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Glebe Cottage

(Ref. 1152901)

Buckland Monachorum near Yelverton, Devon Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 3 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Outdoor utility
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, kettle, toaster
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Starter pack for the fire is provided, additional logs can be purchased nearby
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Unrestricted roadside parking plus additional parking in church car park
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.3 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: Garden not directly behind property, service path with right of access for other properties
  • Note: Not suitable for those with mobility issues. Note: Washing machine in outbuilding
  • Note: Not suitable for children under seven years old Note: The garden is not enclosed and is accessed via a set of steps
  • Note: This property has a £150 Good Housekeeping bond

The property

Yelverton 2.4 miles.

Glebe Cottage is situated on a tranquil road lined by charming cottages in the village of Buckland Monarchorum, near Yelverton.

This pet-friendly pretty property provides high-quality accommodation for a small family or couple looking to visit Devon and the beautiful Dartmoor countryside.

Step into the cottage over the cobbled threshold and arrive in the welcoming sitting room, sporting an ambient woodburning stove and Smart TV, then proceed through to the bright and well-equipped kitchen/diner, offering ample amenities and a stable door which opens to the rear courtyard.

From here, find a pretty outdoor dining space and your private garden, ideal for enjoying morning coffee in the sunshine.

The first floor of the property consists of a family bathroom and two well-appointed bedrooms.

The larger of the two boasts a king-size sleigh bed and village views.

The single room has a built-in wardrobe and offers views over the garden.

The village of Buckland Monachorum is an attractive village near Yelverton, on the western edge of Dartmoor, famous for its association with Sir Francis Drake, who lived at Buckland Abbey just outside the town.

It is also home to an award-winning country inn, Drake Manor Inn, serving tasty pub fare, and a medieval Church for those keen on history.

Walkers will enjoy the ability to walk straight onto the moors from the property, where birdwatching and breathtaking scenery can be enjoyed.

Just a short drive away is the well-known Buckland Abbey, a fantastic day out for all the family, or keen gardeners will enjoy the popular Garden House or Wildside which are only a mile or so away.

The village of Yelverton is also within easy reach, offering a number of pubs, cafés, and restaurants, as well as a convenience store for all of your holiday essentials.

Glebe Cottage is the perfect place for a couple or family wanting to visit Dartmoor and the South of Devon.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Tavistock 5.7 miles; Plymouth 9.5 miles; Salcombe 21.9 miles

The pretty village of Yelverton makes a perfect base for exploring Dartmoor with excellent walking and cycling routes in the area. The 21 mile-long cycling and walking route Drakes trail, runs through the village and links nearby Tavistock and Plymouth passing through wooded valleys and open moorland. It is also possible to hire bikes in the village. There are several eating places around Yelverton including The Drake Manor Inn and The Royal Oak which provide a warm welcome and superb locally sourced food. Nearby attractions include Buckland Abbey, The Garden House and Burrator Reservoir. The South Devon coast is within easy reach for day trips to Salcombe and the pretty riverside village of Newton Ferrers. The Naval port of Plymouth can also be easily reached, famous for its maritime heritage and the historic Barbican district its narrow, cobbled streets lined with a fine selection of restaurants and bars.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas