The Hayloft – Burton Farmhouse
Located in Galmpton, Devon
The Hayloft - Burton Farmhouse is a wonderful couple's retreat in Galmpton, South Devon that sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom
- Sleeps: 2
- Bedrooms: 1
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: No
Set in a peaceful hamlet of Galmpton and surrounded by tranquil countryside, this perfect couples retreat provides an abundance to explore on the doorstep. The surrounding countryside is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and offers country walks quite literally from your doorstep joining the South West Coast Path. You will be within easy reach of beautiful beaches and coastal towns, including the fishing villages of Hope Cove (less than a mile) and Salcombe (3.8 miles), famous for its beautiful estuary, a gin distillery, and a range of shops and eateries are all ready to tingle your tastebuds.
This reverse style living with two entrances allows you to enter the ground floor into the super-king-size bedroom with a Smart TV and en suite shower over bath and WC. Enter the top floor via the outside entrance via steps or upstairs inside and you’re welcomed by the focal centrepiece wood burner which oozes comfort into the open plan living/kitchen area. There is a small dining table and chairs to enjoy a meal and the kitchen although small is fully equipped for your stay. Completing the living area is a smart TV and sofa with a separate armchair to relax.
Outside the barn is a communal garden patio space with outdoor seating. A short walk away is a communal BBQ and Pizza oven outdoor eating area, and there is an outdoor play area and table tennis available.
Galmpton is a pretty village by the River Dart with the towns of Brixham and Paignton a short drive away. It has a convenience store, a post office and a pub offering traditional home-cooked food and local ales. This peaceful and scenic village is an ideal base for exploring the local area. There are a variety of bridleways to explore on foot or by bike. A popular route is the walk to Greenway House, Agatha Christie's former holiday home, now owned by the National Trust. Explore this very grand-looking house and vast gardens and then relax in the cafe.
The sandy beaches of Broadsands Beach and Goodrington Sands Beach are not far from here. The beach at Goodrington Sands has a cafe and a section for dogs. Visit Berry Head Nature Reserve in Brixham. This area is a Special Area of Conservation and a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Enjoy coastal walks around the stunning headland, spot a wide range of wildlife and relax in the cafe. For a family day out, visit Paignton Zoo. The zoo is set in 80 acres and has playgrounds for the children to run excess energy off in and a cafe.