Sleeps up to 8
This detached cottage is located near to North Tawton in Devon and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.
This is one of a group of four beautifully spacious barn conversions resting on the fringes of the lovely North Tawton in Devon. These cottages are graced with warming, characterful features to provide the perfect base for a week of walking, cycling or simply sitting back and relaxing amongst the company of your loved ones. The living areas are roomy and lovingly decorated with cosy seating and TVs to sit and watch at the end of a long day. Rustle up your delicious, hearty meals in the well-appointed kitchens, three of the four cottages boast wonderful range cookers to add real character. The bedrooms in each cottage are finished to an exquisite standard, many with pristine en-suite facilities, offering a comforting place to catch your well-earned rest. Warden Farm showcases the most astonishing views, with the lack of light pollution in the area making star-gazing a fascinating pastime. There are five acres of private meadows surrounding the cottages, where guests can walk their dogs, sit and relax, or watch the abundance of wildlife around the natural ponds; from roe and deer to owls and buzzards. The Taw Valley provides lovely walks along the river banks as well as the Tarka Trail, available to walk or cycle at your leisure whist admiring the divine setting. In Devon, you can always be assured of plenty of local shops, traditional pubs and quaint villages waiting to be discovered. The more adventurous may wish to tackle the rugged and dramatic Dartmoor Tors. The North Devon coastline is renowned for its long, sandy beaches, ideal for safe bathing and surfing, whilst the historic cathedral city of Exeter is just a short drive away with its cobbled streets, array of architecture, and interesting quayside area with cafés and antique shops. A stay in these beautiful North Tawton cottages will provide peace, relaxation, and a taste of rural life in stunning Devon countryside. JConverted from a stone granary and hayloft, this North Tawton cottage provides cosy, elegant accommodation brimming with character and charm.The unique layout, with the master bedroom occupying its own staircase, means that there is plenty of space for everyone in the family to sleep comfortably.There are picturesque views from the south-facing sitting room, with a warming fire to make your evenings extra special.Bale House also benefits from a delightful rear lawned garden with a small pond and seating, a lovely spot to watch the sun go down and enjoy the hill views. Four bedrooms: 3 x double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC and one with shower and basin), 1 x twin. Bathroom with roll-top bath, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast area. Dining room. Sitting room.
Available All Year, Short breaks, Family Friendly, Dog friendly, Parking, Pub nearby, WiFi, Garden, BBQ
National Trust - Castle Drogo
Castle Drogo was the last castle to be built in England. It is a dramatic castle overlooking the Teign Gorge, undergoing a conservation project to make it watertight. Nothing is normal.
The charming country town of North Tawton quietly rests amidst lush green fields, high hedgerows and winding lanes, just eight miles north of historic Okehampton. Nestling between the high, rugged tors of Dartmoor and the wide sandy beaches and rolling surf of the North Devon coast, this delightful town boasts picturesque thatched cottages and quaint pubs. The surrounding countryside is ideal for walking and cycling, with many pretty little villages dotted throughout the area, and several excellent coarse fishing lakes and rivers, quality golf courses, and a number of National Trust properties within easy reach. There are few better spots from which to experience the joys of beautiful Devon.