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Larksworthy Cottage

North Tawton near Okehampton, Devon (Ref. 947869)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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5 Customer Review(s)

  • “We both had an extremely pleasant ...”

    We both had an extremely pleasant stay. The location was lovely as were the local community, always met with friendly faces. We had an issue with the rubbish collection insomuch as the recycling material was not collected. It may be that clearer instructions are needed as the definition of "recyclable material" could vary from Council to Council. Prior to arrival it may help future guest if they were made aware of what domestic essentials they need to provide ie washing up liquid, toilet paper ...

    We both had an extremely pleasant stay. The location was lovely as were the local community, always met with friendly faces. We had an issue with the rubbish collection insomuch as the recycling material was not collected. It may be that clearer instructions are needed as the definition of "recyclable material" could vary from Council to Council. Prior to arrival it may help future guest if they were made aware of what domestic essentials they need to provide ie washing up liquid, toilet paper etc. We make this comment because our previous Skykes Cottage had this. We hope that these comments are taken as constructive as we had a thoroughly enjoyable stay and they are meant to assist not complain. The only reason we would not stay again is because we like to explore new places each time so it has no reflection on the beautiful Larksworthy Cottage. Thank you.

    - Mr Baugh, February 2018

Features

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

The property

This pretty thatched cottage is situated on the edge of North Tawton town, down a quiet narrow country lane in a terrace of similar properties within walking distance of shops and pubs.

An ideal base for exploring Dartmoor and its historic villages, this beautifully-presented cottage is perfect for couples and small families.

The sitting room invites guests to get warm and cosy in front of the woodburner, which also heats the small dining room and kitchen beyond.

The exposed beams and stone fireplace give a sense to the history of this lovely cottage.

Upstairs, the king-size bedroom feels romantic and spacious and, together with the single bedroom, the cottage can sleep a small family of three.

The small garden at the rear of this cottage has a decked area with seating under the trees, a peaceful sheltered place to have a family barbecue in the evening.

As well as walks from the doorstep along flower-clad lanes, there is the splendour of the Dartmoor Tors or the gentleness of Abbeyford Woods to explore on foot or by bicycle; both are also fantastic for dog walking.

Nearby, Okehampton offers lots of history including a castle and a Victorian shopping arcade, whilst the north and south Devon coastlines are only a short drive.

A fabulous, well presented cottage in the heart of Devon, where a warm welcome awaits.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x single. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and woodburner.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of CDs and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Roadside parking outside cottage on first come, first served basis
  • Enclosed garden with decked area, furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk
  • Note: There is one step down from the sitting room to the dining area.

About the location

NORTH TAWTON

Winkleigh 3 miles; Okehampton 7.5 miles.

The charming country town of North Tawton quietly rests amidst lush green fields, high hedgerows and winding lanes, just eight miles north of historic Okehampton. Nestling between the high, rugged tors of Dartmoor and the wide sandy beaches and rolling surf of the North Devon coast, this delightful town boasts picturesque thatched cottages and quaint pubs and restaurants. The surrounding countryside is ideal for walking and cycling, with many pretty little villages dotted throughout the area, and several excellent coarse fishing lakes and rivers, quality golf courses, and a number of National Trust properties within easy reach. There are few better spots from which to experience the joys of beautiful Devon.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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