Holwell Holiday Cottages
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Holwell is the best kind of holiday with lots of rural, outdoor activities to indulge in. Explore ancient landscapes and indulge in a truly unspoilt destination where nature still rules.
The great outdoors with peace, quiet and privacy at all times of the year. A real escape from the world with no sign of the 21st century around the farm's historical setting.
Walk, ride or cycle all day and you needn't see another soul.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Mothercombe, Erme Estuary 15 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 15 km, Nearest railway: Newton Abbot 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The cottage formed part of a model farm built in the 1900's. Original granite coinstones combine with simple decor to provide cosy, yet spacious accommodation where the open-plan layout is highly conducive to family holidays.
Range cookers, open log fires, stable doors, private gardens with seating to enjoy the views. Very dog friendly too and you can even bring your own horse on holiday. Beds are solid oak with really comfortable mattresses and Egyptian cotten linen and sumptuous faux fur throws. Ideal for all the family, at any time of the year. Holwell also ideal for large family celebrations; farm sleeps total of 38.
Any damage incurred by guests should be reported and paid for prior to departure
The West Country region
The Dartmoor National Park is one of England's last great wildernesses with a uniquely diverse landscape. Over 200 granite tors tower majestically over open moorland where native breed ponies, cattle and sheep graze freely. There are no pylons or wind turbines and the landscape is rich in stone and iron age remains. Lush valleys with torrenting rivers, picturesque villages and ancient stannary towns await exploration.
The sandy beaches of the South Hams are just under half an hour away as are the exciting cities of Exeter and Plymouth. Take a Steam Trains and River Boat down the River Dart to Dartmouth, explore the Jurassic Coast, Eden Project, breakers on the North Cornwall Coast equally accessible from Holwell as day-trips.
Widecombe in the Moor is a picturesque moorland village nestling in one of England's most beautiful and unspoilt valleys. Ponies come to greet you and there are several pubs to rest in after an exilerating walk of the nearby tors. The famous Fair still takes place every September. Other nearby attractions include the Stanary towns of Ashburton, Chagford and Tavistock; all have great local food shops and markets.
Bovey Tracey also features a great outdoor pool, renowned Craft Centre in the old mill and famous Marble House for great gift ideas. Activities for all the family from walking and hiking, riding, climbing, cycling and fishing. Young children love to walk to the nearby Bonehill Rocks for a spot of "letterboxing".
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20 Mar 2014
"Stunning location on Dartmoor"
There are very few places you can rent on Dartmoor that place you so well in the heart of the moor. Not only can you see Haytor from the property you can walk to it without crossing a road. And ther… More
6 Feb 2013
"Holwell farm - a great place to stay!"
Holwell has the right combination for a great holiday, whether long weekend or longer - the houses are high quality and have all you need, the location beneath hay tor is magnificent, and the natives … More
2 Nov 2012
Holwell Farm is absolutely stunning. It is a luxurious, quiet and peaceful place, with great views and a unique atmosphere. The hosts Philippa and Sebastian Hughes are very nice people, always attenti… More
25 Sep 2012
"Blissful getaway in gorgous surrounds"
We loved our time at Howell Farm (in Hound Tor) The accomodation was perfect, so spacious, the location ideal for day trips to Torquay, Paignton, the Eden project etc. The farm is in the centre of Da… More
20 Jul 2012
This is my first experience of a holiday cottage, and it was a very pleasant experience indeed. We stayed with my husband's family in Saddle Tor for a long weekend in May. We comprised of 4 cou… More
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