A mile from Cornwood, a peaceful cottage in the grounds of a beautiful 120 acre estate which is yours to enjoy, including woodland (for den building and adventures), the Piall River (brook fishing) and formal gardens with unusual trees, hornbeam hedges, azaleas, rhododendrons; large pond and stream (unfenced); tennis court. Own private, enclosed courtyard (barbecue, garden furniture) with views to Rook Tor and Penn Moor beyond. Very well converted from a shippen, the cottage is attached to an 18th cent. stable block. Inside, homely and comfortable. Porch; 2 steps down to large open-plan living/dining/fitted kitchen (dishwasher, washer-drier, microwave, fridge-freezer, gas cooker) with beams, woodburner (logs included), TV/DVD and long dining table/chairs. Upstairs (stairgates), three bedrooms (step on landing) - a double (5' bed, ceiling to apex), a twin, and a children’s twin lined with fabric from an Egyptian tent with canopy over the beds and exciting play area (VDU/DVD). Bathroom (suite, shower over bath) and shower-room (suite, low beam). Spring water. Riding stables within walking distance. A very welcoming place.
Cornwood: village (pub, shop, church) on the sheltered southern South Hams edge of Dartmoor. Many prehistoric hut circles on the open moor above, around the beautiful River Yealm. Ivybridge, 3 miles. Plymouth and the sea at Mothecombe (unspoiled sandy beach) or Noss Mayo/Newton Ferrers (yachts, very pretty), all about 8 miles.
Three bedrooms: 1 x king size double, 1 x twin, 1 x children’s twin with play area. Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, basin. Shower room with shower, WC, basin. Downstairs open plan living space with seating area with wood burning stove, dining area and kitchen.
CORNWOOD The pretty village of Yelverton makes a perfect base for exploring Dartmoor with excellent walking and cycling routes in the area. The 21 mile-long cycling and walking route Drake's Trail, runs through the village and links nearby Tavistock and Plymouth passing through wooded valleys and open moorland. It is also possible to hire bikes in the village. There are several eating places around Yelverton including The Royal Oak that provides a warm welcome and superb locally sourced food. The Yelverton Paperweight Centre is worthy of a visit, where not only will you find an extensive collection of glass paperweights, there is an interesting collection of paintings from local artists. Nearby attractions include Buckland Abbey, The Garden House and Burrator Reservoir. The South Devon coast is within easy reach for day trips to Salcombe and the pretty riverside village of Newton Ferrers. The Naval port of Plymouth can also be easily reached, famous for its maritime heritage and the historic Barbican district, its narrow, cobbled streets lined with a fine selection of restaurants and bars.
This property offers the following short breaks: