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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.
A truly luxurious retreat just north of Tavistock on the edge of Dartmoor National Park. Within the grounds of the historic manor house of Hurlditch Court, these four individual holiday properties are beautifully presented and offer the ideal base from which to explore both Devon and Cornwall.Bumble Bee Cottage (ref UK12279) is tucked away at the end of the driveway and has a cosy wood burner to curl up beside on a chilly evening and a lovely garden in which to enjoy a lazy breakfast. The Gatehouse (ref UK12280) enjoys spectacular views across Devon countryside and boasts three en-suite bedrooms and a Juliet balcony, where you can take your morning coffee whilst soaking up the ambience.Two stunning shepherd huts, Sage (ref UKC4072) and Tarragon (ref UKC4073) complete the offering. Petite but perfectly formed, they have stunning views and luxurious fittings including underfloor heating, high quality beds, en-suite shower rooms and well-equipped kitchens that even have a wine fridge.Hurlditch Court sits within 81 acres of pastureland and woodland which guests can explore. Livestock graze in the fields and you are welcome to bring your horse along.A 7-minute drive brings you to Tavistock, a flourishing and friendly town with World Heritage status. This vibrant town offers a unique range of independent boutiques and shops offering locally produced food. The famous pannier market is well worth a visit and there are a good selection of cafés and restaurants, or why not enjoy an evening at The Wharf watching a wide variety of theatrical productions?You will be spoilt for choice with great walking and cycling on the doorstep. Dartmoor National Park is the largest and wildest area of open country in the south of England, with ancient woodland, high granite tors and vast tracts of rolling moorland.There are stunning beaches within a 45-minute drive including Looe, Boscastle and Tintagel. Hire a bike and enjoy a day on the nearby Camel Trail, taking you through woodland and disused rail stations, while you take in the sea views.The National Trust has several properties within easy reach, including Cothele House, Saltram House and Castle Drogo. Golf, fishing and horse riding are all available close by, or why not visit Dartmoor Zoo or enjoy a day out at the famous Eden Project? Beach 25 miles. Shop 3 miles, pub and restaurant 2 miles.These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 14 guests.
Step to entrance.All on the ground floor.Living room: With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player and French doors leading to garden.Step to...Dining room.Step to...Kitchen: With breakfast area, electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine.Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed.Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
Electric central heating included. Initial fuel for wood burner included. Lawned garden with patio and garden furniture. Private parking for 2 cars. Please note: There are 4 steps and sloping banks in the garden.
All properties: Electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. 81-acre unspoilt, natural grounds with woodland (shared with owners and other properties on-site). Stabling and livery for horses (by prior arrangement with owner). No smoking. Please note: No children under 12 years old. There is an unfenced lake in the grounds, 100 yards away.
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