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The Cottage

Sampford Courtenay, Devon (Ref. 976086)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Swimming Pool Swimming pool
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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12 Customer Review(s)

  • “We had a lovely stay at the cottage, it was very well equipped and comfortable , a very lovely cottage which could not be faulted.”

    The only disappointing thing was the swimming pool, it was perfect for young children but not deep enough for adults.

    The only disappointing thing was the swimming pool, it was perfect for young children but not deep enough for adults.

    - Mrs Meaker, October 2019

The property

1¼ miles from Sampford Courtenay and the pub (last ½ mile rough hardcore farm track) and 4 miles from Okehampton, a large, ‘upside down’, thatched, detached cottage, renovated with care and attention to detail and made beautiful.

Glorious, panoramic views to Dartmoor over the owners' 205 wooded acres (walks in fields and woods); lots of wildlife (deer frequently seen).

You have exclusive use of the indoor heated swimming pool (max. 28' x 18' x 4' deep, available 9am to 7pm and other times by arrangement, closed Christmas and New Year period), about 50 yards away.

Horses welcome in paddocks and covered yard, by arrangement.

Steps up from lawned garden with shallow water feature.

Lofty, beamed, open-plan living/dining/kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer, fridge, gas hob/electric oven) with woodburner, TV/DVD and French windows to huge decked terrace (table/chairs, barbecue), just right for sunbathing or outdoor meals.

Loo.

Stairs (stairgate) down to three bedrooms - 2 steps up to a double (zip-linked 6' x 6'6" long bed) with en suite bathroom (suite, shower over bath), another double with en suite bathroom (suite, shower over bath), and a twin with en suite shower-room (suite with double cubicle).

External access to laundry room (washing machine, tumble drier, fridge-freezer).

An exceptional cottage. Sampford Courtenay: one of the prettiest villages in the middle of Devon with lots of thatched cottages, masses of flowers, fine church and good food pub.

Coarse fishing, 1½ miles.

Dartmoor and Okehampton (small town, golf, tennis, indoor swimming pool, cinema), 6 miles.

Exeter, about 20, the sea (Bude, splendid beaches), 28.

Floorplans

1st FloorGround Floor

Double Bedroom Double Bedroom Ensuite Ensuite Ensuite Twin Bedroom Utility

Summary

  • Over two floors
  • Three ground floor bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (6’ zip-linked, 6’6" long bed) with en suite bathroom, 1 x double with en suite bathroom, 1x twin with en suite shower-room
  • First floor open-plan living area with sitting area, with wood burning stove, French windows to decked terrace, kitchen and dining area
  • First floor WC and basin
  • External laundry/utility room.
  • Central heating with wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge, fridge-freezer, tumble dryer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request, Off road parking for three cars
  • Enclosed terrace garden with barbecue, indoor pool
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Note: This property is approached over ½ mile rough hardcore farm track
  • Note: Indoor heated swimming pool is available from 9am to 7pm and at other times by arrangement, closed Christmas and New Year period
  • Note: Paddocks and a covered yard are available for horses, by arrangement.

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

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About the location

SAMPFORD COURTENAY

Okehampton 2.5 miles.

Midway between Sampford Courtenay, a sleepy but picturesque Devon village, and Okehampton, a thriving community known as ‘the gateway to the moor’. The whole area is a country lover’s dream. The high tors of northern Dartmoor dominate the scenery and provide a splendid backdrop to Okehampton nestling in a valley where tumbling moorland rivers join before heading to the sea. For miles around, the area is famous for its country pubs that between them provide welcome rest after a day exploring the paths, cycle ways and stunning countryside. On a clear day the view from the top of High Willhays (the highest point south of the Pennines) will take your breath away. Country pursuits and crafts are a way of life and a trip to the Dartmoor Visitor Centre and country museum in Okehampton are musts. Look also at the pretty moorland villages of Chagford, Belstone and Sticklepath to savour a way of life that’s becoming increasingly rare.

Note: Indoor heated swimming pool is available from 9am to 7pm and at other times by arrangement,

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
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