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Thrushel Cottage

Lifton, Devon (Ref. 1062229)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Tucked away in the quiet village of Lifton is this gorgeous stone-built cottage, offering welcoming accommodation for a family to rest and rejuvenate during a trip to Devon.

Thrushel Cottage is set in idyllic countryside, overlooking far-reaching hills and luscious fields whilst the babbling River Thrushel runs alongside the front garden.

You are welcomed via several steps into the entrance porch where you can kick off your muddy boots before a relaxing evening indoors, gather in the sitting room for a family film night, as the open fire fills the room with warmth.

Prepare heart-warming meals in the spacious kitchen/diner, equipped with contemporary amenities including an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, and a dishwasher, accompanied by a casual breakfast bar and formal dining table for all occasions.

Once the sun has set, withdraw to the first floor and find three delightful bedrooms, comprising a double, a twin and a king-size with its own Smart TV, all served by a sleek bathroom where you can soak in a soothing bubble bath, or hop in for a refreshing shower.

Spend a warm summer's evening in the enclosed garden, soaking up the last of the day's sunshine as you dine alfresco on the patio and your furry friends run around the lawn.

Explore the surrounding village of Lifton, which boasts a national award-winning farm shop, which sells local produce, and a welcoming pub where you can spend an evening delighting in a delicious pub grub alongside a crisp pint before a gentle riverside walk.

Spend a day at the historic town of Launceston nearby, home to remains of a Norman castle and two town trails for you to learn more about the rich local history before catching a ride on the Launceston Steam Railway, which stops off at Newmills Farm Park, a great day out for all the family.

The nearby stannary town of Tavistock boasts a range of wonderful attractions including the renowned pannier market, imposing ruins of the old abbey, Tavistock Museum, and a flowing canal for romantic strolls, alternatively Okehampton market town boasts a haunted castle with picnic spots, and the Museum of Dartmoor Life alongside vibrant amenities.

Discover the Tamar Otter & Wildlife Centre for an unforgettable day out as you admire unique wildlife including fallow deer, wallabies, meerkats, birds of prey, and the marvellous British and Asian Short Clawed Otters.

Hike up your walking boots and delight in a day roaming around Dartmoor National Park or Bodmin Moor, discovering a wealth of adventure throughout challenging walking trails, rugged cycling routes, and outdoor activities, whilst sailing at Roadford Lake is just a short drive away.

More fun can be found at the Dingles fairground museum, Widemouth Bay beach, Lydford with its castle, gorge, and steep climb to Brentor church, or at Princetown, Plymouth and Exeter further afield.

Enjoy a refreshing break to West Devon at Thrushel Cottage.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with TV, 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Electric central heating and open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV, Smart TV, WiFi and selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Front lawn garden
  • Enclosed rear garden with lawn and patio with seating
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.5 miles, pub 0.1 mile

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About the location


Launceston 5 miles.

Lifton is a small village in the upper Tamar Valley, close to Launceston and the passing A30 road into Cornwall. This pretty community, once sitting astride the old A30 London to Penzance trunk road, is blessed with a village shop and post office, a superb pub and 3 top quality restaurants. At the far end of the village is an award winning farm shop/pick-your-own complex with a good bakery and on-site restaurant. Well placed for visiting anywhere in the South West, Dartmoor is 20 minutes away by car, Bodmin Moor is also 30 minutes and all of the major beaches and Cornish holiday attractions can be reached in under 45 minutes.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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