2½ miles from Bradworthy in a sleepy hamlet deep in rolling farmland, a smart, detached, single-storey cottage converted from an old piggery to the main farmhouse. Now a smallholding with a few sheep, alpacas and chickens. At the back (accessed from the front door of the cottage), large enclosed garden, mostly lawned, with sheltered patio (table/chairs, barbecue) catching morning and late afternoon sun; beyond, wooded farmland and lots of footpaths.Entrance porch (for coats/boots, drying dogs, storing bicycles) into kitchen (dishwasher, washer-drier, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric cooker) with slate floor and a half-wall and step down to living/dining room with beautiful oak floor, vaulted ceiling, woodburner, TV/DVD and glazed doors (low lintel) to driveway. Two bedrooms - a double (5' bed, iPod dock), and a twin (linkable to 6' double), both with lovely rural views. Excellent bathroom (suite with roll-top bath and separate shower) with porcelain floor. Wood working/furniture making courses available, by arrangement. A great combination of modern comfort and rural serenity. One dog allowed and second dog by arrangement.
Bradworthy: ancient village (church, pub, tea room, shops, art gallery) in Devon’s least changed farmland, close to Cornwall. Holsworthy, 8 miles. The Tamar Lakes (fishing, sailing, windsurfing), 3 miles; good sandy beach at Sandymouth, 9 miles. More tremendous beaches at Bude, 11 miles, and Westward Ho!, 15; Clovelly, 11 miles; Hartland’s great cliffs, 13.
One level. Two bedrooms: 1 x king size double, 1 x twin (can convert to super king double). Bathroom with roll top bath, separate shower, WC, basin. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area.
BRADWORTHY Bude 10 miles. With its large village square surrounded by cottages, village shops, garage and pub (renowned locally for its beer and good food), Bradworthy is the perfect example of the typical Devon country village. Off the beaten track and surrounded by the lush green pastures of North Devon, it provides the perfect base for a truly relaxing holiday in an area with several top class visitor attractions. Just 3 miles away the Tamar Lakes provide fishing and an array of watersports for the enthusiast, while south-west is the beach resort of Bude, with its outstanding surfing, rocky coves, golf course and restaurants. Several excellent stretches of the SW Coast Path, the beaches at Sandy Mouth and Welcombe Mouth, Hartland Point Quay and Lighthouse and the beautiful cliff-side village of Clovelly and bike riding on the Tarka Trail are some of the attractions that should not be missed in this fascinating area.