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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

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 (unfenced pond) of the owner's country house 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, cooker with induction hob); 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 (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

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, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Access Secure parking
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.

The West Country 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.

Dartmoor

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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2 May 2012

5/5

"Third Fantastic Time at Yelfords"

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 nex… More

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