T: 01803 771 127    Freephone: 08000 30 20 50    E: enquiries@dartvalleycottages.co.uk

We are open from 09:00 to 20:00 7 days a week

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  •   Saturday Changeover
  •   Bed linen provided – please bring towels
  •   Central Heating
  •   Private Parking for 2 cars
  •   Open fire logs purchased locally
  •   Garden

Blackness Barn is an extremely spacious holiday home in Dittisham Court. Perfect for families and larger groups this property has plenty of indoor and outdoor living space as well as being in a perfect location to access local amenities by foot. This self catering property is light and airy, featuring exposed roof trusses, beams and a double height ceiling over part of the drawing room.


The website includes 25% off all weeks taken outside school holidays now with an extra £100 off all June weeks 


Accommodation: The front door opens into an imposing entrance hall. The drawing room is a lovely bright room, benefiting from triple aspect windows. French doors offering fabulous views and direct access to the superb private garden. A vaulted ceiling,exposed beams, an open fire place with plentiful sofas clustered around. Side tables, a large flat screen TV with freeview, DVD player, dining table and chairs. Small sitting room with TV and DVD. Good sized kitchen with ample working space. A ceramic hob and double oven, integrated fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, breakfast bar and circular pine table and chairs. Back door commanding views to the back garden and towards Dartmoor. Downstairs cloakroom and utility area with toilet and basin, washing machine and tumble dryer.


Upstairs: There are four bedrooms. The master double bedroom has double aspect windows offering river glimpses, fitted wardrobes, newly appointed en suite bathroom with bath, hand held shower, toilet and basin, tiled floor and heated towel rail. A double bedroom with original beams and velux windows that overlook the village and features an antique 5ft bed, fitted wardrobes and elegant soft furnishing. There is also a spacious twin bedroom with vintage iron beds, ample storage space and fitted wardrobes and a beamed cosy childrens bunk room. A luxury family bathroom with double ended bath, toilet and basin, tiled floor and heated towel rail offers outstanding river views.


Outside: The house has a very large lawned back garden with garden furniture and barbeque. As well as far reaching views of the surrounding countryside towards Blackness Point.


£200.00 refundable security bond required against loss or damage.

The website includes 25% off all weeks taken outside school holidays



“Very comfortable and well equipped” – Carter, Alcenton and Hanson Families – 12-19 February 2017


“A very nice house, in a lovely position. Love the village” – Carol, Derek, Rosemary and Geoff – 15-22 October 2016


“A lovely, well equipped holiday home in a beautiful setting” – Richard and Caroline – 1-8 October 2016


“Loved the place and area. Very comfortable” 18-23 September 2016


“Very enjoyable week. Lovely spacious house especially the sitting room. Magical sunsets in the evening and will miss the view” Gatehouse and Campbell  Families – 20-27 August 2016


“Thank you so much!!!. We had so much Fun” – Jenny, Megs, Kitty and Katy – 29 July 2016


“Amazing weather for the week – 3rd time staying at this house – which is perfect” – Smiths and Murrays – 16-23 July 2016


“Many thanks – Lovely week staying in a great village (last here 30 years ago – even better now!) House very well stocked etc” – House and Welch Family – 18-25 June 2016


“Oli loves the house and would like to live here. Dittisham is a really pretty village – very quiet at the house and good location for visiting the Dartmouth area. We did have milk, tea and coffee provided for us on arrival which was appreciated” – Granny and Grampy Fell, Oli (7), Jess (3), Matt and Abi – 28 May – 4 June 2016


“Beautiful location with good family space” – Sheila and Mike – Easter 2016


“Yet another fabulous Christmas in this beautiful barn. WIFI a real bonus with teenage children and adults alike!” – Hills, Darwells and Woodhouse – Christmas 2015


“Another awesome week! Thank you” – Lee, Laura, Sophie and Evie – 23 October 2015


“Love this place! Thank you x” – Bex and the Golf Brides! – 3 October 2015


“It is a superb cottage, exceeded our expectations in all ways.  We loved it and will recommend and be back” – Heather – 22-28 August 2015


“Keep thinking we should try somewhere new but can’t find anywhere better than this. Plenty of space for everyone to spread out. We all love Blackness Barn” – Heigh Family – 1-15 August 2015


“Another great week in Ditsum! Love the garden and the views. Ferry Boat as entertaining as ever” – Sue, Steve, Sophie and Katie – 4 -11 July 2015


“Lovely place, great views, quietness was fab… We will recommend to others and hopefully be back again in the near future” – Thakuri/Histed Family – 27 June – 4 July 2015


“Very luxurious to have so much space for our 3 year old and 19 month old. Three year old loves the bunk bed and running around the garden. Separate kids TV/play room – real bonus! – Hope to return with family/friends” – Marsh Family – 6-13 June 2015


“Lovely, clean and spacious house. A family get together – everyone enjoyed” – Paul, Lesley, Tom, Hayley and Freya, Shelley and Phil – 30 May – 6 June 2015


“Lovely spacious barn for our family. Thank you blackness” – Rob, Amy, Granny, Rowan, Anna, Hoffy, Seth and Mabli – 2-7 May 2015


“Fantastic week of sunny weather in a beautiful location. Cottage really impressed all” – Nick, Rachel, Hannah, Joe, Jonathan, Lucy and Jasmin – 4-11 April 2015


“Lovely clean, spacious house, well equipped” – Carters et al – 14-21 January 2015


“A wonderful stay in this lovely barn!!” – Chamberlains and Miaths – 27 December 2014 – 4 January 2015


“Again, a truly wonderful stay in this gorgeous barn. FBI – favourite haunt – and I was proposed to here!! Super exciting week.” – Hills and Darwells (again!) – 27 December 2014


“Wonderful house. Amazing views and great for a family. Great space and good supply of crockery and kids crockery.” – 23 August 2014


“Lovely house very much enjoyed by all. Thank you very much.” – The Mackin’s and McKeon’s – 18 August 2014


“Another wonderful week here. The property is well kept and equipped.” – Caton and Snow Family – 25 July 2014


“Our second visit to this property – very enjoyable week. Blackness Barn is very clean and comfortable and very relaxing too. Many thanks.” – The Clarke Family – 12 July 2014


“Splendid!” – R & J Webb – 17-24 May 2014


“Another fantastic break at Blackness Barn – great fire for winter evenings – plenty of room for us all. See you next year we hope!.” – Hills & Darwells – 23-30 December 2013


“A lovely cottage in a beautiful village.” The Scotts – 3-10 August 2013