About 2½ miles from the popular Dartmoor town of Chagford is Puddaven, a beautifully converted south-facing barn in front of the owners’ farmhouse.
Here, splendid isolation is the order of the day with no other houses nearby.
Inside is modern and well finished with beams, natural colours and pretty fabrics.
The accommodation is set over three levels with the ground floor devoted almost entirely to the huge master suite.
Here you'll find a super king-size bed, an en suite shower-room and in the window recess, a lavish freestanding bath from which are superb views to Easdon Tor.
On the middle floor the stylish living accommodation is open plan with a wood burning stove, fabulous kitchen area with black granite surfaces and a large glazed door to outside.
Steep ladder stairs (unsuitable for small children) lead to another super king-size double bedroom and a pretty en suite shower-room under the eaves, with a feature glazed wall overlooking the living area.
To the front of the cottage is a sitting-out area with furniture with wonderful long views over rolling moorland and meadows - you are welcome to wander the owners' thirty-two acres of farmland.
Nearby Chagford is a perennially popular, lively little town with pubs, shops and outdoor swimming pool, away from main roads in the shelter of high Dartmoor.
Past it the River Teign hurries through woods and meadows below the imposing Castle Drogo (National Trust) on the hills above.
Further afield the cathedral city of Exeter has plenty of amenities and a fascinating and historic past - spend the day shopping, dining or visit the picturesque quay.
For fun in the sun, the beaches of south Devon are about 20 miles away.
All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (or twin) with en suite shower-room, 2 x king-size doubles. Open-plan living area with sitting area, with wood burning stove, kitchen and dining area. Bathroom with oversized bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC.
About the location
Widecombe is tucked away in a Dartmoor valley with the spectacular moorland and tors rising up on all sides, making it a perfect location for walkers, mountain bikers, riders or those that love dramatic landscapes. The village is made up of a pretty mixture of granite built houses and a lovely old church which is known as the cathedral of the moor. There are a couple of good food pubs, a café for indulgent cream teas and shops. Widecombe famously hosts Widecombe Fair every September, where you can see displays of livestock, local produce, vintage farm machinery and even a bale tossing competition. Further afield is Bovey Tracey – home to the Devon Guild of Craftsmen and worthy of a visit. Dartmoor National Park has the greatest number of archaeological remains in Europe and there are Neolithic tombs, mystical stone circles and abandoned medieval farmsteads to explore. Conan Doyle was inspired to write his classic novel The Hound of the Baskervilles and it is easy to imagine Sherlock Holmes wandering the wild moorland terrain, along with the wild and beautiful Dartmoor ponies.
Note: Spring water and privately generated electricity. Satellite internet access suitable for browsing/email only.
Dog must be kept on the lead around the property garden is not enclosed.