Granary cottage is an idilic country cottage set in the heart of the stunning South Hams countryside. It is located in the small hamlet of Idestone at the head of a beautiful valley, 3.5 miles from Kingsbridge, between the villages of Loddiswell and Aveton Gifford. Loddiswell has a well stocked local shop and post office. Both villages offer a selection of food and drink at two traditional country pubs.
The Surrounding Area
The area is of outstanding natual beauty, unspoilt by modern living. There is a diverse range of wildlife with a beautiful meadows just meters from your door. If you are lucky you will see badgers, foxes, barn owls and many endangered species. There is also the spectacular Dartmoor National Park within 20 minutes drive.
Kingsbridge is the principle town of the South Hams. It has a beautiful harbour and there are many gift shops, cafes and bars serving local ales. The town also has an indoor swimming pool and a well equiped sports centre. It is in Kingsbridge that you will find the nearest supermarkets.
As well as the miles of unspoilt lush green fields, the cottage is only a few minutes from some of the most beautiful white sandy beaches the UK has to offer.
The rolling Devon hills will unwind even the most hardened city dweller.
There is something for everyone. The area is popular for bird watching, rambling, fishing, riding and much much more.
15 minutes drive to some of the finest beaches in the UK (Bantham, Bigbury, Blackpool Sands etc …) and the stunning South West coast path.
Thurlestone, Dartmouth and Bigbury golf courses are all an easy drive away.
Choose from the numerous local footpaths and bridleways on your door-step. Take a walk on the South West Coastal Path or explore the tors and rivers of Dartmoor National Park.
A perfect location for water-sports. Learn to sail in Salcombe, or to surf at Blackpool Sands
Totnes train station 20 minutes. Exeter airport 30 minutes drive. London 3.5 hours drive.
On the off-chance the children get bored with the beach, there are several near-by farm and adventure parks.
- Kingsbridge 3 miles
- Salcombe 8 miles
- Exeter 37 miles
- Plymouth 17 miles
- Torquay 21 miles
- Dartmouth 15 miles
- Totnes 14 miles