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Carthorse Cottage

Teignmouth, Devon (Ref. 961472)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 5

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Swimming Pool Swimming pool
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “Very friendly and helpful hosts.”

    - Mrs Lamb, July 2021

The property

Luton 1 mile.

A charming, characterful barn conversion on Higher Rixdale Farm outside the delightful village of Luton in Devon.

Large rooms and fantastic furnishings make this cottage ideal for families and friends to come and enjoy this incredible area.

The large sitting room with a wood burning stove, TV and enough comfortable seating for all the family has patio doors which lead to the decking area and flood the room with natural light.

The kitchen diner is very roomy and has all the equipment you could ask for with stylish oak features throughout.

Exposed wooden beams add a sense of charm to Carthorse Cottage.

To make the cottage even more impressive there is a indoor heated swimming pool and games room, with a pool table and a Play Station.

The ground floor is completed by a wet room and a cosy double bedroom to make Carthorse Cottage suitable for limited mobility guests.

The first floor holds four well-presented bedrooms, all with TV/DVDs.

Two double rooms with en-suite facilities, two twin rooms and family shower rooms to make it the perfect place for groups to come and stay.Carthorse Cottage is situated on the owner's 105 acre cattle and sheep farm which has a wide variety of habitats and wildlife including an area of Special Scientific Interest.

Guests are encouraged to explore the farm and experience the magnificent views of Dartmoor.

This cottage is set in a quiet, secluded area outside the village of Luton, that boasts fantastic scenery and the family friendly village pub the Elizabethan Inn which won Taste of the West gold award 2016 and has its own Gelato ice cream maker.

Nearby are the sandy beaches of Teignmouth and Shaldon, and Dawlish Warren with its sand dunes and Nature & Wildlife Reserve.

The Dartmoor National Park, Newton Abbot, Torbay and Exeter are all within 15 miles and offer different types of visits and attractions.

Carthorse Cottage is a fantastic barn conversion in a beautiful and accessible location.


  • Five bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 2 x first floor double with en-suite bathroom with hand-held shower, basin and WC, 2 x first floor twin rooms
  • Ground floor wetroom with shower, 2 x first floor shower rooms
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Games room
  • Indoor pool.
  • Eco central heating, underfloor heating (in the games room), woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, microwave, washer/dryer, dishwasher
  • BBQ
  • 6 x TV/DVD, WIFI
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 6 cars
  • Garden with furniture and woodland play area
  • Stairgate, highchair and travel cot on request
  • Private indoor heated swimming pool, 6m length, 4m in width, 1.2m deep
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub 1 mile, shop 3.5 miles
  • Note: Property is on a 100 acre farm with a stream and unfenced ponds, children must be supervised at all times.

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About the location


Dartmoor National Park 12 miles; Torbay 13 miles; Exeter 15 miles.

The historic, seaside town of Teignmouth is situated in South Devon on the mouth of the Teign estuary and boasts a working harbour, sandy beach, Victorian pier, sailing club, diving centre and sea activity centre. The seaward side of the town is known as ‘the Den’ and has elegant Georgian buildings, a large public area with lawns, play areas, tennis courts, a bowling green, and a miniature lighthouse. On the opposite side of Teignmouth are fishing boats and beach huts, plus views of the village of Shaldon and the hills of Dartmoor can be seen. Teignmouth also hosts folk and jazz festivals each year, whilst both the town and Shaldon hold annual carnivals and water regattas. If you decide to venture further afield, there is plenty to see and do close to Teignmouth including; the stunning Dartmoor National Park, the city of Exeter, plus the nearby harbour towns are well worth exploring.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Christmas