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Southmead Cottage

Chagford, Devon (Ref. 996802)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mrs Hall

    “It was just want we wanted and needed.”

    A beautiful and tranquil hideaway for a few days escapism in a perfect location.

    A beautiful and tranquil hideaway for a few days escapism in a perfect location. We had a lovely welcome from our hosts and an equally lovely hamper of goodies. We didn’t need any additional help or guidance during our stay because it was so well organised and all needs catered for.However we had a sense that any assistance would be readily available if required.

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The property

Southmead Cottage is a delightful end-terrace cottage, hidden away in the stunning rural hamlet of Lettaford.

This medieval hamlet is made up of just five properties which sit in the heart of Dartmoor, just over three miles from Chagford and with lovely moorland walks from the doorstep.

Upon entering the charming cottage, you step through a small porch, ideal for kicking off your boots before entering the contemporary styled cottage.

In here you will be welcomed to a brightly-decorated kitchen with breakfast table.

From the kitchen, follow the five steps up to a tranquil, sunny sitting room with an electric flame-effect fire.

Large, luxurious double bedroom, with a king-size bed, perfect for relaxing.

Next to the bedroom an elegant marble-effect family bathroom.

Stairs from the kitchen up to two bedrooms, with rural views; a spacious king-size double with an en-suite shower plus a room with bunk beds.

Outside, you can sit and enjoy your morning coffee in the enclosed garden, complete with furniture and charming rural views.

The cottage is alongside a bridle path which takes you directly onto the High Moor, where you will discover miles of wild, open moorlands, rich with history and wildlife.

For provisions, restaurants and excellent shopping, the cottage sits close to the tiny towns of Moretonhampstead and Chagford both of which can be located within a 10-minute drive from the cottage.

Children will be delighted with The Miniature Pony Centre, located just a mile away.

Southmead is a truly elegant cottage, an equally great base for outdoor and adventure lovers, couples or a family, or those seeking rural peace within the Dartmoor National Park.


  • Two storey property
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x double with en-suite, including a walk-in shower, basin and WC and 1 x bunk bed
  • Ground floor bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC
  • High chair and cot available
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric fire.
  • Electric fire
  • Oven, gas hob, washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, 4 x TVs and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • High chair and cot available
  • Off-road parking
  • Rear enclosed garden, complete with furniture and lawned area
  • Well behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Local pub is 2.5 miles and shop is 3.8 miles
  • Note: Dogs not permitted in the carpeted areas or on furniture
  • Note: There are 4 steps leading up to the ground-floor bedroom

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

About the location


Okehampton 12 miles; Exeter 21 miles.

A picturesque town at the northern point of Dartmoor National Park in Devon. Chagford, one of the five Stannary towns of Dartmoor, is small in size but is packed with amenities and things to do. There is a wide range of shops as well as four pubs. Chagford also has more active facilities such as public tennis court and an open-air swimming pool to enjoy at your leisure. It is a town of great history, home to the Three Crowns Hotel which dates back to the 1200's. Chagford is well known for its culture, hosting film, literary and music festivals in the town as well as an annual running race, known as Two Hills Race. Just over 21 miles away is the bustling, beautiful city of Exeter for a different kind of break, definitely worth a visit. The charming, attractive town of Okehampton sits just 12 miles away.

Region Information

Note: 1 dog allowed only by enquiry with owner

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