Two unique barn conversions in
South Devon - available for holiday lets
lush farmland, wooded river valleys and beautiful coastline,
including a wealth of sandy beaches, the South Hams is blessed with
spectacular scenery, but remains surprisingly peaceful. ‘Hammes’ is
an old English word meaning sheltered place. The climate is very
mild, as the area is shielded by Dartmoor to the north and its
coastline is caressed by the Gulf Stream. So early springs and balmy
autumns are the norm.
Hexdown is situated in the middle of a
superbly located golf course, offering stunning views, over the
Avon estuary towards Bantham and Burgh Island. A mile
away is the Royal Oak, the local pub offering fine ales and
delicious food. There is also a small shop, opposite, selling all
St Ann’s Chapel, a further mile from
Bigbury, has a wonderful shop selling an abundance of local produce.
The pub opposite, The Old Chapel, is a good alternative to the Royal
Boasts an amazing sandy beach
excellent for swimming and surfing and very popular with families.
Two cafes are within walking distance.
the causeway from Bigbury-On-Sea, is a small tidal island with its
fascinating Art Deco Hotel and Agatha Christie / Poirot
connections, along with the Pilchard Inn, a 14th century
hostelry steeped in history, once a favourite haunt for smugglers.
At high tide the island can only be reached by an exciting ride on
the long-legged sea tractor.
on the other side of the estuary from Bigbury. It is a pretty little
village with a very good pub, The Sloop, and the most wonderful
unspoilt beach with sand dunes, rock pools and large car park.
1.5 miles along the coast from
Bantham lies the village of Thurlestone, which has a hotel and pub
along with a beautifully sited seaside golf course.
Approximately 12 miles from Bigbury
is a popular sailing town with creeks, sandy bays and plenty of
shops and restaurants. There are boats to hire and fishing trips
A small market town with attractive
main street containing many shops, pubs, restaurants and a cinema,
situated at the head of Kingsbridge estuary. Frequent passenger
ferries to Salcombe are available.
Known as the ‘last great wilderness
in Southern England’. This area is exceptionally beautiful with
heather covered hills and high rocky tors, perfect for walking,
climbing and pony-trekking.
6 miles away from Bigbury is full of
charm with its dignified terraced houses and enticing old fashioned
shop windows. It is a hive of activity with its many shops including
a pharmacy, hardware store, Co Op supermarket, excellent butcher and
several gift outlets.
Another extremely pretty village with
its many thatched cottages and fine church, can be reached along the
2 mile stretch of coastal path from Bigbury-On-Sea. There is an
excellent pub, The Journeys End, where children and dogs are always
welcome. The walk from the pub to Aymer Bay, a pretty little cove is
3/4 of a mile away.
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Julian & Angie Bond, Kingfisher
House, 4 Hexdown Barns, Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon TQ7 4BB
Telephone 01548 811131 email