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The Coach House

Gidleigh, Devon (Ref. 990865)

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


    • “The Coach House is in a stunning location. No noise, no lights, no people .... fabulous walks from the door, through woods, along riversides, onto the moor; it's just a wonderful area to visit. It's only a couple of miles into lovely Chagford though, where there are plenty of places to eat, drink and shop. The 'locals' are friendly and welcoming; the local beer and Dart Valley wines are very drinkable. We had great weather in October- very cold and bright, with hours of glorious sunshine. The Coach House would be a fabulous place to stay in the summer, and I hope we will return.”

    Mrs Pilcher, Gosport, October 2018

The Property

A uniquely positioned, detached coach house resting in the foothills of Dartmoor within the peaceful village of Gidleigh, close to Gidleigh Park, only two miles from Chagford. The perfect romantic holiday for two, The Coach House invites the dramatic moorland to its doorstep, beckoning from the raised deck that overlooks the valley and up towards the hills. Upon entering, be welcomed by the sitting room with its comfy three seater sofa, and magnificent stone fireplace which houses a cosy woodburning stove. Beyond this, the double bedroom awaits, a classic arrangement with bedside tables, a wardrobe, and a freestanding mirror; amidst a spattering of original retro influences. There is even a charming second room with a sofa bed should an extra guest wish to come along. A fresh white bathroom lies nearby, along with an immaculate kitchen, wrapped in warm coloured tiles. Lastly, a utility area houses all those extras you may need to feel right at home. With no traffic or light pollution this destination is perfect for nature lovers, a walkers paradise and a break to truly get away from it all, recharge and unwind. Nearby, Chagford is well known for its culture, film, literary and music festivals in the village as well as an annual running race. Beautiful 15th and 16th century buildings, stylish independent shops, arts and crafts, make it an absolute must-see for any visitor to Dartmoor. Fine dining, unique pubs and places to stay plus literary links, only add to the precious experience. The town is full of history and stories. Just over 15 miles away is the bustling city of Exeter. A peaceful place to stay.


One bedroom: 1 x king-size.
Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC.
Lounge/diner with woodburning stove.


  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Patio doors to deck with furniture, uninterrupted views of valley and moorland
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 1 mile
  • Note: No children allowed
  • Note: Friday changeover only
  • Note: Two baskets of logs provided, logs from owner at cost thereafter (£5)
  • Note: Cottage sleeps two, but has a room with a sofa bed.

Regional Information

GIDLEIGH A picturesque town at the northern point of Dartmoor National Park in Devon, Chagford 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 an open-air swimming pool to enjoy at your leisure. It is a village 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 village as well as an annual running race. Just over 15 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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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