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The Old Byre

Dousland, near Yelverton, Devon (Ref. 975800)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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22 Customer Review(s)

  • “Beautiful cottage with stunning location.”

    Immaculate inside with everything you would need for a relaxing holiday. Lovely owner who thought of everything, including delicious home made cake and milk on arrival. Loved feeding Ted the horse and seeing the dogs and resident chickens and cockerel. Spent quite a bit of time in the cottage due to rainy weather.Can’t wait to return next year hopefully in the summer.

    Immaculate inside with everything you would need for a relaxing holiday. Lovely owner who thought of everything, including delicious home made cake and milk on arrival. Loved feeding Ted the horse and seeing the dogs and resident chickens and cockerel. Spent quite a bit of time in the cottage due to rainy weather.Can’t wait to return next year hopefully in the summer.

    - Mrs Payne, September 2019

The property

½ mile from Dousland, on a quiet lane and surrounded by a working farm, a smart, contemporary, detached cottage next to the owners’ farmhouse.

The picturesque rural scenes of the 'War Horse' movie were filmed nearby.

Own patio (table/chairs, barbecue) and shared gardens with wildlife pond, summerhouse and boules pitch.Inside, carefully renovated and refurbished to a high standard.

Step down into spacious living room with TV/DVD and woodburner.

Three steps down into generous-sized kitchen/dining room (dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric hob/double oven, iPod dock) with sliding doors to patio and views towards the owners’ paddock, where Ted the horse grazes, with countryside/moorland beyond.

Loo.

Stairs up to lovely big double bedroom (5' bed, footboard) and beautiful bathroom (suite, shower over roll-top bath plus hand-shower).

Washing machine in outhouse.

A really generous and comfortable base in a lovely part of Dartmoor and well placed for discovering Devon and Cornwall. Dousland: small village (pub, PO) on the south-western slopes of Dartmoor, close to the open moor, Burrator Reservoir and the Plym Valley (lovely walks) and a mile from Meavy (pub) and Yelverton.

The Garden House (10 acre garden, tearoom), 2½ miles; Buckland Abbey, 4.

Princetown, 4½ miles; Tavistock, 6 miles; Plymouth, 10 miles.

Floorplans

1st FloorGround Floor

Lounge WC Kitchen

Summary

  • 1 x king size double bedroom
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath with shower over and hand-shower, WC and basin
  • Downstairs sitting room with wood burning stove
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • WC with basin.
  • Central heating with wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge-freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Phone, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request, Off road parking for two cars
  • Barbecue
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome, Sorry no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property.

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

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About the location

Dousland

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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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