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Tor View @ Fourwinds

(Ref. 1074847)

Meldon near Okehampton, Devon Show on map


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  • 3 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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11 Customer Reviews

  • "We booked Tor View very last minute and we're very pleased we had."

    On arrival we were warmly welcomed by the host and it was a treat to find a Devonshire cream tea waiting for us in the cottage. The cottage was clean, comfortable and warm and with fantastic views and the situation couldn't have been better for us. Not only could we explore the immediate area of Oakhampton and Dartmoor, but with great access to the A30, the north and south coasts were easily within reach allowing us to visit Bude down to Port Issac, Plymouth through to St Austell and all places in between. We had some great walks. Thank you Kelvin and Sue, oh, and thanks for the fresh eggs from your ducks, they were lovely.

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Mar 2024

  • "We had a lovely stay in this cottage."

    Very quiet location. Cottage had everything that we needed for our stay - ‘home away from home’. Ideal location for visiting our friend in Okehampton, but also just a short drive over the border into Cornwall too. Definitely somewhere that we will return to.

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Dec 2023

  • "Kelvin and Sue are the perfect hosts."

    We will definitely be returning. Perfect area for exploring West Devon. Would highly recommend this cosy little cottage.

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Dec 2022

  • "We received a very warm welcome from our hosts, Kelvin and Sue and their lovely dog, Alfie."

    The cottage is very pretty with a Victorian yet modern feel to it and the owners, who have not long taken over the cottages, have been working hard to make improvements such as a parking area and beautiful gardens full of colourful flowers. The views from the cottages are wonderful and as there is no light pollution the night sky is astounding.

    Reviewed by Allison5.0Sep 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at Tor View, despite a wet week."

    The house is very comfortable and homely, with a well equipped kitchen. The owners made us very welcome and provided some extra toys for our little one. The extensive collection of DVDs was also great for wet afternoons. The gardens are extensive and lovely, with great views across the valley. We found the location to be very convenient for visiting both the north and south coasts, and you are very close to Cornwall, as well as Devon. All in all, we would very much recommend a holiday here.

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Sep 2022

  • "Beautiful location with a view of the highest Tors of Dartmoor ."

    The cottage was perfect for easy access to Dartmoor and the surrounding pretty villages. Our excellent hosts provided everything we needed. Loved our short stay .

    Reviewed by Teresa5.0May 2022

  • "Our stay and the cottage was absolutely magical."

    The location is perfect with outstanding views and a rural feel yet only minutes from the town of Okehampton. Chickens and ducks wandering past the window was an entertaining treat, and the kindly provided eggs gave a welcoming touch. Not to mention the milk, jam, cream, scones and more! The choice of walks and visitor attractions nearby gave us more than enough to do. In the cottage we found everything we needed thoughtfully laid out to make it feel like home. The quality of everything was very high, comfy beds, good linen and plenty of towels. The adjoining games room was a very special extra providing a huge range of games and DVDs. The hosts were friendly, accomodating and went beyond the usual to make us feel welcome. We just can't thank them enough.

    Reviewed by Kathy5.0Apr 2022

  • "Cottage was cosy, clean and comfortable."

    Very friendly, helpful owner. We had no problems with the internet connection.

    Reviewed by Nigel4.7Oct 2021

  • "Great, central location for exploring Dartmoor and Devon."

    Reviewed by Susan4.4Sep 2021

  • "There are so many great things about this cozy, welcoming cottage it's hard to know where to start."

    Its central location is perfect for visiting all corners of Devon and only half hour from Cornwall. Meldon reservoir is within walking distance, leading to direct access to the moors and Yes Tor. The setting is peaceful and tranquil with beautiful flower gardens, free range chickens, wildlife and views of the moors opposite. There is a spectacular view of Yes Tor from the master bedroom and the big double bed is divine! The kitchen is spacious and well equipped, leading onto a private patio, dining area. There is a very generous welcome pack, including free range eggs, which we appreciated having arrived quite late. The owners have created a really welcoming and relaxing holiday home here and it's evident that a lot of care and thought have been given to ensure visitors' experience is perfect. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Dionysios4.7Aug 2021

  • "Was welcomed by Kelvin and Sue as we arrived lovely hosts, cream tea and extras in the cottage plus bits for our doggy."

    Cottage was beautiful spotlessly clean. Towels and extras were left at the cottage all you need to start your holiday. The only thing I could fault was there was no wifi and on here it states there is. But you could understand why there wasn’t as set in a beautiful area. The A30 is just the other side of the trees in the garden so could be a bit noisy but not a problem. Kelvin went out of his way as hubby left his phone there and he sent back the next day for us registered post. Lovely hosts well worth a stay

    Reviewed by Carol4.7Aug 2021

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Communal utility
  • Communal games room
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice-box, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • TV, DVD player, Wifi (intermittent due to rural location) , pool table, football table
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Communal garden area with patio and furniture
  • One well behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.4 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: The utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer is shared with the other cottages
  • Note: There are free range chickens on-site, dogs will need to be kept on the lead on grounds.Please note: Due to the nature of the property the stairs may be found to be steep for some guests

The property

Okehampton 3 miles.

Resting in the lovely countryside of Meldon is this delightful end-terrace cottage, Tor View.

Complimented with beautiful views, this sweet spot resting on the edge of Dartmoor National Park is a great setting for a couple or small family to enjoy Devon.

You enter the property into a welcoming sitting room where you can relax after a long day and watch your favourite programmes, if you can take your eyes of the admirable views.

Moving into the kitchen/diner, there is a smart dining table where you can enjoy an evening meal rustled up by the dedicated chef, or use the kitchen facilities to prepare a picnic and find a sweet spot in the countryside.

Heading upstairs, there is a superb king-size bedroom with beautiful views, an idyllic feature fireplace and ample storage for you to unpack.

There is also a colourful single room, great for children, and a bathroom so you can rejuvenate with a bath or freshen up with a shower.

Outside, there is off-road parking for one car and to the rear there is a patio and a picnic bench to enjoy a glass of wine under the stars, and further communal gardens as well as a handy utility and cool games room.

For a great trip to Devon, and a sweet countryside spot, choose Tor View.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1074844 and 1074851, together sleeping 11 guests.

Fourwinds Cottages

Fourwinds Cottages is made up of three lovely terraced cottages, which offer a communal games room, a communal utility with washing machine and tumble dryer, off-road parking, and communal rear gardens which have lovely flowers as well patio space with furniture. The cottages are based in the countryside village of Meldon which is on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, and is home to a picturesque quarry, a large viaduct and reservoir which each offer scenic spots for a picnic or a stroll. Take a short drive into Sourton Down where you can enjoy an evening out at The Pump & Pedal pub, hire a bike, or grab any essentials you need from the shell garage. Nearby is the town of Okehampton which offers tours of a medieval castle, as well as great walking paths and picnic sports with pretty flowers around the castle gardens. In Okehampton, there is also a golf club, a train station with good access to other parts of Devon, ample shops, bars and eateries for when you fancy an evening out, and the Museum of Dartmoor Life which is a popular spot set in a quaint 19th century mill. If you're looking for an adventure, plan a walk round the Black-a-Tor hiking area or head to the National Trust Lydford Gorge which offers woodlands trails and a 30 meter waterfall. Fourwinds Cottages are each an ideal base for exploring the beauty of this part of Devon.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Exeter 23 miles.

Okehampton is a busy market town on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park and near the highest and most dramatic areas of the moor, where Yes Tor rises to a height above 2000 feet. To the north of Okehampton are some beautiful rolling Devon hills where small farming villages nestle amidst woods and fields with plenty of gently flowing rivers. The fabulous Roadford Reservoir offers a multitude of watersport activities and fishing opportunities. Okehampton has a prominent medieval castle overlooking a wooded river valley, the Museum of Dartmoor Life and Okehampton train station, which has been restored to its 1950s glory: The Dartmoor Line now operates a service between Okehampton and Exeter every hour, 7 days a week. The town also has access to fabulous walks and Simmons Park where you’ll find a children’s adventure playground. This area of Devon has plenty of farm shops and country inns serving good food where visitors can spend time relaxing and unwinding amongst unspoilt countryside.

Please note: Due to the nature of the property the stairs may be found to be steep for some guests

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas