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Mallard Lodge is one of eight fully-accessible lodges set in over 10 acres of Devon countryside.
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12 reviews
Mallard Lodge is one of eight fully-accessible lodges set in over 10 acres of Devon countryside.
The kitchen/diner seats up to 6 and has dishwasher, washer, oven, microwave and fridge/freezer
The light and airy living space features a faux-leather sofa and sofa bed
The Master bedroom has a luxurious rosewood sleigh bed with lake views
All beds are made with crisp white Egyptian-cotton linen.
There's no better place for morning coffee than in the lounge with views over the lake and beyond
All lodges have South-facing private balconies with views across the fishing lake to the countryside
The 11m x 5m indoor heated swimming pool (open April-October) and has South-facing sunbathing deck
The fully-accessible wet room features lever taps and grab rails for people with limited mobility
The newly fitted fully-accessible wet room has a roll-in power shower
1.5 acre coarse fishing lake, with carp (common, mirror and ghost), rudd, roach, perch and bream.
Lodges have covered porches where you can store bikes, surfboards,fishing kit and mobility equipment
Our Games Room offers a comfortable space to relax in inclement weather.
There is plenty to do in the Games Room, including a book, DVD and games library.
There is a snooker table and TV in the Games Room to enjoy in the evenings.
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Ashwater, Devon, England
Mallard is a fully-accessible luxury, lakeside lodge with magnificent views across our coarse fishing lake to the Devon countryside beyond. Mallard has a bright and airy loft-style 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. 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. There is a master bedroom with a luxury rosewood sleigh bed, fitted double wardrobe, dressing chest and bedside cabinets. The second bedroom has twin full-sized singles and there is a fully accessible wet room with a power shower. All beds are made with Egyptian cotton linen.

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Listing #HL1147079
About the Owner
Helen J
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
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 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Blagdon Farm for 3 days during Half Term and booked through Air BNB. Reasonable price for the time of year . Upon arrival I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of lodge. Good size. Kitchen/Diner, 2 bedrooms with the shower room in...More

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed February 2, 2017

These cottages are beautiful lovely and relaxing. My husband is wheelchair bound and the cottage was perfect for his needs. lovely and quiet and clean and the welcome pack was much apprieated. The views over the lake are stunning. Blagdon farm is also very dog...More

Thank Judith W
Management response:Responded February 4, 2017

Thank you very much for your lovely review! You were wonderful guests and we are looking forward to your next visit in May.

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Reviewed January 7, 2017

The lodge was nice although the wifi was very temperamental and mostly non existent. The shower door became very annoying as a noisy sliding door even if it did make access easy with the wheelchair. The views of the lake were superb and in the...More

Thank 367KarenC
Management response:Responded January 8, 2017

Thank you for your review. We are taking steps to make the wifi more stable and it should be much better in the future. Sorry you were unable to contact us - there is someone around all the time in the house if you have...More

Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Indoor Pool
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
House Rules
Our full house rules are available on our website under the Terms & Conditions section.
Bathrooms
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
$132
£100
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Jun 29, 2018 -
Aug 30, 2018
Default
7 nights -- --
$1,141
£865
Aug 31, 2018 -
Oct 25, 2018
Default
3 nights
$112
£85
$125
£95
$666
£505
Oct 26, 2018 -
Dec 20, 2018
Default
3 nights
$92
£70
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices are based on 4 people sharing. Additional persons over 12 are charged at £60 per person per week or £10 per night for short breaks.
3 night weekend breaks and 4 night weekday breaks are charged at 70% of the applicable weekly rates. Weekend breaks run from Friday with departures on Monday morning, and weekday short breaks run from Monday afternoon with departures on Friday morning.
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About the neighborhood
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 (an entrance fee applies).
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.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 49.7 mi
Railway: Plymouth: 37.3 mi
Ferry: Plymouth: 37.3 mi
From Exeter take the A30 towards Bodmin. Take the Launceston exit and follow the signs for the A388 towards Holsworthy. After passing through Launceston, Dutson, St. Giles on the Heath and Chapman's Well go past the Ashwater turning and take the next right turn which is signposted to Blagdon Manor and Blagdon Farm. Take the next right turn which is also signposted to Blagdon Manor. Just before the Blagdon Manor entrance turn right into Blagdon Farm.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 8.1 mi.
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