Set peacefully in woodland, about 2 miles from Gulworthy, a detached stone-built single-storey cottage, once serving nearby Wheal Josiah, the richest copper mine in Europe. With the mine long abandoned, the cottage has been thoughtfully restored. Lime-rendered walls and oak floors complement stylish decor, and your own 4-person hot tub and private woodland garden (table/chairs, barbecue) complete an idyllic spot to unwind. Beyond the garden, acres of woodland and the Tamar Trails for walking/cycling; activity centre (tree-surfing) and café, around 20 minute walk. Nearest pub, 1½ miles.
From terrace at the front, ceiling-high, glazed bi-fold doors into living/dining room (woodburner, TV/DVD, iPod dock); smart kitchen (slimline dishwasher, combi-microwave, fridge, electric oven/gas hob). Double bedroom (6' zip-linked bed or twin). Bathroom (suite with roll-top bath plus hand-shower, separate shower). Use of washing machine, by arrangement. Spring water. A peaceful and picturesque retreat where you can choose to do as little or as much as you wish.
Gulworthy: hamlet (outdoor activity centre/café, Horn of Plenty restaurant) 3 miles from Tavistock, deep in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just on the Devon side of the River Tamar (canoe expeditions). Nat. Trust Cotehele House and Buckland Abbey, 4 and 6 miles; Morwellham Quay (location of BBC's 'Edwardian Farm'), 4 miles. Plymouth with its shops, theatres, Nat. Marine Aquarium and historic Barbican, 11 miles.
All ground floor. One super king-size double bedroom (6' zip-linked bed or twin on request). Sitting room with wood burning stove and dining area. Kitchen. Bathroom with roll-top bath, separate shower, WC and basin.
Gulworthy A delightful award-winning market town on the River Tavy, nestling in the south-west slopes of Dartmoor. Tavistock has an indoor pannier market, a diverse range of shops, an excellent choice of pubs, bistros, restaurants, a theatre and a cinema, as well as a leisure pool
This property offers the following short breaks: