Sleeps up to 8
This detached, family-friendly 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. Just under a mile from North Tawton, this cottage has been beautifully converted from a stone barn to provide a spacious, homely stay, with a stunning solid ash staircase, exposed beams, and wooden floors throughout.The large sitting room provides countryside views whilst the adjacent games room has a snooker table, a superb place to spend a rainy day.Enjoy relaxing in the spacious, private lawned gardens and make use of the communal meadows brimming with wildlife. Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x double (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. Games room with quarter-size snooker table.
Available All Year, Short breaks, Family Friendly, Games Room, Dog friendly, Parking, Pub nearby, Garden, WiFi, 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.