A mile from Throwleigh, in the tiny hamlet of East Ash, a beautifully refurbished linhay in a small courtyard of converted farm buildings. To the rear, a granite-walled, enclosed garden with patio and table/chairs (the artist neighbour has access through the garden to a small studio). In total, about 5 acres of land to wander: track to stream, meadow to pond (your risk), a wonderful place to count dragonflies. Inside, carefully furnished with lovely fabrics, colours and original paintings: a restful retreat. Door from shared courtyard to boot room/lobby with small cloakroom (loo, washing machine), good for wet coats and dogs. Large open-plan living/dining/kitchen (slimline dishwasher, microwave, fridge, electric cooker) with oak floor (rugs), TV/DVD and French windows and steps to the lovely garden. From the kitchen, stairs (bottom stairgate) up to two bedrooms - a pretty and spacious double with beams and rural views from Velux windows, and a small twin (one bed a 2'6" truckle) with limited clothes-hanging space; smart bathroom (suite plus hand-shower and separate shower). Best for maximum of 3. Pub, 1½ miles. A charming and accessible base; perfect for walkers.
Throwleigh: little village (pretty church) in lanes below Dartmoor’s edge, on the lovely Mariners’ Way walk. ½ mile to pub, and to open moor; 2 to service station (shop); 5 to Chagford and Okehampton (golf, tennis, indoor pool, leisure centre, cinema). Exeter, 18. Fishing and riding not far.
Over two levels. Two upstairs bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin (one bed 2'6"). Bathroom with bath, hand-shower, shower, WC and basin. Downstairs living/dining/kitchen with French windows. Boot room/lobby. WC with basin.
THROWLEIGH A picturesque town at the northern point of Dartmoor National Park in Devon, Chagford is small in size but is packed with amenities and things to do. There is a wide range of shops as well as four pubs. Chagford also has more active facilities such as public tennis court and an open-air swimming pool to enjoy at your leisure. It is a village of great history, home to the Three Crowns Hotel which dates back to the 1200's. Chagford is well known for its culture, hosting film, literary and music festivals in the village as well as an annual running race. Just over 15 miles away is the bustling, beautiful city of Exeter for a different kind of break, definitely worth a visit. The charming, attractive town of Okehampton sits just 12 miles away.
This property offers the following short breaks: