Ash Barn, on the outskirts of Braunton, is a detached, reverse level property designed to take advantage of the outstanding views over the village towards the dunes and sea at Saunton. Sleeping six people in three bedrooms and welcoming two dogs, the cottage has been beautifully modernised by its owners and yet remains in-keeping with its rich heritage. The lounge/diner on the first floor has patio doors leading out onto a spacious balcony with a large table capable of sitting six people. The views from this balcony, over the tops of houses in Braunton village below, really are breathtaking. The lounge also has a woodburner for cooler evenings and a complimentary basket of logs is provided. Also on the first floor is a modern kitchen/diner with triple aspect windows – again enjoying the view over the valley towards the sea – and the family bathroom with separate shower cubicle. On the ground floor are the three bedrooms and a shower room. Bedroom 1 benefits from French doors opening onto the patio which in turn leads to a pebbled courtyard. The integral garage houses a washing machine and tumbler dryer and is also perfect for storing bicycles, surfboards and walking boots. Outside, the cottage has pretty patio and pebbled areas – again with plenty of seating – and is fully enclosed to keep your four-legged friends safe.
Ash Barn is just over half a mile from the centre of Braunton which has a wide variety of restaurants, pubs, cafes and shops. The village is also home to the Braunton and District Museum, the Countryside Centre and the Museum of British Surfing. At the heart of what is said to be England's most biodiverse parish, Braunton Burrows is abundant with richly varied wildlife. First-time visitors to the Burrows are amazed by the scale of the sand dunes that gives them their name. The Tarka Trail - a footpath and cycle trail built along the route of the old railway line – runs through Braunton.
Entrance lobby and hall
Bedroom 1: King-size bed and TV
Bedroom 2: Twin zip ''n'' link beds with the option to create a King on request
Bedroom 3: Twin beds
Shower room: Shower, washbasin and WC
Lounge: Woodburner, HD TV Freeview Satellite, Blu-Ray DVD and stereo.
Kitchen/diner: Electric oven with “Range”style hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and TV (washing machine and tumble dryer are in the garage)
Bathroom: Bath, separate shower cubicle, washbasin and WC
Pets: Two dogs welcome
Parking: Private parking for two medium sized cars on the drive
Garden/Patio: Patio, terrace and pebbled courtyard
Heating: Gas central heating and woodburner with complimentary logs upon arrival
Short breaks: Available all year round (but for specific dates only bookable within 2-8 weeks of the holiday start date)
Notes: Linen and towels are provided (please bring beach towels). Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. Highchair and travel cot are provided. Stairgate is available. Telephone for incoming and emergency calls only. BBQ. Beach: 3miles Pub: 0.6miles
- Sleeps 6
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Pets allowed
- WiFi available
- Private parking
- Friday changeover
- 2 Bathrooms
- Bed linen provided
- 0.6 mile to a pub
- Towels provided
- Travel cot available
- 3 miles from the coast
- Open fire/woodburner
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
Our 8th visit and we loved it just as much as the others. The cottage is as warm, friendly and relaxing as anywhere could possibly be. Thank heavens some things never change! Thank you for the lovely welcoming flowers, wine and biscuits. Our dog loves it here - especially trips to Saunton Sands. Thank you - you have the perfect holiday cottage.Peter & Adrianne Holdaway - 8th November 2018
Thank you for a lovely staycation away. We had a lovely time unwinding and exploring North Devon. We especially appreciated the fire in the living room. Thanks againFamily Patel - 29th October 2018
We've had a lovely few days. Very comfortable and spotless. Beaches nearby are stunning. Thank youMr B Thompson - 21st October 2018
We've been very comfortable. We went to Saunton, Croyde, Ilfracombe and Tintagel and it was all beautiful. Thank youMr J Hunt - 31st August 2018
What a relaxing time we have all had. So well equipped - better equipped kitchen than at home. Beds so comfortable, have not had a bad nights sleep. Thank you for everything! Would definitely book again.Mrs R Meason - 24th August 2018
Absolutely love this cottage and its wonderful views. We could happily live here, a proper home from home. Thank you so much for the flowers, biscuits and wine, they were a lovely welcome after a long journey and much appreciated. Harvey enjoyed his walk on the fields each morning with fabulous views for miles. So sad we have to leave, thank you for a lovely week.Mrs K Harman - 28th July 2018
Amazing property - five stars! We love this house!Mr A Cochrane - 21st July 2018
This was our first time at Ash Barn but it will not be the last. What a beautiful cottage with stunning views. Braunton and surrounding areas are second to none.Mr M Bell - 15th June 2018
Another fabulous break at Ash Barn. Probably the best equipped place we have stayed. We'll be back - again!Margaret - 5th January 2018
This property is more than a holiday let. Ash Barn is a fully, very well equipped home just waiting for its guests and their dogs! Thank you to all the team at Marsdens, the property owners and the housekeeper, all excellent!Anthony Comley - 9th October 2017
Very well positioned property with excellent views, would highly recommend. Superb 5' bed!Mrs Julie Mullenger Cayne - 10th July 2017
An excellent, well equipped and very comfortable home from home.Mr Peter Curtis - 9th October 2016
Ash Barn is a delightful property, very clean and tidy and with views over Braunton to the sea and Hartland in the distance. We had no problems at all with the property, quiet, secluded and set in farmland.Mr D Essery - 14th August 2016
Comfortable with great views.Mr michael willmott - 1st August 2016
The balcony and view together with the decor and attention to detail made this an excellent choice. Would definitely like to visit again.Mrs Caroline Langford - 11th July 2016
We loved it, and found it better than described online. The rooms were light, spacious and comfortable- we will most certainly like to return to the cottage.Mr K Ward - 31st January 2016
Warm, comfortable, excellently equipped. Good to have a garage to store bikes and surf boards and a brilliant kitchen.Mr A Morris - 21st January 2016
A lovely well positioned property which we have stayed in 6 times over the last 5 years. The owners are very thoughtful and provide everything you could possibly need for a comfortable holiday.Mrs A Holdaway - 15th December 2015
Very comfortable and had everything we needed. Loved the balcony!Mrs J Knight - 16th August 2015
Ash Barn is a real home from home. It's so cosy inside, well equipped and the welcome pack was a lovely touch. I enjoyed a great few days exploring Braunton and the beautiful nearby towns.Christine - 17th November 2012
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