About ½ mile from Ashburton (1½ miles by car), a detached, single-storey house beautifully converted from outbuildings, 100' from the owners’ house. Three acres of serene landscaped garden which you are welcome to roam, full of interesting shrubs and plants, a lake (unfenced) enjoyed by wildfowl and a further 9 acres of meadow. To the front and side of the house, a large area of decking (table/chairs, barbecue) looking to the lake and garden.
Inside, smart, stylish and thoroughly well done. Glazed doors into spacious living room (woodburner, TV/DVD) with oak floor and high vaulted ceiling. Kitchen/dining room (dishwasher, microwave, fridge, electric cooker) with breakfast bar and small step up to dining area. Utility room (freezer, washing machine, tumble drier). Two bedrooms - a double (5' bed) looking to garden and lake with en suite bathroom (suite with roll-top bath plus hand-shower), and a twin (linkable to 6' double) with en suite shower-room (suite with double power-shower). A superbly relaxing place, well situated for visiting the South Hams coast and Dartmoor National Park.
Ashburton: ancient, busy little town (pubs, restaurants, interesting shops including antiques, renowned cookery school) on Dartmoor’s edge. Within 4 miles is the moor’s most spectacular part (around Buckland, Widecombe, Manaton); within 2 miles, a beautiful stretch of the River Dart leading to Dartmeet, and an ‘adventure park’ (for all ages). Buckfast Abbey, 4 miles; Totnes (small town), 8; the sea at Torbay, 12.
Single storey. Two bedrooms: 1 x king size double with en suite bathroom with roll-top bath, hand shower, WC and basin, 1 x twin (links to super king double) with en suite shower room with double shower, WC, basin. Sitting room with wood burning stove. Kitchen with breakfast bar and dining area. Utility room.
ASHBURTON Newton Abbot 8 miles; Torquay 17 miles; Plymouth 25 miles The ancient Stannary town of Ashburton lies on the southern slopes of Dartmoor and is an ideal spot from which to explore the rugged high moors to the North and a beautiful coastline to the South. The scenery in this area of South Devon is glorious in all weathers and offers visitors opportunities for walking, pony trekking, canoeing, fishing and lazing on the beach. Ashburton has some interesting artisan shops and with its interesting history and museum, has built a reputation for its high standard of antiques and fine collectables outlets. It also has lovely tea rooms, a wine bar and a fantastic food deli providing fresh fish and olives. In the surrounding area, Dartmoor has many picturesque villages and hamlets with old thatched cottages and ancient churches, surrounded by a patchwork of fields and woodland. Lustleigh, North Bovey, Chagford and Widecombe- in- the- Moor are fine examples. The attractive seaside town of Teignmouth is a half hour drive and the popular Blackpool Sands, although a little further down the coast, is one of South Devon's most beautiful natural treasures. An award-winning privately managed 'Blue Flag' family beach with turquoise blue sea giving it an almost Mediterranean feel. So whether it is moor or coast that you’re seeking for your getaway, Ashburton is a really central town from which to be based.
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