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Long Knappa

Bickington near Ilsington, Devon (Ref. 993672)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • 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/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • 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

The property

Ilsington 0.9 miles.

Nestled within Dartmoor National Park, in the rolling countryside hills of Devon is this fabulous lodge.

Long Knappa provides a wonderful base for small groups to unwind in a secluded area surrounded by nature.

Enjoy your morning coffee whilst keeping your eyes peeled for a glimpse of buzzards swooping or deer foraging below.

Panoramic views are visible to the south overlooking the eucalyptus forest to the native woodland opposite.

The wraparound veranda is well equipped with plenty of outdoor furniture to sit and enjoy a glass of something chilled or delight in the jacuzzi provided and let those bubbling jets wash away the aches and pains from the day.

To further facilitate this alfresco experience there is a small kitchenette with sink fridge and freezer so you can keep your outdoor refreshments in one place whilst tending to the BBQ.

On a clear day you may even catch a glimpse of the sea at Teignmouth.

Step in to the open plan kitchen , wonderfully appointed to the front of the property with a modern wooden finish, sleek worktops and ample preparation space.

The large dining table provides an ideal space to gather over a delicious home-cooked meal.

From here the lodge provides easy access to to a double bedroom and a twin bedroom both well presented with plush beds, fitted wardrobes and lovely views.

Step into the sitting room, which has three large sofas, ideal for relaxing and unwind of an evening, with the woodburning stove to keep you warm during those chilly evenings.

With all rooms on the ground floor, you will have easy access to two double bedrooms, both well-presented, with plush beds and lovely views across the country.

Boasting a family bathroom, with a bath and shower over, so you can choose how best to prepare for your day.

You are ideally placed for exploring all this beautiful region has to offer, including Canonteign Falls, two sets of scenic waterfalls amid lush, landscaped gardens and lakes - perfect for long walks.

Stover County Park is a nature reserve that spans across 114 acres of woodland, offering a lake for those who enjoy watersports such as fishing.

Venture into the thriving towns of Totnes and Exeter with plenty of great pubs, restaurants and cafes.

Haldon Forest is ideal for those keen cyclists.

Discover a range of sandy beaches and enjoy a fun-filled day relaxing on the golden sands and topping up that tan!

Return to Long Knappa for a stress-free evening in the heart of the countryside.


All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath and shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen/diner. Sitting room.


  • Electric central heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, widescreen TV, stereo, WiFi, selection of board games Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Wrap-around decking area with hot tub, furniture, BBQ and kitchenette with basin, fridge and freezer
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.9 miles
  • Please note: There is a Hot Tub at the property, however this may not be available on the first night due to the cleaning and maintenance of the Hot Tub

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About the location


Bovey Tracey 4 miles; Newton Abbot 7.2 miles; Torquay 14.2 miles.

Ilsington is a village and civil parish in Devon, England, situated on the eastern edge of Dartmoor. Situated within close proximity to the market town of Newton Abbot and just under 15 miles from the seaside resort of Torquay, you are ideally placed for exploring all this beautiful region has to offer. Discover many quaint and sleepy villages, thriving market towns and many picturesque and historical sites in the Dartmoor National Park. The village offers a shops, post office and local pub for your immediate amenities, while Newton Abbot provides a more extensive range of shops, pubs, restaurants, supermarkets and cafés to explore. Delight in the award-winning country house hotel and spa in Ilsington, which serves the delightful Devonshire cream tea, with homemade scones and strawberry jam. A quaint village resting on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park.

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