Oldaport Farm Cottages
Oldaport lies in a peaceful setting in the heart of the beautiful South Hams valley on historic 80 acre working sheep farm and miniature Shetland Pony Stud
Situated beside the tranquil Erme estuary in an area of outstanding natural beauty, it provides an ideal location for unwinding, absorbing the countryside and being among the farm animals. There is an abundance of wildlife in the area and many fascinating walks – the south coastal footpath and beaches are nearby.
There are many places and attractions to visit nearby – why not visit the picturesque villages and coastal towns like Noss Moss, Kingsbridge, Salcombe and Dartmouth. Dartmoor National Park in complete contrast to the coastal area is just 8 miles away. The historic port of Plymouth is less than half hour drive and offers a variety of modern facilities as well as the historic Barbican, Hoe and Naval connection.Oldaport is of great archaeological interest, the farmhouse is believed to be of early 17th century origin and represents a good example of a cross-passage farmhouse. It stands where much earlier houses have stood, including one mentioned in the Doomesday Book owned by the de la Porte family.
The site is an English Heritage site being an historic fortification of Saxon or even Roman origin.Oldaport is a grass farm being the home of the Courtney flock of pedigree Lleyn sheep and the Oldaport Miniature Shetland Pony stud.The four cottages have been carefully converted from redundant stone barns. Two cottages sleeps 2 to 4 while the other two sleeps up to 6. All are very well equipped.
Children are welcome – cots and Highchairs along with stair-gates are available on request.
Well-behaved dogs are welcome expect at end of July and August.
Short breaks are available from end of September to end of April.