Sat 28th Apr to 19th May 2018
11/3 miles from Drewsteignton, on a large beef and sheep farm (which you are welcome to walk and explore, with care), an ‘upside down’ detached cottage converted from a handsome Victorian barn adjacent to the farmhouse. To one side and at the back, a neat enclosed garden (table/chairs, barbecue) with lovely long meadow views to Dartmoor. Carp fishing in small pond available (bring your own rods). Much thought and attention to detail has been given to this excellent cottage.From the garden, steps up to open-plan living/dining/kitchen (slimline dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric oven/gas hob) with oak floor, TV/DVD and woodburner. Stairs (stairgate) down to two bedrooms - a double (6' bed) with en suite bathroom (suite, shower over bath), and a twin with en suite shower-room (suite). Lobby with space for coats/boots and door to front. A great place to enjoy tranquillity and star-gaze.
Drewsteignton: exceptionally pretty village (pub, PO/shop, restaurant, church) on a ridge a mile from the most spectacular part of the River Teign valley (wooded river-bank and heathland walks). Marvellous scenery; fishing; extraordinary Castle Drogo (Nat. Trust); Chagford, 3 miles; the open moor, 6; Exeter, 14.
Two downstairs bedrooms: 1 x super king double with en suite bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, basin, 1 x twin with en suite shower room with shower, WC, basin. Lobby. Upstairs open plan space with sitting area with wood burning stove, kitchen area and dining area.
Drewsteignton Drewsteignton sits high above the River Teign as it meanders through a spectacular steep wooded Teign Gorge. It is a chocolate box village with a cluster of ancient cob and thatched cottages surrounding a square, complete with shop, ancient church, restaurant and very pretty pub.
This property offers the following short breaks: