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The Old Parlour

Sampford Courtenay, Devon (Ref. 976105)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • 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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13 Customer Review(s)

  • “This is an amazing property set in the most beautiful of grounds, everything was as described with probably an undersell on the owners hospitality and the amazing grounds he has created around the cottage.”

    Our daughter loved the gardens not just the space but the different varieties and couldn’t get enough of the fresh plums. This was also perfect for our dog who made a friend for life with the owner but also it was perfect in terms of space and how safe it was, she wasn’t on the lead once all week. We will certainly return and as someone that has stayed in numerous holiday lets this is by far the best I have stayed in and we will certainly return.

    - Mr Grieve, August 2019

The property

In Sampford Courtenay, a detached cottage once serving as a milking parlour to the main farmhouse, with acres of lovingly landscaped garden surrounding it, all for you to wander and enjoy with care (ponds, babbling brook, wildlife), particularly if you are a gardener.

No farming now, but farmland all around and a pleasant lane walk to the excellent village pub (¼ mile).Spacious, lofty and light open-plan living/dining/kitchen (slimline dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, electric oven/hob, fridge, use of freezer) with TV/DVD, long peaceful views of the open gardens and big glazed doors to patio (table/chairs).Ground-floor double bedroom (6' bed) and lovely walk-in shower-room (suite).

From living room, stairs up to gallery (books, games, seating), through to twin bedroom (curtained from living room, 3' beds, hook for clothes-hanging).

A quiet, restful and unhurried place. 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.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x downstairs super king double
  • Shower room with shower, WC, basin
  • 1 x upstairs gallery twin with 3' beds
  • Gallery seating area
  • Downstairs open plan living space with seating area, dining area and kitchen and doors to patio.
  • Underfloor heating
  • Microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome but £10 is payable for the second dog
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property.

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: Sorry, no short breaks
£10 payable for a second dog

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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