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Sandsgate Lodge

Spinster's Rock, near Chagford, Devon (Ref. 1101508)


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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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11 Customer Review(s)

  • Mike

    “Beautifully appointed property in fabulous location.”

    Would stay here again. Owners/Caretaker responded promptly to minor issue encountered.

    Would stay here again. Owners/Caretaker responded promptly to minor issue encountered.

    - Mike, November 2023

    We are so pleased you had such a great holiday and we look forward to welcoming you back again to Sandsgate Lodge Property Owner


  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC, 1 x twin (4ft beds)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Cloakroom/utility with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with underfloor heating, woodburning stove and A/C unit
  • Electric oven range cooker, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, under counter fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Shared parking for up to four cars
  • Non-enclosed rear garden with patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.6 miles, pub 1.6 miles
  • Note: There is a 3ft drop from the garden wall, children must be supervised at all times and those with mobility issues must be aware
  • Note: Short breaks to be a minimum of 3 nights

The property

A modern residence perfectly situated to explore the lovely surroundings of Dartmoor National Park.

Boasting stunning far reaching views over the Teign Valley and the surrounding moor, Sandsgate Lodge is located three miles from the town of Chagford welcoming four guests for an ideal countryside holiday.It has access to family-friendly facilities as well as historical monuments and services nearby.

The Lodge is approached via a private driveway shared with Sandsgate.From the parking area in front of the barns, a path leads to the front door of Sandsgate Lodge, past a sheltered fire pit area.From the living room glass sliding doors open to the patio complete with outside seating to make the most of the spectacular views.The stock fencing will be gated and guests are allowed to wander in the extensive grounds beyond, though care must be taken not to disturb grazing livestock.

With an open-concept living/dining area and woodburning stove, the property offers all ground-floor accommodation, giving you everything you need to maximise your self-catering experience.

Curl up on the couch in front of the Smart TV or take in the scenic views of the surrounding countryside.

When you're ready to rest, retire to one of the two roomy bedrooms where you can recharge before another day of excursions.Choose from a twin (4ft beds) or a super-king-size bedroom with its very own elegant en-suite.

For those looking to explore the local area there is the National Trust Castle Drogo to discover, the welcoming stores and pubs of nearby Chagford, open moorland perfect for walks and picnics and a real haven for those who enjoy the great outdoors.

Nearby, Fernworthy Reservoir offers further scenic walking possibilities.

Test your paintball, clay shooting, and archery prowess at Devon Country Pursuits, or try Go Ape if you feel like an adventurous day!

Regardless of how you choose to spend your time, Sandsgate Lodge looks forward to your return.

Note: This property can be booked with Sandsgate Ref: 975863, together sleeping up to 16 guests.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location


Okehampton 12 miles; Exeter 21 miles.

A picturesque town at the northern point of Dartmoor National Park in Devon. Chagford, one of the five Stannary towns of Dartmoor, is small in size but is packed with amenities and things to do. There is a wide range of shops as well as four pubs. Chagford also has more active facilities such as public tennis court and a seasonal, open-air swimming pool to enjoy at your leisure. It is a town of great history, home to the Three Crowns Hotel which dates back to the 1200's. Chagford is well known for its culture, hosting film, literary and music festivals in the town as well as an annual running race, known as Two Hills Race. Just over 21 miles away is the bustling, beautiful city of Exeter for a different kind of break, definitely worth a visit. The charming, attractive town of Okehampton sits just 12 miles away.

Note: There is a 3ft drop from the garden wall, children must be supervised at all times and those with mobility issues must be aware.

Note: No stag/hen parties, or similar.

Note: There is a minimum 3 night Short Break restriction in place for this property

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter