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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri
4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.
These two detached, characterful properties, a Devon longhouse and lodge, are situated in a very secluded location in the heart of the Dartmoor National Park. These holiday properties, with spectacular views, are just 15 miles from Torbay and are within easy reach of Devon’s beaches. The A38 is just 8 miles, and the cathedral citys of Exeter and Plymouth are a 30 minute drive. Hatchwell Hall and Lodge are ideal for exploring Dartmoor, Devon and Cornwall. In Hatchwell Hall (ref HTTU), cosy up in front of the wood burner in the drawing room, which also has comfortable deep sofas and family games. The property has the perfect mixture of rustic country furniture and antiques, canopied and carved beds, exposed stone and a love of horse and hounds throughout - an unashamedly romantic and comfortable getaway. Hatchwell Lodge (ref KBBB) has a private patio area and an enclosed garden area, the living room has a wood burner for those cosy evenings in, as well as a large kitchen/dining room. Widecombe-in-the-Moor boasts two excellent, characterful pubs, serving locally sourced food, the world-famous church known as ‘Cathedral on the Moors’, a National Trust shop, a post office, gift shops and several tea rooms. Castle Drogo (National Trust) is the last castle built in England in nearby Dartmoor, and there are many other National Trust properties within easy reach. Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is the drama of Dartmoor, with rocky tors, wild ponies, exquisite walks, horse riding, fishing, cycling, falconry and golf at Bovey Castle’s award-winning course. Within 6 to 8 miles are the two picturesque villages of Chagford and Mortenhampstead, with historic inns, excellent pubs, tea rooms, curiosity shops, tennis courts and the Miniature Pony Centre. Visit Bigbury-on-Sea, 16 miles, Slapton Sands and Torcross, 22 miles, Dawlish, 15 miles with beach and nature reserve, or Torquay which is within easy reach. A visit to Burgh Island is a must. The Eden Project can be reached in an hour. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.
Ground Floor:Living room: With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player and beams.Drawing room: With wood burner and polished limestone floor.Kitchen/dining room: Farmhouse style with electric four oven Aga, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, beams, limestone floor and French doors leading to garden.Utility room: With washer/dryer and toilet.Bedroom 1: With twin beds and en-suite with bath and toilet.Spiral granite stairs to...First Floor:Bedroom 2: With four poster double bed, Freeview TV, oak floor and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet. Bedroom 3: With four poster kingsize bed, Freeview TV and oak floor.Bedroom 4: With four poster kingsize bed, Freeview TV and oak floor. Bedroom 5: With twin beds, Freeview TV, low doorway and oak floor.Bathroom: With bath, shower attachment and toilet.
Travel cot and highchair. Large lawned garden with garden furniture. Private parking for 4 cars.
Both properties: Economy 7 central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burners included. Welcome pack. 3-acre grounds (shared with other property on-site). No smoking. Please note: The properties have a natural water supply from spring.
English Country Cottages is the trading name of Vacation Rentals (UK) Ltd.
Registered Office: Spring Mill, Earby, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB94 0AA.
Registered in England and Wales. Company Registration Number: 00965389.
VAT Registered Number: GB 598 22 99 77