Winding Devon lanes lead to this pretty, detached, thatched cottage alongside a bridlepath on the side of the Cottwood Valley. This rural cottage has lovely views of wooded hills beyond and easy access to beautiful woodland and river walks in an unspoiled corner of Devon. From the narrow driveway, gate to enclosed garden, cobbled terrace and steps up to well stocked, secluded garden with pond (covered), decked area, patio and sloping lawns. Large open-plan hall and beautiful kitchen/dining room (dishwasher, fridge, electric oven/induction hob) with woodburner. From the hall, step down to large living room with huge fireplace (woodburner) and TV/DVD. Step up to utility room (useful for wet dogs/boots) with washing machine, tumble drier, freezer, microwave, fridge, sink and door to garden. Downstairs bathroom (suite plus hand-shower). Steep stairs (stairgates, low lintel) up to three bedrooms - step up to a large triple-aspect double (5' sleigh bed) and views, and step up to a double overlooking pretty garden and a twin (2'6" truckle, linkable to 5' double), both with limited clothes-hanging space. Step up to small shower-room (suite). Two golf courses nearby. A relaxing retreat from the hurly burly of life.
Riddlecombe: tiny hilltop hamlet 3 miles from Dolton (small village with two pubs, PO/shop), surrounded by beautiful rolling farmland and woodland (plentiful flora/wildlife). Lots of footpaths; lovely walking/cycling on the Tarka Trail and good fishing locally. RHS Garden Rosemoor, 8 miles. Torrington (hilltop market town), 11 miles. The north coast, 20 miles.
Three bedrooms: 2 x double (one king size), 1 x twin (2’6” beds can link to king size double). Shower room with shower, WC, basin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, hand shower, WC, basin. Kitchen with wood burning stove and dining area. Hall. Sitting room with wood burning stove. Utility room.
Riddlecombe Winkleigh is a small rural village in the heart of Devon's rolling countryside and offers a shop, post office, butcher and a cafe, plus two pubs which offer food and the chance to sample traditional ciders and scrumpy from the Winkleigh Cider Company.
This property offers the following short breaks: