Welcome to Devon Country Barns

The Barns, Barbaryball House, Lifton, Devon


Welcome to Devon Country Barns holiday cottages, our five luxury self-catering holiday cottages, are situated in the stunning Devon countryside, near the Devon Cornwall border, within easy reach of Dartmoor along with Devon and Cornwall coastlines. Our exceptional, dog-friendly cottages can sleep up to six guests, each with their own hot tub and private garden. DCB offers a fantastic hideaway for all and is a great base for walking in spectacular countryside or visiting picturesque seaside towns & beaches.

The charming Thrushell valley is home to Devon Country Barns five exceptional luxury self-catering holiday cottages. Awarded with a four and five star Gold quality rating by the national tourism agency, Visit Britain, the cottages are tucked away in 12 acres of vibrant green pasture and the luxurious self-catering accommodation enjoys unspoilt views across the river Thrushell. Access to this rural peace is simple by road, rail or air and the barns are open all year round.

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We are protected by Master Cancel which removes the stress and worry from booking your next holiday.  You can cancel up to and including 2 days before the check in date. Master Cancel’s flexible terms & conditions allow you to book with confidence, knowing that if you cancel for unforeseen circumstances, we will refund you in full.

We’re Good to Go

We are delighted to be able to welcome guests back to Devon Country Barns our holiday cottages and to reassure our guests, we have been certified by Visit Britain’s COVID-19 Good to Go scheme.  This means that we have meet their standards for having cleaning protocols and processes, to ensure a safe stay for our guests at Devon Country Barns.  This includes how we clean, safety items and in our method of greeting you when you arrive.  We hope this demonstrates the actions we have taken and hope this helps you book with confidence.


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Luxury Self Catering Holiday Cottages in Devon

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The perfect location for couples and families

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Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages

We welcome dogs in all of our cottages

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Luxury Cottages With Hot Tubs

All of our cottages have private hot tubs

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Choice of 5 Luxury Holiday Cottages

All five luxury Barns are furnished to an exceptional standard with many quirky individual touches that will help make your stay relaxing and enjoyable. They have been converted using traditional building materials such as lime plaster, oak lintels and slate floor tiles but at the same time provide exceptional levels of comfort with underfloor heating throughout, woodburners in each barn, kitchens equipped with the most modern appliances and wall mounted flatscreen home cinema systems. All of our barns now have their own private hot tubs.

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Orchard Barn

Set on the edge of the apple orchard with views down the Thrushell Valley, Orchard Barn’s open-plan luxury accommodation, with hot-tub and cosy woodburner, provides an ideal getaway for couples all year round.

Meadow Barn

Recently converted, Meadow Barn’s 5* Gold luxury is a spacious retreat for two to relax and unwind in split-level accommodation, including king sized bed and Victorian styled bathroom. Enjoy cosy evenings around the patio woodburner!

Cow Barn

Cow Barn’s luxury accommodation includes spacious open plan living downstairs and 2 bedrooms, sleeping 4 upstairs. It has a large, private garden – plenty of room for dogs and to enjoy the afternoon and evening sun from your private hot tub!

Apple House

Apple House is a spacious double-barn conversion with traditional features and luxury fittings. Its private patio with hot tub and direct access to surrounding fields, make Apple ideal for a family of 4 or two couples who enjoy outdoor living.

Tractor Barn

Enjoy all the extra touches you would expect from 5* Gold luxury accommodation! Attractive “upside down” design, with open plan living upstairs and sleeping 6 in three bedrooms – complete with private garden and hot tub!

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3 weeks ago

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Yesterday we had a fantastic day out in Dittisham, hired a boat and took a trip down the river to Dartmouth, followed by a cheeky drink at the FBI when we returned. We also ate the best EVER freshly made pizza from FBI… Definitely worth a visit when you are staying with us. ... See MoreSee Less

Yesterday we had a fantastic day out in Dittisham, hired a boat and took a trip down the river to Dartmouth, followed by a cheeky drink at the FBI when we returned.  We also ate the best EVER freshly made pizza from FBI… Definitely worth a visit when you are staying with us.