Westgate Cottage

Lapford, Devon (Ref. 949659)

  • Westgate Cottage - (Ref. 949659)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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    Mr Smith

    “Good bus service to Crediton and ...”

    Good bus service to Crediton and Exeter

    Good bus service to Crediton and Exeter


  • Four poster bed
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Westgate Cottage is a splendid cottage in a wonderfully peaceful location.

This is a traditional, Grade II listed cottage in the pretty village of Lapford in Devon.

This 300-year-old semi-detached cottage comes in a peaceful location making it the perfect spot for couples, friends or families to come and enjoy a relaxing break away from the hustle and bustle.

Step into the cottage and into the warming sitting room with traditional wooden beams, a corner sofa, TV and a stunning Inglenook fireplace with a woodburning stove, what better way to curl up and watch a favourite film?

The living area is open plan, with the kitchen and dining areas boasting charming wooden units, and the utility room. The ground floor also offers a stylish family bathroom with an excellent marble-effect vanity unit.

The first floor boasts two pleasant bedrooms with lovely bed linen and plenty of clothing storage.

The master bedroom is a homely, cosy room with a fabulous four-poster bed and some brilliant antique features adding some real character.

Lapford is a charming little village on the Tarka railway line with a 16th century inn and a small supermarket for essential groceries.

Large supermarkets are located in the town of Crediton, which has an array of amenities within a 20 minute drive.

Surrounding the village there is a choice of National Parks Exmoor and Dartmoor, and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty for you outdoor enthusiasts, there are also some fantastic towns and villages worth exploring.

The cottage is only a short drive away from the fantastic National Trust property Castle Drogo, which is well worth a visit, or why not visit the lovely golden stretches of beach at Saunton Sands or Croyde Bay.

Lapford has a playground with playing field 2 minutes walk from the cottage, and there is a large soft play and outdoor play area 3.5 miles away.


Two bedrooms: 1 x four-poster double bed with en-suite WC, 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with a hand-held shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with a kitchen, dining area and a sitting area with a woodburning stove. Utility.


  • Oil central heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WIFI, DVD, iPod dock
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Roadside parking
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, pub 1 min walk.

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About the location


Crediton 9 miles; Tiverton 17 miles; Exeter 17.5 miles

A delightful, traditional village sat in between the Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks in Devon. This peaceful village is a great spot for a relaxing holiday, it's surrounded by stunning rolling countryside and hills, it boasts a 16th century pub and a SPAR shop. The village has a great history, it has a Grade I listed church, Lapford was also heavily associated with Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury, and is said to be haunted by his spirit. There is a great playing field with swings and a football pitch should you want to bring your children and pets on holiday. Lapford train station offers access to the many delightful towns and villages nearby. The spectacular city of Exeter lies within driving distance and is most certainly worth a look with its wonderful architecture and activities on offer. The nearest well-stocked town is Crediton just 9 miles away.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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