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Blacksmith Barn

Horrabridge, near Tavistock, Devon (Ref. 975843)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mr Timmer

    “The cottage was beautifully restored and equipped, with a natural, rural setting.”

    The owner and his wife were very helpfull and kind, and gave us many suggestions what o see and where to go. It could even have been perfect if the weather (many days of severe rainfall) had been more kind ! But still it was overall a very succesfull and relaxing week.

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.

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

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About the location


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.

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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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