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Cholwell Barn Apartment

Mary Tavy, Devon (Ref. 1048109)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “The property is spotless !”

    The Apartment is set in a most attractive area. The garden is beautiful. It is ideal for those who love walking with Dartmoor on the doorstep. A lovely balcony to enjoy the view too.

    The Apartment is set in a most attractive area. The garden is beautiful. It is ideal for those who love walking with Dartmoor on the doorstep. A lovely balcony to enjoy the view too.

    - Mrs Roberts, July 2021

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The property

A comfortable and welcoming retreat on the western side of Dartmoor, Cholwell Barn Apartment can be found in the village of Mary Tavy, amongst the natural splendour of the Dartmoor National Park.

With a quirky reverse level layout with its living area on the first floor with views over the owners orchard and trees beyond, this property makes a lovely holiday home for couples or families seeking a rural escape in Devon.

Park up at the front of the property aside the owner's home and make your way to the rear, passing your own private garden before entering your home from home for the week.

On the ground floor you can find an inviting twin bedroom equipped with its own television, you can also find the shower room on this level..

Make your way up the striped carpet of the stairs and enter into the spacious open-plan living area; take a seat on the sofa and flick on the television for some lighthearted entertainment before preparing a homemade meal in the amply-equipped kitchen area.

Enjoy your dining experiences at the table in the centre of the room, or take to dining alfresco outside on your own private patio in the warmer months.

Also on the first floor a master double bedroom, boasting an en-suite bathroom and its own balcony overlooking the beauty of the owner's orchard, this room is a truly desirable spot to rest your head.

The local area of Mary Tavy offers all the conveniences you could need for a self-catered stay, including a Post Office with a shop, as well as a traditional pub serving good food, you won't have to travel far to find a good host of amenities, with the nearby award-winning market town of Tavistock being within easy reach too with its charming indoor pannier market, selection of shops and even more eateries, this impressive town is well-worth exploring.

Sitting within Dartmoor National Park, you will also benefit from a plethora of outdoor activities, with 368 square miles of diverse landscapes to roam, choose to explore by foot, bike or even horseback, with ample opportunities for canoeing, climbing, kayaking and more!

Spend a day within the port city of Plymouth, boasting rich maritime heritage, 37 ancient monuments and a historic Barbican district, there's plenty of history awaiting to be discovered here, as well as its picturesque marinas making lovely spots to enjoy a romantic meal by the waterfront.

In reach of Exeter, Torquay, Paignton and more, Cholwell Barn Apartment is wonderfully situated for a fun-filled escape to Devon.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x ground-floor twin with TV
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • First-floor open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire and balcony
  • Oil-fired central heating and electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, Smart TV, DVD, WiFi and a selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot & Highchair available
  • Stairgate
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Private lawn and patio with furniture
  • First-floor balcony
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.5 miles, pub 0.4 miles

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

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About the location


Tavistock 3.5 miles; Okehampton 12.3 miles; Plymouth 18.4 miles

Its name deriving from the 13th century church of St. Mary’s and the nearby River Tavy, the village of Mary Tavy can be found resting amongst the scenic wonder of the Dartmoor National Park, in easy reach of the bustling village of Tavistock. Once home to the world's largest copper mine, Wheal Friendship, as well as numerous lead and tin mines, the village boasts a rich history well-worth discovering. The village benefits from a good range of amenities, including a Post Office with shop and an inviting pub, The Mary Tavy Inn, where you can enjoy a hearty meal accompanied by a refreshing pint. Take a stroll along the scenic waterfront, a bridleway lying adjacent for those avid horseback riders, or venture further to explore the splendour of the National Park. Home to 368 square miles of natural delights, Dartmoor National Park boasts a plethora of walking and cycling routes leading you through steep wooded river valleys to enticing archaeological sites such as Spinster’s Rock, Grimspound and Higher Uppacott, there's so much to explore here, with ample opportunities for outdoor activity including canoeing, climbing, geocaching and more. Visit the award-winning market town of Tavistock, the only town in Devon to hold world heritage status, this impressive town is home to a popular indoor pannier market, a diverse range of shops, an excellent choice of pubs, bistros, restaurants, a theatre and a cinema, as well as a leisure pool, it has everything you could need and more for a self-catered stay in Devon. The National Cycle Route 27, Drakes Trail and the West Devon Way to Plymouth are all within easy reach for the keen explorer, or visit the walking centre of Devon, Okehampton, where you will find a Victorian shopping arcade, the Museum of Dartmoor Life, a pleasant park, and the second oldest Norman Castle in the county! With access to Plymouth, Exeter, Torquay, Paignton, the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and so much more, Mary Tavy makes the perfect holiday base for exploring Devon and beyond.

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