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Dartfordleigh House

Postbridge near Princetown, Devon (Ref. 1086276)

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  • Icon/Feature/Four-poster Bed Four poster bed
  • 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/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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The property

Princetown 5.3 miles.

Dartfordleigh House is an impressive detached house residing just paces from iconic Postbridge,in Dartmoor National Park, Devon.

Dartfordleigh House, a historic hunting lodge built in 1890, is a fantastic location for a large family or group of 12's staycation in Devon.

When you arrive, you will be met with generous off-road parking for six cars, allowing you to ease without fuss into your new home-away-from-home.

Inside to find the ornate sitting room, where soft sofas welcome you to take a seat in front of the toasty woodburning stove; switch on the Smart TV to stream your favourite show or enjoy a movie or board game with friends.

If you want to relax in a quieter setting, make your way to the adjacent library offering a great selection of books for you to choose from.

When you're hungry, head to the kitchen, which is equipped with all of the appliances you'll need, such as an oil-fired range cooker and large fridge/freezer and is where the group's chef can whip up delectable dishes for all to enjoy.

These treats can be enjoyed in the formal dining room; a perfect spot for that special meal or celebration.

When you've had your fill of sightseeing, retire to one of the six tastefully decorated bedrooms, one of which is a twin on the ground floor with access to a superb en-suite bathroom.

Continue upstairs to discover five additional bedrooms, including a king-size with a four poster bed, with en-suite shower room and connecting access to a twin, as well as a double with an en-suite bathroom, and two more doubles enjoying en-suite shower rooms; all of the bedrooms have TVs, for added convenience.

A small lawn can be found at the back of the property, where ball games may be played, and your furry friends can stretch their legs.

A pub is located a short distance away in the East Dart Hotel and you'll find a small post office and local stores just across the road.

Superb walking and hiking are available from the door, explore the charming Wistman's Wood, or cycle along Drake's Trail's beautiful scenery.

A short drive to Princetown and you'll find a brewery, cafés, a pleasant pub, and the Dartmoor Prison Museum.

The market towns of Chagrford and Moretonhampstead, both with an outdoor swimming pool, gorgeous churches, and bespoke independent shops are a must-see.

A little farther away is Plymouth, a lively port city with a plethora of family-friendly activities ranging from the National Marine Aquarium, the famous Hoe, and an Art Deco Lido, to the National Trust Property of Saltram.

If you're looking for additional outdoor experiences, visit Dartmoor National Park, or if you prefer a day in the city, Exeter is a picturesque drive away and offers a variety of activities.

Choose Dartfordleigh House for a fantastic stay any time of year.


  • Six bedrooms: 1 x king-size four-poster bed with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with TV and en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 2 x double with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with TV, 1 x ground-floor twin (zip/link, can be double on request) with TV and en-suite free-standing bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Snug with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with three woodburning stoves
  • Range with electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, 6 x TVs, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stoves inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking for 6 cars
  • Rear lawn
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5.4 miles, pub 0.1 mile
  • Note: There is a door separating the king-size and twin, please consider this when booking
  • Note: Due to the property being a former hunting lodge, there is taxidermy on some of the walls

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £750.

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About the location


Yelverton 5.8 miles; Moretonhampstead 13.9 miles; Plymouth 15.4 miles.

Princetown is a peaceful countryside village resting in the Dartmoor National Park, between Yelverton and Moretonhampstead. The village is known for it's steep history, with Dartmoor Prison dating back to the Napoleonic Wars and the village serving as a place where Arthur Conan Doyle wrote Sherlock Holmes. The town also offers access to the historic sights of Roos Tor, Pew Tor and Foggintor Quarry, which visitors can explore before enjoying a bite to eat at one of the dining options, such as The Prince of Wales Pub and Fox Tor Café. You can also stock up on essentials at the local Londis convenience store. Within easy reach of the town is the bustling city of Plymouth, where you can find further attractions and amenities such as the National Marine Aquarium, bustling marinas, Hoe Park, Royal William Yard and so much more.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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