Auton Court


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4 bedrooms

Up to 9 guests



Key Features

  • Property code: AUTONC
  • Changeover day: Friday
  • 2 or more bathrooms
  • Access statement available
  • Central heating
  • Parking (see description for details)
  • Discount for small parties
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden or outside space
  • Nearby pub or restaurant
  • Real fire
  • Short breaks available
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi


Auton Court is a magnificent stone farmhouse set in 3 acres of glorious sheltered private grounds. The property nestles in a peaceful valley, just a few minutes’ drive from Kingsbridge with the popular seaside destinations of Salcombe, Hope Cove and Thurlestone all within 5 miles. The house exudes an ambience of relaxation and welcome with comfortable entertaining spaces, a cosy woodburner, a sunny patio overlooking a fully enclosed garden and grounds, large bedrooms with plenty of bathrooms and ample parking. A lovely welcome pack of local goodies and thoughtful touches all combine to ensure that this beautifully presented and well-equipped property is a perfect venue for a large family or friends looking for something a bit special.  

And if you need any more persuasion to book this lovely hideaway, catering services may be available at the property by negotiation with the very helpful owner.

PLEASE NOTE: If taking advantage of the reduced occupancy discount for 1 - 4 guests, please be aware that only 2 bedrooms will be prepared. Specify at time of booking which 2 bedrooms you require.

New for 2019 - Outside games room with table tennis and table football in annex.

Ground floor:

Entrance to hall leading to large farmhouse kitchen with flagstones, oil fired AGA, gas hobs, electric double oven/grill, fridge, dishwasher, double Belfast sink, microwave and dining table to seat 10. French windows to patio and garden. Utility room off hall with large fridge, chest freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, drinks fridge and large dog crate. Comfortable lounge with sofa and armchairs surrounding a log burner, with TV, DVD player. Hall with double height ceiling and exposed beams with additional dining table to seat 6 and oak stairs to first floor. Bedroom 4 on ground floor with 4ft 6 double bed. TV, DVD player and adjoining cloakroom with sink and WC.

First floor:

Galleried landing leading to all rooms. Master bedroom with 5ft king bed and 3ft single bed. TV, DVD player and en suite bathroom with roll top bath, handheld shower, basin and WC. Bedroom 2 with 6ft superking bed (2 x 3ft zip link beds) - can be made up as a twin room on request. TV, DVD player, door to rear parking space and en suite shower room with shower cubicle, basin and WC. Bedroom 3 with 6ft superking bed (2 x 3ft zip link beds) - can be made up as a twin room on request. TV and DVD player. Family shower room with shower cubicle, basin and WC.

Please specify at time of booking how you wish the bed configuration in bedrooms 2 and 3 to be set up (linked or as singles).  

3 acres of grounds (including garden and paddock) with great views. Large patio with dining table and chairs with parasol, rattan garden furniture, picnic benches, teak sun loungers, chiminea and large gas barbecue.

Please Note: A fenced off paddock at the front of the house contains a deep pond. Children should be warned and accompanied at all times when in the vicinity.

Ample parking on large private driveway.

Included: Bed linen and towels (not beach towels). Electricity and underfloor heating. Travel cot, 2 x high chairs, stair gate, baby bath and changing mat. Selection of children's bikes and play equipment.

Telephone: Mobile reception good. Wi-Fi.

Pets: Yes. Two well behaved dogs welcome. (Pet charge £30.00 per pet per week). Dogs not to go in bedrooms or on furniture. 

Local facilities: Numerous beaches within 10-15 minute drive. Kingsbridge with all facilities 1.5 miles.  Salcombe 4.5 miles. Thurlestone 4 miles. Hope Cove 4 miles. Dartmouth 13 miles. Totnes 14 miles.  

Please note: No parties or events at the property without owners consent.

June 2019

We loved it, one the best properties we've ever rented

May 2019

Yes, very much and the owner was friendly and helpful.

April 2019

Yes it was great. We really enjoyed our time in this cottage.

April 2019

We loved our time at Auton Court. The location was perfect for us. Out of the way of the crowds, a beautiful view of the countryside and walks on our doorstep. The beds were extremely comfortable, the water hot - and talking about water, the best tasting tap water ever. Auton Court was warm and welcoming. And there was plenty of space for our party to spread out. We tended to stay in the kitchen - and outside when the weather was good. Rosemary was a lovely host.

March 2019

Not really - we had a great time, thanks.

March 2019

We had an excellent holiday and would love to return in Summer to ennoy the lovely terrace and dining al-fresco.

January 2019

Auton Court is a beautiful, very comfortable and thoughtfully decorated home from home, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the company of family or friends. It has lovely views over peaceful countryside yet is just a few minutes drive from Kingsbridge and Salcombe and several stunning beach and cliff top walks. Our family of 6 adults stayed for the Christmas week and so appreciated the beautiful Christmas tree, fairy lights and candles and the log burner ready lit on arrival…thank you Rosemary. The kitchen is very well equipped and with its big table and comfortable seating is perfect for larger family groups. We can highly recommend The Victoria Inn in Salcombe for atmosphere, friendly service and an enticing menu and The Fortescue Arms at East Allington for a warm welcome and delicious home-cooked fare.

October 2018

Our stay was memorable and we were greeted on arrival to be shown around. We would highly recommend this property for all the right reasons. Especially the helpfulness of the owner

September 2018

On arrival we were met by the owner and made to feel very welcome. The homemade cakes, local wine and eggs were a lovely surprise. The property was very welcoming and felt like a little piece of home in a beautiful grounds and the farmhouse kitchen was a delight.

August 2018

A beautiful, secluded setting. Gorgeous acres of land to enjoy. The barn was perfect with welcoming gifts and plenty supply of fresh eggs to enjoy on the Aga. Rosemary the owner was more than accommodating and made great effort with our three eager children. Not wanting to leave our dog, Rosemary even dog sat for us which helped enormously. A most perfect setting.

August 2018

Rosemary couldn’t have been more helpful nor the property more quiet and secluded and spacious but a base within striking distance of the whole of South Hams!

July 2018

A perfect holiday in a lovely house and a special thank you to Rosemary the property owner .

July 2018

We had a lovely stay. Rosemary was such a helpful, kind host. The property is so well equipped, it's truly a home from home. We loved the garden and surroundings. Complete peace and quiet. We would definitely recommend this property and will consider returning in the future.

June 2018

Everything to the highest standard. Friendly welcome by owner. Loads of parking. Excellent patio and bbq's with quality tables and chairs. Comfortable beds and well appointed bath and shower rooms. Very rural and first class for dogs. The only drawback is the very narrow lane approaching the property which has no passing places on one longish stretch. Had to reverse a long way when we met a tractor and trailer but this only happened once! We enjoyed a very good dinner at the Old Bakery in Kingsbridge that cost about £35 pp with half bottle wine each.

May 2018

Thank you for a wonderful holiday ,we thoroughly enjoyed it ,the weather did help - Very friendly and helpful owner thank you

May 2018

A lovely house in a beautiful location. Exceptionally well equiped throughout , especially the kitchen. Lots of lovely extra touches such as fresh flowers and an endless supply of logs for the wood burner. Very large fully enclosed garden , perfect for children and dogs. Will be booking again.

May 2018

We had a wonderful week stay at Auton Court. Rosemary made us feel very welcome, the house is beautiful and spotless. It very much felt like our own home. Lovely on the rainy days to stay warm inside in front of the fire, lovely on sunny days to enjoy the garden/outdoors. It is very spacious with lots of homely touches. It was exactly what we hoped for and we will definitely love to come back and stay again. Thank you!

May 2018


February 2018

Such a beautiful house and grounds, it was so welcoming and had everything for our stay. Rosemary the owner could not do anymore we shall definitely return to her beautiful home.

February 2018

We had a wonderful stay at Auton Court. It’s the perfect location: quiet and peaceful but within easy reach of the main town and surrounding villages. The house is comfortable, well equipped and spacious, and the grounds are lovely and very well kept. Rosemary, the owner, is friendly and super helpful. Highly recommended.

December 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Auton Court. An unexpected bonus was that our grandchildren were able to feed the horses. The barn is set in a beautiful location and full of character.

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