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Moorside Cottage

Dartmoor, Devon (Ref. 975835)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • 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
  • Mrs Warbrick

    “Perfect holiday home for those that like to be away from it all.”

    Can’t fault accommodation. Some of family were a little disappointed in the TV reception. Hope to return.

The property

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.


Ground Floor

Kitchen Dining Room Bathroom Double Bedroom Double Bedroom Ensuite Single Bedroom Single Bedroom WC Sitting Room Sun / Sitting Room Utility Boot Room


  • 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.
  • Storage and underfloor heating with electric fires and wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV/DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request, Off road parking for three cars
  • Enclosed garden
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome, Sorry no smoking
  • Note
  • WiFi suitable for emails/browsing only
  • Note: This property has a private water supply which is tested regularly
  • Note: Check-in time 4pm
  • Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100

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

About the location


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.

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