A616 - Yelfords Cottage
About the home
backing on the moor, 2 miles from Chagford in a very peaceful setting with wonderful views, a superbly renovated, detached cottage with its own enclosed garden, within the 15 acre grounds of the owner's country house (unfenced pond nearby) and hidden by a high screen of rhododendrons. Nicely furnished in old pine, with original watercolours. Inside, porch and big hall. Large, light, slate-floored living room (woodburner, rugs, TV/DVD/video) with French windows to a small patio and lovely views of Meldon Hill; dining room with large table, Welsh dresser and more French windows to patio (table/chairs, barbecue); big fitted kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer); shower-room (suite) with washer-drier. Upstairs (stairgates), three bedrooms, all with wood floors/rugs – the master double (5' bed) with en suite shower-room (suite), another smaller double, and a twin. Separate bathroom (suite). Stables/paddock, by arrangement. French spoken. Spring water. Open moorland within walking distance and lovely walks straight from the cottage.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider:||Short breaks|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General:||Central heating, TV, Video player, Telephone|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities:||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 family bathrooms|
|Furniture:||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1)|
|Other:||Towels provided, please check with the advertiser regarding linen|
Further details indoors:
Please bring your own beach towels.
The agent has its own star rating system to quantify interior quality, comfort and ambience. This property has been rated 4.5 star.
If you have people in your party who have restricted mobility or use a wheelchair, please always discuss the property's suitability with the agent, in detail, before booking.
Short breaks are available at many of this agent's properties from November through to the week before Easter, excluding school holidays, and at short notice throughout the year.
The West Country / Devon region
Dartmoor: "the last great wilderness in Southern England". Great rock-tors top many of its often heather-covered hills. Marvellous for walking, riding, tor-climbing, picnicking, kite-flying, pony-trekking and, if you're at all energetic, not seeing other people. Just off its edge, amid woods, valleys and farmed hills, are many pretty villages (sometimes thatched) and very lively small towns. All is protected from caravans, tents and most ugliness by being in the Dartmoor National Park.
The half of the moor north of the B3212 is the highest and wildest; no villages within it, almost no cultivation. The southern half has the most spectacular tors, best wooded river valleys, a few villages (like Widecombe, Buckland) in green-field 'oases'. The moor's eastern edge is the softest, most wooded, most popular: Chagford, Moretonhampstead, Lustleigh and Bovey Tracey are among its best villages, and the river Teign is an exceptionally beautiful river valley. The Dart(s) – two of them rise in the moor's middle and join at Dartmeet – is/are equally beautiful all the way to the sea at Dartmouth. Very lovely, too, are the valleys of the rivers Avon, Erme, Walkham and Tavy; Tavy Cleave, on the latter, is the western moor's most dramatic place. The quality of a pub can change so quickly we hesitate to recommend, but there are plenty of them; and of places to ride or pony-trek.
The Dartmoor / Chagford area
Chagford: lively, friendly little town (pubs, shops, outdoor swimming pool, tennis) away from main roads in the shelter of high Dartmoor. Past it the river Teign (fishing) hurries through woods and meadows below Castle Drogo (Nat. Trust). Excellent walking; superb views. Open moor, 2 miles; golf, 3; Exeter (city amenities), 17; sea/beaches, about 20.
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Activities near Dartmoor
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
02 May 2012
Great location, book taxi if you wish to drink in Village. Great cottage, lovely rooms and views . Peaceful and tranquil, close to great Moorland walks, Michael and Gislane veryelpful owners live... more
Thanks for your lovely comments. We're delighted you had a good holiday and look forward to welcoming you back to the West Country again soon.
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|12 Apr 13||19 Apr 13||£ 504||-||-||1 Week|
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|28 Jun 13||5 Jul 13||£ 890||-||-||1 Week|
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|26 Jul 13||2 Aug 13||£ 1155||-||-||1 Week|
|2 Aug 13||9 Aug 13||£ 1220||-||-||1 Week|
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|13 Sep 13||20 Sep 13||£ 706||-||-||1 Week|
|20 Sep 13||27 Sep 13||£ 627||-||-||1 Week|
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|25 Oct 13||1 Nov 13||£ 677||-||-||1 Week|
|1 Nov 13||8 Nov 13||£ 435||-||-||1 Week|
|8 Nov 13||15 Nov 13||£ 435||-||-||1 Week|
|15 Nov 13||22 Nov 13||£ 435||-||-||1 Week|
|22 Nov 13||29 Nov 13||£ 435||-||-||1 Week|
|29 Nov 13||6 Dec 13||£ 435||-||-||1 Week|
|6 Dec 13||13 Dec 13||£ 435||-||-||1 Week|
|13 Dec 13||20 Dec 13||£ 435||-||-||1 Week|
|20 Dec 13||27 Dec 13||£ 1035||-||-||1 Week|
|27 Dec 13||3 Jan 14||£ 1035||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
A deposit of one third of the total rental price is required to confirm the booking. The remaining balance is then due six weeks before the start of the holiday.
If the booking is made less than six weeks prior to the start of the holiday, payment in full is required. Credit card payments will incur a 1% surcharge. There is no surcharge for debit card transactions. A damages deposit is also required. Pets are chargeable at most of this agent's properties, where applicable.
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