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Dishcombe Cottage

Sticklepath, Devon (Ref. 1147380)

Helpful Holidays rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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Features

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

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with Smart TV, 1 x king-size, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super-king-size on request)
  • 2 x bathroom with bath, handheld shower, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Cloakroom
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • 2 x Smart TV, Sony DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Traditional cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars by the cottage
  • Rear garden with patio, lawn, furniture and gas BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome with an additional charge of £25 per dog
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 0.9 miles
  • Note: There is one step up to the living/dining room and two steps down into the twin bedroom
  • Note: The garden is not enclosed
  • Note: A woodland walk can be accessed from the property at own risk, there are lakes and ponds throughout the woodland: please beware and take care with small children

The property

Sticklepath 1.5 miles.

Dishcombe Cottage is a beautiful architect-converted property, located within the stunning Dartmoor National Park, in South Tawton. Set behind the owner’s home, this family-friendly property enjoys far-reaching countryside views and access to the surrounding woodlands and meadows for walks.

Arrive to find three off-road parking spaces by the cottage and a wonderful garden, with gas BBQ where you can look forward to dining alfresco with a view.

Inside Dishcombe Cottage, you will find a contemporary and fully-equipped kitchen, where you can prepare delicious meals, ready to enjoy in the welcoming living/ dining room.

After dinner, kick-back and relax on the sofas while you watch your favourite show on the Smart TV with your dogs curled up in front of the crackling woodburning stove.

The downstairs is completed by a cloakroom for your convenience.

Head upstairs, where you will find two spacious family bathrooms, both with baths and separate walk-in showers, perfect for freshening up after an adventure-filled day. When sleep calls, choose from three beautifully-presented bedrooms, a super-king-size (zip/link) with a Smart TV, a king-size, and a twin (zip/link), all of which offer breathtaking countryside views.

Dishcombe is in the parish of South Tawton one mile from the cottage, where you will find the 15th century Church House – a fine example of a medieval community building which is still in use today – and St. Andrew’s Church with over 100 medieval carved roof bosses. The other neighbouring village (also one mile from the cottage) is South Zeal with two traditional old pubs – the Oxenham Arms and the King’s Arms. There are also tennis courts and a children’s playground.

The next door village is Sticklepath, which has a well stocked village shop and café and the interesting National Trust: Finch Foundry. There is also a lovely circular walk from the Finch Foundry car park along the River Taw at Skaigh.

Not far away is the picturesque Stannary town of Chagford, where you will find an interesting selection of independent shops, cafes, pubs, restaurants, and the Chagford Swimming Pool (seasonal opening times): ideal if you’re visiting in the summer months.

From your new home from home, you can embark on scenic hikes and bike rides through the rich countryside and moorland or visit nearby attractions including The National Trust's Castle Drogo or Stone Lane Gardens.

The closest large town is Okehampton, which has all amenities including Waitrose, Lidl & Co-op, a cinema and a good range of other shops. Attractions include the Museum of Dartmoor Life, Okehampton Castle and, if you time your visit right, you can attend the annual Okehampton Show in August.

Further afield, you will find Exeter, home to a stunning cathedral, the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, Exeter's Underground Passages, plus a variety of eateries to suit all tastes. There is an excellent direct rail link from Okehampton to Exeter Central.

For sandy beaches, you can head to Bude on the north coast or Exmouth on the south coast, each about 30 miles away.

For a blissful retreat near the moors, look no further than Dishcombe Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

STICKLEPATH

Okehampton 3 miles; Exeter 21 miles.

Situated on the very northern edge of the Dartmoor National Park, Sticklepath is a lovely small village offering an excellent base for walkers and cyclists. Some of the wildest parts of the moors lie within easy walking distance, while the larger town of Okehampton is 3 miles away. Sticklepath is home to two pubs and a village shop, offering all the essentials for a self-catered stay. The whole area is a walkers’ paradise for exploring Dartmoor and its beautiful historical villages, towns and churches including legendary stone circles. Nearby attractions include the National Trust's Castle Drogo, Okehampton Castle and Widemouth Bay is only 45 minutes away if you want a change of scenery.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas