1½ miles from Moretonhampstead, a detached cottage converted from an ancient barn, with private hot tub and good views across fields to Dartmoor. Next door to the friendly owners’ farmhouse and set high on hills overlooking the valley that stretches along this edge of Dartmoor. It’s a smart, warm, efficient and peaceful place with south-west facing patio and mainly lawned, enclosed, private sunny garden (picnic table, barbecue). Glazed door to open-plan living/dining/kitchen (slimline dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric oven/induction hob) with woodburner and TV/DVD; loo. Upstairs (stairgate), two bedrooms under the eaves - a double (zip-linked 6' bed or twin) with en suite bathroom (suite, shower over bath), and a twin (zip-linkable to 6' double, limited clothes-hanging space) with en suite shower-room (suite). Local produce available from the owners. Spring water. A great base for walking or for simply enjoying the tranquillity.
Moretonhampstead: friendly, busy, gateway-to-Dartmoor town (shops, good food pubs, church, outdoor swimming pool, good visitor centre); heath-topped hills around; good walks locally and reservoir/river fishing not far. Two miles to one of the most beautiful parts of the moor; golf at Bovey Castle, 2 miles; popular Miniature Pony Centre, 2½. Chagford, 5 miles; Exeter, 13; the sea at Torbay/Teignmouth, 19.
Two bedrooms: 1 x super king double (can convert to twin) with en suite bathroom with bath, WC and basin, 1 x twin (can convert to super king double) with en suite shower room with shower, WC, basin. Downstairs open plan area with seating space with wood burning stove, dining area and kitchen.
Moretonhampstead A picturesque town at the northern point of Dartmoor National Park in Devon, Chagford is small in size but is packed with amenities and things to do. There is a wide range of shops as well as four pubs. Chagford also has more active facilities such as public tennis court and an open-air swimming pool to enjoy at your leisure.
This property offers the following short breaks: