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Tavistock 4.5 miles; Plymouth 11.5 miles.
Horrabridge is a charming riverside village located within beautiful Dartmoor National Park in Devon. The River Walkham, well known for it’s salmon fishing, flows vigourously under the village bridge, which is said to be the oldest in West Devon. An excellent base for a holiday in Devon, Horrabridge has a combination of olde-worlde charm and modern facilities, including two good pubs near the river and a selection of small shops. There are many excellent walks starting from the village, taking you up onto Dartmoor and providing you with glorious views of the surrounding fields and hills where sheep and Dartmoor ponies gently graze. The market town of Tavistock, the main town of Dartmoor's western moor, is an exceptionally attractive town, owing much to fine Victorian architecture and its picturesque location on the banks of the River Tavy. There is no shortage of shops and cafes in Tavistock, plus the town is home to the purpose built Pannier Market - a must for every visitor.
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Horrabridge 0.7 miles. This welcoming detached cottage sits on a hill above the charming West Devon village of Horrabridge, within Dartmoor National Park. Approached via a quarter of a mile of partially unmade road, in a rural location surrounded by fields, this Horrabridge cottage has commanding views over the village and the beautiful countryside of Dartmoor beyond. This cottage is spacious, comfortably furnished and has the benefit of two sitting rooms with woodburners, plus a large kitchen/diner with a range style cooker, perfect for the chefs in your party. The large garden of this Dartmoor cottage has plenty of lawn for outdoor games, relaxing or as a place to simply enjoy the spectacular views. Horrabridge village offers pubs, shops and salmon fishing on the River Walkham, all of which is near enough to walk to, but there is a steep climb back up! The popular market town of Tavistock is a ten minute drive from your Horrabridge cottage, packed full of interesting shops, restaurants and the famous indoor pannier market. South of this Dartmoor cottage is the vibrant waterfront city of Plymouth with cinemas, theatres, the National Marine Aquarium and historic Barbican waterside area. There are numerous ferries and boat trips across the water to some interesting coastal places, such as the quaint village of Cawsand, Antony with its National Trust house and gardens and Mount Edgcumbe Park with fabulous walks and views across Plymouth Sound. This Horrabridge cottage is an ideal base for a family holiday.
Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with woodburner. Second sitting room (seats 4) with woodburner.
Oil central heating with woodburners in both sitting rooms. Oil fired range style cooker, electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, radio, iPod dock. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburners inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 3 cars. Enclosed front and side gardens. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile. Note: Access to this property is via a partially unmade road.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Grimstone Cottage:
The property was warm, welcoming, in a good location and came with everything I needed.
Ms Jones, Bradford, November 2012
The cottage was perfect for what we needed, some peace and quiet in comfortable surroundings.
Mrs Durman, Yateley, September 2012
The views from Grimstone Cottage are stunning and wildlife amazing. I saw the biggest flock of Goldcrests, 50 or more. The sunny garden delightful & quiet location, very private.
Miss Copeley-Williams, Winchester, September 2012
Beautiful cottage in a wonderful location, very large accommodation with a great garden. I can't wait to return.
Mrs Barney, Southampton, June 2012