A157 - Dial House Cottage
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
½ mile from Chagford, a detached cottage, secluded down a shared private drive/track, near the owners' house. Small lawned area with decking (table/chairs) looking out over fields (horses sometimes); field for children or dogs to play in. Inside, comfortable and thoughtfully decorated. Entrance through conservatory (ideal for summer eating) into good-sized living/dining room (TV/DVD). Well-equipped fitted kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, freezer); utility room (washing machine, tumble drier). From the living room, steep stairs (stairgate) up to two double bedrooms, one with 5' bed (or 2'6" twin) and lovely countryside view. Bathroom (suite with corner bath plus separate shower). Child's cot bed available, by arrangement. A delightful place to stay.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Cots (1)|
|Other||Towels provided, High chair|
|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 3.5 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.
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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11 Aug 2013
"Immaculate comfortable house in excellent location"
This is a lovely house that was spotless and so comfortable with everything we needed and more-loved the corner bath. The owners are lovely and live next door giving great recommendations on what to … More
Thank you very much for your kind comments, I am so glad that you enjoyed your holiday at Dial House Cottage. We will look forward to welcoming you again in the future.
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