Moretonhampstead holiday cottage to let with beach/lake nearby, walking and log fire and TV

A179 - Butterdon Barn

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 Home 294319

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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

�1� miles from Moretonhampstead, a detached cottage converted from an ancient barn, with private hot tub and good views across fields to Dartmoor. Next door to the friendly owners� farmhouse, once the homestead of a small estate, and all set high on hills overlooking the fault-created valley that stretches south-east along this edge of Dartmoor. Now it�s a smart, warm, efficient and peaceful place with south-west facing patio and mainly lawned, enclosed, private sunny garden (picnic table, barbecue). 

Glazed door to open-plan living/dining/kitchen (slimline dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge-freezer) with woodburner and TV/DVD; downstairs loo. Upstairs, two bedrooms under the eaves � a double (zip-linked 6� bed or twin) with en suite bathroom (suite, shower over bath), and a twin (zip-linkable to 6� double, limited clothes-hanging space) with en suite shower-room (suite). Local produce available from the owners. Spring water. A great base for walking or for simply enjoying the tranquillity.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
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, DVD player
General Central heating, TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2)
Other Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden
Access Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
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 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.


Moretonhampstead: friendly, busy, gateway-to-Dartmoor village (shops, good food pubs, church, outdoor swimming pool, good visitor centre); heath-topped and hills around; good walks locally and reservoir/river fishing not far. Two miles to one of the most beautiful parts of the moor; golf at Bovey Castle, 2 miles; popular Miniature Pony Centre, 2½. Chagford, 5 miles; Exeter, 13; the sea at Torbay/Teignmouth, 19.

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    Calendar last updated:27 Nov 2015

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