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The Pound House (6 persons)

The Pound House is a newly converted barn that is over 200 years old and retains many of the original features. It has been awarded 4 stars by the Tourist Agency.

The barn was originally used to grind, or pound, corn and is placed in a beautifully tranquil area on the edge of Newton Abbot. In character there are exposed beams and a wood-burning stove. These features are enhanced by under-floor heating throughout. Any visitor will be thrilled by the tranquillity of The Pound House and yet benefit from the proximity to the main axis roads to Devon and Cornwall. The barn is close to Dartmoor and the local beaches are a short drive away.

The Pound House has two levels. The tiled ground floor provides an open-plan lounge and dining-room which leads into a well-equipped kitchen. The first floor is accessed via a wooden staircase to the three bedrooms and bathroom. This lovely cottage will appeal to a family or couples seeking a holiday retreat in a peaceful rural spot yet within easy reach of the coastal resorts. Six people can stay in luxury for a great holiday.

 

The barn

pool

 

Facilities at the Pound House

Ground Floor: (LivingRoom/Lounge, Kitchen, Cloakroom) Open plan living room, Lounge Area: TV/DVD/VCR, French doors opening onto private garden, Dining area, Kitchen, Electric Cooking, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Dishwasher, Washing Machine. Cloakroom: WC, Basin.

First Floor: (Master bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, bathroom) The master bedroom has a king-sized bed with views of the surrounding fields. The en-suite bathroom features a deluxe shower, WC and basin with heated towel rail. A dressing table, a large cupboard and a multiple-drawer unit complements this lovely room. There is also a remote controlled tv/dvd. Bedroom 2 offers a large twin bedded room with built-in cupboard space with drawers and mirror. Bedroom 3 consists of bunk-beds and storage space. There is a large main bathroom with a deluxe shower, bath, basin and WC.

Outside: There is ample car-parking outside the barn. The driveway leads to a large grassed playground area where swings and a trampoline can be found. From the play area is a small walkway to the enclosed swimming pool. The pool is 32 foot long with a constant depth of 4 feet and is protected by a retractable roof to keep rough weather out.

Fields that provide a host of entertainment including swings, trampoline and a heated swimming pool surround the barn.