In Combebow, a private, detached little house (originally used for storing and bottling honey) in 54 acres of meadows and bluebell woods through which you are welcome to walk, with the River Lew tumbling past (private fishing). Also in the grounds are the owners’ house and a 12th cent. mill registered with English Heritage - all the original machinery is still there. To its front, an enclosed garden, well-tended and much loved, with terrace (table/chairs, barbecue), wisteria arbour and willow ‘igloo’, serene wooded views and abundant bird life. Inside, it is neat, modern and well done with terracotta flooring in open-plan living/dining/kitchen with MP3 player, TV/DVD and step up to kitchen area (dishwasher, washer-drier, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric cooker); attractive downstairs bathroom (suite, shower over bath). Open tread stairs up to landing with step up to two bedrooms - a double and a twin, both with Velux windows and sloping ceilings. An oasis of tranquillity.
Combebow: hamlet in a wooded valley just north-west of Dartmoor. Bridestowe (pub, shop, church), 2 miles; Lewdown, 3 miles. Lydford and the open moor, 5 miles. Okehampton (small town, golf, tennis, indoor swimming pool, cinema), 8 miles. Launceston (town), 10 miles. Good base for touring Devon and Cornwall (easy access to A30).
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, basin. Open plan living space with seating area, dining area and kitchen.
COMBEBOW Lifton is a small village in the upper Tamar Valley, close to Launceston and the passing A30 road into Cornwall. This pretty community, once sitting astride the old A30 London to Penzance trunk road, is blessed with a village shop and post office, a superb pub and 3 top quality restaurants.