Mill House Barn is a sweet little detached cottage converted from a barn tucked behind the friendly owners' former mill house. A trouble free bolt hole for two in a beautiful, rural oasis with great walking locally.
Cullaford Cottage is just ½ mile from Scorriton, in the tiny hamlet of Combe through which the River Mardle meanders to the beautiful, bouldered River Dart, a stunning detached cottage, once home to the author Mary Wesley and a haven from the modern world.
This semi-detached cottage is a former miller’s cottage; part of an Historic England Grade II listed corn grinding water mill, set beside the River Lemon in a rural area, three miles from Newton Abbot. This well-restored three-storey house feels welcoming, spacious and light with plenty of exposed beams, stone walls, antique furniture and interesting fireplaces.
A stunning, first floor studio apartment within Plymouth's Royal William Yard development, once the Navy's Victualling Yard. Boasting exposed limestone walls, oaks floors, high ceilings and huge floor-to-ceiling windows, this stylish apartment has been sensitively restored to provide a peaceful and fresh, yet historic living space for couples and small families wishing to explore Plymouth.
This attractive Edwardian family house is in a lovely residential street near the centre of Plymouth. With plenty of space, and spread over three floors, this delightful cottage provides an ideal getaway for families, being a convenient base for exploring the city, discovering the south Devon coastline or just visiting family and friends nearby.
This traditional Victorian house is situated on a quiet, tree-lined road in Torquay, just a mile from the seafront and five minutes' walk from the train station. The property provides several cosy apartments, attached to the owners’ home, where you are assured a warm welcome. This pretty garden studio flat is conveniently situated on the ground floor at the rear of the house, and provides a quiet room for two.
A fabulous 200-year old converted threshing barn, in a rural location close to the tiny village of Zeal Monachorum near Crediton. This beautifully presented cottage is one of two on the owners' non-working farm, where there are ponies and a well-stocked fishing lake. This Crediton cottage really is an ideal rural retreat, with some beams and fantastic views of verdant pasture, and Dartmoor National Park in the distance.
Lower Venton is a detached cottage that was formerly two farm workers' cottages. It is situated in the tiny hamlet of Venton, just 3 miles from all the amenities that Chagford has to offer. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom cottage is a friendly, comfortabnle cottage in a great position for exploring the moor and further afield.
This traditional Victorian house is situated on a quiet, tree-lined road in Torquay, just a mile from the seafront and five minutes' walk from the train station. The property provides several cosy apartments, attached to the owners’ home, where you are assured a warm welcome.
Little Arrish is located on the road to Haytor and is a smart single-storey cottage, newly created and thoughtfully designed for easy mobility. It provides an excellent base for exploring Dartmoor and the south coast; particularly for anyone with limited mobility.
A superb detached house situated in the village of Harrowbarrow overlooking the beautiful Tamar Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in south east Cornwall. This immaculate cottage in Harrowbarrow is situated adjacent to the owners' home and has extensive sloping lawned gardens with wonderful far reaching views.
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 if it is summer why not take a dip in the outdoor heated pool and meet fellow guests? Sleeping from 2 to 6, these cottages are 'all in' which means no hidden extras to fork out for. You can safely walk into town via footpath from the farm. Our accommodation is open all year and lovely and warm in winter thanks to our biomass boiler central heating throughout. Wood burners in some of the accommodation too.
Hay Tor is a granite built lodge that sleeps 6 located in the grounds of the stunning Bovey Castle estate. The lodge overlooks the Edwardian gardens, lakes and tennis courts. All the hotel facilities are yours to enjoy and these include an indoor heated swimming pool, gym, steam room, sauna, spa and restaurants. Hay Tor is semi-detached and offers smar,stylish open plan living. There are 3 bedrooms all of which are en-suite. Optional activities for adults include archery, rifle shooting, fly fishing, falconry (daily display), riding, clay pigeon shooting and cider and sloe gin making. Wrapped around the hotel and lodges is a championship 18 hole golf course with driving range and pro shop; complimentary round (subject to availability, non-transferable) for all guests over 16. If you’d rather something a little quieter, roam the 400 acre estate (wellies provided). If you don’t feel like cooking, order a restaurant meal or pizza to be delivered to your lodge, or, for a special occasion, book a table at the hotel’s restaurant. The friendly hotel staff will help you arrange any activities you wish.
Just 1/2 mile from the pub at Belstone you will find Tawcroft Cottage - a dear little 1 bedroom detached house close to the friendly owners' handsome house. A welcoming hideaway, just right for walking, relaxing and watching birds.
This attractive cottage is part of a converted mill and is situated within its own enclosed gardens, amongst similar properties on the outskirts of North Tawton near Okehampton. This cosy cottage makes an ideal base from which to explore the splendour of the Dartmoor Tors or the gentleness of Abbeyford Woods, which is fantastic for dog walks.
Cleave Tor is a luxury private, granite built lodge within the grounds of Bovey Castle. The lodges overlook the Edwardian gardens, lakes and tennis courts. All the hotel facilities are yours to enjoy during your stay including indoor heated swimming pool, gym, steam room, sauna, spa and restaurants.
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 £678and as low as £304 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.
Tents, statics & Glamping pods to hire, dogs welcome, open March to November, near Tavistock. Walk straight onto Dartmoor from this site and there are cycleways nearby. Level, well-drained pitches and new FIVE star facilities. The Langstone Bar (check their website for opening times) with a woodburning stove, terrace and games room offers evening meals and is a perfect place to relax and unwind at the end of the day. No loud music, no traffic noise, stunning starry skies, peace and quiet and of course, a friendly atmosphere.
Camping or glamping, tents or tourers. 35 statics, open March to October. Luxury spa facilities in a beautiful setting close to Dartmoor. Indoor heated swimming pool, jacuzzi,infrared therapy cabin, off license, well stocked shop, games room, petanque course children's play area, launderette, dog walking area (+dog wash!) and friendly staff. I have this from visitors Georgie and Venn who originally found the campsite on my website, and who now regularly visit Woodovis as their favourite campsite in the South West.
This attractive garden apartment situated below the owner’s home and is part of a Grade II listed Georgian house, in a quiet tree-lined street in Exeter city centre, next to Belmont Park. This lovely lower ground floor apartment has its own private entrance making it an ideal city getaway for two, being a convenient base for exploring the city, discovering the famous Jurassic coastline or just visiting family and friends nearby.