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Blacksmith Barn

Horrabridge, near Tavistock, Devon (Ref. 975843)

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


    • “Driveway very narrow. We arrived in the dark and the drive was very difficult to navigate in our Mercedes. Even in daylight the sensors, which light up red if extremely close to objects, were flashing and bleeping. A warning about the width limitation would have been useful. My husband is a very experienced driver and knows the width of his car well.”

    Mrs Pitman, Watlington, November 2018

    • “Cottage was very comfortable and well appointed. The hosts were lovely. We had beautiful weather which helped to make this a very good Autumn break.”

    Mrs Bird, BRISTOL, September 2018

    • “We very much enjoyed our stay.”

    Mr Whittaker, Helston, July 2018

    • “Wi Fi not available.”

    Mrs Butt, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, June 2018

    • “This was my first holiday as a solo traveller and booked last minute so I couldn't change my mind! The cottage was absolutely delighful and cosy, especially as a snow storm arrived on the Sunday, the log burner was a god send but the central heating was more than adequate. The location is ideal on the edge of Dartmoor and within walking distance of the village, fabulous for dog walks. The hosts Gabi and Vince were lovely and very helpful and even though the farmhouse is close the cottage offered privacy but it was nice to know someone was close if needed. I thoroughly enjoyed the week, the weather improved too, in fact I sat in the sun when the snow disappeared. Will definitely go back, highly recommended.”

    Ms Riley, TAMWORTH, March 2018

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The Property

½ mile from Horrabridge, hidden at the end of a private drive and just across the yard from the owner’s ancient farmhouse on the moorland side of the village, a single-storey cottage converted from a barn. Surrounded by 17 acres of farmland with footpath leading to the open moor, this is a great base for walkers. To one side of the cottage, your own sloping and rough lawn (drop at one side) with patio (table/chairs) and apple trees. Across the yard, an open-fronted barn. A sloping gravelled path (8 steps) leads around the cottage to the patio and front door. Inside, open-plan living/dining/kitchen with woodburner, TV/DVD and, along one wall, a compact kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, fridge, electric cooker). Two bedrooms - a double (5' bed), and a single (limited clothes-hanging space). Smart shower-room (suite). No children under 5, except pre-crawling babies, due to drop in garden. Sleeps maximum of 3, including babies. A great base for exploring the moor and visiting Plymouth and Cornwall beyond.

Horrabridge: village on the edge of Dartmoor (PO, shops, two pubs, Tavistock to Plymouth Drake’s Trail cycle/walking route) and on the banks of the River Walkham. Yelverton (shops, pubs, golf), 2; Tavistock (interesting shops, markets, pubs, restaurants, wharfside theatre), 4. Plymouth and south coast, 11 miles.


Ground Floor

Kitchen Dining Area Lounge Double Bedroom Single Bedroom Shower Room


Single storey. Two bedrooms: 1 x king size double, 1 x single. Shower room with shower, WC, basin. Open plan living space with seating area with wood burning stove, kitchen area and dining area.


  • Central heating with wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • One well-behaved dog welcome, Sorry no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property
  • Note: This property does not accept children under 5, except babes in arms due to drop in garden
  • Note: This property sleeps a maximum of 3 people, including babies.

Regional Information

HORRABRIDGE Tavistock 4.5 miles; Plymouth 11.5 miles. Horrabridge is a charming riverside village located within beautiful Dartmoor National Park in Devon. The River Walkham, well known for its salmon fishing, flows vigorously under the village bridge, which is said to be the oldest in West Devon. An excellent base for a holiday in Devon, Horrabridge has a combination of olde-worlde charm and modern facilities, including a good pub near the river and a selection of small shops. There are many excellent walks starting from the village, taking you up onto Dartmoor and providing you with glorious views of the surrounding fields and hills where sheep and Dartmoor ponies gently graze. The market town of Tavistock, the main town of Dartmoor's western moor, is an exceptionally attractive town, owing much to fine Victorian architecture and its picturesque location on the banks of the River Tavy. There is no shortage of shops and cafes in Tavistock, plus the town is home to the purpose built Pannier Market - a must for every visitor.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
  • Note: This property does not accept children under 5, except babes in arms due to drop in garden. Note: This property sleeps a maximum of 3 people, including babies.
  • Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.