Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Beautifully restored character cottage finished to the highest standards. Exposed beams, two inglenook granite fireplaces one with a wood burner, central heating and fully equipped kitchen. Modern bathroom with bath and shower over in mosaic tumble marble tiles, two king size double bedrooms both with flat screen TVs and one twin room. The Master Bedroom has an en-suite. Every room has bespoke furniture made locally and is designed to be warm and inviting, the beds are made up with beautiful waffle linen.
and a huge pile of homemade Devon scones and clotted cream are waiting!
If you want a holiday where you can walk on Dartmoor, swim in the local outdoor heated pool, eat locally and purchase local fish and meat all from the front door then this is the perfect cottage. Moretonhampstead is a lovely Devon village set right in the Dartmoor National park so there is plenty for all to enjoy.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Exmouth 20 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 20 km, Nearest railway: Exeter 15 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, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, 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 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
The cottage is full of low original beams and has been decorated using slate and granite which is in keeping in this Dartmoor situation. There are three flat screen TV's, both the King size bedrooms have their own TV a DVD player, CD player (small library of both) books, games, phone, Range cooker, Microwave, washer dryer, Dishwasher and a wonderful woodburner with a huge basket of logs and coal. We supply children's toys and games for both adults and children.
|Further details outdoors|
Moretonhampstead offers everything you could wish for from a small Devon town, a fantastic award winning Deli selling local meat and fish who will make up dishes to order so no cooking required! The town has several cafes selling the best of local meals and scones etc as well as a small supermarket, pubs and shops selling local pottery and antiques..
We can help organise guided walks, experiences at Bovey Castle, shooting, horse riding, canoeing , fishing and a host of other treats and outdoor activities.
There is a local tourist office in Moretonhampsted which provides maps of the local walks of which there are many Dartmoor walks straight from the front door and all over the moor.
There is a local swimming pool which is open during the summer months and is heated. Moretonhampstead has a leisure facility and two playgrounds.
There is a welcome pack in the cottage packed with all the best bits of Devon and we are very happy to help with ideas to make the most of your holiday.
The West Country region
Dartmoor is famous for its unspoilt landscape and wonderful walking - there are also fantastic beaches as well as countless outdoor and indoor activities. For detailed information on Dartmoor look at www.discoverdartmoor.co.uk for all the activities available
Exeter is a wonderful cathedral city which offers history, restaurants and shopping in the new Princess Hay.
Bovey Castle is 5 mins away and if you look on their web site you will find one of the UK's finest hotels offering wonderful restaurants, Spa and golf which is available to non members.
We live in Devon and would be happy to discuss what requirements you may want from your holiday and either by phone or email do our best to provide some inspiring ideas! We can also reccommend a Dartmoor Safaris company who arrange all the best Dartmoor activities tailor made for your interests.
Tilley’s Cottage is the perfect base for family holidays or friends to get together. Moretonhampstead is an ancient market town situated on the edge of Dartmoor in Devon. It sits in the shelter of hills on three sides and the beautiful Wray Valley on the fourth. Dartmoor is on the door step and no matter which road you take you cannot fail to be impressed by the breathtaking views. The town is about 15 miles from the cathedral city of Exeter and 40 min from the beaches. The town offers visitors’ opportunities for hiking, cycling, and pony trekking, fishing and just relaxing. There are a variety of cafes, pubs, local shops, tea shops and a wonderful Deli. There is also a heated outdoor public swimming pool open during the summer. There are many NT properties close by, one of them being Castle Drogo, only 7 miles & the miniature pony centre for children is only 5 min away. Bovey Castle and Guidleigh Park are very near for a special treat.