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Primrose Cottage

(Ref. 1158305)

Drewsteignton, Devon Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


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


5 Customer Reviews

  • "Great little cottage, had a fantastic week."

    Miss Jaime TowersSep 2022

  • "A very well equipped cottage with all you can possibly want provided."

    Very secure for dogs. Lots to see within a 40 mile radius. Head for the coast and use the scenic coastal trains for trips up and down the seaside towns. Just the most ideal cottage to relax and unwind. A credit to the owners and those involved in keeping the cottage spotless.

    Mr Robert DearloveJun 2022

  • "The cottage was well equipped and beautifully furnished - I'm envious!"

    The locals were all very friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend.

    Mrs S H KilbyJun 2022

  • "A wonderful cottage in a great location."

    Has everything you might need during a visit. Kitchen is a highlight and again has everything you need. Beds were incredibly comfortable. Quiet Room a bonus with plenty of games for a rainy day.

    Mr Jason WoodroffeMay 2022

  • "Lovely property."

    Comfy and very Homely. Really enjoyed our stay. The cake was a lovely touch. Will be back soon

    Mrs D AllenNov 2021

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Snug
  • Central heating
  • Microwave, fridge-freezer, washer-dryer, dishwasher, smart oven, electric two oven AGA with hot plate and induction hob
  • TV, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Roadside and public car parks available
  • Enclosed garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Pub 0.1 mile
  • Note: Guests must bring their own beach towels and dog towels
  • Note: There is a charge of £25 per dog (maximum 2)
  • Note: Starter pack for the open fire provided
  • Note: Property has low beams in the living room.

The property

Primrose Cottage a pretty thatched, detached Grade II listed cottage in the heart of the Dartmoor village of Drewsteignton, beside the lovely churchyard.

With bags of charm and traditional features including low ceilings and doorways and white walls, this is a charming base for families or couples to enjoy the Devon countryside.

The hall leads you through to the inviting sitting room with its beams and open fire.

From here, you have the option of taking a few steps down to a quiet room.

The kitchen has a modern electric AGA, with hot plate and induction hob as well as the dining area.

Steep stairs head up to the two bedrooms, the double a romantic double-aspect room with lofty ceiling, plus a bathroom.

Your little enclosed garden at the front with table and chairs on the patio is the perfect place to watch sleepy village life go by and enjoy morning coffee with the papers.

The village is surrounded by great footpaths for walking, mostly leading into the wooded River Teign valley where you may spot deer, salmon leaping and other wildlife.

The village itself offers a traditional pub and there is another pub nearby at Fingle Bridge.

The local church has a pop-up shop which is open 8am to 8pm, selling non-perishable items and essentials.

The open expanses of Dartmoor invite you to explore on foot or by car or bike, or head to Exeter with its city amenities including theatres and restaurants.

Perfectly located for taking in spectacular countryside, Primrose Cottage is a homely and welcoming base.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Chagford 3.6 miles; Okehampton 11.2 miles; Exeter 14.2 miles

Drewsteignton is a chocolate box village resting between Whiddon Down and Exeter in the Dartmoor National Park, Devon. The village sits high above the River Teign as it meanders through a spectacular, steep wooded Teign Gorge and has a cluster of ancient cob and thatched cottages surrounding a square, with an ancient church. A choice of attractions include the National Trust's Castle Drogo, a country house with a medieval design, along with a selection of scenic walks to Hunter's Tor or through Stone Lane Gardens. Within easy reach of the village is the market town of Chagford where you can find further attractions and amenities such as an outdoor swimming pool, several pubs, a Delicatessen, and the Three Hares Gallery showcasing local artwork. Further afield, you'll find the many walks and historic sites of Dartmoor National Park including Becky Falls Ancient Woodland Park, Blackingstone Rock, and Canonteign Falls.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas