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Pigwigs Place

Cornwood, near Ivybridge, Devon (Ref. 975852)


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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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

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54 Customer Review(s)

  • Anne

    “Always a lovely time for us at Pigwig, We enjoy the peaceful surroundings and the freedom of a beautiful country setting.”

    The owners are extremely helpful and caring but not intrusive. We love the place, it is somewhere we can relax and enjoy the company of our son and grandchildren/great grandchildren who live nearby .

    The owners are extremely helpful and caring but not intrusive. We love the place, it is somewhere we can relax and enjoy the company of our son and grandchildren/great grandchildren who live nearby .

    - Anne, May 2024


  • 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.
  • Electric fires with wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge-freezer, washer-dryer, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for three cars
  • Enclosed courtyard garden with tennis court, barbecue
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property
  • Note: This property has a private water supply which is tested regularly.

The property

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 century 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.


1st FloorGround Floor

Kitchen Living Room

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

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About the location


Sparkwell 2.4 miles; Plymouth 12.7 miles; Salcombe 19.7 miles.

Resting in the South Hams of Devon, upon the edge of the Dartmoor National Park is the pretty village of Cornwood. The village itself has a charming pub called The Cornwood Inn, a convenience store and a tearoom, and a village hall, whilst further amenities lie in the countryside town of Ivybridge, dotted alongside the River Erme. Nearby attractions include Dartmoor Zoo, covering 33-acres of parkland, the Western Beacon viewpoint, ideal for hiking towards for far-reaching vistas, and Wrangaton Golf Club, whilst the South Devon coastline is within easy reach by car, possible to ramble across Mothecombe beach, Wyscombe Beach, and Bigbury Beach. The bustling port city of Portsmouth is also reachable and teaming with attractions to add to your itinerary, including the National Marine Aquarium, Sutton Harbour, and the Plymouth Gin Distillery, whilst known for its cobbled streets and a bustling linear of restaurants and bar, sure to delight visitors.

Note: Spring water.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas