The Barn

Located in Aveton Gifford, Devon

This lovely converted barn is situated around a shared courtyard one mile from the Devon village of Aveton Gifford and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No


The Bar In Aveton Gifford

The Barn is a gorgeous cottage converted from a barn down a track in the countryside near the Devon village of Aveton Gifford. The cottage sleeps four people in two downstairs double en suite bedrooms (one can convert to twin) with doors to a shared courtyard. On the first floor is an open plan living space with a seating area with a wood burning stove, a dining area and a kitchen. Outside are the sunny shared courtyard and six acres of shared grounds with lawn for picnics or croquet, pond and benches with long and lovely views, plus parking for three cars. Just a mile from the village, The Barn is an excellent place to enjoy a restful break in Devon.

Property Details

The Barn is a reverse level cottage overlooking the courtyard. Beautifully converted, it is warm and welcoming accommodation for small families or adults all year round. On the top floor, you will find the hub of the cottage, a big lofty open plan living space with cosy rugs over the wooden floors, pretty watercolours, French windows to a balustrade letting in the light, a traditional wood-burning stove and a well-equipped kitchen area where you can sit and enjoy leisurely meals. Head downstairs into the two en suite bedrooms, both of which opens to the courtyard. Outside are the shared sunny courtyard and the six peaceful acres where you can find restful spots for enjoying this country idyll.


Cot Available
Downstairs facilities
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Real Fire
Washing machine


A mile from Aveton Gifford, 300 yards down a tree-lined track off a lane, four very special places to stay within handsome former farm buildings: an airy converted barn, a barn converted into a gallery overlooking meadows, a remarkable Grade II listed former music room, and the original hayloft The Pottery. A large, pretty, enclosed suntrap courtyard is shared with the friendly owners. Just outside the courtyard, a lawned walled garden (also enclosed) with camellias, fig and walnut trees, leading to another garden with a pond (unfenced) and six grassy acres with a big wildlife pond (fenced), vast lawn for picnics and croquet, a picnic table, benches with intense views and big trees to sit under. Relax, read or just enjoy the silence and let your mind wander. Bright and airy in the summer or cosy as a winter retreat, with wonderful walks from the door and beaches within easy reach. Aveton Gifford: old village (pub, PO/shop) beside the River Avon where it becomes tidal. Within 5 or 6 miles are several villages: Bigbury, Bantham and Thurlestone on an excellent and varied stretch of coast: sandy beaches, coves, cliffs, golf courses, the Avon estuary. The Chantry Cottages are a lovely base for checking out the delights of South Devon's coast and countryside, allowing you to surf, walk, check out rock pools, play golf and make sandcastles to your heart's content. A peaceful, curative oasis, good for taking it easy. Kingsbridge, 4 miles.


Area Details

Aveton Gifford

Aveton Gifford is a small rural village, which lies at the head of the estuary of the River Avon. An area of outstanding natural beauty, this pretty village has a village store and post office and a swimming pool. The local pub has a sun terrace and balcony allowing al fresco dining by the river. Playing fields for the children to let off steam and paths to walks especially good for wildlife enthusiasts where you may be rewarded by spotting an egret making this as bird lovers paradise.

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