior, here you can settle down for the evening in front of the TV equipped with Sky Q to bring you all your entertainment when you're not out exploring.

Move through into the kitchen/diner to find exposed stone walls and wooden units housing all the essentials for a week-long stay, while your private patio area is the perfect place to dine beneath the sun with the assistance of the gas barbecue. The ground floor also hosts a handy utility, while moving up to the first floor will bring you to the three sleeping spots of two four-poster king-size bedrooms, one with an en-suite bathroom and the other a shower room, and a third and final twin room with an en-suite shower room, each bedroom boasting its own beautiful interior and charm.

Begin the day exploring the 18 acres of surrounding grounds, before heading out to discover Devon. Swallows Nest at Magnolia Lake is a delightful choice for your rural escape.


Four Poster
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Real Fire
Washing machine

Magnolia Lake

Five individual cottages set within 18 acres of private woodland and gardens close to the beautiful hamlet of Mamhead in an unspoilt corner of South Devon and amidst rolling countryside and stunning woodland areas. Tucked below the beautiful Haldon Forest; a haven for walkers, cyclists and wildlife the cottages at Magnolia Gardens offer wonderful rural retreats yet are easily accessible from the A380 which connects Exeter and Torquay. Ideally suited to groups of friends or families, this accommodation caters to a variety of group needs, there's no better choice for your escape to Devon. All of the cottages offer a homely and traditional interior, with woodburning stoves in three of the cottage offering an added warmth in the winter months, while their private gardens offer the perfect spot for alfresco dining and social gatherings in the summer, with all of 18 acres of beautiful grounds to explore too! On the southern border of Haldon forest and just below the Mamhead Sensory Trail and the Mamhead Obelisk, the cottages are well placed for those seeking a relaxing escape, with walking routes leading you past the landmark via dens and wooded trails to explore. For relaxed days out then the coast is a short drive away with Dawlish Warren offering a huge sweep of golden sand plus a wild bird sanctuary and nature reserve or explore Regency town of Teignmouth with its pier and sandy beaches. Both Dawlish and Teignmouth are home to a scattering of shops, pubs, restaurants, ice cream shops, cafés and so much more, there's sure to be something here for every kind of dining occasion. Take a day trip to Shaldon to discover the Shaldon Wildlife Trust and the Shaldon Botanical Gardens both making lovely spots for a leisurely stroll, or enjoy a family-fun day out at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, home to baboons, red pandas, crocodiles, wallabies and so much more, it's well worth a visit. The adventure seekers will delight at the surrounding attractions of Ashcombe Adventure Centre, Go Ape Bullers Hill and Crealy Theme Park and Resort, all offering a memorable experience and rides suitable for a variety of ages. While the history lover will be happy to find both Powderham Castle and the National Trust owned Compton Castle just a scenic car ride away too. In easy reach of so much excitement, the cottages at Magnolia Lake make a superb choice at any time of the year.



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Area Details


Dawlish is a traditional seaside town on the South Devon Coast with a wonderful golden sandy beach that is perfect for sandcastles. With rockpooling, a children's play area, amusements, boat hire and a pier you will not be short of things to do, find and see. Further beaches to explore can be found close by at Teignmouth and Dawlish Warren, both different in their own way. Dawlish is home to the famous black swans who have lived in the area since the late 1940s and can be seen swimming in The Brook. The town has a good variety of shops, restaurants, bars and cafes so if you wanted to ditch the car for the week you can. The area is great for both walks and cycling with the Dawlish to Exmouth trail offering 20 miles of stunning coastal scenery or join the South West Coast Path for equally stunning walks.

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