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Beckaford View

Manaton near Ilsington, Devon (Ref. 1127691)


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  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • Michael

    “Perfect in every respect”

    - Michael, June 2024

    Thank you Property Owner


  • One mezzanine-style double bedroom
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining/ sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Electric underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and coffee machine
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Outside area with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs allowed with a charge of £25 per week for the 2nd dog
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.6 miles, pub 0.9 miles
  • Note: The property is next to the owner’s home
  • Note: There are unfenced ponds nearby, please ensure dogs are supervised
  • Note: This property has been created as a scenic retreat for two adults and is not suitable for babies and small children
  • Note: Electric car charging is not permitted at this property.

The property

Ilsington 3.4 miles.

Carefully designed to maximise space and light, this charming one-bedroom cottage, Beckaford View, is located in Manaton, close to Ilsington, Devon, in the breathtaking Dartmoor National Park.

Beckaford View accommodates two guests and is ideal for a restful retreat in Devon, featuring an open-plan living area with high-reaching windows which create an unrivalled light-filled space and wonderful views of the countryside, also a woodburning stove, and pet-friendly living.

Cross the threshold into your new home after unloading in the off-road parking space and get set to relax and unwind in front of the blazing woodburner while your partner whips up a meal in the well-equipped kitchen to be enjoyed at the breakfast bar.

If you'd rather take advantage of your scenic location, head outside to enjoy your meal alfresco with valley views reaching all the way from Lustleigh Cleave and out towards Teignmouth estuary.

When the stars come out, wash the day away in the chic shower room on the ground floor before retiring to the double bedroom on the mezzanine floor to get some rest.

This level features a glass divide allowing unspoilt views of the surrounding countryside so each new day begins with the ever-changing Dartmoor scenery.

Start your trip with the Hound Tor Deserted Medieval Village, the ideal location to explore evocative ruins and enjoy a picnic.

Don't forget to stop by Haytor Rocks, where you can take in the breathtaking scenery of Dartmoor and south Devon.

Becky Falls is also less than a mile away: set in 50 acres of scenic woodland with dog-friendly walking trails, a cafe and of course the spectacular waterfalls.On days when you don't feel like cooking, you can treat your significant other to hearty food at the local pub or shop for the necessities in Ilsington.

Alternatively, spend the day in Exeter, a bustling city that is home to Exeter Cathedral, the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, and the Medieval Exe Bridge in addition to a wide variety of dining and shopping options.

Ideally situated to explore Torquay's attractions, such as the Torquay Museum, beach and golf course.

Take your significant other on a romantic getaway to Beckaford View.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Bovey Tracey 4 miles; Newton Abbot 7.2 miles; Torquay 14.2 miles.

Ilsington is a village and civil parish in Devon, England, situated on the eastern edge of Dartmoor. Situated within close proximity to the market town of Newton Abbot and just under 15 miles from the seaside resort of Torquay, you are ideally placed for exploring all this beautiful region has to offer. Discover thatched hamlets and sleepy villages, thriving market towns and many picturesque and historical sites in the Dartmoor National Park. The village offers a shop and local pub for your immediate amenities, while Newton Abbot provides a more extensive range of shops, pubs, restaurants, supermarkets and cafés to explore. Delight in the award-winning country house hotel and spa in Ilsington, which serves the traditional Devonshire cream tea, with homemade scones and strawberry jam. A quaint village resting on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park.

Note: There are unfenced ponds nearby, please ensure dogs are supervised

Note: Electric car charging is not permitted at this property.

Note: This property has been created as a scenic retreat for two adults and is not suitable for babies and small children.

Note: The stunning picture windows have blinds fitted which only cover the lower section of the window leaving the Dartmoor scenery available to guests for morning viewing. Eye masks are available for those that prefer complete darkness when sleeping.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas