Key Holiday Home Information:Dog-Friendly, up to 2 dog(s) welcome by arrangement.
Nearest Airport and Railway Station: Totnes, Devon.
Nearest city or town: Plymouth, approximately 18 miles away.
Type of self-catering break: Luxury detached stone country cottage (convertd barn)- perfect for family holidays and couples.
Short Breaks and weekend breaks: Low season only
Whisk yourselves away for a luxury holiday in our stone cottage, which is a recently converted barn, and enjoy the very warm indoor pool, heated year round, and the beautiful outdoor swimming pool, heated mid May to mid September. Set in peaceful private grounds yet within easy reach of Salcombe, Dartmouth, Totnes, Modbury and Dartmoor. equipped to a 5 star standard, this luxury detached stone lodge offers guests a south-facing private enclosed garden - perfect for families. There is a BBQ for informal meals. Three bedrooms accommodates 4 adults and 2 children plus cot and air bed, 2 bathrooms. All essential kitchen appliances are supplied including microwave, washing machine, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and a large dining table to seat 8. The sitting room has a wood burning stove, widescreen digital TV and DVD (larger bedrooms also have TV). Private parking. Facilities include a superb heated pools, gym, tennis court with basket ball net, beautiful walled garden with children's play equipment, fishing lake, croquet lawn, boules, table tennis, basket ball net. Within easy reach of Torquay, Plymouth, Exeter and even the Eden Project. Christmas, New Year and October half-term may be available by negotiation. Click image for details. Visit our website www.colmerlodge.com for a detailed inspection.
Entertainment and/or Leisure Facilities on Offer: Games Room , heated swimming pool (Directly opposite The Lodge) , Tennis Court
Flexible changeover day: No
Recommended Attractions near Modbury: There is plenty for families to do on the Colmer Estate plus there are many beautiful beaches such as Bigbury Bay, leading to the famous Burgh Island. This is a great place to windsurf, kite-surf or body-board, but also very safe to potter around rock-pooling. Alternatively head North and you'll be in the wilds of Dartmoor in 15 Minutes. Take steam the train from Buckfastleigh to Totnes with a vintage bus connection. The Visitor's Centre at Princetown Followed by a trip over Dartmoor (beautiful place) and antique shopping in Ashburton or white water rafting and other adventures at the Dart Country Park. Visit the pretty towns of Dartmouth, Totnes and Salcombe for a bit of variety and a taste of the area.
Good places to visit near Modbury: Salcombe, Totnes, Dartmouth and Burgh Island are all very close by. Coleton Fishacre (NT), the Dartington Arts Centre, the Eden Project together with Lanhydrock; about one hour drive. Not to be missed - the Aquarium in Plymouth, ideal for a rainy day - very new and allegedly the best in the country. Close to the Mayflower Experience in the picturesque Barbican. It has a fantastic shark tank - the children always love it. Other key attractions are Pennywell Farm, Woodlands Fun Park, Dartmoor Adventure Park, Buckfastleigh steam train, Marble Museum and Butterfly Farm.More about the Location:
Good places to eat near Modbury: The California Country Inn is Devon Dining Pub 2009/10/11 serving good food and beer is just 300 yards away. As well as wonderful local pubs within half an hour's drive there are fantastic places such as South Sands Hotel Salcombe, Castle Inn Dartmouth, Thurlestone Hotel, Thurlestone, Soar Mill Cove, Salcombe and the Oyster Shack at nearby Bigbury - not to be missed.