“This is a perfect location if you enjoy peace and quiet and outstanding walking on your doorstep.”
The cottage is extremely comfortable, stylish and well equiped.
The cottage is extremely comfortable, stylish and well equiped. The Hosts make you feel very welcome with goodies on arrival and we’re on hand when we needed advice. Don’t underestimate Dartmoor.... it is very hilly and packed full of surprises wherever you go..... we can’t wait to come back!
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Lovingly converted from an old farm building, and set in the grounds of a grade II* listed thatched Devon long house, Mr Bear's Hayloft comes bursting with character and rests amidst the breath-taking Dartmoor National Park.
With heart-warming accommodation for two guests, this is a romantic and relaxing bolthole for you and your other half to enjoy.
The rustic charm of the property is immediately apparent upon arrival; the entrance hall boasts lovely whitewashed walls and a wooden open tread staircase leads you up to the snug living areas.
Step up onto the first floor and enter straight into the welcoming king-size bedroom; as well as a comfortable bed, this layout provides a relaxing day bed and a couple of chairs enjoying far-reaching views to the Haytor Rocks on a clear day.
The bedroom also benefits from a luxury en-suite bathroom, a refreshing white suite with the choice of a bath and a walk-in shower cubicle.
Step down into the charm-filled open-plan living area, dominated by stunning exposed beam work and featuring an alluring woodburning stove, so you can enjoy Mr Bear's Hayloft at any time of year.
Choose to sit on the snug sofas around the TV, the furniture around the stove, the breakfast bar or the dining table, creatively made out of a cable reel.
This fabulous room is complete with a well-equipped kitchen with stunning units and high-quality appliances to make the most of.
Sitting close to the property is a magical meadow bursting with vibrant flora and providing a wonderful shepherd’s hut where you can sit and enjoy a picnic under the summer sun.
This meadow is just under a acre of natural wildflowers including cowslips and wild orchids.
The centre of Moretonhampstead is a mere 10-minute walk away; the market town boasts a fine selection of amenities along with a motor museum and an art gallery, several good food pubs and an open air swimming pool.
A plethora of idyllic walking and cycling is available from your doorstep, with the Dartmoor National Park abounding in paths, trails, tors and hills to explore.
Alternatively, a day in the city can be enjoyed at spectacular Exeter while the easily reachable Teignmouth means a trip to the seaside is also on offer.
Treat you and your partner to a well-deserved break in this luscious countryside location.
All first floor. One bedroom: 1 x king-size with en-suite bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
- Gas central heating, woodburning stove
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV, DVD, WiFI, selection of books, games and DVDs
- Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Children 14 and over welcome
- Ample off-road parking
- Meadow with shepherd's hut and furniture
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop and pub 10 minute walk
- Note: No door separating bedroom and living area
- Note: Three steps down from bedroom to living area.
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About the location
Chagford 5 miles; Tavistock 20 miles; Exeter 27miles;
A picturesque town at the northern point of Dartmoor National Park in Devon, Moretonhampstead 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 and an open-air swimming pool to enjoy at your leisure, an art gallery and a motor museum. The Miniature Pony Centre is also only a short drive away and is perfect for a day out.
Note: This is an adult only property.
This property offers the following short breaks:
- Last minute