If you are seeking tranquility, glorious surroundings and a super-stylish retreat to return to following a day exploring the beautiful South Hams, look no further. Blackberry Lodge offers style, space and oodles of comfort, situated all on one floor. Nestled within the peaceful grounds of Yolland House, this beautiful home-from-home is the perfect choice for those wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of everything day life yet be ideally located to explore and enjoy the nearby towns, villages and attractions.
Venturing out in any direction, you are guaranteed to arrive at one of south Devon's many hotspots. Only a short car journey away you have some of Devon's most popular sandy beaches, from the eclectic town of Totnes to the Cathedral City of Exeter, and within minutes away from your front door you have the fabulous and very popular town of Ashburton.
Wherever your day takes you, returning to the beautiful Blackberry Lodge is the perfect way to end the day. Spark up the barbecue on your raised decking and enjoy a touch of al fresco dining whilst watching the day come to a close. Or perhaps just enjoy a glass of something tasty whilst watching the flurry of activity take place on and over the large pond. There is something very relaxing about watching the coots, moorhens and ducks going about their business in their harmonious surroundings.
You are so close to the action and many nearby attractions, yet have the tranquil and glorious surroundings of Yolland House to hideaway in. In keeping with the private and peaceful tone of this cottage, the owners of Blackberry Lodge live across the courtyard, far enough away to ensure your complete privacy, however close enough at hand to help with any request no matter how big or small.
With uninterrupted views and magnificent scenery of the rolling countryside which surrounds you, accompanied by the specimen shrubs and trees which line the grounds of Yolland House, you will feel a world away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. However, should it be activity you are seeking, you are surrounded by attractions and natural beauty spots from almost every angle.
River Dart Country Park is under half a mile away and the pretty town of Ashburton is nearby offering numerous delightful eateries, welcoming watering holes, fabulous artisan bakers and designer shops which will leave you returning regularly. For the budding chefs of the party or those who just enjoy cooking, Ashburton boasts a fabulous cookery school which is certainly worth a visit.
Not forgetting you are located on the doorstep of breathtaking Dartmoor. Spending a day (or three) exploring the moors and its fabulous inhabitants is a treat within itself, however planning a spot of lunch in one of the numerous pubs or cafes which are scattered throughout the moors makes your day even more enjoyable.
Visiting the nearby villages and towns such as Brixham and Dartmouth is a must. Both are equally as special, offering their own charm and personality. Brixham, home to the Golden Hind, awaits with a very warm welcome. Boasting numerous eateries, cocktail bars, cafes and beaches, this fabulous harbourside town proves a real favourite with both young and old.
The naval town of Dartmouth is equally as special. Strolling along the River Dart watching the spectacular watercraft bobbing on the water is a real sight to behold. However, should you fancy a beach day, only a short car journey away you have some of Devon's most popular beaches within easy reach. There are so many ways to spend your days in and around this cottage, you really are spoilt for choice.
Blackberry Lodge is the ideal all year-round getaway. With the fabulous, raised sun-trap decking for the summer months and the glowing wood-burner for the chillier evenings, every season is catered for. Whether it is activity and adventure or relaxation and rejuvenation you seek, this beautiful lodge and stunning location offers it all.
Sitting-room with TV, DVD player and wood-burner
Kitchen/Dining-room with electric hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge and dishwasher
Utility-room with freezer, washing machine, tumble-drier and wash-basin
Bedroom 1 with king-size double bed (5') and en suite Bathroom with roll-top bath, hand shower attachment, WC and wash-basin
Bedroom 2 with 'zip and link' (super-king or twin) beds and en suite Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin
Please supervise children near the pond.
- Regret no pets
- Travel cot and high chair
- Arrive/Depart Friday
- Short breaks available
- Wood-burner/Open fire
- Private parking for 2 cars
- No smoking
- Pub 1.5 miles
- Patio furniture and barbecue
- Full oil-fired CH
Welcome to Blackberry Lodge.
Relax and listen to the birds from the lovely decked area.
Flooded with natural daylight, the sitting-room is comfortable and relaxing.
The breakfast-bar is the perfect sociable area.
The dual-aspect main bedroom has lovely countryside views.
A fabulous place to explore at any time of year.
Blackberry Lodge, a lovely place for a peaceful holiday.
The cosy sitting-room with the added luxury of a wood-burner.
The wood-burning stove will keep you toasty in cooler months.
The kitchen is light and spacious.
Afternoon tea anyone?
The dining area.
The comfortable en suite main bedroom.
Breakfast in bed anyone?
Countryside vistas from every room.
The en suite bathroom with luxurious roll-top bath.
Bedroom 2 is a comfy double which can be a twin if preferred.
Sitting in acres of wonderful countryside you can explore at your leisure.
Wildlife spotting will be easy from the wrap-around decking.
The wrap-around patio is the perfect place for morning coffee or an evening aperitif.
The perfect place to sit in the sun.
Follow the drive to Blackberry Lodge.
The beach at Brixham is a lovely place to spend time.
Lots of lovely places to dine out in the area.
Brixham harbour is a lovely place to explore.
Take the foot ferry over the Teign.
Pretty as a picture Dartmoor.
The river Dart waiting to be explored.
Cuteness overload on Dartmoor.