South Cuma

Dartmoor, South Devon Countryside

  • 5 Star
  • Stylishly renovated barn, sleeping 10 on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park. 

You can book this property from:

  • £1444 per week
  • £206 per night
  • 5 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 3 king/super-king beds
  • 2 double beds
  • 1 sofa bed


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 4 bathrooms
  • 5 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Sky TV
  • Games room
  • Countryside views
  • No mobile signal


  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Walk-in shower


  • Family friendly
  • Cot
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair


  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking
  • Rural location

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 16.00
  • Check out: 10.00
  • Unfenced pond in garden, children must be supervised. Private Water Supply. All showers/hot water can't be used at the same time due to the ground source heat pump and limited supply. Snooker Table for over 16's. 0.5 miles of unmade track to the property, not suitable for low slung cars/sport cars.

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Property Name: South Cuma 
Description: Converted Threshing Barn

The nearest bus stop is: Crockernwell
The nearest train station is: Exeter
The nearest food shop is: Cheriton Bishop
The nearest pub/restaurant is: Drewsteignton or Fingle Bridge
The nearest petrol is: Whiddon Down
Mobility equipment hire is: Exeter 

Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available: Private
For what sized cars? Any
Good space to unload once parked? Yes
Number of spaces available: 6
The parking surface is: Gravel
Distance to the property from the parking:Adjacent to property
Is parking level? Yes
Distance to nearest parking area: N/A
Is it pay and display? N/A
The width of the path to the property is: 1m Minimum
How many steps are there en-route to the entrance: 3

Main entrance
How many entrances are there to the property? 3
The doors widths are: 1m
Keyhole height: 
How many steps are there to the entrance: Slight step over threshold to 3 x entrances

Living and dining rooms
The flooring is: Stone
The door widths are: About 1m
Is there good space between the furniture: Yes 
Is it movable or fixed: Movable

The flooring is: Stone
The door widths are: Over 1m
The worktop height is: Standard
Is the oven set high or low? Higher level
The fridge height is: Full height
The freezer height is: Full height 
Is crockery stored high or low? Low
Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where: Yes - Entrance Hall

Bedrooms and landings
How many floors does the property have: 2
The number of steps between floors is: 13
The flooring is: Laminate 
The door widths are: Standard
Bed sizes are: 6' (superking) 5' (king) and 4'6" (Double)
Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Movable

Bathrooms and cloakrooms
The door widths are: Standard
Is there an accessible or adapted WC? No
Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower? No
Is there a ground floor WC? No
Is there a ground floor bath or shower room? Yes
Does the bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted: No
Is there any shower where access is level rather than having to step up? No 
The flooring is: Tiled

Is there a land line for guests to use? Yes, emergencies only 
Mobile reception details: Weak - No signal
Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not WC or baths)? Yes
Are electrical sockets generally set low or high? Low
Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests? No
Any other information: Wood burner in living area & snug. Ground source heat pump. Private water supply.


Recently renovated, Eco friendly barn, sleeping 10 in 15 acres of beautiful unspoilt countryside within the Dartmoor National Park. South Cuma provides the perfect getaway for families or couples looking for that quiet rural retreat, yet surrounding themselves with luxurious home comforts. The owners have stylishly designed South Cuma with an abundance of downstairs living space, the open plan kitchen/dining/living room provides excellent space for entertaining with floor to ceiling height of 21ft in the living area and woodburner with flue, perfect place to relax of an evening in front of the fire with a glass of wine and a good book. The kitchen is exceptionally equipped, boasting from two electric ovens, grills and induction hob. For those coffee lovers, there is a integrated SMEG coffee machine - just remember to pack your coffee beans. At the other end of the barn is a cosy snug with yet another woodburner and TV/SKY HD. Evenings or rainy days can be spent in the Games Room where it has a full size Snooker table (Over 16's) and Table Tennis. Four good sized bedrooms can be found on the first floor all featuring exposed beams within the ceiling, the Master bedroom with its own staircase leads off from the living area. Garden views can be enjoyed from the freestanding bath within the master suite. From the other end of the property, stairs lead up to three further bedrooms. King-size bedroom with en-suite bathroom and sofa bed (suitable for child), a second King-size bedroom with access to en-suite shower room shared with the family bedroom, comprising of two double beds; great for a family with children or close friends. South Cuma sits within beautiful unspoilt grounds, featuring a good sized patio, outdoors dining furniture and barbeque, unfenced pond where the owners have left a rowing boat for guests to use at their own risk and access onto a public footpath. With no light or traffic pollution, just two neighbouring properties, it's the perfect spot for nature lovers and star gazers. 

South Cuma is just over two miles from Drewsteignton which sits in the valley of the river teign, the village benefits from a Post Office/Village Stores, Country Pub and gourmet fine dining Restaurant. The property is in the ideal location for those who love to explore, ramble and enjoy long walks along pretty, high hedge rowed country lanes and footpaths. Fingle Bridge is also two miles from the property, where a good food pub sits on the river teign, providing excellent home cooked food, sunday carverys and breath-taking scenery. For those hot summer days, the river provides many bathing areas and river beaches; a great day out for all the family. Nearby, Chagford known for its vibrant local community, 15th and 16th century buildings, independent shops, eateries and largest freshwater fed outdoor swimming pool in Devon. Yet, the Cathedral city of Exeter is only 14 miles away.

Ground Floor 

Entrance Hall Utility area with washing machine, tumble drier, under the counter freezer, sink, shower room with washbasin & W.C.

Kitchen/Diner Two integrated electric ovens, two integrated electric grills, induction hob, two wine fridges, integrated Smeg coffee machine, microwave, fridge-freezer, large island with six bar stools and sink. Dining table with eight chairs, wall mounted 42" TV.

Living Room Woodburner, two large sofas, bluetooth speaker. Open tread stairs lead up to Master bedroom.

Games Room Full size Snooker Table (only suitable for 16 years and above), Table Tennis 

Second Hall Cloakroom with basin, w.c. Stairs lead up to three further bedrooms.

Snug Woodburner, 49" TV, SKY HD, four seater leather sofa, leather armchair, children's toy kitchen.

First Floor

Master Bedroom Super-King bed (6ft), bedside tables and lamps, chest of drawers, full length mirror, freestanding bath, juliet balcony with glass balustrade. En-suite shower room with wash basin and W.C., wall mounted heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2 King size bed (5ft) with bedside tables and bedside lamps, mirrored double wardrobe, Sofa Bed (150cm x 110cm) En-suite Bathroom (no separate door) bath with hand shower, wash basin and w.c.  

Bedroom 3 King size bed (5ft) bedside tables and bedside lamp, chest of drawers and door to Jack and Jill en-suite shower room (shared with bedroom 4). 

Jack and Jill Shower Room access from Bedroom 3 and Bedroom 4. Large walk in shower cubicle, wash basin, W.C.

Bedroom 4 Family room with two double beds (both 4ft 6"), chest of drawers, internal window looking down to living area. (This room can sleep 4 children or 2 adults).

Landing Cupboard with hanging space for bedroom 3 and 4. 

Parking Private parking for up 6/8 cars

Changeover Day Friday Arrival 4:00pm (16:00) - Departure 10:00am 

Security Deposit: This property has a refundable Accidental Damage Deposit of £400, which is payable to Blueriver Cottages with the final balance of your holiday, eight weeks prior to your arrival, and is refunded within 5 working days of your departure. Alternatively, you may wish to pay a non-refundable Accidental Damage Deposit Waiver equivalent to 10% of the Accidental Damage Deposit value, which covers you for the full value of the Accidental Damage Deposit, should any damage occur during your stay.

Pets Welcome: No pets

Power and Heat: Heating & Electricity included in rent. Ground Source Heat Pump. Woodburner in the Kitchen/Lounge/Diner and Snug (First basket of logs provided, further logs can be purchased).

Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels are provided (Please bring your own beach towels).

Baby Equipment: Travel Cot and High Chair are provided in the property. Guests to bring their own linen for the Travel Cot. 

Shop: 2.3 ml    Pub: 2.1 ml

Notes - No Smoking. No pets. WiFi Provided. Weak Mobile Phone Signal. Snooker Table for over 16's. UNFENCED POND in the garden. 0.5 miles of unmade track to the property, not suitable for low slung cars/sport cars. Private Water Supply. All showers/hot water can't be used at the same time due to the ground source heat pump and limited supply. First basket of logs provided. 

Short Breaks - Short Breaks Accepted in Low and Mid Season - Minimum of 3 nights.