Higher Poulston Farm - Long Barn

Harbertonford, Totnes


Property Reference: CP34
  • Sleeps7
  • Pets 1
  • Bedrooms3
  • Grade4 Star rating
Swimming pool Living room Living room Kitchen/diner Kitchen/diner Double bedroom Triple bedroom Triple bedroom Twin bedroom Bathroom Shower room Indoor Bowls Tennis court Swimming pool Children’s play area Exterior Tennis court Sitting-out-area

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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
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Alternative properties at this location

2599826383CP51B4609CP28CP27CP63CP44CP74CP45CP81

Property Features

  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Games RoomGames Room
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Christmas Themed CottageChristmas Themed Cottage
  • Swimming PoolSwimming Pool
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine

Property Description

Leisure facilities available all year
Indoor heated swimming pool/toddlers’ pool (open all year)
All weather hard tennis court
Approach golf
Snooker lounge
Pool table and table tennis
Badminton, skittles, short mat bowls and basketball
Squash court
Children’s outdoor play equipment
91/2 acre landscaped grounds
On-site information centre
Bike and kayak hire (available locally)

Set in a superb countryside location, off quiet single track country lanes in the heart of South Devon, the properties at Higher Poulston are ideal for all age groups including couples, friends and families. It provides a quiet rural base, yet within driving distance of the many splendid beaches and interesting towns that the area has to offer.
Featuring a fantastic leisure complex, with exclusive shared use for all guests staying here on holiday, the facilities are open all year around and offer something for all ages and abilities. There is an indoor heated swimming pool and a separate shallow heated toddlers pool. The badminton and squash courts are purpose built to a very high specification. In addition there is a snooker room, table tennis, skittles and short mat bowls. In the grounds surrounding the cottages, there are large open lawn areas to play and picnic, some BBQ areas, a tennis court and approach golf.
The cottages at Higher Poulston are made up of a cluster of lovely stone barn conversions of varying sizes(, the spacious period Farmhouse, which is fantastic for a large family and the newest addition, Wisteria House(ref 25998), a contemporary barn conversion with a stunning interior, accommodating up to 20 guests.
All the properties are comfortably furnished with leather sofas, pine or oak furniture, well equipped kitchens and modern bathrooms, making this a holiday to enjoy and remember.
The friendly owners live on site and are happy to help. Many visitors find themselves revisiting Higher Poulston year after year. This is a very family friendly holiday complex; the ideal place for mums and dads to relax in, children to have fun, and grandparents to join in too.
Set within its own 9½ acres of private land, tucked away along a quiet country lane and close to a working dairy farm. Away from the farm there are many interesting places to explore. There is a little tourist information room on site and in here you will find plenty of ideas for days out and about . For your local shopping, the little village of Harbertonford, 1 mile, has a small village shop, a pub and post office. Also, the village of Morleigh, 1 mile, has a pub serving food. The ancient town of Totnes, just 3 miles away, has a truly unique atmosphere, with a range of quirky independent shops and bistros and is a vibrant and interesting place to visit, especially on Fridays when the market comes to town.
The South Devon coastline is close at hand, has many beautiful beaches and coves, scenic walks and pretty villages including Blackpool Sands and Slapton. Enjoy a day out in the riverside marine town of Dartmouth and take a cruise along the river to Totnes or the ferry across to Kingswear, and the quaint fishing town of Brixham, then ride on the steam train to Paignton or Buckfastleigh. Within easy reach are the English Riviera resorts of Paignton and Torquay, the boating and sailing centre of Salcombe on the estuary and the historic town of Dartmouth, nestling on the banks of the River Dart. Woodlands Fun Park is a great tourist attraction and fun day out for families, as is Dartmoor National Park, with its hundreds of acres of wild rugged moorland, both about 4 miles away.
Close to Dartmouth you can play golf on an 18-hole championship course (Higher Poulston visitors receive a discount at Dartmouth golf and country club). Bike and kayak hire are available locally.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen with ceramic tiled floor. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 2 twin, one with additional single. Bathroom with toilet.

Electric log-effect woodburner in living room included. NSH, electricity and bed linen included. Towel hire. DVD and small library. Stereo/CD. Microwave. Shared laundry room with two washing machines and two tumble dryers. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Shared garden and furniture. Shared barbecue.

All properties: Electric cooker. Shared internet office with broadband (ref 25998 has its own wi-fi). Shared 9½-acre grounds. Children’s play area. Parking. Heated indoor swimming pool (12.4m x 6.7m, depth 1m to 1.35m) open all year. Toddlers’ pool (depth 0.85m). Shared leisure complex with pool table, toddlers’ play area, table tennis and indoor ball games room. Tennis court. No pets allowed from mid June to mid September, at all other times dogs must be kept on a lead within the grounds of the complex. No smoking.

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. Excellent cottage with added amenities. A very peaceful location and lovely well kept gardens. The location is a bit remote but with a care you are in easy reach of the whole of the English Riviera with everything it has to offer. There is so much to see you will never have a dull day. March 2012.
  2. What wonderful hosts you are made to feel welcome immediately, tea coffee and cake left in your cottage for your arrival. The facilities are first class. If you are looking to get away from it all and rest its perfect, peaceful, quite beautiful countryside. Totnes is fabulous if you are looking for that extra special gift. and Darlington Glass. Can thoroughly recommend. I came here several years ago with my family and this time for a quite weekend with friends. Nov 2011.
  3. Because of the amount of rain we had the indoor facilities were very useful, we used the swimming pool often,also used the games rooms. June 2011.
  4. A lovely site with plenty of facilities, although during peak season I would think that these would be very oversubscribed. There are many individual cottages, accommodating up to 17. We had beautiful weather, made full use of the leisure complex and took walks in the area. The accommodation was comfortable and warm with ample facilities. The owners were very friendly and obliging. We will return in Autumn or Spring. The only disadvantage was the approach, which is up a very narrow, rutted road. March 2011.
  5. We have stayed here several times in the winter and always feel comfortable and warm. The sporting facilities on site are now excellent. They are the main reason we return year after year. Our children are now teenagers and they still love this holiday. Thank you. Feb 2010.
  6. Very good for large partys with children. Nov 2009.
  7. Clean and well equipped! Nov 2009.
  8. Comfortable, clean and well-equipped. Sept 2009.
  9. Owner on site very attentive. Supplies milk etc on site. Laundry facilities good and the sports facilities were excellent. Aug 2009.
  10. Exactly what was shown on photo’s- very cottage like. Aug 2009.
  11. The property was very well furnished. It had everything in that we needed for our stay. June 2009.
  12. This was our best family holiday yet. Although we had a few days out, there was no need to leave the site as there was loads to do for the kids and adults. We were very fortunate to have excellent weather but even though the weather hadn’t been great, there was still lots to do. June 2009.
  13. An excellent family based setting, plenty to do without getting in the car all weekend whatever the weather! Standard of property was excellent & great value- we’ll definitely be revisiting in the future. Feb 2009.
  14. Amazing accommodation that far exceeded our expectations. Sept 2008.
  15. The accommodation is fantastic, couldn’t ask for more, and the owners give you a great welcome and are very helpful. The on-site facilities mean there is always something to do rain or shine. May 2008.
  16. Lovely place, lovely weather and lovely people. June 2008.
  17. My family and i thought the accommodation was excellent. We had a lovely relaxing holiday and would most certainly go there again. April 2008.
  18. Excellent family holiday site. Aug 2007.
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