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School House

Ivybridge, Devon (Ref. 1039525)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
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8 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Gumery

    “Just a lovely property had everything we needed views were great we couldn't ...”

    Just a lovely property had everything we needed views were great we couldn't fault the place garden was brilliant and i loved the courtyard we hope to go back for another stay

    Just a lovely property had everything we needed views were great we couldn't fault the place garden was brilliant and i loved the courtyard we hope to go back for another stay

    - Mr Gumery, April 2021

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The property

Deep in leafy Devon lanes and within the boundary of Dartmoor National Park is this former Victorian schoolhouse.

Beautifully refurbished throughout the house retains many original period features.

Enter into a a bright hall with space for coats and boots, off which you'll find a spacious dining area with room for everyone to eat together.

The kitchen has a breakfast table and is well equipped with everything you'll need during your holiday.

The snug sitting room has a wood-burning stove and is a cosy spot; cool in the summer, yet wonderfully warm in winter it's a perfect place to spend an evening in front of the fire.

The former school room is now a huge games space complete with air hockey, games books and a futon style bed.

On the first floor are two smart bedrooms a king size and a twin room both overlooking the pretty gardens.

They share a family bathroom.

Outside is a large, well tended garden with pretty shrubs, mature shady trees and parking for two cars.

For walkers, this is a perfect spot with direct access to Dartmoor and the Two Moors Way footpath which starts in Ivybridge, and the River Erme valley is also very scenic.

City fans will love Plymouth, a vibrant and buzzing place with theatre, cinemas and shops aplenty.

For seaside fun, beaches don't come much more lovely than those of the South Hams.

With all the delights of Dartmoor and the South Hams beyond, School House is an ideal holiday for those seeking a holiday in Devon.

Note: This property has a private water supply that is tested regularly. Note: This property has a £100 good housekeeping bond. Note:This property has a 5pm check in time


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with king size bed, 1 x twin
  • Sitting room with wood burning stove, kitchen with breakfast table, dining room
  • Games room
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and basin
  • Ground floor WC
  • Central heating with wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge, freezer, washer-dryer, dishwasher, electric range
  • Smart TV, piano (tuned), WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Two well-behaved pets accepted, Sorry no smoking
  • Note: This property has a private water supply that is tested regularly
  • Note: This property has a £100 good housekeeping bond
  • Note:This property has a 5pm check in time

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

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About the location


Plymouth 12 miles.

Often referred to as the ‘Gateway to South Dartmoor’, Ivybridge is set in one of the most beautiful areas of Devon and provides the perfect base from which to explore the county’s glorious coast and countryside. The town’s namesake, the Ivy Bridge, is a 13th century construction originally designed for packhorses and widened during the age of coach travel. Nowadays, it is a popular landmark on the town’s Heritage Trail, which also takes in other noteworthy historical buildings, such as a paper mill which remains Ivybridge’s major industrial employer. Some of the most architecturally pleasing sights in the town are the aqueduct, now a listed site, and the much photographed remains of a viaduct built by Brunel. This riverside town offers a great local shopping experience, with a variety of independent shops in the compact town centre making browsing a pleasure. When it’s time for a break, take your pick from the many cafés, tearooms and bakeries in the covered arcade serving delicious food and treats to help you recharge your batteries! Just on the brink of Dartmoor National Park, Ivybridge is ideally located to explore the 368 square miles of rolling hills, rugged granite outcrops and fresh, clean air. With over 450 miles of public rights of way, you’ll find enough walks to keep you busy for a year, let alone a week! If you’d like to mix it up a bit, cycling, horse-riding, climbing and kayaking opportunities abound. Nearby Wembury is the starting point for the Two Moors Way, a 201 mile coast to coast walking route which passes through Ivybridge and continues on through high moorland and deep wooded valleys, taking in some of Devon’s most unspoilt rural scenery. At 17 miles long, the Erme-Plym Trail is slightly shorter and leads in the opposite direction through some pleasant countryside, passing the pretty Hooe Lake en route. The area surrounding Ivybridge offers a fabulous variety of attractions and days out, from the stunning beaches of the South Devon coast, to the bustling city of Plymouth.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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