1½ miles from South Tawton, in the tiny, pretty hamlet of Taw Green, a sweet little detached cottage converted from a barn tucked behind the friendly owners’ former mill house. At the back, a level shared garden (table/chairs) with direct frontage to the River Taw (bench).
Inside, bright and spacious with vaulted ceiling, botanical paintings and good furniture. Four stone steps up to open-plan living/dining/kitchen (slimline dishwasher, washer-drier, microwave, fridge, electric cooker) with woodburner and TV/DVD. Neat double bedroom (limited clothes-hanging space) and bathroom (suite, shower over bath). Pre-crawling babies only due to river. A trouble-free bolt hole for two in a beautiful, rural oasis with great walking locally.
South Tawton: old and pretty little village (good food pub) about ¾ mile from South Zeal and Sticklepath; Chagford, 7 miles: Okehampton (small town, leisure centre, cinema), 4 miles; Exeter, 20; sea/sand, about 30.
One level. 1 x double bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, basin. Open plan living space with seating area with wood burning stove, dining area and kitchen.
SOUTH TAWTON The small village of Sticklepath lies along an old ridgeway path within the northern boundary of the Dartmoor National Park, and is home to a handful of shops, two traditional pubs serving good food and the fascinating Museum of Rural Industry. Encompassed by superb countryside, the surrounding area is a haven for nature lovers, walkers and bird watchers alike, while the nearby town of Okehampton boasts the remains of a fine Norman castle which dominates sleepy River Okement. Visit the nearby vibrant city of Exeter, with its magnificent cathedral, outstanding restaurants and colourful nightlife. Within easy reach, the fabulous beach resort of Bude, with its golden sands and cascading waves attracts surfers from the country over, while Westward Ho! with its prestigious Blue Flag awarded beaches is well worth a visit. A superb location for friends and family alike.
This property offers the following short breaks: