Highampton 0.6 miles.
This cosy, single-storey detached lodge sits on the edge of a cluster of a dozen chalets on a small, quiet site, near the small village of Highampton.
The open plan living area is an ideal space for families to gather after a day in the countryside and the two bedrooms share a shower room.
Outside, the cottage has its own decking area which is ideal for relaxing, listening to the birds or having a BBQ in the evening.
This is an ideal rural getaway for families as no matter what the weather you can enjoy the on-site heated indoor swimming pool.
For the children there is a wooden adventure play area located in the three and a half acres of grounds.
There is also a fishing lake where enthusiasts can see what they catch, or you can relax and watch the dragonflies.
The friendly village is a short walk from the chalet, where you can buy bread and milk or have a meal in the thatched pub.
This part of rural Devon is known as Ruby Country and has some spectacular off road trails for walking or cycling.
Further afield, the stunning coastline offers plenty of beaches, ideal for surfing, swimming and rock pool gazing.
This quiet spot in Devon offers a host of opportunities for relaxation and discovery, at any time of the year.
About the location
Hatherleigh 4 miles; Bude 18.5 miles; Exeter 35 miles
A small village in rural Devon, surrounded by beautiful farmland and boasting a popular village pub and shop. Highampton is within the area known as Ruby Country, and there are numerous trails for walkers and cyclists amongst Devon's unspoilt countryside. Nearby is Hatherleigh, which has a Ruby Country Market and a few interesting craft shops and galleries and, being an ancient market town, it consists of cob and thatch cottages and several old English pubs. Hatherleigh lies in the Torridge Valley, just seven miles from the edge of the Dartmoor National Park, and is a wonderful central location for the coast-to-coast long distance trail, which includes the popular Tarka Trail. Within driving distance are Okehampton Castle, the beautiful RHS Rosemoor Gardens at Torrington, and the dramatic surfing beaches around Bude. Highampton's central position makes it an ideal location from which to explore this unspoilt area of Devon.