In the delightful village of Chagford on the Eastern edge of Dartmoor National Park in Devon, this beautifully preserved Grade II Listed cottage offers a stylish base to return to each day.
Church Stile Cottage was built in the 16th century, and still maintains its classic thatched roof, with original features like granite fireplaces, exposed oak beams, and leaded glass windows; perfect for a couple or a group of three to make their home for a break in Devon.
The cottage has views through original mullioned windows over the village Churchyard to the hills around Castle Drogo and beyond.Inside it's decorated in muted, calm colours and is home to a an excellent collection of original paintings from local Dartmoor artists (all for sale).Step through the ancient latched door and come into the welcoming sitting room where you can settle on the classic Chesterfield leather sofa, and spend a quiet evening alongside the gas woodburning effect stove.
To the back of the property, moving beneath the painted beams and stone walls, you can find a concise but amply-equipped kitchen/diner, offering a perfect little spot to enjoy a hearty breakfast to set you up for the day.
Completing this ground floor is the convenient cloakroom with washbasin and W.C.Upstairs off the spacious landing you'll find the contemporary shower room, offering quality fittings for you to freshen up.
There are two tranquil bedrooms; a master double bedroom (5' bed) and a neat single room, both featuring antique furniture which complements the cottage’s older style perfectly.
Take a stroll from the cottage to explore the interesting and comprehensive amenities that Chagford has to offer – a host of independent shops and boutiques, cosy cafés, a deli, and shops providing delicious fresh local produce.
Chagford also offers a great selection of traditional pubs serving delicious food and local ales, so after exploring the area on foot you can come back to a well-deserved pub dinner.
The selection of walks and trails are endless in the Dartmoor National Park, so pick something to suit your abilities or fitness and begin experiencing this wonderful landscape; a great walk to start with would be heading up to Castle Drogo, a National Trust owned country house designed in a medieval style, also offering a great viewpoint for the surrounding area.
Wander along the River Teign, visit Bovey Castle, there's so much to choose from.Church Stile Cottage is a unique and historic property providing a lovely spot for you and your loved ones.