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Lew Quarry Cottage

Lewdown, Devon (Ref. 976078)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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48 Customer Review(s)

  • Tim

    “We had a really lovely time; the cottage is in a super location and the garden gets the sun all afternoon.”

    It’s homely, comfortable and well equipped, just spot on, so we’re planning a return trip.

    It’s homely, comfortable and well equipped, just spot on, so we’re planning a return trip.

    - Tim, May 2022

The property

A mile from the centre of Lewdown is this 'chocolate box' pretty, detached and thatched little cottage on the 750 acre Lewtrenchard estate.

The cottage nestles behind a high hedge down a tranquil no-through lane in the wooded Lewtrenchard valley.

It overlooks its lovely garden (bench, table/chairs) and the valley of the River Lew which is close by.

The renowned Lewtrenchard Manor Hotel (fine restaurant) is within easy walking distance. Little entrance porch into beamed living room (open fire, small TV/DVD), with dining room leading off.

Kitchen (dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge, electric cooker).

Bathroom (suite, shower over bath).

Upstairs, two bedrooms - a double (5' bed) accessed through a twin door from each bedroom to loo with sloping ceiling.

Some low beams and lintels.

Shed for bicycle storage.

Arrival after 4pm.

No children under 5, except pre-crawling babies.

A magical cottage in a peaceful location with lovely walks from the doorstep. Lewdown: village (PO/shop, pub) in wooded-valley farmland: very peaceful with wonderful views of Dartmoor (6 miles).

Lewtrenchard (hotel/restaurant), 1 mile.

Dramatic Lydford Gorge, 6 miles.

Launceston (shops, leisure centre), 7 miles; north coast, about 25 (good road).

Roadford Lake, 3.

Easy access to Two Castles Trail (Okehampton to Launceston walking route) and Dingles Steam Village (seasonal).


1st FloorGround Floor

Kitchen Dining Room Living Room Bathroom


  • Two bedrooms: 1 twin and 1 kind size double, accessed via the twin
  • WC with basin
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, basin
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen.
  • Electric fires, night storage heating with open fire
  • Microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Phone, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot available on request,Off road parking for two cars
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Note: Check-in time 4pm
  • Note: This property does not accept children under 5, except babes in arms.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

About the location


Lifton is a small village in the upper Tamar Valley, close to Launceston and the passing A30 road into Cornwall. This pretty community, once sitting astride the old A30 London to Penzance trunk road, is blessed with a village shop and post office, a superb pub and 3 top quality restaurants.

Note: This property does not accept children under 5, except babes in arms.
Please note: Lewtrenchard Manor (the big hotel nearby Lew Quarry Cottage) they will have Clay Pigeon Shoot at the hotel on Boxing Day and New years Day from 2pm - 3pm. The noise will be restricted to only those two specific time slots