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Drewsteignton, Devon (Ref. 1000312)


  • 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/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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3 Customer Review(s)

  • “Staying at Rookwood was amazing.”

    Nice, clean and cosy. Thankyou also to Madeline who made us feel so welcome and gave us helpful tips on areas to visit. Would definitely come back again,

    Nice, clean and cosy. Thankyou also to Madeline who made us feel so welcome and gave us helpful tips on areas to visit. Would definitely come back again, in the warmer months.

    - Mrs Woodroffe, February 2020

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The property

Found surrounded by natural wonder and stunning scenery, Rookwood is a delightful base for families or friends to come together to explore the beauty of Dartmoor National Park.

This highly desirable area of Devon is ideal for those seeking a countryside experience, in close reach of the action of bustling city centre of Exeter.

Step inside the stone white-washed cottage to be greeted by a combination of antique furnishings and English country cottage style, with the living/dining room providing to be a particular delight; take a seat in front of the woodburning stove taking centre stage in the traditional inglenook, or bring a book along and take a seat the modest dining table to enjoy the tranquility of the area.

Moving through into the kitchen/diner you will find that the stylish interior continues, with sleek cream white units and an impressive red Rangemaster cooker, this room is the perfect place to enjoy a home-cooked meal together for some quality family time.

When the evening draws to a close, take comfort in one of the two zip/link king-size bedrooms, one with its own en-suite shower room and the other being serviced by a ground-floor bathroom with luxurious freestanding bath and separate shower, this property ensures that everyone has a snug spot to catch up on their rest encompassed by a wonderful decor.

Enjoy Summertime alfresco meals in the rear courtyard garden before heading out to explore the local area.

There are two pubs to choose from where you can enjoy a rewarding beverage after an afternoon of rambling in the National Park Explore the history of Dartmoor at nearby Okehampton, visit the nearby village of Chagford for lunch and a browse through the village boutiques, or venture into Exeter for a day of retail therapy and family-friendly attractions.

Rookwood is the ultimate choice for your country getaway to this wonderful area of Dartmoor in Devon.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size (zip/link, can be twin upon request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC and 1 x king-size (zip/link, can be twin upon request)
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, handheld shower, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Oil fired central heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric Ragemaster oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, Smart TV with Freeview and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available upon request
  • Ample roadside parking and village car park available
  • Enclosed rear courtyard with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 0.1 miles
  • Note: An additional table can be supplied for guests during the Christmas period
  • Note: Property will be decorated for Christmas

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Drewsteignton sits high above the River Teign as it meanders through a spectacular steep wooded Teign Gorge. It is a chocolate box village with a cluster of ancient cob and thatched cottages surrounding a square, complete with shop, ancient church, restaurant and very pretty pub.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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