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Old Chapel

Drewsteignton, Devon (Ref. 1068767)

4.1

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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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15 Customer Review(s)

  • Dirk

    “Nice cottage, we loved it, altogether liked it, especially the nice location and the lovely woodburner.”

    Proposals for more helpful aspects and items: another/better/new induction-compatible frying-pan, a better instruction or description for the management and steering of the central heating would be really appreciating. Nice place to be recommended. :-)

    Proposals for more helpful aspects and items: another/better/new induction-compatible frying-pan, a better instruction or description for the management and steering of the central heating would be really appreciating. Nice place to be recommended. :-)

    - Dirk, May 2024

Summary

  • Reverse level layout: Three ground floor bedrooms; 1 x double, 2 x twin
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, loo and basin
  • First floor open plan living room with sitting area with woodburning stove, dining area and kitchen
  • Oil CH with woodburning stove
  • Microwave, fridge, freezer, slimline dishwasher, smart TV, WiFi, Fuel, power incl in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for one car
  • Enclosed lawn garden with table and chairs
  • One well behaved pet accepted, sorry no smoking
  • Pub within 1 mile Shopping and further pubs in nearby Chagford (3.6 miles)
  • Beach 23 miles
  • Note: This property has a 4pm check in time and an 11am check out time
  • Note: Wood is not provided for the woodburning stove but can be purchased locally

The property

Located in the picture perfect village of Drewsteignton, surrounded by stunning scenery, is this lovely, detached former gospel hall.

Nicely converted to welcoming accommodation, Old Chapel makes a wonderful base for families and friends to come together and explore the beauty of Dartmoor National Park.

This popular area of Devon is ideal for those seeking peaceful relaxation amid pristine countryside.

With a reverse level layout, enter on the first floor to a lofty open plan living space, with wooden floors,ceiling open to the rafters and a roaring woodburning stove.

Take a seat on the comfy sofa, where you can settle down with a good book or enjoy a classic film on the smart TV.

In the kitchen you will find an impressive red Range style cooker and everything you'll need whilst on holiday to cater for your group.

The dining table provides the perfect place to enjoy a home-cooked meal together and spend some quality family time over a board game or hand of cards.

When the evening draws to a close, choose from three pretty ground floor bedrooms, one with a double bed, and two twin rooms.

All are serviced by a ground-floor bathroom with a freestanding bath and separate shower.

Enjoy summertime alfresco meals in the pretty garden before heading out to explore the local area.

After an afternoon exploring Castle Drogo and its extensive gardens, rambling in the National Park or walking nearby Teign Gorge, why not take an evening meal by the river or in the nearby town of Chagford, where you'll find quaint shops and boutiques.

Further afield, the cathedral city of Exeter offers plenty of retail therapy and family-friendly attractions, whilst the golden sandy beaches of the south coast can be reached with a short drive.

Old Chapel is a wonderful choice for a countryside getaway to glorious Devon.

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

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About the location

DREWSTEIGNTON

Chagford 3.6 miles; Okehampton 11.2 miles; Exeter 14.2 miles

Drewsteignton is a chocolate box village resting between Whiddon Down and Exeter in the Dartmoor National Park, Devon. The village sits high above the River Teign as it meanders through a spectacular, steep wooded Teign Gorge and has a cluster of ancient cob and thatched cottages surrounding a square, complete with a ancient church. A choice of attractions include the National Trust's Castle Drogo, a country house with a medieval design, along with a selection of scenic walks to Hunter's Tor or through Stone Lane Gardens. Within easy reach of the village is the market town of Chagford where you can find further attractions and amenities such as an outdoor swimming pool, The Old Forge Cafè & Restaurant, and the Three Hares Gallery showcasing local artwork. Further afield, you'll find the many walks and historic sites of Dartmoor National Park including Becky Falls Ancient Woodland Park, Blackingstone Rock, and Canonteign Falls.

Due to the size of the water tank in comparison to the bath, it is not possible to fill the bath completely with hot water, the hot water will fill the bath to approximately half way, this information can be found in the information folder at the property.

Please note - The village shop is temporarily closed until further notice. The Drewe Arms community pub within the village is due to open around March/April 2024 and will serve food. Fingle Bridge is approx 1 mile away and serves good food in a delightful river side setting, Chagford, approx 3.6 miles is a busy little town with several shops and pubs

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season