Primrose Cottage

Huntshaw near Great Torrington, Devon (Ref. 917906)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Great Torrington 4 miles.

This attractive converted barn is situated next to the owners' beautiful farmhouse and Bed & Breakfast, within the pretty rural hamlet of Huntshaw, near Great Torrington in North Devon.

Surrounded by picturesque countryside where sheep and cattle graze the lush meadows, this Torrington cottage provides a welcoming holiday retreat.

Guaranteed to provide a tranquil and quiet ambience, this Devon cottage has plenty of character, including beamed ceilings.

Inside your cottage near Great Torrington is an open plan living area with an electric fire, along with two comfortable bedrooms and a bathroom.

Guests at this Torrington cottage will enjoy relaxing on their private patio bathed in sunshine, from which far-reaching views across the Devon countryside can be seen, where buzzards and hawks rise up on the thermals to provide a spectacular sight.

Walkers can find plenty of footpaths in the immediate vicinity of this Torrington holiday home and the well-known Tarka Trail is close by, a 180 mile route through the stunning scenery of North Devon with some magnificent viewpoints along the way.

Whilst staying in this Devon cottage, check out the Civil War town of Great Torrington, the elegant carriages at Arlington Court, RHS Rosemoor, and many more wonderful gardens.

The sandy beaches at Westward Ho! and Instow are fifteen minutes' drive away, as is the historic sloping harbour village of Clovelly, or alternatively why not take a day cruise to Lundy Island where you may see breeding puffins and seabirds, basking sharks and seals?

After an action packed day, you can be assured of coming back to a peaceful and welcoming retreat at your Great Torrington cottage.


All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower and basin. Separate WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire.


  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Patio with furniture, plus shared use of owners' extensive garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 4 miles
  • Note: There are a small number of internal steps

About the location


Bideford 7 miles; Westward Ho! 10 miles.

Great Torrington is an unspoilt town built on high ground above the River Torridge, and is a fifteen-minute drive from the spectacular North Devon coast at Westward Ho!. A leading tourist attraction is Dartington Crystal where visitors can see craftsmen blowing and shaping glass, follow the history of glassmaking and buy some beautiful pieces. The town has a good selection of individual shops, a friendly atmosphere, and some good inns. About a mile from Great Torrington is the spectacular RHS garden at Rosemoor, splendid with colourful roses in summer and in a breathtaking setting by the River Torridge. There are many villages to visit on the North Devon coast including picturesque Clovelly built on a steep hillside above the sea, Westward Ho! with fabulous sandy beaches and Hartland village with narrow streets, village square and Hartland Point with breathtaking sea and coastal views. Great Torrington is a quiet, convenient base from which to explore North Devon, the Tarka Trail and the rolling Devon landscapes.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas