By the pretty churchyard in Drewsteignton, a detached, thatched, Grade II listed cottage with its own tiny enclosed garden in front (patio, table/chairs). Inside, character and charm with some low ceilings/lintels. Mainly white/pale washed walls; pretty furnishings and paintings. Hall, off which living room with beams (5'10"), large inglenook (open fire) and TV/DVD; 5 steps down to ‘quiet room’ with TV. Good-sized kitchen/dining room (dishwasher, washer-drier, microwave, fridge-freezer, oil-fired Rayburn, electric cooker). Steep stairs up to two bedrooms - a lovely good-sized double (5' bed, TV) with ceiling/beams to the apex and windows each side of the room, and a twin (limited clothes-hanging space); bathroom (suite, shower over bath). A family-enjoyed cottage with homely touches, close to a friendly inn and with picturesque valley walks from the doorstep.
Drewsteignton: exceptionally pretty village (pub, PO/shop, restaurant, church) on a ridge a mile from the most spectacular part of the River Teign valley (wooded river-bank and heathland walks). Marvellous scenery; fishing; extraordinary Castle Drogo (Nat. Trust); Chagford, 3 miles; the open moor, 6; Exeter, 14.
Two bedrooms: 1 x king size double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, basin. Downstairs sitting room with wood burning stove. Quiet room. Kitchen with dining area. Hall.
Drewsteignton Drewsteignton sits high above the River Teign as it meanders through a spectacular steep wooded Teign Gorge. It is a chocolate box village with a cluster of ancient cob and thatched cottages surrounding a square, complete with shop, ancient church, restaurant and very pretty pub.