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Taw River View

Sticklepath, Devon (Ref. 1103797)

5.0

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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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16 Customer Review(s)

  • Dave

    “We had a fantastic time.”

    Great location and really great hosts. Garden is beautiful and lovely to relax in.

    Great location and really great hosts. Garden is beautiful and lovely to relax in.

    - Dave, May 2024

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in double shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil fired central heating with woodburning stove
  • Double electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, countertop freezer, washing machine
  • TV with Sky, WiFi
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Designated parking space for 2 cars on shared driveway
  • Wrap-around multi-level shared garden (patio adjacent to Taw River View is for the exclusive use of guests) with decked area with furniture, lawn, several patio areas with furniture, firepit, BBQ and access down to river
  • One well-behaved dog welcome at £20 per pet per week
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and River Taw 0.1 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: Taw River View is attached to the owner’s property
  • Note: This property is not suitable for children under the age of 8 years
  • Note: Dogs must be kept on a lead outdoors but there are scenic riverside walks available within walking distance
  • Note: The garden is not enclosed and is shared with the owners
  • Note: There is direct and unrestricted (unfenced) access to the river and the water can be fast flowing after prolonged rainfall; please be cautious with pets and children
  • Note: There is a step to the exterior, and steps throughout the garden
  • Note: The bathroom lights are automatic

The property

Taw River View is a well presented two-bedroom property with riverside views located in the quiet village of Sticklepath, Devon.

The property accommodates four guests and one well-behaved dog for a rural getaway and is tucked away within Dartmoor National Park and close to local amenities.

As you enter the house, you will find a roomy kitchen and dining area that is equipped with all the necessary conveniences to make your self-catered stay as easy as possible.

Head outside and choose from one of the patio locations scattered throughout the expansive shared garden, excellent for alfresco dining, with direct access down to the swiftly moving river.

Discover the welcoming sitting area where you can cosy up in front of the woodburning stove, whilst enjoying breath-taking views out to the garden through the patio doors.

As the evening progresses, ascend the stairs for a quick shower before settling into the double or twin rooms.

Enjoy a coffee in the garden in the morning before wandering into Sticklepath to stock up on necessities at the local shop.The village shop and cafe is stocked with basic essentials, chilled and frozen home-cooked food and cakes, as well as breakfasts and lunches.

Sticklepath offers easy access to stunning riverside walks along the river Taw as well as the National Trust’s Finch Foundry and two established pubs.Just a mile away, Belstone offers a scenic setting for moorland walking with a cosy tea room and pub.The village of South Zeal can be reached on foot from Taw River View (if you are feeling energetic) or within a five-minute drive.Here you’ll find another pretty village with two pubs, local shop & post office.

When visiting Okehampton, take a tour of the Museum of Dartmoor Life, offering the chance to brush up on your local knowledge, or choose an audio tour of Okehampton Castle and its grounds, which date back to the 14th century.

Two further National Trust properties can be reached within easy driving distance: Castle Drogo, which is reputed to be the last castle to be built in England and Lydford Gorge with the Whitelady Waterfall and the Devil's Cauldron.

Travel to Devon with Taw River View as your home-from-home.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

STICKLEPATH

Okehampton 3 miles; Exeter 21 miles.

The small village of Sticklepath lies along an old ridgeway path within the northern boundary of the Dartmoor National Park, and is home to a shop, two traditional pubs serving good food and the fascinating National Trust Museum of Rural Industry. Encompassed by superb countryside, the surrounding area is a haven for nature lovers, walkers and bird watchers alike, while the nearby town of Okehampton boasts the remains of a fine Norman castle which dominates sleepy River Okement. Visit the nearby vibrant city of Exeter, with its magnificent cathedral, outstanding restaurants and colourful nightlife. Within easy reach, the fabulous beach resort of Bude, with its golden sands and cascading waves attracts surfers from the country over, while Westward Ho! with its prestigious Blue Flag awarded beaches is well worth a visit. A superb location for friends and family alike.

Note: This property is not suitable for children under the age of 8 years.
Note: There is direct and unrestricted (unfenced) access to the river and the water can be fast flowing after prolonged rainfall: please be cautious with pets and children.
Note: There is a step to the exterior, and steps throughout the garden.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season