St Giles-on-the-Heath 1.4 miles.
This detached stone barn conversion is in the West Devon hamlet of Downicary, near St Giles-on-the-Heath.
This lovely cottage is ideal for couple, small groups, families with children and two dogs are also welcome.
Perfect if you are looking for a cosy retreat in a peaceful yet convenient location in an unspoilt rural setting off the beaten track.
There is a an open plan tiled kitchen, dining area and sitting area with exposed beams, and woodburner, ideal for relaxing after a day in the countryside.
The comfortable twin bedroom, which can be converted into a double if required is also on the ground floor.
The master bedroom with hand made oak bedroom furniture and modern family bathroom are on the first floor, with views of the surrounding countryside.
Outside there is a small open lawn and patio area with unique garden furniture, where guests can sit with uninterrupted views along the lane and out to the adjoining fields whilst enjoying a drink of an evening.
Why not enjoy a BBQ using the charcoal BBQ provided.
This cottage is in a peaceful part of Devon ideal for country walks, cycling, fishing, sailing, and windsurfing on nearby Roadford Reservoir, as well as the many National Trust properties nearby.
A stay in this cottage will inspire a return to a gentle, peaceful way of life.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x ground floor twin (zip/link, can be double on request). Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner.
About the location
Launceston 4 miles.
St Giles-on-the-Heath is a thriving rural village in west Devon, near the boundary with Cornwall. It is an ideal destination for those wanting to explore both counties, to unwind in beautiful unspoilt countryside and to explore the many hidden treasures along the Tamar Valley, steeped in 17th century Cornish mining history. St Giles-on-the-Heath has a picturesque thatched village pub, village shop and access to many countryside walks. In all directions there is outstanding natural beauty; to the north, the rugged North Cornish coast famed for popular family surfing beaches, to the west, the open spaces of Bodmin Moor ideal for walking and riding, and to the east is Dartmoor National Park for letterboxing and geo-caching enthusiasts. The market town of Launceston is nearby, with its imposing castle, steam railway and narrow streets lined with local shops, and popular day outings include Boscastle, Tintagel, Newquay, Port Isaac, Padstow, The Eden Project and a bit further afield Looe and Polperro.