In the heart of Tavistock, on a quiet road moments from the centre, is The Wesley, one of five splendid apartments converted from a chapel. The conversion has been completed to an excellent standard and this apartment is wonderfully light, hugely spacious and very comfortable. Stairs from communal hall to small lobby. Smart kitchen (dishwasher, washing machine, tumble drier, microwave, fridge-freezer, gas hob/electric oven) with granite worktops and granite-topped breakfast table seating 6. Huge living/dining room with beautiful original stained glass windows, vaulted ceiling adding to the sense of space and light, TV/DVD, MP3 player and dining table seating 10. Also on this level, two bedrooms - a double and one with two singles, both with original stained glass windows, and smart bathroom (suite, shower over bath). Stairs (stairgate) from hall up to a huge mezzanine bedroom (fully glass-screened) with 5' double plus two single beds under the eaves and en suite shower-room (suite) with partly sloping ceiling. Outside, and a bit of a trek up steep steps, is a small garden with great views over Tavistock towards Dartmoor. Arrival after 4pm. A trouble-free, relaxing and thoroughly modern place to stay in this interesting and thriving town.
Tavistock: fine ancient town on the River Tavy on the edge of Dartmoor, evolving around an abbey founded in 974, and Sir Francis Drake’s home town. Lots of interesting shops, pannier/farmers’ markets, pubs, restaurants, wharfside theatre (also films/live music), leisure centre. Golf, 1½ miles; horse riding and cycling routes within a few miles. Nat. Trust places (Cotehele, Buckland Abbey, Lydford Gorge, Saltram House) nearby. Plymouth, 9 miles.
Two bedrooms on entrance level: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, basin. 1 x family bedroom with king size double and two singles on mezzanine with en suite shower room with shower, WC, basin. On entrance level, sitting room with dining area. Kitchen with breakfast table.
TAVISTOCK Plymouth 17 miles; Okehampton 8 miles. A delightful award-winning market town on the River Tavy, nestling in the south-west slopes of Dartmoor. Tavistock has an indoor pannier market, a diverse range of independent shops, an excellent choice of pubs, bistros, restaurants, a theatre and a cinema, as well as a leisure pool. This is the perfect destination for country lovers who enjoy the convenience of an interesting town on the doorstep. There is excellent walking on Dartmoor, cycling on The National Cycle Network no. 27, renowned game fishing, gardens of distinction and various National Trust properties nearby. Within easy reach is the maritime city of Plymouth, with its Barbican Quay and the Historic Royal William Yard. Torbay, the Eden Project and the sandy surfing beaches of Devon and North Cornwall are all within an hour’s drive and provide activities to keep all the family happy. Tavistock is a wonderful all-year-round holiday destination.
This property offers the following short breaks: