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Ticketing Hall Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies
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Ticketing Hall

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  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Description from owner

Description

The quirky cottage was originally the Ticketing Hall within Tavistock Railway Station. It has been restored and transformed into a 5 Star Gold (Visit Britain 2011/2012) holiday cottage for four people. We are situated in the perfect location from which to enjoy beautiful views over Dartmoor and Tavistock, the market town is just a short stroll away. Facilities include Wi-Fi, Sky TV, I-pod docking station and ample parking. The cottage accommodates four people within a double room and a twin bedroom with en suite. The family bathroom features a luxurious cast iron double ended bath. The cottage also has its own section of the original platform, with the Victorian decorated ironwork and beautiful canopy, under which a BBQ can be enjoyed. The beautiful Victorian tiled entrance porch sets the scene for the rest of the house, which has retained a feel of the old station. The lounge is a showcase for the wonderful original fireplace, vaulted ceilings and a twisting staircase which leads

The quirky cottage was originally the Ticketing Hall within Tavistock Railway Station. It has been restored and transformed into a 5 Star Gold (Visit Britain 2011/2012) holiday cottage for four people. We are situated in the perfect location from which to enjoy beautiful views over Dartmoor and Tavistock, the market town is just a short stroll away. Facilities include Wi-Fi, Sky TV, I-pod docking station and ample parking. The cottage accommodates four people within a double room and a twin bedroom with en suite. The family bathroom features a luxurious cast iron double ended bath. The cottage also has its own section of the original platform, with the Victorian decorated ironwork and beautiful canopy, under which a BBQ can be enjoyed. The beautiful Victorian tiled entrance porch sets the scene for the rest of the house, which has retained a feel of the old station. The lounge is a showcase for the wonderful original fireplace, vaulted ceilings and a twisting staircase which leads to the two bedrooms.This cottage is ideal for a family holiday, a break with friends or those seeking a retreat within an authentic and unusual Victorian listed building.PROUD WINNERS OF VISIT BRITAIN GOLD AWARD 2011/2012 and Bronze Green Business Tourism Award.The decadent Refreshment Hall (sleeps 6) and the elegant Porter's Office (sleeps 4 + 1) are also available for self catering holidays or short breaks.

Further details

* For the comfort of all guests smoking is not permitted throughout the houses and the Station grounds.

* Ample parking

* Welcome pack on arrival

* Welcomed by the owners of the station

* There are two other cottages if the dates you require are not available in the Ticketing Hall

Further details indoors

The Ticketing Hall has one family bathroom and a shower room en-suite. It sleeps up to four people, in one double bedroom and one twin room, plus a young child (in a cot). It is decorated in a traditional Victorian style.The Ticketing Hall is located in the centre of the Station. The spacious entrance hall is laid with beautiful Victorian tiles. The original panelling and ticket windows remain and now form a wall between the lounge and kitchen diner. The lounge retains the original close boarded vaulted ceiling, a sky light streams sunlight into the room and additional lighting is provided by a chandelier. The original Victorian cast iron fireplace with fire and over mantel takes pride of place. Leather sofas and Victorian furniture help recreate a Victorian feel, reminiscent of the Station’s past.The traditional kitchen/breakfast room has double doors opening onto the platform and the Ticketing Hall's private outdoor area.A ground floor bathroom offers a decadent cast iron double ended bath, a separate Mira 'Fino' shower, low level lighting and scented candles for the ultimate in relaxation.Upper floor the two cosy bedrooms on the first floor have vaulted ceilings. The front bedroom has an allocated cot space, for a young child. A cot, highchair and stair gate can be supplied upon request.* Stay in classically stylish accommodation in a quirky venue. * Admire the period features including the original platform canopy with ornate ironwork. * Relax in the sumptuous bath.* Read a book, play a game or catch up on a movie from the library.* Cook up a feast in the fully equipped kitchen.* Dock your i-pod and listen to the music throughout the house on the numerous music centres.* Surf the net using the complimentary broadband.* Stay in with a tub of popcorn and watch a movie on Sky.Can we help make your break extra special? We can make anniversaries, birthdays or other special occasions even more luxurious by supplying champagne, wine, flowers or an organic hamper of local produce. If you would like to take advantage of any of these additions please contact us.

Further details outdoors

* Enjoy a BBQ under the platform canopy.* Watch the sunset from your private terrace.* 180 degree magnificent views over Dartmoor and Tavistock* A large car park* Quiet location* Electric gates* 5 minute walk along private footpath into Tavistock* 5 minute drive to Dartmoor

Location description from owner

The England region

The Station is ideally located for exploring the fishing villages of the south coast, the cathedral city of Exeter, the northern rugged coastline of Cornwall as well as the western Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan. We are also closely situated to many National Trust and English Heritage houses and gardens and a variety of golf courses.Tavistock is home to the permanent Pannier Market open five days a week. The market has weekly and monthly themed days with regular craft and antique fares as well as a charter market each Friday offering organic and farmers’ fare foods. Additionally, twice a month a large Farmers’ Market is held in Bedford Square.

There are various annual events in Tavistock, including The Goose Fair. In April/May every year there is the famous and exciting Tavistock Music & Arts Festival. There is an annual carnival and at Christmas the Dickensian Night is a step back in time to Christmases past. Sir Francis Drake was born in Tavistock and his life and achievements are highlighted in various ways throughout the town and in the local museum.

There are many varied and interesting activities in and around Tavistock. Some of the more unusual activities include visiting Countryman Cider a traditional cider maker located in 15th century stables in Milton Abbot. The Barn Climbing Centre offer climbing, bouldering, top roping and leadings. Letterboxing on Dartmoor involves walking across Dartmoor using clues and grid references in the hope of finding the hidden stamp and visitor’s book.

Location spotting scenes from Rosamund Pilcher’s books around Tavistock, including Brent Tor and Kelly College.

Tavistock

Tavistock is one of the most delightful towns in the UK and is part of the UNESCO World Heritage listing; under Cornwall and Devon's mining landscape.

Tavistock is home to the permanent Pannier Market open five days a week. Additionally, twice a month a large Farmers' Market is held in Bedford Square.

There are various annual events in Tavistock, including The Goose Fair. This has been celebrated since the early 12th century.

There is an annual carnival and at Christmas the Dickensian Night is a step back in time to Christmases past.

Sir Francis Drake was born in Tavistock and his life and achievements are highlighted in various ways throughout the town and in the local museum.

The famous Wharf is within walking distance, which showcases live music, films, shows and plays. Plymouth Jazz Club regularly host events in nearby Plymouth.

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Key Info

  • Nearest beach 36 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Staffed property
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

Jenny R
Response rate:
90%
Calendar updated:
08 Jul 2016
Years listed:
5
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English


This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 24 Jul 2008. Located in Dartmoor National Park, it has 4 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £675 to £1193.

The Owner has a response rate of 90% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 08 Jul 2016.

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