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Blagdon Farm - Kingfisher

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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Kingfisher Lodge is one of only eight fully-accessible, lakeside lodges on a small family-run holiday complex called Blagdon Farm in Devon. Kingfisher has a modern and sleek living area with wide patio doors leading out to a south-facing private terrace overlooking magnificent views over our own coarse-fishing lake to the rolling Devon fields and woodland beyond. Kingfisher has a double bedroom with a king-sized bed with crisp white Egyptian-cotton sheets, a twin room with two full-sized single beds. There is also a large sofa bed in the lounge which will accommodate 2 adults.There is an HDTV with built in DVD/CD in the lounge and a second TV in the master bedroom. The kitchen is equipped with an oven & hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washer/dryer and dishwasher. All our lodges have in...Kingfisher Lodge is one of only eight fully-accessible, lakeside lodges on a small family-run holiday complex called Blagdon Farm in Devon. Kingfisher has a modern and sleek living area with wide patio doors leading out to a south-facing private terrace overlooking magnificent views over our own coarse-fishing lake to the rolling Devon fields and woodland beyond. Kingfisher has a double bedroom with a king-sized bed with crisp white Egyptian-cotton sheets, a twin room with two full-sized single beds. There is also a large sofa bed in the lounge which will accommodate 2 adults.There is an HDTV with built in DVD/CD in the lounge and a second TV in the master bedroom. The kitchen is equipped with an oven & hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washer/dryer and dishwasher. 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. There is also a fully accessible wet room with a power shower. Each lodge 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. Blagdon Farm offers a range of on-site facilities to enhance your holiday, including: Free wifi throughout the site; indoor heated swimming pool with hoist and steps for ease of access (open from Easter until the end of October); 1.5 acre coarse fishing lake, stocked with carp (common, mirror and ghost), rudd, roach, perch and bream - there is a grass path, stoned underneath, leading gently down from the lodges to the lake which is approximately 50m away; Fishing shack selling bait and hiring out angling equipment; Games room with Xbox, book/DVD library, snooker, fussball and table tennis; and playing field & orchard/woodland walk. Some of our lodges accept dogs. Blagdon Farm is the perfect place from which to explore Devon and Cornwall and you'll be sure of a very warm welcome. Set in the heart of Ruby country (so called after the Ruby Red cattle farmed locally), Blagdon Farm is within an easy drive of 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. 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 30 July 2016

We loved the views from our lounge window over the lake which we walked around every day. The accommodation was well designed and equipped. Clearly the owners have considered all potential visitors, including wheelchair access. Our boys used the swimming pool every day and had...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank ianxh2016
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We have just come back from a week at Kingfisher lodge and had a lovely time there. The weather was not great, but that didn't matter as Blagdon Farm was lovely. We made use of the warm swimming pool, well supplied games room, had walks...More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank N3227JCmelanieb
Management response:Responded 19 June 2016

We're delighted that you had a nice time at Blagdon Farm and thank you very much for your review.

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Reviewed 2 April 2016

We have just returned from a great weeks holiday in Kingfisher Lodge at Blagdon Farm. We had a lovely friendly welcome when we arrived and we were shown to our accommodation and shown where the facilities were. There was also a welcome pack of tea/coffee/hot...More

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank Nicky B
Reviewed 6 September 2015

What a wonderful place, just got around to putting this on, but we had a cottage a wonderful place, clean and tidy.our host were fab and looked after us well, nothing was to much trouble. A great fishing lake, beautiful views, ideal location. Friendly chicken...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank cheryl h
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Blagdon farm is one of the best holidays i have had with the kids. we came as a big family group of 12, as 3 of the people had been here a few years ago they highly recomended it as it was purposly built for...More

Date of stay: April 2015
Thank Scott_tyler1
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
Shared Garden
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
Fireplace
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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 it;s reknown cobbled high street (please note an entrance charge applies)<Bude, fabulous coastal resort and ho...
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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