In the heart of Lydford, just 200 yards from a good food pub and Lydford Castle, a sturdy former barn transformed into a cosy and comfortable, detached cottage. At the side, small sitting-out area (table/chairs, barbecue), partly covered and positioned to enjoy afternoon sun. Inside, natural wood (beams, oak floors/doors) blends well with modern furnishings to create a smart rustic feel.In front, little cobbled forecourt (partly off-road parking for one car) with 8 steps up to enclosed sitting-out area and 3 steps up to front door. Open-plan living/dining/kitchen, cleverly arranged to make the most of the space and the beamed apex ceiling, with woodburner, TV/DVD and granite-topped corner kitchen units (washer-drier, fridge, electric oven/induction hob). Stairs down into double bedroom (5' bed, beams, tiled floor) with smart en suite shower-room (wet-room suite) and door to front forecourt (ideal for loading/unloading). No children, except pre-crawling babies. Well -behaved dogs welcome. A smart little cottage for two in a central village location in a good walking area within the Dartmoor National Park and on Cycle Route 27 off the Granite Way.
Lydford: village (two good food pubs, farm shop, church) on Dartmoors western edge, famous for its gorge/waterfall (Nat. Trust, very beautiful walk deep in woods) and ruined medieval castle. Granite Way cycle trail; trout fishing in the Lyd; riding stables locally. Sea/beaches, about 25 miles, north or south coasts. Roadford Lake, 9 miles. Tavistock, 5. Brentors tor-top church, 3.
1 x king size double bedroom with en suite shower-room with shower, WC, basin. Upstairs open-plan living/dining/kitchen with wood burning stove.
LYDFORD Tavistock 6 miles; Okehampton 6 miles. Nestling among mature woodland on the western slopes of Dartmoor, the historic village of Lydford is a jewel in this area of outstanding scenic beauty. To the north, just half a mile away, the high tors come right down to the village edge, while to the south the River Lyd winds its way through Lydford Forest on its tumbling course northwards. Lydford village has an interesting medieval castle and nearby Lydford Gorge (National Trust) with its peaceful woodland walks and White Lady waterfall is a must. The village also has a Post Office, pub and award-winning restaurant. Whether walking the moors, fishing, watching the amazing wildlife or just visiting the many attractions of this stunningly beautiful area, you'll never be lost for something to do. The moorland market towns of Tavistock and Okehampton are both a short drive away.
This property offers the following short breaks: