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Garfield House

South Brent, Devon (Ref. 986178)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
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  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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9 Customer Review(s)

  • “We spent five nights at Garfield House towards the end of September with our dogs.”

    The house is perfectly placed for many picturesque walks along the river and is walking distance from Dartmoor with amazing views as well as being close enough to the sea for an easy drive to the coast. ...

    The house is perfectly placed for many picturesque walks along the river and is walking distance from Dartmoor with amazing views as well as being close enough to the sea for an easy drive to the coast. Our host Tony was very welcoming to us and to the dogs . He even made us a pie as a welcome present and was on hand to answer any queries we had. He always replied very quickly to our texts. The house itself is in a lovely spot, around a mile from the village of South Brent which has a Co Op and several places to find takeaway food, fish & chips and a newly opened grill. Ivybridge is also a 15 minute drive away if you need more options. The views from the house are lovely and it has its own mature gardens with some ancient trees and pretty shrubs. The house itself is quite old and probably could do with updating inside and out. Inevitably due to its age it does feel tired. Having said that, the beds are very comfortable and the house is very spacious with four large bedrooms, three of which have en suite bathrooms. The kitchen is well stocked and includes a dishwasher and large fridge so it has everything it needs for a comfortable stay.

    - Miss De'ath, September 2020

The property

Garfield House is an elegant traditional country home nestled on the Southern slopes of Dartmoor close to South Brent in the tiny hamlet of Aish.

This house offers unique accommodation with five bedrooms making it ideal for a friends and family retreat.

The kitchen boasts a traditional country style design, including a Belfast sink, wooden worktops and beautiful tiled floors to reflect its history.

It also includes all necessities such as an impressive range cooker, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dryer.

From the kitchen is the large dining room with a long table and seating for eight people and a Rayburn cooker.

Four steps lead down to the cosy snug with sofa, piano and a welcoming open fire.

From here is the drawing room which features a wood burning fire place and sofas for relaxing with the family.

The ground floor also boasts a stylish double bedroom with an en-suite, as well as tea making facilities and TV.

Upstairs is the master with king size bed and a classic interior design.

In here you will also find a sofa, fantastic garden views and an en-suite including a bath, separate shower, basin and WC.

The third bedroom has another king size bed and a spacious en-suite with bath and walk in shower.

You walk through the third bedroom to access the family bathroom, with roll top bath and two further bedrooms, one twin and a double which has garden views and a door (steps) to the garden.

Outside the house has a large garden area which includes a bench seat for outside dining.

There are a range of pubs and shops within the village, however the closest shop and pub can be found within 1 mile of the property.

If you are visiting with young children be sure to visit Pennywell Farm which is just a 15-minute drive away from the property.

Alternatively, you can explore Totnes Castle, a 20-minute drive, or take a walk along the Bantham to Thurlestone coastal path.

Garfield House is timeless family home, with spectacular views and spacious interiors making this the perfect destination for a family holiday to South Brent.

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Summary

  • Two story property
  • Five bedrooms: 1 x Ground floor king size double with en-suite bathroom, roll top bath and separate shower
  • First Floor: 1 x King size double with en-suite bathroom with separate shower
  • 1 x King size double with en-suite bathroom, roll top bath and walk-in shower (walk through this room) to 1 x twin, 1 x double and a family Bathroom with roll top bath and shower over
  • Ground floor: Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Snug
  • Sitting room
  • Gas heating with an woodburning fire and an open fire
  • Gas and electric range cooker, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dryer, dishwasher, WiFi, TV
  • Off-road parking available
  • A private garden area
  • Well behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub are 0.8 mile from the property

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

About the location

SOUTH BRENT

Buckfast Abbey 7 miles; Totnes 8 miles; Torquay 20 miles

Located on the Southern edge of Dartmoor, England is the charming village of South Brent.

This village is packed with history which dates back to the Bronze Age meaning that many hut circles, enclosures and barrows are found on the high moorlands.

Moreover, in on Brent Hill there is a steep hill where ruins of an ancient building and and windmill remain, said to have been established in 1790.

The village is within the boundaries of Dartmoor National Park, with several shops and pubs in the village centre.

Nearby is Pennywell Farm which is only 3 miles away, Wrangaton Golf Club 3 miles away, Totnes Castle which is 6.1 miles away and Dainton Park Golf Club can be found within 10 miles of the village..

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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