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.
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.
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: