A190 - The Stone Barn Cottage
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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
� on the edge of Holne, attached to the owners� home, a comfortable �upside down� cottage created from one end of a barn. Enclosed, level lawned garden (table/chairs) beyond the cottage with lovely rural and moorland views. Door and 5 wooden steps from the garden straight into very well thought out open-plan living/dining/kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer) with woodburner, TV/DVD, painted beams to apex, wood floors. Stairs (stairgates) down to three bedrooms � a double (5� bed) with en suite bathroom (suite, shower over bath, washer-drier in cupboard), another pretty double (footboard), and a twin with en suite shower-room (suite); smart shower-room (suite). A really well considered and very welcoming base from which to explore both Dartmoor and the South Hams.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|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|
|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)|
|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 star.
About this location
The 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.
Holne: village (pub, community shop, tea rooms) in one of the most beautiful, wooded, sheltered parts of the Dartmoor National Park. Lovely walking/riding (stables nearby), salmon/trout fishing in river Dart (bouldered, beautiful). Ashburton and A38 road, 5 miles. Dartmeet, 4 miles. The sea at Torbay, 15.
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4 Jan 2015
"A beautiful, fully equipped, cosy, warm barn."
6 adults were very comfortable in the Stone Barn. Great setting for exploring the moors, nearby towns and local pubs. The kitchen is very well equipped for cooking with good table space for eating and… More
Thank you very much for your comment, it sounds like you had a wonderful time at the Stone Barn. Dartmoor is a particularly beautiful part of the world and I'm glad you found the perfect base to explore this lovely area.
25 Aug 2014
"Rural but convenient"
We stayed at The Stone Barn Cottage in June 2014. Holne is a hamlet towards the south of Dartmoor National Park, about 10-15 minutes' drive from the main A38 road, so fairly convenient to explor… More
Thank you very much for your kind comments. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday at Stone Barn Cottage and we will look forward to welcoming you again in the future.
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Calendar last updated:16 Feb 2015
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