2 miles along narrow country roads (passing places) from Scorriton, off a quiet no-through lane which continues as a footpath directly to the open moor (½ mile), a spacious, detached single-storey cottage. Facing south, it is private and secluded, surrounded by large, well-planted, enclosed gardens with level lawns, sunny terraces (table/chairs) and tree-shaded lookout point (bench) with stunning long views over sheep-grazed fields to the distant sea at Teignmouth. From the drive, 2 steps up to patio and front door to porch; stable doors into smart fitted kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, larder fridge, induction hob/double oven); good-sized living room with three sofas, TV/DVD, woodburner; dining room and lovely sunny conservatory (table/chairs, sofas) with doors to garden and drive. Off the hall, four bedrooms - two double, one with 5' bed (footboard) and en suite shower-room (suite, grab rail), and two single (one with bed with footboard, TV and optional lockable door to double). Bathroom (suite, shower over bath); utility room (washing machine, fridge-freezer); loo; boot/drying room for walking gear/wet dogs with back door to garden and sheltered rear terrace. WiFi suitable for emails/browsing only. Spring water. Arrival after 4pm. A haven for nature and garden lovers with Dartmoor on the doorstep and interesting towns and the coast within easy reach.
Scorriton: small village (good food pub) on the beautiful sheltered and wooded southern slopes of the Dartmoor National Park. Holne (pub, tea room, community shop), 1 mile. Lovely walking/riding (stables nearby). Buckfastleigh and A38 road, 3 miles; Ashburton, 5; Totnes (small town, weekly markets) 6. The sea at Slapton Sands, 15 miles, or Salcombe (South Sands), 18.
All ground floor. Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double bedroom with en-suite shower room. 1 x double. 2 x single. Smart fitted kitchen, sitting room with comfy sofas and wood burning stove, dining area room. Conservatory with dining area and glazed doors to garden.
HOLNE On the southeastern slopes of Dartmoor, in one of the most beautiful, wooded sheltered parts of the National Park, is the pretty village of Holne, with its 13th century church and Community Shop, Tearoom and Church House Inn. Lovely walking/Riding and salmon/trout fishing in the River Dart. Three miles from Buckfastleigh, the home of Buckfast Abbey, the South Devon Railway, the Buckfastleigh Butterfly Farm and the Otter Sanctuary.