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Gardeners Cottage

South Zeal, Devon (Ref. 975808)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • 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/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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18 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Hibbert

    “Absolutely stunning.”

    Great location. Well equipped. Best place to stay in Devon.

    Great location. Well equipped. Best place to stay in Devon.

    - Mrs Hibbert, October 2021

The property

On the edge of South Zeal, a detached ‘upside down’ cottage surrounded by a lovingly tended flower-filled garden.

At the front, driveway shared with the friendly horticulturist owners, and at the back, your own enclosed garden with views to surrounding wooded hills.

Use of large trampoline and tree house in owners' garden.Upstairs (stairgates), big living room with lofty roof timbers, woodburner, smart TV/DVD, lovely garden views and door to steps down to garden and patio (table/chairs).

Kitchen/dining room (microwave, fridge, electric cooker) with table/chairs in centre.

On the ground floor, two bedrooms - a double, and a twin; shower-room (suite).

Washing machine and tumble drier in outhouse; garden loo.

Pub, 200 yards by footpath.

A brilliant retreat and a must for garden lovers. South Zeal: handsome old village (two beautiful old pubs, PO/shop) in a valley on Dartmoor's northern edge, neighbouring Sticklepath, Belstone and South Tawton.

Superb walks on the moor's highest part within 1 mile or so.

Okehampton (golf, leisure centre, cinema), 5 miles; Exeter, 20; sea/sandy beaches at Exmouth, 30 miles, or Bude, 36 (fast roads).


1st FloorGround Floor

Bathroom Double Bedroom Twin Bedroom


  • Two bedrooms downstairs: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with shower, WC, basin
  • Upstairs sitting room with wood burning stove
  • Kitchen with dining area.
  • Central heating with wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge, tumble dryer, washing machine, Smart 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 two cars
  • Enclosed garden
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome £10 charge for 2nd dog) Sorry no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property.

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

About the location


Okehampton 4.6 miles; Exeter 19.3 miles.

Situated on the very Northern edge of Dartmoor National Park South Zeal is a wonderful location for keen walkers with some of the wildest parts of the moor within easy walking distance. With two pubs and a village shop South Zeal is a great base for exploring.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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