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Throwleigh, near Chagford, Devon (Ref. 975872)

  • Ayshmoor - (Ref. 975872)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

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    Dr Hofmann

    “The ability to unwind immediately we arrived.”

    Helped by the beautiful house, but also it's location. The peace, quiet and wonderful clean air.

    Helped by the beautiful house, but also it's location. The peace, quiet and wonderful clean air. It was like a fairyland oasis of peace.

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
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The property

This detached stone cottage, once a Devon longhouse dating from the 18th century, is situated about a mile from the Dartmoor village of Throwleigh, in a little hamlet called Aysh.

Elegant and stylish with modern comforts, it is an excellent base for couples or a small family.

The sitting room with its lovely granite floor is snug and comfortable with wood burning stove in the ancient inglenook and, with no TV in the cottage, is a fabulous place to escape modern technology and relax.

The kitchen is simple but well equipped with a useful utility room.

On the other side of the cottage, up a couple of steps, another big sitting room with dining area, traditional beams, gorgeous original features and French windows.

Upstairs, you will find a fun den area with table football, chairs and a sofa bed to give you flexibility with sleeping arrangements.

Duck under old fashioned low doorways into the two double bedrooms, sharing a bathroom with a sunken bath.

The walled garden at the front leads through an arch to an orchard and meadows where you can dream and play, leading down to a stream.

With Dartmoor on the edge of the hamlet and the Mariners’ Way walking route passing through, this is fabulous country for walkers.

The little pub at Wonson is a time-forgotten place to meet interesting local folk, and there are more old inns in South Zeal village and Chagford.

The town of Okehampton with cinema, leisure centre and restaurants is within easy reach and it’s only 18 miles to the cathedral city of Exeter.

Ayshmoor is the perfect base for peace, walking and discovering Devon countryside.


  • Two double bedrooms (one king size)
  • Bathroom with sunken bath, shower, WC, basin
  • Upstairs den/seating area with sofa bed
  • Downstairs sitting room with wood burning stove
  • Kitchen
  • Second sitting room with dining area
  • Utility room.
  • Central heating, underfloor heating with wood burning stove
  • fridge, freezer, tumble dryer, washing machine, dishwasher, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request, Off road parking for three cars
  • Enclosed garden
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome, Sorry no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property
  • Note: There is an unfenced stream within the grounds of this property
  • Please note: This cottage is an outdoor-shoes-free house, so please leave them outside at all times and either go barefoot or wear socks
  • Lovely house slippers will be provided by the owners for your use should you wish.

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

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About the location


A picturesque town at the northern point of Dartmoor National Park in Devon, Chagford is small in size but is packed with amenities and things to do.

There is a wide range of shops as well as four pubs.

Chagford also has more active facilities such as public tennis court and an open-air swimming pool to enjoy at your leisure.

It is a village of great history, home to the Three Crowns Hotel which dates back to the 1200's.

Chagford is well known for its culture, hosting film, literary and music festivals in the village as well as an annual running race.

Just over 15 miles away is the bustling, beautiful city of Exeter for a different kind of break, definitely worth a visit.

The charming, attractive town of Okehampton sits just 12 miles away..

Region Information

Note: Unfenced stream.

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