A holiday let for 4 full of granite and wood. Some electricity free of charge and an energy log boiler. Well behaved dogs welcome. It's a good cheap and cheerful cottage where a baby is welcome.High-chair, cot, stair gate and babysitting on offer. And no charge at all for up to 2 dogs. Off road parking for 2 cars. Own certified water supply. Ruth and Chris are totally into self sufficiency and will readily explain their sustainability projects - PVs, solar thermals, log boiler system and methane gas collection.
Owl's Roost is a spacious one bedroom apartment in a quality converted barn. Exposed beams on show. A double bath plus a shower in the bathroom. Private garden for relaxing with BBQ. No dogs, sorry. They say it's "Designed with luxury and romance in mind". Woodburner, recliners, flat screen TV with freesat HD, DVD player, Ipod dock and CD/radio. DVDs, CDs, maps and guide books
A good choice for walkers, this converted stone stable is well equipped including a washer/dryer. Private decking area to enjoy the large garden, lake and pond with vineyard in view. Bath and shower. T.V., dvd player, cd etc. It is 3 miles beyond Dartmoor, but with such a super rural setting, I am including it for you to consider.
Gorgeous Grown-Up Barn conversions for couples. Set in a fabulous location, Lurcombe remains totally secluded, charming & rustic. Hike, Bike, ride or simply switch off and relax. If you’re looking for a romantic break in Devon that’s peaceful and surrounded by nature, Lurcombe is a perfect countryside retreat. The Granary is a 5* barn conversion on the first floor of the 'Shippon', built in 1851. Ideal for couples, the barn oozes character and charm, and the extra little touches make it a real home from home.
The Coachhouse is set on a lovely farmstead just 2 miles south-west of Lydford. You are invited to go anywhere on the 250 acre working farm and help is always accepted, or alternatively you can enjoy lazing by the outdoor heated swimming pool! If the weather takes a turn for the worse, never fear the Coachhouse has it's own indoor 'endless' pool, sauna and games room. The property has 5 bedrooms (1 ensuite, double, twin, single and children's room with two sets of 3' bunk beds). Tremendous freedom is offered and there are a number of activities for both children and adults. Meals are also available in the owners house that is a B&B.
Perfect for families. One double bedroom, one bunk bedded room and one single. Large box of toys to play with, and swing in the garden, not to mention the real horses to stroke and chickens to feed. The local walk up on the Moor to Hamel down is ideal for evening play over the rocks as the sun goes down, to ensure a good night sleep for all the family. By the way there is always a home made cake waiting for guests on the table when you arrive
The Hemphouse has a delightful open-plan living room, kitchen and dining area, fronted with beautiful windows looking out over the valley towards Brentor. Situated in a smallholding where Chris and Ruth have their own chickens, goats, horses and sheep and lead a very sustainable way of life. The Hemphouse has one single bedroom downstairs, with an en suite toilet and shower room. This room also contains the washing machine and tumble dryer. Upstairs, the landing area is bookended by a double bedroom on one end, and a twin bedroom on the other. There is one upstairs bathroom with sink, toilet and bath. “These are basic, without frills, solid and worthy lets. The curtains may well be slightly faded, but the welcome from Ruth and Chris is completely genuine. They want you to share their way of life, get close to their much loved livestock, go out and discover Dartmoor for yourself. Stay here and you will have a taste of the Good Life"
This barn conversion with good views gets plenty of repeat bookings. Room for 6 plus a baby. Ruth Boswell told me that the barn is very family friendly rather than chic accommodation, and looking at the prices I see that it is very competitively priced. The highest charge in the school holidays is just £599 and as low as £270 in low season. Babysitting on offer and stair gate, highchair and cot on request. Bed linen is included in the price but towels are extra. Some electricity (90 units) is included in the rental then charged.
Holiday self catering at Stickwick in the Grade II listed Manor House, the Farmhouse or an 18th century converted cottage. So it's ideal for large family get togethers. The 2 larger properties can interconnect offering accommodation for up to 19. Children of all ages are welcome with stair gates and cots free of charge, other equipment such as a buggy available as an extra. There is a play barn with pool table, table tennis, dressing up box, bats and balls etc. The farm has ducks, chickens,goats a rabbit and 3 adorable donkeys to say hello to, and a quaint local village pub where food is served in the evening, is only a 10 minute walk away.
7 holiday lets on a working farm near Moretonhampstead. You'll find the makings for a cup of tea on your arrival (3pm onwards) then why not take a dip in the pool and meet fellow guests? Sleeping from 2 to 6, these cottages are 'all in' which means no hidden extras to fork out for. Just about walkable distance into town.
Three high standard holiday lets in the middle of Dartmoor some four miles from Widecombe-in-the-Moor within a 400 acre farm with nearby walks on Dartmoor. BBQ areas. Log fires, dishwashers, power showers, central heating etc.
Down Cottage is a delightful granite cottage in an idyllic setting with stunning views across Dartmoor. Part of a magnificent estate built in 1911 for the Jameson whisky family, Down Cottage sleeps four people and offers the perfect mix of luxury and seclusion. Set just 1.5 miles outside the pretty Stannary town of Chagford, it’s a great base for walking on Dartmoor and for generally relaxing and getting away from absolutely everything!
Self catering cottage in the garden at The Rugglestone Inn. Sleeps 4 in comfort. With a double bedroom and a twin room. Ideal for those wishing to nip into the pub in the evening for your supper and not have to worry about driving home and getting lost on Dartmoor !
Langstone Manor Holiday Park has two 5-star holiday cottages and an upstairs apartment in the manor house all located in the grounds of a small, family run holiday park just on the outskirts of Tavistock and offers walks directly on to the Moor. You you will benefit from the onsite Langstone Bar for evening meals and a relaxing drink (seasonal opening times). Maple and Honeysuckle Cottage both offer three bedrooms (two doubles), Maple Cottage even has a four poster if you are looking for something extra special. The apartment, Pew Tor is upstairs in the manor house and has been completely modernised transforming it into a spacious, light and airy apartment with open plan living.
Rookwood Cottage is a 400 year old thatched romantic cottage in an attractive row by the churchyard in the pretty village of Drewsteignton. The village has an excellent pub - The Drewe Arms within walking distance. The cottage has two pretty bedrooms - a double and a twin and for those cooler nights in you can curl up in front of the inglenook fireplace in the lounge.
If you love traditional Dartmoor, then you will love this bijou self contained annexe decorated in Shaker style. Sleeps just two. Good food pubs nearby. Completely private with very pretty garden and fresh produce which you are invited to gather. Off road parking. Bliss for artists, cyclists and walkers
Stay on Dartmoor in the cosy Lower Barn, situated in a remote setting on a working hill farm with spectacular scenery all around. Sherberton Farm is one of Dartmoor's ancient tenements, right at the heart of the moor, farming cattle, ponies and sheep. The Lower Barn is a single storey barn conversion with its own garden in the farm yard. It has everything you could need for a relaxing week away from it all.
If you are looking for a real Dartmoor experience then this traditional Dartmoor barn built on the 16th century and now converted into a luxury home is perfect for a romantic break or quiet relaxing holiday. Set in peace and quiet at the end of a private drive, surrounded by spectacular moorland with views of Dartmoor from every room. The lounge with comfortable seating around a wood burning stove is perfect to snuggle into after a day out on Dartmoor. The private patio and garden makes the ideal place for a summer barbeque whilst watching the fabulous sunsets.
This whole cottage in the country is available to let, OR you can book just the ground floor. On site are productive glasshouses and stock, sheep, ponies called Juniper and Jester, ducks and hens, ideal for visiting children. With a very strong self sufficiency ethic they sell surplus fruit and vegetables to lucky visitors. Do have a look at our review to see large photos and our own enthusiastic write up about this green and friendly accommodation.
A proper Devonshire Cream tea is here to welcome guests when they arrive at these two barn conversion holiday cottages at Rubbytown Farm 4 miles south west of Tavistock, in the pretty hamlet of Gulworthy not far from the Horn of Plenty restaurant. Discover an abundance of wild flowers in the Devon hedgerows on your walks from the farm to the exceptionally beautiful walking trail along the Tamar River. Both lets offer beams and well equipped kitchens, electricity and linen included. Granary Cottage sleeps 2 in a double room or two single rooms each, and Badger will sleep 5 in 1 double, 1 twin + 1 single bedroom. Off road parking, BBQ's and picnic table to fully enjoy the bird song.