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Drewsteignton, Devon (Ref. 1000312)


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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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55 Customer Review(s)

  • Hilary

    “Lovely cottage, full of character in a peaceful location.”

    Contained everything we needed and furnished to a high standard

    Contained everything we needed and furnished to a high standard

    - Hilary, May 2024


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size (zip/link, can be twin upon request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC and 1 x king-size (zip/link, can be twin upon request)
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, handheld shower, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Oil fired central heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric Rangemaster oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, Smart TV with Freeview and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available upon request
  • Steep uneven stairs with handrail
  • Roadside parking (not designated) and village car park available
  • Enclosed rear courtyard with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub approx 350 yards, shopping and further pubs in nearby Chagford (3.6miles)
  • Note: An additional table can be supplied for guests during the Christmas period
  • Note: Property will be decorated for Christmas

The property

Located within the idyllic village of Drewsteignton, Rookwood is a brilliant base for a group of four looking to explore the best of Dartmoor National Park.

Here traditional countryside style intertwines with a stylish interior, to create a beautiful cottage ideal for friends or families seeking an escape to Devon.

The sitting room is a relaxing retreat, with a stylish interior carefully created by a local interior designer, here you can unwind on one of the colourful sofas whilst the woodburning stove offers comfort in the winter months.

Choose to sit at the dining table with your morning cup of coffee before heading out for the day.

The kitchen/diner also makes a lovely spot to spend your mornings; a bright and airy room where you can prepare a delicious treat for the group with the assistance of the range of appliances provided.

Upstairs you'll find two well-presented king-size bedrooms, both with zip/link features and their own unique interior, you'll have no trouble in catching up on your rest.

While one of the bedrooms benefits from its own en-suite shower room, a further bathroom can be found on the ground floor, offering both a freestanding bath and a separate shower cubicle, you can choose how best to prepare for your fun-filled day ahead.

Spend a moment or two taking in your surroundings from the rear courtyard as your canine companion plays at your feet, and head out to explore the local village of Drewsteignton.

Situated within the National Park, you'll find a plethora of walking routes on your doorstep, surrounded by a wide range of outdoor adventures - perfect for the thrill seekers of the group, as well as being great for those simply seeking a tranquil retreat.

Within reach of Exeter too, with its wide range of amenities and attractions and an impressive history, Rookwood makes a wondrous base from which to explore the many delights of Devon.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Chagford 3.6 miles; Okehampton 11.2 miles; Exeter 14.2 miles

Drewsteignton is a chocolate box village resting between Whiddon Down and Exeter in the Dartmoor National Park, Devon. The village sits high above the River Teign as it meanders through a spectacular, steep wooded Teign Gorge and has a cluster of ancient cob and thatched cottages surrounding a square, with an ancient church. A choice of attractions include the National Trust's Castle Drogo, a country house with a medieval design, along with a selection of scenic walks to Hunter's Tor or through Stone Lane Gardens. Within easy reach of the village is the market town of Chagford where you can find further attractions and amenities such as an outdoor swimming pool, The Old Forge Caffè & Restaurant, and the Three Hares Gallery showcasing local artwork. Further afield, you'll find the many walks and historic sites of Dartmoor National Park including Becky Falls Ancient Woodland Park, Blackingstone Rock, and Canonteign Falls.

Please note: Steep uneven stairs with handrail.

Please note - The Post Office shop is closed until further notice. Chagford, approx 3.6 miles is a busy little town with several shops.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas