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Batavia

Lydford, Devon (Ref. 975882)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mrs Warrington

    “Batavia was nothing short of perfect for what we were looking for from our break in Dartmoor.”

    Cosy, warm, clean, beautiful views and good location. The beds were so comfortable and the water nice and hot, plenty of dog walks nearby, lots of places to visit especially loved Tavistock with its craft market and bustling high street. Owners were friendly, attentive and left some lovely touches for our arrival. Would love to return.

    Cosy, warm, clean, beautiful views and good location. The beds were so comfortable and the water nice and hot, plenty of dog walks nearby, lots of places to visit especially loved Tavistock with its craft market and bustling high street. Owners were friendly, attentive and left some lovely touches for our arrival. Would love to return.

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

2 miles from the centre of Lydford (½ mile from gorge/tea room, 1¾ from pub), with signed route to open moorland for walking/horseriding, two semi-detached, ‘upside down’ cottages cleverly converted from a barn within an old farmstead (sheep), alongside the owner's farmhouse.The cottages are smart and comfortable, furnished with flair to include interesting and unusual artefacts, fabrics and pictures.

Polished oak floors (rugs) in living areas and bedrooms and polished granite tiles in all bath/shower-rooms; stairgates.

Each cottage has its own small enclosed lawned area at the front (picnic table).

Stabling for two horses available (good riding country).

Unfenced lakes on route to moors (caution small children).

Stylish and comfy, a lovely moorland location.

Excellent for two family parties to share (interconnecting doors available). Batavia (arrowed): at entrance level, generous open-plan living/dining/kitchen (dishwasher, washer-drier, microwave, freezer, larder fridge, electric cooker) with granite worktops, TV/DVD and picture window (moorland view).

Stairs (stairgate) down to two double bedrooms looking to Dartmoor - one with 6' brass bed, and the other with 5' brass bed and en suite shower-room (suite, power-shower).

Bathroom (suite, power-shower over bath). Lydford: village (two good food pubs, farm shop, church) on Dartmoor’s western edge, famous for its gorge/waterfall (Nat.

Trust, very beautiful walk deep in woods) and ruined medieval castle.

Granite Way cycle trail; trout fishing in the Lyd; riding stables locally.

Sea/beaches, about 25 miles, north or south coasts.

Roadford Lake, 9 miles.

Tavistock, 5.

Brentor’s tor-top church, 3.

Floorplans

1st FloorGround Floor

Double Bedroom Double Bedroom Bathroom Ensuite

Accommodation

Two ground floor double bedrooms, one super king and the other king size with en suite shower room with shower, WC, basin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, basin. Upstairs open plan living space with seating area, dining area and kitchen.

Amenities

  • Central heating with underfloor heating
  • Microwave, fridge, freezer, washer-dryer, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request, Off road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed garden
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome, Sorry no smoking
  • Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100

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

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About the location

LYDFORD

Tavistock 6 miles; Okehampton 6 miles.

Nestling among mature woodland on the western slopes of Dartmoor, the historic village of Lydford is a jewel in this area of outstanding scenic beauty. To the north, just half a mile away, the high tors come right down to the village edge, while to the south the River Lyd winds its way through Lydford Forest on its tumbling course northwards. Lydford village has an interesting medieval castle and nearby Lydford Gorge (National Trust) with its peaceful woodland walks and White Lady waterfall is a must. The village also has a Post Office, pub and award-winning restaurant. Whether walking the moors, fishing, watching the amazing wildlife or just visiting the many attractions of this stunningly beautiful area, you'll never be lost for something to do. The moorland market towns of Tavistock and Okehampton are both a short drive away.

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