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Blagdon Farm - Wagtail

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Wagtail is a fully-accessible luxury, lakeside lodge with magnificent views across our coarse fishing lake to the Devon countryside beyond. Wagtail has a bright and airy living area with wide patio doors to a private terrace overlooking the lake. There is a sofa bed in the lounge which will accommodate 1 adult or 2 children under 12 years. In the lounge there is an HDTV with built in DVD/CD and the recently refitted kitchen is equipped with an oven, ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washer/dryer and dishwasher. Wagtail has a double bedroom with a pretty pine bed, fitted double wardrobe, dressing chest and bedside cabinets. There is a fully accessible wet room with a power shower. All our lodges have individually controlled gas central heating, double glazing and they are fully-...Wagtail is a fully-accessible luxury, lakeside lodge with magnificent views across our coarse fishing lake to the Devon countryside beyond. Wagtail has a bright and airy living area with wide patio doors to a private terrace overlooking the lake. There is a sofa bed in the lounge which will accommodate 1 adult or 2 children under 12 years. In the lounge there is an HDTV with built in DVD/CD and the recently refitted kitchen is equipped with an oven, ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washer/dryer and dishwasher. Wagtail has a double bedroom with a pretty pine bed, fitted double wardrobe, dressing chest and bedside cabinets. There is a fully accessible wet room with a power shower. All our lodges have individually controlled gas central heating, double glazing and they are fully-accessible featuring extra-wide doorways, grab rails, and lever taps. Each has a private parking space immediately outside and a covered porch where guests can store bikes, surfboards, walking boots and mobility equipment. Each lodge has access to a washing line and there is a barbecue area. Set in the heart of Ruby country (so called after the Ruby Red cattle farmed locally), Blagdon Farm is only a few minutes from the wide sandy North Cornwall beaches at Bude and Widemouth Bay, the stunning Cornish resorts of Boscastle and Padstow (home to Rick Stein's famous seafood restaurant), and the spectacular scenery of Dartmoor and Exmoor. The ancient port of Clovelly and historic Tintagel Castle are close by and the attractions of the Eden Project, the Tate St. Ives, and RHS Rosemoor Gardens are all within easy reach. The bright lights of Launceston with its ancient castle, steam railway and bustling shopping centre is just 10 miles away. Here you will find Tescos, a retail park and many local shops. The pretty market town of Holsworthy is just 5 miles away where you will find crafts, excellent local produce and there is a market every Wednesday. All our lodges are South facing with private terraces enjoying magnificent views over our own coarse-fishing lake to the rolling Devon fields and woodland beyond. Blagdon Farm is the perfect place from which to explore Devon and Cornwall and you'll be sure of a very warm welcome. Established in the late 1990s the accommodation at Blagdon Farm, previously rated at 4 and 5 stars with an Accessibility rating of M3A, was a South West Excellence Award Winner in 2007.More
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About the Owner
Helen J
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2013
Interaction with guests
Blagdon Farm is a small family-owned business where guests are welcomed with a locally-sourced complimentary Devon cream tea. We will welcome you and show you to your lodge and are happy to answer any questions and deal with any issues during your stay. There is tourist information (including money-off vouchers) available in the vestibule of the swimming pool.
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

We have just returned from a week staying in Wagtail Cottage at Blagdon Farm. The cottage was perfect as it is fully adapted and our son is in a wheelchair. Wagtail was spotless and there is every piece of kitchen equipment you can think of...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank katec244
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This was exactly what we needed after several years of ill health. The lodge was very clean and comfortable with everything we could have wanted. The hosts were very helpful and welcoming and the scones, jam, cream and local apple juice was a lovely touch....More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank joansherbourne
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

My partner and I booked Blagdon Farm for a long weekend away. We stayed in Wagtail Lodge and on arrival were greeted by Karen who was so friendly and helpful; we immediately felt welcome. The Lodge itself was so cosy and immaculately clean. Very peaceful...More

Date of stay: February 2016
Thank Laura H
Management response:Responded 18 February 2016

Thank you so much for such a lovely review and we're delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us.

Reviewed 12 October 2015

Situated half way between Launceston and Holswothy, Blagdon Farm is an ideal base to explore Devon and Cornwall. The accommodation is modern with good kitchen facilities and comfortable bedroom. The view across the fishing lake is superb, and although we didn't use the swimming pool,...More

Date of stay: September 2015
1  Thank John H
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Blagdon Farm surpassed all our expectations. Taking a holiday with a disabled person is not easy, but everything here makes it possible. Wide doors, wheelchair friendly spaces, large wet room, plus the ability to hire extra equipment if necessary, all made our holiday a very...More

Date of stay: October 2015
1  Thank Elizabethd
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Game Room
Pool Table
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Shared Indoor Pool
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
Attractions within a 25 mile radius include:North Devon coast including Bude, Widemouth Bay, Saunton Sands and Westward Ho!:North Cornwall coast including Padstow and Port Isaac.The magnificent moors of Dartmoor to the East, Exmoor to the North and Bodmin Moor to the West.Lundy Island (day trips by boat from Bideford available in season)Roadford Reservoir and Tamar Lakes, walk, wheel or cycle around the lake, or enjoy a range of watersports including windsurfing, sailing, kayacking and fishing.Launceston, ancient stannery town and capital of Cornwall.Holsworthy, bustling market town with charming square and market every Wednesday.<Clovelly, privately owned ancient port with its cobbled high street (please note an entrance charge applies)<Bude, fabulous coastal resort and home to the famou...
Getting around
The lodge is located in rural Devon and is the perfect place to have a peaceful and restful holiday. The nearest train station is Okehampton (about 17 miles to the South East) and buses do run to Holsworthy and Launceston, but essentially, you will need a car to get about, although there are local taxis and car hire companies - both are reasonably priced. Most supermarkets are happy to deliver to our lodges, some guests order their food to arrive on the day they arrive and we are happy to supervise delivery as long as we are aware in advance and it comes after Midday.
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