2 miles from the centre of Lydford (½ mile from gorge/tea room, 1¾ from pub), with signed route direct to open moorland for walking/horse riding, two stylish, 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). Ceylon (arrowed): at entrance level, good-sized open-plan living/dining/kitchen (dishwasher, washer-drier, microwave, freezer, fridge, electric cooker) with granite worktops and TV/DVD. Winding, open tread oak stairs (stairgate) down to two bedrooms - step up to a double (5' brass bed) with ceiling open to the rafters, walk-in wardrobe and en suite shower-room (suite plus power-shower), and a smart twin. Bathroom (suite with separate power-shower).
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.
Two downstairs bedrooms: 1 x king size double with en suite shower room with shower, WC and basin, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower, WC, basin. Upstairs open plan living space with seating area, dining area and kitchen area.
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.
This property offers the following short breaks: