Swallows at Falkedon
Falkedon near Spreyton, Devon
Spreyton 1 mile. A delightful first floor apartment set within the owners’ Grade II listed Devon farmhouse, near the tranquil, rural village of Spreyton, close to the boundary of Dartmoor National Park. The well-furnished interior of this Spreyton self-catering apartment, with a blend of character and contemporary, feels light and airy, and is reached by an external stone staircase, plus this holiday home has its own entrance separate from the main house. A perfect romantic retreat, this Devon self-catering apartment has use of a sunny courtyard, which provides a relaxing place to sit and watch the swallows swooping near their nest. There is a lovely walk to the well-known village pub from this Spreyton self-catering apartment, along the country lanes of Devon, and nearby is the Two Moors Way long distance walk linking Dartmoor and Exmoor, which takes you through unspoilt scenery. The area surrounding Spreyton offers the opportunity to enjoy other country pursuits, such as pony trekking across the wilds of the moor, golfing and lake fishing. There are many interesting places near this Devon self-catering apartment, including Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre, the National Trust-owned Castle Drogo, which is situated above the River Teign, the ancient stannary town of Chagford, Okehampton and the attractive market town of Crediton. There is bound to be a warm Devonshire welcome at this idyllic Spreyton cottage apartment.
All first floor. One double bedroom. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Sitting room.
Gas central heating. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 1 car. Shared use of the owners’ rear courtyard with furniture and front lawned garden. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile. Note: This apartment is accessed via an external staircase.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
About the location
Chagford 7 miles; Okehampton 10 miles; Exeter 18 miles.
Spreyton is a small, rural village situated to the northeast of Dartmoor, in the centre of Devon. Spreyton is famous for its connection to the tale of ‘Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all’ who came from, and is thought to be buried in Spreyton. The village has a pub telling the story and serves good ale and the community shop sells local produce. There are some excellent countryside walks in the area including the Two Moors Way, a long distance path through stunning landscapes linking Dartmoor and Exmoor. The nearby towns of Chagford and Okehampton offer a wealth of amenities, and the market town of Crediton is well worth a visit for its attractive main street offering a good mix of local produce, shops and a magnificent 15th century church, plus nearby there are many pretty villages and farm shops. A stay in this beautiful unspoilt area of Devon gives plenty of opportunity for horse riding, fishing, golf and walking.