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Little Torr

(Ref. 1068042)

Drewsteignton, Devon Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

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28 Customer Reviews

  • "Jo was very welcoming on our arrival and provided a thorough breakdown of the property and local amenities."

    The welcoming pack was very thoughtful adding to a well presented property. Previous comments regarding parking are very harsh. It is challenging but no as bad as it fist appears. It is centrally located near to the A30 providing direct routes throughout Devon.

    Reviewed by Denise5.0Jul 2024

  • "Very comfortable accommodation including a welcoming pack."

    Driveway was a challenge. Friendly lovely owner.

    Reviewed by David Leonard4.7Jun 2024

  • "Quiet rural location, although close to the A30 for easy access to all parts of the county and beyond."

    The directions provided were simple to follow and took me straight to the property. Little Torr included everything I needed for a comfortable stay. Although I am a keen and long standing car driver I did find the slopping gravel areas a little difficult to negotiate for parking, however, I would have no hesitation in staying at the property again. Jo provided a warm welcome, and included a welcome pack above and beyond the level normally expected. Many Thanks

    Reviewed by Adrian Paul5.0May 2024

  • "It. Was awonderful area and lovely cottage and hosts we would like to come back once ."

    Reviewed by Anthony4.7Feb 2024

  • "Careful booking this if you've got mobility issues."

    Steep steps up from car or up a gravel incline and across the garden. The owner was most helpful but I wouldn't have booked this if I'd known. Comfortable inside if a little on the dark side.

    Reviewed by John4.1Sep 2023

  • "I had a wonderful week at Little Torr!"

    Everything about the accommodation was perfect and it was a pleasure to return after my days exploring, a very cosy and comfortable place to stay. I only had one chance to enjoy the garden with the weather but it is so peaceful. The location was perfect, easy access to the moors and further afield and I can guarantee you won’t hear any traffic! Thank you Jo for your hospitality and wonderful treats too.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Sep 2023

  • "What an amazing week we had at Little Torr."

    Perfect for rest, relaxation and tranquility. Amazing location tucked away in a quiet corner of Devon but close enough to main routes for exploring the area. Jo and Pete (and the dogs) were fantastic and welcoming hosts. We look forward to paying another visit sometime in the future. Can't rate this place highly enough!

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Sep 2023

  • "I had a lovely few days at Little Torr over a Bank Holiday weekend."

    For me as a solo traveller it was perfect. Cosy, comfortable, great size, lovely setting, perfect to get away from it all & just relax. Nice n secluded allowing me to wind down, read, write & take time out. Great road for cycling & not too far for local amenities. The family members who I met Jo & Henry were just so helpful & Jo was very kind & lovely to talk to. Fully recommend Little Torr if you need to escape from this mad world we race around in.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Aug 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay at Little Torr."

    The accommodation was clean and to a high standard and the owner was very welcoming. The little touches like the luxury welcome pack containing prosecco, chocolate and other goodies, and the scented wardrobe were a lovely surprise. The location enabled us to travel easily around the area and into the Dartmoor National Park.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Aug 2023

  • "My stay at Little Torr was wonderful, the location is superb and the Holiday Cottage was beautiful and extremely comfortable and had everything that was required."

    The garden area was very nice, and the place was indeed like a sanctuary that made for a very peaceful and enjoyable stay. The Owner Jo was so helpful and made me feel so welcome. The cottage is ideally situated to get directly onto the moors or onto a road to visit a nearby town. Just perfect and a wonderful stay.

    Reviewed by Andrew Ronald5.0Aug 2023

  • "We enjoyed a lovely week in Devon The cottage was warm , clean and lovely and quiet."

    The owners were very helpful but discreet.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely accommodation."

    Fantastic hosts. A little further from Drewsteignton than we were expecting but well positioned for a number of beautiful Dartmoor locations.

    Reviewed by Stephen4.7Jul 2023

  • "We would recommend Little Torr for couples - it is well designed and manages to feel both spacious and cosy."

    All the facilities are good quality, the bed is very comfortable and Jo was a great host. Well positioned for exploring dartmoor and nearby villages. You need a car, as I don't think there were any shops or pubs within easy walking distance. Although there is a quiet, secluded garden which was alive with birdsong! A very relaxing place to stay.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Sep 2022

  • "Ideal holiday home for 2 people."

    Very clean and comfortable. A lovely welcome basket of goodies which was a nice touch.

    Reviewed by Jan4.7Aug 2022

  • "We were warmly welcomed by our host, made to feel comfortable with the surroundings and enjoyed the facilities."

    Our hostess was most friendly making us feel as though we had known each other for a long time. Her kindness was shown when see produced a bouquet of flowers for my wife who was celebrating her birthday. The whole week at Little Torr was most enjoyable.

    Reviewed by Malcolm5.0Aug 2022

  • "Our stay was amazing, the cottage so lovely and clean."

    Fully equipped (even a freezer and microwave in the kitchen) and tastefully decorated. Smart and very clean facilities. Even parts of the gardens are accessible for the guest to use, a small barbeque included. The hosts were helpful and friendly and the families‘ dogs very cuddly. We can‘t rate „Little Torr“ highly enough. Well worth the money.

    Reviewed by Birgit5.0Jul 2022

  • "The owner was fantastic, even driving out to show me the way to the lovely property."

    Couldn't fault the accommodation. Only criticism internet signal not great, causing films half way through on Netflix etc. to cut out.Would definitely reccomend this property.

    Reviewed by John4.7Jun 2022

  • "Ideal for exploring Dartmoor."

    The host added little touches like a welcome pack and washing up liquid, cleaning spray, soap dispensers etc. They made us very welcome.

    Reviewed by Charles5.0Oct 2021

  • "Beautiful accommodation, in a lovely setting."

    Very welcoming hosts and the welcome basket was a lovely touch.

    Reviewed by Victoria5.0Sep 2021

  • "Little Torr is a delightful studio apartment, very stylish and well equipped, comfortable bed, and lovely furniture ,tasteful pretty pictures fixtures and fittings made it very appealing,and,the owners Jo and Peter were lovely , kind and friendly,gave us a warm welcome , straight away, and the welcome basket packed with tasty provisions and Prossecco went down a treat lovely touch."

    The garden is beautiful to relax , with very nice table , comfortable chairs , bbq and enjoy a glass of fizz after long walks around the beautiful surroundings , and call to the country thatched pub.It’s in an ideal location for exploring places of interest and enjoyed the coastal trips to Sidmouth ,.and Exmouth then further on to Brixham ,Paignton and Torquay close to each other worth a day out. We truly enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend .Thankyou to Jo and Peter We will be back.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Sep 2021

  • "What a find Little Torr was!"

    From the moment we arrived we relaxed. Our host, Jo, was friendly and had left us some welcome goodies. Nice little garden with bbq to eat alfresco, if desired. Added bonus of access to Netflix if you prefer cosy nights in. Well equipped and a home from home. A good base from which to go to places such as Castle Drogo, Fingle Bridge, Meldon Dam and Okehampton. You will not be disappointed if you stay here.

    Reviewed by Andy5.0Aug 2021

  • "The accommodation was firs class - Jo had thought of everything."

    Furnishings and fittings are superb Most things are brand new and work We didn't expect it to be quite so isolated, and came short of my memories of Dartmoor The roads are in bad condition and very narrow with high hedges. I must mention to you about access for elderly with mobility problems. I had recently been diagnosed with a ruptured achilles tendon and have a large boot! I was horrified on arrival that access to the studio was up a steep flight of steps it was then suggested that I go up via the garden . Not good! it would be impossible for a wheelchair user.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and we are delighted to hear that Little Torr exceeded your expectations. Our customer team are available and are always pleased to assist with any location or access queries during the booking process. Country lanes are part of the landscape on Dartmoor and are repaired by the local council where issues are reported. We are sorry to hear this didn't quite meet your needs on this occasion: the peaceful, rural location is welcomed by a majority of guests at Little Torr. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anthony4.7Jun 2021

  • "We stayed at Little Torr at the end of June 21."

    Really lovely place, very high standard of cleanliness and facilities. Extremely helpful and friendly hosts, we couldn’t find our way there and our host Jo came out and got us! The whole family were lovely and welcoming. Beautiful countryside, great base for exploring. Fingle Bridge Inn, not far, serves great food in gorgeous surroundings. I would definitely recommend and stay at the Little Torr again!

    Reviewed by Elzbieta5.0Jun 2021

  • "A right little gem in Devon."

    You will not be disappointed. This quite little village in the middle of the countryside is a real retreat to get away from every days hustle and bustle. Little Torr has everything you would need for your break including the use of the private garden patio furniture and barbeque. Jo and Pete give a warm welcome are really great hosts and are on hand to answer any questions you may have. We really enjoyed our stay and wouldn't think twice to recommend this accommodation.

    Reviewed by Paresh4.7May 2021

  • "Peter and Jo are one of the nicest hosts you are ever likely to meet."

    The accommodation was truly home from home. Beautiful tranquil garden. Extremely comfortable bed and for those days when the weather was less than fine the full smart TV with added Netflix was extremely welcome. Thank you again for your very kind hospitality.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0May 2021

  • "Little Torr is a very well equipped cottage of a very high standard."

    We were very sad to leave !

    Reviewed by Shaun5.0May 2021

  • "We had a lovely few days at Little Torr."

    The accommodation was warm and cosy with all the mod cons. The owners were very friendly and had provided a few treats which went down very well. It is tricky to find, but the owners were on hand to help us :-) Thank you, we hope to visit again in the future.

    Reviewed by Toni5.0Apr 2021

  • "Loved it, super comfy, cosy yet spacious accommodation."

    Pretty garden with patio and good quality patio furniture. Everything we needed for a relaxing break in the tranquil Devon countryside, with easy access to Dartmoor on the doorstep and further afield to both the south and north Devon coasts. Last but not least, a lovely, warm welcome from the owners.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Apr 2021

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  • Open-plan studio layout with king-size bed with built-in TV, kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, 2 x TV with WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Large lawn garden with chairs and charcoal barbecue
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Shop and pub 1.5 miles

The property

Drewsteignton 2 miles.

Sitting on the fringes of the dramatic landscape of the Dartmoor National Park is Little Torr, a spacious studio-style accommodation, a short distance from the pretty village of Drewsteignton.

With its generous open-plan layout, this is a rare find for avid ramblers, solo travellers and romantics to call home, as they enjoy the delights of this part of West Devon.

Enter into the light-filled space, where the high vaulted ceilings are a striking element to this perfectly portioned room, as are the exposed beams, which seamlessly complement the contemporary furnishings and add a touch of charm.

At the end of a bracing day on the Dartmoor hills, look forward to reclining into the sofa and flicking on the Smart TV, before stepping into the well-equipped kitchen, where a range of appliances are on hand for cooking up tasty dishes.

The dining table makes a sociable spot for enjoying the company of your partner over meals and drinks, as well as pulling open the map to plan the next day’s adventure.

Concluding the interior is the sumptuous king-size bed, complete with a plush duvet to curl under as you decadently tune into the TV, which is hidden in the footboard of the bed itself.

The garden at Little Torr is equally as impressive, with wonderful long views and boasting a large manicured lawn with chairs to gather around the barbecue as something tasty sizzles during a balmy afternoon.

You'll find a handful of amenities within the nearby village of Drewsteignton, comprising of a good food pub and some of the best walks in Devon.

The National Trusts Castle Drogo has beautiful grounds and gardens as well as interesting modern day castle to explore.

Nearby Chagford offers boutique style shops, and more places to eat and drink and in the summer months, a river fed swimming pool.

Further afield, visit the ruins of the picturesque Okehampton Castle, which enjoys an elevated position above woodland walks where the West Okement River runs.

Avid ramblers can access two castle trails from the town, as well as the Tarka Trail, Granite Way and the West Devon Way to Plymouth, whilst other outdoor action can be found in the form of wild swimming in the rivers, practicing your swing at the town's golf course or meandering around the beautiful Simmons Park in the centre of town.

More walks can be found upon the Dartmoor National Park, where you can enjoy the varied landscape of moorland and ancient woodland before reaching one of the famous Tors landmarks.

Other local attractions include visiting the National Trust owned Finch Foundry to explore its scenic garden or discovering the beauty of the Canonteign Falls.

Bring your partner to Little Torr to enjoy an action-packed getaway.

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About the location


Chagford 3.6 miles; Okehampton 11.2 miles; Exeter 14.2 miles

Drewsteignton is a chocolate box village resting between Whiddon Down and Exeter in the Dartmoor National Park, Devon. The village sits high above the River Teign as it meanders through a spectacular, steep wooded Teign Gorge and has a cluster of ancient cob and thatched cottages surrounding a square, with an ancient church. A choice of attractions include the National Trust's Castle Drogo, a country house with a medieval design, along with a selection of scenic walks to Hunter's Tor or through Stone Lane Gardens. Within easy reach of the village is the market town of Chagford where you can find further attractions and amenities such as an outdoor swimming pool, The Old Forge Caffè & Restaurant, and the Three Hares Gallery showcasing local artwork. Further afield, you'll find the many walks and historic sites of Dartmoor National Park including Becky Falls Ancient Woodland Park, Blackingstone Rock, and Canonteign Falls.

Please note - The pub and shop in Drewsteignton are temporarily closed

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