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Langdale Lodge

Sampford Courtenay, Devon (Ref. 1074296)



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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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14 Customer Reviews

  • "We really enjoyed our stay."

    The accommodation was beautiful and really well thought out. The views were beautiful and so much wildlife around. The village is so pretty and everyone is very friendly. A lovely place to visit and totally relax and recharge. We'll be back!

    Reviewed by SarahJul 2022

  • "Beautiful and peaceful ..."

    Beautiful and peaceful If you like nature and wildlife this is this to place to relax Woodpeckers on feeders right outside, Updates from the host on otter activity It was a joy to stay Thank You

    Hi Sheila Thank you for your review and we're so please you enjoyed your stay. Maybe we'll see you again. Kind regards. Julie and Mike Property Owner

    Reviewed by SheilaJun 2022

  • "There is a sign on the door which says “Welcome."

    Come in relax and enjoy!” The stresses and strains of daily life ebb away swiftly as one loses ones’ self in the tranquility of the epic vista as the land slopes down through long waving grasses and poppies to the otter-inhabited lake with ducks and teaming wildlife; then climbs to bleating sheep-filled fields: thence to the scene of the historic Prayer Book rebellion of 1549. As one sits outside one watches woodpeckers,finches, robins, redstarts, blackbirds, sparrows,geese, ducks, squirrels,birds of prey, goats, sheep, otters and badgers- all at close quarters. Inside there is a nine camera monitor available 24/7 where one can watch the otters,ducks,badgers and others from the comfort of the sofa. Set on the edge of a very pretty village with church and pub this is a fabulous location for easy to reach travel to both coasts north Cornwall and many pretty villages, market towns and cathedral city. As was once famously said: “I ll be back!”

    Reviewed by NigelJun 2022

  • "Lovely cosy lodge."

    Gorgeous view to wake up to each morning and comfortable retreat to come back to in the evening. Fascinating to learn about the wildlife from the owner. It was a perfect break for us and Connie the Springer spaniel thoroughly enjoyed it too.

    Hi Mr and Mrs O’Marah Thank you so much for your review. We’re so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Maybe we’ll see you again. Kind regards. Julie and Mike Property Owner

    Reviewed by KMar 2022

  • "We originally booked this venue in order to escape from some very dusty carpentry work at our home for a few days."

    We needed an accessible building in a quiet area with good facilities and reviews. How LUCKY we were! From the cream tea waiting in the fridge on our arrival to the fabulous, easy to use, wood burning stove. From incredible scenic views through our picture window to the livestream wildlife camera coverage system. The facilities really are first class here. The owner, Mike, is always contactable but never intrusive and always happy to help. We really enjoyed watching the wild birds visiting the feeders from the covered decking area and the antics of a flock of wild geese who seemed to spend much of their time in the paddock between the cabin and the lake below. We didn't do much sightseeing because we already had everything we needed in this wonderfully private and beautiful place. However, we did buy plenty of delicious local farm food within a 5 mile drive, after which a walk to explore the many tracks and fields was most welcome. Don't hesitate to book this very special place if you get the chance! Kind regards, Rosie and Juls.

    Reviewed by RosemaryMar 2022

  • "It was a wonderful, cosy property in a quiet village."

    The location was good for exploring the county. It was an absolute gem if you are a nature lover as it had a lake where you could observe geese, heron, otters, squirrels and owls. A variety of garden birds also visited the bird table. We would highly recommend this lodge for a holiday in Devon.

    Reviewed by EamonnMar 2022

  • "Such a lovely quite and relaxing stay just what we needed for our anniversary!"


    Reviewed by AnthNov 2021

  • "Had a lovely week in the lodge a great base to get back to after a day out ."

    Reviewed by MartinNov 2021

  • "Had a wonderful stay cottage and area we're great, Mike the owner was very helpful and sent us video's from his camera's of otters and barn owl."

    Reviewed by PaulOct 2021

  • "We very much enjoyed our stay at Langdale Lodge."

    The location was excellent to use as a base from which you can spend several days exploring the Moors and the many historical sites within. We particularly enjoyed the wildlife cameras which are scattered across the grounds - thank you to Mike for sharing video clips of the nature (Owls, Woodpeckers, Kingfishers, Otters and Moorhens amongst others). After a long day of exploring the wood-burner is a particular plus, which very quickly warmed up the lodge. Would certainly recommend to any couple looking for a few days break away from the busy world...

    Reviewed by JamesOct 2021

  • "The peace and quiet,perfect view, privacy,owners cctv bringing live shots from 4 camera,s 24/7from around his lake."

    Didn,t want to come home, hope to return next year.

    Reviewed by MichaelSep 2021

  • "The holiday was good except for one particular thing."

    As the bed was pushed right against the wall it was difficult for one of us getting in and out of the bed. Did cause some problems in the night. Apart from that all was good.

    Reviewed by BereniceSep 2021

  • "The cabin had everything we needed to spend a great week in Devon, it’s such a cosy place."

    We particularly enjoyed the amazing view and the cctv cameras to spot the local animals (Buttons, the owners’ cat, is also really friendly). The sofa is a recliner so that was a great surprise and we also liked the log burner. Every detail had been carefully thought out: there was even a basket for cream tea! Overall it was a great experience.

    Reviewed by SandraAug 2021

  • "We had a very relaxing holiday at Langdale Lodge despite the disappointing July weather."

    The lodge was very cosy and tastefully decorated and had everything we needed should we want to cook a meal. The outdoor space was super with a lovely view of the owners' meadow and lake. We particularly loved the bird feeders with many different birds visiting each day and the wildlife cameras. It was so peaceful. The village is very pretty and you can walk to the local pub in minutes. It is a great base for exploring Dartmoor with some fantastic walks near Oakehampton. We would certainly book again.

    Reviewed by CaronJul 2021

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  • All-single-storey
  • One double bedroom in a studio-style layout with an pen-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Electric central heating and woodburning stove
  • Combi oven, grill and microwave, fridge, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • One well behaved pet welcome
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Front decking with seating
  • Wildlife CCTV Cameras
  • Bike racks
  • Pets allowed (1 small dog) and no smoking
  • Shop 2.4 miles, pub 0.3 miles

The property

Resting on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park is this rustic self-contained holiday lodge.

Langdale Lodge offers a couple a romantic escape to the Devonshire countryside.

Find this property surrounded by luscious fields on the owner's grounds, welcoming you in with a spacious front decking area with bistro seating, a perfect spot for alfresco dining with a glass of wine as you admire the idyllic views.

The interior boasts a studio-style open-plan living space with gorgeous furnishings in a rustic setting, complemented by a compact kitchenette, a quirky dining area, and a plush sofa resting in front of a small woodburning stove and a wall-mounted TV, ideal for intimate evenings inside.

Resting behind is an inviting double bed where you can wake up in the morning and get ready for an exciting day ahead in the shower room, featuring a sleek walk-in shower, a basin and a WC.

Soak up the peaceful surroundings and head out on the footpath from the property, that leads into the owner's field and down to a lake, which guests are welcome to explore.

Sampford Courtenay has a traditional thatched roof pub, serving food, about half a mile away, while a larger range of amenities can be found in the nearby town of Okehampton.

Embark on a day of pure adventure and discover the Dartmoor National Park, exploring miles of picturesque walks, cycling and horse riding rails, as well as must-see hotspots like Castle Drogo, Becky Falls Ancient Woodland Park, and Canonteign Falls, whilst the historic port town of Bideford, the Northam Burrows Country Park, and the South West Coast Path are found further afield.

Never forget an escape to Langdale Lodge.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref: 1050940, together sleeping up to six guests.

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About the location


Okehampton 2.5 miles.

Midway between Sampford Courtenay, a sleepy but picturesque Devon village, and Okehampton, a thriving community known as ‘the gateway to the moor’. The whole area is a country lover’s dream. The high tors of northern Dartmoor dominate the scenery and provide a splendid backdrop to Okehampton nestling in a valley where tumbling moorland rivers join before heading to the sea. For miles around, the area is famous for its country pubs that between them provide welcome rest after a day exploring the paths, cycle ways and stunning countryside. On a clear day the view from the top of High Willhays (the highest point south of the Pennines) will take your breath away. Country pursuits and crafts are a way of life and a trip to the Dartmoor Visitor Centre and country museum in Okehampton are musts. Look also at the pretty moorland villages of Chagford, Belstone and Sticklepath to savour a way of life that’s becoming increasingly rare.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas