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.
MOORSIDE COTTAGE The ancient Stannary town of Ashburton lies on the southern slopes of Dartmoor and is an ideal spot from which to explore the rugged high moors to the North and a beautiful coastline to the South. The scenery in this area of South Devon is glorious in all weathers and offers visitors opportunities for walking, pony trekking, canoeing, fishing and lazing on the beach.