Hartland View

Great Torrington near Bideford, Devon (Ref. 11786)

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Cottage features

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

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    No

Higher Darracott Farm Cottages

Great Torrington 1.5 miles. These cosy cottages are situated within the grounds of Higher Darracott Farm, in a tranquil rural setting, with fabulous views across rolling Devon countryside towards Lundy Isle and the coast. The owners live in the neighbouring farmhouse and keep rare breed hens, ponies, and sheep, which graze on the adjacent field. Tastefully renovated, these Great Torrington barn conversions are attached to each other and boast character features, such as oak doors, latch handles and exposed beams throughout, while the upside down accommodation enable guests to make the most of the superb countryside views from the open plan living area. Outside, a patio garden offers the perfect spot to enjoy an evening meal as the sun sets over the countryside. The town of Great Torrington has a Victorian pannier market, is well-stocked with award-winning shops, pubs and cafes, and has tourist attractions giving an insight into its link with the Civil War history. Great Torrington is also on the National Cycle Route numbers 3 and 27 with on and off access point at Puffin Billy on the Tarka Trail. Visit Dartington Crystal and see glassblowing, or spend a day wandering around the beautiful RHS Rosemoor Gardens with arboretum and herbaceous borders. Nearby are the coastal villages of Lynton and Lynmouth with the cliff-top railway and boutique shops, pretty Clovelly with its quaint, narrow, cobbled streets, built on a steep hill above the sea, and sandy beaches at Westward Ho!. These two Great Torrington cottages are an ideal base for a fantastic holiday in North Devon.

The Property

A well-presented, semi-detached barn conversion boasting upside down accommodation and a sunny outlook across fields towards the coast and Lundy Isle. On the first floor at this Great Torrington cottage there is a delightful open plan living area with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area, whilst downstairs there are two bedrooms and a bathroom. This Great Torrington holiday home is an ideal retreat for a couple or small family. Note: This property is next to Ref. 11793, and together they accommodate 8 people.

Accommodation

Two ground floor bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Shared external laundry room.

Amenities

Electric heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, shared use of washing machine and tumble dryer in laundry room, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Enclosed front patio area with furniture. Shared access to gardens surrounding the farmhouse. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 1.5 miles.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

GREAT TORRINGTON

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!. With historic links to the Civil War, the “Torrington 1646” attraction at Castle Hill in the town gives an interesting insight to the Roundheads and Cavaliers. Another 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.

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