Locks Farm

east prawle

From £862

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4 bedrooms

Up to 8 guests



Key Features

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


Locks Farm is a beautifully presented and spacious traditional farmhouse tucked away in the heart of the popular coastal village of East Prawle. Tastefully refurbished with flagstone floors and wooden beams it’s perfect for family gatherings, whether they involve winter walks along the coastal path and cosy nights in by the log burner or lazy summer days exploring and eating alfresco in the garden after a day on the beach.  There’s an impressive kitchen diner, a generous sitting room with a log burner, a cosy snug room, a utility and wet room and games room in the garage. Upstairs the master bedroom and double room boast views out over the village to the sea and two further bedrooms complete this exceptional property.

East Prawle is a unique coastal village with a tranquil atmosphere. The village has an eclectic local pub that often hosts music in an adjoining hall, a village shop, café and easy access to the South West Coastal Path. A selection of beaches are on offer within a 3 mile radius, and access to the hugely popular town of Salcombe via the passenger ferry at East Portlemouth 2 miles away is easy. The bustling market town of Kingsbridge is a twenty minute drive away and historic Dartmouth is half an hour away.

Please note that the driveway in front of the farmhouse is shared with two adjoining properties, The Granary and the Shippen.

Accommodation: Back door into utility room with fridge, washing machine and dryer. Large wet room with shower, WC and hand basin. Garage/games room with table tennis/pool table and dartboard. Large kitchen diner with American fridge freezer, electric Aga and separate electric oven and hob, dishwasher, dining table with seating for 8, with radio and bluetooth connectivity. Just off the kitchen a snug with a 2 seater beanbag sofa, chair and pouf, TV with Sky Q and DVD player. From kitchen steps down to lounge area with 2 seating areas; reading area with coffee table and 2 two seat sofas and lounging area with wall large mounted 4K UHD TV, soundbar with Bluetooth connectivity and one 4 seater sofa and one three seater sofa and log burner. Staircase to first floor. Master bedroom with 5’ bed and en-suite bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and hand basin. Main shower room, shower cubicle, WC and hand basin. Further double bedroom with 5’ bed. Twin room with 2’6’’beds can be zipped together, (please advise at time of booking if this is required). Further double room with 4’6’’ double.

Outside: Courtyard with parking, large patio at the front of the property and access around the property to a paddock of half an acre and a pleasant small garden with garden table and chairs. (Please note there Is a right of way behind the property which is used infrequently).

Parking: Parking for 2 cars, in front of garage, additional space available for several cars on hard standing in the paddock.


  • Included: Bed linen and towels (Guests to bring own beach towels), electricity, heating, complimentary basket of logs in the winter. Wi-Fi. High speed Fibre internet and Wi-Fi throughout. Sky Q on TVs. Mobile devices can be connected to Sky Q with appropriate applications loaded. Travel Cot by request.
  • No Telephone.  Mobile reception poor.
  • Dogs: 2 well behaved dogs welcome. Pet Charge: £30.00 per pet per week.
  • Local Facilities: Beaches Millbay and East Portlemouth (sandy), Moor Sand, Horsely Cove, Prawle Point and Elender Cove (shingle) within 3 miles. Pigs Nose pub and Piglet café and shop (open March to end of October) next door. Farm shop at Stokenham 4 miles. Garage with good shop and leisure store East Charleton 5 miles.  Kingsbridge with all facilities 9 miles. Dartmouth 15 miles.

July 2019

Some fans would be a nice idea because when we were there it was very warm, particulary at night.

February 2019

This is a great property - ideal location, has everything (and more) that you need and it's kept beautifully. Ultra-comfy beds too. Absolutely loved it.

January 2019

Thank you for a lovely time in your beautiful home. It has been excellent for our family! We visit the area a lot and would not hesitate to return to Locks Farm!

January 2019

One week stay-it's all amazing! Countryside walks, villages, pubs, all great! Must to do 1. Pig's Nose 2. The Millbrook Inn. Will be back!

November 2018

We did enjoy our stay. The cottage was very clean on arrival and the cleaners were very helpful when we started our second week, with clean bedding etc. We personally found East Prawle quite disappointing. We stayed in November when the shop and cafe were closed. The only thing there was the pub (which we did love).

October 2018

We had a wonderful time - it was well priced and perfect for an extended family holiday. Would happily rent it again.

September 2018

all above excellent -

August 2018

We were lucky with the weather and we have a superb holiday at Locks Farm in East Prawle. We are already looking at possible Toad Hall Cottage for 2019

July 2018

We had a wonderful time at Locks Farm , everything was spot on , couldn’t fault anything . Would definitely recommend.

July 2018

Had a great time, the only reason the location didn't get an excellent rating is the time it took to go anywhere due to the very narrow roads - an hour and 10 mins to cover 15 miles on one occasion but I guess that is South Devon for you!

June 2018

We had a fabulous week at Lock's Farm. The property is really fantastic - extremely comfortable and superbly equipped. It was a truly wonderful break and couldn't recommend this property highly enough!

May 2018

We had a wonderful week at Locks Farm. It was perfect and a fantastic house for a group and dogs!

April 2018

Thank you for allowing us to stay at Locks Farm we celebrated 3 birthdays between 7 of us and it's the perfect place to do this. Fell in love with the aga, amazing walks, our four legged friends are exhausted. We felt at home as soon as we walked in the door.

January 2018

Fabulous stay and beautifully decorated for Christmas which was a surprise. This is an exceptional property and we would highly recommend it. The Pigs Nose Inn was an added bonus and we found it extremely friendly with excellent beer and food. We would also like to commend Toad Hall Cottages staff for their excellent service and quick response to queries we had prior to our stay. We would certainly book with Toad Hall again.

September 2017

We have had a wonderful week in this comfortable and well appointed house. Great location, wonderful walks in the area.

September 2017

We have had a fantastic week enjoying all the South Coast has to offer here in East Prawle. Locks Farm has offered us a very relaxing retreat where we can enjoy all the wonderful facilities this house has to offer, in particular the table tennis table.

September 2017

Warm and comfortable and well equipped home. I took a photo of the Villeroy and Boch range! It's a beautiful design. We loved the lanes and verdant hedges with loads of wildlife. One request is a non slip mat for the oldies in the shower upstairs. Thank you for trusting us with your lovely home.

Thank you for your lovely feedback. There is now non-slip bath mats for all the bathrooms. We hope to see you again soon.

- The Toad Hall Team

July 2017

What a fabulous place to stay, the farmhouse is simply gorgeous very comfortable and beautifully furnished to a very high standard. The location is perfect and the weather was as well!!

July 2017

Amazing holiday, Devon is heaven. Thank you for sharing your gorgeous house and your lovely neighbours. Great fun exploring coves, local ales and retreating from a life of phone reception and connectivity. I hope we can come again!

July 2017

We've had a fab week at Locks Farm. Very comfortable and well equipped. Children and Dogs have loved it. Pigs Nose Inn is a lovely pub and worth a visit great food and drinking place. Thank you for sharing your home.

July 2017

Had a comfortable stay, great pub up the road (lots of local colour!) Good Food In The Millbrook Inn, South Pool. All mod cons and very comfortable beds. Looking forward to a visit next year.

July 2017

We;ve had a great week, East Prawle fair, Kingsbridge classic car rally and lots of beach and walking action. Pub up the road is fantastic. Accommodation is perfect.

July 2017

Thank you for sharing your house, the children and the dogs have had the best time. The house is just perfect. The Pigs Nose Inn and coastal walks and cafe have been highlights. What a magical location. Start Point and Brittania Cafe Crab sandwiches are must do's.

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